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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By texdrake
I was leaning vmr but between are great, don't...

I was leaning vmr but between are great, don't love the designs though


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Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 09-04-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By texdrake
You won't regret it Sent from BimmerApp...

You won't regret it


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By texdrake
It's got 230. BMS powerbox will get you five. ...

It's got 230. BMS powerbox will get you five. Probably get another five or ten from lighter wheels but that is pricey and they are more likely to bend in a pothole


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By texdrake
Very little you can do, it's not a turbo. Also...

Very little you can do, it's not a turbo. Also your car doesn't have 265Hp


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,113
Posted By texdrake
Oil definitely breaks down over time when heat is...

Oil definitely breaks down over time when heat is applied. Its an organic compound.
Forum: The Detail Department 08-03-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,210
Posted By texdrake
Two things that would help a lot: 1. A...

Two things that would help a lot:

1. A filter/deionizer (about $400 at costco) style system
2. Using a gas blower to blow off water beads
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,113
Posted By texdrake
That's not actually true. If you have a good air...

That's not actually true. If you have a good air and oil filter the synthetic oils can go a VERY long time. Regular oil breaks down due to heat and friction, that combined with particulate matter...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By texdrake
I got the fuse tap. Now have to find an LCI fuse...

I got the fuse tap. Now have to find an LCI fuse schematic. Where would you suggest I tie in ground?


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By texdrake
Does the cigg lighter use the miniblade?

Does the cigg lighter use the miniblade?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,113
Posted By texdrake
You love that too huh....

You love that too huh....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By texdrake
Thanks. I also found this which I think may work...

Thanks. I also found this which I think may work as well. http://e89.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=757403

I am pretty sure that that footwell setup is the same. It took me over 30 minutes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By texdrake
Garmin Help

Hey guys I need some help.

I bought the BMW garmin mount kit from ECS Tuning only to realize that it includes the wiring for integration into the radio/bluetooth etc. I have no desire for this.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By texdrake
Maintainance Schedule

A year ago or so I found online a nice PDF recommended self maintenance schedule for 328i/328xi models. Anyone have that?

My car only has 18K miles on it but my warranty runs out in about 8...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By texdrake
I live in Texas. My AC is tolerable, however in...

I live in Texas. My AC is tolerable, however in general European cars have pretty crappy AC systems. I'm going to have mine looked at in the spring during my last inspection on warranty
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,113
Posted By texdrake
Agreed. I was just pointing out that not all...

Agreed. I was just pointing out that not all filters have the same purpose. For what its worth, I use an OEM filter.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,113
Posted By texdrake
I am going to retract my statement to OSCAR...

I am going to retract my statement to OSCAR partially.

I still feel the BMW filter is pretty cheap quality however I did find this very good article on filtration tests of filters. For what its...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,113
Posted By texdrake
I disagree. By and large the K&N filter is as...

I disagree. By and large the K&N filter is as good if not better. the BMW filter is rather cheaply made and a much higher price point in my opinion. It also very much restricts airflow due to its...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By texdrake
Calipers

I did that project back in Germany. I ordered the caliper paint on line and had it matched to my body paint color (Deep Sea Blue). Its subtle but I love it. I'll get new rims in a year or two and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By texdrake
True, but carbon fiber is also not metal...

True, but carbon fiber is also not metal...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By texdrake
I was worried that the vinyl would bubble if put...

I was worried that the vinyl would bubble if put on top of the aluminum and exposed to the heat it gets in Texas...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By texdrake
Carbon Fiber Trim

Long time no post.

Thinking about making some changes to my BMW. I found some Carbon Fiber trim for about $500. I currently have a Chestnut interior with aluminum (brushed) trim. I love the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 904
Posted By texdrake
Jbspeed.com, fast service, great product, painted...

Jbspeed.com, fast service, great product, painted at BMW dealership in phillipines I think. Really impressed with mine. Had for over 2 years now
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By texdrake
The second will help with the first. Good choice

The second will help with the first. Good choice
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,021
Posted By texdrake
A 335 with m-sport would allow you to skip about...

A 335 with m-sport would allow you to skip about a third of your mods for only a few thousand
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-31-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By texdrake
Www.jbspeed.com it comes pre painted factory...

Www.jbspeed.com it comes pre painted factory quality
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