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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By Zooks527
If you're wetsanding enough to even out the...

If you're wetsanding enough to even out the orange peel, you might be wetsanding the clearcoat off completely and evening out the base paint. Net of a car that's massively oxidized or faded, I don't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By Zooks527
Actually, the 07 and early 08 models are now...

Actually, the 07 and early 08 models are now running out of the 8 year / 82,000 mile extended warranty on the turbocharger wastegates. That may be the reason the prices are lower.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-27-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Zooks527
There's certainly been some bad info from BMW out...

There's certainly been some bad info from BMW out to the dealers. My CA asked if he could check it on mine, as he'd apparently heard conflicting information as to whether or not the 2-series with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By Zooks527
Bad assumption. The OP got the phrase from a...

Bad assumption. The OP got the phrase from a forum member in Australia (or NZ?), where they do have "Registered Mechanics". "Authorized" wasn't part of the question.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By Zooks527
Yes, you're posting it again. Note that it's...

Yes, you're posting it again.

Note that it's not really adding to the discussion. Past TLDR, your block copy/paste is mostly talking about aftermarket modifications and dealer warranty issues. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 466
Posted By Zooks527
Unmodified? Seals, gaskets, and wetted fuel...

Unmodified? Seals, gaskets, and wetted fuel system components are likely incompatible. The ECU still thinks you're running gasoline and will control the A/F ratio as though it's gasoline, so it's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By Zooks527
Yup, their only argument would be that you hadn't...

Yup, their only argument would be that you hadn't done it, which is why I keep receipts for the materials as I noted in post 3.

Now, that being said, people who did their own oil and filter...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By Zooks527
No, it doesn't. Now, I did see your...

No, it doesn't.

Now, I did see your follow-up post. The first link, essentially saying there are no national standards and local standards vary, doesn't add anything to the discussion as the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By Zooks527
For that matter, I do a lot of my own...

For that matter, I do a lot of my own maintenance. I keep receipts for parts and fluids purchased in case there's ever a question about proving some work has been done, but that's it. As with...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-23-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Zooks527
Before March 2009, BMW included the wiring for...

Before March 2009, BMW included the wiring for the alarm system in all the cars sold in the US. Adding the alarm was a simple matter of installing the control module in the compartment in the roof....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By Zooks527
$0.25 for the screws, $39.75 for knowing what to...

$0.25 for the screws, $39.75 for knowing what to do with them.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Zooks527
FWIW, I'm now getting messages from the forum...

FWIW, I'm now getting messages from the forum that someone is trying to log in to my account with multiple attempts using the wrong password, from a Tor IP address.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Zooks527
So, if I understand this, the problem has been...

So, if I understand this, the problem has been going on for 8 years and it's only getting mentioned or worked on now. Gives a thin explanation for a problem that makes little sense. Speaks of...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-22-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By Zooks527
Depends where you live. The New England and Ohio...

Depends where you live. The New England and Ohio regional downloads went about 3 weeks ago, and the New England one had another update this week.

You'll notice that if you had "Areas to Avoid"...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Zooks527
If you have the rear seat passthru unto the trunk...

If you have the rear seat passthru unto the trunk inside the armrest, you can always drop the armrest, remove the ski bag (if there), open the panel, then reach thru and snag the manual release with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By Zooks527
Well, if you look at that list, there's very...

Well, if you look at that list, there's very little you can't do yourself, especially if they fluid changes aren't due.

Do the rest in the driveway, reset the service indicator yourself (Google...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Zooks527
Love that (current) post count. Five '1's, all...

Love that (current) post count. Five '1's, all in a line. Pity it will change with the next one.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By Zooks527
Assuming you've just crossed a multiple of 30,000...

Assuming you've just crossed a multiple of 30,000 miles, it will be something like this:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=553761
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By Zooks527
Go here: http://www.endtuning.com/ccidcodes.html...

Go here: http://www.endtuning.com/ccidcodes.html

Follow the directions to get the CCID code that the car is generating. Short version:

Flick the switch on the face of the turn signal up or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By Zooks527
Really? You don't think "If you put that tire...

Really? You don't think "If you put that tire combination on your car, you will destroy your transfer case" was a helpful reply?

Clearly, you need to practice your trolling skills so that it's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By Zooks527
Well, with a 2.5% difference in front-to-rear...

Well, with a 2.5% difference in front-to-rear tire circumference, you're probably going to toast your transfer case in short order, let alone what dropping the xDrive suspension is going to do to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Zooks527
I've had mine more or less in front of the auto...

I've had mine more or less in front of the auto dim sensor on both of my cars, and haven't seen any issues. I've found that as long as you can see the sensor while you're standing in front of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Zooks527
There is only one motor. It almost sounds like...

There is only one motor. It almost sounds like one of the joints on the back arm has disconnected, or the right hand bolt '2' is missing.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Zooks527
The correct operating point for oil temperature...

The correct operating point for oil temperature on a 335 is between 220 and 240. If you have the auxiliary oil cooler, the thermostat running to it only opens when the oil exceeds 240. If the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 764
Posted By Zooks527
Dr. Egon Spengler: Try to imagine all life as you...

Dr. Egon Spengler: Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in your body exploding at the speed of light.

Dr Ray Stantz: Total protonic reversal.

Dr....
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