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Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-06-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By WannabeX5
If it is anything like my E91 it should fit into...

If it is anything like my E91 it should fit into the drives side little compartment in the back cargo area.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-06-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By WannabeX5
I had mine up for sale for about 2 hours before...

I had mine up for sale for about 2 hours before taking it down. Hard to part with these things since there are none around. :mad:

Mine is an 09 328i manual Montego blue on Oyster, every options...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,599
Posted By WannabeX5
Pretty sure I was just looking at that car for...

Pretty sure I was just looking at that car for sale on line. I still browse then time to time. Welcome to the unicorn manual estate club! :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By WannabeX5
Don't run an all season if you have summers.......

Don't run an all season if you have summers.... that would be really dumb IMO. I went down to a 16" rim on my 328i wagon and put on some Nokian Hakkapelita R2s. It is what europeans run on their...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-03-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,757
Posted By WannabeX5
I went from 2 RWD cars to an AWD car and hated...

I went from 2 RWD cars to an AWD car and hated it. For the slight advantage I had in winter (and I ran winter tires on the AWD) I was severely disappointed in the summer. They just drive too...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-23-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By WannabeX5
In Europe these cars are rated to tow like...

In Europe these cars are rated to tow like 4400lbs. People tow campers with them so I would assume it is rated to tow a 5X8 trailer with under 1000lbs on it. The US culture is just very opposed to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By WannabeX5
I have heard nothing but horror stories about...

I have heard nothing but horror stories about remote starters on a car with this complex of an electrical system. I just go out a couple minutes before I leave and fire the car up. Within 5 minutes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,631
Posted By WannabeX5
I am giving this thread a bump. My 2009 328i...

I am giving this thread a bump. My 2009 328i Sport Package 6MT E91. Montego Blue on Oyster Interior. :)
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By WannabeX5
I bought the OEM BMW bars. Pretty happy with them.

I bought the OEM BMW bars. Pretty happy with them.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,073
Posted By WannabeX5
I put 16" E90 wheels on my E91 with Nokian...

I put 16" E90 wheels on my E91 with Nokian Hakkapelita 205/55/16. Narrow with a big side wall!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By WannabeX5
BTW I think it is interesting that the...

BTW I think it is interesting that the Continental ContiProContact crap OE tires that so many german cars (and well anything these days...) comes with isn't even sold in the EU.... yet my theory...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By WannabeX5
If you go to the nurburgring and look around the...

If you go to the nurburgring and look around the parking lot, you will note a lot of europeans using the AS3 (called Pilot Sport 3) and Pilot Super Sport for heavy track usage. But germans treat that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-29-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By WannabeX5
The AS/3 reminds me of a summer performance tire....

The AS/3 reminds me of a summer performance tire. I tried it in snow on an Acura TL FWD and while it was better than the Yoko summer tires that car had, it was marginal at best and didn't really...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,282
Posted By WannabeX5
I respectfully disagree on AWD turning better in...

I respectfully disagree on AWD turning better in the snow. Same amount of traction given the same tires. It is when you hit the gas that it just propels you towards a curb whereas RWD you can steer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,282
Posted By WannabeX5
I refuse to go car shopping with a marjority of...

I refuse to go car shopping with a marjority of people I know for this exact reason. They don't like anything WITH AWD but refuse to buy anything WITHOUT. So it is a big struggle... I tell them just...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By WannabeX5
My main point with looks is that you can learn a...

My main point with looks is that you can learn a lot about a tire from its' design. The siping, tread blocks, material, directional tread etc. There are even these tiny little bumps in certain tires...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,317
Posted By WannabeX5
From what I gather, the E9X cars just aren't...

From what I gather, the E9X cars just aren't worth as much anymore. Hard to tell this is going out unless you know what to look for I would imagine.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,317
Posted By WannabeX5
How many miles are you guys at on your cars? Mine...

How many miles are you guys at on your cars? Mine just turned 65k. They did it at 64k.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,317
Posted By WannabeX5
That is what they said mine was doing and it is...

That is what they said mine was doing and it is the reason they replaced it. Atleast you are all set now. It does seem very expensive though. I don't really understand why it is so expensive but it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By WannabeX5
I bought those wheels for $349 shipped off of...

I bought those wheels for $349 shipped off of ebay. I am getting 16" Nokian Hakkapelitas and used sensors for right around $600 so essentially I got my winter setup for under $1000. I couldn't beat...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,317
Posted By WannabeX5
I got really lucky with the E91 I just purchased....

I got really lucky with the E91 I just purchased. Apparently these evaporators go out on all of them and it is just a matter of time. While they were inspecting it they said that they could see tell...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By WannabeX5
^What he said in regards to the DWS. I don't...

^What he said in regards to the DWS. I don't understand the rave on this forum for that tire. From all my experiences it is mushy and doesn't perform that well for 'ultra high performance' nor does...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By WannabeX5
I bought 16" OEM BMW 282 E90 rims for this winter...

I bought 16" OEM BMW 282 E90 rims for this winter on my E91. But I don't have the same brake clearance issues as the 335is....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,599
Posted By WannabeX5
I will probably order the euro switch this week...

I will probably order the euro switch this week and also email them to see if they can get the euro tail lamps. Would you be willing to take a video of your turn signals on your euro tail lamps? I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,599
Posted By WannabeX5
I am going to order the euro switch because I am...

I am going to order the euro switch because I am a bit of a nerd like that... and down the road I REALLY want to find some euro tails with the amber turn signals. Unfortunately ECS doesn't carry them...
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