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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By Phil325i
This should help: ...

This should help:

http://www.burgertuning.com/instructions/Arc_Angel_Install_Guide.pdf
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Phil325i
Opinions vary, but for what it's worth, my indy...

Opinions vary, but for what it's worth, my indy advised against dispensing with the DMF as he'd seen cases where the increased shock loading on the crankshaft had produced dire results!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Phil325i
Looking at RealOEM, I don't think this part is...

Looking at RealOEM, I don't think this part is available separately. I believe it's probably an integral part of the air filter housing box:
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Phil325i
Why? As acoste says. the cap should last the...

Why? As acoste says. the cap should last the lifetime of the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Phil325i
Might be worth considering replacing your...

Might be worth considering replacing your drain/fill plugs with magnetic ones:

http://www.drainplugmagnets.com/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-18-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Phil325i
Not sure it helps, but just in case: ...

Not sure it helps, but just in case:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHqlHDL7ChM
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Phil325i
Don't forget the possibility of the low pressure...

Don't forget the possibility of the low pressure pump being at fault (or the low fuel pressure control unit). I'd strongly recommend you find a good indy with the latest BWM software who can run...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Phil325i
Just the fluid. But worth thinking about...

Just the fluid. But worth thinking about changing the diff fluid too...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Phil325i
I'd suggest either: Fuchs Titan Sintofluid...

I'd suggest either:

Fuchs Titan Sintofluid 75W-80 or
Redline MTL 75W-80.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2016, 02:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By Phil325i
Use one of these in future... ...

Use one of these in future...

http://www.burgertuning.com/17mm_21mm_protective_wheel_rim_socket.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-18-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By Phil325i
Be aware that if you fit a new battery, it will...

Be aware that if you fit a new battery, it will need to be 'coded' to the car as BMWs vary their charging rate according to the age of the battery. So unless you tell the ECU that a new battery's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Phil325i
You can buy new tips to replace them (genuine BMW...

You can buy new tips to replace them (genuine BMW part) see Nos. 14 & 15:

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=WE32-EUR-04-2008-E92-BMW-325i&diagId=18_0740
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,137
Posted By Phil325i
Bank 1 is cylinders 1, 2 & 3. Bank 2 is...

Bank 1 is cylinders 1, 2 & 3. Bank 2 is cylinders 4, 5 & 6. So unfortunately it sounds like you have a bad injector in both banks.

Sadly, replacement is the only realistic option. Someone on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,137
Posted By Phil325i
Sadly the piezo injectors on the N53 are a...

Sadly the piezo injectors on the N53 are a weakness (probably why BMW have reverted to solenoid injectors on later models). If you can afford it, replacing all the injectors (or at least all of one...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,137
Posted By Phil325i
Probably leaking injectors that weep overnight...

Probably leaking injectors that weep overnight which gives you a misfire until the excess fuel has burned off.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-04-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Phil325i
IMHO a bad injector is the No 1 culprit for a...

IMHO a bad injector is the No 1 culprit for a sooty plug.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Phil325i
Looks like either an alarm sensor or an...

Looks like either an alarm sensor or an aftermarket speaker for hands-free phone...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By Phil325i
If your engine has the plugs like those shown in...

If your engine has the plugs like those shown in post #2, you should be changing them every 25,000 not 75,000. That's according to NGK Technical Dept and is because they have no precious metal...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,251
Posted By Phil325i
Piezo injectors are a weakness on this engine and...

Piezo injectors are a weakness on this engine and they're pricey - hence your quote! In post #20 you said you had Vanos fault codes. Did you sort that?

BTW Cotswold BMW do discounted parts for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By Phil325i
A good reminder that shocks are not a 'fit and...

A good reminder that shocks are not a 'fit and forget' item. I've just had my Ohlins dampers rebuilt after 50,000 miles (they recommend 30,000 kilometers) and the damper oil was black - not from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Phil325i
Get your fault codes read Gav. Could be one of...

Get your fault codes read Gav. Could be one of many causes (plugs; coils; injectors; VANOS solenoids etc etc). Otherwise you'll be spending money for no good reason, chasing an unknown cause...
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Phil325i
Gav your engine's an N53. It is not fitted with...

Gav your engine's an N53. It is not fitted with an eccentric shaft sensor (nor Valvetronic either).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,251
Posted By Phil325i
Pretty sure yours looks like an N53 which doesn't...

Pretty sure yours looks like an N53 which doesn't have such a sensor. Relax!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-09-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Phil325i
If you're unsure whether it's damaged, just buy...

If you're unsure whether it's damaged, just buy another plug. Not exactly expensive...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Phil325i
Take out one of the bulbs and play hot air from a...

Take out one of the bulbs and play hot air from a hair dryer into the lamp cluster to drive off the water.
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