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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By roadkillrob
This place does it also...

This place does it also http://www.bimmer-tech.net/shop/bmw-f30-2012/navigation-retrofits/nbt-navigation-retrofit?keyword=nbt

It may require additional parts above and beyond the screen and head...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By roadkillrob
I would lean towards this - if you don't get the...

I would lean towards this - if you don't get the vibration when power is being applied, but only when you let off the power, I would say either driveshaft or guibo (flex joint in driveshaft) or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By roadkillrob
Must be the first on 320d's don't do the second...

Must be the first on 320d's don't do the second one.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 475
Posted By roadkillrob
If you have the passthrough from the backseat,...

If you have the passthrough from the backseat, you can always use a coat hanger to snag the manual release handle on the passenger side of the trunk.

Bummer on the no key hole, my 2008 has it,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By roadkillrob
Yes, just get the newer compound pads from BMW -...

Yes, just get the newer compound pads from BMW - they updated them at some point and the newer cars have far less dust, my new X3 literally has no dust anymore, but my 11 X5 and 08 3 series get black...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By roadkillrob
Some old guy overcompensating for something in a...

Some old guy overcompensating for something in a bright yellow midlife crisis vette - I probably would have just watched and laughed too!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By roadkillrob
The ultimate decision would be a 335is...

The ultimate decision would be a 335is convertible if you could find one.

As stated about the 335is has the N54 and DCT and has more power, the convertible is an N55 automatic and suspension is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By roadkillrob
Ya saw them on the internet - more specifically...

Ya saw them on the internet - more specifically getbmwparts.com
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By roadkillrob
So basically this is what you first attempt...

So basically this is what you first attempt looked like

http://youtu.be/fdw4jiieWjI
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By roadkillrob
JB4 for N55

JB4 for N55
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By roadkillrob
BMW claimed it was because we were not ready for...

BMW claimed it was because we were not ready for a hatchback and that is why it didn't sell, but the real problem was it was not much cheaper than a proper 3 series, but it had a low pore 4 banger,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By roadkillrob
I think most people use getbmwparts.com, they are...

I think most people use getbmwparts.com, they are in MD
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By roadkillrob
Dealers mostly don't want them if they can't CPO...

Dealers mostly don't want them if they can't CPO them, so they action anything that won't qualify.

Also - in the northeast, like New York, they basically can't shift convertibles after August...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By roadkillrob
2011's had any issues resolved pretty much. It...

2011's had any issues resolved pretty much. It had the N55 engine that didn't generally have the fuel pump issues that the 2010 and older N54 engined cars had.

Just make sure the top operates...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By roadkillrob
or a 318ti - bmw is trying to forget that one...

or a 318ti - bmw is trying to forget that one http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_3_Series_Compact
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,870
Posted By roadkillrob
What dash cams r u running?

What dash cams r u running?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By roadkillrob
I would try the redline - a lot of people have...

I would try the redline - a lot of people have had success with the redline oil to help with notchiness. My BMW isn't a manual, but my Civic Si is and it cam factory with a notchy 3rd gear and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 396
Posted By roadkillrob
Some info here may help - this is a pretty...

Some info here may help - this is a pretty comprehensive thread from the E39 forum about how it all works

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=356272

Buried in that thread is this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By roadkillrob
White sucks to keep clean - loved how it looked...

White sucks to keep clean - loved how it looked on my X5 but it is almost as bad as black - I know have gray - much easier to deal with.

I used to get the little black dots, fly crap and tar and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By roadkillrob
BMW did not make a 2006 model year 335i in the US...

BMW did not make a 2006 model year 335i in the US - it has to be a 2007, it may have been manufactured in the last 3 months of 2006 but would definitely be a 2007 model - the 2006 model E90 was a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,047
Posted By roadkillrob
I also have a number of lexus models before I...

I also have a number of lexus models before I went full BMW - couple of RX's and a GX and they also spent more time in the shop than my E93, X5 and X3. Don't get me wrong, the BMW's have had a few...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By roadkillrob
RTF post - he doesn't have tire sensors in the...

RTF post - he doesn't have tire sensors in the tires and only the really early e90's had the system you refer to, all the 2007 and newer models have actual sensors in the tires (which he does not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By roadkillrob
I know you Brits lovingly refer to that interior...

I know you Brits lovingly refer to that interior as poo brown, but in the US that is a desirable hard to find color that everyone seems to like!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By roadkillrob
Unfortunately the X3 gear is different than the...

Unfortunately the X3 gear is different than the E90 gear, the X3 guys found some washer pump gear or something that is a direct fit on theirs (they have a plastic gear that fails and a different...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By roadkillrob
Those seem to be a pretty common failing part - I...

Those seem to be a pretty common failing part - I have done one recently - they use a soft aluminum worm gear in them and it fails - if you tak e it apart the gear is stripped, newer ones have a...
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