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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By The Other Tom
I don't know how it works in the UK, but in the...

I don't know how it works in the UK, but in the US some dealers will do a good will repair and are compensated somewhat by BMW.
In the US this was deemed a safety issue because stalling in traffic...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By The Other Tom
If you're financing thru BMWFS, then maybe you...

If you're financing thru BMWFS, then maybe you can do better. If you buying or financing thru another company, $1000 over is fair.
When you say ordering from Spartanburg, do you mean you're doing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By The Other Tom
I believe there was a recall in the US. I know...

I believe there was a recall in the US. I know the US warranty was extended. Sounds like you're in the UK ? Not sure about the UK.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By The Other Tom
Sounds like the High Pressure Fuel Pump, a known...

Sounds like the High Pressure Fuel Pump, a known issue in the early 335's. Search for HPFP.
See this link http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=430408
Forum: European Delivery 03-01-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By The Other Tom
I've never had winter tires either. But then...

I've never had winter tires either. But then again I live in the south with little to no snow.....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By The Other Tom
By "outside temperature gauge" do you mean the...

By "outside temperature gauge" do you mean the gauge that displays the outside temperature on your dash ?
If so, it doesn't have anything to do with the check engine light. The check engine light...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-27-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By The Other Tom
See this thread ...

See this thread
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=819426
BMW really ought to step up and extend the warranty on these engines. This is poor for a company whose middle name is...
Forum: European Delivery 02-26-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By The Other Tom
As of now, yes. Nobody can predict the future.

As of now, yes. Nobody can predict the future.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 02-25-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By The Other Tom
Yes and Yes. You have to set it up through your...

Yes and Yes.
You have to set it up through your dealer.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-25-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By The Other Tom
Contact Leatherz.com, a board sponsor. Probably...

Contact Leatherz.com, a board sponsor. Probably don't sell seats but can advise on repair.
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By The Other Tom
Try Dinan ...

Try Dinan
http://www.dinancars.com/products/?series=M-series&model=m5-e60&mid=1040
Forum: European Delivery 02-16-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,411
Posted By The Other Tom
Great report. You really have a way with words. ...

Great report. You really have a way with words. Looking forward to the rest of the trip. Great color, BTW.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-16-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By The Other Tom
What do the spark plug electrodes look like ?

What do the spark plug electrodes look like ?
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 02-13-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By The Other Tom
Used to be Joern Esser at Passport BMW...

Used to be Joern Esser at Passport BMW (Maryland). Don't know if he's still there.
OTOH, why limit yourself to the DC area ? Buy from anyone in the country and pick up at the Performance Center in...
Forum: European Delivery 02-11-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By The Other Tom
Exchange rates won't affect the price of the car....

Exchange rates won't affect the price of the car. BMW and other large companies hedge against currency rates. It could affect the overall price of your trip (hotels, food, etc). But, like another...
Forum: European Delivery 02-11-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 31,105
Posted By The Other Tom
Is shipping included ?

Is shipping included ?
Forum: European Delivery 02-09-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,691
Posted By The Other Tom
[QUOTE=ksh937;8892522] I am at work so I forget...

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I am at work so I forget the exact route, but if you take the A-8 from Munich to the B-305, you go through Berchtesgaden and into Austria (and Salzburg) via the minor...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 02-08-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By The Other Tom
Your problem sounds like a thermostat. However,...

Your problem sounds like a thermostat. However, BMW's of that era have known water pump issues. If you haven't already done so, replace your water pump. Also your thermostat. And maybe your hoses...
Forum: European Delivery 02-04-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,691
Posted By The Other Tom
Re #4. I thought you only needed the vignette if...

Re #4. I thought you only needed the vignette if you drove on the Autobahn....back roads were vignette free. Is that true ?
Forum: European Delivery 02-03-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By The Other Tom
Let's say you lived in ATL and bought your car...

Let's say you lived in ATL and bought your car from Adrian. Then you moved to Ft. Lauderdale. I'm sure that has happened. The local dealers should treat you like, well, a local. They want to earn...
Forum: European Delivery 01-26-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By The Other Tom
A German friend of mine said the romantic road...

A German friend of mine said the romantic road was more of a tourist thing and not worth it. We didn't take it on our ED.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-20-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By The Other Tom
It's my guess that they will eventually do it. ...

It's my guess that they will eventually do it. PCD is very popular and I imagine they'd open another one.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-20-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By The Other Tom
Unfair ? How so ? I think it's unfair to the...

Unfair ? How so ? I think it's unfair to the people on the east coast because they don't get to take a long road trip on the way home in their new BMW :)
Forum: European Delivery 01-17-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,699
Posted By The Other Tom
I'm pretty sure you can sell it since it's your...

I'm pretty sure you can sell it since it's your car. However, you can't sell it in Europe (you have to export it to the US).
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 01-16-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By The Other Tom
I believe the S52's are auto dim as well....

I believe the S52's are auto dim as well....
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