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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By BMWDB
I have gotten excellent results with Akebono...

I have gotten excellent results with Akebono ceramics on stock rotors
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By BMWDB
Don't really feel much of a difference on the...

Don't really feel much of a difference on the "grab." I think that that may have to do more to do with system design and less to do with pad?? I learned to modulate so the "grab" isn't a problem...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By BMWDB
I have installed Akebono Ceramics on my 09 328i. ...

I have installed Akebono Ceramics on my 09 328i. Feel similar to stock, stopping distance may be a bit shorter but certainly no longer than stock, no fade issue with normal to spirited/aggressive...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-12-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,948
Posted By BMWDB
I had the same need for my 2009 328i and have...

I had the same need for my 2009 328i and have about 35k miles on a set of non-RFT Michelin MXM4s. Smooth and very quiet. Handling is a bit less sharp than the original Continental run flats but more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-29-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By BMWDB
Cool! Which Bilsteins did u install?

Cool! Which Bilsteins did u install?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By BMWDB
Just installed the PBX. Immediate improvement in...

Just installed the PBX. Immediate improvement in throttle response - no lag. Will be interesting to see if it wakes up more once the ECU fully adapts.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By BMWDB
My local BMW dealer replaced my wipers under the...

My local BMW dealer replaced my wipers under the maintenance warranty whenever needed regardless of time/mileage since the last service.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By BMWDB
I don't have any personal experience with...

I don't have any personal experience with WheelSkins but they appear to be a cut above the typical covers at the local auto parts stores.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-23-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By BMWDB
Thanks all. I picked up a pair of Sylvania...

Thanks all. I picked up a pair of Sylvania Silverstars for $33. Noticeable improvement (whiter, wider and a more range) than the OEMs. I'm probably going to replace the working OEM bulb on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By BMWDB
Appreciate it! Thanks.

Appreciate it! Thanks.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By BMWDB
I have a stock drivetrain on my 2009 328i w/ AT...

I have a stock drivetrain on my 2009 328i w/ AT and I'm getting similar mileage on the highway cruising at 70-80 and mid to high twenties around town in a mix of stop-n-go and highway. I don't keep...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By BMWDB
Halogen upgrades - 2009 328i

Did a search on Halogen head light (high and low beam) upgrades and all threads seem to be on Halogen to Xenon conversions.

I need to replace a low beam halogen and wondered if anyone has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,056
Posted By BMWDB
I've had a two (2) sets, one recently, on my 2009...

I've had a two (2) sets, one recently, on my 2009 328i replaced under the maintenance warranty with no issue. If you haven't already done so, I'd return to the dealer for another set whether a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By BMWDB
Interesting. Apparently BMW has multiple...

Interesting. Apparently BMW has multiple versions of the mats? Without questions the BMW mats at my dealers were not the same as the WeatherTechs.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By BMWDB
I have the WeatherTech trunk and floor mats. ...

I have the WeatherTech trunk and floor mats. They are noticeably more robust (more of a rubber rather than plastic feel and pliability) and coverage height a bit better than the OEM mats I checked...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By BMWDB
Hard to tell but one possibility is an...

Hard to tell but one possibility is an overtightening of the wheel lugs which could cause warping of both the wheel and rotor. Also could have been pothole impact that warped the wheel and also...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,940
Posted By BMWDB
Most CPOs are lease returns and I'm not sure...

Most CPOs are lease returns and I'm not sure drivers of loaners "drive them like a rental car" anymore than a leasee given a leasee probably has maintenance and repair warranty coverage during the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-07-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By BMWDB
BMS Power Box BMW Performance Chip on N52?

I have a 2009 328i and althought not disappointed with the performance always looking for a bit more power/response. (More is better.) Anyone have experience with the BMS Power Box on their N52? ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-20-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By BMWDB
Michelin Primacy MXM4s

Today replaced my OEM Continential ProContact SSR RFTs (on my 2009 328i with 17" sports package) with Michelin Primacy MXM4s Non RFTs. Didn't want to loose any handling but wanted more comfort and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,282
Posted By BMWDB
To answer your question - Yes they are worth it. ...

To answer your question - Yes they are worth it. I have a 2009 328i with 6AT. Considered the 335i but decided I wanted the more classic normally aspired. Yes the 335 has more straight line...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,334
Posted By BMWDB
http://execuhitch.com/tow-hitches/bmw-3-series-tra...

http://execuhitch.com/tow-hitches/bmw-3-series-trailer-hitches/

Pricey but an option. I just purchased a Schwinn trunk rack (made by Saris a leader in bike racks) at Target for $45 and willl...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
Posted By BMWDB
2009 328i with 38K miles. Mine did the same a...

2009 328i with 38K miles. Mine did the same a few days ago and likewise stopped after about 30 minutes. Will have checked before warranty expires. Will post if I get a diagnosis but will have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By BMWDB
So whether the AC/Climate control is off or on...

So whether the AC/Climate control is off or on there is no impact on MPGs given the belt is always driving the cmpresssor. Makes sense with a variable output unit.

Thank you much.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By BMWDB
AC clutch engagement?

I have a 2009 328i. With the auto climate control on and at a low temperature doesn't appear the AC compressor cluth disengages when I deactive the AC ("snowflake" light off.) On previous vehicles...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,085
Posted By BMWDB
Change Holder

For years I've just used a plastic 35mm film canister. Perfect size for several quarters and just drop in the console, glove box, etc.
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