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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,880
Posted By MARAUD
[QUOTE=Mk23]Maybe so, but I wasn't the one at...

[QUOTE=Mk23]Maybe so, but I wasn't the one at triple digit speeds. I don't see myself in the wrong here for not acting quick enough to let this maniac by.

I would also like to add that this guy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,902
Posted By MARAUD
Call me crazy

But I must be the only person who likes the "yellowish" color of the standard incondescents.

Purely becuase I think at night it offers a nice contrast with the Xenons. With everything white, they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By MARAUD
The reason I recommend people use the door...

The reason I recommend people use the door sticker is that pretty much for the very reason you state. The manual covers every tire/wheel/drivetrain option, passenger count, etc and one can get very...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,989
Posted By MARAUD
LOL - I thought that's what I said 11 days ago!...

LOL - I thought that's what I said 11 days ago! :bigpimp:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By MARAUD
You may want to double check the door sticker. ...

You may want to double check the door sticker. The tire pressures (at least on mine) have two options depending on the max speed you intend to drive. Regardless, always go by the door sticker and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,266
Posted By MARAUD
:mad: You're kidding right?! Ever hear of a...

:mad:

You're kidding right?! Ever hear of a pressure gauge?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-22-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,853
Posted By MARAUD
One slight error in this philosophy. Yes you do...

One slight error in this philosophy. Yes you do get better efficiency, but not neccessarily less pollution, even sticking with only CO2. Deisel has a higher energy conent due to longer hdydrocarbon...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,955
Posted By MARAUD
All I can tell you is that the faux-wood panels...

All I can tell you is that the faux-wood panels are garbage IMHO. I've not seen the first combo you've suggested, but I have seen that faux-wood pattern and I tell you it makes me think of a 1960's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,610
Posted By MARAUD
+1 Desertdriver

The entire argument of conventional vs synthetic oils really cracks me up. As desertdriver pointed out, they are both hydrocarbon based lubricants.... But what you're missing is this: without...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,659
Posted By MARAUD
I have to agree with Chaz58 here! RFT's...

I have to agree with Chaz58 here!

RFT's have an amazingly bad rap in this joint... I've got them on my 335 and had two set one my Mini S (40K miles) without issue. I don't find them to be the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,989
Posted By MARAUD
Won't hurt a thing. The key to ABS is keeping...

Won't hurt a thing. The key to ABS is keeping the diameter of all the wheels the same. So the rears will need to be a lower profile than the fronts.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-13-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By MARAUD
Wow, that's a interesting sound indeed. Being...

Wow, that's a interesting sound indeed. Being that you've shut down the engine, the likelihood of it being fuel-related knock is near zero... I've never run into an engine (modern) that would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-13-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By MARAUD
Zaino makes a polish that works quite well. IN...

Zaino makes a polish that works quite well. IN the past I used a very mild polish (think ever so slightly abrasive) to get them off. Works like a champ.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-13-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By MARAUD
I'd second bimmer_fam's comment. While the audio...

I'd second bimmer_fam's comment. While the audio may be arguably better running the iPod via USB (and the charging is nice) the BMW audio system suffers the same problem as most other integrated...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-06-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,040
Posted By MARAUD
I can tell you that I've used this solution and...

I can tell you that I've used this solution and have found it to be the best by far! Great part is if you mess up you can undo it and try again. I used this in combination with the factory paint...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By MARAUD
Ding Ding, we have a winner! Thanks - found...

Ding Ding, we have a winner! Thanks - found it...... I'm glad they trunk mount it like the Mini.... On top of the theoretical traction advantage (well in rear-drive cars) it really helps the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By MARAUD
I'm just naturally inquisitive... Actually...

I'm just naturally inquisitive... Actually pre-planning... I'd rather know where it is BEFORE it dies. I checked the trunk but no dice, unless it's under the black plastic thing in the floor, I'll...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By MARAUD
Question Stupid Question of the Year - Inside

Hey Everyone,

I just swapped out my convertible Mini S for a 335i Sedan (great car) and I'm slowly learning all the electronic wizardry this Ultimate Driving Gadget has....

But, despite digging...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-17-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By MARAUD
While it does have a contstant power draw (as is...

While it does have a contstant power draw (as is evident by the fact that you can go back to the car two hours later and it immediately starts playing exactly where if left off) I doubt your at any...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By MARAUD
Worth Every Penny

I use a system referred to as Phantom Shied. They protected my MINI S, Wife's S2000, my bike, Frontier, and will be adding their wares to the new E90 we just got. It is expensive, but it is nearly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 42,262
Posted By MARAUD
IT'S ALL A BIt OF GAMBLING AND MATH REALLY

You can technically run all of these modern cars on 87 octane fuel. However, in many cases of the higher compression:bigpimp: variety - hey wont run well. Prior to the computers and knock sensors...
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