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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
I have a 2013 911 Carrera with the 7 speed...

I have a 2013 911 Carrera with the 7 speed manual. Mine is Certified pre-owned through Porsche so I have a pretty good warranty
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
Thanks. The insurance adjuster actually brought...

Thanks. The insurance adjuster actually brought it to my attention that I could get diminished value bc originally they wanted to repair it but it had frame damage and I was worried about resale
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
My car got totalled today! It took a lot of...

My car got totalled today! It took a lot of persistence but they realized that the repairs + diminished value and my rental car would put it over 60% of the value.

The insurance company gave me...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
The threshold is 60%. The insurance company is...

The threshold is 60%. The insurance company is actually working with me to total it however it has to be justified. The shop started the break down process on friday. I should have a definite answer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
Thanks. I was hoping it was totaled. I was ready...

Thanks. I was hoping it was totaled. I was ready for a new car
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
Found out today that it's repairable. $8200 in...

Found out today that it's repairable. $8200 in damages. I was pushing for the insurance company to total it due to the frame damage but they won't budge
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
Clearly I called the insurance company! They will...

Clearly I called the insurance company! They will be coming out to see the car tomorrow. I simply asked the forum for their opinion. You could've kept your response to yourself. Thanks
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
That was the regular tire. The other car was a...

That was the regular tire. The other car was a base model Totoya Tacoma with steel wheels. I'm pretty sure his truck is totaled
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
Around $19k is about right. That's the current...

Around $19k is about right. That's the current kbb private party value on my car. It has Nav, satellite radio, Premium, Cold weather, sport package and upgraded 19 inch wheels (style 230). And it's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
I wasn't going that fast. Maybe 20mph at the most.

I wasn't going that fast. Maybe 20mph at the most.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
I was in the process of uploading pics. They...

I was in the process of uploading pics. They should be visible now
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,564
Posted By henry_desmond
total loss?

I got into an accident this morning while making a left turn. It was my totally my fault. The car seems to be fixable but I was wondering if it could possibly be totalled? The airbags did not deploy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By henry_desmond
E93 Roof opening

My top started doing this again yesterday and it's due to a plastic part being broken under the headliner just at the corner of the cpillar. The top would fold into the trunk but the trunk boot would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-11-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By henry_desmond
It should be one motion. I was having the same...

It should be one motion. I was having the same issue and the culprit turned out to be a tension cord that was affecting the way the headliner folded at the c-pillar. So u should stand outside the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By henry_desmond
I just had my front pads and rotors done. I...

I just had my front pads and rotors done. I ordered my parts offline at getbmwparts.com. They were around $435 shipped. Then I paid $160 to get them installed. It saved me a few hundred bucks....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By henry_desmond
Yeap! Just drop the top and your golden. Ive...

Yeap! Just drop the top and your golden. Ive hauled a lot of stuff in my car from a 12 foot artificial Christmas tree in the box to a power wheels car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,982
Posted By henry_desmond
I followed this video and it was very easy. It...

I followed this video and it was very easy. It shouldn't take you any longer than 15 minutes. I saved $1200 by replacing the cords myself because the dealership told me that I needed to replace the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,982
Posted By henry_desmond
I got mine today. I'll let you guys know whether...

I got mine today. I'll let you guys know whether or not it's easy. I plan on replacing it tomorrow.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By henry_desmond
Is it possible to change front wear sensor without removing the wheel?

I just had my front brake pads and rotors replaced today but I assumed that I didn't need to buy a new sensor since the yellow triangle never appeared on the dash, just a message from idrive...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 850
Posted By henry_desmond
LUX H8 160 angel eyes damaged during installation

I installed my lights after receiving them today and neither works. 2 of the LEDs on the left bulb fell off and 1 on the right bulb fell off during installation. For a product that costs $200, one...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,982
Posted By henry_desmond
E93 frayed cord snapped

Anyone replaced their own frayed cords? The one on the right side of my car recently snapped and a piece of the headliner around the c pillar was damaged. The dealership said it would be like $1300...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-06-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By henry_desmond
I would not pay the dealer to replace the trim. I...

I would not pay the dealer to replace the trim. I did this on my own and it was very easy. There is no need to remove the steering wheel. I attached a before (left) and after (right) pic. By the way...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 942
Posted By henry_desmond
I have a leak at the oil filter gasket housing...

I have a leak at the oil filter gasket housing and the oil pan. Both leaks were found at 63k miles
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,135
Posted By henry_desmond
Those are the exact models that I was referring...

Those are the exact models that I was referring to in my above post. We've owned both a 2000 S430 and a 2000 E320. The funny thing is this is the era that many enthusiast say the quality of Mercedes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By henry_desmond
Def car #2! I love that color combo! Plus it has...

Def car #2! I love that color combo! Plus it has the sport pkg
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