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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 35
Posted By bocabimmer
K&N is worthless. The best way to increase...

K&N is worthless. The best way to increase economy is to exercise restraint with your right foot.

I'm totally stop and go traffic with periods of idling and get 18.9. I also don't care one bit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By bocabimmer
Have you read BMW's bulletin on this? Some people...

Have you read BMW's bulletin on this? Some people have been able to vanquish the tick by running for a few minutes on the highway keeping the RPMs high to ensure that all the lifters are getting...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By bocabimmer
I'd recommend getting the peanut butter off your...

I'd recommend getting the peanut butter off your leather.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By bocabimmer
Cabin air filter. Sent from BimmerApp...

Cabin air filter.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By bocabimmer
There is a different pump for windshield and...

There is a different pump for windshield and headlights. It is possible your pump is bad. Do you see any water pooling by the passenger wheel?


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-08-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By bocabimmer
Two questions: 1) will this stick over the...

Two questions: 1) will this stick over the existing painted plastic or replace it? 2) I see E92 and E90 - any love for the pre LCI mirrors?


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-08-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By bocabimmer
Add an M badge! Sent from BimmerApp...

Add an M badge!


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,185
Posted By bocabimmer
All car companies have their "dirty little...

All car companies have their "dirty little secret" badly engineered parts they don't want to repair. Some more than others.

Nowadays, I feel that cars are designed less for longevity and more for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,651
Posted By bocabimmer
Two things: 1) stupid IBS 2) the difficultly/cost...

Two things: 1) stupid IBS 2) the difficultly/cost for upgrading to a good xenon setup.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-04-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By bocabimmer
You may get a bit more help in the F30 forum, but...

You may get a bit more help in the F30 forum, but I do know that BMW uses a bixenon projector lens where essentially a mechanical shroud lifts up when you turn the high beams on revealing more light....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By bocabimmer
If those came off an 06 325, they are 16" rims,...

If those came off an 06 325, they are 16" rims, by the way.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By bocabimmer
It sounds like your rotor has a lip where the pad...

It sounds like your rotor has a lip where the pad is not touching the rotor. That is normal.

The question is whether or not it is time to replace your rotors with your pads.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By bocabimmer
Water leak..

I just replaced my wiper fluid pump last weekend. If it is any help for you, with me the pump would only leak after I had used it and pressurized the lines. Swapped out the pump and now everything is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By bocabimmer
Someone here has a magnaflow muffler only, not...

Someone here has a magnaflow muffler only, not the entire cat back setup and it only ran him a couple hundred. That may be what you're looking for.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 548
Posted By bocabimmer
I'm typically not a fan of all matte finishes but...

I'm typically not a fan of all matte finishes but that looks very, very well done. Congrats!


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By bocabimmer
I'd either cover it with another material or...

I'd either cover it with another material or consider getting the performance accessory item that is covered in alcantara... it looks great.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By bocabimmer
You could. It will be a matte finish though. ...

You could. It will be a matte finish though.

I prefer the gloss look myself, so much so that I did shadow line trim everywhere too... That's why I bought a set of new painted grilles.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By bocabimmer
Why? It is a 6 speed transmission. Sent...

Why? It is a 6 speed transmission.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By bocabimmer
No. You'd need to replace the hood. Taking the...

No. You'd need to replace the hood. Taking the chrome off the hood will leave indentations. I believe even the shape of the lower part of the grill is different too.

Best bet is to do a gloss...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By bocabimmer
They only offer a performance improvement IF they...

They only offer a performance improvement IF they have an M on them.

It's all cosmetic. Unfortunately many of the aftermarket roundels - carbon or stock looking - are cheap quality and will fall...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By bocabimmer
445781 Photographic evidence of how the...

445781

Photographic evidence of how the blower motor rusts. I thought that this would be a lot more complicated DIY from the instructions but it seriously only took us 45 minutes.

As a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By bocabimmer
It you want to air out the condensation, you...

It you want to air out the condensation, you could remove the access panel in the wheel well and then remove the back of the headlight housing for the low beam. There aren't any screws involved in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By bocabimmer
This is what I do. I have ordered from Pelican...

This is what I do. I have ordered from Pelican before and just did yesterday. No complaints here.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By bocabimmer
Some people have had success with paint sprays. I...

Some people have had success with paint sprays. I ended up replacing the center console panel you showed in picture two for about $50. It was an easy and relatively inexpensive DIY.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By bocabimmer
Raton... We just had a cool front pass through...

Raton... We just had a cool front pass through and things have been unseasonably cool and dry for the past couple days. Taking advantage before summer returns.


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