Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 857
Search took 1.96 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Wihelm G
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,933
Posted By Wihelm G
I haven't read thru this whole thread, so I hope...

I haven't read thru this whole thread, so I hope I'm not repeating . . . but other than a little awkwardness raising the cover, and bending your arm back a bit, it seems pretty functional to me from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,474
Posted By Wihelm G
Sounds sketchy to me. To look nice it would be...

Sounds sketchy to me. To look nice it would be labor intensive. Look at the first post here. (http://forums.bit-tech.net/showthread.php?t=114028) He's talking about brushed aluminum but the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By Wihelm G
I may have interpreted your statement about "a...

I may have interpreted your statement about "a part number you couldn't find" as implying that you subsequently did find the part number but did not wish to share it. If I was wrong, let me make it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By Wihelm G
You should guard that secret part number with...

You should guard that secret part number with your life, lest people with lesser skills try to resolve the problem without turning to you first. Or for other nefarious reasons.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Wihelm G
Define "near empty". It could be you let the...

Define "near empty". It could be you let the fuel get down so low you're sucking in some condensation.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,144
Posted By Wihelm G
In the real wold of daily driving most likely the...

In the real wold of daily driving most likely the only time you will notice the difference is when the engine is under load while suddenly accelerating, carrying a couple of passengers or going up an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Wihelm G
Aside from the cost, what are the arguments...

Aside from the cost, what are the arguments against it? I've had powder coated wheels on my E91 for about a year now and they are looking like new still. Brake dust doesn't show as much and easier...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By Wihelm G
LOL! You forgot "anal"

LOL! You forgot "anal"
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By Wihelm G
Clean the wheels, down inside the barrels as...

Clean the wheels, down inside the barrels as well, schmear some anti seized before popping them back on

If the wheels are the same size front and rear, rotate them

Inspect the brake pads and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Wihelm G
If you can't clean it up with a good chrome...

If you can't clean it up with a good chrome polish and don't want to replace the pieces with new or salvage yard parts, another option is wrapping or plasti dipping them black.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Wihelm G
You ever think there is a reason it is difficult...

You ever think there is a reason it is difficult to find an aFe or CAI for a four wheel drive european car?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,837
Posted By Wihelm G
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVc2JlgKGe0 ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVc2JlgKGe0




Mostly not true. Ok, it's possible you could mess up the other service reminders. It's possible you could put too much air in your tires or put...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,465
Posted By Wihelm G
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVc2JlgKGe0 ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVc2JlgKGe0




Absolutely untrue.

EDIT: Ok, it's possible you could mess up the other service reminders. It's possible you could put too much air in your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Wihelm G
See if either this ...

See if either this (http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=569960)link or this (http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=477507) one help.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Wihelm G
Why did you replace them in the first place? ...

Why did you replace them in the first place? Describe the process you used, such as first checking the fuse, then checking each actuator with either a new fuse or a direct connection, etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By Wihelm G
There is a setting for having the lights flash...

There is a setting for having the lights flash whenever you press the lock/unlock button on the fob. I would guess it can be coded to included a horn confirmation as well. Go to the coding forums...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Wihelm G
That is very reasonable. Do you know what brake...

That is very reasonable. Do you know what brake fluid they used?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Wihelm G
lol

lol
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By Wihelm G
The short answer to your caption question is...

The short answer to your caption question is "could be." Need more info. Not really something you can diagnose based on just one symptom, i.e., occasional misfire. If no other symptoms, use a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,695
Posted By Wihelm G
Take the wheel back to the dealer. Whether they...

Take the wheel back to the dealer. Whether they fix it or not, either way you're going to come out with a rim job.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,465
Posted By Wihelm G
You don't "need" an annual oil change if all you...

You don't "need" an annual oil change if all you want is for the car to run well for 4 years/50,000 miles. But if the oil changes it has had are with a good synthetic (BMW LL-1 or better), and (this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,695
Posted By Wihelm G
Any scoundrel can make a worthless offer. Fact...

Any scoundrel can make a worthless offer. Fact of the matter is the dealer actually did nothing in an hour except for an empty promise. It took some doggedness and the interest of BMWNA to make...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Wihelm G
Try this search....

Try this search. (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=auto+maintenance+android+apps)

Or this search (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=auto+maintenance+iphone+apps) if you have an iphone.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,695
Posted By Wihelm G
Just keep on doing what you're doing-- trust but...

Just keep on doing what you're doing-- trust but verify. I mean you caught them in a couple of lies and they just keep on making stuff up as they go along-- "it's in the computer, but it's not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 6,695
Posted By Wihelm G
Your entire argument rests on a pretty big...

Your entire argument rests on a pretty big assumption.



Another big assumption on your part. Consistent with your bias, but still an assumption.



I agree with your conclusion. Just not...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 857

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:37 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms