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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-01-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,505
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
We sell the same oil under part number 1137LM for...

We sell the same oil under part number 1137LM for a little less and we've been selling it for a while. Zero issues in US cars. We've sold a few hundred thousand liters of the stuff so I would say...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-27-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
We have backing plates and wheel bearings in...

We have backing plates and wheel bearings in stock. And of course if you need new e-brake shoes and hardware we have that too. If the parking brake shoes are holding the rotor on twist the pins that...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 05-09-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
Yes you'll need a pilot bearing. Our clutch kit...

Yes you'll need a pilot bearing. Our clutch kit will give you that as well as all the seals for the transmission and exhaust gaskets you'll need putting it all back together. On the flywheels I'm...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
Correct. I should have noticed it was an "is"...

Correct. I should have noticed it was an "is" before I posted.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
The walnut blast would be a good idea but we've...

The walnut blast would be a good idea but we've found the N55 seems to be nowhere near as bad as the N54 in this regard. If the water pump is leaking, that's kind of a big deal on a newly-purchased...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-13-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
Well at least in California if you do happen to...

Well at least in California if you do happen to come across one for under a grand it wouldn't be rusty like all the cheap ones are here. But E30's are becoming quite the cult car. I'm sure anything...
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 04-13-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
I wouldn't bother turning the rotors, just...

I wouldn't bother turning the rotors, just replace them if they aren't in good shape. At least locally here turning rotors is about 3/4 the cost of new anyhow. Another thing to consider replacing is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-10-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 740
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
Most of the time BMW's are like most other makes...

Most of the time BMW's are like most other makes and they introduce the next model year in September. But there are a lot of mid-year changes and new model introductions too. The OP's car is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-09-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 740
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
We'll certainly work with the OP on the radiator....

We'll certainly work with the OP on the radiator. And my apologies if our agent wasn't understanding to your issue when you spoke with him. I would suggest the OP contact our customer service manager...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
These aren't race pads. Far from it. But they are...

These aren't race pads. Far from it. But they are high performance pads. The level of friction and resistance to fade under constant use are far higher than the other pads we offer. At least until...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
The noise-free works best if you apply it to the...

The noise-free works best if you apply it to the pads and let them sit overnight prior to installation. Shops don't have the luxury of time to do this and coat them as they install them. This still...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
I ran Cool Carbons on my personal car for a...

I ran Cool Carbons on my personal car for a number of years. Re-bedding the pads usually makes the noise go away. Do a few hard to moderate stops from speed allowing the brakes to cool down in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-02-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
The high mileage N54 has had I believe 2 walnut...

The high mileage N54 has had I believe 2 walnut shell blasts and it did get a new pair of turbos under warranty just before 80k miles I believe. I recall the car we used for our video had around 70k...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-02-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
This is true. We have noticed the carbon buildup...

This is true. We have noticed the carbon buildup in the N55 doesn't seem to be anywhere near as bad as in the N54 though. We don't have any high mileage N55's within the staff yet but we do have one...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,400
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
Sounds like a pretty poor diagnosis to me. But...

Sounds like a pretty poor diagnosis to me. But not seeing the car or what's been done and by whom it's tough to say what's actually wrong. A shimmy could be something in the suspension and something...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
If you have some kind of aftermarket Halogen to...

If you have some kind of aftermarket Halogen to HID setup you may have trouble finding just a bulb. But if it's a conventional replacement or stock HID setup we've got you covered for sure. Just...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
I would suggest giving our customer service...

I would suggest giving our customer service department a call. These may be under warranty. We've heard of issues on almost all the aftermarket brands of coils for this design and it's almost always...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-24-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
Seems pretty tempting if you want a BMW. It's a...

Seems pretty tempting if you want a BMW. It's a great one to have for sure. I would be cautious as well but at that mileage with a salvage title it's probably not really worth any more than a regular...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 12-15-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
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Call our sales staff to save! 1-800-535-2002. Not only will you get free shipping over $74* (in honor of 1974, the year we were...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 11-27-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
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Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 11-24-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,106
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
You probably had a little piece of old gasket...

You probably had a little piece of old gasket material on the spark plug well before you put it back together. Quite often using RTV where it isn't needed actually increases the odds of leaks too. I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
Anti-seize does the trick for me on anything with...

Anti-seize does the trick for me on anything with hub-centric wheels. Just a little bit around the raised section of the hub and where the lug bolts are and it'll be the last time you have a wheel...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 11-12-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
The upgraded guide pins slide much easier (when...

The upgraded guide pins slide much easier (when lubricated) than the stock rubber guides. And they don't flex. So you get more consistent braking and better pad wear. If you don't periodically...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By Ken@BavAuto
You should certainly be looking to replace the...

You should certainly be looking to replace the dampers at that mileage but it's probably not the source of the noise you're trying to track down. A popping/tapping noise on that corner could be a bad...
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