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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By Phil325i
I didn't say they were good value or necessary. ...

I didn't say they were good value or necessary. It's just that a previous poster said there were no uprated coils available...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By Phil325i
Erm...no? What about these? ...

Erm...no? What about these?

http://www.okadaprojects.com/usa/products_direct.htm
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,440
Posted By Phil325i
Just throw this in the mix: ...

Just throw this in the mix:

http://blog.bavauto.com/8476/bmw-and-mini-oil-sludge-build-up-and-cleaning-long-change-intervals/

To be fair to Mike Miller (who I follow) he clearly states that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By Phil325i
Power steering fluid reservoir. You can find the...

Power steering fluid reservoir. You can find the part number on RealOEM:

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/

My advice would be:

1) Check the fluid level (by removing the cap)
2) Thoroughly clean...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Phil325i
Yes. Dealer removed the sender unit to bale out...

Yes. Dealer removed the sender unit to bale out some contaminated fuel and on re-assembly, damaged the snap-on connector. A few days later car wouldn't start and petrol poured out from the top of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Phil325i
Yes, but bear in mind the Burger one has a magnet...

Yes, but bear in mind the Burger one has a magnet so you don't end up with the plug loose at the bottom of the access 'tunnel'. The plugs are deep inside the head, and if you don't use a magnetic...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 692
Posted By Phil325i
Fairly sure that on an E46 the area where you've...

Fairly sure that on an E46 the area where you've identified the noise is where the fuel filter is located. So maybe a non-OEM filter has been fitted in the past and that's what's making the noise. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Phil325i
Here you go: ...

Here you go:

http://www.burgertuning.com/N54_BMW_spark_plug_socket_adapter.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,869
Posted By Phil325i
This might confuse the OP as several good-quality...

This might confuse the OP as several good-quality aftermarket brands (e.g. MANN) are OEM. They just don't come in a BMW box..
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By Phil325i
Or why not just carry a BMW Mobility kit (as...

Or why not just carry a BMW Mobility kit (as standard on the E92 M3 - which doesn't have runflats):
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Phil325i
+1 Here's a couple of 'how to' guides: ...

+1

Here's a couple of 'how to' guides:

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/t-wheel-spacers-encyclopedia.aspx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4eKEVV4EJ0
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By Phil325i
S/he's probably having back surgery as we speak...

S/he's probably having back surgery as we speak...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 540
Posted By Phil325i
As long as you don't drive at crazy speeds you'll...

As long as you don't drive at crazy speeds you'll be OK with four bolts until you purchase a replacement.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Phil325i
Do a google search for 'BMW seat twist problem'. ...

Do a google search for 'BMW seat twist problem'. There are several DIY fixes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Phil325i
Could just be the pads shifting and hitting the...

Could just be the pads shifting and hitting the calipers because the discs normally only travel in one direction (forwards!).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Phil325i
Interesting that the main criticism in early UK...

Interesting that the main criticism in early UK road tests of these models is the poor engine sound from inside the cabin compared to previous M3s, where the engine note and performance was one of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Phil325i
Agreed. But the problem is BMW will not supply...

Agreed. But the problem is BMW will not supply any parts for diffs, only complete units. So if you needed to replace the back plate gasket when refitting for example, you might be in difficulties...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Phil325i
Lovin' it! Hardly ever use the audio, the PE...

Lovin' it! Hardly ever use the audio, the PE plays great music! Best mod I did - with the possible exception of my Ohlins coilovers...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Phil325i
As far as I know, clamps are included. Certainly...

As far as I know, clamps are included. Certainly were with mine...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Phil325i
PE - end of.

PE - end of.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By Phil325i
This might help: ...

This might help:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LeFZsyGRrs

Measurement is the only sure way to know you're doing it right...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Phil325i
There's no such thing as a hubcentric 5mm. ...

There's no such thing as a hubcentric 5mm. They're too small and allow the remaining portion of the existing hub flange to be used. AFAIR hubcentrics start from 10mm upwards...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-12-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Phil325i
The size you require will depend on wheel and...

The size you require will depend on wheel and tire type. Only foolproof way is to measure. Here's a guide:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LeFZsyGRrs
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,679
Posted By Phil325i
Fit an oil catch can...

Fit an oil catch can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,830
Posted By Phil325i
Any ideas what those suspension changes are...and...

Any ideas what those suspension changes are...and whether they're a possible retro fit to the E9X?
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