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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 08:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 663
Posted By AzNMpower32
Agreed. With cold weather and urban driving, I...

Agreed. With cold weather and urban driving, I push up past 10 l/100km which is high for my standards. Usually with autoroute and rural driving I am in the mid 8s.

Lifetime consumption averages in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By AzNMpower32
I use the defroster on occasion when starting up;...

I use the defroster on occasion when starting up; for raisons of securité, I scrape off significant frost before driving but if it's just a few specks I allow the defroster to do the job.

All it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By AzNMpower32
What model/engine does the original poster have? ...

What model/engine does the original poster have?

Our 325i (N52 motor) is still pretty quick with the electric water pump, faster than my prior X3 with the M54 engine. The coolant pump on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By AzNMpower32
BMW changed the wiper blade adapter somewhere...

BMW changed the wiper blade adapter somewhere around the facelift to standardise with other automakers.

See snippet from Valeo attached and pick the right one that applies to your vehicle. And I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By AzNMpower32
The LED-looking strips are actually powered by...

The LED-looking strips are actually powered by normal incandenscent bulbs- they're not true LEDs. The one for that side is burnt out.

The brake lights are cross-wired on most modern German cars....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By AzNMpower32
You'll need to buy a new (uncoded) instrument...

You'll need to buy a new (uncoded) instrument cluster and have it coded with the correct km on the vehicle, otherwise there will be a tamper * displayed in the board computer. If you procure a used...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-10-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By AzNMpower32
I take it to the car wash........preferably one...

I take it to the car wash........preferably one that doesn't see a ton of pickup trucks.
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-10-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By AzNMpower32
What is your consumption? The petrol E83 X3s are...

What is your consumption? The petrol E83 X3s are thirsty pigs when it comes to consumption........I had a 2.5i and the best I could do was 10,7 l/100km over its lifetime average and that's with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-01-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By AzNMpower32
Valve cover gasket.......

Valve cover gasket.......
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,258
Posted By AzNMpower32
Ideas on whether it's worth replacing the rear...

Ideas on whether it's worth replacing the rear shocks on our 325i with sportpaket? I get the impression that ours doesn't really damp out road imperfections as well as it used to; we've had the car...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-08-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By AzNMpower32
You all have to remember the 2er is a variant of...

You all have to remember the 2er is a variant of the 1er, which is a garden-variety hatchback like a Focus, Golf, and A3. In Europe, it isn't considered a luxury car, so it's expected that it would...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-04-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By AzNMpower32
@Zooks....Hmm you're right. Kind of surprised a...

@Zooks....Hmm you're right. Kind of surprised a Lidar system is not offered in the 2er, considering most other cars like the VW Golf, Ford Focus, and other small compact cars offer it as an option....
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-03-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By AzNMpower32
Generally at higher speeds, the braking works in...

Generally at higher speeds, the braking works in conjunction with the Active Cruise Control. The collision mitigation programmes for the mid and low speeds really have different purposes.
...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-01-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 14,735
Posted By AzNMpower32
Always remember, the 2er is essentially the coupé...

Always remember, the 2er is essentially the coupé version of the 1er, which is your garden-variety compact hatchback class (think Ford Focus, VW Golf, Citroen C4, et c...). The 3er is a step up and...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-22-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,633
Posted By AzNMpower32
Assuming I go back to the US, I think I will do...

Assuming I go back to the US, I think I will do European delivery on a 228i.

I live 19km from Wolfsburg right now for my job, and perhaps my flip-flop on the GTI might be slightly political, but...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-10-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 14,735
Posted By AzNMpower32
They still hold onto the tradition of tithes...

They still hold onto the tradition of tithes (church tax) ;)
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-10-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 14,735
Posted By AzNMpower32
If you understood and accept the German mentality...

If you understood and accept the German mentality of paying extra for things, you'd understand. It is a country that charges to use the public lavatory, have water with a meal, and get bags at the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-07-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 25,027
Posted By AzNMpower32
^Agreed with above. Anyone have word on the...

^Agreed with above. Anyone have word on the changes for the 228i coupé? I see in the Ordering Guide that the Sportline comes as standard equipment for the coupé as well, wonder if the changes are...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 06-04-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,128
Posted By AzNMpower32
This I know, and it's noticeable in the interior...

This I know, and it's noticeable in the interior of the Mini I had for a few days. Feels like the Mini was "expanded" to fit onto the UKL. The radio controls are totally far away and the light switch...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 06-03-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,128
Posted By AzNMpower32
The interior screams 2er Active Tourer, on which...

The interior screams 2er Active Tourer, on which it shares the platform.

Assuming it's priced right with eye-candy lease offers, it'll sell well. Will please the shareholders and management.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-30-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,633
Posted By AzNMpower32
Another thought came up today while driving...

Another thought came up today while driving through the mountains:

How is the chassis feel? One thing I enjoyed about our BMWs (the E83 and E90 ZSP) was how focused everything felt, even when...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-21-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,044
Posted By AzNMpower32
I look forward to them. My company has had a test...

I look forward to them. My company has had a test mule out there for a long time now. I actually saw it in person at the North American HQ workshop.

I love driving but 90% of the time it is like...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-21-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,633
Posted By AzNMpower32
I think there is enough demand versus limited...

I think there is enough demand versus limited supply for the Golf R that dealers don't feel compelled to let people test drive one.

I was mildly pissed that years ago, the Ford dealer did a credit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By AzNMpower32
The two vents next to the centre fill speaker (if...

The two vents next to the centre fill speaker (if equipped, plastic plate if not) are essentially secondary "face level" vents that work in conjunction with the centre vents on the dash.

The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,268
Posted By AzNMpower32
Actually, the valve cover gaskets on our prior...

Actually, the valve cover gaskets on our prior Japanese cars lasted about the same length of time as the BMWs, roughly 150k km. And for the two BMWs we have had, the plastic parts/gaskets lasted into...
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