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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By DSXMachina
I'm beginning to think it is a tool used to...

I'm beginning to think it is a tool used to install an assembly and then normally removed. Maybe it is a disposable part of a larger tool which normally stays attached to the tool but fell loose in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By DSXMachina
Cal, will you stop with this madness? I've told...

Cal, will you stop with this madness? I've told you before, we're never going to see this on the highways of America. Maybe in some gated golfcart community where residents will be transported to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-24-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By DSXMachina
Short answer: I don't know. Speculation: The...

Short answer: I don't know. Speculation: The circular flexible area pops into a hole in the sheet metal. An air intake line then is pushed onto the smaller diameter tube on the back side of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-24-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By DSXMachina
One of the things I learned early is that what...

One of the things I learned early is that what you really learn over the years is what to do when things go wrong. This is just one of many. Very few jobs go totally 'by the book'.
A new tech is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-24-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By DSXMachina
Merry Christmas to all from snowless (mostly) New...

Merry Christmas to all from snowless (mostly) New Hampshire. What a difference a year makes.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By DSXMachina
Hi Chris. I got a PM from a PE rocking, cabrio...

Hi Chris. I got a PM from a PE rocking, cabrio driving, southern belle elf asking me to chime in on your thread. Unfortunately I was under the weather at the time. Happy to say I am now vertical...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By DSXMachina
I'm in awe of you automotive neurosurgeons Jase....

I'm in awe of you automotive neurosurgeons Jase. Give me hardware and I can handle most anything, messing around with the software is not something I am going to get into. I am curious about the code...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By DSXMachina
You're OK. Trust the gauge. I'd trust a stick...

You're OK. Trust the gauge. I'd trust a stick more but we don't have that option.

There is no "perfect" oil level. The oil shouldn't be too high and it shouldn't be too low, the safe range in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,219
Posted By DSXMachina
Well, to an extent it is just theater. As Cal...

Well, to an extent it is just theater. As Cal said, they were really looking at you. Opening the trunk just gave them time to use a little intuition. I have a friend, a retired cop, who now owns a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,419
Posted By DSXMachina
All wheel drives shouldn't need stagger. Width...

All wheel drives shouldn't need stagger. Width gives traction and traction helps with acceleration -when you have more than enough torque to otherwise break the rear tires loose. With awd, the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,419
Posted By DSXMachina
LOL, it's an oldie but goodie. And it's a slow...

LOL, it's an oldie but goodie. And it's a slow day.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,219
Posted By DSXMachina
Most of us are decent helpful people. But empty...

Most of us are decent helpful people. But empty barrels making the most noise and all, the loud ones are the ones we tend to remember.
Why don't you try to have a civil conversation about business...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,219
Posted By DSXMachina
I'm beginning to understand why the indy shop...

I'm beginning to understand why the indy shop asked you to take your car back and leave. No need to tell me to "fck off" and block you. I notice how easily you have become so offended by my response...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,219
Posted By DSXMachina
Kat! Is this what it takes to get you out of the...

Kat! Is this what it takes to get you out of the lab nowadays? I knew you were around somewhere because you changed "r***" to "s****" in the title didn't you? Sorry to even have to ask you that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,219
Posted By DSXMachina
I am not crotchety! I am cantankerous! When you...

I am not crotchety! I am cantankerous! When you get another 20 years older you will no longer be permanently pissed off, you will become cantankerous too! [BTW George, how's your daughter doing? No...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,219
Posted By DSXMachina
I own a well respected five bay shop, been in...

I own a well respected five bay shop, been in business for 38 years. Started from scratch. Great relationship with my large family of employees and customers. Respected in the community. Not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-16-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 387
Posted By DSXMachina
What fuse number is that 10A fuse? Is it behind...

What fuse number is that 10A fuse? Is it behind the glove box?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-16-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By DSXMachina
What was the part number of the new plugs, maker?...

What was the part number of the new plugs, maker? m How long had the engine been running when you captured that freeze-frame? Was that before or after you changed plugs. If before that accounts for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By DSXMachina
Start saving your pennies because it is going to...

Start saving your pennies because it is going to fail again. In the meantime keep your fingers crossed. Because it didn't blow a fuse it is unlikely the motor is seizing, the problem is with the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By DSXMachina
Would you mind rewriting that post so I can...

Would you mind rewriting that post so I can understand exactly what you mean?
And the blower circuit is an entirely separate fuse with ONLY the blower (and its resistor -fan speed- module) on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,608
Posted By DSXMachina
Above series of posts were quite entertaining. ...

Above series of posts were quite entertaining. This is why internetters aren't allowed to have nuclear bombs.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 387
Posted By DSXMachina
Had you checked F15 as suggested in my post #5?

Had you checked F15 as suggested in my post #5?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By DSXMachina
I am not real familiar with CA emissions warranty...

I am not real familiar with CA emissions warranty requirements, but I know they both exceed and supercede federal requirements. It was my understanding that downstream sensors on your car are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
Posted By DSXMachina
I suggest you narrow your search down to...

I suggest you narrow your search down to something you can afford. Enjoy whatever else you buy.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,927
Views: 296,190
Posted By DSXMachina
Worst Driver & Ultimate Parking Machine

Having been in the car business for many years I've gotten to know the driving habits of hundreds of BMW owners. We all like to think we're hotshot drivers, even the worst of us can easily get out...
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