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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By 8355adam
so all told its coming to about $5000.... higher...

so all told its coming to about $5000.... higher than i orignially thought. thank goodness for insurance!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By 8355adam
E46 Poor Headlight illumination

I ahve a 2004 330i ZHP with xenon headlights. Im running OEM bulbs but the quality of illumiation is terrible. From the outside they look bright enough (white not blue) but behind the wheel you can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By 8355adam
Damage Estimate?

Hit a deer going about 45mph last night....here is the result. Didnt see it until i hit it. Stupid animals.

Whats the cost of this job? headlight is damaged but not completely busted. Not sure if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,820
Posted By 8355adam
Radar detectors illegal in VA :(

Radar detectors illegal in VA :(
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,889
Posted By 8355adam
As a firefighter/EMT i can tell you guys that...

As a firefighter/EMT i can tell you guys that they probably didnt intend to cause extra damage...there is just too many other things to be occupied with on a fire ground. I can also tell you guys...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By 8355adam
hint?

hint?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By 8355adam
wouldnt be your DTC kicking in would it?

wouldnt be your DTC kicking in would it?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By 8355adam
Tie rod parts recommendation

I have to do tie rod end diy. Looking at just the rod itself (no boots etc) these are the prices ive seen. Is there going to be a quality difference?

OEM = $130 each
Lemfoerder =$70 each
Bav...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-13-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,277
Posted By 8355adam
As someone who has extensive knowlege about...

As someone who has extensive knowlege about engineering of motor oils and the marketing/profit motives for getting them in customers hands, i can say that you are very wrong.

BMW label their caps...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 03-05-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By 8355adam
WTB M3 Poster

Im interested in one of the original factory E9x M3 posters that is double sided.

i think one of them reads "hold on to your umlauts" the other side reads "quote, sedan, unquote"

let me know if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-28-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By 8355adam
i have 12 months on my cquence cross drilled and...

i have 12 months on my cquence cross drilled and slotted rotors with oem pads and calipers. works well, no crazy improvements over oem but they havent rusted, very smooth good bite and feel. they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 982
Posted By 8355adam
2nd Gear Starts

How many of you MT owners regularly set off from a standing start in 2nd gear?

My dad just drove my car for the first time. He used to drive MT but now AT for last 15 years. He tried to set of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By 8355adam
Help me ID this rattle

04 ZHP

When engaging the clutch at low RPMs from a standing start in 1st and sometimes 2nd when still low RPMs i get a metalic rattling sound. I can replicate it quite easily but find it hard to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By 8355adam
Finally a clear cut answer at last.... cheers...

Finally a clear cut answer at last.... cheers fdriller9
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By 8355adam
New battery - confused!

Before you ask...yes I've done research and used the search feature. Im still confused. :dunno:

I have 06 330i that needs a new battery.

1) Is aftermarket battery ok for me? what brand makes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By 8355adam
Cracked heater core is the likely cause. It uses...

Cracked heater core is the likely cause. It uses hot coolant from the engine to warm up air that passes through the core and through the cabin vents. when it cracks, some of the coolant seeps into...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,480
Posted By 8355adam
Disagree with you here.... it depends on your...

Disagree with you here.... it depends on your perspective (or previous cars) coming from a 2000 Jetta i love my 330 and never find it a "pain in the ass" to fix albeit a little pricey. Its no 335 but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By 8355adam
Performance Suspension install cost/DIY?

This might be one fore E90post but thought i'd try here first.

Im weighing up the options for instaling the BMW performance suspension kit (see link below). I have a 330i build date pre 6/2006...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By 8355adam
couldnt ever do that :-)

couldnt ever do that :-)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By 8355adam
I wanst sure what to do with the DSC. Heard a lot...

I wanst sure what to do with the DSC. Heard a lot of people talk about turning it off to allow wheels to spin if you cant get up a hill - i guess to dig down to the road surface through the snow....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By 8355adam
nope RWD with all (no) season tires

nope RWD with all (no) season tires
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By 8355adam
Rescuing an IS 250

Was at a dinner party last night with the snow coming down. Girlfriends sister was worried about making it out of the neighborhood in her Lezux IS250. She scoffed at me when i said i dont need to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-02-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By 8355adam
I never leave it in gear, i always just pull the...

I never leave it in gear, i always just pull the brake and make sure it is enough to hold it....never had a problem. Infact, you would fail a driving test in the UK (where i learnt to drive) if you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-19-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By 8355adam
Maybe I'll rotate (since they are square) and...

Maybe I'll rotate (since they are square) and keep them on as little as possible. In Northern VA we do get snow, sometimes a ton and sometimes very little. I run Michelin PSS most of the time but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-18-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By 8355adam
Excessive Winter Tire Wear Anyone?

I just put on my winter rims with Blizzack LM60s. I guess I never noticed the difference in tread wear but the fronts are 10/32nds but the rears are down to 6-7/32nds! (11/32nds new) This is after...
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