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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Peccator
Thanks much. I'll most likely refer to this link...

Thanks much. I'll most likely refer to this link more than once.

It is what it is. Fun weekend ahead of me now... (-__-)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Peccator
Sounds reasonable, since I've also read many...

Sounds reasonable, since I've also read many horror stories about these cars' cooling systems...

Thanks for the advice.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Peccator
After I purposely drove it to overheat again...

After I purposely drove it to overheat again today, the water pump test didn't work. Only before I drove the car.

I guess I'll do a research on how to test the thermostat...

Thanks for your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Peccator
Exclamation This 2007 335i mysteriously overheats - Please help!

Hey, guys-

My car has been overheating; here are some details:


It has right around 70,000 miles and it has a manual tranny.
When driving in the city, after a little while the temperature...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-11-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By Peccator
Sometimes they're able to pop them out from the...

Sometimes they're able to pop them out from the outside, from within the dent itself, with suction cup-based tools.
Forum: The Detail Department 08-10-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,676
Posted By Peccator
Four years after, here's what worked for a...

Four years after, here's what worked for a Porsche Cayenne Turbo's navi that looked just like this: Meguiar's clear plastic polish. I can't remember the name exactly, but there were two bottles in...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-09-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By Peccator
There are some pretty aggressive rubbing...

There are some pretty aggressive rubbing compounds out there with serious cutting power that may replace the wet-sanding method: 3M's Super Duty Rubbing Compound (...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-09-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By Peccator
I'd just be extra careful with the edges and just...

I'd just be extra careful with the edges and just sand till the residue is cleansed off. I also suggest you buff at very low RPM's (like no more than 1000) and keep that wool pad moving around. Then...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-08-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Peccator
I agree wholeheartedly. Wet sanding takes...

I agree wholeheartedly. Wet sanding takes practice (which involves making mistakes, usually), and you might not wanna practice on a nice paint job.
Forum: The Detail Department 08-08-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By Peccator
Well, it would be proportionate to the condition...

Well, it would be proportionate to the condition of the surface to be cleaned, but for carpet and fabric usually 20-40% degreaser should do it (you can always add a clean-car scent to it to freshen...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-08-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By Peccator
They both work pretty well. It just depends on...

They both work pretty well. It just depends on how you use them. With just the degreaser (dilluted accordingly), a hard bristle brush and a few appropriate towels you can pretty much detail a whole...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-08-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By Peccator
It sounds to me like color sanding & buffing...

It sounds to me like color sanding & buffing could do the trick, especially if you can't feel anything with your nails that has cut through the paint. If the damage is sitting on top, it should be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,931
Posted By Peccator
Mine's a 335 (e92, I think), but I really...

Mine's a 335 (e92, I think), but I really appreciate your help. I'll look into it.


Thank you very much for that link. As long as it performs like the BMW brand filter, I don't mind getting it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Peccator
Hey, thanks! Couldn't have done it without good...

Hey, thanks! Couldn't have done it without good help. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,931
Posted By Peccator
This video and knowing that a caveman and/or a...

This video and knowing that a caveman and/or a girl could get this job done filled me up with courage to take on the challenge. I'm cancelling my appointment at the local shop to do this. (Hopefully...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Peccator
Now this I didn't know. I thought they would've...

Now this I didn't know. I thought they would've gone a little beyond the minimum safety checklist.


Yeah... Local independent shop wants $120 min. for oil change and it includes them checking for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Peccator
Thanks for the tip. :thumbup: Somehow I was aware...

Thanks for the tip. :thumbup: Somehow I was aware of the hundreds of threads that potentially address this questions. I was kinda trying to save some time and find a response in a bit faster way.
...
Forum: General BMW 08-04-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,549
Posted By Peccator
My bad. I now realize it sounds more like a How...

My bad. I now realize it sounds more like a How To tutorial than a question... :dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Peccator
Question Few questions about '07 335i coupe

Hello,

This is my first bimmer, and I have yet to figure out some pretty basic things. I was hoping I could get some help from somebody here.


1. Does the car really need service if I've only...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By Peccator
Haha... I too just realized this past Fri that...

Haha... I too just realized this past Fri that PlastiDip existed. I saw a guy doing tail lights letters, etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By Peccator
Hello. Hope you don't mind me asking a few...

Hello. Hope you don't mind me asking a few questions:

1. Did you plasti-dipped your car's grill? (I've seen in in the 335is and love it.)
2. What kind of headlamps are those on your ride? (They...
Forum: General BMW 03-03-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,549
Posted By Peccator
Sounds good. I might try a local shop I've seen...

Sounds good. I might try a local shop I've seen close to me.

Thanks so much. :thumbup:
Forum: General BMW 03-03-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,549
Posted By Peccator
If it includes the Comfort Access feature and...

If it includes the Comfort Access feature and they can do the job for me even from a distance, I'm interested. Which dealer is this?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,674
Posted By Peccator
I see. Well, if it still avails me, I'll look...

I see. Well, if it still avails me, I'll look into it. Thanks for letting me know about it. (I'm a new used BMW owner - if that sounds even right).


I have a mobile car-wash/detailing business...
Forum: General BMW 03-03-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,549
Posted By Peccator
Even a "basic key" is about $350 at the dealer....

Even a "basic key" is about $350 at the dealer. I'm not sure it's available for less elsewhere, but if you can share where I can get it for $100, I'd appreciate it.


I don't recall saying it's...
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