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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By aleks001
They all do the same thing, find any injector...

They all do the same thing, find any injector cleaner and you will be fine. In saying that, I've recently purchased some valvoline injector cleaner which claims to clean the valves and the combustion...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By aleks001
Thanks for the advice, I will remove the...

Thanks for the advice, I will remove the manifold, I don't see how else it can be replaced. However, this is going on the back burner as I just forked out for vanos solenoids. There is no more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By aleks001
I guess my finally question out of curiosity is,...

I guess my finally question out of curiosity is, could you actually see where the gasket was damaged and the reason for the leak, again I ask because when I replaced my valve cover gasket because it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By aleks001
N52 PCV system refresh, what to change ?

Hi,

I'm thinking of doing my oil seperator and other pcv components, but instead of blowing money down the toilet on all the hoses that come with it what should I really be replacing. My current...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By aleks001
If your battery is 5 years or older I would go...

If your battery is 5 years or older I would go and replace that first. These cars a super sensitive to weak batteries.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By aleks001
Did you try tightening the bolts first, because I...

Did you try tightening the bolts first, because I had a look at mine on the weekend and they were actually super loose.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By aleks001
I had a rule, only Michelin, Continental and...

I had a rule, only Michelin, Continental and Pirelli. I broke it and immidietly regreted it lol I would put michelin on everything but it is quite expensive in Aus land. 224/45/17 p/sports are $195...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By aleks001
So I got the tyres replaced by my local tyre...

So I got the tyres replaced by my local tyre store (full refund for the dunlops) and we are back to a quiet ride. New tyres are Continental contact MC5. Pretty comfortable tyre and very low road...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By aleks001
I really don't know all I can do is report my...

I really don't know all I can do is report my experience to worn others, but in saying that just because it is loud to me, might not mean it is loud to someone else. I Don't know if it makes a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By aleks001
I don't know if I notice it more because the...

I don't know if I notice it more because the previous tyres I had were literally silent.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By aleks001
I don't think it will make a difference. I've...

I don't think it will make a difference. I've never had to break in a tyre before. The tread design is quite aggressive this is whats probably causing the issue. I didn't even want this tyre. I was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 634
Posted By aleks001
Dunlop Direzza DZ102 Tyres - STAY AWAY!

So I just had my Pirelli pzero rosso's replaced with Dunlop Direzza DZ102 (225/45/17). These tyres are so loud for some reason between 20-80KPH. Grip is great, but the noise is just hell. It makes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By aleks001
It wont be that, that's your water pump. Only...

It wont be that, that's your water pump. Only water goes through there. You most likely have a Valve cover or even more likely oil filter housing gasket leak at the top of the engine and it has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By aleks001
As far as I know the dealer is your only option...

As far as I know the dealer is your only option for keys.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,419
Posted By aleks001
Mine just bombed out no warnings or anything on...

Mine just bombed out no warnings or anything on the highway.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,419
Posted By aleks001
All I know is that every 62K/100000Km's mine is...

All I know is that every 62K/100000Km's mine is getting replaced, because when it goes you are truly stranded.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-26-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,118
Posted By aleks001
There has been issues of collapsed oil filters...

There has been issues of collapsed oil filters making loud noises from the oil filter housing.

Check this thread out, see if yours is the same sound....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-26-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By aleks001
Depends on the following question: 1. Does...

Depends on the following question:

1. Does your car have auto stop/start ?
If the answer is YES, then you need an agm battery.

If the answer is NO, then you don't need one.

All E90s as far...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By aleks001
Vanos solenoids can also do the same thing. Get...

Vanos solenoids can also do the same thing. Get the car scanned for codes, stop throwing money away.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By aleks001
Yeah I'm assuming it would be easier that way as...

Yeah I'm assuming it would be easier that way as it's just two bolts to remove the arms from the subframe.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By aleks001
Oil level sensor is correct whatever it reads by...

Oil level sensor is correct whatever it reads by my oil change is exactly what comes out.

The oil is definitely going somewhere, where I don't know at my current rate of consumption it's not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By aleks001
Would it be easier to unbolt the control arms...

Would it be easier to unbolt the control arms from the subframe, instead of the strut tops, that way if your're working on the floor it's easier to actually remove the sumbframe ?

Also, I would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By aleks001
I checked everything thoroughly multiple times....

I checked everything thoroughly multiple times. There are no oil leaks, engine is dry as can be front to back.( although recently developed a very small pan gasket leak, but this isn't leaking enough...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By aleks001
Makes sense I guess :) I however, have no...

Makes sense I guess :)

I however, have no smoke ever and car runs perfectly fine. Some people with this engine have reported oil consumption from new and others from very low mileage. I don't know...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By aleks001
Oil consumption lower on the highway ?

SO my N52 like quite a few peoples, burns some oil about 1qt/2500 or 1L/4000Km's. But lately I have done a bunch of long trips and I'm currently at 4500KM's and I still haven't gotten my warning,...
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