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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,510
Posted By Greg220
I should have explained that my problem is that...

I should have explained that my problem is that the driver's mirror stops half an inch further than it's supposed to.

I tried the TSB again and got the expected movement but still no luck fixing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-30-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,510
Posted By Greg220
I tried that with my driver's side mirror but...

I tried that with my driver's side mirror but didn't work. In step #2 I understand I should fold outward manually until normal position, correct? After I do this, step #3 moves that mirror all the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By Greg220
Question What's this clicking noise? - video

Is such noise normal for 2006 330i, or something may be wrong? I did search on the forum and people say that slight ticking noise is normal but since there were no videos I couldn't compare.
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Forum: The Detail Department 07-05-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By Greg220
Thank you again for very helpful information and...

Thank you again for very helpful information and advice! I really appreciate it.
Forum: The Detail Department 07-03-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By Greg220
Thank you for the answers. I will get a proper...

Thank you for the answers. I will get a proper buffer for the next attempt. Based on the pictures, do you think I'd see a significant improvement if I polish now or should I wait until the paint gets...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-02-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By Greg220
Question Why polishing makes no difference?

I used Meguiars #205 by hand (microfiber applicator) on black metallic. After finishing one panel I couldn't see any difference in shine between polished and unpolished parts. I went ahead and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,266
Posted By Greg220
Does anybody know if those bulbs age relatively...

Does anybody know if those bulbs age relatively evenly "in pairs" in one car? I mean, would usually one die soon after the other because the usage time and pattern is same? Or is it possible that one...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,266
Posted By Greg220
Question Xenon bulb life expectancy

My car is 4 years old, 45k miles and had two original OSRAM Xenon bulbs, one of which recently died. How much life could I expect from the working one?

I read that the life of Xenon bulb is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,048
Posted By Greg220
I replaced the bulb and it's possible to do it...

I replaced the bulb and it's possible to do it without removing the wheel (as some online guides suggest). It takes some effort and patience doing it the first time (it took me nearly 3 hours). I got...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,048
Posted By Greg220
Thank you both, the instructions are really...

Thank you both, the instructions are really helpful! I decided to go with brand name bulbs to avoid hassle in the future.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,048
Posted By Greg220
Question How to replace Xenon light bulb?

The right Xenon light bulb in my 2006 330i burned out (after fading to red). Dealership quoted me $400 to replace it (or $800 for replacing both to match the color). So, I have a few questions:

1....
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-09-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By Greg220
Question Promotion for Pirelli and question about Conti DWS

I need to buy a set of good All-Season tires and I narrowed down to Conti ExtremeContact DWS and Pirelli PZero Nero A/S. I am leaning towards Pirelli because the whole set is about $100 cheaper than...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-04-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,670
Posted By Greg220
Arrow FS: Bridgestone Potenza RE050A RFT - set of 4 tires

Front: 225/40R18 88W. Rear: 255/35R18 90W. More than 60% of tread left (6+/32 of original 10/32). No damage to tires whatsoever. Asking $550 + ship, or free pick-up in Seattle.

Perfect for a lease...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-03-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By Greg220
Thank you for the responses. Could you tell me...

Thank you for the responses. Could you tell me why it's better to get four extra wheels rather than just the tires? Is it because swapping is a lot easier?

Seasonal swapping of the wheels/tires...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-02-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By Greg220
Question Brought 06 330i SP from CA to WA. Don't know what to do with the tires

I got a used 06 330i with Sport Package which has Bridgestone Potenza RE050A RFT tires on it with about half of the tread left:...
Forum: Interior 11-03-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By Greg220
I appreciate your offer but I am looking to swap...

I appreciate your offer but I am looking to swap the whole set (iDrive).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By Greg220
Or perhaps someone could tell me if your E90...

Or perhaps someone could tell me if your E90 (iDrive) plays WMA and which year is your car?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By Greg220
Question LEDs under door handles

I noticed a significant difference in the effect of the LEDs under door handles between a black saphire '06 and a silver '07 E90 sedan. In the silver one the LEDs give much better effect of a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-22-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By Greg220
Nope. It's still a mystery...

Nope. It's still a mystery...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-21-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By Greg220
Question Software update to play WMA?

I noticed that a '06 330i (non-iDrive) plays MP3 and WMA but a '06 330i (iDrive) plays only MP3 and doesn't recognize WMA. Is there a software update that can be applied to enable WMA support?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-21-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By Greg220
Question Warning message: "Radio mode switched on"

At the bottom of the Nav screen I see occasionally a message with an exclamation mark saying "Radio mode switched on". Does anyone know what it means? It's a '06 330i.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-11-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By Greg220
Question Poor contrast in E90 Navi - is it normal?

In 2006 330i with Navi I noticed that the contrast of the screen is not so good - the black is medium gray and the colors look somewhat washed out. I reduced brightness but it didn't help in making...
Forum: Interior 10-11-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By Greg220
Smile SWAP: E90 aluminum interior trim for dark wood (iDrive)

I have brushed aluminum interior trim in absolutely perfect condition for E90 sedan with iDrive. No dings or scratches whatsoever. I would like to swap it for dark wood in mint condition with all...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,158
Posted By Greg220
Question Why used 525i is cheaper than 3 series?

In the used car market I'm seeing '06 525i's priced very close to '06 330i. Even the lease residuals show this discrepancy:
2010 BMW 528i Sedan
48 Month Residual 35% of MSRP .00255 Base Rate...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-02-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By Greg220
And how much did the Jag cost when you bought it...

And how much did the Jag cost when you bought it 1.5 years earlier?
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