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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,246
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An example of cost of a dealership vs. cost of an...

An example of cost of a dealership vs. cost of an indy shop. I got quoted $876 (without tax) for oil filter gasket housing replacement and $350 from an indy. Battery $406 (without tax) from a dealer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,337
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Even my 1974 Corvette has disc brakes! :rofl: ...

Even my 1974 Corvette has disc brakes! :rofl:

I've never paid to have brakes changed - all were either a) leases that went back before it was an issue or now b) were covered under maintenance....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,337
Posted By Last Sight
That was meant for the OP who mentioned $500 he...

That was meant for the OP who mentioned $500 he was quoted from BMW. Your rotors are tempting though haha
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,337
Posted By Last Sight
$500 for rotors and pads (including labor?) from...

$500 for rotors and pads (including labor?) from a BMW dealership?! WOAH! I'm saying woah as in that is far less than the $800 something I was quoted for fronts and $900 something for the rears...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 889
Posted By Last Sight
I agree with the second part of your statement on...

I agree with the second part of your statement on not testing a 335 :rofl: but if you're not mechanically inclined, a 335 will be much more expensive.



First - I don't know how you can have a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,958
Posted By Last Sight
Learned that trick from a gas station attendant...

Learned that trick from a gas station attendant (live in NJ, don't pump gas) and it seems to always solve the problem when it perks up.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By Last Sight
Nice ride! I want to do everything you did except...

Nice ride! I want to do everything you did except get the color in all black.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By Last Sight
Agreed. If a dealer is offering a price below...

Agreed. If a dealer is offering a price below other dealers (for a comparable car obviously), then you'll have less negotiation room. There's one dealer around me that has great prices and I over...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,043
Posted By Last Sight
That on top of the fact that a lot of American...

That on top of the fact that a lot of American cars are built in Canada or Mexico :bustingup
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,043
Posted By Last Sight
Also, similar to the quote a few years ago: "Well...

Also, similar to the quote a few years ago: "Well BMWs can park wherever they want," when we pulled into the last winery someone commented, "I guess no one buys American anymore!"
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,043
Posted By Last Sight
Here are some more! ...

Here are some more!

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-22-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,043
Posted By Last Sight
I'm glad everyone enjoyed and I personally have...

I'm glad everyone enjoyed and I personally have received a lot of positive feedback on the route (even with some of the complexities of getting 16 cars through a small town).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-19-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,043
Posted By Last Sight
Grr...that won't work, let's try this: ...

Grr...that won't work, let's try this:

http://bit.ly/1ChXK84
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-19-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,043
Posted By Last Sight
Thanks for the heads up although maybe you should...

Thanks for the heads up although maybe you should stock up on some beer :beerchug:

Sorry everyone, here's the fixed URL:

https://*******/oUans0
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-19-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,043
Posted By Last Sight
Here we go, the final link for the 2nd part of...

Here we go, the final link for the 2nd part of tomorrow's drive:
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-19-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,043
Posted By Last Sight
We'll have 2 links for the trips. Unfortunately...

We'll have 2 links for the trips. Unfortunately due to some routing issues (e.g. a bridge won't allow cars across) there are some slight handwritten changes to the covered bridge portion.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 739
Posted By Last Sight
Or someone who can't afford a 328 but still wants...

Or someone who can't afford a 328 but still wants to own a BMW
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,563
Posted By Last Sight
Mine was solid but unfortunately Bambi murdered...

Mine was solid but unfortunately Bambi murdered her... :cry:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,213
Posted By Last Sight
This is a problem that just developed for me (73k...

This is a problem that just developed for me (73k mi), I don't know how this guy did it so fast. I have a 335 and the oil cooler so I'm sure it will take me some more time but the leak seems small at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By Last Sight
Cal - I have not checked myself (blast NJ's below...

Cal - I have not checked myself (blast NJ's below 0F weather!) but BMW had inspected the linkages when I brought the car in two weeks ago and found no issues which is why I'm assuming the worst....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By Last Sight
Yeah that's what I've heard. BMW...

Yeah that's what I've heard. BMW remanufactures/rebuilds them but specialized tools don't allow your indy shop to do so.

Why do you believe it's a shift fork, gearset, or mainshaft bearing/sleeve...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By Last Sight
Ahh....good 'ol Saab (my first car was a 9-3)....

Ahh....good 'ol Saab (my first car was a 9-3). Problem is that, even when holding it into first, it will still "pop" out. You're right, one is a Getrag and I have a ZF - it comes down to a RWD vs....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By Last Sight
6MT Trouble

Last week I dug up a thread on a 6MT that was popping into N after applying 2-3k RPM but it seems as if I likely have a worn 1st gear synchro wonderfully gifted to me from the previous owner. I have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Last Sight
Doesn't seem like a bad deal to me but it's just...

Doesn't seem like a bad deal to me but it's just IMO



No - you're in the right spot but so many factors depend on whether something is a good deal or not.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-10-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Last Sight
Plus, you can't really beat 0.9% (unless you get...

Plus, you can't really beat 0.9% (unless you get 0% obviously)
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