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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,841
Posted By Moto Trex
I use 88 ft/lb torque. A floor jack is a good...

I use 88 ft/lb torque. A floor jack is a good investment. Do not put anything on the lug bolt threads, leave them dry. Re-torque after 50 miles. Use a proper wheel chock for the opposite wheel that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2006, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Posted By Moto Trex
If it is just dust, a California duster does a...

If it is just dust, a California duster does a very good job of keeping a black vehicle clean. Keep an eye on your paint, when it's out in the sun, to make sure swirl marks are not developing with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By Moto Trex
Autoweek 2/27/06 Page 4: New Coupe

Two pictures of the coupe. It will not be shown at The Geneva Show. Official photographs of the car will be released a few weeks after the Geneva show. One available motor will be the twin-turbo...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2005, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By Moto Trex
richyz - If you're 5 minutes from Dave, have him...

richyz - If you're 5 minutes from Dave, have him install the CDV (or just remove it) and have him install some Axxis Deluxe brake pads at the same time - you'll get a lot less brake dust on your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2005, 11:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,478
Posted By Moto Trex
I'm a firm believer in dedicated snow tires. Here...

I'm a firm believer in dedicated snow tires. Here are a couple of tips:

Watch those curbs. The sidewalls on snow tires are very pliable - the exact opposite of low aspect ratio performance tires...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2005, 05:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,389
Posted By Moto Trex
I like the de-badged look. It's easy to do. If...

I like the de-badged look. It's easy to do. If you don't like it, go to the dealer and buy another badge and put it on (when I de-badge, I usually wind up ruining the badge). In the past, as I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2005, 07:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,234
Posted By Moto Trex
Drat! My lease is up on the Z4 in Spring 2006 and...

Drat! My lease is up on the Z4 in Spring 2006 and I need a cabrio. Maybe another Z4.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2005, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By Moto Trex
If you get the SG with Terra and Burl Wood, I...

If you get the SG with Terra and Burl Wood, I would like to see pictures of it. I think that is going to be a VERY nice combo.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2005, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,719
Posted By Moto Trex
U.S. dealers now have a small brochure on the E90...

U.S. dealers now have a small brochure on the E90 and I picked one up at Otto's BMW (West Chester, PA) on Saturday. In the back the have some color samples. It is interesting to compare the Artic to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2005, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By Moto Trex
Soft top and hard top options might be a good...

Soft top and hard top options might be a good idea. Modern three layer soft tops from BMW are very sturdy and the noise is not bad. A hard top cabrio with composites in the roof makes sense from a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2005, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By Moto Trex
Steel top Cabrio: Spring 2006

Well, The Roundel is pretty sure about it. The April issue (p.32) says, "Since we've already established that the E90 3 Series convertible will feature a retractable steel top, here's a photo of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2005, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,651
Posted By Moto Trex
I'm waiting

I gotta have a cabrio. Lease on my Z4 is up in May 2006 and I hope the E90 cabrio is available around then.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2005, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By Moto Trex
Not surprised

That leak from last summer was a real PR problem for BMW. They we not happy about it. Traditionally, for the 3 Series, sedans first and then in a year or so, coupes and convertibles. Then the M...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2005, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,316
Posted By Moto Trex
Two things (I did read that issue of Autoweek, by...

Two things (I did read that issue of Autoweek, by the way). First, the One Series with the R6 3.0L motor will be a rocket, but I would look for a bit more room and, thus, am interested in the 330i....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2005, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By Moto Trex
TommyX - Correct-o-matic, ma' man. Traded an E46...

TommyX - Correct-o-matic, ma' man. Traded an E46 Cabrio for the Z4. I'm tired of the Z4.

Alpina22 - How do you think I pay for all these cars? I have the original valve caps from my 1976 Plymouth...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-15-2005, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By Moto Trex
Started hanging out on the E 90 board

Just read the Autoweek report and it looks as if they will have subsequent reports with more in-depth details of the motor, etc in coming issues.

The lease on my Z4 is up in Spring of '06. By...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2005, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By Moto Trex
Happy New Year

Happy New Year to everyone. Actually, I follow the Schvindlah Calender, where everyday is a New Year, and it is the Year of the Valve Cap.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2005, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By Moto Trex
You took up 7 spaces with a Volvo? I can only...

You took up 7 spaces with a Volvo? I can only take up 6 spaces with an XC 70. How do you do it?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2005, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By Moto Trex
Odd...I had to read your post two times to...

Odd...I had to read your post two times to understand why you didn't get my post. But, now, your post makes sense because, indeed, with young ones crawling around, you read the word "crib" and your...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2005, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By Moto Trex
Make it a game and hide them around the crib for...

Make it a game and hide them around the crib for her to find. A shot of Remy each time she finds one. She'll love it. She'll be the "Valve Kap Kitten".

Hmmmm...maybe time for a message from our...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2005, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,345
Posted By Moto Trex
I'm scared. MOMMIE! I NEED A VALVE CAP!!!

I'm scared.

MOMMIE! I NEED A VALVE CAP!!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-03-2005, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By Moto Trex
Alpina - that was a nice list from the other...

Alpina - that was a nice list from the other site. Couldn't agree with it more. Yes, Valentine's Day is over played, so are they all and each day should be Valentine's Day, etc., but being...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2005, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,345
Posted By Moto Trex
You're a Hawks fan and an Eagles fan? We gotta...

You're a Hawks fan and an Eagles fan? We gotta get together at The Muddy Duck.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2005, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,564
Posted By Moto Trex
I thought the big news this week was that CJs car...

I thought the big news this week was that CJs car didn't come with the Park Distance Control option.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2005, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,345
Posted By Moto Trex
Wait...uh...you're right... OMAGODD...TEAR THOSE...

Wait...uh...you're right... OMAGODD...TEAR THOSE BUILDINGS DOWN!

Good to see so much Eagles support here. The Doc says T.O. shouldn't play, Coach says he'll probably be ready for the game. T.O. is...
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