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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By brewder
I just learned about this.. there are...

I just learned about this.. there are approximately 80+ different keys and the dealer may not have yours in stock (for sale)... of course, the guys in the shop have everything. You could have the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By brewder
Do you have iDrive? If so, update the software...

Do you have iDrive? If so, update the software here (http://www.bmw.com/com/en/owners/connected_drive_services/mobile_devices/bluetooth_software_update.html).

For whatever it's worth... I have a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By brewder
Those type of mod's won't add much power to the...

Those type of mod's won't add much power to the 328... It's a naturally aspirated I6... if you want to tune, you want a 335 and the turbo's...

Upgrade your suspension if you want improved...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By brewder
Cc-id 381

I'm writing so someone who finds this in the future doesn't make the same mistake I did. I feel like an idiot.

My E92 2007 was receiving a bulb out indicator on the dash. Doing some research, I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By brewder
It's your VCG.. trust me... Mine was leaking like...

It's your VCG.. trust me... Mine was leaking like CRAZY from the top.. draining into the sparkplug holes. Check out my thread. I did this last year. LOTS of good tips in this material I posted...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By brewder
Check it out ...

Check it out

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U53yl4zQFV0&feature=player_embedded
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By brewder
Yeah.. the mounting spike should be inside the...

Yeah.. the mounting spike should be inside the cap still... I suspect either that filter is a low quality "fake" OEM or possibly you have some type of pressure issue. I have two 328's and have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By brewder
Actually I have the n52 in both of mine. They are...

Actually I have the n52 in both of mine. They are solid and consistent in their mechanical failures (vcg..water pump... Oil cooler gasket.... Etc)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By brewder
I hear you.. I got 145k on my 2007 and 80k on my...

I hear you.. I got 145k on my 2007 and 80k on my 2011..

Drain oil/coolant... replace gasket... fill up with fresh juice... and rock on with your bad self.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By brewder
Yepper. Check out the oil cooler gasket repair.....

Yepper. Check out the oil cooler gasket repair.. I'll assume you have some miles on your BMW? Meaning >60k?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By brewder
Actually, you have an E93. But without the year...

Actually, you have an E93. But without the year and model it can be tough to chase down an answer..

Maybe start here:

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/select.do

or even here:
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By brewder
For whatever it's worth... Mine wouldn't pass PA...

For whatever it's worth... Mine wouldn't pass PA State inspection until they replaced. :( Not sure what the rules are where you live.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By brewder
Coolant flush routine

This spring Iím planning to do a coolant flush on my E92. Since itís the x-drive model, access to the water pump hoses is a royal PITA, so following a ďlazy manísĒ approach Iíve used on my Audi,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By brewder
Maybe it's something as simple as slipping belt.....

Maybe it's something as simple as slipping belt.. Replace it, and see if the issue goes away. Be sure to let us all know!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By brewder
Do you if the serpentine belt/tensioner were ever...

Do you if the serpentine belt/tensioner were ever replaced? If not, give that a shot. Cheap and easy to do. Took me less than 20 minutes and I had never done it before.... Start with the simple...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By brewder
That's why they call it Preventative...

That's why they call it Preventative Maintenance.... do it when you do have the time/money and before it strands ya at the wrong moment. :bigpimp:
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-10-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,432
Posted By brewder
It is sharp! . 45k for a non cpo seems about 5k...

It is sharp! . 45k for a non cpo seems about 5k too high though.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-09-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,432
Posted By brewder
2011 M3 Thoughts?

Hi everyone..

Thoughts on this:

http://www.bmwrockville.com/used/BMW/2011-BMW-M3-3c9222ae0a0a00645acb01b446a84a6d.htm


I'm LOVING the color combo...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-06-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By brewder
I have the E92 (coupe) version of what you...

I have the E92 (coupe) version of what you have... and that shake drove me NUTS. There's a known TSB to install a special bracket. I had that done a few years back, and the shake has never...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-04-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By brewder
I'm not sure that's true... I thought only the AL...

I'm not sure that's true... I thought only the AL bolts with BLUE tips need to replaced and are single use... The VC bolts are NOT blue tipped...at least on my 2007 328xi they aren't.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-02-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By brewder
I really do like my CIC based nav in my 2011 328....

I really do like my CIC based nav in my 2011 328. I know coverting the ccc based one in the 2008 would cost a good 2k. So you guys are probably right.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By brewder
What obd reader did you use? I gotta belive a...

What obd reader did you use? I gotta belive a code is thrown if you get an overheat warning.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By brewder
What codes are thrown when this happens? I...

What codes are thrown when this happens? I assume when you run the electronic bleed you actually HEAR the water pump moving the coolant through the system?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By brewder
I'm waiting on a response...

I'm waiting on a response...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By brewder
I believe it was roughly 90 ft lbs using the...

I believe it was roughly 90 ft lbs using the digital wrench from BavAuto.. This (http://www.bavauto.com/fland.asp?part=BLD0212C)one.
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