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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 10:31 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,905
Posted By Zeichen311
Silly is what we do best. :banana: About the...

Silly is what we do best. :banana:

About the fobs, the electronics and battery require very little space. An 8GB memory chip is substantially smaller than the roundel button on the fob and that's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Zeichen311
I hear ya, Zooks. Thank heaven we now have such...

I hear ya, Zooks. Thank heaven we now have such wise and benevolent leaders to keep us safe. When I think back on the horrors we endured in our youth--driving throughout snowy Northeast winters, with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Zeichen311
It is not fuel; you will never hear fuel sloshing...

It is not fuel; you will never hear fuel sloshing in the tank. Having once had a gallon of windshield washer fluid mix open up in my trunk...check under the rear seat. That's where I found most of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By Zeichen311
IIRC (it's been nine months...), you do....

IIRC (it's been nine months...), you do. Something about the design of the hydraulic circuit cuts off the flow when the pedal is at rest. Or maybe that was only the case when there was an air bubble...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By Zeichen311
You probably have a good-sized air bubble in the...

You probably have a good-sized air bubble in the clutch master cylinder. Top off the reservoir and reconnect your pressure bleeder with at least a liter of fluid in the tank. Pressurize the system,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,288
Posted By Zeichen311
It is not a BS line. Really, how hard is this to...

It is not a BS line. Really, how hard is this to accept? As Technic has explained multiple times, the grade of hide on the seats affects the airbag sensor calibration. BMW Individual does not make...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-21-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By Zeichen311
Welcome to Bimmerfest. That is normal operation...

Welcome to Bimmerfest. That is normal operation and is mentioned in the owner's manual--in the US version, it is phrased as a warning to not lock the car with the fob when there are passengers...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-21-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Zeichen311
I cannot parse the sequence of events you...

I cannot parse the sequence of events you described that led up to this, but based on this one comment (and the fact that your fuses are OK): Don't bother throwing money at a button-cell battery and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Zeichen311
They are not wearing at an angle. The leading and...

They are not wearing at an angle. The leading and trailing edges of the pads are chamfered by design. Nothing abnormal here.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-15-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By Zeichen311
Figures. I wouldn't be surprised if it was a...

Figures. I wouldn't be surprised if it was a coded option... and I sometimes I think they mess with those settings at random just to keep us all confused. :rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-15-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By Zeichen311
Nope. OP, that is the dust cap for the wheel...

Nope.

OP, that is the dust cap for the wheel bearing. In your shoes, I would visit a BMW dealer (or online retailer) and order a replacement--it should only cost a few dollars. While you could...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-15-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,582
Posted By Zeichen311
They do not. In fact, they sent a few of their...

They do not. In fact, they sent a few of their engineers to the New Jersey BMW CCA's final HPDE event of last season (and many others throughout the year, no doubt), looking for volunteers willing to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-15-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By Zeichen311
Yes, you do--the headlight washers will operate...

Yes, you do--the headlight washers will operate even in the parking-lights-only position.

I would not worry much about ice buildup over the washer covers. First, the ice does not have a strong...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Zeichen311
Look at the paint ID sticker on the underside of...

Look at the paint ID sticker on the underside of the hood, the color name and code are there. From your photo, it appears to be Tasman Green Metallic (A81) but of course you must confirm that before...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Zeichen311
:rofl: Where to begin.... Any drifter will...

:rofl: Where to begin....

Any drifter will admit that "full opposite lock" may look spectacular but is far from the fastest way through a corner. Not pushing hard? He was fighting for control...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Zeichen311
whoosh

whoosh
Forum: General BMW 01-03-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 679
Posted By Zeichen311
That would be a mistake because plenty of BMWs...

That would be a mistake because plenty of BMWs leave the factory with speedometers that are accurate. "They are all like that" is Internet hyperbole.

Accuracy can be affected by the particular...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-03-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Zeichen311
1. PLEASE STOP SHOUTING. ;) 2. These...

1. PLEASE STOP SHOUTING. ;)
2. These (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8071440&highlight=dsc+dtc#post8071440) posts...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By Zeichen311
I avoid fuels having an octane rating that is a...

I avoid fuels having an octane rating that is a prime number because that limits the number of divisors the DME can choose from to adjust the mixture. Never confuse Top Tier fuels with Prime fuels....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By Zeichen311
NNOOOOOOOOooooooo!!! :rofl:

NNOOOOOOOOooooooo!!!

:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,329
Posted By Zeichen311
'Fess up: Weren't you even a little tempted to...

'Fess up: Weren't you even a little tempted to sit there, while they called again and again until they were practically screaming at you, before finally putting on your best "Who, me?" face and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,329
Posted By Zeichen311
When I first saw this thread posted, I just...

When I first saw this thread posted, I just rolled my eyes and moved on. Now I regret it because some of the best laughs of the week were hiding in here!

I have no plans to revive the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,503
Posted By Zeichen311
It does! I run a square setup for track/autocross...

It does! I run a square setup for track/autocross and it is noticeably more neutral than the stock, staggered fitment.

With xDrive, staggered tires, DSC off, on a skidpad, it was all but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,411
Posted By Zeichen311
You are responding to a three-year-old question...

You are responding to a three-year-old question from a poster who has not been seen here for almost that long....

Also the alternative sizes you suggested are not a direct replacement. They have a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By Zeichen311
What Zooks said. :) Further to that:Let's be...

What Zooks said. :)

Further to that:Let's be honest: Apart from fringe cases like wanting to check the oil before starting a salvage car for the first time, the measurement delay is harmless and...
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