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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By brewder
Thanks for the feedback... and at the $80 price...

Thanks for the feedback... and at the $80 price point, I'm kinda expecting "junk" at least in terms of PERFORMANCE. I'm just looking for a decent tire to last around 2 years... Again, this will be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By brewder
Fuzion tire by Bridgestone

Hello,

My son will be driving my 2007 E92 to/from School on a daily basis this coming fall... The existing runflats on the car are completely shot and need to be replaced... Because all his...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By brewder
OK... well, I have the COMBOX/CIC unit... I'm...

OK... well, I have the COMBOX/CIC unit... I'm asking for my 2011. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By brewder
Why would I need hardware? All that info is...

Why would I need hardware? All that info is already displayed when my iPod is streaming tunes via USB. I figured the bt streaming from my Android should be able to do the same no?

Sent from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By brewder
Good Luck and let me know! :drink:

Good Luck and let me know! :drink:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By brewder
Aren't misfires almost always either plugs or...

Aren't misfires almost always either plugs or ignition coils? Sounds like you have replaced everything but the obvious! Also, codes should be thrown during a misfire... pull the codes to help...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By brewder
Check out my thread here...

Check out my thread here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=776199&highlight=):
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By brewder
1. Do you have at least a simple OBD code reader?...

1. Do you have at least a simple OBD code reader? If so, what codes is it generating?
2. Is that the original battery? If it is, it's time to replace... I replaced my 2007's last year when I had...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By brewder
Well... this device is stuck at iOS 4.2.1 and...

Well... this device is stuck at iOS 4.2.1 and Wifi sync was introduced in iOS5... oh well. I have an app on my Android called TuneSync that syncs my selected iTunes playlists with my Android each...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By brewder
I assume I can setup wifi sync on the iPod to...

I assume I can setup wifi sync on the iPod to sync with my iTunes computer.... then when I pull my car into the garage (and wifi connects) it would sync to my PC running iTunes? That would be cool...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By brewder
Is that still the factory fill? If so, I...

Is that still the factory fill? If so, I wouldn't worry about it until you do your next oil change then monitor it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By brewder
AFTER: (lighting sucks, but you get the...

AFTER: (lighting sucks, but you get the idea....20%)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By brewder
I'll let an expert like DSX answer this one...but...

I'll let an expert like DSX answer this one...but for me, there was no way in hell to reach it straight on....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By brewder
Torqueing - i used a semi crisscross method...

Torqueing - i used a semi crisscross method starting in the middle of both sides.. Nothing fancy. I basically just winged it and kept my fingers crossed. It's a very low torque spec of 8.6Nm.
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By brewder
Yes... did the Valvetronic motor gasket. I THINK...

Yes... did the Valvetronic motor gasket. I THINK that's where almost all of the leaking came from... and honestly, I probably could have just replaced that gasket and been done with it...but at the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By brewder
Spare iPod to use...any cool tips/tricks?

I currently have my Android phone sync'd to my 2011 E92 and use it to stream music via BT....

My son is tossing his old iPod Touch... Before he did that, I was wondering if there's any cool uses...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By brewder
Well it's all done. In case anyone is...

Well it's all done. In case anyone is interested, here are some tips if you're considering this project:

- Set aside at least TWO days for this project if you're a rookie like me. Day 1...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By brewder
I have two 328i's... BOTH run normally around 240...

I have two 328i's... BOTH run normally around 240 max... even on the hottest of days... I wouldn't change anything. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By brewder
First and foremost... KUDOS to the BMW Technician...

First and foremost... KUDOS to the BMW Technician experts who do this kind of job on a daily basis. My hats off to you. Took me 8+ hours to get the VC off my N52. Turns out that gasket looks "ok"...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By brewder
VCG Bolt Torque specs please?

Can someone share with me the torque specs for VC (replacing the gasket today)? I have a 2007 with a metal VC and reusable bolts. I did a few searches and found varying recommendations from 7-9Nm...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By brewder
VCG Vacation project

Ugh... So 45 minutes after leaving PA for SC, my son calls to tell me of "steam" and a bad stink coming out from under the hood of my 2007 328xi.. It's not the coolant because it STINKS he says and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By brewder
I might have to murder my dog. Are you interested...

I might have to murder my dog. Are you interested in buying an o2 sensor?


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 924
Posted By brewder
Yep... if you think BMW's are expensive now.......

Yep... if you think BMW's are expensive now.... just wait until 2019 and beyond....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 924
Posted By brewder
I actually work for a company that has a...

I actually work for a company that has a manufacturing plant in Mexico. It's enormously expensive and difficult to do business there. Everything from dealing with the Telco's (AT&T) to people...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By brewder
OK Makes sense... they were both initially set as...

OK Makes sense... they were both initially set as "additional phone" so I wasn't sure what was happening... I'll unselect mine as I'm the primary driver.
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