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Forum: Performance 07-27-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,361
Posted By sigma95
FS: New Clutch Delay Valve/CDV by Zeckhausen for E39, E53, E60, E63, E64

This is a brand new CDV from Zeckhausen Racing that I never installed in my 650i which I sold last month. I am selling this at a steal for $40 including shipping (Zeckhausen sells for $54 w/out...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-15-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 134,420
Posted By sigma95
+1 on Langka A few notes before purchasing...

+1 on Langka

A few notes before purchasing though
1) I found I did not need to buy the full $40 paint chip repair kit, that merely the Blob Eliminator ($20) and some of the micro brushes. A...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 11-20-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,031
Posted By sigma95
Exhaust tips Option 3

EZ DIY. 2 months so far, no problems with paint due to heat, weather (Houston), or wear and tear. Need two coats. I should have gone with matte black. EZ redo though.
Forum: 6 Series 11-20-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,580
Posted By sigma95
Thank you again Yorgi. Turns out my problem is...

Thank you again Yorgi. Turns out my problem is still unresolved after BMW service tightened everything. Problem seems to be the driver side upper shock spring collar (creaking like a old wooden...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By sigma95
Get a 2nd opinion

On the 2nd alignment you appear to have excessive negative rear camber on the left rear (meaning your LR wheel is leaning too much inward toward the center of the vehicle and absolutely can...
Forum: 6 Series 11-04-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,580
Posted By sigma95
Strut tower brace bolts loose

Yorgi,

BMW Service ID'd a creak and pop sound coming from the front dash area yesterday as loose shock/strut tower and strut seat bolts. They said I could have the bolts tightened, and they could...
Forum: 6 Series 09-23-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,424
Posted By sigma95
Oh dear! No, deer.

Use the Force. Heed the wise Yorgi and thine path is clear.

If I were you, I would be praying to every God I knew that it was just a bent wheel or two, as most reputable wheel repair outfits can...
Forum: X4 F26 (On Sale 2014) 09-23-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,560
Posted By sigma95
X4 - Getting an X change operation.

An excerpt from my post in response to the Z2 rendering a couple months back:

"Seemed that the sporty coupes were even numbered and sedans/people movers were odd, with a few exceptions (M1 and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-14-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By sigma95
Here for sure...

Here for sure http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E64-650i-N62_4.8l/Exterior/Emblem/ES205635/
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-14-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By sigma95
M wheel badging

I don't know if they sell them individually, but this site http://www.oemwheelsplus.com/ sells M replica rims that include the decal you're looking for.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-13-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By sigma95
A belated hello from an active 'Fester.

Howdy to my local H'town members and those I've yet to meet! This is by far the most helpful automotive Forum around.

For those seeking enlightenment on all things BMW (especially 6ers), seek out...
Forum: 6 Series 09-13-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By sigma95
Just an underwhelming update. Unnamed vendor has...

Just an underwhelming update. Unnamed vendor has Rogue SSK unit listed as IN STOCK, zapped my card, and after 2+ weeks, item never shipped. After numerous failed attempts to reach vendor by phone...
Forum: 6 Series 08-24-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,372
Posted By sigma95
Poor Man's Mobility Kit

Mobility Kit from BMW is (slightly) :confused: overpriced. Here's my version from Harbor Freight...

Tire plug kit $3.99
Portable air compressor powered by the cig lighter $6.50.
Can of Slime...
Forum: 6 Series 08-24-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,542
Posted By sigma95
There are several factors that can account for...

There are several factors that can account for the variances noticed in MPG between the BMW range, like the gear ratios in each model. If the 7 is running taller gears and therefore a lower RPM at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-08-2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By sigma95
Maintenance Guidellines, Tech Tips

Check out this link http://bavarianmachine.com/doc_see_the_light.html#fuel_filter for a local indie BMW shop. I read this knowing they are trying to recoup service business that BMW may have...
Forum: 6 Series 07-28-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,708
Posted By sigma95
AHL fault and troubleshooting

Just got hit with the ADAPTIVE HEADLIGHT fault after washing my 6er. I have the condensation buildup on the interior housing of the driver side unit. Check out the pdf from this forum topic to...
Forum: General BMW 07-14-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,144
Posted By sigma95
encOre is half correct... It IS terribly bland,...

encOre is half correct... It IS terribly bland, but I disagree that it's not worth watching. Viewers should have reasonable expectations and realize CNBC is not DreamWorks. The show is all about...
Forum: General BMW 07-07-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,018
Posted By sigma95
Z2 needs a nose job?

This rendering looks as if the Z2's face were designed by movie director Tim Burton and Invisilign (look at that overbite) with the body penned by Norelco (yup, the electric razor). Cautiously...
Forum: 6 Series 07-06-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,086
Posted By sigma95
Door sill clips

You may need to replace your door sill clips. I knocked my sill cover off and reattached it sans lighting by installing 4 new clips from the dealership @ $1.20/each. There are more attachment...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 07-04-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 24,553
Posted By sigma95
Will the Cap and Seal and Expanding Coolant Pipe...

Will the Cap and Seal and Expanding Coolant Pipe problems occur in the 650 also? My understanding is the 645 had the coolant leak issue around 80K to 100K miles, but not so much for the 650. ...
Forum: 6 Series 06-29-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,981
Posted By sigma95
Link works! Thank you.

Not sure if I want to attempt this, but for $1600 instead of $9K, I may just have an indy do it.:thumbup:
Forum: 6 Series 06-29-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,981
Posted By sigma95
Coolant hose leak DIY? Please post it!!!

Talk about a cost savings. $9K to repair at stealership? $2K via indy shop?! Yorgi DIY? Looks like were gonna have to donate a keg, not a pint.
Forum: 6 Series 06-29-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,478
Posted By sigma95
You have a lot of supporters in Houston,...

You have a lot of supporters in Houston, evidently, so careful if driving here. So, the question still remains...what's your favorite beer while turning wrenches? I'm in for a PayPal donation to...
Forum: 6 Series 06-28-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By sigma95
Reply from Rogue Engineering: "You may have...

Reply from Rogue Engineering:

"You may have been told about incompatibility because we have not test fit the kit on a 650. Unlike other companies who do part number swaps, we like to see the...
Forum: 6 Series 06-28-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By sigma95
Thanks for the confirmation Yorgi. I will...

Thanks for the confirmation Yorgi. I will forward the info to them and post an update when I get an explanation. I emailed their tech department with this same question yesterday as well.
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