Bimmerfest - BMW Forums - Search Results



Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 4.26 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: u.nanimous
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 07:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,227
Posted By u.nanimous
Funny you calling SPDSKTR a bird brain and yet...

Funny you calling SPDSKTR a bird brain and yet you still think an N54 is naturally aspirated in any model of vehicle.
This however is the E46 forum and OP has an M54 so how about we discuss that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By u.nanimous
Changing rim size has nothing to do with wheel...

Changing rim size has nothing to do with wheel gap, you would have to change tire diameter - this is a bad thing for your handling!
Lowering will reduce the gap but it isn't the best thing to do...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12,529
Views: 500,024
Posted By u.nanimous
Speaking of engine noises I have a good one. ...

Speaking of engine noises I have a good one. John's winter beater this year is a '91 Chevy pickup. Amongst other issues it had a knock until about 2 weeks ago when he called me stuck on the side of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-15-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By u.nanimous
As mentioned already the exhaust flap is a 3...

As mentioned already the exhaust flap is a 3 series option. OP swapped in an ebay DME, likely from an E36 using the same M52 engine. Is yours original?

Posted through Tapatalk downloaded to my...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By u.nanimous
If the window moves smoothly and quietly up and...

If the window moves smoothly and quietly up and down the motor and regulator is fine.
Because there are two switches and a module involved in the E38 you might want to look up a wiring diagram...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-15-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By u.nanimous
How many miles are we talking about here? Once...

How many miles are we talking about here? Once there is oil going through the exhaust it can take a while to burn it all out. Is your oil level dropping?

Posted through Tapatalk downloaded to my...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-11-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By u.nanimous
We had this problem on an E46 and it was the...

We had this problem on an E46 and it was the switch. The difference though is that the switches are on the center console so there was only 1 switch.

Posted through Tapatalk downloaded to my...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-10-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By u.nanimous
What you have there is an E90. The red brake...

What you have there is an E90.
The red brake light means it is probably time for a brake job. That light will come on as red for 2 reasons, either the sensor is worn (meaning your pads are VERY...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-07-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By u.nanimous
If the smoke smells sweet it would be coolant but...

If the smoke smells sweet it would be coolant but when it smells nasty that's oil.
Common reasons to be burning oil are CCV, VCG and turbos (if you have them).
What year? Engine? Mileage?
...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-07-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By u.nanimous
First question is what do mean by "on"? When the...

First question is what do mean by "on"? When the light is on the DSC is actually off.
Second is what do you mean by "grabbing, pulling, dragging" as to me the first 2 sound like xdrive with good...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-07-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By u.nanimous
Generally speaking yellow lights are check when...

Generally speaking yellow lights are check when you can and red are check it now.
The important question though is what lights stay on (post a picture) after you start the car because when you first...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 477
Posted By u.nanimous
I'm sure there has to be a way to paint it. ...

I'm sure there has to be a way to paint it. Whether it is just a special primer or specific way of surface preparation.
Another option, although not as exotic, would be fiberglass.

Posted...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By u.nanimous
You are only planning to go 400000? Posted...

You are only planning to go 400000?

Posted through Tapatalk downloaded to my neural implant
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-06-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By u.nanimous
Do you know what the new owner will be putting...

Do you know what the new owner will be putting these on?

Posted through Tapatalk downloaded to my neural implant
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-06-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By u.nanimous
Yes, it is way easier to replace the fuel pump,...

Yes, it is way easier to replace the fuel pump, no circus contortionist training necessary.

Posted through Tapatalk downloaded to my neural implant
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-06-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 477
Posted By u.nanimous
Lighter battery in the trunk? Compensate with a...

Lighter battery in the trunk? Compensate with a carbon fiber hood.

Posted through Tapatalk downloaded to my neural implant
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By u.nanimous
In the app from the main menu pick The Best of...

In the app from the main menu pick The Best of Bimmerfest and you will find the detail department in there.

Posted through Tapatalk downloaded to my neural implant
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12,529
Views: 500,024
Posted By u.nanimous
E46 xdrive wishbone and ball joint replacement...

E46 xdrive wishbone and ball joint replacement requires 4 each of 2 different sized bolts. I checked a few places and 1 bolt came 4 in a bag for under $10 but the other the cheapest I found was 1...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-04-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By u.nanimous
I haven't had the problem myself but have you...

I haven't had the problem myself but have you read about mayo on the oil cap? Basically when you don't drive long enough to get the oil up to temp to burn off any condensation it becomes a nasty...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12,529
Views: 500,024
Posted By u.nanimous
Ok, 200 ohm setting. Posted through...

Ok, 200 ohm setting.

Posted through Tapatalk downloaded to my neural implant
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12,529
Views: 500,024
Posted By u.nanimous
How old/cheap is your meter? If it doesn't have...

How old/cheap is your meter?
If it doesn't have auto-ranging set it for 20 ohms (or there about depending on your meter), if it is out of range you should be able to put a fuse in. If it does come...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-03-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By u.nanimous
Well luckily you got your answer in the E38...

Well luckily you got your answer in the E38 forum. Some of these model numbers have been repeated for a few decades so when you post a question you should be more specific about your car if you are...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-03-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By u.nanimous
First let me say if you don't need xdrive than...

First let me say if you don't need xdrive than don't buy a car with it! (you didn't post your location)
Low mileage N54 or high mileage N55, I'd say irrelevant.
The big factor should be whether you...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By u.nanimous
Fuel pump is actually not expensive to DIY. ...

Fuel pump is actually not expensive to DIY.
I've also seen the relay as a recommended PM part when replacing the pump, which is when I did the one on my daughters 330xi.

Posted through Tapatalk...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By u.nanimous
Besides the visual difference (plain halogen...

Besides the visual difference (plain halogen reflectors vs xenon projectors), there will be a high voltage warning sticker visible when you pop the hood.

So supposedly this was salvaged because of...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:42 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
© 2001- VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.