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Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,301
Posted By firstbimmer
Revived again for person asking about lake garda...

Revived again for person asking about lake garda and verona. Regarding verona, we really like our hotel. Easy to access by car, street parking, and very close to city center for walking. Think it...
Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By firstbimmer
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Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By firstbimmer
Check out my old ed thread from 2011...may have...

Check out my old ed thread from 2011...may have to search through my posts. We stayed in Verona and Sirmione on Lake Garda. I have stayed in Sirmione for each of my deliveries....absolutely love...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By firstbimmer
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-20-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By firstbimmer
If I lived in a non CARB state I would take all...

If I lived in a non CARB state I would take all the emissions junk off and keep it forever. Unfortunately, I live in CA so I will probably keep it until repairs become commonplace. Right now...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-13-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,166
Posted By firstbimmer
I'm not going to try and talk you out of any...

I'm not going to try and talk you out of any buying decision, however, I would suggest a method that I currently entail. I place $200-300 a month in an account that is only around for car...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By firstbimmer
I would buy a 340d but I can't see that happening...

I would buy a 340d but I can't see that happening in the united states market. I test drove a 535d but I really didn't enjoy driving such a large car as my daily driver..to each their own. I also...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By firstbimmer
I'll keep an eye out on thursdays. Depending on...

I'll keep an eye out on thursdays. Depending on my schedule, sometimes I'm coming from sf and sometimes from Oakland on thursdays. But I definitely stay away from 101 heading south on...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-07-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By firstbimmer
diesels everywhere!

I tend to see a lot of bmw diesels driving 101 through the north bay...whether it be 328d, x5d, 335d, or 535d. They seem to be all over. However, today was a cool experience. Driving 101 through...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By firstbimmer
I went from an n54 335i to an m57 335d, neither...

I went from an n54 335i to an m57 335d, neither engine being one you are looking at. They are very different engines with different pros and cons. The gasser was better sounding on start up and...
Forum: European Delivery 04-19-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By firstbimmer
I have gone through them twice but the salesman...

I have gone through them twice but the salesman no longer works there. I did $500 over euro-invoice each time. Process was smooth.
Forum: European Delivery 04-05-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By firstbimmer
When I went I tried to use only DB atms as they...

When I went I tried to use only DB atms as they are affiliated with Bank of America and avoid fees. The airport has one and there is a thread somewhere in this forum. I had to use the atm at bmw...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-14-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,379
Posted By firstbimmer
If your not in a rush to sell, price on the...

If your not in a rush to sell, price on the higher range and see if you get any nibbles. As someone currently shopping an M3/M4, I can tell you that you are in a very awkward price position due to...
Forum: European Delivery 03-13-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By firstbimmer
I have done both of my deliveries on Saturday. ...

I have done both of my deliveries on Saturday. Always relaxing and never rushed. I have been unable to take a factory tour as they have been closed on Saturdays. Next time I plan on doing the...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-13-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,379
Posted By firstbimmer
I think I remember you being in california? I am...

I think I remember you being in california? I am in North Bay. I'd be interested at 65k. Not color combo I was seeking but would love to see the color in person.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-02-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,493
Posted By firstbimmer
I like seeing threads like this. (Not the resale...

I like seeing threads like this. (Not the resale part) It reminds me that CBU isn't guaranteed to hit me tomorrow. I am at 3 1/2 years, 75000 miles, only issue is reduced mileage. Now getting...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-26-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,618
Posted By firstbimmer
I would really consider it if this truly is a...

I would really consider it if this truly is a complete cleaning. I have a hard time believing that 750 would cover a thorough cleaning of the full system and parts. I would love to read up on them...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-26-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,618
Posted By firstbimmer
If anyone has any recommendations for someone in...

If anyone has any recommendations for someone in the bay area or north bay that has experience with the full cleaning and isn't charging my first born, I would love to get the service done. I have...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-26-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,618
Posted By firstbimmer
I haven't got a quote from Sonnen yet...in...

I haven't got a quote from Sonnen yet...in addition to the 5 or 6 other bmw dealers in a 50 mile radius.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-26-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,618
Posted By firstbimmer
Sorry...labor also included cost of sending parts...

Sorry...labor also included cost of sending parts for cleaning.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-26-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,618
Posted By firstbimmer
Hansel BMW...6800 in labor was for doing the SIB...

Hansel BMW...6800 in labor was for doing the SIB for the carbon build up on the 335d. There was no breakdown beyond labor and parts. He said he spoke with service manager to come up with that...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-26-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,618
Posted By firstbimmer
I asked my local BMW dealer to quote me the price...

I asked my local BMW dealer to quote me the price to complete the SIB on the 335d carbon issue while I was getting my oil changed. He said he was guessing around $4500. I responded that I was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-05-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 227,956
Posted By firstbimmer
Looking to update navigation on 2011 335d. ...

Looking to update navigation on 2011 335d. Thanks!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-05-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,636
Posted By firstbimmer
$109 for value service oil change at dealer...

$109 for value service oil change at dealer today. Second oil change at dealer out of warranty. Both same price...both cbs triggered at 12k miles. Almost to 74k miles on car.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-18-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 95,240
Posted By firstbimmer
sonoma-napa tour/scavenger hunt!

Had to represent for the diesels during the Amazing Silver Rabbit Mystery Tour event for BMWCCA golden gate chapter. Awesome day...the M5 kept the diesel from taking first place but 2nd was good...
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