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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By ddtan
Actually, I think your PenFed card is one of...

Actually, I think your PenFed card is one of those very rare US bank cards that are both signature and PIN verification. When I asked Chase about my sapphire card, they said that the pin was only...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By ddtan
There are 2 kinds of chipped cards. The chipped...

There are 2 kinds of chipped cards. The chipped cards used in Europe are chip and PIN. At this time most, but not all of the chipped cards in the US are chip and signature cards. These are not the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By ddtan
If you decide to go with the non runflats I would...

If you decide to go with the non runflats I would get the donut spare. If you don't want to carry a spare then I would go with runflats. the ones I got and were happy with were the Michelin PS2 ZP....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,212
Posted By ddtan
To be fair, my mechanic really wasn't pushing...

To be fair, my mechanic really wasn't pushing anything. I asked his opinion, and he told me what they do there. My knowledge of this shop is that they are experienced in BMW repair, and have not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,212
Posted By ddtan
I have been reading everything I can on this...

I have been reading everything I can on this topic, and understand the flush vs no flush argument. So today I asked my indy his opinion. He said that there are 2 ways to flush a transmission, and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 774
Posted By ddtan
My dealer did it for $450.

My dealer did it for $450.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-12-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,225
Posted By ddtan
On my 07 335i with 76k, I've had a water pump go...

On my 07 335i with 76k, I've had a water pump go out and cause a limp mode. Otherwise, I'd call it trouble free. We have had minor issues with the door lock actuators, solved with a fuse change,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-26-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By ddtan
When that happened to me at 71000 mi, it was the...

When that happened to me at 71000 mi, it was the water pump going out.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-18-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By ddtan
Unfortunately, I have never heard of a...

Unfortunately, I have never heard of a satisfactory key fob that didn't come from the dealer. Tons of them on eBay, but never a confirmed report of one that worked.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By ddtan
Ask this on E90post.

Ask this on E90post.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By ddtan
I always stop for pedestrians in the...

I always stop for pedestrians in the intersection. I suspect that the UK study was a self fulfilling prophecy, since BMW drivers already have that undeserved reputation, when ever someone happens to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,415
Posted By ddtan
My faith is restored, after so many other downer...

My faith is restored, after so many other downer threads. Yes, nothing like an extra glance, especially after a fresh wash. And even after driving in Germany, still worth it to have here.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-02-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,010
Posted By ddtan
The thing about threads like this, is that after...

The thing about threads like this, is that after reading all the previous posts, I almost can't post my positive experience without feeling like I am misleading you. I've had a water pump go out,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,392
Posted By ddtan
As others have said, RWD with snow tires will be...

As others have said, RWD with snow tires will be fine. Personal experience living in this area. There are hills, but when it snows, those hills are closed anyway. Also, I have not found my BMW's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,380
Posted By ddtan
I got my Dinan Stage II 3 1/2 years ago when...

I got my Dinan Stage II 3 1/2 years ago when there was 32k miles on my car. No problems at 70k. Car runs great. A sample of 1 FWIW.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By ddtan
Do I need a new brake sensor.

So, I know that there are sensors that notify the driver when the brakes are worn out. I know that when the worn brake pad light comes on, it's time to replace the brakes, and the sensor needs to be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,756
Posted By ddtan
When in Rome...

When in Rome...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-22-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By ddtan
I tried Dr Colorchip, and liked Langka better. ...

I tried Dr Colorchip, and liked Langka better. With the former they provide the paint, I didn't think that it filled very well. With the latter you have to get your own touch up paint, which I got...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By ddtan
The trunk of a 3 series is already too small as...

The trunk of a 3 series is already too small as it is, I don't have space for a donut spare. I have not found my run flats intolerable, so I replaced my run flats with more of the same.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By ddtan
The tally so far 2 say change only the rears, and...

The tally so far 2 say change only the rears, and 2 say change all four since switching to a different pad material, with one leaning toward changing all 4 because of difference in pad material.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By ddtan
Brakes - Just rears or all four

My rear brakes are about to wear out. Are there issues with replacing each pair as they go, or should I replace all 4. I'm still on the originals, and plan to put on Akebonos on the back when they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By ddtan
Good choice!

Good choice!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By ddtan
Which Akebono pads did you get, and where did you...

Which Akebono pads did you get, and where did you order them from?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By ddtan
It's a good price, my dealer wanted $410 for a...

It's a good price, my dealer wanted $410 for a battery and install. My Indy mechanic charged $300.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,580
Posted By ddtan
That's right, it keeps going, and nothing else...

That's right, it keeps going, and nothing else malfunctioning, battery just a year old. And it does park in the right position when stopped. It seems like some kind of control module is...
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