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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Porando
Check your VIN on VIN decoder and will tell you...

Check your VIN on VIN decoder and will tell you how your car was equipped when sold.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Porando
And is nothing wrong with this approach. no need...

And is nothing wrong with this approach. no need to to spend money if current is still a virgin and actually touching it may get us in trouble.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Porando
Be nice and pass it to your friend :) who drives ...

Be nice and pass it to your friend :) who drives fiat
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Porando
I don't think you can prove that car accelerated...

I don't think you can prove that car accelerated itself...unless it does it often. and car manuf will never ever admit that..it would mean huge liability and recall.
It could be electrical issue...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-28-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By Porando
I have always used Michelin but currently have ...

I have always used Michelin but currently have Bridgestone Dueler H/P sport (reason? - price ) - they are OK though after passed their half life became a little noisy but no major complains in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Porando
Rear wheels too often spin faster than front?

Rear wheels too often spin faster than front?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Porando
Feedback is - get it to mechanic asap

Feedback is - get it to mechanic asap
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Porando
I can't get better than 20.1mpg -on my 335i...

I can't get better than 20.1mpg -on my 335i driving about 50/50 city freeways. If I drive more in-towns - drops to 19.9.
Bought it 6 m ago with 26k miles and now 31k and still on factory warranty....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Porando
I bet the most common problem is too many...

I bet the most common problem is too many speeding tickets
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Porando
Most of the time small amount of "brake quiet" on...

Most of the time small amount of "brake quiet" on the back of brake pads (pad/caliper contact) damps vibrations and takes care of that.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-16-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Porando
Google it. i.e. ...

Google it. i.e.
http://www.schaefferbmw.com/certified-inventory/why-*****certified.htm

for specific details - call them
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Porando
In US in 2007 models we had 328i no diesels......

In US in 2007 models we had 328i no diesels... and 2007 328i with such low mileage sells (asking price) for about $15k USD and about 12.5k euro.... so it would be a terrible deal for us :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Porando
How much this car is worth to YOU? (or what...

How much this car is worth to YOU? (or what would you be able to buy instead for the 20k Euro?)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Porando
Good start is to search this forum ...

Good start is to search this forum

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=734858
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By Porando
I would think that price is in ballpark.. I paid...

I would think that price is in ballpark.. I paid about 6m ago $32k for 2011 perfect condition E90 335i with 26k miles, 6 month factory warranty + 2 years CPO warranty.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By Porando
First - only very wealthy people go to the dealer...

First - only very wealthy people go to the dealer - they charge you 2x for the fact they are DEALER. Ever wondered why they are called Stealers?

Self leveling susp ar one of the weak spots of this...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Porando
Options? As with any other car - lots of them.. ...

Options? As with any other car - lots of them.. On ours 2004 we have sport suspension (staggered wheels - means can't rotate), heated seats, Nav, Premium stereo,
Opinion? Hm.. nice car if you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By Porando
Button for engaging P ( Parking) on top rather...

Button for engaging P ( Parking) on top rather than just shifting it to P position.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Porando
Correct. Once you get air into ABS you need...

Correct. Once you get air into ABS you need ability do manage ABS module (control internal valves) to bleed it.
I am surprised that your mechanic took that job w/o having one - every time you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Porando
How old is the battery? If you had new battery...

How old is the battery?
If you had new battery that would be different story - "good charge" is usually shot lived on old batteries


Good test is to connect voltmeter on battery and
- check...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Porando
Map light? Up toy uou.. light bulbs are cheap....

Map light? Up toy uou.. light bulbs are cheap.
Valve cover? - must be leaking and I would fix it.

The rest is not failing - just recommendation because of time. No panic. Just keeping in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Porando
Agree with choosing RWD. You want to waste your...

Agree with choosing RWD. You want to waste your car in ski trips? Sticking chains on it?
When i had only sedans (now have X5 for ski trips) - I always rented 4x4 for ski trip.. Way cheaper than...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By Porando
Actually I did. I Evaluated and tested side by...

Actually I did. I Evaluated and tested side by side e90 /2011 and f30 2012 335i both 4 door with sport susp, and similar equipment. both on factory warranty and certified.
(and bellow is my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-09-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Porando
And blower motor is not covered by your extended...

And blower motor is not covered by your extended service contract?
I can't imagine how you can make them to assume responsibility for the nosy heather fan? I would think it is weather related
I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Porando
He can't lock it manually - so nothing to do with...

He can't lock it manually - so nothing to do with electrical crap...should be able to turn the key in lock cylinder and open the drivers door w/o any electrical connection
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