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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
Got the car back today. It looks fantastic. The...

Got the car back today. It looks fantastic. The cut in the bumper would have been good to know in advance and shame on invisihitch for not mentioning it with their product. That being said the auto...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
If you start this thread from page one you'll see...

If you start this thread from page one you'll see the hitch I had. Also I am not paying for it. The other guy is. I got rear ended. One thing I will say for the westfalia and the invisihitch is that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-16-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
As it turns out, I just recently got rear-ended....

As it turns out, I just recently got rear-ended. The tow bar was damaged and needs to be replaced along with the bumper skin. I figured this time I'd try the invisihitch option. It's on it's way to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-12-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
It is quite heavy, although I don't think...

It is quite heavy, although I don't think anywhere near enough to make a noticeable difference. I also drive a diesel and would likely notice even less than a "regular" e90.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-04-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,157
Posted By jimmelo
I installed a westfalia hitch from the UK almost...

I installed a westfalia hitch from the UK almost 2 years ago and it's been great at pulling my boats up and down NC.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=588084

It is a very clean...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,612
Posted By jimmelo
I own a 335d so I'm a bit biased. But I took in...

I own a 335d so I'm a bit biased. But I took in my e46 for some repairs and they loaned me the 335d. I was just blown away, literally. The power is phenomenal. I looked at what my bill was going to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,646
Posted By jimmelo
Don't think it's worth buying a whole new car....

Don't think it's worth buying a whole new car. Plus they stopped making the diesel.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,646
Posted By jimmelo
Just got both adapters in the mail for my iPhone...

Just got both adapters in the mail for my iPhone 5. I have a build year 2010 335d with idrive. I have to use the Y cable to connect my iphone/ipod to the car. I do not have the USA BMW Apps that was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-19-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
I'm not totally sure on that. I only tow light...

I'm not totally sure on that. I only tow light sailboats so the most I would tow is around 1K lbs with boat, trailer, and gear. I think I remember looking it up on a european owner's manual or the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
As I mentioned in my original post 50mm is just a...

As I mentioned in my original post 50mm is just a hair smaller than 2". All of my trailers have a 2 " receiver and they fit extremely well.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
Update to towing system install

Another quick update. I found a much better solution to the wiring for the power connection to the battery while upgrading my sound system and adding a DSP and new speakers. Wish I had seen this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By jimmelo
Hey there technic. You're everywhere. So to...

Hey there technic. You're everywhere.

So to get some clarity and if I understand amd what else I've read about the MS-8 correctly here is what I should do with the MS-8:

First select no to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By jimmelo
Jehnert Flatline install question

looks like the e90post.com site is down right now so I thought I'd try over here. They have a great active audio thread that I can't get to.

Anyway I just received my Jehnert Flatline speakers to...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 06-11-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 932
Posted By jimmelo
E90 Audio Upgrade 2011 335d

I bought my MY 2011 335d (May 2010 build) without first looking into the stereo issue. Ugggh was I disappointed. My e46 was so much better, even with the top down. I have Base Stereo, NAV, Bluetooth,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
I talked to the people at e-trailer and of course...

I talked to the people at e-trailer and of course they really didn't know much beyond "well this works here and this works there" but not being able to explain how or why it worked. Long story short...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
Update on this project. I did get that $5 adapter...

Update on this project. I did get that $5 adapter plug installed very smoothly inside the westfalia plastic housing. I'll take some pics and post later. I was surprised how easy of an install it was....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
This is a round mounting bracket. It also faces...

This is a round mounting bracket. It also faces down and has a very unique mounting point. You should take a look at pfjones website and look up the towbar listed above. They have some video and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
yeah I just left out the euro plug as it just...

yeah I just left out the euro plug as it just confuses thing. It would have been nice if someone made a 7 flat blade adapter that takes into account the separate wiring in most euro cars but that was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
For the wiring I first installed this adapter at...

For the wiring I first installed this adapter at (http://www.etrailer.com/p-HM48915.html) the ends of the wiring coming from the "brain" part (Hopkins HM48915 $15). This takes the brake light and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
335d hitch install follow up

Finally got my hitch back from the welder and found some time to finish the project and take pictures. He did a really good job meeting the specs that I gave him and he did a beefy job with the welds...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 12-30-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,119
Posted By jimmelo
Bluetooth setup has been sold. I only have the...

Bluetooth setup has been sold. I only have the DICE iPod/iPhone adapter and the Curt towing hitch left. I'll take $50 on the Dice unit if anyone is interested.

Jim
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 12-30-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,350
Posted By jimmelo
sold all ready thanks though. If you're curious...

sold all ready thanks though. If you're curious it sold for $650 plus shipping
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-16-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
Coming soon! I'll post as soon as I get the tow...

Coming soon! I'll post as soon as I get the tow bar back from the welder and I have to remount the bumper. I was hitting the DEF tanks with the tow bar but I did some measuring and it's an easy fix...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-16-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,141
Posted By jimmelo
DIY OEM Tow bar Hitch install

I installed a Westfalia OEM hitch on my 335d (e90) and I figured there might be others interested in doing the same. If you are one of those people who just can't wrap your head around a BMW...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 12-14-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,350
Posted By jimmelo
FS E90/E91 hitch OEM

I have a brand new OEM hitch (westfalia towbar) that I got from the UK. It will fit all E90's and E91's here in the US except of course the 335D or the M series. It will fit those with the M-sport...
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