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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,264
Posted By marine24
The seal issue is definitely not just a BMW...

The seal issue is definitely not just a BMW thing. Ask any VW/Audi owner how many leaks they've gotten over the years, or complain about how many you have and they will just laugh at you for the low...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,215
Posted By marine24
That price is for a 20L jug of ATF. You only need...

That price is for a 20L jug of ATF. You only need about 6L, which is about $31 per. That's about what I paid last year when I did a filter change on my sedan before I sold it; about $200 for the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By marine24
have it checked out at a body shop just to be...

have it checked out at a body shop just to be sure. His insurance should pick up the tab so do it right. Might also be the time to go with an upgrade from stock (depending on your styling thoughts of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,478
Posted By marine24
My last car was a 96 VW Passat VR6, and they...

My last car was a 96 VW Passat VR6, and they stated the timing chain was a 'lifetime' part, (meaning 100k miles). I replaced it at 156k and found that the chain was fine but the tension guide was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,229
Posted By marine24
It doesn't sputter when it's not in gear because...

It doesn't sputter when it's not in gear because your not putting much of a load on the engine when you rev it in neutral. You might try changing your fuel filter; it could be restricting the fuel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By marine24
The 3mm tape won't hurt your car. If you decide...

The 3mm tape won't hurt your car. If you decide to take it off later you'll just have to get the left over glue from the tape off; not hard to do, just use some Goo-Gone
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By marine24
Congrats man. The Audi isn't too bad either

Congrats man. The Audi isn't too bad either
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By marine24
TSBs can be issued later when it involves a part...

TSBs can be issued later when it involves a part that wears out sooner than expected, and affects enough vehicles to require one. The same thing is happening with the positive battery cable recall
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,352
Posted By marine24
maybe the a/c compressor clutch is going out?...

maybe the a/c compressor clutch is going out? Honestly i'm just shooting into the dark at this point...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,352
Posted By marine24
shaking and jerking when you put it into park...

shaking and jerking when you put it into park makes me want to say the torque converter; but I think I'm seeing this from an older tech point of view. I don't know for sure if these cars have the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,352
Posted By marine24
can you give a a better description of where the...

can you give a a better description of where the noise is coming from? maybe pop the hood and look around while you hear it? I wouldn't think belt tension-er bearing just due to the lack of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By marine24
call AFE and see if they have an updated install...

call AFE and see if they have an updated install for your car; or if they say it should fit your car. If it's a common issue for your year/model they might just be able to talk you through the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,951
Posted By marine24
absolutely breathtaking color; and with the black...

absolutely breathtaking color; and with the black interior...... love it. Congrats man
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By marine24
congrats man. Throw up some pics when you get a...

congrats man. Throw up some pics when you get a chance
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By marine24
To better effect your mpg you need to look at...

To better effect your mpg you need to look at your driving habits more than intake and exhaust. Do you sit in traffic a lot? Do you race off at green lights? Do you brake early and then floor it to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-16-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By marine24
you sure he wasn't just cleaning off his sunroof?

you sure he wasn't just cleaning off his sunroof?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By marine24
just get it vinyl wrapped or painted and you'll...

just get it vinyl wrapped or painted and you'll be good
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By marine24
nice. congrats man. what year?

nice. congrats man. what year?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-07-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,918
Posted By marine24
at least this will help decrease other drivers...

at least this will help decrease other drivers frustration from watching a woman try to park...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 964
Posted By marine24
This one is just shear awesomeness ...

This one is just shear awesomeness
http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll146/Marine2004_jason/pleasenobodytellthesegirlshowtheirclothesaresupposedtowork9.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 964
Posted By marine24
New one for today. It's even got a pretty car too...

New one for today. It's even got a pretty car too :thumbup:
http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll146/Marine2004_jason/620529_10152044396825298_1315617016_o_zpsd38c219d.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,024
Posted By marine24
I can agree that they are not perfect, but I...

I can agree that they are not perfect, but I wouldn't say they have more issues, just different ones. Look up the recalls on a VW sometime. The number they have would terrify most owners.
Maybe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By marine24
Replacing the Clutch delay valve for a ported one...

Replacing the Clutch delay valve for a ported one helps with reducing wear on the MT; it was installed form the factory to keep people who don't know how to drive a manual from 'dumping' the clutch...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,024
Posted By marine24
By no means am I advocating that BMW is a 'bad...

By no means am I advocating that BMW is a 'bad brand', so no offense meant, but it seems like a lot of people seem to buy luxury cars and get in over their head when it comes to maintaining them, or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,024
Posted By marine24
I bought my car with 98k miles on it and within...

I bought my car with 98k miles on it and within the first month I took it on a 1400 mile round trip from So cal to Northern Utah, without a second thought about the reliability of the car. The only...
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