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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
No, the e.t. does not include reaction time here...

No, the e.t. does not include reaction time here in the states either.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
It was the LARC track in Palmdale a few weeks...

It was the LARC track in Palmdale a few weeks before they shut it down. The temp was in the 50's to 60's. I don't know what the barometric pressure was but the track is somewhere above 2000.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
At the track, I tend to want to insta jamb the...

At the track, I tend to want to insta jamb the peddle to the floor. My fastest run ever two years ago at the track was in Drive from idle. I eased the peddle swiftly rather than instantly to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
So today on a freeway on ramp in L.A , it's a a...

So today on a freeway on ramp in L.A , it's a a two lane line "one car per lane per green light" on ramp. Next to me my passenger points out a 2005 M3. I mention that performance is close to par...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
Not something I would do everyday, but I guess a...

Not something I would do everyday, but I guess a few times a year may not be too abusive if I don't hold the rpms too long or too high.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
Thanks for the detailed response. Good stuff to...

Thanks for the detailed response. Good stuff to know.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
I received a service engine light right around...

I received a service engine light right around 45K miles. The waste gates were sticking. They replaced them which included having to drop the engine. Probably a $1500 to $2000 repair out of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-01-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,160
Posted By WalterMiddy
Pray tell, how? I have $200 burnng a hole in my...

Pray tell, how? I have $200 burnng a hole in my pocket.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-01-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
Thanks again for the detailed response. ...

Thanks again for the detailed response.

Thinking back to two years ago when I had better times, I remember being more aggressive on holding up the rpms. I bet I was closer to 3000 than 2000...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-01-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
Thanks for the detailed response, Hack. Very...

Thanks for the detailed response, Hack. Very much appreciated.

So after qualifications, I ran my first race and won! Remember, this is bracket racing. I dialed in a 14.1 and broke out for my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
No improvement on my last run. 14.124 at 99.55...

No improvement on my last run. 14.124 at 99.55 mph on the first and then 14.131 at 100.64 mph on the second run with a .286 reaction time.

I am now in line for my first actual dialed in race. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
Yeah, yeah yeah...patetic, I know. My heart was...

Yeah, yeah yeah...patetic, I know. My heart was beating out of my chest and I was nervous. I rolled past the line, got yelled at to back up, then yelled at to roll up my window, than the light went...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
Very disapointing first run. 14.124 at 99.55...

Very disapointing first run. 14.124 at 99.55 mph. I was confused at the starting line and had a patetic reacation time of 1.1 .

Next run I will rev up the engine. That has to be where I lost...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
Thanks guys. Great info, especially from DSX. ...

Thanks guys. Great info, especially from DSX. I'm in line for my first run.

I'm going to turn off DTC/DSC. I will not pre-rev the engine and just focus on getting a good reaction time off the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,577
Posted By WalterMiddy
335i Drag Racing Tips

Tomorrow I am going to the California Speed Way in Fontana to enter into the sportsman's class (any street legal car can enter). It will be bracket racing qualifying on a quarter mile track. One of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By WalterMiddy
Yes, I am perfectly aware that I am taking a bet...

Yes, I am perfectly aware that I am taking a bet with an odds maker. The cost for an extended warranty is $2,900...will I incur that much in repairs in the next 18 months and 50K miles?

I'm...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By WalterMiddy
Selling would be a bad financial move in my case....

Selling would be a bad financial move in my case. Perhaps if you drive 12K miles a year, it may make sense to sell five years later, but I drive 30K a year and I am at 49910 miles as of this hour...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By WalterMiddy
Thanks again for the solid info, tturedraider. ...

Thanks again for the solid info, tturedraider. Much appreciated. The owner of twin kidneys called me tonight, and you are right, he is a dealer, though I did not ask where. It's a good deal and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By WalterMiddy
[QUOTE=tturedraider;3474980]Here's a good price...

[QUOTE=tturedraider;3474980]Here's a good price and good place to buy (or use their info to negotiate) - http://www.twinkidneygrill.com/Quote.html - $1,645 for the maintenance plan, QUOTE]

Thanks...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By WalterMiddy
Extended Service and Warranty Advice for 335

So my 2007 335 Sedan (born in Dec. 06), is now 18 months old and just barely under 50,000 miles.

I need good advice on the value of the plans offed by the BMW dealers, and if I should purchase any...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 132,389
Posted By WalterMiddy
John, May I suggest you use the search...

John,

May I suggest you use the search function and a little effort. What you are looking for can be easily found.

Enjoy your car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 132,389
Posted By WalterMiddy
Bottom Line on the Oil Cooler Issue: Get the...

Bottom Line on the Oil Cooler Issue: Get the Sport Package you get the Oil Cooler. Non Issue. (Mine was retro fitted by the way).

Bottom Line on the Fuel Pump: It's been fixed - don't sweat...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-06-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,211
Posted By WalterMiddy
I don't know but at a quarter mile you will be...

I don't know but at a quarter mile you will be doing between 99 and 100 mph. This was measured the LARC dragstrip with quarter mile times of 13.3 to 13.7.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 40,541
Posted By WalterMiddy
The car is worth the issue. It's just a pump. ...

The car is worth the issue. It's just a pump. I'm on my second replacement. Still happy.
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