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Forum: General BMW 01-04-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By PartyBoyWA
My thought is that next time it may be tool. ...

My thought is that next time it may be tool. Someone else's engine bay likely. And really I'm not out to see anyone get a chewing for this. But I'm sure the BMW service dept has a record of the...
Forum: General BMW 01-01-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By PartyBoyWA
Hidden Surprise!

This last weekend I was taking some time to do a more thorough cleaning of the 3er. About twice a year I like to clean up the door, trunk and engine bay sills.

When I got around to the engine...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-01-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By PartyBoyWA
http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/content/owner/dgh.a...

http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/content/owner/dgh.aspx

..bingo!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By PartyBoyWA
Well thanks for all the replies. Case closed. ...

Well thanks for all the replies. Case closed. Probability of wheel rash will remain higher I suppose.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,439
Posted By PartyBoyWA
If you've an E90, the Britax Boulevard 70CS works...

If you've an E90, the Britax Boulevard 70CS works great. Can't vouch for E92/3. See pics!
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9683&pictureid=36061
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By PartyBoyWA
Went in for free oil change #2 and griped the...

Went in for free oil change #2 and griped the mirror this time. (forgot last year) According to the SA, our lack of power seats = no tilt down mirror. I'd love for someone to write back and say...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By PartyBoyWA
You got the right transmission. Your priorities...

You got the right transmission. Your priorities are in order. The MT makes the car sportier. Rather than any differences in weight/balance and suspension would between the i and xi (my guess at...
Forum: California 04-14-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By PartyBoyWA
Thanks for the word. Is there any particular...

Thanks for the word. Is there any particular Service Advisor you like to work with?
Forum: California 04-13-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By PartyBoyWA
Which dealer for service in San Diego?

Just moved to San Diego and need to find the best dealer for service in the area. Ran through the Yelp reviews and there's an obvious standout (in a good way). But I wanted to get the Festers...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,735
Posted By PartyBoyWA
http://25.media.tumblr.com/d74a2d3e5ffb85be2e00b94...

http://25.media.tumblr.com/d74a2d3e5ffb85be2e00b94d0584463c/tumblr_mfvo0utjuk1r6wo6vo1_400.gif
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-13-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,850
Posted By PartyBoyWA
lrutt, We purchased a new 328i for my wife...

lrutt,

We purchased a new 328i for my wife in 2011. A few notes for you:

1-She went from FWD to RWD. No issues there. I don't think that she's ever had the stability control kick in. And I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,280
Posted By PartyBoyWA
Ditto (sort of). Been experimenting with 89...

Ditto (sort of). Been experimenting with 89 octane for a few thousand miles with no difference in mpg. Any difference in performance is unnoticeable.

Make sure the mpg indicator is reset, check...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,458
Posted By PartyBoyWA
Merely, that the retrofit and warranty...

Merely, that the retrofit and warranty requirements for Miss KillaB appeared to be quite simple to satisfy until the GED variable was introduced to the equation.

My understanding, though, is that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,458
Posted By PartyBoyWA
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,458
Posted By PartyBoyWA
This all seemed to be going so smooth until you...

This all seemed to be going so smooth until you had to mention the GED. Way to disappoint her.:thumbdwn:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 28,870
Posted By PartyBoyWA
Good luck on selecting a school. Not that this...

Good luck on selecting a school. Not that this advice has been solicited at all, but I've got to say when you get to school, you'll likely have to hang up the tools (well, you'll still have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,922
Posted By PartyBoyWA
Nice ride.:thumbup: Since you're so invested...

Nice ride.:thumbup:

Since you're so invested in it, in terms of both time and money, keep it forever! A car like that will always be fun to drive.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,138
Posted By PartyBoyWA
BunMW And the RV is the Hutch on Wheels. ...

BunMW

And the RV is the Hutch on Wheels.

The Honda is nameless and will likely stay that way.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,679
Posted By PartyBoyWA
Never mind. Quite clear now. Classic film.

Never mind. Quite clear now. Classic film.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,679
Posted By PartyBoyWA
This thread is why I love the 'fest. Good info...

This thread is why I love the 'fest. Good info and humor together.

Our cavern (328i) is more or less empty, save the original sticker and the nifty (p)leather car manual binder. The stroller...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By PartyBoyWA
My $.02... I think there are many of us MT die...

My $.02... I think there are many of us MT die hards because the experiences we've had with ATs is likely with rental cars. That at least goes for me. And the rental cars I've driven are usually...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,740
Posted By PartyBoyWA
DSX, Thanks for the heads up. The car's only...

DSX, Thanks for the heads up. The car's only been back to BMW once, for the free oil change, and we forgot to mention it. And we live 2.5 hrs from the BMW dealer, so it'll have to wait until the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,740
Posted By PartyBoyWA
I could, perhaps, understand the grumbling here. ...

I could, perhaps, understand the grumbling here. That is until I saw the mentioning of dropping $400 on food in one sitting for, presumably, 2 people.

$500 over nearly 3 years of driving vs....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 258,902
Posted By PartyBoyWA
I"m using OSX 10.7.5 and Safari Version 6.0.2...

I"m using OSX 10.7.5 and Safari Version 6.0.2 (7536.26.17). No software updates in a month or so. And just checked Firefox and the thing did not appear.

Plot thickens... Only happens here...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,912
Views: 258,902
Posted By PartyBoyWA
What in the name of (your preference to fill in)...

What in the name of (your preference to fill in) is this pop-up thing on the bottom of my browser (using Safari) with a T symbol and items that someone/thing thinks are related to my interests that I...
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