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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-27-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By m6pwr
If you like the OP's new ride, maybe someone will...

If you like the OP's new ride, maybe someone will be interested in this one too -

http://www.swapalease.com/lease/BMW/3-Series/search.aspx?style=335i&zip=92065&distance=50
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-14-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By m6pwr
http://www.detailedimage.com/DI-Accessories-M12/Do...

http://www.detailedimage.com/DI-Accessories-M12/Do-Not-Wash-Rear-View-Mirror-Hang-Tag-P897/

Then, make sure the SA includes the instruction NO WASH in the services to be performed section of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By m6pwr
Got it. Thanks.

Got it. Thanks.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By m6pwr
Just to be sure I understand, you had the...

Just to be sure I understand, you had the alignment checked and it was within spec, so no adjustments to toe/camber were necessary?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By m6pwr
OP: Just curious, did the springs drop your M...

OP: Just curious, did the springs drop your M Sport enough to need front end realignment (I would guess the toe and camber were affected some). If so where did you have the job done in SD?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,738
Posted By m6pwr
I read that Ford tested and developed two...

I read that Ford tested and developed two prototypes of the Coyote V8 in the Mustang GT with direct injection and found they could make equal power with the less complicated port injection. So the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,738
Posted By m6pwr
2015 Mustang GT 5.0: All aluminum naturally...

2015 Mustang GT 5.0:

All aluminum naturally aspirated 5 liter V8, dual overhead cams each bank, four valves per cylinder, variable valve timing, 435 hp 400 lb ft torque. Six speed Getrag gear box...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-13-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,627
Posted By m6pwr
The "normal operating temp" you should be most...

The "normal operating temp" you should be most concerned with is oil temp insofar as knowing when you can start to ask for full performance from the engine. Cold oil doesn't do a good job of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-26-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,462
Posted By m6pwr
Perhaps not. The aftermarket "old fashioned"...

Perhaps not. The aftermarket "old fashioned" break-in oils on Amazon.com retail for about the same price (around $8 per qt, some lower) as the BMW High Performance 5w30 - - and substantially less...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-26-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,462
Posted By m6pwr
Based on my experience owning a e92 M3: Some of...

Based on my experience owning a e92 M3: Some of the metallurgy in that engine is quite different, and more suited to extreme use. The cylinders (actually the block) are aluminum impregnated with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-23-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,462
Posted By m6pwr
Here's an exhaustive (and exhausting) thread on...

Here's an exhaustive (and exhausting) thread on this very topic, on this forum, and only about a month ago - http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=800141.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-22-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By m6pwr
You can check here: ...

You can check here: http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/content/owner/safetyrecalls.aspx?mobileoverride=true
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-15-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By m6pwr
Rolling back the odometer is a Federal crime.

Rolling back the odometer is a Federal crime.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,612
Posted By m6pwr
I remember back in '94 when the e36 M3 first came...

I remember back in '94 when the e36 M3 first came out, BMW announced that it would not sell it in the US. They felt there would be too narrow a market for the M3 in the US to justify the cost of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,612
Posted By m6pwr
You're right. Thanks for pointing that out. ...

You're right. Thanks for pointing that out.

OP soledoc if you're still hanging around, perhaps the best advice in this thread is from RobertA: Find a dealer CA (salesperson) with some experience...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-12-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,612
Posted By m6pwr
I believe that the seat part of the side...

I believe that the seat part of the side protection airbags are in the seat base, not in the bolsters (see...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-12-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,612
Posted By m6pwr
The airbags are not in the seat or seat bolsters....

The airbags are not in the seat or seat bolsters. The only way the seat (and I mean the part that your fan fan rests on) could negatively affect operation of the airbags is if it were made of some...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-11-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,612
Posted By m6pwr
Well, we really got down into he weeds on this...

Well, we really got down into he weeds on this one. But, in defense of the Gumment, I'm sure it's not Federal safety regulations that are stopping BMW from meeting your desire to get alcantara. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-10-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,612
Posted By m6pwr
Which says: "What I can tell you is that when I...

Which says: "What I can tell you is that when I was doing the Individual interior build for my M3 I wanted Cinnamon Nappa leather (E46 M3 leather color) instead of the Individual Novillo leather...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-10-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,612
Posted By m6pwr
Touchy, touchy! Lavalamp425 said so. ...

Touchy, touchy! Lavalamp425 said so.

Anyway, to be a little clearer, the alcantara on my zhp was in the side bolsters, not on the seat that cradles the bumpus.

But there's a lot that I don't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-10-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,612
Posted By m6pwr
I had alcantara seats on a '05 BMW 330i zhp, and...

I had alcantara seats on a '05 BMW 330i zhp, and an alcantara covered steering wheel; it was standard on those cars. I fail to see how alcantara would have any conflict with or impact on Federal...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-03-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,663
Posted By m6pwr
Beden1: You're not the first to make that...

Beden1: You're not the first to make that observation, and it's true, lately I've been changing BMW's faster than I change underwear. But I've done enough oem oil change intervals with uoa's on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-03-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,663
Posted By m6pwr
Good advice! Go to Blackstone labs and start...

Good advice! Go to Blackstone labs and start doing uoa's (used oil analyses) on your bimmer. And post your uoa's on this forum so we can all learn.

Better yet, add the BITOG oil forum (Bob Is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-02-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,663
Posted By m6pwr
Chiefneill, you put it perfectly. I should know...

Chiefneill, you put it perfectly. I should know better than to get involved in these oil discussions. They sometimes become so emotionally charged. It's like talking about politics or religion. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-02-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,663
Posted By m6pwr
As I tried to show by referencing industry...

As I tried to show by referencing industry studies, much of the "junk" that gets into motor oil, particularly wear metals, builds up during the first 3000 mi of use while the anti-wear films are...
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