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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Are you a long time veteran of driving MT cars? ...

Are you a long time veteran of driving MT cars? The reason I ask is that the E9X MT variants were equipped with a clutch delay valve that helped people not accustomed to driving cars with manual...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 296
Posted By Nordic_Kat
:thumbup: Thanks for saying that drivers...

:thumbup:

Thanks for saying that drivers with long hair benefit! The wind deflector is IMHO, a must. BMW must agree as they are now including them as standard equipment in the F33.

The other...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 125,487
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Try Autogeek.net They sell pretty much the...

Try Autogeek.net

They sell pretty much the entire Einzett line, are right there close to you in Sunny Southern Florida and have just about any detailing product you could imagine.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,054
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Sincs, Some clunking and whirring sounds are...

Sincs,

Some clunking and whirring sounds are normal, but they should be smooth and intentional sounding. Loud bangs or metallic scraping sounds are not normal.

Case in point:

My E93 was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Mike, Got your PM. :)

Mike,

Got your PM. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Glad to be of help. I never 'drop' mine - even...

Glad to be of help. I never 'drop' mine - even from a few inches. I just set it down. 9.95 times of 10 the electric catch will pick it up and finish the job. Every once in a while I am too gentle...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Are you actively shutting your trunk? The E93s...

Are you actively shutting your trunk? The E93s have an electric trunk pulldown which means you don't have to actually shut it. Just get it pulled down into not wide open position and the motor will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,419
Posted By Nordic_Kat
:thumbup::thumbup: Likewise, if the car is...

:thumbup::thumbup:

Likewise, if the car is an AT, try driving it in Sport Mode rather than in full automatic mode. You will discover more power available if you are doing the shifting rather than...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Nordic_Kat
My best guess is that it was a 330i based on: ...

My best guess is that it was a 330i based on:
1) single sided tail pipe configuration
2) the wheel style
3) the fact that the 328i was more of a North American market variant.

Still the closest...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-05-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Nordic_Kat
I knew my config was rare... but,

5 years, 10 months, three weeks and goodness knows how many air miles and I finally saw my twin!

Spotted in Helsinki, Finland:
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-05-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Too many people living their lives, not hanging...

Too many people living their lives, not hanging out on a forum!
Welcome to the 'fest.

When you refer to chassis code, I am assuming you mean body style?

if so, you have an E93. You will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By Nordic_Kat
FWIW: I have little to no discomfort in the non...

FWIW: I have little to no discomfort in the non sport seats in my E93 as compared to the nice cushy seats in our MB E430. For reference, I have extensive history of degenerative disk disease...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 844
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Yup, just like than antiquated manual...

Yup, just like than antiquated manual transmission.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 844
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Good choice! If it is half the camera that my...

Good choice! If it is half the camera that my D7000 is you will absolutely love it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By Nordic_Kat
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 590
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Never thought of using Bar Keepers on the glass...

Never thought of using Bar Keepers on the glass but why not?
I've had good luck with white vinegar to remove stubborn waterspots from both the glass and the paint.

Another product is ZAP which...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 844
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Well, It's about time you posted some pics of...

Well, It's about time you posted some pics of that car!

Manual :thumbup:
Cabrio :thumbup:
Beautifully Maintained :thumbup::thumbup:

What is your new SLR?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Nordic_Kat
What can I say? Retirement has relaxed me and...

What can I say? Retirement has relaxed me and I'm getting laid back.... Two weeks ago a brother in law referred to the car as a Beemer and I didn't even flinch. :dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Nordic_Kat
LOL - I noticed that as well! :bigpimp: Welcome...

LOL - I noticed that as well! :bigpimp:
Welcome to the forum. There are quite a few folks here who are very qualified to answer questions regarding the mods you are planning.

ps: Very nice...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Sounds like a blown fuse. Mike, The...

Sounds like a blown fuse.

Mike,

The fuse box is reached by emptying out the glove box then removing the back wall of the glove box. There are a couple of latches that let you do this. Once...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,125
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Thanks for all the good information! Looks like...

Thanks for all the good information! Looks like I need to get the car to the Indy to have this performed. So here is another question:

Back again to my low mileage: back in 2013, the dealer did...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,125
Posted By Nordic_Kat
More details about the kit please. This...

More details about the kit please.

This indicates to me that especially living in the average 87% humidity climate of Houston that I need to forget about a mileage interval on this one.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,125
Posted By Nordic_Kat
What drives the brake fluid flush interval?

Back when I was driving the E93 on a regular but low mileage basis, I was very adamant about keeping up with the every 24 month brake flush interval. However, due to no longer driving the car on a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Mike, Describe the snafu. I use a portable...

Mike,

Describe the snafu. I use a portable (plug into the cigarette lighter type port) compressor all the time with the E93 with no issues other than after 15 minutes I have to re-initialize the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Both are great looking cars! Happy Father's...

Both are great looking cars!

Happy Father's day to all the dads out there that pass the 'love of BMW' gene on to their children. :thumbup:
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