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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Zeke77
Thanks, understood. I know I can get more...

Thanks, understood. I know I can get more through private party sale...But in this case, I'm just trying to understand if anyone has a best practice on how to engage with multiple dealers to get the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Zeke77
Best way to resell my 650 to a dealer?

Selling my six for cash in advance of leaving the country for awhile. I don't have time to deal with private parties, not interested in consignment, and I don't have a Carmax nearby. Any...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By Zeke77
Thanks guys. Very much appreciate the insight....

Thanks guys. Very much appreciate the insight. Yorgi, I just sent you a PM, but if you see this first, I'm looking for a DIY for the amp if you have it. Again, thanks for all of the help.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By Zeke77
Car off--but loud static through speakers

Ok, I know this can't be good....Started the car and instantly heard a low whine through the radio speakers. Drove a short distance, and the whine increased along with the RPMs. Pulled over after...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-29-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By Zeke77
Mirror TVs: Who has them, what are the options?

About to order an ultra thin (1.5 inch thick) Samsung 55" tv, which I plan to flush mount on my wall within a standard picture frame and "mirror" cover. Anyone have experience with this type of set...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Zeke77
Thanks for reposting this, Yorgi. Very much...

Thanks for reposting this, Yorgi. Very much appreciated.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Zeke77
Yorgi, I found your other notes on this topic...

Yorgi, I found your other notes on this topic through search, so sorry if I just happened to miss the answer to the following question: Is there any way to attach the CTEK charger without having to...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 01-10-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,705
Posted By Zeke77
Agree with Nospam. I hung on to the runflats on...

Agree with Nospam. I hung on to the runflats on my 650 for years thinking they were the latest technology in tires. I was really, really surprised at the improvement in ride, road noise, and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-11-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,653
Posted By Zeke77
We have it on our X3 and think it is great. I...

We have it on our X3 and think it is great. I don't see any downside to having it if you don't mind the extra expense, and it does make parking and other low-speed turning activities a little...
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,322
Posted By Zeke77
Well, perhaps you've done more deals than me, but...

Well, perhaps you've done more deals than me, but let me clarify:

I've actually never started negotiating from either US or ED MSRP. I simply took the US invoice (not MSRP) costs of the base car...
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,322
Posted By Zeke77
Regardless of the base vs. options discount...

Regardless of the base vs. options discount description for ED, you should still negotiate. On both of my ED vehicles, I obtained a full 7% discount on the entire car (base + options.)

The only...
Forum: European Delivery 08-31-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,869
Posted By Zeke77
X1 Euro Delivery: Oversold, no discount?

Just heard from dealer that X1 Euro Delivery is oversold, and normal 7% discount won't apply until demand subsides. Curious to know if anyone else has heard this as well?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By Zeke77
brake disc vs. brake pad/rotor replacement

Had my brakes inspected at the dealer, and the report noted less than 3mm thickness on the front pads. I gave the go-ahead to replace the pads, but the dealer said that the standard BMW operating...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 12-11-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,673
Posted By Zeke77
OK, someone help me with the mpg imp.....30+ mpg?...

OK, someone help me with the mpg imp.....30+ mpg? Am I reading this right?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-11-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,755
Posted By Zeke77
Minor note, but a friend of mine is in the...

Minor note, but a friend of mine is in the process of ordering a Q5, and he mentioned that a heated steering wheel is not offered as an option. Really? I know it is offered on the new X3. For my...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,707
Posted By Zeke77
Quick update: Finally got around to installing...

Quick update: Finally got around to installing the switch today. What a difference it makes having the right tools...The whole exercise took about 10 minutes tops (including the time I spent fishing...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By Zeke77
Couldn't this also be related to possible clogged...

Couldn't this also be related to possible clogged drainage channels near the microfilter? I know this has been discussed on other threads as a cause of water entering the passenger cabin. On the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-22-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By Zeke77
I was very hesitant to switch to non-RFTs on my...

I was very hesitant to switch to non-RFTs on my 650. However, I ultimately switched to Michelin Pilot Sports last year and I must say the difference was immediately noticeable.

Also, when I had...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,707
Posted By Zeke77
TimFitz...Post #38 is EXACTLY what I needed as a...

TimFitz...Post #38 is EXACTLY what I needed as a guide. Thanks!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,707
Posted By Zeke77
Thanks Evl. Definitely agree on the...

Thanks Evl. Definitely agree on the screwdriver...that's kinda why I put out the question. A big part of my brain kept saying "this will not end well." Thanks for the tip on the nylon tools,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,707
Posted By Zeke77
I'm resuscitating this thread because I need a...

I'm resuscitating this thread because I need a little confidence in removing the trim plate that surrounds the fog light switch. I just received the Euro fog light assembly from ECN, but I'm a little...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-17-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,933
Posted By Zeke77
OK,...Just read through the old thread on the E83...

OK,...Just read through the old thread on the E83 forum--and I am still coming up with the answer of YES with no programming involved for 2007 and older with Xenons. Sorry to hijack the F25 forum...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-17-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,933
Posted By Zeke77
Sorry if I've missed this somewhere, but just to...

Sorry if I've missed this somewhere, but just to confirm: This same switch will work in either the E83 or the F25 as long as you have xenons, correct?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,371
Posted By Zeke77
I've got a say--this feature has saved me soooo...

I've got a say--this feature has saved me soooo many times from scratching my rims. Really, it is an incredibly useful thing once you understand how to use it. The key thing (as has been pointed...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-03-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By Zeke77
Hey Chivas...I just re-read my post and it sounds...

Hey Chivas...I just re-read my post and it sounds a little more preachy than I intended. I just wanted to give you some encouragement because you seem like a guy that shouldn't have too much trouble...
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