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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-01-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 144
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Posted By mitocross
Hello everyone. I promised an update once all is...

Hello everyone. I promised an update once all is settled with PMG. I wasn't going to wait and have my car parked in service for weeks so I had official BMW service install new original manifold with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-03-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
https://imgur.com/EjXqv3f Here is an update...

https://imgur.com/EjXqv3f
Here is an update about the PMG Technik manifold with new reinforced swirl flaps I installed 6 months ago:
All six flaps developed leaks around the axles and fittings....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-18-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,255
Posted By mitocross
Wow. This is the best looking F07 I have ever...

Wow. This is the best looking F07 I have ever seen!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-10-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
We probably have a little different versions of...

We probably have a little different versions of engines because of where we live. Try the manual request in Carly. For me it never did anything. Always waited for min. 50g of soot.
30g for my car...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
You will not be able to trigger regens...

You will not be able to trigger regens manually.Carly "waits" until 50g soot level is reached before triggering a regen even when you do a manual request.
But you also need parameters for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
Why would you put yourself and your family under...

Why would you put yourself and your family under direct threat of ilnesses from your own car exhaust fumes? DPFs have been put into use to filter particles that are smaler than in previous years...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
soot level = differential pressure across DPF...

soot level = differential pressure across DPF (front-behind)
There is no way of directly measuring soot "weight".
Since some cars only have one pressure sensor, the calculation is done using...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
No it will probably start acting funny a lot...

No it will probably start acting funny a lot earlier than that, and you will have to have it replaced. But if it is working ok now, then do not touch it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,394
Posted By mitocross
Just flew quickly through the tables. 1.)Your...

Just flew quickly through the tables.
1.)Your DPF status has been reset to "NEW DPF" without actually physically changing it? (Ash 0.25) This is a big no no. It messes all the ECU calculations, and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By mitocross
Umnitza will never send you replacements unless...

Umnitza will never send you replacements unless you are very active in asking and you are under their warranty period.
Nevermind, e-mail to these chinese guys: http://www.angelhue.com .They produce...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
YES, absolutely. Can you perhaps have...

YES, absolutely.

Can you perhaps have someone "bring" the mainfold to Norway for you?

Update on my condition:
For the last month I have been driving almost only around our town (2-15 minute...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-05-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,394
Posted By mitocross
Temps look ok. Dist. between regens correspond to...

Temps look ok. Dist. between regens correspond to those I had when my swirl flaps were out. Since installing new ones the distances grew particularly in city.
And this does not confirm your DPF is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
I can only repeat what Pete wrote. As far as...

I can only repeat what Pete wrote.
As far as the PMG parts: have it for more than a month. So far so good. I am not worried about the strenght of the new flaps. Have not checked of oil seeping...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-23-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,394
Posted By mitocross
You will have to observe all the values and codes...

You will have to observe all the values and codes to correctly diagnose the problem. Better if you can do it on highway and give the car a good run and see how the filter fills again after a complete...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
Start of production of E70LCI - 20th JUNE 2010....

Start of production of E70LCI - 20th JUNE 2010. Basically we are both right ;-)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
I thought "LCI" in an E70 section meant E70 LCI. ...

I thought "LCI" in an E70 section meant E70 LCI. E60LCI is earlier model and different story of course.

US E70LCI - you are right 2010 and 2011.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
Wait a minute. Do you have an E70 X5? I thought...

Wait a minute. Do you have an E70 X5? I thought only very few early 2010 E70LCIs - US versions had old M57 engines.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
You have an LCI and have M57 engine instead of...

You have an LCI and have M57 engine instead of N57 inside? What date of production? Could you post your VIN please? I am curious to know.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
We are talking about M57N2 engine variants in...

We are talking about M57N2 engine variants in pre-LCI. I have a 2008 3.0sd. I think almost all LCIs have new N57 engines. Those have completly different intake mainfold with relocated flaps not being...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
The flaps in E70 intake mainfold do close...

The flaps in E70 intake mainfold do close completly. I had them in my hands and you can also see it in the links I posted earlier from where I got the intake mainfold from. Maybe different principle...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
I was refering to this explanation: ...

I was refering to this explanation:
https://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f3/bmw-diesel-engine-swirl-flaps-all-you-ever-ever-need-know-about-swirl-flaps-t194529/#/topics/194529
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
Yes, you are right, that is how they make the...

Yes, you are right, that is how they make the swirl effect inside the cylinder - by blocking one intake. Now I know too this is very important for good combustion in low rpms. I have the Euro version...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
Hi Pete, thank you. I should have been more...

Hi Pete,
thank you.
I should have been more clever to figure this out earlier, my then new DPF would be thankful.
From my recent observation, the swirl flaps are an absolute must have for city...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 31,932
Posted By mitocross
This: https://pmgtechnik.com/en Or you can...

This:
https://pmgtechnik.com/en
Or you can find them offering the intake mainfolds on eBay, they have several ads, e.g.:...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,394
Posted By mitocross
I have a 2008 3.0sd and do not have info about...

I have a 2008 3.0sd and do not have info about Particle filter in the service menu. Never had. Even when my DPF was done. Strange.

What is your distance between regenerations?
Which codes...
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