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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-23-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By ebloom
Not all 2004 M3s have bluetooth - my early 2004...

Not all 2004 M3s have bluetooth - my early 2004 doesn't. I think it was added mid-year.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-26-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,345
Posted By ebloom
Polarized sunglasses make the HUD very dim. I...

Polarized sunglasses make the HUD very dim. I can see it OK if the brightness is all the way up. Different glasses, different eyes, who knows. Maybe your dealer has something on the lot you can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-06-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,388
Posted By ebloom
Polarized sunglasses - me too. I have one of my...

Polarized sunglasses - me too. I have one of my programmable buttons set to the HUD menu where I can change the brightness. With it all the way up its visible although still dim. And at night I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-19-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By ebloom
Sorry, just not into car alarms. Honestly don't...

Sorry, just not into car alarms. Honestly don't care if its there or not. This car was special ordered so I am familiar with the options (and hopefully most of the standard items.)

I'll try it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-18-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By ebloom
Didn't realize that I have an alarm. Maybe...

Didn't realize that I have an alarm. Maybe something fell in the open sunroof and triggered it? I was only inside a few minutes, grabbed the mail then back outside. It wasn't making any noise. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-18-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By ebloom
flashers on

2014 335GT
I parked at my office yesterday. I left the sunroof open as I was only going in for a few minutes. Locked the car as usual with comfort access.

When I came back outside, the 4-way...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 04-18-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,083
Posted By ebloom
205/50R13 will fit on the stock rims. This was a...

205/50R13 will fit on the stock rims. This was a popular upgrade when these cars were more common.

Update 4/24: Perhaps it was 205/60R13. Been 15 years since I had the car, and an old brain.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-08-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,162
Posted By ebloom
I got it in my 335GT because the rear and side...

I got it in my 335GT because the rear and side visibility is compromised by the sloping hatch. The front collision warning is usually good but false alarms now and then, and doesn't work in heavy...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-04-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By ebloom
I'm sorry - that's what I get for working so...

I'm sorry - that's what I get for working so early in the morning. Forgot to include the price - asking $12,000. Thanks for catching that and letting me know!
Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-04-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By ebloom
FS 2008 328i

Asking $12,000
86,000 miles
Platinum Bronze Metalic
Tan Interior
Walnut Trim
Premium Package (includes power leather seats, bluetooth)
Automatic transmission
Active steering
Comfort access...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-04-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By ebloom
I notice a slight noise while backing out of my...

I notice a slight noise while backing out of my driveway. Sounds more like a siren in the distance than usual brake squeal. I haven't pursued it, not really an issue. Not really sure its actually...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,081
Posted By ebloom
The GT doesn't really look that bad. In the eye...

The GT doesn't really look that bad. In the eye of the beholder, of course. Many BMW traditionalists don't like it. The same people that complained about the X5 when it came out about 15 years...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 02-09-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By ebloom
If you didn't replace the fuel filter when you...

If you didn't replace the fuel filter when you drained the lines, it could be clogged.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By ebloom
Yes combined, but more highway than city. ...

Yes combined, but more highway than city. (Auto-start-stop can help with city driving.)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By ebloom
I'm getting between 25 and 29 in my 335 GT. 29...

I'm getting between 25 and 29 in my 335 GT. 29 in spring and fall when not on winter gas and not running A/C. Last few tankfuls have been closer to 25.
Forum: General BMW 01-30-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By ebloom
I've driven a 2006 and 2008 3 series with active...

I've driven a 2006 and 2008 3 series with active steering. In normal driving, its fine, you don't really notice it. In parking lots and other low speed tight areas its great. somewhat higher...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,774
Posted By ebloom
In my car (2014 335GT) after using the paddles,...

In my car (2014 335GT) after using the paddles, it shifts back to automatic (D) after a few seconds of light acceleration. Here's what I think is happening: if your foot is off the accelerator, the...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 01-26-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By ebloom
The car should be telling you what it needs. ...

The car should be telling you what it needs. Look at the dash when you start the car - it should show how many miles until service. Also check the owners manual (or search these forums) for details...
Forum: General BMW 01-13-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By ebloom
There are (at least) 2 different ways to display...

There are (at least) 2 different ways to display the colored traffic info. You've found the obvious, but way-too-in-your-face one. I agree the map is unreadable. There's another setting with more...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 01-06-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By ebloom
If I recall, the last US E21s were in the spring...

If I recall, the last US E21s were in the spring of 1983. They were transitioning to the E30 318i. So the October 1983 build date might not be correct. Not sure how much that matters after all...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By ebloom
Had this problem on one of our company cars, 09...

Had this problem on one of our company cars, 09 328xi coupe. Repaired by dealer, 2 hours labor, and a bowden cable, about $35. Tech's notes said "removed under panels and manipulated latch from...
Forum: General BMW 12-09-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By ebloom
Looks to me like the driver hit the wrong pedal. ...

Looks to me like the driver hit the wrong pedal. AKA unintended acceleration!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By ebloom
I guarantee the BMW loans for my business, but...

I guarantee the BMW loans for my business, but they're not on my recent TransUnion report. No leases for us - too many miles. My wife's loan shows up because the car is in both our names.
Forum: General BMW 11-24-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By ebloom
Take a look at the E46 M3 forum ... lots of...

Take a look at the E46 M3 forum ... lots of discussions on SMG issues. Many have simple solutions. But there is the potential for some very expensive repairs. You need to decide for yourself if it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By ebloom
Did you switch keys? This may be one of the...

Did you switch keys? This may be one of the settings stored in the key.
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