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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By vivek_v_rane
Unhappy LPFP Replaced :(

Had a rough startup, with the engine revs swinging all over the place. The first time it happened, it went away after a restart, but the second time, the check engine light stayed on. Eventually, the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,378
Posted By vivek_v_rane
They're the same make and model, probably 10-15K...

They're the same make and model, probably 10-15K life left at most. Thanks for your input!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,378
Posted By vivek_v_rane
Question Replacing a single tire: X-drive issues?

I went through a giant pothole and bent one of my aftermarket wheels and tore the tire. :cry: I got the tire replaced under insurance and got a new wheel, but now the tread on the new tire is much...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-23-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,021
Posted By vivek_v_rane
The new 2012 turbo 4-banger!

Feast for your eyes and ears :)

http://www.bmwblog.com/2011/08/23/videos-2012-bmw-z4-sdrive28i-with-four-cylinder-engine/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-23-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By vivek_v_rane
Its pretty much your call. I'm in the same boat -...

Its pretty much your call. I'm in the same boat - 4 years coming up this Dec, but I think I'll save the 6000 and use them for repairs if/as and when needed. Besides, even if the nav does conk, what...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-19-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,881
Posted By vivek_v_rane
This is the only pic I could find on the net......

This is the only pic I could find on the net... the vertical black arrow points to the switch and the horizontal arrow to the vent
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-14-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,144
Posted By vivek_v_rane
Nice! Any snaps from the event?

Nice! Any snaps from the event?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-14-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,881
Posted By vivek_v_rane
I'm not sure if the Z4 has it, but the 3 series...

I'm not sure if the Z4 has it, but the 3 series has a ventilated armrest compartment, so if the heater is on it can get that compartment very warm. There is a small 0-1 switch by which you can turn...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 08-01-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 893
Posted By vivek_v_rane
Probably a bad idea - my dealer as well as the...

Probably a bad idea - my dealer as well as the person at Welt told me that they take off anything that isn't standard on the car when it's delivered to you at Welt (and some things that are standard...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-29-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,570
Posted By vivek_v_rane
It was supposed to be this summer, but it's been...

It was supposed to be this summer, but it's been pushed to next summer :(

Btw wth is the deal with "no cost 8-speed option"? Are they now penalizing people buying manual transmissions?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-28-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,570
Posted By vivek_v_rane
It's coming over :) ...

It's coming over :)
http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1062678_bmw-z4-design-pure-balance-package-gallery
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-17-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By vivek_v_rane
I don't think so, unless your dealer offers such...

I don't think so, unless your dealer offers such an option...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-01-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,570
Posted By vivek_v_rane
Question Design Pure Balance Package?

Came across this blurb on KBB:

From summer 2011, a special equipment package will be offered, called Design Pure Balance, with leather interior upholstery in a new color, Cohiba Brown, contrasting...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-28-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,495
Posted By vivek_v_rane
I suppose you could make it lighter by using...

I suppose you could make it lighter by using plastic body panels like the vette :P
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-28-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,993
Posted By vivek_v_rane
I wonder how the turbo-4 will feel in comparison...

I wonder how the turbo-4 will feel in comparison to the current NA 6 with a 6-MT. Having driven a N54 E90 for 3+ years, I highly doubt (and hope) it will have a lag similar to the Audi 2.0T... with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,592
Posted By vivek_v_rane
Missed it by that much :P

Missed it by that much :P
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-23-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,423
Posted By vivek_v_rane
LOL... nice writeup! :thumbup: Reminds me of...

LOL... nice writeup! :thumbup:

Reminds me of the time I had an unintended drag race with a highly modified truck...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By vivek_v_rane
I got that light a couple of times on freakishly...

I got that light a couple of times on freakishly cold nights (15 below 0F) but it took care of itself.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By vivek_v_rane
Windshield sun reflectors

Any suggestions on where to get them and which ones are more convenient (fold for storage, etc) and effective? A web search seems to imply these are surprisingly expensive ($60+)!
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-25-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By vivek_v_rane
I think your dealer might be able to help you out...

I think your dealer might be able to help you out pretty quickly. I would've suggested something, but I don't have my baby yet...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-25-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,298
Posted By vivek_v_rane
Hang on in there... just a little bit more! :)

Hang on in there... just a little bit more! :)
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-25-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,219
Posted By vivek_v_rane
Believe me, I know how frustrating this can be. I...

Believe me, I know how frustrating this can be. I hope he (or his insurance) is at least paying for it?

EDIT: If you could, please do post the repair cost estimate - its good knowledge to have.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,940
Posted By vivek_v_rane
What's a heating block?

What's a heating block?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-23-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,225
Posted By vivek_v_rane
http://www.latestcarpictures.com/wp-content/upload...

http://www.latestcarpictures.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/New-Black-BMW-Z4-M.jpg

Admittedly not the E89 and not a great shot but 15 seconds on google images gets you only that much :p
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-18-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,183
Posted By vivek_v_rane
Did you check out the caverns? White sands is...

Did you check out the caverns? White sands is also pretty awesome :)
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