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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-05-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By vogel60232
You indicate the $105 fee is too high. My...

You indicate the $105 fee is too high. My experience is that if you contact the wheel guy directly,rather than going through the dealer, you can save about 40%.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-15-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By vogel60232
If you qualify for the USAA discount and receive...

If you qualify for the USAA discount and receive it, the BMW car club will not issue the $500 rebate on a 4 series.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-12-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,888
Posted By vogel60232
63 xke

Bought the "63 model as the 2d owner in "65-$3500. Drove it 5 years, and over the course of that period probably spent 4 times the purchase price on repair. I remember issues such as wire wheels...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-22-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By vogel60232
When I said "wheel," I meant the center vent. If...

When I said "wheel," I meant the center vent. If I move it toward red, the problem is alleviated. Notw/standing, I don't think I should be getting cooled air unless I have the A/C switch turned on.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-22-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By vogel60232
A/C issue; 435i

With temp controls set to lowest level and air on but with A/C button not activated, I am nonetheless getting cooled air. To alleviate this, I either have to increase temp settings or turn the wheel...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-19-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By vogel60232
Typically, the dealer will have a specialist come...

Typically, the dealer will have a specialist come to the store to fix it. I've found that contacting him directly is less costly, usually abt $50/wheel. In the meantime, extremely fine sandpaper can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-22-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By vogel60232
The key is to use the absolutely minimal amount...

The key is to use the absolutely minimal amount of paint on the brush that comes w/ the touch-up paint, in order to avoid the "bump" and spilling over beyond the chip.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-10-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By vogel60232
If you are a USAA member,that's good for $500 as...

If you are a USAA member,that's good for $500 as well.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-09-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By vogel60232
Z4 lease

2011 Z4 35i lease ends March'14. Local dealer is advising no pull-ahead from BMW Financial on that car. Pls advise if anyone has experience or information to the contrary.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-02-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By vogel60232
Z4 lease

Local dealer(SC) advises no early-out (pull-ahead) on 2011 Z435i lease ending Mar '14. If anyone has been advised to the contrary, pls advise.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-05-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By vogel60232
435i adaptive suspension

Before ordering a 435i, would appreciate any comments regarding how the adaptive suspension option will affect ride/handling.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-10-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 792
Posted By vogel60232
Z4 lease

2011 lease ends March '14. Any word as to whether BMW financial can be expected to allow 3- month early out, or "pull ahead," I think they call it. Local dealer has no clue.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-08-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By vogel60232
blind spot

2011 Z4 35i. Believe recent accident largely caused by rear view mirror -created blind spot. Has anyone noticed similar issue?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-06-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By vogel60232
a/c,heat problems

Many thx.I'm going to request the "master reset" from the dealer. On my car, everything will work the next day, as reported by others.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-04-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By vogel60232
a/c,heat problems

'11 Z4 35i: Have continuing problem w/ a/c,heat,air all inoperative w/ no lights on dash panel, notw/standing replacement of at least 2 electrical parts, to include control panel.Pls advise any...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 01-31-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,887
Posted By vogel60232
launch control

2011 Z4 35i w/ DCT. Has anyone tried "launch control"? If so, pls describe.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-10-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,430
Posted By vogel60232
ground clearance

2011 Z4. With the low ground clearance, am frequently scraping the front bumper"s underside, typically while backing out of a driveway that has a slight grade(even @ extremely low speed). Anyone...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 07-22-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 922
Posted By vogel60232
headlights

2011 35i. Window sticker indicates xenon adaptive headlights. Owner's manual implies the adaptive light control is an option since it has an asterix by the description on page 64. When turning...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-07-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,260
Posted By vogel60232
car wash

any problems noticed taking the Z4 through an automated car wash, given its low clearance and external antenna?
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-19-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,823
Posted By vogel60232
Thx. Service manager agrees.

Thx. Service manager agrees.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-17-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,823
Posted By vogel60232
DSC warning light

2011 Z4. Warning light indicating DSC failure on constantly yesterday but not today. Dealer ambivalent w/ regard to need for service. Request advice.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-12-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By vogel60232
Good advice, although dealer acknowledged they...

Good advice, although dealer acknowledged they would contact BMW regional rep and get back to me. Thx
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-12-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By vogel60232
transmission noise

Have 2011 z43.5 w/ 7-speed auto. transmission. 1,000 mis. Have noticed relatively loud noise when downshifting in auto. mode from 3d to 2d and 2d to 1st. Local dealer shop foreman had no info but...
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