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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,185
Posted By thespacecowboy
Thanks. Its got 68K on it, which is well under...

Thanks. Its got 68K on it, which is well under the CPO limit.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,185
Posted By thespacecowboy
Yeah sorry typed too quick :) I'm not...

Yeah sorry typed too quick :)



I'm not skilled enough for that. If I'd known it was the pump I would have taken it to an independent, but as there was another issue with it that was computer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,185
Posted By thespacecowboy
I've been there for SOME servicing, but mostly...

I've been there for SOME servicing, but mostly covered under the maintenance warranty which I assume they get paid by BMW anyway. They offered 20% discount off the fee ($1500 down to $1300) for the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,185
Posted By thespacecowboy
2 weeks out of CPO and water pump fails!

Any experience in getting BMW USA to honor it? I've had issues for 3 weeks (trying to get sensors active for a SMOG test). SMOG place couldn't get sensors to come on, and during the process the car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,281
Posted By thespacecowboy
Digging up an old thread. Does the driving...

Digging up an old thread.

Does the driving style need to be completed in succession? I assume not, as its very hard to find a driving area you can drive those parts in succession.

So am I right...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,990
Posted By thespacecowboy
I just could never get used to the paddles, and...

I just could never get used to the paddles, and rarely use them. I drive my auto mostly in manual but auto for freeway driving. Perhaps I should have gotten a manual from day 1 :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,901
Posted By thespacecowboy
Wow, I WISH I could get that many on my conti's...

Wow, I WISH I could get that many on my conti's 335i :)

It looks like the conti DWS's are ending? Tirerack have them on closeout which I assume means they are / will be replaced? anyone one? I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,438
Posted By thespacecowboy
Thanks Tom for the quick reply. I don't REALLY...

Thanks Tom for the quick reply. I don't REALLY want to replace all four again, as i'll be left with two surplus fronts. Perhaps I could sell them on? 35% better tire wear is a lot of difference,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,438
Posted By thespacecowboy
Hope you don't mind me jumping on the thread, but...

Hope you don't mind me jumping on the thread, but thought it preferable rather than starting a new one

I have Conti ExtremeContact DW (not DWS) on my 335i Sport 2007. The rear ones seemed to have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,426
Posted By thespacecowboy
my personal preference is to use the manual stick...

my personal preference is to use the manual stick to shift, and not the paddles. I think in parts its because I'm from England and like stick shift (even though I have auto). pushing the gear...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,132
Posted By thespacecowboy
Don't walk away from a good deal because of TMPS...

Don't walk away from a good deal because of TMPS warning, or at least work out what it is. MOST of the time it just means the tires have just been re-inflated (probably as part of the pre-sale...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-18-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By thespacecowboy
The sad thing was I could see it was normal...

The sad thing was I could see it was normal sellotape rather than "invisible" tape. That stuff is a bi-atch to get off.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,389
Posted By thespacecowboy
Mine does this even more in DS, you can feel it...

Mine does this even more in DS, you can feel it lumping down the gears, and then 2nd to 1st is the worse. As i'm nearly stopped, it lurches forward. If I slow down SLOWLY, it is much better. But that...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-17-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By thespacecowboy
Funeral or wedding?

Snapped this outside the Westin hotel in Hyderabad. "classy".

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v53/emailrob/IMG00030-20110318-0822.jpg
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-17-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,389
Posted By thespacecowboy
Exactly. Additionally, when slowing down in DS at...

Exactly. Additionally, when slowing down in DS at a traffic light for example, it "lumps" into first noticeable, whereas in D is goes back to 2nd year and so much less noticeable. I've spoken to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,010
Posted By thespacecowboy
the conti's are great. enjoy

the conti's are great. enjoy
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-09-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,927
Posted By thespacecowboy
Probably about $140 :rofl::rofl:

Probably about $140 :rofl::rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-09-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,927
Posted By thespacecowboy
These guys list it as $150 ...

These guys list it as $150

http://circlebmw.com/service/bmw-fuel-injection-cleaning.htm

To remedy these complaints BMW has developed a new special tool and cleaner concentrate to clean the fuel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,351
Posted By thespacecowboy
If you want to get heavily into tweaking, then...

If you want to get heavily into tweaking, then you can do. I think for many like me having an "already tuned" map is good enough :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,351
Posted By thespacecowboy
Access it via the steering wheel controls (you...

Access it via the steering wheel controls (you hold a couple of buttons together and press up and down to select map. Trust me, its really easy).

You can go to Map 0 which is stock, no changes to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,351
Posted By thespacecowboy
DS mode on Map 1 with JB4 = pure bliss :)

DS mode on Map 1 with JB4 = pure bliss :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,509
Posted By thespacecowboy
CA DMV denied my request for BOLLOX

CA DMV denied my request for

BOLLOX
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By thespacecowboy
Did you delete the BMW profile/device from your...

Did you delete the BMW profile/device from your iPhone? perhaps its still trying to connect and something in that link got broken

If not, try a different phone. If that works, at least you know...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,282
Posted By thespacecowboy
If I can do about 60-65 constant without traffic,...

If I can do about 60-65 constant without traffic, it seem to get the max MPG which for me is around 34-35MPG in a 335.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-18-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By thespacecowboy
15 times - is that normal? :) Seriously, 1...

15 times - is that normal? :)

Seriously, 1 or 2 max. I'm on my second replacement pump (2007 335), so third pump in all.
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