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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-16-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By taxguru
Sent you a PM...

Sent you a PM...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-09-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By taxguru
Sure. Feel free... Right now there are two of...

Sure. Feel free... Right now there are two of us collaborating and dealing with Shell. If there were more, it only makes it easier for everyone (and that's exactly what the lead Shell investigator...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-09-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By taxguru
Well, here's the update: Got my car back and...

Well, here's the update:

Got my car back and it runs great now. They had to remove all the fuel and had to replace the fuel pump. Now I have to fight Shell...

Fellas, the lesson to learn...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-07-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By taxguru
Don't believe it was diesel, but poor quality...

Don't believe it was diesel, but poor quality control on shell. As I understand it, all the southeastern states get their gas from the same pipeline. Then each different company takes the gas and...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-07-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By taxguru
That is yet to be determined as I haven't picked...

That is yet to be determined as I haven't picked the car up yet. It was supposed to be done last Friday, I think, but I got another note after they flushed the fuel system of the bad fuel and drove...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-03-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By taxguru
Well gents, here's the update... According to...

Well gents, here's the update... According to BMW it's the gas. Initially when I was told this, I didn't believe it. But as it turns out someone with an M5 filled up at the same station I did the...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-30-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By taxguru
So, not to sound like a fatalist... but my...

So, not to sound like a fatalist... but my curiosity is getting the best of me. What happens if they can't determine what's causing the problem? How are warranty situations like this handled where...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-30-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By taxguru
Update as of today - BMW says it's a very "odd"...

Update as of today - BMW says it's a very "odd" problem. Basically the mechanic and the corporate guys are going back and forth trying different things to see what helps... Nothing is caught in the...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-27-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By taxguru
He hasn't specifically said that so the next time...

He hasn't specifically said that so the next time I speak to him I'll be sure to point that out... Although I would imagine it couldn't be that since after I got it cranked and warmed up I drove it...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-27-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By taxguru
Engine Stalling - Not DCT related

Well guys,

I've had my first major issue with my '12 m3. The doesn't even have 13k miles on it. It's currently at the dealer and they have submitted the case to Germany because they can't figure...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-01-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By taxguru
Thanks for the input. I think they will drop as...

Thanks for the input. I think they will drop as well and i'm inclined to go ahead and do it.

I will say though that I don't see many M3's out there. I've run searches on Autotrader for...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-01-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By taxguru
Now or Later...?

Well,

I can't believe I'm saying this, but I think I'm ready to sell my 2012 Interlagos Blue M3... Car is a blast and I love driving it, but I'm having to leave it home more often because...
Forum: The Detail Department 12-27-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By taxguru
Atlanta Area scratch/chip repair recommendation

Does anyone have a recommendation for an Atlanta scratch/paint chip repair person? I have a few spots that I'd like to get fixed. I've looked at the DIY paint chip/scratch instructions on some...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-12-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,782
Posted By taxguru
Go with Interlagos - it's not purple. I had the...

Go with Interlagos - it's not purple. I had the same fear, but when I saw it the first time, there's was no question it was the best color available... I have that with extended bamboo beige and I...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-15-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,338
Posted By taxguru
A dreaded moment...

So, I'm driving from ATL to Raleigh early saturday morning, about 5am. I'm doing 75 in the left lane and move to pass the person in front of me via the right-hand lane. I move over and in a split...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 07-10-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,259
Posted By taxguru
21 Miles?!? Did they leave the beer bottles in...

21 Miles?!? Did they leave the beer bottles in the back for you to clean up?:bigpimp:
Forum: The Detail Department 06-30-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By taxguru
Medium or finishing polish

I have a question - I have a new M3 with about 1300 miles on it. There are a few swirl marks from the dealer and a couple other minor things I'd like to polish out but it shouldn't require much...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 06-30-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,600
Posted By taxguru
Jeez, I guess I can sleep now tonight... :D ...

Jeez, I guess I can sleep now tonight... :D

Just to report back - they removed 1 qt and the computer said it was too low... then they added in 1/4 qtr stages until the computer accepted the...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 06-29-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,600
Posted By taxguru
Thanks for the info... Yea, I was hoping that if...

Thanks for the info... Yea, I was hoping that if it was serious it would be noticeable or at least trigger a "service now" warning when you start the car.

I spoke with the head technician and he...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 06-29-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,600
Posted By taxguru
1200 mile service screw up

Well, I took my brand new M3 in for it's 1200 service yesterday and picked it back up 5 hours later. They said everything was great and checked out perfectly. They changed the oil and differential...
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By taxguru
Thanks! Goo gone took care of it!

Thanks! Goo gone took care of it!
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 06-18-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By taxguru
Thanks for the response - however the only things...

Thanks for the response - however the only things that can be modified there are the power, edc, and shift lights... No shift settings.... :thumbdwn:
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 06-18-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By taxguru
Shift setting

I've looked in the manual and online and don't see a thread for this - but of course, my apologies if I've missed it....

I know you can customize the M button and I have done that, but is there a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-14-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By taxguru
Freaking 3m tape...

Picked my re-delivery car from the PC yesterday and it is awesome. However the PC people didn't remove the front Euro tag and i'd like to take it off. I carefully and patiently removed the tags but...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-14-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,065
Posted By taxguru
I asked when I got there and they showed me the...

I asked when I got there and they showed me the one that had it on there (one of the white ones with the stripes on it). There were A LOT of activities going on and the car was in use most of the...
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