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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-03-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By sptt144
I had that issue too and all of the searching and...

I had that issue too and all of the searching and Googling NEVER returned a DSC issue causing a load problem with a half engine light-reduced power error. There have been air leaks in charge pipes (...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-03-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By sptt144
How did you get a 2008 with only 35k miles? ...

How did you get a 2008 with only 35k miles? Congrats! Which symbol is showing you that it's the brake pad?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By sptt144
realoem.com is where I get mine.

realoem.com is where I get mine.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By sptt144
It's pretty cake to do. I did my belt in like 15...

It's pretty cake to do. I did my belt in like 15 minutes. Removing and replacing the idler could take another 15 minutes.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By sptt144
Mine pretty much does the same thing. I never...

Mine pretty much does the same thing. I never noticed or checked until this post.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By sptt144
I have a jb4 with meth and the only problem is it...

I have a jb4 with meth and the only problem is it spins my tires too much on quick take offs (maybe a good thing for my rear end). I took an M3 off the line at a stop sign for a while then he pulled...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By sptt144
You re not that screwed. A common problem on...

You re not that screwed. A common problem on many cars. The sensor just bolts in with one bolt but is a little hard to get to for a DIYer but not impossible. For that many miles, it is actually...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By sptt144
That charge pipe is notorious for cracking at the...

That charge pipe is notorious for cracking at the TB. I know they ran the smoke test but I would still check it out. Or, do you have anything on it other than the factory original? The original...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 630
Posted By sptt144
If in fact this may be the issue, the rear part...

If in fact this may be the issue, the rear part of the charged pipe should still use the snap hook to attach to throttle intake but the front may use new hose clamps (the original is a cheap plastic...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By sptt144
Sure looks like bad turbo based on that. Only...

Sure looks like bad turbo based on that. Only other thing I have had has been charge pipe leak that caused the same symptom. Take it elsewhere and get another opinion if you can. Turbos are very...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 750
Posted By sptt144
Patted it on the hood while in the garage and...

Patted it on the hood while in the garage and said "thanks for running great every day...no whammies please!".
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,467
Posted By sptt144
He let you pass because when you got close...

He let you pass because when you got close enough, he saw the camera set up and grabbed an easier fish!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By sptt144
I do not recall as it was covered so I didn't pay...

I do not recall as it was covered so I didn't pay attention. But here is a link to buy it and I believe it's not a bad DIY.

http://www.amazon.com/BMW-Genuine-Weather-Strip-Gasket/dp/B009GIVMNQ
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By sptt144
Had the noise around 80 mph from my driver's side...

Had the noise around 80 mph from my driver's side and dealer replaced the door seal and it went away. I carry a bottle of Gummi Pflege now and as soon as I hear any ricketing or cracking noises, I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 773
Posted By sptt144
They do make some spray on car wash stuff that...

They do make some spray on car wash stuff that you just spray on and wipe off. I used it until my bottle was empty and it worked great (especially considering the small size of our cars). Got it at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,039
Posted By sptt144
I had both. Was hit by another car on the...

I had both. Was hit by another car on the freeway. Driver's insurance company told me used bumper. I said no way. They still brought one in and it ended up not fitting correctly. I said "You...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By sptt144
I have 15 on the front and 12 on the rear and had...

I have 15 on the front and 12 on the rear and had to have my rear fenders rolled. Went with 15 on the back at first and no way Jose!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By sptt144
Don't know if this is your issue but air in the...

Don't know if this is your issue but air in the line can stop pumps from pumping fluid (hence the coolant air bleed process). I would put it back up on ramps, loosen up the oil filter top to relieve...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,076
Posted By sptt144
So I do every 5-7k mile oil changes. Wondering...

So I do every 5-7k mile oil changes. Wondering if you have had any vanos issues or any other long oil change interval issues that might occur when you don't change the oil often? So far, so good...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,088
Posted By sptt144
They will always be making BMWs. You can always...

They will always be making BMWs. You can always get another one. It is an object, not a being. If the money will help you, sell it and be happy someone else will be able to enjoy it. That said,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By sptt144
Jay Leno uses it in his classics. Looks like a...

Jay Leno uses it in his classics. Looks like a viable product and probably lives up to its reputation. Question is, will you be the sacrificial lamb for us???
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By sptt144
You won't get too much help here on that. ...

You won't get too much help here on that. Contact BMS. They are pretty helpful. I'm not sure what a JB4 2 Step is either and I have a JB4 with Meth.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By sptt144
PM me.

PM me.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By sptt144
45 minutes to 2 hours max (too me that long the...

45 minutes to 2 hours max (too me that long the first time because I didn't know what I was doing). Just gotta take off cowl cover and pop open ECM box and put in.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By sptt144
I can help you. I live in Placentia. You don't...

I can help you. I live in Placentia. You don't need an installer.
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