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      07-21-2011, 09:37 AM   #1497
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I might actually, but you'll have to ask the girlfriend. haha.
Its only a 5:45 drive and the show is only one day, so to justify it to her I told her it would be a nice weekend trip for the both of us.

What is there do to in Maryland?!?! haha



awww man I am not about to impose on a nice hotel experience with a significant other. I appreciate it tho.
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What are you thinking about moving on to??
Something that I dont care if I rack miles on for now.
I am lookin got possibly make a career change and it may require more travel.
I currently put about 7000 miles on a year. The new position may require triple that and I dont want to diminish the value of my car, let alone have clients getting in and out of a lowered BMW.

So maybe something like a Maxima or Camry. Then later on maybe pick up a "cool guy car".
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Im near Sewickley, I put it on myself and have taken it off but with the N55 the crank sensor is really difficult because my hands are big and I can't get behind the motor. It takes me an 45-to 60 min for just that sensor connection, in the end my hands are all bruised an bloody. I guess I should just keep doing it until i find an easier way to get it.

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To be honest, that is a legitimate excuse. Small hands are needed to do work like that. That sensor is in a horrible place on the N54 and we were lucky enough to be doing a charge pipe as well so it made the job easier.

I unfortunately wont be moved back to Moon till August 11/12, but if you need any work/help after that, let me know.

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awww man I am not about to impose on a nice hotel experience with a significant other. I appreciate it tho.

Something that I dont care if I rack miles on for now.
I am lookin got possibly make a career change and it may require more travel.
I currently put about 7000 miles on a year. The new position may require triple that and I dont want to diminish the value of my car, let alone have clients getting in and out of a lowered BMW.

So maybe something like a Maxima or Camry. Then later on maybe pick up a "cool guy car".
No problem man.

And I know what you mean with the lowered BMW. Scraping and going extra slow over bumps is not what clients want out of a ride with a potential business partner or colleague.

The Maxima would be a fine choice. They have a similar BMW interior (even Push to start) and also pack 296hp out of their 3.5L V6.
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good compromise

Second vote for the maxima. excellent compromise between your 330 and a camry.
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I unfortunately wont be moved back to Moon till August 11/12, but if you need any work/help after that, let me know.


Thank You! I will keep you in mind.
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      07-21-2011, 03:14 PM   #1501
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To be honest, that is a legitimate excuse. Small hands are needed to do work like that. That sensor is in a horrible place on the N54 and we were lucky enough to be doing a charge pipe as well so it made the job easier.

I unfortunately wont be moved back to Moon till August 11/12, but if you need any work/help after that, let me know.



No problem man.

And I know what you mean with the lowered BMW. Scraping and going extra slow over bumps is not what clients want out of a ride with a potential business partner or colleague.

The Maxima would be a fine choice. They have a similar BMW interior (even Push to start) and also pack 296hp out of their 3.5L V6.
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Second vote for the maxima. excellent compromise between your 330 and a camry.
I agree with you guys... the maxima is sick! I tested them out a few weeks ago! Nice car!
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I agree with you guys... the maxima is sick! I tested them out a few weeks ago! Nice car!
Shane,

Let me know if you are seriously considering the maxima if/when you pick a new car. One of my good friends is a salesman at Wright, the other is the F&I manager...
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Let me know if you are seriously considering the maxima if/when you pick a new car. One of my good friends is a salesman at Wright, the other is the F&I manager...
Hahah well I wish I had know that sooner.
They tried throwing low book on my car for trade.
Told me they cant find a buyer for it so they dont want to take a chance on giving me what it is really worth.
I told them their salesman must be useless and have no faith in them if they need to place a buyer to a car before they take it in.
Not in real good standings with them at the moment. lol
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Kept these ..changed my mind.
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      07-25-2011, 07:53 AM   #1505
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I am going to be finished with my maintenance plan this september and was hoping if when the time comes, to help show me how to do an oil change. Thanks!
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      07-25-2011, 08:00 AM   #1506
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      07-25-2011, 02:51 PM   #1507
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pittsburgh grand prix

Was too busy this weekend,
any one go to grand prix

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      07-25-2011, 03:28 PM   #1508
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Was too busy this weekend,
any one go to grand prix

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yeah, had my ride on the golf course on sat. It was a good showing...
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      07-29-2011, 09:18 PM   #1509
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      08-09-2011, 02:24 PM   #1510
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Went to bimmerfest, not as exciting as I had thought. Did nt notice any local members...

Event definitely needs more vendors....
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      08-11-2011, 08:32 PM   #1511
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Hey guys, just got a new n55... Live in pittsbrugh, Washington Plaza... Right next to the Consol Energy...
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Any locals here have experience installing and removing the JB4 ? im trying to decide between that and the CoBB . I think I'd be most comfortable with getting a JB4 if I had someone to show me "hands on" how to remove and install it first hand ?
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Went to bimmerfest, not as exciting as I had thought. Did nt notice any local members...

Event definitely needs more vendors....
I thought the same thing. And they gave no respect to the newer cars that were incredibly modded, proven by who won the awards.
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welcome

cfrem welcome to the board.. post some pics.. so we can recognize you when cruzing around pitt.

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Can anyone recommend a good shop for installing a catless downpipe? A shop that works on BMWs regularly.

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