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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-21-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 47,647
Posted By Rocket_man
I doubt it is transferable since it has my name...

I doubt it is transferable since it has my name associated with it. But they are easy to get if you can sign up for the event.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-20-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 47,647
Posted By Rocket_man
I got my $1,000 incentive va e-mail. They give...

I got my $1,000 incentive va e-mail. They give you a special code to use for purchase or lease. The offer expires 31 Oct 2013.

Good luck!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-20-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By Rocket_man
The egg bonds to the paint. I had a car egged...

The egg bonds to the paint. I had a car egged years ago along with many other cars in an apartment complex. Didn't get to it until the morning. The damage was permanent.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-16-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 47,647
Posted By Rocket_man
I don't know if the person ahead of me was...

I don't know if the person ahead of me was pre-registered or not. He might have been. If I had got there 10 minutes early I would have been before him. My bad. But to have only one 3-series,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-15-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 47,647
Posted By Rocket_man
Just a follow up after I attended this event.... ...

Just a follow up after I attended this event....

- Signed up for 1100 on the 14th at Advantage BMW in Clear Lake, just down the street from me. Got there at 1103 and there were about 10 people...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-06-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 47,647
Posted By Rocket_man
I signed up at the web site and got a...

I signed up at the web site and got a confirmation for 14 May. I did not get a card in the mail, but have been on their mailing list in the past. The 328 is on my short list as is the Q50 and new...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-12-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,978
Posted By Rocket_man
Some shops use a plotter to cut the film then...

Some shops use a plotter to cut the film then apply it to the car. If they used a plotter it should be clearly evident in thier shop. It is not a small piece of equipment. But I wonder if...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-15-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,712
Posted By Rocket_man
I had fold down seats in my E46 and they never...

I had fold down seats in my E46 and they never sqeeked or rattled. This is very usefull feature for me and I look for it on every car I buy.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-01-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By Rocket_man
I looked at the trunk also and didn't feel the...

I looked at the trunk also and didn't feel the new hinges took up much usable space. My TSX has the same type and that has never been the limiting factor in what would or would not fit in the trunk....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-31-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,812
Posted By Rocket_man
335i Modern Line Houston Auto Show 29 Jan

Okay, there are 30 pictures of the 335i Modern at this link. Posting individual pics was too much and it wasn't working for me. This takes you to a Picasa Web Album. You can flip and zoom to your...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-31-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,812
Posted By Rocket_man
Houston Auto Shpw

I saw the new 3-series at the Houston Auto show this weekend. They had a Sport line and a Modern line. I have to say I really liked it. I took a bunch of pictures but I've never posted pics to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-05-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,109
Posted By Rocket_man
- Ventilated Seats These are so nice on the...

- Ventilated Seats

These are so nice on the Lexus, especailly here in Texas.

My last BMW was an E46. I passed on the last 3-series, couldn't stand the run flat tires. I have a TSX and it has...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-10-2006, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By Rocket_man
you may still be covered since BMW has a warranty...

you may still be covered since BMW has a warranty on repairs (2 years I think) which could extend past the factory warranty.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-03-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By Rocket_man
KP Technolgies

This company makes modules (mostly for Japanese cars) to allow the key fob/remote to raise the windows. It appears a BMW variant is in the works. So soon American kids can be decapitated just like...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2006, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By Rocket_man
Take it to a body shop and have it repainted. ...

Take it to a body shop and have it repainted. Shouldn't cost that much. Likely not any actual damage. But honestly, be prepared to scratch it again. I've hooked the underside of my car (E46...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2006, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Rocket_man
This has happened once or twice on my E46 DSC. ...

This has happened once or twice on my E46 DSC. Of course I don't have the 4 x 4, but it seems the computer occasionally glitches. German cars not not kown for thier excellent eletronics. Stop,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,559
Posted By Rocket_man
On the E46, the door gasket has an interior...

On the E46, the door gasket has an interior colored piece bonded to it.. so it is rubber against the door, and fabric towards the inside of the car. The fabric part does not bond well to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2006, 09:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,559
Posted By Rocket_man
I have a 2000 E46 and receive great value from...

I have a 2000 E46 and receive great value from the free maintenance period. The 2000 MY only had 3yr/36,000 and I paid ~$500 to add a forth year. Best $500 I ever spent. That along saved my a full...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By Rocket_man
If I recall correctly (I haven't used this...

If I recall correctly (I haven't used this feature in years) if you simply reach down and press the memory button it will return the mirror to its place. Not sure where the seat memory buttons are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2006, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By Rocket_man
If you want to fix it yourself, here is an...

If you want to fix it yourself, here is an excellent thread from the "other" E90 board.

http://www.bmwtips.com/tipsntricks/wheel-repair/wheel-scuff-repair.htm
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By Rocket_man
When someone says "rearview" mirror I think of...

When someone says "rearview" mirror I think of the mirror in the center of the windshiled looking out the back. Hope you can get it to work.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2006, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By Rocket_man
It is not the rearview mirror that tilts... can't...

It is not the rearview mirror that tilts... can't imagine why that would be useful. It is the passenger side view mirror. It tilts to allow you to see the far side curb so you don't hit it. Move...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-12-2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By Rocket_man
Did you tell the insurance company the chip was...

Did you tell the insurance company the chip was right in the drivers view? If so they may have told you to replace it instead of repairing it. When I got my E46 windshield replaced I looked into...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-12-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,538
Posted By Rocket_man
Try Advantage BMW in League City. I've had my...

Try Advantage BMW in League City. I've had my E46 serviced there for 3 years now and have no complaints. I test drove an E90 and the salesman I drove with was very straightforward and honest. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-09-2006, 12:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,748
Posted By Rocket_man
Most Japanese leather is only surface dyed or...

Most Japanese leather is only surface dyed or "painted." BMW leather is dyed all the way through. So Japanese leather seats tend to get shiny from wear over time and can crack, or if scratched you...
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