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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-11-2018, 09:35:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 797
Posted By skywalker2
Re: $100K Question: M4 GTS or F-type SVR or Carrera GTS or AMG GT S

While I agree that from a pricing stand point the GTS looks like a good value.

However most M4 drivers probably having 1 car. No way you can DD a GTS.

So even if the price is the same, I bet...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Oct-23-2015, 01:26:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By skywalker2
2011 M3 ZCP / DCT / 36k miles

2011 M3 Alpine / Black leather / Black Carbon trim. Pretty much loaded - DCT / Prem / Sound / Competition Pack / Sunroof / 36k miles. Asking $43,900.

A couple of very nice items that come with...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, Apr-09-2014, 02:47:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,057
Posted By skywalker2
Re: E92 M3 Depreciation Analysis

Why not buy a 2010 with similar miles now? Is there a reason you are waiting?

When deciding on my purchase, a major factor is the depreciation analysis. The reason is that I look at my car cost...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Jul-01-2012, 06:28:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,334
Posted By skywalker2
Re: 2008 E90 M3 Jerez / Fox

I was just out cleaning up the engine bay for you. The heart of the beast :thumbsup2: You will love this car
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-29-2012, 11:04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,334
Posted By skywalker2
Re: 2008 E90 M3 Jerez / Fox

Everytime I try to upload pics i get a "fatal error". no problems on any other site.

If you are a serious buyer PM me your email and I'll send you detailed pics

Here is a link to some pics on...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-29-2012, 07:49:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,334
Posted By skywalker2
Re: 2008 E90 M3 Jerez / Fox

I came across an M6 for a killer deal and couldnt pass it up :thumbsup2:
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-29-2012, 01:55:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,334
Posted By skywalker2
Re: 2008 E90 M3 Jerez / Fox

I keep getting errors when trying to post pics so I'll try later. Or PM me your email and I'll send them direct.

My car is CLEAN :thumbsup2: no dogs, pets, air fresheners, smoking, weird smells,...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Fri, Jun-29-2012, 01:52:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,334
Posted By skywalker2
2008 E90 M3 Jerez / Fox

Up for sale is an original owner, excellent condition 08 M3 sedan. Jerez Black / Fox Red / manual / 34k miles. premium, tech, 19's, prem sound, ipod, fully loaded with every option on 2008. I have...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Jan-22-2012, 12:46:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By skywalker2
08 E90 Jerez / Fox (Michigan)

Its time to move on to something different. I'm the original owner, and take awesome car of my car. Garaged at work and home, leather is cleaned regularly, 99% of the time I"m driving myself so the...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Tue, May-25-2010, 01:46:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,658
Posted By skywalker2
yes this does help. this is my 4th track day,...

yes this does help. this is my 4th track day, first with this car. so basically set to factory spec (or a little higher) then watch them after the session.

question: if they're higher than spec,...
Forum: M3 Track: Racing and DE Mon, May-24-2010, 09:59:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,658
Posted By skywalker2
First E90 track day tomorrow - tire pressure?

for stock 18's. I found 35 cold, up to 45 hot. just want to make sure i dont mess up my tires!
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, May-14-2010, 01:14:34 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,235
Posted By skywalker2
Ha ha, I'm in the same situation. 2 kids and...

Ha ha, I'm in the same situation. 2 kids and looking at an X5. Sent you a PM for some q's if you dont mind
Forum: E90/x - Parts for Sale/Wanted Fri, Apr-16-2010, 09:31:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,947
Posted By skywalker2
bump, pics?

bump, pics?
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Apr-13-2010, 07:30:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By skywalker2
OEM 18's: same finish / color all years?

I'm about to pick up a set for winter / track. Wanted to make sure all years are the same finish and color. I thought they changed the finish from 08 to 09 or 10?
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Apr-02-2010, 01:33:05 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,235
Posted By skywalker2
But what about people who want a "sport" sedan? ...

But what about people who want a "sport" sedan? The M5 is just too big and heavy to be a sport sedan. The M5 is an awesome machine, but no sport sedan.

I love my E90 M3, especially with 2 kids.
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Apr-02-2010, 01:31:21 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,235
Posted By skywalker2
The sedan got a bad wrap due to a poorly planned...

