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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-07-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,721
Posted By ewsr
Don't know if your previous cars have had low...

Don't know if your previous cars have had low profile tires, but I suggest you review threads about tires and wheels and whether to buy insurance from BMW. Friends with X3s have never had a problem...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-06-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,721
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I think the other advantage of the X3 would be...

I think the other advantage of the X3 would be off road capability (if this matters to you) and less likelihood of tire and wheel damage due to potholes and general northeast road conditions.

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Forum: General BMW 01-20-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By ewsr
They are suspiciously sketchy about the details...

They are suspiciously sketchy about the details about how many points it takes to get credits.


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Forum: General BMW 01-19-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By ewsr
BMW Visa?

Anyone see any advantages vs other cards? Details seem sketchy.
Forum: European Delivery 01-09-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,211
Posted By ewsr
I found the USB map that BMW provided was several...

I found the USB map that BMW provided was several years out of date. On at least 3 occasions the nav did not recognize newer highways and we ended up with wrong turns that added useless miles and...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 11-16-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,183
Posted By ewsr
Indy shop Montclair/Bloomfield NJ Area?

Any recommendations? Anyone use Hoffman's in Montclair?
Forum: European Delivery 11-14-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,043
Posted By ewsr
VPC Repair

The wait for me in October was 3 1/2 weeks with a scratched bumper. Especially frustrating because the dealer is 12 miles from the VPC.

Interestingly, there was rim rash on two wheels, noted when...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By ewsr
Headlight settings help

Thanks Bob. They claim the reconnected it. When this happened at the dealer a few years back, I had to take it in several times until finally the service manager figured out that they reinstalled...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-07-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By ewsr
Headlight settings help

Just got my 330xi 2005 back from an independent shop where they replaced the front axels. The headlights are now not right, seem to be pointing down when at low beam. The shop says they plugged the...
Forum: European Delivery 11-05-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,036
Posted By ewsr
Starting my ED planning. Any input on my first pass?

Here's another suggestion: stay in Munich the whole time. Stay in a hotel like the munich park hilton that includes parking as part of the BMW rate. Pick up the car the second day (and do the factory...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-30-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By ewsr
Oxygen sensor replacement

Current opinions on whether to replace at BMW interval recommended 100-120k miles? 2005 330xi with 116k miles.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-29-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,643
Posted By ewsr
picked up my 328d sports wagon

Did it come with dynamic handling?


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Forum: European Delivery 10-24-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,060
Posted By ewsr
Stuck in VPC repair, need advice

My car arrived on the same date on the Don Juan. Sat around for a while. Then reportedly needed rims like yours, took a week to get them, finished last week. Finally arrived at the dealer yesterday...
Forum: European Delivery 10-21-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By ewsr
Rolf

If Rolf isn't available, I can attest that Peter is a worthy substitute. He goes the extra mile to help and gets your trip off to a great start.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-19-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,351
Posted By ewsr
Bremerhaven to NY

Dealer says everything was held up by the need for some kind if repair. He doesn't know what. The only thing I know is that one rim was scratched when I dropped it off. According to the records he...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-18-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,351
Posted By ewsr
Bremerhaven to NY

I have to contradict Bt. My car was in the Don Juan, still no news.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-14-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,351
Posted By ewsr
Bremerhaven to NY

My car was on the Don Juan.

My suspicion is that for non ED leases anyway the sooner they get you the car the sooner payments start. For ED, you're already paying, so no incentive for them there....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-14-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,351
Posted By ewsr
Bremerhaven to NY

Still no news for me and my dealer is only 20 miles from the port. They say it arrived oct 3 at VPC. They really aren't motivated to get EDs through I think.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-10-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By ewsr
How is the 328i reliability holding up?

Definitely get the extended warranty if you buy and plan to keep it after the standard expires. I was very glad I had the extended maintenance agreement on my 2005 E46. Still there were expensive...
Forum: European Delivery 10-05-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,667
Posted By ewsr
Munich Hotels

I stayed in the Munich Park Hilton in August. There is a discount for ED customers. A great breakfast and free parking came with the room. Very comfortable. Not in the center of Munich, but an easy...
Forum: European Delivery 09-28-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,066
Posted By ewsr
Roll Call: AURIGA LEADER - West Coast Arrival Oct 11

You must be glad it happened the last day and not the first.


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Forum: European Delivery 09-25-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,066
Posted By ewsr
Roll Call: AURIGA LEADER - West Coast Arrival Oct 11

Gmoore, sounds like an interesting experience. Could you give us the details?


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Forum: European Delivery 09-14-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,066
Posted By ewsr
Roll Call: AURIGA LEADER - West Coast Arrival Oct 11

How do you find out what ship your car is scheduled on? I dropped in Geneva on sept 3


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Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 08-30-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,257
Posted By ewsr
BMW Supply Chain Problems Have Owners Waiting.

Another article

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/business/news/bmw-owners-upset-over-repair-wait-701312/


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Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,581
Posted By ewsr
Itinerary Review/Suggestions

We stayed in Berchtesgaden at the Intercontinental for 2 nights last week. Went to the Eagles Nest. the start of the tour is a 10 minute walk from the hotel. Advise you go before 10 am to avoid...
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