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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Today, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By Doug Huffman
I believe that ALL fastener sizes are listed with...

I believe that ALL fastener sizes are listed with their materials and torques in www.NewTIS.info. What may not be so listed is the wrench type - flank drive, flat drive, inner or outer etc.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) Today, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By Doug Huffman
At a guess, there is a difference in the physical...

At a guess, there is a difference in the physical capabilities of available all-wheel drive versus rear wheel drive only.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 109
Posted By Doug Huffman
I do not recall ever seeing a clear image of any...

I do not recall ever seeing a clear image of any BMW ground strap location.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 08:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,251
Posted By Doug Huffman
^^^ Clueless speculation.

^^^ Clueless speculation.
Forum: General BMW Questions Today, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By Doug Huffman
Best wishes.

Best wishes.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 322
Posted By Doug Huffman
Fuel economy efficiency is only accomplished with...

Fuel economy efficiency is only accomplished with precise control of fuel. Only gassers have to worry about fuel/air ratios.

Diesel piezoelectric injectors make up to seven precise fuel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By Doug Huffman
I have never seen published maximum current...

I have never seen published maximum current specification on a series DC motor, as the theoretical maximum current at zero speed and zero CEMF is infinite. Practically the current is limited by the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By Doug Huffman
A bad ground wire or cable limits how much power...

A bad ground wire or cable limits how much power - current - can flow. It's a resistor when it should be a conductor.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Doug Huffman
"Have you ever bought a bad used...

"Have you ever bought a bad used part?" Nope. Never bought a used part.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Doug Huffman
If you believed that the alternator died then...

If you believed that the alternator died then believe that you need a new TC.

Don't fix what ain't broke lest you fix until broke, and you're on the way.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By Doug Huffman
At a glance, only BMW is associated with...

At a glance, only BMW is associated with “serpentine+belt+ingestion -rock -mineral -layer”
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 476
Posted By Doug Huffman
Nope. Brakes are brakes and their effect is...

Nope. Brakes are brakes and their effect is limited by the inertia and the rubber-meets-the-road interface. Study some physics.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 476
Posted By Doug Huffman
The 14 MPH standard for airbag deployment is...

The 14 MPH standard for airbag deployment is really an acceleration equivalent to 14 MPH into an immovable barrier.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,251
Posted By Doug Huffman
No injuries as a machine room is normally...

No injuries as a machine room is normally unoccupied except for, as in this case, monitoring. The multi-million $$$ powerhouse was effectively destroyed and kept only as a source of clean steam...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,251
Posted By Doug Huffman
No injuries as a machine room is normally...

No injuries as a machine room is normally unoccupied except for, as in this case, monitoring. The multi-million $$$ powerhouse was effectively destroyed and kept only as a source of clean steam...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By Doug Huffman
A Diagnostic Trouble Code error number does not...

A Diagnostic Trouble Code error number does not identify a broken part to be replaced but identifies a symptom that may be caused by any number of failed components or adjustments to be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By Doug Huffman
Toofed motor.

Toofed motor.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,251
Posted By Doug Huffman
Wow! Really. Pray we never have a diesel...

Wow! Really. Pray we never have a diesel run-away. I doubt an automatic transmission can stall the motor as the TDI MT can. You must not take a run-away diesel to neutral unload it.

A nuclear...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,251
Posted By Doug Huffman
You kids! I grew up in the San Francisco Bay...

You kids! I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and am perfectly fine coordinating foot-brake, hand-brake, shift lever and throttle.
Forum: General BMW Questions Yesterday, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Doug Huffman
Well, it is hard to keep track....

Well, it is hard to keep track. "(Wikipedia)NAVTEQ provides data used in a wide range of applications, including automotive navigation systems for many car makers. Most clients use Navteq to provide...
Forum: General BMW Questions Yesterday, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Doug Huffman
I have, and found no association. I have...

I have, and found no association. I have wondered if it is a corrupted icon display from RTTI. My state does not participate in RTTI and I do not recall having ever seen that icon during my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By Doug Huffman
Often serpentine belts get forced into the...

Often serpentine belts get forced into the interior of the crankcase and cause all sorts of interesting complicated damage. Change the oil, look for FOD.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 04:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 322
Posted By Doug Huffman
The only mileage measure to rely upon is hand...

The only mileage measure to rely upon is hand calculated, miles driven since last fill-up divided by gallons filled. Carefully recorded with a running analysis of the variation of variations and...
Forum: General BMW Questions Yesterday, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By Doug Huffman
www.NewTIS.info always lists fastener sizes with...

www.NewTIS.info always lists fastener sizes with torque requirements.

As to what to believe, see my dot.sig. "Scepticism is the chastity of the intellect. ... "
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 08-20-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Doug Huffman
Y'all might go rummage the Wireless Power...

Y'all might go rummage the Wireless Power Consortium .com that administers the Qi wireless charging standard. BMW is listed with mention of a "sleeve" for a number of Apple...
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