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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-09-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 699
Posted By 03rob530i
I wouldn't worry about the fuel pump, its...

I wouldn't worry about the fuel pump, its probably a sensor or a fuse or the relay. Now if it was the fuel pump, I'd understand being pissed, but be positive as you can for now.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,794
Posted By 03rob530i
Go on TV and perform this procedure, thats all...

Go on TV and perform this procedure, thats all I'm asking.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-09-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 699
Posted By 03rob530i
Fuel pump, relay for fuel pump, camshaft position...

Fuel pump, relay for fuel pump, camshaft position sensor might be the culprit(s).
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-09-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By 03rob530i
Nevermind just use the antifreeze, but if its not...

Nevermind just use the antifreeze, but if its not premixed you might need to get a gallon of distilled water and mix it with the antifreeze. Don't use tap water.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,422
Posted By 03rob530i
Yes Clarksons funny as hell, I love the show... I...

Yes Clarksons funny as hell, I love the show... I still think it would be nice to have two buttons, one with a small fan blade on it and the other with a larger fan blade to decrease/increase fan...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-09-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By 03rob530i
Might need two, get distilled water from walmart...

Might need two, get distilled water from walmart or a grocery store, like 2 gallon jugs of them, they're in milk containers in the water aisle.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,767
Posted By 03rob530i
I had a 2007 VW GTI and it did the same thing,...

I had a 2007 VW GTI and it did the same thing, steering wheel slightly to the left to go straight down the road, didn't bother me so I didn't bother getting it looked at.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-09-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By 03rob530i
Also don't over tighten the bleeder screws....

Also don't over tighten the bleeder screws. They're plastic, old and brittle.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-09-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By 03rob530i
Just a thought, the belt coming off the pulleys...

Just a thought, the belt coming off the pulleys might have knocked a hose off the radiator I was thinking. If its not leaking, then bleed the system like Leusent suggested, youtube video for e39...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-09-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By 03rob530i
Head gasket replacement is too complicated for...

Head gasket replacement is too complicated for someone unfamiliar with working on cars, it is a lot of work. You could be lucky and the cylinder head might be okay, who knows... the radiator...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,794
Posted By 03rob530i
But its a 50 year old trick based on ATF and...

But its a 50 year old trick based on ATF and engine oil of that time period. Let's see what the effects are on a 15 year old car with 150k-200k miles and modern engine oil, and lets see what adding a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-09-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,109
Posted By 03rob530i
Turbo diesels tend to be over-engineered for most...

Turbo diesels tend to be over-engineered for most applications, even those used in a passenger car. They're going to be designed to be pushed at full loads most of the time since they have lower RPMs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,944
Posted By 03rob530i
I agree with you on it being a distraction, but I...

I agree with you on it being a distraction, but I wouldn't rule out the possibility that there is a way to hack your way into the car's computer, I wouldn't even look at the possibility to use a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-09-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,109
Posted By 03rob530i
Because BMW never used turbo gas motors even...

Because BMW never used turbo gas motors even though they had the engineering and r&d in place from turbo diesels, they still never did a turbo gas motor until the mid 2000's. Also, a turbocharger is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,422
Posted By 03rob530i
I may be wrong but I believe I saw a Top Gear...

I may be wrong but I believe I saw a Top Gear segment where Clarkson was reviewing a E60 M5 and brought up that if you touched the climate control, the idrive would switch from whichever screen you...
Forum: General BMW 12-09-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,532
Posted By 03rob530i
Yeah, the whole reason BMW even bought the Mini...

Yeah, the whole reason BMW even bought the Mini brand rights so they can attempt to meet CAFE with a fuel efficient fwd car. Economy and performance go together with a diesel.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,944
Posted By 03rob530i
I don't care about someone monitoring my...

I don't care about someone monitoring my location, they can do that all they want and sell the information to a willing buyer for all I care. What I do care about is having the ability to hack into a...
Forum: General BMW 12-09-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,532
Posted By 03rob530i
You kidding? Theres parts of the country where...

You kidding? Theres parts of the country where Acura TL's outnumber Honda Accords and 3/5 series. The TSX probably has a lot of cross shoppers from potential 3 series buyers, and probably loses a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,794
Posted By 03rob530i
Send a message to Mythbusters about that trick......

Send a message to Mythbusters about that trick... if I see it on Mythbusters and they back the claim that ATF oil in engine oil dissolves sludge and degunks an engine, then I will reluctantly believe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,944
Posted By 03rob530i
Exactly, just drive it. All the tech going into...

Exactly, just drive it. All the tech going into cars nowadays is nuts, pretty soon you won't even be able to start the car and drive it without having to login to Facebook first. I might be paranoid,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-09-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By 03rob530i
Give the kid a break, **** happens. Your battery...

Give the kid a break, **** happens. Your battery died fast because the alternator is belt driven, when the belt was off the alternator had no way to charge the battery. If you're lucky, your engine...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-09-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,159
Posted By 03rob530i
This whole time I thought the thread was about...

This whole time I thought the thread was about windshields, like why do you need to butcher your own windshield to put in another one, unless it has chips or cracks in it. Then I started wondering,...
Forum: General BMW 12-09-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,532
Posted By 03rob530i
I like that Camry/F30 in the ring idea, I hope...

I like that Camry/F30 in the ring idea, I hope you do this for a living, you have a knack for marketing/advertising.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,422
Posted By 03rob530i
None that I know of, I know it'd make my life a...

None that I know of, I know it'd make my life a little bit easier w/o having to remove my eyes from the world to press a button to increase/decrease the hvac fan speed. I don't have idrive, but if...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,422
Posted By 03rob530i
Steering wheel mounted buttons to...

Steering wheel mounted buttons to decrease/increase fan speed for Air conditioner/heater fan, why hasn't this been done already?
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