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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By dpritchett
+1 Shouldn't we see the new 7 series first?

+1 Shouldn't we see the new 7 series first?
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By dpritchett
On my trip, I visited Berlinand had a great...

On my trip, I visited Berlinand had a great experience ... but I stayed in the small town of Falkensee outside the city,drove to and parked at the grocery store next to the train station, and rode...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-15-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 869
Posted By dpritchett
I had the exact same thing happen to me on my old...

I had the exact same thing happen to me on my old 3 ... a flying hubcap left several scratches on the front bumper. I was able to polish them out at home to my satisfaction ... they were invisible...
Forum: European Delivery 08-12-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 625
Posted By dpritchett
You will have plenty of time to do the tour and...

You will have plenty of time to do the tour and still do a raft of other activities in Munich and at the Welt. I've done the tour in SC, and thought it was actually better than the Munich tour, so if...
Forum: European Delivery 08-09-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By dpritchett
I did this back in 2009 ... Not the simplest...

I did this back in 2009 ... Not the simplest process in the world, but I didn't find it as hard as described here.

You can just show up there and put your name on a wait list. I sold the two extra...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By dpritchett
Actually, there are several threads here that...

Actually, there are several threads here that deal with the issue. It's not like something different is causing the issue now vs. 2011 or 2012 or 2013. Search will be your friend here (said like the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By dpritchett
You may get a real discussion going here, or...

You may get a real discussion going here, or folks might pass the question by altogether ... there is talk that BMW is moving to a 5 year product cycle, down from the 7 year cycle that's been the...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 07-29-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By dpritchett
If you don't overdo it, you can point out things...

If you don't overdo it, you can point out things you are not happy with before you leave and get a correction or comp. But this perfect score thing is not just BMW. We bought a Honda CRV for my wife...
Forum: General BMW 07-15-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By dpritchett
:dunno:What a coincidence ... I just had my RFs...

:dunno:What a coincidence ... I just had my RFs removed last Thursday (7-10) from my 18" BMW alloys ... went with non RFTs ... I went back yesterday, because the tire was losing pressure daily ......
Forum: General BMW 07-15-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By dpritchett
I don't know what a wholesale business license...

I don't know what a wholesale business license costs in CA, but I'm thinking that the cost is going cut into your savings. Also, wholesale pricing is based, at least in part, on buying larger...
Forum: General BMW 07-11-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By dpritchett
Here's my question: do the oil changes referenced...

Here's my question: do the oil changes referenced in the Service and Warranty Information book include annual low mileage changes, or are they based only on CBS interval oil changes?
The warranty...
Forum: General BMW 07-10-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By dpritchett
Included Maintenance Services

I know that things not shown on the CBS are included in the free maintenance - eg. the cabin air filter gets replaced with the brake fluid every two years.

Here's my question: do the oil changes...
Forum: General BMW 07-04-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,530
Posted By dpritchett
For what it's worth, BMW reliability was Average...

For what it's worth, BMW reliability was Average in the 2014 Annual Auto issue of CR. It probably would be higher but for the very poor rating of the 7.




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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-02-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,433
Posted By dpritchett
Thanks. I went back and looked at my receipt from...

Thanks. I went back and looked at my receipt from my two year brake fluid change in May 2013, and see they did the cabin filters then as well. I just didn't pay attention and/or remember that....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-01-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,433
Posted By dpritchett
Is the cabin filter included in the CBS on the...

Is the cabin filter included in the CBS on the F30? It was on my E90, but doesn't show on my F10.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-30-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By dpritchett
Thanks for the post. I went out and checked mine,...

Thanks for the post. I went out and checked mine, and was happy to see fluid at the full mark ... 3 yrs / 28k miles. I'll be checking it over the next 11 months for sure!
Forum: General BMW 06-30-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By dpritchett
I see you are in AZ, so depending on where, you...

I see you are in AZ, so depending on where, you might forego the x drive in favor of an i, which will save you some $$ up front to put towards your performance goals. To do what you want in the E60...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-25-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By dpritchett
I vote for the wool wash mitt and the two bucket...

I vote for the wool wash mitt and the two bucket method. Autopia or Detailed Image have great detailing guides. Here's a video I like:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqdEVtOPKAM

Use a soap...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,686
Posted By dpritchett
So, is it at no charge, or is it 65 euro?

So, is it at no charge, or is it 65 euro?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-12-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By dpritchett
+1. When I picked up my car on my ED, I did not...

+1. When I picked up my car on my ED, I did not like the way it felt on the autobahn ... checked the pressures and they were low, even compared to the normal speed settings. When I set them to the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-12-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By dpritchett
Summers are 18" and winters are 17".

Summers are 18" and winters are 17".
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-11-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By dpritchett
Congrats on the car! I've been running winter...

Congrats on the car! I've been running winter tires Dec-March here in central Virginia because our temps do drop well below 45 degrees, and my job never delays or closes, so on those days we do get...
Forum: European Delivery 06-11-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By dpritchett
+1 There are only so many delivery dates/times...

+1 There are only so many delivery dates/times available, so the longer you wait, the less likely it is that they will be able to honor a specific date. Back in 2011, I placed my order in late...
Forum: European Delivery 06-05-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,176
Posted By dpritchett
3 Year Anniversary

I picked up 3 years ago on June 1st, so I'm being flooded this week with fond nostalgia ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,363
Posted By dpritchett
My 2011 initially showed rear brakes were due at...

My 2011 initially showed rear brakes were due at 9000 miles ... this was a computer glitch. After the correction / reset its been counting down ... I now have 28k miles and the computer shows rear...
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