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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-27-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,187
Posted By powerharp
Geez guys....based on the tone and the implied...

Geez guys....based on the tone and the implied intellect level of the majority of the replies i.e. childish, it's no wonder that the perception by so many of who drives the brand could be summed up...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,187
Posted By powerharp
Pfizer viagra and bmw

My compliments on those geniuses here whose insecurities are such that they just can't handle my facts....Ha ha....I suppose that a person who can afford a Bentley Speed but who elects to drive a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,187
Posted By powerharp
No surprise on this forum that only 30% get my...

No surprise on this forum that only 30% get my post with the rest staunchly protecting their sweet little egos so wrapped around the blue and white emblem on their vehicles' hoods. Geez, it's just a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-24-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,187
Posted By powerharp
Consumer reports agrees with me

2007 3 series has the worst reliability/quality history of the 5 years they reported..... I don't suppose they made that up......

Some of you just can't accept the reality that bmw's are largely...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-24-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,187
Posted By powerharp
cpo....

Good points....first, why would I blame my father for dying from cancer when it was clearly the doctors' fault.... (I know, cold and a bit off point).....

Second, CPO meant nothing....nothing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-24-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,187
Posted By powerharp
Bye bye bmw...good riddance!!!!!!

Monday was the happiest day of my car owning life. Of the 15 cars I've owned or leased and driven well over 600,000 miles, my '07 328i Sportwagon was by far the worst in terms of problems. I'd...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By powerharp
battery registration....?#@!&!!+&^%!

In the midst of dueling with BMWNA over problems with my vehicle, one of the ostensibly more senior almost executives told me that the service manager at one of my local dealers is often consulted...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By powerharp
...now what..

Not sure what "registered" means with reference to battery replacement.....

Original battery lasted almost six years.......

Kia resale values are escalating nicely. This is consistent with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-16-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By powerharp
CPO Warranty almost up NOW WHAT ?

My CPO warranty on my '07 328i wagon will expire next week. I will either buy an extended warranty, buy a new car or keep this one and bite the bullet. Based on your experience, what can you suggest...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,113
Posted By powerharp
RE: COMMENTS BY "ONAGER" .....LET'S JUST SAY...

RE: COMMENTS BY "ONAGER" .....LET'S JUST SAY THAT YOU'RE ENTITLED TO YOUR OWN OPINION, BUT NOT YOUR OWN FACTS....
You are getting a middle finger perhaps not because of the car but because how you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,113
Posted By powerharp
What's a Beeemer?

It's a Beemer with an extra E for Ego
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,113
Posted By powerharp
How many are over the "Beeemer" thing?

I'm wondering if the culture of BMW owners, uh I mean drivers, has changed. I changed to "drivers" because so many are leased......

I've never bought a car because of image or status, but rather...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,717
Posted By powerharp
Yes 328i water pumps die too

I have a 2007 328i wagon with 51K miles. This morning my water pump started "dancing".... Just as I started from a green light here in downtown LA, the car hesitated. The coolant temp warning came...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,839
Posted By powerharp
The operative word is synthetic, but I give in....

The operative word is synthetic, but I give in. In fact, I'll start calling margarine butter.

World English Dictionary
synthetic (s***618;n***712;***952;***603;t***618;k)

- adj ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,646
Posted By powerharp
I purchased a 328i 07 wagon as CPO with about 30k...

I purchased a 328i 07 wagon as CPO with about 30k miles on it. In doing the CPO work, the dealer MISSED A BAD WHEEL BEARING (right rear replaced a week after purchase). They also did not top off...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By powerharp
Definitely call Sirius. They'll have you refresh...

Definitely call Sirius. They'll have you refresh the signal or put you through some ridiculous power down and up drill. My units turns on by itself and often does not get the preset stations. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,404
Posted By powerharp
I play harmonica semi professionally (In English...

I play harmonica semi professionally (In English that means that if there were money in music, I'd not have a day job). I practice when driving and listen to whatever genre I will be performing. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,839
Posted By powerharp
Be sure to use the lubricant specified in the...

Be sure to use the lubricant specified in the manual (it's not oil). Call the dealer if you can't find it in the manual. Some of the recent BMW's seem to consume lubricant and others don't. My 07...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,975
Posted By powerharp
Excuse me, but here on planet Earth, there are...

Excuse me, but here on planet Earth, there are many reasons why a person would want all the doors to unlock automatically upon opening the driver's door. One is so that when they exit their parked...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-21-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,975
Posted By powerharp
Using the term "permutation" in reference to the...

Using the term "permutation" in reference to the solution is like requiring a precision instrument to draw a hopscotch court on a playground. This is not complicated. All we want is that when the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,975
Posted By powerharp
Crazy Door Lock Settings

I've owned a '07 328i for a few months and find the door unlocking set up frustrating. I park in our garage that is attached to our house and I prefer to keep all car doors unlocked. As I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By powerharp
Cool Serious Sirius Radio Issues

My preset stations often go away. I'll turn the radio on and get a couple Howard Stern stations and none of the stations I set. My presets come back in a few minutes or a few hours. It's real...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 27,613
Posted By powerharp
whoops

whoops
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-24-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,472
Posted By powerharp
I've put about 5000 miles on the car since the...

I've put about 5000 miles on the car since the oil warning light came on. Along the way, the dealer confirmed that when they certified the car, the did not change the oil. I have concluded that the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 27,613
Posted By powerharp
What's the most ridiculous feature on your E90 series?

I have a few features that are up there in the top 5, but this week's number on are the LED lights on the outside door handles.

I was trying to remember if I ever had trouble finding the door...
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