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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By matreyia
"Hydraulic lifters are self adjusting. They will...

"Hydraulic lifters are self adjusting. They will tick when something causes them to lose their internal oil pressure. Pressure loss can occur if the internals of the lifter become dirty from not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By matreyia
Yes. But not ludicrously loud. If you can hear in...

Yes. But not ludicrously loud. If you can hear in inside the cabin with the windows rolled up, then there is a problem and the lifters need adjusting.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,901
Posted By matreyia
Thank god for someone who actually knows about Dinan

dude, that Waterboy dude keeps saying the same erroneous information over and over, no matter what Dinan owners tell him.

I have a stage 2, Dinan CAI, Dinan Intercooler setup and I have zero BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 125,435
Posted By matreyia
Smile weird...

I wanted to get that too, but I thought that cars with comfort access were ineligible for this upgrade. Where did you get it?

Thanks.

VT
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,476
Posted By matreyia
>>I was under the impression that stock was hard...

>>I was under the impression that stock was hard aluminum. In any case, naturally you should follow torque specs so as not to damage parts.

>>No problems yet. Everything is subject to entropy so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,476
Posted By matreyia
Oil marketing is as trust worthy as voodoo. The...

Oil marketing is as trust worthy as voodoo. The only reason I would use "approved" oil is for warranty defense. Otherwise...eh, whatever.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,476
Posted By matreyia
"1) Are the particles removed significant or...

"1) Are the particles removed significant or relevant to engine longevity? (example, people use aftermarket air filters that obviously do not filter as well as the stock element, yet we do not see...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,476
Posted By matreyia
I wouldn't doubt it. I am beginning to wonder if...

I wouldn't doubt it. I am beginning to wonder if you understand my point at all though.
If you don't want to use it and think it does nothing, then don't. I use it because I want those particles...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,476
Posted By matreyia
Nobody is saying that the engines will die if you...

Nobody is saying that the engines will die if you don't use this. As stated before, it is for people who want to minimize all possible contaminants. Yes it is harmful but not to the extent that it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,476
Posted By matreyia
Of course. That doesn't mean those engines...

Of course.

That doesn't mean those engines have aren't damaged from the particles. It just means the engines can tolerate it but rest assured they are more damaged. It is a product for OCD folks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,476
Posted By matreyia
They do work

I used them on all my other cars and every oil change there is a big ass glob of metal filings stuck around the magnetic drain plug. Anyone who thinks this does not add to the wear and tear is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-27-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By matreyia
I used bulldog paint adhesion promoter and a can...

I used bulldog paint adhesion promoter and a can of duplicator paint to colorize my plate base...looks good to me. Or you can waste $150 bucks buying one that is your body color from a website.
...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-27-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,049
Posted By matreyia
You can buy a front plate base from webites for...

You can buy a front plate base from webites for $150 that matches body color...or you could do this for less than $20:

1. Bulldog adhesion promoter
2. duplicolor paint

See images attached.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-26-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By matreyia
Thumbs down Horrible advice.

Don't tell people to use products that will harm their cars.
WD40 will cause more harm than good on leather...good luck wiping the oily residue away and getting rid of the chemical smell...

Why...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-26-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By matreyia
If you don't use a brush you will not be able to...

If you don't use a brush you will not be able to get all the baked in dirt between the textures on the leather. I have used everything under the sun and only with a brush can I get the dirt in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By matreyia
Do a search for BMW performance exhaust e93 and...

Do a search for BMW performance exhaust e93 and you should get a ton of hits. I don't have the original email receipt anymore so I forgot where I got it. I do remember is was on eBay from out of town...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-25-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,048
Posted By matreyia
check your wheels for warping. that is the same...

check your wheels for warping. that is the same thing that happened to me.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By matreyia
:)I got my e93 335i a BMW M Performance Exhaust...

:)I got my e93 335i a BMW M Performance Exhaust and I love it. It actually felt faster immediately after install with my Dinan Cold Air Intake. It is civilized, until you jam your foot down...then it...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-23-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By matreyia
Smile I have beige leather too. This is what I do for...

I have beige leather too. This is what I do for both the leather and the faux leather vinyl texture parts on the doors.

1. Chemical Guys Leather Cleaner Spray
2. Plastic medium/firm hand brush
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-23-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By matreyia
Smile Perfect Reply, Clean your Leather

OK, how fortunate that I found this post...Here is my reply and it will serve as a Leather Cleaning Post for everyone else also.

1. Chemical Guys Leather Cleaner Spray
2. Plastic medium/firm hand...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,855
Posted By matreyia
Dope. I can't wait to see your setup. Post some...

Dope. I can't wait to see your setup. Post some pics!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,855
Posted By matreyia
Michelin Super Pilots on 313's?

Hi,

Do you have non runflats on those 19 inch 313's? I am thinking about buying them for my 335i Convertible but am afraid I won't be able to put on Michelin Super Pilots to replace the run flats....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,115
Posted By matreyia
So I am to automatically think that all SA and...

So I am to automatically think that all SA and BMW situations will end up like your experience. Sure. I'll make note of that and prepare myself.

VT
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,115
Posted By matreyia
Keep going if you like.

Keep going if you like.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,115
Posted By matreyia
These are the mods in order. 1. Stage 2...

These are the mods in order.

1. Stage 2 Dinan (for a few months)
2. Recently BMW PERFORMANCE Exhaust - there was an IMMEDIATE difference...very noticeable increase (3 weeks use)
3. Recently...
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