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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 942
Posted By Chaoski
J pipe? Maybe? It will certainly make them...

J pipe? Maybe?

It will certainly make them more money to do this first hehe
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 942
Posted By Chaoski
I've never been in a car with straight pipes that...

I've never been in a car with straight pipes that wasn't loud and obnoxious.

It's cool and all when you are young, but as you mature it just becomes annoying hehe.

Resonators might help, bigger...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Chaoski
Sorry to hear. Now you see why I don't get...

Sorry to hear.

Now you see why I don't get too emotionally attached to ANY materialistic possession.

I used to, until I learned the hard way (like you).

Assume anything you own will get...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Chaoski
Are you talking about transaxle? haven't done...

Are you talking about transaxle? haven't done that, but will probably need to.

Is there a write up on it?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Chaoski
Why in the world would you purchase a car in this...

Why in the world would you purchase a car in this condition?

Not smart. We are talking 10 year old German car out of warranty here. If that doesn't send shivers down your spine, not sure what...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 942
Posted By Chaoski
I don't understand. You wanted custom exhaust,...

I don't understand. You wanted custom exhaust, probably one of large diameter........these are the consequence.

It's loud because it should be? This is what you decided when you went with custom...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Chaoski
Little surprised that people are just doing one...

Little surprised that people are just doing one change. The idea of changing the Trans fluid is to replace entire fluid....in time. This can't be done by doing it once. Unless you want to do a flush...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 523
Posted By Chaoski
Yep, I would degrease the carpets like they do at...

Yep, I would degrease the carpets like they do at details shops. Keep windows open as much as possible. Clean the interior with good interior cleaner.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Chaoski
Do your research, it's out there. No need to...

Do your research, it's out there. No need to hijack my thread

:tsk:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Chaoski
Companies are in business to make money....off...

Companies are in business to make money....off you. So can you blame them?

I see no problem, car is working fine right?

Take the car back and enjoy it.

If you have gap insurance you should...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By Chaoski
Bottom line is: You won't get ANY help with...

Bottom line is:

You won't get ANY help with this thread/thread title
your attitude sucks
Remember, people take time off their busy life to help others out, free of charge.....for you to say this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 523
Posted By Chaoski
If you like camping, BMW is the last vehicle you...

If you like camping, BMW is the last vehicle you want hehe

We love camping too, but don't use E90 for those duties.....that would suck.

We also have a camp trailer (for hauling gear) :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By Chaoski
Instant gratification........way to go buddy. ...

Instant gratification........way to go buddy.

Your expectations are rather high. Be patient.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Chaoski
There is a way to check it by VIN look up. Search...

There is a way to check it by VIN look up. Search around for it.

You put in your last 6 digits and it will tell you. You can also just look under the car, plastic pan = ZF.

I'm not sure if all...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Chaoski
Doesn't state it's it's Synthetic. I would think...

Doesn't state it's it's Synthetic. I would think you would want to use Synthetic on this transmission.

Also, do you have GM or ZF?

Valvoline MaxLife Full Synthetic is by far the cheapest ATF...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Chaoski
When you say you have used that fluid as well,...

When you say you have used that fluid as well, are you refering to Febi or Valvoline?

Is there an issue using Valvoline? It does say Dexron VI on it. Hard to justify paying $15-20 a qt for fluid...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Chaoski
ATF Fluid recommendation/confirmation for GM Transmission

Hi,

I have a 2007 E90 328Xi and am approaching 100k Miles. Already got the filter and just need to confirm which fluid to use.

Based on the research I've done, different people recommend...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-27-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,430
Posted By Chaoski
Should I take it apart and see what's wrong?...

Should I take it apart and see what's wrong? seems like some guys are doing DYI fixes to broken part vs replacing it.

Or should I just go ahead and purchase? ECS has it for 50 bucks.....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-27-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,430
Posted By Chaoski
Local BMW wants $150 I found it at German...

Local BMW wants $150

I found it at German auto parts .com and ECS Tuning for $50 bucks....$100 for BMW genuane part

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E53-X5-M54_3.0L/Search/Door_Handle_Carrier/
...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-27-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,430
Posted By Chaoski
Outside door handle not working/questions

My mom just called and said she can't open the door from the outside.

Did some searching around/research and it seems like most common problem is Door Handle Carrier.

I found few instruction...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,384
Posted By Chaoski
I'm gonna try some of these and keep you posted....

I'm gonna try some of these and keep you posted. I really appreciate your input!

Thanks!!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,998
Posted By Chaoski
For whatever it's worth. When my mom bought her...

For whatever it's worth. When my mom bought her brand new X5 back in 2006 it was at the shop at least 5 times within the first 2 months.

Surprisingly it has been pretty reliable since.

I've...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-23-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,384
Posted By Chaoski
The car seems fine, it just throws the code...

The car seems fine, it just throws the code P0411. I cleared it once, it came back on. Maybe it won't come back on again.

If I take this unit off, how should I test it/what should I do?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,384
Posted By Chaoski
Thx It's LY35309 Car has 45k miles on...

Thx

It's LY35309

Car has 45k miles on it. Again there is no little vacuum nipple/hose near Sec Air Pump Valve (which is weird) and no vacuum hoses in that area.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,384
Posted By Chaoski
P0411 Troubleshooting questions

My mom got the following code. I cleared it but it came back on.

After lengthy research I found the following info.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwJASz4SkfY...
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