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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-10-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By v8power
Tire/wheel insurance is a joke. I bought it on my...

Tire/wheel insurance is a joke. I bought it on my previous e60. Hit a meteor crater in this poor Chicago suburbs. Bent the rim, flatten the tire. Took tons of pictures, made the claim, went to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-25-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By v8power
First this doesn't make any sense. If oil is...

First this doesn't make any sense. If oil is leaking into your coolant, the coolant will be overflowing because oil is adding to the coolant. Therfore, your oil should be consumed.

What kind of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-24-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By v8power
This is a must check for used n63 motors: ...

This is a must check for used n63 motors:
1.Take the car to a nice park or parking lot
2. Let the car idle
3. Inspect the rest of the car
4. 10 min later have you buddy stand behind the exhaust...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-27-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,265
Posted By v8power
This is a strange topic. If i was a thief, a 28i...

This is a strange topic. If i was a thief, a 28i would be the last on the list. Atleast a 35i, turbo or sport package which have parts with more demand. But then a 3 series would be higher demanding....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-26-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By v8power
Normal, fuel pressure has drop when sitting over...

Normal, fuel pressure has drop when sitting over a period of time.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-22-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By v8power
Could be your 12' is low on blinker fluid. ...

Could be your 12' is low on blinker fluid.

Sorry couldn't resist :p
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-16-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By v8power
I just installed some 285-30-20 in the rear and...

I just installed some 285-30-20 in the rear and there is tons more space .
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-16-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By v8power
Spray the surrounding area with leather...

Spray the surrounding area with leather conditioner, where the plastic meets the console. Cover buttons with towel and saturate the area. Enjoy the peace.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-09-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,457
Posted By v8power
I could be wrong but, F series needs E-cable...

I could be wrong but, F series needs E-cable interface for high data transmission.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-07-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By v8power
Thats through coding.

Thats through coding.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-06-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,276
Posted By v8power
The majority of the drivetrain malfunction/break...

The majority of the drivetrain malfunction/break downs are due to the injectors. If the dealer gets it right it will be fine. These engine does not explode on its own. You will have a problem here...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-27-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By v8power
Bigger brakes or not, whoever sold you the wheels...

Bigger brakes or not, whoever sold you the wheels have incorrect front offset specs for bmw(for the 5 series at least). Even with stock wheels are in the 30s. 5mm spacer will get you in specs. 10mm...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-23-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By v8power
Thanks for the pic. Looking at my stock and your...

Thanks for the pic. Looking at my stock and your newly drop, it is a huge difference. You sure that's only 1" haha. Anyhow, im glad with such little drop makes a big difference in terms of handling....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-23-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By v8power
Hey thanks buddy, post some pics when you get a...

Hey thanks buddy, post some pics when you get a chance.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-23-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By v8power
Eibach prokit spring for 550i with Xdrive

Wanted to see if the 2wd 550i springs will fit the Xdrive.
Been reading that H&R springs fit both 2 and 4wd. Taking this into consideration, im assuming that every other brand springs is the same?...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-21-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By v8power
One valve is at the condenser , passenger side....

One valve is at the condenser , passenger side. Other is near the passenger shock tower, which is the low side that you're looking for.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-18-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By v8power
The turbo is on the exhaust side, if leaking, it...

The turbo is on the exhaust side, if leaking, it will not burn right away to have smoke on start up. A leaking oil turbo will smoke when warm and will continue to smoke. My guess is bad valve seals...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-08-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,754
Posted By v8power
Had a 2008 e60 550i, traded in at around 55k...

Had a 2008 e60 550i, traded in at around 55k miles. Engine never consumed any oil and smooth as it could be. Only problem I ever had was the water pump was making noise which was an easy diy. Got an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-06-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,998
Posted By v8power
Ok so this is why when i was in the market for a...

Ok so this is why when i was in the market for a used e90 lci, most if not all, had weird gaps from the hood. I could never understand that all those car had clean carfax but yet have gaps...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By v8power
Thats because SA's don't drive your cars . You...

Thats because SA's don't drive your cars . You tell the SA not to wash and they acknowledged thats it. But standard practice(unless noted a sticky inside plain site) for technicians is to run it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By v8power
Birds have strong acid content to digest all...

Birds have strong acid content to digest all kinds of bacterial insects and whatever dirty stuff laying around. There is a 6 hour window from pooped to baked in the sun to clean off before the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,990
Posted By v8power
That m3 is totaled, similar to my x5 which was...

That m3 is totaled, similar to my x5 which was less damage than that. Depending on the insurance, I wont be surprise if yours is totaled too. Bmw parts adds up real fast nearing threshold.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 49,237
Posted By v8power
07' 335i

07' 335i
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 49,237
Posted By v8power
Nothing beats cable wire. Speed and reliability. ...

Nothing beats cable wire. Speed and reliability. 33 answer ecu in less than 2mins.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By v8power
Its plastic. Heat cycles plus age will...

Its plastic. Heat cycles plus age will deteriorate them making it brittle and crack. As far as aftermarket warranty (gap, wheels, engine, etc), they are a joke. Even if your claim is legit and fall...
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