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      04-19-2013, 03:51 PM   #2861
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Brakes are healthy and fine! I've had them checked out!
well from all the bad wheel bearings i seen at work... i dont think i ever heard one making a squealing noise.... they usually make a groaning/grinding noise when they go bad.

possibly parking brakes?
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      04-19-2013, 04:08 PM   #2862
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Brakes are healthy and fine! I've had them checked out!
well from all the bad wheel bearings i seen at work... i dont think i ever heard one making a squealing noise.... they usually make a groaning/grinding noise when they go bad.

possibly parking brakes?
Not necessarily a squealing noise. It's like a womp-womp-womp noise. It goes away after about 20 and comes back once your in the 2-10mph range. Faster I'm rolling the faster it makes the noise then just goes away. It seems to do it after sprinted driving or when the cars warmed up.
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      04-23-2013, 03:41 PM   #2863
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Not necessarily a squealing noise. It's like a womp-womp-womp noise. It goes away after about 20 and comes back once your in the 2-10mph range. Faster I'm rolling the faster it makes the noise then just goes away. It seems to do it after sprinted driving or when the cars warmed up.
sounds like rotor to me, but that's a slightly educated guess.
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      04-24-2013, 11:19 AM   #2864
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sounds like a rodent...i mean squealing...then womping...
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      04-24-2013, 08:56 PM   #2865
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NTBC anyone?

Is anyone here part of NTBC (North Texas Bimmer Club)? I haven't seen many E9x cars around there. Lots of E36s and E46s
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      04-24-2013, 09:11 PM   #2866
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oh hai guys! new to this forum, hope to see some of you guys around!

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      04-24-2013, 11:32 PM   #2867
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Is anyone here part of NTBC (North Texas Bimmer Club)? I haven't seen many E9x cars around there. Lots of E36s and E46s
I'm pretty active with those guys. Be out there on Sunday!
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      04-25-2013, 11:16 AM   #2868
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there's a thread on here about the carbq. i haven't gone to one yet but i should be at sunday's.
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      04-25-2013, 05:10 PM   #2869
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haven't been able to go to any of the meets since I was training for the MS150...sunday i'm busy too. maybe may
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      04-26-2013, 10:43 AM   #2870
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Is anyone here part of NTBC (North Texas Bimmer Club)? I haven't seen many E9x cars around there. Lots of E36s and E46s
I'm typically one of the only N55 ones there. I haven't been the past couple months. Been moving, death in the family, etc. I think the last one I went to was the November meet. I plan on trying to make this next one. Just depends.
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      04-27-2013, 02:51 PM   #2871
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Just joined a while back first post anyone got recomendation for intake valve cleaning? i want to get this done before i get a JB4
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      04-29-2013, 02:22 PM   #2872
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I'm typically one of the only N55 ones there. I haven't been the past couple months. Been moving, death in the family, etc. I think the last one I went to was the November meet. I plan on trying to make this next one. Just depends.
Glad to see some other N55 e9x cars at the meet!
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      04-30-2013, 03:11 PM   #2873
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Purchased an e90 335i last week (first Bimmer). Should be roaming this forum regularly now.

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      05-02-2013, 10:02 PM   #2874
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Just got my E92 335i last Friday. I'll be around the place

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      05-03-2013, 10:44 AM   #2875
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Picked up a Space Grey 2009 e90 m-sport a week ago.




Already ordered bmw gloss black kidney grills, bimmian key hole cover, reflector replacements, new i-drive controller (one in the car was scratched to hell), euro sunglass holder for oh-sh*t handle location, and new floor mats.

Want to sell these wheels and either go with an aftermarket 18" or go all in on some 19's.

What is the Dallas opinion? Roads aren't the best but they're not super bad either....and I'm worried if I go 19's then i'll be on the hook for a drop as well.
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      05-03-2013, 06:06 PM   #2876
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Anyone got some 265/30/19's for sale? I need to throw some on the rear. I might buy some new ones but I want to let the fronts wear down and get all 4 at one time.
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      05-03-2013, 07:12 PM   #2877
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Anyone around the metroplex that can do the alpina tranny flash? I wanna see if it does make a huge difference. Willing to pay with beer or whatever. Haha.
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      05-03-2013, 10:07 PM   #2878
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Picked up a Space Grey 2009 e90 m-sport a week ago.




Already ordered bmw gloss black kidney grills, bimmian key hole cover, reflector replacements, new i-drive controller (one in the car was scratched to hell), euro sunglass holder for oh-sh*t handle location, and new floor mats.

Want to sell these wheels and either go with an aftermarket 18" or go all in on some 19's.

What is the Dallas opinion? Roads aren't the best but they're not super bad either....and I'm worried if I go 19's then i'll be on the hook for a drop as well.

I say do it!! I'm on 19s with a drop and sometimes it looks too small for the car and sometimes it looks too big and make me want 18's again lol

Congrats on the new car
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      05-10-2013, 08:15 AM   #2879
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Picked up a Space Grey 2009 e90 m-sport a week ago.

Already ordered bmw gloss black kidney grills, bimmian key hole cover, reflector replacements, new i-drive controller (one in the car was scratched to hell), euro sunglass holder for oh-sh*t handle location, and new floor mats.

Want to sell these wheels and either go with an aftermarket 18" or go all in on some 19's.

What is the Dallas opinion? Roads aren't the best but they're not super bad either....and I'm worried if I go 19's then i'll be on the hook for a drop as well.
Congrats on the car! I was looking for a car just like that last year.

Do the 19s and a drop. I loved the look on my E90.
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      05-10-2013, 08:28 AM   #2880
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19s with a drop for sure!!!!!

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I say do it!! I'm on 19s with a drop and sometimes it looks too small for the car and sometimes it looks too big and make me want 18's again lol

Congrats on the new car
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Anyone in DFW that does DP and FMIC install? I'm moving Thursday to a state that doesn't do emissions testing and figured it was time to put the fun bits on
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      05-14-2013, 09:31 PM   #2882
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Anyone in DFW that does DP and FMIC install? I'm moving Thursday to a state that doesn't do emissions testing and figured it was time to put the fun bits on
i know a guy!!! pming you now!!
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