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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,989
Posted By Nordic_Kat
The above two responses pretty much sum up my...

The above two responses pretty much sum up my motto: "9 you're fine, 10 you're mine."

In a large state like Texas, with many small communities, the evidence of the "opportunity" for local law...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Yep, it went away with the March 2009...

Yep, it went away with the March 2009 "adjustments". My Jul2009 build lacks the trunk keyhole.

The day I discovered that little nuance was also the day jumper cables found a new home behind the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 246
Posted By Nordic_Kat
It depends. I tend to use Gummi Pflege on a...

It depends. I tend to use Gummi Pflege on a regular basis and Krytox over the winter months when I can't wash the car as often and things are colder and more creaky. My biggest gripe about Krytox...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Nordic_Kat
No serious worries, Cal. Marienplatz is at least...

No serious worries, Cal. Marienplatz is at least one u-bahn line at 4 or 5 stops away from die Welt.

The article did amuse me as when we visited Tenerife quite a few years ago, it seems the ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Sidebar: I've been working on a project...

Sidebar:

I've been working on a project recently which requires removing the wheels from the car. Step 1 of the project required taking the E93 to our favored indy and having him "loosen the lug...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Nordic_Kat
LOL. We've been experiencing an unusual cold wet...

LOL. We've been experiencing an unusual cold wet dreary spring. Normal Spring hasn't even totally sprung in SE Tejas.

I've always noted that 'Frisco is warmer in January than May. Enjoy it!
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-08-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Thread closed as it violates the TOU of...

Thread closed as it violates the TOU of Bimmerfest.

Thank you for your understanding.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Ah, but you knew that an E90 and an E93 weren't...

Ah, but you knew that an E90 and an E93 weren't the same thing. I was just finessing your lexicon.

Small steps, P&G. :angel:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Nordic_Kat
You are most welcome. I sincerely hope the info...

You are most welcome. I sincerely hope the info provided helps you find the car of your dreams!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Hard to tell. You and I replaced batteries, mine...

Hard to tell. You and I replaced batteries, mine as a warranty replacement, within weeks of each other. IIRC: we have similar low mileage drive styles. Since that time, I've been religiously,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 990
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Welcome to the fest. Perhaps the reason you...

Welcome to the fest.

Perhaps the reason you are having trouble finding cars is that the E9X convertible is technically an E93 not an E90 (that would be a sedan). More likely though, is that there...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Wingnuts, What you need more than any of us...

Wingnuts,

What you need more than any of us amateurs checking out the car is a PPI from a good indy. I am in West Houston and can probably name the dealership you are interested in buying from. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By Nordic_Kat
That car is debadged. Nothing onerous about...

That car is debadged. Nothing onerous about that. Space Gray/Saddle - nice! My biggest concern would be can they fix the door dings to your satisfaction.

Good Luck and Welcome.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,135
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Preventative T-stat and Waterpump change at 80K?

Had this exact discussion regarding the E93 with the Indy last week when we took the 80K MY 2000 MB 430E in for its "Schedule B" maintenance. His comment was, on the E9X, if the waterpump is still...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 66,268
Posted By Nordic_Kat
I would concur wholeheartedly about finding a...

I would concur wholeheartedly about finding a dealer with a qualified tech to do this. Based on a discussion I had with the foreman at my local dealership, not all techs are certified to work on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Only if you bring your own equipment. :)

Only if you bring your own equipment. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Offer accepted! Much better to learn it on my...

Offer accepted! Much better to learn it on my own car that I know.

Thanks!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Laser, So sorry to hear about your...

Laser,

So sorry to hear about your misfortune. Back when the garage princess was 18 months old, a GMC Sierra pickup rolled into her rear bumper at a stop light. Guy was fiddling around with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Not professing to know it all by long shot. ...

Not professing to know it all by long shot. Learning the fundamentals of MT coordination and learning the nuances of Race car driving are 180 apart. 99.5 % of the people driving manual...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-28-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,277
Posted By Nordic_Kat
I learned to drive MT on a 1970 VW Bug. Anybody...

I learned to drive MT on a 1970 VW Bug. Anybody else here know how much fun it is to find reverse on a 1970 VW Bug? Add a push down, yes, like you are pile driving the stick into the floor board...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Nordic_Kat
My clutch is very balanced, but I will say that...

My clutch is very balanced, but I will say that one day when I had to drive 45 miles at 1st/2nd gear it got very tiring. Perhaps, your frustration is just with having to work the clutch so much. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 462
Posted By Nordic_Kat
BB, As you well know it's just the big counties...

BB,
As you well know it's just the big counties like Harris that have the strict emissions requirements. Have a vehicle that has an issue? Drive it to one of the surrounding counties like...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By Nordic_Kat
1) You've been too quiet here as of late. 2)...

1) You've been too quiet here as of late.
2) You've more than once made known your interest in something smaller and ahem, more roofless,
3) You already let the cat outa the bag about your new MB...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Can't help but think that some of the following...

Can't help but think that some of the following information comes into play:

This morning we dropped the "other German" off at the Indy for a scheduled maintenance. While we were there and had...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By Nordic_Kat
The other thing to remember is the car is right...

The other thing to remember is the car is right hand drive in South Africa, which helped save him.
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