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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-26-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By stressdoc
Just heard good news from another source that...

Just heard good news from another source that dealers will be able to install the threaded bolts for the mounts! Hoping that this could be done at port delivery.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-26-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By stressdoc
The flaps are there but nothing inside.

The flaps are there but nothing inside.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-26-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By stressdoc
What to do about no roof mounts for F8x with CF roof

Hi all,
Any good info or solutions to the problem of the lack of anchors for roof racks on the M3/4 ?
:(
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-11-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,056
Posted By stressdoc
5 years after...

Still having a great time with this car. Installed a Quaife LSD and M3 + BMW Performance suspension bits. Looking forward to F30 Msport release in fall 2012!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-05-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,214
Posted By stressdoc
I like to keep my Bimmers for a long time -- at...

I like to keep my Bimmers for a long time -- at least 100k miles -- when they turn out to be great cars. Depreciation is almost always more costly than maintenance. I kept my 1600ti until about...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By stressdoc
I have found my 335 to be a pretty good family...

I have found my 335 to be a pretty good family sedan -- 3 kids, 10, 13 & 16. But our other car is a Honda van...
If you are intending to sell it, first thing I would do is change your sig, as many...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,407
Posted By stressdoc
Bingo. 320d high efficiency model, with >50mpg,...

Bingo. 320d high efficiency model, with >50mpg, would have been a huge public relations success, and it would have attracted a new set of folks into the showrooms. Sometimes USA dealers shoot...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,216
Posted By stressdoc
My experience exactly. '07 E90 335i ED (sept...

My experience exactly. '07 E90 335i ED (sept '06), 35k, no problems. Excellent service dept at my dealer. Perfectly reliable car.

I feel for the rare owners that are having problems. Part of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,383
Posted By stressdoc
rfts are a safety feature. Safer during high...

rfts are a safety feature. Safer during high speed failure, and safer in providing mobility to drive car to a safe place. Think Autobahn.

M cars do fine with non-rfts and no spare.

I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-29-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,776
Posted By stressdoc
Wow. OP should be extremely pleased with BMW...

Wow. OP should be extremely pleased with BMW helping out, this is way beyond their realistic liability IMO.

Lessons hopefully learned:
1) Read manual and take it seriously.
2) 4WD or not,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,761
Posted By stressdoc
There is a sticky on E90post with error codes. ...

There is a sticky on E90post with error codes. Not sure if info for Euro 325 available though.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By stressdoc
I would not be paranoid about getting stranded...

I would not be paranoid about getting stranded with a dead engine -- that is about as likely as getting abducted by aliens. OK, maybe I exaggerate. But seriously, unless you are extremely...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By stressdoc
Those price are high. Tischer sells kit (parts)...

Those price are high. Tischer sells kit (parts) for $1675. There is a fixed hour rate for installation (4.5 hrs.) -- yes it will take a tech longer the first time, but any good SA should welcome...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,786
Posted By stressdoc
Tourings rock. "Sports activity vehicles/coupes"...

Tourings rock. "Sports activity vehicles/coupes" never made sense to me. Never wanted a Cayenne.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,380
Posted By stressdoc
dealer brochure

Here is the official dealer brochure.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,380
Posted By stressdoc
There are several 335 owners that have ordered...

There are several 335 owners that have ordered and are presently having these kits installed at their dealers. What you need to do is provide the appropriate part # and have the patience,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-25-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,380
Posted By stressdoc
BMW Performance engine tune kit now available at dealers

The kit parts are finally released for the 335. Tischer has a good price:

http://www.trademotion.com/partlocator/index.cfm?action=MorePartInfo&PartID=843532&siteid=214672&catalogid=4462

About...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,486
Posted By stressdoc
What the he!! are you doing to your wiper blades...

What the he!! are you doing to your wiper blades to wear them out in 6 months??? Are you sure that you don't have tree sap, car wax, or something gummy that is causing wiper hop? Expecting...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,324
Posted By stressdoc
Similar experience. First delivered E90 335...

Similar experience. First delivered E90 335 (sept 2006) via ED. Love my car, best I've ever had (even > than my beloved 2002tii !). Zero problems.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,888
Posted By stressdoc
If luxury is your priority, buy a Lexus. For...

If luxury is your priority, buy a Lexus.

For my $:
1. 335
2. ZMP (M-sport)

Definitely look into Euro delivery. I got my 335 ZSP for $36k. Quaife, M3 suspension, wheels, etc. and I have a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 26,878
Posted By stressdoc
If I had to adhere to a firm budget my priorities...

If I had to adhere to a firm budget my priorities would be: (1) 335 (2) ZSP (3) ZMP. Everything after that is gravy. My low ball configuration would be 335 ZMP AW black 'ette w/ glacier. Then I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,472
Posted By stressdoc
The most important place to reduce weight is...

The most important place to reduce weight is unsprung -- Wheels, hubs, rotors&calipers, suspension parts. Next place is the extremities, high up and at front/rear.
Weight reduction is a great way...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-19-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,455
Posted By stressdoc
If you can afford it, but are a value-conscious...

If you can afford it, but are a value-conscious consumer, get the 335 M-sport and have a blast during ED. Keep the car for a year or two and then get the next generation M3, or, as I plan to do, get...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,494
Posted By stressdoc
Nice engineering! What air filter set up do you...

Nice engineering! What air filter set up do you have in mind?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-22-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,911
Posted By stressdoc
It is the US dealers that are afraid of getting...

It is the US dealers that are afraid of getting stuck with weirdo cars that they think they could not sell. Yes certification is expensive etc., but it could be done.

The #s argument does not...
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