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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-14-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By asus389
22 and 32 lbs is really pretty high (esp 32). Are...

22 and 32 lbs is really pretty high (esp 32). Are you feeling vibration? If the wheel isn't bent, and they did the road force balance correctly, and they still got those numbers, then they should...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By asus389
I personally like the mini. But its a totally...

I personally like the mini. But its a totally different animal than a 3 series. I can see the appeal for city driving. If you like it, go for it, why not?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By asus389
No. My dealer chargers ~$100.

No. My dealer chargers ~$100.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By asus389
You can't drive on those tires in the winter. ...

You can't drive on those tires in the winter. You need to get a set of winter tires for when the temp is below 40 degrees.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-03-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,289
Posted By asus389
So... can you use the pads from the pre-2010 e90...

So... can you use the pads from the pre-2010 e90 to get some of the initial bite (and brake dust) back? Or are they totally different.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By asus389
CPO doesn't cover bushings or pads/rotors because...

CPO doesn't cover bushings or pads/rotors because they are considered "wear and tear" parts. Not sure about "extended maintenance" wrt to brakes.

In my experience, if its the bushings you will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By asus389
The rwd sport package 325i/328i e90 sedans came...

The rwd sport package 325i/328i e90 sedans came with 225/45R17 fronts and 255/40R17 rears with summer performance tires for stock wheel/tire setup. I run snows on mine in the winter and I switch to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 18,165
Posted By asus389
99k on my 06 325i. Its a 6MT with sport and cold...

99k on my 06 325i. Its a 6MT with sport and cold weather packages. I have replaced: thrust arm bushings, front sway bar bushings, VANOS solenoids, a window regulator, blower fan bearing, valve...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By asus389
Been pretty happy with my set of Rial Salerno...

Been pretty happy with my set of Rial Salerno wheels from TireRack. I got the 16" ones for winter, but they make them in 17" if you want. They are 5 spoke and take the BMW center caps. They are also...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-17-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By asus389
Hey guys, thanks for the advice. I have been...

Hey guys, thanks for the advice. I have been checking the bmwusa site. I am also aware I can buy a car without CPO and add a warranty. The issue has been locating a car with a manual transmission in...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-15-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By asus389
Locating a CPO car?

I have been considering replacing my current 06 3 series with a newer CPO e90 3 series. The car I'm looking for is a RWD 328i Black w/ tan interior with a manual transmission. I almost never see...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By asus389
My LM-25 blizzaks got really noisy at around 5k....

My LM-25 blizzaks got really noisy at around 5k. The problem with them (and most snow tires) is that they are directional and you can't really cross rotate them. Cross rotating them reverses the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By asus389
I think the consensus is that ~6 years is the...

I think the consensus is that ~6 years is the limit with tires. The rubber gets hard and starts to rot, even if you have never driven on them.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By asus389
45 psi and cold is 50? thats probably max...

45 psi and cold is 50? thats probably max pressure rating for the tire. What does your door jamb say for the size wheels/tires you are running?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By asus389
Basically your widely available LL01 options are:...

Basically your widely available LL01 options are: Mobil 1 0W-40 Synthetic, "German Castrol" Synthetic 0w30, or "BMW Dealer Oil" which is 5w30 Synthetic. I have used all three and its been fine....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,440
Posted By asus389
I have 97k on my original clutch. 06 325i. ...

I have 97k on my original clutch. 06 325i. Seems fine. Will probably change the fluid at 100k.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-02-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,713
Posted By asus389
My experience has been that if you car has any...

My experience has been that if you car has any performance/specialty tire on it, RFT or not, they won't be in stock anywhere if you get a flat. I have non RFT Potenza s04s on my e90 and every time I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,394
Posted By asus389
Wax your wheels. Other than that, enjoy the...

Wax your wheels. Other than that, enjoy the stopping power. BMW OE brakes are quite good for stock.

If you are going to change to a different type of brake/compound, you might consider waiting...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,725
Posted By asus389
The tire issue is due to using performance tires...

The tire issue is due to using performance tires - RFT or not. If you switch to a an all season tire, your tires will last longer - even with a staggered 18 inch setup. You will give up a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,007
Posted By asus389
I have 161s and I think they look great. They...

I have 161s and I think they look great. They are, however, not "light" alloys as the brochure claims. They are quite heavy, esp with performance tires.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,271
Posted By asus389
Kenu Airframe + SmartPhone + pick your Nav app...

Kenu Airframe + SmartPhone + pick your Nav app :-)

I have never seen a built in Nav system that is better than a smartphone or even a standalone system like a mid level Garmin. Its unfortunate. ...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-28-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,335
Posted By asus389
My current car (an e90) doesn't have iDrive. I...

My current car (an e90) doesn't have iDrive. I use my iPhone for nav, and the voice directions come through bluetooth. I use an iPhone mount called the Kenu Airframe. Its basically a minimalistic...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By asus389
Wow, my CPO car came with 4 new tires. Hope you...

Wow, my CPO car came with 4 new tires. Hope you get this resolved OP. Thats pretty crappy of the dealer.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-04-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By asus389
I'm not sure I'd mess with success, but in your...

I'm not sure I'd mess with success, but in your owners manual it should have recommended pressures for both an unloaded and a loaded car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By asus389
BMW doesn't use PAX. The tires are supported...

BMW doesn't use PAX. The tires are supported entirely by the sidewall if you lose air pressure.
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