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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By Steve_C
I don't know of a shortcut other than disassembly...

I don't know of a shortcut other than disassembly to properly service those parts. Sometimes the squeals may come & go with climate change, humidity, etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By Steve_C
I just installed a pair of Centric High Carbon...

I just installed a pair of Centric High Carbon Rotors. So far, I like them. The hub of the rotors I have are painted a low gloss black, they look good.

I almost went with Zimmerman coated rotors...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By Steve_C
And please do not forget to re-torque the wheels...

And please do not forget to re-torque the wheels after putting a few miles on them. They do loosen up a bit!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Steve_C
Macco is running a special $179.00 bumper...

Macco is running a special $179.00 bumper repaint.

If you have a good Macco dealer in your area, it may be worth it to check them out. If they have a good spray man, and your skirts are prepped,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 628
Posted By Steve_C
Just had this issue pop up on my wifes early...

Just had this issue pop up on my wifes early build 2011 E90. (9/10 build date).
I did a front brake job, bought Centric High Carbon rotors coupled with Autozone Gold Semi metallic pads. I did see...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,042
Posted By Steve_C
Water vapor condensates inside an engine...

Water vapor condensates inside an engine crankcase and drips into the engine oil.
You need to bring engine oil temperatures up to a sufficient temperature to burn off this harmful water build up in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,326
Posted By Steve_C
Seems that when a run flat is in run flat mode,...

Seems that when a run flat is in run flat mode, (defined as under 15psi to 0 psi), the tire's structural intergrity can be compromised, and the problem is that it is difficult to determine by...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By Steve_C
I have a brand new license plate (tow hook mount)...

I have a brand new license plate (tow hook mount) still in box, (box opened, contents sealed) with instructions.
It is for a 2011 E90, it does fit other years, but need to check to be sure of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,326
Posted By Steve_C
I just had to plug one runflat recently, I need...

I just had to plug one runflat recently, I need to get it off the rim now to be patched (in addition to the plug). So far, so good. I did research to see if plug & patch was OK for runflats, did not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,694
Posted By Steve_C
Received letter also...... Patience all while I...

Received letter also......
Patience all while I try to post it (3 pages PDF
Steve_C
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,360
Posted By Steve_C
SULEV autos meet California Air Research Board...

SULEV autos meet California Air Research Board Emission standards (CARB) which are higher than the Federal EPA standards are.
Individual states have the option to follow the standard EPA (Federal)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,362
Posted By Steve_C
While it might be a coincidence, it is unlikely &...

While it might be a coincidence, it is unlikely & it probably is a fuel issue.

I would make it a point to tell the service tech / advisor the story as you posted here.
It may save much...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,697
Posted By Steve_C
That E46 SULEV setup caused me concern when on...

That E46 SULEV setup caused me concern when on the market for my wife's 2011 328.
What a horribly expensive setup that was...really shameful on the part of BMW engineers.
Thank heavens they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,462
Posted By Steve_C
If not to late, before it goes to the body shop...

If not to late, before it goes to the body shop remove that small rectangular plug from the rear bumper near the hit & keep it as a spare in case you need it later on! They have a tendancy to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,697
Posted By Steve_C
SULEV autos meet California Air Research Board ...

SULEV autos meet California Air Research Board Emission standards (CARB) which are higher than the Federal EPA standards are.
Individual states have the option to follow the standard EPA (Federal)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By Steve_C
Well said Haskindum....

Well said Haskindum....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,163
Posted By Steve_C
LMAO! Well said my friend!

LMAO!
Well said my friend!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,545
Posted By Steve_C
Same happened on our 2011 order! Problem is,...

Same happened on our 2011 order!

Problem is, when ordering from website the park dist contol rear is default because front PDC is not avail with the front M fascia.
Once PDC rear option comes up...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-23-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,549
Posted By Steve_C
We ordered have HK on my wife's 2011 328xi. ...

We ordered have HK on my wife's 2011 328xi.
Open the trunk, on the left side trunk liner panel you will see a door access cover. Behind the access cover is the amp for the HK system.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,962
Posted By Steve_C
I am going to agree here. As a previous poster...

I am going to agree here. As a previous poster mentioned, this has been the worst year for potholes in a long time in all 5 boroughs & Westchester County.

Picked up a new 328 in October, I did not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,835
Posted By Steve_C
I agree with you Doug. Problem is, replies...

I agree with you Doug. Problem is, replies regarding your concerns are being made by enthusuiasts who have low tolerence for those posting brand flaws (real or percieved) and wanting to discuss them...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,835
Posted By Steve_C
Yes, I listened to the video before responding....

Yes, I listened to the video before responding. The OP description + noise in the video + the noise my wife's 328xi all appear to be one in the same.

I understand exactly what you mean about...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,835
Posted By Steve_C
I hear the same exact whine the OP describes in...

I hear the same exact whine the OP describes in my wife's new 2011 xi automatic (1.4k miles).
I think my wife is oblivious to it because she keeps the tunes cranked up. It seems a bit loud for me to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-11-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,191
Posted By Steve_C
For sale, Rhoplate (tow hook mount) brand new...

For sale, Rhoplate (tow hook mount) brand new still in factory wrap never used for 3 series o6 on up, #RPBW01
$60.00 shipped, OBO
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-30-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,029
Posted By Steve_C
WD-40 will do the job. The trick is to let it...

WD-40 will do the job. The trick is to let it soak for a few days. Apply it as often as you can (at least 3x a day) & give it a few days. If you can gently tap the cap after each WD application, that...
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