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Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
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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: 2,255
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: 573
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: 982
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: 2,255
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: 2,255
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: 3,129
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: 821
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: 6,701
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: 1,115
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: 2,113
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: 2,113
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: 2,113
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: 6,548
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: 6,701
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: 6,701
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: 6,548
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: 6,548
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: 1,727
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: 2,744
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: 808
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: 2,744
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...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,565
Posted By rome5982
Awesome, thanks for the feedback. Any issues...

Awesome, thanks for the feedback. Any issues with clearing any codes or faults?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,565
Posted By rome5982
I have flushed the brakes on my 02 Dodge Ram...

I have flushed the brakes on my 02 Dodge Ram truck and 99 323i BMW. It is time for my 04 745i and I am thinking that it should be the same process, but you never know with the 7 series, so I am...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-10-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,317
Posted By rome5982
No, service warranties/contracts are additional.

No, service warranties/contracts are additional.
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