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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By BashedBarrique
Hey, I'm glad the auto helped you out. Maybe I'll...

Hey, I'm glad the auto helped you out. Maybe I'll get there too.

But until then...

I'll shift for myself.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By BashedBarrique
Stevo, Try asking people that actually own a...

Stevo,

Try asking people that actually own a car like yours. They hang out in the
X3 F25 (2011 - current) subforum... (Click below.)

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=158
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By BashedBarrique
Go for it. What could go wrong? ...

Go for it. What could go wrong?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztDyCU2aN0c
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By BashedBarrique
As CAL says, you're overdue for the fluid change...

As CAL says, you're overdue for the fluid change so you should do that regardless. But the issue is more likely the shift linkage. It may be that it is a bit worn at the mileage you describe or it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By BashedBarrique
Hi Z4. The 320i (not sold here in the US) is...

Hi Z4.

The 320i (not sold here in the US) is the lowest horsepower of the E90 series. It is the only model of the E90 series with a 4 cyl engine. And the one you're looking at has the added weight...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By BashedBarrique
If you can do your own work that should be enough...

If you can do your own work that should be enough money. As CALWATER BOY said, this is an E9x forum and the 335i is the only E9x on your list, so we're gonna lean toward it.

I think the 6 series...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By BashedBarrique
There's an old saying "There's nothing more...

There's an old saying "There's nothing more expensive than a cheap Mercedes."

It applies to BMWs as well.;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By BashedBarrique
Well, kind of a disparate group of autos there....

Well, kind of a disparate group of autos there. The 645ci and the 650i are large, powerful luxury coupes. The 550i is a powerful, largish luxury sedan and the 335i is a smaller sports/luxury coupe.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By BashedBarrique
HOLY MOLY! Looks like the BMW crossed over into...

HOLY MOLY! Looks like the BMW crossed over into on coming traffic. Luckily it doesn't look like any of the vehicle were going more than 30-40 mph. Still, a lot of energy was dissipated.

Glad to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By BashedBarrique
Looks like everybody has one.;)

Looks like everybody has one.;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,187
Posted By BashedBarrique
This is why we can't have nice things. But,...

This is why we can't have nice things.

But, hey! This would be the perfect time to upgrade to an M-Sport front bumper.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By BashedBarrique
Second the ozone generator rental suggestion. In...

Second the ozone generator rental suggestion. In a former life I was a hotel manager and when some inconsiderate smoker would stink up a non-smoking room we had an ozone generator. We would change...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By BashedBarrique
Should'a bought a manual. ...

Should'a bought a manual.

http://images.complex.com/complex/image/upload/c_limit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_680/qbivhrbr4v3wm9a1mt8h.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By BashedBarrique
Staggered wheels are fine on the 335xi and style...

Staggered wheels are fine on the 335xi and style 197 will fit with out any problems.

The downside to staggered wheels is enhanced under-steer, especially on an AWD vehicle like your 335xi, and you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By BashedBarrique
Don't panic. As mentioned above, air...

Don't panic. As mentioned above, air cleaner/filter probably prevented water ingestion. It would still be a good idea to pull the plugs before attempting to start the car to purge any water in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By BashedBarrique
The staggered set up is from the factory....

The staggered set up is from the factory. Replacing just the front tires, and waiting to replace the rears, is fine in my book. But the "current" thinking is that you want the better tires on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By BashedBarrique
Looks to be a 328i E91 wagon. Also looks as if it...

Looks to be a 328i E91 wagon. Also looks as if it has been "slammed" with lowering springs, which kind'a defeats the whole purpose of having a wagon, since it reduces the suspensions ability to cope...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By BashedBarrique
I have a set on my MR2. Great stick, good turn...

I have a set on my MR2. Great stick, good turn in, and reasonable wear. Even good in the wet. But since my MR2 is a garage queen, doesn't matter to me.

They are a bit noisy on some pavement.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By BashedBarrique
What part of "my focus is on the 6MT" did you not...

What part of "my focus is on the 6MT" did you not understand? Many performance car drivers prefer to shift for themselves. In the not too distant future autonomous cars will out pace even the best...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By BashedBarrique
Which wheels are you talking about? BMW wheel...

Which wheels are you talking about? BMW wheel number? Photos?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By BashedBarrique
OK, you seem to be leaning towards the diesel....

OK, you seem to be leaning towards the diesel. Have you driven either of them? The diesel's low end torque is impressive and provides plenty of low end grunt. This makes it an effortless daily driver...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By BashedBarrique
Diesel vs M3? Seriously? Drive them both....

Diesel vs M3? Seriously?

Drive them both. Unless you are concerned about mileage or range per tank the M3 is the far superior car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2016, 02:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By BashedBarrique
Those WHEELS look great on your car. Do you have...

Those WHEELS look great on your car. Do you have lowering springs? If so, which ones?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By BashedBarrique
My first thought as well Cal. Maybe the...

My first thought as well Cal.

Maybe the dielectric "grease" has anti-coking or anti-rubber baking properties as well.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By BashedBarrique
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