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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Today, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By samadkins29
Just put on Continental DWS06's. They are really...

Just put on Continental DWS06's. They are really good so far. More grip and much less road noise.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Today, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By samadkins29
You would want to replace with OEM. This will...

You would want to replace with OEM. This will avoid weird fitment or compatibility issues. Its curious that both sides dont work though?

Most of that fender stuff can be accessed through the wheel...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Today, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By samadkins29
Do you happen to know if our Read Diff has one...

Do you happen to know if our Read Diff has one drain/fill plug or does it have a drain and fill plugs? Was going to order a magnetic drain plug.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-18-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By samadkins29
Im pretty sure the air intakes are located under...

Im pretty sure the air intakes are located under the driver and passenger seat for recirculating air. Have to remove them to get the subs out.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-18-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,564
Posted By samadkins29
Thats not at all what a state zero is - not even...

Thats not at all what a state zero is - not even on volvo forums (volvospeed or turbobricks).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-16-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By samadkins29
Sounds reasonable. Since the quote was only $90~...

Sounds reasonable. Since the quote was only $90~ from the shop that also did my Transmission service, Ill just keep them aligned together at 60k service intervals.

Thanks for the quick reply!!...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-16-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By samadkins29
Do you plan to change again at some point or one...

Do you plan to change again at some point or one change and then wait for the diff to go?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-16-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By samadkins29
Differential fluid change

Hey All,

Is it worth it to change out the differential fluid? Ive never done this on any car previously (maybe I was just lucky). So I did not realize until people mentioned it here that it should...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-16-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By samadkins29
Ended up just ordering the Water Pump as well....

Ended up just ordering the Water Pump as well. Still havent been able to get the codes pulled, but I was planning on doing a much-needed coolant change this summer anyways. If I am going to work on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-16-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By samadkins29
In the iDrive menu, it should have a location in...

In the iDrive menu, it should have a location in settings to check mark what you want to be displayed. Maybe everything unchecked itself?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-16-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By samadkins29
Dont mismatch your tires on AWD cars. Yes you...

Dont mismatch your tires on AWD cars. Yes you might get away with it for a short duration, but you risk damage to much more expensive parts.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-15-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By samadkins29
So on top of my car breaking down, I ended up...

So on top of my car breaking down, I ended up getting food poisoning this weekend. Still havent ben able to make it home to pull codes. I took the coolant reservoir cap off and started the car. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-15-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By samadkins29
You can check my signature for a full write up on...

You can check my signature for a full write up on Carly.

Spark plugs are a straight forward DIY job. Takes about 2 hours with the proper tools. Oil change is also easy with the proper tools.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-14-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By samadkins29
Thank you all for the quick replies! I think the...

Thank you all for the quick replies! I think the game plan for the day is to tow the car home, read the codes, and then order the parts. If it is just the thermostat, should I replace only that or...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-14-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By samadkins29
No noises during failure. No leak, would have...

No noises during failure. No leak, would have smelled something for sure. Unless its a pin hole leak, but coolant lever warning did not go off.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-14-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By samadkins29
Can thermo be replaced without flushing the...

Can thermo be replaced without flushing the coolant? I assume not, but figured I would ask.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-14-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By samadkins29
URGENT: Water pump? "Engine Temp High"

Wont know codes till tonight. Ur right I was confusing oil temp with coolant temp. (Going alittle nuts here) haha


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-14-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By samadkins29
Did ur thermo produce an OBD code? Ive had...

Did ur thermo produce an OBD code? Ive had thermostats fail twice on my previous cars. One was stuck open and the car wouldnt heat up. One was stuck closed and the car would overheat.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-14-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By samadkins29
Very very nice!! To each there own but might I...

Very very nice!! To each there own but might I suggest replacing those red center caps? They distract your attention from the wheels and the rest of the amazing car.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-14-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By samadkins29
URGENT: Water pump? "Engine Temp High"

Happy mothers day to my fellow US based members!!

Hey All,
So I am in the unlucky situation of being stuck with a broken down car in the middle of an island. Was driving last night and got an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-11-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By samadkins29
I pondered this same thing before ultimately...

I pondered this same thing before ultimately taking the car into a shop. I wouldn't recommend this as a DIY job. Not that you couldn't but the risk outweighs the reward.

Provided you had all the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-11-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,564
Posted By samadkins29
19's look great. We have very similar cars, so if...

19's look great. We have very similar cars, so if you are ever in Beacon Hill (Seattle) let me know. Can swing by and take look.

*19's BMW OEM bend like cheese though. Already had to straighten...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-11-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 61,259
Posted By samadkins29
You take the dash apart slightly. Its not a hard...

You take the dash apart slightly. Its not a hard process.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5KK1oEwJ-Q

I replaced the radio buttons, but not the climate buttons. So I can't give an exact step by...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-11-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By samadkins29
Exaclty, so I have mine setup as: Formatted...

Exaclty, so I have mine setup as:

Formatted (FAT32) "Music"
Music/New Tracks
Music/Rap
Music/ Jazz
Music/Classical
Music/Rock
Music/EDM
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-11-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,297
Posted By samadkins29
The only time I heard of this was back in the...

The only time I heard of this was back in the E65/66 forum. One guys 7 caught fire. Can't remember if it was off.

Either way, BMW is correct. They sell millions of cars per year and thousands of...
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