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Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-12-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By Bcube
The 360 is the better choice over the 355, if...

The 360 is the better choice over the 355, if this is your first time.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By Bcube
1 liter of 75w-90. You do not have nor need...

1 liter of 75w-90. You do not have nor need limited slip fluid. The little hand pumps are as close as PepBoys Autozone, etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Bcube
^^^I'll sell you mine for $15K. It's only...

^^^I'll sell you mine for $15K. It's only "slightly used". :rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Bcube
Check to see with your dealer if your car's VIN...

Check to see with your dealer if your car's VIN has had the RECALL. If not, schedule an service appointment. I have around ~45K miles since the RECALL was performed on my car and have no HPFP issues....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By Bcube
Sounds reasonable for Indy. The last time I had...

Sounds reasonable for Indy. The last time I had brake flush by indy was back in 2009- $135.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,640
Posted By Bcube
Almost 200K miles on my E93. No issues beyond...

Almost 200K miles on my E93. No issues beyond what is being talked about in the Sticky at the top of this sub-forum
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,116
Posted By Bcube
To clarify: ZF does state that for normal...

To clarify: ZF does state that for normal operating conditions, the fluid fill is "maintenance-free". It is under severe or "offensive" (love that term for BMW-type driving) conditions does ZF...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By Bcube
Steve, thanks for the report. Although, this...

Steve, thanks for the report.

Although, this pisses me off. :) I"m ~50K miles behind you and now I have to drive another year to prove the 335i is as reliable as a 325i !!

BTW, since you aren't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,116
Posted By Bcube
BTW, the recurring theme that BMW says "lifetime"...

BTW, the recurring theme that BMW says "lifetime" fluid in the Automatic Transmissions is incorrect. BMW states and publishes documents that AT fluid is to be changed at 100K miles.

A few folks...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,116
Posted By Bcube
Two well-respected Indy shops that I've gone to...

Two well-respected Indy shops that I've gone to won't touch the transmission and my dealer says they will do a drain and fill only - no pan/filter replacement or fluid flush - for ~$350.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,625
Posted By Bcube
There is a TSB for this...34 06 07 "Additional...

There is a TSB for this...34 06 07 "Additional Effort Required to Press Brake Pedal Prior to Engine Initial Start"
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3,925
Views: 294,495
Posted By Bcube
The wife recently checked out this Ford. I...

The wife recently checked out this Ford. I persuasively kept her from test driving it. I have no use for it, although the wife was in disagreement.
...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-23-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By Bcube
How about explaining - up front -what Brands or...

How about explaining - up front -what Brands or types of consumables you will using when performing the work, thus the customer is able to agree or specify what they want on their car? This gives...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,626
Posted By Bcube
My 2007 does the same thing. However, I can't...

My 2007 does the same thing. However, I can't tell you if it was always this way as I'm either on my iPod or on the AM traffic station 98% of the time.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 93,476
Posted By Bcube
Yes, I saw the restriction - I got mine from the...

Yes, I saw the restriction - I got mine from the dealer 4 or 5 years back. At some point, I'll run out so I need to check to see if it's still being carried. I did see on the autogeek site that Wurth...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 25,881
Posted By Bcube
Since I use the BMW TIS, I'll go with what it...

Since I use the BMW TIS, I'll go with what it states: 25 N-m for both the drain plug and oil filter cap. :)

And since the dealer's service coupons and my oil changes never seem to agree on dates,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 93,476
Posted By Bcube
Thanks Kat and Fun2Drive for the sticky. I know...

Thanks Kat and Fun2Drive for the sticky. I know the effort involved in creating such a nice and detailed DIY.

Appreciate the heads-up for the Wurth HHS-K lubricant. Lithium grease can be pretty...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,616
Posted By Bcube
^^^ Too tall for sunroofs. BMW puts sunroof...

^^^

Too tall for sunroofs. BMW puts sunroof in darn near everything, E9x Sedan door opening too small. 5 Series O.K. Think NFL Offense/Defense Lineman body type.
2011 Fuel bill for commuting :...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Bcube
Take the VIN number to the dealer and check to if...

Take the VIN number to the dealer and check to if it had its warranty voided.
Get the service history.
Look for signs of previous mods. Pull the ECU cover and look at the wiring. Look for wrench...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,616
Posted By Bcube
I'm all over the map: Presently (and...

I'm all over the map:

Presently (and supposedly) on the top of the waiting list of next allotments of BMW Active E.
Nissan Leaf (it might have the range I need with the 2013 model)
Chevy Volt -...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,616
Posted By Bcube
Furby, Furby, Furby I am always amused to...

Furby, Furby, Furby

I am always amused to how skewed you perceive maintenance costs on cars.

For full disclosure, let's mention to the reading public, that you have a relative (brother?) that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,147
Posted By Bcube
I've gone 12 miles past the "--------".

I've gone 12 miles past the "--------".
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,616
Posted By Bcube
From your first post, I thought you were just...

From your first post, I thought you were just asking who had high mileage. But now it sounds like you want to purchase an extremely high mileage car? I would recommend against it. If you read the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-16-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,260
Posted By Bcube
Simple, there ain't no DIY's here - although that...

Simple, there ain't no DIY's here - although that might change with the new owners of third hand E9x.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-16-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By Bcube
A couple of colleagues have Easy Care (offered by...

A couple of colleagues have Easy Care (offered by the dealers besides BMW extended). Both have used it and have no complaints.
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