The sedan got a bad wrap due to a poorly planned launch. Most buyers of a sedan want an auto / dsg. They launched it with a manual. The economy crashed as well.

I love my E90 sedan. I had 2...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Mar-19-2010, 02:15:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,962
Posted By skywalker2
I think they're both great. The M5 is louder...

I think they're both great. The M5 is louder however seemed to be more 1 dimensional. The M3 is always making different sounds and noises under different throttle inputs... would be nice to own...
Forum: Great Lakes Sun, Mar-07-2010, 10:47:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By skywalker2
thanks Justin. its Mike by the way, the black m3...

thanks Justin. its Mike by the way, the black m3 sedan guy who's attended some of your meets before. :thumbsup2:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sun, Feb-07-2010, 01:21:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,887
Posted By skywalker2
I prefer aluminum trim for the contrast,...

I prefer aluminum trim for the contrast, brightens up the interior as well
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sun, Feb-07-2010, 12:47:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,866
Posted By skywalker2
Mine is a DD rain, snow, and shine. 2 car seats...

Mine is a DD rain, snow, and shine. 2 car seats in the back. Just make sure you get EDC as the different settings are a must in areas of bad roads.

Love it as a DD. Not 1 issue in 20 months...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sun, Jan-17-2010, 08:16:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,611
Posted By skywalker2
I was thinking the same until I looked into...

I was thinking the same until I looked into maint. costs on the Aston. $8k for brakes if I remember, and big $$$ for other stuff. When you pickup a 4 year old car you have to account for that...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sun, Jan-17-2010, 07:49:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,140
Posted By skywalker2
+1 I agree. Its silly that BMW produced the car...

+1 I agree. Its silly that BMW produced the car like this, it looks like a hacked aftermarket exhaust. I was driving behind my car the other day, and its an eyesore. I remember seeing a chrysler...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, Dec-09-2009, 11:41:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,063
Posted By skywalker2
have you found better pricing on the warranty yet?

have you found better pricing on the warranty yet?
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sat, Dec-05-2009, 01:51:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,063
Posted By skywalker2
I would consider the warranty plan, but depends...

I would consider the warranty plan, but depends on the price. on the m5board.com there are guys getting extended warranties for $2k on an m5. i would highly consider spending $2k for an extra 3...
Forum: Great Lakes Sat, Dec-05-2009, 01:44:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By skywalker2
Good Detail Shop Detroit (Troy) Area?

Looking to get a good exterior wax, tx
Forum: E90/x - Parts for Sale/Wanted Sun, Nov-29-2009, 11:45:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 551
Posted By skywalker2
E90 18" rims

I'm looking for a set for winter and track use, so need need for the stock tires. pm me or send an email... thanks
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sat, Nov-28-2009, 01:07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,527
Posted By skywalker2
in my drive the m5 is louder, but the m3 makes...

in my drive the m5 is louder, but the m3 makes far better sounds. the m5 is very mechanical sounding. the m3 makes different sounds depending on the throttle, engine speed, etc. the M5 seemed to...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Nov-27-2009, 10:56:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,527
Posted By skywalker2
Couple of q's: I test drove an 06 M5 yesterday,...

Couple of q's: I test drove an 06 M5 yesterday, considering moving from an 08 M3 for a E60 M5. I like the size and space in the m5 better, but concerned about the maintenance and issues i read...
Forum: Great Lakes Thu, Nov-26-2009, 02:14:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By skywalker2
Detroit area: where to get wheels powder coated?

I have winter wheels which are "super silver", looking to get them to matte gray (similar to the stock m3 18's).

Anybody have a good shop in the Detroit area and know the cost?
Forum: Great Lakes Wed, Nov-25-2009, 04:54:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By skywalker2
Independent Dealer in Detroit Area?

I have to get an oil change for my wife's e350, the dealer wants $300 :thumbsdown:

Auto Europe is $150, which is half, but I wanted to see if anybody knows of any good trustworthy shops in...
Forum: Great Lakes Sat, Sep-19-2009, 01:24:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By skywalker2
I'm going to try to make it... have to negotiate...

I'm going to try to make it... have to negotiate with the wifey
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Sep-08-2009, 09:37:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,285
Posted By skywalker2
I have FR and Jerez and very happy. Tons of...

