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Forum: General BMW Questions 11-12-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,372
Posted By markinva
Another useless study. Of course winter tires...

Another useless study. Of course winter tires are better.

But chew on this: in areas like the mid-atlantic and even most of the North East, all season tires and xdrive/awd will suit you fine if...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-01-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By markinva
Interested. How much is shipping to 20148?...

Interested. How much is shipping to 20148? Would you consider shipping?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,666
Posted By markinva
Take it in for the service, it's probably the...

Take it in for the service, it's probably the annual oil change requirement. Either way, you should heed the notification. Besides, it's free. Enjoy your car and don't worry about those miles. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-27-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By markinva
Wow, that mpg is amazing. I guess in stop and go...

Wow, that mpg is amazing. I guess in stop and go traffic the mpg actually goes up as the battery depletes... that's a pretty awesome phenomenon.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-27-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By markinva
It's about 300 lbs heavier, not 400. Power to...

It's about 300 lbs heavier, not 400. Power to weight ratio is still better than 335i and fuel economy has been verified to be better by the EPA and European testing sources, not to mention real life...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-26-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By markinva
Activehybrid 3 Power and Handling Impressions

Power:In terms of BMWs, I've had a '08 335i, an 09 335i xdrive, a '12 335i - The AH3 feels faster than all of them. I mean it could be my butt dyno lying.... But this thing wiggles the rear and...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 09-14-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By markinva
Sold

Sold
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 08-31-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By markinva
Forgot to add, these are in Ashburn, VA ...

Forgot to add, these are in Ashburn, VA


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Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 08-31-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By markinva
FS: 18" Style 189 rims + Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3 + TPMS

Off my e90s winter setup... just bought an f30. LOADS of tread and just a couple minor scuffs here and there.... Rims good to very good condition. They are not "beaten up" No bends.

Plug and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By markinva
sometimes I get this really hard water that gets...

sometimes I get this really hard water that gets sprayed on my car randomly from overhead pipes when I park in my work garage. It looked very similar to your picture... I removed them with a clay...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By markinva
sounds like the Vanos solenoids.....

sounds like the Vanos solenoids.....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,804
Posted By markinva
well, if you call BMW corp and they won't help,...

well, if you call BMW corp and they won't help, then I'd suggest taking it to a good independent bmw mechanic.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,804
Posted By markinva
How many miles do you have? I would call BMW and...

How many miles do you have? I would call BMW and ask for a goodwill repair, or at least to meet you halfway, mentioning that you would be a loyal bmw owner forever.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By markinva
well, I think if electrical issues develop I...

well, I think if electrical issues develop I think it would be after many years of ownership... hpfp and injectors have been issues early on, and would be significant liabilities if the warranties...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By markinva
Is it just me, or did x35i post warranty repair costs quietly fall through the floor?

Let's see- HPFP will be covered post warranty till at least 120k miles... supposedly a new more reliable pump and software update.

Now, more recently fuel injectors have been recalled and a...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-28-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By markinva
good thing he was taking footage of that.

good thing he was taking footage of that.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,734
Posted By markinva
+1

+1
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,734
Posted By markinva
300 pounds??? I have the specs right i front of...

300 pounds??? I have the specs right i front of me the xdrive coupe is 188 lbs heavier than the rwd coupe, the sedan is 221 lbs heavier.

That's 5% more weight, and 100% more traction when...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,868
Posted By markinva
MPG has much much more to do with throttle...

MPG has much much more to do with throttle position than what RPM you are at.

You can be at 6000 rpm and use 0 (or close to it) fuel if you aren't touching the gas pedal.

At a given speed, say...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,504
Posted By markinva
wow. :yikes:

wow. :yikes:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,957
Posted By markinva
MY 09 is still HiFi (I think??- it's the decent...

MY 09 is still HiFi (I think??- it's the decent one with 13 speakers stock).... better than the '10-'11
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,027
Posted By markinva
My experience is that the 335i is quieter. It is...

My experience is that the 335i is quieter. It is even more so if you compare the same level of acceleration/driving style. This is because the 328i has to rev higher than the 335i for the same...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,001
Posted By markinva
OP doesn't have an N54... assuming he's talking...

OP doesn't have an N54... assuming he's talking about the 06 330i in his profile. This is fairly common though I guess on both engines (only knew of it in n54s prior to this post). 2k to fix seems...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,609
Posted By markinva
What's interesting is the comments section of...

What's interesting is the comments section of that article, especially this one from Mike Dushane, C&D VP
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,735
Posted By markinva
335 will be faster and accelerate faster at speed...

335 will be faster and accelerate faster at speed as it has more HP and more torque high in the rev range, can better take advantage of gearing.
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