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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By lpcapital
I'm so sorry for the confusion. I feel in...

I'm so sorry for the confusion.

I feel in general my comment apply as to your issue be related to discrepancy in the reading of atmospheric pressure and absolute manifold pressure, but most of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By lpcapital
This

This
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By lpcapital
See the two attachments. Essentially you...

See the two attachments.

Essentially you should focus on the 2C86 which basically indicates a discrepancy of more than 100mbar between atmospheric and intake. The 2C58 essentially means the DDE...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By lpcapital
Diesel runaway in common rail engine is rarely...

Diesel runaway in common rail engine is rarely the result of failure in the fuel system. They are normally the result of failure in the lubrication system, particularly that of the turbocharger.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By lpcapital
Is this the result of an oil leak from the vacuum...

Is this the result of an oil leak from the vacuum pump? Just curious since those has been floating around from time to time...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-09-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By lpcapital
Here ->...

Here -> http://www.z4-forum.com/howto/brakelight.pdf

I guess it was more than 8 years ago...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-09-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By lpcapital
There was a bulletin BMW issued long time ago......

There was a bulletin BMW issued long time ago... I probably had mine taken care of some 8 years ago. The bulletin not only replace the third brake light but also used different springs if I recall...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-09-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By lpcapital
It is likely that the rectifier/regulator on the...

It is likely that the rectifier/regulator on the alternator is on its last leg. The brushes wear down to the point that they start making poor contact with the rotor and the voltage drops. It has...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By lpcapital
Great!!! Dealer touching my car again... Who...

Great!!! Dealer touching my car again... Who knows what they'll break this time around.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-07-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By lpcapital
Like I said, I don't recall the exact, but I'm...

Like I said, I don't recall the exact, but I'm fairly certain reading of someone who had to replace that window complaining about mismatching the other side. As for how would that be activated, it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-07-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By lpcapital
Are you sure? I think it is actually a demister...

Are you sure? I think it is actually a demister and I was reading that the new replacement glass doesn't come with it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,504
Posted By lpcapital
Great job!!!! Keep the old NOx sensor; it may...

Great job!!!! Keep the old NOx sensor; it may come in handy in the future.

On the lower control arms, check out OEMBIMMERPARTS for the best price. All genuine parts, and Max is a phenomenal seller.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-05-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By lpcapital
You won't be able to use the larger MAF, the ECU...

You won't be able to use the larger MAF, the ECU will go crazy. You'd have to reprogram the car. Putting a larger MAF or larger injectors is not a direct swap.

The same flow of air hitting the hot...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-04-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By lpcapital
Well, the verdict is in. I received today...

Well, the verdict is in.

I received today the Lemforder bushings (which are the OEM BMWs, fluid filled) and all the issues I was having are gone. No more steering feedback when going over road...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-03-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By lpcapital
I agree, that could very well be the reason. ...

I agree, that could very well be the reason.

However I decided to go a different route. The vendor has allowed me to return them and I already ordered the OEM Lemforder bushings.

I may very...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-03-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By lpcapital
Meyle HD front bushings: way too much feedback

After some 140K miles the front control arm bushings needed replacement. The fluid was gone and I was actually getting a "tump" when going over bumps or when tapping the brake at low speed. You could...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By lpcapital
My local dealer had a cutaway of a runflat vs...

My local dealer had a cutaway of a runflat vs regular tire. It looked something like this:

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=412050&d=1280260394

It was of a regular...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By lpcapital
We all get what you are saying about oil. ...

We all get what you are saying about oil.

But why simply not avoiding oil to get there as opposed to needing a PhD in Industrial Chemistry?

If oil stays out of the intake, then wouldn't the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By lpcapital
This is a gasoline engine not diesel so the EGR...

This is a gasoline engine not diesel so the EGR is extremely limited (BMW uses internal EGR in their gasoline engine that leverages variable cam timing and overlap): there is no carbon I know of in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By lpcapital
I'm sorry, but what would be the source of carbon...

I'm sorry, but what would be the source of carbon if not the inability of all German manufacturers to build a CCV system that works?

The whole thing about oil this and oil that is BS: you keep it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,109
Posted By lpcapital
Today I spent some time on this... First I...

Today I spent some time on this...

First I really couldn't get the heat shield off... But I'll admit I didn't spend too too much time: it was hitting against all the vacuum things in the back...
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By lpcapital
You can take a look at what I did in the diesel...

You can take a look at what I did in the diesel to get inspiration -> http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=780433
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,504
Posted By lpcapital
I think you got it!!! Just a couple of followup...

I think you got it!!! Just a couple of followup things, to go along what ard said.

You want the SA to put in writing when you drop the car off:
1) You request all the old parts to be returned to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,504
Posted By lpcapital
Let me paste here the PM you sent me, for the...

Let me paste here the PM you sent me, for the record so others may find the information in the future



Below you find the description from the 3 codes: the only thing I see in common with them...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By lpcapital
Here's the official description for the 2 codes...

Here's the official description for the 2 codes you get with a list of possible causes.

I would exclude anything that has to with carbon deposit as it normally also causes zero-value adaptation...
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