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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By dpritchett
Do a search on the forums and read up on the...

Do a search on the forums and read up on the problem before you go to the dealer! Injectors seem to be probably the most common cause of the dreaded drivetrain malfunction, but its not the only one.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-05-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By dpritchett
Just an opinion based on the info provided ......

Just an opinion based on the info provided ... I'd go with the CPO ... cost more, but has fewer miles. Also, the warranty on a 2011 will be expiring soon, if it hasn't already, and the CPO will give...
Forum: European Delivery 09-04-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By dpritchett
I loved Mittenwald! It's on my list for my next...

I loved Mittenwald! It's on my list for my next ED.


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Forum: European Delivery 09-04-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By dpritchett
Great idea ... But drive in to Austria and take...

Great idea ... But drive in to Austria and take the cable car from that side to the Zugspitze ... It's. Little cheaper, it's less crowded, you get a few more miles of a beautiful drive, gas is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-03-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By dpritchett
I just (July) replaced my RFT's with a non-run...

I just (July) replaced my RFT's with a non-run flat. For local, I have a can of TPMS friendly slime and an air compressor in the trunk. I also bought the mini-spare from Bimmerzone, which I plan to...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-31-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By dpritchett
They won't actually make the car until a few...

They won't actually make the car until a few (2-3) weeks before your pickup date. Nothing to worry about.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,631
Posted By dpritchett
+1 Shouldn't we see the new 7 series first?

+1 Shouldn't we see the new 7 series first?
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By dpritchett
On my trip, I visited Berlinand had a great...

On my trip, I visited Berlinand had a great experience ... but I stayed in the small town of Falkensee outside the city,drove to and parked at the grocery store next to the train station, and rode...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-15-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,036
Posted By dpritchett
I had the exact same thing happen to me on my old...

I had the exact same thing happen to me on my old 3 ... a flying hubcap left several scratches on the front bumper. I was able to polish them out at home to my satisfaction ... they were invisible...
Forum: European Delivery 08-12-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 955
Posted By dpritchett
You will have plenty of time to do the tour and...

You will have plenty of time to do the tour and still do a raft of other activities in Munich and at the Welt. I've done the tour in SC, and thought it was actually better than the Munich tour, so if...
Forum: European Delivery 08-09-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By dpritchett
I did this back in 2009 ... Not the simplest...

I did this back in 2009 ... Not the simplest process in the world, but I didn't find it as hard as described here.

You can just show up there and put your name on a wait list. I sold the two extra...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By dpritchett
Actually, there are several threads here that...

Actually, there are several threads here that deal with the issue. It's not like something different is causing the issue now vs. 2011 or 2012 or 2013. Search will be your friend here (said like the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By dpritchett
You may get a real discussion going here, or...

You may get a real discussion going here, or folks might pass the question by altogether ... there is talk that BMW is moving to a 5 year product cycle, down from the 7 year cycle that's been the...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 07-29-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By dpritchett
If you don't overdo it, you can point out things...

If you don't overdo it, you can point out things you are not happy with before you leave and get a correction or comp. But this perfect score thing is not just BMW. We bought a Honda CRV for my wife...
Forum: General BMW 07-15-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By dpritchett
:dunno:What a coincidence ... I just had my RFs...

:dunno:What a coincidence ... I just had my RFs removed last Thursday (7-10) from my 18" BMW alloys ... went with non RFTs ... I went back yesterday, because the tire was losing pressure daily ......
Forum: General BMW 07-15-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By dpritchett
I don't know what a wholesale business license...

I don't know what a wholesale business license costs in CA, but I'm thinking that the cost is going cut into your savings. Also, wholesale pricing is based, at least in part, on buying larger...
Forum: General BMW 07-11-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By dpritchett
Here's my question: do the oil changes referenced...

Here's my question: do the oil changes referenced in the Service and Warranty Information book include annual low mileage changes, or are they based only on CBS interval oil changes?
The warranty...
Forum: General BMW 07-10-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By dpritchett
Included Maintenance Services

I know that things not shown on the CBS are included in the free maintenance - eg. the cabin air filter gets replaced with the brake fluid every two years.

Here's my question: do the oil changes...
Forum: General BMW 07-04-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,920
Posted By dpritchett
For what it's worth, BMW reliability was Average...

For what it's worth, BMW reliability was Average in the 2014 Annual Auto issue of CR. It probably would be higher but for the very poor rating of the 7.




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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-02-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,874
Posted By dpritchett
Thanks. I went back and looked at my receipt from...

Thanks. I went back and looked at my receipt from my two year brake fluid change in May 2013, and see they did the cabin filters then as well. I just didn't pay attention and/or remember that....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-01-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,874
Posted By dpritchett
Is the cabin filter included in the CBS on the...

Is the cabin filter included in the CBS on the F30? It was on my E90, but doesn't show on my F10.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-30-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By dpritchett
Thanks for the post. I went out and checked mine,...

Thanks for the post. I went out and checked mine, and was happy to see fluid at the full mark ... 3 yrs / 28k miles. I'll be checking it over the next 11 months for sure!
Forum: General BMW 06-30-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By dpritchett
I see you are in AZ, so depending on where, you...

I see you are in AZ, so depending on where, you might forego the x drive in favor of an i, which will save you some $$ up front to put towards your performance goals. To do what you want in the E60...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-25-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By dpritchett
I vote for the wool wash mitt and the two bucket...

I vote for the wool wash mitt and the two bucket method. Autopia or Detailed Image have great detailing guides. Here's a video I like:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqdEVtOPKAM

Use a soap...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,653
Posted By dpritchett
So, is it at no charge, or is it 65 euro?

So, is it at no charge, or is it 65 euro?
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