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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-13-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By brewder
^^ Yep.. and slightly past "center" on the 2007...

^^ Yep.. and slightly past "center" on the 2007 E92's is perfectly normal. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By brewder
Actually, he mentions notching out the plastic...

Actually, he mentions notching out the plastic box holding the ECU which was KEY in me getting my VC back on properly. He also suggests notching the metal frame of the engine compartment to make it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-07-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By brewder
Been there.. done that... it sucked! Great...

Been there.. done that... it sucked!

Great tips in this guys video helped me tons:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3tlQF0iwAM&feature=player_embedded
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-07-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By brewder
Thanks! Looks like I have my Saturday morning...

Thanks! Looks like I have my Saturday morning project all lined up. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-07-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By brewder
Well... a few reasons. 1) It feels loose when I...

Well... a few reasons. 1) It feels loose when I pull up on the ebrake handle. 2) When I removed the rear rotors recently, I made a rookie mistake by having the ebrake set. I did a lot of yanking...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-06-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By brewder
Proper E9x ebrake adjustment

Hello,

I've read several ebrake adjustment DIY's but learned that the E9x models might not need to have any adjustments made on the handle end (inside the car) and that everything is done on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-06-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By brewder
This may be a dumb question but any chance the...

This may be a dumb question but any chance the REAR sensor is what's throwing the error now?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-02-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By brewder
Hmm... I'll definitely need to check that. It's...

Hmm... I'll definitely need to check that. It's the rear passenger side so there's a possibility.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-02-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By brewder
I'm 99% sure the pads are right.... as for...

I'm 99% sure the pads are right....

as for the 50 to 25 stopping... i did that 4-5 times.. but i'm going to give it another week or so.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By brewder
Brake pad "chirp"

Hello,

I recently changed my own pads/rotors for the first time (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=799176&highlight=)(in my life)... The process was easy and I had mostly no...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-28-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By brewder
1. I'm worried you know it has no taste.... 2....

1. I'm worried you know it has no taste.... 2. Gold fluid is probably brake fluid. Check the reservoir before driving.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By brewder
Thanks everyone for your replies. I did end up...

Thanks everyone for your replies. I did end up using the 2 Ton stands, with my floor jack as backup, but i think I'm going to purchase the 3 Ton's for my next job. So now that I've used jack...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By brewder
It's like comparing open heart surgery to a...

It's like comparing open heart surgery to a sprained little toe!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By brewder
Brake Job DIY

So after doing my first major DIY Valve Cover Gasket (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=784790&highlight=)2 months ago, I thought I would give changing out my rotors/brakes a try. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By brewder
Jack stands

OK... this is going to be a dumb question...but hey, I got thick skin so I'm gonna ask anyway!

I recently ordered Jack stands... Wanted to order the Torin 3 ton stands (since one of my other...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By brewder
Oh yeah.. Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner... and...

Oh yeah.. Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner... and a good wheel brush. Awesome
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-22-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By brewder
Good luck. This is a good DIY with lots of good...

Good luck. This is a good DIY with lots of good tips:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=697252
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-21-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By brewder
//IGNORE... I didn't have enough coffee when I...

//IGNORE... I didn't have enough coffee when I posted this.. I think I found everything. I need.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-21-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By brewder
Brake job torque specs

Hello,

Doing my first brake job this coming week on my 2007 E92.... Does anyone know the torque specs for the carrier bolts and the guide bolts?

Thanks!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By brewder
I have an '07 E92... it's automatic, so I'm just...

I have an '07 E92... it's automatic, so I'm just taking some guesses... If NO codes are being thrown by the computer, I would suspect something like maybe one or more of your dampers (struts/shocks)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By brewder
Google Map audio via BT on Android?

I have an android phone that is paired with my 2011 E92.. I can make and receive calls as well as stream audio via Bluetooth.

I'm a big fan of the Google Maps app on my phone (vs. my built in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By brewder
Most likely a battery issue. If you recently...

Most likely a battery issue. If you recently replaced it, did you have it registered? If you didn't replace it, it could be going bad.... It could also be the Intelligent Battery Sensor module......
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,037
Posted By brewder
Got any codes on the screen or from a OBDII...

Got any codes on the screen or from a OBDII reader?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By brewder
Find the updates here...

Find the updates here (http://www.bmw.com/com/en/owners/connected_drive_services/mobile_devices/bluetooth_software_update.html).
Forum: The Detail Department 09-09-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By brewder
CQuartz Finest over DSB? Anyone?

Hello,

I have a new to me 2011 E92 in Deep Sea Blue. This car has minor imperfections of paint scratches and swirl marks. Coming from a Spacy Gray E92, to a DSB, has been quite a dramatic change...
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