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Old 10-14-2012, 08:35 PM   #12961
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HELLLLP WTF DID I DOOOO?!
Check your intake boots, and all other vacuum lines that you worked with on today, and recently.

Maybe when you were revving the engine it disconnected something that wasn't tightened down...clamps etc..
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:38 PM   #12962
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Probably buying a new style 197 wheel with new run flat tire on it for $100. My spare wheel is cracked and won't hold air plus the tire is done.
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:36 PM   #12963
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Probably buying a new style 197 wheel with new run flat tire on it for $100. My spare wheel is cracked and won't hold air plus the tire is done.
Great price.

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Old 10-14-2012, 10:34 PM   #12964
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Replaced my clutch slave cylinder a couple days ago but I just did the DIY write up today. Hope it helps others

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Old 10-14-2012, 11:48 PM   #12965
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Installed a new Engine Air Filter and cleaned the Mass Air Flow sensor thoroughly using "CRC SensorKleen" ...
All because I'm trying to eliminate the "Check Engine Light", from my dashboard...
Using my OBDII scanner I got codes:: P0172 and P0175

So far, after a few runs to the store it all seems to have worked.
The light is gone...

Now, I want to see how it performs after a few days...
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Old 10-15-2012, 12:23 AM   #12966
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My fan belt broke and almost ruined the engine. I don't know how much more I can take..

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Old 10-15-2012, 01:12 AM   #12967
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My fan belt broke and almost ruined the engine. I don't know how much more I can take..

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Old 10-15-2012, 12:39 PM   #12968
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I swore I posted in here last night. Anyway, yesterday, I installed the DICE BlueTooth Mediabridge. Install only took about a half hour, but pairing it with my phone took almost 2 hours because I could not figure out how to do it. All is well now. At first the sound quality was noticeably bad. I adjusted the volume level on the Mediabridge and now it sounds amazing! Using Siri through the steering wheel controls is awesome!
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:05 PM   #12969
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I swore I posted in here last night. Anyway, yesterday, I installed the DICE BlueTooth Mediabridge. Install only took about a half hour, but pairing it with my phone took almost 2 hours because I could not figure out how to do it. All is well now. At first the sound quality was noticeably bad. I adjusted the volume level on the Mediabridge and now it sounds amazing! Using Siri through the steering wheel controls is awesome!
Nice. I don't keep up with all these things. how much is that? is that solely for BT or does it do iPod connectivity as well? is it just for phone calls or plays music via bluetooth too? i feel... old for not knowing this stuff lol
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:56 PM   #12970
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I changed my oil and conditioned the leather. Then reset the oil indicator mileage
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:00 PM   #12971
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:00 PM   #12972
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No, we had all the belts replaced once we got the car 20,000 miles ago.

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Old 10-15-2012, 03:40 PM   #12973
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New coil came in and car drives great. Minor hesitation I had is gone as well and code was cleared. Unexpectedly, my speakers I ordered came in today I got from Patton323I (Thanks again!). Old ones were completely deteriorated and blown. New ones sound great.
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Old 10-15-2012, 04:52 PM   #12974
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Nice. I don't keep up with all these things. how much is that? is that solely for BT or does it do iPod connectivity as well? is it just for phone calls or plays music via bluetooth too? i feel... old for not knowing this stuff lol
For the first 1.5 years of ownership of my 330i, I used the OE aux input through the glovebox. I would have my phone either sitting in the cupholder or the compartment below the HVAC panel.

The DICE Bluetooth Mediabridge in essence makes it possible for me to get in my car and drive somewhere without ever taking my phone out of my pocket. I have full bluetooth connectivity from the phone to the stereo for calls, music and even Siri. Once I start my car, the phone automatically connects and I can control everything through the steering wheel. It will display (via a scrolling line on the radio display) and announce who's calling or the title of the song/artist of whatever's playing. Works flawlessly so far. It was really easy to install as well.

I can ask for the weather, a stock quote, send an email, send a text, call someone, play any song/artist/album playlist on the phone all through the steering wheel controls and my voice. It's great. Not to mention I also kept my OE aux input in the glovebox. This means I now have bluetooth connectivity, 2 conventional aux input jacks and a USB connection in the glovebox as well.
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Old 10-15-2012, 05:02 PM   #12975
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Switched carpet to black. Didn't quite get done before I had to go to work..

But damn.. It makes a hell of a difference.
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Old 10-15-2012, 06:09 PM   #12976
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Old 10-15-2012, 06:31 PM   #12977
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:15 PM   #12978
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Changed my precat O2 sensors.
Nice, O2's are on my list of preventative maintenance.

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Old 10-15-2012, 08:59 PM   #12979
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Nice, O2's are on my list of preventative maintenance.

Feel any improvement?

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I can't decide if I can actually feel any improvement or if it's all psychological. I feel like my idle might be improved. I did not have a CEL for them, but old ones were very burnt and discolored after 130,000 miles.

I honestly felt more improvement after I cleaned my MAF. Even saw my OBC say 18.4 MPG instead of 18.3
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:03 PM   #12980
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Its at Ultimate Autohaus getting a new t-stat and control arms. I'll see her again tomorrow.
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