I have FR and Jerez and very happy. Tons of complements. I think SG is awesome with FR, however SG is a little bland on an M3. I like Titanium Silver with FR, not so much SS (too much mint green...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sun, Aug-02-2009, 03:48:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,727
Posted By skywalker2
I've had both smg and manual M3's, my current E90...

I've had both smg and manual M3's, my current E90 sedan is a manual. I go back and forth which is better, manual or dsg. I had a chance to trade my car for a dsg however I decided to keep the...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sat, Jul-11-2009, 02:20:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By skywalker2
+1 who knows what kind of issues you end up with!...

+1 who knows what kind of issues you end up with! I wouldnt roll the dice.
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, Jul-08-2009, 05:17:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,176
Posted By skywalker2
Having 2 previous E46 M3's, they were a little...

Having 2 previous E46 M3's, they were a little tough as DD. While practical for "sports car" the suspension was a little rough and 2 doors sucked for people getting in and out. Along came the E90...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Jun-12-2009, 12:47:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,904
Posted By skywalker2
nice color combo :thumbsup2:

nice color combo :thumbsup2:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Jun-08-2009, 11:19:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,338
Posted By skywalker2
you're using the wholesale prices. plus, who...

you're using the wholesale prices. plus, who knows what car you're getting from an auction. I mean, if you knew you were going to have an M3 for 1 year or less, would you "baby" it?
Forum: Great Lakes Sat, Jun-06-2009, 07:50:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,153
Posted By skywalker2
i'm game, sat preferred or play hookie on a...

i'm game, sat preferred or play hookie on a friday would be cool too
Forum: Great Lakes Mon, Jun-01-2009, 06:24:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,153
Posted By skywalker2
speaking of video... anybody have any pics or...

speaking of video... anybody have any pics or video to share out?
Forum: Great Lakes Mon, Jun-01-2009, 05:14:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,153
Posted By skywalker2
Yeah, I picked up a couple of chips probably from...

Yeah, I picked up a couple of chips probably from you passing me :thumbsup2:

can you share a map of those roads you are referring to? or maybe meet up for a little group drive around there....
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Thu, May-28-2009, 06:34:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,076
Posted By skywalker2
I had 2 E46 M3's, I've had my E90 for a year now....

I had 2 E46 M3's, I've had my E90 for a year now. Both different cars going about their business different. The E90 is more comfortable, easier to live with day to day, and faster. Plus the sound...
Forum: Great Lakes Wed, May-20-2009, 07:34:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,153
Posted By skywalker2
Ha ha, I grew up in that sub called river oaks...

Ha ha, I grew up in that sub called river oaks :laughhard:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, May-18-2009, 12:35:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,693
Posted By skywalker2
craziness there are still brand new e90's still...

craziness there are still brand new e90's still around! its May!
Forum: Great Lakes Sun, May-17-2009, 12:03:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,153
Posted By skywalker2
nope got kids, plus family over. do you have the...

nope got kids, plus family over. do you have the plate mpower?
Forum: Great Lakes Sat, May-16-2009, 04:57:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,153
Posted By skywalker2
I've been seeking some good roads too but not...

I've been seeking some good roads too but not much luck :thumbsdown:

I went to visit some family in port huron a while back, took a bunch of side roads from washington twp. to i94. some amazing...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, May-01-2009, 07:23:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,693
Posted By skywalker2
these cars are still going in the $50k's for the...

these cars are still going in the $50k's for the most part, there's always a "range" of low to high depending on thousands of factors. Somebody will find a 08 for $47k and another guy will pay $57k...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sun, Apr-26-2009, 02:14:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,258
Posted By skywalker2
+1 looking for a set for track use

+1 looking for a set for track use
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Apr-17-2009, 07:13:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,610
Posted By skywalker2
I think SSII is love it or hate it. too much...

I think SSII is love it or hate it. too much light blue and light green in it for me... what the heck is wrong with regular old silver?
Forum: Great Lakes Fri, Apr-17-2009, 11:58:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,094
Posted By skywalker2
looks like sat is the better day weather wise 71...

looks like sat is the better day weather wise 71 sunny vs. 55 rain
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Apr-13-2009, 04:43:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,610
Posted By skywalker2
Jerez is cool but prefer Jet. Fox Red is sweet...

