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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By Westech
FYI: Tools

Here are a couple of tools I've found to be time and temper savers. Available on Amazon and other vendors.
Mushroom style tire plug kit. Not cheap but easy application of a tire plug. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,283
Posted By Westech
We bought the Cayenne S (2009 110,000 miles) from...

We bought the Cayenne S (2009 110,000 miles) from a friend because of the known maintenance record. Given my druthers I would choose to stay loyal to the Roundel but, to paraphrase the words of Don...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,283
Posted By Westech
No attack from me. We have a 2004 Honda Pilot...

No attack from me.
We have a 2004 Honda Pilot with 268,000 on the clock........it survives on routine maintenance. Slush box replaced under warranty then no further problems. The family beater. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By Westech
Go, Kat Best one we ever did was a 10' market...

Go, Kat
Best one we ever did was a 10' market umbrella in a Z-3. Top down and it was 35 degrees that day.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,283
Posted By Westech
Wait 'til you have the oil pan gasket replaced in...

Wait 'til you have the oil pan gasket replaced in an xi. Many, many parts and sub assemblies have to be "moved". $800. is a bargain.
Having said that, the car is still worth it!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-13-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By Westech
Battery. Interstate makes a good one. Have it...

Battery. Interstate makes a good one. Have it "registered" to your car. Indy

Front/read diff. DIY. Easy

Transfer case. Indy or dealer job

Shocks. Whenever.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-20-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By Westech
At the major auctions (Gooding, RM, Bonhams) the...

At the major auctions (Gooding, RM, Bonhams) the most-seen vehicle transport trucks belong to Reliable, InterCity and Precious Metals. These companies haul the million dollar plus toys. I'm sure...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Westech
Bravo:thumbup: Enjoy the money you saved and...

Bravo:thumbup:
Enjoy the money you saved and the time you won't spend cleaning brake dust off your rims.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,442
Posted By Westech
There's an ass for every seat.....somewhere,...

There's an ass for every seat.....somewhere, somebody is having dreams of owning this Star Wars toy. :ouch:
Make you puke it will.:rolleyes:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,106
Posted By Westech
There are mods that can be done to the existing...

There are mods that can be done to the existing system. The forum "search" feature will reveal that info.
I chose the BMW PE. Bought it from BMW of El Cajon via ebay. Love the sound and look....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,574
Posted By Westech
2006 325xi Touring.....I do both diffs myself. ...

2006 325xi Touring.....I do both diffs myself. The transfer case and transmission fluid/filter I leave to my indy. Taking Mike Miller's advice I have Blackstone Labs do an analysis on engine oil...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,574
Posted By Westech
2006 325xi just turned 129,000. Old time...

2006 325xi just turned 129,000. Old time maintenance and no issues. Daily driver, local show winner and family favorite.
The Sunday, top-down cruiser is a 2000 Z-3 with 50,000.
1988...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,106
Posted By Westech
Exhaust?? Try the BMW Performance...

Exhaust?? Try the BMW Performance Exhaust....fine sound although Cal will advise a less expensive mod.
+1 Debadging:thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,981
Posted By Westech
2006 325xi 127,000 miles 31 oil/filter...

2006 325xi 127,000 miles 31 oil/filter changes. Liqui Moly 5W-30. Average consumption between changes 24-30 oz.
Ain't complaining.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,465
Posted By Westech
Especially fainting goats.

Especially fainting goats.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,164
Posted By Westech
Cal has the right idea if you can find a muffler...

Cal has the right idea if you can find a muffler shop to do the work.
BMW of El Cajon has PE exhaust via ebay for $950. w/free shipping.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,371
Posted By Westech
Forget what I said....run like a cat with a...

Forget what I said....run like a cat with a turpentined ass
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-07-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,289
Posted By Westech
I'm amazed at the things that can be done with...

I'm amazed at the things that can be done with wrap.
Bravo....excellent job.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,250
Posted By Westech
If you're serious about the car: !. Have the...

If you're serious about the car:
!. Have the seller meet you at an indy and have a PPI done
2. CARFAX-isn't perfect but it's a tool
3. Get the VIN and call the DMV for a title check. Salvage...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By Westech
Get another opinion from an indy. If I'm not...

Get another opinion from an indy. If I'm not mistaken the plugs in a 335 have to be replaced at the 45,000 mile mark. Perhaps the plugs are fouled. What kind of fuel are you using? Possible...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-30-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,371
Posted By Westech
What needs to be done? What was listed as repair...

What needs to be done? What was listed as repair & what was maintenance? What was needed now and what could be done later? DIY?
A 335 manual with sport is a first-rate, fun car worth having but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,553
Posted By Westech
As much as a PITA as the whole process is, I...

As much as a PITA as the whole process is, I carry a spare tire kit, jack and socket/breaker bar. Takes up more space than I'd like but it proves to be a quick & dirty solution to a flat tire.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 56,110
Posted By Westech
This is the recipe I use. In addition I toss in...

This is the recipe I use. In addition I toss in a pint of white vinegar. Works fine...very cheap.
Cleans the Love Bugs off the windshield with no problems. In Florida that is a very big deal.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By Westech
Performance Exhaust

This maybe of interest. BMW of El Cajon has performance exhaust for $920. with free shipping. This price is offered on ebay. Check with them about the walk-up price. The exhaust is a genuine BMW...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 02-25-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,808
Posted By Westech
I've dealt with Ocala BMW service department and...

I've dealt with Ocala BMW service department and it was an excellent experience. Ocala BMW had an opportunity to make a fast dollar on us and didn't.
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