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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By Porando
Would be really bad for you if it wasn't. Car...

Would be really bad for you if it wasn't. Car will never ever be the same and value would go down to nothing...
In cases like that I insist (and In CA law guarantees to us that we can take car to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Porando
I change oils and brake fluid but for coolant - I...

I change oils and brake fluid but for coolant - I let mechanic do it - dirty job - no matter what you do - you will have coolant all over you and the area
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By Porando
My X53 sport has noticeable stiffer steering...

My X53 sport has noticeable stiffer steering comparing to sport e39
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-09-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Porando
No miracles... If there is fuel smell there is...

No miracles... If there is fuel smell there is leaking fuel.. Looks like it happens only under pressure

Exhaust was checked? what for?
If there is no indication that one of the spark plugs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-02-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By Porando
I wonder if there are any statistics showing how...

I wonder if there are any statistics showing how many houses were robbed after cars with build in garage door opener were stolen?
Same thing one may say about programming your home address on...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By Porando
Does the key works in drivers door (locks and...

Does the key works in drivers door (locks and opens all doors)?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Porando
Yeah, right. very repairable.... Light pole...

Yeah, right. very repairable.... Light pole went down, airbags deployed, frame is off.
He is showing rear left - not rear right which is the interest area..
Actually I would prefer to be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By Porando
You have to remember that you need to do 2 (or 3)...

You have to remember that you need to do 2 (or 3) things
A. Your Home Link needs to be reset (holding buttons 1 and 3)
B. Home link needs to learn /clone the garage door opener (holding button on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Porando
I have ...and don't really need it...It was OK...

I have ...and don't really need it...It was OK to have "gazillion" stations for free. I did listen to 3- 4 only.
My free Sirius time expired and they keep calling me to start my subscription...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-23-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Porando
well, everything as always "depends" - they have...

well, everything as always "depends" - they have done it for my 2003 e39 and 2004 e53
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Porando
Are they both Sport versions? I would not buy...

Are they both Sport versions? I would not buy E90 non-sport, they just don't fell like BMW cars
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By Porando
Don't race it and see if light comes back on .....

Don't race it and see if light comes back on .. If it doesn't - you know what makes it pop? (your car just doesnt like it) LOL
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Porando
Before you try to fix it, I would try what I have...

Before you try to fix it, I would try what I have done on my 2 cars and others did few years back..
Call BMWNA Customer Relation department and politely tell them that your car is experiencing...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Porando
Must be an issue with your arm conforming to the...

Must be an issue with your arm conforming to the glass shape (or some deposit on the windshield which makes it look like there is no contact)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Porando
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=FA93...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=FA93&mospid=47749&btnr=41_1279&hg=41&fg=10

Is it #10? 51718402831
search by PN and you will find it....OEM or aftermarket...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 742
Posted By Porando
Before I bought my 335i i was actually looking at...

Before I bought my 335i i was actually looking at 335d as well. That low end torque is quite nice and low gas mileage also tempting.
At the dealer they had both about with about the same equipment...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Porando
if you loose coolant so fast and not seeing leak,...

if you loose coolant so fast and not seeing leak, coolant can mix with oil or get burnt in engine. Look under oil filler cap to check if see foam or in exhaust pipe if you have water or coolant...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Porando
Also make sure that Nav volume is not all the way...

Also make sure that Nav volume is not all the way down (it is not set to the same level as regular radio audio - you have adjust it only when nav is giving instructions.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,580
Posted By Porando
When my original battery went bad - BMW asked...

When my original battery went bad - BMW asked about $500 to replace/register - and it carries 5 years warranty.
I went to Pepboys and bought Bosh for $120 - never registered. Battery had 3 years...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By Porando
I have HK stereo and paddles but If I had to...

I have HK stereo and paddles but If I had to choose I would choose Stereo - hardly ever use paddles. And age matters to me even more.. So my choice would be #2
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-17-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Porando
They did that to my E53 4.4 - with same result......

They did that to my E53 4.4 - with same result...
One , however needs to be a bit cautious - adaptation is not done based on nothing but based on timing of the internal gear switching - which...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By Porando
The only problem with dealer service is that ...

The only problem with dealer service is that
1. -It is WAY too expensive
2. - it takes too long to get things done.
3. - you have no access tot heir floor
4.- their way is the only way (no...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-13-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,085
Posted By Porando
Except that BMW society rule is that we never...

Except that BMW society rule is that we never stick M badges to non-M cars... apparently you go to hell if you do it ").
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Porando
Part cost is about $130 (dealer US) and little...

Part cost is about $130 (dealer US) and little bit of elbow grease... Mechanic should not charge more than 1 hour so all together should be~ $250?
Because you will need to reset air bag light -...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By Porando
When I bought my car - whole process was so....

When I bought my car - whole process was so. so.. they had to do few "follow ups" :) and though I filled all papers and correct email never got survey. They followed up with calls - I have not...
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