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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By mikesevel
Door panel ding, need repair suggestions

So the wife sez we need to buy an antique shelf and stow it in the back seat of my E93. My trunk was full. With the hardtop windows down, I laid a carpet over the rear seat window opening and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By mikesevel
Diy tension ropes.

Cal W. Boy:

As U are aware, there is one DIY on the net for replacing the tension ropes. I tried to follow it but video contrasts often resulted in shadows. If you are successful with your cord...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,782
Posted By mikesevel
It's Mrs. Kat now!

Mrs. Kat:

From one Texan to another, yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-haw, y'all got hitched!!:thumbup:

As you may be aware, I am the membership chairman of the 900 member Austin/San Antonio Tejas BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By mikesevel
Best negotiated discounts for new BMW?

So in the past I tried to ascertain members negotiated discounts on new BMW's. Not much response, perhaps the members risked finding out that someone else got a better deal. So I will keep it neutral...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-26-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By mikesevel
Blue 2 Blue, from me 2 U

Nice blue.
My E93 is Atlantic Blue.
Enjoy.
Mikey
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By mikesevel
Globby-squishy A/C dash vent cleaner

On Ebay I came across a $4 product from China, It is a gel type ball. The theory is that you press it in to the pesky-to-clean A/C dash vents. :cry:
When you remove it, the dirt adheres to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By mikesevel
Manure makes my E93 look great!

Hello curious member.:rofl:

So here is my manure story. Wife sez, "Stop at Home Depot and buy some dehydrated manure for my garden." Yes dear.
I bought 5 bags, 40# each, 200# total. Tight squeeze...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-09-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By mikesevel
Rain drains?

Where are the rain drains located?:dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By mikesevel
HHS-K Hooray.

I also liked Kat's top maintenance sticky. I tried Zymol on the seals and Wurth HHS-K on the hinges. Two + years with no problems.:D
Mike
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By mikesevel
Steering wheel headache..problem solved.

My trim was peeling and I tried to paint it (once removed) with Plastidip and two other paint sprays. I did not like the results and banged it up a bit and decided to pop for a new one.
You can buy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By mikesevel
Gas mileage woes

I own an '08 328i retractable hardtop convertible. It weighs 3850#. I use Shell gas or other brands. Mileage is 37,000.
For the last two years I have been averaging 26+ mpg, 1/3 highway, 2/3...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By mikesevel
A bmw christmas poem from texas

'Twas the night before Christmas and all through my E93 Bimmer,
the engine was roundly balking and it's no longer a screamer.

The culprits certainly could not be the spark plugs,
I replaced them...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By mikesevel
"Gazillioneth" Angel Eyes Questioin

For 2+ years I have perused BMW blogs with special attention to angel eyes issues.
My '08 E93 has the OEM angel eyes with colors, depending on light conditions, that vary from vanilla to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By mikesevel
#

Primacy MXM4 ZP RFT.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By mikesevel
mx4

I bought the RFT version 18 months ago. All season, longer tread life, quieter. No problems to date. :thumbup:328i E93 '08 convertible.
Mike
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By mikesevel
"F Bomb" survey

Some bloggers seem to express themselves by using " F Bombs". I am far from a prude but it seems to me that in a forum like ours most members, both male and female, are offended when reading comments...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By mikesevel
Xxxe:

Welcome to the E93 family. Follow Kat's advice, she is a knowledgeable lady.
I have owned my E93 for two years now with no top issues so far.
Replaced my salmon relays as a precaution.
Mike Sevel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By mikesevel
Vanos explained.

Vanos is a custom built American racing car and street legal roadster.
Mike Sevel
P.S. Wait, my mind works slow at my age, that was PANOZ!:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By mikesevel
Come back to Sorrento (Blue)

MY '08 E93 is Atlantic Blue and it might be too conservative for you. I saw a pictorial in a BMW mag featuring a customized 3 painted Sorrento Blue. It was a dazzler.
Sorrento blue was a rare color...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,528
Posted By mikesevel
Thanx Dallas

Thanx for the blowup of my blue baby. We bought it in Houston.:)
Mikey
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,528
Posted By mikesevel
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,424
Posted By mikesevel
Pristine Z4...then boom!!!!!

Sitting at light and Jeep driver hit me at 45mph non stop. The Jeep ended upside down with many injuries but I only sustained small head laceration. Z4 held it's own given it was half the size of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-14-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By mikesevel
Texas Battery Tender User

I use the BT on my'08 E93. Works great albeit slow. :dunno: No Sparks.:thumbup:
Contact BT customer service as it may be a problem with other cars.
Mikey
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-10-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By mikesevel
Schreechy tweeters fix. Help please

My '08 E93 hi-fi business radio has developed schreechy tweeters. :mad: I guess I could buy replacement tweeters from BMW or Bavauto. I saw a DIY video which includes removal of the door panel. Is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,528
Posted By mikesevel
Test..pic come through?

First time sending pic, did it come through? I guess so but how do I make it larger?
Mikey
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