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Forum: Classic Bimmers 02-04-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,649
Posted By 2002FAN
Awesome! Brings back good memories and inspires...

Awesome! Brings back good memories and inspires me to pull-out my 76 and continue with the restoration. Thanks!
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-24-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,285
Posted By 2002FAN
E92 0r F80

Challenge:

I had an E90 M3 6 Manual. I did not completely enjoy the long throw. I can purchase a 13 CPO E92 33K Miles Competition, DCT, for 18K less than ordering a new F80. I have driven a manual...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-02-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 19,597
Posted By 2002FAN
Are you saying that your dealer quoted price is...

Are you saying that your dealer quoted price is $68K? I am planning to order in March and my build price is $74,720. I have been told by my local dealer that they have a 6% mark-up.

I am hoping...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-01-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 19,597
Posted By 2002FAN
74 tii - sold Still wishing I did not sell...

74 tii - sold

Still wishing I did not sell my 74 Tii, fortunately I have a 76 2002 in early stages of restoration.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-11-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 184,354
Posted By 2002FAN
A few questions: Have you had the initial...

A few questions:

Have you had the initial recall work performed? The last recall work I had has appeared to fix my issues.

If so, were the injectors replaced? (I have had both banks of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-09-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By 2002FAN
High Miles Missed Window?

Hello,

I have a 2012 550i that just turned 123K. The car has been BMW maintained and essentially needs nothing. I drive 35K miles per year on average, mostly (85%) highway. I can stick it out a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-23-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By 2002FAN
High Miles?

Hello,
I just turned 110k on a 2012 F10 550. I am in the process of deciding whether to keep going or trade? I am 90% highway with no abuse to the car. I had the engine recall repair at 90k along...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-24-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 184,354
Posted By 2002FAN
N63 engine recall

I have some encouraging news. After 2 sets of injectors and the N63 recall repair my 2012 550i is running great (I do have a seldom engine vibration from a cold start, could be the v8).

The recall...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-30-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 184,354
Posted By 2002FAN
I just received my car back from the dealer...

I just received my car back from the dealer (repair took 2 days). There was no mention of a 30 mile test drive. I still have a little vibration after start-up and cannot really tell a difference in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-25-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 184,354
Posted By 2002FAN
I am taking my 2012 550 in tomorrow for the...

I am taking my 2012 550 in tomorrow for the scheduled N63 evaluation. I will ask questions and report back on the what my SA states is happening.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-22-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 184,354
Posted By 2002FAN
I really enjoy the way a BMW drives. I need a...

I really enjoy the way a BMW drives. I need a fun/safe driving reliable long distance commuter that has room for 5, seldom though. Over the past few years I have been in X5 d's, an M3, and now the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-19-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 184,354
Posted By 2002FAN
I am taking my 2012 550 in next Monday for the...

I am taking my 2012 550 in next Monday for the recall work. I have had both sets of injectors replaced at different times (drive train malfunction), and my head unit replaced due to complete failure....
Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-28-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,893
Posted By 2002FAN
I had an ANSA on my second 2002 and I really...

I had an ANSA on my second 2002 and I really enjoyed the sound. The drawback was alerting my parents every time I came home late.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-18-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,893
Posted By 2002FAN
I had an ANSA on a former 2002 many years ago...

I had an ANSA on a former 2002 many years ago that sounded great.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-18-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By 2002FAN
Thanks for the reply. All good points and advice....

Thanks for the reply. All good points and advice. I was able to get >20 mpg on the highway when I had my E90.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-18-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By 2002FAN
F10 550 to E92 M3?

My prior car was an E90 M3 MT w/o competition package. I traded it 2 years ago for a 2012 550i with M Sport. I use my 550 to commute 150 miles each day, all highway. The 550 has good electronics, is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-24-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,341
Posted By 2002FAN
I have commuted 160 miles a day for the past 7...

I have commuted 160 miles a day for the past 7 years. During that time I have been through a couple of 3's, a couple of X5's, a diesel that I should have kept, and now have a 2012 550i approaching...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-24-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,998
Posted By 2002FAN
Add-Oil

I have a 2012 550 with 60K miles. I have consistently added one to two quarts between changes. The AS told me early in the process that this is a common occurrence with the V8.
I keep two quarts...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-01-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By 2002FAN
Head Unit Crashed & Drive Train Malfunction

The I-Drive head unit crashed in my 2012 550i. Once it was finally replaced, and I picked up the car, my entire hard-drive was wiped out. I lost more than 700 songs and several business CD's, stored...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-19-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,889
Posted By 2002FAN
Fuel Injectors replaced AGAIN

Same thing happened to me at 35K miles. I had my 2012 550 in the shop twice before the injectors were replaced. Apparently BMW only replaced 2. The SA informed me that one of the plugs was fouled and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-12-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By 2002FAN
Recurring Issues

My 2012 550 runs rough after all starts.
Also, the drive train malfunction has occurred several
times with the car rapidly shaking. Once I power off and restart
the issue goes away.

Is anyone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-29-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,276
Posted By 2002FAN
550 - M Package Best Tires

I have 29k and do a lot of highway driving. I still have a couple of thousand left on the Dunlops but those miles will go fast. I have decided to get the spare OEM F10 kit and go with either summer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-29-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,276
Posted By 2002FAN
550 - M Package Best Tires

Thanks for the responses. I am not opposed, actually would prefer to go away from the run flats. For those who have, do you haul a spare wheel in your trunk or call a tow truck?

If you have a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-26-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,276
Posted By 2002FAN
550 M-Package Best Tires?

I need to replace the tires on my 2012 550 w/ M Sports Package. The dealership quoted north of 2K prior to alignment, balancing, etc. (I will find another source.)

I currently have Dunlops and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-17-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By 2002FAN
550i Rough at Idle

I have a 2012 550i with 25k miles. At idle, the car is consistently at 5k RPMs and feels rough. Any theories? This has been going on for about 10k miles. Thanks
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