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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 942
Posted By OptionsTrdr
...and a decked out Civic could be faster than...

...and a decked out Civic could be faster than both. What if the OP decides to go w/o tune? M3 is a faster car out of the box. Modding one car immediately negates an apples to apples comparison. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-04-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 942
Posted By OptionsTrdr
For $40-45k you will get so much "more" 335is...

For $40-45k you will get so much "more" 335is than you will M3. I would know, I just went through this last month. I also found there to be fewer 335is's for sale than M3's. I had to go from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,098
Posted By OptionsTrdr
To add to what Zooks was saying - now that you...

To add to what Zooks was saying - now that you have your winters on do you get a warning on the dash when you start your car that shows a large low tire icon and says the word "Inactive"?

If so...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Well it sounds like you've narrowed it down...

Well it sounds like you've narrowed it down pretty well. How are you checking your brake lights? Are you just having someone press the brake pedal while stationary?

Again, check your standard...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Yeah, when my brake light was out it was actually...

Yeah, when my brake light was out it was actually a bad connection point in the taillight housing (the black part that holds all the bulbs).

Oddly enough, my dealership sold the individual bulbs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Double-check your brake lights. There are two...

Double-check your brake lights. There are two bulbs that light up the standard brake lights (I'm not talking about the ones that come on when you brake hard), and it can be difficult to tell if only...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Perhaps a dieing battery, or some other battery...

Perhaps a dieing battery, or some other battery related issue.

My other car does some bizarre things if it's been sitting a while and the battery is just about dead. Windows get stuck in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,266
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Really old thread, but I had bent my two...

Really old thread, but I had bent my two passenger side rims earlier this year. I was going about 50 and hit a pothole. It was hard enough to make my radio turn off for a couple seconds.

I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,478
Posted By OptionsTrdr
The exhaust flap is open at idle even without the...

The exhaust flap is open at idle even without the golf tee mod. With the windows open you can even hear it close as you start to drive away.

Here is how it works (at least on my car so I'm...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-06-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Use Tirerack.com's search feature. You enter in...

Use Tirerack.com's search feature. You enter in the make and model of the car and it gives you either OEM tire options or non-OEM options that will also work for the car. From there just figure out...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-06-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By OptionsTrdr
:rofl: That is funny stuff. I think CT was...

:rofl: That is funny stuff. I think CT was saying he concurs, as in he agrees, with andrew b's recommendations.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-21-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Since you're in the Chicago suburbs I'll put in a...

Since you're in the Chicago suburbs I'll put in a plug for Wheel-Tech/Rim Repair Center. I had three of my wheels fixed this past spring (two bent and some curb rash). He charges $130/wheel for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,723
Posted By OptionsTrdr
My 335i makes the same exact noise when I back...

My 335i makes the same exact noise when I back out of my driveway in the mornings. I have researched it pretty extensively (which basically amounts to reading opinions of others on many different...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,916
Posted By OptionsTrdr
If I am picturing the same thing you are...

If I am picturing the same thing you are describing it means you have an exterior bulb out. Take your car out at night and give it the once over including somebody pushing the brakes, putting it in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,657
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Are you carrying the correct key fob for your...

Are you carrying the correct key fob for your memory setting? Meaning, are you carrying around key fob 2 with your settings stored under memory 1? This could be why your mirrors are always changing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,291
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Wheels look gooooood. HRE?

Wheels look gooooood. HRE?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Had a local car wash scratch my winter wheels in...

Had a local car wash scratch my winter wheels in two spots. It's slightly different because one of their guys hops in the cars and drives it onto the tracks which carry the car through the wash. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,600
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Looks like an E92 from the driver's door back,...

Looks like an E92 from the driver's door back, and the new 3-series from the side mirror forward.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By OptionsTrdr
F/R: -18x8/18x9 -19x8/19x9 Maybe one...

F/R:

-18x8/18x9
-19x8/19x9

Maybe one of those two setups depending on the look you are trying to achieve. I don't know.
Forum: Off-Topic 05-09-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,592
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Sorry I didn't mean to come off as snobby or as...

Sorry I didn't mean to come off as snobby or as if I was calling you out. No harm meant, honestly. I have eaten at Weber Grill before and enjoyed it; I was not criticizing your taste in...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-09-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,592
Posted By OptionsTrdr
In my opinion, skip Weber Grill. Not because of...

In my opinion, skip Weber Grill. Not because of quality or anything like that, but simply because it's a chain restaurant. Pick a place that's only in Chicago. If you want steak my recommendation...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Go to rimrepaircenter.com and watch some of his...

Go to rimrepaircenter.com and watch some of his videos. He's a local guy in Chicago and from my experience knows his stuff. I think he has a few videos or posts about painting over chrome. From...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,386
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Understood. Thank you for all the info. Again,...

Understood. Thank you for all the info. Again, hopefully they damaged the TPMS during install (kind of a weird thing to say - hoping somebody damaged a part of your car), but you do bring up a good...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,386
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Tires are holding pressure perfectly; never a...

Tires are holding pressure perfectly; never a single tire pressure issue prior to the service. I even filled the fronts to 35psi (when the door states 33) just on the off chance that all of the tire...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,386
Posted By OptionsTrdr
Sorry! I was out of town for a couple days. ...

Sorry! I was out of town for a couple days. Thanks to everybody for the replies - especially you for your checklist in your first reply. Today the red "Low Tire" warning light on the dash switched...
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