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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:39 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 4,806
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Sad, but true that kids these days seem to have...

Sad, but true that kids these days seem to have little to no interest in cars. I'll admit it, I will drive through our neighborhood populated with 60+K SUV's and when I see an adolescent male, I'll...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:18 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,696
Posted By Nordic_Kat
:) I remember when that model hit the streets!!...

:) I remember when that model hit the streets!! I still maintain that normalized for technology, the 318i had more original soul in handling than the latest generation of 3 series has. Handling...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,696
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Once upon a time, BMW didn't strip out "all the...

Once upon a time, BMW didn't strip out "all the good stuff" for the sake of sales. That is what, for many folks, indicates a "loss of way". Even back in the early 80's, when BMW "diluted" the 3...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 258
Posted By Nordic_Kat
I am going to go out on a limb here. Maybe...

I am going to go out on a limb here.

Maybe it isn't as obvious if the car is an 328i Auto, but in 5 years of ownership, I have yet to really kick myself for not having more juice than with the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,227
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Gladly. I live in Houston Texas - Can you...

Gladly.

I live in Houston Texas - Can you say Hot and Humid???? The Saddle Brown in the E93 is never a problem in 85°F+ heat.

Back in 2010 or 2011 we went most of the month of June in triple...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 53,324
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Yes, we're all a bunch of ******* (fill in your...

Yes, we're all a bunch of ******* (fill in your favorite expletive derogatory here).

Being a member of the savvy intarweb cognoscenti, I am sure you are well aware that some topics, which tend to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Here we go again..... Hiker, Please...

Here we go again.....

Hiker,

Please read the linked thread but post #14 is definitive.


http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=523721&highlight=leather+vs+vinyl
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Forum guidelines state: 1) Please remember...

Forum guidelines state:

1) Please remember to BE CONSIDERATE TO OTHER MEMBERS!
2) No personal attacks on any member
3) No harassment of forum members in any way (email, private messages,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By Nordic_Kat
No, no, no. This information may have...

No, no, no.


This information may have been pertinent to the soft tops, but the cords on the the E93 are NOT elastic. They are more similar to nylon shoe lacing. The cords involved in the E93...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By Nordic_Kat
I had a similar issue while mine was still under...

I had a similar issue while mine was still under warranty. Turned out it was the front latches as indicated by the SIB posted.

After having the hinge plates replaced under the SIB/warranty that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Nordic_Kat
With BMW's recent love affair with Steer by Wire...

With BMW's recent love affair with Steer by Wire Electronic steering I question the "BMW Driving Pleasure" part of this equation.

The biggest thing I am having a hard time reconciling this is the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Welcome Triple X to the Cabrio club. Nice score...

Welcome Triple X to the Cabrio club. Nice score on the 'is'.

My 2009 is now a bit over 5 years old and still continues to be nothing but pure fun. The E93s may be a touch more 'high...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Nope, you are most assuredly not the only one...

Nope, you are most assuredly not the only one that keeps a spreadsheet for these things. Is yours colorcoded for the maintenance interval?

ps: I still don't understand Brewder's "problem". It...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Sorry Cal, I have absolutely zero control over...

Sorry Cal, I have absolutely zero control over this. Not my doing - it's some automated thingy the admins have put into place.

I feel your pain.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,039
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Whoa!! When did this windstorm happen? I know...

Whoa!! When did this windstorm happen? I know we've had some hard rainstorms lately, but that is serious wind.

So glad you are okay, so sorry to see the demise of the E93.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Have you tried taking the mat out of the car...

Have you tried taking the mat out of the car laying it on a flat surface and steaming it and then putting something heavy on it?

Here's what I would do in your shoes. Take the mat out of the car....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By Nordic_Kat
FYI - Weather Tech mats are hideous if you...

FYI -

Weather Tech mats are hideous if you don't need them for snow-slush ice.

The guy I work for bought a set of them for his 2011 E90 sedan. Every time I get in it the floormats just make...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Nerdboss, When I purchased my 2009 E93 new,...

Nerdboss,

When I purchased my 2009 E93 new, the CA tossed the anchor discs away dismissing them as unnecessary. A few months later I posted up the thread linked below:
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 914
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Since when are 'bank managers' experts in the...

Since when are 'bank managers' experts in the field of BMW maintenance/repair? Does the reciprocal hold true and you seek advice about banking decisions from your mechanic?

:confused:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 487
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Voodoo, Black Magic and Spidey senses. It is...

Voodoo, Black Magic and Spidey senses.

It is after all, Halloween! :D

Seriously, this thread interests me. I've noticed recently that my clutch sometimes is a little "sticky" and resistant to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-28-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Micster, Have you asked this question over...

Micster,

Have you asked this question over in the E46 subforum? I'm going to move this thread that direction as I'm guessing there are a bunch of folks over there who have a much better handle on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,031
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Cal, You DO realize that I could write you...

Cal,

You DO realize that I could write you up for being sexist and non-inclusive when you solicited only guy's responses, yes?

;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Been There! The engineering behind Miniatur...

Been There!

The engineering behind Miniatur Wunderland is incredible. However, the witticism of the creators is definitely part of the entertainment and amazement.

Here are a couple of my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-21-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 475
Posted By Nordic_Kat
SpeedyE, I'm going to delete your...

SpeedyE,

I'm going to delete your desperation 'ignore this' thread. This okay with you???
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-21-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,183
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Sorry - yes, you did see me post that... Watching...

Sorry - yes, you did see me post that... Watching way too much BBT via DVD and channeling Penny. (it happens :dunno: )
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