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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,088
Posted By geomax
I sent a note to my dealer asking if there is any...

I sent a note to my dealer asking if there is any update on when the parts would be available so they could start working on vehicles affected. They expected mid-August. But who knows....I haven't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,460
Posted By geomax
Here's the info on my 335... Model: 335i...

Here's the info on my 335...


Model: 335i
Model year: 2011
Production date (mo/year): 03/2011
Engine type (N51/N52/N53/N54/N55): N55
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,460
Posted By geomax
Yes, I just got the notice today. It states there...

Yes, I just got the notice today. It states there will be a second notice when the parts are available, at which time you can schedule an appointment.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,088
Posted By geomax
Just received the recall letter for the VANOS...

Just received the recall letter for the VANOS bolt issue today....it states they do not have sufficient parts yet, but notification will be sent when parts are available, at which time a dealer visit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-16-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By geomax
Is there an aftermarket BPV for the N55 engine?...

Is there an aftermarket BPV for the N55 engine? Anyone?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-16-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By geomax
Bad bearings inside the tranny (I have a MT). I...

Bad bearings inside the tranny (I have a MT). I was hearing a noise that sounded like ball bearings rolling/scraping around inside a can. So they replaced the entire thing, along with a slave...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-16-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By geomax
Sometimes I wonder whether I'm getting full...

Sometimes I wonder whether I'm getting full boost. But the dealer told me if the turbo wasn't making enough boost, that i'd see warning lights (which I don't).

In my car, I hear the turbo...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By geomax
Question BPV problem?

A question for the forum: I'm hearing this odd noise when I accelerate slowly. It's a groaning hydraulic kind of noise that lasts a second or two - but is always followed by the sound of the BPV...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By geomax
I had a very similar issue. Only occurred after...

I had a very similar issue. Only occurred after the car started to warm up, and occurred at those exact RPMS. Turned out it was bad bearings in the gearbox (I have a MT). They replaced the entire...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By geomax
Maybe this? ...

Maybe this?

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-1878-sprint-booster-drive-by-wire-enhancement-module-for-2001-bmw.aspx
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By geomax
When I'm behind mini-vans, Hondas and Subaru's

When I'm behind mini-vans, Hondas and Subaru's
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By geomax
Just get a roof box by Thule or Yakima. You can...

Just get a roof box by Thule or Yakima. You can mount the entire system on your car pretty quickly, and get the extra space you need for trips, etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By geomax
Craigslist

Craigslist
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By geomax
This is the exact reason why I elected to go with...

This is the exact reason why I elected to go with RFT for my winter setup. I went with Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25's on a non-staggered 17 setup. Tires handle decently (for snow tires), and have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By geomax
I asked if they took the transmission apart to...

I asked if they took the transmission apart to see what was causing the noise, but they said that the transmission was taken out as a unit, and they are not allowed to open it up. The entire thing is...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-01-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By geomax
Just a quick update. Yes, the Style 285 wheels do...

Just a quick update. Yes, the Style 285 wheels do fit.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By geomax
Thanks! Upside is that it got fixed and the...

Thanks! Upside is that it got fixed and the gearbox seems even smoother than before. Downside is that it took 3 visits to the dealer. The last time it was in for nearly two weeks (most of that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By geomax
Continental ExtremeContact DWS is a pretty decent...

Continental ExtremeContact DWS is a pretty decent tire. Decent handling, nice ride quality - and very quiet.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By geomax
Turns out it was the synchro's in the gearbox....

Turns out it was the synchro's in the gearbox. Dealer replaced the whole unit. Problem solved!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By geomax
*BUMP* Anyone? Car has been at the dealers...

*BUMP*

Anyone? Car has been at the dealers now a few days. Techs all hear it but haven't been able to find what's causing the noise. They think it might be coming from the clutch housing, or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By geomax
Question grinding/scraping noise at 2000rpm

I recently bought a used 2011 335i, manual, RWD, with 35K. Still under warranty. I have brought the car to the dealer twice now to have them look at a noise I hear while driving.

The noise is a...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-08-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By geomax
Ok, so here's a new twist...I want to get a set...

Ok, so here's a new twist...I want to get a set of OEM Style 285 wheels as my Winter set. So I called my local dealer, and spoke to parts, to again, check if they'll fit. They looked up my VIN of the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-07-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By geomax
Thanks for all the replies! I'd really like to...

Thanks for all the replies! I'd really like to get the 17" OEM Style 285 wheel. I found a place that sells "remanufactured" ones, and they claim that they will fit on the 335i. As LMC states, most...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-07-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By geomax
Hi Gary, I searched and found your Winter...

Hi Gary,

I searched and found your Winter Tires sticky as well. Very helpful - thanks!
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-05-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By geomax
Great, reply - thanks! What brand would you...

Great, reply - thanks! What brand would you suggest for the torque wrench?
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