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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-12-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By BeemerGuy
Some shops won't patch or plug tires due to...

Some shops won't patch or plug tires due to liability concerns. Yes, you can patch a run-flat.
Forum: General BMW 05-12-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By BeemerGuy
Never, never buy a car with a salvage title...

Never, never buy a car with a salvage title unless you have a clear understanding of what caused the salvage and you never plan to sell the car. Because no one else will want it.

Salvage values...
Forum: General BMW 05-12-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,705
Posted By BeemerGuy
I had a similar problem with a Porsche that I...

I had a similar problem with a Porsche that I bought directly from the second owner who had purchased it as CPO. When I went to the dealer to verify the warranty before buying it (in hindsight, you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By BeemerGuy
I'm not going to suggest that you go to the...

I'm not going to suggest that you go to the dealer, but I do suggest that you find a good BMW specialist shop in your area, and pay the money to have the car properly diagnosed and repaired. The...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-01-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,163
Posted By BeemerGuy
I think this is totally incorrect. Now, I'm no...

I think this is totally incorrect. Now, I'm no E46 M3 expert, but I'm pretty darn sure that no E36 came with any kind of SMG, and I'm also pretty sure that the later E46 M3s came with a different...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-01-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,091
Posted By BeemerGuy
But you were speeding, right? You don't say what...

But you were speeding, right? You don't say what the speed limit was in that stretch of road.

I sympathize with your plight, especially with your son in the car. But if you break the law, you...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 06-01-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,147
Posted By BeemerGuy
VANOS? Oh hey, my BMW specialist once...

VANOS?

Oh hey, my BMW specialist once suggested that I use Chevron, but he cautioned that I shouldn't use it too often. Using too much cleaner can cause damage. That may not be the cause of your...
Forum: General BMW 04-24-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,705
Posted By BeemerGuy
So, is there an update to this predicament? ...

So, is there an update to this predicament?

Oh, and thanks to the OP for sharing this story. It's good information for all of us to know, especially when buying a used car of any kind. I too had...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-10-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,237
Posted By BeemerGuy
If your office is in your home, that makes it...

If your office is in your home, that makes it easy. Or you can just keep track of the mileage from home to work and reimburse the company or take it (the cost of personal use) as income.

Or you...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 05-19-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 170,892
Posted By BeemerGuy
Best case, use VDORepair. They did mine for me,...

Best case, use VDORepair. They did mine for me, quick turnaround, excellent work, and unlike the BMW replacement which will fail just like it did before, they offer a lifetime warranty.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,894
Posted By BeemerGuy
I agree with Dennis, especially his last point. ...

I agree with Dennis, especially his last point. Your "average" E39 M5 is falling in price as the average car gets older with more mileage. So many 2nd and 3rd owners of these cars can't afford to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By BeemerGuy
The car sounds good, the owner sounds like...

The car sounds good, the owner sounds like someone who maintained it properly and records are always a plus. I'd not worry too much about the VANOS although if it did go out it is major bucks. I'm...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-04-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,208
Posted By BeemerGuy
Cars are for driving, not someplace to sit while...

Cars are for driving, not someplace to sit while you eat your lunch.
Forum: Interior 03-27-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By BeemerGuy
Adios.

Adios.
Forum: Interior 03-21-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By BeemerGuy
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-24-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By BeemerGuy
Pre-holiday bump. Offers?

Pre-holiday bump. Offers?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-20-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By BeemerGuy
FS: BMW mini spare

I bought this from Tischer BMW as part of their spare tire kit; I believe that the part number for the wheel is 36 11 0 308 889. They show it as $275 plus $50 for shipping unmounted. I bought this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-07-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,207
Posted By BeemerGuy
DXK makes some good points. The E60 M5...

DXK makes some good points.

The E60 M5 never did well in depreciation because many people consider the E39 M5 to be a superior car (more low-end torque, early SMG issues with the E60, looks,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-07-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By BeemerGuy
It sort of depends... if you are like me and want...

It sort of depends... if you are like me and want a manual transmission, then you almost have to order it. However, if the dealer has, let's say, a manual transmission car on the lot, they will...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-28-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By BeemerGuy
Sold pending funds. :)

Sold pending funds. :)
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-24-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By BeemerGuy
My new 535 is on the way! I gotta sell this car!...

My new 535 is on the way! I gotta sell this car! Call me, email me, make me an offer!!!!!
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-20-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By BeemerGuy
New price!

New price!
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-17-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By BeemerGuy
Weekend bump. Still got it!

Weekend bump. Still got it!
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-15-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,036
Posted By BeemerGuy
FS: 2008 335 Coupe 6-spd manual (NC)

Jet Black with gray Dakota leather interior, 26,000 miles, $29,000. One adult owner, non-smoker, oil changes every 5K, new Michelins at 16K, excellent condition inside and out. Premium package,...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-14-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By BeemerGuy
I'd like to see some more pictures of the...

I'd like to see some more pictures of the interior and especially of the driver's seat. What is the current mileage?
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