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    Died in committee. The same will probably happen...

    Died in committee. The same will probably happen to HB327 introduced this year.
  3. I may be as well; however, it appears the part...

    I may be as well; however, it appears the part number for the belt used in the 535i is different than the one for the 335i. The tensioner appears to be the same though. Would you be able to provide...
  4. If it occasionally happens at idle and goes away...

    If it occasionally happens at idle and goes away as you increase the RPMs it's probably just a sticking lifter or trapped air. Try the lifter bleed procedure -- bring your car to operating...
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    Yes, identifying the broken wire(s) can be very...

    Yes, identifying the broken wire(s) can be very difficult but that's most likely the problem. Search for "e90 shifter problem diy".
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    Yes, full synthetic European car formula . The...

    Yes, full synthetic European car formula . The UPC number is 071924445208 and the Advance Auto part number 98KY77.
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    Actually, you can buy it in 5.1 quart jugs but...

    Actually, you can buy it in 5.1 quart jugs but not every place carries it. I couldn't find the jugs at my local Walmart but Advance Auto Parts next door had Mobil 1 0W-40 jugs in stock.
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    Thanks. I'll just leave it under the cowl then. ...

    Thanks. I'll just leave it under the cowl then. Besides, I just updated to the latest firmware and I can get the cowl off in under a minute at this point. Just have to pick up a USB extension.
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    Terry, any idea if the same works on the 535i?...

    Terry, any idea if the same works on the 535i? The DME box looks a bit different and I decided not to risk removing the DME without knowing for sure that the path through the DME box and firewall was...
  10. Thread: Custom N54 Parts

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    Thanks, Terry. I do seem to recall reading that...

    Thanks, Terry. I do seem to recall reading that the bracket was different. What threw me off was that the regular price is the same for both the 135i/335i and 535i N54 OCC's ($229) yet the actual...
  11. Thread: Custom N54 Parts

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    Hummm...should I hold off ordering a BMS OCC? ...

    Hummm...should I hold off ordering a BMS OCC? Hell no...just ordered one to go with the JB4 I purchased last week! But I'm wondering why the OCC for the 535i costs an extra $20 even though the...
  12. Thread: Random WTF?

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    The crocs name is Brutus and he's the star...

    The crocs name is Brutus and he's the star attraction of Jumping Croc cruises on the Adelaide River outside of Darwin, Australia. He lost his leg in a fight with a rival and a week before I went on...
  13. Thread: 535i JB+ Install

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    Definitely getting a JB4 -- once my warranty is...

    Definitely getting a JB4 -- once my warranty is over. Even plugging in the JB+ made me nervous despite having a BT cable to check for codes. :)
  14. Thread: 535i JB+ Install

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    Thanks Terry. I took another look and did, in...

    Thanks Terry. I took another look and did, in fact, find the second one and it is a bit easier to get to. What threw me off initially was the picture showing the washer fluid filler cap being near...
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    Removing the airbox is pretty quick and easy...

    Removing the airbox is pretty quick and easy (although getting back in was a royal PITA for me --- hard to get the ducts back on completely). I'm trying to figure out where the solenoids are for the...
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    Sign me up, please!
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    Cool. The first post said the sale would only...

    Cool. The first post said the sale would only last until the 30th (Monday), hence my last minute panic.
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    Didn't win and also didn't realize the sale ended...

    Didn't win and also didn't realize the sale ended tomorrow. Got my order in just in time!
  19. Sign me up as well, please!

    Sign me up as well, please!
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