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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By kunal_D
3000 mile oil changes? Maybe in 1971! :rolleyes:

3000 mile oil changes? Maybe in 1971! :rolleyes:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-04-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By kunal_D
This is a smart decision and it shows that you...

This is a smart decision and it shows that you have a good head on your shoulders. :thumbup:

These cars are great to drive but can be expensive outside of warranty.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By kunal_D
A car like this scares the crap out of me. You...

A car like this scares the crap out of me. You are a brave soul if considering taking on this project.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-11-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By kunal_D
I had my fair share of issues mostly covered...

I had my fair share of issues mostly covered under CPO, but those issues didn't start occurring till I passed 60K miles. Just saying. :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-11-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,070
Posted By kunal_D
Mine failed without A/C running. Outside temps...

Mine failed without A/C running. Outside temps at the time were a cool 10 C or 50 F.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,070
Posted By kunal_D
Mine failed with no warning and left me at the...

Mine failed with no warning and left me at the side of the road waiting for a tow. The car had around 80K miles when it happened. Just hope that you are in a position to pull over immediately...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By kunal_D
Most of those horror stories you hear about on...

Most of those horror stories you hear about on these forums are related to the 335i and N54 engine in particular.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,207
Posted By kunal_D
I think this has been said time and again on...

I think this has been said time and again on these threads that seem to pop up every week. We understand the manual recommends a certain grade and then also specifies a minimum, while stating that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By kunal_D
Smart move passing on that car. It's most likely...

Smart move passing on that car. It's most likely had a Valve cover and or Oil Filter housing leak, not to mention the body and paint work.

As others have said, Wastegates are a common failure. It...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,332
Posted By kunal_D
Mine failed at 84K :( Looks like that 80K...

Mine failed at 84K :(

Looks like that 80K figure might be a good replacement mileage after all.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,332
Posted By kunal_D
This was my experience, except I wasn't on the...

This was my experience, except I wasn't on the highway. No power, then yellow temp light followed by a red one just a few seconds later. I pulled over and towed the car to the dealer. Still...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By kunal_D
The biggest issue with the Stangs IMO is...

The biggest issue with the Stangs IMO is refinement. They are pretty horrible in this department. They make a nice sound tho :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,405
Posted By kunal_D
Justice! Hopefully the driver learnt their lesson.

Justice! Hopefully the driver learnt their lesson.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,203
Posted By kunal_D
Yeah, I guess in my head I was comparing it to...

Yeah, I guess in my head I was comparing it to dropping the hammer on an old Eagle Talon. The lag in the bimmer is non-existent compared to that. Different era...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,203
Posted By kunal_D
It most noticeable coming off idle with a good...

It most noticeable coming off idle with a good amount of throttle. Feels a bit soft, but boost builds very quick, probably a half second delay.

Also I like coasting in 6th, and then quickly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By kunal_D
Ouch! That does not look good. Glad you're ok...

Ouch! That does not look good. Glad you're ok though, that's most important.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By kunal_D
Do you know anyone with another E9x manual you...

Do you know anyone with another E9x manual you can test out?? This might help determine if it's actually the clutch.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,131
Posted By kunal_D
WOW :yikes:, I guess this is why you have to take...

WOW :yikes:, I guess this is why you have to take statements made on these boards with a grain of salt.

Mixing oil brands are detrimental to seals?? lol what a joke. I have mixed oil brands in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By kunal_D
I sometimes start in 2nd when there is a lot of...

I sometimes start in 2nd when there is a lot of snow and traction is at a premium. In cases like that 1st can be almost useless, but I do agree that it feels a little odd starting in 2nd like the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By kunal_D
I will add, that it does this more in the winter...

I will add, that it does this more in the winter time. In the summer it's almost non-existent. Either way, I have noticed this in my E90 for about 2 years now and it doesn't seem to get any worse...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,163
Posted By kunal_D
Opinions are like assholes...everyone has one, ...

Opinions are like assholes...everyone has one,

With that said , IMO a wing like that on an E92 =: puke:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By kunal_D
Mine does the same, oddly it gets louder when...

Mine does the same, oddly it gets louder when turning left. My E46 did this as well, but it was fine until I gave the car up.

Maybe someone else can chime in, if this is an actual issue worth...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,395
Posted By kunal_D
Atleast, it's fixed, and none too soon either....

Atleast, it's fixed, and none too soon either. Now the question is, when will this damn winter end??
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-06-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By kunal_D
Good luck with delivery and congrats!

Good luck with delivery and congrats!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By kunal_D
+1 I think this might be it. I have driven...

+1

I think this might be it. I have driven various auto E90 loaners and the transmission does shift as you describe. There was also quite a difference in throttle feel, on my freinds old E46 323i...
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