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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 993
Posted By LarkHouston
I will add a couple of personal observations. My...

I will add a couple of personal observations. My BMW PE has clearly gotten tamer over the couple of years I have had it. I used to be able to hear it quite distinctly with the windows rolled up and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By LarkHouston
I'm not sure I understand your inquiry. BMW is...

I'm not sure I understand your inquiry. BMW is only going to replace something if it has failed. You don't get to go in and just request that something be replaced.

Having said that, my choice...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By LarkHouston
After my car was hit in the rear by an...

After my car was hit in the rear by an inattentive driver, the tips on the exhaust had to be replaced. I opted for the Dimisa tips. http://www.dimisatips.com/
(I also had the is bumper installed...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 537
Posted By LarkHouston
As you are in Houston, I would suggest you call...

As you are in Houston, I would suggest you call Hans at Texas German Autohaus on Edloe and take it in and have Hans give you his thoughts. I have been going to Hans for 20 years and trust him to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By LarkHouston
In addition to autotrader.com try cars.com. List...

In addition to autotrader.com try cars.com. List it here on bimmerfest. Also cargurus.com. If you are a member of BMWCCA, you can list it on their website. Also, you can list on ebay motors. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,442
Posted By LarkHouston
Verts don't need doors!

Verts don't need doors!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,442
Posted By LarkHouston
Actually, there is enough money to get many...

Actually, there is enough money to get many people to live in Houston. I guess it's a good problem to have, but the opportunities in Houston is what brings so many here.

And I'll take the heat...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,442
Posted By LarkHouston
Well, this is one thing Cal and I can agree on! ...

Well, this is one thing Cal and I can agree on! :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By LarkHouston
I personally would buy a can of spray paint and...

I personally would buy a can of spray paint and repair the underside of the front bumpers myself. Try this website: http://www.automotivetouchup.com/

I have done this a couple of times on my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By LarkHouston
I'll be interested in the recommendations also. ...

I'll be interested in the recommendations also. You might call Texas German Autohaus on Edloe. I have used Hans for many years but haven't broached this subject with him.

On this topic, I am...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-20-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,471
Posted By LarkHouston
I had the OZ Ultra Leggera on my Z4. OZ recently...

I had the OZ Ultra Leggera on my Z4. OZ recently came out with the Leggera, which has a slightly different style which I prefer over the Ultra Leggera. Both are good light weight wheels reasonably...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-20-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,471
Posted By LarkHouston
I switched from OEM Bridgestone RFT to...

I switched from OEM Bridgestone RFT to Continental Extreme Contact DW GFT and I currently have Michelin PSS GFT on my 313 19". No problems at all. The reason for the switch from Contis to Michelin...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By LarkHouston
Sure you do. I understand, that's your story and...

Sure you do. I understand, that's your story and your sticking to it. You could have just taken the 5th Amendment.

Don't have to. I'm legal 100% of the time.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By LarkHouston
Cal- You don't drive your JB4 BMW on the streets...

Cal- You don't drive your JB4 BMW on the streets of California do you? I mean the BMS website clearly states:

"THESE PARTS ARE LEGAL FOR USE ONLY IN COMPETITION RACING VEHICLES AS DEFINED UNDER...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-13-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 834
Posted By LarkHouston
The circle of life: My first car was a 1968 MGB...

The circle of life:
My first car was a 1968 MGB roadster (bought in 1973), white with a black top (and wire wheels):
And my current roadster (bought in 2014, some 41 years later), also white with a...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 06-03-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,114
Posted By LarkHouston
Hey, hey don't be giving him any ideas!:nono:

Hey, hey don't be giving him any ideas!:nono:
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 06-03-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,114
Posted By LarkHouston
The list of people I owe money to is long and...

The list of people I owe money to is long and distinguished. Consider yourself in good company, but at the back of the line. :rofl:
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 06-02-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,114
Posted By LarkHouston
Maybe they changed the rules, but I haven't paid...

Maybe they changed the rules, but I haven't paid anything, and I have an avatar.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 944
Posted By LarkHouston
I know you were. Of course, the "is" bumper...

I know you were. Of course, the "is" bumper looks good! You would know! :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 944
Posted By LarkHouston
I give up. What does it say about me, as a...

I give up. What does it say about me, as a person?

Other than, I was extremely patient with the mechanic who was driving it when it was hit in the rear by an inattentive kid while it was in for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 944
Posted By LarkHouston
This damage was just a couple dollars shy of $5K:

This damage was just a couple dollars shy of $5K:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By LarkHouston
I have had it replaced twice and, knock on wood,...

I have had it replaced twice and, knock on wood, no problems with the dash. Now I will add that they broke my windshield on one of the times. Of course, they replaced it on their nickel.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By LarkHouston
With all the paint cracking this is not really a...

With all the paint cracking this is not really a DIY.

And I assume there is more to the story or he would get the other guys insurance company to fix it. But not all rear ends are 100% the guy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By LarkHouston
I had BMW pick up 1/2 of the cost of a steering...

I had BMW pick up 1/2 of the cost of a steering rack replacement on a Z4 I owned. It was a known problem that was corrected with July 2006 builds and mine was a June 2006 build.

On your issue, I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By LarkHouston
Most of the high end car dealers hire an...

Most of the high end car dealers hire an independent contractor to make ready used cars. They can do wonders for a lot less money. Contact the used car manager at some dealers and get some names. ...
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