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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 01:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,873
Posted By thekurgan
The coils are bad enough :p

The coils are bad enough :p
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By thekurgan
If you do some searching here, you'll find horror...

If you do some searching here, you'll find horror stories to glory stories on the 328. You'll have to be your own judge as you can't predict the future.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By thekurgan
In the past, BMW has used Bosch or Bremi. ...

In the past, BMW has used Bosch or Bremi. realoem.com or penskeparts.com might list the actual brand.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 07:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,873
Posted By thekurgan
Yes, on the firewall side of the S65 (E90...

Yes, on the firewall side of the S65 (E90 chassis) is the cause for much cursing and bloodshed
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,873
Posted By thekurgan
The crush washer is one-time use, but you can buy...

The crush washer is one-time use, but you can buy them if you want to put them back in.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By thekurgan
You can also wash the new gasket in some dawn, to...

You can also wash the new gasket in some dawn, to remove any oils that may be present, as well as clean the surface where it will mate. +1 on some RTV in trick spots, especially sharp edges or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 691
Posted By thekurgan
Use what the owner's manual recommends for the...

Use what the owner's manual recommends for the M3, the range isn't very wide.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By thekurgan
The internal mechanism still leaves a lot to be...

The internal mechanism still leaves a lot to be desired.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEPgil0T-x8


Video shows how to speed them up.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By thekurgan
Typical statement from a sales/person/whore. Put...

Typical statement from a sales/person/whore. Put up a video and let us take a look.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By thekurgan
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By thekurgan
It doesn't account for the exhaust smoke.

It doesn't account for the exhaust smoke.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By thekurgan
Coolant, hmm.

Coolant, hmm.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By thekurgan
I hadn't seen this until now, but that sounds...

I hadn't seen this until now, but that sounds damn loud. Does this happen right after you've driven it or anytime? From the video, it sounds like a mini jack hammer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By thekurgan
Had any oil leaked onto the exhaust system during...

Had any oil leaked onto the exhaust system during the repair?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By thekurgan
How many miles are on the struts and shocks?

How many miles are on the struts and shocks?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 573
Posted By thekurgan
Yes, we see posts on this once every week or so.

Yes, we see posts on this once every week or so.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By thekurgan
Yes, sorry, it's referenced as a "card". It's...

Yes, sorry, it's referenced as a "card". It's very simple to remove. There are screws behind the middle decorative strip (wood?) and pop clips (order more of these if you remove your door card as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,873
Posted By thekurgan
The TIS specifies no anti-seize or grease. ...

The TIS specifies no anti-seize or grease.

Your plugs are now over torqued by ~ 20% due to the use of the anti-seize. (this is probably why BMW doesn't recommend anti-seize or dialectic grease.)
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By thekurgan
I've always removed the door card, they snap in...

I've always removed the door card, they snap in from the top down, so prying may not be wise.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By thekurgan
There is a DIY somewhere for removing the damper...

There is a DIY somewhere for removing the damper mechanism, which is just junk over time. With it removed, the cupholder shoots out instantly.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By thekurgan
German translation: Gutentight.

German translation: Gutentight.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By thekurgan
5. Check front tire wear, if possible, swap left...

5. Check front tire wear, if possible, swap left to right.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By thekurgan
If they are these things ...

If they are these things

http://www.autohausaz.com/secure/PartImages/51111964186.jpg

The center pin has to be raised first
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 410
Posted By thekurgan
I'm only quoting the BMW TIS, which states:...

I'm only quoting the BMW TIS, which states: ungreased and no anti-seize (built into the plug itself). Perhaps it's directed more at the careless dealership techs.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 410
Posted By thekurgan
Skip the grease and anti-seize.

Skip the grease and anti-seize.
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