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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By peschwartz61
I've had the Accord for a week now and it is a...

I've had the Accord for a week now and it is a very pleasant car to drive. I did a 200 mile day trip and averaged 36.6 mpg on regular gas! That is fabulous in these days of $4.00/gal gas. The 4...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-26-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 0
E90/E91/E92/E93 Space saver spare tire kit.
Views: 442
Posted By peschwartz61
Space saver spare tire kit.

Unfortunately, my 2009 328xi was totaled. Since I had non=run flat tires, I have a never used space saver spare in a canvas cover, jack and handle. Worth about $500; I will take $350 plus shipping....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By peschwartz61
My Bimmer is no more

:cry: On June 27, I signaled to make a LEGAL left turn. Traffic stopped to allow the turn and as I proceeded into the turn, a driver in a Sienna Van was passing on the right. I could not see the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By peschwartz61
Error message

I have a 2009 328xi with 60000 miles on it. Out of the blue, I've gotten a message that has happened 3 times. It tells me that I have a 4x4 problem, ABS problem, DTC problem and one other that I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By peschwartz61
Best headlight bulb

I currently have a 2009 328i xdrive without xenons. The standanrd halogen bulbs are not bad but are there any replacement bulbs, led or otherwise? Also, are there any replacement bulbs for the fog...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By peschwartz61
Thank you for your most informative reply

Thank you for your most informative reply
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By peschwartz61
2004 325ci convertible

I am looking online at available 2004-2005 convertibles with 70-75,000 miles on them. Any pitfalls I should be aware of? Thanks.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,530
Posted By peschwartz61
I just spoke to my tech, Glenn, and he said that...

I just spoke to my tech, Glenn, and he said that the transmission has to be reset in the computer; it cannot be done by yourself. I am surprised that your dealer has no knowledge of this reset. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,530
Posted By peschwartz61
WOW, my 328xi has been born again!

As a sequel to my posting last week on re-setting the transmission and to the thread concerning Shell V-power gasoline, I wish to state the following:
My 2009 329xi seemed rather sluggish off the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,881
Posted By peschwartz61
Did you know about Adaptive Transmission Reset?

Yesterday, I brought my 2009 328xi into BMW of Shrewsbury to have my rear license plate mounted PDC installed. They are not my usual dealer of choice as it is furthar away from my home but they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-13-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,796
Posted By peschwartz61
Rim repair in MA

I have used Rim and Wheel Works in Waltham and I am very satisfied.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-12-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,201
Posted By peschwartz61
Can it be retrofitted in a 328xi?

Can it be retrofitted in a 328xi?
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 06-03-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,171
Posted By peschwartz61
I think that the commercials are STUPID and make...

I think that the commercials are STUPID and make us look like we were born yesterday. They should promote the car for what it is; a vehicle which is a pleasure to drive, admire, and feel good about...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,606
Posted By peschwartz61
I recently sold my 2006 325xi with 86000+ miles...

I recently sold my 2006 325xi with 86000+ miles on it. I owned it just short of 6 years. It was one of the most trouble-free cars that I have ever owned (I am 68 yrs. old). I maintained the car as...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-31-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By peschwartz61
For sale: (2) Continental run flat tires

I have two Continental 205-55-16 run flat tires with about 5000 miles on them. Excellent condition. I'd like $180 plus shipping for the two. They came off my new 2009 328xi. I am now using...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By peschwartz61
A few random thoughts about BMW ownership

I have been a Bimmerfest member since early 2006 when i decided to take ED of a 325xi sedan. I was an active contributor in the months before I picked up the car and for a few months after and then...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By peschwartz61
Extended Maintenance Plan, +/- brakes AGAIN

I recently purchased a 2009 328xi with 40000 miles on it. It has an IN SERVICE date of August, 2009. I will hit 50000 miles in Jan, 2013. The extended maint plan will be good for 2 1/2 years until...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,917
Posted By peschwartz61
So far I only have about 2000 miles on my...

So far I only have about 2000 miles on my Continental DWS tires and I am very pleased with them. The car felt like a differernt vehicle, quieter and smoother. I also purchased a space saver spare...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By peschwartz61
Tire pressure sensors

Will the current TPM sensors that are battery powered fit in an older wheel circa 2006. The current wheels have a cut out that the sensor rests in. I'm not sure if the older wheel has that cut out.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 994
Posted By peschwartz61
For sale: BMW Sirius module and bracket

I recently bought a 2009 328xi with most of the options that I had in my 2006 325xi except for the Sirius radio that I had built in my 2006. After being told that the part number for this module...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,969
Posted By peschwartz61
Maf?

Please excuse my ignorance. What is an MAF? I installed the air filter 2 days ago. So far, I don't notice any difference in throttle response and if the gas milage is improved, it is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,969
Posted By peschwartz61
K&N air filter

I just installed a K&N lifetime air filter (not a simple task). Will it really make a difference in fuel economy and performance? Or is this just marketing hype. Anyone have any experience with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,732
Posted By peschwartz61
Interesting N52/N51 engine comparison

I recently purchased a 2009 328xi and I believe that I found a buyer for my 2006 325xi. I posted a few days ago that I noticed a difference in the sound of the engine in my 09 and the pickup off the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By peschwartz61
2009 328xi spare tire

There is alot of spare tire talk back and forth on the sticky but what is the bottom line on a spare for a 2009 328xi? There must be a consensus and a place to order one by this time. Please let me...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By peschwartz61
325/328 engine sound different

I have been driving a 325xi for 6 yrs. and have gotten used to the sound of the engine. I now have a 2009 328xi and I notice that this car's engine sound is a bit "whinier"; especially when you...
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