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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By 4Bimmers
Same applies here in GA. Can't buy in metro area...

Same applies here in GA. Can't buy in metro area but immediately outside u can.
Never even thought of it until it came up yday in discussion during cold snap here.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,435
Posted By 4Bimmers
I would not talk to a dealer. A BMW tech rep is...

I would not talk to a dealer. A BMW tech rep is needed. Ask how they ensure the rigidity of the structure, ask for evidence how much forces the pillar is designed to hold up to and how a fix would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By 4Bimmers
Never heard that but why did they not open the...

Never heard that but why did they not open the door or trunk remotely?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-18-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By 4Bimmers
Well I'm getting 0.6 mpg. Oops it was on the...

Well I'm getting 0.6 mpg. Oops it was on the boat.

Anyway all questions can be stupid for someone, but obviously regarded important by the one asking. If you can't be of help to him then say so. ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-12-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By 4Bimmers
I have one 2001 3.0 , 54k miles garaged, sterling...

I have one 2001 3.0 , 54k miles garaged, sterling silver, beige interior, black top, weekend car, great shape, $12,500.
In Atlanta Ga.

H
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-09-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,939
Posted By 4Bimmers
Reviving an old thread. I accidentally touched...

Reviving an old thread.
I accidentally touched the mirror after owning the car 10 years, it was hot and 80F outside.
Learned here the heat is always on and I did not even know they were heated.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,476
Posted By 4Bimmers
5 11 and 180 lbs . Seats are fantastic and...

5 11 and 180 lbs . Seats are fantastic and adjustment to get right distance to pedals work well, a little too far from steering wheel but ok.
Raise front end of seat adjust wheel and backrest....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-22-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By 4Bimmers
They only needed 2 days to come back in my case....

They only needed 2 days to come back in my case. First all built up colony around passenger door, outside seal. Cleaned out and 2 days later same on driver side.
Took car to car wash for proper...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ha, Interesting that I encountered same issue...

Ha,
Interesting that I encountered same issue with 14mm hex on my BMW cruiser transmission. Same recipe, get a hex key, cut it and extend with 14 mm socket. Use stubby socket hex with fixed wrench...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By 4Bimmers
On my jeep I was battling the same phenomenon for...

On my jeep I was battling the same phenomenon for a while. End result was after replacing thermostat and hoses that the radiator cap was faulty.since the BMW doesn't have a radiator cap there must be...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-04-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By 4Bimmers
My 2001 Z3 3.0 with 53k most is closer in Atlanta...

My 2001 Z3 3.0 with 53k most is closer in Atlanta if u r interested.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By 4Bimmers
A nice warm garage is the right treatment for the...

A nice warm garage is the right treatment for the car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-01-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ok had them replace the right front rim and check...

Ok had them replace the right front rim and check alignment. Did remove the vibes and the alignment was pretty much right.
So now I have one slightly out of round, maybe. Need to check if I can get...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ferrari obviously also clearly shuns kn cause maf...

Ferrari obviously also clearly shuns kn cause maf gets destroyed by oil.
Pure paper is still good and if it does not turn dark it's not working. I've had so many oil changes done on my jeep and the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By 4Bimmers
Low coolant

Is it common in 335 to lose coolant over 9000 miles?
Not happened with any of the other cars prior and current.
Oil they claimed a quart in 750 miles is still within BMW tolerances. Sounds a little...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By 4Bimmers
Ok, Verdict from dealer all wheels out of...

Ok,
Verdict from dealer all wheels out of round, after hitting one 2in dent not even hole with right front. Hard to believe its true. Wanted to swap all for 2,200 bucks.
I am getting one new wheel...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-07-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 633
Posted By 4Bimmers
No smoke without fire, or high risk for it. Why...

No smoke without fire, or high risk for it. Why did they do what they did? Did they see some evidence of it being the cause of the smell?
I had some hint of this but it went away and was never...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By 4Bimmers
Is it like skipping a cog in the diff? I have...

Is it like skipping a cog in the diff?
I have had this symptom with the tranny especially when accelerating on a jeep however.
Other thought would be the rear diff axle assembly somehow rotating...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By 4Bimmers
I had the wheel checked at tire place and that is...

I had the wheel checked at tire place and that is where the balance was ok but it seemed like a little out of round. Don't know if it sls tire or wheel though, if that would be the case.
It seems...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By 4Bimmers
Unhappy 2in pothole

I hit a 2 in deep pothole and the car slammed, sounded like it would have bottomed out. 8ooo miles on it and speed around 65mph on Interstate.
After this I got a slight vibration at speeds from low...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-24-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By 4Bimmers
The compressor should be running when you test...

The compressor should be running when you test the pressure. I just used one of the cans with gauge on my jeep and it read high when not running but as soon as compressor was running (I put jumper...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,248
Posted By 4Bimmers
Self import a M5 wagon from Europe. They even...

Self import a M5 wagon from Europe. They even have a 550Diesel wagon with all M stuff.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-11-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By 4Bimmers
In this case it was a Mercedes 280SL pagoda. Ie...

In this case it was a Mercedes 280SL pagoda. Ie 196x so quite old. The top was down in a dry garage for some 5 years under the hard top.
The climate is critical and the window is vulnerable. I have...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-11-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By 4Bimmers
I wish you all the best and your wife to maintain...

I wish you all the best and your wife to maintain her strong will and come clean.
We went through this some 10 years back and are so far ok. I have claimed misdiagnose and over cautious diagnose but...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By 4Bimmers
Test drive them to see if they are as nice as u...

Test drive them to see if they are as nice as u think. Fuel mileage comes at a price. Stop engine at every corner, 4 cyl with turbo, not same torquey feel. Etc.
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