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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By mikesevel
Gas mileage woes

I own an '08 328i retractable hardtop convertible. It weighs 3850#. I use Shell gas or other brands. Mileage is 37,000.
For the last two years I have been averaging 26+ mpg, 1/3 highway, 2/3...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By mikesevel
A bmw christmas poem from texas

'Twas the night before Christmas and all through my E93 Bimmer,
the engine was roundly balking and it's no longer a screamer.

The culprits certainly could not be the spark plugs,
I replaced them...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By mikesevel
"Gazillioneth" Angel Eyes Questioin

For 2+ years I have perused BMW blogs with special attention to angel eyes issues.
My '08 E93 has the OEM angel eyes with colors, depending on light conditions, that vary from vanilla to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By mikesevel

Primacy MXM4 ZP RFT.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By mikesevel

I bought the RFT version 18 months ago. All season, longer tread life, quieter. No problems to date. :thumbup:328i E93 '08 convertible.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By mikesevel
"F Bomb" survey

Some bloggers seem to express themselves by using " F Bombs". I am far from a prude but it seems to me that in a forum like ours most members, both male and female, are offended when reading comments...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By mikesevel

Welcome to the E93 family. Follow Kat's advice, she is a knowledgeable lady.
I have owned my E93 for two years now with no top issues so far.
Replaced my salmon relays as a precaution.
Mike Sevel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By mikesevel
Vanos explained.

Vanos is a custom built American racing car and street legal roadster.
Mike Sevel
P.S. Wait, my mind works slow at my age, that was PANOZ!:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By mikesevel
Come back to Sorrento (Blue)

MY '08 E93 is Atlantic Blue and it might be too conservative for you. I saw a pictorial in a BMW mag featuring a customized 3 painted Sorrento Blue. It was a dazzler.
Sorrento blue was a rare color...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,417
Posted By mikesevel
Thanx Dallas

Thanx for the blowup of my blue baby. We bought it in Houston.:)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-23-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,417
Posted By mikesevel
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,320
Posted By mikesevel
Pristine Z4...then boom!!!!!

Sitting at light and Jeep driver hit me at 45mph non stop. The Jeep ended upside down with many injuries but I only sustained small head laceration. Z4 held it's own given it was half the size of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-14-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By mikesevel
Texas Battery Tender User

I use the BT on my'08 E93. Works great albeit slow. :dunno: No Sparks.:thumbup:
Contact BT customer service as it may be a problem with other cars.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-10-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By mikesevel
Schreechy tweeters fix. Help please

My '08 E93 hi-fi business radio has developed schreechy tweeters. :mad: I guess I could buy replacement tweeters from BMW or Bavauto. I saw a DIY video which includes removal of the door panel. Is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-09-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,417
Posted By mikesevel
Test..pic come through?

First time sending pic, did it come through? I guess so but how do I make it larger?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,329
Posted By mikesevel
Mend well bimmer buddy!

My former Z4 was rear ended at a stop light by a Jeep at 45mph. :cry: I had some head cuts and the Z4 was toast. The Jeep ended upside down, also toast and the driver had to be cut out.
Even thought...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-19-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,931
Posted By mikesevel
Texan Atlantic Blue

I have an '08 E93 Atlantic Blue with black interior. Does the interior reflect the hot Texas sun? Well, yes, up to 11:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m.
I chose the blue as I spent 5 years detailing the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,234
Posted By mikesevel
Kat und das funf jahre deutches auto. Wunderbar!

OK, admittedly the last German language instruction I endured was back in the dark ages (1968)
at John Carroll University (known as the "little Notre Dame") in Cleveland, OH.

The Title message ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,646
Posted By mikesevel
Worst scenario, dent on a aluminum hood crease

Years ago I had a PDR guy effectively eliminate a small dent in the flat fender area on my Z4.:)

Now my E93 was hit by a crazed shopping cart. Dent was the size of an olive on the hood crease....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By mikesevel
Eyes of the angels

Are you seeing any fault codes on the dash after installation?:dunno:
Do they state expected life expectancy?:dunno:
Are they easy to install?:dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By mikesevel
E90+ steering wheel trim headache.

Many of y'all experienced the steering wheel trim debacle related to the crappy rubber coating that peeled off and looked butt ugly. Many owners were fortunate enough to demand and receive free...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-11-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By mikesevel
Battery charging dilemma?

My E93's OEM battery is appx. 1 year old and I had it registered at an INDY. No problems, in fact recently I had some brake work done at the INDY and he gave me a courtesy fault code read and it was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By mikesevel
Hey Pilgrim!

BMW S.A. sez I can't replace my radio with a used unit as it needs to be coded to my car.
They want $650 plus installation charge for a new one.:mad:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By mikesevel
Hey Cal!

Thanx for the quick response and diagram. I assume I must remove the back seat area panels beneath the windows to find the antennae? If I locate them, am I just looking for disconnected or frayed...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By mikesevel
Braker braker.......

I decided to buy OEM sensors, pads and rotors. Pricey but you can negotiate a discount, especially if you are a member of BMWCCA. I cleaned the rotors with Brake Kleen and painted the hats gray with...
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