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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 961
Posted By geomax
Brand new tires will still have the silica from...

Brand new tires will still have the silica from the molding process. You need to drive about 100-200 miles for this to fully wear off. Until then, the tires can be a bit slippery, especially when wet.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,238
Posted By geomax
I'm curious about this - how many people have a...

I'm curious about this - how many people have a matt black section as shown in the picture? Especially those people that have an exterior paint color other than black??
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,349
Posted By geomax
Looks like the next round of letters could be...

Looks like the next round of letters could be going out soon...I checked with my local dealer, and they expect some parts to arrive around the 15th of this month. Looks like older cars will be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,349
Posted By geomax
I sent a note to my dealer asking if there is any...

I sent a note to my dealer asking if there is any update on when the parts would be available so they could start working on vehicles affected. They expected mid-August. But who knows....I haven't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,394
Posted By geomax
Here's the info on my 335... Model: 335i...

Here's the info on my 335...


Model: 335i
Model year: 2011
Production date (mo/year): 03/2011
Engine type (N51/N52/N53/N54/N55): N55
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,394
Posted By geomax
Yes, I just got the notice today. It states there...

Yes, I just got the notice today. It states there will be a second notice when the parts are available, at which time you can schedule an appointment.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,349
Posted By geomax
Just received the recall letter for the VANOS...

Just received the recall letter for the VANOS bolt issue today....it states they do not have sufficient parts yet, but notification will be sent when parts are available, at which time a dealer visit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-16-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By geomax
Is there an aftermarket BPV for the N55 engine?...

Is there an aftermarket BPV for the N55 engine? Anyone?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-16-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By geomax
Bad bearings inside the tranny (I have a MT). I...

Bad bearings inside the tranny (I have a MT). I was hearing a noise that sounded like ball bearings rolling/scraping around inside a can. So they replaced the entire thing, along with a slave...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-16-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By geomax
Sometimes I wonder whether I'm getting full...

Sometimes I wonder whether I'm getting full boost. But the dealer told me if the turbo wasn't making enough boost, that i'd see warning lights (which I don't).

In my car, I hear the turbo...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By geomax
Question BPV problem?

A question for the forum: I'm hearing this odd noise when I accelerate slowly. It's a groaning hydraulic kind of noise that lasts a second or two - but is always followed by the sound of the BPV...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By geomax
I had a very similar issue. Only occurred after...

I had a very similar issue. Only occurred after the car started to warm up, and occurred at those exact RPMS. Turned out it was bad bearings in the gearbox (I have a MT). They replaced the entire...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By geomax
Maybe this? ...

Maybe this?

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-1878-sprint-booster-drive-by-wire-enhancement-module-for-2001-bmw.aspx
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By geomax
When I'm behind mini-vans, Hondas and Subaru's

When I'm behind mini-vans, Hondas and Subaru's
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By geomax
Just get a roof box by Thule or Yakima. You can...

Just get a roof box by Thule or Yakima. You can mount the entire system on your car pretty quickly, and get the extra space you need for trips, etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By geomax
Craigslist

Craigslist
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,680
Posted By geomax
This is the exact reason why I elected to go with...

This is the exact reason why I elected to go with RFT for my winter setup. I went with Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25's on a non-staggered 17 setup. Tires handle decently (for snow tires), and have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By geomax
I asked if they took the transmission apart to...

I asked if they took the transmission apart to see what was causing the noise, but they said that the transmission was taken out as a unit, and they are not allowed to open it up. The entire thing is...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-01-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By geomax
Just a quick update. Yes, the Style 285 wheels do...

Just a quick update. Yes, the Style 285 wheels do fit.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By geomax
Thanks! Upside is that it got fixed and the...

Thanks! Upside is that it got fixed and the gearbox seems even smoother than before. Downside is that it took 3 visits to the dealer. The last time it was in for nearly two weeks (most of that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,433
Posted By geomax
Continental ExtremeContact DWS is a pretty decent...

Continental ExtremeContact DWS is a pretty decent tire. Decent handling, nice ride quality - and very quiet.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By geomax
Turns out it was the synchro's in the gearbox....

Turns out it was the synchro's in the gearbox. Dealer replaced the whole unit. Problem solved!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By geomax
*BUMP* Anyone? Car has been at the dealers...

*BUMP*

Anyone? Car has been at the dealers now a few days. Techs all hear it but haven't been able to find what's causing the noise. They think it might be coming from the clutch housing, or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By geomax
Question grinding/scraping noise at 2000rpm

I recently bought a used 2011 335i, manual, RWD, with 35K. Still under warranty. I have brought the car to the dealer twice now to have them look at a noise I hear while driving.

The noise is a...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-08-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By geomax
Ok, so here's a new twist...I want to get a set...

Ok, so here's a new twist...I want to get a set of OEM Style 285 wheels as my Winter set. So I called my local dealer, and spoke to parts, to again, check if they'll fit. They looked up my VIN of the...
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