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  1. Total total newbie... Help and advice desperately sought :)

    E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hi everyone, I'm almost certain the following statement has been uttered a million or so times in the past, so let me put you in the picture. 2009 135i owner. Driven in the summers. Complete factory spec. Do my own oil changes, brakes, plugs (etc) - everything always going excellent. Checked...
  2. Advice on 2008 535xi N54 Engine Trouble

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello, I have a 2008 E60 N54 with 220,000 miles. A couple of months ago the car basically tripped out on the road (all warnings went on, screen went black, etc) after the weakest start it ever had and went completely dead. My shop replaced the alternator and the battery. On my may home from...
  3. Alternator Replacement Cost at Indy

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi guys, Is $690 for an alternator replacement (with Bosch rebuilt) and the diagnostic work to figure it out a fair price? Or am I being burned here? I've worked with this mechanic several times, but now that he has gotten pretty big, I feel like he no longer feels the need to hook up the...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 2009 BMW Series 3 335i Sedan 4D [84k/mi]

    Cars - Private Party
    This isn't my car, this is a close friend of mine that wants to sell his e90. DETAILS BELOW: I have for sale my 2009 BMW 335i N54 in 6 Speed Manual Alpine White/Black Leather Silver Interior Trim Gloss Black Shadowline Trim Comfort Access NO iDrive M-Sport Suspension Sports Package 50% tint...
  5. E90/E91/E92/E93 FS 2009 335i MT 91k miles $10,500

    Cars - Private Party
    I'm looking to sell my fantastic 335i. It runs beautifully and has been a very reliable car since I bought it about 8 years ago. All servicing has been done at BMW Portland or Munich Auto Works (a highly regarded BMW specialist). With the rare manual transmission, this is truly an amazing...
  6. FS: N54 Burger Tuning Dual Cone Intakes - $60 shipped to USA

    Performance
    Hi, Selling my used Burger Tuning Dual Cone Intakes. $60 shipped or local pick up in Austin, Texas.
  7. E61 N54 Error Code 2E33. NEED HELP!

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    First off, this is my first official post so my apologies if I didnt follow protocol. I can usually find my answer by searching others posts, but I've hit a dead end and want my car functioning again. I drive a E61 (140k miles) with a manual transmission, upgraded turbos (Vargas GC-Lite) with...
  8. N54 Idle RPM Drop from 600 to 500

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Can someone familiar with this issue comment? What is happening to my engine is that at idle it sits perfectly at 600RPM like normal, then every approx 10-15 seconds the engine shutters for a fraction of a second, drops to 500RPM and then jumps back to 600RPM. This process keep repeating...
  9. Should I single turbo my n54?

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Current specs of my vehicle: 2008 335xi with 104000 km FBO - Dinan stage 3 with rebuilt oem turbos from dinan. + aftermarket oil cooler. With Xdelete Winter Stored and daily driven otherwise. Assuming everything is up to par and running perfect do you think it would be worth it to single...
  10. Rough Idles and Misfires in Cylinders 1 and 2

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Background: Car was misfiring last week and had oil in spark plug holes so I changed valve cover gasket, OFHG, ignition coils in cylinder 2 and 3. I do not believe the VCG is leaking, although that is possible. I checked it a few days ago and it didn't appear to be leaking but its hard to see...
  11. FS: JB4 for N54 engine full plug n' Play

    Performance
    I had this installed on a 535i for a couple years. Easily the best performance mod I have ever done. Sold the car and took the BJ4 off. Comes with plug n play harness. N54 version $225 shipped
  12. Turbo Lag/Wastegate Discussion - 2008 335xi

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi, I was a long time owner of a N52 E90, I finally had to part with the vehicle after hitting 325,000km due to work =( I recently picked up a used N54 - 2008 335xi. The vehicle has significant wastegate rattle when letting off the throttle. I purchased knowing there was this issue. My...
  13. 09 335i Xdrive ?s

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I want to apologize if this has been a topic already but i have multiple questions! I have an 09 335i xdrive coupe. I have a few issues I wasn't sure about. Any help would be awesome. !. Has anyone had issues running mhd tune an coding things with Carly for BMW I am realizing I should...
  14. BMW N54 135i E82 2008 Engine block rebuild overhaul DIY

    E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    I am now in the process of rebuilding my engine block. Shooting videos to show the process (for those who might be interested). Will add links to YouTube channel once completed (should take over a month). The long story short***8230; Had oil leaks problem (bad, very bad). Corrected a few: -...
  15. Turbo Warranty ?

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Im looking at buying a 2008 BMW 535I with 62,000 miles and I was reading that they Sometimes have turbo wastegate problems and I read that there is an 8year/ 82,000 mile warranty and I was curious when did that warranty extension take affect I was reading that they started extending the warranty...
  16. 335i N54 engine caughs/stumbles and RPMs jump up and down

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    2008 335i N54 with 190K on it recently had general service now its undrivable BMW had it for 2 weeks said it was LPFS sensor and HPFP they changed both and no change in the problem, now they want 175.00 per hour 5 hr min to "play around" to find what they think is an electrical problem. oil...
  17. MHD Cables???

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi guys, I'm a super noob tuner. I just ordered the Nexus 7 (2nd Gen) to have in my car and to use for MHD tunes. I realize I need two different cables...can you guys school me real quick? I'm about to order the bimmergeek Pro-K+dcan cable and it has and option for OTG adapters: 1. No thanks...
  18. All BMWs Genuine BMW Oil Change Kits

    Tools and Miscellaneous
    I am selling NEW, 100% GENUINE BMW OIL CHANGE KITS ! $75 for 7L of (0W-30 or 5W-30) BMW Twin Turbo Power Full Synthetic & filter $135 for 8L of M Power 10W-60 Oil & filter I can sell individual L of oil or get you any Genuine BMW parts, please PM me for details. I get all my...
  19. I mixed 0W 40 Oil with 0W 20 HELP

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I accidentally bought castrol edge 0w 20 as the second bottle, so i filled up 5 quarts of 0w 40 and 2 quarts of 0w 20, is it bad ? and should i get it redone ? Please respond as this is concerning me for my vehicles health. :cry:
  20. '08 535i turbo's need replacement- repair or sell?

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I have a '08 535 with 130K miles, all mine and most were gentle. Love the car, but was just quoted $6K to replace the turbos. I sell life insurance, brew beer, and travel, but I don't fix cars. Is it worth it to repair? What if don't fix it- is there a place to sell this otherwise great...
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