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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 714
Posted By mikesevel
Pristine Z4...then boom!!!!!

Sitting at light and Jeep driver hit me at 45mph non stop. The Jeep ended upside down with many injuries but I only sustained small head laceration. Z4 held it's own given it was half the size of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-14-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By mikesevel
Texas Battery Tender User

I use the BT on my'08 E93. Works great albeit slow. :dunno: No Sparks.:thumbup:
Contact BT customer service as it may be a problem with other cars.
Mikey
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-10-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By mikesevel
Schreechy tweeters fix. Help please

My '08 E93 hi-fi business radio has developed schreechy tweeters. :mad: I guess I could buy replacement tweeters from BMW or Bavauto. I saw a DIY video which includes removal of the door panel. Is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 754
Posted By mikesevel
Test..pic come through?

First time sending pic, did it come through? I guess so but how do I make it larger?
Mikey
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,142
Posted By mikesevel
Mend well bimmer buddy!

My former Z4 was rear ended at a stop light by a Jeep at 45mph. :cry: I had some head cuts and the Z4 was toast. The Jeep ended upside down, also toast and the driver had to be cut out.
Even thought...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-19-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,844
Posted By mikesevel
Texan Atlantic Blue

I have an '08 E93 Atlantic Blue with black interior. Does the interior reflect the hot Texas sun? Well, yes, up to 11:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m.
I chose the blue as I spent 5 years detailing the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,116
Posted By mikesevel
Kat und das funf jahre deutches auto. Wunderbar!

OK, admittedly the last German language instruction I endured was back in the dark ages (1968)
at John Carroll University (known as the "little Notre Dame") in Cleveland, OH.

The Title message ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,128
Posted By mikesevel
Worst scenario, dent on a aluminum hood crease

Years ago I had a PDR guy effectively eliminate a small dent in the flat fender area on my Z4.:)

Now my E93 was hit by a crazed shopping cart. Dent was the size of an olive on the hood crease....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By mikesevel
Eyes of the angels

Are you seeing any fault codes on the dash after installation?:dunno:
Do they state expected life expectancy?:dunno:
Are they easy to install?:dunno:
Mikey
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By mikesevel
E90+ steering wheel trim headache.

Many of y'all experienced the steering wheel trim debacle related to the crappy rubber coating that peeled off and looked butt ugly. Many owners were fortunate enough to demand and receive free...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-11-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By mikesevel
Battery charging dilemma?

My E93's OEM battery is appx. 1 year old and I had it registered at an INDY. No problems, in fact recently I had some brake work done at the INDY and he gave me a courtesy fault code read and it was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By mikesevel
Hey Pilgrim!

BMW S.A. sez I can't replace my radio with a used unit as it needs to be coded to my car.
They want $650 plus installation charge for a new one.:mad:
Mikey
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By mikesevel
Hey Cal!

Thanx for the quick response and diagram. I assume I must remove the back seat area panels beneath the windows to find the antennae? If I locate them, am I just looking for disconnected or frayed...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By mikesevel
Braker braker.......

I decided to buy OEM sensors, pads and rotors. Pricey but you can negotiate a discount, especially if you are a member of BMWCCA. I cleaned the rotors with Brake Kleen and painted the hats gray with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By mikesevel
Am

It has been a "slow death" over the last few months.:cry:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By mikesevel
Am

I do not have have any supplemental electronics. Although the FM band works fine, the AM band pulls in only two stations with scratchy sounds.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By mikesevel
RADIO AM Reception failing

My '08 E93 Professional Radio has a failing AM band. A new radio would set me back $650 plus installation. Is their a separate AM antenna that I could test and replaceable if kaput?:dunno:
Mikey
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By mikesevel
Billeul

Thanx for TIS info. email to mike@sevel.com.:thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By mikesevel
Tweeter replacement short cuts?

My E93 has tweeters in the sail panel. They are squeaky and not of high quality. I would like to replace them with Polk DB100 or equivalents. DIY's for E90's show necessary removal of door panels and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By mikesevel
Fdriller more info

OK, I opened the left hand small cover in the trunk, driver side. Underneath is a storage box.It is connected with 5 push pins. Is the amplifier under this?
Also I pulled the large central panel out...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By mikesevel
audiophile mystery

I drive an '08 328i convertible with the base stereo system. At speeds over 45+ mph with the top down, I hear a high pitch whine, on the drivers side speaker, that seems to be associated with the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,223
Posted By mikesevel
Texan Visitng Kat

Hey Kat:
Nice wheelie DIY! :thumbup:
My wife and i plan to drive up from New Braunfels to visit some friends in Katy near you. I have some nicks on my E93 wheels. I could drop off the car at your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By mikesevel
Stealership H8 charge

My halo ring bulb died on my '08 E93. With a BMW CCA discount, I paid $38 at a BMW stealership.
Is it a bettewr bulb than an Auto Zone version at half the price?:dunno:
Mikey
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By mikesevel
Painted trunk spoiler sources

Ebay has a variety of painted trunk spoilers for the E93. Pls advise me if you have purchased one.:dunno: Are you satisfied with the color and fitment?:rolleyes: If yes, advise source.
Thanx,
Mikey
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By mikesevel
Cousin 328i asking oily question

Will BMW also recommend the Pennzoil for the 328i N52K?:dunno:
Mikey
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