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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-13-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,956
Posted By jhowton
I think you do have to have BMW Apps for this to...

I think you do have to have BMW Apps for this to work.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-08-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By jhowton
They were never available in the US, BMW is...

They were never available in the US, BMW is releasing it's first four cylinder engine in quite some time in the US later this year when the Z4 sDrive28i debuts.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-08-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By jhowton
I'm sure you can find this information by...

I'm sure you can find this information by speaking to a dealership. There are no diesel or four cylinder 1 series cars in the US, so most of us just don't know, but I'm pretty certain that the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-08-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,332
Posted By jhowton
Sounds like a warranty issue to me. Take it to...

Sounds like a warranty issue to me. Take it to the dealer.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-08-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By jhowton
I should have mentioned that my iPhone wouldn't...

I should have mentioned that my iPhone wouldn't connect to the car when I first picked it up. I only hinted to my sales guy that I didn't want the car if they couldn't get it working. Within an...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-08-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By jhowton
It works fine in my car. I would take it back to...

It works fine in my car. I would take it back to the dealer and demand that they get it working. You paid for it, they should refund your money or make it work, NOW.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-08-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By jhowton
Compared to my last car (see sig), the sport...

Compared to my last car (see sig), the sport package 135i is positively creamy in it's handling, but compared to the Cadillac STS rental I have this week it's pretty firm. My point, it depends where...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-08-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,956
Posted By jhowton
Nice tip, thanks. I didn't know that but it...

Nice tip, thanks. I didn't know that but it works great.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-20-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,956
Posted By jhowton
That's funny, connected drive works in my 2012...

That's funny, connected drive works in my 2012 135i just fine. I live in North Carolina.
Forum: 6 Series 01-05-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,774
Posted By jhowton
FWIW my SMG pump went out recently too at ~88K...

FWIW my SMG pump went out recently too at ~88K miles. No warranty for me but the repair was less than $900 including labor.
Forum: The MINI Board 12-21-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,029
Posted By jhowton
Here's mine: ...

Here's mine:

http://gallery.me.com/jamiehowton/100658/_DSC0923/web.jpg?ver=12455983260001

It's an 09 MCS 6 Spd, LSD, PP, CWP
Forum: 6 Series 07-14-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,186
Posted By jhowton
It's mainly my comfort factor with a rack...

It's mainly my comfort factor with a rack attached to the car with nylon straps, I am much more comfortable with racks that use a solid mounting system. I've never had an actual incidence of one of...
Forum: 6 Series 07-13-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,186
Posted By jhowton
Here is a link to the Saris website: ...

Here is a link to the Saris website:

http://www.saris.com/p-299-bones-3-bike.aspx

It takes about 5 minutes to put on and take off and if you make sure the car is clean and the rubber feet on...
Forum: 6 Series 07-13-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,186
Posted By jhowton
Sorry, I don't have any.

Sorry, I don't have any.
Forum: 6 Series 10-17-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,186
Posted By jhowton
I use a Saris Bones trunk mounted bike rack. It...

I use a Saris Bones trunk mounted bike rack. It works on my 645Ci and my M Roadster.
Forum: 6 Series 08-30-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By jhowton
Cracked Wheel

I took my 6er to the local tire shop to have some new tires installed today. My right rear has been losing air starting suddenly last week and since the stock RFs are almost shot I just bought a set...
Forum: 6 Series 07-19-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By jhowton
Personally after daily driving an E39 M5 for...

Personally after daily driving an E39 M5 for years, I think that my 645 has just the right amount of power for use in daily traffic. I wouldn't and don't want more because with the way I use the car...
Forum: 6 Series 07-19-2007, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By jhowton
Gene, I think I am looking for the same...

Gene,

I think I am looking for the same things as you. It is awful nice to know that you can post now without having to worry about being publicly roasted alive for having an opinion that...
Forum: 6 Series 07-18-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By jhowton
I would imagine not.

I would imagine not.
Forum: 6 Series 07-18-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By jhowton
Welcome. I do hate to burst your bubble but BMWs...

Welcome. I do hate to burst your bubble but BMWs are not exactly the pinacle of automotive reliability; and like all premium brands the more technology they stuff under the hood the worse the...
Forum: 6 Series 07-16-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,453
Posted By jhowton
Take it in and have them read the codes then you...

Take it in and have them read the codes then you will know what the problem is. It's better than us trying to guess.

Regards
Forum: 6 Series 07-15-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By jhowton
There are many more E24 owners on the...

There are many more E24 owners on the Bimmerforums 6er board than this one. You might try asking your questions over there:

http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=135

Regards
Forum: 6 Series 07-11-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By jhowton
No bumps on mine and I use the heated steering...

No bumps on mine and I use the heated steering wheel every day during the winter (Chicago).
Forum: 6 Series 07-10-2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 874
Posted By jhowton
As another point of reference, I am averaging...

As another point of reference, I am averaging 20.6MPG driving in Chicago traffic, it's 80% highway but I am on the Kennedy during the evening rush hour and am usually stop and go until I get past the...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-09-2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,508
Posted By jhowton
I just noticed this thread and then remembered...

I just noticed this thread and then remembered that I do owe feedback on the K1s with 245/40-17s all round. I ran in NASA HPDE4/TT at Putnam with my M Roadster about a month ago with this setup and...
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