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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,889
Posted By bmwadam
I have a 2004 X3 and a 2006 e90 330i. Both are...

I have a 2004 X3 and a 2006 e90 330i. Both are manual gearbox cars. The e90 has 93k and the X3 just hit 70k. Both have been fantastic cars but the e90 has a much better build quality than the e83....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By bmwadam
I do not envy your situation. Sadly there is no...

I do not envy your situation. Sadly there is no easy way to access this. Your going to have to tear into the dash and access the air vent systems. As for the coins doing damage, depending on the size...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,736
Posted By bmwadam
Aren't the 2012 models going to be f30's? If so...

Aren't the 2012 models going to be f30's? If so then we can't be sure how it is going to ride. As for the sport package, I am debating this concept right now. Sure the M sport package looks better...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By bmwadam
I'm selling my 2006 330 6 speed and it has every...

I'm selling my 2006 330 6 speed and it has every option except i drive. It looks better than the ones you are considering, plus I have the complete service history on it. Just put a set of new Conti...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-02-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By bmwadam
e90 330i for sale in Tennessee

Hello everyone. I am selling my e90 330i car. It has 92k miles on the clock. Asking 16.5k obo. The car is black sapphire metallic on tan. It has every option except iDrive, PDC, and active steering....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,242
Posted By bmwadam
Poor bluetooth sound quality

Hello everyone. I have an early build 2006 MY 330i. My bluetooth works, but not well. Call quality is bad. I can hear the caller just fine, but they usually have a hard time hearing me, a lot of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,819
Posted By bmwadam
Manual transmission conversion

Anyone contemplated a manual transmission conversion on an x5 v8 model? If so, does anyone know of a reputable outfit that would perform it and has the procedure down? Has this even been done on an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,480
Posted By bmwadam
It was never my intent to knock the GTI, I just...

It was never my intent to knock the GTI, I just do not prefer it. It's my personal preference and bias against FWD. and no, I do not consider the GTI a "sports car". It is a hot hatch and nothing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,150
Posted By bmwadam
I own a 2006 330i and all I can say is it is a...

I own a 2006 330i and all I can say is it is a wonderful car. Granted I live in the southeast where winters are mild and we typically only have a few snow events a year that typically do not last...
Forum: General BMW 02-18-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,776
Posted By bmwadam
I registered mine on my e90 with a Bavarian...

I registered mine on my e90 with a Bavarian Technic scan tool. I purchased the tool for about 250, but the tool has already more than paid for itself.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By bmwadam
Where is my pleasant "bling" sound..

Ok folks. I have a 2006 330i, build date 08/05. When I put the key into the slot, I do not hear that pleasant "bliing" sound that you usually hear on later e90s. Mine just "dings". I want mine to be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,919
Posted By bmwadam
I just changed my gearbox and rear diff fluids...

I just changed my gearbox and rear diff fluids two weekends ago. If I remember correctly, capacity was just shy of two liters for the gearbox, and probably a liter and a half for the rear diff. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,200
Posted By bmwadam
a 6MT is the only way to own an e90. If you do...

a 6MT is the only way to own an e90. If you do not know how to drive one, LEARN. But if BMW does away with it, I just wont but a new one.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,480
Posted By bmwadam
I really do not know how to respond to posts like...

I really do not know how to respond to posts like this. Car choices are always subjective. I think most on here appreciate the GTI for what it is, and consider it a fun car (any person who is a true...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,406
Posted By bmwadam
A TR6 all the way! But hey why would she want...

A TR6 all the way! But hey why would she want one? An old triumph is going to need a lot of work to keep it going, and you really need to be passionate about it to make it worth your while.
Forum: General BMW 02-16-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,243
Posted By bmwadam
There is absolutely NO reason for them not to...

There is absolutely NO reason for them not to offer a 6-speed as an option on a car like this. This is supposed to be their flagship performance benchmark sedan. If they fail to offer at a minimum a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,328
Posted By bmwadam
[QUOTE=Kandiru;5811510]Lease coming to an end, so...

[QUOTE=Kandiru;5811510]Lease coming to an end, so have been comparing this car with my current, Audi S4, and the humble 2012 Golf R. Will not look at peasant rides, Evo and STI included.

What do...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,392
Posted By bmwadam
How loud is the squealing? I hear a light squeak...

How loud is the squealing? I hear a light squeak from mine when I turn the wheel at low speeds. I have not begun to troubleshoot it yet. I've got the same car as you do with just shy of 80k. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,652
Posted By bmwadam
I drive the 330iMT because I wanted a NA setup...

I drive the 330iMT because I wanted a NA setup but wanted the greater performance factor of the 330i. It took me several months to find the car I have now, and I had to settle for a little higher...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,152
Posted By bmwadam
I know of a guy that supposedly converted his e91...

I know of a guy that supposedly converted his e91 to a 6MT. I really wish he would post a DIY for this. I believe it was an 07. If anyone lurking on here has done a conversion, I would love to see a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 14,487
Posted By bmwadam
Your car is almost there....if only it had the...

Your car is almost there....if only it had the 6MT like mine ;) But I suppose it can qualify as the best automatic BMW ever built...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 21,307
Posted By bmwadam
There is a difference between actually patching a...

There is a difference between actually patching a tire, and installing a plug. What you observed was a plug. They pull the nail, stick a screw tool into the hole to even it out, then thread in a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-23-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,486
Posted By bmwadam
Sorry to hear that. I've been driving these cars...

Sorry to hear that. I've been driving these cars for 15 years and I love them. I usually buy them when the warranty expires. But I do all of my own service so that makes a big difference. But I have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-21-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,125
Posted By bmwadam
You drive heel to toe and push it hard and you...

You drive heel to toe and push it hard and you notice it. It pisses me off every time....I'm going to get around to deleting it one of these days. I seem to be working on other peoples cars more than...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-21-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By bmwadam
I picked up mine, OEM from the dealer for about...

I picked up mine, OEM from the dealer for about 175 and installed it myself. Used the BT Tool to register it. It is very easy to do, but be careful when you remove the battery. You dont want to drop...
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