E90Post
 


Horizon LED
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > USA - California > Santa Barbara monthly meet, Leadbetter beach



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-30-2013, 11:24 AM   #265
Hybrid For Life
Banned
Germany
43
Rep
2,119
Posts

 
Drives: Out of Spec
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mr.e90
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hybrid For Life View Post
mr.e90 are you doing the install yourself?
I don't know, is it hard to change pads?

No it's actually really easy, basically as simple as pulling 2 front caliper bolts then slide you slide the caliper of the rotor pull out the pads clean everything with brake cleaner then put new pads in the calipers. Then slide back over the caliper, reinstall 2 bolts on caliper.

Rotors are very easy, when the calipers off you remove the one set screw that bolts to the hub then pull the rotor off the hub and reinstall the new one.

I had never solely done brakes on a car before, always had fathers help, I just followed the DIY on here and made sure and took my time. Fronts were about 2 hours total, rear were about an hour and a half.
Appreciate 0
      03-30-2013, 12:24 PM   #266
Hybrid For Life
Banned
Germany
43
Rep
2,119
Posts

 
Drives: Out of Spec
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bimmer Barney View Post
I use Ian's a ton over the year for tire service but I won't use them again for an alignment on either of my cars. Hope you have a better experience; I found their alignment on my BMW wasn't great and they wouldn't redo it and on my 4runner they did a half ass job. They're fine for tires though.
Well Ian's was a bust not only did they schedule 3 cars before me for alignment but they couldn't even get my car on the rack, dissapointed to say the least. So the hunt continues for a rack I can get my car on. Any recommendations anyone?
Appreciate 0
      03-30-2013, 08:23 PM   #267
Bimmer Barney
First Lieutenant
Bimmer Barney's Avatar
5
Rep
387
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 335i Sedan
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hybrid For Life View Post
No it's actually really easy, basically as simple as pulling 2 front caliper bolts then slide you slide the caliper of the rotor pull out the pads clean everything with brake cleaner then put new pads in the calipers. Then slide back over the caliper, reinstall 2 bolts on caliper.

Rotors are very easy, when the calipers off you remove the one set screw that bolts to the hub then pull the rotor off the hub and reinstall the new one.

I had never solely done brakes on a car before, always had fathers help, I just followed the DIY on here and made sure and took my time. Fronts were about 2 hours total, rear were about an hour and a half.
Yes, easy. Look up the DIY.
__________________
2007 SGM E90 335i
JB4 G4, Mr.5 Intake, VRSF 7" FMIC, ER Sport Oil Cooler, RB PCV Valve, Cyba Scoops and Quad Tips, 17x9 ET30 and 17x9.5 ET35 Concave Apex Arc 8, M3 UCA/LCA
Appreciate 0
      03-30-2013, 08:24 PM   #268
Bimmer Barney
First Lieutenant
Bimmer Barney's Avatar
5
Rep
387
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 335i Sedan
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hybrid For Life View Post
Well Ian's was a bust not only did they schedule 3 cars before me for alignment but they couldn't even get my car on the rack, dissapointed to say the least. So the hunt continues for a rack I can get my car on. Any recommendations anyone?
Did u call TC Kline? I would guarantee they have a resource...
__________________
2007 SGM E90 335i
JB4 G4, Mr.5 Intake, VRSF 7" FMIC, ER Sport Oil Cooler, RB PCV Valve, Cyba Scoops and Quad Tips, 17x9 ET30 and 17x9.5 ET35 Concave Apex Arc 8, M3 UCA/LCA
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 12:48 AM   #269
Hybrid For Life
Banned
Germany
43
Rep
2,119
Posts

 
Drives: Out of Spec
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bimmer Barney View Post
Did u call TC Kline? I would guarantee they have a resource...
I did but no answer
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 10:04 AM   #270
Bimmer Barney
First Lieutenant
Bimmer Barney's Avatar
5
Rep
387
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 335i Sedan
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

Or HP Autowerkes. Harold is on the forums. They work with TC Kline also
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 08:03 PM   #271
Hybrid For Life
Banned
Germany
43
Rep
2,119
Posts

