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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-14-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By hockeyfox
TIRES TIRES TIRES TIRES. Living in Minnesota all...

TIRES TIRES TIRES TIRES. Living in Minnesota all my life I found nothing improves a cars winter performance than a good set of dedicated snow tires. And SNOW is actually your friend in winter. It...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,443
Posted By hockeyfox
Ya know, I had the image of a dog shaking itself...

Ya know, I had the image of a dog shaking itself dry, but then thought perhaps this could be an issue if the engine gets wet is somehow affects the start up. Who knows how water gets where. But, I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,443
Posted By hockeyfox
Mine is parked in the garage. Not wet at all.

Mine is parked in the garage. Not wet at all.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,443
Posted By hockeyfox
One other thing I am noticing along with the...

One other thing I am noticing along with the initial startup shake is that the engine takes a bit longer to start when cold. Nothing significant, but it is noticeable when compared to a warm engine....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,443
Posted By hockeyfox
My 2010 328 does the same thing. When it first...

My 2010 328 does the same thing. When it first starts, is shakes moderately, but after it is warmed up it seems to run fine without any issues. I did this since day 1 (bought used 3 months ago) and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By hockeyfox
Yeah, that is what I suspect as well. Hopefully...

Yeah, that is what I suspect as well. Hopefully tomorrow I will not get a "he said she said" runaround answer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By hockeyfox
Yes, in the manual it shows a switch in the upper...

Yes, in the manual it shows a switch in the upper left hand area of the glove box. There is no such switch for the wagon.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By hockeyfox
It is not working at all. Front Doors work...

It is not working at all. Front Doors work perfectly. And I tried looking to see if there was a switch anywhere that would prevent the tailgate from working and found absolutely nothing in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By hockeyfox
Comfort Access Issues-Rear Tailgate

I have a 2010 wagon, just had my rear bumper replaced, and now the tailgate comfort access is not working. Of course I have 3 days before the body shop opens on Tuesday so I thought I would ask if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,369
Posted By hockeyfox
Then your suggestion is the poster spend $2k out...

Then your suggestion is the poster spend $2k out of pocket assuming the dealer will not cover the costs? It APPEARS the damage is isolated to the area in the pictures, and if so, there certainly is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,369
Posted By hockeyfox
Honestly, unless there is damage in other areas,...

Honestly, unless there is damage in other areas, a splice here and there and new wire insulation and it should be a permanent fix. Suntrip will most likely laugh when they see the pictures. The...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,369
Posted By hockeyfox
$1875 in Labor. Either that is a misprint or I...

$1875 in Labor. Either that is a misprint or I need to look at specializing in BMW electrical repairs.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,329
Posted By hockeyfox
I have a wagon with xdrive also. Really hadn't...

I have a wagon with xdrive also. Really hadn't thought about winter tires, but I do live in MN. Will probably just garage the car during Dec-Mar, but would I be okay with the stock tires if I did...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,369
Posted By hockeyfox
Yes, but I think that is EXACTLY the focus of the...

Yes, but I think that is EXACTLY the focus of the OP.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,369
Posted By hockeyfox
If I was in business to keep customers and that...

If I was in business to keep customers and that was my livelihood, YES. If I was selling as an individual, NO. Honest answer. But, if I bought a used car from an individual I would not expect him...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,369
Posted By hockeyfox
ok, fine. Let's say the dealer was unaware of...

ok, fine. Let's say the dealer was unaware of any damage. Drop the word undisclosed, use whatever adjective you want....geesh. BUT that does not mean the damage was not there when the car was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,369
Posted By hockeyfox
There is little question the damage was not...

There is little question the damage was not caused during his trip back to MN, the damage was on the vehicle when he purchased it. CPO which should be a thorough examination of the car failed to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,323
Posted By hockeyfox
Had my rear just replaced. $1100 including paint...

Had my rear just replaced. $1100 including paint and install. Bumper was $513. So the paint and install was close to $600.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,329
Posted By hockeyfox
Well, it turned out the rear end collision was a...

Well, it turned out the rear end collision was a bit worse than they originally thought. They had to replace the bumper and the wiring harness for the PDC. Probably better than just having it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,369
Posted By hockeyfox
If you want a 3rd party opinion, contact Orr...

If you want a 3rd party opinion, contact Orr Autosport in Eden Prairie - 952.922.1797. They come highly recommended to me by a friend and will be doing my out of warranty work.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-30-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,642
Posted By hockeyfox
It was done at a body shop the dealer...

It was done at a body shop the dealer recommended. Bumper had PDC sensors which probably upped the cost a wee bit.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-30-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,642
Posted By hockeyfox
Here is a more detailed cost breakdown: ...

Here is a more detailed cost breakdown:

Bumper - $513
Paint - $121

Body Labor 2.6 hours @ $50/hr - $130
Refinish Labor 3.9 hours @ $50/hr - $195
Mechanical Labor 1 hour @ $89 - $89
Labor...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,642
Posted By hockeyfox
$1091 - replaced bumper cover with PDC at $512. ...

$1091 - replaced bumper cover with PDC at $512. Paint, parts and labor makes up the difference. Just had this work done last week.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,642
Posted By hockeyfox
Just had my 3 E91 bumper replaced as I was rear...

Just had my 3 E91 bumper replaced as I was rear ended. Initially they were going to fix the bumper and repaint at a cost of $600. I am going to pick up the car tonight so I will ask about the cost...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,260
Posted By hockeyfox
Not to start another debate, but the battery at...

Not to start another debate, but the battery at Wally World will still have to registered I believe. If that is BS, I would sure like to know.
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