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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By bocabimmer
Although the leak could be the issue, there are...

Although the leak could be the issue, there are other things that could cause that issue that can be repaired for much cheaper. Is the dealer BSing you? I don't know.

Twice I have had a similar...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By bocabimmer
iOS 8, Professional Radio, and Bluetooth Calling

Judging by the responses and the linked article this appears to be an OS issue and not a specific phone or car issue.

Let's hope 8.0.2 fixes it.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-24-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By bocabimmer
Thanks. Time to do some investigating. ...

Thanks. Time to do some investigating.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-24-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By bocabimmer
Thanks. Time to do some investigating. ...

Thanks. Time to do some investigating.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By bocabimmer
On second thought. It may be irreparably marred....

On second thought. It may be irreparably marred. It's time to send ship that exhaust to me and start anew.

I mean, it'll never be up to your standard of cleanliness again.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By bocabimmer
iOS 8, Professional Radio, and Bluetooth Calling

Looking to see if any other iPhone users with the standard radio and iOS 8 have suddenly noticed that their phone calls are not muting the radio and routing through the car even if the phone says it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 562
Posted By bocabimmer
The Barkeepers Friend works... At least I know it...

The Barkeepers Friend works... At least I know it works getting the soot off the tips. It may help your situation as well.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,195
Posted By bocabimmer
I have never read that you have to continue...

I have never read that you have to continue holding down the accelerator while pushing the start/stop button a second time.

That said, your car won't start unless your foot is on the brake, not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-20-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 545
Posted By bocabimmer
You don't have angel eyes. You won't like your...

You don't have angel eyes. You won't like your second option. It'll look terrible and not give you pleasing or safe light output.

Your best option is to replace the entire headlamp. There are...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 09-18-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By bocabimmer
No problem. 90% of us here can probably recommend...

No problem. 90% of us here can probably recommend what course to take if you need LEDs for your corona rings, perhaps only 15% or less can diagnose overheating engines.

Now how many of those do...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By bocabimmer
Sedan or coupe? I've never seen a US spec...

Sedan or coupe?

I've never seen a US spec coupe without the rings. If you have a sedan, check with the F30 forum.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By bocabimmer
Under your theory if the 335s were all that bad,...

Under your theory if the 335s were all that bad, then imagine how profitable it will be now that they are out of warranty and they can sell you parts at RETAIL prices!


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 419
Posted By bocabimmer
461343 And that's why cats are so great. They sit...

461343 And that's why cats are so great. They sit where they're told and don't mess up the seats.

Now if only I could get him to use his seatbelt.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By bocabimmer
I have replaced the decorative trim on the e92...

I have replaced the decorative trim on the e92 (with ZSP steering wheel) from the plastic/metallic (which is also plastic, by the way) with the alcantara one from BMW. It takes a few minutes to pry...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-26-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By bocabimmer
I've noticed a lot more e92s with sport packages...

I've noticed a lot more e92s with sport packages than e90s. Did the one you drove have the sport package?

I know my wife's car with the sport package has much heavier steering than mine without. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 932
Posted By bocabimmer
K&N is worthless. The best way to increase...

K&N is worthless. The best way to increase economy is to exercise restraint with your right foot.

I'm totally stop and go traffic with periods of idling and get 18.9. I also don't care one bit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By bocabimmer
Have you read BMW's bulletin on this? Some people...

Have you read BMW's bulletin on this? Some people have been able to vanquish the tick by running for a few minutes on the highway keeping the RPMs high to ensure that all the lifters are getting...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By bocabimmer
I'd recommend getting the peanut butter off your...

I'd recommend getting the peanut butter off your leather.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By bocabimmer
Cabin air filter. Sent from BimmerApp...

Cabin air filter.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By bocabimmer
There is a different pump for windshield and...

There is a different pump for windshield and headlights. It is possible your pump is bad. Do you see any water pooling by the passenger wheel?


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-08-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By bocabimmer
Two questions: 1) will this stick over the...

Two questions: 1) will this stick over the existing painted plastic or replace it? 2) I see E92 and E90 - any love for the pre LCI mirrors?


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-08-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By bocabimmer
Add an M badge! Sent from BimmerApp...

Add an M badge!


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By bocabimmer
All car companies have their "dirty little...

All car companies have their "dirty little secret" badly engineered parts they don't want to repair. Some more than others.

Nowadays, I feel that cars are designed less for longevity and more for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,786
Posted By bocabimmer
Two things: 1) stupid IBS 2) the difficultly/cost...

Two things: 1) stupid IBS 2) the difficultly/cost for upgrading to a good xenon setup.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-04-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By bocabimmer
You may get a bit more help in the F30 forum, but...

You may get a bit more help in the F30 forum, but I do know that BMW uses a bixenon projector lens where essentially a mechanical shroud lifts up when you turn the high beams on revealing more light....
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