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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By borderchris
Your factory offset is 34MM. 30 should be fine....

Your factory offset is 34MM. 30 should be fine. F10 hub bore is the same. Check out this calculator:

http://www.1010tires.com/Tools/Wheel-Offset-Calculator
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,029
Posted By borderchris
Meh. It's still a Ford. Mullet optional. Unless...

Meh. It's still a Ford. Mullet optional. Unless you have the comb-over like the cokehead son in "Horrible Bosses". Out here in San Diego, an old 335i coupe gets more love at the valet stand than a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By borderchris
Here we go...

Here we go...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By borderchris
Good stuff, and it works. As an example, as a...

Good stuff, and it works. As an example, as a former C5 Corvette owner, I'll share with you a common issue on 2001-2004 C5s that still drives people nuts. The car has a dual-tank fuel system, with a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 914
Posted By borderchris
Barrique, I couldn't agree with you more. In...

Barrique, I couldn't agree with you more. In practice, the system doesn't extend the life of the battery compared to others, especially with cars that are driven daily.

What is a killer, though,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 914
Posted By borderchris
I thought it was Bill Nye The Science Guy......

I thought it was Bill Nye The Science Guy... :eeps:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By borderchris
On an e90 CPS? You don't need to go to an indy...

On an e90 CPS? You don't need to go to an indy unless you don't know a wrench front a wombat.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 914
Posted By borderchris
'Zactly. OP- It's very simple- You're...

'Zactly.

OP- It's very simple- You're overcharging your battery. Your car has an install date in the computer, and it's adjusting the charging strategy thusly. :tsk:

If you took the time to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By borderchris
What do you mean, the car starts "skidding"? e.g....

What do you mean, the car starts "skidding"? e.g. Losing traction during acceleration?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By borderchris
1. Stop driving your car until you figure this...

1. Stop driving your car until you figure this out, and most likely replace some coolant system components. If you keep driving it this way, you're going to warp the head. It needs something, most...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By borderchris
It's not spark plugs. If a set of plugs were that...

It's not spark plugs. If a set of plugs were that bad, you'd have symptoms across the RPM range and have a crappy idle as well.

Start with checking the coolant temp sensor, then look at coils and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By borderchris
Looks fine, although I would hope you're not...

Looks fine, although I would hope you're not going to install it and leave it there- Kind of a JDM/ricer move. There are plenty of stock BMW tow hooks on the 'bay, though, and I'll bet you a dollar...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By borderchris
Check your coolant temp sensor. Had these...

Check your coolant temp sensor. Had these symptoms on a couple of cars- CTS each time.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By borderchris
You're not necessarily going to see an increase...

You're not necessarily going to see an increase in MPG or performance; it's a detergent. And it works... If your injectors or intake valves are dirty. For those of us with DI engines, the results are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By borderchris
Welcome to the Fest. Search is your friend... ...

Welcome to the Fest. Search is your friend...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=829856&highlight=335i+downpipe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By borderchris
You car is one of the first to have BMW's...

You car is one of the first to have BMW's condition-based charging. Not all e46s have it, but yours does. Registration is necessary to insure that the car knows it has a new battery- So that it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By borderchris
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=704...

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7049
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By borderchris
This is a the result of a shoddy installation;...

This is a the result of a shoddy installation; the motor isn't connected properly, and may not be grounded. You may also have door/body control module issues. I would go to the dealer or a reliable...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 875
Posted By borderchris
Hmmm. Very interesting. So I did the RPM test,...

Hmmm. Very interesting. So I did the RPM test, and my transmission definitely goes back to 1 after a full (i.e. stoplight) stop. Any pause or roll-on and I'm in 2nd. I tend to gas it from a light, so...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By borderchris
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By borderchris
...Or pull fuse #25 (make sure it has the...

...Or pull fuse #25 (make sure it has the seatbelt logo next to it) and be done with it... :eeps:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By borderchris
The DGs I had originally on this E92 were really...

The DGs I had originally on this E92 were really quite good- Light for a RFT, excellent wet and OK dry handling. Just OK. That's why I dumped 'em and went with the AS3s. Oddly enough, dollar for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,389
Posted By borderchris
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: ...

:rofl:
:rofl:
:rofl:
:rofl:
:rofl:

To think some of you actually supported this oxygen thieving troll! Hook line and sinker...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 875
Posted By borderchris
...if you don't come to a complete stop. You...

...if you don't come to a complete stop. You should start in 1st always with a full stop and throttle application, otherwise something is amiss.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By borderchris
Had those RFTs on my 2006 M Roadster. Road like...

Had those RFTs on my 2006 M Roadster. Road like hell and were noisy as well- Hated 'em.

If you must have RFTs try the new Bridgestone Driveguards- really light for RFTs and handle well. I had 'em,...
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