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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-22-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By 08 335Ci
The 'Hack Mechanic' has been writing for The...

The 'Hack Mechanic' has been writing for The Roundel magazine since before I had my E30.

I'd say he has a well respected reputation in the BMW community.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By 08 335Ci
It could be turned off. You'll need to check the...

It could be turned off. You'll need to check the car's coding.
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 08-09-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By 08 335Ci
Thumbs down Website riddled with hijacker software

Use caution when coming here and make sure your anti-virus is up to date.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,555
Posted By 08 335Ci
Famous saying of many a 'professional' prior to a...

Famous saying of many a 'professional' prior to a major screw up.

Nothing like over thinking a solution for a minor problem. A bottle of Tecchron is cheaper, safer, known to work and .... much...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By 08 335Ci
I just did the same thing to my 335. Open the...

I just did the same thing to my 335. Open the hood (bonnet) and look to where the front bumper cover mounts to the body, You should see 4 medium Torx fasteners. Once the fasteners are removed, you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-05-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,555
Posted By 08 335Ci
I worked at Air Products for a bit, and you can't...

I worked at Air Products for a bit, and you can't buy H2 without being on an approved 'list'.

You're a lot braver (?) then I am wanting to play around with that stuff.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-02-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By 08 335Ci
Not all 335's came with oil coolers. If...

Not all 335's came with oil coolers.

If you're not happy with the car, trade it in for something else ... like a Prius.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-02-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By 08 335Ci
Yea, the 335 does have a few problems, but not as...

Yea, the 335 does have a few problems, but not as many as some would have you believe. These are very complicated cars and you can't let any hack work on them. But most of the maintenance can be done...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By 08 335Ci
Prices?

Prices?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-12-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By 08 335Ci
Use the JB4 to limit boost in 1st and 2nd gear. ...

Use the JB4 to limit boost in 1st and 2nd gear.

Taller and wider tires also help. Ask me how I know.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By 08 335Ci
Put a full charge on the battery.

Put a full charge on the battery.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By 08 335Ci
Yes I 'upgraded' to a metal charge pipe, because...

Yes I 'upgraded' to a metal charge pipe, because it has 2 bungs for meth. :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By 08 335Ci
I think the key words here are "has been working...

I think the key words here are "has been working on them 5+ years." He wants you to keep coming back. Ask him if he'll guarantee he won't brick your ECU and your car will pass any present or future...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By 08 335Ci
Harbor Freight...

Harbor Freight (http://www.harborfreight.com/catalogsearch/result?q=walnut+shell)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 972
Posted By 08 335Ci
I'd venture a guess the cooling system needs a...

I'd venture a guess the cooling system needs a good purging.

It's not hard to do yourself. Just follow Step 8 found here...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-15-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By 08 335Ci
I find 33 to 34 psi front and 32 rear work for my...

I find 33 to 34 psi front and 32 rear work for my every day driving.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-11-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By 08 335Ci
You do know the 335 uses an independent vacuum...

You do know the 335 uses an independent vacuum pump as a vacuum source?

The charge pipe from the turbos has a welded Y connection which sometimes cracks, but being able to get to that connection...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By 08 335Ci
What version JB4? G4, G5, G5 ISO? What version...

What version JB4? G4, G5, G5 ISO? What version software?

The best place to ask this question is the N54Tech forum (help and support). Do some research, capture a log and post it. They will get...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,467
Posted By 08 335Ci
I think most of the problems posted here are from...

I think most of the problems posted here are from those that just throw parts at a problem. Preventive maintenance is as important as scheduled maintenance. Also researching a problem helps you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By 08 335Ci
Your 335 donor car might have an oil cooler with...

Your 335 donor car might have an oil cooler with it. Check in front of the right front tire. Another way is to check for 2 oil lines coming off the oil filter housing.

The factory ZHP option had...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By 08 335Ci
That's GROSS!!! If that's an aftermarket...

That's GROSS!!!

If that's an aftermarket item, please advise us so we can stay away from that brand. Or at least change out that sludge with some good lube.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By 08 335Ci
As the old saying goes "Ain't nothing that can't...

As the old saying goes "Ain't nothing that can't be done with money and a big enough hammer."

500 HP X drive ... interesting. Have you looked at the N54tech forum...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By 08 335Ci
Yes, the TPMS warning can be coded off. ...

Yes, the TPMS warning can be coded off.

Here's a thought, open your trunk and let the car go to sleep. Then disconnect the battery for a couple minutes. System may just need a reset to recognize...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By 08 335Ci
Why don't you try re-bedding the pads 1st? Check...

Why don't you try re-bedding the pads 1st? Check out Tire Rack's website.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By 08 335Ci
Things that affect Boost: Clogged or...

Things that affect Boost:

Clogged or collapsed air filter, intake charge pipes
Waste gates, were they buggered during the DP install?
Restriction in intercooler (oil from a bad PCV system)...
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