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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-27-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By sambb
contrast m235i to cayman

has anyone driven both, or could anyone offer a contrast between the 2? thanks
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,383
Posted By sambb
would reconsider given hpfp issue, even despite...

would reconsider given hpfp issue, even despite warranty. Be cautious.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,837
Posted By sambb
i dont mind the badge, but i really like the...

i dont mind the badge, but i really like the debadged look for BMWs. It is nice to be stealth sometimes. Best of luck with your car and watch out in the snow.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By sambb
congratulations! What options did you get?! The...

congratulations! What options did you get?! The engine is amazing.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,549
Posted By sambb
reading this thread is really great - i cannot...

reading this thread is really great - i cannot believe that carmax stepped up for you, and what a great job they did. That is fantastic customer service, and i bet a lot of BMW dealers could learn a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By sambb
Search for HPFP, if you dont know what it is, you...

Search for HPFP, if you dont know what it is, you definitely should search here for it prior to any purchase. The HPFP is a flawed fuel pump in the car, which has been a major, and in some cases,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,969
Posted By sambb
Nice, and I like the M sport package you have on...

Nice, and I like the M sport package you have on the car. Best of luck with your purchase.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,994
Posted By sambb
31k-34k but lower end is what your target is ...

31k-34k but lower end is what your target is
make sure to check on HPFP - lemons which have been bought back
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,170
Posted By sambb
Very very interesting, as I am aware of a 550i...

Very very interesting, as I am aware of a 550i that sold for 50% of 2008 MSRP as well, had 30k miles. It was a cpo. 50% of MSRP for 2008 - a great deal considering these cars were 55-75k depending...
Forum: European Delivery 12-13-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,422
Posted By sambb
Your car is really nice. Congratulations.

Your car is really nice. Congratulations.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,600
Posted By sambb
This is a pretty darn good summary. I own a...

This is a pretty darn good summary.
I own a 335i. It is great when it works. Often it doesnt.
I worry about resale on it.

As much as I love the 335i when it works, I cannot recommend it...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-13-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,024
Posted By sambb
I have some secondary experience,with a MB, and I...

I have some secondary experience,with a MB, and I would echo the above sentiment. I think for pittsburgh (and for the safety of your wife), a dedicated snow is a much wiser and prudent choice. Wish...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By sambb
it doesnt make sense - i 've got to believe...

it doesnt make sense - i 've got to believe there is an issue with the front tires... but how do you diagnose it unless you put on new tires up front??!! that's the problem..
Forum: General BMW 12-13-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By sambb
yep, car warranty goes with the car - exception...

yep, car warranty goes with the car - exception is lemoned or salvaged vehicles which you should check with your state or dealer... best of luck
Forum: General BMW 12-13-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,700
Posted By sambb
I think car and driver's reviews of cars are...

I think car and driver's reviews of cars are pretty darn accurate, at least for my driving style. Kudos to the 3 - a great accomplishment. Hope the nexr version maintains excellence.
Forum: General BMW 12-13-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,914
Posted By sambb
it is clever, no doubt... but both are fine cars,...

it is clever, no doubt... but both are fine cars, arent they?! Very clever marketing.
Forum: General BMW 12-13-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,473
Posted By sambb
drove a 80s 325 into the ground... just to say i...

drove a 80s 325 into the ground... just to say i could...
but it felt unsafe compared to modern cars, not so much in the handling category, but more in the "if i get hit, there arent airbags"...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,777
Posted By sambb
I have not tried the alpins, but i have dunlop...

I have not tried the alpins, but i have dunlop wintersports - also great.
This is off topic, but I wish we had more reviews of snow tires on the net, the differences between the models are difficult...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-13-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 30,616
Posted By sambb
The funny thing is that some cars are...

The funny thing is that some cars are traditionally thought to be "girls cars", but often are driven by guys. I see guys in minis, Z4s, miatas, etc. The perception of a "girls car" is very...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,277
Posted By sambb
I dont know why, and there is lots of...

I dont know why, and there is lots of speculation, but americans just dont like diesel cars as much as europeans. It may even be access to the fuel itself, or perceived access. I am amazed at the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,535
Posted By sambb
THANKS! I need the center lattice part - i think...

THANKS! I need the center lattice part - i think that is part #11... The question is... how to install??? Is there anyway online to find that info?
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-13-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,272
Posted By sambb
Dont own one, but just drove one...

And I have to say, I have driven a friend's M3 coupe in the winter a few times in the past, but never in the real snow... It was fun (he had snow tires - blizzaks), and I am just utterly surprised...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,535
Posted By sambb
M SPort package lower front spoiler grill

If one has the M sport package, and the grill on the front spoiler/airdam (that grey grill which has diamonds by cross hatched grey plastic parts), how easy is it to replace, and what is the part...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-13-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,058
Posted By sambb
BMW maybe able to do a software update to correct...

BMW maybe able to do a software update to correct this if they care to look into it, so will be taken care of in due time.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-13-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,999
Posted By sambb
push stop twice (must have foot off brake,...

push stop twice (must have foot off brake, otherwise it will restart) = everything stops in e60 and f 10
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