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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,054
Posted By 80MGB
If you haven't had satellite radio before, you...

If you haven't had satellite radio before, you may find yourself pleasantly surprised. I found myself listening to it a lot, just for the variety of music since I basically don't listen to radio at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,336
Posted By 80MGB
The nav system is expensive, so from an ROI...

The nav system is expensive, so from an ROI perspective best paradoxically either on a shorter-term lease (as mentioned above) or if you intend to keep it "forever" to stretch out its expensive price...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,043
Posted By 80MGB
Happy birthday indeed! As is evidenced by all...

Happy birthday indeed! As is evidenced by all your excellent advice, that E93 looks just as fresh as our two-week old space grey metallic cousin.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By 80MGB
OP: keep in mind Doug's frame of reference is an...

OP: keep in mind Doug's frame of reference is an MGB... high tolerance for leaks, of the H2O or oil variety. Not to mention Lucas electrics. :rofl:
Forum: The Detail Department 08-11-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,302
Posted By 80MGB
Day and night difference - he should now be your...

Day and night difference - he should now be your best friend!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,160
Posted By 80MGB
3.49 rainy days I hope! :yikes: One needs to...

3.49 rainy days I hope! :yikes:

One needs to take such a survey from the Daily Mail with a bit of skepticism, in between all the articles about Obama's brother, Britney Spears and other such...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,160
Posted By 80MGB
I don't believe it - had my 335i eight days now,...

I don't believe it - had my 335i eight days now, and not a single glitch!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,999
Posted By 80MGB
Got it with holding the button down, figured I...

Got it with holding the button down, figured I missed something along the way despite several searches here & in the manual, thanks. Will try an Apple or BMW cable. The car is a real joy to drive!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,999
Posted By 80MGB
Yeah, it flies too! :rofl: But man, it bounces a...

Yeah, it flies too! :rofl: But man, it bounces a lot more than the 335i when it comes back down to earth!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,999
Posted By 80MGB
New E93 2 issues: USB charge & iDrive shut down

Took PCD on new E93 last week and we're loving it. I've RTFM & done some searching here, but get nothing definitive, so here goes:

Issue 1: Plugged in the iPod to the USB plug and it worked like...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,295
Posted By 80MGB
Hmm, maybe even 12! :rofl:

Hmm, maybe even 12! :rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-03-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,295
Posted By 80MGB
Congrats, you made the right choice. It's kind...

Congrats, you made the right choice. It's kind of like the extra watts in your stereo. You don't always use it, but when you need it, there's no worry. Enjoy the ED. Any thoughts about where...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-03-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By 80MGB
E93, PCD & just a little frustration

OK, first the frustration: with the new car, for the first 1,200 miles, we're limited to 100mph, and much more importantly, 4k rpm.

The PCD of our new 335i w/ M Sport suspension was picture...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,295
Posted By 80MGB
Leave me to my hot rod and out of the...

Leave me to my hot rod and out of the lumpenproletariat. Other than the #6 bus to Repulse Bay in Hong Kong, buses are generally boring.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,295
Posted By 80MGB
Comparing the AT 335i E93 & otherwise identical...

Comparing the AT 335i E93 & otherwise identical 328i, the torque made all the difference when test driving them on the same dealer visit. Can anyone "prove" greater reliability with the 328i? I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By 80MGB
S4- more fun, you've got Quattro, and with the...

S4- more fun, you've got Quattro, and with the mileage being close to one another, the age difference at this point is less of a factor, and will continue to diminish.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-04-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,631
Posted By 80MGB
In '03 I bought an A4 cabrio and loved it,...

In '03 I bought an A4 cabrio and loved it, although it was more of a cruiser than a sport ride. The 3 series at the time carried more of a premium than I was willing to pay even though it was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-04-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,681
Posted By 80MGB
Which did you like better? Another way of...

Which did you like better? Another way of asking: Is the extra HP & torque worth $6k? Our first BMW, 335i convertible, is to be picked up by us at the Performance center 4 weeks from tomorrow. For...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,375
Posted By 80MGB
Look at the factors you can control - if you keep...

Look at the factors you can control - if you keep it well, and keep it for many years, you're getting more value from the fixed cost of the asset until the repair/maintenance costs in outer years...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-01-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,965
Posted By 80MGB
Congrats - looks great! Nothing but fun taking...

Congrats - looks great! Nothing but fun taking that out to the country.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,294
Posted By 80MGB
Congrats on a beautiful car. Take it down on...

Congrats on a beautiful car. Take it down on River Road from Rossford past Waterville (I can tell from the pics you could have started there at Int'l Park). That's a terrific drive. Sure beats...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-15-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,397
Posted By 80MGB
Thanks for the advice - my bad on missing the PCD...

Thanks for the advice - my bad on missing the PCD forum.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,397
Posted By 80MGB
Best Roads around Greenville SC

Well, it's still weeks away, but we're taking delivery on our E93 at the Performance Center (I'm very tempted to go down to Brunswick GA right now, and take it directly off the ship before it takes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By 80MGB
Thanks everyone, good advice here. We debated...

Thanks everyone, good advice here. We debated long and hard about MT, with both of us wanting it very much, but in Atlanta with all the stop & go traffic we just couldn't justify it. Had a MT Miata...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By 80MGB
New 2012 E93 Owner - Advice

Hi All,
Been lurking for a while, and am very impressed with the forum here. We ordered a 335i in Space Gray Metallic with black interior, Sports package with 19" wheels, Nav, and a number of other...
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