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Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 03-01-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By vsorlie
DIY Oil

Looks like I went out-of-bounds with this thread. I apologize and will be more careful in the future. Will also check on advertising with Bimmerfest.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-01-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 28,792
Posted By vsorlie
Sorry you feel this way. Guess we'll have to...

Sorry you feel this way. Guess we'll have to agree to disagree. Good luck with whatever products and methods you choose.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-01-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 28,792
Posted By vsorlie
You're missing the point. If BMW were to say...

You're missing the point. If BMW were to say that the only gasoline acceptable for use is Shell Premium in order to keep the warranty intact, they BMW would have to buy the gasoline. The key here...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-01-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 28,792
Posted By vsorlie
AMSOIL has several oils with high concentration...

AMSOIL has several oils with high concentration of ZDDP. PM me if you'd like to have a copy of our TSB on this issue emailed to you.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-01-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 28,792
Posted By vsorlie
As an AMSOIL Dealer for the last 12 years I'm...

As an AMSOIL Dealer for the last 12 years I'm admittedly biased, but I'm gonna have to call you out on your "...cleverly concealed lie..." statement about AMSOIL's 5W-40 European Car Formula...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-28-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,327
Posted By vsorlie
What transmission in this nice car?

What transmission in this nice car?
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-25-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By vsorlie
Nice car - wish you'd have shown us pictures of...

Nice car - wish you'd have shown us pictures of the front seats!
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-15-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,615
Posted By vsorlie
I don't know enough about ZHP package, but didn't...

I don't know enough about ZHP package, but didn't think it was available with Steptronic trans. Do you have build sheet?
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-15-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,856
Posted By vsorlie
What is nearest major airport served by AA to...

What is nearest major airport served by AA to your location? Also would like to see pics of rear seats if you have them. Thanks.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-15-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,215
Posted By vsorlie
Would like to see some pics. Also would like to...

Would like to see some pics. Also would like to know mileage and what caused head gasket failure. Thanks.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-15-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By vsorlie
Looking for phone nbr in your posting, but don't...

Looking for phone nbr in your posting, but don't see one. Vancouver near Portland, right?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-15-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 168,995
Posted By vsorlie
If you really want to know what's going on inside...

If you really want to know what's going on inside your engine, use oil analysis. That's the proof in the pudding.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-28-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,479
Posted By vsorlie
There's no engine difference between the '95 325i...

There's no engine difference between the '95 325i and 325is. Both are equipped with the M50 B25 engine. Plug shown on AMSOIL's Online Lookup is the NGK BKR6EK, which sells for $5.09 each on the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 236,651
Posted By vsorlie
Auto Trans Fluid Change

I bought an '04 325xiT auto with 38,000 miles on it. I don't follow BMW's maintenance schedule, so one of my first mods was get the ATF changed. I use AMSOIL synthetics exclusively, and the AMSOIL...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-01-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 236,651
Posted By vsorlie
I took my '04 325xiT to independent shop at 40k...

I took my '04 325xiT to independent shop at 40k and had them change the trans filter and refill with AMSOIL ATF, which meets BMW ATF spec. From now on I will just drain and refill at 50k intervals. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,173
Posted By vsorlie
Great all-year-round choice is AMSOIL 5W-40...

Great all-year-round choice is AMSOIL 5W-40 European Formula.

API SM/CF
ACEA A3/B3-04
ACEA A3/B4-04
BMW LL-04...and much more.

$5.70 per quart (case of 12) using Preferred Customer wholesale...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By vsorlie
Just bought an '04 325xiT wagon, 39k miles,...

Just bought an '04 325xiT wagon, 39k miles, Steptronic. Looking to start improving this car, and looking for suggestions on where to start. How about front stress bar? Thanks.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-26-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,683
Posted By vsorlie
X5 Dead Battery

I'm looking at buying an '02 X5 3.0 Steptronic. It's at a local small lot on consignment. Have visited the lot twice in last two weeks, and both times the battery's been dead. Car has been there...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-26-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By vsorlie
Looking for opinions on 2002 X5 3.0

I'm a new member, though have owned 4 other Bimmers prior to now. I'm looking at a used 2002 X5 3.0 Steptronic with 45k. Car has been maintained, has clean CARFAX, and drives well. On consignment...
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