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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-24-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By cappy
You guys probably know this; I didn't. A little...

You guys probably know this; I didn't. A little yellow light came on. I asked at the Chrysler dealer where I bought the car, was told it was the Mercedes equivalent of limited slip differential, to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-29-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,420
Posted By cappy
95 in a 55 zone? YIKES. I was stopped in...

95 in a 55 zone? YIKES. I was stopped in Georgia. I was trying to get the the cruise control to work on a fairly new 328 when suddenly I saw 85 pop up. The limit was 65 or 70 I think. My foot...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-29-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,662
Posted By cappy
Thanx, Jim. I went up to the dealer. It wasn't...

Thanx, Jim. I went up to the dealer. It wasn't a fuse, but those little prongs and thingies that were bent; they straightened them, and the charger now works. Thank you for responding. Quite the...
Forum: 6 Series 03-27-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,135
Posted By cappy
OMG! I know what you mean. I bought one for my...

OMG! I know what you mean. I bought one for my daughter (using her funds and POA with her approval) while she was in Afghanistan. I want to sell my house, sell my car, buy one and move into it!
Forum: 6 Series 03-27-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,135
Posted By cappy
My daughter's '08 650i DOES have NAV. I can't...

My daughter's '08 650i DOES have NAV. I can't speak for all.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-27-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,662
Posted By cappy
'04 Z4 Where is the fuse box?

Just got my little beauty two months ago. The cigarette lighter is the only place to use the phone charger, but it doesn't work there. I took the device to AT&T, and it worked fine there, so it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-27-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,420
Posted By cappy
Then there's the issue that the troopers bump up...

Then there's the issue that the troopers bump up your speed; it's a fund raising effort.
Forum: The MINI Board 03-27-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,990
Posted By cappy
Two months ago, I was rear ended in my MINI, only...

Two months ago, I was rear ended in my MINI, only 15 months old. At first, it seemed a simple issue of the bumper and panel, about $700-800 to repair. When the bumper was removed, the tire and...
Forum: 6 Series 02-29-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,135
Posted By cappy
Congratulations!!! Your excitement and happiness...

Congratulations!!! Your excitement and happiness is infectious. May you have many happy miles in your beautiful new baby.
Forum: The MINI Board 02-16-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,990
Posted By cappy
Thank you. I lived in Europe '65-'72 (outside of...

Thank you. I lived in Europe '65-'72 (outside of Paris, then Stuttgart, then down in Mons and Groans, as we called it, in Belgium), forgot how to figure it out. Klicks I'm pretty good with. My...
Forum: The MINI Board 02-14-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,990
Posted By cappy
Hi, tony! I couldn't convert liters to gallons,...

Hi, tony! I couldn't convert liters to gallons, and your 98 raised my eyebrows. We have 93 octane, and I used to get 32-33 mpg city, which is considered excellent, and nearly 40 mpg on the highway....
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 02-04-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,916
Posted By cappy
Body work? My insurance man recommended Superior...

Body work? My insurance man recommended Superior Auto Body at 6700 49th Street North, Pinellas Park (St Pete), FL. 727-525-7885. TWICE they repaired the bottom part of my 328 when I pulled up too...
Forum: 6 Series 02-04-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,135
Posted By cappy
I'm looking/shopping for a 6 series

fogger, if you're asking me, I'm no way an expert at this. However, it makes sense to me to get the newer model, which should certainly have a better resale down the line. In a couple years, the 06...
Forum: The MINI Board 02-04-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,990
Posted By cappy
NOW you tell me!!!! LOL

NOW you tell me!!!! LOL
Forum: The MINI Board 01-27-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,990
Posted By cappy
I liked two things especially about my MINI: it...

I liked two things especially about my MINI: it SIPPED gas, did not guzzle it. And I loved the digital speedometer. Alas, earlier this week I was rear-ended. While going to get an estimate, I saw...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-27-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By cappy
Hi, All! I just got an '04 Z4 three days ago ......

Hi, All! I just got an '04 Z4 three days ago ... I'm in Heaven! TPTB made this car just for me. Turned on all ten speakers today. My neighbors say WOW!
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 01-27-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,916
Posted By cappy
Ferman's is wonderful. Nov. 2010, I bought a new...

Ferman's is wonderful. Nov. 2010, I bought a new MINI there, trading in the BMW I got at Bert Smith b/c each time I looked at the car, the anger at Bert Smith welled up in me again. My experience...
Forum: The MINI Board 01-17-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,534
Posted By cappy
Blue Tooth

I've had my MINI for a year now and am very disappointed. I've tried every which way to have blue tooth installed, but even in a brand new 2011 vehicle, it didn't come with the necessary wiring, so...
Forum: 6 Series 09-29-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,135
Posted By cappy
Hi, DanteBL, you emailed me on Jul 28, and am...

Hi, DanteBL, you emailed me on Jul 28, and am sorry for the delay in responding. I bought the 2008 650i vert for my daughter while she was in the war zone. Only one problem with the car, which...
Forum: 6 Series 05-26-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,135
Posted By cappy
I last posted that I was picking up my daughter,...

I last posted that I was picking up my daughter, just returning from Afghanistan, in her new (to her) '08 650i vert. She happily giggled as she drove it, singing "Ride, Sally, Ride", and that's what...
Forum: 6 Series 05-02-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,135
Posted By cappy
YEA!!!!! Congratulations! You are going to love...

YEA!!!!! Congratulations! You are going to love it. I know you are jumping up and down inside your skin with excitement! :thumbup:

First let me clarify: I bought the car for her, using her...
Forum: 6 Series 05-01-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,135
Posted By cappy
zb, a few months ago I got a 650i convertible for...

zb, a few months ago I got a 650i convertible for my daughter while she is in Afghanistan. In fact, she just got back to the states today, and I'll pick her up in this beauty she hasn't even seen...
Forum: The MINI Board 04-20-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,341
Posted By cappy
David, I can't thank you enough. I didn't know...

David, I can't thank you enough. I didn't know about the break in oil change. Silly me, I rely on salesmen/service people. I had some problems, such as it wasn't responding, not sluggish, but...
Forum: 6 Series 04-06-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,601
Posted By cappy
On another thread, I posted that I recently...

On another thread, I posted that I recently bought a 2008 650i, black on black, fully loaded, vert, for my daughter (she's in Afghanistan, using her funds and PoA) per her instructions. It's...
Forum: 6 Series 04-06-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 102,135
Posted By cappy
I was at the dealer and saw a new (2011) 650i. ...

I was at the dealer and saw a new (2011) 650i. My daughter is in Afghanistan, said BMW was offering them a substantial discount for a new one, she's been a BMW owner for nearly 20 years, had two...
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