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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 03:37 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,425
Posted By Yukoner
They will. Unfortunately, this is how our...

They will. Unfortunately, this is how our consumer society works now. Blame stupid consumers. In the tech world, this crap all started with Microsoft's per-month Office software licensing garbage....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Yukoner
I have never heard of this and just pulled it up....

I have never heard of this and just pulled it up. Interesting. Very interesting. I didn't realize it was *that* simple to just disable the entire xDrive system and, functionally, move to full RWD....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By Yukoner
It's normally regular weekend driven in the...

It's normally regular weekend driven in the summer time, and then I try and at least start it every ~2ish weeks in the winter and let it get to idle temp (~30min idling), then do some high rev...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By Yukoner
Interesting ! And good to know.

Interesting ! And good to know.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By Yukoner
I'm definitely changing oil UNDER that mileage...

I'm definitely changing oil UNDER that mileage interval, but only once per year, as I don't daily drive. I have often wondered whether I'm stretching it too long in terms of time.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,425
Posted By Yukoner
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sQGM7bGZ-0#t=28m1...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sQGM7bGZ-0#t=28m10s


Start watching at 28 minutes, 10 seconds in. Watch the following 45 seconds from there.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,187
Posted By Yukoner
Not to turn this post into a political dumpster...

Not to turn this post into a political dumpster fire, but yes, fully agreed with both of you that the cost of post-secondary education is HUGE problem.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,187
Posted By Yukoner
What do you want to do with your life ? What do...

What do you want to do with your life ? What do you want as a job / career ? The answers to these questions sometimes dictate what you can or must do. For example, if you want to be an accountant,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By Yukoner
That comment was more geared towards some of the...

That comment was more geared towards some of the replies, but even still, the OP is basically asking "is an AGM battery worth it or can I just buy a cheaper one from AutoZone ?". My response remains...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By Yukoner
I love these threads. Honestly, I've replaced 3...

I love these threads. Honestly, I've replaced 3 BMW batteries. Each one has been replaced with factory OE. Done. No issues, no problems, happy motoring.

I'm not sure what the debate is all about.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Yukoner
Hrmmmmmmmmm :confused:

Hrmmmmmmmmm :confused:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Yukoner
Honestly ? Didn't want to break down on this...

Honestly ? Didn't want to break down on this trip. I had an appointment I NEEDED to make down in Vancouver, so blowing up a charge pipe under high RPM boost or whatever wasn't going to be a good...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Yukoner
Go-flats. We're talking about stretches where you...

Go-flats. We're talking about stretches where you can drive 300, 400 miles between gas stations, let alone towns with tires shops. I keep a can of that pressurized tire sealant crap just in case.
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Yukoner
Servicing, but also going to leave the car down...

Servicing, but also going to leave the car down here for a while (family owns property on Vancouver Island, and we'll be down here more for foreseeable future, since the USA is kinda off-limits). No...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Yukoner
That price tag, for the year and mileage, is...

That price tag, for the year and mileage, is about ~$5K more than you'd see them listed for here in Canada. Not sure if the AUS market is a bit higher priced ? Just giving you a commonwealth country...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Yukoner
6 black bears. 4 moose. 1 was on the road...

6 black bears.
4 moose. 1 was on the road running around, little guy so he didn't know the rules of highways I'm guessing.
5 deer.

And countless foxes, rabbits, etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Yukoner
30 hour drive

Well folks - It's looking like my annual Anchorage excursion for dealer servicing isn't going to happen this year. The Canada - USA border has been closed since late March, and while it's supposed to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,916
Posted By Yukoner
I remember the day I picked up my first BMW, an...

I remember the day I picked up my first BMW, an E90 328i x-drive. I know exactly what you're feeling :bigpimp:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By Yukoner
Smart(car) owners wave at each other. Every....

Smart(car) owners wave at each other. Every. Damn. Time.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By Yukoner
Car's never left me stranded, even when a coil...

Car's never left me stranded, even when a coil was bad and I drove ~750 miles on it (thread is here if you're curious: https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1293099 ). I'd rate...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-04-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Yukoner
Perhaps an unpopular opinion, but I've going to...

Perhaps an unpopular opinion, but I've going to give it anyways - why is this even a question ? It's 11 YEARS old and has 70K+ miles on it ? Uhhhhhh, yeah ! :eek: It's time to change it ! Belts are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Yukoner
I'm not TOO concerned about the amount of owners,...

I'm not TOO concerned about the amount of owners, especially if the car was dealer and warranty maintained with all records.

I am more concerned about the physical condition. I'm agreeing with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,916
Posted By Yukoner
I agree with you 100%, every used car is going to...

I agree with you 100%, every used car is going to need maintenance. The issue is the perception, like the OP had, that the "capital cost" of buying this used luxury vehicle was going to be the end of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,916
Posted By Yukoner
That's fair enough, so costs are also...

That's fair enough, so costs are also regionally-specific. I still stand by my original figure though - $3K to $4K gets eaten up pretty quick, even at cheaper rates (which I was basing that figure...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,916
Posted By Yukoner
No problem, but as has already been mentioned,...

No problem, but as has already been mentioned, ANY used car at $5K is going to require money to be put into it. Perhaps not as much as a BMW, but it'll need maintenance and repairs, trust me.


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