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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By Porando
That is what i did on the first burn :)

That is what i did on the first burn :)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Porando
(Leaving in California) I don't like...

(Leaving in California) I don't like convertibles. Had them and other than show-off practicality is very limited - We have almost always sun and that darn thing burns your head like hell plus lots...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By Porando
you could go further i add another $3000 -$5000...

you could go further i add another $3000 -$5000 of car value reduction/year - than consider leasing ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By Porando
My car does it too. Every so often - not very...

My car does it too. Every so often - not very often, everything seems fine when I unlock the car and when I open the door - alarm goes off. Takes few button pushing to disable .. and it will be good...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Porando
I am currently having issue with my AC and I...

I am currently having issue with my AC and I thought that my fan is broken which makes AC not working, so i was going to invest in fan first though my mechanic tells me that AC has a problem and AC...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-27-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By Porando
This is BMW problem from ..Gee I remember...

This is BMW problem from ..Gee I remember 1985..and the way I do it is
I clean it well from any signs of corrosion and put a hot solder blip on this than filed/leveled with file/sand paper and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Porando
you don't put camera into trunk handle - you buy...

you don't put camera into trunk handle - you buy trunk handle with camera
Something like that http://www.dvdgpsnav.com/bmw-trunk-handle-rear-view-camera.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Porando
I have AT

I have AT
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 743
Posted By Porando
Correct - using lower octanes may compromise...

Correct - using lower octanes may compromise power but only if detonations are detected and timing adjusted. With normal driving, 90 octanes will likely be fine. Power compromise - if it comes to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Porando
I do not touch tranny and diff it until reaching...

I do not touch tranny and diff it until reaching 50-70 k miles.
Since my cars have ZF transmission, I use http://www.thectsc.com/ for tranny replacement kit (I also replaced 2 seals (Mechatronic...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,083
Posted By Porando
At the same time in case of selling, car owner...

At the same time in case of selling, car owner has an obligation to disclose accidents (if asked) ?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Porando
Want to drive it faster? How much faster And what...

Want to drive it faster? How much faster And what price (cos, engine life etc) you willing to pay for that?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Porando
ABS will not correct things like that - the only...

ABS will not correct things like that - the only thing it does is preventing wheels from lockup by modulation (pulsing) brakes when breaking very hard.
Check tire pressure, alignment and suspension...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 743
Posted By Porando
I stick not only with brand but also with...

I stick not only with brand but also with distributor/gas station - these guys have lots of freedom or they are not always honest what they sell.
I use Chevron or Shell and buy gas on some few...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Porando
SRS warning can be reset if everything is in...

SRS warning can be reset if everything is in working order assuming you have the right equipment to do so
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Porando
no, he just drives it.

no, he just drives it.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Porando
http://blog.bavauto.com/2655/bmw-fault-codes-m54-p...

http://blog.bavauto.com/2655/bmw-fault-codes-m54-p0369-p1620-p1625/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 743
Posted By Porando
I never ever put any crap like "fuel enhancement"...

I never ever put any crap like "fuel enhancement" or such in any of my BMWs and specially M cars. I use only pure premium gasoline form top producers and stay away from places they sell gas + corn...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 743
Posted By Porando
http://hotair.com/archives/2014/02/01/automakers-c...

http://hotair.com/archives/2014/02/01/automakers-continue-to-quietly-void-warranties-if-you-use-e-15-gas/

Five manufacturers - BMW, Chrysler, Nissan, Toyota and Volkswagen - stated their...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Porando
Can you suggest any specific, verified model &...

Can you suggest any specific, verified model & supplier? there is quite a few and hard to say which one to choose?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Porando
for $665? makes it the most expensive solution...

for $665? makes it the most expensive solution on the market?

This seems very similar for ~$200 less?? ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Porando
Read/search this forum first - you will find...

Read/search this forum first - you will find more than you ever wanted to know

Break fluid - though changing it on regular time intervals is important, will likely be quite low on your list...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Porando
First thing you need to to check if the front or...

First thing you need to to check if the front or rear sensors are burnt. If one of them is you need to replace it with good one and then reset. If sensor is not burnt - trying to reset will not...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By Porando
you have replaced oil parts which have nothing do...

you have replaced oil parts which have nothing do do with cooling system. you have replaced bottom hose and this one still can leak if not sealed properly plus there are lots of other hoses
If you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Porando
I would start with Search function - top right...

I would start with Search function - top right corner :)

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=359915
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