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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 08-03-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By frogy
I believe it looks that way to. I thought maybe...

I believe it looks that way to. I thought maybe my St Wheel puller...then I realized if I remove the unit from the car but the puller didn't work,or it damaged the unit I would be really pissed
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 07-26-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By frogy
Thanks for that. All looked simple until I saw...

Thanks for that. All looked simple until I saw special tool required, then I saw special tool no longer avail by itself. Thanks BMW
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-25-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By frogy
Oh, and we have owned it since 2004 with 23,000...

Oh, and we have owned it since 2004 with 23,000 smiles
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-25-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By frogy
2002 325Ci Manual $6,400

Putting a feeler out. After holding on to car an extra 2 years my son tells me he does not want because its stick...Really!!!!
131,000 Highway miles between Glen Allen- Richmond Va then...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By frogy
Meinbill, that is so true about "loading" engine...

Meinbill, that is so true about "loading" engine before proper warm up. Problem is a lot of folks that own these cars just take them out for a Starbuck run. Engine and oil never properly warms up,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By frogy
What can I say, I married a woman who enjoys a...

What can I say, I married a woman who enjoys a good stick... ;)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By frogy
Do not baby these engines

For those out there that have seen vids and 1st hand of milky crud inside of valve covers, there is a fix. Keep those rpms up and stop driving the car like your Grand Mother. I just did my valve...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 07-20-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By frogy
I can answer the Hud quest. You can set up what...

I can answer the Hud quest. You can set up what you want to see on your Hud display thru your settings. I would not touch a BMW v8, the turbo 6 is a great engine. Saying all this the BMW should not...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 07-17-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By frogy
Miss understanding- its rear susp strut

Miss understanding- its rear susp strut
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 07-10-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By frogy
Lucky for me its just the boots. You can purchase...

Lucky for me its just the boots. You can purchase dust boots separate and I want to replace them before damage happens to struts.All vids I have seen are sedans with coil springs as part of strut.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 07-06-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By frogy
Replacing rear Strut Dust Boot

Mine are all torn on rear of my 2015 535xi GT. Cannot find video on this, but looks to be easy since there is no coil spring to compress. Has anyone done this. Thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-25-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By frogy
OOOOPS, its a 2002 :)

OOOOPS, its a 2002 :)
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-25-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By frogy
I have a 92 325ci with 136 thou and its a...

I have a 92 325ci with 136 thou and its a wonderful car... oil burning smell and trying to find it drives me crazy. Pulled all covers off and have used engine cleaner 2 times trying to find it. A LOT...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-23-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By frogy
As Nik stated the problem only occurs during...

As Nik stated the problem only occurs during Sunny days when the car is in the sun. As earlier stated it could be a Solar Heat Gain sensor somewhere in the dash. I have always used things around me...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-19-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By frogy
I find it odd that it happens when the sun is...

I find it odd that it happens when the sun is out. I am an OLD Mech, and in my day cars did not have all these sensors. I believe BMW uses a heat sensor near the dash that modifies the A/C system...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-16-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By frogy
On my US version I replaced my rear pads and...

On my US version I replaced my rear pads and rotors early and was unable to reset until the warning popped up saying pads past due for replacement
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-15-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By frogy
Sorry this happened to you. There needs to be a...

Sorry this happened to you. There needs to be a special place in Hell for these people. Where they dream of finally getting their dream car...then to have it stolen, over, and over again. Wish I had...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-11-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By frogy
Just bite the bullet and retract it (after a few...

Just bite the bullet and retract it (after a few stiff drinks), if it binds up cut out the fabric and finish retracting. Then put some dark tint on it. Took my 325ci into the shop for airbag recall...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-08-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By frogy
As for a Recall I don't see it happening unless...

As for a Recall I don't see it happening unless someone is injured when the shade falls in their face while driving.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-08-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By frogy
I did not see your miles on your post. It is...

I did not see your miles on your post. It is stated in many Forums to change W/P, Therm, and all hoses in the cooling system on BMWs before 100 thou. due to most items being plastic. On my 02 325ci I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-05-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By frogy
I can attest to the drive system not liking new...

I can attest to the drive system not liking new and old tires. On the way to dropping my son off to College I had an instant blowout. Got it to the nearest tire store with the runflats. The only tire...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-03-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,149
Posted By frogy
29.3 mpg- Dude, speed limit hasn't been 55 since...

29.3 mpg- Dude, speed limit hasn't been 55 since the 70s ;)
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-03-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 823
Posted By frogy
If you had said hesitate and bucking like mine...

If you had said hesitate and bucking like mine did, I would say change spark plugs-it fixed my troubles during firm excel. 2015 535xi GT with 71 thou on mine
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-01-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By frogy
I leave mine open so the sun does not cook the...

I leave mine open so the sun does not cook the glue holding the fabric to the clock spring. I tinted the sunroof glass dark.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 05-29-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,332
Posted By frogy
This has not happened to me yet but I feel its a...

This has not happened to me yet but I feel its a waste of time to repair/replace, it will happen again because they have not changed were the problem happens
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