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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,376
Posted By obLu
The funny thing is watching history repeating...

The funny thing is watching history repeating itself ... you hear this same quote echoed each time a new revision of the 3 series comes out. Surprisingly, I don't remember hearing this with each...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By obLu
No but they do sell the 'BMW anti-brake dust kit'...

No but they do sell the 'BMW anti-brake dust kit' which consists of a special bmw towel complete with embroidered roundel and a bottle of special bmw wheel cleaner. I think it runs $128.95? Don't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By obLu
I've always wondered how much they weigh too ......

I've always wondered how much they weigh too ... quick google just pulled up, "A regular tyre weight's ca. 8-12 kg. Bridgestone RFT's weight's ca. 9.5 - 14kg" from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By obLu
Oh that's right 255/35-18 and 225/40-18. ...

Oh that's right 255/35-18 and 225/40-18. 225/40's a pretty common size though isn't it?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By obLu
But are they re050a RFT's or are they normal...

But are they re050a RFT's or are they normal tires?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By obLu
Strange, I thought the rear had quite a bit of...

Strange, I thought the rear had quite a bit of adjustment in it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By obLu
F'ing brilliant ... but typical. I'm sure this...

F'ing brilliant ... but typical. I'm sure this came up in a product meeting and everybody said, 'oh at launch we may have some supply difficulties but by mid year there'll be plenty in the supply...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2006, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,518
Posted By obLu
My problem isn't with the run flat technology...

My problem isn't with the run flat technology (although I know they ride rougher than previous lower profile normal tires I've had ... 235/35-19) but that might be down to unsprung weight as much as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2006, 01:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,972
Posted By obLu
I can see where the comment is coming from...

I can see where the comment is coming from though. If BMW = performance car, and performance car = manual transmission then there isn't really that much difference between a BMW to that person and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,972
Posted By obLu
I think most of the problem (not sure problem is...

I think most of the problem (not sure problem is the appropriate word) is the person at the dealer who specs out the dealer allocation cars. My dealer seems to specs out two manual / sport package...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By obLu
I'm wondering if that's why the e90 has those...

I'm wondering if that's why the e90 has those little firewall to strut tower tie in bars bolted on ... although I don't think they'd handle much of a perpendicular load.

But also, looking at how...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2006, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By obLu
What I always think is funny is that when the car...

What I always think is funny is that when the car is new, never a bad word about it. But then when the model replacing it comes out all of a sudden then, when comparing the features to the older...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,348
Posted By obLu
I wouldn't worry too much about the motor ... but...

I wouldn't worry too much about the motor ... but it's generally not that good to rev an torque converter when it's in park. But, again, unless you're doing it constantly for a couple of years it's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2006, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,623
Posted By obLu
I'm installing mine this week; dealer is raping...

I'm installing mine this week; dealer is raping me for $150 activation. Eventhough my e46 activation was $50. He's trying to tell me there's more work involved activating the e90 alarm and that'll...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,482
Posted By obLu
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2006, 10:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,915
Posted By obLu
Black interior (gray headliner) 330 pp and sp ......

Black interior (gray headliner) 330 pp and sp ... cloth visors.

The cloth visors kind of suck in that a) yes, if they get dirty they're much harder to clean. Not impossible though. b) there's no...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2006, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By obLu
PS, I even bought my set from wheelmax too. They...

PS, I even bought my set from wheelmax too. They did a great job of packaging and shipping them in case you're wondering.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By obLu
Had that exact size on my 2003 A4 3.0. Didn't...

Had that exact size on my 2003 A4 3.0. Didn't like them much, not a lot of grip. I did get caught in a bit of light snow and they worked pretty good in fresh snow, and did a decent job on the ice....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,942
Posted By obLu
Whew, after being on the forums all day with all...

Whew, after being on the forums all day with all the love posts, I thought I was the only one.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,942
Posted By obLu
Need a 4 door; and because it drives so...

Need a 4 door; and because it drives so perfectly. If you want a sports car, but need a 4dr, I don't think you can do any better than a 3 series.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By obLu
I do have to kind of agree with that post though.

I do have to kind of agree with that post though.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By obLu
The cool thing is, if you've ever wanted a BMW...

The cool thing is, if you've ever wanted a BMW you're not satisfied until you actually own one. It's a weird physiological thing. They're marketing dept sure has done a great job over the years ......
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2006, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,942
Posted By obLu
I just realized something today; I don't take a second look at this car when I park.

This is the first car I've ever owned that (when it's new) I don't take a look back at when I park. I don't admire the lines when I wash it either ... at least I do think enough of it to wash it. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,698
Posted By obLu
I think a lot of it comes down to the tire and...

I think a lot of it comes down to the tire and the driving style. Plus there's a "sweet" spot.

Whenever I've played with tire pressures to adjust handling, if the car is pushing I usually end...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By obLu
Never ever had a new car delivered with the...

Never ever had a new car delivered with the alignment set properly. I think it's likely to get wacked when they strap it down for shipping.

Dealer will give you one alignment in the first few...
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