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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-11-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By avocet
So you have acknowledged the biggest issue. If...

So you have acknowledged the biggest issue. If you want to keep your car and am willing to realize that, yes, a somewhat higher mileage car will require some bigger $$$ maintenance items, then by...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,010
Posted By avocet
This. Rotors are one of the cheapest parts...

This.

Rotors are one of the cheapest parts on your car. Get over it.

;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 980
Posted By avocet
If they are oem sizing you should be able to...

If they are oem sizing you should be able to rotate them to troubleshoot. Wouldn't recommend you leave them that way.

;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-18-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 980
Posted By avocet
or rotate them front to rear.

or rotate them front to rear.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
wtf
Views: 327
Posted By avocet
You're going places, Andas, you're going places. ...

You're going places, Andas, you're going places.
:fruit:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By avocet
It wasn't luck. It was GOD.

It wasn't luck. It was GOD.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-30-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By avocet
Try changing your oil and see if that helps. ...

Try changing your oil and see if that helps.

Helped with me...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-28-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By avocet
http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/techarticles/BMW-3...

http://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/techarticles/BMW-3-Series-E90/BRAKES-Parking_Brake_Adjusting/BRAKES-Parking_Brake_Adjusting.htm
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-27-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,085
Posted By avocet
Those nut extractors should work IF the hex will...

Those nut extractors should work IF the hex will fit into the bolt recess on the rim.

There are the same type of extractors available with a 3/8 or 1/2 drive intead of a hex end. One source is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,035
Posted By avocet
My winters are 225 45 17's mounted on oem sport...

My winters are 225 45 17's mounted on oem sport package staggered rims style 161's.

Have run two sets of winters over the last 4 years with them. No issues. Whatsoever.

Sure, the rears look...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,035
Posted By avocet
I am not sure i would be too concerned with it......

I am not sure i would be too concerned with it... the rear rim will be 1" wider, but the rolling circumference should be determined by the steel belts. If you are concerned, measure the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-23-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,679
Posted By avocet
I have used both the applied rain-x and the...

I have used both the applied rain-x and the washer fluid together with fantastic results. The one thing you absolutely have to do is buff the dried product off when you apply it. Not buffing off...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-17-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By avocet
If they barely rub you might get away with...

If they barely rub you might get away with dialing in some rear neg camber. Knock out your alignment pins up front to balance it out and you will look good, handle better and hopefully no rubbing!!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,892
Posted By avocet
back on topic... what sort of tire pressures...

back on topic...

what sort of tire pressures do you run? i found running higher that normal pressures made the rft's much more bearable, both ridewise and steeringwise.

i run them around 38psi...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By avocet
Pull the nail and plug it.

Pull the nail and plug it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,580
Posted By avocet
Hey how much do they rub? If you are barely...

Hey how much do they rub? If you are barely rubbing then cranking up your rear neg camber might be enough to clear.
Obviously, you need to decide how much is too to much.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-29-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By avocet
Do you have auto dim mirrors? Then it is plug...

Do you have auto dim mirrors? Then it is plug and play. Easy peasy.

Keep an eye on ebay. Good used ones come up often and good deals can be had. Or search wreckers.

I didn't care and got an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By avocet
any decent snow tire will offer great winter...

any decent snow tire will offer great winter traction... and with xdrive you will not have any issues with any winter tire.

i personally will not go the performance winter tire route... winter...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By avocet
wow happy endings all around!!! glad its...

wow happy endings all around!!!

glad its all worked out for you.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By avocet
and yes, it is an easy DIY. i think it took me...

and yes, it is an easy DIY. i think it took me all of 5 minutes to do the swap
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By avocet
does your car already have autodim? if it does i...

does your car already have autodim? if it does i am 99% sure it will be plug and play.

my 2007 had an autodim mirror with the red led(that doesn't do anything) and a homelink mirror plugged right...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By avocet
your car is obviously the jealous type...

your car is obviously the jealous type...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By avocet
Get a second opinion. Certain mechanics will use...

Get a second opinion. Certain mechanics will use the 'safety' jargon with brakes to get people to spend money when there is no need for it.

The actual mechanical side of the braking system is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-28-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By avocet
yes, that wheel will fit your airbag.

yes, that wheel will fit your airbag.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By avocet
OEM 17" bmw e90 rims will fit 335i brakes. some...

OEM 17" bmw e90 rims will fit 335i brakes. some aftermarket 17's will not. I am running 225 45 17 winters and am very happy.

whoops just read you are looking for a 328i e91. than yes, 17's will...
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