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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Zooks527
Pretty car. And, welcome to the 'Fest.

Pretty car.

And, welcome to the 'Fest.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By Zooks527
Which beats all hell out of a similarly outfitted...

Which beats all hell out of a similarly outfitted granite stone in the churchyard!

That's one thing that ticked my mother off no end when she contributed a window when her church was rebuilt. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By Zooks527
A small stove and chimney are installed in the...

A small stove and chimney are installed in the Sistene during elections. If an inconclusive vote is taken, the ballots are burned in the stove mixed with straw, which produces black smoke. If a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By Zooks527
Not the easiest problem description to understand...

Not the easiest problem description to understand (you should avoid highly technical terms such as "electric thingy"), but I'll make a passing comment.

White smoke on a warm day with a fully warm...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By Zooks527
The comment stands. The drain plug is on the...

The comment stands. The drain plug is on the car's centerline, within the line of the front tires. Cars don't fall off a jack cleanly, and to reach the drain plug your shoulder will be right next...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By Zooks527
Someone who lets part of his body get under a car...

Someone who lets part of his body get under a car supported only by a jack is all too often referred to as "the deceased".
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Zooks527
Do the doors unlock with the dash button?

Do the doors unlock with the dash button?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By Zooks527
You're fine. An oil temp of 230 - 240 is normal....

You're fine. An oil temp of 230 - 240 is normal. It's oil, not water. The initial gauge design was poorly centered. Turbo cars with oil coolers don't bring the cooler into use until it exceeds...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,509
Posted By Zooks527
Nah, ZOMBIES ! ...

Nah, ZOMBIES !

http://www.today.colostate.edu/userfiles/images/humans_vs_zombies_2.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Zooks527
Once, when I foolishly forgot to place the...

Once, when I foolishly forgot to place the shifter into Park.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By Zooks527
Could be the intake valves are fouled (walnut...

Could be the intake valves are fouled (walnut blasting). Could be turbo actuators.

How many miles on the car? The turbo actuators are warrantied to 82,000 miles.

Could be a lot of other...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,625
Posted By Zooks527
The one saving grace of the electric water pump...

The one saving grace of the electric water pump on the N54 is that it continues to run coolant to the turbos after you turn the car off. Far fewer worries than typically seen with a turbo engine...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Zooks527
1. No, it should not be covered if the person...

1. No, it should not be covered if the person doing the brake change didn't do it at the time of the replacement, especially if you're dealing with the people other than those who did the brakes. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Zooks527
Very strongly influenced by how you drive. ...

Very strongly influenced by how you drive.

I'm mostly highway, and I got 99k miles out of the original front brakes and 117k miles out of the original rear. At the time I replaced the rear, the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Zooks527
Deleted. My price basis is a 335, which has...

Deleted. My price basis is a 335, which has different setups for most of those.

Well, transfer case, front diff, and rear diff are the same. $350 - $450 all-in at a dealer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Zooks527
Ah, the "Broken Window" fallacy. The...

Ah, the "Broken Window" fallacy.

The concept breaks down in the usual place. The money spent checking and maintaining these systems doesn't leap into being as Athena sprang from the head of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,249
Posted By Zooks527
Well, lots of us know where to get done around...

Well, lots of us know where to get done around us, but when you ask "Where can I get it done in VA?", we may not be of much help.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By Zooks527
That may mean a dealer/indy trip then. Funny...

That may mean a dealer/indy trip then. Funny that the cycle doesn't try to run, especially when you can get it to move a bit with the open/close slider.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By Zooks527
Correct, as though you were trying to push the...

Correct, as though you were trying to push the button through the roof, not towards the front or back of the car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By Zooks527
The sunroof code means that the "anti-trap"...

The sunroof code means that the "anti-trap" function is currently disabled. When you hold the button up, you're telling the roof to run through its full range of motion, even though it's taking more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By Zooks527
Sit in the driveway with the engine running and...

Sit in the driveway with the engine running and the car in park. Press and hold the sunroof button in the "in/up" position (push the button towards the top of the roof), as if you are trying to pop...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Zooks527
Each of my canisters goes to its respective...

Each of my canisters goes to its respective converter. The converters are T-ed together, and then run out to the turbos, as above. Bizarre design: double the parts, double the tubes, just so...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Zooks527
Yes, you certainly can. But unlike before...

Yes, you certainly can.

But unlike before TPMS, if you have runflat tires, they look fine when you walk out of the office and get into your car. Excluding a few OCD loons, people didn't check...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By Zooks527
There's no issue with changing over sensors...

There's no issue with changing over sensors between tire sets if they have the right modules in them. Tire Rack sent me the right ones for my car. When I put the winter set on, I just go through...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Zooks527
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