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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Wongway
bump?

bump?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Wongway
Anyone know about Front Thrust Rod Bushings? (xDrive)

2011 E90 328 xDrive here.

If I recall correctly, I can't upgrade to M front suspension bits because being an xDrive changes much of the configuration below.

From what I can research,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,025
Posted By Wongway
@Jay Arras: You can disagree, but I know what...

@Jay Arras: You can disagree, but I know what I've done. Erie PA gets some deep heavy snow. When I said I buried it up to the window sills, there was no hyperbole. Headlights were completely...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,025
Posted By Wongway
meh, bummer then. Generally what I see is...

meh, bummer then.

Generally what I see is that the higher the wheel size, the more expensive the tire is. 18" and "snow tires" usually doesn't make for a good combo. Sorry you're stuck with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,025
Posted By Wongway
You could always check on Tire Rack and see what...

You could always check on Tire Rack and see what the lowest size wheel you could go would be. When I looked for mine, I was able to go down as low as 16". It might be possible yours would go as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,025
Posted By Wongway
"best" snow tires also depends on where you...

"best" snow tires also depends on where you drive.

If you live in NY such as Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo area, I wouldn't do anything less than a set of Nokian Nordmans. Like the above poster...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,260
Posted By Wongway
V C Section 24602 Fog Taillamps/ Fog...

V C Section 24602 Fog Taillamps/

Fog Taillamps

24602. (a) A vehicle may be equipped with not more than two red fog taillamps mounted on the rear which may be lighted, in addition to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2016, 03:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Wongway
Sorry, no experience with those here. They look...

Sorry, no experience with those here. They look like a slightly more aggressive winter tire for performance vehicles. Center doesn't have near as much sipes to give more gripping through heavy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By Wongway
Sent out. In my case, I found a local body shop...

Sent out. In my case, I found a local body shop that did that on the side for car parts, gun owners, etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By Wongway
Manual here too... slightly customized interior,...

Manual here too... slightly customized interior, as I hydro dipped the brown wood into something more palatable to my tastes...

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-02-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By Wongway
That's funny... 2011 here too, with 112,000 miles...

That's funny... 2011 here too, with 112,000 miles it's my daily driver and I plan on keeping it long past 200,000 miles too...
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I even take it on long trips if I'm carrying a boatload of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Wongway
I'm sure, however, I've simply gone on...

I'm sure, however, I've simply gone on Tirerack.com to find a decent looking set of wheels. Last time I did it (granted I can go down to 16s), I got the wheels and snow tires mounted and shipped to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Wongway
heh, those would be some expensive winter tires...

heh, those would be some expensive winter tires...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By Wongway
Everyone's tastes will be different. Seeing...

Everyone's tastes will be different.

Seeing as the OP has a 328 and not a 335, black wheels is possible (due to the trim around the windows not being silver), though I tend to think black wheels...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By Wongway
heh, don't get me wrong, I realize everyone's...

heh, don't get me wrong, I realize everyone's opinions of what they like visually are generally going to be different.

That said, I would think Porsche's looks almost have to fit the bill of being...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By Wongway
http://www.caranddriver.com/news/2017-mazda-mx-5-m...

http://www.caranddriver.com/news/2017-mazda-mx-5-miata-retractable-fastback-photos-and-info-news

It's a fantastic visual trick. Like the looks a lot. Personally, just wondering how it will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2016, 02:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By Wongway
Seriously. At this point, my next dream car is...

Seriously. At this point, my next dream car is a Miata. (not that it's a bad thing...)


But I've driven the last few generations of Mazda3's, and they've all been great. I think they've had...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By Wongway
Only thing you need to find for wheel fitment is...

Only thing you need to find for wheel fitment is what the stock lug spacing and offsets are for an OEM 18" wheel. (well, the width too, but if the first two doesn't match, it really doesn't matter)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Wongway
Pros and Cons really have been laid out for you. ...

Pros and Cons really have been laid out for you. We can't make a decision for you however. That's up to your tastes and what you deem important.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Wongway
It's really a matter of taste. A good many...

It's really a matter of taste.

A good many of us here in the E90 forum have found the F30 series to be a rather lame car. The newer F30 328xi won't steer or handle as well. It might be more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Wongway
2013 would likely mean not an E90. So our...

2013 would likely mean not an E90. So our experiences might not apply.

What I will say, from my experiences with my E90 is that you'd do well to find out what potential problems and failures...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By Wongway
If they didn't change the sensor, seriously, it's...

If they didn't change the sensor, seriously, it's ridiculous. Even coming from my dealer, the sensors are like $20 a piece. $15 maybe if you order them online. Sounds like they just don't want to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Wongway
I'd hazard to guess, that is the most likely...

I'd hazard to guess, that is the most likely case. Truth be told, most premium car buyers end up going back to the dealer for most services, and frankly, that will ALWAYS be more expensive.

Like...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 42,510
Posted By Wongway
I risk it in the winter with go-flat snow tires. ...

I risk it in the winter with go-flat snow tires. Only thing I do is keep a can of seal a flat in the trunk as well as an air compressor. So far, so good. Of course, I actually own my car, so I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Wongway
Sorta depends. My last BMW was an 2005 BMW X3...

Sorta depends. My last BMW was an 2005 BMW X3 that was long past warranty. I believe I had 120,000 miles on it, where the heated seats burnt through the leather. BMW replaced the seats and fixed...
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