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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 07:26 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 150,827
Posted By fun2drive
What was the external temperature outside when...

What was the external temperature outside when you did this? It is not recommended to operate the top below 50F.
I suspect that the parts snapped because they were brittle from being cold soaked.
I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By fun2drive
The only thing that matters is what the mic'ed...

The only thing that matters is what the mic'ed number was on the original rotors (warped) and what the minimum number is for that rotor.
The rest of this discuss has nothing to do with why the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,369
Posted By fun2drive
Having replaced the FRM I can tell you that it...

Having replaced the FRM I can tell you that it isn't much fun since I am a big guy and it was winter when I did it.
Mine was actually fine but I coded the car back to the OEM settings.
It is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By fun2drive
To answer your question answer this. How many...

To answer your question answer this. How many miles will you put on the car between April 16 and April 18? If a small amount say 25000 don't bother but if you intend to put a good many miles on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By fun2drive
The recall for the battery cable from the battery...

The recall for the battery cable from the battery to the fuse box should have been done years ago but check to see if BMW ever did this recall. You have symptoms that could be many things but that is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 150,827
Posted By fun2drive
I will answer for Kat. No they replaced the...

I will answer for Kat. No they replaced the strings and her post if you search for it shows the parts and I think time spent. From recall I think it was around 415 bucks or so for another member.
Go...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By fun2drive
There is no USB port for the OBDII connection it...

There is no USB port for the OBDII connection it is an OBDII connection that will allow you to interface with the car. Not sure what you bought but an OBDII code reader isn't expensive it is the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 928
Posted By fun2drive
Your car your decision. It all depends on where...

Your car your decision. It all depends on where you live and what happens if it fails. In my case I replaced it at around 63K miles. I live in an area that when I travel to teach is rural as in no...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-01-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By fun2drive
Those pictures didn't tell me a thing. Where you...

Those pictures didn't tell me a thing. Where you are speaking could be transmission fluid. Also do you have the plastic pan on the underside of the car? If so it could well be coming from someplace...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By fun2drive
First of all getting the battery out of the trunk...

First of all getting the battery out of the trunk takes removing a lot of plastic panels so take pictures of how it comes out. Mine was a 3/2007 and was an AGM battery 900CCA and I replaced it with a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By fun2drive
17 ft-lbs.

17 ft-lbs.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By fun2drive
Putting the battery in the E93 is time consuming...

Putting the battery in the E93 is time consuming and there are multiple pieces to it. But I did mine took pics of the pieces going in and out and registered the battery using an app that was free on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-16-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By fun2drive
As far as I know you as a forum member can post...

As far as I know you as a forum member can post what ever you wish as long as you don't violate forum rules. There are many Canadians on this site.
You should explain what the issues were, how they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By fun2drive
I don't agree there is little danger of damaging...

I don't agree there is little danger of damaging anything if you are careful. The cases that I have seen the owner was not careful and shorted out some fuses.
OP it is your call but having done this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,394
Posted By fun2drive
Usually when you fry the FRM you are screwed but...

Usually when you fry the FRM you are screwed but not always. You need someone that can do coding for you regardless now. I would suggest getting a serviceable FRMIII and have it coded to your car....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,077
Posted By fun2drive
Data point about the Lifeguard 6 ATF. I changed...

Data point about the Lifeguard 6 ATF. I changed mine at 38K miles dropped the pan after draining checked the pan and magnets mostly clean. LG6 looked like Coke and stunk but if you know anything...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,683
Posted By fun2drive
I have heard this criticism from 2002 drivers...

I have heard this criticism from 2002 drivers from the 320 under powered over priced. From E30 guys about the E36 too heavy and complicated. And on and on and on. All the while BMW continues to build...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-28-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By fun2drive
If you follow Pelican's DIY be aware that steps...

If you follow Pelican's DIY be aware that steps 6-7 are impossible. Remove the wheel to get to the adjuster. I have owned and worked on well over a dozen BMWs and I could never get that adjuster in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-28-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By fun2drive
There are only two fluids approved by ZF. What...

There are only two fluids approved by ZF. What the ATF manufacturer says is one thing but what the people who build these is another.
Lifeguard 6
Mercon SP
Other fluids might work but I don't like...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By fun2drive
Well you got the job done that is what counts. We...

Well you got the job done that is what counts. We all have done DIYs with a lot more work than planned. Only when it goes well does it surprise me.
The right tool makes the difference between the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By fun2drive
Could be the subframe bolts are not tight enough....

Could be the subframe bolts are not tight enough. Could be end links but they usually pop or clank. The only way to know is to drop the pan on a lift or stands and start the process of checking and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,528
Posted By fun2drive
I did a short DIY not sure if it was on here or...

I did a short DIY not sure if it was on here or another site showing the panels that have to come off to gain the right access. Yes it was a PITA and when E90 guys say it is easy they never changed...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-20-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By fun2drive
Was the oil filter housing gasket replaced? If so...

Was the oil filter housing gasket replaced? If so by the dealer?
Not only is this impossible to do if no one has touched it but I have never heard of this unless the housing was removed and replaces...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-20-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By fun2drive
Good deal. Winter wheels and tires will really...

Good deal.
Winter wheels and tires will really help for the few times you really need them.
Congrats
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-19-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By fun2drive
335 is a totally difference experience than the...

335 is a totally difference experience than the 328 changing the OFHG. The 328 is a very simple job with no oil cooler lines going off the housing. The 335 it pretty much requires removing the fax to...
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