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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-20-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Nordic_Kat
+1 for the suggestion of a performance exhaust. ...

+1 for the suggestion of a performance exhaust.

Absolutely love it on my 2009 E93 (cabrio). It is what BMW's were meant to sound like! :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-03-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Sweet Ride!! Congrats! Next time you find...

Sweet Ride!! Congrats! Next time you find yourself on the 308 between Bad Oberdorf and Oberjoch think of us back home. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Bob, As others have said, the E93 is an...

Bob,
As others have said, the E93 is an excellent cabrio from many respects. Is your current E46 manual or auto transmission? If you are going from a manual E46 and looking at the 328i E93 I would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By Nordic_Kat
When I had my Indy install the PE, he asked me if...

When I had my Indy install the PE, he asked me if I wanted my stock exhaust. Other than sticking it in the rafters of our garage, it wasn't of use to me. I plan on keeping my car long enough and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Firstly, If everything is in good working...

Firstly,
If everything is in good working order you should have very little windnoise with the hard top convertible. My 2009 is as rock solid and quiet (like a coupe) as the day I took delivery...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 55,996
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Can I change my answer from what I posted in 2009?

Can I change my answer from what I posted in 2009?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Definitely not ugly! In fact, esthetically very...

Definitely not ugly! In fact, esthetically very nice. However, not sure how it might affect the aerodynamics of the car. I have seen some glass wind deflectors on roadsters, but they didn't have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Cherney, At somewhere near 30K on my...

Cherney,

At somewhere near 30K on my odometer I noticed that things got a bit notchy in the 1st to 2nd gear articulations on the MT gearbox, especially when pushing things a bit hard. Doing a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Nordic_Kat
+1 ^^^^^^^^ Sonax is hands down the best...

+1 ^^^^^^^^

Sonax is hands down the best wheel cleaner on the planet.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-06-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,870
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Best experience: Performance Exhaust with the...

Best experience: Performance Exhaust with the top down, put it in second gear and open the throttle in a tunnel (or extended underpass) :thumbup:

ps: We have already completed the worst of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-22-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,917
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Honestly, Living in a zipcode where BMW's,...

Honestly, Living in a zipcode where BMW's, Audi's, Lexus'es (?) and MB's are literally crawling out of the woodwork, the Audi drivers seem to be the greatest offenders in terms of radically weaving...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,795
Posted By Nordic_Kat
There is a little bit of elbow grease...

There is a little bit of elbow grease involved....

First off, please note that I've been doing this regimen to the wheels since the car was about 4 months old and I've been pretty much on an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-22-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 12,829
Posted By Nordic_Kat
I've found in my research on various products...

I've found in my research on various products reviewed by CR, that they seem to find various reasons to favor the middle of the road and steer people clear of "higher end" products - no matter the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-18-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Patrick, If you have not already placed your...

Patrick,

If you have not already placed your order with Zeckhausen, DO IT NOW! :) Like many others here that have recommended the Zeckhausen insert, it is clean, it is quick to install and it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By Nordic_Kat
N4S, Congrats on the new cabrio, but sad to...

N4S,

Congrats on the new cabrio, but sad to see the departure of yet another E93 veteran. As TD said, hopefully you'll still hang out here occasionally.

All the best with regard to the new...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-04-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 9,185
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Kind of late to the party, but yes - digital...

Kind of late to the party, but yes - digital densitometry is very commonplace.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscillating_U-tube




Not as expensive as you might think, and actually used quite...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By Nordic_Kat
LOL! Now we know who the people are that...

LOL!

Now we know who the people are that tear into their Roundel magazines as soon as they hit the mailbox! :D

All I can say in my 'defense' is that sometimes fundamental necessity and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Nordic_Kat
O Ja!!!!! I still can't believe it took you...

O Ja!!!!!

I still can't believe it took you this long to do it. :)

Enjoy.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 185,797
Posted By Nordic_Kat
mrjones, You certainly cannot go wrong using...

mrjones,

You certainly cannot go wrong using Krytox. I have been using both Krytox and Gummi Pflege routinely and religiously for 6+ years on my E93 seals and they still look and feel as good as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-22-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,874
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Tell Diane that the grab handle can be easily...

Tell Diane that the grab handle can be easily substituted by the door handle. ;) I notice that when I'm driving the E93 and taking tight corners, TopKat seems to favor a tight hold onto the passenger...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,845
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Cal, Let us be glad the troll just attacked CBS...

Cal,
Let us be glad the troll just attacked CBS and ABS. Can you imagine the confusion if he chose to attack CA?

We wouldn't know if it was Comfort Access, Convenient Assist, Client Assistant or...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Nordic_Kat
It is more deep voiced (sonorous) so yes - one...

It is more deep voiced (sonorous) so yes - one might interpret that as more subtle than what you hear as after market exhausts on Japanese makes or even the exaggerated growl on the current crop of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Nordic_Kat
The BMW OEM Performance exhaust is exactly what...

The BMW OEM Performance exhaust is exactly what you want.

From a dead stop it is only as loud as you want it to be, yet at idle it has a noticeable but not obnoxious voice. It sounds like what...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,874
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Zooks, you are more than welcome to hang out here...

Zooks, you are more than welcome to hang out here for as long as you desire. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By Nordic_Kat
Nerdboss, Although it sounds...

Nerdboss,

Although it sounds counterintuitive, your rattles may be due to dried out rubber on the door seals. There was a long discussion about this a few years ago. Turns out sedans and coupes...
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