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Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 01-03-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Kirk330i
dearest Forum manager / regulator

I too get this error. Makes it so that you can't do anything in the forum (this post is an experiment)


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Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 07-17-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By Kirk330i
335i Hi fi Whine Woes !

Double check grounds!


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Forum: E90 Sedan / E91 Wagon / E92 Coupe / E93 Cabrio - General Forum 07-17-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,974
Posted By Kirk330i
335i poor Xennon lights!

Anyone have pics of where the adjuster screws are located? I'm new to the E90....also, know of a service manual for 2011 335 (couldn't find one at Bentley)? Thanks!


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Forum: BMW News from around the Web 09-02-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 59,229
Posted By Kirk330i
I'm just glad he wasn't hot-dogging in town...

I'm just glad he wasn't hot-dogging in town somewhere and hit some innocent people.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-06-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By Kirk330i
Did my seals and rattle kit last weekend. Along...

Did my seals and rattle kit last weekend. Along with VCG, runs better, better mileage, MUCH quieter VANOS! At 120k miles, I think its well worth the effort. Beisans instructions were spot on, no...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-30-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
I agree with jfoj, a no-start condition is one of...

I agree with jfoj, a no-start condition is one of the three: spark, fuel or air (maybe too much air!). I would definitely try the starting fluid into the intake to see if it starts then dies (fuel...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-21-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
Hi all, So I'm getting ready to do the VC...

Hi all,
So I'm getting ready to do the VC gasket kit and VANOS seals ( and rattle kit since I have it open) this weekend. Anyone who has done these have any words of wisdom on the procedures?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-18-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,290
Posted By Kirk330i
I know it doesn't help get your screw out, but do...

I know it doesn't help get your screw out, but do yourself a favor and put M6x20 hex head screws and a flat washer in as a replacement. So many of the other screws use a 10mm socket, it will be like...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-17-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
I'm still waiting for parts to arrive for a VC...

I'm still waiting for parts to arrive for a VC gasket change VANOS seals and rattle kit. But being the impatient sort, I ran a bead of RTV on the outside of the gasket leak and what a change! Seat of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By Kirk330i
It's brand new! I'm going to be royally pissed if...

It's brand new! I'm going to be royally pissed if I have to take it out! First, I'll tackle the VC gasket...known issue! The force is strong around this one.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By Kirk330i
Well I finally think I may be getting to the root...

Well I finally think I may be getting to the root of the evil. I made a pressure test rig (posted in another thread) and found a big leak in the VC gasket above the bank 2 O2 sensor. No oil drips...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-12-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
Just an FYI on the DISA o-ring, the silicone #140...

Just an FYI on the DISA o-ring, the silicone #140 o-rings from www.oringsandmore.com are the right size. Swapped mine today and it the DISA went back in with just a bit of lubricated effort. No leaks...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
Onward!

Thanks for the heads-up on the entire VC jfoj. It sounds like it's worth the extra $35. Perhaps I was rambling a bit, as the picture shows, I did hook the rig to the intake at the MAF housing (not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-11-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
Pressure tester and vacum leaks

Update:
I'm still chasing my shudder issue. I did, finally, get a code (P1055 O2 sensor ). So replaced both pre cats (at 120k miles, I think they were due anyway). Then started getting all kinds of...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By Kirk330i
Thanks Dmax, I'll give it a shot.

Thanks Dmax, I'll give it a shot.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By Kirk330i
I think Chubacca came in my new CCV. After...

I think Chubacca came in my new CCV. After replacement, it started making the sound.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-10-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,958
Posted By Kirk330i
BTW, when you do the pre cats, do yourself a...

BTW, when you do the pre cats, do yourself a favor and remove the SAP (secondary air pump). It's only three screws, one connector and a hose to disconnect and provides a lot more room to get the bank...
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-08-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
As one of the attempted fixes (and as...

As one of the attempted fixes (and as preventative maintenance) for my "shudder" problem, I changed the entire CCV setup and all the hoses. Didn't fix my problem and now I get the "chewbacca" sound...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
I think it would be interesting to hook up an...

I think it would be interesting to hook up an o-scope to the sensor and bang on the block (next to the sensor and not too hard) with a metallic object (tap a long extension with a hammer) and watch...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-25-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
DISA function

To do a quick test to see if my DISA was functioning properly (had the DISA out previously, all parts good, and if the flap was actuated manually w/ vacuum hole covered at the end of stroke, held...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-23-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
Thanks again for all your input here jfoj, glad I...

Thanks again for all your input here jfoj, glad I could finally contribute something! I've been tracking my issue for a while now (shuddering around 2k rpm, mostly on decel), never throwing any...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-20-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
This was to help jfoj with the question of...

This was to help jfoj with the question of whether or not the vacuum line from the SAP vacuum switch to the SAP check valve vent to atmosphere. Since it does, blowing or sucking on that line will not...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,151
Posted By Kirk330i
I did a quick check this morning of the SAP...

I did a quick check this morning of the SAP circuit vacuum switch to determine if it indeed vents to atmosphere when deenergized. And yes it does. After seeing a good 17-19 in. of vacuum during a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-19-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,731
Posted By Kirk330i
I did a quick check this morning of the SAP...

I did a quick check this morning of the SAP circuit vacuum switch to determine if it indeed vents to atmosphere when deenergized. And yes it does. After seeing a good 17-19 in. of vacuum during a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-11-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 385,348
Posted By Kirk330i
Haven't tried flashing anything yet with the...

Haven't tried flashing anything yet with the Pasoft software. For the EU2 update, don't you need some sort of binary files that are read to the DME? Where do you get the EU2 software? Thanks!
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