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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-25-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By mwpepper
Like stated above, it has a 3 liter Twin Turbo....

Like stated above, it has a 3 liter Twin Turbo. The numeric variant is N-54. In searching for the N-54 you will find many posts about the HPFP and its failures. After many months BMW was able to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 927
Posted By mwpepper
I am running Conti DWS on my 335. I have close to...

I am running Conti DWS on my 335. I have close to 30,000 on them and am still very happy. I will need to replace the rears before winter sets in, since BMW runs so much camber, it really chews up the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By mwpepper
shut'er down and reboot

In the past 2 weeks, I have had to "Reboot" the car twice. The first time I was traveling and had stopped for a break. Upon getting into the car and starting it, by happenstance I received a phone...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By mwpepper
1500 - 2000? really? wow. Is that the quote for...

1500 - 2000? really? wow. Is that the quote for getting the banged up intercooler repaired? Aw heck it'll buff right out. you may end up paying $15000 for the buff job, but it'll shine :-)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By mwpepper
I have a non - iDrive equipped car, and a iPhone...

I have a non - iDrive equipped car, and a iPhone 4s. I have never experienced any issues with the blue tooth. What happens when you don't pair it? does the significant other have a blue tooth enabled...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,769
Posted By mwpepper
Thumbs up The REST function was on the 08 E90 as well. I...

The REST function was on the 08 E90 as well. I have it and as stated above, it is great for those short trips into a store on a winter day. Some of the differences between a 08 and a LCI 09 include...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By mwpepper
Tired of buying tires? can you elabarate? how...

Tired of buying tires? can you elabarate? how long are they lasting? what type of tires are you buying? The list goes on and on. If you are still using the Bridgestone Run-Flats, they have been...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By mwpepper
you did not mention whether you have I-Drive or...

you did not mention whether you have I-Drive or not. I do not, and can press the INFO button to get the song title, and scroll to get the artist info on my non I-Drive equipped car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-25-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,144
Posted By mwpepper
Drag race a Prius or smart car. That should make...

Drag race a Prius or smart car. That should make you feel better. :thumbup:
In all seriousness, enjoy the car as it is. As stated above it has one of the best engines in the world.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By mwpepper
Shocked? Somewhat. When I bought the car I knew...

Shocked? Somewhat. When I bought the car I knew that services would be higher, but triple the costs? Maybe it's simply marketing at its best.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By mwpepper
I also failed to mention that this was all...

I also failed to mention that this was all started by BMW sending me the extended maintenance contract and warranty brochures. The car goes out of warranty in Dec of this year. I have appox 38,000...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By mwpepper
Back in another life I was a DYI kind of guy. I...

Back in another life I was a DYI kind of guy. I don't even own a floor jack anymore, and would have to buy the low profile jack, a hockey puck, and jack stands. I don't know if it is worth it to me...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By mwpepper
Thanks for the replies. I'll look at that website...

Thanks for the replies. I'll look at that website tonight if possible, and find out about the labor. The gentleman that quoted me specifically said plus labor. I'll do some more digging.
Thanks...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-15-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By mwpepper
Really? geez that much?

I was quoted $1645 for a brake job plus labor from my dealership. Is this out of line?
I do not know of any INDY in my area closer than 120 miles. :dunno:
If this is the case a $2100 maintenance...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By mwpepper
This is very true, at least the Instant On...

This is very true, at least the Instant On portion. I can not speak for what will happen in the future with Laser. I have yet to encounter a laser trap. The detector is by no means a fail safe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-21-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By mwpepper
I have been happy with my V1. I have the...

I have been happy with my V1. I have the concealed display. I removed the ash tray insert, and found that it fits just fine in that well. I am still able to close the cover to hide that display as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-15-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,156
Posted By mwpepper
this "mushiness" was one of things I noticed...

this "mushiness" was one of things I noticed after switching from the OEM Bridgestone run flats. I feel that the increased ride comfort and much quieter tire noise more than made up for the lack of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,156
Posted By mwpepper
+1 :thumbup:

+1 :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By mwpepper
tirerack has a neat tool for winter set fitments....

tirerack has a neat tool for winter set fitments. I dumped my run-flats last spring. I mounted a set of Conti DWS's and have enjoyed them all summer. Today was my first time out on icy roads. I think...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-25-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By mwpepper
I have used a 2nd gen touch, and an iPhone 3GS...

I have used a 2nd gen touch, and an iPhone 3GS since the car was new. I do have the BMW "Y" cable, and have never had an issue. I am running the latest IOS firmware on the iPhone, and have updated...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-24-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,575
Posted By mwpepper
This may start in the middle of the thread, but...

This may start in the middle of the thread, but you can page back forth to find all of the details that you will ever need on this. Good Luck!
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,575
Posted By mwpepper
Sorry mine is a '08. Note that I had to take mine...

Sorry mine is a '08. Note that I had to take mine to the dealership after the install to reconfigure BMW Assist. :cry: They ended up just needing to reconfigure the system. The symptom was that I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,314
Posted By mwpepper
My 335 has always hesitated from a dead stop. It...

My 335 has always hesitated from a dead stop. It is much less noticable in sport or manual mode. I have always dismissed it as the hill hold feature. I'm not sure why it would carry over to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By mwpepper
btw if your building it, get the comfort access....

btw if your building it, get the comfort access. You will not be disappointed
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By mwpepper
You also asked about the difference between a...

You also asked about the difference between a 328, and 335. One drive of the 335 sold me. You can not go wrong with either. I think that overall, the 328 may prove to have a lower overall cost of...
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