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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By sptt144
It's not that difficult to get it working so...

It's not that difficult to get it working so timing isn't that critical. Started bleeding on my first attempt (335i E92). It is quiet though.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By sptt144
That is what I remember reading and can feel it...

That is what I remember reading and can feel it coming on!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By sptt144
Thank you! I have teflon grease but I'll...

Thank you! I have teflon grease but I'll research for the right stuff first.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By sptt144
Crumpled diaphragm in valve cover? I just...

Crumpled diaphragm in valve cover? I just checked for parts and don't see any such thing for your year and make. You Tube your model BMW for "valve gasket repair" and you can see what is involved...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By sptt144
Did it just start all of the sudden? I have 106K...

Did it just start all of the sudden? I have 106K JB4 and Meth. No issues yet. That is very clicky sounding for sure. Change any of that belt driven stuff since new? Auto stethoscopes are cheap. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By sptt144
The car may be drawing too much from the battery...

The car may be drawing too much from the battery when running causing the dashboard lights. Use to install car systems and when we put in pumping systems, had to let the customers know that they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By sptt144
Definitely sounds like a bad bearing. Need more...

Definitely sounds like a bad bearing. Need more info. Miles, ever change the belt, pulley, tensioner?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By sptt144
Aging Moonroof

Hello all,

When I open that Sun/Moon roof I can hear it creaking when it use to not creak. Anyone know where the points are in the frame that need some lubrication from past experience? ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By sptt144
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By sptt144
Get it registered properly first. You can change...

Get it registered properly first. You can change the type of battery you use as long as specs meet or exceed original. The registration will tell the car how to charge your new battery based on it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,949
Posted By sptt144
Yup....won't be going to those "dig a little...

Yup....won't be going to those "dig a little deeper in your empty pockets" indy shops. The HPFP issue was fixed around 2007 with better seals that were being dried up by the ethanol additives in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,116
Posted By sptt144
Liqui Moly is good stuff! I use the engine...

Liqui Moly is good stuff! I use the engine refresh kit ($69) every 30K miles.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-03-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,116
Posted By sptt144
Did BMW go to 5W-40? I only use MObil One...

Did BMW go to 5W-40? I only use MObil One European LL 0W-40 in all of mine. I don't use NIssan/Honda weighted oil (after lengthy education on this forum) in the precision BMW engine and it runs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-03-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By sptt144
Other piece that is on driver's side towards the...

Other piece that is on driver's side towards the rear is the starter. Sounds like one going bad to me. The solenoid pops out, turns that crankshaft gear and then retracts once engine starts and ECU...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-03-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By sptt144
Common issue here. These cars won't jump start...

Common issue here. These cars won't jump start if the battery is too dead despite it trying to turn over (even though everything was fine and dandy 10 hours ago...trust me). If it doesn't do...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By sptt144
No. I have a 2009 335i. Works like a champ but...

No. I have a 2009 335i. Works like a champ but in my wife's 2013 328i there are many more cool program features. Get it. You won't be sorry and they constantly update it! Plus, now you have the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 891
Posted By sptt144
Two thumbs up for the BMS pipe. I have JB4 with...

Two thumbs up for the BMS pipe. I have JB4 with meth injection and 60k miles later everything works like new.. Just need to blast the intakes again for some more pickup and go soon.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By sptt144
I don't know anyone that will take auto parts...

I don't know anyone that will take auto parts back once they've been installed. You now have a liability issue if they resell and get caught. Manufacturers nowadays don't take too much crap back...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By sptt144
Go with any of the Bosch ones that match your...

Go with any of the Bosch ones that match your car. I have went with the least expensive to the most expensive ones and have only replaced a few in 70k miles, They electronics eventually succumb to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By sptt144
Because you have a BMW. Its a car. Go to...

Because you have a BMW. Its a car. Go to www.partsgeek.com and check starter prices. The diff will be labor you are paying.

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By sptt144
My friend got his dine at a shop for $350 on a...

My friend got his dine at a shop for $350 on a 335i. Should be pretty much the same job.

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By sptt144
If it doesn't start after removing the blue...

If it doesn't start after removing the blue connector and trying with a new battery, it can very well be the starter.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By sptt144
Not cheap. $200 and each car has a slghtly diff...

Not cheap. $200 and each car has a slghtly diff version. Go out and disconnect that blue clip. You can run it fine without it connected but car won't charge your battery optimally and when battery...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By sptt144
If its not even trying to turn over, disconnect...

If its not even trying to turn over, disconnect the light blue connector at the negative battery terminal. Try starting it then. If it turns on your IBS is probably shot.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By sptt144
Try www.fyxme.com Send them your pics. Get...

Try www.fyxme.com

Send them your pics. Get a quote.
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