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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,496
Posted By Wongway
I'm in the same boat as you. (oddly, my e90 looks...

I'm in the same boat as you. (oddly, my e90 looks to be similar to yours, down to the color)

If I may though, what didn't your wife like about the CX-5? It seemed intriguing enough from reviews...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-09-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 60,030
Posted By Wongway
Yeah, usually warranty work of that nature is...

Yeah, usually warranty work of that nature is backed by the installer, and that does sound more like the installer being a jerk more than Suntek.

It's possible that Suntek simply doesn't have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,074
Posted By Wongway
Very true. What I have found is that you...

Very true.

What I have found is that you can't get xDrive + manual anymore, unlike my 328 xDrive.

Unfortunately in my case, I may move sidemarket in the future to a MINI. Both the Clubman and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,074
Posted By Wongway
then don't by a BMW. Don't get me wrong...

then don't by a BMW.


Don't get me wrong or anything, I love my E90. I have a 2011 with 120,000 miles right now and so far, it's been relatively good to me... for a BMW

I'll never be under...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-15-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By Wongway
@Ctuna: I started with the crappy base system...

@Ctuna:
I started with the crappy base system on a 2011 328.

While the Logic 7 is likely the most difficult, the crappy base is relatively annoying as well since I kept the base head unit which...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-15-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By Wongway
I had this done to my car: ...

I had this done to my car:
http://www.jehnert.de/en/shop/doorboards-soundsystems/bmw-en/3-series/e90e91-sedan-touring-m3/bmw-3-series-e9091-door-boards-with-3-way-soundsystem/

For me (my opinion)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-15-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Wongway
I was curious about this, so I had to google. ...

I was curious about this, so I had to google. Was this it?
https://www.amazon.com/Crystal-Projector-Chrome-Housing-Headlights/dp/B01MTOR8HZ?th=1

Brand shows as Auto Dynasty. What were your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By Wongway
Is possible that you ordered the wrong one? ...

Is possible that you ordered the wrong one?

I recall that for the 3 series, there's different fitments depending upon whether or not it was Xdrive, coupe, sedan, etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-31-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Wongway
I think if I were to try something like that...

I think if I were to try something like that today, I'd see if I can't find a canadian spec 3 series headlight to buy used.

They had an extra trim we didn't get in the US that used Xenon bulbs on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-31-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Wongway
It's a crap shoot. Surprisingly, I tend to...

It's a crap shoot.

Surprisingly, I tend to find BMW 3 series (and the vehicles based upon them) in the past to be relatively robust. Yours being a 2013? I'm not sure how much it applies to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By Wongway
Dealership experience tends to vary due to...

Dealership experience tends to vary due to different owners. I've been lucky enough that my dealership here just south of Pittsburgh (Bobby Rahal) has been fair in terms of pricing, but outstanding...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By Wongway
Granted, I went out and bought different ones to...

Granted, I went out and bought different ones to try, but after trying them out myself, I tend to find the various reviews out there to be quite credible. In the end, it's a matter of what you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Wongway
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=686919

Like many other reviews I've read, the Eonon has given plenty of folk installation headaches, as well as finding substandard quality parts....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By Wongway
If only more people could be convinced of their...

If only more people could be convinced of their benefits. They can be expensive, but worth worth an insurance deductible in my opinion.

With good snow tires, I tend to be more worried about the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-15-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By Wongway
If you have a Nokian Dealer in your area, and if...

If you have a Nokian Dealer in your area, and if you ever feel like a change, Nokians now sell a discount version of their old Hakkapellitta's. Last set I got were the Nordman 5's installed on 16'...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By Wongway
I wouldn't worry about winter tire longevity as...

I wouldn't worry about winter tire longevity as much. Typically, you're not running them for as many miles unless you're in an area that sees heavy winters like Buffalo or something. While living...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By Wongway
It really depends on how bad the roads get in...

It really depends on how bad the roads get in your area. Winter performance will certainly suffice if the roads are generally well taken care of, plowed and salted. Dunlop Winter Sports, Michelin...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2016, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Wongway
Blizzaks and Michelin's X-Ice may be the most...

Blizzaks and Michelin's X-Ice may be the most commonly available ones.

I have in the past and present used Nokkians. I had them on my 98 Audi A4 and currently went back to a set of Nokkian...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2016, 02:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Wongway
584015 584016 Snow tires. Have driven...

584015
584016

Snow tires.

Have driven all over Western PA through Buffalo NY in whiteout blizzards, and never failed me. Always sure footed and only slips if I want it to.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-29-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Wongway
Typically, I usually just ask what the book time...

Typically, I usually just ask what the book time is.

It's been a bit since I asked what the book time for suspension job on all four corners, but I recall it being something like 5, 6 hours...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,063
Posted By Wongway
When they're saying TPMS wasn't on the car till...

When they're saying TPMS wasn't on the car till 09+, they mean a real TPMS system with active sensors in the wheels and a receiving unit reading them.

PRE-09, they had a system that's not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Wongway
That sounds almost cheaper these days. I...

That sounds almost cheaper these days.

I used to follow the forums on my old 2005 X3, and I almost think the transfer cases on those were like $3000...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,943
Posted By Wongway
The current Clubman might fit my desire to have...

The current Clubman might fit my desire to have an all wheel drive wagon with a manual transmission...Good luck to you whatever you get!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,375
Posted By Wongway
I never used the Driveguards as their tire...

I never used the Driveguards as their tire pattern looked to be more for touring and long wear. The Potenza's I used was the RE960/AS. They were hugely confidence inspiring in torrential down...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,375
Posted By Wongway
I'm one of the few that used Runflat Bridgestone...

I'm one of the few that used Runflat Bridgestone Potenza RE960/AS

a few things though:
Living in the north east, I don't ever use all season tires during the winter. I've driven from Morgantown...
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