E90Post
 


Lux Angel Eyes
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > USA - Rockies / Midwest > My sad sad story.....



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      05-26-2011, 10:55 AM   #23
DrPig57
Second Lieutenant
DrPig57's Avatar
3
Rep
292
Posts

 
Drives: Crimson/Coral 135i M// package
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Colorado

iTrader: (0)

I was at Schomps a few weeks back and overheard a guy chatting with the parts guy about a new engine. Dinan modified. The parts guy said after the engine, installation and various belts, hoses, etc, it was well over $35K. That 25K is just for the engine, not putting it in.

Sorry about your car Andre.

Actucally, total the M3, buy a 1M, modify it. It will be faster than your M3, handle like your M3 and possibly some cash back in your pocket.
__________________
Don't force me to taunt you a second time
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 11:15 AM   #24
Bimmer This
Major General
71
Rep
6,476
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Westminster

iTrader: (3)

Sid would look funny in a 1M. He's a pretty big guy.
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 11:37 AM   #25
F82_SID
Brigadier General
F82_SID's Avatar
64
Rep
3,129
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.5 MR/BB E92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Denver, CO. USA

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bimmer This View Post
Sid would look funny in a 1M. He's a pretty big guy.
I hear that allot

No 1M for me. No thank you.
__________________
2011/E92/M3/MR/BB/ZCV/ZP2/EDC/2MT
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 12:52 PM   #26
raceyBMW
king of the hills
raceyBMW's Avatar
United_States
29
Rep
2,832
Posts

 
Drives: 335i coupe
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Denver, CO

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
1994 530i  [4.25]
2007 335i Coupe  [4.07]
Quote:
Originally Posted by E92_SID View Post
If it is 26k for a new S65 then maybe I should just go for this:........

http://www.dinancars.com/shop/D850-1...ne.aspx#page=1
Do EET!!! Wonder if you would get the core refund though...
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 12:55 PM   #27
Dackz
Hates Speed Limits
United_States
38
Rep
2,585
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Northern CO

iTrader: (4)

Damn Sid that sucks man. Thats a terrible deal. At least no body damage I guess??? I mean thats something good. But damn, yea, if they are only gonna cover a certain cost try to get that Dinan engine in there. That would be SWEET.
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 01:07 PM   #28
zirc
Private
0
Rep
61
Posts

 
Drives: E92 328xi
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Colorado

iTrader: (0)

damn dude..so sorry to hear..hope it all works out in the end!
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 01:27 PM   #29
F82_SID
Brigadier General
F82_SID's Avatar
64
Rep
3,129
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.5 MR/BB E92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Denver, CO. USA

iTrader: (2)

So check this out.... I just talked with the guys at Dinan and they said that what usually happens in cases like this is the insurance gives me or the dealership the money for a new engine and I can just have the dealer order a Dinan Stroker engine for 1k less then a regular S65! As long as the dealer sends back the old engine which he said the insurance company usually lets them do for free or next to nothing. It is the same exact engine as far as installation goes. The Dinan engine is exactly the same except it is just bored and stroked... oh, and it puts out an extra 80hp/85trq! Those numbers are just for the engine alone.

It looks like this might actually work as long as they dont total my car :-)!
__________________
2011/E92/M3/MR/BB/ZCV/ZP2/EDC/2MT
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 01:35 PM   #30
Zba
Lieutenant
Zba's Avatar
6
Rep
557
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.685 E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Denver, CO

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011.5 M3  [4.87]
Hell yeah! Don't be an innocent bystander with the insurance co, voice your opinion since this is your dream car and all :P
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 01:37 PM   #31
mattsfeir
Lieutenant
United_States
7
Rep
444
Posts

 
Drives: 335xi
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: CO

iTrader: (1)

Sweet deal if that works out.

I forsee other M3 owners asking for the location of this curb.
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 01:42 PM   #32
Zba
Lieutenant
Zba's Avatar
6
Rep
557
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.685 E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Denver, CO

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011.5 M3  [4.87]
lol
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 01:43 PM   #33
F82_SID
Brigadier General
F82_SID's Avatar
64
Rep
3,129
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.5 MR/BB E92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Denver, CO. USA

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mattsfeir View Post
Sweet deal if that works out.

I forsee other M3 owners asking for the location of this curb.
lol good one...