Jerez is cool but prefer Jet. Fox Red is sweet in real life (its an ///M get something different).
Forum: Great Lakes Mon, Apr-13-2009, 04:40:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,094
Posted By skywalker2
I'm planning now, might not be able to stay for...

I'm planning now, might not be able to stay for lunch but drop by
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Mar-10-2009, 02:41:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,681
Posted By skywalker2
For me it came down to these 2 cars, I chose the...

For me it came down to these 2 cars, I chose the M3. Both killer cars, they both have their strenghts and weaknesses.

RS4
Pro
Far better looking exterior - just better execution than the clunky...
Forum: Great Lakes Mon, Mar-09-2009, 01:38:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,094
Posted By skywalker2
I could be there on April 19th but not the 5th.

I could be there on April 19th but not the 5th.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Mar-01-2009, 12:57:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By skywalker2
bump :thumbsup2:

bump :thumbsup2:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sat, Feb-28-2009, 02:50:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,732
Posted By skywalker2
Nice car. Bump for a local guy with an M3 here in...

Nice car. Bump for a local guy with an M3 here in Bloomfield.

I've only seen a couple around - 1 IB sedan, 1 white coupe, and 1 black vert. That's over about a year now.:thumbsup2:

If this is...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Tue, Feb-03-2009, 12:21:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By skywalker2
WTT: My e90 M3 for your 335i Lease

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?p=4394908#post4394908

My car:

08 E90 M3
Jerez\fox red\alum.
manual
every option - tech prem cwp sunroof 19's pdc ipod serius hd, sticker was about...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sat, Jan-24-2009, 01:07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,542
Posted By skywalker2
how do you guys know you need oil? Do you just...

how do you guys know you need oil? Do you just wait for the oil light to come on?
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Jan-16-2009, 02:13:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,717
Posted By skywalker2
I had the same problem with a set of aftermarket...

I had the same problem with a set of aftermarket wheels. Turns out the hub spacer I was given was the wrong size. Swapped in a thicker one and they're perfect now :thumbsup2:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Thu, Jan-08-2009, 12:26:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,820
Posted By skywalker2
No M3 will sell for $30k less the first year,...

No M3 will sell for $30k less the first year, that's silly. I paid $59k for my car fully loaded - its not going to be worth $29k :lolhit:

20% off full sticker is reasonable, but remember most...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Dec-30-2008, 09:16:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By skywalker2
Great feedback, thanks all. I'm a little...

Great feedback, thanks all. I'm a little "gunshy" after buying the UHP's. My expectation was high performace however, IMO, they're an all season. Not in the same class as a PS2.

However I'm...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Dec-30-2008, 06:35:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,205
Posted By skywalker2
I'm getting 14.3 as a DD, mostly city. I push...

I'm getting 14.3 as a DD, mostly city. I push the car pretty hard so hear the sweet engine\exhaust combo. That's what I bought the car for right? :shiftdriv

Yes, BMW could\should have done...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Dec-29-2008, 04:13:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By skywalker2
So straight up is it a good tire? Price aside.

So straight up is it a good tire? Price aside.
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Dec-29-2008, 04:12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By skywalker2
Do they feel "mushy" like the General UHP? I...

Do they feel "mushy" like the General UHP? I switched from PS2 to UHP and lost major road feel from the wheels.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Dec-28-2008, 11:24:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,934
Posted By skywalker2
I'll consider a trade for a 335i sedan, manual,...

I'll consider a trade for a 335i sedan, manual, black or silver btw.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Sun, Dec-28-2008, 11:23:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,934
Posted By skywalker2
Here's some pics

Here's some pics
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-24-2008, 02:02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,934
Posted By skywalker2
Hey there, cars in Bloomfield Hills Michigan. tx

Hey there, cars in Bloomfield Hills Michigan. tx
Forum: Cars for Sale/Wanted Wed, Dec-24-2008, 12:52:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,934
Posted By skywalker2
Fs: 08 E90 M3 Jerez\Fox

Autotrader ad below. Car is mint, well kept, and babied.

autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.jsp?ct=p&car_id=256293606&dealer_id=63657461&c ar_year=2008&rdm=1230125954284&model=M3&num_record...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sun, Dec-21-2008, 11:10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By skywalker2
Sumitomo HTR Z III - Anybody tried em?

