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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By LarkHouston
I have the BMW PE on my 335i. Sweet sound, no...

I have the BMW PE on my 335i. Sweet sound, no drone. Hard to go wrong. But you are young and may want more noise, so it may not be loud enough for you. I can't help you there.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-29-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By LarkHouston
Go to any car dealer lot and ask who they use for...

Go to any car dealer lot and ask who they use for their used cars. Most of the dealers hire independent contractors to make ready their used cars and those guys are always willing to help you out. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By LarkHouston
I've had 230s. I have 313s now, FTW!

I've had 230s. I have 313s now, FTW!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,776
Posted By LarkHouston
You did it just the opposite. Take it to the indy...

You did it just the opposite. Take it to the indy and when he calls and says its something still under warranty, you pick it up and take it to the dealer.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By LarkHouston
^ This. My wife has a Lexus RX350. The...

^ This. My wife has a Lexus RX350. The infotainment center is simply frustrating compared to the iDrive. And I don't think it is something you get used to because 2 years later my wife still...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By LarkHouston
Plugs can be a time based maintenance item also. ...

Plugs can be a time based maintenance item also. I had about 32K on my 2009 when I decided to change them about 6 months ago. Glad I did, they absolutely needed it. Of course I have a 335 and it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By LarkHouston
If you are out of warranty, what difference does...

If you are out of warranty, what difference does it make?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By LarkHouston
Might be a 328 and somebody put a 335 emblem on...

Might be a 328 and somebody put a 335 emblem on it. ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By LarkHouston
Sounds like you need an LSD, not new tires.

Sounds like you need an LSD, not new tires.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-02-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By LarkHouston
Steve Dinan on Dinan warranty interaction with...

Steve Dinan on Dinan warranty interaction with BMW and the effects of his tune on the life of BMW engine:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=548856&highlight=dinan+boston

You...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By LarkHouston
I know the "is" bumper will fit on a 2009 335. I...

I know the "is" bumper will fit on a 2009 335. I got rear ended, so upgraded to the "is" bumper. Here is the "before" and "after." As you can see I also needed to replace the exhaust tips due to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,172
Posted By LarkHouston
You'll be fine. Relax and enjoy it. I am older...

You'll be fine. Relax and enjoy it. I am older than you and I have it. Also, my experience is that it mellows with age. Give it a couple of thousand miles before you make a final decision on...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-09-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By LarkHouston
You are correct. N52 is a solid engine.

You are correct. N52 is a solid engine.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,248
Posted By LarkHouston
My understanding is that most ECU flash updates...

My understanding is that most ECU flash updates from BMW are very specific to fix an isolated issue. They don't reflash the entire ECU anytime there is a software update. But there are certainly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-02-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,248
Posted By LarkHouston
Steve Dinan's thoughts:...

Steve Dinan's thoughts: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=548856&highlight=dinan+boston
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-02-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By LarkHouston
I would counsel against this unit. I bought one...

I would counsel against this unit. I bought one some time ago at a similar price and while I still have it on my car, it is not a great fit. As a result it is not a simple bolt on. You do have to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,012
Posted By LarkHouston
To quote someone on this forum: "A candle that...

To quote someone on this forum: "A candle that burns twice as bright, lasts half as long." You typically can't wring out extra power without affecting the longevity of parts. See this report of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By LarkHouston
You are lucky. Mine didn't. After spending...

You are lucky. Mine didn't. After spending untold hours trying to figure it out and a couple of phone calls, I had to get a converter to attach to my 20 year old opener. Works fine now.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By LarkHouston
Also, if you have an old garage door opener it...

Also, if you have an old garage door opener it may not work, ever. The old technology is not compatible with the Home Link system.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By LarkHouston
That is totally a personal preference. My...

That is totally a personal preference.

My preference would be body matched, unless I had other carbon fiber accoutrements such as a splitter or mirror caps or roundels or grills or ......
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-13-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By LarkHouston
Dealers play KKB to their advantage. They tout...

Dealers play KKB to their advantage. They tout it when they like it; and they pan it when they don't.

I had one dealership advertise that they would pay KKB trade in plus $2,000 for used cars. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By LarkHouston
397 ftw!

397 ftw!
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-02-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,883
Posted By LarkHouston
The OPs problem is, in Dubai, the M4 is $24K...

The OPs problem is, in Dubai, the M4 is $24K more than the GTS. For that difference, IMHO, the GTS is the choice. YMMV.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-01-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By LarkHouston
Top or no top is personal preference. You can...

Top or no top is personal preference. You can see what my preference is. However, I do, in fact, think the S is worth the cost. But again, that is personal preference.

Buy a lightly used one....
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-01-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,883
Posted By LarkHouston
Road and Track just did a comparison of the M4,...

Road and Track just did a comparison of the M4, Cayman S and C7. 3rd place: M4; 2nd place Cayman S; 1st place: C7.

And the GTS is better than the S. For that price difference, it's a no...
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