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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-28-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,459
Posted By zeddy
I would always check the gap on any spark plugs...

I would always check the gap on any spark plugs that I'm installing, even if they supposedly are "pre-gapped". I've had personal experience in the past where the pre-gapped amount was way out of...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By zeddy
Keith, Good observation, it appears that...

Keith,

Good observation, it appears that they've edited the website and revised the language regarding CPO transferability. The quote in my original post was copied directly from the website,...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-09-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By zeddy
any bluetooth a2dp adapter should work. since i...

any bluetooth a2dp adapter should work. since i rarely drive the car, i cheaped out and bought one on ebay, shipped from china. The plastic housing of the usb falls apart if you look at it wrong,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-09-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By zeddy
New CPO warranty rules as of 1/1/2014?

http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/content/cpo/warranty.aspx



2 questions:

1. To confirm, this means that CPO only stays with the car if it is subsequently (after it was originally CPO'd and...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-08-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By zeddy
waterpump malfunction on bmws predates the e82,...

waterpump malfunction on bmws predates the e82, goes back to a minimum the e36. They're a known part that fails, usually around 75k mile mark. Some have it fail at 40k, some last 100k plus. it's a...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-08-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By zeddy
Are you talking about idrive or just bluetooth? ...

Are you talking about idrive or just bluetooth?

I have bluetooth (non idrive) in my e82 and it pairs fine with my galaxy s3. Call quality is decent, bluetooth signal is always strong. I bought a...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-19-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,266
Posted By zeddy
it is only worth it if you plan on getting new...

it is only worth it if you plan on getting new rotors and pads for all corners and would have otherwise paid the dealer out of pocket for the service along with the other oil changes. You also get...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-04-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,579
Posted By zeddy
Big enough. The 135is was made for only the 2013...

Big enough. The 135is was made for only the 2013 model year, based on the controversial e82 design, and WITHOUT the M badging and goodies. Last numbers show somewhere around 600 were built. I...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-16-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,148
Posted By zeddy
I had an e36 m3/4 for 7 years and have a 128i...

I had an e36 m3/4 for 7 years and have a 128i now.

The e36 sedan has a slight edge in terms of leg space, and imo the width is a little better. Overall they are very similar, but the e36...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-20-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By zeddy
I believe that certain incentives are tied to...

I believe that certain incentives are tied to financing through BMWFS, which may or may not be related to the OPs question.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-19-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By zeddy
camshaft sensors can go out, part is some $300 I...

camshaft sensors can go out, part is some $300 I believe. You may/may not need to take the valve cover off to replace it, depending on the location of the sensor. My 128i had a rough idle and they...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-11-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By zeddy
this is a long shot, but maybe it'll work for you...

this is a long shot, but maybe it'll work for you

On my old 97 m3, the radio code in the owners manual wouldn't unlock the OEM radio. I tried it several times before I got locked out and had to...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-26-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By zeddy
i bought my latest bmw from a private party in...

i bought my latest bmw from a private party in Seattle (I live in LA). The car still had a couple of months of factory warranty, CPO, and extended maintenance so from a mechanical perspective, I...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-18-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By zeddy
maintenance also covers clutch (doubt you'll need...

maintenance also covers clutch (doubt you'll need a new one), air filters (including in cabin), and spark plugs. Agreed that unless you're going to get new brakes, it's not worth $2k.

My 128i has...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-05-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,459
Posted By zeddy
My original lease application was denied for not...

My original lease application was denied for not ever having any big purchases financed despite a high fico and income higher than your current combined income. The ca just had me send in recent pay...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-24-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,408
Posted By zeddy
Bingo. I came pretty close to pulling to...

Bingo.

I came pretty close to pulling to trigger on a BRZ Limited 6spd to replace my 97 e36 m3. Then I test drove a couple and sat inside a bit examining the interior for a good bit (salesmen...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-24-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By zeddy
2012 Mercedes SLK350 Lease Takeover (SOCAL)

Posting for a friend - please email (email found below)

Moving to New York and looking to offload my car. Willing to sell it outright or sell my lease. Outright price is $48,000. Taking over my...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-28-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By zeddy
Interesting take on the first point regarding ED....

Interesting take on the first point regarding ED. Since BMW is picking up the tab on the 2nd payment, the amount of the acquisition fee allocated to the 2nd payment is absorbed. This would most...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 02-19-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,776
Posted By zeddy
agreed on the steering feel. had a 335i e93...

agreed on the steering feel.

had a 335i e93 convertible as a rental vehicle while my e89 sdrive35is was at the dealership for some work. While the 335i was definitely slower and a less refined...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-13-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,909
Posted By zeddy
Amazing deal Very interesting that the...

Amazing deal

Very interesting that the dealer would go $500 below invoice (not counting the MACO/Doc fee)

If you did max MSDs, your payment wouldve been $60/less a month.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 11-30-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,707
Posted By zeddy
if you have to ask... you're coming from an...

if you have to ask...

you're coming from an 04 corolla. i'm going to tell you right now buying an older BMW is a commitment of time, energy, and lots of $$$.

To put this in perspective: ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-28-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,673
Posted By zeddy
all my sales experiences with south bay bmw CAs...

all my sales experiences with south bay bmw CAs have been negative. Spoke with 3 CAs now, every one of them kept playing games. Spoke with one of the Sales Managers too, also kept playing games...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-12-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,264
Posted By zeddy
Yups, new owner got a great car for a great price

Yups, new owner got a great car for a great price
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-02-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,480
Posted By zeddy
interesting...the e89 z4 will finish production...

interesting...the e89 z4 will finish production in February 2013....
Forum: European Delivery 09-28-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,617
Posted By zeddy
While I definitely would not pay $30 for the...

While I definitely would not pay $30 for the breakfast, I did find the breakfast to be perhaps the best hotel breakfast I've ever had (not really saying much though). They had fresh honey/honeycomb,...
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