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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,832
Posted By linus
a) BMW service shop should be able to do it with...

a) BMW service shop should be able to do it with their eyes closed.

b) part is usually expensive, especially for wheel with paddles. I got mine from ebay for $340.

I did the install myself -...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,207
Posted By linus
Mine goes away after 5 seconds as well. No longer...

Mine goes away after 5 seconds as well. No longer an issue.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,995
Posted By linus
We've got 50% tint and I find the dimming mirrors...

We've got 50% tint and I find the dimming mirrors work very well. I, for one, really find them useful in my daily drive. In fact, there are times that I think they don't work well enough because...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,041
Posted By linus
I changed my oil at 5000km at my own cost. The...

I changed my oil at 5000km at my own cost. The lady is correct. The question I have is how often would you guys recommend I change my oil (forgetting about the maintenance plan) assuming I'd like to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,802
Posted By linus
People, forget about RayStone's post about...

People, forget about RayStone's post about reasons for ownership of a BMW. It's bulls**** dating back 2.5 years ago. Forget about where things are made. This is an old discussion as well. We all know...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2008, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,292
Posted By linus
Wow, when I called three dealerships in the...

Wow, when I called three dealerships in the Greater Toronto Area, two said 100 and the third said 96. ?????
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,292
Posted By linus
Very easy to change yourself once mounted and...

Very easy to change yourself once mounted and balanced. I did this myself for the first time for both cars. Went to Napa automotive and got myself a decent jack, used the jack adapter for the E90/E92...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-11-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,495
Posted By linus
That's assuming they know what to look for. Which...

That's assuming they know what to look for. Which they didn't and weren't really interested in taking this issue seriously.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-11-2007, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,495
Posted By linus
BMW_tech, is there a service bulletin number we...

BMW_tech, is there a service bulletin number we should quote? My dealership doesn't even seem to believe the noise I'm hearing. The car is usually quite warmed up by the time I take it there in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,495
Posted By linus
BMW Tech, where did you get this info. Thanks for...

BMW Tech, where did you get this info. Thanks for providing this. My car makes a distinct grinding noise when I corner left up to speeds that you've indicated. This is usually more so when the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,508
Posted By linus
We should all do that. And better yet, buy your...

We should all do that. And better yet, buy your next vehicle from the US and bring it up here. The Cdn dealer group is providing misleading economics on the value of bringing in a US purchased BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,508
Posted By linus
I was told that by BMW Canada that the rebates...

I was told that by BMW Canada that the rebates are NOT retroactive. If anyone has experience to the contrary, please pipe in. Thanks.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,967
Posted By linus
Does this include buyers as early as March/April...

Does this include buyers as early as March/April of this year?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-23-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,967
Posted By linus
By September 2007, Transport Canada will require...

By September 2007, Transport Canada will require vehicle manufacturers to install electronic immobilizers in most new light-duty vehicles. Manufacturers may self-certify compliance with the National...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-22-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 13,265
Posted By linus
You are entirely correct. There are both...

You are entirely correct. There are both advantages and disadvantages for this system, many of which you have highlighted. If I was living in a warm, dry climate (Arizona perhaps), I would not have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-22-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 13,265
Posted By linus
Good points, but not entirely technically...

Good points, but not entirely technically correct. AWD provides more traction not just when accelerating, but whenever the throttle is being applied, even at constant speed. Additionally, a dealer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-22-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,967
Posted By linus
Don't disagree with you. But what people miss in...

Don't disagree with you. But what people miss in all of this is BMW's margin on its products globally. The Company is quite profitable and has been extremely successful. How much room is there for a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,967
Posted By linus
Which taxes would be lost ?

Which taxes would be lost ?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2007, 06:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,967
Posted By linus
Oh my God, are you for real? If you want to...

Oh my God, are you for real? If you want to support this country, why didn't you buy a Canadian built vehicle? By your logic, we should only support local shops, so why are you driving a BMW?

Do...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-16-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By linus
Very good point. If I was in the market for an...

Very good point. If I was in the market for an X5, I would definitely be purchasing from the US.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-16-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By linus
I called up BMW Canada. They will honour the...

I called up BMW Canada. They will honour the warranty on a US sold car, just not the maintenance service plan (which is pretty much worthless in Canada anyway).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-03-2007, 05:35 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,967
Posted By linus
The fact that Porshce has done it suggests that...

The fact that Porshce has done it suggests that BMW has the room to do so. If the C$ climbs further, BMW Canada will have egg on its face. I think you'll start seeing ads from importers offering to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-24-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By linus
Pricing is already out, see posts on e90post.com

Pricing is already out, see posts on e90post.com
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-21-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By linus
Lots of very recent posts on E90post.com about...

Lots of very recent posts on E90post.com about this topic...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2007, 03:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,725
Posted By linus
I'm a fan of what xdrive can do as well - I...

I'm a fan of what xdrive can do as well - I purchased a 335xi. But I think you really want to be careful in your view of substitution of xdrive for appropriate tires. xdrive will give you an amazing...
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