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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-23-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,918
Posted By yogi799
I've probably done brakes about 100 times in my...

I've probably done brakes about 100 times in my life and never once worried about that. It was never a problem. I just pushed the piston back and everything was good.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-31-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,733
Posted By yogi799
BTW I've posted this DIY some time ago. The rear...

BTW I've posted this DIY some time ago. The rear ones are easy too, especially since you likely do not have to replace the rotors. A bit of a pain with the e-brake but totally doable for an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-31-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,733
Posted By yogi799
No it doesn't. Gee... always the same...

No it doesn't.

Gee... always the same argument. If you can afford X, you can't afford Y? (Y=.01X)

Let me put it to you this way.

Yes, I was somehow able to afford a 60k car. I am paying it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-27-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,733
Posted By yogi799
Oh yes I know. The most important thing is to...

Oh yes I know. The most important thing is to never come to a complete stop when the brakes are red hot. So I usually put it into Neutral when coming to the Red light. Have not had the problem since....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-27-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,826
Posted By yogi799
Does any of you know if you can change it from...

Does any of you know if you can change it from 130 to 155? I don't get this. I've since purchased good performance tires and I've inquired with the dealer (2 dealers) and many performance shops and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-27-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,733
Posted By yogi799
Wow. Whatta ripoff... as usual though. I did all...

Wow. Whatta ripoff... as usual though. I did all four wheels by myself last summer / fall (brakes, rotors, cleaning plus one broken sensor) and it cost me maybe $250?

Actually, I kept the rear...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-09-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,687
Posted By yogi799
But if you had white smoke coming out of the tail...

But if you had white smoke coming out of the tail pipe then you were burning oil, not leaking oil.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-09-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,687
Posted By yogi799
I'm just thinking that perhaps your crankcase...

I'm just thinking that perhaps your crankcase ventilation valve was/got broken and allowed this to happen in warmer weather.

I don't think they forgot to fill your oil...

....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-08-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,687
Posted By yogi799
Hey bud, damn that sucks bro. I feel for you. I...

Hey bud, damn that sucks bro. I feel for you. I never trust mechanics in the first place. I hate to take my car in for ANYTHING, so I don't. My little glove box next to the steering wheel was broken...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-06-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By yogi799
Excellent, thanks guys, the PDF is awesome.

Excellent, thanks guys, the PDF is awesome.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-06-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By yogi799
Skipping the life advice, can you explain how the...

Skipping the life advice, can you explain how the resistive sensor works in the F10 brake sensor?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-06-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By yogi799
Brake wear sensor - how EXACTLY does it work (advanced)

I am really not looking forward to spending another $30 on a sensor (Canada), waiting for a week (shipping) until it gets even colder and then having to trace the wire and take off plastic wheel well...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-05-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By yogi799
Hey Bud, did you ever succeed OR did you have to...

Hey Bud, did you ever succeed OR did you have to get a new sensor? IF SO, did you have to remove any plastic wheel well covers to change the sensor or rather easily doable when the wheel is off?
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-19-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By yogi799
Hey Bud... no, no progress. My brakes squeal...

Hey Bud... no, no progress. My brakes squeal badly especially at low speeds. Quite embarrassing but I don't know if I want to pay 5 x more for OEM brakes (maybe just get more expensive non-OEM...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-21-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By yogi799
I sync phone, audio and contacts, but EMAIL was...

I sync phone, audio and contacts, but EMAIL was the one that began crashing my bluetooth (I think). Anyhow, I sync contacts because that gives me a great substitute for the "Google Send to car"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-20-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By yogi799
I've recently had something a bit similar happen...

I've recently had something a bit similar happen to me (after 4 years of no issues). I freaked out because my car JUST went out of warranty (August). GREEAT, I thought... My car's bluetooth just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-18-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By yogi799
I used blue disc brake quiet substance supposedly...

I used blue disc brake quiet substance supposedly made for that purpose. I used synthetic brake grease on the parts where the pads slide...

Yes, I used cheap pads and disks, but seriously...?...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-18-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By yogi799
Well, for what? Advice? That's why I am HERE.......

Well, for what? Advice? That's why I am HERE.... Otherwise, I am not paying them $500 to do my brakes.... I do this stuff myself, just need to know what squeals...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-18-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By yogi799
Changed front brake pads and rotors - horrible squeal at low speeds

I've been fine on stock pads and rotors and worry/squeal free for 40k miles. The rotors were warped however so I changed both pads and rotors (yes, cheapest I could find). I've never had any issue...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-04-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,918
Posted By yogi799
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-21-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,563
Posted By yogi799
Can you not see whether you have the oil filter...

Can you not see whether you have the oil filter housing on top in your engine bay? Send us a picture. It is easy to tell. My E46 and F10 both have the filter in the same exact spot. Accessed from the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-20-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,563
Posted By yogi799
This video is a disaster. +1 on never getting...

This video is a disaster. +1 on never getting under a car on one jack. On my SUV's I don't have to jack them up at all, so I get right underneath, but anytime a jack has to be used, I ALWAYS have at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-18-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,563
Posted By yogi799
Good suggestion, but I don't know if I will go...

Good suggestion, but I don't know if I will go through the trouble...

BMW sold me the 5W30 oil today for... $9.99 per litre. Dang... Cheaper than Mobil 1 or Castrol at Walmart. Shocking. A...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-17-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,563
Posted By yogi799
OK, all the fuss for nothing. I have found Mobil...

OK, all the fuss for nothing. I have found Mobil 1 0W40 at Walmart and it turns out to be priced exactly the same as the BMW 5W30 oil at the stealership. Both are $12/litre. Go figure. So I'll simply...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-13-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,563
Posted By yogi799
Fair enough but is it also absolutely applicable...

Fair enough but is it also absolutely applicable in very cold climates like Ontario? We have long and many weeks during winter where the thermometer shows -20 C.*
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