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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-11-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,868
Posted By bwillia
Also the non X model has a lot more options for...

Also the non X model has a lot more options for Mods down the road. You cannot get a down pipe for the X model and a lot of the Dinan suspension mods are only available for the non X models.
But...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 798
Posted By bwillia
I have an 08 335 coupe with sport/premium...

I have an 08 335 coupe with sport/premium packages and have had a lot of fun modifying it. I have added a Dinan intercooler, exhaust and cold air intake. I am running the COBB stage 2 flash and I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,996
Posted By bwillia
Trigger :)

Trigger :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By bwillia
It was my understanding that sport package gets...

It was my understanding that sport package gets an oil cooler but without that option then no oil cooler. But either way if you have one it is very very easy to see inside the front of the RF wheel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By bwillia
You may very well be experiencing a detonation...

You may very well be experiencing a detonation issue and bumping up against the knock sensor and the spark retard that that triggers from the ECU. Are you using premium fuel? Do you have software...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-15-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By bwillia
Last I heard we are not going to get the new 2...

Last I heard we are not going to get the new 2 series! Darn shame too as I agree it looked great! So much sleeker than the current 1. It also seemed like the spiritual successor of the previous...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,166
Posted By bwillia
So after driving the loaner all day I have the...

So after driving the loaner all day I have the following observations:

The M sport steering wheel is nice

For a four cylinder this thing has very good power and torque but the sound just isn't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By bwillia
+1, Love my Cobb tuner and as I have added other...

+1, Love my Cobb tuner and as I have added other mods I have been able to change the Map to what works best with those mods.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By bwillia
Mod's

I picked up a 2008 335xi coupe with literally all the bells and whistles 18 months ago and sold my 328xi coupe. This year was the year for mod bug to set in! A month ago during the Dinan sale Co's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,166
Posted By bwillia
Loaner experience

So who here has driven enough F30 loaner cars to realize that you DON'T want one and our E9X's are so much better. The F30 loaners I've driven including the M Sport package one I have today just lack...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By bwillia
Are you aware that you will pay a duty of 25% of...

Are you aware that you will pay a duty of 25% of the value of your car for the privilege of taking it to Germany? I live near Munich half the year and opted to leave my BMW here and buy a second car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,813
Posted By bwillia
It sure would have! And I contemplated that...

It sure would have! And I contemplated that warranty hard but elected to skip it! Dumb!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,813
Posted By bwillia
A $3000 service trip to the dealer

You just gotta hate it when you have to leave $3000 at the dealership for service. I have an 08 335xi coupe with only 45K. I took it in for a transmission fluid leak on the garage floor after the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By bwillia
Great stuff all. Thanks. Keep it coming. To...

Great stuff all. Thanks. Keep it coming. To answer the question of time it will be four months stored then two months driven over and over again for three years.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By bwillia
Long term storage

For the next three years I will be spending 4 months at a time out of the country in Germany. My 335xi coupe will be a garage queen during those periods of time. I'm wondering what advice the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By bwillia
Steering wheel shake

Had an interesting problem related to all the heat lately. My steering wheel started shaking fairly badly at about fifty miles an hour. I thought sure that I had bent another rim on a pothole or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By bwillia
I would strongly suggest you change the rear...

I would strongly suggest you change the rear shocks at the same time as the front struts. At your mileage you will end up with a very significant balance issue in the dampening front to rear if you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By bwillia
What model do you have? Have you checked out...

What model do you have?

Have you checked out the Remus exhaust?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By bwillia
I'm curious how many miles you have on your car...

I'm curious how many miles you have on your car that your struts are shot already. How about the rear shocks?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By bwillia
Hey Ben, Get yourself a battery minder/charger...

Hey Ben, Get yourself a battery minder/charger and trickle charge her battery overnight. My new to me 335xi coupe had a very low battery from sitting on the dealer lot for two months and had the same...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,606
Posted By bwillia
I just made the switch from an 07 328xi coupe to...

I just made the switch from an 07 328xi coupe to an 08 335xi coupe and I am so glad I did. It took me two years of searching to find just the right 335 but it was a great decision. I think you would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By bwillia
I had Safelite replace my windshield on my 328...

I had Safelite replace my windshield on my 328 coupe and the job and the glass was flawless.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,612
Posted By bwillia
I put the Remus on my 328 coupe and not only did...

I put the Remus on my 328 coupe and not only did it sound good without being overly loud but I picked up a significant amoutnt of low end torque. Granted I had to open both baffles wide open.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,284
Posted By bwillia
It immediately goes down about an inch and you...

It immediately goes down about an inch and you can feel the boost come back online. but before starting the car the pedal has no travel at all. Fortunately the car still starts.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,284
Posted By bwillia
Brake Booster

My 08 335xi coupe seems to have a symptom consistent with a bad brake booster. After the car sits for any length of time the brake peadl is hard as a rock with no travel whatsoever! Right after start...
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