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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By powerline777
Dead Battery + Faulty RDC Flashing Lights?

Not a good week at the household for being proud owners of a 2010 BMW 3-series wagon. Cold air put the kill on the battery, which meant a jump from roadside assistance and then work at the dealer.
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By powerline777
Thanks I will. It was certainly a large enough...

Thanks I will. It was certainly a large enough hole to have the chance to structurally damage the rim. I can see where the rim punched into the tire, and how the other side was a jagged knife of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By powerline777
Bridgestone RFT AE906AS in action ! Destroyed !

In case anyone is curious about what goes down when RFT's explode:

Driving 80mph+ down 495 in MA and come off a bridge to see the mother of all pot holes. It was as if Satan himself had dug a...
Forum: X4 F26 (On Sale 2014) 07-06-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,959
Posted By powerline777
Also heavily considering this car. Will be 2nd...

Also heavily considering this car. Will be 2nd ED, I'm hoping in time to have enough funds secured for the M version. Will be more like spring of 2016 for me.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,068
Posted By powerline777
Small update here. Now at 48,550 miles on the...

Small update here. Now at 48,550 miles on the OEM ContiPro's. Turns out the 3G RFT RE960AS Pole Position was on super back-order. I called around and around and everyone was willing to take the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,068
Posted By powerline777
Just an update as my tire guy finally called over...

Just an update as my tire guy finally called over today with a confirmed delivery of the RE960AS RFT PP for Mid March.

He mentioned there is already a waiting list developing at the distributor...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,068
Posted By powerline777
ContiPro Contact SSR 44,000 miles

Time to finally replace the stock OE tires on my 328xi Wagon. Just wanted to put word out there that I've had these RFT's on my ride for a full 44,000 miles and they finally wore out.

85%...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-05-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By powerline777
Very low steering fluid - '10 - E91

Had my 2nd oil change last week (along with a scheduled service check ) and today I noticed that the steering was very stiff. Checked steering fluid and it was maybe 3mm above the bottom of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,290
Posted By powerline777
E91 Logic 7 settings?

It's been a while since I've checked in here, feels good to be back researching something. Still as in love with this car as the day it was born. Unreal.

I've been using some audio settings from...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-10-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 105,132
Posted By powerline777
At first I was floored about the brake dust on my...

At first I was floored about the brake dust on my E91. Nothing off the shelf worked, it was like my second job keeping clean.

In a roundabout way, I came across this:
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By powerline777
Awesome input everyone. As usual. I have...

Awesome input everyone. As usual.

I have all these comments floating around in my head, and then hearing them on the forums somehow helps sort them out.

Fact is my ass is in that car more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By powerline777
Just a release, you still have to pull it up. ...

Just a release, you still have to pull it up.

Over time, I guess BMW wanted us to save the pads of our finger tips from having to press too hard?

But seriously, I'm not sure what the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,371
Posted By powerline777
Driving around town, this song MUST be played...

Driving around town, this song MUST be played with your bass turned up and the windows down. Pretend you are a drug dealer as well, it adds to the experience:
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By powerline777
New job, high miles are adding up...what to do?

Looking to tap into the ever so enjoyable opinions of board members regarding a new dilemma I'm facing with my E91.

For the last year, I was doing great on keeping down the miles down on my 2010...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-28-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By powerline777
Road Force > 30lbs Any options?

I feel like I'm riding on bricks at 75mph+.

11K miles so far running with Contipro Contact SSR's. 225/45 R17 91H. Tread wear is minimal / non-existent.. 2010 328xi

Alignment was done about a...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-28-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By powerline777
Thanks for the input. Interesting stuff out...

Thanks for the input. Interesting stuff out there when calling around to shps that carry the Hunter.

-One shop told me he could do it, but wouldn't trust his own BMW with the guys that work for...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-27-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By powerline777
Road Force Balance with dealer or Tire Warehouse?

A couple of New England pothole explosions and what used to be a slight veer to the left is now a full out vibration at 78mph.

I'm at 11,000 miles on RFT's. Initial alignment was done 3,000 miles...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By powerline777
Gumball 3000

Probably one of the best commutes I've had to work....ever.

Riding down Rte 95 this morning ioutside of Boston and the rally came through. Riding in my e91, They were supposed to be heading north...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By powerline777
Steering wheel drift - 7,500 miles

Coming off two decent pothole explosions, I decided to get an alignment done. One of the rear tires was off by 1.4 and the others we'ren't too bad.

I do a ton of highway driving and still, when I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,271
Posted By powerline777
3,000 miles on my new 2010 E91 and so far so...

3,000 miles on my new 2010 E91 and so far so good. Ask me again at 15,000 and it may be a different story.

These are my first set of RFT's on a car and I have to say the handling is great. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,674
Posted By powerline777
Avoid DTC with xDrive?

I know this has been discussed at length here on the forums, but I still am a bit confused. When I was meeting with the rep at the Welt, he mentioned that switching on DTC with an auto equipped with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,759
Posted By powerline777
Certainly an indication that black ice could be...

Certainly an indication that black ice could be forming on the road. For me, the last two times I've seen this it has snowed in less than 1 hr.

In case you didn't know this, your new car can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,787
Posted By powerline777
2010 E91 Cargo Cover - missing rubber button?

Not sure if I'm blind or if something is missing, but I remember in test driving the 2009 E91 the CA demonstrated to me how the cargo cover would auto open when just opening the glass.

No dice so...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,468
Posted By powerline777
I had some reservations about picking up the...

I had some reservations about picking up the Droid for my '10 328xi based on the comments here in the forum.

First pairing I used "0000" for both the car and the phone. Immediate sync, the phone...
Forum: European Delivery 12-10-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,761
Posted By powerline777
Think about it. There are three or four "exam"...

Think about it. There are three or four "exam" stations at customs for sorting out the intensive audit. All sorts of shifting around, people in and out of your car, drive to the x-ray machine,...
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