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Forum: European Delivery 08-10-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By rome5982
I made my reservations a week before this sale...

I made my reservations a week before this sale came out because the prices were steadily going up. Do you think I have any chance of rebooking my flight with the cheaper prices?
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By rome5982
Wow, thanks for the quick reply! That would be...

Wow, thanks for the quick reply! That would be perfect. Then I could drop the car off in the morning before they open and proceed to check-in at the airport with plenty of time to catch my flight.
Forum: European Delivery 08-08-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By rome5982
Are you saying that you can do the paperwork and...

Are you saying that you can do the paperwork and checkout at LogInOut the day before, but then keep the car and just drop it off the next morning in order to catch an early flight? My United...
Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By rome5982
You would be very fortunate to get a 2016 M3 for...

You would be very fortunate to get a 2016 M3 for anything less than ED MSRP right now due to very few allocations. I put my order in for one in May and just last week recieved an allocation and a...
Forum: European Delivery 07-25-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,354
Posted By rome5982
I went ahead and booked my flights. Used the...

I went ahead and booked my flights. Used the Lufthansa "discount" code and website. Checked between that and Google flights searches and there really was not a difference in overall price for my...
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By rome5982
Hotel recommendations in Berchtesgaden

I will be picking up my 2016 M3 on October 5th, planning to drive to Berchtesgaden and stay for a couple of nights and check out the Eagles Nest, documentation center and Lake Konigssee before...
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,068
Posted By rome5982
Very nice perspective and great color, thanks for...

Very nice perspective and great color, thanks for sharing. Enjoy your trip.
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,354
Posted By rome5982
Wow, lots of great insights and recommendations. ...

Wow, lots of great insights and recommendations. Really apreciate the feedback and interesting comments. Sounds like most people feel the flight going over is harder to adjust to, and being able to...
Forum: European Delivery 07-14-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,354
Posted By rome5982
Which flight is worse - going or coming back?

Just got my date confirmation for 10/5. Need to book airline and was wondering which direction is worse relative to length and jet lag - flight to Munich or back to the states (east coast)? Toying...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,161
Posted By rome5982
Same problem here with my 328. The only...

Same problem here with my 328. The only intermittent ability that I see is in automatic mode - someone please tell me how to do intermittent in manual if I am incorrect. And when I am using...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By rome5982
I am having this intermittent rattling sound...

I am having this intermittent rattling sound coming from the headliner to the left of the center console on the ceiling also. When I apply pressure there with my hand the rattle goes away. Anu...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-22-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,786
Posted By rome5982
To remove tension on the belt you need to turn...

To remove tension on the belt you need to turn the tensioner pulley clockwise (see #2 from this link - there is a star socket at about the 1:00 position that you use)...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-31-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By rome5982
bump, both of my timing covers are leaking...

bump,

both of my timing covers are leaking too, how hard to change the gasket?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-22-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,134
Posted By rome5982
Yes, and I tried that but it still shows a...

Yes, and I tried that but it still shows a malfunction fault. I will check out the control unit this week when I get some time.

I live in South Florida = Flat, so never used the auto-P.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-21-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,134
Posted By rome5982
never used the auto-P feature

never used the auto-P feature
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-21-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,134
Posted By rome5982
Same thing happened to me yesterday. I manually...

Same thing happened to me yesterday. I manually disengaged. Did you get yours fixed? What was the solution if you did. Thanks.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,620
Posted By rome5982
Update - Another symptom was that the car...

Update -

Another symptom was that the car would run with no faults until the A/C was turned on and then it would produce a failsafe fault shortly thereafter.

I purchased the OEM voltage...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,786
Posted By rome5982
I removed my alternator (air cooled) and then...

I removed my alternator (air cooled) and then replaced the voltage regulator. It was a little tricky getting the alternator mounting holes to line-up since there was not a lot of room and the fit is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-31-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,786
Posted By rome5982
I am preparing to remove my alternator to replace...

I am preparing to remove my alternator to replace the voltage regulator. Did you wind up having to remove the coolant hose routed to the thermostat? It would be great if that extra work (coolant...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-31-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,620
Posted By rome5982
Thank you for the oscilloscope trace. I do have...

Thank you for the oscilloscope trace. I do have access to one so I will try it. I already ordered a voltage regulator. Do you know if the "bad" plot showing a phase issue is indicative of a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-30-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,620
Posted By rome5982
OK, I am the latest to joint the transmission...

OK, I am the latest to joint the transmission failsafe fault club. Symptoms -

- Car intermittingly gets the failsafe mode warning and the dynamic stability warning (picture with car leaning to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-30-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By rome5982
How do I access the secret menu in order to...

How do I access the secret menu in order to monitor voltage? I know how to get to the service interval/reset menu but that is used while the car is not running.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-03-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,773
Posted By rome5982
Thats a good price. I just paid $20 for each...

Thats a good price. I just paid $20 for each sensor at the dealer (and that was with my BMWCCA discount). But on the upside........I got to checkout the new M3..............awesome.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By rome5982
Can we change service interval mileage setting?

I know how to reset the service warnings/codes. My question is about changing the default mileage and/or time periods. I want to change the oil service mileage to 7000. Is there a way that we can...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,773
Posted By rome5982
This is exactly what I just did, and now I have...

This is exactly what I just did, and now I have the same -7000 warning. Replaced all brakes and rotors then did the final "reset".......................and now I have the brake warning! Very good...
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