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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By MikeinOH
Engine/Exhaust rattle on startup

Our 08 328i (manual w/60K miles)) has developed an odd rattle on startup recently which is pretty loud. It seems to happen if the car sits for a few days. It seems to be somewhere in the front of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By MikeinOH
Thanks for the reply; I was thinking along the...

Thanks for the reply; I was thinking along the same lines--zero toe up front and a bit in the rear; a bit of neg. camber up front with a bit more in the rear. I have the same setup--with a lot more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By MikeinOH
Alignment specs for stock suspension '08' E90

Just had a new set of Conti DWS tires put on and the installer checked the alignment at the same time (original settings from factory--RFT's wore evenly).

Front Left:
.3 deg. camber
.14 deg. toe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-11-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By MikeinOH
I downloaded Torque pro on my phone and hooked up...

I downloaded Torque pro on my phone and hooked up the OBD reader; the fault code comes out as P0440 Evaporative Emission Control system.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By MikeinOH
I've tried that with no effect.

I've tried that with no effect.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By MikeinOH
08 328i Service engine soon light comes on

59k miles, about 6K on the oil; diagnostics say brakes good for another 30K. No ovious error messages.

Starts right up, idles fine, no noises or shutters.

Dealer says you have to come in to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By MikeinOH
Thanks for the reply; I did check the tire forum...

Thanks for the reply; I did check the tire forum and there was very little info on either tire and no direct comparisons. I thought this might be the better venue since the tire forum gets into the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By MikeinOH
Tire time--which HP A/S to replace the stock SSRs

I've been putting this off for a year, but when the Blizzaks come off in a few weeks, it will be time to replace the OE Conti SSR on our '08'E90 with stock suspension.

Looking for mostly a quiet,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By MikeinOH
Aux power input question on 08 E90 w/o iDrive

I've read a number of threads on this on the forum but they mostly involve getting a bluetooth connection without iDrive.
What I'd like to know is whether the Aux Power input will allow Pandora or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By MikeinOH
Plastic splash guard/skid plate damage on 08 328i sedan

I started to hear a rattling--especially when cold-- a few days a go from under near the driver seat--thought the exhaust system was coming off at first--but after I got under the car it appears the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-02-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By MikeinOH
Hmm--any reason why a loaner might not qualify...

Hmm--any reason why a loaner might not qualify for a CPO program? I mean, they know how the car is used and what maintenance has been done, unless cars owned by a dealer are specifically excluded.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-30-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By MikeinOH
Thanks for the info; I was looking maybe to get a...

Thanks for the info; I was looking maybe to get a CPO '13' there aren't any I could find.
Add to that, I was offered 14.4K on my 08 e90 manual but 50K miles on it and still under the factory...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-30-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By MikeinOH
Need help on pricing for a 2013 X3 loaner

Dealer has offered a 2013 X3 28i for sale--with an original price of $46K for$41K; vehicle has 5500 miles on it and loses about 9 months of warranty since it was punched earlier.
Perfect shape--no...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-14-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By MikeinOH
Need opinons on the BS 970 pole pos. A/S

Looking to replace our OE ContiSSR RFT tires after 5 years of ownership. Decent tires for RF's but looking for better dry/wet traction and something that will handle light snow.

Originally thought...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,150
Posted By MikeinOH
Hate to say this, but since you did the deal...

Hate to say this, but since you did the deal trusting people you didn't know and didn't look at the paper work before you wrote the check, I would think this one is on you.
Without have anything in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-12-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By MikeinOH
Tires again--need opinion on the BS 970 Pole Pos A/S

Getting ready to dump the OE Conti RFT's after 30K miles on these used 9 months out of the year, and thought I had it narrowed down to the BS 970 A/S tires.
Unfortunately, recent TR reviews on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By MikeinOH
Thanks for the response; any Bridgestone 960 or...

Thanks for the response; any Bridgestone 960 or 970 users out there care to comment?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By MikeinOH
Getting ready to change out Conti SSR's..

for non-RFT tires. The SSR's have worn well, are fairly quiet and give as much traction as a 205/55-16 tire can but am looking to bump the tire size and go with a non runflat.

For the record, this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By MikeinOH
Question on Conti SSR RF tire wear

This is a repost from the tire/wheel forum section in the hope of getting a few more responses.
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I just pulled off our OE 16" SSR's off our E90 and put on a TR set of WS-60...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-06-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By MikeinOH
Conti SSR RFT wear question

I just pulled off our OE 16" SSR's off our E90 and put on a TR set of WS-60 Blizzaks--great tires in every way for winter.

I measured the wear on the SSR's and it looks like this at 16K miles:...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,203
Posted By MikeinOH
Bingo--when the SSR's are ready for replacement,...

Bingo--when the SSR's are ready for replacement, I'll be going with a high performance tire--not sure if I'll go the summer tire route or the HP all season, but these are no longer needed. They...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By MikeinOH
MT grind in 2nd and 4th when cold

After not having driven the E90 for a few days, I got it out to have the snow tire /rims put put on and that first shift into 2nd and 4th ground even when I took it slow.

After the car got down...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,203
Posted By MikeinOH
I just pulled off the Continental SSR RF's that...

I just pulled off the Continental SSR RF's that were OE on our 08 E90 and put on another Rim set with Blizzak WS-60's on them and I have to say in 2-4" snow, the Blizzaks make a world of difference....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By MikeinOH
08 328i starting getting harder to start

Just finished a 900 mile trip which i averaged 31-32mpg running in the 70-75 Mph range and on the way back the usual 3 churn start started turning into 6 or 8. I'm hoping it might be some bad gas,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By MikeinOH
what's the production date?

what's the production date?
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