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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By Phil325i
It's not just Bosch. Here's a quote from NGK's...

It's not just Bosch. Here's a quote from NGK's technical advice:

"NGK does not recommend the application of lubricant to spark plug threads as the
resultant reduction of frictional forces at the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 962
Posted By Phil325i
OP not sure if the 'kink' in the plug tube...

OP not sure if the 'kink' in the plug tube applies to your engine, but if it does, you may find this helpful...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TOv78oPDhA
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2016, 03:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By Phil325i
One way to spot the error would have been that...

One way to spot the error would have been that you had nowhere to fit the replacement small green o-ring...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By Phil325i
Auxiliary belt pulley bearing? (I'm guessing).

Auxiliary belt pulley bearing? (I'm guessing).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Phil325i
Yes I think you've hit the nail on the head (and...

Yes I think you've hit the nail on the head (and applies to the coupe too)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-19-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By Phil325i
Try posting on E90 Post (UK section). You'll...

Try posting on E90 Post (UK section). You'll find a lot more diesel users there...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By Phil325i
BMW would say you've wasted your time (and money)...

BMW would say you've wasted your time (and money) as, in their opinion, diff fluid is 'lifetime fill'. But given the very small quantity of lubricant in today's diffs compared to previous, I change...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Phil325i
+1

+1
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By Phil325i
Please keep us in the loop on any solutions you...

Please keep us in the loop on any solutions you find. This cold start idle issue seems very common with the N53, so your progress will be watched with interest!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Phil325i
+1 One of these will help you remove the...

+1

One of these will help you remove the plugs...

http://www.burgertuning.com/N54_BMW_spark_plug_socket_adapter.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Phil325i
Serpentine belt has no function with timing on...

Serpentine belt has no function with timing on your engine which has a timing chain...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Phil325i
Why don't you ask Brembo? They will have certain...

Why don't you ask Brembo? They will have certain tell-tale identifiers that counterfeiters don't know about which will clarify the origin of your brakes
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2016, 01:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Phil325i
Congrats, you'll love it. Best mod I've done,...

Congrats, you'll love it. Best mod I've done, bar none.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Phil325i
Vibrations through the seat usually indicates the...

Vibrations through the seat usually indicates the rear end. Have you checked your rear wheel balance and have you carefully inspected your rear tires for uneven wear or manufacturing defects (not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-25-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By Phil325i
Just because the issue has gone, the fault code...

Just because the issue has gone, the fault code will be logged, so your shop will be able to tell what's wrong.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Phil325i
Chav factor 10. Yuk!

Chav factor 10. Yuk!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Phil325i
I don't think that has anything to do with your...

I don't think that has anything to do with your car. It's certainly not something that would relate to a BMW oil and filter change. And by its appearance I'd say it had been on the floor for some...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By Phil325i
Looks like the low pressure fuel line on its way...

Looks like the low pressure fuel line on its way to the HPFP...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 02:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Phil325i
You could begin by pushing the damper rod fully...

You could begin by pushing the damper rod fully home to see if there's any binding which might indicate the rod's bent in transit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,113
Posted By Phil325i
Any oil will be downstream of the throttle body,...

Any oil will be downstream of the throttle body, so you won't see it just by looking at the intake. The generally held view is that with DI engines, an OCC is deffo worth it. Not so much with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By Phil325i
Not necessarily. Oils contain additives to...

Not necessarily. Oils contain additives to preserve gasket material, so the more often you change, the better that preservation function will be. Hence no leaks...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 742
Posted By Phil325i
My OCC catches 0.5 litres per 16,000 miles...

My OCC catches 0.5 litres per 16,000 miles (non-turbo engine) so well worth it in my opinion...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Phil325i
Only definitive way to tell is to get your fault...

Only definitive way to tell is to get your fault codes read. But if you've noticed a partial improvement with cleaning, why not just replace them?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,033
Posted By Phil325i
Jurid manufacture for BMW and are coated in the...

Jurid manufacture for BMW and are coated in the way you want.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Phil325i
Take your key to a BMW dealer and they can plug...

Take your key to a BMW dealer and they can plug it into a device that will tell you all the outstanding recalls and upgrades applicable to your car (well you can in the UK anyway!).
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