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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Wongway
Check what type of gas you filled up on. Only...

Check what type of gas you filled up on. Only thing that's ever gotten me mileage that high (and this is without a roof box) is filling up with non ethanol fuel.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-07-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,722
Posted By Wongway
All these derivatives; I don't care if they...

All these derivatives;
I don't care if they make 100 different takes on the X1, X3, 3/4 series. I want to be able to have the option of getting 320/420/328/428/x1/x3 with Xdrive + manual...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By Wongway
You and I might agree on this, but frankly, I...

You and I might agree on this, but frankly, I don't really believe that average joe cares. Nor would they even know the difference between front or rear drive.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-04-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By Wongway
The average consumer has no clue what driving...

The average consumer has no clue what driving feel is. To them, a Toyota Camry is a great driving/riding car.

So BMW (always?)has a difficult proposition. How do you sell a better...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By Wongway
I found mine by pure accident. I didn't compare...

I found mine by pure accident. I didn't compare to regular Premium to tell, but if I were to hazard a guess, compared to normal gas prices, It was probably $3.79/gallon for 93 octane premium... I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By Wongway
So I found some Ethanol Free gas 91 Octane...

Tried it out.

For the first time ever, I've seen my 2011 328xi get 30+mpg on the highway.

I had my speedometer pegged at 75mph from Erie to Pittsburgh, and by the time I got home, I had...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Wongway
2011 E90 328 xdrive sedan: Halogen Light adjustable?

Okay, so I got my 328 as a CPO and the low beams seemed a bit dipped low.

I found the adjustment screw that lets me bump them up just a touch higher (I found that it seemed like I was outdriving...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By Wongway
Explanation please on driving with a manual in winter...

So, I terribly missed driving with a manual in winter with my old 1998 A4. I used to be able to goose the gas pedal and crank the wheel to get the rear end to slide out, then upshift and it would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By Wongway
I'm a bit skeptical, but since you've said you've...

I'm a bit skeptical, but since you've said you've done business with them before:

What might I ask have you gotten from them in the past? I can't help but think that they're pretty nicely priced...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-02-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Wongway
I just took an X3 to 187,000 miles with only one...

I just took an X3 to 187,000 miles with only one mechanical failure (at about 130,000 miles) before I just got a 2011 E90 last week.
(So I'm kinda new to this board too!)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By Wongway
umm, did BMW do away with always on cigarette power?

2011 328i Xdrive sedan here:

Previous German vehicles I've had in the past, Audi A4, BMW X3 all had continuous power through the cigarette lighter port.

Did they change something? None of my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Wongway
derp. Thanks for also indirectly answering an...

derp. Thanks for also indirectly answering an unanswered question I had as well about brake feel. Before buying the 328i xdrive sedan, I had also driven a 328i xdrive coupe that happened to have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-30-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Wongway
Winter Tire/Wheel Question...

So I have a 2011 328i xDrive. No sport package or anything. Just a premium package one and that's about it for options.

17" Wheels are the stock ones, and I decided to pop over to Tirerack.

I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-30-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Wongway
more I read, the more I'm thinking I'll probably...

more I read, the more I'm thinking I'll probably end up having to wholesale upgrade all the speakers and figure out a way to get line level output on the headunit and get some big massive amplifier...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-30-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Wongway
I'll agree wholeheartedly on that. I just...

I'll agree wholeheartedly on that.

I just figured, if I'm going to do this, to try and plan out doing it all in one shot. Or better yet, get an installer to do it all in one shot, heh.

My main...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-30-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Wongway
New 2011 328i xdrive owner with some Audio questions...

So, I've established my stock stereo is the absolute lowest level base system.

What I'd like to do is do some modest upgrades that aren't too terribly outrageous while keeping everything as stock...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-30-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Wongway
http://www.bmwforums.info/bmw-wheels-forum/333-bmw...

http://www.bmwforums.info/bmw-wheels-forum/333-bmw-wheel-hub-diameter-sizes-hub-centre-bore-sizes-et-offset.html

See if that chart helps you out some for fitment. I do believe that some F30 and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Wongway
Well, I did find an 09 328xi CPO coupe. ...

Well, I did find an 09 328xi CPO coupe.

Might be a bit higher priced than I'd like, but it has all I want. AWD, manual, heated seats. Anything else is gravy.

Smaller than I'd like, and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,322
Posted By Wongway
based on someone's DIY here, I got the idea to...

based on someone's DIY here, I got the idea to run the AUX input in to the sunglass holder where Nav would have gone.

I love the spot and it's perfect for me to stick a round disc to mount my own...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Wongway
Unhappy meh, going to be sad to be away from this place...

2005 BMW X3 here with 186,000 miles...

I probably let a few things go a bit too long, but the latest round of repairs has me thinking it's simply not worth keeping anymore...

Rear...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-06-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,002
Posted By Wongway
Your 35i supports different iPod models than the...

Your 35i supports different iPod models than the 2008 and 2010 vehicles.
Conversely, the newer devices your 35i supports probably wouldn't be supported by those 2008, 2010 models.

The USB...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-06-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,002
Posted By Wongway
Remember when I said, your car has both a USB...

Remember when I said, your car has both a USB port and Smartphone Integration?

USB Port is in your car.
The USB cable that came with your Apple product goes there.

USB stands for "Universal...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-06-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,002
Posted By Wongway
Good, no debate there. (I hope) So...

Good, no debate there. (I hope)



So here's maybe where you don't get it:


It's been stated here and alluded to many many times over and for some strange reason, you don't get it:
Your 35i...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-05-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,002
Posted By Wongway
Yet according to what you just said, ...

Yet according to what you just said,



it seems you have 3 different Apple products, all with varying levels of connectivity. So you do see and know that differing Apple products have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-04-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,002
Posted By Wongway
Missed the above answers? (Wasn't even from me!) ...

Missed the above answers? (Wasn't even from me!)
The USB port is your connection to an iPod. Those are included with iPods when you buy them.

Why include a cable if the USB port should plug into...
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