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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By DSXMachina
Sounds just about right for negative pressure. ...

Sounds just about right for negative pressure. That would seem to negate my theory of excess blow-by causing the amount of oil in your catch can.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By DSXMachina
Ciao deuces. I'm a little older than the...

Ciao deuces. I'm a little older than the Instagram demographic so I don't use it, but just for laughs I thought I'd check out your page. Other than not sharing your strange affection for expensive...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By DSXMachina
Headlamp housings are all made of polycarbonate,...

Headlamp housings are all made of polycarbonate, but not all polycarbonates are the same. Like 'stainless steel' or 'tires' there are many greatly varying compositions of polycarbonates. They each...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By DSXMachina
Absolutely agree. Apparently some posters also...

Absolutely agree. Apparently some posters also aren't aware that when suddenly lifting off the accelerator, your software has already activated your brake pre-load before your foot ever hits the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By DSXMachina
Hi sptt. By any chance have you ever checked your...

Hi sptt. By any chance have you ever checked your crankcase pressure. Ideally it should always be under slight vacuum. A quick and dirty check, if you don't have fittings and a gauge, is to hold a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By DSXMachina
These are your first two recommendations based on...

These are your first two recommendations based on the OP's request for advice on getting his car road course (track) tuned?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By DSXMachina
As soon as Apple puts a knob on it which requires...

As soon as Apple puts a knob on it which requires three days of teaching by a BMW "Genius" to master...they're all over it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By DSXMachina
Thanks for the correction, this is indeed the...

Thanks for the correction, this is indeed the book.http://www.amazon.com/Going-Faster-Mastering-Race-Driving/dp/0837602262/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top?ie=UTF8&tag=viglink20339-20
I believe that book...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By DSXMachina
A Mind is a terrible thing to waste. Mind,...

A Mind is a terrible thing to waste.

Mind, are you already outdriving your car? Not a chance, right? Unless you have years of road course experience, AND a year on your particular track I will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By DSXMachina
Loss of consortium? WTH, speak for yourself! Or...

Loss of consortium? WTH, speak for yourself! Or are you?:p

The Tracerline UV products are excellent and I highly recommend them. I'm not sure I'd go the expense of using with every oil change,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By DSXMachina
First mistake kid: You assumed a car (yours)...

First mistake kid: You assumed a car (yours) which had the right of way would get it from a car (his) with a 'Yield' sign. Your car was from Boston, it knew better than to assume that. Too bad you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By DSXMachina
Good catch George, that possibility blew right by...

Good catch George, that possibility blew right by me. You are absolutely right. There's some positive reinforcement for you.

PS I like your new sigpic. If a man's home is his castle, then that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By DSXMachina
No. It won't unless the car starts and you let...

No. It won't unless the car starts and you let it run until the engine reasonably stabilizes. Then a code will set but that's easily erased. No harm would be done to any computer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By DSXMachina
While I applaud your modifications all you'll...

While I applaud your modifications all you'll have when you get done is a poser; you'll have a great 328 and an extremely poor M3. Why not just make what you have better? Why pretend to do something...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 865
Posted By DSXMachina
That question is totally unclear. Which of these...

That question is totally unclear. Which of these properly worded questions did you mean:
1. What is the proper torque spec for the lug bolts when I reinstall my wheels? or

2. My wheels were...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By DSXMachina
Fraternal twins, not identical.

Fraternal twins, not identical.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By DSXMachina
When you have a chance, call NAPA and tell them...

When you have a chance, call NAPA and tell them you need to register it. Chances are that one of their wholesale accounts (garages) can do it for you at a very fair price. I deal with NAPA and have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,483
Posted By DSXMachina
Scotch Brite pads work very nicely on stainless...

Scotch Brite pads work very nicely on stainless steel and even duplicate the 'brushed' look. I use SB pads with Simichrome to keep my tips looking like new. For those who might not know, fine steel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,210
Posted By DSXMachina
Hmmm. Are you just saying that so I won't...

Hmmm. Are you just saying that so I won't question your religious beliefs?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,210
Posted By DSXMachina
Any theories on why that is?

Any theories on why that is?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By DSXMachina
R134a has no scent whatsoever, nothing. If you...

R134a has no scent whatsoever, nothing. If you smell anything at all it's an oil residue. PAG comes in three viscosities (46 and 100 and 150), all smell about the same and it seems to depend on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 848
Posted By DSXMachina
Single lens reflex. Rapidly heading for the...

Single lens reflex. Rapidly heading for the technology trash heap.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By DSXMachina
My average charge for an AC recharge is $135. It...

My average charge for an AC recharge is $135. It varies depending on the amount of refrigerant but that's the ballpark for most modern cars. I have a very high capacity vacuum pump and usually...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By DSXMachina
I'd have done the same thing. LOL, basically my...

I'd have done the same thing. LOL, basically my grandson did the same thing with a 2000 Ford Ranger I got him. It had a leaky condenser. He recharged it (here) and it has been cooling for two years....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By DSXMachina
You won't hear your compressor turn on. If you do...

You won't hear your compressor turn on. If you do there is something wrong with it. This isn't your father's Oldsmobile.


No. Not necessarily. You would definitely not get a P code unless there...
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