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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 894
Posted By aleks001
The car's milege is greatly affected by stop...

The car's milege is greatly affected by stop start driving. The less stopping you do the better your mileage will be. It heavily affects this car. I would suggest you start with some basics, but your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,969
Posted By aleks001
That's true, but what is good for me may not be...

That's true, but what is good for me may not be good for other people we all have different tastes in how cars ride. I'm just saying for me the B4 setup is very nice and I don't see a need to have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-09-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,969
Posted By aleks001
Hi, I don't live close the coast, I think...

Hi,

I don't live close the coast, I think the rusting you are talking about is actually not rust, but the bump stop disintegrating on the metal, I'm fairly certain it would just wash off, if you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By aleks001
I got Bilstein B4's on mine (Non M-SPORT) Would...

I got Bilstein B4's on mine (Non M-SPORT) Would happily buy them again, bargain price (In the US anyway) firmed up the suspension a little and with some nice touring tires I think it is a perfect...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,378
Posted By aleks001
Nah not really, lot of these issues I've seen...

Nah not really, lot of these issues I've seen accross all years. I probably can't list them all but here goes my best attempt.

And the guy who said to get warranty, I bought the car privately and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,378
Posted By aleks001
I'm in probably close to 10K over a 4 year period...

I'm in probably close to 10K over a 4 year period (I bought it used and it had about 60K miles now has 115k) and I've done all the work myself. By far the most expensive car to own that I've ever...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By aleks001
I used BMW DIS. Something similar to this...

I used BMW DIS. Something similar to this picture:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=403501&d=1382497658

After that it asked for 3 options, I just chose the one that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By aleks001
Been a week and ticking has not returned. I'm...

Been a week and ticking has not returned. I'm actually shocked that this is possible. Is there a chance that the dme could have adjusted the lifters or strap in some way after the reset ?

Also...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By aleks001
99.99% positive. I've heard a lot of youtube...

99.99% positive. I've heard a lot of youtube ticking as well where it was the lifters and it was definitely all along one side of the engine (The exhaust side). Also I assume if it was knocking i...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By aleks001
Dme adaption reset, engine stopped ticking wtf ???

Engine:n52

So ive been messing with dis and adaptation resets. So i went screw it and reset the dme and the transmission adaptations. The car is so much smoother to drive especially the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By aleks001
Remove the drive belt and spin all the pulley you...

Remove the drive belt and spin all the pulley you can by hand as fast as you can. If I had to guess I would say either
1. The electric fan is hitting something
2. The alternator bearings have worn...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By aleks001
The coolant seems to evaporate in these cars at a...

The coolant seems to evaporate in these cars at a certain level in the tank, mine will drop to about the minimum and stay at minimum for a whole year yet as soon as i top it up within a couple of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-16-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By aleks001
It's definitely doable without removing the...

It's definitely doable without removing the waterpump, however, because you have an XI model usually everything is 5 times harder on these so I can't comment for sure.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-15-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,452
Posted By aleks001
It's hard to describe the difficulty on this job....

It's hard to describe the difficulty on this job. It basically comes down to. Is 300-$500 depending on shop a lot of money to you. If it's not enough money worth a hassell then just pay for it, if it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,452
Posted By aleks001
I got nothing, I even scanned for codes a week or...

I got nothing, I even scanned for codes a week or two before. Was driving on the highway, all of a sudden, yellow and then a red over heat light.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,452
Posted By aleks001
How long is a piece of strings seems to be the...

How long is a piece of strings seems to be the answer for the water pump. All I know is that I will be replacing mine every 60K miles, I just don't need the hassle of being stranded. With everything...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By aleks001
I don't know for sure but If it was my car I...

I don't know for sure but If it was my car I would start by replacing the front right wheel sensor. However, you may want to wait for someone with more knowledge on these codes to advise you. You...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By aleks001
There is no specific version you need just try...

There is no specific version you need just try and find the latest version you can by googling bmw coders is probably the best place to start.

Heres a diy to help you get going:...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By aleks001
You need go get some scan tools, they arent that...

You need go get some scan tools, they arent that expensive. Get a bmw obd cable from ebay about $20-$30 and download inpa for free just google inpa download and setup.

Your issue is sounding like...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-11-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By aleks001
I've had quick look through my bentley manual,...

I've had quick look through my bentley manual, I'm not sure if this is what you need but I have attached a picture, it looks like an alignment tool is required.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By aleks001
Have a look through here, there should be...

Have a look through here, there should be instructions somewhere:
https://translate.google.com.au/translate?hl=en&sl=ru&u=http://tis.bmwcats.com/&prev=search
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By aleks001
As far as I know all you have to do is register...

As far as I know all you have to do is register it with DIS. There is no actual "CODING" that needs to be done.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-03-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By aleks001
15w-50 whatt, won't your car explode and kill...

15w-50 whatt, won't your car explode and kill everything in a 50 mile radius with such a thick oil ?

I too have recently gone up to a thicker oil from 5w-30 to 5w-40 and it made a lot of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By aleks001
If you do your own work. Take of the under cover...

If you do your own work. Take of the under cover of the engine bay and while you have the squeaking. Spray different rubber joints with some lubricant and keep turning the wheel until you find the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By aleks001
The jumping is quite common a lot of people...

The jumping is quite common a lot of people experience it. You should get a transmission fluid change and if that doesnt fix it you will need new solenoids.
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