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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By sptt144
"OK" means you are good. Don't add oil unless it...

"OK" means you are good. Don't add oil unless it says to add.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By sptt144
Yes. Is possible without using jacks and you can...

Yes. Is possible without using jacks and you can get under it and drain the oil perfectly.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By sptt144
No experience with this car. Sounds like you...

No experience with this car. Sounds like you have tried most "throw at it" repairs. Is it just throwing a misfire code, nothing else? Assume you did plugs as well already.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By sptt144
Yes. I removed it and poured out enough oil to...

Yes. I removed it and poured out enough oil to write my name on the concrete with (kind of like dripping syrup on pancakes). The intake tube to the can was very wet. The output tube was dry...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By sptt144
You know you want to stay outside and sleep next...

You know you want to stay outside and sleep next to it!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By sptt144
Check out thread #3 ...

Check out thread #3


http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=405949
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By sptt144
Just started happening to mine. Good to know!

Just started happening to mine. Good to know!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,501
Posted By sptt144
Took mine in just recently for a valve cover...

Took mine in just recently for a valve cover repair under warranty. Had to take my meth injection out and my charge pipe, oil catch can, methh tank, methanol pump, FSB controller, tubing, etc. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By sptt144
Interesting read. May not apply to yours if it's...

Interesting read. May not apply to yours if it's a single twin:

http://www.bmwforums.info/guides-how-tos/4640-bmw-n54-engine-twin-turbo-rattle-boost-to.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By sptt144
http://www.amazon.com/ELM-Bluetooth-Diagnostic-Sca...

http://www.amazon.com/ELM-Bluetooth-Diagnostic-Scanner-Wireless/dp/B0076KBPNI
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By sptt144
Lift the hood and have someone operate the wiper...

Lift the hood and have someone operate the wiper fluid and see if you can see it squirting anywhere in there.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By sptt144
I always thought Gomer Pyle was an ace mechanic...

I always thought Gomer Pyle was an ace mechanic because he would reach into an engine and fix things immediately!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By sptt144
Wastegate shouldn't get worse. It's an actuator...

Wastegate shouldn't get worse. It's an actuator rod in a bushing near the wastgate side causing the rattle. They replaced mine under warrranty but it didn't really bother me that much.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By sptt144
I only have a $30.00 OBDII bluetooth reader (and...

I only have a $30.00 OBDII bluetooth reader (and Torque App) and when my car started misfiring, it showed cylinder #3 misfire. I took off the engine cover and saw there was oil going into 3 and 4...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By sptt144
I installed an aftermarket charge pipe on mine to...

I installed an aftermarket charge pipe on mine to add methanol injection and did not get the neck to the intercooler fitted right. After a while, I stepped on it and got a loud "pop" sound and then...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By sptt144
Further research: "Your engine runs on air,...

Further research:

"Your engine runs on air, fuel and spark. The spark is the center of it all, and for that we need electricity. Your battery supplies electricity, but only enough to get you a few...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By sptt144
[QUOTE=fdriller9;8468312]That's not entirely...

[QUOTE=fdriller9;8468312]That's not entirely true.

The alternator DOES power the vehicle once the engine is running. However, when the vehicle is initially started, the battery does supply all the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By sptt144
CPO will cover you but part just has to have...

CPO will cover you but part just has to have totally failed. Would not but another extneded warranty on top of a CPO'd car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By sptt144
I've had batteries at 12.2-12-5 volts that could...

I've had batteries at 12.2-12-5 volts that could not turn the starter. Until I got a new battery showing higher voltage (around 12.6-12.8), car seemed dead except for small things within the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By sptt144
That voltage is normal for output to charge it. ...

That voltage is normal for output to charge it. It has to charge at a higher rate. I just had to change my battery out and was jumpstarting my car until it wouldn't take anymore jumpstarts. I even...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By sptt144
12.4 volts is actually low for a 12V battery. If...

12.4 volts is actually low for a 12V battery. If you can jump start the car and it stays running, your alternator is probably ok but needs to be outputting anywhere from 12.8 volts or higher. if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By sptt144
Alternator is your next culprit.

Alternator is your next culprit.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,617
Posted By sptt144
I do not think the extended warranty maintenance...

I do not think the extended warranty maintenance program will prevent the catastrophic failures these cars are "reported" for having. Change your oil, change your transmission fluid, change your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,504
Posted By sptt144
I recently did my battery. Although not...

I recently did my battery. Although not impossible, the youtube video certainly made it easier! I actually thought it was a good design with the red box having plug-in input connectors for any...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-12-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,378
Posted By sptt144
Every other car I see out here is a BMW. Every...

Every other car I see out here is a BMW. Every other one of those seems to be a 335 or 535. Can't be that bad.
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