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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 936
Posted By galahad05
Well, honestly, normally I'd just suggest that OP...

Well, honestly, normally I'd just suggest that OP should give it a try--for a short while. If he doesn't keep it for too long it shouldn't hurt anything.
He'll get actual data on this "what if"........
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 936
Posted By galahad05
Taken from Jeremy Clarkson on an episode of Top...

Taken from Jeremy Clarkson on an episode of Top Gear!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKTXK8YiCzk
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 936
Posted By galahad05
This thread is excellently informative! One of...

This thread is excellently informative! One of many reasons why I still hang around here....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By galahad05
Well number one it seems like a transmission...

Well number one it seems like a transmission thing, not an engine thing.....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By galahad05
I read the thing in Road and Track--latest issue...

I read the thing in Road and Track--latest issue I believe. It was a side note, used to illustrate a point.
But it pretty much floored me. Talk about the most expensive band-aid to mask a design...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,069
Posted By galahad05
Isn't the i3 supposed to be a little City Car?...

Isn't the i3 supposed to be a little City Car? I'm sure it does very well for that role.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 635
Posted By galahad05
Just finished a long trip down the East Coast....

Just finished a long trip down the East Coast. Right before the trip my sensor was showing 1/2 quart down. Topped it up with 1/2 quart, and it then read full....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,599
Posted By galahad05
In other news, It seems I am driving around in...

In other news, It seems I am driving around in the very definition of Money Pit.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,599
Posted By galahad05
Ha! Shows what you know! My '07 is only worth...

Ha! Shows what you know! My '07 is only worth like $12k-$13k now.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By galahad05
http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.ph...

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=271643

Looks like it's called Nulon Total Fuel System Cleaner down under.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By galahad05
I guess you could do a leakdown test.... Pretty...

I guess you could do a leakdown test....
Pretty straightforward to do, assuming you have a good compressor.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By galahad05
Sorry to hear that man. Have you looked...

Sorry to hear that man.

Have you looked through the oil filler cap with a borescope? Reason I ask: one of the potential causes of the oil consumption is the a clogged crankcase ventilation system....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-22-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By galahad05
I have this very kit. I've used it on a number...

I have this very kit.
I've used it on a number of occasions--I can't tell you how many tires I've lost over the years to potholes.

Works fine, cleans up fine.

EDIT: A bit more detail. I've had...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By galahad05
I have to agree.... Sounds shady as all...

I have to agree....

Sounds shady as all hell: "Pay me first then I'll tell you the deal you're getting?"


EDIT: Ahhhh, I mis-understood OP. I believe he was shown the contract in person at the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 844
Posted By galahad05
Just throwing out a data point here. I've...

Just throwing out a data point here.

I've had an oil catch can on my car since just after my walnut shell blast service. That's about 66k miles. I'm at 92k miles now.

For the very first time...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By galahad05
Techron has worked on my 335. Was getting...

Techron has worked on my 335. Was getting intermittent misfires and stumbles (slight)--put a few tankfuls of the concentrate, problem reduced/eliminated (may have to do it again now).
I use a Hess...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 856
Posted By galahad05
Which tires are you running? Aftermarket wheels?

Which tires are you running? Aftermarket wheels?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By galahad05
Good luck man. Hopefully this is the only gotcha...

Good luck man. Hopefully this is the only gotcha you find. If so, you got yourself a deal on a car (assuming you never want to sell it).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,109
Posted By galahad05
This is why I'm seriously considering buying a...

This is why I'm seriously considering buying a Ford F-150 Raptor.

Huge suspension travel. Over 5000 pounds.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By galahad05
Huh. Well, the ones I got (bought from Tirerack...

Huh. Well, the ones I got (bought from Tirerack btw) fit fine but did the chatter when wiping thing after awhile.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By galahad05
What's a bimmerdex? :confused:

What's a bimmerdex? :confused:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,312
Posted By galahad05
Who is "they"? If they are the opposing insurance...

Who is "they"? If they are the opposing insurance company, then this sounds like a standard delay tactic.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By galahad05
I tried Valeos last time around--cheaper. They...

I tried Valeos last time around--cheaper. They did alright. This time, the OEMs from the dealership--I guess they're Bosch? In any case, they perform quieter.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By galahad05
Here's a newbie question: What can one of these...

Here's a newbie question: What can one of these Autel scanners do that one of the other cheaper guys like that BMW What thing + OBD bluetooth dongle not do?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,109
Posted By galahad05
Everything else being equal, the runflats seem to...

Everything else being equal, the runflats seem to me slightly heavier, and bigger wheels heavier.

Of course you could go with different brands of runflats and they may be lighter than other...
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