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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By andrew b
I think so, but have just one word to say: ...

I think so, but have just one word to say:

Apex EC-7 (http://www.apexraceparts.com/EC-7-18x9-Wheel--Profile-2_p_159.html)

Hmmm, guess that counts as two words.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,521
Posted By andrew b
Understandable. I'd find a good body shop and...

Understandable. I'd find a good body shop and see what they say.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,521
Posted By andrew b
One thing...you mentioned that a detailer did the...

One thing...you mentioned that a detailer did the original touch-up - why didn't you take it back to them if you weren't satisfied with the results they gave you?

It's important to remember that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,521
Posted By andrew b
Not sure if this was addressed to me... I...

Not sure if this was addressed to me...

I have and have used both the Dr. Colorchip as well as Langka paint repari system both work fairly well but have limitations. Possibly would have come...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,521
Posted By andrew b
From that image, it looks like you've gone...

From that image, it looks like you've gone through the clear. If so, it will need a respray. The "circle" in the image from mine is the area of the paint that is unsanded because of the height of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-15-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By andrew b
After looking at several different kits and such...

After looking at several different kits and such on different sites, I had it narrowed down to the Turner Kit ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-15-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,200
Posted By andrew b
This. You can dramatically change the...

This. You can dramatically change the characteristics for over/understeer with pressure adjustments. Strongly suggest doing this before investing in suspension modifications.

On my square setup,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By andrew b
I'm not in a location where I need them, but I've...

I'm not in a location where I need them, but I've always thought the fabric "snow chains" looked interesting.

http://www.ecstuning.com/News/ISSE/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By andrew b
Brake components are something I would never...

Brake components are something I would never trust to an unknown source.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By andrew b
Also check the license plate lights. If you...

Also check the license plate lights.

If you search, I posted a link a while back to a site that has the individual codes for every user message - it will tell you exactly what bulb the system...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By andrew b
A look at a hard-driven, tuned, 335i/N54

Found the reference to this blog post on another forum, and thought I'd share. Below is a link to the blog post itself (quite a few interesting entries there), and then the post itself...

LINK ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By andrew b
+1 I've read several articles recently that...

+1

I've read several articles recently that testing is now showng that wet traction degrades rapidly when tires hit 4/32 tread left, even thoguh dry traction will usually stay reasonable until...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By andrew b
My Contis are just at 4/32 and it's starting to...

My Contis are just at 4/32 and it's starting to show when it rains. Going to swap them out soon.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,964
Posted By andrew b
I got a stainless BMW coffee mug and a $25 gift...

I got a stainless BMW coffee mug and a $25 gift card for Target for showng up at the dealer Saturday for their holiday sales event. Oh, and some free food.

Not bad for spending 35 minutes looking...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,668
Posted By andrew b
More than an hour at speeds of 70 or above gets...

More than an hour at speeds of 70 or above gets fatiguing to me....so on the highway, the windows go up unless I'm only going to be there a little bit.

Also, I've discovered that windows up with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,240
Posted By andrew b
If I had to have a front plate, I'd definitely go...

If I had to have a front plate, I'd definitely go with the tow hook plateholder.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,668
Posted By andrew b
Give a pass? Have no excuse? Excuse for what,...

Give a pass? Have no excuse? Excuse for what, turning a good cabin even better? People who use a windscreen are somehow less cabrio-esque? Please.

It's not that I don't know how calm the cabin...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,488
Posted By andrew b
So, since much of that is from the PCV, an oil...

So, since much of that is from the PCV, an oil catch can helps as a preventative mod, right?

I didn't think my OCC was doing anything, since there was only just a touch of oil on the end of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,906
Posted By andrew b
1) yes. go quality with wheels. Apex make nice...

1) yes. go quality with wheels. Apex make nice rotary forged wheels that won't break the bank.
2) yes, wider and more flush = more aggressive. Don't go too far, though.
3) look for an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,668
Posted By andrew b
:) Oddly, if you roll up the windows with the...

:) Oddly, if you roll up the windows with the windscreen up, there is less turbulance/noise in the cockpit than there is in a coupe with the sunroof open. I think of that mode as "giant sunroof"...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-03-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By andrew b
Just sit in the driver's seat while reading. ...

Just sit in the driver's seat while reading. It's faster ;) :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-03-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,668
Posted By andrew b
I leave mine in all the time unless I need the...

I leave mine in all the time unless I need the back seat for a passenger. The top will go up even if the windscreen is in it's "up" position, and you can just push it down (it's hinged) so it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-03-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,555
Posted By andrew b
1) I bet my service manager would show me how to...

1) I bet my service manager would show me how to do it. My SA (not the manager) came out into the parking lot while my car was there for something else (was picking it up) and he showed me how to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-02-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,846
Posted By andrew b
Got the guidelines, actually, the best way to get...

Got the guidelines, actually, the best way to get them is to email him, as current versions are not readily available online (he seeks them out and asks for posted versions to be taken down).

Per...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-02-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,994
Posted By andrew b
One nice side benefit of Escort radar detectors...

One nice side benefit of Escort radar detectors is the "voltage mode". Put it in that, and unless it's alerting, it displays the voltage it's getting. I have made a habit of checking it on startup,...
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