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Forum: 6 Series 05-10-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,669
Posted By 30yrVeteran
I'm back from Afghanistan!

Woohoo! 6+ months in that hellhole finally over. Felt so good to jump in my car and drive again! I ordered ceramic pads and sport springs and I'm just waiting to do some more DIYs.

The wife...
Forum: 6 Series 05-10-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,800
Posted By 30yrVeteran
You should be able to counter the load difference...

You should be able to counter the load difference with ballast resistor(s). I had my daytime running lights causing an error with LEDs installed so I installed two 50 watt 10 ohm ballast resistors...
Forum: 6 Series 11-18-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Checkin' in from Afghanistan!

Hi gang,

Just wanted to pop in and see what was going on. My internet here is pathetic and takes forever to load the pages (especially here with all the pics), but wanted to say hi and let you...
Forum: 6 Series 11-17-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,478
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Yea, take the eyebrow light out and clean or...

Yea, take the eyebrow light out and clean or replace the rubber piece. It's just a thin piece of black rubber that keeps the light from the eyebrow bulbs from filtering into the headlight lens. ...
Forum: 6 Series 11-17-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,478
Posted By 30yrVeteran
^^^^ THIS I added a piece of weatherstrip to...

^^^^ THIS

I added a piece of weatherstrip to each cover. 1/4" rubber stripping from Home Depot. Never had the problem since. The covers are a bit tight to snap on since I applied it right over...
Forum: 6 Series 10-08-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,953
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Can't wait to see the daytime pics! As far as...

Can't wait to see the daytime pics! As far as heat goes, LEDs generate virtually zero heat. The heat they do generate (which is only to fool the computer into thinking they are drawing the power of...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 10-05-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,947
Posted By 30yrVeteran
DIY: Front Bumper Removal

Since I've had mine off at least 10 times and was asked, here's a down and dirty on the front bumper removal. I did find a few pics I could use that I took a while back. If needed I'll post a more...
Forum: 6 Series 10-04-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,970
Posted By 30yrVeteran
I still don't get it. Is it for parking?

I still don't get it. Is it for parking?
Forum: 6 Series 10-04-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,161
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Disassemble and paint them. You can do it! :)

Disassemble and paint them. You can do it! :)
Forum: 6 Series DIY 10-04-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,703
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Let me ck my old pics and see if I can put...

Let me ck my old pics and see if I can put something together before I leave.
Forum: 6 Series 09-30-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,806
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Look me up on the global. David Metz! Maybe...

Look me up on the global. David Metz! Maybe I'll cya there!
Forum: 6 Series 09-30-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,806
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Wow, thx for all the warm wishes and kind words! ...

Wow, thx for all the warm wishes and kind words! This will be my 4th trip to Bagram in the last 5 years. I went twice as active duty and now this will be twice as a civilian. At least it pays a...
Forum: 6 Series 09-29-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,806
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Deploying to Afghanistan

Fellow 6-ers,

I'll try to ck in once in a while, but I'll be in sandland for 6 months. I'm leaving on 10 Oct. Really gonna miss my baby...and the wife too :)

But I'll have a bunch of mods...
Forum: 6 Series 09-29-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,449
Posted By 30yrVeteran
BMWNTHZST is correct. The angel eyes are the...

BMWNTHZST is correct.

The angel eyes are the $39 ones that SDJB posted a DIY on today. Can't beat them for price and brightness.
Forum: 6 Series 09-29-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Are you both using the same key? Each key...

Are you both using the same key? Each key remembers the all the car settings each time you drive it. So if you are both using the same key, that's your problem. One key remembers memory #1 and the...
Forum: 6 Series 09-29-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,047
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Same ones I keep talking about. Brighter than...

Same ones I keep talking about. Brighter than MTEC 2.0s and the price is SO much better!
Forum: 6 Series DIY 09-27-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,703
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Its basically the same as the E92 video shows. ...

Its basically the same as the E92 video shows. However, the windshield washer tank on the driver's side make it a bit more of a pain. Might have to pull the Driver's side tire off to make it...
Forum: 6 Series 09-27-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,449
Posted By 30yrVeteran
You just carefully pry the overhead light panel...

You just carefully pry the overhead light panel down until you can get a hold of it. It pops right down and then you can swap out the bulbs. The dome light and the spotlights are all the same size...
Forum: 6 Series 09-23-2010, 05:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,932
Posted By 30yrVeteran
I ordered the 8K lights because thats what I...

I ordered the 8K lights because thats what I wanted for all my lights. I'll pop in one of the MTECS this weekend and take a pic of the difference.
Forum: 6 Series 09-22-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,615
Posted By 30yrVeteran
I had the adaptive headlight fault after messing...

I had the adaptive headlight fault after messing with my lighting mods. Disconnect the battery for a min or two and reconnect. That made mine go away.
Forum: 6 Series 09-22-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Car looks great! I look fwd to chatting w/ya. I...

Car looks great! I look fwd to chatting w/ya. I love DIYs!
Forum: 6 Series 09-20-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,932
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Can't get to Ebay from work, but pretty sure they...

Can't get to Ebay from work, but pretty sure they were the only ones that were at that price. They are whiter and brighter than the MTEC's. They have a 3-fin black base on them and no errors. And...
Forum: 6 Series 09-20-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Not sure but a 12v test light will tell you. ...

Not sure but a 12v test light will tell you. Check each pin in the connector till you get one that is only powered with the ign on.
Forum: 6 Series 09-17-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,893
Posted By 30yrVeteran
Excellent DIY thx!

Excellent DIY thx!
Forum: 6 Series 09-16-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By 30yrVeteran
I sent Tim around 40-50 links so hopefully we...

I sent Tim around 40-50 links so hopefully we won't see as many questions that have already been answered a hundred time :)
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