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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By smassey321
My tip of the day. Try to loosen a few bolts...

My tip of the day. Try to loosen a few bolts around the leak area first. You may find a few that a couple break off. If so, have a tap on hand when you change the gasket and bolts. Aluminum and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By smassey321
I think that screw is aluminum. There are posts...

I think that screw is aluminum. There are posts from members who have had random issues with other aluminum bolts. I bet it is starting to stretch out or break. Start by removing it to inspect the...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-19-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By smassey321
2006 330i sport package, Jacksonville FL

I am selling my perfect 2006 BMW 330i. It is silver with gray leather and has 80k miles. Garage kept since new at both work and home. Never any accidents or paint work. All oil changes were 100%...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,378
Posted By smassey321
It is tough to take a picture of the gray...

It is tough to take a picture of the gray leather. It looks white in the pictures. In real life they look normal and not so bad :).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,378
Posted By smassey321
For comparison, you can get something like this...

For comparison, you can get something like this for similar $$$. Never in an accident. This is my car :).

http://jacksonville.craigslist.org/cto/3932152662.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,553
Posted By smassey321
Front or rear?

Front or rear?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,260
Posted By smassey321
I am 46 years old and the my favorite skill I...

I am 46 years old and the my favorite skill I have developed as an old man is the ability to turn someone down without actually saying the word No. It is much less stressful to all involved. Ask...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By smassey321
You got that right. I am 46 years old and lots...

You got that right. I am 46 years old and lots of my friends are giving up their BMWs and Audis to go with a TDI Jettas. The world is changing.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,153
Posted By smassey321
The problem is some of the new blowers will not...

The problem is some of the new blowers will not work with the older style fan resistors. So you are required to buy both at around $150.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By smassey321
That code would be open or short for the...

That code would be open or short for the thermostat. The thermostat is an electric valve and controlled by the circuit/ECU. Open electric circuit is not the same as open fluid valve. If it were my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,153
Posted By smassey321
Mine was squeaking a few years ago. I few drops...

Mine was squeaking a few years ago. I few drops of oil fixed it and it has not come back.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,940
Posted By smassey321
You can push gently. Mention things like...

You can push gently. Mention things like diminished value claim. There are appraisers in the DC MD area that specialize in this. Total cost of rental coverage for 30+ days. Using factory parts. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By smassey321
Check this thread...

Check this thread http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=483387
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By smassey321
Alignment will not help with vibration. Wait...

Alignment will not help with vibration. Wait until you install your suspension before you have them do a final alignment. I have never done a toe my self.

I also just got PSS and the car feels...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,351
Posted By smassey321
In the past they always replaced the rotors. Now...

In the past they always replaced the rotors. Now it seems they only replace the rotors when they are below the minimum thickness.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-16-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,351
Posted By smassey321
I doubt you need rear rotors. Mine were still...

I doubt you need rear rotors. Mine were still fine at 75k miles.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By smassey321
Check craigs list for used OEM bumper covers. I...

Check craigs list for used OEM bumper covers. I am selling an OEM one from a 2006 in Sacramento for $30 and getting very little response. Shipping would kill any out of town deal as this thing is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By smassey321
My guess is they sent you the wrong thing by...

My guess is they sent you the wrong thing by accident. CFH is easy to find. I got mine at NAPA.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,824
Posted By smassey321
I have kids so the darker the better :). I...

I have kids so the darker the better :). I prefer Black then Gray and finally Tan.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,856
Posted By smassey321
This is what I would use to find it ...

This is what I would use to find it http://www.amazon.com/Lisle-52500-Mechanics-Stethoscope/dp/B0002SQYSM

You should be able to find a similar item at a local parts store. Poke around the base...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,870
Posted By smassey321
If the BMW engineers say their jack is good...

If the BMW engineers say their jack is good enough I trust them. I got a never used E39 jack, wrench and chock for $10 on Craigs list. E39s get parted out all the time so they are easy to find. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-27-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,194
Posted By smassey321
Sport Pkg would be at the top of my list. It is...

Sport Pkg would be at the top of my list. It is easier to find than a manual transmission and IMHO makes a bigger difference. The Autos are really good in the E90 so you should drive one before you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,696
Posted By smassey321
I was looking into the same thing for my 06. In...

I was looking into the same thing for my 06. In the end I just went with blutooth and stream my iphone. I got something similar to this. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By smassey321
I am in the same boat as you. My 330i has 70k...

I am in the same boat as you. My 330i has 70k miles and the rears were getting low. The fronts still have just under half life left. I like to replace my brakes with all new parts, front and rear,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,256
Posted By smassey321
Many BMW rims are powder coated. If the repair...

Many BMW rims are powder coated. If the repair just paints over the powder coat I have seen it chip off in less than a year. So ask the person who does the repair if they paint or powder coat. ...
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