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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By Orient330iNYC
nos. a big tank.

nos. a big tank.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-29-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 457
Posted By Orient330iNYC
the dealer applied stuff is a 30 dollar sealant...

the dealer applied stuff is a 30 dollar sealant with a 2000% mark up. go with the opticoat, much much more durable. my car is still beading and shining 3 years later, and my car is in a semi open...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-29-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 909
Posted By Orient330iNYC
do the 'verts have the LATCH fixing points that...

do the 'verts have the LATCH fixing points that the sedans and coupes do?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-28-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Orient330iNYC
this. bmw has not brought over any of the higher...

this. bmw has not brought over any of the higher horsepower tourings.
E46- 325iT or 325xiT
E90 328i or xi
F30 328x/i or 328x/d

only larger capacity 3 series option with the 35/40 engine is/will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-27-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,477
Posted By Orient330iNYC
bmw revised the E90 suspension for MY2011 with...

bmw revised the E90 suspension for MY2011 with new dampers. the crashy-bangy suspension was fixed. its a night and day difference, my brother has a 2011 E90 328i Xdrive and I had a 2010 335i Xdrive,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-27-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Orient330iNYC
all 10s on the CSI survey will probably be more...

all 10s on the CSI survey will probably be more meaningful.
anything below a 10 is failing for them and can take a big bite out of their bonus
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-27-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By Orient330iNYC
you shouldnt be using metal caps with tpms stems....

you shouldnt be using metal caps with tpms stems. my guess is, you have the old chrome plated brass caps. the brass is unplated on the inside. the dissimilar metals will corrode each other and freeze...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-27-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By Orient330iNYC
unlikely with the EU pedestrian safety reqs....

unlikely with the EU pedestrian safety reqs. there needs to be a crush space between the hood and engine
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Orient330iNYC
i havent looked at the math, but there might be a...

i havent looked at the math, but there might be a shift to 3rd gear involved in the 0-100kph run.
60 is likely 2nd gear at redline
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By Orient330iNYC
Only euro delivery cars get the first aid kit and...

Only euro delivery cars get the first aid kit and triangle to comply with eu safety regs while the car is driven in europe, they are removed at the vdc unless the owner takes them before dropping...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,160
Posted By Orient330iNYC
every MY change

every MY change
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,160
Posted By Orient330iNYC
CARB not crab. pretty normal every year,...

CARB not crab.

pretty normal every year, cars are held untill they get California Air Resources Board approval (many other states have adopted the CARB rules, so they all get held untill this goes...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Orient330iNYC
if the dsc engaged it would disable cruise...

if the dsc engaged it would disable cruise control. which is likely if a tire lost contact
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,160
Posted By Orient330iNYC
sometimes the tech do the qc shakedown a little...

sometimes the tech do the qc shakedown a little too well, might have blown the engine or the tranny during the unlimited boost qc track run they do. the boost limiter is programmed in at the same...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-17-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Orient330iNYC
+1 my S60R was in the shop with different...

+1
my S60R was in the shop with different issues about once every 3-4 months. not enough to qualify for a lemon law, but it got real old real fast. it ranged from a shifter that buzzed loudly in 6th...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,140
Posted By Orient330iNYC
some cars will ring the meter at 80% for factory...

some cars will ring the meter at 80% for factory glass. i suspect they err on the side of caution or else they would need to meter every car. one was to be sure would be to ask for them to meter the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,140
Posted By Orient330iNYC
factory glass has a light tint to it, about 90%...

factory glass has a light tint to it, about 90% VTL
so if you add a 35% vtl tint on top of it you will drop to about 25% VTL, lower than the legal limit. to stay above your legal limit of 35, you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,405
Posted By Orient330iNYC
the 2015 328i has asd-- artificial engine noise...

the 2015 328i has asd-- artificial engine noise being piped into the cabin via the sound system.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-10-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By Orient330iNYC
As long as it is installed at the port

As long as it is installed at the port
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-08-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,940
Posted By Orient330iNYC
op last visited june 26th ...

op last visited june 26th

http://s.quickmeme.com/img/bc/bced26134ff6b0a980b2a8186a31e5d6ddfe2130d3387e187dc6ed358206980b.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-06-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 999
Posted By Orient330iNYC
current factory paint does not need cure time--...

current factory paint does not need cure time-- its now a water based paint thats baked and fully cured at the factory. no issues with using painters tape. its not a solvent based paint that needs...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-05-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By Orient330iNYC
its only been an option for 4 model years (i...

its only been an option for 4 model years (i believe it was avail on the 2012) so long term durability may not have a sample size to predict, but fwiw

i've driven mine for almost 3 years now on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-04-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By Orient330iNYC
this is orange peel (right panel, left panel has...

this is orange peel (right panel, left panel has been wetsanded)
http://www.glossycar.com/afterbefore-big.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-30-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Orient330iNYC
paddle shifters are standard on the gran coupe...

paddle shifters are standard on the gran coupe (part of standard sport auto)
leather is a stand alone option
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,611
Posted By Orient330iNYC
labor is more expensive here. i was rear ended...

labor is more expensive here. i was rear ended and the total bill for just a new cover and the paint/labor was 2100.
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