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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-29-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 780
Posted By WannabeX5
The AS/3 reminds me of a summer performance tire....

The AS/3 reminds me of a summer performance tire. I tried it in snow on an Acura TL FWD and while it was better than the Yoko summer tires that car had, it was marginal at best and didn't really...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,080
Posted By WannabeX5
I respectfully disagree on AWD turning better in...

I respectfully disagree on AWD turning better in the snow. Same amount of traction given the same tires. It is when you hit the gas that it just propels you towards a curb whereas RWD you can steer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,080
Posted By WannabeX5
I refuse to go car shopping with a marjority of...

I refuse to go car shopping with a marjority of people I know for this exact reason. They don't like anything WITH AWD but refuse to buy anything WITHOUT. So it is a big struggle... I tell them just...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 780
Posted By WannabeX5
My main point with looks is that you can learn a...

My main point with looks is that you can learn a lot about a tire from its' design. The siping, tread blocks, material, directional tread etc. There are even these tiny little bumps in certain tires...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 537
Posted By WannabeX5
From what I gather, the E9X cars just aren't...

From what I gather, the E9X cars just aren't worth as much anymore. Hard to tell this is going out unless you know what to look for I would imagine.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 537
Posted By WannabeX5
How many miles are you guys at on your cars? Mine...

How many miles are you guys at on your cars? Mine just turned 65k. They did it at 64k.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 537
Posted By WannabeX5
That is what they said mine was doing and it is...

That is what they said mine was doing and it is the reason they replaced it. Atleast you are all set now. It does seem very expensive though. I don't really understand why it is so expensive but it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By WannabeX5
I bought those wheels for $349 shipped off of...

I bought those wheels for $349 shipped off of ebay. I am getting 16" Nokian Hakkapelitas and used sensors for right around $600 so essentially I got my winter setup for under $1000. I couldn't beat...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 537
Posted By WannabeX5
I got really lucky with the E91 I just purchased....

I got really lucky with the E91 I just purchased. Apparently these evaporators go out on all of them and it is just a matter of time. While they were inspecting it they said that they could see tell...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 780
Posted By WannabeX5
^What he said in regards to the DWS. I don't...

^What he said in regards to the DWS. I don't understand the rave on this forum for that tire. From all my experiences it is mushy and doesn't perform that well for 'ultra high performance' nor does...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By WannabeX5
I bought 16" OEM BMW 282 E90 rims for this winter...

I bought 16" OEM BMW 282 E90 rims for this winter on my E91. But I don't have the same brake clearance issues as the 335is....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,233
Posted By WannabeX5
I will probably order the euro switch this week...

I will probably order the euro switch this week and also email them to see if they can get the euro tail lamps. Would you be willing to take a video of your turn signals on your euro tail lamps? I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,233
Posted By WannabeX5
I am going to order the euro switch because I am...

I am going to order the euro switch because I am a bit of a nerd like that... and down the road I REALLY want to find some euro tails with the amber turn signals. Unfortunately ECS doesn't carry them...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,233
Posted By WannabeX5
I was just about to fly to NY to pickup the 2009...

I was just about to fly to NY to pickup the 2009 328i Touring auto that was listed in the market place here, but decided to do one last search on autotrader when I saw this Sport 6MT pop up. It had...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,080
Posted By WannabeX5
I am too old to mess around with that stuff...

I am too old to mess around with that stuff anymore. Would much rather the car just come from the factory driving the way it should. :rofl: :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,080
Posted By WannabeX5
I learned my lesson with AWD on cars that weren't...

I learned my lesson with AWD on cars that weren't designed around the AWD. I owned two RWD G35s and they were fantastic fun. I sold my 08 6 speed Sport sedan for a leased 2013 G37x (similar situation...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,233
Posted By WannabeX5
My mistake, it is 205/55/16. Sent you a message...

My mistake, it is 205/55/16. Sent you a message about the Hakkas.

I put 30% on the front two windows and did 20% on the back and rear side windows. I have put almost 2k on my E91 in a week. :rofl:...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,233
Posted By WannabeX5
^I am looking to get the euro rear tail lights....

^I am looking to get the euro rear tail lights. But locating them is difficult. The switch I am going to do next month. Will come in handy this winter during the snow storms. :)


I have been...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,233
Posted By WannabeX5
So I guess this car is pretty rare...? E91 content.

Just picked this up to replace our leased G37x. It is a 2009 328i RWD 6 speed manual sport package wagon. Montego Blue with Oyster colored interior. This car is absolutely beautiful in person. Flew...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By WannabeX5
E91 Wagon Roof Rack same as X5?

I am looking for a roof rack system for my new acquired E91 328i Wagon. I found a guy local selling a roof rack system for what I am guessing is an E70 X5. Not sure if the base system will work on a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 589
Posted By WannabeX5
Wintersports are more of a high performance...

Wintersports are more of a high performance 'alpine' style winter tire. Good on cold dry pavement, but suffer a bit in the deep snow. I would consider a tire like the Nokian Hakkapelita R2, Blizzak...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By WannabeX5
I don't understand the DWS love. It felt mushy...

I don't understand the DWS love. It felt mushy and medicore to me when I tried it. But I don't really care for any 'all season'. The one I liked the most, atleast in the summer, was the new Michelin...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By WannabeX5
Our RWD 550i survives Minneapolis winters, you...

Our RWD 550i survives Minneapolis winters, you will be fine in WI. I would definitely get winter tires though. You won't go very far or very fast on all seasons. I just picked up a winter tire and...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-09-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By WannabeX5
WTB E60 16" Wheels

Does anyone have a set of these 16" wheels for sale that were available on the base E60s?? Looking for a set and will pay to ship. Thank you!!
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By WannabeX5
Nobody? :( I can't seem to find a clear answer...

Nobody? :( I can't seem to find a clear answer anywhere. Some people say you need spacers to make OEM 17s fit, and then others say you have to get 18s... Just not really sure. Would prefer to to say...
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