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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,198
Posted By pylt
The difference is that we're BURNING the gas! ...

The difference is that we're BURNING the gas! Heck, we don't even see the stuff!

I've used 87 in my 2011 335i on a regular basis. Can't tell the difference. Period.

Here's a test for the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,404
Posted By pylt
That's "brake" and "brakes" btw, not...

That's "brake" and "brakes" btw, not "breaks."
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,404
Posted By pylt
Exclamation You know about the electrical system recall, right?

You are aware of the recent recall of over 570k BMW's for replacement of the power supply cable, right?

I believe your automobile is included in this important recall, a recall that could easily...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 11-20-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 41,957
Posted By pylt
Exclamation Just a reminder to all--Greg can also coordinate...

Just a reminder to all--Greg can also coordinate for a GREAT Performance Center Delivery in South Carolina. Thus, EVEN IF YOU LIVE FAR FROM SoCAL, you can still buy from Greg!

We've done two ED's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,378
Posted By pylt
I don't get it. I was told by my dealer that...

I don't get it.

I was told by my dealer that the annual oil change no longer exists, and that the only oil change that BMW will cover is the one indicated by the oil change indicator on the IP.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-03-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By pylt
Exclamation Update to the N55 engine stalling on a 2011 335i,...

Update to the N55 engine stalling on a 2011 335i, 6-speed manual, WITHOUT STOP/START system.

First dealer: No codes; Could Not Duplicate. (Thus, the problem must be in the customer's head I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By pylt
THANKS! Very informative thread, and I'm...

THANKS!

Very informative thread, and I'm glad I'm not the only one. Now if we can just get BMW to stop making us part of their Beta test team . . . .
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By pylt
Hi Calwaterboy, Alas, no working link there....

Hi Calwaterboy,

Alas, no working link there.

Do please repost it as I hope there's a TSB for this--it'll certainly make the tech's job a lot easier!

M
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By pylt
Yes, I have an oil cooler, and the temps always...

Yes, I have an oil cooler, and the temps always seem to remain at mid-point or less. (Don't all recent 335i's have an oil cooler now?)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By pylt
Question NE ideas? 2011 335i Perf Edition: stalls at idle (manual)

No luck with my Internet search so will try a new thread.

If you've got a 2011 335i with the "Performance Edition" (more power and torque via BMW software upgrade--and an extra sticker;-), have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-08-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,558
Posted By pylt
I'm confused on this. Does BMW have a...

I'm confused on this. Does BMW have a low-mileage annual oil change, or not?

On one of our 2011 335i's with <12k miles at the one-year point, I called Autobahn BMW in Fort Worth and they said...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-03-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,438
Posted By pylt
My take, coming from our 2011 335i's (one each,...

My take, coming from our 2011 335i's (one each, manual and automatic).

Our event was in Fort Worth, Texas. Oddly, despite all the marketing hype, there was no Sport Package 328i there--quite a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-21-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By pylt
Question '13 X5 order--BMW website vs. Ordering Guide: which is right?

I'm helping some friends buy a reduced-cruelty X5 (no leather seats), but BMW NA makes it a ROYAL pain to do this, forcing you to get the "base" model X5 only, and no 3rd row seating either.

The...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-21-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By pylt
I know a handful, but that's not what I asked: ...

I know a handful, but that's not what I asked:

" . . . on a whole-foods, plant-based diet?"

There are more than a few ways to get fat on a vegetarian diet, but it's pretty much impossible on a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-17-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By pylt
Parents teach and create lifestyle habits that...

Parents teach and create lifestyle habits that carry through their offspring's adulthood. And that cycle repeats over and over. Thus, lies told by parents (and/or the USDA) allows the horrors of...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-17-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By pylt
RE: "Good movie, and working in healthcare...

RE: "Good movie, and working in healthcare you're right about obesity being rampant. Can't blame it all on meat though."

Thanks for the ++ on www.ForksOverKnives.com.

Curious: Have you ever...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-17-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By pylt
Where to begin . . . Yes, consuming animal...

Where to begin . . .

Yes, consuming animal flesh and dairy products, which our bodies are NOT designed to consume, causes national weight gain.

Your attitude suggests you are completely closed...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-15-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By pylt
Sadly, addictive things like steak don't last...

Sadly, addictive things like steak don't last long in most people's homes, hence the massive growth in Big Waists, with concurrent growth in Big Ag, Big Pharma and Big Medicine . . . .

Don't worry...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-12-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By pylt
Much more durable--leather cracks and wears...

Much more durable--leather cracks and wears quickly. Check out the used car lot for plenty of examples. The few leatherette cars will likely look like new.

Second, my friends and I learned of...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-12-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By pylt
WTB: X5 Diesel WITHOUT leather interior

Any US BMW dealer with a NON-leather interior X5 Diesel (new preferred) please contact me ASAP at:

pylt <at> yahoo.com

Bonus points if near the DFW area, but that's not an issue; we're...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,290
Posted By pylt
Here's my experience with two ED's, both with...

Here's my experience with two ED's, both with 2011 models, followed by PDC's in South Carolina.

Wrote letters to every BMW dealer within ~300 miles of the DFW area, to include OK and LA. Told...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,777
Posted By pylt
Concur. Used Greg Poland for TWO PCD's (after...

Concur. Used Greg Poland for TWO PCD's (after ED's) and it went quite well. If local dealers aren't dropping from their gouge the customer mode (do they ever?), don't waste your time. Go with Greg...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-11-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 85,510
Posted By pylt
Concur. BMW AG should have fired the BMW NA...

Concur. BMW AG should have fired the BMW NA folks responsible for the YEARS of delay and foot dragging on this. This lack of corporate responsibility is a black eye for BMW, and has caused me to...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-11-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By pylt
Concur--Greg is excellent

We've purchased two cars from Greg, one of which was an incredible "recovery" of a deal that was screwed up by another SoCal dealer (avoid SouthBay BMW!) literally days from our trip to Munich.

He...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-05-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,351
Posted By pylt
Exclamation Listen to Greg . . .

I'll have to concur with Greg 100%.

Here's my sob story (with a save at the end) and you'll see why.

We'd used Greg Poland on a previous ED in early 2011, but we went with "another well known...
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