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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-28-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,327
Posted By LeNoah
pricing E350 vs 535i

Having a dilema. We are loooong time BMW drivers, first one was a 1978 530i, and have owned a couple MB's along the way. Currently have '08 Carrera S, 08 Tacoma and '10 528i.

The 528 is coming off...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,492
Posted By LeNoah
Don't mix brands or even models of tires. They...

Don't mix brands or even models of tires. They have different handling characteristics and will change the dynamics of your car. Michelins are good tires but there are many many models of Michelins....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,071
Posted By LeNoah
We live in SoCal so didn't have as much need for...

We live in SoCal so didn't have as much need for the all-seasons.

So when I finally tossed the hated run flats, after a lot of research, I put on Conti DW's, not DWS"s. What a great improvemnet in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,714
Posted By LeNoah
Sorry but I have to disagree with Razorclaw. The...

Sorry but I have to disagree with Razorclaw. The money is absolutely NOT the point. It is the deceptive practice and lack of concern for loyal customers who have brought BMW to the level of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,714
Posted By LeNoah
After rereading this entire thread I want to make...

After rereading this entire thread I want to make one thing clear. I still love driving our Beemer. Even after a romp in our 911 there is still something solid and reassuring about the feel of that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,714
Posted By LeNoah
Unfortunate!! What a great company BMW used to...

Unfortunate!! What a great company BMW used to be. Now with "battery registration", outrageous electonics repairs not covered by warranty, and erosion of customer service they are quickly losing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,714
Posted By LeNoah
pcy, Don't get me started on this. The...

pcy,

Don't get me started on this. The injector "upsell" was just one of many issues I have had recently with BMW service dept. Didn't use to be that way. I have been a BMW booster for decades and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,714
Posted By LeNoah
This one really pi**ed me off when they tried to...

This one really pi**ed me off when they tried to pull it on me. Wife took her 5'er in for regular service. Supposed to be free so when she came back and said it had cost a couple hundred bucks I went...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,071
Posted By LeNoah
Several posts here regarding run flats, including...

Several posts here regarding run flats, including mine. What a transformation. Dumped the RF's for Conti DWS. WHat I don't understand is how BMW execs let a car go on to the showroom floor (and out...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,218
Posted By LeNoah
As a long time BMW driver (since 1977) and member...

As a long time BMW driver (since 1977) and member of BMWCCA I am very disappointed in BMW lately. Our 2010 5'er came with runflats. Horrible. Sounded like we had wheel bearings going bad. Rode...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 142,243
Posted By LeNoah
Just as a follow-up, we raised such a stink,...

Just as a follow-up, we raised such a stink, complained to everyone about the idiocy of placing sensitive electonics in a place where liquids will ultimately end up, that the dealer and BMWNA final...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By LeNoah
$$$$$

Be prepared for a big repair bill if you get liquid on the electronic modules which are stupidly located at the lowest point in the trunk or cargo area. It can come from several sources from clogged...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 142,243
Posted By LeNoah
insurance claims??

We are still fuming over a $3500 repair bill for a bottle which broke in our trunk (we were carrying groceries in the trunk. What a concept!?!?). What a stupid place to put sensitive electronics.
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,175
Posted By LeNoah
So, with regard to the OP, does anyone here have...

So, with regard to the OP, does anyone here have a dealership in SoCal that has a customer oriented service department? Our disapointments with our current one are compounding themselves. We have had...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,175
Posted By LeNoah
Interesting. I am learning that several cars...

Interesting. I am learning that several cars earlier than mine had had the modules in other locations. Can't quite figure that out??
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,175
Posted By LeNoah
Just to answer a couple of your questions --. Our...

Just to answer a couple of your questions --. Our car actually came with a trunk liner -- kind of an admission from BWM that there is a problem. Unfortunately the bottle that broke was a gallon and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,175
Posted By LeNoah
don't spill in your trunk $$$$

Just got a bill for over $3200!!!! from our BMW service dept. :tsk: A gallon of liquid spilled and ran into the well below the spare tire. Some genius at BMW had decided that it was a good place to...
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