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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-26-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By martyl
I have the standard sport suspension on my 335...

I have the standard sport suspension on my 335 and it's great. There are many different opinions on this so a search may help.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-25-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,792
Posted By martyl
I didn't want to get a coating so I bought a...

I didn't want to get a coating so I bought a Porter Cable DA polisher and will use some Wolfgang swirl remover and Wolfgang sealant. I like detailing my car. I also use Menzerna's quick detailer...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-24-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,740
Posted By martyl
I have the standard sport suspension on my 2014...

I have the standard sport suspension on my 2014 335i and it rides so much better than my e90 non-sport, yet at the same time handles beautifully. No crashing over potholes. Much more compliant but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-24-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,151
Posted By martyl
Now that my 335 is starting to break in, the...

Now that my 335 is starting to break in, the engine feels like it's become more responsive after about 3500 miles. Since I live in a city, I can't drive around in sport mode all the time. It's just...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,229
Posted By martyl
I do all the stuff above and I put a couple of...

I do all the stuff above and I put a couple of coats of Klasse on it. It's been so bad in the Midwest that I've used a reliable car wash. I use some Meguiars swirl remover to touch up any marring....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By martyl
It is intermittent and I have only noticed it...

It is intermittent and I have only noticed it during very cold weather. It was making it today when it was 15 degrees. There is no snow so it's not the tires. It's clearly coming from the wheel....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By martyl
Steering wheel noise in cold weather

I have a 2014 335i and since the very cold weather here in the Midwest, I've noticed the steering wheel is noisy. It makes a kind of rubbing sound as opposed to a squeak. Has anyone else experienced...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-20-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By martyl
I've used Meguiars swirl remover. Works great....

I've used Meguiars swirl remover. Works great. Use high quality microfiber
cloths.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,253
Posted By martyl
+1. We drove all over Europe with a Garmin Navi...

+1. We drove all over Europe with a Garmin Navi and it was great. Doesn't sound like it would be money well spent for you.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-02-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By martyl
I love mine. Mine is 2014 and the steering in...

I love mine. Mine is 2014 and the steering in sport mode is close to my previous e90 so I like it. It's very quick and handles great. I have the standard sport package with 18 in wheels and RWD. I...
Forum: The Detail Department 12-24-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By martyl
Thanks for all the helpful feedback!

Thanks for all the helpful feedback!
Forum: The Detail Department 12-23-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By martyl
Polishing pads and Klasse

I picked up a Black Sapphire 335i and noticed some fine scratches under bright indoor light. I'm getting a DA Porter Cable polisher and want to know a couple of things.

1. For Klasse all in one...
Forum: European Delivery 12-20-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 33,501
Posted By martyl
To complete my information; my car arrived on...

To complete my information; my car arrived on Monday, December 16th. 9 weeks from drop off which included a VPC repair for a scratch and a dent. Not bad all things considered. The work was flawlessly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-19-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,982
Posted By martyl
I have the 335 sport after doing ED in October....

I have the 335 sport after doing ED in October. The car was redelivered two days ago. I think the car is fantastic. I love the engine. Not only because it's powerful but because of the smooth reving...
Forum: European Delivery 12-17-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,115
Posted By martyl
Having done ED twice and driven a lot in Europe,...

Having done ED twice and driven a lot in Europe, I think you're going to be doing a lot of driving and you may find it's too much. Plus, you're going to feel rushed with this schedule. One day in...
Forum: European Delivery 12-13-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,852
Posted By martyl
M1388Z Picked up on 10/7 Dropped off in...

M1388Z

Picked up on 10/7
Dropped off in Paris 10/11
Arrived in New York 11/15
VPC work order on 11/19 to repair scratch
Released from VPC 12/12
ETA to Dealer12/18

As others have...
Forum: European Delivery 12-06-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,737
Posted By martyl
You may be correct. The BMW site refers to...

You may be correct. The BMW site refers to Germany passing a "ruling" and speaks of being fined in certain circumstances. Either way it sounds like having another option makes a lot of sense.
Forum: European Delivery 12-06-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,737
Posted By martyl
You can't drive with summer tires in the winter...

You can't drive with summer tires in the winter in Germany. It's against the law. You need at least all season tires or you'll have to rent winter tires. Summer tires won't work in cold/snowy weather...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 33,501
Posted By martyl
I dropped my car off in Paris on October 11th. It...

I dropped my car off in Paris on October 11th. It arrived on the Fidelio in New York on November 15th and got to the VPC on the 16th. A work order began on November 19th. I have a scratch that needs...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,033
Posted By martyl
What a great statement. You really have it all in...

What a great statement. You really have it all in perspective. My wife and just did ED for our 30th anniversary. It's ultimately not about the car.
Forum: European Delivery 11-26-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By martyl
Great report. Nice pics of Lake Como. We just...

Great report. Nice pics of Lake Como. We just returned from there. Still my favorite place in Europe. Congrats!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-24-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By martyl
Need Jon shafer's email

You can find it on the Ask a Dealer forum where he posts.


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Forum: European Delivery 11-21-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By martyl
Same here. I had a scratch and called my dealer...

Same here. I had a scratch and called my dealer about it from Europe. He didn't anything about this. It was just noted at drop off in Paris.
Forum: European Delivery 11-15-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
Posted By martyl
Good for you. A good start to your weekend. Enjoy...

Good for you. A good start to your weekend. Enjoy your car!
Forum: European Delivery 11-15-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By martyl
Agreed. I can no longer find it either but since...

Agreed. I can no longer find it either but since my ship just arrived in New York I guess I don't need it anymore. I used to see it but I don't any longer. Maybe something changes after you drop the...
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