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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By galahad05
lots of duct tape, a plumber's snake, and 40 feet...

lots of duct tape, a plumber's snake, and 40 feet of rubber hose?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By galahad05
I recall someone somewhere talk about one of...

I recall someone somewhere talk about one of those oil extraction pump thingies. Don't know much about them, but I guess you could use one?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By galahad05
I'm wondering if the valve guides is where all...

I'm wondering if the valve guides is where all the carbon fouling is coming from on the 335i's....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By galahad05
Alright thanks sptt. I think I'll take my OCC...

Alright thanks sptt.
I think I'll take my OCC out this weekend to see what's in there now.
I've honestly lost track of the miles, but I think it's around 10,000 since I installed it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By galahad05
sptt: any update on the OCC? I'm interested in...

sptt: any update on the OCC? I'm interested in hearing what people's experience with the effectiveness of their catch cans are.

I really should take mine out again for another look, but the last 2...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By galahad05
0 or 10 -- that's the cold weight (viscosity).

0 or 10 -- that's the cold weight (viscosity).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By galahad05
For example, the 2011 335i coupe/convertible...

For example, the 2011 335i coupe/convertible owner's manual, page 225:
"Alternative oil types
If approved oils are not available, you can use
quantities of up to 1 US quart/1 liter of another ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By galahad05
In fact the owner's manual mentions this--that...

In fact the owner's manual mentions this--that you can use a small amount of non-approved oil as a top off.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By galahad05
That brings up the bigger point. I think that...

That brings up the bigger point. I think that anyone who drives one of these BMWs and plans on even remotely fixing things on their own--or even just want to see if the dealer is screwing with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By galahad05
Keep us updated. For what it's worth, my car...

Keep us updated.

For what it's worth, my car had the same symptoms a while back. Was carbon fouling leading to misfires. But in my case the symptoms were much worse under acceleration than steady...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By galahad05
I've found that my 1st gear acceleration (when I...

I've found that my 1st gear acceleration (when I gun it) is pretty down compared to 2nd gear.
Culprit? DTC/DSC--aka traction control fighting me with brakes and the DME cutting engine power to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By galahad05
Nothing says you have to be 330i-less forever.....

Nothing says you have to be 330i-less forever.....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By galahad05
I've seen all kinds of variation here--some...

I've seen all kinds of variation here--some people seem to see TONS of oil in their OCCs, while others see very little.
In over 6,000 miles of driving since I installed it, I've seen exactly zero...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By galahad05
Yup. In my case I was mucking around the charge...

Yup. In my case I was mucking around the charge pipe (to snake an inspection camera into the intake to look for carbon fouling, but that's another story), and when I buttoned everything back up, I'd...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-19-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By galahad05
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By galahad05
I run the pilot super sports. Great...

I run the pilot super sports. Great tires--superior traction rain or shine.
Slightly noisier than my last set though (bridgestone stock sport-package runflats, whatever model they were (the W-rated...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-13-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,027
Posted By galahad05
I heard a rule of thumb (suggestion really) that...

I heard a rule of thumb (suggestion really) that one should consider changing their electric water pumps between 60,000 and 80,000 miles. Mine died and left me on the side of the road @ 86,500 miles...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By galahad05
Often due to a mis-installed shock. Though...

Often due to a mis-installed shock.

Though usually it's a static thing, and doesn't droop over time.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By galahad05
More importantly, what is the purpose that you're...

More importantly, what is the purpose that you're asking? Idle curiosity? You have a plan to drop in a replacement Chevy LT1? An M3's S54?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By galahad05
Big boned.

Big boned.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By galahad05
I thought it was a sense wire.

I thought it was a sense wire.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,851
Posted By galahad05
I've never seen a dealer turn down easy money....

I've never seen a dealer turn down easy money....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,114
Posted By galahad05
I've had the equivalent of the conti-comfort kit...

I've had the equivalent of the conti-comfort kit for a few years now. Man, let me tell you, that thing has never been useful to me (except as a general tire compressor thing). Every tire issue I've...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By galahad05
I've seen this come up a few times on the various...

I've seen this come up a few times on the various BMW forums.

The failure comes down to two areas: abuse or defect in assembly.
Abuse from either the owner/previous owner, or from the guy moving...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By galahad05
This is a joke, right? Latent G-Force Force...

This is a joke, right? Latent G-Force Force Injection Booster? What. The. Hell.

If this is the future, just give me my damn electronic chauffeur electro-car and be done with it. I'll direct...
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