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Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 08-03-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,955
Posted By BrianSF
Question Recommendation for E21 shop

Hi E21 enthusiasts,

I have a friend who is looking to purchase a 320i that is located in San Jose, CA. I advised him to have a pre-sale inspection done by a qualified shop with knowledge of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-09-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,498
Posted By BrianSF
You sure are measuring fuel use over some short...

You sure are measuring fuel use over some short distances.

My 335i has achieved 20.1 MPG over roughly 6800 miles. The low was 12.5 MPG; the high was 25.2 MPG.

Any 328i should be capable of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-15-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By BrianSF
Assuming that the front hood (sic)/bumper/grill...

Assuming that the front hood (sic)/bumper/grill need to be replaced due to an accident, I'd take the car to a BMW Certified Collision Center. Such a center can put the car back together as close as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By BrianSF
And only if the mirror selector switch (or...

And only if the mirror selector switch (or whatever it's called) is set to the driver's side.
Forum: The Detail Department 06-02-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By BrianSF
Have you seen this thread on E90post? ...

Have you seen this thread on E90post? http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41760

This may be more involved than you we're thinking, but it is possible to take the car right off of the...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-03-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By BrianSF
Question Good Mobile Detailer, East Bay, CA

Does anyone know of a good mobile detailer that serves the Orinda, CA area? I'm looking for someone to take on a friend's 2009 jet black Z4.

Thanks for any recommendations!
Forum: The Detail Department 04-24-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By BrianSF
A Zaino product in a Walmart. Oh the horror.

A Zaino product in a Walmart. Oh the horror.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By BrianSF
Live with the steering wheel you have or buy the...

Live with the steering wheel you have or buy the "flat bottom one" and a roll of black electrical tape.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,723
Posted By BrianSF
Thanks KT. I do recall your nice comments on my...

Thanks KT. I do recall your nice comments on my car. BTW, my business partner has an LCI E91 in BW and Oyster and it too looks great. I love that little wagon!



I did consider Space Gay...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,723
Posted By BrianSF
Pics of my Blue Water Metallic E90 are here:...

Pics of my Blue Water Metallic E90 are here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=344913&highlight=blue+water+metallic&page=2. Scroll down about halfway.
I went with Oyster because the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By BrianSF
A beautiful car. I miss my SGM 330i (replaced it...

A beautiful car. I miss my SGM 330i (replaced it with an '09 335i). If you'd like to do a simple mod, replace the stock tail lights with Blacklines. The Blacklines look great on SGM cars. Here's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By BrianSF
How was the soup?

How was the soup?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By BrianSF
Never experienced that phenomenon. It is a disk.

Never experienced that phenomenon. It is a disk.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,153
Posted By BrianSF
They may be different for 2009, but they are...

They may be different for 2009, but they are still failing: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=273975
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,314
Posted By BrianSF
News flash: the E90post crowd may be mellowing. ...

News flash: the E90post crowd may be mellowing. http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=269295
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 23,778
Posted By BrianSF
Thanks Cap'n. If I'm not mistaken, starting in...

Thanks Cap'n. If I'm not mistaken, starting in 2009, the 328s use the ZF transmission as well.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 23,778
Posted By BrianSF
If by semi-decent SMG, you meant SMG, note that...

If by semi-decent SMG, you meant SMG, note that these cars do not have SMG transmissions (and that's probably a good thing).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,573
Posted By BrianSF
Love the black and white shot with the trees in...

Love the black and white shot with the trees in the background!
Forum: The Detail Department 05-23-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By BrianSF
I would just wait at least a month and at least...

I would just wait at least a month and at least several washings after applying any QD that contains wax before applying more UPGP. Recall that a sealant does not bond well to a wax.



Sounds...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-22-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By BrianSF
My pleasure Grentz. Hard to say whether Ultima...

My pleasure Grentz. Hard to say whether Ultima would outlast Klasse, but I know I now prefer Ultima to Zaino. I used Klasse on my '06 E90 and found it very long lasting, but the car was not a daily...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-22-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By BrianSF
First off, you are nuts for ordering jet black...

First off, you are nuts for ordering jet black (or any variation on black) on a car destined to be a daily driver. Okay, now that I got that out of my system, your plan sounds fine. I would though...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-22-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By BrianSF
That's right. Sealant first then, if you...

That's right. Sealant first then, if you need/want to, wax. The sealant will not bond to the wax--that's why it goes on first. Many people do not put wax over a sealant for a couple of reasons:...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By BrianSF
Looks sweet in Jet Black, ape or no ape.

Looks sweet in Jet Black, ape or no ape.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By BrianSF
That's funny. Mine are both sparkling clean. ...

That's funny. Mine are both sparkling clean. Oh, that's right, I haven't driven it in a week. Duh. Could that explain why the wheels are clean too?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,158
Posted By BrianSF
Looks great. Welcome to the BWM (Blue Water...

Looks great. Welcome to the BWM (Blue Water Metallic) club!
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