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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By DSXMachina
What sptt quoted was a means of FORCING a monitor...

What sptt quoted was a means of FORCING a monitor readiness check. It is NOT normal driving. However, normal driving WILL eventually result in all monitors being set. It'll just take a lot longer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By DSXMachina
Ummm...define "heavy people". I thought that was...

Ummm...define "heavy people". I thought that was an American problem.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By DSXMachina
Ha, that was an EASY drive cycle. Some cars...

Ha, that was an EASY drive cycle. Some cars require a far more complex cycle. What we almost always do is give the car back to the customer, explain in general that they need to drive the car, and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,226
Posted By DSXMachina
I heard that that car had 15lbs. of turbo boost.

I heard that that car had 15lbs. of turbo boost.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By DSXMachina
Your controller is failing. The device is...

Your controller is failing. The device is designed to default to a lifesaving position; Full defrost (to clear your windows) and eventually to full Heat. It is going to go to full Heat soon. The...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By DSXMachina
Do you think there is any possibility that this...

Do you think there is any possibility that this problem and your "car on fire" thread may be related? I sure do.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,226
Posted By DSXMachina
Good luck with your claim against the installer.

Good luck with your claim against the installer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By DSXMachina
If your air filter clogs that reduces air flow....

If your air filter clogs that reduces air flow. Reduced air flow does not transfer sufficient heat to the evaporator (the part in the house). As a result the evaporator will ice up and even further...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By DSXMachina
What went bad is called a run capacitor, or run...

What went bad is called a run capacitor, or run cap for sure. The terminals on yours indicates that it is a 'dual run cap' which not only starts the fan, but also starts the compressor.
For those...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By DSXMachina
You can Cal, just not with your meds! Didn't they...

You can Cal, just not with your meds! Didn't they give you a pamphlet with the prescription?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By DSXMachina
:pI suggest you therefore go from composing to...

:pI suggest you therefore go from composing to composting. Or composing to decomposing. Somebody stop me...

I admit to totally not knowing any of that 'inside' stuff. Tidbits like that make me...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By DSXMachina
We don't let them leave...unhappy. This from...

We don't let them leave...unhappy.

This from R/Movies:
"I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti."
Great line from Silence of the Lambs everyone knows. But most people don't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By DSXMachina
Throw in some Fava Beans and serve with a nice...

Throw in some Fava Beans and serve with a nice Chianti.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By DSXMachina
What else are we supposed to do? The stress of...

What else are we supposed to do? The stress of waiting a week to find out whether your fob is toasted or not would otherwise be unbearable.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By DSXMachina
Here are my two old standbys. The small one is a...

Here are my two old standbys. The small one is a Dietzgen pocket job which, yes of course, I carried in my plastic pocket liner with my Day Planner and pens and pencils. Oh, and a 6" scale calibrated...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By DSXMachina
To be a real 50's/60's early 70's geek you needed...

To be a real 50's/60's early 70's geek you needed to have a 6" K&E Pocket slide rule. Like the one I had.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By DSXMachina
;) All we have to go by is the success of a...

;)

All we have to go by is the success of a small percentage of other people who used the same method following seawater dunking. Think positive. And as long as that positive doesn't flow to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By DSXMachina
Don't forget the new battery, unless you know the...

Don't forget the new battery, unless you know the old one is still good. Good luck.

(Ummm..."rice bath"? You're not using boiled rice, right? :angel:)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 334,035
Posted By DSXMachina
I walked right by Woods' yesterday! Last year we...

I walked right by Woods' yesterday! Last year we ate there, got lobster rolls and fries to go. Ate them sitting alongside the canal watching the mega-yachts go through. Yes we have lobsters in NH...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By DSXMachina
That'd be a 'swash plate'. Think of it as a...

That'd be a 'swash plate'. Think of it as a variable length connecting rod and you kind of have an idea of how it works. Never ever had one go bad, but have had the devices which control them crap...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 988
Posted By DSXMachina
Voted. Nice juxtaposition of your "face lifted"...

Voted. Nice juxtaposition of your "face lifted" BMW with a derelict, graffitti'd factory. I'm not a fan of that type of photo, but in this case you nailed it! Good luck.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By DSXMachina
Yup, it's worth a try. VERY thorough flushing...

Yup, it's worth a try. VERY thorough flushing with the battery out followed by drying in uncooked white rice for a week. If it doesn't work then it is truly toast. Oh and test the battery with a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By DSXMachina
Yup, it's worth a try. VERY thorough flushing...

Yup, it's worth a try. VERY thorough flushing with the battery out followed by drying in uncooked white rice for a week. If it doesn't work then it is truly toast.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 334,035
Posted By DSXMachina
At last, a question for which "Search" isn't...

At last, a question for which "Search" isn't going to reveal 20 answers. Although here in New England cranberry shutters on a beige house is considered classic style, I am afraid that in CA it just...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 334,035
Posted By DSXMachina
Let me guess. After ripping out more sheetrock...

Let me guess. After ripping out more sheetrock than you wanted to you finally found that someone had made an illegal splice. Using wire nuts. And not in a junction box. Eventually the splice...
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