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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:40 PM
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Posted By edycol
1988 E30 318i with M10 engine, 5 speed manual...

1988 E30 318i with M10 engine, 5 speed manual (never seen E30 in Europe with automatic). For European standards, 105hp in such package was pretty decent. Was super fun to drive, and probably...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By edycol
Pricy stuff are water pump and oil pan gasket....

Pricy stuff are water pump and oil pan gasket. Get ready for valve cover gasket and Oil filter housing gasket that fails often. If you can do all these stuff, parts are not issue except water pump. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By edycol
Pressure is regulated. If you look under the cap...

Pressure is regulated. If you look under the cap you will see valves, or they should be (I did not check on this BMW). If you overfill, system will kick out extra.
So no, having it on MAX will not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 349
Posted By edycol
I think BMW is not in that phase of "people who...

I think BMW is not in that phase of "people who know it" drive it. Too many of them on the road in the hands of people who have no clue. Now, if we could know who has for example stick shift that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,749
Posted By edycol
Is that just happened or there is a leak? If this...

Is that just happened or there is a leak? If this is first time you checking add distilled water or coolant and see what happens. If it drops again, then you need to find leak asap.
I always have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,749
Posted By edycol
So those two things, abrasive material and...

So those two things, abrasive material and additives really cannot be determined without analysis.
1. The Blackstone might have data on xDrive fluid analysis where you can compare wear. But without...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-05-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By edycol
39 on low profile tire is not overinflated by any...

39 on low profile tire is not overinflated by any means.
Take into consideration that OE Continental are known to wear out super fast. They are made with specific performance in mind to meet...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-05-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,749
Posted By edycol
Sure, I am just saying that fluid doesnít start...

Sure, I am just saying that fluid doesnít start to oxidized until is loses TBN. Until then it is doing what it supposed to do. I really wanna see that analysis of TC fluid if you do it. Do TAN too...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-04-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By edycol
Thanx. And same to you. Rain messed up our cul de...

Thanx. And same to you. Rain messed up our cul de sac bbq. Hopefully this monsoon rain goes by 7-7.30.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-04-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,749
Posted By edycol
I think you are overdoing it on TC. IMO waste of...

I think you are overdoing it on TC. IMO waste of good fluid. On diffs. you are definiately overdoing it as those diff's are not hard on fluid.
Next time you do it send sample to WIX, Blackstone...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-04-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,749
Posted By edycol
Nah, keep it two more years. Measure boiling and...

Nah, keep it two more years. Measure boiling and freezing point though.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By edycol
Sure. I have seen N engines with 10k without...

Sure. I have seen N engines with 10k without trace of sludge too. Sludge will not form unless oil starts to oxidized and it will not as long as TBN in oil is still there.
Ido 5k too, but thatís...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By edycol
10k is perfectly fine in good engine that doesnít...

10k is perfectly fine in good engine that doesnít have leaking injectors.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By edycol
Donít fix what is not broken. Sent from...

Donít fix what is not broken.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,073
Posted By edycol
Lol. Hey, I got clocked 107mph in rental Sienna....

Lol. Hey, I got clocked 107mph in rental Sienna. Though, it was downhill a bit.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,073
Posted By edycol
Nah, that part is easy. It is messy. Regardless...

Nah, that part is easy. It is messy. Regardless of that plastic thing you put in, it always spills. Then it doesnít matter how thorough I clean, and pressure wash after changing oil, it always smell...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,073
Posted By edycol
Lol. Changing oil on Sienna is such a messy...

Lol. Changing oil on Sienna is such a messy process that I donít want to touch anything else for some time.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,073
Posted By edycol
Ok. Got Rhino 16,000lbs max load. Changing oil on...

Ok. Got Rhino 16,000lbs max load. Changing oil on Sienna this weekend so we will see.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,073
Posted By edycol
Widest tire now on all my vehicles is 235. So I...

Widest tire now on all my vehicles is 235. So I am OK I guess.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,073
Posted By edycol
I think I will go for steel. Just old school in...

I think I will go for steel. Just old school in that way.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,073
Posted By edycol
Safety first. I always double up with jack...

Safety first. I always double up with jack stands. I use 4 in the front, two 3 ton and two 2 ton. Also, I put full size winter tires on wheels to support it in case these 4 stands fail. That is if I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By edycol
This is US based forum. We never had on market...

This is US based forum. We never had on market here N53.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By edycol
I donít carry spare unless going to ski. Around...

I donít carry spare unless going to ski. Around town, just kit.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By edycol
Both will cut it for regular driving. Low...

Both will cut it for regular driving.
Low viscosity fluid is better fit for modern vehicles that have bunch of ďnannyĒ electronic devices that utilize brakes to keep you on the road.
So SL6 would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,376
Posted By edycol
Yeah, E90 is now old enough to be affordable to...

Yeah, E90 is now old enough to be affordable to most buyers. There are a lot of people who will get burned, and that is how BMW gets bad reputation.


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