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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By aleks001
MAybe not as good as I thought, give it a go it's...

MAybe not as good as I thought, give it a go it's easy to remove if it doens't work for you, didn't really do it for me, most of e90 stuff was in german and quite a few features didn't work.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By aleks001
Possibly the Best INPA + tools setup around

I found this website and has a link to the tools installing it now, it seems to have quite up to date daten files as well to boot. It is extremely simple to install and has most things in english....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By aleks001
It wasn't in realoem but I did put my VIN in so...

It wasn't in realoem but I did put my VIN in so maybe that's why if someone has #39 feel free to put it in. Splines +17 Is what I think you meant :) Could very well be, would make sense to as the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By aleks001
BMW Wheel Lock, how many splines and code, help me create a list

Hi Everyone,

I thought it would be a good idea to create a list of keys and how many splines they have for the BMW Wheel locks. If you loose the key it is almost impossible to get another without...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By aleks001
Just clean your reservoir with a rag and check it...

Just clean your reservoir with a rag and check it everyday quickly you will see where the oil is coming from, if its the top then don't worry about it. Mine is half filled and still leaks, next time...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By aleks001
You should get rid of that mechanic he has no...

You should get rid of that mechanic he has no idea what he is doing and is ripping you off.

Unless it's actually leaking from the bottom or side and has a crack somewhere it is not leaking. All...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-13-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By aleks001
You probably need rotors as well. You need to...

You probably need rotors as well. You need to measure them but usually bmw rotors are good for one set of pads. There is a minimum thickness that needs to be followed.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,224
Posted By aleks001
Then you might as well sell it now. If you...

Then you might as well sell it now.

If you meant $2000 a year you could easily keep it for another 100,000K.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,224
Posted By aleks001
Tell me how you want to spend and I'll tell you...

Tell me how you want to spend and I'll tell you how long it will last.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By aleks001
Oil Seperator (CCV seems fine to me) There is a...

Oil Seperator (CCV seems fine to me) There is a little suction in these engines, just how they work, it would whistle if the CCV was blocked.

Does the car whine with and without the AC ?

Post...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-28-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By aleks001
I don't know i think the verdict is out on if it...

I don't know i think the verdict is out on if it is actually damaging anything or not. Yours is there all the time which I suspect is a permanently failed hydraulic lifter. I would replace it ASAP...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-28-2017, 02:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By aleks001
Forget about this repair your probably looking at...

Forget about this repair your probably looking at $3-$5000 if not more the cylinder head is expensive and the labor is even worse. You might aswell find an updated engine and swap it over.

I would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By aleks001
60,000 miles, don't waste your money. Unless you...

60,000 miles, don't waste your money. Unless you are running some crazy setup.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By aleks001
The only positive here with the e90 is that it's...

The only positive here with the e90 is that it's a 2009 model which means it has the black top cover engine and should have the redesigned cylinder head.

I wont comment on the E350 as I have no...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By aleks001
Buy yourself the E350 and save yourself a...

Buy yourself the E350 and save yourself a headache. I was in this exact situation and Bought an E90 over an E350, regret it to this day, the e90 series is quite problematic and at that mileage it's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By aleks001
Glad it worked out for you. It can be hard...

Glad it worked out for you. It can be hard getting the right batteries for cars mainly because most battery manufacturer systems don't really have correct data on cars, when I was looking for mine i...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By aleks001
My original BMW battery was Lead acid and it...

My original BMW battery was Lead acid and it lasted close to 8 years as well. So don't write them off. If the price difference is a couple of bucks you might as well go AGM otherwise there's no need....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By aleks001
(1) Has this mistake caused any damage to my car?...

(1) Has this mistake caused any damage to my car?
No , relax it's a battery not a piston. If a bad battery caused damage to a vehicle imagine how many issues cars would have on a regular basis.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By aleks001
Thanks for answering, I will look for a kit with...

Thanks for answering, I will look for a kit with the tensioner then.

From the looks of it seems like it definitely doesn't matter which way the camshaft gears are put on or if they line up with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By aleks001
n52 camshaft alignment tool and rigid chain tensioner questions?

Hi,

Just looking for some clarification on using this tool as there seems to be some information out there but I feel like the people who used the tool didn't really understand it either, if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,200
Posted By aleks001
Plain dot 4 is fine. Ive been running various dot...

Plain dot 4 is fine. Ive been running various dot 4s in my e90 for over 5 years with no issues.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-12-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By aleks001
I was surprised they paid for it myself. I argued...

I was surprised they paid for it myself. I argued with them that it is a safety issue and it should be a re-call. That there was no way that the issue was caused by age but by poor design. I told...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-12-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By aleks001
If this happens mainly after you have filled fuel...

If this happens mainly after you have filled fuel it is quite possible that it is a leaking hose from the fuel filler neck. You will not be able to see the leak as it absorbs into the rear wheel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By aleks001
This is actually quite a common issue believe it...

This is actually quite a common issue believe it or not. You need a new vacuume brake booster hose and sealing ring. Google e90 hard brake pedal
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By aleks001
This is what im suspecting but i dont want to...

This is what im suspecting but i dont want to throw parts at the car.

So this morning i checker pressure and its still 6 bar so i dont think its a leak issue.

However i did notice one value...
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