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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Porando
VEHICLE CODE SECTION 25950-25952 ...

VEHICLE CODE
SECTION 25950-25952



25950. This section applies to the color of lamps and to any
reflector exhibiting or reflecting perceptible light of 0.05 candela
or more per foot-candle...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 873
Posted By Porando
Do they fit E90 -> size/bolt pattern/offset?

Do they fit E90 -> size/bolt pattern/offset?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-18-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Porando
Welcome to ebay....I hope seller did not sell it...

Welcome to ebay....I hope seller did not sell it because it was broken?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By Porando
Now if they told you which hose (you can ask I...

Now if they told you which hose (you can ask I suppose) - you can fix it yourself for free if you know how though since they quote 2 hours it sounds like they may have to remove lots of stuff to get...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-18-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By Porando
Both seats have this problem or only Driver's? ...

Both seats have this problem or only Driver's?

At the moment my sit is quite low while the Mrs sits high on the passenger seat. - this would suggest that Mrs had something to do with this? LOL
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Porando
Made the first step over the weekend towards the...

Made the first step over the weekend towards the ultimate goal of replacing shocks and getting rid of RFT Replaced OEM sport shocks with Koni FSd's. First impression after driving less than 50...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Porando
It could - for example if one of the wheel speed...

It could - for example if one of the wheel speed sensors/wires got damaged
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Porando
Michelin Pilot SS

Michelin Pilot SS
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By Porando
Since recommendation is that we change pads and...

Since recommendation is that we change pads and rotors at the same time - the optimal point for change is when you start seeing sparks from the brakes...otherwise you leaving money on the table.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By Porando
Dealers don't have annual contribution campaigns...

Dealers don't have annual contribution campaigns like PBS radio to keep them alive so they need to collect money all year long and using every possible opportunity......
My dealer has guy on duty...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 521
Posted By Porando
just ordered Koni FSD for 2011 e90 335i from...

just ordered Koni FSD for 2011 e90 335i from http://www.importrp.com/ ($580 shipped)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Porando
I am not sure how slotted rotors improve braking...

I am not sure how slotted rotors improve braking performance - unless you tracking the car where temp and pads out-gassing becomes an issue? They look "cool" though.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Porando
I think what he means that some rotors rust...

I think what he means that some rotors rust outside of the braking surface and coating helps there.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Porando
I am surprised you have rusting issue in OC?. I...

I am surprised you have rusting issue in OC?. I use Zimmerman rotors for years and never had issues with corrosion.
And I buy my brake components mostly at www.autohausaz.com
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,095
Posted By Porando
Back in 80-s and 90's you could buy any model and...

Back in 80-s and 90's you could buy any model and size and all had "BMW spirit". Now only selected models have it - or sort of have it.
Base F30 handling is no different than std commuter which...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Porando
My question is, should I change the coil packs...

My question is, should I change the coil packs while I'm there or call them good if they are giving us no problems.

I would "call them good if they are giving us no problems"
I would rather spend...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-08-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Porando
getbmwparts.com will get you parts for less than...

getbmwparts.com will get you parts for less than dealer
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Porando
When do you REALLY need wheel alignment?

When do you REALLY need wheel alignment?
Tire shops always try to talk you into alignment when you put new tires or touch suspension.
Some even say that their tire wear warranty requires...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-08-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By Porando
I use Zimmerman rotors for 30 years - half price...

I use Zimmerman rotors for 30 years - half price ($72/piece @ autohausaz.com) - close to OEM if not the same quality.
Pads? Up to you. Jurid are BMW OEM - grab like OEM but dusty, Akebono - no...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By Porando
I am sure BMW monitors transmission fluid temp -...

I am sure BMW monitors transmission fluid temp - probably in fluid cooling circuit and adjusts gear switching point accordingly.

My tranny had similar behavior - which was lesser when I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By Porando
Have you serviced transmission? (Replaced fluid...

Have you serviced transmission? (Replaced fluid and filter?) If not - I suggest you do it (~$600 -800) and they should reset transmission adaptation at the same time. This should take care of the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-06-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By Porando
When was the last time you have replaced brake...

When was the last time you have replaced brake rotor in front? Or maybe you have changed only pads in last brake service?
Had same thing in my X5 and after replacing rotors/pads as part of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By Porando
And what do you drive most of the time?

And what do you drive most of the time?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,265
Posted By Porando
Are you being sent here with a mission to spread...

Are you being sent here with a mission to spread non-BMW messages?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By Porando
What do you think? Crap.. brake lining went bad?...

What do you think? Crap.. brake lining went bad? geeez... Maybe time to sell car?
Brake pads and rotors replacement would be smarter though...
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