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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-22-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By yogi799
I mean , don't get me wrong... I can still brake...

I mean , don't get me wrong... I can still brake just fine in city driving and below 130 kmh... The trouble begins when the rotors are hot or when braking from much higher speeds LOL

BTW, do...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-21-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By yogi799
yeah. i bought cheapest rotors i could buy. so...

yeah. i bought cheapest rotors i could buy. so you think i should spend a lot more cash on the next set, eh?

do you think it may have something to do with the price I paid?

overly aggressive?...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-19-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By yogi799
OK, If you could find the source for that I would...

OK, If you could find the source for that I would be STUNNED (and grateful). I've been using auto-hold thinking i am saving my red hot fronts.... let me know , thx.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-19-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By yogi799
Do you guys care to show me which exact part...

Do you guys care to show me which exact part engages the e-brake upon pressing the button? Thanks. I thought I was seeing things.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=845808
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-19-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By yogi799
I don't think this is correct. I though auto hold...

I don't think this is correct. I though auto hold only "holds" the rear wheels. At least on my "i" model. There is no auto-e-brake "machinery" up front. Hold feature uses the emergency brake, hence I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-18-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By yogi799
I can report none of the above. thanks.

I can report none of the above. thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-18-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By yogi799
Rotors pulsating/"warped" again, only after 2 years???

Is this possible or what??? I replaced my original rotors 2 yrs ago to restore nice smooth braking from high speeds. Then i babied the brakes at all stoplights... never came to complete stop...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-18-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,405
Posted By yogi799
Good to hear!!!

Good to hear!!!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-14-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By yogi799
LOL. Someone has just posted on Youtube that it...

LOL. Someone has just posted on Youtube that it cost them $860 to replace those two damn gaskets.

Insanity! Given the parts are only about $80... that is a whole lot of dough for labor....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-10-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By yogi799
Good point... That was because I had no clue it...

Good point... That was because I had no clue it would be that hard! The hardest bolt was supposed to be the one under the intake manifold!

You bet this time around I would remove the fan. Mind you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-10-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By yogi799
Yeah, I hear you... Mine probably started around...

Yeah, I hear you... Mine probably started around 50k. Or sooner but I did not notice until it was really bad.

But heads up... your setup looks different. Your heat exchanger and some additional...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-09-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By yogi799
You're welcome Bud. I could not own a BMW without...

You're welcome Bud. I could not own a BMW without these forums so I am just paying it back.

BTW, as you can see I've advanced from doing photo DIYs to videos! LOL
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-09-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By yogi799
Yeah, extended warranties, folks having lots of...

Yeah, extended warranties, folks having lots of money, enough not to worry about DIY repairs, etc... You're right... It may be another 5 years before we see more DIY's on YouTube, from folks who will...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-09-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By yogi799
MY VIDEO DIY ...

MY VIDEO DIY

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=973248

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-09-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By yogi799
Belt Tensioner and Serpentine Belt replacement DIY VIDEO (535i N55 3.0)

OK, finally the job is done. No F10 N55 videos on YouTube so unfortunately I had to be first again (this is a scary trend but I've assumed that much... many more videos for the 3er... then again I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-04-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,823
Posted By yogi799
Any clues what causes this expensive tensioner to...

Any clues what causes this expensive tensioner to fail so soon? I have never had to do the tensioner on my prior cars.

What gives?

Is it perhaps the oil that leaks on it from the failing oil...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-04-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,823
Posted By yogi799
OK, I think I got it.... install new tensioner,...

OK, I think I got it.... install new tensioner, route the belt, turn, take pin out...

Anything else to watch out for guys?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-04-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,823
Posted By yogi799
Hey guys, Just got my parts (F%^&* $400 CAD!) and...

Hey guys, Just got my parts (F%^&* $400 CAD!) and am ready to tackle this.

Question about the tensioner. There is a pin in it that looks temporary.

What do I do with it? Will it simply come...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-02-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By yogi799
If you're interested I can show you a picture of...

If you're interested I can show you a picture of how I did it. Beats spending $1000.... lemme know.

There also used to be CV boots that went over your old boot but I doubt one is available for a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-02-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By yogi799
Hey bud, I will give you a revolutionary idea....

Hey bud, I will give you a revolutionary idea. That has been the case on my 2nd vehicle, 2003 Acura MDX. Slightly torn CV boot since the car was almost new. I hated to do such a major job for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-30-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,556
Posted By yogi799
To my knowledge, top speed limiter of 130 cannot...

To my knowledge, top speed limiter of 130 cannot be changed. I have asked many tuners and many dealers. All said F10s have some encryption in the chip and so unless you do some official Dinan tuning...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-27-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,458
Posted By yogi799
Hmmn... except the BS problems that plague ALL...

Hmmn... except the BS problems that plague ALL N55 users, such as the failing oil filter housing gaskets ($700-1000) and belt tensioners ($300-500).

I list these things in particular because they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-26-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,823
Posted By yogi799
What a relief, thank you! Now... I am just...

What a relief, thank you!

Now... I am just ecstatic at spending about $300 CAD on the new tensioner and belt.... The car is just a tad over 5 years old... Great!

PS. I am actually quite happy...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-26-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,823
Posted By yogi799
Wow, thanks for this bud. I see that there are...

Wow, thanks for this bud. I see that there are some hoses in a way, not sure what they are (coolant?) Did you just push them away or where they a PITA to work around? They look like a total PITA.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-23-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,823
Posted By yogi799
Any ideas on how long I can drive with the...

Any ideas on how long I can drive with the occasional rattle? Mine comes up a couple times a day or less. Is it safe to drive another 2-3 months to wait out the Winter/Spring?

I also wonder what...
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