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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By DSXMachina
When you have a chance, call NAPA and tell them...

When you have a chance, call NAPA and tell them you need to register it. Chances are that one of their wholesale accounts (garages) can do it for you at a very fair price. I deal with NAPA and have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,296
Posted By DSXMachina
Scotch Brite pads work very nicely on stainless...

Scotch Brite pads work very nicely on stainless steel and even duplicate the 'brushed' look. I use SB pads with Simichrome to keep my tips looking like new. For those who might not know, fine steel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 778
Posted By DSXMachina
Hmmm. Are you just saying that so I won't...

Hmmm. Are you just saying that so I won't question your religious beliefs?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 778
Posted By DSXMachina
Any theories on why that is?

Any theories on why that is?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By DSXMachina
R134a has no scent whatsoever, nothing. If you...

R134a has no scent whatsoever, nothing. If you smell anything at all it's an oil residue. PAG comes in three viscosities (46 and 100 and 150), all smell about the same and it seems to depend on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 792
Posted By DSXMachina
Single lens reflex. Rapidly heading for the...

Single lens reflex. Rapidly heading for the technology trash heap.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 557
Posted By DSXMachina
My average charge for an AC recharge is $135. It...

My average charge for an AC recharge is $135. It varies depending on the amount of refrigerant but that's the ballpark for most modern cars. I have a very high capacity vacuum pump and usually...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 557
Posted By DSXMachina
I'd have done the same thing. LOL, basically my...

I'd have done the same thing. LOL, basically my grandson did the same thing with a 2000 Ford Ranger I got him. It had a leaky condenser. He recharged it (here) and it has been cooling for two years....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 557
Posted By DSXMachina
You won't hear your compressor turn on. If you do...

You won't hear your compressor turn on. If you do there is something wrong with it. This isn't your father's Oldsmobile.


No. Not necessarily. You would definitely not get a P code unless there...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 792
Posted By DSXMachina
You have to wax a Nikon? Never have to do that...

You have to wax a Nikon? Never have to do that with my Canon. :p
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By DSXMachina
Do you mean the outside air is cold, or that the...

Do you mean the outside air is cold, or that the engine is cold?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 557
Posted By DSXMachina
Self brain surgery could be done it you're really...

Self brain surgery could be done it you're really intent on learning how to do it right. Unless you have a deep vacuum pump, and know how to determine the real reasons a system is not operating...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By DSXMachina
It is POSSIBLE that they are registering the...

It is POSSIBLE that they are registering the battery, cleaning the cable ends, neutralizing/cleaning the battery compartment, cleaning body grounds, load and cycle testing the alternator, checking...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,069
Posted By DSXMachina
Wait. Sync.

Wait. Sync.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 557
Posted By DSXMachina
Every good shop I know automatically adds...

Every good shop I know automatically adds fluorescent refrigerant oil when a recharge is done.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 869
Posted By DSXMachina
:D Nope, Holding you to a meeting with my friend...

:D Nope, Holding you to a meeting with my friend Sam Adams on the waterfront.
Your solutions are too troublesome. When your lift pads are aligned at either the front or the rear, how short are you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By DSXMachina
no

no
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 557
Posted By DSXMachina
You are low on refrigerant. Get it recharged.

You are low on refrigerant. Get it recharged.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By DSXMachina
Tomorrow morning start the car from cold. ...

Tomorrow morning start the car from cold. Immediately try to replicate the conditions, and do so over the next 5 minutes. Tell me if the symptoms are the same from a cold start. Different? How so?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 869
Posted By DSXMachina
Cal...Cal...Cal. You disappoint me. For a drink...

Cal...Cal...Cal. You disappoint me. For a drink sometime when I next visit the City by the Bay I will tell you how to get those Odysseys safely onto your lift.
First, please confirm that your 'Odd,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,069
Posted By DSXMachina
In the past couple decades most of the materials...

In the past couple decades most of the materials used in brake systems have been improved. The seals last longer and seal tighter. Also, take a look at your reservoir cap. Once there was a cork...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 869
Posted By DSXMachina
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,069
Posted By DSXMachina
Unfortunately you are right. Most people don't...

Unfortunately you are right. Most people don't care because they don't know. Or hear that the local Microsecond Oil Change Center recommends that every fluid be changed at every oil change. And...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,251
Posted By DSXMachina
Whenever a recall is done a good dealership will...

Whenever a recall is done a good dealership will look the car over. But you took it in already complaining of a noise, right? Sounds like they did a proper evaluation and made solid...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,069
Posted By DSXMachina
Did you ever get a new wheel cylinder or caliper...

Did you ever get a new wheel cylinder or caliper in those cars? How about a brake hose, a steel brake line or a new caliper? Did you ever bring it to a good brake shop for pads or rotors and they...
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