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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By geomax
No, not necessarily. I'm assuming you did a...

No, not necessarily. I'm assuming you did a Carfax? Can you see how long each owner had the car, and any service history? Where was service done?

In any event, there's no substitute for a solid...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By geomax
Always do a pre-inspection. Insist on it. In my...

Always do a pre-inspection. Insist on it. In my opinion, finding a reputable indy shop to do it would be better. Also, ask for all service records. Make sure the seller is the only owner, or have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By geomax
If I were going to do any bolt on mod right away,...

If I were going to do any bolt on mod right away, first in the list would be a LSD. Why the 335i doesn't come with one standard is beyond me...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-08-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,484
Posted By geomax
I got the spare kit from BavAuto. But I had to...

I got the spare kit from BavAuto. But I had to get the tool tray insert from somewhere else. Check the Spare Tire Source sticky). A few vendors there sell the entire kit.

There's no getting around...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,628
Posted By geomax
Thats incredible :yikes:

Thats incredible :yikes:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,628
Posted By geomax
If only the Accord came with AWD...

If only the Accord came with AWD...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,628
Posted By geomax
Depends...need more info...mileage, price,...

Depends...need more info...mileage, price, condition of each?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,628
Posted By geomax
I think 11K will buy a heck of a lot more Toyota...

I think 11K will buy a heck of a lot more Toyota or Honda than it will a BMW.

Buy something Japanese (reliable) for half that. Put the other half in the bank for repairs, insurance, taxes, etc....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,194
Posted By geomax
I suppose location is a factor in the RFT...

I suppose location is a factor in the RFT debate...I imagine the roads in S. Florida are pretty good?

Those 19's wouldn't stay straight for long in Boston with RFT's..not after the Winter we've...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By geomax
Hmm..I was going to suggest an intake, as many...

Hmm..I was going to suggest an intake, as many people say that amplifies the turbo sounds. You could try chipping the car, with a Cobb, etc. Certainly that may achieve what you're looking for. I'll...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,194
Posted By geomax
Interesting that you mention the feedback. I had...

Interesting that you mention the feedback. I had Bridgestone RFT's, and you'd think with the firm ride and stiff sidewalls, they'd communicate more road feel. In fact, I found the opposite to be true...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 815
Posted By geomax
Maintenance free isn't something that comes to...

Maintenance free isn't something that comes to mind with BMW's... I had a 325ci for over 11 years. I always seemed to spend at least a grand or two a year on the thing. But BMW owners also tend to be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,194
Posted By geomax
Lol... I suppose we can skip the statistical...

Lol... I suppose we can skip the statistical analysis :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,194
Posted By geomax
Yes, but there's a lot of weight variation in...

Yes, but there's a lot of weight variation in wheels, depending on brand, style, etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,415
Posted By geomax
A 2008...hmmm...I've found the older auto's to be...

A 2008...hmmm...I've found the older auto's to be sluggish. So given that I'd choose the manual. The 8 sp auto in the F30's is fantastic, so it would be a tougher call...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,194
Posted By geomax
Like everyone else said, RFT's do bite. I miss...

Like everyone else said, RFT's do bite. I miss having a full size spare under the trunk liner. I think BMW likes to say they went with RFT technology for safety and to save weight which I think is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By geomax
...And, if you go back and read my first post in...

...And, if you go back and read my first post in this thread, I stated I'd choose the 335d in a heartbeat over the 320i. I tried to find a decent used one, but couldn't find one in good enough...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By geomax
Right.."get with it" thats NOT snarky......

Right.."get with it" thats NOT snarky... :tsk:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By geomax
I wasn't talking about prices AT ALL. And yes, of...

I wasn't talking about prices AT ALL. And yes, of course you can find diesel - but you have to look for it, or know places that sell it. Can't say I've EVER filled up at Costco. Many of the stations...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By geomax
My wife wouldn't even notice if she were driving...

My wife wouldn't even notice if she were driving a diesel, and might put gas in it even if told it was. All she cares is jumping in - and going. She runs out of gas constantly. Once less than a mile...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 594
Posted By geomax
I had to replace the entire right headlight on my...

I had to replace the entire right headlight on my car with a new unit (ouch!), so one lens was shiny new - the other dull from winter sand blasting, etc. The dealer had this treatment that polishes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By geomax
I'd take the 335d in a heartbeat. The 335d is all...

I'd take the 335d in a heartbeat. The 335d is all about torque - 425 lb-ft! Downside is no MT.

I actually wanted a 335d when it came time to get my next car, but couldn't find a decent used one. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By geomax
As long as you have a set of winter tires you'll...

As long as you have a set of winter tires you'll be just fine. I drove my previous car - a 325ci coupe - through 11 winters, and never got stuck. ABS and stability control worked wonders.

Of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,945
Posted By geomax
Ok, I've got about 500 miles on the Conti's now,...

Ok, I've got about 500 miles on the Conti's now, and here's my current impressions of this tire:

The Good: Perhaps the best ride quality of any performance tire I've used. Night and day difference...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,945
Posted By geomax
Good to hear. And yes, given my experience with...

Good to hear. And yes, given my experience with my winter tires, I should know to be a bit more patient. But Spring is finally here, and I was just so eager to get the new shoes on, especially going...
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