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Forum: General BMW Questions 09-27-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By babikes
The link did not work. Use toptiergas.com instead.

The link did not work. Use toptiergas.com instead.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 09-20-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By babikes
No tuning, just stock. It's very responsive in...

No tuning, just stock. It's very responsive in sport mode, and gets off the line faster than what I could do with my 2011 MT M3. Overall, I'm happy!
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-05-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By babikes
In other words, re-balance the wheel. Thanks.

In other words, re-balance the wheel. Thanks.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-05-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By babikes
Wheel curb rash

I recently viewed a video on youtube with instructions on removing curb rash, where the defect is sanded down to remove the imperfection, followed by paint/ clearcoat. Would that be enough to change...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-30-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By babikes
A bunch of E93 owners, including myself had...

A bunch of E93 owners, including myself had problems with leaks from the A pillars. There was a tech bulletin with instructions to fix the problem (I sold mine before any fixes). I suspect the F3x...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By babikes
Depends on use. I live in FL and often have...

Depends on use. I live in FL and often have grass, dirt, etc from golfing, and purchased the BMW all weather mats for the front. The red trim matches my leather, and the mats are very easy to clean....
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 07-20-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By babikes
M3 is gone :cry:

I traded in my 2011 M3 E93 for a 2015 435i convertible, so I will be moving to another forum. I found the 2015 at a Lamborghini dealer in Broward, so there were no restrictions for trade-in that I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By babikes
After doing a lot of research and testing, I've...

After doing a lot of research and testing, I've come to the conclusion that your method will work best for me. Music is organized, playlists appear, shuffle is available, etc. Everything else...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By babikes
Success! Used Synctunes software program to...

Success! Used Synctunes software program to transfer music, playlists, etc from Itunes program on my computer to my Android phone, then uploaded to idrive via phone/usb. The music sounds great!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By babikes
Great!!! Thanks for the information. Bimmerfest...

Great!!! Thanks for the information. Bimmerfest rocks!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By babikes
In Entertainment/External Devices/Connection of a...

In Entertainment/External Devices/Connection of a USB device...etc, it states "After connecting for the first time/Information on all music tracks.......are transmitted into the vehicle"

I may...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By babikes
Thumb drive transfer worked, but I would need a...

Thumb drive transfer worked, but I would need a larger thumb drive (mine is 2gb), or it may take days. I still would like to know why the ipod won't transfer, since the manual says it should. ???
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By babikes
Thanks, Tim

Thanks, Tim
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics by BAVSOUND 06-27-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By babikes
ipod upload

Just traded in my 2011 M3 for a used 2015 435 with idrive (my M3 didn't have idrive). I am able to listen to music with my ipod via the usb connection, but would like to upload the music via usb port...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By babikes
2015 435 - ipod upload

Just traded in my 2011 M3 for a used 2015 435 with idrive (my M3 didn't have idrive). I am able to listen to music with my ipod via the usb connection, but would like to upload the music via usb port...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-19-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,537
Posted By babikes
Slime says it's safe for use with TPMS. I just...

Slime says it's safe for use with TPMS. I just bought their aerosol can to replace the expired sealant that came with my BMW M3. Hope this can is never used!
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-04-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,378
Posted By babikes
Disregard....... the Service and Warranty book...

Disregard....... the Service and Warranty book says Castrol 10W60. There are other options if needed to top off.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-04-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,378
Posted By babikes
Engine oil confusion

My 2011 E93 M3 owners manual lists 4 approved viscositys; 0w40, 0w30, 5w40, and 5w30. I did a search and many have stated "use Castrol Synthetic 10W60. My local auto parts store computer listed Mobil...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-16-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 980
Posted By babikes
We got GE after a horrible experience at MIA when...

We got GE after a horrible experience at MIA when returning from a trip at Xmas time. It took over 2 hours to get thru. We have since used it several times with quick processing, including one time...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-23-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 728
Posted By babikes
Leaking roof E93

My 2011 M3 vert developed leaks at the top of the windshield pillars on both the driver and passenger side. I've tried Gummi Pflege on the rubber, and verified that the rain channels were not...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-19-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,026
Posted By babikes
Similar thread

I posted a similar thread "do you trust your repairman?" on this forum.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-09-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By babikes
Lots of looks on this post, and only 2 responses....

Lots of looks on this post, and only 2 responses. Guess that means most people use the BMW dealer for repairs.

I had an interesting experience the other day where an indie was able to use a...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 07-26-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By babikes
Do you trust your repairman?

My 2011 E93 is out of warranty, and will need routine maintenance sometime in the future. I'd prefer to use an independent shop for the work, expecting it to be cheaper than the dealer. Would you...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 06-25-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,154
Posted By babikes
I have a 2011 E93 here in FL and developed a...

I have a 2011 E93 here in FL and developed a stain on the armrest and center console due to sunscreen residue. I've been able to remove some, but there's a fine line between removal and damaging the...
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-08-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By babikes
I've been using Einszett Leather Care here in SW...

I've been using Einszett Leather Care here in SW FL with good results on my 2011 M3 convert. I do not leave the car parked with the top down. The only problem I'm having is stains on the armrests...
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