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      02-07-2024, 06:21 PM   #3147
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How was the oil filter housing looking? Any oil leakage from that area? I'm sure it's been changed at least once already, but it may be due?
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Has the Mickey Mouse flange been changed out yet? It should be metal, if not swap it out while you're there!
Ofhg and oil cooler gasket look fine but I bought new ones to be on standby. I have changed the Mickey Mouse flange. I have also done a transmission service on this car as well as the filter DIY for the blower motor. Also replaced out the HVAC buttons as well as the parking button. Modifications wise I am MHD stage two with a cat list downpipe and mid muffler delete. Iíve also installed a VRSF charge pipe. Soon I will be going stage 2+ after installing my intercooler and Iím also trying to figure out if I want to do a drop in filter or an actual intake. The valve cover seems to be leaking oil and dripping onto the heat shield from the exhaust manifold so I do have a valve cover gasket on standby as well but with a newborn itís been difficult finding time to do things.
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      02-07-2024, 07:36 PM   #3148
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Ofhg and oil cooler gasket look fine but I bought new ones to be on standby. I have changed the Mickey Mouse flange. I have also done a transmission service on this car as well as the filter DIY for the blower motor. Also replaced out the HVAC buttons as well as the parking button. Modifications wise I am MHD stage two with a cat list downpipe and mid muffler delete. Iíve also installed a VRSF charge pipe. Soon I will be going stage 2+ after installing my intercooler and Iím also trying to figure out if I want to do a drop in filter or an actual intake. The valve cover seems to be leaking oil and dripping onto the heat shield from the exhaust manifold so I do have a valve cover gasket on standby as well but with a newborn itís been difficult finding time to do things.
You 100% have the usual suspects addressed! Take care of your baby and partner!!!
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      02-15-2024, 09:37 AM   #3149
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Replaced my blown up factory bov with the turbosmart dual venting unit. A pain in the butt but it was well needed. Car was clearly leaking boost and this one sounds good and is doing its job
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      02-16-2024, 01:23 PM   #3150
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Oil change, MAF and MAP sensors cleaned
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      02-16-2024, 07:43 PM   #3151
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Another 1300 miles added on my car, just got back from my trip. Weather was amazing! oil change and tune up coming soon!
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      02-18-2024, 10:56 AM   #3152
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Cleaned the whole exterior and interior
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      02-23-2024, 05:09 PM   #3153
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I may get some raised eyebrows on this one, but I changed my rear spoiler today. Car came with a beautiful carbon fiber spoiler that I've had on the car since purchasing in 2022. I was starting to feel like it was too much for my tastes and wanted something more low profile and discreet. I was feeling like I was going overboard with black accents.

I opted for a painted M5 style body colored spoiler instead. I'll rock with this look for a bit and see if I feel better with a smaller spoiler matching the body of the car. I don't want the body of the car to be overshadowed by all these black aftermarket pieces.
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      02-23-2024, 07:46 PM   #3154
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Looks awesome!
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      02-23-2024, 08:19 PM   #3155
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As if it really matters, but I've always preferred the subtle look. IMHO, the big spoiler is more in-your-face and the smaller one is subtle and classy.
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      02-23-2024, 08:33 PM   #3156
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As if it really matters, but I've always preferred the subtle look. IMHO, the big spoiler is more in-your-face and the smaller one is subtle and classy.
I Completely agree, unless it was a race car lol.
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      02-23-2024, 11:37 PM   #3157
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jared21927 I have a body-colored one on the F10 and E90 and LOVE them!
So thumbs up from me!
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      02-23-2024, 11:46 PM   #3158
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First mini cosmetic mod to my 550i.

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      02-24-2024, 01:31 PM   #3159
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Replaced the front bumper... no more ugly sidemarkers for me.
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      02-25-2024, 07:32 AM   #3160
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Put in new breather hose.


Also test fitted 10x20 for front. I might get these for next winter, 10" all around.


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      02-25-2024, 08:48 AM   #3161
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Replaced the front bumper... no more ugly sidemarkers for me.
CLEAN, I did too
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      02-25-2024, 11:39 AM   #3162
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Replaced the front bumper... no more ugly sidemarkers for me.
Need the deets, that looks fantastic!
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      02-25-2024, 12:07 PM   #3163
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Replaced the front bumper... no more ugly sidemarkers for me.
👍the way it should be
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      02-25-2024, 02:52 PM   #3164
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Had a very intrest and expensive weekend lol Car started to sound like belt was about to slip plus needed to do the oil filter canister, changed our harmonic balancer and belt wouldn't come out so I had to pry it out damaged belt so put new one on, new harmonic balancer and of course the flange from thermostat broke so did that too. So product weekend and car seems a little more relief now.
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      02-25-2024, 05:50 PM   #3165
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Need the deets, that looks fantastic!
I got this one. I debated getting a OEM one from Germany, the bumper wasn't much more, but the shipping would have been almost as much as the bumper putting it over 1k before paint.

The quality on this one is good, not great. I used my OEM black grills since they were better quality. I also had to drill holes for the side view cameras and order new brackets for the cameras since they are impossible to take off the old bumper without breaking them. I wish I did this years ago when the car was in the shop for the rear bumper. I hated those front side markers, even the painted ones bothered me...
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      02-25-2024, 10:54 PM   #3166
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I got this one. I debated getting a OEM one from Germany, the bumper wasn't much more, but the shipping would have been almost as much as the bumper putting it over 1k before paint.

The quality on this one is good, not great. I used my OEM black grills since they were better quality. I also had to drill holes for the side view cameras and order new brackets for the cameras since they are impossible to take off the old bumper without breaking them. I wish I did this years ago when the car was in the shop for the rear bumper. I hated those front side markers, even the painted ones bothered me...
Thanks, I added it to my watch list! I have the black fills on my gray car, and I think it does a pretty good job. But the new bumper cover is next level!
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      02-26-2024, 08:12 PM   #3167
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Replaced the orings for my oil cooler adapter things. Not sure if I messed up during install or they just don't fit very well, but it was causing a tiny oil leak. Replaced with some viton o-rings that...well, honestly don't fit very well either, but hopefully will still do the job. If not, I'm just ordering the BMW orings.
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