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Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-28-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By 2002FAN
I had an ANSA on my second 2002 and I really...

I had an ANSA on my second 2002 and I really enjoyed the sound. The drawback was alerting my parents every time I came home late.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-18-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By 2002FAN
I had an ANSA on a former 2002 many years ago...

I had an ANSA on a former 2002 many years ago that sounded great.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-18-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By 2002FAN
Thanks for the reply. All good points and advice....

Thanks for the reply. All good points and advice. I was able to get >20 mpg on the highway when I had my E90.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-18-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By 2002FAN
F10 550 to E92 M3?

My prior car was an E90 M3 MT w/o competition package. I traded it 2 years ago for a 2012 550i with M Sport. I use my 550 to commute 150 miles each day, all highway. The 550 has good electronics, is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-24-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,746
Posted By 2002FAN
I have commuted 160 miles a day for the past 7...

I have commuted 160 miles a day for the past 7 years. During that time I have been through a couple of 3's, a couple of X5's, a diesel that I should have kept, and now have a 2012 550i approaching...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-24-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,834
Posted By 2002FAN
Add-Oil

I have a 2012 550 with 60K miles. I have consistently added one to two quarts between changes. The AS told me early in the process that this is a common occurrence with the V8.
I keep two quarts...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-01-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By 2002FAN
Head Unit Crashed & Drive Train Malfunction

The I-Drive head unit crashed in my 2012 550i. Once it was finally replaced, and I picked up the car, my entire hard-drive was wiped out. I lost more than 700 songs and several business CD's, stored...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,620
Posted By 2002FAN
Fuel Injectors replaced AGAIN

Same thing happened to me at 35K miles. I had my 2012 550 in the shop twice before the injectors were replaced. Apparently BMW only replaced 2. The SA informed me that one of the plugs was fouled and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-12-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By 2002FAN
Recurring Issues

My 2012 550 runs rough after all starts.
Also, the drive train malfunction has occurred several
times with the car rapidly shaking. Once I power off and restart
the issue goes away.

Is anyone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,054
Posted By 2002FAN
550 - M Package Best Tires

I have 29k and do a lot of highway driving. I still have a couple of thousand left on the Dunlops but those miles will go fast. I have decided to get the spare OEM F10 kit and go with either summer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,054
Posted By 2002FAN
550 - M Package Best Tires

Thanks for the responses. I am not opposed, actually would prefer to go away from the run flats. For those who have, do you haul a spare wheel in your trunk or call a tow truck?

If you have a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-26-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,054
Posted By 2002FAN
550 M-Package Best Tires?

I need to replace the tires on my 2012 550 w/ M Sports Package. The dealership quoted north of 2K prior to alignment, balancing, etc. (I will find another source.)

I currently have Dunlops and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By 2002FAN
550i Rough at Idle

I have a 2012 550i with 25k miles. At idle, the car is consistently at 5k RPMs and feels rough. Any theories? This has been going on for about 10k miles. Thanks
Forum: Classic Bimmers 04-17-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 785
Posted By 2002FAN
2002 Parts Wanted 74-76 - Please

Looking for a set of basket weave BBS, Recaro Seats, and a Momo Steering Wheel for a 1976 2002 project.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-09-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By 2002FAN
2010 535i vs 2011 535i vs 2011 550i

Hello,

I am in search of the best road car for the value and driving experience. I have found a very nice 2010 535i MSport (loaded), a nice 2011 535i, and 2011 550i both sport packages (not...
Forum: General BMW 10-16-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By 2002FAN
Best High Mileage BMW

Hello, and Thanks in advance for any advice.

I have been commuting 160 miles per day for the past 5 years and most likely will continue to do so for another 2. I have driven 3 series and X5's but...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 09-05-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,277
Posted By 2002FAN
Annual - Low Mileage Oil Change

Hello, I recently noticed the threads regarding the "joyride"abuse during service. I will make sure to document mileage, fuel, and "No Test Drive" before releasing my car to the dealer.

I am going...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-06-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By 2002FAN
Also should be around 50K

Also should be around 50K
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-06-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By 2002FAN
Older I-Drive and Technology

Older I-Drive and Technology
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-03-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,016
Posted By 2002FAN
Well said. I was getting 19 to 20 mpg on the...

Well said. I was getting 19 to 20 mpg on the highway until break in. Now the gas seems to run right out of the car. I have not settled into driving the M3 like other cars at this point and I am not...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-03-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,016
Posted By 2002FAN
The M3 is a very different car and is not for...

The M3 is a very different car and is not for everyone. I traded my 11 35d and ordered and 11 e90. The M3 is a special car in many ways and a personal keeper for me. I do not use it as a DD, but it...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-09-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,492
Posted By 2002FAN
Post 1200 Mile Service

I finally reached 1100 miles and was able to get the initial service completed. I have been careful with the initial break-in to this point except I exceeded 5500 RPM's a couple of times but never...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-30-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,494
Posted By 2002FAN
This is obviously personal preference. Since this...

This is obviously personal preference. Since this is your first BMW I would encourage you to listen to both systems in an M3 if you can find two with different sound systems. Do you have a timeframe...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-16-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,964
Posted By 2002FAN
Competition Package Questions

I recently went through the ordering process and this advice is worth what it costs you.

Make sure you order what you want and what you like. If you are purchasing the car and plan to keep it long...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 09-26-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,420
Posted By 2002FAN
I am finally picking up my car this week in...

I am finally picking up my car this week in Spartanburg and have a 6 hour drive home.

Any suggestions?
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