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Forum: European Delivery 08-23-2009, 10:32 AM
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Posted By AustinLonghorn
Jul 22 - 2009 E90 328i Crimson Red

Forgot to post these a while back, dunno if this is a Bimmerfester or not? (not on the ED calendar) M-2420Z, '09 E90 328i.

July 22nd, noon-ish, at the BMW Welt:
Forum: European Delivery 06-11-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,761
Posted By AustinLonghorn
M-1928Z, of course :)

M-1928Z, of course :)
Forum: European Delivery 03-05-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Second class, and reserve your seats. You...

Second class, and reserve your seats.

You can save a few bucks if you book on-line - the non-refundable "Dauer-Spezial" on Bahn.de ranges from €29 to €59 (versus the regular fare of...
Forum: European Delivery 01-31-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,533
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Great pics so far, man!

Great pics so far, man!
Forum: Automotive / Photography 01-04-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,195
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Nice pics - are you just hanging out the...

Nice pics - are you just hanging out the passenger window taking these, or back of a van, or what? (can't quite tell from the reflection in the front bumper of the Rover)
Forum: Automotive / Photography 12-18-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,465
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Man, nice pics!

Man, nice pics!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-13-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By AustinLonghorn
That's useful information, thanks Adrian. On...

That's useful information, thanks Adrian.

On a broader scale, is BMW NA doing anything to help dealers move excess inventory, given that November sales are off ~ 25% from last November? (beyond...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-12-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Bump... I suppose the main question is, who...

Bump...

I suppose the main question is, who typically floats the inventory sitting on the lot?

In the case of BMW Motorrad dealers, BMW NA floats the showroom inventory until it sells. Seems...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-07-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Discounts on "leftover" 2008 E60s?

Howdy folks - any ideas on how much play a dealer has with leftover 2008 E60s still sitting on the lot?

How much under invoice price are we talking, in addition to the 0.9% financing?

Do most...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,672
Posted By AustinLonghorn
I think when first reset, it'll say 15K, but the...

I think when first reset, it'll say 15K, but the total distance traveled between service will vary based on driving habits (just a guess - it factors in average RPMs, speed, average oil temperatures,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,672
Posted By AustinLonghorn
D'oh... so I'd asked my SA to not reset the CBS...

D'oh... so I'd asked my SA to not reset the CBS interval, and he put "DO NOT RESET IND." on the work order... but I guess the techs reset the dang thing anyway, because it's showing 15K for oil,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,672
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Annual oil service and CBS indicator reset

When cycling through the service interval dates and mileage, does the mileage number displayed indicate the odometer reading when service is due, or the distance until the next service?

ie: if the...
Forum: European Delivery 10-16-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By AustinLonghorn
So if I took Munich delivery of my car last...

So if I took Munich delivery of my car last November, I ought to be due my first free annual service in a few weeks?
Forum: European Delivery 09-21-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Ha, hilarious!

Ha, hilarious!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Yeah, that's what you think... you try tasting...

Yeah, that's what you think... you try tasting it to make sure it's really 93 (R+M)/2?

Maybe bad gas, who knows?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,705
Posted By AustinLonghorn
The 4 cylinder diesels would do really well over...

The 4 cylinder diesels would do really well over here... not everybody is into 16mpg out of a Coupe.

And just for you, Wolf33:

http://www.bmw-sg.com/photopost/watermark.php?file=7695&size=1
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,709
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Heh, going to say my '92 Daihatsu falls into that...

Heh, going to say my '92 Daihatsu falls into that category... no A/C, no electric locks, no electric windows, no power steering, no hydraulic clutch, rear drum, steel wheels... there's simply...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-29-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,471
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Some kind of rattle on mine coming from the brake...

Some kind of rattle on mine coming from the brake light housing on the back window... but not enough rattling to justify a special trip for warranty work at this point.

I will get 'em to fix it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Yeah, the owner's manual is REAL light on any...

Yeah, the owner's manual is REAL light on any maintenance details... like, how much oil does this thing need with filter change, etc. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,090
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Dude, get 'em to give you a new bumper cover and...

Dude, get 'em to give you a new bumper cover and have 'em paint it - plastic part might cost them $150 wholesale, plus a few hundred to paint?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,449
Posted By AustinLonghorn
- Yes - No (although TiAg is damn nice IMO,...

- Yes
- No (although TiAg is damn nice IMO, too)
- Yes
- No
- Pretty dang easy (although hard to beat my previous vehicle, which was "Champagne Pearl Metallic", ie: dirt colored :) ).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,688
Posted By AustinLonghorn
A 3 year old Honda is an awfully nice birthday...

A 3 year old Honda is an awfully nice birthday gift, dude! :)

(but I 'spose it's all relative compared to a brand spanking new M3)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,280
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Heh, but what happens if you put eight quarts in?...

Heh, but what happens if you put eight quarts in? :)

(does it show "overfull"?)

FWIW, I put in 6 1/2 with filter change and it said "full".
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,466
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Neat pics on the Chunnel train (forgot that was...

Neat pics on the Chunnel train (forgot that was an option nowadays... only had the ferry or the hovercraft from Calais to Dover "back in the day" :) ).
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By AustinLonghorn
Chris Markey recommended Irv Robinson in Chicago...

Chris Markey recommended Irv Robinson in Chicago (kinda strange, having your local BMW dealership send you off to Chicago, but BMW of Austin couldn't touch the price).
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