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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 768
Posted By Wongway
Not gonna lie, I probably would be considered the...

Not gonna lie, I probably would be considered the prototypical crazy asian driver.

Can't help it when my car makes me smile every time I drive it though...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,028
Posted By Wongway
Nice, you only put yours and the others lives on...

Nice, you only put yours and the others lives on the roads at risk with near bald tires or do you put your two daughters you love so much in there too?

You asked for help almost 3 months ago. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 768
Posted By Wongway
Onboard computer for both calculations, also...

Onboard computer for both calculations, also reset the computer between fillups to check (I'm in the area often, so I even went back for another couple of tanks to try)

Assuming the onboard...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By Wongway
Hate to burst your bubble, but if you're a...

Hate to burst your bubble, but if you're a student, you're not going to like the cost of maintenance for any BMW. Even a cherry BMW at that price range right now is going to cost a lot in...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-27-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By Wongway
Might want to consider pics of the wheels and...

Might want to consider pics of the wheels and tires as well?

Probably some people might want to see if they're OEM wheels, or aftermarket, vs possibly some chinese knockoff?

Also might want to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,028
Posted By Wongway
That was 3/13/2015 ... pretty...

That was 3/13/2015
...



pretty obvious driving on near bald tires isn't a huge concern to you. If you'd rather the newer 3 series vs your older one, then you're likely more into the cushier...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 768
Posted By Wongway
Uh, I got way better than 3% MPG improvement. ...

Uh, I got way better than 3% MPG improvement.

Driving a 2011 328i Xdrive here, so the best highway mileage I ever get is 28mpg if I'm lucky. In practice, it's probably more like 26mpg.

Found a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By Wongway
As mirrored by what a lot of others have said, it...

As mirrored by what a lot of others have said, it can really depend on what you want and are willing to do with your vehicle.

If you do not have IDrive, then the simplest/cheapest/easiest solution...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 595
Posted By Wongway
In that case, search this forum for Dynavin N6. ...

In that case, search this forum for Dynavin N6. I believe Jeffb is a vendor in California for it. Really great guy, and if your car is compatible, might be perfect for you.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Wongway
On the surface, I'd agree with you. However,...

On the surface, I'd agree with you. However, whether they were OEM or a knockoff/offbrand would change what I'd be willing to pay for them.

If for example, I bought them around $3-400ish ballpark...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Wongway
They look like knockoffs to me. At first I...

They look like knockoffs to me. At first I thought they were ASA AR1's but after double checking, they're missing one detail.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By Wongway
That tends to vary depending on where you live. ...

That tends to vary depending on where you live. 95% of my driving is in PA and according to PennDOT's website:


It's quite possible NY where the OP lives is different, but in my case, I'm...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By Wongway
People complain more than they heap praise. ...

People complain more than they heap praise.

Runflats are no more susceptible to sidewall damage than conventional tires.

The two different techs have different variables to consider though. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By Wongway
eh, might sound like I'm poking fun at you, I'm...

eh, might sound like I'm poking fun at you, I'm really not, but I honestly can't stop laughing on the inside when I see some idiot put like 19's or 20's on their cars in this area that I drive in and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,590
Posted By Wongway
I went the Potenza RE960A/S RFT route ...

I went the Potenza RE960A/S RFT route
225/45RF17
Run Flat
Serv. Desc: 91W
UTQG: 400 AA A

W rated, not H as someone posted earlier. Personally, I've found it to be a fantastic "compromise"...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By Wongway
I've seen plenty of rear drive cars in harsh...

I've seen plenty of rear drive cars in harsh winters. Just takes really good snow tires. I knew a guy that drove his Mazda RX-8 All around town in Erie, PA with 10 inches of snow on a near...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,787
Posted By Wongway
Congrats! And like someone else above said,...

Congrats!

And like someone else above said, probably the only real worthy successor in their current lineup of cars ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Wongway
You forgot; Lower our insurance costs ;)

You forgot;
Lower our insurance costs ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,175
Posted By Wongway
Only thing left I can think of offhand would be a...

Only thing left I can think of offhand would be a Miata.

With more than 2 seats, maybe a G35 S? (Q 60 now?)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-07-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 528
Posted By Wongway
I hope those tires work out well for your...

I hope those tires work out well for your satisfaction!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-07-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,801
Posted By Wongway
I really wish you were closer to me. I sometimes...

I really wish you were closer to me. I sometimes wonder what it'd be like to have someone working on my car that's as obviously a big enthusiast as you are. The stuff you know and do is truly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 528
Posted By Wongway
Just used a tire calculator: if stock =...

Just used a tire calculator:
if stock = 205/55/16
and new = 225/50/17

3.791% difference. If you're driving 60mph, your speedometer will read 62mph.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 528
Posted By Wongway
It would fit, but it would throw the speedometer...

It would fit, but it would throw the speedometer off. The sidewalls for that tire (whatever it is) is taller than an E90's stock 17"
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 528
Posted By Wongway
I'm unaware of that tire size for us E90's......

I'm unaware of that tire size for us E90's... That would be taller than what's OEM for us?:dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Wongway
I'll agree with Ldusseau39 here. From the...

I'll agree with Ldusseau39 here. From the factory, I'd say the halogen settings are a tad lower than they should be. I adjusted mine up a couple degrees because at night on the highway I was...
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