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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By Wihelm G
It's easy enough to do most of the regular...

It's easy enough to do most of the regular maintenance work yourself, which means a lot of shops can handle it as well, even if they don't specialize in BMW's. Almost at 100k miles on my '08 E91 and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Wihelm G
Buy one for about $10 or ask someone with the...

Buy one for about $10 or ask someone with the same model and year if you can take a picture of theirs, or make some friends here and ask someone to email a photo of one to you
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 636
Posted By Wihelm G
The 2 years, 25k miles doesn't sound too bad if...

The 2 years, 25k miles doesn't sound too bad if you already know front and rear brakes will be required during that time period. No maintenance for belts or plugs will be required. I'm assuming it's...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 02-02-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,678
Posted By Wihelm G
Just did the rear brakes on my E91 this passed...

Just did the rear brakes on my E91 this passed weekend. Used Centric C-Tek rotors, Wagner ThermoQuiet pads and a sensor made by URO (I had never heard of that company before). Total price,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Wihelm G
What are you looking for? I assume something...

What are you looking for? I assume something better than the original factory set up. Cuz it's a wagon and has over 120k miles on it, I also assume you're not going to be pushing it on the local...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,152
Posted By Wihelm G
Yes. My E91 is the occasional daily driver. Day...

Yes. My E91 is the occasional daily driver. Day to day comfort and handling was/is a priority, driving like a teenager less and less so as the years roll by. What a previous poster said is true--...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,152
Posted By Wihelm G
Three and half years later update. Drove a...

Three and half years later update.

Drove a friend's E90 a few weeks ago to test out some Wagner ThermoQuiet pads before deciding whether to buy a set for the rear brakes of my E91. He said he had...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Wihelm G
it is not difficult to either change out the...

it is not difficult to either change out the interior trim or wrap it in any of a number of different colors and styles available. Pretty much any body shop can do it. Dunno about NY/NJ but would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Wihelm G
5 qt. bottle of BMW LL-01 spec Castrol EDGE 0W-40...

5 qt. bottle of BMW LL-01 spec Castrol EDGE 0W-40 for $22.97 from Amazon Prime, no coupons or rebates necessary.



I think the only M1 meeting LL-01 spec is Advanced Full Synthetic/European Car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Wihelm G
The oils specified as eligible for the rebate...

The oils specified as eligible for the rebate include Platinum Full Synthetic and Platinum High Mileage Full Synthetic. Platinum Euro Full Synthetic is not listed. Maybe the rebate is applicable,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By Wihelm G
That sounds dope! Imma cut from about the 39 sec...

That sounds dope! Imma cut from about the 39 sec to about 45 sec marks and make a ringtone out of it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,469
Posted By Wihelm G
I haven't read thru this whole thread, so I hope...

I haven't read thru this whole thread, so I hope I'm not repeating . . . but other than a little awkwardness raising the cover, and bending your arm back a bit, it seems pretty functional to me from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,462
Posted By Wihelm G
Sounds sketchy to me. To look nice it would be...

Sounds sketchy to me. To look nice it would be labor intensive. Look at the first post here. (http://forums.bit-tech.net/showthread.php?t=114028) He's talking about brushed aluminum but the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,647
Posted By Wihelm G
I may have interpreted your statement about "a...

I may have interpreted your statement about "a part number you couldn't find" as implying that you subsequently did find the part number but did not wish to share it. If I was wrong, let me make it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,647
Posted By Wihelm G
You should guard that secret part number with...

You should guard that secret part number with your life, lest people with lesser skills try to resolve the problem without turning to you first. Or for other nefarious reasons.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By Wihelm G
Define "near empty". It could be you let the...

Define "near empty". It could be you let the fuel get down so low you're sucking in some condensation.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,210
Posted By Wihelm G
In the real wold of daily driving most likely the...

In the real wold of daily driving most likely the only time you will notice the difference is when the engine is under load while suddenly accelerating, carrying a couple of passengers or going up an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Wihelm G
Aside from the cost, what are the arguments...

Aside from the cost, what are the arguments against it? I've had powder coated wheels on my E91 for about a year now and they are looking like new still. Brake dust doesn't show as much and easier...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Wihelm G
LOL! You forgot "anal"

LOL! You forgot "anal"
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Wihelm G
Clean the wheels, down inside the barrels as...

Clean the wheels, down inside the barrels as well, schmear some anti seized before popping them back on

If the wheels are the same size front and rear, rotate them

Inspect the brake pads and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Wihelm G
If you can't clean it up with a good chrome...

If you can't clean it up with a good chrome polish and don't want to replace the pieces with new or salvage yard parts, another option is wrapping or plasti dipping them black.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Wihelm G
You ever think there is a reason it is difficult...

You ever think there is a reason it is difficult to find an aFe or CAI for a four wheel drive european car?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,047
Posted By Wihelm G
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVc2JlgKGe0 ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVc2JlgKGe0




Mostly not true. Ok, it's possible you could mess up the other service reminders. It's possible you could put too much air in your tires or put...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,085
Posted By Wihelm G
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVc2JlgKGe0 ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVc2JlgKGe0




Absolutely untrue.

EDIT: Ok, it's possible you could mess up the other service reminders. It's possible you could put too much air in your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By Wihelm G
See if either this ...

See if either this (http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=569960)link or this (http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=477507) one help.
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