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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 811
Posted By ctuna
Run Flats are up to 10lbs per tire heavier

Run Flats are up to 10lbs per tire heavier
Plus the weight on the tire has a bigger effect since
its rotating.
A single fat American destroys all these calculations.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By ctuna
Get the Carly App and a cable or Wi Fi dongle

Get the Carly App(used to be BMWhat) and a cable or Wi Fi dongle
Its BMW specific and easy to use .
It allows you to register the battery and reprogram some
of the features.
Cost of App is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By ctuna
Anywhere size is usually group 49/H8

Anywhere size is usually group 49/H8
Most cars come with this standard Lead Acid Battery.
check to make sure what you have.

Some people buy the cheapest Walmart battery in this
size . I have a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By ctuna
Google Mike Miller BMW

Google Mike Miller BMW for the old school schedule .
You need to make up your mind as to minimalist maintenance
or Long Term ownership maintenance.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By ctuna
The battery is probably bad for the stereo problem

The battery is probably bad for the stereo problem.
The car stays awake drawing .5 amps if any door is open
and the fob is near the car. When they worked on it they probably
drained the battery...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By ctuna
I thought disconnecting the battery reset everything.

I thought disconnecting the battery reset everything.
It should eventually adapt by itself that is the point of having
something that adapts.
(Any comments)
How does it feel now?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By ctuna
You can buy a microfilter for 25 to 35 bucks

You can buy a microfilter for 25 to 35 bucks
and put it in yourself . Its and easy DIY.
If the car is running good no need to change the plugs .
As said they are suppose to last to 100k in a 328...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By ctuna
Google Mike Miller BMW

Google Mike Miller BMW
for the old school maintenance schedule and history on the free maintenance
intervals. (The free maintenance program is real skimpy)
You might want to get rid of the run...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By ctuna
Did you run the purge procedure.

Did you run the purge procedure.
That would tell you if the water pump is working.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,221
Posted By ctuna
Base system is still common as no pay for it option in ROW

Base system is still common as no pay for it option in ROW(Rest of World)
As it was before 2010. This means Canada to.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,221
Posted By ctuna
Yes he makes a Harness for that system

Yes he makes a Harness for that system.
Some routing is involved as there is no wiring to the trunk
with the base system. The only thing you might have to wire is aftermarket
door speakers.

I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,067
Posted By ctuna
So if what your say about seals is true

So if what your say about seals is true
Why were they telling you to change your brake fluid
yearly ?(Or were they and I was ignoring it.)
It was always oil and radiator fluid that were
the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,067
Posted By ctuna
In the last century

In the last century
Your common maintenance schedule would have minor and major tunes alternating
at 30k to 60k intervals on average. On one of those at least you would get a brake
flush I think...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 860
Posted By ctuna
Buy the BMW Carly app

Buy the BMW Carly app(used to be BMWhat)

It will give you the ability to register the battery complete diagnostics
and the ability to program your car.

The app is 60 bucks I don't know what...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 665
Posted By ctuna
Close up please can't tell anything at that distance

Close up please, can't tell anything at that distance.
Just the tips. Bad plugs can stress the coils.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,067
Posted By ctuna
Well I don't think it is a sealed system so

Well I don't think it is a sealed system so its kind of dependent on
what your weather has been like .
Funny though it doesn't seem anyone was even doing a 2 year Interval
on any of my other...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,067
Posted By ctuna
The amount of water the the fluid takes up.

The amount of water the the fluid takes up.
There are test strips for this.
I don't know what the percentage is .
It it takes up to much water the boiling point is lowred also there
is the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 618
Posted By ctuna
registration resets the battery charge program

registration resets the battery charge program
so the car knows it has a knew battery and can adjust the charge
rate accordingly . I think its made to be a bigger deal than it is.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 618
Posted By ctuna
Danger do not use battery back up

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=571529&highlight=instrument

If you don't know how you probably shouldn't do it until you get some help.
Since you don't know its the battery for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 618
Posted By ctuna
Don't let them us battery back up on it .

Don't let them use battery back up on it .
If they use battery back up from the OBD Port it will blow
a fuse that powers the Instrument Cluster this happens
quite a lot.
The only thing you loose...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 618
Posted By ctuna
You charge or jump the battery from the Engine Bay

You charge or jump the battery from the Engine Bay
Be aware these cars do not jump very easy and if you have
a shorted cell in the battery you may not be able to jump it at
all . There is a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By ctuna
Sludge as a result of 15k plus oil changes

Sludge as a result of 15k plus oil changes

Its common since they if people followed the CBS recall and didn't
do a once a year oil change.
Cars could go 50k and only have two oil changes.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By ctuna
Look for sludge build up in under the oil filler cap.

Look for sludge build up in under the oil filler cap.
In the valve train area.
Any maintenance records.
It is the rare manual.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 596
Posted By ctuna
This guy has some great DIY's

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV6slQsuZwk
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By ctuna
Depends on if you get the Turbo or NA Engine.

Common problems to both are the Electric Water Pump
and oil leaks.
The turbo has turbo wear problems and due to the fact it is
direct injected carbon build up on the valves . Most direct injected...
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