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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-13-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,413
Posted By MRV99
FYI. Activated the auto a/a today to test. ...

FYI. Activated the auto a/a today to test.

Temp 41
HVAC 68 auto
S or manual mode
Shift S3
NO power button or off
Operating temp just below 210

It worked as advertised
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-12-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,413
Posted By MRV99
HAHA... well not all dealers have a clue. ...

HAHA... well not all dealers have a clue.

Auto Stop/start may or may not be enable every time you turn on your car. I believe all newer models default on but the e90 ///M which has this...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-12-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,413
Posted By MRV99
D or S mode has NOT made a difference to my auto...

D or S mode has NOT made a difference to my auto stop/start activation.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-12-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By MRV99
///M cars are completely different cars. They...

///M cars are completely different cars. They drive differently, feel different, Cost a hell of alot more to maintain and fix. I would spend time reading this forum before you begin because it...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-12-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By MRV99
1) get the newest, lowest mileage car you can...

1) get the newest, lowest mileage car you can afford. You will have to research to feel comfortable with the prices.

2)The newer the car, the better. LCI(Life cycle impulse) is usually the...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-12-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By MRV99
My take is 1) options are purely personal...

My take is

1) options are purely personal preferences. What to YOU care about. color, sunroof, packages, nav manual or dct...

2) mileage (lower is usually better) In service date, the MY...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-12-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,413
Posted By MRV99
I don't know the exact conditions and I only can...

I don't know the exact conditions and I only can tell you my DCT experiences. Some events may be different for Manual transmissions. I read this information on the BMW site as well as my personal...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By MRV99
I suggest you head over to bimmerpost and rad the...

I suggest you head over to bimmerpost and rad the highmilage reports and issues if you want an learn. Bimmerpost M3 board gets 100x more traffic and you will find your answer over there
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-18-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,413
Posted By MRV99
Most likely the feature was not be activated by...

Most likely the feature was not be activated by the computer because the conditions did not favor starting and stopping of the motor. This is common
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-24-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By MRV99
I have been doing 1/2 interval oil changes since...

I have been doing 1/2 interval oil changes since I have owned BMW's. With the Turbo engines, they are harder on oil than NA so i find comfort in continuing to perform these changes. My SA who is...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-24-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,918
Posted By MRV99
I have had Adaptive Drive on all my E70's and...

I have had Adaptive Drive on all my E70's and they made a HUGE difference. I had a X5 loaner without the AD and it was not even the same car. I can only assume that the DHP will be the best and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-24-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,224
Posted By MRV99
I have had a 540(e39), 545/550(e60) M3(e90) and...

I have had a 540(e39), 545/550(e60) M3(e90) and X5's(e70) and had no problem putting car seats in any of them. Yes the M3 was a bit tight but still can do it and i see car seats in the 3 series...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-24-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By MRV99
The EDC, Power and Traction Control on/off is...

The EDC, Power and Traction Control on/off is modifiable via the buttons on the center counsel. The steering settings can be modified under the M settings in the idrive. This is all explained in...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-22-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By MRV99
I had this happen 2 times and what I found is...

I had this happen 2 times and what I found is that the electrical/battery was very low. Since I have what BMW considered "unfavorable charge cycles" aka many short trips, the battery need to be put...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 905
Posted By MRV99
If it was a June 2011 production then it is a...

If it was a June 2011 production then it is a 2012. My 2012 was the last week in March build with expedited delivery for the second week in April(due to a buy back).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 905
Posted By MRV99
BMW warranties are 4 year 50K miles. One...

BMW warranties are 4 year 50K miles. One thing that will effect the warranty is the in service date on a BMW MY. I have a MY 2012 X5 5.0i which has an in service date of April 2011. I do not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By MRV99
one other issue you will face is the more...

one other issue you will face is the more aggressive tires usually have a lower speed rating than what the X5 is rated for. You may find a more aggressive tire at a speed rating of say 99,106,112...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-10-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By MRV99
I would try using electrical contact cleaner. I...

I would try using electrical contact cleaner. I have used it with much success when dealing with sticky buttons due to spilled sticky drinks over the years.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-09-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By MRV99
Pros, More Horse power, Cons.... more wear and...

Pros, More Horse power, Cons.... more wear and tear. If the tune/piggyback that you put on the X5 can be traced to damage, it can void your warranty. do a search and you will find many opinions...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-09-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By MRV99
You should have no issue getting 400Hp out of...

You should have no issue getting 400Hp out of that car with very little cash. Simply install a JB4 and your looking at 100hp alone. throw a set of downpipes(cat delete) and exhaust you will good...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-09-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By MRV99
if you put the car in D(1-5) mode, it will drive...

if you put the car in D(1-5) mode, it will drive like an automatic. yes it still has a clutches instead of a torque converter so it is different. If you want to shif yourself, select S and now...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-09-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By MRV99
simply google search h&r 50493.88 and you will...

simply google search h&r 50493.88 and you will find everything you need.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-05-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,054
Posted By MRV99
I recommend that you order up some weather liners...

I recommend that you order up some weather liners for the 2nd and 3rd row. You will not believe what falls between and behind these seats with kids. liners catch it all. Carpet still is nice..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,400
Posted By MRV99
Just remember that the only contact your car has...

Just remember that the only contact your car has to the road is via tires. If your comfortable driving the family around with $100 less tires them I would dump the x5 and save your money that way. ...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-03-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,054
Posted By MRV99
It all depends on what you need the third row...

It all depends on what you need the third row for. If it is for children the it is very handy and we use it quite a bit shuttling kids around. Adults no. I have had the 3rd row option on the last...
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