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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-02-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,312
Posted By robingo
i would - if there's any kind of issue with your...

i would - if there's any kind of issue with your top and they find the SmartTop module (even if its not electrically connected to the bus) you may well wind up in a 'finger pointing' situation (as i...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,312
Posted By robingo
i had the SmartTop module in my E93 for about a...

i had the SmartTop module in my E93 for about a year and then had a bit of trouble (Mod4Cars was terrific, btw!) and had to remove the old module and wait for a new one and those few days without my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-15-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,722
Posted By robingo
BZCAT - just a quick note to say you're not...

BZCAT - just a quick note to say you're not imagining this, and it seems to be a problem without a solution (and no official acknowledgement, yet) - i have a 2011 E93 mfg in sept of 2010, and it had...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By robingo
"All Windows Down" button doesn't raise right rear (on first try)

here's a strange one - i have a 2011 E93 and noticed that if i drop all 4 windows using the All Windows Down button and then try to raise all four windows by hold up the All Windows button, the right...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By robingo
thanks, Kat! turns out the liner (only, not the...

thanks, Kat!
turns out the liner (only, not the whole tray) is 51167118065 (thanks to the kids at getBMWparts.com)

this will turn out to be one of the cheaper-stupid things i've done!
cheers
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By robingo
Replacement for rubber liner in E93 Sunglasses Tray (2011)

hi - need a quick sanity check...

i managed to cut the rubber liner in my 2011 E93 'vert's sunglass/oddments tray (the space right in front of the transmission shift lever, where the cigarette...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-29-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 115,037
Posted By robingo
+1 for Sergei (*****************) - ordered the...

+1 for Sergei (*****************) - ordered the code last weekend at 7am, he wrote back immediately saying he was on his way home and would send the FSC within 4 hours, got another email 3 hours later...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-21-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,997
Posted By robingo
i felt the same way, but as someone who didn't go...

i felt the same way, but as someone who didn't go through the N54/HPFP stuff i'd have to say that this was less of a 'big deal' than problems i'd had with my sat radio or rattles in the top mechanism...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,997
Posted By robingo
it WAS the HPFP! (2011 N55)

just a short post to provide a data point. i have a 2011 335i built in sept of 2010 with delivery in december of 2010. shortly after taking delivery (a few weeks perhaps) i would occasionally get...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-19-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,311
Posted By robingo
i know this thread has been quiet, but wanted to...

i know this thread has been quiet, but wanted to post a quick, unsolicited, vote of ::LOVE:: for my newly installed SmartTop. i moved from a Saab Viggen convertible to my 335i and lamented that i...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-19-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,656
Posted By robingo
i have an october 2010 build '11 335i that has...

i have an october 2010 build '11 335i that has been giving me long cranks for about 6 months - originally the car started first time, every time, in about 1 sec, but then the occasional long cranks...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,561
Posted By robingo
Only driver. Only 91 Chevron, Shell or 76....

Only driver. Only 91 Chevron, Shell or 76. Nothing has changed in 6500 miles except the occasional long, sputtery starts.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,561
Posted By robingo
Tuesday afternoon update: just got a call from...

Tuesday afternoon update: just got a call from my service adviser at BMW of Mountain View (nice respectful fellow) - they were unable to reproduce the extended start/sputtering idle issue and there...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,561
Posted By robingo
thanks for the post about the software update -...

thanks for the post about the software update - yes, the thread was very helpful... i definitely have a fuel system/ignition problem (i've been starting it exactly the same way for about 6500 miles)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,809
Posted By robingo
the OP is a little confusing, since it talks...

the OP is a little confusing, since it talks about using the white ipod cable... here's what i can tell you:

in the 2009 series BMW w/iDrive and factory iPod/iPhone integration (6FL), you have to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,561
Posted By robingo
sometimes things just fix themselves...

well, i just went out and started my sweetie (after sitting all night) and you can see the result below. i wonder if there's a Schrödinger's Cat (or Schrödinger's Car) thing going on here... anyway...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,561
Posted By robingo
i wasn't aware that any N55's were being captured...

i wasn't aware that any N55's were being captured under BMW's Voluntary Recall... just the 2007-2010 N54's. there is a question as to whether the 2011's -should- have been included, but the common...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,561
Posted By robingo
thanks, everyone, for the feedback and links... ...

thanks, everyone, for the feedback and links... in an abundance of caution, after filling up my tank last night (91 Union 76, 10% Ethanol, the only gas we can get here in northern california) i...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,561
Posted By robingo
thanks for the reply - you do realize it isn't...

thanks for the reply - you do realize it isn't actually helpful, yes? i mean, i fully support your right to type random things in response to a specific question (I Like Turtles) but i wasn't asking...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,561
Posted By robingo
2011 E93 335i Getting Harder To Start Each Morning...

well -this- is interesting... i have a '11 E93 335i manufactured in October of 2010, and delivered on November 30th. been enjoying the absolute hell out it, but about 2 weeks ago i noticed that...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 04-06-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By robingo
hi joe - yah, the thread is so old i no longer...

hi joe - yah, the thread is so old i no longer have my '09 vert (lol) though i did replace it with an '11 vert...

i didn't get a solid answer - yes, its possible to grab power from the batter in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,683
Posted By robingo
grrrrr....:mad: this is not even my car and i'm...

grrrrr....:mad: this is not even my car and i'm still grinding my teeth in anger!
i can't speak for anyone else, but for me a simple "we don't know what's wrong" is a better answer than "there's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-26-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By robingo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p85xwZ_OLX0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p85xwZ_OLX0
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,628
Posted By robingo
of course - you'll probably wind up shooting a...

of course - you'll probably wind up shooting a new shot once the weather warms up a bit more, but in the interim... (plus i recently got some smoke reflectors for my sled and your writeup will be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,628
Posted By robingo
a little long distance body work ...

a little long distance body work
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