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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By aloyouis
Thanks for the timing lesson IAaP. I am now very...

Thanks for the timing lesson IAaP. I am now very curious about the BMW VANOS and will do some reading.

Any thoughts on the other numbers pictured in the two screenshots?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By aloyouis
I didn't take it like you were being a dick.

I didn't take it like you were being a dick.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By aloyouis
The timing question, does everything else look...

The timing question, does everything else look okay to you more knowledgeable experts on this forum? I don't mean to make it sound like a test, this just may be one of those times where a noob is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By aloyouis
No, no Modding whatsoever. This car is new to me...

No, no Modding whatsoever. This car is new to me (60 days) and I'm just poking around trying to get to know it better. 40 of advanced timing seemed odd but if the car is supposed to be doing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By aloyouis
The other screen shot... Sorry.

Forgot the second screen shot
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By aloyouis
Timing advance etc.

Please take a look at these two screen shots from Dash Commander and tell me if you see anything odd. The timing so far advanced caught my attention. I am a noob so maybe it means nothing?
2009 328...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By aloyouis
Thanks. I am aware that the speedo over reports...

Thanks. I am aware that the speedo over reports speed. The change that has occurred is sudden and large. Given this, the speedo "issue" isn't responsible IMO.

Someone else suggested that it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By aloyouis
Reset my dash computer.....

So I was playing around with the dash computer via the odometer reset button on my 2009 328i xDrive.

I accidentally completely reset the dash computer via the odometer button! :mad: After this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By aloyouis
Strange, but ok. Thanks.

Strange, but ok. Thanks.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By aloyouis
What are these?

2009 328i xdrive

What are these connectors for? Should they just sit there collecting dirt?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-28-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,032
Posted By aloyouis
Thanks for making me giggle through your entire...

Thanks for making me giggle through your entire (-ly accurate) post!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-28-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 919
Posted By aloyouis
Foot ball forums. Music forums. Work forums. ...

Foot ball forums. Music forums. Work forums. Car forums.

EPIC RANT!:thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By aloyouis
I am in Michigan. The weather sux here. That...

I am in Michigan. The weather sux here. That said, I put P7's on and they are fantastic!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By aloyouis
18-20k.... yeah, way too long.

18-20k.... yeah, way too long.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By aloyouis
Nobody saw through the initial post. Honest. I...

Nobody saw through the initial post. Honest. I swear.

Good bye.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By aloyouis
How often are you changing the oil?

How often are you changing the oil?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By aloyouis
Certified Pre-Owned. It means the care was sold...

Certified Pre-Owned. It means the care was sold by the dealer as a used vehicle. When this happens to w recent vintage car, they extend the warranty (amongst other things) to 100K.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By aloyouis
If the car you are buying was a CPO sale (even...

If the car you are buying was a CPO sale (even before YOU bought it) the CPO 100K warrenty transfers to you. CPO carries a $50 deductible PER VISIT, not per item.

I would call the local dealer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By aloyouis
I just had a total inspection done at a BMW...

I just had a total inspection done at a BMW dealer in Bloomfield Hills MI. Charged me $129. The car had 97.5K on it.

Since the CPO was still good they also replaced the valve cover gasket, all...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By aloyouis
OK thanks. I just drove it again and it seems to...

OK thanks. I just drove it again and it seems to be working. Weird.


Maybe it was just a low battery??:dunno:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By aloyouis
I see. How do I test for this? Is it simply buy...

I see. How do I test for this? Is it simply buy and try?

Thank you for responding.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By aloyouis
Attention Mechanics (and DIYers)

So.....

I have been out of town for two weeks with the car (2006 530i) sitting in the driveway.

You guessed it: Dead battery. :bawling:

Well I jumped it (correctly) and it started and runs...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By aloyouis
bump?

bump?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 357,977
Posted By aloyouis
OK. Went a different route with the AUX input...

OK. Went a different route with the AUX input for $75. Works great!


Except the signal in seems LOW. Can the gain be adjusted on the Idrive side?

Thanks.

Oh and Go RED SOX!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By aloyouis
does NOT happen on my BB8830

does NOT happen on my BB8830
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