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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Phil325i
They sound too wide for your car to me (by a...

They sound too wide for your car to me (by a factor of x2). Try measuring your wheel/tyre/car set-up to find your ideal spacer size:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LeFZsyGRrs
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Phil325i
If you're happy with 328i performance after an M3...

If you're happy with 328i performance after an M3 and enjoying using words like 'comfort' and 'smooth', I'd say when you bought your M3 you got the wrong car. Can't imagine many true M3 lovers being...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,982
Posted By Phil325i
I think the problem stems from the rubber...

I think the problem stems from the rubber damper/shock absorber element incorporated into the pulley. Over time this can suffer from perishing/oil contamination etc and fail. Worth a careful...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By Phil325i
None whatsoever. The struts are gas-filled, and...

None whatsoever. The struts are gas-filled, and being fully extended will mean they're actually under less pressure then when the hood is closed.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Phil325i
Go to a professional refurbisher and get them to...

Go to a professional refurbisher and get them to weld it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 709
Posted By Phil325i
If your 330i has direct injection (N53) at your...

If your 330i has direct injection (N53) at your mileage you could well be suffering from carbon build-up on the backs of the inlet valves. Best to get a good indy to check your car for any fault...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Phil325i
BMW dealer or scrap yard.

BMW dealer or scrap yard.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By Phil325i
Both are normal. The 'dents' are to allow...

Both are normal. The 'dents' are to allow clearance of components under the car which might interfere with the pipes when mounted.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-25-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,636
Posted By Phil325i
Of course!

Of course!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,636
Posted By Phil325i
For what it's worth, a respected UK performance...

For what it's worth, a respected UK performance car magazine (EVO) recently did a comprehensive assessment of the current crop of performance tires, and the top three (in order) were:

1....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Phil325i
First step is change to the transmission fluid. ...

First step is change to the transmission fluid. Sadly BMW euphemistically consider this 'lifetime fill' which means it never gets changed as part of routine services, and at your mileage is well...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,491
Posted By Phil325i
It's not the sensor that bothers me, it's the...

It's not the sensor that bothers me, it's the fact that apparently at a certain mileage (200K?) it ceases to work and BMW couldn't care to revise the software...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By Phil325i
You don't say what mileage your car's covered. A...

You don't say what mileage your car's covered. A transmission fluid change would be the first step if it was mine...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By Phil325i
Erm...it's had air suspension fitted and this is...

Erm...it's had air suspension fitted and this is the 'at rest' or 'slammed' setting.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Phil325i
To find the part number, enter your car details...

To find the part number, enter your car details in RealOEM:

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Phil325i
Who are 'they'? Are we really saying BMW have...

Who are 'they'? Are we really saying BMW have developed a 'performance' exhaust that is actually detrimental to our car's performance?

I have a P/E (muffler only like you) and trust me, you won't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-06-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By Phil325i
Search on YouTube. Loads if 'how to' vids...

Search on YouTube. Loads if 'how to' vids there...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Phil325i
Have you had a windscreen replaced? Could be the...

Have you had a windscreen replaced? Could be the lower screen surround has not been put back properly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Phil325i
Your dealer's right - no options available with...

Your dealer's right - no options available with PE. But you can get alternative tips here:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=237510
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-21-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Phil325i
Downside is that BMW seems to be regularly...

Downside is that BMW seems to be regularly upgrading coils, so keeping spare coils 'in storage' means the possibility that by the time you come to fit them, they've been superseded...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,666
Posted By Phil325i
Performance: P/E or Ohlins Cosmetic: black...

Performance: P/E or Ohlins
Cosmetic: black grilles
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Phil325i
With 313s you'll deffo see them through the wheel...

With 313s you'll deffo see them through the wheel spokes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By Phil325i
As the issue's only occurred following a change...

As the issue's only occurred following a change of plugs, if you still have them, why not re-install your old plugs? If the problem disappears, at least you know it's a duff plug...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By Phil325i
Could be oil has leaked onto your eccentric shaft...

Could be oil has leaked onto your eccentric shaft sensor. Seems to be the most common cause of shuddering. See here:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=697252
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-30-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Phil325i
Did you buy the correct spec plugs? Yes, sounds...

Did you buy the correct spec plugs? Yes, sounds like a slight misfire. Could be a coil on the way out. They don't always show a code...
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