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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,262
Posted By FrankAZ
Yes, my transmission training reset was covered...

Yes, my transmission training reset was covered under the in-force new car warranty. I didn't have any dash lights accompanying my symptoms though.

Subsequently I did read somewhere about an owner...
Forum: European Delivery 12-22-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By FrankAZ
I think that's wise. If you're going to Austria...

I think that's wise. If you're going to Austria it is required and to not carry one is wrong, no matter you own thoughts on the true necessity, probabilities, and bureaucracy of it. Elsewhere it...
Forum: European Delivery 12-17-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By FrankAZ
No need to pay for a picture if you have a...

No need to pay for a picture if you have a digital camera and a printer available. Just use the passport photo tool at the US State Dept's website and position/crop your own picture. Take two (they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-07-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By FrankAZ
This is very interesting thread and a...

This is very interesting thread and a bookmarkable 'keeper'. I found this in an online Ford manual (here...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-26-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By FrankAZ
Also a 2009 3-series. Now on my 3rd evaporator...

Also a 2009 3-series. Now on my 3rd evaporator core. Original was misdiagnosed until one month before my warranty expired then the dealer replaced it under warranty. Phew! The second one lasted 4...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,264
Posted By FrankAZ
Of course you are right. It is all speculation at...

Of course you are right. It is all speculation at the extreme end of likelihood, but perhaps a little more frequent than your monkey analogy. (The car example, not the Boltzmann Brain).

Soft...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,264
Posted By FrankAZ
Interesting. I am of course just as skeptical as...

Interesting. I am of course just as skeptical as the next person but there are a few mitigating circumstances which might be coming into play.

It is hard to imagine that two independent systems...
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,089
Posted By FrankAZ
Eleven, if you include principalities. ...

Eleven, if you include principalities.

Germany; Czech Republic; Slovakia; Hungary; Austria; Italy; San Marino; France; Monaco; Switzerland. Plus the US.

I still have the Czech, Slovakian, and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-06-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,054
Posted By FrankAZ
My AC faded again and the car is back in the shop...

My AC faded again and the car is back in the shop again today. They've diagnosed it as another evaporator failure. My CA says BMW are now on the 3rd or 4th redesign of the E9x evaporator and that the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,054
Posted By FrankAZ
Hi - I'm in Chander, AZ. My 2009 328i's warranty...

Hi - I'm in Chander, AZ. My 2009 328i's warranty expired at the beginning of June so I timed things so that I took the car in for the battery cable recall action at the end of May. I asked the dealer...
Forum: European Delivery 08-11-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,971
Posted By FrankAZ
I used my Bimmerfest id, "FrankAZ". By the...

I used my Bimmerfest id, "FrankAZ".

By the time I got to the Welt my brain was pretty well 100% saturated with the European Delivery forum and something inside me figured that would be as good a...
Forum: European Delivery 08-07-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By FrankAZ
The original of this picture is in this forum...

The original of this picture is in this forum post:

http://www.i-bmw.com/showpost.php?p=558691&postcount=59

The author says Grossglockner.

If you Google Map your way along I'm sure you'll be...
Forum: European Delivery 06-28-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,858
Posted By FrankAZ
For historical reference since it would be...

For historical reference since it would be interesting to see the interval between repeat issuance within the pool of numbers allocated to BMW.

2009/06/02 1100 FrankAZ

I'm going to bookmark...
Forum: European Delivery 06-27-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,357
Posted By FrankAZ
That is true for Austria and some if not most...

That is true for Austria and some if not most other countries with vignettes. HOWEVER, Switzerland only provides for a 1 year annual vignette so it is CHF 40 or nothing.

Frank.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,391
Posted By FrankAZ
I would guess that a Tahoe has a much more robust...

I would guess that a Tahoe has a much more robust frame than a BMW's monocoque. I'd be cautious about fitting something which would transfer the energy of an impact directly to the most expensive...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,391
Posted By FrankAZ
Some mornings I have to drive on AZ101 heading...

Some mornings I have to drive on AZ101 heading north, usually at about the same time of morning. For the last month I've seen a tired looking red Porsche 928 driving aggressively - lots of lane...
Forum: European Delivery 06-07-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By FrankAZ
Don't forget that you can use your own digital...

Don't forget that you can use your own digital photos. Just go to the State Dept's passport website and use the tool there to size and frame the picture you take yourself, print a couple of copies...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By FrankAZ
I'd suggest the Seehof in Immenstaad, which is...

I'd suggest the Seehof in Immenstaad, which is about midway between Friedrichshafen and Meersburg and either a good base from which to explore the northern shore of the lake, or a convenient stopover...
Forum: European Delivery 05-10-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,572
Posted By FrankAZ
The original suggestions are mostly a little...

The original suggestions are mostly a little compulsive for my tastes, but in the same spirit I would suggest:


A USB Flash drive full of your favorite driving music.
Paper print-out maps of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By FrankAZ
Yup - Google would probably suggest that there is...

Yup - Google would probably suggest that there is no problem because if you use Google Drive (the re-designated use of that name which refers to self-driving vehicles, not the cloud storage) then you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By FrankAZ
I've not used Google Glass, but I have worn other...

I've not used Google Glass, but I have worn other HUD eyewear and at least in my experience over several days it remained pretty distracting. As someone in my late forties it was information overload...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-09-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,354
Posted By FrankAZ
Evaporator transplant surgery complete. Can't say...

Evaporator transplant surgery complete. Can't say that the air from the vents is particularly cold but it is better than it was and probably as good as it gets. I've never had vent air as cold as it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,354
Posted By FrankAZ
Resurrecting my old thread for a hot update, pun...

Resurrecting my old thread for a hot update, pun unfortunately apt. Chalk my car up for one of those distressingly common AC evaporator replacement surgeries.

My 4yr warranty expires at the start...
Forum: European Delivery 05-07-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By FrankAZ
That is absolutely normal. My ED in 2009 had...

That is absolutely normal. My ED in 2009 had those very same maps and so has every car since. Those 'test' maps will be replaced with the latest US maps as the car passes through the VPC on its way...
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By FrankAZ
Star Alliance partner airlines have reciprocal...

Star Alliance partner airlines have reciprocal agreements which award status qualifying miles for almost all fare classes. My main mileage is with US Airways and I have earned status miles with...
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