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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
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My wife “liked” my E70 X5 35d. However, she would...

My wife “liked” my E70 X5 35d. However, she would always say: my Tiguan is “better.”


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-17-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By edycol
Did I miss something something, but since when...

Did I miss something something, but since when brakes are covered by warranty?


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By edycol
Next year I am getting myself 335 or 328 E90, but...

Next year I am getting myself 335 or 328 E90, but must be stick.
Thing with 328 N52 in my environment (high altitude) is that naturally aspirated engine looses a lot of power, 3% per 1,000ft. That...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By edycol
E92 (i think E92 is coupe) until 2013 is inline 6...

E92 (i think E92 is coupe) until 2013 is inline 6 naturally aspirated.
F30 from 2012 until 2019 is all turbo.
Forget non-turbo engines now.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By edycol
Let’s not forget oil dipstick. At least new X5/7...

Let’s not forget oil dipstick. At least new X5/7 5.0i have dipstick again.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By edycol
That was model with infamous N54 engine. If you...

That was model with infamous N54 engine. If you want turbo, go with 2011 E90 that has N55 engine. A lot of issues were resolved, though water pump is still not as stout as mechanical one (simply,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By edycol
BMW’s were never sold bcs of “intoxicating “...

BMW’s were never sold bcs of “intoxicating “ acceleration. They were sold bcs of intoxicating steering and balance. Who gives a **** whether it goes 5sec to 60 or 6sec. My dead grandma can pull that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-13-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By edycol
Well, people got what they asked for, a non-dust...

Well, people got what they asked for, a non-dust brakes. Personally anyone who makes an issue around dust should just stick to Toyota Camry.
Try replacements and see. I think their argument is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By edycol
The problem with emissions is not only that it is...

The problem with emissions is not only that it is pricey, but sometimes very hard to pin point on exact problem.
I truly enjoyed my 35d. I got it as I owned in Europe E61 525d. But in hindsight, I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By edycol
X2 is transverse engine. In my vocabulary that is...

X2 is transverse engine. In my vocabulary that is fake BMW.
F30 has some good attributes. Weight distribution is better than in E90. 328i is 49/51 and 335 and 340 are exactly 50:50. E90 335 was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By edycol
What is reasonably priced? Sent from my...

What is reasonably priced?


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By edycol
Dealership will be your best bet if you don’t...

Dealership will be your best bet if you don’t know good shop.
There is excellent shop in Colorado Springs, but not sure it is worth of drive.




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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By edycol
Since all this “we want to be everything for...

Since all this “we want to be everything for everyone” started, BMW lost 27% in profit.
I get that customers are absolute morons. In one survey, 87% of buyers of 1 series thought their car is FWD....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-10-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By edycol
Like Fredo said, emissions stuff. Make sure you...

Like Fredo said, emissions stuff. Make sure you use approved BMW oil as that can screw up emissions.
Cold weather is not an issue these diesels.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By edycol
Also, brake fluid is due for flush every 2 years,...

Also, brake fluid is due for flush every 2 years, so flush it. Don’t just reset warning.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-08-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,815
Posted By edycol
Yes. You will get info on maintenance. But...

Yes. You will get info on maintenance. But ultimately, question is what you like. Do you need snow capable car? While XDrive is good, VW/Audi’s are better in snow as a. Audi has best AWD in business,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-08-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,815
Posted By edycol
You need to try several different cars. You will...

You need to try several different cars. You will never get answer here or somewhere else that will answer your question.
First and foremost you need to decide what is your priority? Reliability or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-08-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,815
Posted By edycol
You have to realize that there is huge difference...

You have to realize that there is huge difference between cars like Buick and BMW. BMW way out of that league. Luxury car is not only what is inside. It is what is under the hood. BMW’s are actually...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-08-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,815
Posted By edycol
I could explain you, but at this point I think...

I could explain you, but at this point I think you are just lazy to do any kind of research. Go get KIA. BMW in all honesty is not for you.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-08-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,815
Posted By edycol
Not even close. It cannot go into same sentence...

Not even close. It cannot go into same sentence with BMW.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-08-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,815
Posted By edycol
Also, try VW Passat VR6 4 motion. You would be...

Also, try VW Passat VR6 4 motion. You would be surprised with that vehicle and VR6 is absolutely bulletproof engine.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-08-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,815
Posted By edycol
Would like some info about the 330i x-drive

BMW’s are at cutting edge technologically and they try a lot of new things, which more often than not prove good, but sometimes also prove as failure.
If you go with older 6cyl, N55, expect water...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-07-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,815
Posted By edycol
OK, so 5 series is better option fir you. BMW’s...

OK, so 5 series is better option fir you. BMW’s are comfortable, and F and G series, at horror of BMW enthusiasts, are more on comfortable side. However, they are still hoot to drive and very, very...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By edycol
There is no need for patch kit or spare until you...

There is no need for patch kit or spare until you are in mountain West and you get nail in side of tire. Than you realize fast that you are stuck for few days wherever you are.
I had nail in Las...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By edycol
In El Paso county here in Colorado roads were...

In El Paso county here in Colorado roads were really bad (climate +soil is culprit). Voted sales tax increase of $0.62. It is going again for an extension next year on the ballot.
I find it always...
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