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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 997
Posted By BashedBarrique
I can't tell much from that picture.

I can't tell much from that picture.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 997
Posted By BashedBarrique
If you have a "hole" in the engine block you are...

If you have a "hole" in the engine block you are not going to be able to "rebuild" the engine.

"Game over man, game over!"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsx2vdn7gpY
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By BashedBarrique
And another Le Mans blue!

And another Le Mans blue!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 765
Posted By BashedBarrique
Interesting. So, since Le Mans Blue represents...

Interesting. So, since Le Mans Blue represents only about 10% of 335is sales and it is the color (seemingly) most posted here at Bimmerfest, can one conclude that Le Mans Blue attracts outgoing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By BashedBarrique
What do you mean by "randomly...

What do you mean by "randomly accelerates"?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 765
Posted By BashedBarrique
I knew it!

I knew it!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By BashedBarrique
Back in my teens I had a 1969 Mustang Mach I with...

Back in my teens I had a 1969 Mustang Mach I with a 428 SCJ V8 engine that had a leaky 850 Holley "double pumper" carburetor and a 4:57 ratio drag racing differential. It got around 8 mpg with short...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 765
Posted By BashedBarrique
Congrats! Nice car, but seems like every...

Congrats!

Nice car, but seems like every one posted on this site is that same color. Are they all that color?:confused:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By BashedBarrique
"He first made a name for himself in his 20s when...

"He first made a name for himself in his 20s when he designed the Bugatti Veyron, a 1 million-euro plus supercar created under VW Group's then-CEO, Ferdinand Piech. At 35, the Slovak national was put...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By BashedBarrique
Not photoshopped. Some crazies in South Africa...

Not photoshopped. Some crazies in South Africa built the thing.

http://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/buying-maintenance/news/a29266/bmw-e92-m3-pickup-truck/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By BashedBarrique
Holy Crap! A Bimmer-mino or is that an...

Holy Crap! A Bimmer-mino or is that an El-Baveria? Shouldn't there be a keg of Beir in the back?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By BashedBarrique
Are you planning on tracking it? If not why would...

Are you planning on tracking it? If not why would you change the brakes at 24,000 miles? I could see upgrading to performance pads when the originals wear out, but I can't see any benefit to doing so...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By BashedBarrique
The used engine and turbo solution is the only...

The used engine and turbo solution is the only one that makes financial sense. That is, unless you can rebuild the engine yourself. This assumes you have four things.

1) The mechanical ability....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-13-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By BashedBarrique
Here ya go CAL... ...

Here ya go CAL...

http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/ISwAAOSwv0tVf3pE/s-l400.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,074
Posted By BashedBarrique
Absolutely! But it may be a while. I'm still in...

Absolutely! But it may be a while. I'm still in the parts gathering mode. I sold my 1990 (na) Miata to buy one with no rust which is a real challenge here in the mid-west (as you know).

Once I get...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-06-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,074
Posted By BashedBarrique
Totally agree with this sentiment. I am building...

Totally agree with this sentiment. I am building a (mostly) track oriented V8 Miata, but I'm not trying to make a living racing it. I want to enjoy driving it and that requires, for me, a manual...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,074
Posted By BashedBarrique
Wilt, I saw some of those articles as well,...

Wilt,

I saw some of those articles as well, and as you said, they have conflicting information. So I decided to go to the BMW USA website and use the "configurator" for the 2, 3 and 4 series cars....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By BashedBarrique
I totally agree...of course my one and only BMW...

I totally agree...of course my one and only BMW was a 2006 325i.;)

It felt quick enough, until I drove a 335i. Now I WANT one of those (or an E92 M3).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-04-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,074
Posted By BashedBarrique
Wilt, I just went to the BMW online...

Wilt,

I just went to the BMW online configurator, to "build" a 2017 430i (previously the 428i) and it has a box in the options list for a manual transmission. It is a no cost option, so it appears...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 963
Posted By BashedBarrique
I test drove a 2012 M3 with a DCT. It did shift...

I test drove a 2012 M3 with a DCT. It did shift very quickly and behaved very similar to a good automatic trans while just toodling around.

I found the lack of interaction with the driving...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Hi
Views: 440
Posted By BashedBarrique
WARRIORdtr, Life is short. BMW's are great....

WARRIORdtr,

Life is short. BMW's are great. Sh1t breaks on Hyundais as well.

And even when they're running optimally they're still frickin' Hyundias!

Enjoy your new (to you) BMW!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By BashedBarrique
I may love German cars, but doing a good smokey...

I may love German cars, but doing a good smokey burn out is my American birth right.

YEEE HAAAA!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9MoTTb_yy0
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By BashedBarrique
I was going to question the wisdom in purchasing...

I was going to question the wisdom in purchasing a set of injectors, but then I read that you had purchased a whole 'nuther 335i. Holy moly!

Congrats on the acquisition of your second 335i.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By BashedBarrique
Walnut blasting is required in the turbocharged...

Walnut blasting is required in the turbocharged 535i and 335i not because they are turbocharged but because they are direct injected. No fuel washes over the intake passages and intake valves since...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By BashedBarrique
First things first. Unless you bought a...

First things first. Unless you bought a motorcycle you bought a "Bimmer" not a "beamer".

Now, welcome to the 'fest Triniboy305!
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