Maintenance

Update Log:

  • 7/22/2017 at 119,515 miles:
    • Modifications:
      • Installed Precision Raceworks Stage 3+ LPFP
        • Upgraded fuel feed line
        • Plug and play harness
      • Installed Precision Raceworks/MMP port injection kit
      • Installed BMS port injection controller
      • Removed Bluetooth ethanol content analyzer kit
  • 7/14/2017 at 119,322 miles:
    • Modifications:
      • Installed MMP Stage 3 turbos
        • All new gaskets, o-rings, etc.
        • Upgraded inlets and outlets
        • Replaced both downpipe v-band clamps
      • Replaced oil pan gasket, oil level sensor o-ring and bolts
      • Replaced oil filter housings gaskets
      • Replaced both motor mounts
      • Replaced vacuum lines
      • Flushed/refilled power steering fluid, coolant, and motor oil
  • 6/20/2017 at 119,110 miles:
    • Modifications:
      • Installed SPEC Stage 3+ clutch
        • Throwout bearing
        • Clutch fork lever
        • Aluminum bellhousing bolts
      • Installed upgraded Teflon shifter bushings
      • Installed upgraded poly transmission mount bushings
      • Replaced rear differential shaft seal
      • Rear differential fluid changed with Redline 75W90 gear oil
  • 5/3/2017 at 118,786 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Replaced water pump
        • All new aluminum bolts
        • All new coolant hoses
  • 9/16/2016 at 113,563 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Oil changed with Motul 8100 5W-40 + BMW oil filter kit
      • Installed magnetic drain plug
  • 8/23/2016 at 113,124 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Replaced passenger side window regulator
  • 8/10/2016 at 112,968 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Replaced water pump
      • Replaced thermostat
  • 8/2/2016 at 112,820 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Replaced front windshield from rock chip
  • 6/20/2016 at 111,052 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Replaced broken rear passenger axle
  • 4/28/2016 at 109,985 miles:
    • Modifications:
      • Installed flex fuel sensor and Bluetooth ethanol analyzer
      • Installed 2-step/NLS relay
      • Installed StopTech drilled & slotted rotors
      • Installed StopTech brake pads
      • Flushed brake fluid
      • Replaced brake pad sensors
  • 3/23/2016 at 109,500 miles:
    • Modifications:
      • Installed Precision Raceworks inlets
      • Installed VRSF 7″ intercooler
      • Installed VRSF charge pipe with TiAL blow off valve
      • Installed RB PCV valve
      • Installed 3.5 BAR TMAP sensor
      • Replaced boost solenoids
      • Performed walnut blast on intake valves
      • Replaced every vacuum line on the car
      • Replaced driver’s side mirror glass
  • 1/3/2016 at 109,500 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Walnut blast to remove carbon buildup
      • Tapped larger 1/4″ vacuum line for BOV
      • Replaced OEM injectors with brand new index 12 injectors
      • Installed NGK 5992 spark plugs with 0.020″ gap
  • 11/27/15 at 108,796 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Oil changed with Motul 8100 5W-40 + BMW oil filter kit
      • Replaced leaking downpipe exhaust gasket
    • Modifications:
      • Installed BMS cabin filters
  • 8/21/15 at 103,751 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Oil changed with Castrol Edge 5W-30 + BMW oil filter kit
  • 4/3/15 at 98,788 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Oil changed with Castrol Edge 5W-30 + BMW oil filter kit
  • 3/17/15 at 97,130 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Installed 335is/550i clutch kit
        • Clutch friction disc
        • Throwout/release bearing
        • Clutch fork lever
        • Pressure plate
        • Pressure plate bolts
      • Installed MFactory single-mass flywheel
      • Installed new rear main seal
      • Installed new pilot bearing
      • Installed new aluminum transmission bolts
      • Installed new 8 new flywheel bolts
      • Installed new downpipe exhaust gaskets
      • Transmission fluid flushed/changed with Redline D4 ATF
        • Installed new drain and fill plugs
  • 1/31/15 at 95,556 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Windshield wipers replaced
  • 12/14/14 at 93,321 miles:
    • Maintenance:
      • Oil changed with Motul 8100 5W-40 + BMW oil filter kit
      • Replaced broken hood latch and stretched hood cable
      • Replaced faulty front brake pad sensor
      • Installed missing jack pad (front, passenger side)
    • Modifications:
      • Returned to factory pump gas flash for winter season
  • 3/13/14 with 81,523 miles:
    • I purchased the car with the following modifications:
      • BMW Performance short shift kit and knob
      • Riss Racing stainless-steel 3″ catback exhaust
      • Riss Racing oil catch can  removed and sold on 12/02/14
      • K&N drop in air filter
      • Black Style 264 wheels
      • 225/40/18 Blizzaks – removed and sold on 11/03/14
      • Eibach Pro-Kit springs (~1″ drop front & rear)
      • BMW Performance black front grilles
      • Black/white BMW emblem overlays
      • Carbon fiber wrapped interior trim
      • Tinted windows (30% front, 15% rear)
      • Tinted side markers
      • LED license plate lights

Prior to my ownership:

  • 11/25/13 at 79,225 miles:
    • Registration:
      • Second owner purchased the car
  • 10/8/12 at 69,647 miles:
    • Serviced at Sharpe BMW dealership:
      • Water pump replaced
      • Oil and filter changed
      • Brake fluid flushed/changed
      • Cabin air filter replaced
      • 4-wheel alignment performed
  • 7/19/11 at 49,514 miles:
    • Serviced at Sharpe BMW dealership:
      • Front brake pads and rotors replaced
      • Spark plugs replaced
      • Oil and filter changed
      • Windshield wipers replaced
  • 4/13/11 at 43,287 miles:
  • 4/1/11 at 42,321 miles:
    • Imported into the United States:
      • First owner purchased the car when stationed (military) overseas in Germany. When he returned, he had the car imported with him.