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Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 09-14-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By markinva
Sold

Sold
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 08-31-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By markinva
Forgot to add, these are in Ashburn, VA ...

Forgot to add, these are in Ashburn, VA


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Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 08-31-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By markinva
FS: 18" Style 189 rims + Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3 + TPMS

Off my e90s winter setup... just bought an f30. LOADS of tread and just a couple minor scuffs here and there.... Rims good to very good condition. They are not "beaten up" No bends.

Plug and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By markinva
sometimes I get this really hard water that gets...

sometimes I get this really hard water that gets sprayed on my car randomly from overhead pipes when I park in my work garage. It looked very similar to your picture... I removed them with a clay...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By markinva
sounds like the Vanos solenoids.....

sounds like the Vanos solenoids.....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,366
Posted By markinva
well, if you call BMW corp and they won't help,...

well, if you call BMW corp and they won't help, then I'd suggest taking it to a good independent bmw mechanic.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,366
Posted By markinva
How many miles do you have? I would call BMW and...

How many miles do you have? I would call BMW and ask for a goodwill repair, or at least to meet you halfway, mentioning that you would be a loyal bmw owner forever.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By markinva
well, I think if electrical issues develop I...

well, I think if electrical issues develop I think it would be after many years of ownership... hpfp and injectors have been issues early on, and would be significant liabilities if the warranties...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By markinva
Is it just me, or did x35i post warranty repair costs quietly fall through the floor?

Let's see- HPFP will be covered post warranty till at least 120k miles... supposedly a new more reliable pump and software update.

Now, more recently fuel injectors have been recalled and a...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-28-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,110
Posted By markinva
good thing he was taking footage of that.

good thing he was taking footage of that.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,135
Posted By markinva
+1

+1
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,135
Posted By markinva
300 pounds??? I have the specs right i front of...

300 pounds??? I have the specs right i front of me the xdrive coupe is 188 lbs heavier than the rwd coupe, the sedan is 221 lbs heavier.

That's 5% more weight, and 100% more traction when...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,960
Posted By markinva
MPG has much much more to do with throttle...

MPG has much much more to do with throttle position than what RPM you are at.

You can be at 6000 rpm and use 0 (or close to it) fuel if you aren't touching the gas pedal.

At a given speed, say...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,513
Posted By markinva
wow. :yikes:

wow. :yikes:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,816
Posted By markinva
MY 09 is still HiFi (I think??- it's the decent...

MY 09 is still HiFi (I think??- it's the decent one with 13 speakers stock).... better than the '10-'11
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,854
Posted By markinva
My experience is that the 335i is quieter. It is...

My experience is that the 335i is quieter. It is even more so if you compare the same level of acceleration/driving style. This is because the 328i has to rev higher than the 335i for the same...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,980
Posted By markinva
OP doesn't have an N54... assuming he's talking...

OP doesn't have an N54... assuming he's talking about the 06 330i in his profile. This is fairly common though I guess on both engines (only knew of it in n54s prior to this post). 2k to fix seems...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,514
Posted By markinva
What's interesting is the comments section of...

What's interesting is the comments section of that article, especially this one from Mike Dushane, C&D VP
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,464
Posted By markinva
335 will be faster and accelerate faster at speed...

335 will be faster and accelerate faster at speed as it has more HP and more torque high in the rev range, can better take advantage of gearing.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,550
Posted By markinva
Well, keep in mind that the staggered setup which...

Well, keep in mind that the staggered setup which is also offered on XI cars... that still only has a very very minor difference in tire diameter... much less than a new vs. used tire.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By markinva
I love those wheels... let me know if you are...

I love those wheels... let me know if you are interested in selling em or trading for my style 284 rims with a/s tires :)
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-14-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,298
Posted By markinva
how much tread is left-- I know you said not...

how much tread is left-- I know you said not much, but can these be driven on for a few months or are they unsafely bald/won't pass inspection?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By markinva
I loved my subarus... all 6 of them. I also...

I loved my subarus... all 6 of them. I also heart awd.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By markinva
Yeah they changed the range of the oil temp guage...

Yeah they changed the range of the oil temp guage in the newer 335i instrument cluster (maybe 08+) so that 250 reads in the middle. They did that because customers were complaining that it "looked"...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By markinva
nah that was included in the early 09s as well...

nah that was included in the early 09s as well (like mine)
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