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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,406
Posted By davidk
My wife and I test drove an X1 a couple of weeks...

My wife and I test drove an X1 a couple of weeks ago. We both liked the look of it very much. That being said, it is definitely smaller and has less cargo space than our 2008 X3, and neither one of...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,377
Posted By davidk
I am not too sure what the post above is...

I am not too sure what the post above is referring to. The 2008 X3 holds 7 quarts with a new filter. You will not find this information in your handbook.

David
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By davidk
Thanks for all the information. As far as I...

Thanks for all the information. As far as I know, BMW changed the 12 month oil change policy sometime last year, or early this year, and it is strictly service based now.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By davidk
Usage Based Service

Is there anyone who could shed some light on BMW's "usage based service"? My 2008 X3 will be out of warranty (and maintenance) in November. I am trying to accumulate enough miles to at least...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-21-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,284
Posted By davidk
I beleive the alarm and (more importantly) the...

I beleive the alarm and (more importantly) the wiring became an option in 04/09. Up to this point, BMW at least prewired the alarm system so all that was required was the module and some programming...
Forum: European Delivery 03-03-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By davidk
I purchased from BMW Seattle. Yes, I could have...

I purchased from BMW Seattle. Yes, I could have saved a few hundred by purchasing out of state, or even going to Yakima, but the convenience of a local dealer, along with the logistics involved in...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-02-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,283
Posted By davidk
The free oil change is based on the computer...

The free oil change is based on the computer calculations OR every twelve months regardless of what the computer indicates. Any midterm oil changes are not part of the free maintenance plan.
Forum: European Delivery 12-09-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,124
Posted By davidk
Well, since no one from WA has chimed in yet, I...

Well, since no one from WA has chimed in yet, I will. I have done two EDs, the first one the car was delivered to me with a temporary paper plate taped in the rear window and the permanent plates...
Forum: European Delivery 12-07-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By davidk
My first ED was through Tiho at Hahn BMW in...

My first ED was through Tiho at Hahn BMW in Yakima, but you have to be able to get to Yakima when your car is redelivered, however, you can get a great deal through them, and they do know what they...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,089
Posted By davidk
I am not aware of ticking engine complaints on...

I am not aware of ticking engine complaints on those X3s not equipped with the N52 engine. Here is a link to information regarding ticking noise from the engine, but it only applies to the N52 -...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,054
Posted By davidk
Although I bought chains for my X3, I have never...

Although I bought chains for my X3, I have never used them, even with all the snow Seattle experienced last December. I bought Security Chain Super Z6 cable chains, which are designed for tight...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-10-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,853
Posted By davidk
Not to get too far off topic, but I am not a huge...

Not to get too far off topic, but I am not a huge fan of turbos, besides, the 128 has more than enough power to get me into trouble. I got the M sport and premium on mine, and am loving it. I...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-10-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,853
Posted By davidk
If you are considering ED strictly to save money,...

If you are considering ED strictly to save money, unless you fly to Munich alone, pick up the car, drop off the same day, then fly home the next day, forget it. You will save 7% off the base price,...
Forum: European Delivery 07-29-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,099
Posted By davidk
I finally picked up my car Friday, the 24th, from...

I finally picked up my car Friday, the 24th, from BMW Seattle after a very long 65 day wait, and I am enjoying it immensely! This has been a great thread to follow the progress of my car from...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,099
Posted By davidk
Rahul, congratulations on your redelivery. Any...

Rahul, congratulations on your redelivery. Any damage to the car, regardless of where or when it occurred, no matter how minor should be covered by BMW. Here is a link to the most recent post...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,099
Posted By davidk
I received a great email from my CA this...

I received a great email from my CA this afternoon - my car should be in Seattle by Friday. Finally! Hopefully I will be able to pick it up Friday afternoon or Saturday morning. Just one more...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,099
Posted By davidk
Well, I am at 58 days and still counting. My car...

Well, I am at 58 days and still counting. My car still shows en route. I called my CA a couple of days ago, and she had no more information than what I am able to see online. I called BMWNA, and...
Forum: European Delivery 07-14-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,099
Posted By davidk
Since some of the ED people are getting their...

Since some of the ED people are getting their cars this week, I am curious if any of the NW people who did ED have heard when our cars might arrive. I talked to my CA at BMW Seattle yesterday, but...
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By davidk
I would guess that if you bought the car...

I would guess that if you bought the car in-state, you would have paid the sales tax due at the time you paid for your car, before picking it up, netting you the savings you were seeking. Since you...
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,099
Posted By davidk
My ED 128i is still showing "en route" :cry:. ...

My ED 128i is still showing "en route" :cry:. This Wednesday will be 8 very long weeks since I dropped my car off at Harms in Munich. The fact a lot of you ED'ers are getting your cars this week...
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,099
Posted By davidk
Barry, I also purchased from BMW Seattle, from...

Barry, I also purchased from BMW Seattle, from Marta Hinz. What day did you pick up your Z4? The day I picked up (May 14), someone surprised his girlfriend with a marriage proposal using his new...
Forum: European Delivery 06-14-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,099
Posted By davidk
Nope, you are not alone. My 128 M-sport is on...

Nope, you are not alone. My 128 M-sport is on the same slow boat to Port Hueneme. I appreciate the updates and pictures - keep em coming.

David
Forum: European Delivery 06-10-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,099
Posted By davidk
Rahul, thanks for the updates - keep em coming. ...

Rahul, thanks for the updates - keep em coming. It is going to be a long wait.
Forum: European Delivery 06-04-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,099
Posted By davidk
Yep, I'm on the same boat, but I dropped off in...

Yep, I'm on the same boat, but I dropped off in Munich on the 20th. It's going to be a long wait. I am thinking I won't see my car again until the middle of July at the earliest, since it will need...
Forum: European Delivery 06-03-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By davidk
Corren...I am actually in Bothell - Canyon Park...

Corren...I am actually in Bothell - Canyon Park area. I bought from Marta Hinz at BMW Seattle.
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