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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,822
Posted By gos
With the right tools, you can swap the wheels...

With the right tools, you can swap the wheels yourself in 30 minutes, and your overall $ per mile doesn't change after the 1-time investment in a 2nd set of wheels. I've done winters with snows, and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,519
Posted By gos
If you have a good insurance company, the process...

If you have a good insurance company, the process is painless. I'm glad you're okay, accidents can affect you for a long time.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,707
Posted By gos
My "city" driving (it's a cowtown, so it isn't...

My "city" driving (it's a cowtown, so it isn't much stop-n-go) gets me 17-18mpg, my bi-weekly tank average is probably 21mpg with a few highway trips, on ski trips through the mountain I average...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,564
Posted By gos
I am very happy with Sirius. I listen to Howard...

I am very happy with Sirius. I listen to Howard 100, Howard 101, BBC, NPR Talk, Classic Rock and Area 33. If I listen for short stretches, I'll hear a song repeated the next day. But listening in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,014
Posted By gos
It does an excellent job of rejecting heat too,...

It does an excellent job of rejecting heat too, in my opinion. I was very comfortable in arizona in the summer with it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,014
Posted By gos
I put pics up last year with Huper Optik Stark...

I put pics up last year with Huper Optik Stark 30:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23715

To be honest the tint is great, but the installation was poor IMO. I have none of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,793
Posted By gos
the quality does vary a lot by channel. Some are...

the quality does vary a lot by channel. Some are great, some are terrible. Luckilly, the stations I listen to (Area33, classic rock, and Howard100/101) all have great sound. The jazz channels...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,392
Posted By gos
BTW, don't worry a bit, i'm sure you'll LOVE it.

BTW, don't worry a bit, i'm sure you'll LOVE it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,392
Posted By gos
I originally thought the transmission was a bit...

I originally thought the transmission was a bit "notchy" and everyone who's driven my car says the same thing. Then again, when I drive their manual transmissions, I think they feel wobbly, sloppy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-16-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,713
Posted By gos
The E9x racks don't actually touch the roof. You...

The E9x racks don't actually touch the roof. You flip up those little panels, and the posts bolt into them. They "almost" touch, from what I understand.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2007, 02:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,099
Posted By gos
+1 That $50k on the car would be worth 1.5...

+1

That $50k on the car would be worth 1.5 million dollars at age 71 when you retire, if you don't spend it now. (Assuming 7% above inflation for 50 years, which is doable)

Or use the 50k as...
Forum: General BMW 01-03-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,857
Posted By gos
There's a YouTube video of someone wrecking their...

There's a YouTube video of someone wrecking their 350Z in that rally:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WenjkVynUo
Forum: General BMW 12-01-2006, 11:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,742
Posted By gos
Geez, it was -7F (-21.6C) here Wednesday. This...

Geez, it was -7F (-21.6C) here Wednesday. This morning it was a balmy 25F (-4C)
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-01-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By gos
I was a little skeptical that a performance...

I was a little skeptical that a performance winter would only be marginally better than the best all season, but I was wrong.

My Dunlop Winter Sport M3 DSSTs were drastically better on ice than my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By gos
http://www.tintlaws.com/

http://www.tintlaws.com/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By gos
There's a film you can buy for cheap ($1-$2) that...

There's a film you can buy for cheap ($1-$2) that you can use to rotate the polarity.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-28-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By gos
Definitely bring your car in for rattles if they...

Definitely bring your car in for rattles if they bother you. Since the mechanic gets reimbursed by the manufacturer for warranty work regardless of hours spent, a business-savvy mechanic will accept...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By gos
Using non-approved parts only matters if those...

Using non-approved parts only matters if those parts can be proven to cause the damage. In your case, with non-RFT tires, say if you had a catastrophic blowout that damages the suspension or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By gos
the monitor goes on if the differential between...

the monitor goes on if the differential between wheels (side to side) gets too high, as I understand it.

Maybe they were just too far apart, but definitely something to watch.

Also, runflats...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2006, 12:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By gos
They probably sell more cars in California than...

They probably sell more cars in California than the rest of the USA.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-30-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By gos
IMO, it depends on how much you plan on skiing. ...

IMO, it depends on how much you plan on skiing. If you aren't headed into the mountains on bad weather days, you'll be fine with all-seasons. However, if you don't want to get stuck at the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-28-2006, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By gos
according to tirerack, they're both 5-120 bolt...

according to tirerack, they're both 5-120 bolt patterns

not sure if they'd work though
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-26-2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By gos
Oh, to actually answer your questions... 1)...

Oh, to actually answer your questions...

1) really depends on how gnarly you're willing to drive in... I've never been stuck with all-season tires, but at times I've chosen not to go up because...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-26-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By gos
I got the TireRack recommended 17" AJA JH3 +...

I got the TireRack recommended 17" AJA JH3 + Dunlop Winter Sport M3 tires for my 330xi. Grip today was excellent, but probably wasn't that hard because it was slushy, not frozen. I was working...
Forum: General BMW 10-26-2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By gos
The //M Short Shift Knob is only about $150 (I...

The //M Short Shift Knob is only about $150 (I think) and quite nice.
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