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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Nordic_Kat
:rofl:^ The only day in 8 years of N52 MT...

:rofl:^

The only day in 8 years of N52 MT ownership I wasn't totally thrilled with having to row gears was the day I spent nearly 2 hours doing the 1st gear crawl for 45 miles. After I got to my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Hi Paintpollz, I have been extremely happy...

Hi Paintpollz,

I have been extremely happy with my 6MT 328i cabrio. The Getrag transmission is a beautiful piece of machinery. It is very crisp yet smooth, and if you get in the habit of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By Nordic_Kat
FWIW: The dealership did lubricate the...

FWIW:

The dealership did lubricate the linkages on my top at one point of my warranty tenure. It was, however, on my request and it was in point of fact, useful in the research for the 'origami...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Another caveat you might want to be aware of is...

Another caveat you might want to be aware of is that the rear window defogger/defroster is temperature sensitive and is pre-programmed based on the outside ambient temperature.

Per the Bentley...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Per the owner's manual (at least for my 2009...

Per the owner's manual (at least for my 2009 E93), "the upper wires serve as an antenna and are not part of the rear window defroster."

I assume this holds true for later model years as well.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,627
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Mein Gott!!!!! Zeichen, you took the words...

Mein Gott!!!!!

Zeichen, you took the words right out of my mouth.

OP,
I can hardly imagine what you must have been experiencing when you found out the car was recovered, but then saw it. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,627
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Forum moderation stepping in here: So far...

Forum moderation stepping in here:

So far the only issue I see is that it is a little rude to call another forum member a "dick". So please, let's all get past that and refrain from name calling. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-13-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 22,119
Posted By Nordic_Kat
More anecdotal information: First battery...

More anecdotal information:

First battery that came with the car lasted 3 year and was replaced under warranty. Reasons for early death: "Undesireable driver behavior" i.e., driving too short of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-20-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Nordic_Kat
+1 for the suggestion of a performance exhaust. ...

+1 for the suggestion of a performance exhaust.

Absolutely love it on my 2009 E93 (cabrio). It is what BMW's were meant to sound like! :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-03-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Sweet Ride!! Congrats! Next time you find...

Sweet Ride!! Congrats! Next time you find yourself on the 308 between Bad Oberdorf and Oberjoch think of us back home. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Bob, As others have said, the E93 is an...

Bob,
As others have said, the E93 is an excellent cabrio from many respects. Is your current E46 manual or auto transmission? If you are going from a manual E46 and looking at the 328i E93 I would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Nordic_Kat
When I had my Indy install the PE, he asked me if...

When I had my Indy install the PE, he asked me if I wanted my stock exhaust. Other than sticking it in the rafters of our garage, it wasn't of use to me. I plan on keeping my car long enough and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Firstly, If everything is in good working...

Firstly,
If everything is in good working order you should have very little windnoise with the hard top convertible. My 2009 is as rock solid and quiet (like a coupe) as the day I took delivery...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 57,516
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Can I change my answer from what I posted in 2009?

Can I change my answer from what I posted in 2009?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,581
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Definitely not ugly! In fact, esthetically very...

Definitely not ugly! In fact, esthetically very nice. However, not sure how it might affect the aerodynamics of the car. I have seen some glass wind deflectors on roadsters, but they didn't have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Cherney, At somewhere near 30K on my...

Cherney,

At somewhere near 30K on my odometer I noticed that things got a bit notchy in the 1st to 2nd gear articulations on the MT gearbox, especially when pushing things a bit hard. Doing a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Nordic_Kat
+1 ^^^^^^^^ Sonax is hands down the best...

+1 ^^^^^^^^

Sonax is hands down the best wheel cleaner on the planet.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,194
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Best experience: Performance Exhaust with the...

Best experience: Performance Exhaust with the top down, put it in second gear and open the throttle in a tunnel (or extended underpass) :thumbup:

ps: We have already completed the worst of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-22-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,139
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Honestly, Living in a zipcode where BMW's,...

Honestly, Living in a zipcode where BMW's, Audi's, Lexus'es (?) and MB's are literally crawling out of the woodwork, the Audi drivers seem to be the greatest offenders in terms of radically weaving...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,960
Posted By Nordic_Kat
There is a little bit of elbow grease...

There is a little bit of elbow grease involved....

First off, please note that I've been doing this regimen to the wheels since the car was about 4 months old and I've been pretty much on an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 15,868
Posted By Nordic_Kat
I've found in my research on various products...

I've found in my research on various products reviewed by CR, that they seem to find various reasons to favor the middle of the road and steer people clear of "higher end" products - no matter the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-18-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Patrick, If you have not already placed your...

Patrick,

If you have not already placed your order with Zeckhausen, DO IT NOW! :) Like many others here that have recommended the Zeckhausen insert, it is clean, it is quick to install and it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Nordic_Kat
N4S, Congrats on the new cabrio, but sad to...

N4S,

Congrats on the new cabrio, but sad to see the departure of yet another E93 veteran. As TD said, hopefully you'll still hang out here occasionally.

All the best with regard to the new...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-04-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,394
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Kind of late to the party, but yes - digital...

Kind of late to the party, but yes - digital densitometry is very commonplace.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscillating_U-tube




Not as expensive as you might think, and actually used quite...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,094
Posted By Nordic_Kat
LOL! Now we know who the people are that...

LOL!

Now we know who the people are that tear into their Roundel magazines as soon as they hit the mailbox! :D

All I can say in my 'defense' is that sometimes fundamental necessity and...
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