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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
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: 347
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: 396
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: 125
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: 466
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: 466
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: 1,966
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: 1,656
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?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-20-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Phil325i
Erm...where did you get the idea that spacers...

Erm...where did you get the idea that spacers sacrifice handling?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Phil325i
Spacers will have no effect at all on ride...

Spacers will have no effect at all on ride quality. If you want a softer ride, you should consider downsizing to 18" wheels with non-runflat tires...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Phil325i
Depends how much you value ride quality. 'Rubber...

Depends how much you value ride quality. 'Rubber band' tires on 19s will deffo ride harder than 18s...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By Phil325i
Plumb in an oil catch tank.

Plumb in an oil catch tank.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Phil325i
Could it be this? ...

Could it be this?

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=914250
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-04-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By Phil325i
Only problem with using lube is that if you get...

Only problem with using lube is that if you get it on seals anywhere near window glass, you'll have streaks up and down your windows every time you raise or lower them...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Phil325i
You will improve the clutch/shift relationship no...

You will improve the clutch/shift relationship no end by three things:

1) CDV delete
2) BMS clutch stop
3) Rogue Engineering gearbox mounts.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,014
Posted By Phil325i
In which case, would be very interested in your...

In which case, would be very interested in your recommendations for the best oils...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,147
Posted By Phil325i
Nor for the direct injection NA engines like...

Nor for the direct injection NA engines like N53...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,014
Posted By Phil325i
Out of interest, since you've been using Pennzoil...

Out of interest, since you've been using Pennzoil for the last 10 years, how do you know that Mobil 1 '...evaporates and burns up..'? I've used Mobil 1 consistently for over 20 years, and engines in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-21-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,694
Posted By Phil325i
Have a feeling cheapo Walmart Castrol is not up...

Have a feeling cheapo Walmart Castrol is not up to BMW spec. Worth checking the label - I think it has to be European produced...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,655
Posted By Phil325i
Here's what Mike Miller says in his Old School...

Here's what Mike Miller says in his Old School Maintenance guide:

"It is risky to drain a previously un-maintained automatic transmission with high mileage,
even though if it were my car I would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By Phil325i
Exactly that.

Exactly that.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By Phil325i
Hard to tell from your pics, but looks like part...

Hard to tell from your pics, but looks like part of the engine undertray...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,694
Posted By Phil325i
Yes do it! Guide here: ...

Yes do it! Guide here:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4768
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By Phil325i
Don't want to worry you OP, but the sludge might...

Don't want to worry you OP, but the sludge might not be limited to the filler cap...

http://blog.bavauto.com/8476/bmw-and-mini-oil-sludge-build-up-and-cleaning-long-change-intervals/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Phil325i
Like this... 416019

Like this...

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