Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 30
Search took 2.64 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: ekbimmer
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-24-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By ekbimmer
Thanks for the tip.:thumbup: The disc came right...

Thanks for the tip.:thumbup: The disc came right off. I made a tool out of 1/2" x 1/8" flat steel, ground it to round and smooth at the end, bent @ 90 deg about 1-1/2" from the rounded end, then...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-24-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By ekbimmer
2.75" circular disc in splitter

Last week while parking my M3 between a motorcycle and a truck I failed to notice the trailer hitch sticking out the rear of the truck and managed to tag the front right bumper/splitter of my car...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-21-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,584
Posted By ekbimmer
Lower profile, wider stance, lighter weight,...

Lower profile, wider stance, lighter weight, higher whp ... looks angry ... no fiercely determined! Nostrils on power hump exchanged for serious air cowling likely for feeding those twin turbos and...
Forum: European Delivery 08-15-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By ekbimmer
I went to Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics website...

I went to Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics website and plugged in my VIN under Cargo ID which immediately showed my car had been 'discharged' at 10:48:34 today. That's a good thing! Now, if only our...
Forum: European Delivery 08-15-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By ekbimmer
For those of us waiting for Fedora to arrive...

For those of us waiting for Fedora to arrive Brunswick, GA, I've been checking BMWUSA's website, but no update showing ship arrival or anything. I checked shipping company for Fedora and that...
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By ekbimmer
"Finally! The Fedora reaches Brunswick tomorrow...

"Finally! The Fedora reaches Brunswick tomorrow with our 135i. Now the wait for PCD.....

Anyone else getting dropped in Brunswick?


I dropped my M3 Cabrio off in Frankfurt on July 12. It is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-14-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,584
Posted By ekbimmer
Previous rumor mill made convincing suggestion...

Previous rumor mill made convincing suggestion that at least for the time being (read 2014/2015) that the only M3 offered will be as the Cabrio. The overall respect and love for the M3 (as a brand...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-14-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,584
Posted By ekbimmer
First of all, the images are not all the same...

First of all, the images are not all the same car. One has "M" style rear view mirrors (black) and classic quad exhaust plus different camouflaging. The other, with white rear view mirrors is likely...
Forum: European Delivery 08-03-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,124
Posted By ekbimmer
Excellent! Useful information. Thanks.:)

Excellent! Useful information. Thanks.:)
Forum: European Delivery 08-02-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,124
Posted By ekbimmer
Sorry about the double send on my last one. ...

Sorry about the double send on my last one.

If a pious driver gives you grief about your M3, just share this:
Top Gear has become one of my all time favorite shows. I laughed my ASS Button off....
Forum: European Delivery 08-02-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,124
Posted By ekbimmer
I checked my trusty PDF 2013 M3 Manual and found...

I checked my trusty PDF 2013 M3 Manual and found nothing on Auto Start Stop function or button, so as described by you I wouldn't care about initiating such a feature either. Personally, I enjoy the...
Forum: European Delivery 08-02-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,124
Posted By ekbimmer
I checked my trusty PDF 2013 M3 Manual and found...

I checked my trusty PDF 2013 M3 Manual and found nothing on Auto Start Stop function or button, so as described by you I wouldn't care about initiating such a feature either. Personally, I enjoy the...
Forum: European Delivery 08-02-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,124
Posted By ekbimmer
Part of the problem may have been because I had...

Part of the problem may have been because I had thought that the wind deflector was included with the E93. The manual (which I actually studied prior) simply states "The wind deflector is stored in...
Forum: European Delivery 08-01-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,124
Posted By ekbimmer
what a reversal from the old days of Freimann......

what a reversal from the old days of Freimann... "in the know"

I wouldn't be "in the know" about any of that, so I don't have that as a reference point to compare or miss. Same thing for "small...
Forum: European Delivery 08-01-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,124
Posted By ekbimmer
Disappointed? We flew 5,200 miles for Welt...

Disappointed? We flew 5,200 miles for Welt experience, actual delivery of the M3 and trip of a lifetime together - no kids. So, that part of the Welt experience was just a bit of a let down. I'm a...
Forum: European Delivery 08-01-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,124
Posted By ekbimmer
Personally, I'd have probably consciously opted...

Personally, I'd have probably consciously opted for 99,999 if that meant I got my chariot 15 minutes sooner. Fame is fleeting. You know, like what's-his-name that was 100,000. Just kidding, Mr....
Forum: European Delivery 08-01-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,124
Posted By ekbimmer
On the morning of our ED which was July 1, a...

On the morning of our ED which was July 1, a Monday, they were setting up downstairs for some event that we noticed later involved a large number of BMW employees whom, coincidentally, we saw that...
Forum: European Delivery 08-01-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,124
Posted By ekbimmer
I'm very happy for Mr. & Mrs. Marxen. We just...

I'm very happy for Mr. & Mrs. Marxen. We just missed that date by 24 days. Shucks, it could've been us. I must say, though, that the part about 'extensive vehicle briefing' was not part of our...
Forum: European Delivery 04-01-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By ekbimmer
As far as check-in and checking out goes, believe...

As far as check-in and checking out goes, believe me when i say that we're pretty jazzed up about the whole experience. True, that factory tour is amazing by all accounts, but I've been involved in...
Forum: European Delivery 04-01-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By ekbimmer
Our agent had simply advised us of the check-ion...

Our agent had simply advised us of the check-ion time, so i had no idea both times are provided. All this time we've been assuming noon drive off as a hopeful time. I just called ED team who checked...
Forum: European Delivery 04-01-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By ekbimmer
How long at Welt after check-in?

We have a 9:AM check-in time at the Welt on a Monday. We actually hope to get on the road ASAP and take our time settling into the car with an initially liesurely drive to our first destination which...
Forum: European Delivery 11-26-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By ekbimmer
I attempted to reply via private message with...

I attempted to reply via private message with picture of Welt compliance since this is not my car to share with forum. Likely, you'll positively ID exact configuration. Bimmerfest advised your...
Forum: European Delivery 11-23-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By ekbimmer
Still, too close to end of production in my mind...

Still, too close to end of production in my mind is to be avoided, especially if somehow date gets moved up late in the process - reservations and travel plans in general and all that to be...
Forum: European Delivery 11-23-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By ekbimmer
Thanks for the suggestions. Except for "high...

Thanks for the suggestions. Except for "high season" crunch, late June would be ideal as far as getting away if it's not too late to order the car for then. This may be a question for the dealer...
Forum: European Delivery 11-23-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By ekbimmer
Best Top Down ED Touring/Timing?

We're entering the purchase process for ED M3 convertible and are receptive to general or even specific advice from "been there done that" ED bimmers re 2 week touring Germany, Austria, East/SE...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 30

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:06 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms