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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By roadkillrob
Sounds like you order a decent list of stuff all...

Sounds like you order a decent list of stuff all sounds right, just add a DPFix and you should be all set!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By roadkillrob
I thought I had a very minor leak one time, had...

I thought I had a very minor leak one time, had it all check, couldn't find anything, turned out one of my kids spilled some of their caramel frappe in my car and it smelled exactly the same.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By roadkillrob
Blizzaks are great tires in the snow, but they...

Blizzaks are great tires in the snow, but they have never been quiet tires - typically one of the noisier tires on bare dry pavement!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,254
Posted By roadkillrob
To each his own, but in my book a tan interior...

To each his own, but in my book a tan interior belongs in a Camry.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By roadkillrob
Yep, you just pull the instrument cluster out (2...

Yep, you just pull the instrument cluster out (2 screws) then take the plastic front off of it (6 screws), then you just need to pop the needles off carefully and then remove the backgrounds and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-08-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By roadkillrob
If you just want mph, all you need to swap is the...

If you just want mph, all you need to swap is the speedo background which is very easy, scale is the same for both

If you want to swap the cluster it needs coded to your car, can be done, lots of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By roadkillrob
A video would help us all compare to what ours...

A video would help us all compare to what ours sound like!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By roadkillrob
$600 is way too much for a spot repair, that is...

$600 is way too much for a spot repair, that is repaint the entire bumper money and that is what they should have done. Chances are they paid one of those mobile guys like $200 to do a spot repair...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By roadkillrob
It is pretty easy if you are military.

It is pretty easy if you are military.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By roadkillrob
Glad you got it off - just a quick note, you...

Glad you got it off - just a quick note, you should never put anti-seize on the bolt threads as it will change the torque readings of the torque wrench and tends to cause over tightening of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 674
Posted By roadkillrob
If you have 2 plugs in the carpet already, you...

If you have 2 plugs in the carpet already, you may have the winter plugs instead of the summer mat velcros. you change the plugs out for the different mats, the winter ones have a little hook on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By roadkillrob
I would agree that is how it should be, but...

I would agree that is how it should be, but sometimes they do recalls geographically like the latest Takata airbag recall, so not only is it an issue if you get a recall and your car is not in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By roadkillrob
I did one of the aftermarket kits that integrates...

I did one of the aftermarket kits that integrates with factory nav from bimmerretrofit.com it works well and has lines on it to give some idea of distance. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By roadkillrob
Ya don't even try that yourself it will cost you...

Ya don't even try that yourself it will cost you $300 in materials to screw it up - it is way more art than science.

Around here you can get the bumper 1/4 hood and front fender edges for about...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By roadkillrob
Sounds like the battery if you had the battery...

Sounds like the battery if you had the battery cable recall done already. If it is a 2007 and you are on the original battery, you have been on borrowed time for about 2 years and there is nothing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-06-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By roadkillrob
Yep, tune2air should do it - I just ordered one...

Yep, tune2air should do it - I just ordered one and will have it tomorrow and can confirm, but just plugs in to the iphone cable in the center console and emulates what you can do via the iphone...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-04-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By roadkillrob
On a 2007 the fuel pump issue is probably...

On a 2007 the fuel pump issue is probably resolved, known issues are turbo waste gates, injectors, coils, water pump and thermostat and carbon issues. It is unlikely that it will be more reliable...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-28-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,407
Posted By roadkillrob
All season tires where something invented for...

All season tires where something invented for convenience since people didn't like the extra cost/work inconvenience of changing their tires. Basically all season tires are just marginal in all...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By roadkillrob
If you really want to use the good stuff to lube...

If you really want to use the good stuff to lube your seals, the best stuff in my book is Krytox GPL105, it is expensive, but you will use it much less often then Gummi Pflege, it is a nicer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-24-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,709
Posted By roadkillrob
My iPhone 6 rings on the car but can't answer it,...

My iPhone 6 rings on the car but can't answer it, no answer option and button on steering wheel does nothing, only option on screen is end call even though I have not answered! It does mute radio...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-21-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By roadkillrob
The first thing to do is leave Boston, the...

The first thing to do is leave Boston, the dealers in the city are notorious for poor deals and high overhead. Go to Wagner in Shrewsbury or Tulley in Nashua or even BMW of Peabody will treat you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By roadkillrob
do the thermostat while you are in there, it is...

do the thermostat while you are in there, it is easy to do both at the same time and the thermostat is only like 75 bucks.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By roadkillrob
At 70k miles, I would put a pump and thermostat...

At 70k miles, I would put a pump and thermostat in it, it is a know problem in the early cars and one of them is faulty, the pump will fail soon if it isn't the suspect and thermostat is cheap and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By roadkillrob
I have this one and love it - you attach it under...

I have this one and love it - you attach it under the bumper where you can't see the holes if you take it off

http://www.skene.org/bmw/plate/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By roadkillrob
There are incredibly complex calculations car...

There are incredibly complex calculations car manufacturers do to determine failure rates and exact cost of repair etc and a bunch of MBA's make sure they are priced correctly to ensure lots of...
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