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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,693
Posted By dr.s
Bringing back an older tread after doing a...

Bringing back an older tread after doing a search. This is exactly what is happening to the wipers on our e61. The wiper motor was replaced towards the end of the warranty period. Appeared to...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-04-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By dr.s
So to verify, can someone confirm that without...

So to verify, can someone confirm that without the $400 alarm, the car still beeps or lights flash when locking the car. Without the alarm, the car will not have flashing lights that go off if...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-03-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By dr.s
Just ordered M235i x-drive and a couple questions

We decided to replace our 2006 330i with a new M235i x-drive. So we placed an order last weekend. Alpine White with Coral Red interior and brushed alum. trim. We went with the summer performance...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 03-02-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By dr.s
Well it turns out the end of 2015 production for...

Well it turns out the end of 2015 production for the X1 may be a moot point for us. I thought the X1 would be a good replacement for our 2006 330i. Turns out my wife wanted something compact and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 02-27-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By dr.s
2015 X1 end of production

Can anyone confirm if it is too late to order a 2015 X1? I was at a local dealer and they indicated that February was actually the last month for production of the 2015. The new 2016 would be...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By dr.s
This has also been an issue with me as well. I...

This has also been an issue with me as well. I posted this same issue a while back. One response back was to learn to think about it this way. Turn the knob toward you to zoom in and turn the knob...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By dr.s
Are you indicating that you notice less brake...

Are you indicating that you notice less brake dust with the Epads? Initially I thought I had less brake dust as well (although the right front produced more than the left front for some reason). ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By dr.s
I had an independent euro shop install Textar...

I had an independent euro shop install Textar Epads and what they tell me are Textar rotors on our 2006 330i about 18 months ago. This summer they replaced the front rotors as I was getting...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 229,198
Posted By dr.s
Hi Shawn, Owner of a 2010 e61 535xi wagon and...

Hi Shawn,
Owner of a 2010 e61 535xi wagon and would be interested in info on obtaining updated maps. Thanks in advance.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By dr.s
Insurance vs. Route 66

Our E61 was hit in the left side rear passenger door a couple weeks ago. The left rear wheel was also hit, but just cosmetic damage. I am going thru the insurance from the guy who hit me. A 4...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By dr.s
Possible differential issue due to staggered wheel set up on e61 xi

First, a little background. A little over a month or so ago, I had the seasonal swap out of our winter to summer tires at our local Discount Tire shop. I use the OEM 135 wheels for winter tires...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,746
Posted By dr.s
I had Textar epads installed on our e90 330i...

I had Textar epads installed on our e90 330i about a year ago. They are a large reduction in brake dust compared to the OEM pads and also provide the same if not better stopping power than OEM. No...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 05-13-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By dr.s
A heated steering wheel is nice. We have it on...

A heated steering wheel is nice. We have it on our 535 wagon (happens to be M sport). We may replace our 330i with an X1 and I like the M sport and would be nice if you could get it with a heated...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 05-13-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By dr.s
When I asked a CA about this, he indicated that...

When I asked a CA about this, he indicated that BMW has never provided heated steering to the specific M sport steering wheel that is used in the X1. Not sure why they decided to use this wheel vs....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By dr.s
Windshield wiper / motor

The wipers on our 2006 330i no longer stop or rest at the lowest position, but now stop about an inch or two on the up sweep.

We had the same thing happen on our 2010 535 wagon a couple months...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,239
Posted By dr.s
To clarify, you were able to add on an...

To clarify, you were able to add on an electronics package thru Route 66? Who did you purchase your Route 66 coverage thru?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,239
Posted By dr.s
Route 66 extended warranty ?

I am looking at purchasing an extended warranty for our 535xiT. Leaning towards Route 66 Easy Street plan and hear generally good reviews. I notice under items not covered include sound reproduction...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 03-08-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By dr.s
FWIW, I picked up an X1 accessory brochure and...

FWIW, I picked up an X1 accessory brochure and noticed they have two 19" wheel options and both indicate 225/40/19 front and 255/35/19 rear. Still curious why the M Sport 19" style 225M wheel option...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 03-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By dr.s
I did not realize different calculators indicate...

I did not realize different calculators indicate different info. My understanding that reducing the aspect ratios by a factor of 5, allows the wheel to increase by 1" to keep the same (approximate)...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 03-04-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By dr.s
M Sport 19" tire size

I notice the brochure and ordering guide indicates that the M Sport 18" style 355M staggered size is 225/45, 255/40 and 19" style 225M is 225/35, 255/30. I believe to keep the 19" the same overall...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,083
Posted By dr.s
[QUOTE=minn19;8153542]This is where I get stuck...

[QUOTE=minn19;8153542]This is where I get stuck sometimes, not knowing when to do the transfer. One week it is 70F in April and the next it can be a raging spring snowstorm. I can see A/S being nice...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-15-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,083
Posted By dr.s
Knowing that the majority of people run all...

Knowing that the majority of people run all season tires on their FWD cars, minivans, and AWD SUV's, and get by ok, I would expect a 3 series x-drive with all season tires to do just as well. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-17-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,670
Posted By dr.s
We got a sketch of our E61 on our one year...

We got a sketch of our E61 on our one year anniversary.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By dr.s
I have a set of these in 18" - gunmetal for our...

I have a set of these in 18" - gunmetal for our E61.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-18-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,865
Posted By dr.s
I noticed the same thing while test driving a...

I noticed the same thing while test driving a F30. The white color of the HUD did not show up or contrast very well while driving over light colored surfaces such as concrete. The HUD on our E61 is...
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