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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By Jam BMW
Yes, I was surprised at the amount of orange peel...

Yes, I was surprised at the amount of orange peel it has. Much more than I expected from a 50K car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By Jam BMW
The crease lines are much further back than the...

The crease lines are much further back than the jack points. They're about 2 inches in front of the rear tires.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By Jam BMW
Thanks for the responses. There's been no...

Thanks for the responses.

There's been no impacts or other stressful events that I know of. Unfortunately for me, I can probably point out every chip and nick in my car lol.

It's much more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By Jam BMW
E92 coupe owners - strange dents?

I was detailing my 3 month old e92 coupe today when I noticed these strange vertical dents in the rear, about 8 inches in front of the top of the rear tires. They look like big door dings, but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-20-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,038
Posted By Jam BMW
I had my e92 tinted a few months ago by one of...

I had my e92 tinted a few months ago by one of the most recommended shops here in southern California. They spent some time sanding down the dot matrix before applying the Huper Optik tint, but it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-19-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By Jam BMW
Ah, not what I wanted to hear, but I guess it's...

Ah, not what I wanted to hear, but I guess it's better to know. :cry:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By Jam BMW
Another long crank question.....

My e92 started having intermittent long cranks the very day I did the first "elective" oil change at 1500 miles. I had a long crank pulling out of the dealership lol.

I've noticed that the long...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-17-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By Jam BMW
You can try soaking it in IPA for a couple of...

You can try soaking it in IPA for a couple of minutes, then wiping off. Or else use something like Taminator, just remember to follow the directions and use in a well ventilated area. Oh, after...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,289
Posted By Jam BMW
Nope, fine grade steel wool on tips are fine. I...

Nope, fine grade steel wool on tips are fine. I was skeptical at first, but it does work great. (and I have some nice metal polish now that I don't really use).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,289
Posted By Jam BMW
Steel wool 00000 soaked in window cleaner (eg...

Steel wool 00000 soaked in window cleaner (eg windex or invisible glass). A very well respected detailer at autopia gave me that tip. Works great!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-08-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,950
Posted By Jam BMW
I'm getting about 23.5 mpg, about 75% freeway...

I'm getting about 23.5 mpg, about 75% freeway driving.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-06-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,272
Posted By Jam BMW
Can you get them to include some other...

Can you get them to include some other accessories that you may be interested in? Maybe tint and clear bra? Tire and wheel insurance?

My CA was able to reduce the acquisition fee from 925 to 725,...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-06-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Jam BMW
I've never used Natty before, but just follow the...

I've never used Natty before, but just follow the directions and you'll be fine. 2 coats is preferable to make sure you get total coverage.
Forum: The Detail Department 08-06-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By Jam BMW
I'm guessing that the BMW Service center didn't...

I'm guessing that the BMW Service center didn't fully correct the scratches, but just filled them in with a glaze. It's what happens with lots of new and CPO cars - they look fine until the glaze is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,619
Posted By Jam BMW
Congrats on the new car! Great color choices, I...

Congrats on the new car! Great color choices, I have a close match in the driveway, just finished the break in period :) You're going to love it!
Forum: The Detail Department 08-05-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Jam BMW
I would just follow the directions on the...

I would just follow the directions on the jar/bottle. Some waxes are meant to be removed before fully hazing, so you do one panel at a time. Others are meant to stay on longer before removal.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jam BMW
I got it from my CA for about $60 with tax. ...

I got it from my CA for about $60 with tax.

You can order thru Tischler BMW for a little bit less than that, free shipping the last time I checked.
Forum: California 07-31-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By Jam BMW
This place might carry it - they used to when...

This place might carry it - they used to when they were call Superautobacs a few months ago.

http://www.autobacsusa.com/

Otherwise, maybe you can pick it up from Patrick at www.exceldetail.com
Forum: General BMW 07-26-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Jam BMW
Thanks. Took it back to the tint shop and they...

Thanks. Took it back to the tint shop and they redid all the problem windows without any issues. :)
Forum: General BMW 07-23-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Jam BMW
Thanks. Any other comments? I don't want to be...

Thanks. Any other comments? I don't want to be an a$$ if the guys did a good job already. Thanks.
Forum: General BMW 07-23-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Jam BMW
Tint Job Quality

What is acceptable for a "good quality" tint job in terms of embedded specks and such? I had my e92 tinted with Huper Optik about a week ago by a very highly recommended installer and there are a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By Jam BMW
Tint Job Quality

Please delete, thx.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Jam BMW
Thanks everyone, I'm really enjoying it. ...

Thanks everyone, I'm really enjoying it.





Hi. I don't have the cold weather package so it looks like you get the cutouts regardless.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Jam BMW
Another Le Mans E92

Picked up new e92 last week, love driving it.

Le Mans Metallic
M Sport
Saddle Brown
Dark Burl
Steptronic (wife wants to drive too :) )
Premium
Nav
Comfort Access
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,663
Posted By Jam BMW
I was quoted $1800 for wheel and tire insurance...

I was quoted $1800 for wheel and tire insurance when I went to pick up my E92 M Sport. Thanks to this site, I was able to talk them "down":tsk: to $995. They wouldn't budge after that and I didn't...
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