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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By bwillia
Good place to start. Be warned there is really no...

Good place to start. Be warned there is really no end to the things you can do once you get started. And north of 400 hp is relatively easy to achieve.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By bwillia
You have the perfect canvas now for mods! The 335...

You have the perfect canvas now for mods! The 335 has incredible potential. Have fun.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By bwillia
Remus! Austrian made and sounds great.

Remus! Austrian made and sounds great.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By bwillia
Like Cal said first make sure everything is...

Like Cal said first make sure everything is maintained and repaired to optimal condition then just give it a mild Cobb tune or a JB and you will be amazed at the difference. The beauty of getting a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By bwillia
You will need to do the math based on the widths...

You will need to do the math based on the widths and offsets of what is on your car and those found on the proposed wheels. There is lots of information on the web about what those offsets mean and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By bwillia
#1 is slammed way too low. #2 looks like a 6...

#1 is slammed way too low.

#2 looks like a 6 series to me.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,414
Posted By bwillia
Without a doubt! Uglier and much less fun to...

Without a doubt! Uglier and much less fun to drive.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By bwillia
I've owned both. Get ready for super light...

I've owned both. Get ready for super light steering with no feedback. The upside is the TL engine is pretty sweet.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By bwillia
Finally someone who spells loses correctly...

Finally someone who spells loses correctly instead of looses!! LOL
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By bwillia
It is my impression that all N54 engines exhibit...

It is my impression that all N54 engines exhibit this. My has always had it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,405
Posted By bwillia
European spec 0W40 is what BMW USA requires in...

European spec 0W40 is what BMW USA requires in the 335. The Mobil 1 and Castrol Edge are one of the few alternate oils allowed by BMW USA. both are rated LL-01 for high sulfer gas and long life.
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,405
Posted By bwillia
While you are fine with what you are using I...

While you are fine with what you are using I would recommend a shift to the European spec 0W40's. They have more ZDDP.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By bwillia
I'm not sure I am completely clear on what you...

I'm not sure I am completely clear on what you are after. As far as engine tune are you looking for maintenance or performance? If it is performance then you are looking for a JB product or a COBB...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-05-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,015
Posted By bwillia
You are doing the right thing!

You are doing the right thing!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,349
Posted By bwillia
Swap it on a nice used 335 immediately....

Swap it on a nice used 335 immediately. Absolutely the best performance mod you can make. I'm serious.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By bwillia
Turner and Bav Auto

Turner and Bav Auto
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By bwillia
I'm not sure if this applies but I once had a...

I'm not sure if this applies but I once had a Saab 9-5 that wouldn't fill the tank and it was a problem with the "roll over" valve in the neck. This valve prevents fuel leakage in the case of the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By bwillia
If you are correct that the 06 lacks the fail...

If you are correct that the 06 lacks the fail safes of my 08 then he certainly could have done damage by driving it while overheated. That being said the knocking could have been pre-ignition or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By bwillia
The electric water pump failure is ridiculously...

The electric water pump failure is ridiculously common and it seems like right around the 50K mileage mark is when it fails. Mine did the same thing. When the heat gets too bad the engine shuts...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-20-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,214
Posted By bwillia
Poudre Sports Car, Fort Collins, Colorado

Poudre Sports Car, Fort Collins, Colorado
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By bwillia
The 0W40 offers the best of both worlds. And...

The 0W40 offers the best of both worlds. And right on the bottles from Mobil 1 and Castrol it states this is the "European Formula"
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By bwillia
When I had an 08 E92 328xi I put the Remus...

When I had an 08 E92 328xi I put the Remus muffler on it with the adjustable baffle. I opened the baffle all the way up and I loved the sound. It did not drone or prevent conversation but had a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By bwillia
One more thing to be aware of. Many of the modern...

One more thing to be aware of. Many of the modern high performance tires we use on these cars tend to vibrate when the tire is cold and then it goes away as the tire warms up. This is a function of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By bwillia
Contrary to popular opinion alignment does NOT...

Contrary to popular opinion alignment does NOT cause vibration. Alignment sets rigid angles of camber, caster and toe that are determined by your suspension and steering components. Bad alignment can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-07-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,541
Posted By bwillia
I say count your blessings. I absolutely hate...

I say count your blessings. I absolutely hate that function!
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