 
Drives: Out of Spec
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bimmer Barney View Post
Or HP Autowerkes. Harold is on the forums. They work with TC Kline also
Closed on the weekends, I'll give them a ring Tuesday
Appreciate 0
      04-07-2013, 11:58 PM   #272
Hybrid For Life
Banned
Germany
43
Rep
2,119
Posts

 
Drives: Out of Spec
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

So Bimmerfest 2013, 5 weeks away now, who's going? I setup the caravan for us Santa Barbara folks, I need to check in with the e30 crowd and e46 guys to see if they have anything setup.
Here's the thread:
Santa Barbara 805 Caravan to BimmerFest 2013

Last edited by Hybrid For Life; 04-08-2013 at 12:48 AM.
Appreciate 0
      04-08-2013, 04:07 PM   #273
mr.e90
Captain
12
Rep
709
Posts

 
Drives: E90
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Cali

iTrader: (9)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hybrid For Life View Post
So Bimmerfest 2013, 5 weeks away now, who's going? I setup the caravan for us Santa Barbara folks, I need to check in with the e30 crowd and e46 guys to see if they have anything setup.
Here's the thread:
Santa Barbara 805 Caravan to BimmerFest 2013
I'm down to caravan.

have any of you guys installed new rotors that had a coating? Did you guys remove the coating before installing or left it on? I just replaced my rears with rotors that had some coating on them and now when i drive i get a smell of something burning. I also saw some smoke coming from the rotor because of the coating it had? Will this damage my brakes later on?
Appreciate 0
      04-08-2013, 07:00 PM   #274
Hybrid For Life
Banned
Germany
43
Rep
2,119
Posts

 
Drives: Out of Spec
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mr.e90 View Post
I'm down to caravan.

have any of you guys installed new rotors that had a coating? Did you guys remove the coating before installing or left it on? I just replaced my rears with rotors that had some coating on them and now when i drive i get a smell of something burning. I also saw some smoke coming from the rotor because of the coating it had? Will this damage my brakes later on?
Smell and some smoke are nothing to worry about, just the coating being removed from the braking surface on the rotors. Mine was completely gone within a day of driving.
Appreciate 0
      04-09-2013, 09:35 AM   #275
E9TOU
First Lieutenant
United_States
3
Rep
349
Posts

 
Drives: 2010 E92 335i
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Goleta, CA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to E9TOU
Bummed I can't join you guys this year for bimmerfest. My cousin is graduating from college and that's the bigger priority. You guys should meet up with the bigger 805/818 caravan -- looks like they're meeting in Woodland Hills/Calabasas area.
Appreciate 0
      05-05-2013, 07:24 PM   #276
E9TOU
First Lieutenant
United_States
3
Rep
349
Posts

 
Drives: 2010 E92 335i
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Goleta, CA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to E9TOU
We're any of you at the botak meet today? I saw a few e9X but I didn't know who the owners were. I drive the white e92 and it was parked next to a couple Z's.
Appreciate 0
      05-05-2013, 09:53 PM   #277
Hybrid For Life
Banned
Germany
43
Rep
2,119
Posts

 
Drives: Out of Spec
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E9TOU View Post
We're any of you at the botak meet today? I saw a few e9X but I didn't know who the owners were. I drive the white e92 and it was parked next to a couple Z's.
Bummed I didn't here about it, I probably would have cruzed out. How often do they have meets like this?
Appreciate 0
      05-05-2013, 11:13 PM   #278
mr.e90
Captain
12
Rep
709
Posts

 
Drives: E90
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Cali

iTrader: (9)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E9TOU View Post
We're any of you at the botak meet today? I saw a few e9X but I didn't know who the owners were. I drive the white e92 and it was parked next to a couple Z's.
Yea me(flat black e90) and bdbahh(jet black e92) and a friend (white e90)were there. We were the only three e9x besides yours. Are you in team botak?
Appreciate 0
      05-05-2013, 11:13 PM   #279
mr.e90
Captain
12
Rep
709
Posts

 
Drives: E90
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Cali

iTrader: (9)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hybrid For Life View Post
Bummed I didn't here about it, I probably would have cruzed out. How often do they have meets like this?
There will be one in two weeks again but hosted by diff team not team botak.
Appreciate 0
      05-05-2013, 11:17 PM   #280
Hybrid For Life
Banned
Germany
43
Rep
2,119
Posts

 
Drives: Out of Spec
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mr.e90 View Post
There will be one in two weeks again but hosted by diff team not team botak.
Keep this thread updated with the details, I'd be down to cruz if you guys are going.

