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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By galahad05
Exactly this. It is..."mathematically"...

Exactly this. It is..."mathematically" counter-intuitive, but a 30 mph head-on is really less damaging than a 60 mph into an immovable object. Mythbusters actually showed the car damage in both...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By galahad05
Heck yeah that's an eye opener.

Heck yeah that's an eye opener.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By galahad05
This is too much horsepower: ...

This is too much horsepower:

http://lanesplitter.jalopnik.com/the-psychotic-300-hp-kawasaki-ninja-h2r-is-a-hellcat-o-1640740797


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi5_GQ78wM8
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By galahad05
Based on that video, I'd have to say YEAH.

Based on that video, I'd have to say YEAH.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By galahad05
I know some people who have upgraded, to aluminum...

I know some people who have upgraded, to aluminum charge pipes.
It's useful for older cars (heat eventually makes the plastic brittle). IMO it's a must for boosted cars.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By galahad05
Exactly this.

Exactly this.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By galahad05
I'm like a one-man destroyed-tire statistics...

I'm like a one-man destroyed-tire statistics engine. I have literally lost track of how many tires (and wheels) I've replaced or repaired. Both run-flat and go-flat. Long Island roads are pretty...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By galahad05
Agree with Aaron here. I'm doing my...

Agree with Aaron here.

I'm doing my tensioner/idler pulleys/belt this weekend. My car has just shy of 105,000 miles on it (an '07 335i). The belt still looks good, but I'm now hearing what sounds...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-08-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By galahad05
I would say it is not normal.

I would say it is not normal.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By galahad05
Also, I see no mention of lightweight wheels....

Also, I see no mention of lightweight wheels....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By galahad05
Have to agree with the LSD suggestion.

Have to agree with the LSD suggestion.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By galahad05
I'd say your biggest potential problem will heat...

I'd say your biggest potential problem will heat soak. I'm assuming when you said "track" you didn't mean a drag strip.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 852
Posted By galahad05
When the warning comes on (at least in my 335) it...

When the warning comes on (at least in my 335) it immediately follows with the Oil Level Low symbol.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 852
Posted By galahad05
....that one's kind of your call, really. I...

....that one's kind of your call, really.

I know people here who automatically do all fluid changes and maintenance items immediately upon buying a used car. Hard to argue that one really....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 852
Posted By galahad05
Google'ed it--1 U.S. quart = 0.946 liters.

Google'ed it--1 U.S. quart = 0.946 liters.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 852
Posted By galahad05
You know not what you ask! This very topic has...

You know not what you ask! This very topic has been very discussed here--BMW's official stance (in the U.S. at least) has been some ungodly large number like 1 quart every 500 miles as "normal". ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 852
Posted By galahad05
Wait for it to go a quart down, and the computer...

Wait for it to go a quart down, and the computer warns you to add oil. All this assuming you don't perform a scheduled oil change before that happens.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By galahad05
Let me clarify my point...err 328s's point....a...

Let me clarify my point...err 328s's point....a bit more.

The N54 is a solid motor, well suited for reliable power up into the north of 500 HP range (probably). An excellent responding, smooth...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By galahad05
Pretty much this. ...

Pretty much this.

http://www.superstreetonline.com/how-to/engine/1505-guide-to-understanding-the-toyota-2jz-gte-engine/

"Everything You Need to Know About the Toyota 2JZ-GTE Engine"
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By galahad05
Do you idle your engine a lot?

Do you idle your engine a lot?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By galahad05
I wouldn't call it a very long crank. Longer than...

I wouldn't call it a very long crank. Longer than normal, yes.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,093
Posted By galahad05
Focus RS you mean. More refined, faster, better...

Focus RS you mean. More refined, faster, better riding.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By galahad05
Do these guys handle decently?

Do these guys handle decently?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,808
Posted By galahad05
Keep the Oyster. Cheaper and better looking. ...

Keep the Oyster.
Cheaper and better looking. If your grandkid complains about his free car not being the exact interior color he wants....well, HE could turn the changeover to black into a project....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,808
Posted By galahad05
I'd read somewhere that the trim itself (albeit...

I'd read somewhere that the trim itself (albeit the aluminum trim) replacement cost was over a grand.
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