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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-29-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Rusty34
I have a 2016 550i that has been perfect so far....

I have a 2016 550i that has been perfect so far. The V8 is what really makes this car. No oil consumption here either.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-09-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By Rusty34
I think you make great points allgerman but there...

I think you make great points allgerman but there are a few good dealers out there too. We always hear about the bad ones of course. I have a good local dealer we always use where our experience has...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-06-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,152
Posted By Rusty34
Thanks for the great read!! You've got it bad but...

Thanks for the great read!! You've got it bad but have fun with your new ride! :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-31-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,286
Posted By Rusty34
Ouch! Sent from my SM-N920V using Tapatalk

Ouch!

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-31-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,286
Posted By Rusty34
Did your indy get pictures of the loose chain...

Did your indy get pictures of the loose chain before he removed it for replacement?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 10-28-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,662
Posted By Rusty34
How much does it cost to replace an engine would...

How much does it cost to replace an engine would be my first thought.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-27-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By Rusty34
Are you OK with the G30 styling over the cleaner...

Are you OK with the G30 styling over the cleaner lines of the F10?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-27-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,049
Posted By Rusty34
Actually, the lower the series number the less of...

Actually, the lower the series number the less of a BMW it is
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 10-20-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 26,096
Posted By Rusty34
You don't have to be concerned about proof of...

You don't have to be concerned about proof of significant damages at this point. Just filing against them is enough.

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-05-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,049
Posted By Rusty34
OP, just ask someone in your local BMW dealer...

OP, just ask someone in your local BMW dealer service department to check the VIN in their system for the service history. It will have recorded service and repair info for the first five years.
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-14-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By Rusty34
This^ BMW= gradual decline into disorder or...

This^

BMW= gradual decline into disorder or complexity is the enemy of reliability. Your mileage may vary.

Pull the bottom of the door panels and check if wet behind. If not then it's your...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 09-14-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,642
Posted By Rusty34
Many of the electrical issues some experienced...

Many of the electrical issues some experienced with the E60 was due to water intrusion into the electronics mounted in the trunk. BMW issued a bulletin on this and is paying for the repair and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 09-14-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,997
Posted By Rusty34
bmwoem1, your success with valve seal replacement...

bmwoem1, your success with valve seal replacement on the N62 is well known. How many N63's have you done so far? Also, while you are doing the valve seal replacement, is it possible to check for worn...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-14-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,723
Posted By Rusty34
How to tell if you have an N20 or N26 Engine ...

How to tell if you have an N20 or N26 Engine

The N20 engine is specified for an Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle (ULEV). However, starting around March 2012 build date, BMW started replacing the N20...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-14-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Rusty34
Do a search on the early model N20 engines and...

Do a search on the early model N20 engines and timing chain failure. BMW extended the warranty on the timing chain for many of the early ones to 70K IIRC.
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 09-14-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By Rusty34
Does the Cover Craft fit better than the...

Does the Cover Craft fit better than the Weathertech? BMW sunshades with a BMW part number are made by Weathertech but still leave about an inch on each side exposed on my F10, however the quality is...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 09-14-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By Rusty34
Would you please post a rider's view of the...

Would you please post a rider's view of the instrument panel?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-14-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,089
Posted By Rusty34
Also, keep in mind the thousands out there that...

Also, keep in mind the thousands out there that never experience any trouble. :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-11-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,089
Posted By Rusty34
The engine in the "M" cars is an S63 which is...

The engine in the "M" cars is an S63 which is related to the N63TU but has many differences. Can you please provide a brief summary of what you learned about your prospective X5 M's engine and why it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-10-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,089
Posted By Rusty34
Priority number one is the engine oil should be...

Priority number one is the engine oil should be changed at least every 7500 miles. So far the N63TU has had far fewer complaints than its predecessor. With that said the twin turbos in the hot "V"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-10-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By Rusty34
I agree, I always run the best fuel I can find....

I agree, I always run the best fuel I can find. :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-09-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 470,592
Posted By Rusty34
I have pictures of an I6 with the same issue but...

I have pictures of an I6 with the same issue but generally speaking the inline sixes rarely have this problem. Perhaps the V8 design layout requires something different in the application process...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-08-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 470,592
Posted By Rusty34
You cannot replace an N63 with an N63TU; there...

You cannot replace an N63 with an N63TU; there are too many differences between the two for that to be practical. The N63 is a 400hp engine while the N63TU is a 445hp derivative. The N63TU has the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-06-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 470,592
Posted By Rusty34
We bring some of it on ourselves. The coolant and...

We bring some of it on ourselves. The coolant and oil supply lines are exposed and in close proximity to the extreme radiant heat from the turbochargers as are all the rubber PCV hoses and no one...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-10-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Rusty34
Get a couple feet of automotive rubber vacuum...

Get a couple feet of automotive rubber vacuum hose and hold one end up to and in your ear and probe around the engine with the other end while it's running. You'll zero in on the source of the noise...
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