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Old 11-17-2012, 01:08 AM   #741
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Old 11-17-2012, 02:52 AM   #742
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Same to both of you!
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:09 AM   #743
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What up everyone , how are all of you doing on this fine day ???

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Old 11-28-2012, 11:24 AM   #744
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What up bro? I'm doing okay. How're you? How was Thanksgiving?
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:46 PM   #745
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What up bro? I'm doing okay. How're you? How was Thanksgiving?
I'm good & Thanksgiving was great . I probably gained 20 pounds LoL .
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:18 AM   #746
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I feel ya bro! Turkey day was good. Ate way too much, didn't drink enough and generally felt like a glutton; but what a fantastic meal we had! Thanks for asking bro.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:02 PM   #747
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It was great, im pretty sure tippy guys a great one also....anything interesting?

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Old 11-30-2012, 03:14 PM   #748
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Finally, the Prince chimes in! How was your Thanksgiving as well bro? Be safe driving in the rain. People are crazier than normal when it rains.
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Old 12-05-2012, 02:44 AM   #749
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Finally, the Prince chimes in! How was your Thanksgiving as well bro? Be safe driving in the rain. People are crazier than normal when it rains.
Yea i made it in, hahahaha....it was great, and i see yours and Paper's had a great day also. And yea the rain has some ppl driving nervous... I think if i was to spit on the street ppl would start driving krazy so i keep away from the krazies.

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Old 12-05-2012, 02:25 PM   #751
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Yes it should be next wk sir...hahaha. What up with you, still running ppl off the road with the luxurious Ship aka 750

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Old 12-06-2012, 01:39 PM   #752
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Lol just chilling Bro , trying to get some Christmas shopping done

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Old 12-07-2012, 03:59 AM   #753
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Definitely next week but at this moment, I dunno if I'm gonna make it. The car died on me tonight while on the 405 freeway. Had to have it towed 30 miles to my parents's place. However, once I got it off the flatbed, she fired right up. It's got me really pissed off. No warning, just a sudden loss of RPM's and no matter how much I pushed on the gas pedal, she wasn't going anywhere. Even when I tried to start her up, nothing. My dad was talking about how his Caddie had similar circumstances and it turned out to be a very small, pinhole sized, leak in the fuel line. I'm wondering if it's the same thing. Here's to hoping that I can figure it out this weekend, if not later today.
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:32 AM   #754
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Check your fuel filter to see if its clogged &
Run a check on your fuel pump . I remember
This use to happen to a friend , every so often
That he kept a 2/4 in his trunk , & when his car
Didn't start he use to hit the bottom of the gas
Tank a few times & bam like magic his BMW
Would start right up . Eventually he fixed the
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Old 12-07-2012, 12:55 PM   #755
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I was up until 3am doing research on the problem and from what I've read, the fuel pump is a good candidate to be tested. I've also got a whine on start up, so I'll have to locate where that's coming from and fix whatever issue that is. Gotta love how **** comes together, all at once.

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Check your fuel filter to see if its clogged &
Run a check on your fuel pump . I remember
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That he kept a 2/4 in his trunk , & when his car
Didn't start he use to hit the bottom of the gas
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:11 PM   #756
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Well, car is running and kinda smooth. I've ordered a fuel filter and pump, so in a week, those will be swapped out. At the same time, I ordered a new water pump (one with metal fins) so that I can hopefully prevent a problem with the OEM pump. Now time to narrow down this squealing.
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:35 PM   #757
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:20 PM   #758
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It sounds like a pulley or something in the front of the engine compartment.
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:50 PM   #759
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If Im not mistaken there is a plastic pulley .
Check that 1 . Maybe also see if BMW changed
The part from plastic to metal . I know
BMW upgraded some of them plastic pulleys
Due to squealing after they are worn down .
Not sure if they made the change on your model
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Old 12-10-2012, 10:36 AM   #760
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I'll check bro, thanks! Back to the fuel pump: a co-worker mentioned priming the pump before installation; do you recall your buddy having to do that?
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