On another note, who's going to bimmerfest?
Appreciate 0
      05-06-2013, 04:02 PM   #281
E9TOU
First Lieutenant
United_States
3
Rep
349
Posts

 
Drives: 2010 E92 335i
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Goleta, CA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to E9TOU
Quote:
Originally Posted by mr.e90 View Post
Yea me(flat black e90) and bdbahh(jet black e92) and a friend (white e90)were there. We were the only three e9x besides yours. Are you in team botak?
Ohhh ok, next time I'll try looking for you guys. I think I sold my stock exhaust to bdbahh but I didn't recognize him. No, I'm not part of Botak but I'm really close friends with Dan and Cung (team leaders) so I go to most of their big events like the BBQ's.
Appreciate 0
      05-06-2013, 05:02 PM   #282
mr.e90
Captain
12
Rep
709
Posts

 
Drives: E90
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Cali

iTrader: (9)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E9TOU View Post
Ohhh ok, next time I'll try looking for you guys. I think I sold my stock exhaust to bdbahh but I didn't recognize him. No, I'm not part of Botak but I'm really close friends with Dan and Cung (team leaders) so I go to most of their big events like the BBQ's.
yea we were looking for you lol we asked couple people whos 335i that was but everybody said "idk". I don't think bdbahh has bought an exhaust because since i met him, he's been wanting to get aftermarket exhaust. Hopefully you guys can make it out on the 26th of this month. We already told Cung, just let your friends know bro. Itll be at ledbetter too.
Appreciate 0
      05-06-2013, 09:29 PM   #283
bdbahh
Private First Class
United_States
6
Rep
157
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E9TOU View Post
Ohhh ok, next time I'll try looking for you guys. I think I sold my stock exhaust to bdbahh but I didn't recognize him. No, I'm not part of Botak but I'm really close friends with Dan and Cung (team leaders) so I go to most of their big events like the BBQ's.
Oh you were the one with the M-tech at the end of the lineup right?

Nah I still have a stock exhaust
__________________
Appreciate 0
      05-07-2013, 12:18 AM   #284
Hybrid For Life
Banned
Germany
43
Rep
2,119
Posts

 
Drives: Out of Spec
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Santa Barbara, CA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mr.e90 View Post
yea we were looking for you lol we asked couple people whos 335i that was but everybody said "idk". I don't think bdbahh has bought an exhaust because since i met him, he's been wanting to get aftermarket exhaust. Hopefully you guys can make it out on the 26th of this month. We already told Cung, just let your friends know bro. Itll be at ledbetter too.
What time on the 26th?
Appreciate 0
      05-07-2013, 10:32 AM   #285
mr.e90
Captain
12
Rep
709
Posts

 
Drives: E90
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Cali

iTrader: (9)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hybrid For Life View Post
What time on the 26th?
I'm not sure yet but ill post it up.
Appreciate 0
      05-07-2013, 02:10 PM   #286
RonDeezy
Private First Class
RonDeezy's Avatar
Philippines
2
Rep
106
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 E92 335I M-Sport
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E9TOU View Post
We're any of you at the botak meet today? I saw a few e9X but I didn't know who the owners were. I drive the white e92 and it was parked next to a couple Z's.
I think I saw your car...are you sitting on 19" star spoke 230 wheels?

I rolled out with the Hakato guys but didn't drive my e90!
__________________
2012 E92 335I M-Sport | Black Sapphire | Coral Red | Gloss Black Kidney Grille | AR Catless DP | BMS Intake | BMS Spacers
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:12 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST