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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By calgaryx3
I keep the tanks in both E90s fairly close to...

I keep the tanks in both E90s fairly close to empty during winter storage. The garage is heated, and stays at a constant 50F all winter without any major temperature fluctuations (bay door opening...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-04-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,537
Posted By calgaryx3
Here are my E90 twins. Apologies for the...

Here are my E90 twins. Apologies for the mediocre picture. It was intended to be more of a garage shot rather than a picture of the cars. Don't mind the racing stripe on the SG 335i; just showing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 952
Posted By calgaryx3
Just over a hundred bucks here in Calgary. ...

Just over a hundred bucks here in Calgary.

Asif
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,846
Posted By calgaryx3
The Bimmers (E90 335i and E90 M3) are weekend/fun...

The Bimmers (E90 335i and E90 M3) are weekend/fun cars whereas the 99 CRV and 2010 Highlander soak up the miles on daily duty.

A
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,036
Posted By calgaryx3
Nissans and Hondas are American cars? I'm trying...

Nissans and Hondas are American cars? I'm trying woefully hard to understand this post but am having troubles having read it a few times now. Sorry OP....:dunno:

A
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,319
Posted By calgaryx3
My 2 cents for what it is worth; get a new...

My 2 cents for what it is worth; get a new battery. If anything, it will give you a peace of mind. I have the original battery in our '07 E90 and have used a tender on it every winter while the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By calgaryx3
My '07 335i is super low mileage weekend/summer...

My '07 335i is super low mileage weekend/summer car. I stick to the once a year oil change. If mileage were to suddenly increase, I doubt I would go longer than 6000-8000km in between changes.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By calgaryx3
I would go with the lower mileage vehicle as...

I would go with the lower mileage vehicle as well, providing the body was straight (no collision repairs/insurance claims) and the wheels/tires/windshield were up to spec. The clean engine bay isnt...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-22-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By calgaryx3
The mileage looks good, and the price is about...

The mileage looks good, and the price is about right for Alberta. I'm still a little nervous about the "brand new BMW paint-job" part. Wonder how much damage was done and whether there are any...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By calgaryx3
From my experience, BMW Canada will retain...

From my experience, BMW Canada will retain lease-back vehicles and sell them on their lots unless there is something that makes them undesireable, or as mentioned above, they don't fit with the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,598
Posted By calgaryx3
Here's a question for you folks: does...

Here's a question for you folks: does transmission fluid break down with age or mileage? I have a super low mileage 335i but the car is five years old, and I'm wondering if I should plan on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By calgaryx3
Update: Tips sold to another Bimmerfest...

Update:

Tips sold to another Bimmerfest member.

Mats still available; $50 shipped within the US/Canada.

Cheers
Asif
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By calgaryx3
FS: X3 Accessories

Hey folks,

I sold our X3 this week, and have for sale the following accessories:

OEM polished tips (set of two)
2 black front all weather OEM accessory floor mats.

Only used for <3000...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-11-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By calgaryx3
I have the same issue; not being able to see the...

I have the same issue; not being able to see the blinkers because of my seating/steering position.

It's a small quirk I can either get used to, or simply adjust the steering wheel. In the four...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By calgaryx3
You mean the 3.0 twin turbo (N54) as found in the...

You mean the 3.0 twin turbo (N54) as found in the 335I?

It took a while for the 5 series to adapt that motor, and with the new 135I being launched early next year, I can see the N54 becoming...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-22-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,953
Posted By calgaryx3
What a great thread; I always like discussions of...

What a great thread; I always like discussions of colour since it gives me chance to show off our X3. Highland Green and Crimson Red were my favourite colours, and while my wife and I agreed on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-19-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,090
Posted By calgaryx3
[QUOTE=bmx335i;2659210]yes there is a way.. a...

[QUOTE=bmx335i;2659210]yes there is a way.. a 335i here in canada is $92,000 (QUOTE]

Hope you were getting a lot of options at that price!

A
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-17-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By calgaryx3
Welcome to the E83/E90 owners club. Nice to see...

Welcome to the E83/E90 owners club. Nice to see you posting over here as well!

Asif
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-27-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,395
Posted By calgaryx3
I had neighbours and fellow co-workers comment: ...

I had neighbours and fellow co-workers comment:

"wow...you must be on the take". I promptly informed one of them that my monthly payments were likely the same as those on his fully loaded 2007...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-26-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By calgaryx3
We drove both E90s prior to making a decision. ...

We drove both E90s prior to making a decision. Both my wife and I agreed that the 328I felt little different (power delivery wise) to our X3 3.0I and paled in comparison to the gobs of torque...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,551
Posted By calgaryx3
Since we have an X3 in the fleet which my wife...

Since we have an X3 in the fleet which my wife keeps absolutely pristine, I picked up a 1994 Honda Accord (FWD) for winter duty for the same price as a set of winters and OEM for our 335I. Should be...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2007, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By calgaryx3
'05 as well since '05 was the last year that the...

'05 as well since '05 was the last year that the black (better IMO) bumpers were offered, coupled with the fact that our exclusive colour, Mocha metallic was offered in that year only.

Asif
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By calgaryx3
Good to hear! We too have had a thrilling 3...

Good to hear! We too have had a thrilling 3 years with our '05 X3. Besides the ubiqutous creaking door sills, ours has been very reliable *touch wood*. Ours also has very low mileage and that,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-12-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,766
Posted By calgaryx3
We have an '05 X3 (our first beemer) and now an...

We have an '05 X3 (our first beemer) and now an '07 E90 335I. The wife still prefers the X3 over the E90 because of it's elevated driving position and roomy cabin. It's a fairly functional vehicle...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By calgaryx3
Here's a quick answer: YES and ...

Here's a quick answer:

YES

and

YES *grin*

I use a pressure washer quite often, especially during the winter months to remove some of the heavier road grime from the wheels and wheel well...
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