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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-20-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 326,037
Posted By spotter10
When you say "all e9x cars" are you including the...

When you say "all e9x cars" are you including the e90 325i with sport package/17 in. wheels? I saw a reference to those in another of your posts but wanted to check. Granted you can not guarantee...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,030
Posted By spotter10
Oh the pressure!!! I'm so glad I live on the...

Oh the pressure!!! I'm so glad I live on the East Coast. :rolleyes:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,773
Posted By spotter10
Similar thoughts...

I've been reading about Dinan performance upgrades for this car. There doesn't appear to be a chip for the e90 as already stated.

The High Flow Throttle Body they have listed is rated on their...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,612
Posted By spotter10
Final Stage Unit

I'd have to second this. I replaced the final stage unit for a 2001 325i in March. It was the solution to a number of things including erratic A/C and blower motor functions. Search "final stage...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By spotter10
Update by OP

Ok here are the details (long post); happy to elaborate to any posters or PMs.

Picked up the car yesterday. The final stage unit was replaced and so far it seems to have resolved the drain...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-13-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By spotter10
Update by OP

Heard from mechanic this a.m. and they are replacing the final stage unit. Cost is $375 parts and labor. This is a DIY item, or so I've read, but this is the wife's car and it needs to be fixed.
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By spotter10
FYI:Battery Drain and Resolution

Hi Folks --

More of an FYI for anyone experiencing odd battery draw problems........

My wife's 2001 e46 was having battery drain issues. Periodically the battery would go dead after sitting...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-12-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,876
Posted By spotter10
Gorgeous

Thanks for posting. Fabulous looking car. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-11-2006, 10:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,238
Posted By spotter10
rack news?

any word from anyone on rack news and/or bike attachments -- anything coming from Yakima or Thule?

Can anyone offer any experience with the BMW system?

Like poster above, i've got a lot of...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 02-13-2006, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,939
Posted By spotter10
Great to hear about your experience and thanks...

Great to hear about your experience and thanks for the post. I wish I could say the same about Tate BMW of Annapolis. I was on the Patriot -- same as you -- with est. delivery to Tate on 2/5. No...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-03-2006, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By spotter10
Suggestion

I had a Yakima rack with this car. You can cut the bars down if they stick out too far for your liking. Yakima may still make the towers that clamp directly to the slots in the roof but not sure. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2006, 05:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,695
Posted By spotter10
not exactly and another resource

You may also see the ship name when you log into and enter your VIN at the WW site. It will say your ship there -- no process of anything -- it's right there. I got it there and called my dealer to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2006, 05:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,349
Posted By spotter10
If you keep looking for what you *want* to hear...

If you keep looking for what you *want* to hear you will eventually find it. Was that the aim of your post? Something like, "Not sure and want validation." :dunno: Give this careful consideration...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By spotter10
Ha! Now that would have required forthought on my...

Ha! Now that would have required forthought on my part...:tsk: I guess I will just have to deal with the Xenons until a cheaper option comes along. ;)

Good luck with your replacements when you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2006, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By spotter10
That is steep. I wonder if someone will come out...

That is steep. I wonder if someone will come out with just the lenses? :dunno: Don't even know if the lenses or the orange reflectors on the sides are integrated or not. will be interested to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2006, 04:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,350
Posted By spotter10
you might be right...but i think the contrast...

you might be right...but i think the contrast with SG makes these lights look good. but would be interested in seeing photos of anyone with blackline and silver or arctic. please?;)


(car is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,634
Posted By spotter10
First, I'm envious of your DIY-ness. And some...

First, I'm envious of your DIY-ness. And some waffling from me too (and getting OT) -- I replaced the front end l/r on the e28 a few months ago -- struts/strut towers and their associated parts. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By spotter10
LOL :rofl: The administrators should put you in...

LOL :rofl: The administrators should put you in charge of "Titles of Next Threads by People Who Didn't Heed Warnings."
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2006, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,634
Posted By spotter10
true - e28 may not be the norm

This is true. My leather is still all in one piece even and anytime I can brag about this car I'll will .;) (And I'm also an out of warranty e46 owner) But my experience tells me that the principle...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2006, 05:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,634
Posted By spotter10
not really

I don't think that's what he's saying exactly. Will your Ford go 255K plus? That's what i have on my 86 e28 528e. it's been well cared for and i would expect another 50 to 100K out of it. this is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2006, 08:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,238
Posted By spotter10
here's what I do -- get an old blanket or the...

here's what I do -- get an old blanket or the like, spread it out across the bumper, take both wheels off, insert the bike rear end first into the trunk while pulling the blanket over the derailleur,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,238
Posted By spotter10
I'd be interested in hearing how the BMW rack...

I'd be interested in hearing how the BMW rack works out for you. Please post an update when you have time. I'm a long time Yakima person too and am having a hard time with the idea of parting with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2006, 05:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By spotter10
If I'm not adding anything, I'm sorry, but...

If I'm not adding anything, I'm sorry, but wouldn't a wagon automatically come with fold down seat??? otherwise, what's the point. Maybe that's why any reference to it is hard to find? :confused:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By spotter10
just offering quick 2 cents: wife's car is a...

just offering quick 2 cents:

wife's car is a '01 325, manual, HK stereo with 83K, runs beautifully. I've ordered a 325 manual, sport, premium for me -- it's not in yet, thus:

impressions while...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-04-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,103
Posted By spotter10
That's what I understood from my dealer but he...

That's what I understood from my dealer but he did not give me any firm deadline. Good luck.
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