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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Robin128
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http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=677674&highlight=service+schedule+n54
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 838
Posted By Robin128
No brainer...Carly App and adapter. Good...

No brainer...Carly App and adapter.

Good grief!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Robin128
In UK big finance houses like Black Horse valued...

In UK big finance houses like Black Horse valued cars by Black Cap. The lowest valuation was part ex, the highest A1 stealer forecourt. They have to live. :D

You have to sell because of your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Robin128
You have to look at a part ex in its totality. ...

You have to look at a part ex in its totality.

First question stealer asks is have you got a trade in sir?

It matters not what the part ex allowance is or the asking price of the new car.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By Robin128
I can see the thickness of pad when the wheel is...

I can see the thickness of pad when the wheel is in the right position.

Sometimes if the car has not been driven for weeks in wet conditions the rust on the rotors can make a scraping noise when...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Robin128
As soon as one starts a cold car one should drive...

As soon as one starts a cold car one should drive off, IMHO. The car is not designed to run on idle, hot or cold.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-08-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 497
Posted By Robin128
Who says it needs to be at max?? When I...

Who says it needs to be at max??

When I change mine I aim for half way...when it reads ok.

What's all the fuss about?

:dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 932
Posted By Robin128
Bridgestone and Michelin apparently allow repairs...

Bridgestone and Michelin apparently allow repairs to punctured runflats.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 932
Posted By Robin128
That does it...battery powered inflator gone in...

That does it...battery powered inflator gone in the boot...sorry, trunk.

Is it ok to have runflats on the front with ordinary on the back?? And vice versa?

My Volvo has one of those space saver...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 932
Posted By Robin128
Same thing happened to my son 2 weeks ago on a...

Same thing happened to my son 2 weeks ago on a runflat on his bimmer...but got caught for a new one from the stealer in Cardiff.

He was gutted...who says runflats shouldn't be repaired??

:dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,304
Posted By Robin128
Kotoma et al Made two of these out of scrap...

Kotoma et al

Made two of these out of scrap timber...dreamed of a drained pit with steps and lights but two kids going thru uni took priority...failed on convincing STMBO that it would pay back...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By Robin128
Did mine soon after I bought it with 37,000m on...

Did mine soon after I bought it with 37,000m on clock.

Easy job...don't jack on alloy diff. :p

:)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Robin128
That does it...I'll wait. I can see myself...

That does it...I'll wait.

I can see myself getting the water pump changed then it will be the hpfp.

A bit of common sense prevails.

I'd still like to know if anyone has been successful in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Robin128
Continuing saga of the Water Pump

Just looked at my mileage and its pushing 58,000m

Bit like Inspector Callahan's question.:yikes:

No symptoms yet but we all know what's on the horizon.:eeps:

And I've got a BMW warranty with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By Robin128
If the engine is cranking at its usual pace then...

If the engine is cranking at its usual pace then the fault is not with the battery or alternator. If it still isn't cranking with new charged battery and new alternator, it sounds like starter motor....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Robin128
You need Allen key to remove calipre. Make...

You need Allen key to remove calipre.

Make sure that surface on hub is absolutely free of crud otherwise the rotors will wobble and cause vibration. Clean surface area of new rotors to remove...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,504
Posted By Robin128
+1...every last one of us on here was 16 once....

+1...every last one of us on here was 16 once. Over here full licence is minimum age 17. Easy enough to pass test but then you learn to drive and that is usually the hard way. I pranged my mini 1000...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,086
Posted By Robin128
+1 and filter change of course, every year...

+1 and filter change of course, every year irrespective of lower mileage.

I changed plugs at 45,000m

:)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 507
Posted By Robin128
Might be worth having a go yourself, reading...

Might be worth having a go yourself, reading through the link to the detailed instructions.

Hope it all works out for you.

:thumbup:
Forum: General BMW 06-04-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Robin128
If it wasn't for the 9 months static I would say...

If it wasn't for the 9 months static I would say yikes for a 30,000m car.

None of that has been done on mine which is pushing 56,000m.

Sorry, not entirely convinced it's needed and it's not at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 507
Posted By Robin128
I think the main BMW dealers are using a repair...

I think the main BMW dealers are using a repair kit for warranty work...correct me if I'm wrong, is it the abs pump??? Had mine done a year or so ago. Perhaps an Indy can give you a sensible quote.
...
Forum: General BMW 06-04-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By Robin128
What's the cost of not treating yourself? ...

What's the cost of not treating yourself?

That's right, the opportunity cost.

:)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Robin128
Or you could give them a few coats of high temp...

Or you could give them a few coats of high temp spray paint?

:dunno:

http://youtu.be/AmEEYTtIfMU
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By Robin128
Yep...that's what my 2007 335i does also. ...

Yep...that's what my 2007 335i does also.

:thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 507
Posted By Robin128
Forget it...I just thought there was a light...

Forget it...I just thought there was a light hearted explanation that I was missing.

:)
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