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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,534
Posted By Mjbr
It's hard to name a car company that doesn't have...

It's hard to name a car company that doesn't have a presence in Mexico. They have a free trade agreement with 45 countries, a strong rail and port system and oh yeah, workers that will accept...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,541
Posted By Mjbr
You can tell any dealer you want to change who...

You can tell any dealer you want to change who the "home" dealer is. Default is the dealer who sold you the car. If you want a different dealer to get the teleservice calls from your car, ask them to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-12-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 29,335
Posted By Mjbr
If you need a clutch within 4/50 then you're...

If you need a clutch within 4/50 then you're doing it wrong.

In most parts of the US, 85% of BMWs are leased, so the majority of customers will not be affected in any way.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-16-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 24,822
Posted By Mjbr
Make sure Geico is not authorizing the dealer to...

Make sure Geico is not authorizing the dealer to put in a remmanufactured engine from their supplier. Make sure it is BMW NEW. THIS IS REQUIRED IF YOU LEASE THE CAR.

The Geico supplied engine will...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-24-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By Mjbr
Don't worry. Auto Bild magazine was the one to...

Don't worry. Auto Bild magazine was the one to report this first and they already sent out a clarification today after being challenged from BMW. The same test institute that caught VW tested 13 BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-18-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,732
Posted By Mjbr
That price is probably correct for engine, turbos...

That price is probably correct for engine, turbos - parts and labor at customer pay rates. If the insurance company pays, and that's a big if, they will insist on a salvage or used engine, which will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-24-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,555
Posted By Mjbr
I live in Northern NJ and I did not have a front...

I live in Northern NJ and I did not have a front plate on my BMW for a long time. One day as I was passing through a small town in Bergen County I was stopped by a young cop who went way out of his...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-23-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,933
Posted By Mjbr
Wow, someone made a huge mistake by leaving the...

Wow, someone made a huge mistake by leaving the wheel caps on with the Roundel.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,475
Posted By Mjbr
There is a 5 day cancellation period on...

There is a 5 day cancellation period on Maintenance Plans. Once past that, you are locked in.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,614
Posted By Mjbr
Sport display Messages Traffic list Split...

Sport display
Messages
Traffic list
Split screen on/off
Entertainment details
Arrow display
Location display
Nav to home
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-02-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,498
Posted By Mjbr
This is called Weathering Steel and you are...

This is called Weathering Steel and you are correct. Once the metal is covered in rust, it is sealed against corrosion. Many guardrails on our roadways use this.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-02-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 91,534
Posted By Mjbr
It takes weeks to launch a recall. First, NHTSA...

It takes weeks to launch a recall. First, NHTSA dictates what and when anything happens. Dont forget that BMW volunteered to do this recall. Next, BMW has to create a repair procedure, test it and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-27-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,750
Posted By Mjbr
I've posted this in another thread before, but...

I've posted this in another thread before, but the way this was explained to me by a knowledgeable source is that BMWNA's position is to always replace a run flat. If you get a flat and drive on the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-28-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,475
Posted By Mjbr
There is a five day cancellation period, which...

There is a five day cancellation period, which has expired. Now it is locked in. If you own the car, it is something you should get back money back on whennyou sell or trade it in.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-15-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,709
Posted By Mjbr
Actually, you shouldn't repair a run flat tire....

Actually, you shouldn't repair a run flat tire. If a run flat loses air and you drive on it "flat" as you are supposed to, the tire will be permanently damaged. That is why when you go to a BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,492
Posted By Mjbr
Stupid question, but do you have your car...

Stupid question, but do you have your car registered as white or red with the dmv? How does that work since it is temporary?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,326
Posted By Mjbr
Carfax only tells you what it knows, just like...

Carfax only tells you what it knows, just like NICB. Cars like this could have been bought by a shady body shop for peanuts, "fixed" and resold. I know of body shops that have their own used car...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-17-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,336
Posted By Mjbr
I took delivery of my car today, built July 5th...

I took delivery of my car today, built July 5th with Tech Pack. it has BT and the USB.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By Mjbr
Thanks to both of you for the good info. i'm...

Thanks to both of you for the good info. i'm trying a test install today before a road trip on Thur.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By Mjbr
thanks. care to share how it is with wind noise?...

thanks. care to share how it is with wind noise? also, how far back do you mount it, to the tailgate up at max height? i was thinking of lowering the tailgate height and pushing the nose of the cargo...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By Mjbr
cargo box and satellite radio

first post on the fest.

I am putting a Thule mountaineer cargo box on my new X5 3.5d and wanted to know if anyone has experienced loss of signal with the satellite radio? on other forums, like...
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