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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-26-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. OK look, the old ways are often the best...

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OK look, the old ways are often the best ways ---> read codes and post here

How'd it go? BT or GT1, please.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Hmmmmmmm....usually gap increases, increasing...

Hmmmmmmm....usually gap increases, increasing resistance. So. How is power varied, or do we have a constant current circuit, or does it ever change??

Come t'think, how exactly is plug power...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 637
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. This ride's not sport, but pure luxury! ....

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This ride's not sport, but pure luxury! . Yessir, if not fitted with sport suspension, rakishly lowered with superlatively stiff springs, you drive a love machine, albeit pint size.

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Early systems used antilock brake signals or...

Early systems used antilock brake signals or equiv.....all modern BMW's use TPMS sensors at the valve stem........
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Click on link in Post #3: VANOS non-return valves

Click on link in Post #3: VANOS non-return valves
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By CALWATERBOY
See, that's where your E93 shines - removes...

See, that's where your E93 shines - removes egregiously small overhead restriction, most days.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 399
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Man o man o man, I must be doin' it wrong! Did...

Man o man o man, I must be doin' it wrong! Did 130 with mine, windows down.

But on chill days, when the diehard top down addict drives, he raises all windows for an island of heat, plus stereo...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 399
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Stolen? Whaaaaaassssss? Dude, it does not come...

Stolen? Whaaaaaassssss? Dude, it does not come with the car.

Most leave it in place - folds down nicely. As the rear seat is not a place sane people would be, the fold down seat back makes a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. Now, you boys've posted good advice for...

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Now, you boys've posted good advice for track days, noob to track rat. But you're missing something mighty important:

Track time: 1% - maybe!
Street time: 99%

Those M3 parts,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. Oh, and Dinan exhaust? Please. [click...

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Oh, and Dinan exhaust? Please. [click here] (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8735484&postcount=11)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Well, thing is, for good performance you'll need...

Well, thing is, for good performance you'll need much higher spring rates + shocks t'match. Not remotely comfortable on the street, as your DD it is major conflict.

But if you want reasonable...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By CALWATERBOY
What will you do with the old exhaust?

What will you do with the old exhaust?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By CALWATERBOY
That long? It's toast!

That long? It's toast!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By CALWATERBOY
No, but were I you I'd look at the door switch. ...

No, but were I you I'd look at the door switch. Do interior lights come on?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Count yourself blessed! Many a man's paid $1k...

Count yourself blessed! Many a man's paid $1k for that thunder.....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By CALWATERBOY
My kid brother wrote THIS...

My kid brother wrote THIS (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9179767&highlight=#post9179767) -- it's good advice!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Question: Was temp sensor in oil condition...

Question: Was temp sensor in oil condition sensor tested for accuracy?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Your car's computer will tell you if you ask! ...

Your car's computer will tell you if you ask! Read codes, including BMW proprietary, hidden, and shadow codes.

Now ten....indeed a misfire? Yes? the do THIS...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,546
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Dunno! i Inquire at HPAutosport

Dunno! i
Inquire at HPAutosport
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-11-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,342
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Bad behavior of course must be corrected, and...

Bad behavior of course must be corrected, and inhibited. But how can we modify the pre-bad-behavior environment to avert unapproved behavior?

That's where DriveSense comes in! When we perceive...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,342
Posted By CALWATERBOY
DUSTY!!! DUSTY!!! Should've been a...

DUSTY!!!

DUSTY!!!

Should've been a tipoff to that tow truck driver, but then again they usually are not skilled, experienced techs.

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Search for WAVETRAC DIY

Search for WAVETRAC DIY
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Well it's old home week....as a lad of 16 one...

Well it's old home week....as a lad of 16 one dark & rainy night, got stuck in mud at Corner Ketch. Car full of buds but we couldn't move that Plymouth! Our sorrowful crew spotted a light in a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Prob no help. Measure voltage at lighter...

Prob no help.

Measure voltage at lighter socket - whatcha got?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Dude, when battery's weak all kinda false codes...

Dude, when battery's weak all kinda false codes come up. Install + REGISTER new battery; clear codes.

How's yer OBDII now?
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