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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 9,285
Posted By Shocktopus
[vicious sarcastic screed]!!

[vicious sarcastic screed]!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Shocktopus
It's a BMW Assist rep. I've used it once after...

It's a BMW Assist rep. I've used it once after bending two rims in a pothole out in the middle of fark-nowhere and they were fantastic. Had a tow there in less than 30 minutes and even...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By Shocktopus
Put a garden hose in them, watch the water run...

Put a garden hose in them, watch the water run out from underneath. The screens are loose on purpose so you can dump them out easily. Mine are constantly getting leaves and seedpods from the trees...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,683
Posted By Shocktopus
You have to scream at it in a German accent. Try...

You have to scream at it in a German accent. Try watching some Hogan's Heroes reruns and study Colonel Klink.

Seriously, I've found that speaking normally but putting more accent on hard...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,150
Posted By Shocktopus
Valentine One. Directional Threat Arrows FTW. ...

Valentine One. Directional Threat Arrows FTW. Paid for itself in a month.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By Shocktopus
You'll probably be able to fit 8 or 10 movies on...

You'll probably be able to fit 8 or 10 movies on there for your driving pleasure.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,165
Posted By Shocktopus
Oh god no. I can't get mine to unlock the door...

Oh god no. I can't get mine to unlock the door (or trigger my SmartTop, dammit) until I'm within 20 feet of it. And yes I changed the fob battery. If I hold the fob straight up above my head and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By Shocktopus
Well, you've pretty much ruined your car. It'll...

Well, you've pretty much ruined your car. It'll seize up eventually. It's only good for parts now. I'll give you two grand for it since it's low mileage.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-03-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,342
Posted By Shocktopus
My favorite accessories are the twin turbos. :D ...

My favorite accessories are the twin turbos. :D

But seriously, I've gotten a ton of use out of the trunk net. The cheap one with hooks, not the elaborate "system" that requires special trunk...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,233
Posted By Shocktopus
Hay guyz I want to put limo tint on all my...

Hay guyz I want to put limo tint on all my windows. And by all I mean the windshield too, cuz that would look sooo tight. Any advice on how to work around the rain sensor when I do this?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,351
Posted By Shocktopus
Probably toxic mold. You gonna die. But if...

Probably toxic mold. You gonna die.

But if your question is serious, maybe you have an exhaust leak.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-02-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 92,026
Posted By Shocktopus
Well heck, and here I thought it was another...

Well heck, and here I thought it was another ubercool feature.

And sorry, I meant gray-on-black, as in the pics Bob posted. Was recalling from memory.

One thing I discovered today is that the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,233
Posted By Shocktopus
Well that, and one of the great joys of the...

Well that, and one of the great joys of the internet is that it allows people of different age groups to interact as peers. And gives me the opportunity to call out teens for being complete farking...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,518
Posted By Shocktopus
I hate, hate, hate this. I'm 5'8", pretty much...

I hate, hate, hate this. I'm 5'8", pretty much dead average size, and the wheel arc perfectly covers both blinkers.

After too many times driving for miles with my flasher on, I've had to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,233
Posted By Shocktopus
Please stay out of California. We have enough...

Please stay out of California. We have enough distracted idiots wandering all over the road here already.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-27-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,165
Posted By Shocktopus
I can't imagine doing this either. I researched...

I can't imagine doing this either. I researched to the point of obsession before I ordered my first BMW. I think the salespeople were sick of me by the time I bought. I even had one lend me her...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,519
Posted By Shocktopus
HOORAY! :clap: This is the first thread I...

HOORAY! :clap:

This is the first thread I checked this morning after I got to work, had to know what happened.

Now paint that sucker bright pink and chain it to a hubcap! And paint the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,189
Posted By Shocktopus
So which would one use for autocrossing, DTC only...

So which would one use for autocrossing, DTC only or all off? I'm thinking DTC would help on launch and not interfere on the course.

I've autocrossed other cars, but never autocrossed a car with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,519
Posted By Shocktopus
Not sure it would help, but maybe if you listed...

Not sure it would help, but maybe if you listed the places you DID look (maybe keep a list as you go over them again tonight), we could kibbitz with more ideas?

Visors, ashtrays, under mats etc. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 92,026
Posted By Shocktopus
No, the orange LED screen between the speedo and...

No, the orange LED screen between the speedo and tach, the one that shows MPG, etc. Only happens in direct sunlight.

I have no idea if it is an intentional feature or some artifact of the screen...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 92,026
Posted By Shocktopus
Yeah, um, there's a big weakness in that system...

Yeah, um, there's a big weakness in that system that locks the glove box with the top down. Which I thought gave me a nifty somewhat secure place to stick my radar detector while I ran into a store....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 92,026
Posted By Shocktopus
Get out! There is a sun direction sensor? What...

Get out! There is a sun direction sensor? What does it do?

I like how the OBC changes from orange-on-black to black-on-gray in direct sun.

/the more I hear and learn about these cars the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 92,026
Posted By Shocktopus
I just discovered that the rain-drains under the...

I just discovered that the rain-drains under the hood have little baskets to catch leaves and debris. So the drains don't get plugged up way down somewhere and flood the cabin or fill up the door,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,003
Posted By Shocktopus
Seriously? If I ever locate my battery,...

Seriously?

If I ever locate my battery, I'm totally checking for that. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Shocktopus
Are you SURE it is under the seat? I had the...

Are you SURE it is under the seat? I had the toolkit sliding around under the trunk liner for weeks until I found the stupid thing.
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