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Forum: Off-Topic 03-26-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 55,562
Posted By bigugly fab
position filled

position filled
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 878
Posted By bigugly fab
In my experience, the size of a failed/damaged...

In my experience, the size of a failed/damaged helicoil coming out is enough material (most times) to get a timesert to go in.

but yes, a bigsert will fix all problems when things really go sour :D
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 878
Posted By bigugly fab
:face slap: TIMESERT

:face slap:

TIMESERT
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 878
Posted By bigugly fab
timeserts hold up to abuse, and is a true repair...

timeserts hold up to abuse, and is a true repair that can be counted on.
helicoils are somewhat delicate under pressure, and will rip out/strip threads if not taken care of.

thats why you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 878
Posted By bigugly fab
A) you should use a time-sert. WAY better than a...

A) you should use a time-sert. WAY better than a heli coil.
B) you can buy bottom-ending taps. a standard tap is like the above picture. You can buy an intermediate (less taper) and a bottom tap (no...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 744
Posted By bigugly fab
wow- super thorough stuff there for the average...

wow- super thorough stuff there for the average joe to read.


so, is it WHEEL shimmy or PEDAL shimmy? two different things
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 744
Posted By bigugly fab
no you dont have rear rotors on there. CAB's...

no you dont have rear rotors on there.
CAB's and loose suspension cause a LOT of shimmies while braking. worn shocks cause this too, amazingly.
you may have something else (sticking calipers or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By bigugly fab
BMCs or K&N's.

BMCs or K&N's.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By bigugly fab
Easy. get some aftermarket air filters,...

Easy.

get some aftermarket air filters, pull out your carbon filters and keep the stock stuff. when you have to go in for warranty.

JB4 stg 1 is a simple plug'n'play that is EASILY reversed,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By bigugly fab
Do you own a shop? Have to pay for a tech to do...

Do you own a shop?
Have to pay for a tech to do it?
Shop insurance?
Have to put your business name on it?
What happens when something goes wrong?
What happens when you break something?
you are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,181
Posted By bigugly fab
uh, how about its not paper or made out of...

uh, how about its not paper or made out of asbestos- and they have been made out of formed rubber since like- i dont know....1992?


Get used to it.

What I DO find odd, is I almost NEVER...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-18-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,181
Posted By bigugly fab
lol, inexcusable that rubber deteriorates?

lol, inexcusable that rubber deteriorates?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-18-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,181
Posted By bigugly fab
Nope. We've been changing oil filter housing...

Nope. We've been changing oil filter housing gaskets since the beginning of time on BMW's :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By bigugly fab
I just did an E9x M3 with KW adjustable coil...

I just did an E9x M3 with KW adjustable coil sleeves and springs on the stock shocks, rear bump stops and vorshlag camber plates. too me from 9am to 4pm with alignment. I do this for a living and it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,181
Posted By bigugly fab
you need OFH gasket, OCH gasket, and intake...

you need OFH gasket, OCH gasket, and intake gaskets.


We charge 540 for the job.


Have we done these before? We order the gaskets in sets of 20 at a time lol
We did 5 this week! on various...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By bigugly fab
Thats cheap for an E60.

Thats cheap for an E60.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By bigugly fab
YES. Buy the oil in United states or...

YES.


Buy the oil in United states or europe, and ship it to you? I can send you an "oil change kit" :D
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-15-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,138
Posted By bigugly fab
you do that too? :thumbup::rofl:

you do that too? :thumbup::rofl:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 421
Posted By bigugly fab
it needs CHF11s

it needs CHF11s
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 421
Posted By bigugly fab
good luck!

good luck!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-12-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,138
Posted By bigugly fab
They are stupid expensive, when you go to the...

They are stupid expensive, when you go to the dealer or find a bad indy to work on it.


Thats what makes them expensive. I can't think of a better car to go cross-country in. The E65/66's are...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By bigugly fab
Thanks for the Props, We can get you squared...

Thanks for the Props, We can get you squared away! :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 14,136
Posted By bigugly fab
120 something. crazy, huh?! we called the...

120 something.


crazy, huh?! we called the car "mosquito killer" :D
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 14,136
Posted By bigugly fab
While I like this tool idea, and will probably...

While I like this tool idea, and will probably purchase one (since i do so many of these heads)

it WILL NOT help with:

Clogged secondary air chambers. No, the AGA kit will not clean out clogged...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By bigugly fab
back of the intake

back of the intake
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