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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-12-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By ladderman
Vibration

I had my front tires balanced and the problem seems corrected, although there is still a little something going on with the front end. No unusual tire wear and no pulling to one side Next time I see...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By ladderman
Vibration in steering wheel

About a week ago I mentioned a vibration in the steering wheel of my wife's 2003 cic. I also mentioned the rear drivers side tire was low, I didn't think it would contribute to the vibration and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-07-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By ladderman
Vibration in steering wheel

Just took a ride on the highway in my wife's 2003, 325 cic. At, 86 k on motor. Car has been maintained. At 65 mph I noticed, as well as she did too, a slight vibration in the steering wheel, below...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By ladderman
Too sensitive?

Too sensitive, I don't think so. I read the post as a condescending reply to a guy that had a legitimate problem. You could sense the exasperation in his answer. How about this? If it is such a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By ladderman
Know it all's

Don't you just love it when one of these know it all's scold you for asking a question?
Tell him to go into the men's room and get a hold of himself.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By ladderman
Radiator

My wife has an 03 CiC with 85k mi on it. In the last year and a half we have replaced some major parts such as the alternator, starter, power steering pump, etc. As far as I know the car has the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-17-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,574
Posted By ladderman
Nice !

Nice !
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-17-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,574
Posted By ladderman
Sorry

Evidently I hit a nerve. Read this forum and list the complaints, from run flats to screwed up software. I like BMW's but I don't think they are reliable, nothing personal.
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-17-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,574
Posted By ladderman
Quality control

I'm sorry to hear about your problems with the new car. What happen to quality control before this car was delivered? Unbelieveable, to pay this much for a car and have to go through these...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-16-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 79,319
Posted By ladderman
210K mi.

This has nothing to do with your post. I was impressed with the mileage on your 2003 -325.
My wife has a 325 cic with 84 K mi on it, she is not a car person but loves this automobile. I have been...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-27-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By ladderman
Keeping the 325 convert

Thanks for all the input, alot of good points were made, but in the end, the wife wants to keep the car. I'm probably going to replaced the original water pump, and have the indy do an examination...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By ladderman
Should I keep her?

My wife's car is a 2003, 325 cic with AT. It has approximately 83 k miles on it. Until this past fall the car has not really been too bad with repairs, just here and there. All in all I have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By ladderman
Major Miles

Thank you, I guess I offended the WEB POLICE
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By ladderman
Major Miles

I received an email today from the BMW Gallery in Norwood , Ma., highlighting their BMW magazine that showed a photo of a guy trading in his 1998 528i with 510,000 mi. on it. He bought it new from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-27-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By ladderman
I think I admitted to making a mistake in not...

I think I admitted to making a mistake in not going to the indy dealer first. I tried to save some money and in the end, paid the price. I'm spoiled having had three Acuras in the past 9 years,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-26-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By ladderman
Check engine light on

I posted on the correct forum for a 2003 325 cic, had a lot of hits but no replies. Bascially used an indy shop that works mostly on older American cars. Shop installed an alternator on Aug 1, last...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By ladderman
Service engine light on

I had an alternator installed in my wives 2003 325 CIC August 1. The shop that did the work is a local garage that works mostly on older American cars, they have a stellar reputation for honesty. A...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,089
Posted By ladderman
Comparsion

As I stated in my other post, I'm not bashing BMW's. I read the articles and reviews of owners and consider them when thinking of purchasing a BMW. I really like the automobiles and truly believe I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-01-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,089
Posted By ladderman
Acura & BMW

I obviously hit a nerve and that was not my intention. I truly love BMW's and I'm constantly driving to the dealership and checking out the lastest arrivals. Maybe I have been unduly influenced by...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,089
Posted By ladderman
Alternator

Thanks, Indy shop said the alternator is GONE-SO
Ladderman
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,089
Posted By ladderman
Battery issue resolved?

Battery was dead as Kealsey's nuts this morning. Jumped the battery and drove to the Indy shop, battery icon was showing most of the way. Shop owner initially thought it was a battery problem,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,089
Posted By ladderman
Wives

One, 45 yrs yesterday, I don't know how she did it !
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-29-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,089
Posted By ladderman
Battery

I went to put my wives 2003, 325 cic in the garage tonight and all I got was a clicking noise.
I had lights, etc., but not enough juice to turn over the motor. Battery was 4 years old last month,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,910
Posted By ladderman
Peabody

A friend of my mind has an X5, not sure what year. He woke up one morning and it was dead.
Towed to Peabody BMW, they replaced the starter or alternator and battery for $1200.00.
Next day, the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,910
Posted By ladderman
Indy shops

Like I told the other fellow, I have had nothing but great service and was quite satisfied with the whole experience. Evidently he had a bad experience there and it left a bitter taste. There is...
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