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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,973
Posted By bwind
Can you share your reasoning? For myself, after...

Can you share your reasoning? For myself, after getting used to comfort access, I think I can live with leatherlette instead.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,973
Posted By bwind
Convenience package vs. Premium package

I am looking at 2 cars. One car is with convenience package and the other one is with premium.

From convenience package, I love comfort access and the rear-shade. But without the premium package,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-27-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By bwind
who actually approve / decline credit application?

Is it BMW FS or dealership? BMW FS doesn't want to disclose any information about credit application status.
Forum: California 12-27-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By bwind
Do I put the chains only on the rear tires? Will...

Do I put the chains only on the rear tires? Will the car be able to steer well without the chains in front?

Thanks much for all the tips and the pictures!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,544
Posted By bwind
Thanks everyone. Looks like Continental banned...

Thanks everyone. Looks like Continental banned any repair on their RFTs. Bridgestone, etc. RfTs can be repaired, though.

So I am replacing the tire but at least saving $80 compared to what dealer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By bwind
Ironically, we ended up buying a new F10 but my...

Ironically, we ended up buying a new F10 but my wife is claiming it to be hers. The car was speced to be my dream car (MSports, hexagonal aluminum trim, all gadgets), and my wife fell in love with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,544
Posted By bwind
Thanks much for the quick response! It's much...

Thanks much for the quick response! It's much clearer now!

I did get low tire pressure warning.. without knowing it was actually that nail doing it because all 4 tires were showing as low in my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,544
Posted By bwind
Unhappy Can you actually repair nailed RFTs?

I have a nail in one of my tires as seen in the picture.

After googling, I read that RTFs can be repaired but a local tire shop and Pepboys (and my dealership) say RTFs can only be replaced.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-06-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,127
Posted By bwind
Moving from E90 to F10... Big enough upgrade of size?

Hi folks,

I have E90 335d that I changed from E60 550i.

After about an year, I feel that E90 is just too small for me and my family. So we figured we could go back to 5 series.

We went to...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-05-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,250
Posted By bwind
What's MF for 535i for 24 month / 10K in CA? ...

What's MF for 535i for 24 month / 10K in CA?

I am being quoted for 1.25% (0.00052) from one dealer.

Thanks!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-24-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,232
Posted By bwind
Early Lease Terimnate Calculation

I have a second car that I lease about an year ago. It is 2011 328i only with 4500 miles on it. Now I need to replace it with a SUV.

My residual value (after 3 year lease - so 2 years from now) is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,328
Posted By bwind
Window Seal Rubber Is Falling Off - Easy Fix?

I noticed the other day that the rear window seal at the left bottom corner is not glued at all. Even after I push this one in, it eventually fall out of its place.

Do I need to take it to the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-01-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By bwind
Thanks but my car is without the folding seats....

Thanks but my car is without the folding seats. Can I still install it on my own? :cry:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-29-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By bwind
No cargo net for 335d?

Even in the manual, it says there should be latches for the cargo net but I cannot find any of them. I have a cargo net I used in my previous E60 hoping to use in my new car but realized that there...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,247
Posted By bwind
I'd go with #2 in my case - not for nav but for...

I'd go with #2 in my case - not for nav but for the big screen. I'd spend $1000 afterward to upgrade the speaker + amp to match HK and still look stock (there is an awesome kit for it, I hear) but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By bwind
Lightbulb Halogen to HID conversion question / recommendation needed

Hello,

I am looking to replace the halogen lamps with one of the HID conversion kits but not sure which one is the safest and effective.

Sole reason for the change is to have a better...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By bwind
Lightbulb Switching from E60 to E90 - bad idea?

My time with E60 is almost over and now am thinking about switching to 3 series.

I have one 5yr old kid so am wondering if it's going to be too small for family of 3. I did drive 3 series...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-15-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By bwind
Question on dealer trade

While shopping I noticed that only one or two dealers are willing to trade inventory with other dealers to make the deal happen for me. All others I contacted didn't want to do the dealer trade (if...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-04-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 67,012
Posted By bwind
Arkady - could you please look up the auction...

Arkady - could you please look up the auction value for 2008 550i with 40K miles? (Not sure if you'd know, but the dealer trade-in value would be less than this auction value, right?)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,087
Posted By bwind
It's funny because all of the 550s + 535 with...

It's funny because all of the 550s + 535 with Mtech (2010 model I guess) have similar gap between the body and fender. 3 series I saw has pretty good fit / alignment but not 5 series.

Was it just...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,087
Posted By bwind
E60 with MTech kit - gap between the fender and the body?

I just replaced my damaged front bumper with an OEM part, but the gap between the bumper and the body seems much wider than I expected.

Can my fellow festers with Mtech kit show me how your...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,847
Posted By bwind
Thanks guys for the comments. I have 2008...

Thanks guys for the comments.

I have 2008 550 with M Sports, so I want M-tech kit, not M5 kit. I am just trying to restore the original look. (Only thing I wish I had from M5 is the side mirrors....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,847
Posted By bwind
Replica M-Tech bumper... Is it same as OEM or different?

I still didn't get to fix my front bumper...

Is replica M-tech bumper 100% identical to OEM as far as the look and fit are concerned? I am guessing the materials cannot be 100% identical.

I am...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By bwind
Is it okay to take my car for service when it has broken bumper?

My front bumper is in need of replacement due to the undercover getting caught to the parking curb and ripping it out. I meant to either fix it or replace it, but didn't have time to do so yet.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,643
Posted By bwind
Thanks everyone for the input. I was wrong...

Thanks everyone for the input.

I was wrong on the cost. The replica is just around $400. Other parts like grille and adapters add up to $100, so the total parts are about $600 including tax.
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