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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By bbbuzzy
OP, please don't take this the wrong way but why...

OP, please don't take this the wrong way but why wouldn't you just ask first? If you are not sure, why dump any amount of anything in the engine? Two liters is a lot of oil and may be more than the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By bbbuzzy
Oyster is an off-white. Tan is the lighter beige...

Oyster is an off-white. Tan is the lighter beige that many people have and looks very different in pictures, depending on lighting, exposure, etc. The next darkest, I believe, is Saddle, which is a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,309
Posted By bbbuzzy
Umm, unless CR is just totaling the number of...

Umm, unless CR is just totaling the number of responses without regard to the sample size, this makes no sense. Basic statistics here and I'm pretty sure CR has a grasp on that.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-18-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By bbbuzzy
There's ALWAYS someone interested, if the price...

There's ALWAYS someone interested, if the price is right. GLWS.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By bbbuzzy
A decent indy can do that job for roughly...

A decent indy can do that job for roughly $600-700. $1800 is ridiculous. Find a new service option and don't do this yourself unless you have a lot of experience and shop equipment.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-18-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By bbbuzzy
: popcorn:

: popcorn:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By bbbuzzy
Maybe it's time to try a different mechanic....

Maybe it's time to try a different mechanic. Seriously, three times and they can't get it right? I hope they don't charge you for swapping parts that don't fix the problem. Good luck.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By bbbuzzy
My '06 330i just passed 152K miles. I'm the...

My '06 330i just passed 152K miles. I'm the second owner, having acquired it over 5 yrs ago with 107K miles. I haven't replaced the the suspension components that you mentioned (but I might soon, as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 771
Posted By bbbuzzy
There's a classified section here on this forum....

There's a classified section here on this forum. OEM 17" wheels would make a great winter tire choice. Might have more interest next fall.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 940
Posted By bbbuzzy
Usually, when people say " I pulled the trigger",...

Usually, when people say " I pulled the trigger", then there's no going back and the money has changed hands. If that's the case, as you said, then it's too late so stop worrying and enjoy the ride....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By bbbuzzy
I wouldn't freak out about that, it's probably...

I wouldn't freak out about that, it's probably "within spec". I've had that on other cars and always been told it was just related to the normal functioning of the oxygen sensor. If there is no code...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By bbbuzzy
Why don't you remind them, especially the sales...

Why don't you remind them, especially the sales staff, that you intend to do two trade-ins and you'd like them to have the diagnostic fee absorbed by your (existing?) warranty. If they balk, remind...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,908
Posted By bbbuzzy
Actually, a wise person once told me the best way...

Actually, a wise person once told me the best way to decipher extended warranties, for the purpose of differentiating between different underwriters, is actually to read what is NOT covered. In the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,824
Posted By bbbuzzy
The pressure will be related to the volume of the...

The pressure will be related to the volume of the chamber it is in (the inside of the tire) and the temp of the air in the tire. Assuming the tire doesn't change temp, then the pressure will remain...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-25-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 791
Posted By bbbuzzy
Mossman, I know you "green platers" up there in...

Mossman, I know you "green platers" up there in VT get lots of snow but don't you think ground clearance DOES play a role in the deep stuff? My XC70 has 8+ " of clearance, AWD, and winter tires. It...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By bbbuzzy
The noise is possibly the bearings of the blower...

The noise is possibly the bearings of the blower motor. Mine "whistled" while in use. Fairly common failure on these cars and not too bad for a repair ($$$). Good luck.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,317
Posted By bbbuzzy
How are the pugs carried? Crated individually? If...

How are the pugs carried? Crated individually? If so, the 3 series is just too small, even in wagon form. You might stuff the people and dogs in there with some room left over, but no one will be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 908
Posted By bbbuzzy
I also suggest selling it, especially since you...

I also suggest selling it, especially since you have no emotional attachment. The depreciation, taxes, insurance, AND maintenance seem too high. What if something goes wrong with the car? You get to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-07-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By bbbuzzy
My 330i passed 150K miles last week. For myself,...

My 330i passed 150K miles last week. For myself, sport package is a must have for the wheels, firmer and lower suspension, awesome seats, etc. Regarding reliability, it's pretty good. I'm the second...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,716
Posted By bbbuzzy
Sorry for your troubles but as the others before...

Sorry for your troubles but as the others before me said, you should probably get out now as the road forward will likely be painful and expensive. That being said, some people do it. Here's an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By bbbuzzy
Last year I had Turner Motorsport replace mine...

Last year I had Turner Motorsport replace mine and it's the orange one you mentioned. I figure they know what they are doing:

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/bmw-parts.aspx
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By bbbuzzy
I did this, but after my mother moved in (she has...

I did this, but after my mother moved in (she has dementia). With my two kids, now 6 and 8, there is no difference to me in comfort, except for the noise level. When they can be safely seated forward...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-01-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By bbbuzzy
turnermotorsport.com

turnermotorsport.com
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By bbbuzzy
The e90 back seat is not very big and certainly...

The e90 back seat is not very big and certainly not wide enough for three typical car seats, mounted properly, and easily accessible for adjustments. There may be narrow seats that could work, but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-26-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By bbbuzzy
Not available in the US. Closest is the CLA 45AMG...

Not available in the US. Closest is the CLA 45AMG which is just starting to roll out here. Nice looking car, great performance reviews, good mileage, cramped back seat though and hard to come by. Low...
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