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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By galahad05
Well duh. I just saw that Alek's ride is a 325....

Well duh. I just saw that Alek's ride is a 325....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By galahad05
I bet a tune will increase the consumption. It...

I bet a tune will increase the consumption. It should increase blow-by.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By galahad05
Hmm, my engine tends to use 1 quart every 5000 or...

Hmm, my engine tends to use 1 quart every 5000 or 6000 miles.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-23-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By galahad05
Oh man, now I feel guilty. I haven't treated the...

Oh man, now I feel guilty. I haven't treated the leather in my car for a a year.....
Still looks good, but I guess I better do something soon.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-23-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By galahad05
OP, listen to this. VERIFY the diagnosis....

OP, listen to this. VERIFY the diagnosis. Especially when you're talking expensive wholesale replacements.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-21-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,343
Posted By galahad05
My 335i has one. Safelite replaced my regular one...

My 335i has one. Safelite replaced my regular one some years back with this guy--the Safelite guy happened to have an extra one in his work van and asked if I wanted that one instead of the standard...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By galahad05
That's probably the way I'd go, Cal. RB turbos....

That's probably the way I'd go, Cal. RB turbos. Stock housings for an OEM fit, but upgraded internals.
That is, if I were looking to get more power than the Mitsubishis could efficiently deliver.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By galahad05
Was it a refurbished water pump? No one (that I...

Was it a refurbished water pump? No one (that I personally know at least) has figured out the true failure modes of the electric water pump. We know that they are overwhelmingly due to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By galahad05
How new a 335i are you talking? You did say you...

How new a 335i are you talking? You did say you wanted the auto right?
If you DIY most everything you'll be alright, I think. You might end up messing with on a semi-regular basis: coils, spark...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,227
Posted By galahad05
I'm in NY (Long Island). When I had the great...

I'm in NY (Long Island). When I had the great Iceberg Incident, GEICO tried to get me to go to one of their shops, I said "No, I want to use my dealership."
They said "Yes Sir." and that was that....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,227
Posted By galahad05
No, I believe they have a cheap (something like...

No, I believe they have a cheap (something like $40) OBDII dongle thing that connects to a smartphone and a cheap ($20?) app that can use it to set/clear codes and such.

I have the older BavTech...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By galahad05
Sheesh. Last night I happened to look over my...

Sheesh. Last night I happened to look over my automotive-related expenses in my bank's expenditure analysis tool.
In the past 12 months I've spent over 7 grand in repairs and maintenance. I have a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By galahad05
I have something like this, but in red. It throws...

I have something like this, but in red. It throws the most light around--useful in winter too, if you have an unheated garage.

http://i.imgur.com/mmvEg5s.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By galahad05
I actually have pretty much one or more of every...

I actually have pretty much one or more of every kind of light you can imagine. I guess I go through garage-accessory spending sprees every once in a while....

For your use I guess a fluorescent...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By galahad05
Make sure you have one with a super-magnet in the...

Make sure you have one with a super-magnet in the base--makes life easier.
I think I got mine from Bavarian Auto.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,227
Posted By galahad05
You'd want to get (reasonably cheap hardware and...

You'd want to get (reasonably cheap hardware and software) to handle reading and clearing BMW codes and service interval counters, but then the rest is pretty straightforward DIYs.

I'm thinking...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,663
Posted By galahad05
Looks like Cal is talking about a condensation...

Looks like Cal is talking about a condensation trap to me. His Florida rainstorm pic is used to highlight his point--hot humid air compressed further then sudden cooled = condensation. Where does...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,227
Posted By galahad05
Man, very sorry to hear that. Pay attention to...

Man, very sorry to hear that. Pay attention to healing up; much more important than some car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-15-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By galahad05
If ebola has mutated to become...

If ebola has mutated to become aerosol-transmissible, then I'm not worrying about my BMW cabin filter--I'm buying a bunker with NBC filtering.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-12-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By galahad05
Heh. I typically use Hess gas these days. Also,...

Heh. I typically use Hess gas these days. Also, just ordered a 6-pack of the Techron Concentrate. A case indeed.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-12-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By galahad05
Hey thanks, good to know! Now we have a new...

Hey thanks, good to know! Now we have a new potential solution to future "what the hell is that noise" issues.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-12-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By galahad05
Are you sure it's the tire? Also, have you done a...

Are you sure it's the tire? Also, have you done a thorough look-over of the inside/outside/tread of the noisy tire? You have a natural compare-and-contrast situation with your passenger rear...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-10-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By galahad05
On the contrary, I'd say it's MORE important....

On the contrary, I'd say it's MORE important. Those piezoelectric injectors have pretty tiny injector tips. Clog one of those little guys.....

NOTE: this is in regards to using fuels with quality...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-09-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By galahad05
Do you one better. Jumper cables attached to a...

Do you one better. Jumper cables attached to a jump-n-carry battery.
You can pull wine corks AND zap annoying wait staff at the same time.



http://i.imgur.com/Tz23lVo.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-09-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 355
Posted By galahad05
Could it be a bent or misaligned shifter???...

Could it be a bent or misaligned shifter??? Something that's just barely out of or barely in spec? Manifesting worse as the transmission gets torqued slightly under car motion maybe....
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