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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 629
Posted By Strongmad
Call up BMWNA and ask for a goodwill warranty...

Call up BMWNA and ask for a goodwill warranty repair, the worst they can say is no.

FWIW, the water pump is not a planned obsolescence item, the **** just breaks.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-22-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,598
Posted By Strongmad
I just received the oil analysis for my '08 335i....

I just received the oil analysis for my '08 335i. The OCI was 1 year and ~11.7k miles, the car has a total of the ~68.2k miles.

The highlights were all the metals were in the range of a 6k OCI...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-19-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Strongmad
I used Redline D6 when I replaced my MT fluid,...

I used Redline D6 when I replaced my MT fluid, its as smooth as butter now!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,598
Posted By Strongmad
I did a break in oil change at 1.2k, then changed...

I did a break in oil change at 1.2k, then changed the oil every six months (~6k miles) until the warranty ran out. I paid for one, then got the maintenance plan change, repeat.

I did my first out...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,098
Posted By Strongmad
This, I have yet to see a single thread that...

This, I have yet to see a single thread that says, I changed my oil per the CBS, and my engine blew up.

I have seen several threads PREDICTED grenading N54/N55 if you follow the CBS oil change...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Strongmad
I like a full size spare myself. The Tischer...

I like a full size spare myself.

The Tischer kit is all well and good, but it still is the spare off the 5 series. If you don't want to go that route, which I decided not to, simply pick up a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Strongmad
You won't have this problem with '97 and '02...

You won't have this problem with '97 and '02 models you mentioned, since they are not direct injection motors.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Strongmad
Ultimate Bimmer Service in Addison ...

Ultimate Bimmer Service in Addison
http://www.ultimatebimmerservice.com/
quoted me $500.00
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,610
Posted By Strongmad
Probably, but they told me it was because I was...

Probably, but they told me it was because I was driving a manual with cowboy boots and my beard is too big.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,610
Posted By Strongmad
Nope, I had my HPFP and 5 injectors replaced...

Nope, I had my HPFP and 5 injectors replaced under recall. The HPFP they put in failed last month as well as the LP fuel sensor. The HPFP was warrantied under the part specific warranty, the sensor...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By Strongmad
These guys are good ...

These guys are good

http://www.ultimatebimmerservice.com/

As is John at BMS in Haltom City
(817) 498-3477

John doesn't have a fancy webpage or shiny shop, but he knows his BMW's.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By Strongmad
I also put the Redline D6 ATF fluid in and CDV...

I also put the Redline D6 ATF fluid in and CDV delete about 3 years ago now. It absolutely felt like the new car I never had. I'll change again in another year and I will be using the Redline D6...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Strongmad
Long Cranks Equal....

Bad HPFP.

Which is interesting considering this is my first HPFP to fail. I replaced my first one under the recall about 2 years ago. So my original HPFP went ~40k miles and the one they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,422
Posted By Strongmad
There's a pretty cut and dry explanation for...

There's a pretty cut and dry explanation for this. It looks like you have a 2011 328, the motor for which is the N52B30, which has a compression ratio of 10.7:1. This compression ratio is on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,799
Posted By Strongmad
If you don't mind the drive to Haltom ****ty,...

If you don't mind the drive to Haltom ****ty, talk to John at BMS. They only work on BMW's and are half as much as any dealer.

You might also try UBS in Dallas, likely cheaper than any Dealer,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Strongmad
He's implying, rather curtly, that you should buy...

He's implying, rather curtly, that you should buy the tool and do it yourself. Cal is huge do it yourselfer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,874
Posted By Strongmad
Find a local BMW mechanic, divide the stealer...

Find a local BMW mechanic, divide the stealer prices by 2. :)
For instance, "Replace Rear Shock Absorbers ($921.11)" you can replace all four for that price.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Strongmad
I did see one of those in person Thursday, at...

I did see one of those in person Thursday, at first I had no idea what it was. Unfortunately I still need a back seat for my kid.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Strongmad
At this point I'm going to be pushed to either a...

At this point I'm going to be pushed to either a Hyundai Genesis Coupe or a Scion FR-S. At least the Hyundai has a LSD standard.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Strongmad
That price is insane. BMW has absolutely priced...

That price is insane. BMW has absolutely priced me out of ever owning another BMW. My e92 335 was 38k in 2008.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Strongmad
try getbmwparts.com or turnermotorsport.com

try getbmwparts.com or turnermotorsport.com
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-09-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,402
Posted By Strongmad
My internals are forged, when did they change...

My internals are forged, when did they change that process?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Strongmad
A bad crankshaft position sensor will also...

A bad crankshaft position sensor will also exhibit very similar symptoms.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Strongmad
You may be correct, I swear there was a little...

You may be correct, I swear there was a little divider, now I'm going to have to look when I get back home.

As far as how I drained the fluid, I did it the same time I did my CDV delete, so I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Strongmad
Correct, same reservoir, iirc there they are...

Correct, same reservoir, iirc there they are separated inside though. You also need to get as much air out as possible. If not, the next morning your clutch pedal will be on the floor. Its ok...
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