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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Don't forget that I have hazard insurance. I'm...

Don't forget that I have hazard insurance. I'm not just looking for the tire, the Firestone shop owes me a tire (or at least a pro-rated tire). So, they need to find the tire through whatever...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-14-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Sadly, both Bridgestone and TireRack are out of...

Sadly, both Bridgestone and TireRack are out of stock.

That wheel was impressively cracked, btw. And, this was not a large pothole.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-13-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Potenza ruined, what do I do?

Sadly, I cracked a rim and destroyed by Bridgestone Potenza 3G RFT last night. Gotta love those overstressed Los Angeles roads.

I had bought the tires with a Tirerack price match at the local...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-02-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By Kilgore Trout
This is not really a BMW only problem (for what...

This is not really a BMW only problem (for what it is worth). My last car, an Acura, has some similar issues.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-18-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Don't forget to register it. If you don't have...

Don't forget to register it. If you don't have the software, you'll have to take it to a BMW shop to have it done.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Kilgore Trout
I suspect that running over pedestrians might be...

I suspect that running over pedestrians might be considered "against the rules!"
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Kilgore Trout
:rofl: Nice!

:rofl: Nice!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Emprical evidence E90 drivers are jerks!

http://blogs.marketwatch.com/thetell/2013/08/13/bmw-drivers-really-are-jerks-studies-find/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,227
Posted By Kilgore Trout
I thought premium actually has less energy...

I thought premium actually has less energy (because there are more additives and less fuel).

Also, isn't the Octane really about ethanol?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-06-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Kilgore Trout
I'm pretty sure this can't be done - or at least...

I'm pretty sure this can't be done - or at least not done easily. In my experience under warranty, any little think that goes wrong with the CIC unit leads to BMW ripping the entire thing out. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Kilgore Trout
The 2009 is not DVD based (no E9x had a CD based...

The 2009 is not DVD based (no E9x had a CD based system). The data and programming are all on a hard drive in the dash. Prior to 2009 it was DVD based. If you really can't get it to function at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By Kilgore Trout
I have an S4 and it works absolutely flawlessly...

I have an S4 and it works absolutely flawlessly with my 2009.

With the S3, there have been quite a few reports of problems related to noise in Google Contacts. When those are cleaned up, it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-17-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,116
Posted By Kilgore Trout
The magic of top tier gasoline is that a group of...

The magic of top tier gasoline is that a group of gasoline companies can get together, declare themselves to be better than every other company, and then get educated drivers to believe them!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Kilgore Trout
In that case, there may be a problem with the GSM...

In that case, there may be a problem with the GSM modem. It needs to go back to the dealer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-06-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Kilgore Trout
There is no "concierge plan." There is a safety...

There is no "concierge plan." There is a safety plan which includes all the features you describe, and is $199 a year. To get internet access, you have to pay another $199 for the convenience plan....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,850
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Exactamundo.

Exactamundo.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,850
Posted By Kilgore Trout
I'm not sure how you are disagreeing with me, my...

I'm not sure how you are disagreeing with me, my super turtle friend (btw, I took a few course at U of MD in my time). I pretty much think everything you are saying makes good sense, but my post was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-31-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,850
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Yeah, and in the case of the BMW, the perception...

Yeah, and in the case of the BMW, the perception is that maintenance and upkeep are a hassle. So, they throw it in and that gives buyers an illusion that everything is going to be fine.

Also, at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,850
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Because some of us don't like the tradeoffs of...

Because some of us don't like the tradeoffs of ZSP: Brittle ride and the essential impracticability of the staggered wheels.




I wouldn't say it is slow, but it is not fast either. I've...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-30-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,850
Posted By Kilgore Trout
I mostly agree with you Michael. We owned a 3...

I mostly agree with you Michael. We owned a 3 series with both the sport and base seats and I slightly prefer the base. Less lateral support, but also not as hot and easier to get into. I never...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Unless, of course, you happen to drive in...

Unless, of course, you happen to drive in locations without a cell tower (as I often do) or you happen to have a data plan with a cap.

Don't get me wrong, I think googlemaps kicks the snot out...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By Kilgore Trout
The OP says his car has nav, which means he...

The OP says his car has nav, which means he doesn't have that hole you are talking about.

OP, do you use the cupholder? There have been a few folk on this board who have devised cool ways of using...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By Kilgore Trout
That's just Unamerican. Next, you will be saying...

That's just Unamerican. Next, you will be saying you buy things with cash, live with in your means, and have a normal body weight.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,505
Posted By Kilgore Trout
Riiiiight, so anybody who is concerned about MPG...

Riiiiight, so anybody who is concerned about MPG should buy a Prius, just like anybody who cares about reliability should buy a Honda, and anybody who cares about being able to haul crap should buy a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By Kilgore Trout
If you fob has a replaceable battery, it should...

If you fob has a replaceable battery, it should be keyless. You should see little ridges on the door handle too.
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