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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By sptt144
Check this out: ...

Check this out:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhBVykjoRsQ

I haven't had any VANOS issues but I change my oil every 7-10K. Sometimes these things stick and they affect your engine timing. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By sptt144
When I get misfire codes, they'll even register...

When I get misfire codes, they'll even register on a non BMW code reader. Maybe fdriller will chime in here. Did your car have the battery cable issue? Was it taken care of? Leaking eccentric...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-06-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By sptt144
"I honesty don't trust any of them anymore. Most...

"I honesty don't trust any of them anymore. Most of them seem to be elitist dbags that insist on all BMW parts. They also do things the quick and pricey way instead of the cheaper way.

Like, why...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By sptt144
That would get me to Vegas one way from where I...

That would get me to Vegas one way from where I live. Could NOT imagine doing that turnaround every OTHER day! That being said, I LOVE the Scottsdale area and Phoenix (yeah, it's a torcher in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By sptt144
Tischer sells the rebuilt Turbos for about...

Tischer sells the rebuilt Turbos for about $860-$980 each (price seems to fluctuate). I have an indy that will replace them, if needed, for no more than $1000 in labor. He has done a few now. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By sptt144
Based on all that great insight, you are probably...

Based on all that great insight, you are probably ok.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-29-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By sptt144
As long as it's starting cold at 160 then when it...

As long as it's starting cold at 160 then when it warms up stays steady at 239-250, you should be fine. The needle shouldn't jump around but move slowly then stay. If it acts like that and doesnt...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By sptt144
No. An oil change should not do anything to the...

No. An oil change should not do anything to the sensor as they should not even have to touch it. I've done several changes on mine and you don't even expose the sensor unless you take the whole...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By sptt144
That temp sensor does not seem like it is...

That temp sensor does not seem like it is operating normally. Mine never goes up then down. Only goes up from 160 or where it cools off to. :thumbdwn:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By sptt144
The description says they are completely sealed. ...

The description says they are completely sealed. So I would say no.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By sptt144
Your fan isn't always supposed to run with the...

Your fan isn't always supposed to run with the electric waterpump in action. Unless you have an SLUV car, it only runs occasionally when the engine needs extra cooling, like when it is 100 degrees...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By sptt144
Yes and no. Car would not start after putting in...

Yes and no. Car would not start after putting in the new battery. Disconnected the IBS' blue connector and she fired right up. Car had a defective IBS unit which probably led to the old battery's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By sptt144
I have a 335i so dont have that thing. Seems...

I have a 335i so dont have that thing. Seems like you are doomed then at some point.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By sptt144
Then you are golden! Get two seals, one for now...

Then you are golden! Get two seals, one for now and one for later! Prevent! :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By sptt144
Replacing the seal could solve the problem if the...

Replacing the seal could solve the problem if the internal ESS has not failed due to being shorted. Try replacing the seal and drying off all the contacts terminals and inner area. Reconnect and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By sptt144
Sounds like he's gonna hook up the code reader...

Sounds like he's gonna hook up the code reader and scan your car's computer for $90. Save yourself the money and get the Carly Gen II adapter from Amazon and download the Carly App. You'll be able...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By sptt144
What did you get the fan for? I know they aren't...

What did you get the fan for? I know they aren't cheap.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2016, 01:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By sptt144
No. 50K miles, no torque wrench on plugs, wheel...

No. 50K miles, no torque wrench on plugs, wheel lugs or tensioner bolt. No problems. I take the chance my built in torque gauge is close enough.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By sptt144
Not true. My Mercedes mechanical waterpump was...

Not true. My Mercedes mechanical waterpump was harder to replace than this one. This is not that difficult and my MB pump started going out at 120k miles...but I had plenty of warning before I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2016, 01:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,624
Posted By sptt144
You should be nervous but not if you can work on...

You should be nervous but not if you can work on cars, have semi deep pockets, or a warranty.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By sptt144
Yeah, go ahead. It doesnt give you any warnings...

Yeah, go ahead. It doesnt give you any warnings and just dies so why worry. Just get the pump, tstat, coolant, tools, and jack stands so you can fix it wherever it decides to go kaput. I thought I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By sptt144
Dude, he's talking about a mechanical pump that...

Dude, he's talking about a mechanical pump that doesn't just quit and shut your driving ass down in the middle of wherever. Mechanical pumps give weeks and months of warnings. Not the super...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By sptt144
Guy, are you getting any power to the charging...

Guy, are you getting any power to the charging posts in the front of the car under the hood? If so, disconnect the IBS connector (light blue) zip tied to the black negative cable and see what...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By sptt144
So what are you going to do? This is the Shark...

So what are you going to do? This is the Shark Tank! Gotta let us know.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By sptt144
Had a brand new Jag as a rental for 2.5 months...

Had a brand new Jag as a rental for 2.5 months while my "totaled" BMW was repaired (don't ask). I loved it! I wouldn't mind having one of those and my 335i. Trying to talk the wife into it for her...
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