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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By SD Z4MR
The only BMW diesel SUV (SAV in BMW-speak) is the...

The only BMW diesel SUV (SAV in BMW-speak) is the X5 xDrive 35d which would meet the criteria for fuel and size, however the base MSRP is $57,000 which would be way over the $525-$600 monthly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By SD Z4MR
Besides the magnetic pick-up tool and the...

Besides the magnetic pick-up tool and the telescoping mirror,
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Forum: European Delivery 09-15-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By SD Z4MR
No, of course not, because we're not German,...

No, of course not, because we're not German, don't live in Germany, the car was built for export and will be taken out of Germany. That doesn't mean that it's not registered in Germany for the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-15-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By SD Z4MR
Thanks for the pics, but I have absolutely no...

Thanks for the pics, but I have absolutely no idea where the drain holes are in these pictures. Could you maybe overlay the pics with an arrow or a circle or something?
Forum: European Delivery 09-15-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By SD Z4MR
And why would that matter? Are you saying that...

And why would that matter? Are you saying that if I bring a car into Germany that's registered in any other EU country that Germany has no recourse against me if I get a speeding ticket because the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By SD Z4MR
Isn't your car still under warranty?

Isn't your car still under warranty?
Forum: European Delivery 09-09-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 900
Posted By SD Z4MR
I curbed the right front wheel on my wife's 335is...

I curbed the right front wheel on my wife's 335is Coupe in Salzburg on our ED in May 2011. It was noted at drop-of at LOGIN/LOGOUT. The wheel and tire were replaced at the VDC in Oxnard, although...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By SD Z4MR
Of course I know that the service information is...

Of course I know that the service information is in the key. However, when I take my car in for service, I hand the key to my SA and he inserts it into the reader on his desk. He doesn't have to go...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By SD Z4MR
Wrong and wrong. No mention of this in our Owner...

Wrong and wrong. No mention of this in our Owner Manual.

From our manual (excerpts):

Comfort Access* (page 33)

Starting the engine

You can start the engine or switch on the ignition when...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By SD Z4MR
Again, what ^^^he said and what I said earlier! ...

Again, what ^^^he said and what I said earlier! You're not supposed to put your key in the slot if you have Comfort Access, so this is a moot point! If you car starts with your Comfort Access key...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By SD Z4MR
If you have Comfort Access you shouldn't be...

If you have Comfort Access you shouldn't be putting your key in the key slot and it's definitely not required to start the car. The slot is only for cars w/o Comfort Access because that's how that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By SD Z4MR
Are you sure that it's not just dirty? Try...

Are you sure that it's not just dirty? Try cleaning it first and see if that restores it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By SD Z4MR
Here's a list of everything that has been fixed...

Here's a list of everything that has been fixed under warranty on my wife's 2011 335is Coupe, ED in May 2011, redelivery in July 2011:


Flapper valve solenoid on exhaust was replaced, and the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By SD Z4MR
Nope, just jack up either side and do both brakes...

Nope, just jack up either side and do both brakes on that side.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By SD Z4MR
Congratulations on your initiative! Maintaining...

Congratulations on your initiative! Maintaining your own car is rewarding and saves money! Plus, you have the satisfaction of knowing that things were done right.

I've taught my wife how to work...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By SD Z4MR
Michelin PS2 ZP (Zero Pressure, the new name for...

Michelin PS2 ZP (Zero Pressure, the new name for run-flats) if you want to stay with ZP tires, Michelin Pilot Super Sport if you want the best handling tire for your car.

We just ditched the PS2s...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,309
Posted By SD Z4MR
My wife and I have tracked her 335is for the last...

My wife and I have tracked her 335is for the last two and a half years, sharing the car on track weekends, so the car gets double duty. (BMW CCA doesn't allow roadsters on the track, hence the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-03-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By SD Z4MR
Dan's a very good friend of mine! I've watched...

Dan's a very good friend of mine! I've watched this video quite a few times!

Dan taught at the BMW CCA ///M School at the Nurburgring for years: http://www.bmwccaringschool.com/

Some of my...
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By SD Z4MR
I printed it in color, 2-sided, and took it to...

I printed it in color, 2-sided, and took it to Office Depot and had it spiral bound with a clear front cover and a black plastic back cover for a few bucks. Much easier to reference that way!
...
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,703
Posted By SD Z4MR
Glad you're having a great time on your third ED...

Glad you're having a great time on your third ED and looking forward to your complete trip report!

Guess that you decided against a Z4?

The next ED that we're currently planning is for a Sakhir...
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By SD Z4MR
The Nordschliefe Line published by Sport Auto in...

The Nordschliefe Line published by Sport Auto in 2003 was given to me by a friend with lots of Nurburgring experience prior to our 2011 European Delivery.

How about sharing the links for the...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By SD Z4MR
You can easily change the title of your thread by...

You can easily change the title of your thread by editing your original post. Once you are in edit mode, click "Go Advanced" and you will be able to change the title. Think of it as a do-over.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By SD Z4MR
Just to be clear, you are selling the brake pads,...

Just to be clear, you are selling the brake pads, not the entire brake, which would include rotors and calipers. Big difference.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-17-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By SD Z4MR
As dc-wright indicated, the best place to start...

As dc-wright indicated, the best place to start is the group classifications for your local chapter which should be available online on your chapter's website. Stock classes sometimes allow for...
Forum: European Delivery 08-04-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By SD Z4MR
Yes, here's a link to the fares page for the...

Yes, here's a link to the fares page for the Munich MVV. There's a Day ticket and you can also get a 3 Day ticket. Click on the Home link and browse around on the site for much more information,...
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