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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) Yesterday, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By kscarrol
New to me 1997 Z3!

Just wanted to introduce myself. I am inheriting my late father's 1997 Z3 (1.9l) roadster and am looking forward to it! I currently drive a 2011 M3 sedan and my wife has a 1974 2002 Tii so we are...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-03-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By kscarrol
I get it, but I usually drive in S4 o I don't...

I get it, but I usually drive in S4 o I don't really have any experience with the various D modes. Certainly driving in D2 will be more efficient than D5. Beyond that obvious observation, I'm afraid...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-03-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By kscarrol
Well yellow means not an emergency situation but...

Well yellow means not an emergency situation but beyond that the engine symbol could be several different things. Your best bet is to get a code reader (or bring to a shop) and see if the car is...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-03-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By kscarrol
To be honest, I knew what I was getting into with...

To be honest, I knew what I was getting into with this car in terms of gas mileage so I've never really tracked it. I would not expect any meaningful difference between D2 and D3 for driving around...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-21-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By kscarrol
Agreed, PSS is a better tire and I'll likely...

Agreed, PSS is a better tire and I'll likely switch back next time I change. Good luck tracking down that second rear tire!
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-20-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By kscarrol
After going through a several sets of PS2's on my...

After going through a several sets of PS2's on my M3, I switched to Continental ExtremeContact DW's this last change and am happy with them. I don't track the car and the DW's offer very good...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-09-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By kscarrol
You can use an after market battery but it must...

You can use an after market battery but it must be registered to the car. If the car is beyond the warranty/maintenance period, find a good indy shop and they should be able to do it for you...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-13-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By kscarrol
Back to one of the OP's questions, the most...

Back to one of the OP's questions, the most efficient driving. Most efforts will only yield marginal results but to be the most efficient you WON'T be driving in M mode. M mode is used to change...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-13-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By kscarrol
Ha, no worries, must be having too much fun with...

Ha, no worries, must be having too much fun with the new M3! At the end of the day your advice was on target, it's all in the manual...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-13-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By kscarrol
To follow on S&E's comments, it would help if the...

To follow on S&E's comments, it would help if the OP told us which car he has. Given that he has posted in the E9x forum, I'll assume the car is an E9x M3. S&E's comments about two M buttons does...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-17-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By kscarrol
Need more details. What was you build date? As...

Need more details. What was you build date? As I recall you need the combox to use the USB stick to update software. The combox started with Sept 2010 production in the M3 and have done it twice in...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-14-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By kscarrol
Here are the part numbers from realoem.com... ...

Here are the part numbers from realoem.com...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=PM93&mospid=51057&btnr=71_0448&hg=71&fg=07
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-17-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By kscarrol
Yes, the V8 is likely gone for good. But am...

Yes, the V8 is likely gone for good. But am watching the M2 development as well, definitely an option!
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-12-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By kscarrol
I have the comp. pkg. and love the wheels and the...

I have the comp. pkg. and love the wheels and the slightly lowered stance. If you are going to keep the car stock, it is worth it. If you are thinking about after-market wheels and/or...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-11-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By kscarrol
Unless my memory is going (and it could be!), I...

Unless my memory is going (and it could be!), I recall ordering the parking distance option separately... And on the M3 it is rear only.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-09-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By kscarrol
Happy to help! That video was one of the more...

Happy to help! That video was one of the more extreme incidents but the idle fluctuation was not always that radical. Good luck!
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-09-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By kscarrol
I had a similar issue though mine mostly occurred...

I had a similar issue though mine mostly occurred right after filling up or if the I was at 1/4 tank or less. On a couple of occasions my car actually stalled though usually the engine would bounce...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 09-16-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By kscarrol
Part number 1 in this realoem.com graphic.... ...

Part number 1 in this realoem.com graphic....

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=DX93&mospid=52147&btnr=51_6184&hg=51&fg=20

$25.96 at getbmwparts.com
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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-24-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By kscarrol
Happy to help! And good luck with the...

Happy to help! And good luck with the negotiations... Warranty through 2018, I assume it's a CPO from the dealer? That's definitely worth having but they will obviously add that to the price... ...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-24-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By kscarrol
OK, first I have a 2011 sedan with premium/tech...

OK, first I have a 2011 sedan with premium/tech pkg 2, ZCP and DCT and LOVE it. Almost four years old now and it's been flawless but I just bought an extended warranty as I'll keep for at least...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-24-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By kscarrol
Hmm... Don't recall the breakdown on Tech Pkg's....

Hmm... Don't recall the breakdown on Tech Pkg's. Again, are you looking at an E90 sedan or an E92 coupe? Based on the dates, the E92 would be a 2012 w/ Tech Pkg 3 and the E90 would be a 2011 w/...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-24-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By kscarrol
"exported from Germany and imported to Newark,...

"exported from Germany and imported to Newark, NJ" in late October 2011, and says "Vehicle offered for sale" in early November 2011 and "vehicle sold" in early January 2012."

Could be. Just to...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-24-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By kscarrol
That does seem to be a long time frame. There...

That does seem to be a long time frame. There are a couple of options with the most likely being that the original owner did European delivery. The car may have been made in April and kept by BMW...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-23-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By kscarrol
My car is a 2011.5 (Sept 2010 production) and I...

My car is a 2011.5 (Sept 2010 production) and I have the passenger mirror tilt feature. I don't recall that being removed... Otherwise M3Inline6 is correct. ZCP came with 2011. I have it and...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-21-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By kscarrol
Press the issue. I recall having the same issue...

Press the issue. I recall having the same issue but after a software update it stopped. My car is a 2011 (Sept 2010 build) so before I was having some coding done, I got my dealer to update the...
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