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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By BashedBarrique
I recently had similar damage to a 2010 Corolla....

I recently had similar damage to a 2010 Corolla. The estimate was over $1500. You should definitely file a claim with your insurance company. The value of your car has been diminished.

Paintless...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By BashedBarrique
Almost 200 bucks to tell you that a piece of trim...

Almost 200 bucks to tell you that a piece of trim was loose and over 300 bucks to replace it?

Dealers deserve all of the bad things said about them.:fingers:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By BashedBarrique
That would be a useful vehicle, as well as fun to...

That would be a useful vehicle, as well as fun to drive.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By BashedBarrique
My Dad made me sell it as part of a deal to...

My Dad made me sell it as part of a deal to finance my return to college.

I never let him forget what they are currently worth. In top condition over 100K.

In fairness mine was clean but not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By BashedBarrique
I always feel like I'm losing a family member...

I always feel like I'm losing a family member when I sell a car.

Of course I usually keep them until they disintegrate into a pile of dust, so they have been with me for many years.

I still...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 669
Posted By BashedBarrique
Oh, and I had a good chuckle that you thought the...

Oh, and I had a good chuckle that you thought the "walnut" thing was a gag.

It does sound rather nutty.

Sorry, couldn't resist.;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 669
Posted By BashedBarrique
If you don't get off on the driving dynamics of a...

If you don't get off on the driving dynamics of a BMW vs. (say) a Lexus then it's nuts to buy one.



I'd say yes, and the electric water pump runs around $500. But it is kind of the Achilles's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 898
Posted By BashedBarrique
Thanks fdriller9 (and wilt). I'll spend some...

Thanks fdriller9 (and wilt).

I'll spend some time reading that pdf later.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 898
Posted By BashedBarrique
Thanks for the reply wilt. I admit to near...

Thanks for the reply wilt.

I admit to near total ignorance of the intricacies of modern computerized automotive electronic systems. Perhaps you can explain to me why the ECU would continue to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 669
Posted By BashedBarrique
If you can do your own maintenance and small...

If you can do your own maintenance and small repairs you should be fine.

Walnut shell blasting of the valves is an item that is required, at rates that seem to vary, due to direct injection and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 898
Posted By BashedBarrique
I have a battery in my 1990 Miata that just...

I have a battery in my 1990 Miata that just expired. It was installed in December of 2007. It lasted over seven years. The car has only OBDI electronics so I'm damn sure it doesn't "register" the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By BashedBarrique
I scored a set of 19 inch style 230's. ...

I scored a set of 19 inch style 230's.


http://i1164.photobucket.com/albums/q563/lancifer667/20150115_164722_zpsb762c6ac.jpg...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By BashedBarrique
I hope you find a set that makes you happy and I...

I hope you find a set that makes you happy and I hope you will call them wheels and not "rims". Especially since you said you don't want to give off a "thug type vibe".
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By BashedBarrique
Hey, that's like "Stump the Chumps" on Car...

Hey, that's like "Stump the Chumps" on Car Talk.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By BashedBarrique
This was in response to your previous remark.

This was in response to your previous remark.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By BashedBarrique
I'm going to do the same thing with sixes. ...

I'm going to do the same thing with sixes.

Of course this will trigger the battle of Armageddon and bring about the "end times".

Totally worth it!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By BashedBarrique
You'll get another chance at 555,555.5 miles....

You'll get another chance at 555,555.5 miles. Don't blow it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By BashedBarrique
Hmmm, that gas gauge could be at 5.5 gallons.

Hmmm, that gas gauge could be at 5.5 gallons.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By BashedBarrique
While coasting at 55 mph.

While coasting at 55 mph.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 551
Posted By BashedBarrique
Impressive! I don't want to be the turd in...

Impressive!

I don't want to be the turd in the punch bowl, but you could've revved it to 5, 555 rpm.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By BashedBarrique
I agree that I'm probably over-reacting, but I...

I agree that I'm probably over-reacting, but I like changing the oil myself and it's one of the few things in life that I somehow don't procrastinate to the point of obscenity.

My E90's electronic...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By BashedBarrique
HOLY CRAP! So the pair would be nearly 4 grand?...

HOLY CRAP! So the pair would be nearly 4 grand? Those two parts alone cost more than 15% of the MSRP?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By BashedBarrique
While an electric water pump can be cycled in and...

While an electric water pump can be cycled in and out of operation, as needed, there is still the fact that it gets its electrical energy from the belt driven alternator and there is a loss of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By BashedBarrique
Maybe I'm from the days of crappy oil that had to...

Maybe I'm from the days of crappy oil that had to be changed every 3,000 to 5,000 miles but I get jittery if I get much past 5,000 miles.

I bought my 2002 F-150 cheap, mostly for the body because...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By BashedBarrique
Congratulations! Welcome to Bimmerfest. ...

Congratulations! Welcome to Bimmerfest.

Found this on ebay, don't know the seller but the price looks pretty good.

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/bmw-e90-m-sport-bumper
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