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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-25-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By FDMeloan
I doubt seriously that anyone can obtain the...

I doubt seriously that anyone can obtain the factory build sheet as it was a factory generated computer form to tell the final assembly persons exactly what to build. The build sheets that I have...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-24-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By FDMeloan
Smile Factory Build Sheets

As a result of my part time employment at Heishman BMW in Arlington, VA many years ago I picked up the Spartanburg Factory "Build Sheets" for 3 Z3's.

The VIN's for the 3 Z3's are LJ80205, LK48126,...
Forum: General BMW 02-14-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By FDMeloan
First Choice in Arlington has been my "first...

First Choice in Arlington has been my "first choice" for over 15 years and I have always been totally satisfied with their work on several of my BMW's. I highly recommend them.

My $0.02. YMMV
...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-26-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 556
Posted By FDMeloan
Smile Factory Build Sheets

I was cleaning out my basement this morning and ran across the factory build sheets for a 2000 Z3 3.0i Roadster VIN LL20894, a 2001 Z3 M Roadster VIN LJ80205 and a 2001 Z3 2.5i Roadster VIN LK48126....
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 05-23-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By FDMeloan
I have used BMW ExcluService at 12224 Parklawn...

I have used BMW ExcluService at 12224 Parklawn Drive in Rockville, MD for all my BMW (out of warranty) repairs since my first BMW (1989 E34) went out of warranty in 1992. Their telephone number is...
Forum: General BMW 05-19-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By FDMeloan
All of our maintenance and repairs have been...

All of our maintenance and repairs have been performed at BMW ExcluService which is an independent BMW service facility in Rockville, MD.

If I had had the last service performed by any of the...
Forum: General BMW 05-04-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By FDMeloan
Unhappy Is it time to say good-bye (to our 2002 325Cic)?

This morning I retrieved our 2002 325Cic from BMW ExcluService in Rockville, MD. It cost me $1,018 to get out the door. The total breaks down to $369 for an Inspection I, $293 to replace the oil...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,677
Posted By FDMeloan
To the best of my knowledge there is no test to...

To the best of my knowledge there is no test to check the oil pressure sensor. The standard fix is to replace the sensor and as I said previously the price I got is over $300 to replace the sensor...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,677
Posted By FDMeloan
Wink Not serious at all

We have the same problem in our 2002 325Cic with 85K miles. It just means that your oil pressure sensor is getting old and doesn't work as quickly as it used to do. As long as the light is amber...
Forum: General BMW 04-13-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,939
Posted By FDMeloan
BMW of Rockville has only been in existence since...

BMW of Rockville has only been in existence since March 1, 2012 so the high number of ratings in Dealer Rater in such a short period of time suggests that the personnel at BMW of Rockville are making...
Forum: General BMW 03-25-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By FDMeloan
Transportation cost?

Al:

Even if the car is perfect you will have to add to the cost of the car the cost to ship it from the East Coast to the West Coast and this cost does not add to the value of the car.

Wouldn't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By FDMeloan
Smile DIY job was successful

I got my replacement window switch delivered to my front door on Friday and today I took about 15 minutes total to replace the switch. All this was possible thanks to the good info from GoForthFast....
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 03-15-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,109
Posted By FDMeloan
John, It's great to hear from you. You...

John,

It's great to hear from you. You should know that I really miss my 2000 328iA and some days I wish it was still in my garage. I do hope it has given you good service. If you have any...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 03-13-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,109
Posted By FDMeloan
Smile It pays to shop

This is a follow-up to my post of yesterday regarding the purchase of part number 61 31 6 902 183.

I purchased it this morning sitting at my home computer from PassportBMW for the total sum of...
Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 03-12-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,109
Posted By FDMeloan
Unhappy First Experience with BMW of Rockville

By now I am sure that everyone knows that as of March 1, 2012 the Priority 1 Auto Group from Baltimore purchased VOB BMW in Rockville, MD and it is now "BMW of Rockville".

Today I had my first...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By FDMeloan
Smile GoForthFast: Many thanks. Based on your...

GoForthFast:

Many thanks. Based on your info I now know what to do and I think it shouldn't be any problem to install the new window switch.

Fred Meloan:)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By FDMeloan
Is this a DIY job?

The driver side window switch module in the console in my wife's 2002 325Ci convertible needs to be replaced as the center switch that controls all 4 windows has stopped working.

Based on...
Forum: General BMW 03-08-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By FDMeloan
Unhappy I still miss my 1995 525iT touring. Of all the...

I still miss my 1995 525iT touring. Of all the BMW's we have owned (of 8) it was by far my favorite. And it was one of the very last made as it was built in Dec, 1995.

Fred Meloan
Forum: General BMW 03-07-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,939
Posted By FDMeloan
Maybe. Maybe Not!

While I would understand it if Jon or one of the other administrators moved this thread to the Mid-Atlantic Forum I think it is worthy of being left in the General Forum. Why? Because there are...
Forum: General BMW 03-01-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,939
Posted By FDMeloan
VOB BMWis no more

VOB BMW has been sold and is now BMW of Rockville.

If you go to VOBBMW.com you will see that it has changed to BMW of Rockville.

:)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By FDMeloan
Seems to me it's gotta be in the brake system

I'm no expert mechanic but it seems to me that my problem has to be somewhere in the brake system if you can stop the whistle sound by pushing on the brake pedal.

My problem is that I don't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By FDMeloan
Whistling sound in 2002 325Cic

We have an interesting problem in our 2002 325Cic. There is an intermittent whistling sound that does not vary with vehicle speed or engine RPM. The thing that makes it interesting is that it will...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 08-27-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,666
Posted By FDMeloan
Smile BMW Excluservice

I can highly recommend BMW Excluservice on Parklawn Drive in Rockville. I have been taking all of my out of warranty BMW's to them since 1992 and have always received good service at fair prices. ...
Forum: General BMW 08-22-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,556
Posted By FDMeloan
Unhappy BMW Monthly Sales Reports

Brett,

FYI--The last time BMW posted montly sales figures by MODEL was in September, 2007. Subsequent monthly sales reports have listed sales totals only by SERIES.

If you search Bimmerfest...
Forum: General BMW 08-08-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By FDMeloan
Unhappy I think you are out of luck on this one

BMW stopped publishing sales figures by model in October, 2007 and to my knowledge has never released production numbers to the media or the public at large. Thus the only way you can get the answer...
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