They're sooo cheap in the 18" size, curious any opinions. Got great reviews on TR.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Dec-04-2008, 02:57:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,218
Posted By skywalker2
E90 M3 will solve your problems :whistle:

E90 M3 will solve your problems :whistle:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Thu, Dec-04-2008, 02:54:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,501
Posted By skywalker2
I just put a set of 18" M5 reps with snows on my...

I just put a set of 18" M5 reps with snows on my E90 M3. They fit great and look good.
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Oct-27-2008, 01:42:26 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 35,568
Posted By skywalker2
How many of you have actually seen, sat in, or...

How many of you have actually seen, sat in, or drive the new V? I've seen a dozen on the road local to GM here and its quite a machine (sight, sound, etc). The exterior is tight, and much better...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sun, Oct-05-2008, 03:40:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,204
Posted By skywalker2
What size floor jack?

2 ton, 4 ton, etc? For those who swap their own wheels. I thought to buy my own jack to swap winter wheels vs. paying a shop to do it.

Anybody help? TIA.
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Sep-22-2008, 02:30:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,835
Posted By skywalker2
I went for the 08 - got a fully loaded car at an...

I went for the 08 - got a fully loaded car at an awesome discount - and no waiting around :)
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sun, Sep-14-2008, 11:25:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By skywalker2
18" M3 winter rim options?

Anybody have find any good options? I'm looking for either CSL reps or 18" OEM reps.
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Sep-12-2008, 01:21:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,864
Posted By skywalker2
Gotta a drive it dude, then come report back...

Gotta a drive it dude, then come report back :shiftdriv I've owned 2 E46 M3's and this new M3 is in a different ballpark...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Sun, Aug-10-2008, 12:53:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By skywalker2
I wouldnt worry about HD radio. I have it in my...

I wouldnt worry about HD radio. I have it in my car so some stations come in HD but they fade in and out sometimes, plus the sound quality isnt as good as the ipod anyway.

The 19's look sweet on...
Forum: Great Lakes Thu, Aug-07-2008, 07:40:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,411
Posted By skywalker2
Subscribing...

Subscribing...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Thu, Jul-31-2008, 04:04:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,296
Posted By skywalker2
Another thing to consider is that you're assuming...

Another thing to consider is that you're assuming the new idrive will be an improvement over the existing one, lol.
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Thu, Jul-31-2008, 01:19:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,296
Posted By skywalker2
$55k to $58k in the open market. You'll lose...

$55k to $58k in the open market. You'll lose around $10k off your car, then pay sticker for a new car which you could have gotten $3k off so its like spending about $13k. Plus paying sales tax...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-29-2008, 05:04:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,905
Posted By skywalker2
I went for an 08 since I got a great deal and the...

I went for an 08 since I got a great deal and the updates weren't that big of a deal to me... plus I couldnt wait until the fall :thumbsup2:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-29-2008, 12:51:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,397
Posted By skywalker2
Thanks man, as does yours

Thanks man, as does yours
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-29-2008, 12:49:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,397
Posted By skywalker2
The sticker was $69k. I was able to find a car...

The sticker was $69k. I was able to find a car with 50 miles on it, which I technically bought "used" thus the steep discount. I doubt you'd walk into a dealer and pay $60k for this car brand new...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-29-2008, 12:47:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,397
Posted By skywalker2
Hmmm... not much really but understand we have a...

Hmmm... not much really but understand we have a baby now so the refinement of the E90 M is way beyond my ZCP. I mean, this thing on comfort is more compliant than my wifes E350 as well as a 335i...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Jul-28-2008, 02:38:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,397
Posted By skywalker2
Screw the 09, I just bought an 08!!!

I've been waiting and waiting for this car since I turned in my 05 M3 ZCP lease in April. Long story short I decided to wait for an 09. Then, my buddies like "you're waiting for Nov to get an M3...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Jul-28-2008, 02:35:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,981
Posted By skywalker2
I think Fox looks awesome, its not too bright and...

I think Fox looks awesome, its not too bright and very classy (for a red color). Its an ///M car so I wanted something a little different than black. My last M was cinn. which was sweet, I get...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 11:25:55 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 36,150
Posted By skywalker2
I'm thinking hard about it as well... very nice...

