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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By mikesevel

Cigarette lighter also does not work.
No dash warnings or loss of any other electric circuit.
I have never researched location of fuse box.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By mikesevel

I tried operating the compressor with only the ignition on and while the car was running.
No dice.:mad:

My former '03 Z4 cigarette lighter port worked OK with the compressor.

I don't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By mikesevel
Cigarette lighter snafu?

I have a small electric tire inflating compressor that operates via the cigarette lighter. It works great in my '15 Camry but not in my '08 E93. :cry:
I have never used the cigarette lighter and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,023
Posted By mikesevel
Tragedy in nearby Texas city.

I live north of San Antonio and we are OK. My daughter lives in nearby Wimberley where they have eight people missing and a hundred+ homes destroyed.

If you Google Wimberley flood relief...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By mikesevel
Speaker "screechies" have returned!

Last December I took my E93 to the local BMW dealer to fix three different radio problems.
After 3.5 weeks in the shop, they replaced the entire business radio head, AM and FM antennae, plus a few...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By mikesevel
Door panel ding, need repair suggestions

So the wife sez we need to buy an antique shelf and stow it in the back seat of my E93. My trunk was full. With the hardtop windows down, I laid a carpet over the rear seat window opening and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By mikesevel
Diy tension ropes.

Cal W. Boy:

As U are aware, there is one DIY on the net for replacing the tension ropes. I tried to follow it but video contrasts often resulted in shadows. If you are successful with your cord...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,870
Posted By mikesevel
It's Mrs. Kat now!

Mrs. Kat:

From one Texan to another, yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee-haw, y'all got hitched!!:thumbup:

As you may be aware, I am the membership chairman of the 900 member Austin/San Antonio Tejas BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By mikesevel
Best negotiated discounts for new BMW?

So in the past I tried to ascertain members negotiated discounts on new BMW's. Not much response, perhaps the members risked finding out that someone else got a better deal. So I will keep it neutral...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-26-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By mikesevel
Blue 2 Blue, from me 2 U

Nice blue.
My E93 is Atlantic Blue.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By mikesevel
Globby-squishy A/C dash vent cleaner

On Ebay I came across a $4 product from China, It is a gel type ball. The theory is that you press it in to the pesky-to-clean A/C dash vents. :cry:
When you remove it, the dirt adheres to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-19-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By mikesevel
Manure makes my E93 look great!

Hello curious member.:rofl:

So here is my manure story. Wife sez, "Stop at Home Depot and buy some dehydrated manure for my garden." Yes dear.
I bought 5 bags, 40# each, 200# total. Tight squeeze...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-09-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By mikesevel
Rain drains?

Where are the rain drains located?:dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By mikesevel
HHS-K Hooray.

I also liked Kat's top maintenance sticky. I tried Zymol on the seals and Wurth HHS-K on the hinges. Two + years with no problems.:D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By mikesevel
Steering wheel headache..problem solved.

My trim was peeling and I tried to paint it (once removed) with Plastidip and two other paint sprays. I did not like the results and banged it up a bit and decided to pop for a new one.
You can buy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By mikesevel
Gas mileage woes

I own an '08 328i retractable hardtop convertible. It weighs 3850#. I use Shell gas or other brands. Mileage is 37,000.
For the last two years I have been averaging 26+ mpg, 1/3 highway, 2/3...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By mikesevel
A bmw christmas poem from texas

'Twas the night before Christmas and all through my E93 Bimmer,
the engine was roundly balking and it's no longer a screamer.

The culprits certainly could not be the spark plugs,
I replaced them...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By mikesevel
"Gazillioneth" Angel Eyes Questioin

For 2+ years I have perused BMW blogs with special attention to angel eyes issues.
My '08 E93 has the OEM angel eyes with colors, depending on light conditions, that vary from vanilla to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By mikesevel

Primacy MXM4 ZP RFT.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By mikesevel

I bought the RFT version 18 months ago. All season, longer tread life, quieter. No problems to date. :thumbup:328i E93 '08 convertible.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-09-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By mikesevel
"F Bomb" survey

Some bloggers seem to express themselves by using " F Bombs". I am far from a prude but it seems to me that in a forum like ours most members, both male and female, are offended when reading comments...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By mikesevel

Welcome to the E93 family. Follow Kat's advice, she is a knowledgeable lady.
I have owned my E93 for two years now with no top issues so far.
Replaced my salmon relays as a precaution.
Mike Sevel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By mikesevel
Vanos explained.

Vanos is a custom built American racing car and street legal roadster.
Mike Sevel
P.S. Wait, my mind works slow at my age, that was PANOZ!:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By mikesevel
Come back to Sorrento (Blue)

MY '08 E93 is Atlantic Blue and it might be too conservative for you. I saw a pictorial in a BMW mag featuring a customized 3 painted Sorrento Blue. It was a dazzler.
Sorrento blue was a rare color...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,592
Posted By mikesevel
Thanx Dallas

Thanx for the blowup of my blue baby. We bought it in Houston.:)
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