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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By avocet
OEM 17" bmw e90 rims will fit 335i brakes. some...

OEM 17" bmw e90 rims will fit 335i brakes. some aftermarket 17's will not. I am running 225 45 17 winters and am very happy.

whoops just read you are looking for a 328i e91. than yes, 17's will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By avocet
3 weeks? the only thing i would worry about is...

3 weeks? the only thing i would worry about is perhaps a battery tender. i leave my car 4-5 times a year parked for 4-6 weeks at a time and only use a tender with a topped up gas tank.
if i have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By avocet
woo that is some serious workmanship in that...

woo that is some serious workmanship in that cut!!!

back to the keyhole question... a 2007 should have a small key hole about the licence plate hidden under the lip.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 915
Posted By avocet
who goes 50 on the highway??? :angel: set...

who goes 50 on the highway??? :angel:

set your cruise at 75-80 and your mileage will vary. a lot.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 915
Posted By avocet
35mpg city in a 4cyl accord? i don't dont see...

35mpg city in a 4cyl accord? i don't dont see it.

i think you are looking back on your accord ownership though rose tinted glasses. as for your mileage now... i think you are still experiencing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By avocet
here is the solution: get most of the camber...

here is the solution:

get most of the camber dialed out with your next allignment and minimize toe-in on all four corners. then put on some General tires off a Ford Taurus rental car.

then......
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By avocet
if you are just topping off to get to your next...

if you are just topping off to get to your next scheduled change or are in a pinch, you can add ANY sae automotive engine oil and have NO compatibiliy issues. synth and non synth oils will blend...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,684
Posted By avocet
How much to spend? I am using oem sport springs...

How much to spend? I am using oem sport springs with bilsteins, m3 arms hotchkis/h&r sway bar combo and m3 rear sub bushings.
My car handles very, very nicely.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-15-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By avocet
If your trans is slipping due to low fluid, STOP...

If your trans is slipping due to low fluid, STOP DRIVING IT. The two worst things for an automatic are heat and low fluid.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By avocet
a 2008 328i isn't a particularly special car. I...

a 2008 328i isn't a particularly special car. I would find another.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By avocet
Is your exhaust welded it clamped? If clamped...

Is your exhaust welded it clamped?
If clamped stuff these in there:

http://augertoolimage.blogspot.ca/2013/09/auger-muffler-insert.html?m=1
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By avocet
You're 21. An e90 will have them dripping. ...

You're 21. An e90 will have them dripping.

Unless your going after 30something single moms, pass on the minivan.

Enjoy!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By avocet
My car(328i) had a very similar condition. It...

My car(328i) had a very similar condition. It turned out to be a relay.
P/N 61366901469

I think it was relay '30g' according to realoem.

Apparently it also caused a no communication...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By avocet
Going to be a killjoy here... Watch, before the...

Going to be a killjoy here...
Watch, before the bmw even moves, behind the white truck. The guy came shooting down the suicide lane(far right)then hits the car. The timing is almost perfect. As the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By avocet
Is that in the rear? Personally I would just plug...

Is that in the rear? Personally I would just plug it. Front? No I wouldn't.

Why take the risk? Well, it IS a run flat, and your car will tell you if it begins to leak.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 695
Posted By avocet
your dealer says your car is shaking and...

your dealer says your car is shaking and rattling.
what do YOU say about it? was it shaking when you brought it in? or did the dealer do the install?

spacers are not rocket science. esc...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,358
Posted By avocet
*disclaimer* I do not have a wing on my car....

*disclaimer*

I do not have a wing on my car.

now that is out of the way...

years ago my brother had a Miata. and yes, around the big 240 onramp nearby we discovered you could go...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,965
Posted By avocet
weight in the back will absolutely make a...

weight in the back will absolutely make a difference for forward traction. a lot has changed since the '50s, but physics isn't one of them ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By avocet
smaller tires can make a car a whole lot more...

smaller tires can make a car a whole lot more entertaining. and yes, a square set up will help balance your car.

with my square(winter) set up, it makes my morning commute a drift fest! (I work...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By avocet
some lock bolts are very sensitive to any...

some lock bolts are very sensitive to any misalignment of the socket during loosening. and NEVER bounce on the breaker when trying to loosen. if you cannot get it to move, use a longer breaker bar...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By avocet
to put it simply: no light=normal(boring) ...

to put it simply:

no light=normal(boring)
DSC light=fun
DSC off=more fun

until you spin off the road, that is :neener:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By avocet
the ride is firmer, but less 'harsh'. much...

the ride is firmer, but less 'harsh'.

much less crashing. you still feel the hits on sharp bumps, but you will only feel them once. my ride height did not change.
have you ever thought the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By avocet
I had a damaged gas cap that started throwing my...

I had a damaged gas cap that started throwing my cel. after fixing the cap, the light went out after a few days. I believe there is a set number of cycles that the system needs to pass during start...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,340
Posted By avocet
before ripping out your dash try and find the...

before ripping out your dash try and find the antennae. this should be somewhere in the front behind the grill somewhere. if you can see the receiver, then you should be able to identify it with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-02-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By avocet
If you want something cheap and easy, check this...

If you want something cheap and easy, check this out

http://reviews.cnet.com/home-entertainment/kinivo-btc450-bluetooth-hands/4505-6449_7-35667018.html

Easy install, and with the wires tucked...
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