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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Phil325i
I don't think that has anything to do with your...

I don't think that has anything to do with your car. It's certainly not something that would relate to a BMW oil and filter change. And by its appearance I'd say it had been on the floor for some...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Phil325i
Looks like the low pressure fuel line on its way...

Looks like the low pressure fuel line on its way to the HPFP...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 03:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By Phil325i
You could begin by pushing the damper rod fully...

You could begin by pushing the damper rod fully home to see if there's any binding which might indicate the rod's bent in transit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By Phil325i
Any oil will be downstream of the throttle body,...

Any oil will be downstream of the throttle body, so you won't see it just by looking at the intake. The generally held view is that with DI engines, an OCC is deffo worth it. Not so much with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Phil325i
Not necessarily. Oils contain additives to...

Not necessarily. Oils contain additives to preserve gasket material, so the more often you change, the better that preservation function will be. Hence no leaks...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By Phil325i
My OCC catches 0.5 litres per 16,000 miles...

My OCC catches 0.5 litres per 16,000 miles (non-turbo engine) so well worth it in my opinion...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Phil325i
Only definitive way to tell is to get your fault...

Only definitive way to tell is to get your fault codes read. But if you've noticed a partial improvement with cleaning, why not just replace them?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 859
Posted By Phil325i
Jurid manufacture for BMW and are coated in the...

Jurid manufacture for BMW and are coated in the way you want.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By Phil325i
Take your key to a BMW dealer and they can plug...

Take your key to a BMW dealer and they can plug it into a device that will tell you all the outstanding recalls and upgrades applicable to your car (well you can in the UK anyway!).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-07-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Phil325i
Fuel consumption should be better with the N53 as...

Fuel consumption should be better with the N53 as a lot was done to reduce consumption and emissions -v- the N52. Such as: electric steering; regenerative braking and direct injection.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-29-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,408
Posted By Phil325i
For what it's worth, Evo (a respected UK...

For what it's worth, Evo (a respected UK performance car magazine) does an annual comparison test on performance tires. This year the top four tires were:

1. Continental ContiSportContact 5
2....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-17-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Phil325i
Take your wheels off and inspect your arches for...

Take your wheels off and inspect your arches for where it's rubbing. Chances are it's a very small area towards the rear of the outer arch. Get that small area rolled and your problem's solved. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Phil325i
Here's the correct position for the O rings. ...

Here's the correct position for the O rings.

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And the cap must be screwed right down - 25Nm torque (as shown here)

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By Phil325i
My E92 certainly does have as sensor to tell the...

My E92 certainly does have as sensor to tell the car the hood is open. It's attached to the tray on which the cabin filter sits. So I guess that would have an influence on the car's ability to 'go...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Phil325i
An alternative to Cal's suggestion if you're...

An alternative to Cal's suggestion if you're interested:

http://www.ultraracing.my/catalog/index.php?id_product=3207&controller=product
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Phil325i
Most common causes are valve cover gasket (which...

Most common causes are valve cover gasket (which you say is OK) and oil filter housing gasket (though this is at the front of the engine, the passage of air through the engine compartment can cause...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-19-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Phil325i
...or battery or HPFP. Codes will tell you.

...or battery or HPFP. Codes will tell you.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,045
Posted By Phil325i
Buy a tire repair kit as supplied by BMW with the...

Buy a tire repair kit as supplied by BMW with the E92 M3 (which wasn't fitted with runflats) and you're good to go...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-05-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By Phil325i
Probably coil or injector.

Probably coil or injector.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By Phil325i
I've heard similar whistling noises on other BMW...

I've heard similar whistling noises on other BMW forums and turned out to a collapsed, non OEM oil filter element...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Phil325i
Could be a wheel bearing - but when did you last...

Could be a wheel bearing - but when did you last change your rear discs? They can look AOK on the visible side, but can be heavily corroded on the side you can't see, and this corrosion grows to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By Phil325i
My OCC catches approximately 0.5l every 16,000...

My OCC catches approximately 0.5l every 16,000 miles. And that's on a stock, non-turbo 6-cyl...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-05-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By Phil325i
I think the effects of heat may have something to...

I think the effects of heat may have something to do with it. Recently replaced mine, and the part had been redesigned to include a cylindrical alloy heat shield round the length of the coil.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Phil325i
If you mean a genuine BMW Performance exhaust...

If you mean a genuine BMW Performance exhaust then, unless you can find one secondhand, your only source is a BMW dealer, or someone re-selling genuine OE parts.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Phil325i
I'd recommend NGK. You need a thin-walled socket...

I'd recommend NGK. You need a thin-walled socket like this:

http://www.burgertuning.com/N54_BMW_spark_plug_socket_adapter.html

and a torque wrench for tightening to 23Nm. And don't use any...
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