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      08-26-2013, 07:03 AM   #265
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Just turned 63K on my 08 328i MT.

Car has been good, owned it since 42K. I have swapped coolant, gear oil, diff oil.
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      08-27-2013, 04:01 PM   #266
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Just bought my 07 328xi at 52k already had to replace the starter after 200 miles of ownership
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      08-27-2013, 04:07 PM   #267
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      08-27-2013, 07:06 PM   #268
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mine has 188,xxx on the clock. replaced starter, driver side door actuator, water pump, control arm bushings, both rear window regulators, also fixed vcg leak and oil filter housing leak. other than that long list, it drives like a champ. just had the cats deleted off the headers too and I drive the crap out of it too. lol
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      08-27-2013, 07:17 PM   #269
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mine has 188,xxx on the clock. replaced starter, driver side door actuator, water pump, control arm bushings, both rear window regulators, also fixed vcg leak and oil filter housing leak. other than that long list, it drives like a champ. just had the cats deleted off the headers too and I drive the crap out of it too. lol
wow long list indeed...

Just courious- what are the symptoms of bad control arm bushings?
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      08-27-2013, 07:33 PM   #270
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wow long list indeed...

Just courious- what are the symptoms of bad control arm bushings?
my steering wheel had some serious play whenever i would go over rough/cracked roads. It got to a point where I would hear a slight clunk when I come to a stop. The mechanic confirmed that the right c.a bushing was completely disintegrated, hence the clunk. I think it was a combination of the bushings and bad tires. Had both of them replaced and the steering feel is so much more confident. Oh yeah!! have someone else drive your car down the street and back and stomp on the brakes while you watch the front wheels. You'll notice that the front wheels do a wobbly dance. that's usually a good indicator.
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      08-27-2013, 07:39 PM   #271
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I have an 09 e90 328ix with oem 220 wheels installed. When I brake my steering wheel turns close 60 degrees, sometimes right sometimes left. I took the car to the dealer and they said the tires are following the road crown and it turns more than usual because of the aggressive offset of 220 wheels.

What do you guys think?
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my steering wheel had some serious play whenever i would go over rough/cracked roads. It got to a point where I would hear a slight clunk when I come to a stop. The mechanic confirmed that the right c.a bushing was completely disintegrated, hence the clunk. I think it was a combination of the bushings and bad tires. Had both of them replaced and the steering feel is so much more confident. Oh yeah!! have someone else drive your car down the street and back and stomp on the brakes while you watch the front wheels. You'll notice that the front wheels do a wobbly dance. that's usually a good indicator.
Cool man. thanks! I dont have any of those symptoms as of yet but is always good to know. I appreciate it! Cheers!
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      08-30-2013, 06:35 PM   #273
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I have an 09 e90 328ix with oem 220 wheels installed. When I brake my steering wheel turns close 60 degrees, sometimes right sometimes left. I took the car to the dealer and they said the tires are following the road crown and it turns more than usual because of the aggressive offset of 220 wheels.

What do you guys think?
There's no way it's because of the wheels. They're only 0.5" and 1" wider than stock e90 sport model wheels. There has to be a different problem than the wheels. I don't really know what it is but I highly doubt it's the wheels...
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      08-30-2013, 06:55 PM   #274
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There's no way it's because of the wheels. They're only 0.5" and 1" wider than stock e90 sport model wheels. There has to be a different problem than the wheels. I don't really know what it is but I highly doubt it's the wheels...
I go back and forth from 18x8 18x8.5 to 19x9 and 19x10 and no difference well when I corner it does
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      08-30-2013, 07:43 PM   #275
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I have an 09 e90 328ix with oem 220 wheels installed. When I brake my steering wheel turns close 60 degrees, sometimes right sometimes left. I took the car to the dealer and they said the tires are following the road crown and it turns more than usual because of the aggressive offset of 220 wheels.

What do you guys think?
It may be, Depending on the offset.. I was running stock 162 wheels with 15 mm spacers in the front and front road surface steer was very annoying. Removing spacers solved the issue for me..
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      08-31-2013, 08:11 PM   #276
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I'm about to roll over 110k on the 328xi I picked up this week. The previous owner serviced it regularly and it feels great all around. I just gave it an oil change, did the carbon filter delete and dropped in a K&N panel filter. Woohoo for 2 more HP! I think I'll have my motor mounts swapped the next time I have it in the shop for something though it doesn't seem all that bad right now. It feels great to be back in an e90, I've missed my '07 335i every day since I sold it (damn house ).
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      09-23-2013, 12:02 AM   #277
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      09-27-2013, 06:13 PM   #278
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Just hit 50k like 2 weeks ago on my 330xi.
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      09-27-2013, 06:17 PM   #279
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Just hit 50k like 2 weeks ago on my 330xi.
WTH iam already at 110k miles... is not fair... im so jelous..
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      09-27-2013, 09:03 PM   #280
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+ 10K since June; just rolled over 228,000 on the way home.
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      09-27-2013, 09:59 PM   #281
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Just hit 50k like 2 weeks ago on my 330xi.
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WTH iam already at 110k miles... is not fair... im so jelous..
Yea wtf?! how are you only at 50k?! Is it just a weekend car?

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+ 10K since June; just rolled over 228,000 on the way home.
Dude, are you doing cross-country drives? You've got 2x + 37k more than me!
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      09-27-2013, 11:00 PM   #282
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I bought the car back in Feb with 43k. The previous owner didn't drive much which was good for me.



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Yea wtf?! how are you only at 50k?! Is it just a weekend car?



Dude, are you doing cross-country drives? You've got 2x + 37k more than me!
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      09-27-2013, 11:34 PM   #283
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about to hit 111,000 miles on my car and so far i've done the water pump, transmission fluid, rear differential fluid and front and rear door lock regulators. Honestly that's way better than our Mercedes which has 125,000 on it but i had to replace head gasket on that at 100,000 miles and things are breaking left to right on that car
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      09-28-2013, 01:22 AM   #284
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I bought the car back in Feb with 43k. The previous owner didn't drive much which was good for me.

Your one lucky dude and you don't have to do a 3 stage intake manifold swap like I do. Jealous.

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about to hit 111,000 miles on my car and so far i've done the water pump, transmission fluid, rear differential fluid and front and rear door lock regulators. Honestly that's way better than our Mercedes which has 125,000 on it but i had to replace head gasket on that at 100,000 miles and things are breaking left to right on that car
I just passed 98k tonight and so far I've replaced front passenger door lock actuator and my suspension.
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      09-28-2013, 05:46 AM   #285
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~120k
Normal stuff:
Springs/dampers (for performance, not wear). Fluids-diff/trans/coolant/brakes all changed twice.
Plugs changed, vanos solenoids cleaned/swapped
Waterpump/thermostat changed before failure
Battery

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Oil filter housing gasket, passenger airbag sensor mat
Upper strut mount needed to be cleaned and re-packed with grease.

So far, its been great! I still love driving my 330. I plan on keeping it for many years.
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      09-28-2013, 07:13 AM   #286
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Dude, are you doing cross-country drives? You've got 2x + 37k more than me!
160 miles a day my man, that's how you do it.
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