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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-27-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By TopDownInFL
Here in the states, the key person in the...

Here in the states, the key person in the interaction between BMW (USA), the dealer, and you, is the Service Manager. I had the drivetrain issue a few years back (a number of times over and over) and...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-27-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By TopDownInFL
I too want to replace mine (one door opens slowly...

I too want to replace mine (one door opens slowly and the other has an imprint from my elbow resting a little too much in it). I looked into the part necessary and it's a bit of a job to replace....
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-24-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By TopDownInFL
I had a similar problem with my 2012 650. 4 times...

I had a similar problem with my 2012 650. 4 times in about 9 months. BMW had a major service bulletin on this last year. My issue happened well before the service bulletin, so I was able to get a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By TopDownInFL
Try searching "Boseman Push" on this forum. It...

Try searching "Boseman Push" on this forum. It may be a sensor issue. The Boseman push is a workaround.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-25-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By TopDownInFL
Need to be careful, as you don't want to use...

Need to be careful, as you don't want to use chemicals that will impact the seatbelt material's ability to... well, hold you in place.

In a previous convertible, I had beige seatbelts. I used a...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-21-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Posted By TopDownInFL
I've had 4 BMW convertibles and hand't heard of...

I've had 4 BMW convertibles and hand't heard of the LtD wind screen until today. Can't speak for the quality, but the design looks right.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-01-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,170
Posted By TopDownInFL
To be more specific, the 2012 model engine. ...

To be more specific, the 2012 model engine. Mine's been fine for a number of years now, but I did have issues early on. There also was a campaign to fix the noted engine issues (mostly around the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-29-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,141
Posted By TopDownInFL
I've had 4 BMW convertibles - definitely get the...

I've had 4 BMW convertibles - definitely get the windscreen. While the rear window does help, the aerodynamics of the car cause the wind (as it runs over your windshield) to head downward and curve...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By TopDownInFL
If you search "HP" in this forum, you'll find a...

If you search "HP" in this forum, you'll find a plethora of threads on the topic.

I had to go searching for an old post of mine (I owned 2 e64s before my F13) where I did the (then) cost-to-value...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-17-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,330
Posted By TopDownInFL
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-03-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By TopDownInFL
Rob - I read the options. Is there an option to...

Rob - I read the options. Is there an option to have the car remember the drive mode (so if it will stay in Sport mode)? And, how about fog lamps on by default? I realize you're only coding what BMW...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-02-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By TopDownInFL
Where's the 'Like' button??!? :) :thumbup: ...

Where's the 'Like' button??!? :) :thumbup:

Rob,

Is there a master list of all that you can recode? I'm interested.

Thanks.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-27-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By TopDownInFL
I don't have the answer, but I can tell you the...

I don't have the answer, but I can tell you the best experience I had picking up a new BMW was a 330 convertible I ordered years ago. Getting exactly the car you want is amazing when you finally see...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-08-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By TopDownInFL
I have a 2012 coupe I purchased in October of...

I have a 2012 coupe I purchased in October of 2011. It now has over 70K miles on it. The only major issue I had was the drivetrain failure that was prone to this engine. Other than that, the car has...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-05-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By TopDownInFL
Congrats! Looking forward to the pics!

Congrats! Looking forward to the pics!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-05-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By TopDownInFL
The CPO is tied to the car and not the owner, so...

The CPO is tied to the car and not the owner, so it goes with the car should you sell it. Regarding resale value, I would simply suggest kbb and see what cars of similar age and mileage are selling...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-31-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By TopDownInFL
Bummer. At least they're not trying to patch the...

Bummer. At least they're not trying to patch the problem by replacing a few parts.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By TopDownInFL
Is it the same sensor going off? Could be a bad...

Is it the same sensor going off? Could be a bad sensor - they run about $150 each.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By TopDownInFL
Agreed. Be sure to get the depreciation of the...

Agreed. Be sure to get the depreciation of the car covered by the responsible party's insurance! I used an appraiser that specialized in this (as the responsible insurance company simply said...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-22-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By TopDownInFL
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By TopDownInFL
The top can cost upwards of $25K to replace, so I...

The top can cost upwards of $25K to replace, so I think it really depends on the amount of damage.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By TopDownInFL
Here is a great thread...

Here is a great thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=226403) on this issue.

Also, try the boseman push (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6137928&postcount=120).
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-20-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By TopDownInFL
The largest value in the maintenance plan is the...

The largest value in the maintenance plan is the changing of brakes (around $1600). If you're not going to be having those changed out, it may not be worth it.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-27-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By TopDownInFL
good. That's the right answer.. :thumbup:

good. That's the right answer.. :thumbup:
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-25-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By TopDownInFL
The dealer must do it. I'd also suggest...

The dealer must do it. I'd also suggest complaining about it popping up in the first place. Those should only come up if the car tilts 45 degrees in any direction. That way, you shouldn't be paying...
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