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Forum: Exterior 09-12-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By R608
Pictures? Asking price?

Pictures? Asking price?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By R608
Did you see this? ...

Did you see this? http://leatherz.com/Merchant5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=IllumZHPShiftKnob&Category_Code=Knobs
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By R608
You need to have a sport wheel already or none of...

You need to have a sport wheel already or none of the other stuff (buttons, trim, airbag) transfer. The two photos you showed above are both sport wheels, by the way. The top one is just the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By R608
You can save some money on servicing by staying...

You can save some money on servicing by staying out of the dealership and finding a good independent shop that knows BMWs. You can save more by doing any work you can yourself. (Seriously, almost...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,452
Posted By R608
I do the same. I think you have to weigh the...

I do the same. I think you have to weigh the risks based on where you drive and how big a problem it would be if you had a tire problem. Most of my driving is suburban with a little city and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,814
Posted By R608
Yeah... and...? :dunno: Sorry, I'm not...

Yeah... and...? :dunno: Sorry, I'm not following.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By R608
I'd be surprised if a new seat made any...

I'd be surprised if a new seat made any difference. These seats are so firm and the car isn't that old. Which seats do you have, anyway? I wonder if there's any difference in max height between...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By R608
Squeaks and rattles will be luck of the draw,...

Squeaks and rattles will be luck of the draw, mostly. My car is pretty tight except for the folding rear seat which has come to squeak obnoxiously. One of these days I'll take some time and try to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,814
Posted By R608
I hate to perpetuate these tangents but I can't...

I hate to perpetuate these tangents but I can't resist on a few points here...


Aside from the Miata (which you didn't say yours was unreliable anyway), the other Mazdas you mentioned are not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,814
Posted By R608
CR and JD Power might beg to differ on that point.

CR and JD Power might beg to differ on that point.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By R608
^^^That

^^^That
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,814
Posted By R608
I bought mine certified used. I was several...

I bought mine certified used. I was several years out of school, working full-time, and had lusted for a BMW since well before I was of driving age, so I decided I could take the chance on a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By R608
Ironic that it came out of the ground, but you...

Ironic that it came out of the ground, but you can't put the stuff back there when you're done with it. :D (I know, I get it. No need for an ecology lesson in case anyone's tempted.)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,814
Posted By R608
To be clear, I wasn't trying to convey a horror...

To be clear, I wasn't trying to convey a horror story. Aside from the tranny issues, the rest is annoying but it was spread out over the years I've owned the car. It's still much more than I ever...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,814
Posted By R608
iandelaney, yes, from what I've read and...

iandelaney, yes, from what I've read and experienced, the BMWs will typically have more issues and cost more to maintain. Doing the work yourself will save money, but unless you're very mechanically...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,814
Posted By R608
Who's generalizing now? Even what you said above...

Who's generalizing now? Even what you said above is completely unfounded. Nissan's aren't necessarily known for Honda and Toyota-level reliability, but far from "crap" and if I dug up a CR auto...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By R608
I agree that it seems unlikely someone would go...

I agree that it seems unlikely someone would go through the trouble of rolling back the odometer for the sake of a few hundred miles. If it'll make you feel better, another source of information can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By R608
Definitely find a good independent shop in your...

Definitely find a good independent shop in your area. You're virtually guaranteed to overpay for repairs if you stick to the dealer after the warranty has run out. That goes for any car, not just...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By R608
My HOA won't permit SilverX3's solution, so I...

My HOA won't permit SilverX3's solution, so I have one of these:...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,090
Posted By R608
I should probably amend what I said above. I've...

I should probably amend what I said above. I've come across some other similar discussions online and it looks like people have had success getting issues like this covered. If you still have free...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,090
Posted By R608
I assume wrapped = warped. Unless the brakes...

I assume wrapped = warped.

Unless the brakes are brand new, which it doesn't sound like they are, I don't think it's regarded as a failure of the parts, and definitely not normal wear. Good info...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By R608
Are you sure it's indicating the handbrake, not...

Are you sure it's indicating the handbrake, not your regular brakes being worn?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By R608
As stated earlier, you're not going to get...

As stated earlier, you're not going to get exactly the look of the car in the photo up top without replacing your hood and probably bumper. You can get close by getting the blacked out grilles which...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By R608
Depends on the model. Could be true for the OP,...

Depends on the model. Could be true for the OP, but if he just has the base N52 car like mine it's 17" wheels for the sport package and 16's w/o.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By R608
I wonder if they use that acronym in the...

I wonder if they use that acronym in the brochure. :rofl: I agree with the above. I wouldn't manually start and stop the engine on a regular basis to emulate that feature. Gotta believe any repair...
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