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Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-09-2013, 07:47 PM
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Views: 345
Posted By MontereyDave
FS E90 Sport Pkg rims/tires Monterey CA $265

Sorry but no shipping. Pickup only in Monterey, CA.

The black discoloration on the cell phone pics is just water from when I washed the rims/tires.

These rims and tires are the 17" optional...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 02-27-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,663
Posted By MontereyDave
My 8-year old HP laptop has no problem loading...

My 8-year old HP laptop has no problem loading the pics. Nice wraps, definitely something to think about.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By MontereyDave
I think it is a good find with a reasonable price...

I think it is a good find with a reasonable price - looks well maintained based on how clean it is in and out (that tan interior is difficult to keep looking so new). The color is similar to my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,252
Posted By MontereyDave
I'm happy with my E90 but I miss and prefer the...

I'm happy with my E90 but I miss and prefer the E46 I used to own with the exception of the nightmarish window regulators. Like CarlsonTheFlyer and Kilgore Trout, I too had all four break! I'm...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-16-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,065
Posted By MontereyDave
Perhaps VW as a whole has reliability issues. I...

Perhaps VW as a whole has reliability issues. I had thought the same thing and had written VW off of my car search until I came across the surprisingly high Consumer Reports rating of 65 points for...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-16-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,065
Posted By MontereyDave
Thanks, cwinter. Oh, it is just the floating...

Thanks, cwinter. Oh, it is just the floating pattern indicator in the center of the shift knob that has rotated a little too far to the right. It does indicate the actual shift pattern if I could...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-16-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,065
Posted By MontereyDave
Great! Order#: 488-870-696 Thank you, James for...

Great! Order#: 488-870-696 Thank you, James for the quick response. Please also let your VW guys know that I also appreciate their expertise. :thumbup:

Take care,

Dave
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-15-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,065
Posted By MontereyDave
One question for ECSTuning, would you recommend...

One question for ECSTuning, would you recommend this iPod wiring adapter? Is it fairly easy to install? Only to the back of the radio or can it also connect to the CD changer bracket in the trunk? ...
Forum: California 02-13-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By MontereyDave
Thanks, GMT3. We'll keep A's/Alvin and The M...

Thanks, GMT3. We'll keep A's/Alvin and The M Shop in mind for future BMW service/maintenance. This time my daughter elected to go as near as possible rather than Eagle Rock. She discovered Ori's...
Forum: California 02-09-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By MontereyDave
Thanks, e39Dave; M Shop's Yelp rating is 5-stars...

Thanks, e39Dave; M Shop's Yelp rating is 5-stars - far superior to the three places I asked about. :thumbup:
Forum: California 02-08-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By MontereyDave
Recommendations for brake service in L.A.?

Hi Bimmerfest,

Please take a quick moment to share recommendations for my daughter to have a front brake service on her '07 E90 328i in/near downtown L.A. We're just hoping to find honest service...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-03-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,065
Posted By MontereyDave
Thanks, ECS Tuning. I'm excited to have found it.

Thanks, ECS Tuning. I'm excited to have found it.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-03-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,065
Posted By MontereyDave
@cwsqbm - oh man, out of the fire and into the...

@cwsqbm - oh man, out of the fire and into the frying pan ... well at least I got a comprehensive 36 month/36K miles warranty on this used car.

@AutoUnion - thanks, heck yeah I love the sound of...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-03-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,065
Posted By MontereyDave
@blueguydotcom, I'll have to answer your...

@blueguydotcom, I'll have to answer your rhetorical question with, "yes". BMWs have many attributes but reliability is not one of them. I appreciate Bimmerfest members sharing expertise enabling me...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-02-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,065
Posted By MontereyDave
Traded a BMW for a VW?!? Wow, 1 of 2 ever produced.

I'm not leaving Bimmerfest because we still own a 328i but after several years of enjoying our '03 325i (and infinite headaches maintaining it i.e. just replaced the 4th broken window regulator), I...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-21-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 590
Posted By MontereyDave
FS: 94 Honda Del Sol Si SOHC VTEC Monterey CA $6K

UPDATE: SOLD 27 JAN 12.

1994 Honda Del Sol Si SOHC VTEC, 5-speed manual transmission with 98,000 original miles in amazing condition, always garaged, undercarriage looks like it's never been...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By MontereyDave
Sorry to hear of your bad luck with a pothole. ...

Sorry to hear of your bad luck with a pothole. They're all over California too. They're the reason I'll never get ultra low profile tires again.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjMUfIKktWU
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-02-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By MontereyDave
Nice ride; welcome aboard.

Nice ride; welcome aboard.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By MontereyDave
Thank you, Scott ZHP! Now I know I can...

Thank you, Scott ZHP! Now I know I can confidently fix this switch tomorrow with some sunlight.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,647
Posted By MontereyDave
I love my E46 but I hate its poorly...

I love my E46 but I hate its poorly designed/engineered window regulators, switches/buttons, etc. It is mind blowing to think of how they are perhaps the worst design ever in the history of power...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By MontereyDave
How to replace an E46 central locking system & hazard light switch?

The only reason I'm reviving this ancient thread is to show I searched. Before I start tearing into my center console, would anyone happen to have advice on how to remove, replace, reinstall an E46...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,672
Posted By MontereyDave
Unfortunately my window regulator sliding...

Unfortunately my window regulator sliding mechanism was broken too badly for upper and lower zip ties to solve the problem. So, my next step will be to buy a replacement regulator. But, thanks to...
Forum: The Detail Department 10-11-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,229
Posted By MontereyDave
Maybe they're trying to eliminate BO like...

Maybe they're trying to eliminate BO like Seinfeld's "The Smelly Car" episode:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pEhqiCD27E&feature=player_embedded
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,672
Posted By MontereyDave
That may be true but on day's like today I sure...

That may be true but on day's like today I sure miss my Mustang with its crude rear suspension, loud & torquey 4.6 alum V8, and MyColor 125-color adjustable dashboard with other faddish/cheesy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,672
Posted By MontereyDave
Edgy and Bluebee, this thread with your posts #1...

Edgy and Bluebee, this thread with your posts #1 and #2 are my favorite discoveries on the internet!

It blows my mind how Germany's automotive engineers have been lauded the world over for 120...
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