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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By bap
I just replaced one of the bulbs on my 2009. At...

I just replaced one of the bulbs on my 2009. At first couldn't see what the issue was and I also thought it was part of the LED's. Replacing the bulb was really easy and warning went away. I think...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By bap
As I believe the picture of your car in the snow...

As I believe the picture of your car in the snow is a LIVE picture from today - it is April 18th and we are getting 8 inches of snow - you already know the answer. In Minnesota you have both snow...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-06-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By bap
I was told by a BMW parts counter employee that...

I was told by a BMW parts counter employee that there are two different battery's in an E90 at least - the white ones are lead acid and the black ones are AGM. I just replaced my 2009 after 4 years...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By bap
There is a DIY on another site - I don't think we...

There is a DIY on another site - I don't think we are supposed to post links from other forums, so you'll have to search on e90post - that looked decent when he was done. It at least gives you an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By bap
I have an E36, E90, and a F30 and none of them...

I have an E36, E90, and a F30 and none of them stumble or start and then die in the cold. The E90 - 2009 335i - has started up right away at -30, and has had no issues this past week at 0 to -15. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,874
Posted By bap
I have had good luck replacing fuse 75 at the...

I have had good luck replacing fuse 75 at the start of winter. Seems to last a season then starts failing. Fuse checks out fine, but after replacing it I haven't had a recurrence for the rest of...
Forum: European Delivery 12-12-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,403
Posted By bap
Thanks for the report and pics. The 6 series...

Thanks for the report and pics. The 6 series with the Frozen Bronze paint job was there when I was there. It really jumped out among all the other cars on display that day.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-12-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By bap
In the fine print of the sales contract I signed...

In the fine print of the sales contract I signed just before leaving for my October delivery there is language like what you describe. If I back out and they have to re-sell it the dealer has the...
Forum: European Delivery 12-08-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,043
Posted By bap
Curious if you had any damage? I was on the same...

Curious if you had any damage? I was on the same ship, and I had a couple of rock chips. When I talked to the ED staff last week they thought it would be out of the VDC on Friday and it wasn't...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-02-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By bap
I have purchased two ED cars from an out of state...

I have purchased two ED cars from an out of state dealer (and board sponsor). For service my local dealer couldn't care less. I have always been offered a loaner, although have yet to use one. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By bap
I have the Blackberry gateway I posted above and...

I have the Blackberry gateway I posted above and when my Iphone 4S is working as a phone it goes through the car but when I play music from the Iphone it goes through the Blackberry. Initiating or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-23-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By bap
Blackberry makes something called a stereo...

Blackberry makes something called a stereo gateway or bluetooth gateway that will allow you to stream a device like an Iphone through the Aux input. You won't get any track information but it works...
Forum: European Delivery 11-19-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,445
Posted By bap
No, I was really distracted at the Welt because I...

No, I was really distracted at the Welt because I couldn't get the TPMS warning to go away - so I didn't even get the traditional 000 odometer shot. We got a 'no line' 328i - although I saw it...
Forum: European Delivery 11-19-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,682
Posted By bap
Nice pictures. Your pictures from Murren and...

Nice pictures. Your pictures from Murren and Lauterbrunnen are outstanding.
Forum: European Delivery 11-19-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,445
Posted By bap
I think it was more the snow, less the 25 year...

I think it was more the snow, less the 25 year old thing. They looked like they were having a good time. The surprise to me was the amount of snow and blowing snow we saw on Grossglockner that day....
Forum: European Delivery 11-16-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,445
Posted By bap
We finished up the trip in Munich. We spent one...

We finished up the trip in Munich. We spent one night around Marienplatz and the last night at the Kempinski again. Since we had a reasonably early flight we wanted to stay at the airport the...
Forum: European Delivery 11-16-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,445
Posted By bap
We completed the pass and headed to Bolzano. ...

We completed the pass and headed to Bolzano. Bolzano was mostly a stop to do laundry. Garmin had all kinds of problems finding the Laundromat. At one point it sent me down a one lane alley that...
Forum: European Delivery 11-16-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,445
Posted By bap
Started raining on the way to Lindau where we...

Started raining on the way to Lindau where we stayed the second night. The next day was raining almost the entire trip from Lindau to Grindelwald. We stayed in Grindelwald for four days but only...
Forum: European Delivery 11-16-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,445
Posted By bap
2nd ED - 10/6-10/20

This was our second ED but almost the same dates as our first one. This time we picked up a 328i X-drive for my wife. She currently has a Jet Black 328i and wanted the same color. Never thought...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
Posted By bap
In October 2008 we drove the first three and had...

In October 2008 we drove the first three and had fantastic weather - 70's most days, didn't have any snow. The week after we were there it snowed. We are planning on driving most of your list this...
Forum: European Delivery 05-18-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,032
Posted By bap
My favorite picture from that day was my car...

My favorite picture from that day was my car coming out of the elevator and my second favorite is from the balcony looking down. But there is no wrong way to take delivery. Have a great trip.
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,456
Posted By bap
You will be driving across the Dolomites and it...

You will be driving across the Dolomites and it would be a shame not to spend a little time in that region. It's out of the way for your direct route but Bolzano and Meran were two of our favorite...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By bap
Had a similar issue. There are black rubber...

Had a similar issue. There are black rubber stops (near the latches) that can be adjusted and fixed my issue. They don't really look like an adjustable piece but they are screwed in so can be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By bap
I think I took this thread on a tangent about...

I think I took this thread on a tangent about ride quality, not sure that was the OP's main issue. I couldn't get past Dallas roads being bad. It was hard to picture any paved road in Texas being...
Forum: European Delivery 01-08-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,624
Posted By bap
Nice car - thanks for the pictures.

Nice car - thanks for the pictures.
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