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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Yukoner
Ehhhhhhhh. Try and figure that out ASAP. If water...

Ehhhhhhhh. Try and figure that out ASAP. If water is getting somewhere it shouldn't, pretty soon she's going to have more problems than windows that don't work.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By Yukoner
Mine was done at a dealer shortly before I took...

Mine was done at a dealer shortly before I took ownership of the car. So I'm not sure, other than it was a dealer that did it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By Yukoner
I've often wondered who does the carbon cleaning...

I've often wondered who does the carbon cleaning as a preventative measure, vs only when symptoms show up. One would think that based on how the N54 engine's fuel injection is designed (it's not a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Yukoner
I have a similar sound, only sometimes, in my...

I have a similar sound, only sometimes, in my 335i, also only when the A/C is on. Mine is a bit more high pitched and squeal-y though. I suspected it had something to do with the A/C compressor or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By Yukoner
Congrats, you did this the right way :thumbup:...

Congrats, you did this the right way :thumbup: Too often, new (used) owners will just throw on performance parts looking for that extra HP without first making sure all the maintenance is done....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Yukoner
What ended up being your 1/4 mile time ?

What ended up being your 1/4 mile time ?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-17-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By Yukoner
Welcome to the forum !

Welcome to the forum !
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-17-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By Yukoner
1) First, it's not THAT common that belts shred...

1) First, it's not THAT common that belts shred to begin with. The main two reasons belts shred and fail are a) the belt is super old and way past its life cycle and the owner isn't doing routine...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yukoner
Hrmmmmmmm, even more interesting. Now I want to...

Hrmmmmmmm, even more interesting. Now I want to start a thread about how often folks change their coolant :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Yukoner
When you say "K&N filter", do you mean a...

When you say "K&N filter", do you mean a done-cone intake ? Or do you mean you're using the stock airbox with a drop-in K&N air filter ? If it's the latter, then I'd suggest an actual, complete...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Yukoner
I have both an E90 328i and 335i, so I definitely...

I have both an E90 328i and 335i, so I definitely know the difference :bigpimp:

When you get your PPI, scan it and share it here if you're comfortable doing that. We can take a look and give you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Yukoner
I mean, that's a subjective statement. Here's an...

I mean, that's a subjective statement. Here's an example:

A 328i with built-in GPS navigation is more likely to have electronics problems than a 328i without built-in navigation.

Ummmmmm, yes,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yukoner
Interesting - this makes total sense, but I...

Interesting - this makes total sense, but I wonder if it's something that's overlooked by folks. I change the coolant in ANY used car I buy, pretty much right off the bat. My 328i, 335i and X1 all...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 973
Posted By Yukoner
Thanks ! I shall try this out on the weekend...

Thanks ! I shall try this out on the weekend :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Yukoner
:rofl: :rofl: Actually, I WISH the lamp was...

:rofl: :rofl: Actually, I WISH the lamp was simply the words "Service Engine Soon". I find the symbol kind of stupid, and while it kind of looks like an engine, I feel the words would simply have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yukoner
See this is where it's interesting - I wonder if...

See this is where it's interesting - I wonder if there's some truth to something like correct torquing of bolts, because dealers (I've spoken to two) don't seem to think there's a major issue with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yukoner
It's interesting to hear perspectives on the...

It's interesting to hear perspectives on the electric water pumps.

In all my previous cars (non-BMW), I was used to belt-driven pumps. All of those pretty much started leaking around the 100K to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yukoner
I'm guessing that's why it's a ~$1,500.00 job at...

I'm guessing that's why it's a ~$1,500.00 job at the dealer :eeps:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Yukoner
Check Engine Light. The yellow coloured...

Check Engine Light.

The yellow coloured light that looks like a weird fire hydrant.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Yukoner
Purely curious - what sensors ?

Purely curious - what sensors ?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Yukoner
+1, hard to compare. That said, the price doesn't...

+1, hard to compare. That said, the price doesn't seem out of line to me, depending on condition of the vehicle.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-07-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Yukoner
Personal opinion ? If you don't have the tools or...

Personal opinion ? If you don't have the tools or the experience, hire a professional detailer that specializes in paint correction. Don't try and do this yourself with junk quality products and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-07-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By Yukoner
The problem is, there are so few performance...

The problem is, there are so few performance "parts" for the N52 engine, and the ones that do exist offer such little performance gain compared to their cost that, well, it's just not worth doing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By Yukoner
This is very true :thumbup:

This is very true :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By Yukoner
...... :dunno: :confused: I should have...

...... :dunno: :confused:

I should have also said in my last reply, I owned an automotive detail shop for ~6 years. And I worked at one when I was a very young adult. I've never heard of, or...
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