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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By asus389
Yeah so the smell is less noticeable with the AC...

Yeah so the smell is less noticeable with the AC or defroster on. If I manually set it to heat only and to the mid level vents its most noticeable. I'm guessing with the AC on, the air flow over the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By asus389
It happens when the AC is deliberately turned...

It happens when the AC is deliberately turned off. I thought about the heater core. It does sort of fit. The heat works as far as I can tell, and the carpet isn't wet. The dealer claims they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By asus389
Sorry here'e more details. Its more of an...

Sorry here'e more details. Its more of an aromatic/sweet smell that has a burnt tinge to it.

If I turn the HVAC off completely I don't smell it. Even with the windows down. I'll try with the fan...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By asus389
Super helpful. :-)

Super helpful. :-)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By asus389
Intermittent chemical smell through vents

I have a 2011 BMW 328i and I get this chemical like smell through the vents briefly every once in a while. It is most noticeable when it is cold outside and the car has been driven for 10-15...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-13-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By asus389
The Tune2Air ads A2DP audio streaming, not...

The Tune2Air ads A2DP audio streaming, not bluetooth calling. But yeah, it works pretty well.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-13-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By asus389
Could be the starter or the fuel filter/sender...

Could be the starter or the fuel filter/sender unit in the tank?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-16-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By asus389
sold.

sold.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-10-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By asus389
FS: (1) Continental ContiproContact SSR 225/45R17 91H tire

I have a (1) Continental ContiproContact SSR 225/45R17 91H tire for sale. This is the standard issue 17 inch run flat tire for many BMW models. It came off of my 2011 328i. It's at 6/32" and has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,727
Posted By asus389
My dealer said they don't want to drain/fill my...

My dealer said they don't want to drain/fill my MT fluid because "it can cause problems" if you wait until 100k to do it. My car is up there in miles. I have heard that with AT, but never with an MT....
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-13-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By asus389
22 and 32 lbs is really pretty high (esp 32). Are...

22 and 32 lbs is really pretty high (esp 32). Are you feeling vibration? If the wheel isn't bent, and they did the road force balance correctly, and they still got those numbers, then they should...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By asus389
I personally like the mini. But its a totally...

I personally like the mini. But its a totally different animal than a 3 series. I can see the appeal for city driving. If you like it, go for it, why not?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By asus389
No. My dealer chargers ~$100.

No. My dealer chargers ~$100.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By asus389
You can't drive on those tires in the winter. ...

You can't drive on those tires in the winter. You need to get a set of winter tires for when the temp is below 40 degrees.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-02-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,639
Posted By asus389
So... can you use the pads from the pre-2010 e90...

So... can you use the pads from the pre-2010 e90 to get some of the initial bite (and brake dust) back? Or are they totally different.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By asus389
CPO doesn't cover bushings or pads/rotors because...

CPO doesn't cover bushings or pads/rotors because they are considered "wear and tear" parts. Not sure about "extended maintenance" wrt to brakes.

In my experience, if its the bushings you will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By asus389
The rwd sport package 325i/328i e90 sedans came...

The rwd sport package 325i/328i e90 sedans came with 225/45R17 fronts and 255/40R17 rears with summer performance tires for stock wheel/tire setup. I run snows on mine in the winter and I switch to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,084
Posted By asus389
99k on my 06 325i. Its a 6MT with sport and cold...

99k on my 06 325i. Its a 6MT with sport and cold weather packages. I have replaced: thrust arm bushings, front sway bar bushings, VANOS solenoids, a window regulator, blower fan bearing, valve...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,155
Posted By asus389
Been pretty happy with my set of Rial Salerno...

Been pretty happy with my set of Rial Salerno wheels from TireRack. I got the 16" ones for winter, but they make them in 17" if you want. They are 5 spoke and take the BMW center caps. They are also...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-17-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By asus389
Hey guys, thanks for the advice. I have been...

Hey guys, thanks for the advice. I have been checking the bmwusa site. I am also aware I can buy a car without CPO and add a warranty. The issue has been locating a car with a manual transmission in...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-15-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By asus389
Locating a CPO car?

I have been considering replacing my current 06 3 series with a newer CPO e90 3 series. The car I'm looking for is a RWD 328i Black w/ tan interior with a manual transmission. I almost never see...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By asus389
My LM-25 blizzaks got really noisy at around 5k....

My LM-25 blizzaks got really noisy at around 5k. The problem with them (and most snow tires) is that they are directional and you can't really cross rotate them. Cross rotating them reverses the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By asus389
I think the consensus is that ~6 years is the...

I think the consensus is that ~6 years is the limit with tires. The rubber gets hard and starts to rot, even if you have never driven on them.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By asus389
45 psi and cold is 50? thats probably max...

45 psi and cold is 50? thats probably max pressure rating for the tire. What does your door jamb say for the size wheels/tires you are running?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 959
Posted By asus389
Basically your widely available LL01 options are:...

Basically your widely available LL01 options are: Mobil 1 0W-40 Synthetic, "German Castrol" Synthetic 0w30, or "BMW Dealer Oil" which is 5w30 Synthetic. I have used all three and its been fine....
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