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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-26-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By Oulixes
Joe: These are reasonable sites to try: ...

Joe: These are reasonable sites to try:

http://www.getbmwparts.com/

Bavarian Autosport
https://www.bavauto.com/

ECS Tuning
http://www.ecstuning.com
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Oulixes
"...i can definitively say the battery is at...

"...i can definitively say the battery is at least 4 1/2 years old."

My battery gave me no trouble for six years it lasted. That was in a comparable climate, with a battery similar to yours, in a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Oulixes
Tommy479: Your car is a 2007 model. Do you know...

Tommy479: Your car is a 2007 model. Do you know if the battery's ever been changed?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By Oulixes
strongheart: If you change the fluid yourself,...

strongheart: If you change the fluid yourself, flushing the clutch line is a separate operation similar to the flushing of each brake cylinder - it does not happen automatically. If the fluid...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 982
Posted By Oulixes
Monday re-vote.

Monday re-vote.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Oulixes
Most likely your relays are OK. (Few month ago I...

Most likely your relays are OK. (Few month ago I had to look at the electrics in my 330xi and found relays less likely to fail compared to the wiring.)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 982
Posted By Oulixes
fdriller9: your wrap is perfect, and the color...

fdriller9: your wrap is perfect, and the color matches the Bugatti. You got my vote. Good luck.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-09-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By Oulixes
mattsw96: congratulation on your E90. At...

mattsw96: congratulation on your E90.

At your mileage, if you are still on the original water pump, you may also need a new pump soon. Mine (on 330xi) failed at 70 kmiles. As most people with a...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-24-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Oulixes
TOGWT: TQ for the link there is much...

TOGWT: TQ for the link there is much information on the site you recommended. Meanwhile, I've found data on the composition of the BASF reducers designed to be compatible with their paints....
Forum: The Detail Department 07-20-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Oulixes
Thinning titansilber metallic

Would you please advise on "proper" thinner (reducer) for the TiAg (354) metallic paint in BMW Paint Stick 51 91 0 302 248.
Forum: The Detail Department 07-20-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By Oulixes
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By Oulixes
Ghart14: Enjoy your trip, have good weather, and...

Ghart14: Enjoy your trip, have good weather, and keep it the rubber side down. My 330xi (MT, not ZF like yours) likes to go for pleasant long rides. Before a long trip, I always check tires, fluids,...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-17-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By Oulixes
Before going on a trip similar to yours, I always...

Before going on a trip similar to yours, I always have the car fluids checked, and have learned to add to my windshield washer fluid the P21S or similar washer booster. The P21S comes in a 8 oz...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By Oulixes
330xi, 0 - 70k miles, coolant: never had to add,...

330xi, 0 - 70k miles, coolant: never had to add, but once the fluid was replaced, at 68k miles, when the coolant pump failed and a new one was installed.
335i, 0 - 22k miles, coolant: never had to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By Oulixes
In addition to measuring the bolt parameters as...

In addition to measuring the bolt parameters as suggested by fdriller9, it is good to find out if the bolt is made of steel or aluminum. If you cannot tell offhand, use a magnet. Most bolts on BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,084
Posted By Oulixes
Very pretty, and the camera loves her....

Very pretty, and the camera loves her. Congratulations...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By Oulixes
The seat heating is quite reasonable in both of...

The seat heating is quite reasonable in both of my cars.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By Oulixes
surf, I have no rattles and no Autowerke exhaust,...

surf, I have no rattles and no Autowerke exhaust, but I find the Cal's advice and analysis of the causality of you rattles the most salient. You probably do not want to go after the people who...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Oulixes
I happened to have had Cinturatos on one of my...

I happened to have had Cinturatos on one of my cars, and liked them; currently I have Potenzas on another car, and also like them, but I would not mix these two on my 335i. Neither should you - the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Oulixes
Congratulation, welcome and good luck.

Congratulation, welcome and good luck.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By Oulixes
Always good to learn. My 335i (pre LCI) has the...

Always good to learn. My 335i (pre LCI) has the alarm and it sure is loud, but I didn't know where the source of all that noise was located.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By Oulixes
The part in your photo is similar to the one in...

The part in your photo is similar to the one in my 330xi. It is an air recirculation sensor (AUC, 64119240180), which interacts with the car's INKA. The acronym AUC stands for die Automatische Umluft...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-07-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,219
Posted By Oulixes
Outstanding work. Also, the photos are very good.

Outstanding work. Also, the photos are very good.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Oulixes
Calwaterboy is right - there is no reasonable...

Calwaterboy is right - there is no reasonable mileage. It is better to look for maintenance records and general condition of the car, starting with basic stuff such as the frequency of oil changes,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Oulixes
330xi 06: My post is based on the experience with...

330xi 06: My post is based on the experience with just one 330xi, used mostly for highway driving and long distance touring, 80 kmiles so far. The car has worked quite well, but I can only compare it...
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