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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By WannabeX5
I have heard nothing but horror stories about...

I have heard nothing but horror stories about remote starters on a car with this complex of an electrical system. I just go out a couple minutes before I leave and fire the car up. Within 5 minutes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,452
Posted By WannabeX5
I am giving this thread a bump. My 2009 328i...

I am giving this thread a bump. My 2009 328i Sport Package 6MT E91. Montego Blue on Oyster Interior. :)
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By WannabeX5
I bought the OEM BMW bars. Pretty happy with them.

I bought the OEM BMW bars. Pretty happy with them.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 969
Posted By WannabeX5
I put 16" E90 wheels on my E91 with Nokian...

I put 16" E90 wheels on my E91 with Nokian Hakkapelita 205/55/16. Narrow with a big side wall!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,247
Posted By WannabeX5
BTW I think it is interesting that the...

BTW I think it is interesting that the Continental ContiProContact crap OE tires that so many german cars (and well anything these days...) comes with isn't even sold in the EU.... yet my theory...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,247
Posted By WannabeX5
If you go to the nurburgring and look around the...

If you go to the nurburgring and look around the parking lot, you will note a lot of europeans using the AS3 (called Pilot Sport 3) and Pilot Super Sport for heavy track usage. But germans treat that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-29-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,247
Posted By WannabeX5
The AS/3 reminds me of a summer performance tire....

The AS/3 reminds me of a summer performance tire. I tried it in snow on an Acura TL FWD and while it was better than the Yoko summer tires that car had, it was marginal at best and didn't really...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,168
Posted By WannabeX5
I respectfully disagree on AWD turning better in...

I respectfully disagree on AWD turning better in the snow. Same amount of traction given the same tires. It is when you hit the gas that it just propels you towards a curb whereas RWD you can steer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,168
Posted By WannabeX5
I refuse to go car shopping with a marjority of...

I refuse to go car shopping with a marjority of people I know for this exact reason. They don't like anything WITH AWD but refuse to buy anything WITHOUT. So it is a big struggle... I tell them just...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,247
Posted By WannabeX5
My main point with looks is that you can learn a...

My main point with looks is that you can learn a lot about a tire from its' design. The siping, tread blocks, material, directional tread etc. There are even these tiny little bumps in certain tires...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By WannabeX5
From what I gather, the E9X cars just aren't...

From what I gather, the E9X cars just aren't worth as much anymore. Hard to tell this is going out unless you know what to look for I would imagine.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By WannabeX5
How many miles are you guys at on your cars? Mine...

How many miles are you guys at on your cars? Mine just turned 65k. They did it at 64k.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By WannabeX5
That is what they said mine was doing and it is...

That is what they said mine was doing and it is the reason they replaced it. Atleast you are all set now. It does seem very expensive though. I don't really understand why it is so expensive but it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By WannabeX5
I bought those wheels for $349 shipped off of...

I bought those wheels for $349 shipped off of ebay. I am getting 16" Nokian Hakkapelitas and used sensors for right around $600 so essentially I got my winter setup for under $1000. I couldn't beat...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By WannabeX5
I got really lucky with the E91 I just purchased....

I got really lucky with the E91 I just purchased. Apparently these evaporators go out on all of them and it is just a matter of time. While they were inspecting it they said that they could see tell...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,247
Posted By WannabeX5
^What he said in regards to the DWS. I don't...

^What he said in regards to the DWS. I don't understand the rave on this forum for that tire. From all my experiences it is mushy and doesn't perform that well for 'ultra high performance' nor does...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 441
Posted By WannabeX5
I bought 16" OEM BMW 282 E90 rims for this winter...

I bought 16" OEM BMW 282 E90 rims for this winter on my E91. But I don't have the same brake clearance issues as the 335is....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,316
Posted By WannabeX5
I will probably order the euro switch this week...

I will probably order the euro switch this week and also email them to see if they can get the euro tail lamps. Would you be willing to take a video of your turn signals on your euro tail lamps? I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,316
Posted By WannabeX5
I am going to order the euro switch because I am...

I am going to order the euro switch because I am a bit of a nerd like that... and down the road I REALLY want to find some euro tails with the amber turn signals. Unfortunately ECS doesn't carry them...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,316
Posted By WannabeX5
I was just about to fly to NY to pickup the 2009...

I was just about to fly to NY to pickup the 2009 328i Touring auto that was listed in the market place here, but decided to do one last search on autotrader when I saw this Sport 6MT pop up. It had...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,168
Posted By WannabeX5
I am too old to mess around with that stuff...

I am too old to mess around with that stuff anymore. Would much rather the car just come from the factory driving the way it should. :rofl: :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,168
Posted By WannabeX5
I learned my lesson with AWD on cars that weren't...

I learned my lesson with AWD on cars that weren't designed around the AWD. I owned two RWD G35s and they were fantastic fun. I sold my 08 6 speed Sport sedan for a leased 2013 G37x (similar situation...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,316
Posted By WannabeX5
My mistake, it is 205/55/16. Sent you a message...

My mistake, it is 205/55/16. Sent you a message about the Hakkas.

I put 30% on the front two windows and did 20% on the back and rear side windows. I have put almost 2k on my E91 in a week. :rofl:...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,316
Posted By WannabeX5
^I am looking to get the euro rear tail lights....

^I am looking to get the euro rear tail lights. But locating them is difficult. The switch I am going to do next month. Will come in handy this winter during the snow storms. :)


I have been...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,316
Posted By WannabeX5
So I guess this car is pretty rare...? E91 content.

Just picked this up to replace our leased G37x. It is a 2009 328i RWD 6 speed manual sport package wagon. Montego Blue with Oyster colored interior. This car is absolutely beautiful in person. Flew...
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