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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,338
Posted By Frenchx3
I get that you're trying to sell product but part...

I get that you're trying to sell product but part of your statement is really misleading and only adds to the confusion that many people have when it comes to LED technology. The two way design adds...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,338
Posted By Frenchx3
The 120W equivalent rating is coming by way of...

The 120W equivalent rating is coming by way of the number of LED's being used on these bulbs and yes...in that regard they are 120W equivalent. I am not one to praise garbage just because I bought...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,338
Posted By Frenchx3
I have the same vehicle 2011 335i Xdrive. So...

I have the same vehicle 2011 335i Xdrive. So these will work in your vehicle.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,338
Posted By Frenchx3
I ended up getting a set 120W equivalent H8's off...

I ended up getting a set 120W equivalent H8's off of Ebay for 89 bucks. I'm really impressed with the quality and the light output. They shipped really quickly and were packaged in a nice box....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,338
Posted By Frenchx3
Just placed an order on your site.... Looking...

Just placed an order on your site.... Looking forward to getting them in and installed :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Frenchx3
Thanks Jigray, I learned my lesson with my...

Thanks Jigray,

I learned my lesson with my x3. I only run good quality premium fuel, Synthetic oil and dump in Techron every 6 months or so. I plan on being proactive with the 335 too.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,338
Posted By Frenchx3
Hi Mike, Is that price per bulb or for a...

Hi Mike,

Is that price per bulb or for a pair? Does the Black Friday pricing mean you place order on Black Friday only?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Frenchx3
Thanks for the responses. I pulled the trigger on...

Thanks for the responses. I pulled the trigger on 2011 335i Xdrive last night. It's got 60K on the clock so it's not something they would sell under the CPO program but the price was excellent. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Frenchx3
Considering purchasing 2011 335i Xdrive

Hi,

I'm considering purchasing a 2011 335i Xdrive sedan and have a few questions for those with experience. I have searched the forums thoroughly and decided the N55 might be more reliable than...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Frenchx3
Can't say I've ever heard of that one.... I...

Can't say I've ever heard of that one.... I wouldn't think the washer tank cap would have that tight of a seal....go figure.

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,304
Posted By Frenchx3
That sounds great. I'd love to get rid of this...

That sounds great. I'd love to get rid of this nagging issue. Keep us posted as to whether or not this solution continues to work.

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By Frenchx3
Don't forget beer!!!

Don't forget beer!!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By Frenchx3
Funny... I know I answered this one yesterday but...

Funny... I know I answered this one yesterday but now my post is gone...?

Anyway, it looks like you have it figured out and your pretty well organized. If the links you provided above for the OFHG...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Frenchx3
Rather than speculate you need to pull the codes....

Rather than speculate you need to pull the codes. You can get them pulled for free at many auto parts stores if you don't have a code reader. That will tell you where to start looking. A CEL comes on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By Frenchx3
I didn't look at the links you've posted for...

I didn't look at the links you've posted for doing the OFHG but I assume they will have all you'll need. If not just go to Youtube. There are a couple of really good videos I used as reference. Also,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Frenchx3
Rather than attack the particular terminology...

Rather than attack the particular terminology you've posted I'll answer it this way:

The front strut assembly is made up of 3 major individual parts. All of which are sold separately.

1. The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Frenchx3
I have to agree with Supercourse. These things...

I have to agree with Supercourse. These things are loaded with gremlins and you're going to be wrenching quite a bit. As far as reliability is concerned....they're not.

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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Frenchx3
Sounds like it might be your oil seperator. You...

Sounds like it might be your oil seperator. You can check pretty easily by pulling the oil filler cap off when the engine is idling. Cover the opening lightly with your palm. There should be a light...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By Frenchx3
Sounds like something is beating the hell out of...

Sounds like something is beating the hell out of itself under there. Fwiw....you don't have to remove the rotted exhaust studs. Quite a few have just un bolteted the exhaust from the hangers and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By Frenchx3
Your first problem has me a bit stumped. Are...

Your first problem has me a bit stumped. Are there any codes present when you check it with a scanner?

Are there any noises to accompany the vibrations you're feeling when decelerating? If so,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,729
Posted By Frenchx3
From my research the most common failure in the...

From my research the most common failure in the rear shaft is the center support bearing not the U-Joints. You can just replace that bearing. The other thing to look at is the flex disc (or guibo)....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By Frenchx3
Most of the things on the list provided are VERY...

Most of the things on the list provided are VERY common and as mentioned above can be done for much less if you DIY. Having said that there are two that are ball busters as far as time is concerned....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Frenchx3
If you've got oil leaking it can travel all over...

If you've got oil leaking it can travel all over the place as it runs down over the motor and transmission. Check the most common spots first. When my oil filter housing gasket went there was oil all...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Frenchx3
Based on the sequence of when things were done it...

Based on the sequence of when things were done it sounds like your problem is in the front not the rear. You stated:

Take the car to my local, reputable indy shop: Replace rear shocks with...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Frenchx3
Wow.. I'd be scratching my head if I'd found that...

Wow.. I'd be scratching my head if I'd found that in my tranny pan! All I found was the standard black metallic cheese stuck to the pan magnet. It is a little disconcerting to think that there is a...
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