Check this out:

__________________
2011/E92/M3/MR/BB/ZCV/ZP2/EDC/2MT
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 01:44 PM   #34
Dackz
Hates Speed Limits
United_States
38
Rep
2,585
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Northern CO

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E92_SID View Post
So check this out.... I just talked with the guys at Dinan and they said that what usually happens in cases like this is the insurance gives me or the dealership the money for a new engine and I can just have the dealer order a Dinan Stroker engine for 1k less then a regular S65! As long as the dealer sends back the old engine which he said the insurance company usually lets them do for free or next to nothing. It is the same exact engine as far as installation goes. The Dinan engine is exactly the same except it is just bored and stroked... oh, and it puts out an extra 80hp/85trq! Those numbers are just for the engine alone.

It looks like this might actually work as long as they dont total my car :-)!
HELL YEA!! DO IT!!
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 02:53 PM   #35
forza1976
Brigadier General
forza1976's Avatar
United_States
59
Rep
4,542
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 A6
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Denver CO

iTrader: (11)

Garage List
2014 Audi A6  [5.00]
That would be Sick Andre...
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 02:56 PM   #36
F82_SID
Brigadier General
F82_SID's Avatar
64
Rep
3,129
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.5 MR/BB E92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Denver, CO. USA

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by forza1976 View Post
That would be Sick Andre...
" Does that thing have a Hemi?! Nope, its Dinan"
__________________
2011/E92/M3/MR/BB/ZCV/ZP2/EDC/2MT
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 03:03 PM   #37
Zba
Lieutenant
Zba's Avatar
6
Rep
557
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.685 E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Denver, CO

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011.5 M3  [4.87]
Maybe with a 4.6 you could break into the 13's at Bandy LOL!
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 03:05 PM   #38
forza1976
Brigadier General
forza1976's Avatar
United_States
59
Rep
4,542
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 A6
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Denver CO

iTrader: (11)

Garage List
2014 Audi A6  [5.00]
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 03:07 PM   #39
F82_SID
Brigadier General
F82_SID's Avatar
64
Rep
3,129
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.5 MR/BB E92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Denver, CO. USA

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Zba View Post
Maybe with a 4.6 you could break into the 13's at Bandy LOL!
Laugh it up funny man. Just wait until you go. It is very humbling.... Just remember, I will still be able to take you
__________________
2011/E92/M3/MR/BB/ZCV/ZP2/EDC/2MT
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 03:15 PM   #40
raceyBMW
king of the hills
raceyBMW's Avatar
United_States
29
Rep
2,832
Posts

 
Drives: 335i coupe
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Denver, CO

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
1994 530i  [4.25]
2007 335i Coupe  [4.07]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zba View Post
Maybe with a 4.6 you could break into the 13's at Bandy LOL!
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 03:23 PM   #41
Zba
Lieutenant
Zba's Avatar
6
Rep
557
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.685 E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Denver, CO

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011.5 M3  [4.87]
I'm sure I'm going to suck pretty hard. I've only been to the drag strip once years ago and I either bogged bad at the start or got way too excited like Tommy Callahan and ended up burning out


Appreciate 0
      05-26-2011, 06:45 PM   #42
Bimmer This
Major General
71
Rep
6,476
Posts

 
Drives: 2007 BMW 335i
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Westminster

iTrader: (3)

I see a challenge here!
Appreciate 0
      05-27-2011, 02:11 PM   #43
F82_SID
Brigadier General
F82_SID's Avatar
64
Rep
3,129
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.5 MR/BB E92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Denver, CO. USA

iTrader: (2)

Hey guys, things are looking like my car is actually going to be totalled... I dont know for sure yet but the bill is already at 40k and that is without taking it apart. If it reaches 45k then they will probably just total it. The good news is that if they do then I am going to do European Delivery to try and keep my payment down as well as to get an almost free trip out of it. If they dont total it, then I am going to throw that Dinan engine in it.

So, now that I might have a chance to do it all over again, I am thinking if there is anything I would change. Part of me is considering the DCT option but part of me loves the 6mt and feels like I would get tired of the DCT. What do you guys think?
__________________
2011/E92/M3/MR/BB/ZCV/ZP2/EDC/2MT
Appreciate 0
      05-27-2011, 03:18 PM   #44
forza1976
Brigadier General
forza1976's Avatar
United_States
59
Rep
4,542
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 A6
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Denver CO

iTrader: (11)

Garage List
2014 Audi A6  [5.00]
Get DCT, I have that on my new S4 and I love it. I do love MT but I wanted to try this and it's so damn cool and fast.

On another note, you talk to your insurance company on how much your premium is going to go up with this type of claim?
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:49 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST