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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By bocabimmer
Water leak..

I just replaced my wiper fluid pump last weekend. If it is any help for you, with me the pump would only leak after I had used it and pressurized the lines. Swapped out the pump and now everything is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By bocabimmer
Someone here has a magnaflow muffler only, not...

Someone here has a magnaflow muffler only, not the entire cat back setup and it only ran him a couple hundred. That may be what you're looking for.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 529
Posted By bocabimmer
I'm typically not a fan of all matte finishes but...

I'm typically not a fan of all matte finishes but that looks very, very well done. Congrats!


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By bocabimmer
I'd either cover it with another material or...

I'd either cover it with another material or consider getting the performance accessory item that is covered in alcantara... it looks great.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By bocabimmer
You could. It will be a matte finish though. ...

You could. It will be a matte finish though.

I prefer the gloss look myself, so much so that I did shadow line trim everywhere too... That's why I bought a set of new painted grilles.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By bocabimmer
Why? It is a 6 speed transmission. Sent...

Why? It is a 6 speed transmission.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By bocabimmer
No. You'd need to replace the hood. Taking the...

No. You'd need to replace the hood. Taking the chrome off the hood will leave indentations. I believe even the shape of the lower part of the grill is different too.

Best bet is to do a gloss...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By bocabimmer
They only offer a performance improvement IF they...

They only offer a performance improvement IF they have an M on them.

It's all cosmetic. Unfortunately many of the aftermarket roundels - carbon or stock looking - are cheap quality and will fall...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By bocabimmer
445781 Photographic evidence of how the...

445781

Photographic evidence of how the blower motor rusts. I thought that this would be a lot more complicated DIY from the instructions but it seriously only took us 45 minutes.

As a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-09-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By bocabimmer
It you want to air out the condensation, you...

It you want to air out the condensation, you could remove the access panel in the wheel well and then remove the back of the headlight housing for the low beam. There aren't any screws involved in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By bocabimmer
This is what I do. I have ordered from Pelican...

This is what I do. I have ordered from Pelican before and just did yesterday. No complaints here.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By bocabimmer
Some people have had success with paint sprays. I...

Some people have had success with paint sprays. I ended up replacing the center console panel you showed in picture two for about $50. It was an easy and relatively inexpensive DIY.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By bocabimmer
Raton... We just had a cool front pass through...

Raton... We just had a cool front pass through and things have been unseasonably cool and dry for the past couple days. Taking advantage before summer returns.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 417
Posted By bocabimmer
C'mon chop, a seasoned interwebs vet such as...

C'mon chop, a seasoned interwebs vet such as yourself should be able to use Google to see this topic has been covered before:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=758194


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-16-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By bocabimmer
Not in the e9x series since we don't have auto...

Not in the e9x series since we don't have auto start/stop. You may want to check with the F30 forum.

It is entirely possible that the dealer accidentally accidentally may have removed an M badge...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By bocabimmer
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Well said.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By bocabimmer
Have you ever driven a Crown Vic? They're...

Have you ever driven a Crown Vic? They're horrible! The steering is imprecise, the suspension wallows, the acceleration is nothing to write home about, and forget cornering.

They're not going to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By bocabimmer
I put a European plate over mine. Not as nice as...

I put a European plate over mine. Not as nice as nothing, but still better than the dealer plate.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By bocabimmer
It'll be one of many. Beautiful car, nice color. ...

It'll be one of many. Beautiful car, nice color.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By bocabimmer
Your DRL lights are also your high beams. Go to...

Your DRL lights are also your high beams. Go to your auto parts store and they'll have what you need.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By bocabimmer
I think that with the time that's been spent on...

I think that with the time that's been spent on this thread, we could have all gone out and programmed all 20 FM presets to a random station and reprogrammed them again.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,583
Posted By bocabimmer
Well I'd think you'd be better off getting an...

Well I'd think you'd be better off getting an iPhone or Android device, but cell phones are a personal matter.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By bocabimmer
A chimpanzee could make the holes for you. What I...

A chimpanzee could make the holes for you. What I don't know, and maybe you want to check on this, is whether or not there is some kind of mounting point that is formed into the bumper on the back...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By bocabimmer
It is not fluid related. It usually happens in...

It is not fluid related. It usually happens in cooler weather, many people do have this too. I forgot what was the cause, but if you can live with the sound, it won't harm anything to drive around...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By bocabimmer
$52 to change the bulb isn't horrible if you...

$52 to change the bulb isn't horrible if you don't have the tools or the time. But this is one of those projects that you can do yourself... So if you can, why not?


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