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Forum: Off-Topic Today, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 23
Posted By Doug Huffman
Hand powered blower just like the one at the...

Hand powered blower just like the one at the blacksmith's forge down the street. Mmmm, roast corn. That corn does look a little old and dried out.

The way I do it, I also use a charcoal fire and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 17
Posted By Doug Huffman
A RealOEM search is the only reliable way to get...

A RealOEM search is the only reliable way to get a part number. IIRC the wire routing of brake wear sensors is meticulously detailed at www.NewTIS.info.

Both places, enter with your VIN-7 to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By Doug Huffman
No need for registration even if a Flooded Cell...

No need for registration even if a Flooded Cell lead acid battery is installed.

Registration is to reset counters there to prevent overcharge. An FLA is robust to overcharge, an AGM is not.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By Doug Huffman
So, how does one start a 4-stroke motorcycle?

So, how does one start a 4-stroke motorcycle?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By Doug Huffman
Three copies of roughly the same image. Notably...

Three copies of roughly the same image. Notably reporting Crankshaft Position Error and No BSD From Alternator.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Today, 05:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,319
Posted By Doug Huffman
A copy from my owners manual that enabled my text...

A copy from my owners manual that enabled my text messages to be read aloud.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) Today, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Doug Huffman
+1

+1
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 03:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By Doug Huffman
Did you buy a pig in a poke? A Diagnostic...

Did you buy a pig in a poke?

A Diagnostic Trouble Code does not identify a failed part to be changed but identifies a symptom that may be caused by any number of failed components or adjustments...
Forum: General BMW Questions Today, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By Doug Huffman
CPO means no more than just what the dealership...

CPO means no more than just what the dealership wants it to mean. What is the requirement for replacing sparkplugs and is that requirement met? CPO or no, the dealership will always try to upsell....
Forum: X3 M Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By Doug Huffman
How do YOU measure the power "more powerful than"...

How do YOU measure the power "more powerful than" of an intercooler?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Doug Huffman
Now that the horse is out of the barn and running...

Now that the horse is out of the barn and running free, I'll bet that there is specialty insurance for a project car.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By Doug Huffman
If this is your platform, and there are quite a...

If this is your platform, and there are quite a few, then it is "X62001". Not the part number, but the connector identification.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By Doug Huffman
Rechargeable devices must have a charge...

Rechargeable devices must have a charge management system. That's the IBS-ECU in your BMW. It is a chip in small devices like your cellphone or toothbrush or hearing aid.

For very large...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By Doug Huffman
So the X5 front driveshaft / propellor shaft...

So the X5 front driveshaft / propellor shaft extended warranty did not make it to the X3? There were descriptions of $10K - $20K damages due to failed front U-joint.

Document the event for its...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 361
Posted By Doug Huffman
Position data not required by 49 CFR 563.7

There’s another page but I don’t know how to make it display in this format.

https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/CFR-2010-title49-vol6/pdf/CFR-2010-title49-vol6-sec563-7.pdf
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 310
Posted By Doug Huffman
The ultimate benefit of using the dealership —...

The ultimate benefit of using the dealership — providing you write the work request carefully.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 313
Posted By Doug Huffman
You are right. Thank you for making me refresh...

You are right. Thank you for making me refresh my memory.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-16-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,287
Posted By Doug Huffman
The BMW centric DTC / OBD-II code readers will...

The BMW centric DTC / OBD-II code readers will provide the estimated soot and ash masses, among many other things.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 313
Posted By Doug Huffman
I believe that there are two different systems at...

I believe that there are two different systems at play here.

DSC provides rollback prevention for 1.5 seconds while stopped on an incline uphill or downhill with no driver intervention. Take ones...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 08-16-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,319
Posted By Doug Huffman
Works for me just like the OM says. “ ...

Works for me just like the OM says.


Reading out loud*
Text messages, e-mails, appointment entries, tasks, and notes can be read out loud.
1. 2.
Select the desired message, appointment,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-15-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By Doug Huffman
Maybe. I have made shims at a couple of microns,...

Maybe. I have made shims at a couple of microns, lapped like a lens. We don't know what the requirements are for this shim.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-15-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Doug Huffman
https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e91-328i-tou/re...

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e91-328i-tou/repair-manuals/51-body-equipment/51-16-mirrors-finishers-ashtrays-consoles/GCorF0X
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-15-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By Doug Huffman
LOL. BMW of Weatherford? California? I'm...

LOL. BMW of Weatherford? California? I'm a retired hippie, born and raised in Santa Clara, and never heard of Weatherford, California.

Ahhh, Weatherford BMW of Berkeley!
Forum: Off-Topic 08-15-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By Doug Huffman
Kind'a like recycled HP ink-jet cartridges.

Kind'a like recycled HP ink-jet cartridges.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 08-15-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By Doug Huffman
Late model / modern IHKA are hot coolant...

Late model / modern IHKA are hot coolant temperature controlled systems. The AC evaporator is always fully loaded and the IHKA regulates shut the normally open Hot-water Control Valve(s) with a...
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