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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-31-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,729
Posted By cwinter
Professor Cook, thanks for the detailed pictures!...

Professor Cook, thanks for the detailed pictures! My trunk release button has had the same ailment for a while, though I never investigated fixing it, simply because the car was a garage queen as I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By cwinter
Glad to hear nobody got hurt and the car will be...

Glad to hear nobody got hurt and the car will be fixed.

Slow impacts make quite a bit of damage, no surprise. Cars are meant to absorb the damage to keep the passengers alive and that means stuff...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By cwinter
I'd be pretty happy myself if the belt and...

I'd be pretty happy myself if the belt and tensioners made it nearly 10 years and 100,000 miles. Not an item needing replacement on a schedule but sounds about right based on how long those parts...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By cwinter
Yep! The steering related icon looks...well, more...

Yep! The steering related icon looks...well, more like a steering wheel. :p

OP, there is an option to download the manual as a PDF if you happen to not have it. :angel:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By cwinter
Well, if you want it to be the cheapest possible,...

Well, if you want it to be the cheapest possible, find an internet retailer, enter your car's information and sort by price? :dunno:

Otherwise, plenty of info on this side if you want to change...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By cwinter
Sooo...go to a different dealer? :dunno:

Sooo...go to a different dealer? :dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,504
Posted By cwinter
Is my Internet filter too aggressive? :dunno: ...

Is my Internet filter too aggressive? :dunno:

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,504
Posted By cwinter
Now those might be interesting wedding pictures....

Now those might be interesting wedding pictures. Based on recent rumblings, I have $1 on DSX in a teal suit and poet shirt.

My wife and I have only been married for 10 years, but I know our...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,504
Posted By cwinter
Congratulations and all the best to you both for...

Congratulations and all the best to you both for a long and happy life together!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,477
Posted By cwinter
Ah, I see. I've never sat in one myself but I had...

Ah, I see. I've never sat in one myself but I had no issues fitting in a 911 so I figure a Corvette would be plenty spacious for me. I can see though if you're north of 6 feet that these cars can get...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,477
Posted By cwinter
Enjoy the 'Stang, MLP! I was about to ask what...

Enjoy the 'Stang, MLP! I was about to ask what kept you away from a Corvette, but then I realized their MSRPs are $20k apart!!! I thought they were a bit closer together than that.

I'll be looking...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,170
Posted By cwinter
Could really be both the alignment tool or the...

Could really be both the alignment tool or the tire mounting that caused that.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,561
Posted By cwinter
I've had 2 sets of these now and have had a very...

I've had 2 sets of these now and have had a very good experience with them. I think for the price they are hard to beat. I always see if TireRack has Michelin Pilot Sports on sale when I am buying...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By cwinter
What would the concern be? Since you don't have a...

What would the concern be? Since you don't have a warranty claim anymore, the service department won't care, unless you have something modified to the point they don't feel comfortable working on it....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By cwinter
What dealer is that quote from? I seem to recall...

What dealer is that quote from? I seem to recall Classic BMW in Plano charging around $325.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By cwinter
Very interesting, I'll look into that! Much more...

Very interesting, I'll look into that! Much more cost effective option if it works as advertised. Thanks! :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,398
Posted By cwinter
Strange stuff. They should just fill the approved...

Strange stuff. They should just fill the approved BMW branded (likely Castrol) oil and use an approved filter. Having tiers of options for an oil change seems rather silly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-04-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,846
Posted By cwinter
So this is about an hour closer than New...

So this is about an hour closer than New Hampshire and White Mountain National Park, eh? :)

Give it 3 more years and you'll practically be in Texas. :thumbup:

I'll pitch this to my wife to see...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-04-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By cwinter
I checked their website and the cheapest option...

I checked their website and the cheapest option is $179. I figure if you're only trying to install the battery yourself and won't be using the tool for much else, a more cost effective option is to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,005
Posted By cwinter
Hi Kat, things are going well, thanks. Hope the...

Hi Kat, things are going well, thanks. Hope the same is true for you!

Oh yes, a battery tender is a must. The E90 is on the drip most of the week to be ready for weekend action. The fact that I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,005
Posted By cwinter
I've had a company car for almost a year now. It...

I've had a company car for almost a year now. It doesn't start with B or end in Dubbya either. :( Consequently, gasoline doesn't leave my tank quickly at all. I get gas about every 3 months now.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4,204
Views: 2,005,969
Posted By cwinter
So much for my "Pothole Explosions: The Next...

So much for my "Pothole Explosions: The Next Generation" script! :(
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By cwinter
Not sure if the 323i in Canada has the same...

Not sure if the 323i in Canada has the same lights like the US versions of the E9X do. If that is the case, there was a recall or at least TSB troubleshooting light failures due to water getting into...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4,204
Views: 2,005,969
Posted By cwinter
Beautiful vehicle, congratulations! Enticed me to...

Beautiful vehicle, congratulations! Enticed me to come out of the woodworks to comment. :)

I saw a black M4 coupe up close at a recent driving event and it's truly a fantastic looking car. I...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-11-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By cwinter
LOL, no but a close competitor. I had parked...

LOL, no but a close competitor. I had parked there for years without incident, but unfortunately, after 5 years, I finally got dinged. :(
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