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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By DSXMachina
Is that a Paxton supercharger? Custom mount or...

Is that a Paxton supercharger? Custom mount or did it come with that mount? The intercooler looks very aggressive, you might have some trouble camouflaging that.:yikes: Do you really need it? Any...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By DSXMachina
I would never chase a known good thread, and it's...

I would never chase a known good thread, and it's rare to damage threads when pulling a BMW sparkplug. As others suggest, always blow out the area around the plug with compressed air just to make...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By DSXMachina
So...are you getting anywhere near the torque...

So...are you getting anywhere near the torque that your old diesel had?:angel:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By DSXMachina
Welcome to Bimmerfest and congratulations on your...

Welcome to Bimmerfest and congratulations on your DIY. Changing the sparkplugs is a great way to get your self reliant feet wet, and to save some money. Congrat's also on having a torque wrench and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,585
Posted By DSXMachina
[Realizing this thread is a golden oldie...] ...

[Realizing this thread is a golden oldie...]

You didn't say so but I assume you used BMW oem sparkplugs? Did you check again for codes? Your SES may be due to another fault, like maybe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 575
Posted By DSXMachina
Not in my experience. The silica plates out on...

Not in my experience. The silica plates out on the sensor and when it's dead it's dead.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 575
Posted By DSXMachina
Hellooo...Newman.

Hellooo...Newman.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 575
Posted By DSXMachina
This thread has been the Bimmerfest equivalent of...

This thread has been the Bimmerfest equivalent of a Seinfeld episode.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,133
Posted By DSXMachina
I think that is what Prof Cook ended up doing. ...

I think that is what Prof Cook ended up doing. It's how I get many low riders onto lifts at the shop.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,133
Posted By DSXMachina
Send a PM to Prof Cook and I'm sure he'd go out...

Send a PM to Prof Cook and I'm sure he'd go out and measure for you. He might not be in the USA right now, so you could Google the lift and find the spec sheet. Minimum vehicle clearance is always...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 575
Posted By DSXMachina
Agreed. Worn rings-bad valve seats-blown head...

Agreed.
Worn rings-bad valve seats-blown head gasket. All can give exactly the same readings on compression and leak down tests. Still requires further evaluation.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 575
Posted By DSXMachina
Symptomatic of oil burning. Are you sure the...

Symptomatic of oil burning. Are you sure the smoke is "white"? Someone needs to properly diagnose this, and it is impossible from a mile away let alone 3000 miles. Find yourself a highly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 575
Posted By DSXMachina
Replacing a head gasket is a lengthy and...

Replacing a head gasket is a lengthy and expensive repair. Your technician must first verify that the symptoms match the cause. There are a couple definitive tests which can be done which will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 575
Posted By DSXMachina
Cut me some slack George. There's a stained...

Cut me some slack George. There's a stained glass window in St. Christopher Church here in Nashua with my name on it (literally).
I know the whole election process but was too slow to keep up with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 575
Posted By DSXMachina
WTH? (I know what it means.)

WTH? (I know what it means.)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 575
Posted By DSXMachina
Hello Din, welcome to Bimmerfest. It sounds...

Hello Din, welcome to Bimmerfest.
It sounds like your coolant is getting into the combustion system. In other words, anti-freeze is being burned inside the cylinders. The anti-freeze is what causes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By DSXMachina
Orient's epic Sticky...

Orient's epic Sticky http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=297373

Lots of good information there.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By DSXMachina
Mann anything is good stuff. Ditto on the...

Mann anything is good stuff. Ditto on the relabeling.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By DSXMachina
I cannot imagine a factory fill lasting 15K miles...

I cannot imagine a factory fill lasting 15K miles so I would have to call that "normal". New engines are not seated-in in critical areas such as rings to cylinders, valve guides, and others so they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By DSXMachina
Excellent question. As soon as you start...

Excellent question. As soon as you start vectoring the wrench in relation to the socket, it changes torque transmission. Fortunately it changes it only a negligible amount until you start getting...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By DSXMachina
Grijo mentioned Mahle as a possible option. I...

Grijo mentioned Mahle as a possible option. I agree. Mahle is a broad spectrum manufacturer and or supplier of parts for the automotive industry. In my opinion, anything which they sell is as good as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By DSXMachina
Seriously...

Of course it matters which filter you buy. Like any consumer product, filters are made to the maker's specs which may or may not be the same as the oem specs.

Example, oil filter. About five...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By DSXMachina
Sometimes. Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Sometimes.


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By DSXMachina
No. : popcorn:

No.


: popcorn:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By DSXMachina
Ditto. Too many possibilities, from a couple...

Ditto. Too many possibilities, from a couple hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. We need codes to be of any real value with our opinions.
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