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by marco_polo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2013)
Topic: 120d M47 - Garrett or Mitsubishi turbo?
Replies: 8
Views: 190

Re: 120d M47 - Garrett or Mitsubishi turbo?

Beware, some LHD M47's had a DPF fitted in the exhaust, which makes them unreliable sadly. Snapped cranks and all sorts. :( Why does the DPF have an impact on cranks etc? Was it just that different crank parts were fitted if the DPF was present, compared to a RHD M47 without DPF? To burn out (regen...
by marco_polo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: M235I Pads
Replies: 7
Views: 207

Re: M235I Pads

mehtaman wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:48 am
KamRacing are the cheapest I could find for EBC Yellow - around £255 with postage for a full set.
How are you finding them for fast road use?
by marco_polo
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2013)
Topic: BMW E87 116i Buring oil
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Re: BMW E87 116i Buring oil

Valve stem seals are most likely. Do you get a bit of blue smoke after engine braking, like rolling down a steep hill in gear?
by marco_polo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: New owner
Replies: 10
Views: 564

Re: New owner

stevo6 wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:53 pm
marco_polo wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:58 pm
Pneumatic Wastegate (3" turbo) or Electronic Wastegate (big 4" turbo).
How do I find out? Does it matter?
Post up the last 7 digits of your VIN and we'll tell you.
by marco_polo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: 118d cigarette port not working even after fuse replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 138

Re: 118d cigarette port not working even after fuse replacement

Not all phone chargers are compatible, my old one wasn't, the BMW cigarette port was too deep.
by marco_polo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Re: Tyres

Yup, same again.
by marco_polo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Re: Tyres

You can't go for the same all around (having such skinny front wheels), unless you mean fitting narrow 225/35/19 front and rear??
by marco_polo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Blowing sound from glovebox
Replies: 6
Views: 183

Re: Blowing sound from glovebox

Did you find a leak then?

BMW M47 Charge pipe, from FMIC to inlet manifold.
by marco_polo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2013)
Topic: 120d M47 - Garrett or Mitsubishi turbo?
Replies: 8
Views: 190

Re: 120d M47 - Garrett or Mitsubishi turbo?

The 130i is a wonderful car, that would be my choice too. Or the N52 powered 125i Coupe (+ a remap).
by marco_polo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2013)
Topic: 120d M47 - Garrett or Mitsubishi turbo?
Replies: 8
Views: 190

Re: 120d M47 - Garrett or Mitsubishi turbo?

Beware, some LHD M47's had a DPF fitted in the exhaust, which makes them unreliable sadly. Snapped cranks and all sorts. :(
by marco_polo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Occasional brake vibration mainly at high speed
Replies: 9
Views: 242

Re: Occasional brake vibration mainly at high speed

That's just a wire brush, rather than a grit-tipped flexi-hone.
by marco_polo
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Eibach pro vs Motech Eibach springs
Replies: 36
Views: 1694

Re: Eibach pro vs Motech Eibach springs

Yup, back to standard.
by marco_polo
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: How to tell if MP LSD has been fitted?
Replies: 25
Views: 1168

Re: How to tell if MP LSD has been fitted?

I sold mine on here.
by marco_polo
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: M135i/M235i/M140i/M240i
Topic: Remus pipes, sports cats and PPF?
Replies: 30
Views: 1005

Re: Remus pipes, sports cats and PPF?

It's more to do with throttle response and lag/back-pressure reduction, than peak power.

20 horses maybe? Are you focused purely on bhp?

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