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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Oulixes
The above statement contains ignoratio elenchi....

The above statement contains ignoratio elenchi. Real drivers recognize that to make the best better is impossible.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Oulixes
toksis: Order real BMW coolant and use...

toksis:



Order real BMW coolant and use distilled water top-up meanwhile (avoid using what is often called "deionized water").

Good luck and merry Christmas.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,004
Posted By Oulixes
BPopaJR: Don't...

BPopaJR:



Don't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By Oulixes
Chino0823: I have a car similar to yours,...

Chino0823:


I have a car similar to yours, the TiAg too, but mine is an MT 330xi with a sports package - my mileage is similar to yours. I've been happy with the car, and I think you got yourself...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Oulixes
carusoswi: Good that you were able to fix the...

carusoswi:
Good that you were able to fix the car. I also have a 330xi, and am guessing yours is an AT model, mine is an MT. So far, I have only had the usual routine maintenance headaches, and have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 869
Posted By Oulixes
The day for Continental snows. 542929

The day for Continental snows.

542929
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Oulixes
My 330xi will float on snow when there is enough...

My 330xi will float on snow when there is enough of it, but I am sure it will not stay afloat on water.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Oulixes
+1 It ain't Mazda either...

+1
It ain't Mazda either...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Oulixes
Congratulations and good luck. On a recently...

Congratulations and good luck.

On a recently bought 2007 car you should replace all the fluids, disregarding the stickers "Life time oil, no change" and such, which you may find on some parts of...
Forum: BMW News 12-18-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,675
Posted By Oulixes
In luxury car market the success in sales leads...

In luxury car market the success in sales leads to the failure in exclusivity.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 904
Posted By Oulixes
My rattle was quite loud when cold starting in a...

My rattle was quite loud when cold starting in a garage. The rattling continued at lower volume when the car has warmed up and was idling, and continued when the car was driven. The cold start rattle...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-15-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 904
Posted By Oulixes
This note, again, is on the exhaust flap rattle -...

This note, again, is on the exhaust flap rattle - I only wish it to be helpful, because repairing exhaust is simpler than finding and fixing the other possible rattles.

Rattle in the left exhaust...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By Oulixes
ktroy: Your post is well written and shows...

ktroy:

Your post is well written and shows your frustration. The forum is a good platform to ask technical questions and most of the forum's community will understand your feelings. It is likely...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-11-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Oulixes
Oil level sensor

Cookqm4:

The oil sensor in my 330xi started to display oil shortage (a quart or more) under the conditions similar to your post's point (1). My problem happened previous winter, when (a) the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 904
Posted By Oulixes
Robin128: You and your repair shop are...

Robin128:


You and your repair shop are sure the rattle comes from the engine bay. Have you looked at the muffler?

You may know that the left muffler of the N54 engine has a flap in it, which...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Oulixes
Bullsfan: If you are interested in impact of...

Bullsfan:
If you are interested in impact of the tire up-sizing on the speedometer readout, without doing any numerical operations yourself, you can find that out from one of the calculators...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,381
Posted By Oulixes
I am not sure what is the exact mechanism causing...

I am not sure what is the exact mechanism causing the battery's fill detachment, and I have no information on the failure statistics. Most people who have observed it assume the failure is caused the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,381
Posted By Oulixes
BlkBimmerMan: Yes, most people would expect...

BlkBimmerMan:

Yes, most people would expect at least another year from the battery of your vintage. This topic is often discussed, and if you enjoy working on the car, you can measure and log all...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Oulixes
For suspension modifications Google...

For suspension modifications Google "Calwaterboy's Excellent New Year."
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Oulixes
You shall be OK. On my cars, there is only one...

You shall be OK. On my cars, there is only one little door, which minimizes confusion. The oil plug cover has a label embossed on it, to make the situation even clearer. Just bear in mind that N52...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By Oulixes
It does not make sense to replace six coils if...

It does not make sense to replace six coils if only one is faulty.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,412
Posted By Oulixes
Sam E91: Here is my opinion: your project is...

Sam E91:
Here is my opinion: your project is interesting, especially since you want to put twin pipes on an E91. It will take some doing, but it is nice to meet someone who likes choosing roads...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By Oulixes
Smugness fully justified. There is more to it...

Smugness fully justified. There is more to it than just the money saved.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,381
Posted By Oulixes
A typical lifetime of the batteries in these cars...

A typical lifetime of the batteries in these cars is 6 years.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Oulixes
Jaypetto: The rear parking sensors were not...

Jaypetto:

The rear parking sensors were not on the base car, they were an extra option.
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