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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) Today, 06:54 AM
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Posted By wjhughes420384
DLF750 where did you get your exhaust tips, and...

DLF750 where did you get your exhaust tips, and what did you pay? I was quoted somewhere around $500 for each side!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,518
Posted By wjhughes420384
I usually get around 16 - 20, but I live rural...

I usually get around 16 - 20, but I live rural and when I go to DC it drops to about 12
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-24-2015, 07:18 PM
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how do you escalate past bmwna

how do you escalate past bmwna
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-24-2015, 06:38 PM
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Posted By wjhughes420384
BMWNA phone call got me a big fat "suck rocks",...

BMWNA phone call got me a big fat "suck rocks", same as leftlane. I didn't see any bolts left on the floor, so I hope they got it right. I have driven it about 250 miles so far. I think its okay,...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-23-2015, 07:40 PM
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Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
Well I got my car back, carbon from the valves...

Well I got my car back, carbon from the valves removed, and the car seems to run fine. why the CCP brings this out is unknown. But!!! BMW told me to suck rocks on the $5000 in labor to remove my...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-20-2015, 08:17 AM
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Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
looks like the cost of owning these cars includes...

looks like the cost of owning these cars includes decarbonization every 100k!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-17-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By wjhughes420384
ok this thread just went full circle

ok this thread just went full circle
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-17-2015, 07:53 PM
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Posted By wjhughes420384
Here is what the carbon buildup looked like on...

Here is what the carbon buildup looked like on the scope they put in my engine, Here is my engine on the floor, and here are my valves after cleaning.

I get my car back next wed if everything...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-17-2015, 06:36 AM
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Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
this sounds like a design problem that they...

this sounds like a design problem that they should accommodate by cleaning your carbon out when necessary just as they will wash your car!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-16-2015, 11:29 PM
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Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
from Wikipedia Valve overlap[edit] ...

from Wikipedia

Valve overlap[edit]

Valve timing diagram for a 2-stroke engine With traditional fixed valve timing, an engine will have a period of "valve overlap" at the end of the exhaust...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-16-2015, 11:25 PM
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Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
the tech referred to it as valve overlap, and...

the tech referred to it as valve overlap, and said it was something they were doing for emissions
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-16-2015, 08:10 PM
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Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
holy ****! after yrs of thinking carbon deposits...

holy ****! after yrs of thinking carbon deposits on direct injection engines was impossible, they showed me a scope of my cylinders valve stem, TONS OF CARBON, even though I probably have driven my...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-10-2015, 06:09 PM
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Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
holy ****! how many miles did you have on the old...

holy ****! how many miles did you have on the old one? what did they do to it?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-10-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By wjhughes420384
you really should have done the after market...

you really should have done the after market warranty before 50k, some of them require it. (mine is continental, with them you need to get the aftermarket before 45k)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-10-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
BMW told my tech to check for carbon buildup,...

BMW told my tech to check for carbon buildup, turns out very little, my tech said it was because I drive the snot out of it from time to time that burns it out. may try a session or two on my own to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-09-2015, 09:03 PM
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Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
Thanks, I forwarded this to my tech, he said he...

Thanks,
I forwarded this to my tech, he said he checked the pressure sensors and they both read the same on each side, there is a mis match on the fuel ration from left to right banks. he was...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-09-2015, 08:34 PM
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Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
yes it was running great prior to the CPP. that's...

yes it was running great prior to the CPP. that's what makes it so frustrating. and I have a HPDE scheduled for june, I just hope I get it fixed by then
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-08-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
is there anyone else that has had a definitive...

is there anyone else that has had a definitive fix to the post CCP missing/rough running?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-08-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
MK 153 can you tell me the name of the dealer?...

MK 153
can you tell me the name of the dealer? the Tech that found this?

My tech would like to talk to him.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-08-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
I sit corrected, but where does the carbon come...

I sit corrected, but where does the carbon come from?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
What kind of gas do you use, these are direct...

What kind of gas do you use, these are direct injection hard to get carbon buildup, unlike injectors that shoot into the intake, these inject into the cylinder at very high pressure and detonation of...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By wjhughes420384
Aliens!

Aliens!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2015, 02:11 PM
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Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
mine is a 6/09 build date, the tech told me that...

mine is a 6/09 build date, the tech told me that he tried the new SW and still couldn't get the 10k oil interval.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
Has anyone been tracking whether the CCP affects...

Has anyone been tracking whether the CCP affects various year cars differently? My tech has said that the software doesn't work right on the early models and he cannot get it to say 10k oil change,
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 37,408
Posted By wjhughes420384
just dropped my car off at the dealer again, I...

just dropped my car off at the dealer again, I showed the tech the bulletins, they are going to try this route.
MK153, have you had a chance to drive it? that at least is a different route than...
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