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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By HPIA4v2
Why not go for younger car with similar mileage? ...

Why not go for younger car with similar mileage?
Potentially with warranty though since 2015 the maintenance is not transferable.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 426
Posted By HPIA4v2
it's not boiling but hot and under pressure so...

it's not boiling but hot and under pressure so it'll spray out when the cap is open when hot. Wouldn't do that!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By HPIA4v2
6E83 indicate issue with passive tire presure...

6E83 indicate issue with passive tire presure monitoring which part of ABS and DSC, it detects slippage on one of the tires. If tire pressure is really low, your TPMS will tell you first (so if tire...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-03-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,844
Posted By HPIA4v2
Wonder, if this is due to no-incentives or the...

Wonder, if this is due to no-incentives or the competition is getting tighter at this luxury market. Doubt it's the economy.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By HPIA4v2
In general, the indy shops which specializing BMW...

In general, the indy shops which specializing BMW only cost about 1/3 less than dealer.
I always call around before a descent size DIY just to make sure I am not killing myself for something some...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 540
Posted By HPIA4v2
I just did it last week, I tried to follow the...

I just did it last week, I tried to follow the 335i version BUT my 535i has sport-trans option with paddle shifter so it has extra lines (I think it's transmission cooler line) behind the fan. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By HPIA4v2
My brother owns both GTI and Scirocco with 14.L 4...

My brother owns both GTI and Scirocco with 14.L 4 banger and turbo/supercharge combo known as twin-charger, available in Asia; very impressive, you can feel the punch from a roll.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
Posted By HPIA4v2
MY car drive the same after an accident but the...

MY car drive the same after an accident but the resale value will suffer for sure.
You can try get diminish value compensation from the other party's insurance but good luck.

Sidenote:
The last...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By HPIA4v2
been there done it, I snapped the windshield...

been there done it, I snapped the windshield wiper wand onto the glass while replacing the blade, cracked it. out of pocket for $250 deductible to get replacement.
only $70 more had I let dealer...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 04-28-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By HPIA4v2
Oops, my bad. apparently N54 on X6 the diagram...

Oops, my bad.
apparently N54 on X6 the diagram is like this:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=FG43-USA-01-2010-E71-BMW-X6_35iX&diagId=11_4213


with N55:...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-28-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By HPIA4v2
And he is having a blast at the track with it,...

And he is having a blast at the track with it, just kidding, just kidding:bigpimp:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,135
Posted By HPIA4v2
if it's N62, check out this video. ...

if it's N62, check out this video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I61gyCeCfE

Common issue, valve seal failure
Forum: The Detail Department 04-28-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,193
Posted By HPIA4v2
in a pinch I bought the aerosol Meguiars aerosol...

in a pinch I bought the aerosol Meguiars aerosol at local auto parts, very impressive so far both deep, and endurance. Not shiny under the sun as well
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,927
Posted By HPIA4v2
The way things heated up among CA(clien Advisors)...

The way things heated up among CA(clien Advisors) and customers here, http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=975930
Soon indy shop owners will boycott Youtube for showing how to fix...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,927
Posted By HPIA4v2
on N55 335, you can see it here,...

on N55 335, you can see it here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYx-5TImxRM

Replacing plugs or coils especially if it's on cylinder 6 won't be 15 min job.
I did it once, so I know :)

...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-27-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,505
Posted By HPIA4v2
Some how related to this thread, my friend once...

Some how related to this thread, my friend once told me (with a laugh) about buying a car......."if you are not shown the door, you offer too much":bigpimp:
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 04-27-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By HPIA4v2
I'd inspect the crank area to make sure no belt...

I'd inspect the crank area to make sure no belt debris got sucked in.

For both N54 and N55 BMW engine use the diagram attached.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By HPIA4v2
The rubber ring has to be snug in the "groove" on...

The rubber ring has to be snug in the "groove" on the cap, see picture.
If loose then just go ahead use the old one back, maybe NAPA version is not exact oem size
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,256
Posted By HPIA4v2
LOL, this is actually the reverse, BMW looks...

LOL,
this is actually the reverse, BMW looks less aggressive and without character after Bangle left, Adrian Von Hoydonk is the head of design now.


Bangle came out with E60, E53, E71,...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-26-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By HPIA4v2
Get car fax, borrow paint gauge from a friend if...

Get car fax, borrow paint gauge from a friend if you can.

I shopped for a used M car recently, clean carfax, single owner both has been painted rather extensively, in one case 2 doors and rear...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 738
Posted By HPIA4v2
Or the other way around. Buying a used car is...

Or the other way around.
Buying a used car is very hard.
At the end I'd take it to BMW indy shop for pre-purchase inspection, 2-3 hr for $300, for more peace of mine, they may still miss small...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By HPIA4v2
on my 2008 535i, I thought my oil pan gasket...

on my 2008 535i, I thought my oil pan gasket leaked. it turned out to be OFH gasket leaked so bad, oil ran down covering everything down below, made me thinking my oil pan gasket leaked.
Maybe you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By HPIA4v2
See response in bold

See response in bold
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By HPIA4v2
from the profile it's 2000 540i, so not sure if...

from the profile it's 2000 540i, so not sure if the engine comes with two gaskets, one at oil cooler and one at housing.
Mine initially leaked the oil cooler one, then the housing. just done doing...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-20-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,020
Posted By HPIA4v2
plus, you get pestered by SA for coolant flush,...

plus, you get pestered by SA for coolant flush, alignment, tire replacement, brake jobs, cause all of those are out of pocket :bigpimp:
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