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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-31-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By bigwong
Have the alignment checked. With camber, any toe...

Have the alignment checked. With camber, any toe in or out will eat the insides of the tread.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-31-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By bigwong
For peace of mind, if it hasn't been done, it...

For peace of mind, if it hasn't been done, it should be.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-31-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,304
Posted By bigwong
this car is SMG, not an automatic. It is an...

this car is SMG, not an automatic. It is an automated manual transmission. If you put it in D without any gas, the car is like a manual in first car with the clutch depressed. There is nothing to...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 05-26-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By bigwong
You have air in the lines. You mentioned the...

You have air in the lines. You mentioned the reservoir ran out. The abs may have air in it. Try using the brakes hard enough to activate the abs a few times, then try bleeding again. If that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By bigwong
Could also be the brake rotor(s). They may be...

Could also be the brake rotor(s). They may be warped or there could be brake pad deposits on them.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 12-25-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By bigwong
Actually, the crank will rotate twice while the...

Actually, the crank will rotate twice while the camshafts rotate once. A 4 stroke engine has two revolutions per power stroke. What you are doing is correct, because the power stroke is determined...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-03-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,992
Posted By bigwong
prep, prep, and more prep. Plus cleanliness is...

prep, prep, and more prep. Plus cleanliness is next to godliness(?) or something like that. Make sure there is no wind when you paint or while it is drying. I bought car paint from a larger car...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-13-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By bigwong
Had a valet do something similar on my lexus...

Had a valet do something similar on my lexus es-350. They're paying 950 to fix it. If you had insurance and a body shop, it would be in the same ballpark.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,220
Posted By bigwong
Smile Is the amount of skin shown any relation to the...

Is the amount of skin shown any relation to the discount?:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 439,055
Posted By bigwong
[QUOTE=Q&A;4657955]Hello BMW enthusiasts. ...

[QUOTE=Q&A;4657955]Hello BMW enthusiasts.


433MHz Tire Pressure Sensor for 2007 BMW 328i Sedan Base Model With Metal Valve Stems
In Stock
$41.00
[QUOTE]

AFAIK, the TPMS doesn't read...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-28-2009, 05:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,250
Posted By bigwong
:dunno:

:dunno:
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-22-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,957
Posted By bigwong
I test drove an IS-F and a M3, but bought a...

I test drove an IS-F and a M3, but bought a Cayman S. If I needed a back seat, then it would have been a different story. As long as you bought what you wanted is what counts!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By bigwong
Were the tires with bubbles on the same side? If...

Were the tires with bubbles on the same side? If so, the same pothole most likely did in the tires. Usually, the rear tires track the front fairly closely. Not necessarily tho, I know of an...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-18-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,679
Posted By bigwong
I'm surprised more aren't noticing the OP got 35K...

I'm surprised more aren't noticing the OP got 35K miles(!) on a single set of PS 2's! Is he (or she) driving the car or having it flatbedded everywhere? This may be the world record for mileage. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By bigwong
I don't think the damprid will do anything if the...

I don't think the damprid will do anything if the doors and moonroof are open. All the moisture they suck out of the air will be replaced from the outside. At night, if you were to close the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 18,658
Posted By bigwong
I'm surprised no one has commented on the...

I'm surprised no one has commented on the mononchromatic alert display of the V1. At night, when it goes off, I have no idea what signal is being captured. In NJ, the troopers still us X band. In...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By bigwong
Isn't fdisk used to partition the hard drive...

Isn't fdisk used to partition the hard drive before format? I think that's what I used in the past.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,564
Posted By bigwong
If you look at the picture on tire rack, there is...

If you look at the picture on tire rack, there is an arrow. I guess the dealership is as clueless as most everyone else.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-16-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,564
Posted By bigwong
The tires are directional. You may have...

The tires are directional. You may have inadvertently mounted the left side rims on the right and vice versa.
Forum: General BMW Questions 11-09-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By bigwong
[QUOTE=dbtheo;2786597]Launch Dates ...

[QUOTE=dbtheo;2786597]Launch Dates

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MY 08' 128/135 coupes and 128 vert
- Build: Dec 08'
- Launch: March...
Forum: General BMW Questions 10-25-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By bigwong
Is this for real?? To answer the OP, how about...

Is this for real??
To answer the OP, how about disconnecting the battery for a while? Don't know if it will work, but unless there is a backup battery in the phone system, when you reconnect, the...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-21-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,827
Posted By bigwong
A few years ago, My son and wife were driving to...

A few years ago, My son and wife were driving to JFK via the Belt PKWY. They hit a pothole around Pennsylvania Ave (BLVD?) a few miles before the airport. It blew out the tire and bent the rim. ...
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