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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Porando
http://bimmerperformancecenter.com/bmw-model-codes...

http://bimmerperformancecenter.com/bmw-model-codes/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Porando
Are you loosing any coolant? I checked mine...

Are you loosing any coolant?

I checked mine (in the morning when engine is cool) ~6 month ago and recently and level is the same...

I had similar thing about a year ago or so - but I was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Porando
Wrong forum... 2013 3-series is not E90 anymore...

Wrong forum... 2013 3-series is not E90 anymore but F30
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Porando
http://www.xoutpost.com/articles/x5/stereo/9549-in...

http://www.xoutpost.com/articles/x5/stereo/9549-installation-cd-changer-bmw-x5.html
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Porando
You have to make special fixture to pull door...

You have to make special fixture to pull door panel from inside with door closed (like thin flat screwdriver bent so you can insert it between door and frame and than twist to slide under the panel?...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 851
Posted By Porando
Well, did not meant to offend you... Didn't...

Well, did not meant to offend you...

Didn't you say..

Yes I refilled the oil. About 8 quarts. Haha. It has some sort of oil level indicator on the cluster and it shows in the green or near...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-15-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 851
Posted By Porando
Question is if this -40 deg is an coolant or air...

Question is if this -40 deg is an coolant or air temp?
I doubt you see coolant tem displayed directly in deg...
And if it is air tem... (displays on the bottom of your instrument cluster? - live...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 851
Posted By Porando
So before attempting this type of swap, I would ...

So before attempting this type of swap, I would
- check if somebody on this world already has done it.
- study/ compare engines - to make sure they are Exactly the same plus all components around...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By Porando
Since during the last 40 years I don't remember...

Since during the last 40 years I don't remember ever pulling my spare - just too much hassle.. (in old days they would plug flat on every gas station for $5 to $10 and later I would pump on gas...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 851
Posted By Porando
Swapping engine for different type or similar...

Swapping engine for different type or similar type but from different type of application was easy in 1970's...
If you have attempted to do it yourself hoping that it is drop in type of deal or...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-12-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Porando
These are pretty much dealers parts. You can shop...

These are pretty much dealers parts. You can shop for price in distributors by PN
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=FA52-EUR-12-2002-E53-BMW-X5_30i&diagId=51_3797

If this is the #1 you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,208
Posted By Porando
Yeah, I assign #beers to every job... For...

Yeah, I assign #beers to every job...
For example In my X5 replacing both drive shaft CV joints rubber boots is a "6 beer" job (requires removing driveshafts - done that when I was younger but now ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By Porando
With 5/6 series $5k wont get you into comfortable...

With 5/6 series $5k wont get you into comfortable zone...
Unless you need lots of room for passengers or greater comfort for long trips,
I would use some of these "extra" money to buy 3 series and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Porando
One of my cars is on 3-rd set of tires and no...

One of my cars is on 3-rd set of tires and no alignment. and other about 2 years when I put new shocks.

If old tires where wearing evenly - I change tires and don't touch suspension. If it aren't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Porando
Why you doing it?

Why you doing it?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By Porando
Ok, ok... next time I am not letting you drive my...

Ok, ok... next time I am not letting you drive my car....

"Dad"
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By Porando
It all depends how much the size matters to you :)

It all depends how much the size matters to you :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By Porando
You driving with pants on? LOL

You driving with pants on? LOL
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,208
Posted By Porando
What's worth for one is not for the other... :) ...

What's worth for one is not for the other... :)
Here is my logic..
It is all cost of the job plus cost of your time.

For $22 I would still do myself as it takes less than half an hour so it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Porando
25Nm or ~18.5 ft-lb

25Nm or ~18.5 ft-lb
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By Porando
And since N63 was actually improved N62... this...

And since N63 was actually improved N62... this should simplify your list
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By Porando
I suspect that transmission was serviced...

I suspect that transmission was serviced according to BMW recommendation? Which meant, it wasn't touched and you have over 100k miles on it? (it approached its lifetime)
Only option is to service...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,208
Posted By Porando
See my comments in red

See my comments in red
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Porando
It is ok if it is narrower. It will still seal...

It is ok if it is narrower. It will still seal better than already "crushed" (or reshaped) old one.
I have done both ways and never had problems but if you have to use old one you may need to use...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,208
Posted By Porando
How much time you "invest " for the whole process...

How much time you "invest " for the whole process of dropping the car and picking it up? That is the key reason I do it.. TIME

I change oil 2x as often as dealer would and was using M1 0-W40 -...
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