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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-13-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,315
Posted By JimMetcalf
I have the BMW performance exhaust on my 135i-...

I have the BMW performance exhaust on my 135i- Expensive but sounds great-NO droning! Easy install-requires one pipe cut and then bolts up easily! Measure-mark-cut-bolt up-enjoy! The SS tubing is...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-09-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By JimMetcalf
Smile 335i to 135is

In March 2013 I traded my 335I E-93 with manual sp transmission for a CPO 135Is coupe with manual 6-sp trans. So far, very happy with the 135is. It actually has more usable trunk space than my...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-08-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,330
Posted By JimMetcalf
one vote from Ca!

one vote from Ca!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-04-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,581
Posted By JimMetcalf
Run flats-not for me!

Replaced the RunFlats on my 335 convert-very noticable improvement in noise reduction and handleling performance! As soon as the run-flats on my 135is coupe get a bit more wear-they will be...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-03-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,666
Posted By JimMetcalf
i35is

I have a 2010 i35si with 6-sp,nav,heated seats and Dinan stage one tuning (adds 60hp)
and it is a much faster car than my previous 2007 335i! The 135si is a very quick car!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-11-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,737
Posted By JimMetcalf
! suggest the Dinan stage one! I have it on my...

! suggest the Dinan stage one! I have it on my 135i w/manual 6 speed. This car is very fast! Many BMW dealers offer the Dinan tuning. It adds 60 HP and a VERY noticable boost from 1200-+ rpm!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-11-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By JimMetcalf
ft bumper skip plate

If you find one-pls let me know! I need one-Calif driveways are steep and cause bumper grounding!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-27-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,733
Posted By JimMetcalf
Traded my 2007, 6-speed 335i convert for a 2010...

Traded my 2007, 6-speed 335i convert for a 2010 135i coupe with manual 6-speed. Car hequipped with BMW performance exhaust, sport package etc I added Dinan stage one tuning. WOW! This is a very...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-22-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,992
Posted By JimMetcalf
power kits

After researching the BMW performance kit (20HP) for app $1300 here in Monterey Ca, I went with the Dinan stage one software upgrade (60HP and 70 ft pounds of torque for $1600. The added torque is...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-14-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,314
Posted By JimMetcalf
BMW power kit for 135i coupe

When the BMW power kit was $600 + installation, it was a good buy, but now it is app $1400 (out the door price) for the 20 HP increase. The Dinan stage one raises HP to 360 and torque to 373 and...
Forum: Performance 04-07-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By JimMetcalf
AFE exhaust for 135i coupe

FS Afe stainless steel exhaust part# 49-36302 (304 SS) For 2010- 135i coupe/convert. I installed on my 135i last month (March 2013) -after 600 miles "significent other" says-I don't like the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-01-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,452
Posted By JimMetcalf
The 135i is a very quick car! I recently traded...

The 135i is a very quick car! I recently traded my 335i E-93 for the 135i coupe with sport package. 135i with manual trans is fun to drive--and gets 24-25 mpg around town! There is no substitute...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-25-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,452
Posted By JimMetcalf
I traded my 2007 335i E-93 convert for a 2010...

I traded my 2007 335i E-93 convert for a 2010 135i coupe this month. I do miss some of the gadgets that were on the 335i (comfort access, compass in mirror, folding side mirrors) but am overrall...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-20-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,650
Posted By JimMetcalf
I found an AFE 49-36302 Cat back system on E-bay...

I found an AFE 49-36302 Cat back system on E-bay for $350tax ($378.00) total. System had slight cosmetic scratches on bottom tip-I bought it-sounds good-looks good!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-15-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 654
Posted By JimMetcalf
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-02-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,531
Posted By JimMetcalf
1335i

As my 2007 335i convert approches end of warrenty (at 73,000 now), I am seriously considering a cpo 1335i or is coupe as a replacement. Therte are very few CPO 335i coupes with 6 sp in this area,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 350,520
Posted By JimMetcalf
Use the tire with the most tread. Spare is for...

Use the tire with the most tread. Spare is for temporary use, while you have the flat/damaged tire repaired/replaced.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 350,520
Posted By JimMetcalf
Go to Costco and take a look at both the...

Go to Costco and take a look at both the Brigestone and Michellin tires that are not run flats. They will last longer, run quieter and cost only half as much as the run-flats. Keep your best...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,906
Posted By JimMetcalf
1947 Ford Coupe 1947 Willy's Wagon 1953 Chev...

1947 Ford Coupe
1947 Willy's Wagon
1953 Chev coupe
1956 Mecury Montclair
1958 English Ford Wagon-Esquire
1963 dodge Dart
1970 Datsun 240Z
1971 PL 620 Datsun Pickup
1972 toyota Celica
1976...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-29-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,906
Posted By JimMetcalf
2006 Infinity G-35 sportscoupe

2006 Infinity G-35 sportscoupe
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-29-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,906
Posted By JimMetcalf
What did you drive before....

2006 Infinity G-35 sports coupe
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By JimMetcalf
Smile cellphone compatibility with 2007BMW 335i

My old ATT cellphone (LG GT-365) needs to be replaced and I need a newer model. Which phones will function with my 2007 335i BMW console. Many/most bluetooth phones will PAIR-BUT all can not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-09-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 350,520
Posted By JimMetcalf
Smile I am runnning Bridgestone Poenza 760 sports ...

I am runnning Bridgestone Poenza 760
sports on my 2007 335i. Have a full size spare in trunk with jack etc
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,401
Posted By JimMetcalf
RunFlat Replacement

On my 2007, 335i E-93 cabriolet I replaced Bridgestone RunFlats with Bridgestone Potenza 760 sports. Bought at local Costco. Cost app half as much as the Run Flats and give better ride and less...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,004
Posted By JimMetcalf
On my 2007, 335i E-93 I am running Bridgestone...

On my 2007, 335i E-93 I am running Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport (go flats) front and rear. I carry a mounted original equipment Bridgestone Run Flat tire in the trunk as a spare, and a BMW jack...
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