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Forum: General BMW 07-29-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Zeichen311
Most likely, repeated and prolonged cycling of...

Most likely, repeated and prolonged cycling of the windows heated up the motor(s) and tripped a thermal overload protection circuit. Safeties of that sort are usually designed to reset themselves,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,007
Posted By Zeichen311
OE = Original Equipment = Genuine BMW. You can...

OE = Original Equipment = Genuine BMW. You can get Genuine BMW parts from a BMW dealer (in person or online) or some resellers. If the packaging does not have a roundel and the "Genuine BMW"...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Zeichen311
http://www.leatherrepairkits.com/

http://www.leatherrepairkits.com/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Zeichen311
No. Per BMW the caliper pins are to be installed...

No. Per BMW the caliper pins are to be installed without lubrication. Clean them to a mirror finish with a wire brush (brass, not steel, to prevent scoring) and reinstall dry. Lubricant on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Zeichen311
Why do you believe it needs to be "reset?" Is it...

Why do you believe it needs to be "reset?" Is it because you cannot play music from an iPod connected to that port? If so, two facts may be of help:
That's not a Firewire connection, it's USB. The...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By Zeichen311
It's Sakhir Orange.

It's Sakhir Orange.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 588
Posted By Zeichen311
Not that there's anything wrong with that.

Not that there's anything wrong with that.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Zeichen311
The shorter the sidewall, the less this matters....

The shorter the sidewall, the less this matters. Maybe on 50- or 55-series rubber or taller the argument holds water but for ultra-low-profile tires, the extra stiffness of a run-flat sidewall...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By Zeichen311
You're talking about a set of Style 162s, with...

You're talking about a set of Style 162s, with tires, for $350? That's about the price of one brand-new bare wheel. If you want them, buy them and scrap the bloody tires! :tsk:

As tturedraider...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By Zeichen311
The suspension you have doesn't matter. Porando...

The suspension you have doesn't matter. Porando was actually referring to the tire/wheel sizes fitted with the sport package, which also included the sport suspension. Regardless, as noted, those...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Zeichen311
A new N51 short engine costs over $12,000. The...

A new N51 short engine costs over $12,000. The remanufactured option runs about $9,000. Even if you go the salvage route and track down a totaled car with a sound engine, I think you'd have to strike...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,007
Posted By Zeichen311
Positively definitely, but I won't matter until...

Positively definitely, but I won't matter until he figures out how to get under the car (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=785729). :rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,398
Posted By Zeichen311
Here comes CA: Chicks and ducks and geese better scurry!

Is Mrs. Audio disappointed that your E93 has no fringe on top? :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,025
Posted By Zeichen311
This is also why BMW thoughtfully provide a...

This is also why BMW thoughtfully provide a fair-sized trunk and a back seat, neither of which is monitored for seat belt usage. ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 488
Posted By Zeichen311
:rofl::rofl: One of the best "don't do that...

:rofl::rofl:
One of the best "don't do that mod!" replies yet!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By Zeichen311
Here again, don't confuse the behavior of the...

Here again, don't confuse the behavior of the turbos with other mechanical aspects of delivering power to the road. Each higher gear gives you less mechanical advantage (torque multiplication) than...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By Zeichen311
Full torque output is available from as low as...

Full torque output is available from as low as 1300rpm. The N54's turbos are tiny and as Cal said, there is essentially no lag in normal driving. From idle to full boost probably requires little more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By Zeichen311
I tried to restrain myself but I just can't do...

I tried to restrain myself but I just can't do it. :eeps: The word is spelled voilą! Tell your friends. ;)

Edit: And indeed, as Turborascal noted below, congrats for solving the problem at no...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Zeichen311
For the record, the dashboard gauge reports oil...

For the record, the dashboard gauge reports oil temperature, not pressure. Normal operating temperature reads 230-260 °F, depending on conditions.

If OP is actually asking about normal system...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Zeichen311
Contact Wheel Collision Center in Bath, PA. They...

Contact Wheel Collision Center in Bath, PA. They invented the process for repairing alloy wheels and IMO, it isn't irreparable until they say it's irreparable. I also live in NJ and in the past 20...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Zeichen311
See my replies in your other thread...

See my replies in your other thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8449360).
Forum: General BMW 07-08-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By Zeichen311
Oh, just to throw it out there: I did have one...

Oh, just to throw it out there: I did have one wild speculation as to the cause. (This is speculation--I have nothing but general engineering knowledge to back it up.) The iPod Classic models are the...
Forum: General BMW 07-08-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By Zeichen311
Not to rain on the parade in advance, but ... the...

Not to rain on the parade in advance, but ... the latest MX/TX drivers are not going to fix the problem. I experience the same random lockups, despite having updated my media drivers whenever a new...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By Zeichen311
Not immediately. The control module may sit and...

Not immediately. The control module may sit and "think" for a while before it begins to drive the panel motor.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 270
Posted By Zeichen311
Up, yes. Not forward, not backward ... up. ...

Up, yes. Not forward, not backward ... up.

Incidentally, this anti-trap paralysis can arise from really filthy sunroof tracks. While your roof is open, you might want to vacuum/wipe off any...
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