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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-08-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 70,930
Posted By FormerRotor
Great looking car; I'm really liking the color...

Great looking car; I'm really liking the color combo, BUT there's no way that you look as cool as your kid when driving it. :bigpimp:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-14-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 70,930
Posted By FormerRotor
Ooo, I want to play... ...

Ooo, I want to play...

http://www.e90post.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=7991&pictureid=45852

http://www.e90post.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9547&pictureid=49194
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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-04-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,287
Posted By FormerRotor
Wink When using a chip like the JBD, you are tricking...

When using a chip like the JBD, you are tricking the ECU into doing things by feeding it false information. An actual retune like RENNtech, MegaSpeed, Evolve, etc, retrains the ECU to act...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By FormerRotor
Good knowledge.:thumbup: I kind of figured...

Good knowledge.:thumbup:

I kind of figured the full disassembly wasn't required once I saw what the issue was, but (having never dealt with the light internals before) I thought I would make it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By FormerRotor
Pics added, brother. Good Luck!

Pics added, brother. Good Luck!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By FormerRotor
Standard Disclaimer: You should not do anything...

Standard Disclaimer: You should not do anything listed below. Vehicle damage or bodily harm may result. Any attempt to replicate the work which was performed below will constitute an agreement to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By FormerRotor
@FDriller9 / @spankey, Let me know how this turns...

@FDriller9 / @spankey, Let me know how this turns out. I've never poked around in these headlights before, but I'll be exploring today to see what I can figure out.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By FormerRotor
im having the same issue. were you able to...

im having the same issue. were you able to figure this out?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,598
Posted By FormerRotor
Frankly, you'll probably run into stuff like this...

Frankly, you'll probably run into stuff like this at any dealer. I'd pick a pony (dealership and Service Advisor-wise), and start focusing on forging relationships there and training your Service...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,598
Posted By FormerRotor
Very common issue, my friend. Their service...

Very common issue, my friend. Their service recommendations cover these items, but they get into a "if its not in the computer it doesn't exist" mentality.

Unfortunately this is why you have to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,598
Posted By FormerRotor
For the reference of non-diesel drivers, out...

For the reference of non-diesel drivers, out filter looks like this...
http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w3/Kamando980/B1C14AA2-B663-4758-A090-7E195AD50438-3919-000003EDF9F5C412.jpg



The...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,598
Posted By FormerRotor
Until it was recently relabelled, the part for...

Until it was recently relabelled, the part for the engine air filter element on the 335d was something like "suction element/silencer". It has since been rebranded "air filter element" this may be...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-27-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,343
Posted By FormerRotor
No one else responded, so I will make it...

No one else responded, so I will make it easy...yes you should buy it.

Remember forum rants do not demonstrate real world reliability. Dedicate yourself to proper maintenance (incl. walnut...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 07-26-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,601
Posted By FormerRotor
If your willing to drive, EuroPros in...

If your willing to drive, EuroPros in Gaithersburg, MD does excellent work.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,661
Posted By FormerRotor
Honestly, I'd think you would be find with a...

Honestly, I'd think you would be find with a blend at a reputable shop if that were all you were doing. Or you could roll with painted plugs. I was having some custom work done anyway (molding a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-20-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,661
Posted By FormerRotor
Why would one want a front plate? I just had my...

Why would one want a front plate? I just had my bumper painted up and the main reason was to properly rid myself of the FOUR holes the previous owner/dealer put into it for plate mounting. Tow hook...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-24-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By FormerRotor
That's quite the sweeping generalization. Weight...

That's quite the sweeping generalization. Weight is relative to your existing wheels. And (other than weight) stopping power/handling is all dependent on the tires & profile you are using. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-24-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By FormerRotor
I think you'll be fine with most springs and...

I think you'll be fine with most springs and those offsets/widths...maybe a tiny roll in the back if you are LCI.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,625
Posted By FormerRotor
Check your allignment, amigo (or your trigger...

Check your allignment, amigo (or your trigger foot :D). I ran the 35 or so listed above on the Michelin PS2 and still have 4/32 on the rears

Btw, Krish, others may disagree, but I really didn't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,625
Posted By FormerRotor
My rears got to about 35-40 (tough to say b/c I...

My rears got to about 35-40 (tough to say b/c I use winters in the colder months. Fronts had some life left on them, but were replaced anyway. The wheels also needed to be replaced as they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,244
Posted By FormerRotor
I've driven one of these...the thing pulls like a...

I've driven one of these...the thing pulls like a mule! Such a great ride.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-03-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,287
Posted By FormerRotor
EcoTune was active in another forum a while ago,...

EcoTune was active in another forum a while ago, but the belief is that the US spec cars would need to have a dowpipe custom made (not that hard with a good shop). A user showed up stating that...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-02-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,287
Posted By FormerRotor
Gmaur, think you might be able to get them to...

Gmaur, think you might be able to get them to dyno it for you for advertising purposes? If not, I think I may be curious enough to chip in slightly for your dyno cost. Lets see them results :D
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-28-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,287
Posted By FormerRotor
If this is anything like the retune done for...

If this is anything like the retune done for vehicle straight pipes (even via Cobb), obdII would still read as ready/ok for emissions test, but I don't know that this is the case here. If I could...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-27-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,287
Posted By FormerRotor
Thanks, Greek! DPF delete & EGR lockout sound...

Thanks, Greek! DPF delete & EGR lockout sound great, but those gains are pretty modest all things considered, no?
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