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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By Eurocar
I believe the 2 engines are much more different...

I believe the 2 engines are much more different than electronics. The E46 330 had a cast iron block where the E90 330 engine is "a hybrid construction that uses magnesium for the exterior of the...
Forum: European Delivery 11-23-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,177
Posted By Eurocar
Should I do Slovenia

(Here's the deal. I have 10 days to get from Munich to Vienna in late May. I really like the pictures (?) of Lake Bled and other Slovenian places)

We flew into Venice, stayed a few days then went...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 07-11-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By Eurocar
Thanks. I actually looked there first before...

Thanks. I actually looked there first before posting here but decided there was so little activity (on PNW regional) to post here.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 07-09-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By Eurocar
Any Recommendations for an Indy shop in Portland Oregon?

If you have any experiences to share I would appreciate hearing from you!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-16-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,655
Posted By Eurocar
Well I'm dealing with a bad sensor on my 2006...

Well I'm dealing with a bad sensor on my 2006 330xi right now so I can tell you that in addition to the ABS and 4x4 warning lights coming on all the time the transfer case (probably a board) decides...
Forum: European Delivery 04-18-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By Eurocar
We drove from Venice to Lake Bled last May. We...

We drove from Venice to Lake Bled last May. We stayed in Bled for about a week with a day trip to Ljubljana. We found the 1 day adequate for Ljubljana. The main roads were easily as good as those in...
Forum: European Delivery 01-19-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By Eurocar
I have not looked at Amazon ebook. In 2008 when I...

I have not looked at Amazon ebook. In 2008 when I dropped the project I guess either I was behind the ebook tech curve or they weren't being used for this kind of stuff. In any event I've never gone...
Forum: European Delivery 01-19-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By Eurocar
I actually wrote the book you're talking about in...

I actually wrote the book you're talking about in 2007 and 2008.
See -...
Forum: The MINI Board 02-05-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,710
Posted By Eurocar
Goodyear RFTs and undercar noise

I have a 2006 "S" with Goodyear runflats with -20K wear. They have a reasonable amount of tread left. Anyway the car has started producing this groaning, scrunching noise at slow speed over rough...
Forum: European Delivery 10-07-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,779
Posted By Eurocar
Your bill from "BMW Individual" should arrive in...

Your bill from "BMW Individual" should arrive in the mail soon.:)
Forum: European Delivery 10-07-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,779
Posted By Eurocar
As I recall the doors are assembled in isolation...

As I recall the doors are assembled in isolation from the main production line then merged at the proper time. So by the time the error was recognized (or not) it would be too late to do anything on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-06-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,068
Posted By Eurocar
Since South Africa drives on the left (and...

Since South Africa drives on the left (and steering wheels are on the right) importing used cars to the US must get quite expensive. ;)

http://www.southafrica.info/travel/advice/driving.htm
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-21-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Eurocar
The window sticker from my 2006 330xi shows...

The window sticker from my 2006 330xi shows "interior auto dimming mirror with compass" as part of the Premium Package. "Dual-power/heated exterior mirrors" were standard butt there's no mention of...
Forum: European Delivery 10-03-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,821
Posted By Eurocar
If its the small plastic piece that snaps into...

If its the small plastic piece that snaps into the top of the trunk that you're talking about it may have just fallen out. I can't keep mine in - looks like the triangle weighs too much for the...
Forum: European Delivery 10-03-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By Eurocar
Sorry to hear that. Jim was on a personal level...

Sorry to hear that. Jim was on a personal level a real gentleman and in business a pleasure to work with - a straight shooter.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-22-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By Eurocar
I had mine repaired last week for this problem....

I had mine repaired last week for this problem. The rear brake pads were replaced. I was told that there is a plastic insert in the brake pad that holds a wire for the wear sensor. When pad wear...
Forum: European Delivery 08-19-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,006
Posted By Eurocar
Well it's actually just a matter of how the...

Well it's actually just a matter of how the companies choose to structure the charges. Volvo "doesn't charge" a destination charge -
("U.S. Customs Duty, port clearance fees and inland...
Forum: General BMW 08-09-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By Eurocar
Suit yourself - I stand corrected. Possibly BMW...

Suit yourself - I stand corrected. Possibly BMW will believe that "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." Or maybe not.
Forum: General BMW 08-09-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By Eurocar
Looks like a lawsite to me

http://www.forbesautos.com/advice/toptens/chinese-cars-on-sale-in-america-slideshow_2.html?thisSpeed=10000

The Brilliance BS4 that is. The slideshow starts in a few seconds.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,871
Posted By Eurocar
Those are the results you get from costco.com. ...

Those are the results you get from costco.com. For some reason the tires I bought are not listed online. They are Pilot Sport A/S. Here's the tire on Tirerack -...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,871
Posted By Eurocar
BTW I just checked the price I paid for my...

BTW I just checked the price I paid for my Michelin Pilot Sport A/S's at costco. It was $680. or $170/tire, installed. If I had shipped from Tirerack the tire price would have been almost the same...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,871
Posted By Eurocar
I replaced my runflats yesterday with Michelin...

I replaced my runflats yesterday with Michelin Pilot Sport A/S's. Not to beat a dead horse here (there's no end to this discussion on the forum) but the difference is remarkable. I find myself...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Eurocar
Re: problems. I have a 2006 330xi with 22K miles...

Re: problems. I have a 2006 330xi with 22K miles and have had no issues except the squeaking brakes up to 20mph thing that you can find discussed in other threads.
Forum: The MINI Board 07-17-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By Eurocar
I'm surprised they JUST painted the door. When I...

I'm surprised they JUST painted the door. When I had some keying repaired on an E46 they painted the whole side of the car!
Forum: European Delivery 04-28-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,993
Posted By Eurocar
There's probably no absolute right or wrong. ...

There's probably no absolute right or wrong. I've always felt it appropriate and expedient as a traveler to conform to local standards as something of a show of respect for another culture. Think...
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