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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,294
Posted By avocet
back on topic... what sort of tire pressures...

back on topic...

what sort of tire pressures do you run? i found running higher that normal pressures made the rft's much more bearable, both ridewise and steeringwise.

i run them around 38psi...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By avocet
Pull the nail and plug it.

Pull the nail and plug it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,191
Posted By avocet
Hey how much do they rub? If you are barely...

Hey how much do they rub? If you are barely rubbing then cranking up your rear neg camber might be enough to clear.
Obviously, you need to decide how much is too to much.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-29-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By avocet
Do you have auto dim mirrors? Then it is plug...

Do you have auto dim mirrors? Then it is plug and play. Easy peasy.

Keep an eye on ebay. Good used ones come up often and good deals can be had. Or search wreckers.

I didn't care and got an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By avocet
any decent snow tire will offer great winter...

any decent snow tire will offer great winter traction... and with xdrive you will not have any issues with any winter tire.

i personally will not go the performance winter tire route... winter...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By avocet
wow happy endings all around!!! glad its...

wow happy endings all around!!!

glad its all worked out for you.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By avocet
and yes, it is an easy DIY. i think it took me...

and yes, it is an easy DIY. i think it took me all of 5 minutes to do the swap
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By avocet
does your car already have autodim? if it does i...

does your car already have autodim? if it does i am 99% sure it will be plug and play.

my 2007 had an autodim mirror with the red led(that doesn't do anything) and a homelink mirror plugged right...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By avocet
your car is obviously the jealous type...

your car is obviously the jealous type...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By avocet
Get a second opinion. Certain mechanics will use...

Get a second opinion. Certain mechanics will use the 'safety' jargon with brakes to get people to spend money when there is no need for it.

The actual mechanical side of the braking system is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-28-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By avocet
yes, that wheel will fit your airbag.

yes, that wheel will fit your airbag.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By avocet
OEM 17" bmw e90 rims will fit 335i brakes. some...

OEM 17" bmw e90 rims will fit 335i brakes. some aftermarket 17's will not. I am running 225 45 17 winters and am very happy.

whoops just read you are looking for a 328i e91. than yes, 17's will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By avocet
3 weeks? the only thing i would worry about is...

3 weeks? the only thing i would worry about is perhaps a battery tender. i leave my car 4-5 times a year parked for 4-6 weeks at a time and only use a tender with a topped up gas tank.
if i have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By avocet
woo that is some serious workmanship in that...

woo that is some serious workmanship in that cut!!!

back to the keyhole question... a 2007 should have a small key hole about the licence plate hidden under the lip.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By avocet
who goes 50 on the highway??? :angel: set...

who goes 50 on the highway??? :angel:

set your cruise at 75-80 and your mileage will vary. a lot.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By avocet
35mpg city in a 4cyl accord? i don't dont see...

35mpg city in a 4cyl accord? i don't dont see it.

i think you are looking back on your accord ownership though rose tinted glasses. as for your mileage now... i think you are still experiencing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By avocet
here is the solution: get most of the camber...

here is the solution:

get most of the camber dialed out with your next allignment and minimize toe-in on all four corners. then put on some General tires off a Ford Taurus rental car.

then......
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By avocet
if you are just topping off to get to your next...

if you are just topping off to get to your next scheduled change or are in a pinch, you can add ANY sae automotive engine oil and have NO compatibiliy issues. synth and non synth oils will blend...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,803
Posted By avocet
How much to spend? I am using oem sport springs...

How much to spend? I am using oem sport springs with bilsteins, m3 arms hotchkis/h&r sway bar combo and m3 rear sub bushings.
My car handles very, very nicely.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-15-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By avocet
If your trans is slipping due to low fluid, STOP...

If your trans is slipping due to low fluid, STOP DRIVING IT. The two worst things for an automatic are heat and low fluid.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By avocet
a 2008 328i isn't a particularly special car. I...

a 2008 328i isn't a particularly special car. I would find another.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By avocet
Is your exhaust welded it clamped? If clamped...

Is your exhaust welded it clamped?
If clamped stuff these in there:

http://augertoolimage.blogspot.ca/2013/09/auger-muffler-insert.html?m=1
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By avocet
You're 21. An e90 will have them dripping. ...

You're 21. An e90 will have them dripping.

Unless your going after 30something single moms, pass on the minivan.

Enjoy!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By avocet
My car(328i) had a very similar condition. It...

My car(328i) had a very similar condition. It turned out to be a relay.
P/N 61366901469

I think it was relay '30g' according to realoem.

Apparently it also caused a no communication...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By avocet
Going to be a killjoy here... Watch, before the...

Going to be a killjoy here...
Watch, before the bmw even moves, behind the white truck. The guy came shooting down the suicide lane(far right)then hits the car. The timing is almost perfect. As the...
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