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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-27-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
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: 1,570
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 (2012 - current) 10-26-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
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 (2012 - current) 10-26-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
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: 241
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: 1,407
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: 241
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: 357
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 (2012 - current) 10-23-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
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: 1,771
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: 1,771
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: 38
Views: 1,408
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: 38
Views: 1,408
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: 38
Views: 1,408
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...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,408
Posted By matreyia
Placebo depends on people who expect it to...

Placebo depends on people who expect it to happen. I did not expect any change, nor was I thinking about it. The fact that it brought my attention to the performance changes attests to the reality of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,408
Posted By matreyia
I disagree. As I said, it will be one of them,...

I disagree. As I said, it will be one of them, not me. It is their responsibility to prove that it's not their problem. It is not my responsibility to prove that I did not cause any issues. This is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,408
Posted By matreyia
What part of the conversation did you miss? At...

What part of the conversation did you miss?
At no time did I say BMW coverage applies to Dinan. At no time. Please read more carefully and/or stop misrepresenting the situation, especially if you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,408
Posted By matreyia
Most likely, adaptation. Seems to get better by...

Most likely, adaptation. Seems to get better by day.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,408
Posted By matreyia
It's in my warranty contract. There wasn't just a...

It's in my warranty contract. There wasn't just a discussion out of thin air. They specifically pointed out and explained by line what the stipulations were. Which were all reasonable. In the end, I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,408
Posted By matreyia
Actually you are wrong. I had my S2 updated...

Actually you are wrong.

I had my S2 updated at the BMW Dealership in Austin, TX.
We had a long meeting over the details.

BMW warranty remains intact and Dinan is responsible for any repairs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,408
Posted By matreyia
1. Not interested in JB4, too many issues to deal...

1. Not interested in JB4, too many issues to deal with and also warranty is voided.
2. CAI does indeed improve the performance to a noticeable degree. Why people keep say this is beyond me. I used...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,408
Posted By matreyia
I suppose I am stuck in traffic and going up lots...

I suppose I am stuck in traffic and going up lots of hills more here.
But, after Dinan intake, Exhaust, and intercooler added...engine cools down super fast at red lights. Whew!

VT
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,408
Posted By matreyia
California Octane Max 91 vs. 93

Hi Everyone,

I shipped my 335i convertible to California from Texas and have been driving on 91 octane since January. These are the things I noticed since switching.

1. Then engine runs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,634
Posted By matreyia
That's good to know. I'll take my time when it...

That's good to know. I'll take my time when it comes to going all the way to S3 in the future.

VT
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,634
Posted By matreyia
I decided to do it myself. Pieced together the...

I decided to do it myself. Pieced together the process with photos and videos from various corners of the internet...took a whole day, but very rewarding knowing that I did it myself...and I...
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