I'm thinking hard about it as well... very nice package. I love this all black look with the titan pack. I wish the M had more flared wheel arches + cool black wheels like these... the 18's dont...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Fri, Jul-18-2008, 02:59:55 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 36,150
Posted By skywalker2
Funny, I just test drove an 08 RS4 today as well...

Funny, I just test drove an 08 RS4 today as well :) It was black with the titanium package - absolutely stunning in my eyes - looked better than the M sedan all day.

I absolutely loved the car. ...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-15-2008, 11:14:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By skywalker2
Ha ha - you guys are great, thanks for the...

Ha ha - you guys are great, thanks for the opinions. I go back and forth all day (and my wife is sick of hearing about it) so its nice to get feedback from others interested :thumbsup2:
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-15-2008, 09:49:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By skywalker2
I agree on the taillights - they will not...

I agree on the taillights - they will not make\break my decision. Its more about the idrive since I'm only a couple months away. Plus for resale down the road, I'd rather be selling an 09 model vs....
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-15-2008, 09:38:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By skywalker2
Well, the 09 I speced out with MSRP discounts...

Well, the 09 I speced out with MSRP discounts already confirmed comes out to $61,500. So I'm spending $1500 more to get an 09 exactly how I want. To me, I'd rather have the 09 (for a number of...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-15-2008, 09:31:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By skywalker2
Sedan, 6 mt. I'll post it after I've made my...

Sedan, 6 mt. I'll post it after I've made my decision - I get first dibs :)

Shouldnt really surprise anybody - the loaded sedans are sitting on the lots and the 09's will be out shortly......
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-15-2008, 09:24:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By skywalker2
Good point on the deposit. However I have a line...

Good point on the deposit. However I have a line on a sweet deal on an 08 (totally loaded $10k off msrp) but I need to make a decision soon!!! :shiftdriv
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-15-2008, 09:22:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By skywalker2
I believe BMW is waiting as long as possible to...

I believe BMW is waiting as long as possible to provide updates on the 09's so they can clear out the 08's. Kinda sucks for us waiting...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-15-2008, 09:08:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By skywalker2
Yup, I saw the press release for the E90, however...

Yup, I saw the press release for the E90, however it didnt specify the M3. The couple dealers I spoke with were unsure. Before I order a $65k car I want to make sure I'm crystal clear on what I'm...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-15-2008, 08:45:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By skywalker2
09 M3 Updates finalized yet???

Waiting to place my order for an 09 or jump on an 08... but need confirmation on the idrive and taillights before moving forward either way.

I've been scouring the web but cannot find anything...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Wed, Jul-09-2008, 01:13:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By skywalker2
Yup, the only reason I care about a car "one year...

Yup, the only reason I care about a car "one year old" is for resale down the road. The "newer" model will obviosly command more money simply cause its newer. I buy slightly used cars all the time...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-08-2008, 11:45:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By skywalker2
08 "loaded" vs. 09 "minimal" options (long)?

I've had 2 E46 M3, decided to turn in my last one (lease) vs. buy since I have a newborn (so I needed 2 doors plus the E46 ride was way too rough). The E90 M3 with "comfort" mode is the perfect car...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Tue, Jul-08-2008, 01:29:56 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 36,150
Posted By skywalker2
They show 22 in stock on their website... too bad...

They show 22 in stock on their website... too bad they're on the wrong side of the country! By the time I get the car shipped to the East coast I may as well just find one locally...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Jul-07-2008, 06:14:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By skywalker2
1. Stickers around $68k 2. Most dealers in...

1. Stickers around $68k
2. Most dealers in the midwest are 1 to 4 M's on the lot.
3. I'm expecting $2-3k off a NEW M3, so I'm expecting $6k-$8k off an 08 demo at the end of the FY (August). ...
Forum: E90 M3 (Sedan) | E92 M3 (Coupe) | E93 M3 (Convertible) (2008-2013) Mon, Jul-07-2008, 05:31:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By skywalker2
Will the dealer sell their JB\FR demo sedan?

Appears every dealer has this sedan for demos, do you all think they'll sell me this car for $60k with some miles on it (400 ish)?
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