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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) Today, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Yukoner
Well, welcome to the forum. You did just fine, as...

Well, welcome to the forum. You did just fine, as you posted in the correction section :)

Why do you need to "adjust wastegate" ? Is there an issue you are experiencing that leads you to believe...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) Today, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Yukoner
+1 to this. No question about it - if I saw smoke...

+1 to this. No question about it - if I saw smoke coming out of my alternator, then it's getting replaced. Period.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
Posted By Yukoner
I mean....... :dunno: You're not wrong, the...

I mean....... :dunno: You're not wrong, the warranty that KIA provides is pretty awesome. That being said, I don't know if you can really compare the two brands..... One's a mass-produced luxury...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 41
Posted By Yukoner
Anchorage 2019

I'M BACK !

I'm sure you've all been wondering where the hell I've been for the past 3 weeks..... Right ? Am I right ? :D .......... :rofl:

Anyways, it was that time of year again, my annual...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 7,243
Posted By Yukoner
I think there's also a big difference between...

I think there's also a big difference between daily driving a manual transmission (particularly if your daily drive involves going to work and back in busier traffic situations) and having a manual...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 7,243
Posted By Yukoner
It's one of those "off-topic" threads where we...

It's one of those "off-topic" threads where we can post whatever we want :bigpimp:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By Yukoner
Yeah, I know :( I was being facetious :(

Yeah, I know :( I was being facetious :(
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By Yukoner
Personally, I'd be doing the transmission filter...

Personally, I'd be doing the transmission filter and fluid then. I have yet to see an E9x example, for sale used, that had this done by a prior owner. It's not relatively cheap to do at the dealer,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By Yukoner
Current mileage on the vehicle ? If you don't...

Current mileage on the vehicle ? If you don't know the maintenance history, do a filter / fluid change on the transmission. That's probably the most important preventative maintenance you can do to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By Yukoner
Interesting. Very interesting. If a few more...

Interesting. Very interesting. If a few more people chime in on this thread maybe I should send it to BMW NA and see what they say ? :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By Yukoner
That's a pretty decent price. You'd of course...

That's a pretty decent price. You'd of course have to evaluate its condition. Aesthetically as well as mechanically.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-28-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By Yukoner
I've also been using Mobil 1 for a years. Not in...

I've also been using Mobil 1 for a years. Not in my BMWs though. Again, if you want to experiment, go for it.

I have this discussion regularly in the E90 forum. Your car is $60K. If you bought it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By Yukoner
Price tag ?

Price tag ?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-27-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By Yukoner
Hrmmmmmmm, I don't know if you can save the...

Hrmmmmmmm, I don't know if you can save the values or manually re-input them ? :dunno: Someone with better knowledge of INPA / ISTA can hopefully chime in. I know that with Carly, it can't be done on...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-27-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By Yukoner
LL is not just longevity. Taken from one of the...

LL is not just longevity. Taken from one of the many threads about oil and the LL spec:



If you want to gamble with a non-spec oil, go for it. I personally won't be doing that with my $60K...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-26-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By Yukoner
Adaptations are "learned" adjustments that the...

Adaptations are "learned" adjustments that the transmission control module makes to shifting and shift points. Basically, the car "learns" how you drive, whether it's mostly in stop-and-go traffic,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Yukoner
That's CDN I'm going to assume. And that price is...

That's CDN I'm going to assume. And that price is in the ballpark. It might be a tad expensive for the year, but with all the mods, yeah, it's a negotiable deal I'd say, depending on the physical...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-26-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By Yukoner
Like what the numerical values are when reset ?...

Like what the numerical values are when reset ? Or an explanation of what the adaptions are for ?


Tell me about it :rolleyes: But it's cracked all the way across the bottom now and it's spider...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-25-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By Yukoner
FWIW, when the dealer does transmission fluid and...

FWIW, when the dealer does transmission fluid and filter change, they reset transmission adaptations.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-25-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Yukoner
Yes, the N20 is known to suffer premature failure...

Yes, the N20 is known to suffer premature failure from a weak timing chain guide that snaps and breaks.

That being said, it's still a pretty rare occurrence. You have to remember, for every 1...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-24-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By Yukoner
Many of BMW's fluids are considered "lifetime"....

Many of BMW's fluids are considered "lifetime". This does NOT mean the life of the vehicle, rather, it means the average life expectancy before a brand-new BMW owner considers buying another...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-24-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Yukoner
I've done many after-market automotive sound...

I've done many after-market automotive sound systems in my days (Back when Rockford Fosgate was cool stuff ! :bigpimp: ). That being said, I don't know anything about BMW's systems. When I was...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-23-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Yukoner
I'm just guessing here, but it sounds like your...

I'm just guessing here, but it sounds like your OE BMW audio head unit doesn't realize the vehicle's ignition is on. This is like when you just turn accessory power on but don't turn the car on. Your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Yukoner
I went with BavSound and I've been extremely...

I went with BavSound and I've been extremely happy. Here's my review thread:

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1330491
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By Yukoner
Ah ha ! More of you iDrive-owners with the same...

Ah ha ! More of you iDrive-owners with the same issue ! ...... Again, I'm just happy it's not a bug in my specific vehicle, or a sign that my iDrive is failing :bigpimp:
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