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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By Jim328
Holy jiminy cricket. 0.18/32" = 0.005626" =...

Holy jiminy cricket.
0.18/32" = 0.005626" = 0.142875mm


A "standard" sheet of copy paper is about 0.1mm.
You're talking about the thickness of 1 and a half sheets of paper.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,469
Posted By Jim328
I've had a couple of Challengers as rental cars. ...

I've had a couple of Challengers as rental cars.
That hood goes into the next time zone!

Enterprise has a category called "American Muscle", not available everywhere.
Mustang, Camero &...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 635
Posted By Jim328
So the invited parties should just simultaneously...

So the invited parties should just simultaneously have a beer at home? :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 635
Posted By Jim328
Then again, this...

Then again, this (https://www.quickjack.com/car-lifts/bl-5000slx/) would solve ALL our problems...
It's totally on my wish list. :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 635
Posted By Jim328
I have steel ramps from when I owned vehicles...

I have steel ramps from when I owned vehicles with more ground clearance.
They're too steep for the 328's low-to-the-ground splitter.
Had to get a new floor jack, too; my existing one was too tall...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By Jim328
My car had run-flats when I bought it last year. ...

My car had run-flats when I bought it last year.
My plan was to wear them out, and replace them with "regular" tires.
A couple months ago, a pothole took a bite out of my sidewall large enough to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,300
Posted By Jim328
accurate. When I bought my first Range...

accurate.

When I bought my first Range Rover, I had heard all the "least reliable manufacturer" stories.
Because I'm kinda anal, I keep track of all vehicle expenses other than gasoline.
I had...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,300
Posted By Jim328
OK, I can see that. I mean, it's not even a...

OK, I can see that.
I mean, it's not even a contest...
ugly chick, ugly dude dressed like a chick, hottie.
hahahahahahha
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,300
Posted By Jim328
Years ago, when I was doing different work and...

Years ago, when I was doing different work and our son had just been born, we had a minivan.
all the rear seats were individually removable, 1 of the seats had a built-in baby seat with 5-point...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,300
Posted By Jim328
Mine's a DD. My backup is my wife's car. But...

Mine's a DD.
My backup is my wife's car.
But she needs her car for work, etc.
Which comes down to my car damn well better work when it's supposed to!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,851
Posted By Jim328
I purchased a torque wrench from Harbor Freight...

I purchased a torque wrench from Harbor Freight several years ago.
I was greatly saddened to discover that I had received exactly what I paid for, when the bolt I was tightening sheared off, because...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,969
Posted By Jim328
now see, I took away the exact opposite. I...

now see, I took away the exact opposite.

I prefer a bit more "protection" to a bit more fuel economy.
Or maybe I have a complete lack of understanding.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,969
Posted By Jim328
This entire thread, distilled to the essential...

This entire thread, distilled to the essential answer.

I regularly used Pennzoil Platinum Euro 5W40 in my '05 Rover, which had a BMW engine.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Jim328
You trade license plates with a soccer-mom toyota...

You trade license plates with a soccer-mom toyota every morning? :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,969
Posted By Jim328
Thanks. Bagh. Fuel Economy. I want rocket...

Thanks.

Bagh. Fuel Economy.
I want rocket ship power, not fuel economy! haahahhahaha:rofl:

Apropos of nothing whatsoever, I got to drive a 2015 i8 for a while yesterday.
3-cylinder 1.4L turbo...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Jim328
Based on what I've read, installing a 3-stage...

Based on what I've read, installing a 3-stage intake manifold without a software reflash provides no benefit.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,969
Posted By Jim328
So, based on the table Doug linked, the "correct"...

So, based on the table Doug linked, the "correct" oil for my 2008 328xi with N52 engine is BMW LL-01 FE.
What the heckin heck is "FE"?

Because I just bought some Castrol 5W40 which, according to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-20-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By Jim328
wet/dry vac with a small nozzle to suck that...

wet/dry vac with a small nozzle to suck that nasty gunk out of there.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-20-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Jim328
If you can add water to it, it is not an AGM.

If you can add water to it, it is not an AGM.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,843
Posted By Jim328
Way back in the early 80s, I worked at a car...

Way back in the early 80s, I worked at a car dealership in the parts department.
They hired a new "mechanic", and started him out on oil changes.
He put some ungodly huge amount of oil in a car and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,358
Posted By Jim328
I'm headed to Wisconsin on Thursday night. The...

I'm headed to Wisconsin on Thursday night.
The Karens will all be at home glued to CNN while I'm on the road.

Seems like the additional people on the road lately must think that driving slowly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,843
Posted By Jim328
This. And it gives me an excuse to spend some...

This.
And it gives me an excuse to spend some time in the garage. hahahah

My work includes significant interaction with large volumes of people.
My wife works in a hospital.

She gets a flu...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,358
Posted By Jim328
Why does everything have to look like a toyota? ...

Why does everything have to look like a toyota?
:dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By Jim328
Thought so. I fell in love with the LR...

Thought so.


I fell in love with the LR brand when I was a little nugget, watching Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom.
The Series trucks are just so.. Land Rover. **

Useless LR trivia:
There's a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By Jim328
That seeemed hot

Just got home from a bit of spirited driving, which is to say higher-than-normal rev range for a while.
Pulled in the garage, shut off car, electric cooling fan stayed on.
I opened the hood to aid...
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