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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-11-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By B/\/\W
In my bookcase. I didn't realise that space in...

In my bookcase. I didn't realise that space in the boot would fit the manual. Anyway I'm pretty sure it would end up somewhere else before long if I put it there.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,096
Posted By B/\/\W
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=jalopy+images Don't...

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=jalopy+images

Don't worry, your car has a future.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 716
Posted By B/\/\W
Forget the noise, RFTs are complete crap in...

Forget the noise, RFTs are complete crap in general. My experience is that the sidewalls are so stiff that there's absolutely no give in the tyre, and the car skips around over bumps while...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By B/\/\W
It has a barn door on the back, and the wheelbase...

It has a barn door on the back, and the wheelbase is too short.

However I can appreciate that 258hp with AWD means it's quick.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By B/\/\W
Pictures required!

Pictures required!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By B/\/\W
Yeh the sport seats are great. I couldn't imagine...

Yeh the sport seats are great. I couldn't imagine not having them after having them in my last car and this one.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By B/\/\W
That's annoying, anyway in answer to your...

That's annoying, anyway in answer to your question, sport package definitely not essential. Mine handles great on 18s, way better than my 328Ci with sport suspension on 17s.

Depends on the quality...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By B/\/\W
This may not help as it is a UK example, but the...

This may not help as it is a UK example, but the stealer that sold me mine said "we only make 800 on each approved used sale, so unfortunately there's no room to budge on the price. If you were...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By B/\/\W
A flood did that for me last year on my 328. The...

A flood did that for me last year on my 328. The engine bay was filthy with dust in the summer, but otherwise :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By B/\/\W
Stick with what BMW recommends for oil. If...

Stick with what BMW recommends for oil. If anything, the recommended Castrol oil which is relatively thin, 5W-30, would be better anyway because it would more easily spray around at lower oil pump...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By B/\/\W
This is caused by "insufficient air-free oil...

This is caused by "insufficient air-free oil reaching the hydraulic valve adjusters". Basically it is caused by short journeys. There is a "bleeding" procedure that BMW came up with if you can't put...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By B/\/\W
Use a vinyl and rubber care, or bumper care...

Use a vinyl and rubber care, or bumper care product. It will return it to black and likely remove the line patterns you are seeing there. It looks like someone used an inappropriate cleaner in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By B/\/\W
Well if it makes you feel better, the way it...

Well if it makes you feel better, the way it works in the UK with an approved used BMW is that you get a 1 year warranty that doesn't cover brakes. Additional warranty wasn't offered when I got my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By B/\/\W
I agree, could easily happen where it's open near...

I agree, could easily happen where it's open near the back.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By B/\/\W
But the N52 engine was designed for right hand...

But the N52 engine was designed for right hand drive on left hand side driving. The exhaust tips are in close proximity to pedestrians walking by. :D

Thanks for the constructive feedback though...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-29-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By B/\/\W
Dude! Still here, good to see. :thumbup: I'm...

Dude! Still here, good to see. :thumbup:

I'm hating that colour/color.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By B/\/\W
Thumbs down Ever had iDrive and multi-function buttons freeze?

Happened tonight where the screen was stuck on "BMW" as soon as I started up. The radio was stuck on, couldn't mute or change volume or station from the steering wheel. To be honest, I didn't check...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,695
Posted By B/\/\W
Get your hands on a Euro 330, they were made...

Get your hands on a Euro 330, they were made right up until the end. Fills the gaps better between 328 (called 325 in Europe) and the 335. :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By B/\/\W
Shift at 6.6k and you'll shoot in your pants. ...

Shift at 6.6k and you'll shoot in your pants.

Still can't believe you didn't figure out the torque curve on the first day. All you had to do was hit the pedal!

Having said that it took me a few...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By B/\/\W
I call this phenomenon negative braking, negative...

I call this phenomenon negative braking, negative in the sense that little to no actual braking takes place but it has a positive effect on the driver, and a negative effect on anyone that sees it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,413
Posted By B/\/\W
I agree, no reason why an M3 couldn't be a daily...

I agree, no reason why an M3 couldn't be a daily driver at all.

The torque might not peak as soon as it does in the 335, but it's hardly a slouch at the low end. It's got 280n-m as low as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,126
Posted By B/\/\W
Happens all the time. The losers don't realise...

Happens all the time. The losers don't realise that the longer doors on a coupe mean you can shut it more gently. But they slam it as if it's the door of a garden shed. :mad:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,413
Posted By B/\/\W
If you do it, you'll absolutely love it, but you...

If you do it, you'll absolutely love it, but you may live in fear of any potential upcoming costs, and when they come, you'll hate parting with your money. That is what I'd be like anyway.

The 335...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By B/\/\W
When I had my 328, this is the work I had done...

When I had my 328, this is the work I had done between 82 and 100k, approximately, just to give you an idea. Obviously each car is different.

New front control arms, all rear suspension bushes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By B/\/\W
So I guess it totally depends on what the...

So I guess it totally depends on what the original customer asks for then! Thanks
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