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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,945
Posted By fordperf
Pretty much, as with everything. But for...

Pretty much, as with everything.

But for winter rims that are going to get salty, dirty, and banged up if you slide around into a curb, get wheels that are round and you're good to go.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-21-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,254
Posted By fordperf
FYI I am going to go with 225/40r18 fronts and...

FYI I am going to go with 225/40r18 fronts and 255/35r18 rears on most likely AG m359 rims. I am keeping the stock 161's (which the dealer tells me all four are bent, and my car is vibrating...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-14-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,011
Posted By fordperf
If that is the case, and my BMW does use a direct...

If that is the case, and my BMW does use a direct TPMS, why does nothing in iDrive tell me what the exact PSI measurement is?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-14-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,966
Posted By fordperf
This post was a while ago, wondering how you...

This post was a while ago, wondering how you liked the PS2 ZP's?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-14-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,011
Posted By fordperf
From my understanding (at least on a 2009 E90),...

From my understanding (at least on a 2009 E90), the TPMS in the wheel itself is just a magnet, and inside the fender is the other magnet coil. As the wheel spins, and the magnet/coil pass each other,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,945
Posted By fordperf
My 2009 335 came with 17" :(

My 2009 335 came with 17" :(
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-23-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,492
Posted By fordperf
Will it work with my 2009 LCI?:(

Will it work with my 2009 LCI?:(
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By fordperf
From Non- to Staggered Wheels, xDrive needs reprogram?

I am thinking of going from the stock 4 x 225/45R17 to a staggered setup of 225/40R18 (8") fronts and 255/35R18 (8.5") rears. Someone brought up a point that I didn't have an answer to: would any...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,254
Posted By fordperf
Not sure I am as big a fan of the 196...

Not sure I am as big a fan of the 196...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By fordperf
If you have leather seats, you have the Premium...

If you have leather seats, you have the Premium package. If your seats have high side bolsters you have the Sports package. If you have heated seats you have the Cold Weather package.

Those are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,254
Posted By fordperf
Gotcha. My 2009 335xi came with the Conti's and...

Gotcha. My 2009 335xi came with the Conti's and the 161 rims, which I don't care for. Was thinking of getting all new rims which might force me to get all new rubber if I change (go to the ZSP...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By fordperf
It holds the steel tongue of the seatbelt of the...

It holds the steel tongue of the seatbelt of the rear driver-side seat.

EDIT: don't ask me why, because I don't know :) But I do plug my rear belt into it, just to put it to some use. Otherwise it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,254
Posted By fordperf
Are the PS2 ZP's better then the continentals...

Are the PS2 ZP's better then the continentals that come with the 335?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,297
Posted By fordperf
Someone was telling me that the newer BMW's...

Someone was telling me that the newer BMW's actually play back engine sound through the speakers into the cabin, to make it sound better?!

EDIT: true in the F10 M5.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By fordperf
First time was VANOS exhaust solenoid. This...

First time was VANOS exhaust solenoid.

This time? VANOS intake solenoid.

Is there any other part of the VANOS system I should tell them to replace? They are keeping the car overnight to do more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By fordperf
e90 Limp Mode, round 2

Got the limp mode warning over the weekend, in the exact same spot on the road that I got it the first time a few weeks ago (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=626311).

Dropped it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,642
Posted By fordperf
Thanks, I got em both replaced and I am a happy...

Thanks, I got em both replaced and I am a happy camper again :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,013
Posted By fordperf
What are the chances they will update the hdd...

What are the chances they will update the hdd iDrive software in my 2009 E90 so that I can use Bluetooth MAP support? :(
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-11-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By fordperf
FYI it turned out to be the camshaft exhaust...

FYI it turned out to be the camshaft exhaust solenoid (VANOS). All fixed, car got a bath, and everything is fine again in the world!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By fordperf
It definitely did that. I should've taken a pic...

It definitely did that. I should've taken a pic with my phone (yes I'm a dork like that) because I don't remember the exact wording. I don't have an appointment but I am driving it to my local BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By fordperf
Limp mode resolved, but was it logged?

I just had my first limp mode on my 2009 335xi. When I bought the car (CPO) they told me it had the HPFP and all injectors already replaced under warranty. They read off maintenance dates the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,089
Posted By fordperf
Spend $3 and get a coin dispenser and stick it...

Spend $3 and get a coin dispenser and stick it inside the armrest. Solved :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By fordperf
To be honest I don't recall if, while testing it...

To be honest I don't recall if, while testing it in Auto mode during the day, the headlights were on or not. It could be as simple as unless the headlights are on in Auto the turning lights simply...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-04-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By fordperf
I tried it in all positions, but here comes the...

I tried it in all positions, but here comes the twist:

It works now.

I don't know if it is a combination of having to be in Auto mode AND it has to be dark out (there is a light sensor?!) but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By fordperf
Sorry they were 55w not 35w, my bad....

Sorry they were 55w not 35w, my bad. http://www.ebay.com/itm/170848638373
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