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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By aleks001
Yes it can, I replaced mine without removing the...

Yes it can, I replaced mine without removing the waterpump just took some wiggling around.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By aleks001
Might be normal, but check your valve cover 99%...

Might be normal, but check your valve cover 99% this is your problem. You may not be able to see oil leaks just by having a quick look. Remove the engine plastic cover and pull out the coil packs. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,136
Posted By aleks001
No, just the pump, t-stat and aluminium screws.

No, just the pump, t-stat and aluminium screws.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,136
Posted By aleks001
I'm one of these people. Regularly check my car...

I'm one of these people. Regularly check my car (BMW DIS) for codes and got nothing. It went from working fine to failure with absolutely no warning at about 80K. Will definitely be changing it in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,704
Posted By aleks001
Although the sticking brakes is rare and I...

Although the sticking brakes is rare and I haven't heard of it before either. The hard brake pedal in the morning is quite a known problem. Just enjoy your car and sell it when you not enjoying it :P
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,704
Posted By aleks001
Enjoy your car if it is that trouble free, but I...

Enjoy your car if it is that trouble free, but I think you are very close to start seeing some of my repairs. Anyway, I replaced the brake booster vacuum pipe because at traffic lights when I would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-16-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,704
Posted By aleks001
To be fair I didn't buy the car new. I start of...

To be fair I didn't buy the car new. I start of with about 62,000miles/100,000Km's.

Here is a quick list, not to mention, I'm sure there are things I've forgotten:

Front wheel hub bearings...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-16-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,704
Posted By aleks001
I'm currently running at about $2000 a year and...

I'm currently running at about $2000 a year and I'm doing my own repairs :bawling:

Car is a 06 325i and doing about 10,000miles/15,000Kilometers a year. I'm hoping since I've done so much that it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By aleks001
Just buy something that says BMW-LL01 on it and...

Just buy something that says BMW-LL01 on it and you will be fine.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-12-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By aleks001
It's not those, those are the valve cover bolts....

It's not those, those are the valve cover bolts. I replaced all of those. These are separate from that set. And the ones I need have a Hex shape, they are not E-Torx bolts and there are 4 of them.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-12-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By aleks001
No they aren't. I broker them when I put them...

No they aren't. I broker them when I put them back in because I didn't know how much to tighten them so I did them the same as the valve cover bolts 7nm + 90o. They are aluminum as well so should be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-12-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By aleks001
I'm sure they wouldn't, that's why I want to...

I'm sure they wouldn't, that's why I want to replace the broken one. That is exactly the page I looked for them but couldn't find them. I contacted my local BMW dealer and they said that they are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By aleks001
Seriously anyone ? ?? ? ? ? ? :P Helpsss. Does...

Seriously anyone ? ?? ? ? ? ? :P Helpsss. Does anyone know what they even do ? They seem pretty pointless to me, the go into a whole that doesn't connect anything as far i can tell.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By aleks001
If you aren't seeing any leaks around then you...

If you aren't seeing any leaks around then you are fine, that doesn't seem to be excessive IMO for this car. I was loosing more then this. What I would recommend is to remove your coil packs and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By aleks001
What are these bolts, can't find them anywhere ?

I broken one of these when doing the valve cover replacement. I have no idea what they are for or how they even work but I definitely couldn't remove the valve cover without removing them.

What...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By aleks001
Go to realoem.com to get your part numbers. A...

Go to realoem.com to get your part numbers. A couple of good webistes are:

rmeuropean.com
ecstuning.com
pelicanparts.com
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By aleks001
If the car is actually running fine and it is...

If the car is actually running fine and it is just shaking and there are no codes. I would say you need new engine mounts.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By aleks001
I don't see what there would be possibly to code....

I don't see what there would be possibly to code. There are no electronic modules attached to those parts. Now you may have to do some tuning, but I dont know much about this. Change the parts, I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By aleks001
Go to realoem.com and find the exact part numbers...

Go to realoem.com and find the exact part numbers for you car. WHen you change the valve cover gasket replace the following parts:

1. Valve cover gasket.
2. Valve cover gasket bolts (They are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By aleks001
I honestly wouldn't if there isn't any oil in it....

I honestly wouldn't if there isn't any oil in it. It's too expensive to change as a maintenance part. I also haven't seen a great deal of failures of these sensors around. Just change the gasket on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By aleks001
http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/1137752...

http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/11377524879/ES2594881/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By aleks001
OMG THIS IS ACTUALLY SOLVED !!!!!!! I cant...

OMG THIS IS ACTUALLY SOLVED !!!!!!!

I cant believe this is fixed it was driving me crazy. The answer to my rattle:

BROKEN VALVE COVER BOLTS !!!!!!!

If you have a similar rattle from the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By aleks001
Finshed this job today. Ah what a pain in the...

Finshed this job today. Ah what a pain in the bumb. A valve cover should not be this annoying. I don't want to say it's a hard job, but man it is frustrating. So many bolts to torque, so much crap in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By aleks001
Yeah I meant inch pounds. I'm still learning all...

Yeah I meant inch pounds. I'm still learning all the proper names sorry. I'm definitely not going to go just by feel, I'm going to mark the screws to get the angle to an approximate 90 degrees.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By aleks001
I agree we should definitely re-torque, however...

I agree we should definitely re-torque, however this is quite scary with aluminum bolts and I mean how do you re-torque something that's been torque to an angle ? How i tested my bolts was set the...
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