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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Porando
Did they check chemical composition as well as...

Did they check chemical composition as well as tribo-mechanical properties?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By Porando
No prob - specially if you just cover the fuel...

No prob - specially if you just cover the fuel price for round trip transportation :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By Porando
And looks like somebody already bough the first...

And looks like somebody already bough the first one :) you snooze, you lose
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Porando
BMW made lots of profit on 3 series. you can...

BMW made lots of profit on 3 series. you can google for figures.
Some cars seems like are made what appears to be during the lat week of quarter when factories clean inventories ??
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Porando
There are guys from china adverting here that not...

There are guys from china adverting here that not only offer cheap keys that can open your own car but also selling key signal interception gadget so you can open any car you like... scary $%@%
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Porando
And coolant temp is not far from oil temp when...

And coolant temp is not far from oil temp when engine is hot. New BMW engines run hot and Coolant temp will get to 105- 110 deg C (coolant has higher boiling temp)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By Porando
$120 oil change? Ridiculous... For that...

$120 oil change? Ridiculous...

For that money I buy 3x 5Q jugs of Mobil1 0W-40 @ WalMart ($23 each and enough for 2 changes +left over for adding) + 2 OEM oil filters ($25) and case of 24 beers...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Porando
Probably contacts as M3Inline6 pointed... maybe...

Probably contacts as M3Inline6 pointed... maybe got moisture inside or was not used used much and contact oxidized?
Options are to buy new one or open this one ans "inspect" ?
BTW,
I have 2...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Porando
Befriend xoutopst.com - lots of info there ...

Befriend xoutopst.com - lots of info there

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e53-forum/1578-self-level-susp-inact-message-display-2.html
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Porando
2002 X5 don't have these switches

2002 X5 don't have these switches
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By Porando
Probably not nozzles - very likely washer fluid...

Probably not nozzles - very likely washer fluid supply... need to trace back from sprayers (remove one of the hoses to see if fluid comes) to washer pump
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-27-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Porando
I just don't believe in "super fluids" unless...

I just don't believe in "super fluids" unless I see it on BMW compatibility list.
when I change 6Q of fluid in my $7000 transmission once every 5 years - I am Ok buying ZF for $20/q
but - your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-27-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By Porando
Still tool is only 1/2 of the part price. Just...

Still tool is only 1/2 of the part price.
Just imagine if spark plugs were only $10 and socket was $50 - that would be even worse :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By Porando
Its not Bosh - its BMW. Spark plug is still 6...

Its not Bosh - its BMW. Spark plug is still 6 pointer isn't it?
Std socket will work if it can fit int tight well - You need thin wall socket for that and they only way to get thin wall is to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By Porando
Look under the hood and ask somebody to wash your...

Look under the hood and ask somebody to wash your windshield to see if windshield hose or other comp is not leaking -
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Porando
Check bulb contact - they all burn in time - that...

Check bulb contact - they all burn in time - that is BMW weak spot. solution is to replace the whole light assembly or do what others suggest - use google ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-27-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Porando
What kind of help is needed? Read all you can...

What kind of help is needed?
Read all you can on this forum and other forums like E60 as both cars share 6 speed auto transmission
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,168
Posted By Porando
- - And as usual expensive car will cost you...

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- And as usual expensive car will cost you more than and average "rider" - how much? It depends of course.
- Why car which 3 years ago cost $50k + sells for less?
- 3 reasons:
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Porando
http://www.carcarekiosk.com/video/2007_BMW_328i_3....

http://www.carcarekiosk.com/video/2007_BMW_328i_3.0L_6_Cyl._Sedan_(4_Door)/fuse_interior/replace
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By Porando
Fuse box is behind the glove compartment (there...

Fuse box is behind the glove compartment (there is removable back wall and schematic usually attached to it)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,168
Posted By Porando
People just want everything digested and served...

People just want everything digested and served on a a silver platter...

Q1: why do you want to own a BMW?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Porando
If console button doesn't work - need...

If console button doesn't work - need professional to fix it first - could be as simple as fuse but also could be wiring or the control module.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-25-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Porando
Possibly low battery? Do you have 2 keys and...

Possibly low battery?
Do you have 2 keys and both are behaving the same?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Porando
This is not true. Coding only modifies charging...

This is not true. Coding only modifies charging current to extend battery life and has no other implications.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-22-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 892
Posted By Porando
And government will have full control of your...

And government will have full control of your life - if they want you in court or jail - they just hack/log to your car, force locks to engage and get you there :) ?? :yikes:
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