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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-21-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By The Other Tom
I use something like this ...

I use something like this
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=iphone+gps+holder

Get the beanbag base...works better than the sticky IMO

Also,...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-21-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By The Other Tom
I ditched my garmin nav a couple of years ago and...

I ditched my garmin nav a couple of years ago and use google maps on my iPhone. Works great ! Built in nav systems are out of date the minute you buy them.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By The Other Tom
Correct. Some states are like that. Don't know...

Correct. Some states are like that. Don't know about TX which is where the OP is, but he should check.
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 37,775
Posted By The Other Tom
Regarding the dealer to use, go with a board...

Regarding the dealer to use, go with a board sponsor near you. Since you didn't mention where you are, it's difficult to recommend a dealer.

Also, you can buy from any dealer and pick up your car...
Forum: European Delivery 04-05-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By The Other Tom
My wife and I are big fans of the Amazing Race. ...

My wife and I are big fans of the Amazing Race. We caught the episode and enjoyed it. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-01-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By The Other Tom
I believe you can turn it in at any BMW dealer. ...

I believe you can turn it in at any BMW dealer. There's one nearby in Greenville, SC
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-24-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By The Other Tom
Seems to me you shouldn't worry about the trade...

Seems to me you shouldn't worry about the trade in value of a leased car.....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-22-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By The Other Tom
+2 for Adrian

+2 for Adrian
Forum: European Delivery 03-18-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By The Other Tom
Additional savings for PCD depend on how much...

Additional savings for PCD depend on how much your dealer charges for prepping the car, "free" tank of gas, etc I talked my dealer way down on the "dealer fee" because I was doing PCD.
Forum: European Delivery 03-18-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By The Other Tom
Thanks ! Setting the DVR now..... We took the...

Thanks ! Setting the DVR now.....
We took the SOM tour when we did ED and loved it.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 03-13-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By The Other Tom
Yes, but in a way you may not realize. The...

Yes, but in a way you may not realize. The dealer does not have to give you a free tank of gas, wash your car or otherwise "prep" it. So his costs are lower. You should use that to your advantage.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 03-12-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By The Other Tom
Very good question. I kinda doubt it because...

Very good question. I kinda doubt it because Canadian cars are configured differently than US cars and are shipped to a "foreign" port. But you should call the performance center and ask.
Forum: European Delivery 03-07-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By The Other Tom
See link ...

See link
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=821348
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 03-06-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By The Other Tom
Definitely check it out and go to the plant...

Definitely check it out and go to the plant visitor center (Zentrum) and take the plant tour. You probably should make reservation for the tour.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-06-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 498
Posted By The Other Tom
Not to dissuade you about changing your coolant,...

Not to dissuade you about changing your coolant, but I don't believe it will prevent a water pump failure. You might want to consider preemptively changing your pump.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By The Other Tom
Yes, it takes a lot of juice to turn the engine...

Yes, it takes a lot of juice to turn the engine over. Not so much for the electronics.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 03-05-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By The Other Tom
Like George said, ask your dealer. But think...

Like George said, ask your dealer. But think about it this way. If it takes 8 weeks to get to your dealer, it'll take 8 weeks to get to the performance center. Start your payments when it hits the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By The Other Tom
Sounds like the battery to me. You can take it...

Sounds like the battery to me. You can take it out and have it checked at a place that sells batteries. If bad, replace it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By The Other Tom
I don't know how it works in the UK, but in the...

I don't know how it works in the UK, but in the US some dealers will do a good will repair and are compensated somewhat by BMW.
In the US this was deemed a safety issue because stalling in traffic...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-03-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By The Other Tom
If you're financing thru BMWFS, then maybe you...

If you're financing thru BMWFS, then maybe you can do better. If you buying or financing thru another company, $1000 over is fair.
When you say ordering from Spartanburg, do you mean you're doing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By The Other Tom
I believe there was a recall in the US. I know...

I believe there was a recall in the US. I know the US warranty was extended. Sounds like you're in the UK ? Not sure about the UK.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-02-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By The Other Tom
Sounds like the High Pressure Fuel Pump, a known...

Sounds like the High Pressure Fuel Pump, a known issue in the early 335's. Search for HPFP.
See this link http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=430408
Forum: European Delivery 03-01-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By The Other Tom
I've never had winter tires either. But then...

I've never had winter tires either. But then again I live in the south with little to no snow.....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-28-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By The Other Tom
By "outside temperature gauge" do you mean the...

By "outside temperature gauge" do you mean the gauge that displays the outside temperature on your dash ?
If so, it doesn't have anything to do with the check engine light. The check engine light...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-27-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By The Other Tom
See this thread ...

See this thread
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=819426
BMW really ought to step up and extend the warranty on these engines. This is poor for a company whose middle name is...
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