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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By roadkillrob
Here is a vid on how to test them...

Here is a vid on how to test them https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2kazLUtwRE
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By roadkillrob
Check this thread, he is currently going through...

Check this thread, he is currently going through the same thing and posted some pics. 2007 and early 2008 had MSD80 ecu's and the mosfets failing is a very common thing, seems to just be a defective...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By roadkillrob
This sounds like the MSD80 ECU issue with the...

This sounds like the MSD80 ECU issue with the mosfets going bad - here is more info http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=734162

Here is a place that repairs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By roadkillrob
This is true, they do get very loud by about 20k...

This is true, they do get very loud by about 20k I have found, getting 35-40k miles out of them take a minor miracle in my experience!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By roadkillrob
Ah yes the good old Salmon relays - always good...

Ah yes the good old Salmon relays - always good to have them on hand, cheap and used in many places on many models!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 552
Posted By roadkillrob
18k on mine, but was 6 years old - just...

18k on mine, but was 6 years old - just overheated after a cold start and getting about 5 miles from home.

Constant fan on high sounds is the fan compensating for the pump not working well, fan...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,044
Posted By roadkillrob
The only real reason to do Dinan is for the...

The only real reason to do Dinan is for the warranty when you are under BMW warranty, since you car is off warranty and there are no reported cases of stage 1 flashes killing a car, it really isn't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By roadkillrob
The Krytox seal lubrication is important to do...

The Krytox seal lubrication is important to do but won't help with your issue, focus on the latches and pins and making sure they are clean and lubed and if that doesn't help, then the actual error...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By roadkillrob
The first advice is go read this...

The first advice is go read this http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609222

Meticulously clean and lube following the instructions and see if that addresses the issue, it is possible...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By roadkillrob
The issue when you sand and buff headlights, you...

The issue when you sand and buff headlights, you remove the uv coating, so they will haze much more quickly one removed and then you have to polish more often. The other option is to clear coat to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By roadkillrob
I am pretty sure this is normal, by touching the...

I am pretty sure this is normal, by touching the comfort access area, you are waking up the car which then checks for the key and when not found does nothing. Start stop button illuminates when you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By roadkillrob
If you want a better compare in a look at a...

If you want a better compare in a look at a G35/G37, the TL is bigger, doesn't handle as good and I agree the interior feel cheaper. They also are more noisy inside and just don't feel solid at high...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By roadkillrob
[QUOTE=STIHLBOLTS;9162885]Ok, got my new to me...

[QUOTE=STIHLBOLTS;9162885]Ok, got my new to me toy and have a couple of questions. The top is supposed to go up and down with the remote by pushing twice and then holding down the button, I do that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By roadkillrob
SmartTop is so worth the $379 once you have it, I...

SmartTop is so worth the $379 once you have it, I would spend it again in a heartbeat.

One touch center console button, don't have to hold button on remote and remote works from as far away as it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,663
Posted By roadkillrob
Fixed the link to the 128 version, you will need...

Fixed the link to the 128 version, you will need the 128 as stock is 80 gb and you can be larger but there is no 80gb ssd available, 128 is the closest larger one.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By roadkillrob
Mine had 2 screws, one top passenger side + a...

Mine had 2 screws, one top passenger side + a clip on top drivers side, then remove undertray and there is a coolant line with a cooler type thing bolted to the bottom of the shroud with 1 screw you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,663
Posted By roadkillrob
I just did this with the drive recommended in the...

I just did this with the drive recommended in the post, but found something that may be better for most people

http://www.amazon.com/Super-Talent-DuraDrive-FE8128MD2D-SZ/dp/B00L9YJII6

It is an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 987
Posted By roadkillrob
Like others have said, get the carly app and...

Like others have said, get the carly app and dongle, $120 bucks and register your own battery, takes literally 30 seconds and then you can do many other cool things coding wise and save $100 doing it!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 779
Posted By roadkillrob
Definitely sounds like your battery is on its way...

Definitely sounds like your battery is on its way out, these cars do the craziest things when the battery gets low - mine did the windshield wiper dance you saw, they just came on and stayed on.

I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-19-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By roadkillrob
+1 I get filters at the dealer for 8 bucks with...

+1 I get filters at the dealer for 8 bucks with my cca discount, you only need one once a year, why risk it just skip Starbucks one day to make up the cost!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-19-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By roadkillrob
Like above, new cap, oil filter that does not...

Like above, new cap, oil filter that does not have made in china in such big letters on it and don't go back to the mechanic as he either broke it and didn't tell you or doesn't know enough to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By roadkillrob
I had the blackberry music gateway and it worked...

I had the blackberry music gateway and it worked great, I upgraded to the tune2air and it works even better (but is a lot more money) I upgraded because I had the tune2air in my audi but it has knows...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By roadkillrob
C250 and 335i with a failed fuel pump make about...

C250 and 335i with a failed fuel pump make about the same power!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By roadkillrob
+1 never topped off in 6 years then changed it...

+1 never topped off in 6 years then changed it and it was still full when I changed it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By roadkillrob
Like DSX indicated they need to actually smoke it...

Like DSX indicated they need to actually smoke it and find out what the issue is, but like most dealers, they just follow directions and throw parts at it when there seems to be an issue somewhere...
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