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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By zerbitini
Yup... not a problem with the front wheel...

Yup... not a problem with the front wheel removed. I've done it many times (mountain bike).
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-02-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,032
Posted By zerbitini
I don't think the cause was you holding down the...

I don't think the cause was you holding down the unlock button on your key fob. In each of the 4 BMW's we've owned (including my 2009 135i), more than one window opens when you hold down the unlock...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,344
Posted By zerbitini
We were on business in Germany in May 2012, and...

We were on business in Germany in May 2012, and definitely got a photo radar flash outside of Cologne. We were driving a rental BMW diesel wagon, and we're still patiently waiting for the ticket. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,705
Posted By zerbitini
I had an F30 loaner for the three days (??) it...

I had an F30 loaner for the three days (??) it took my dealer to replace the vent valve on the emissions system of my 135i. My impressions: I loved the 8 speed AT. It was smooth and quiet. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By zerbitini
Our Olympic lapel pin just showed up Friday......

Our Olympic lapel pin just showed up Friday... from the test drive we did prior to the Summer Olympics. Quite the delay...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-04-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By zerbitini
New Michelins

I just replaced my OEM 215/40/18 front tires with 225/40/18 Michelin non-Run Flats, and the OEM 245/35/18 back tires with 245/40/18 Michelin non-Run Flats. This is on my 2009 135i with M Sport...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-04-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,726
Posted By zerbitini
My problem isn't freezing as my car is always...

My problem isn't freezing as my car is always garaged... so ND50oz's response gives me hope. Surprising that the BMW dealer wasn't aware of this! Thanks for the idea... I'll try this tonight!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-03-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,726
Posted By zerbitini
Window Problem

I'm resurrecting this old thread... as I am currently having this SAME problem on my 2009 135i coupe.

The passenger window doesn't always "drop" when the door handle is pulled, and hence, the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-20-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,846
Posted By zerbitini
Buzzing Radio

Since I'm the original poster... a quick update. Our dealer replaced our radio under warranty, and we've never had the problem since. Interestingly, my 2009 135i radio display became pixellated...
Forum: European Delivery 10-25-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,647
Posted By zerbitini
In my office with obligatory castle photo!

In my office with obligatory castle photo!
Forum: European Delivery 10-16-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,786
Posted By zerbitini
#1 Pro - It is very hard to pick one thing......

#1 Pro - It is very hard to pick one thing... but I would say "being treated like Royalty at the Welt"
#1 Con - Having to deal with rude/bad/undisciplined American drivers after returning from...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-28-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,529
Posted By zerbitini
My dealer did replace the "pixellated" radio with...

My dealer did replace the "pixellated" radio with a new HD radio. I had mentioned the problem while my car was still under the 3 year warranty, so there was no charge, even though the replacement...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-30-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,529
Posted By zerbitini
My radio has always functioned fine, but last...

My radio has always functioned fine, but last night the pixellation devolved into "no pixels whatsoever". The radio display was completely black. It was 96 degrees outside, and probably 110...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-22-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,041
Posted By zerbitini
My MT 135i has averaged 26.4 in over 21,000 miles...

My MT 135i has averaged 26.4 in over 21,000 miles of driving. I DO drive 75% highway at 70 to 75 mph. I also came from an E46 (2002 330 xi) and LOVE the power improvement, and don't even notice...
Forum: European Delivery 08-09-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By zerbitini
I just posted the following last week: ...

I just posted the following last week:

I've been fortunate to take two business trips to northern Germany (Dusseldorf, Cologne, Aachen and Alfeld) over the past couple of months, and I just flew...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-06-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By zerbitini
We had the exact same thing happen on my wife's...

We had the exact same thing happen on my wife's 2011 328xi wagon. I would call it more of a loud humming. We took it in to the dealer (and of course the sound wouldn't replicate while we were...
Forum: European Delivery 08-03-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By zerbitini
I much prefer to arrange everything in advance......

I much prefer to arrange everything in advance... so I can't provide much feedback to that portion of your question.

However on another note... I've been fortunate to take two business trips...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-25-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,529
Posted By zerbitini
Yes that photo is exactly what mine looks like. ...

Yes that photo is exactly what mine looks like. The display is fine in the morning, but after sitting in the sun all day, it is pixellated every night.
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,407
Posted By zerbitini
We were recently in Dusseldorf on business, and...

We were recently in Dusseldorf on business, and saw the dreaded flash while driving into the outskirts of Cologne in a rental 3 Series Wagon. We're patiently waiting for the ticket to arrive in the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-21-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,529
Posted By zerbitini
Pixellated Radio Display

2009 135i with 20,000 miles... and as I'm leaving work last Friday night, I notice that my radio display is pixellated. Fortunately, my final service appointment is this week, so I mentioned the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-07-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,966
Posted By zerbitini
Little Red Wagon

That's unfortunate.... and with less than 3 weeks to go, probably too late anyway. They are very attractive!
Forum: European Delivery 06-05-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By zerbitini
We also enjoyed breakfast at Muller's, before...

We also enjoyed breakfast at Muller's, before heading over to the Welt via the Nordfriedhof U-Bahn station. I wish we had known about Stengelhof as I love weinerschnitchel. I was in Dusseldorf and...
Forum: European Delivery 04-30-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By zerbitini
We spent four days in Northern Italy two years...

We spent four days in Northern Italy two years ago, and we never had any security concerns. I WAS concerned about getting our bumpers scratched/scuffed in some of the parallel street parking spots...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,904
Posted By zerbitini
Excellent choice! And.. I think that the wagon...

Excellent choice! And.. I think that the wagon has much better lines than the sedan!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-23-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,007
Posted By zerbitini
EXACTLY. I was stunned that he would pull his...

EXACTLY. I was stunned that he would pull his gun. What policeman puts himself in the position of using deadly force when no crime has been committed??
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