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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-18-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 596
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
V8 engine block heater?

My car takes about 6 miles at highway speed to reach normal operating temperature. I would like to install an engine block heater to expedite warmup. The local dealer says that no US spec part exists...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-19-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,269
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
Installed front fogs.

Yes, front fogs are doable and I consider essential for NW weather and road conditions. I started the project by following the DIY for activating the rear fog lights and went ahead and enabled the...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 07-25-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,442
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
20.2 average after 7000 miles. Mostly highway.

20.2 average after 7000 miles. Mostly highway.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-05-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,861
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
And no they do not distort the image. Just are a...

And no they do not distort the image. Just are a distraction.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-05-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,861
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
The spots were small roundish random in size and...

The spots were small roundish random in size and spacing on the backside of the plate. We live in a very wet clmate in Vancouver, WA. Might be a factor.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-04-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,861
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
Those look cool, but. My wife had them installed...

Those look cool, but. My wife had them installed in her Mini and within a couple years spots appear on the backside. The dealer replaced them under warranty. Now in about the same amount of time the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-03-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,069
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
The gray car dosen't have a side mounted turn...

The gray car dosen't have a side mounted turn indicator while the white one does.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-02-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,477
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
No fold down rear seats in the IS-F. Went with an...

No fold down rear seats in the IS-F. Went with an ED M3 the last week of Sept. Priceless!
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 10-30-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,328
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
I'm just back from my second ED. While touring...

I'm just back from my second ED. While touring France I saw several of these. Brought a french X1 brochure back for my CA. It's a sharp looking SAV.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,974
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
My CA built 05 Toyota Tacoma has 33,000 miles...

My CA built 05 Toyota Tacoma has 33,000 miles with zero manufacturing defects. It's flawless. My German built BMW is a maintenance disappointment. Beach Bimmer.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 06-12-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
Are M3's available via ED ?

I don't see M3's listed on the BMW ED website. Any info. on this subject?
Beach Bimmer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,818
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
It's all about the noise for me. My dealer...

It's all about the noise for me. My dealer assisted in swapping out the Potenzas for Michelin PS2's. I don't perceive a performance or noise difference. On the rough surfaced NW roads (thanks to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,581
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
The car in the picture has rear fog lights....

The car in the picture has rear fog lights. Nicely equipped.
Beach Bimmer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
I hope your not going down the same iDrive rode...

I hope your not going down the same iDrive rode I'm on. Mine is going in for the fouth time that the screen has froze up or gone blank. I love it when it works but this is getting old and my dealer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,838
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
06 330xi with 15k. Going into the shop for the...

06 330xi with 15k. Going into the shop for the fourth time that Idrive has froze up or blanked out. Disappointing.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,994
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
With my cruise control set at 95 the officer...

With my cruise control set at 95 the officer clocked me at 91 on I-84 in SE Idaho.
Beach Bimmer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
My break light defeat switch was installed by an...

My break light defeat switch was installed by an auto electric professional at a local shop. Also my BMW dealer knows about it. And yes, while using it, one needs to maintain a head out of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
A break light defeat switch lowers your driving...

A break light defeat switch lowers your driving profile from rear enforcement. Beach Bimmer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,077
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
My wife's 07 Mini has multiple color adjustable...

My wife's 07 Mini has multiple color adjustable cabin lighting. Very trick. Beach Bimmer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-26-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,424
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
All you need to know about the LI is at...

All you need to know about the LI is at BimmerPost.com>E90forum>Technical forums>Audio/video+Bluetooth+Electronics/Alarm/Software>Laser Jammer Finally Tested.
Beach Bimmer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-09-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,882
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
The V1 system consists of the main unit and the...

The V1 system consists of the main unit and the remote display. The main unit must be mounted high on the windshield in order for it to see both front and rear thus allowing the directional arrows to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,882
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
My V1 remote display is mounted on top of the...

My V1 remote display is mounted on top of the steering column just in front of the dash. This location is directly in your line of sight affording the fastest response time. Beach Bimmer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,817
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
The man just asked for technical information. Not...

The man just asked for technical information. Not your opinions on seatbelt use. Give him a break.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
JSpira, In your car history list you show one...

JSpira,
In your car history list you show one E90 06 330xi as retired and another as active. What happened? Beach Bimmer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,199
Posted By seaview330xi-ed
I have the Razr with AT&T. Works great and fully...

I have the Razr with AT&T. Works great and fully integrates with Idrive. I also recommend a phone that has an available cradle. Gives you built in charging and antenna connection.
Beach Bimmer.
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