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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. OK wait wait wait....like the credit card...

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OK wait wait wait....like the credit card I'm always forgetting has a chip, your xi does NOT accommodate staggered rims. So don't do it.

Other advice applies....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Should've....you have the 'sport' suspension...

Should've....you have the 'sport' suspension which came with 18" staggered. Little doubt 17" rims were for comfort and perhaps winter tires. But it ain't right and don't expect performance.

The...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,346
Posted By CALWATERBOY
My brother is unavailable at the moment - I'll...

My brother is unavailable at the moment - I'll relay your post when he emerges:


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CpDyVmcW8AAaXFn.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,244
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Did you know: BMW makes/made a set of premium...

Did you know: BMW makes/made a set of premium luggage shaped specifically to place in E93's rear seat
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-23-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By CALWATERBOY
No, forget intakes IMHO. DCI adds sound; poorer...

No, forget intakes IMHO. DCI adds sound; poorer filtering. DCI Power boost: Slim pickens.

Dunno what the issue was with yer 535i - did you discuss at N54TECH? (http://www.n54tech.com/forums/) ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By CALWATERBOY
True! Pics mighty good; some mods much better...

True! Pics mighty good; some mods much better 'n' others....but needs a complete physical.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,152
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. See the granite letters on a field of...

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See the granite letters on a field of stars: BUYER BEWARE

[click here] (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=800455)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. Is it working?

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Is it working?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-06-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,958
Posted By CALWATERBOY
NO - it is quite serious, and convertible owners...

NO - it is quite serious, and convertible owners are especially concerned.


http://static.memrise.com/uploads/things/images/27582635_140312_1817_24.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-05-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Yep, a tune'll make that high RPM windage issue...

Yep, a tune'll make that high RPM windage issue moot.

Floaty? Not flickable? Handful, hard cornering? Yessir, 3's suspension's worse in those respects with the F3x. Can be resolved with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,546
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Yep - a good part o'why it's colder.

Yep - a good part o'why it's colder.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. So. After clearing codes, including...

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So. After clearing codes, including proprietary, shadow, and hidden codes, the only code set was cyl 4 misfire?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By CALWATERBOY
http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s...

http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--gZ8vUn_O--/hg2xbpqjd9qvkbw7d1mq.gif


Yeah! Well, check THIS (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9290872#post9290872) and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Indeed. BMW's E9x is one of the most explored,...

Indeed. BMW's E9x is one of the most explored, documented, and YouTube'd DIY vehicles on the road.

SAMPLER (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=800455) --- drill down
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By CALWATERBOY
A little's OK in a pinch......but.....you don't...

A little's OK in a pinch......but.....you don't want, say, precipitated silicate in your coolant.

No.

No.

NO! it is an excellent seal abrasive!

So, simply use, or flush with, BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By CALWATERBOY
SUGGESTION...

SUGGESTION (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9100260&postcount=26)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By CALWATERBOY
My brother has a sense of humor. Clearly I am...

My brother has a sense of humor. Clearly I am numero uno.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-26-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,874
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Clip-ons? Clip-on to....what? My vision is...

Clip-ons? Clip-on to....what? My vision is good. YES - I poo poo your clip-ons.

Who? Who can link me to Mr. Rooney flip-ups?


https://youtu.be/XCHY3Km9tr0
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. [click here too]...

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[click here too] (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=800455)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. Indeed! [click here]...

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Indeed! [click here] (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9290872#post9290872)

Also, OP, your description's a >touch< thin on diagnostic detail. Any more info than that? If no...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By CALWATERBOY
OK! [start here]...

OK! [start here] (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7996015&postcount=6)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. After Googling the question, with its...

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After Googling the question, with its large volume of very useful info, after that, [click here] (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=800455)

Dude! 335is has exactly the same...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,539
Posted By CALWATERBOY
. Soooo it was bits o'blue rag??? ...

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Soooo it was bits o'blue rag???

Whoa....result of valve blast?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,183
Posted By CALWATERBOY
Yepper....when/if OP works through links he'll...

Yepper....when/if OP works through links he'll find the definitive test for busted head gaskets....as opposed to oil filter housing gaskets....oh yes oh yes oh yes!


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,183
Posted By CALWATERBOY
By Gum, Christmas comes early in Boston! ...

By Gum, Christmas comes early in Boston!

Were it me, I'd investigate the need for each issue - mech should prove his case. Or is that 'preventative' maintenance?

[click on me]...
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