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 140
Search took 0.78 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: fabby
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,041
Posted By fabby
I tend to agree with driving the car and...

I tend to agree with driving the car and experiencing the whole deal. My first ED was also my first driving in another country. I tried to read up on what to expect and still felt nervous when I...
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By fabby
thanks wine-o. I have been working on my...

thanks wine-o.

I have been working on my trip.
Munich get in Fri am, pick up car Monday am and drive to Lindau for the night. (Maybe leaving Munich and spending some time in Augsburg? I would...
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,084
Posted By fabby
good to know. I have been looking a flights and...

good to know. I have been looking a flights and with taxes it seems to be $1300 or so for October.
Forum: European Delivery 06-23-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By fabby
I have read you need a vignette to drive on the...

I have read you need a vignette to drive on the major roads in Switzerland, but not on the back roads? There seems to be some confusion as to what constitutes a "back road".

Has anyone else...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-20-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
Posted By fabby
I am actually looking at a 320i with a MT/sport...

I am actually looking at a 320i with a MT/sport package/with leather and cold weather pkg. I was only able to drive the 328i with sport as that was the only MT they had to drive. Am I going to be...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By fabby
Thanks for the input. I will start planning the...

Thanks for the input. I will start planning the southern route through Lucerne. Did you drop off in Paris?

Also, any good places to stay?
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By fabby
Heading West to Paris after ED

Trying to plan a my second ED for October. Last visit did the southern Bavarian sites and this time I have been reading about the trips that have been taken to Paris.

Originally I was going to...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-01-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By fabby
So it sounds like these cars can have some...

So it sounds like these cars can have some issues. Are they more problematic than the 5ers, as I have done a lot of maintenance and repairs myself, except for major engine, tranny stuff.
Also,...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-01-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By fabby
Question help me choose a used z4, which year?

My previous ride has been a 2008 535i. I would like to find a Z to be a daily driver, and was wondering if anyone could recommend a particular year that was more trouble free. I remember driving a...
Forum: The Travel Forum 07-22-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By fabby
Thanks, I will check that out. What are your...

Thanks, I will check that out. What are your thoughts about driving back to Rome from Florence along the coast? Any area that is nice to spend a day?
Forum: The Travel Forum 07-22-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By fabby
Question Tuscany and Italy suggestions

I am not doing an ED this trip, my brother in law and sister have always wanted to go to Italy, so we are flying to Rome on Sept 29.:)

Arrive in the am on the 29.
Two nights in Rome and renting...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By fabby
hourly chime? I didnt know I had one of...

hourly chime? I didnt know I had one of them:rofl::rofl:

seriously though, I have been through the menus and never saw that one:dunno:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By fabby
Oh, its a 2008 535i, no mods or other electronics.

Oh, its a 2008 535i, no mods or other electronics.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By fabby
new battery, now four loud 'bings' question

:mad: I had a new battery installed and "programmed" which cost me over $400 freaking dollars..........anyway, now, everytime I go driving, after 5-10 minutes, I get these four loud 'bings'.....no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-08-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By fabby
I am also thinking about an ED for a new 3 and...

I am also thinking about an ED for a new 3 and get out of my current 535 which was also an ED. My concern is going for a total new design without having driven yet alone seen a real car yet. I so...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-07-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,326
Posted By fabby
Test drove new 5's with runflats this weekend. I...

Test drove new 5's with runflats this weekend. I was pleasantly surprized at how well they felt compared to the last time I drove them in 08 bmw's and 11 mercedes c class. they are definitely...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-07-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By fabby
trading 08 535 for new 11 or 12 535?

Was out test driving the new 5's and wondered about how others are feeling about looking out over the hood. I thought the car drove a lot like my old 7 series being longer and wider, but the look...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By fabby
Prices on new 528xi

Anyone know of any dealer incentives for the east coast? What kinda deal can I expect off of msrp? Thank you for the info:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By fabby
Have they stopped production on the 5's for this...

Have they stopped production on the 5's for this year and when do they start on the next year models?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By fabby
should I buy a new 528xi

I currently drive a 08 535 and love it. (that was a euro delivery:thumbup:)
My father in law has an 07 328xi and wants to trade up to a new 528 and asked for my input. I'm thinking that this is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,003
Posted By fabby
I received the Smart MOSFETs chips and installed...

I received the Smart MOSFETs chips and installed them and they so far work perfectly. These are replacements (i.e. alternate manufacturer) for the Infineon (Siemens) BTS425L1 Mosfets which drive the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 83,128
Posted By fabby
P.S. These VN750-E chips only cost $1.89 each...

P.S.
These VN750-E chips only cost $1.89 each and less if you order 10 or more! And NO, I don't work for or own stock in Mouser...:bigpimp::bigpimp:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 83,128
Posted By fabby
Great News...

:D:DAnyway, if anyone wants to know, I received the Smart MOSFETs chips and installed them and they so far work perfectly:thumbup:. These are replacements (i.e. alternate manufacturer) for the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 83,128
Posted By fabby
Update

Good news and bad news...:rolleyes:
I received the mosfets; however, they were the wrong configuration (i.e. short pins and no heat sink). The good news is, they are resending the correct...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,003
Posted By fabby
Update

Good news and bad news...:rolleyes:
I received the mosfets; however, they were the wrong configuration (i.e. short pins and no heat sink). The good news is, they are resending the correct...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 140

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms