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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-11-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 768
Posted By bigugly fab
I did an Xi E90, but cant find the pictures. they...

I did an Xi E90, but cant find the pictures. they just look brand new, essentially. We did them in silver.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-08-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 768
Posted By bigugly fab
Here's a few that we did. The orange one...

Here's a few that we did.

The orange one used to be blue.

The yellow one is now black.


I just refinished a full set on an E90 in silver to make them look "new" but I cant find the picture...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By bigugly fab
No problem dude. Hope it made sense what I was...

No problem dude. Hope it made sense what I was saying on the engine stuff.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-07-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By bigugly fab
easy: call the parts department and ask if...

easy:

call the parts department and ask if that tire is available. If it is, get a part number. your good.

Dont listen to the adviser. ask parts.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By bigugly fab
two different animals. one is paper gasket, one...

two different animals. one is paper gasket, one is an oring
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By bigugly fab
Damon, that shop is correct, from their aspect-...

Damon, that shop is correct, from their aspect- and I also agree with them.
Doing the valve guides in the car is simply a cheaper way of bandaiding the issue.

The majority of the heads we take...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-06-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By bigugly fab
Sounds like a retrofit oil cooler is in your...

Sounds like a retrofit oil cooler is in your future.
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 08-06-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By bigugly fab
If you were to take ALLLLLLL the products that...

If you were to take ALLLLLLL the products that Terry sells- and compare them to ALLLLLLL the failures, I'd be willing to bet they are VERY low percentages..... and I'd even be willing to bet that the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-06-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By bigugly fab
^the guy we use for all of our coding as well

^the guy we use for all of our coding as well
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By bigugly fab
We aren't scared of those things, AT ALL :) ...

We aren't scared of those things, AT ALL :)

AB has pointed a few cars to us and we've knocked them out without an issue.
Thanks, by the way!

If its an N62- we won't do just the valve stem...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-06-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By bigugly fab
stop using that garbage sealant. use Aerobic...

stop using that garbage sealant. use Aerobic sealer- loctite 518.

your pinching the gasket or you have something else going on (pinched oring or crack in flange surface or something)
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-06-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By bigugly fab
*who cares* what the dealer says. They can't deny...

*who cares* what the dealer says. They can't deny your warranty on your car unless they can prove whatever aftermarket product you installed caused the issue.

As long as they are factory size, and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-06-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 768
Posted By bigugly fab
We've been powder coating customers...

We've been powder coating customers calipers/rattle clips/brake anchors and have had fantastic success with their aesthetics.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-26-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 58,336
Posted By bigugly fab
position filled

position filled
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,130
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: 1,130
Posted By bigugly fab
:face slap: TIMESERT

:face slap:

TIMESERT
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,130
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: 1,130
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: 899
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: 899
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: 985
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: 985
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: 448
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: 1,281
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: 1,281
Posted By bigugly fab
lol, inexcusable that rubber deteriorates?

lol, inexcusable that rubber deteriorates?
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