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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By BMWDB
I've had great result - feel, stopping power,...

I've had great result - feel, stopping power, low/no brake dust, with Akebono ceramics. Sold by several vendors on line. Haven't purchased brakes pads from FCP but will check next time given the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-13-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By BMWDB
Expansion Tank Hose? (Difficult to see clearly...

Expansion Tank Hose? (Difficult to see clearly in the photo.)

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw-expansion-tank-hose-17127618510
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-13-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By BMWDB
Safelite replaced my windshield with a BMW unit...

Safelite replaced my windshield with a BMW unit for approx $550 a couple of years ago. BMW unit as only about $50 more than their OEM equivalent which I'm sure is a good product.

Most 09 328i...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By BMWDB
Forgot to add the N52 has a timing chain. From...

Forgot to add the N52 has a timing chain. From what I've read generally lasts the life of other major engine parts such as piston rings, valves, etc. Replaced if you ever need major head or lower...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By BMWDB
I have a 09 328i with 185,000 miles which is a...

I have a 09 328i with 185,000 miles which is a CPO purchase ~17,000 miles. CPO warranty of 6 years/100Kmiles covered the following repairs most with a $50 deductible (regular price in parenthesis). ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By BMWDB
I have a 09 328i with 185,000 miles which is a...

I have a 09 328i with 185,000 miles which is a CPO purchase ~17,000 miles. CPO warranty of 6 years/100Kmiles covered the following repairs most with a $50 deductible (regular price in parenthesis). ...
Forum: General BMW Questions 12-12-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By BMWDB
Just replaced my battery and was about to buy a...

Just replaced my battery and was about to buy a leading but non-bmw and register the battery myself. Checked with my dealer and the BMW battery was no more than a equivalent premium after market...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By BMWDB
Just replaced original shocks/struts with set of...

Just replaced original shocks/struts with set of Koni FSDs on my 2009 328i. (not iX). Appear as advertised - smooth over typical road bumps but definitely more controlled handling and a but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By BMWDB
Interesting. Presumably the dealer would have...

Interesting. Presumably the dealer would have checked the following but they could cause front end vibration.

Worn struts or strut bearing/bushing
Worn bushings such as the control arm bushings...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By BMWDB
Changed the plugs in my 09 328i at 80K and 160K. ...

Changed the plugs in my 09 328i at 80K and 160K. Used the OEM NGKs available at retailers such as Advance Auto Parts which was less than the BMW dealer. Was not experiencing any driveablity issue...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,398
Posted By BMWDB
BMW Leather Dye - 2009 Dakota Grey (GRAU 60)

Checked several websites but can't find anyone that sells interior leather dye for a 2009 328i Dakota Grey, color code GRAU 60.

Any leads would be appreciated.

Thanks!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By BMWDB
I had the same experience. Removed and wiped...

I had the same experience. Removed and wiped down the exterior trans and all the covers after checking for leaks. Smell went away over a month or so. No idea what was the cause.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By BMWDB
Symptoms and photo may indicate the brake wear...

Symptoms and photo may indicate the brake wear sensor wire somehow broke loose from the sensor which clips into a slot on the bad. Sensor wires brands vary in appear so I am not sure but a broken...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,802
Posted By BMWDB
In addition to the great advice others offered, ...

In addition to the great advice others offered, check out the Pelican Parts and Bavarian Auto sites for great DYI step-by-step photos and videos on just about any maintenance and many repair items....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,488
Posted By BMWDB
Recheck the fluid level with fluid at proper...

Recheck the fluid level with fluid at proper temp, car running, etc. as you noted. Had a similar experience when I changed my fluid. Was about a quart low but topping-off cured the problem.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By BMWDB
I am having excellent experience with Akebono...

I am having excellent experience with Akebono ceramics on my 09 328i. Stopping and feel similar to OEM. Quiet, low dust and long wear. Using on stock rotors and clippers.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By BMWDB
Redline D6 Transmission Smell

Recently changed auto trans fluid and filter on my 2009 E90 as a preventative maintenance measure. Can't say for certain it is attributable to Redline or simply due to a refresh of the fluid but the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By BMWDB
Pelican also sells the whole assembly -adjustment...

Pelican also sells the whole assembly -adjustment screw and plug Might be best to replace the set. Easy DIY. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By BMWDB
Suggest replacing the blue drain plug and see if...

Suggest replacing the blue drain plug and see if that. Approx. $2.00 at parts houses such as ECS so likely a cheap try even if purchased at the dealer. BTW a nickel is a good fit to turn the plug -...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By BMWDB
I have gotten excellent results with Akebono...

I have gotten excellent results with Akebono ceramics on stock rotors
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By BMWDB
Don't really feel much of a difference on the...

Don't really feel much of a difference on the "grab." I think that that may have to do more to do with system design and less to do with pad?? I learned to modulate so the "grab" isn't a problem...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By BMWDB
I have installed Akebono Ceramics on my 09 328i. ...

I have installed Akebono Ceramics on my 09 328i. Feel similar to stock, stopping distance may be a bit shorter but certainly no longer than stock, no fade issue with normal to spirited/aggressive...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-12-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,474
Posted By BMWDB
I had the same need for my 2009 328i and have...

I had the same need for my 2009 328i and have about 35k miles on a set of non-RFT Michelin MXM4s. Smooth and very quiet. Handling is a bit less sharp than the original Continental run flats but more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-29-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By BMWDB
Cool! Which Bilsteins did u install?

Cool! Which Bilsteins did u install?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,769
Posted By BMWDB
Just installed the PBX. Immediate improvement in...

Just installed the PBX. Immediate improvement in throttle response - no lag. Will be interesting to see if it wakes up more once the ECU fully adapts.
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