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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,018
Posted By Philm35
I think the e90 is too small to be a good Uber...

I think the e90 is too small to be a good Uber car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,613
Posted By Philm35
I plan to keep my 335d for at least another four...

I plan to keep my 335d for at least another four years. After that I hope I can afford a Tesla.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By Philm35
Review-Hellst XRT-v5 LED Angel Eyes

About a year ago, I succumbed to LED angel eye envy and decided to upgrade the factory tungsten bulbs on my 2011 335d. After shopping the various brands, I decided on the Hellst XRT V3 LED set. The...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,040
Posted By Philm35
My 335d had early issues with SCR and DEF valves....

My 335d had early issues with SCR and DEF valves. I also experienced intermittent "unpleasant noises" from the AC compressor clutch/belt pulley area... especially when first starting up on a very hot...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By Philm35
I'm not talking about the swept rotor surface....

I'm not talking about the swept rotor surface. It's the "hat", the center hub of the rotor. My car was delivered with rusted hubs from day 1... Looks awful through the wheels. Many aftermarket rotors...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By Philm35
I don't remember where I found it, but the...

I don't remember where I found it, but the correct torque for an E90 is 90 ft/lb.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By Philm35
Unfortunately, I have more than my share of...

Unfortunately, I have more than my share of experience with warped brake rotors... I had a Volvo V70 which warped its own rear rotors every 10,000 miles or so. (turns out that the parking brake was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By Philm35
Hey Jason- I don't drive the car on-track......

Hey Jason-

I don't drive the car on-track... just normal street driving. Cleaning/burnishing the rotors might be worth a shot... although my "warping" symptoms began shortly after having a tire...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By Philm35
Aftermarket Brake Rotors-Rust free

At 45,000 miles the brake rotors on my 2011 335d are warped. I would like to replace them with rotors with a coated or an aluminum hat to prevent the unsightly rusting that is visible behind my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Philm35
Thanks for the replies, guys. When I first...

Thanks for the replies, guys.

When I first tried listening from USB rather than the analog output of my now-gone iPod, I noticed a spectacular difference in bass reproduction. It sounded deeper...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 912
Posted By Philm35
Diesel is easy to find. In 4+ years, I've hand...

Diesel is easy to find. In 4+ years, I've hand only one instance where I had trouble finding it when I needed it. There are iOS apps that will show you where the nearest diesel is available.

My...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 912
Posted By Philm35
Diesel is easy to find. In 4+ years, I've hand...

Diesel is easy to find. In 4+ years, I've hand only one instance where I had trouble finding it when I needed it. There are iOS apps that will show you where the nearest diesel is available.

My...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Philm35
That is what I'm doing… just copying the music...

That is what I'm doing… just copying the music files directly using the Artist>Album>Song file folder structure. I just don't understand what is causing the duplicate filenames to show up in iDrive.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 912
Posted By Philm35
I have a 2011 335d. It gets about 26MPG around...

I have a 2011 335d. It gets about 26MPG around town and about 38MPG on the freeway at 75MPH.

I've driven 2015 328i loaner cars, and for me, it has none of the character or fun-to-drive qualities...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Philm35
USB Audio

My trusty iPod Classic was stolen from the center console of my 2011 335d (with iDrive) this week. It held about 80GB of music. Because there is no current iPod model with that much storage capacity,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-14-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,220
Posted By Philm35
It's gone up to $4.19 here in Cincinnati… The...

It's gone up to $4.19 here in Cincinnati… The highest I've seen it.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-08-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,994
Posted By Philm35
My first DEF fill came early. It was probably...

My first DEF fill came early. It was probably because it was not fully filled at the factory. (There was an SIB about this). Since having a proper fill, I've never had to top off between scheduled...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-14-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By Philm35
Yes. For years.

Yes. For years.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-11-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,086
Posted By Philm35
When I was shopping for cars, I wanted to be a...

When I was shopping for cars, I wanted to be a responsible human and get a car that would achieve 30MPG minimum. But I also wanted something with some performance and great handling. The pickin's...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-11-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,232
Posted By Philm35
That's a beautiful D. Enjoy it! --Phil

That's a beautiful D. Enjoy it!

--Phil
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-08-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,545
Posted By Philm35
Tesla Model S.

Tesla Model S.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-28-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By Philm35
Took it to the dealership last thursday. I played...

Took it to the dealership last thursday. I played a recording of the noise I made on my iPhone for the service advisor. It wouldn't make the noise for them. Same on Friday. They won't do any repairs...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-28-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,184
Posted By Philm35
In a word: Yes.

In a word: Yes.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 28,394
Posted By Philm35
If they do, I'm sure they're not telling! ...

If they do, I'm sure they're not telling!

--Phil
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By Philm35
Thanks, guys! --Phil

Thanks, guys!

--Phil
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