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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By roadkillrob
The issue when you sand and buff headlights, you...

The issue when you sand and buff headlights, you remove the uv coating, so they will haze much more quickly one removed and then you have to polish more often. The other option is to clear coat to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By roadkillrob
I am pretty sure this is normal, by touching the...

I am pretty sure this is normal, by touching the comfort access area, you are waking up the car which then checks for the key and when not found does nothing. Start stop button illuminates when you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By roadkillrob
If you want a better compare in a look at a...

If you want a better compare in a look at a G35/G37, the TL is bigger, doesn't handle as good and I agree the interior feel cheaper. They also are more noisy inside and just don't feel solid at high...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By roadkillrob
[QUOTE=STIHLBOLTS;9162885]Ok, got my new to me...

[QUOTE=STIHLBOLTS;9162885]Ok, got my new to me toy and have a couple of questions. The top is supposed to go up and down with the remote by pushing twice and then holding down the button, I do that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By roadkillrob
SmartTop is so worth the $379 once you have it, I...

SmartTop is so worth the $379 once you have it, I would spend it again in a heartbeat.

One touch center console button, don't have to hold button on remote and remote works from as far away as it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,637
Posted By roadkillrob
Fixed the link to the 128 version, you will need...

Fixed the link to the 128 version, you will need the 128 as stock is 80 gb and you can be larger but there is no 80gb ssd available, 128 is the closest larger one.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By roadkillrob
Mine had 2 screws, one top passenger side + a...

Mine had 2 screws, one top passenger side + a clip on top drivers side, then remove undertray and there is a coolant line with a cooler type thing bolted to the bottom of the shroud with 1 screw you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,637
Posted By roadkillrob
I just did this with the drive recommended in the...

I just did this with the drive recommended in the post, but found something that may be better for most people

http://www.amazon.com/Super-Talent-DuraDrive-FE8128MD2D-SZ/dp/B00L9YJII6

It is an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-22-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 917
Posted By roadkillrob
Like others have said, get the carly app and...

Like others have said, get the carly app and dongle, $120 bucks and register your own battery, takes literally 30 seconds and then you can do many other cool things coding wise and save $100 doing it!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 690
Posted By roadkillrob
Definitely sounds like your battery is on its way...

Definitely sounds like your battery is on its way out, these cars do the craziest things when the battery gets low - mine did the windshield wiper dance you saw, they just came on and stayed on.

I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-19-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By roadkillrob
+1 I get filters at the dealer for 8 bucks with...

+1 I get filters at the dealer for 8 bucks with my cca discount, you only need one once a year, why risk it just skip Starbucks one day to make up the cost!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-19-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By roadkillrob
Like above, new cap, oil filter that does not...

Like above, new cap, oil filter that does not have made in china in such big letters on it and don't go back to the mechanic as he either broke it and didn't tell you or doesn't know enough to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By roadkillrob
I had the blackberry music gateway and it worked...

I had the blackberry music gateway and it worked great, I upgraded to the tune2air and it works even better (but is a lot more money) I upgraded because I had the tune2air in my audi but it has knows...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-14-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By roadkillrob
C250 and 335i with a failed fuel pump make about...

C250 and 335i with a failed fuel pump make about the same power!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 565
Posted By roadkillrob
+1 never topped off in 6 years then changed it...

+1 never topped off in 6 years then changed it and it was still full when I changed it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By roadkillrob
Like DSX indicated they need to actually smoke it...

Like DSX indicated they need to actually smoke it and find out what the issue is, but like most dealers, they just follow directions and throw parts at it when there seems to be an issue somewhere...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By roadkillrob
I found on mine that it really took a lot of...

I found on mine that it really took a lot of effort, pushing and wiggling to get some of the hoses on far enough, if you don't get them on far enough the clips will not lock into place. Usually you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By roadkillrob
I had BMW repair mine 2 times, first time lasted...

I had BMW repair mine 2 times, first time lasted a few months, second time about 2 weeks - the SIB to fix it doesn't replace enough parts it seems is the problem and the leak is past the parts they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By roadkillrob
Found the old pictures - here they are pothole...

Found the old pictures - here they are pothole was litterally right after a slow corner going up to the front of my kids school, so was going extra slow compared to normal - probably all of 5 MPH.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By roadkillrob
I had one break exactly like that - 2008 drivers...

I had one break exactly like that - 2008 drivers side, happened about 4 years ago now - had about 10k miles on the car, went around a corner slow in town and hit a very small pothole, like 2 inches...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By roadkillrob
yep definitely the speed warning, can be set to...

yep definitely the speed warning, can be set to anything you want or turned off like most people like!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By roadkillrob
It seems to be that the tires make noise that the...

It seems to be that the tires make noise that the hollow trunk lid amplifies. Bmw fix was to spray foam the trunk lid, my noise went away with new tires, but is starting to come back with 10k on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By roadkillrob
Where did it leak - ecu is pretty sealed unless...

Where did it leak - ecu is pretty sealed unless it has been mucked with and the fuse box maybe got wet if water got into the ECU box and then followed the path to the fusebox. Have you owned the car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By roadkillrob
Are you talking maps which is just a new DVD...

Are you talking maps which is just a new DVD available at the dealer or online or are you talking about updating to the 2009 or newer nav system, which is expensive but can be done - check out...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By roadkillrob
Which slot did you put it in, lower slot is nav I...

Which slot did you put it in, lower slot is nav I think.
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