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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
So I am to automatically think that all SA and...

So I am to automatically think that all SA and BMW situations will end up like your experience. Sure. I'll make note of that and prepare myself.

VT
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
Keep going if you like.

Keep going if you like.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
These are the mods in order. 1. Stage 2...

These are the mods in order.

1. Stage 2 Dinan (for a few months)
2. Recently BMW PERFORMANCE Exhaust - there was an IMMEDIATE difference...very noticeable increase (3 weeks use)
3. Recently...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
Placebo depends on people who expect it to...

Placebo depends on people who expect it to happen. I did not expect any change, nor was I thinking about it. The fact that it brought my attention to the performance changes attests to the reality of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
I disagree. As I said, it will be one of them,...

I disagree. As I said, it will be one of them, not me. It is their responsibility to prove that it's not their problem. It is not my responsibility to prove that I did not cause any issues. This is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
What part of the conversation did you miss? At...

What part of the conversation did you miss?
At no time did I say BMW coverage applies to Dinan. At no time. Please read more carefully and/or stop misrepresenting the situation, especially if you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
Most likely, adaptation. Seems to get better by...

Most likely, adaptation. Seems to get better by day.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
It's in my warranty contract. There wasn't just a...

It's in my warranty contract. There wasn't just a discussion out of thin air. They specifically pointed out and explained by line what the stipulations were. Which were all reasonable. In the end, I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
Actually you are wrong. I had my S2 updated...

Actually you are wrong.

I had my S2 updated at the BMW Dealership in Austin, TX.
We had a long meeting over the details.

BMW warranty remains intact and Dinan is responsible for any repairs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
1. Not interested in JB4, too many issues to deal...

1. Not interested in JB4, too many issues to deal with and also warranty is voided.
2. CAI does indeed improve the performance to a noticeable degree. Why people keep say this is beyond me. I used...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
I suppose I am stuck in traffic and going up lots...

I suppose I am stuck in traffic and going up lots of hills more here.
But, after Dinan intake, Exhaust, and intercooler added...engine cools down super fast at red lights. Whew!

VT
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By matreyia
California Octane Max 91 vs. 93

Hi Everyone,

I shipped my 335i convertible to California from Texas and have been driving on 91 octane since January. These are the things I noticed since switching.

1. Then engine runs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,945
Posted By matreyia
That's good to know. I'll take my time when it...

That's good to know. I'll take my time when it comes to going all the way to S3 in the future.

VT
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,945
Posted By matreyia
I decided to do it myself. Pieced together the...

I decided to do it myself. Pieced together the process with photos and videos from various corners of the internet...took a whole day, but very rewarding knowing that I did it myself...and I...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-21-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By matreyia
E93 installs are a bit more fussy than previous...

E93 installs are a bit more fussy than previous models which are very much like the simpler AFE intakes. You have to remove the front bumper to attach the lower air "damn/separator" <----no idea what...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-21-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By matreyia
It would be a mistake to think that people and...

It would be a mistake to think that people and situations are static sir.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-21-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By matreyia
Yes, I have the correct one. You have to...

Yes, I have the correct one.

You have to remove a bar, it will be remain removed. There is some drilling for brackets....little things here and there. I would do it, but buying tools to install...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,945
Posted By matreyia
Did you install the CAI? I am about to do the...

Did you install the CAI? I am about to do the same...or pay $230 to get it install....(threw up a little in the back of throat).


How difficult was it to do?

VT
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,945
Posted By matreyia
I am not an authority on warranty and only have...

I am not an authority on warranty and only have hearsay from reps about the matter. My understanding is Dinan 2 yrs. from date of install except if you have factory warranty in which case they match...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,945
Posted By matreyia
I got my stage 2 installed at BMW North Houston...

I got my stage 2 installed at BMW North Houston last year...zero issues, just smiles every time I drive. ZERO issues. Just added M Performance exhaust and the S2 Dinan software jumped at the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-20-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By matreyia
Did you ever find DIY install instructions? That...

Did you ever find DIY install instructions? That Dinan CAI is a bitch to install. Cutting and relocating parts, deleting parts...etc. But $230 for install is crazy...

I might have to pay for that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-18-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,224
Posted By matreyia
Yes, he suggested the rear panel be painted too...

Yes, he suggested the rear panel be painted too because there were a couple of chips on both sides. Anywho, sold it a while back, got a 335i with Dinan S2, performance exhaust and installing dinan...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-18-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By matreyia
Hi Kevin, Quick question for you. Were your...

Hi Kevin,

Quick question for you. Were your 19" 313 heavier or the same weight as your 18" 313 set? I been trying to find the answer to this for months to no avail. Thanks for your time. I hope...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-16-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,939
Posted By matreyia
Engines are bank vaults...

I would suspect you are right. Steve's 100K -150K :bs: numbers are suspicious/arbitrary/technically vague sounding. I have a 98' 5 series that has 500K on it and still runs strong and I bought that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,818
Posted By matreyia
I just found out a good tip by accident while...

I just found out a good tip by accident while doing my own chip repair with BMW System paints. I have a Montego Blue Metallic finish and I found dark swirls in painted areas after sanding.

So...I...
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