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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By The Other Tom
Depends on your car/lengine. See this link ...

Depends on your car/lengine. See this link
http://mz3.net/1-9-fogged-airbox-modification.html
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 08-17-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By The Other Tom
Agree with StoneX1 that it sounds like your...

Agree with StoneX1 that it sounds like your battery cables are loose. Had a very similar issue with my Z3 a few years ago. Or, maybe they messed up a ground somehow when they worked on your door.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 08-15-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By The Other Tom
IIRC, we took the plant tour after lunch, which...

IIRC, we took the plant tour after lunch, which would put you out or the PC around 1-2pm. Of course you can skip the plant tour if you like, but it's part of the experience and I would recommend you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-07-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,635
Posted By The Other Tom
You will be pleased. The PC is not a dealership....

You will be pleased. The PC is not a dealership. It's owned and operated by BMW and and their attention to detail is more in depth than most dealerships. They are very customer oriented. If...
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,478
Posted By The Other Tom
Seems to me the dealers are concerned about how...

Seems to me the dealers are concerned about how much over invoice they get....not what the actual invoice is. Decreasing the Euro discount still means a proliferation of quick turns at reduced...
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 767
Posted By The Other Tom
Might better hurry. Volvo is building a new...

Might better hurry. Volvo is building a new plant in South Carolina. My guess is that the models built there will not be eligible for ED.
BTW, you do know that Volvo is now owned by a Chinese...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-01-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By The Other Tom
It depends Are you negotiating from invoice up...

It depends
Are you negotiating from invoice up ?
If so, here are several things that aren't included in invoice:
Sales tax
Tag fee
Doc fee (I know, I know, but it'll be there)
MACO fee--this is...
Forum: European Delivery 07-25-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By The Other Tom
Hmmmm....wonder what would happen if you bought a...

Hmmmm....wonder what would happen if you bought a 5er wagon from a German dealership, then imported it to the US. I'll bet there are companies that handle the conversions from EU to US spec.
Of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By The Other Tom
Maybe your battery cables are corroded. Try...

Maybe your battery cables are corroded. Try jiggling them on the battery posts and/or take them off and clean them.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By The Other Tom
CBU thread: ...

CBU thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=819426&highlight=cbu

You can search for CBU...there are many acentaldotal stories....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By The Other Tom
Thanks, but the reports I've seen say that CBU...

Thanks, but the reports I've seen say that CBU becomes a problem around 50K miles or so, right after the warranty expires. I think anyone should research the CBU issue before purchasing a diesel.
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By The Other Tom
Can you be more specific ? What accessories are...

Can you be more specific ? What accessories are you talking about ?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By The Other Tom
Are there any issues with carbon build up on the...

Are there any issues with carbon build up on the 335d ?
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-26-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,544
Posted By The Other Tom
What are you trying to split ? Performance...

What are you trying to split ? Performance Center experience and factory tour ? Sounds like you don't want the delivery experience anyway. You can ask if you can come back later for the factory...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-15-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By The Other Tom
It maters to me because I don't want to over pay...

It maters to me because I don't want to over pay for the car, I don't mind paying a fair price but I don't want to pay too much either. I'd be upset if I bought a car for 40K and found out later I...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-15-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By The Other Tom
Use KBB or Edmunds, etc. Sometimes called "trade...

Use KBB or Edmunds, etc. Sometimes called "trade in value"
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-14-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By The Other Tom
In my experience dealers pay less than wholesale...

In my experience dealers pay less than wholesale for their pre-owned cars. Why ? Because if they can't sell to the public, they can always wholesale it out and still make money. So I would look at...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-06-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,088
Posted By The Other Tom
Can't answer you question exactly, but all is not...

Can't answer you question exactly, but all is not lost. Your dealer can schedule a program the PCD offers called BMW 101. It's very similar to PCD except that you already have your car so you skip...
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,932
Posted By The Other Tom
Wow ! Very cool. Pictures in the plant are...

Wow ! Very cool. Pictures in the plant are usually prohibited, so you go a good guide...
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,932
Posted By The Other Tom
How did you get the video of the manufacturing...

How did you get the video of the manufacturing process ?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,853
Posted By The Other Tom
Just a guess, but sounds like you're not getting...

Just a guess, but sounds like you're not getting enough gas to keep the engine running. Trash in the fuel line ? Fuel pump issue ?
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-29-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,723
Posted By The Other Tom
Remember you're supposed to vary the revs during...

Remember you're supposed to vary the revs during break in. Driving on the interstate at a constant speed won't do that.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-21-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By The Other Tom
I use something like this ...

I use something like this
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=iphone+gps+holder

Get the beanbag base...works better than the sticky IMO

Also,...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-21-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By The Other Tom
I ditched my garmin nav a couple of years ago and...

I ditched my garmin nav a couple of years ago and use google maps on my iPhone. Works great ! Built in nav systems are out of date the minute you buy them.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By The Other Tom
Correct. Some states are like that. Don't know...

Correct. Some states are like that. Don't know about TX which is where the OP is, but he should check.
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