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Forum: European Delivery 09-10-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By martyl
Driving in Italy is fine. If you go to the small...

Driving in Italy is fine. If you go to the small towns around Como, then you'll need to be careful on some of the narrow streets and parking spaces. Generally, driving in Europe is a hell of lot...
Forum: European Delivery 09-10-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By martyl
One doesn't go to Europe for the weather, unless...

One doesn't go to Europe for the weather, unless you want to be on the water etc. It's like Ireland; who cares when you go, the weather is not why you go. The good thing about November is that there...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By martyl
Thanks for the responses. I was very doubtful...

Thanks for the responses. I was very doubtful about.



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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-08-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By martyl
Trunk Space

I'm playing in a golf event this month and wanted to take my 335 and wind it out on the back country roads. I'll be with my brother in laws so they'll be four of us. Has anyone tried fitting four...
Forum: European Delivery 08-28-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By martyl
I have been to Europe many times for 8 days and I...

I have been to Europe many times for 8 days and I think you're fine. You'll get over the jet lag soon. It's different for everyone. For me, it's worse coming back. Your trip looks good. You're not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-26-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,052
Posted By martyl
I always get a loaner. Even for an oil change.

I always get a loaner. Even for an oil change.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-20-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By martyl
Sport + only comes on the sport line or M sport...

Sport + only comes on the sport line or M sport models.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-12-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By martyl
Thanks for all the helpful responses. I've had...

Thanks for all the helpful responses. I've had the Rial Salernos before and agree with quackbury. Very good points. Thx again.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-12-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By martyl
Winter tires

I am thinking of getting some winter tires for my 335. Has anyone just changed the tires without buying a new set of wheels? I haven't seen much on people taking that approach.

Thanks for your...
Forum: The Detail Department 08-10-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By martyl
Bumper repair

My 14 335 is having a new bumper cover installed because someone hit me. The shop (who is very good) told me not to wash the car for two weeks. I think they are primarily concerned about strong water...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-26-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By martyl
I have the standard sport suspension on my 335...

I have the standard sport suspension on my 335 and it's great. There are many different opinions on this so a search may help.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-25-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By martyl
I didn't want to get a coating so I bought a...

I didn't want to get a coating so I bought a Porter Cable DA polisher and will use some Wolfgang swirl remover and Wolfgang sealant. I like detailing my car. I also use Menzerna's quick detailer...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-24-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,555
Posted By martyl
I have the standard sport suspension on my 2014...

I have the standard sport suspension on my 2014 335i and it rides so much better than my e90 non-sport, yet at the same time handles beautifully. No crashing over potholes. Much more compliant but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-24-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,611
Posted By martyl
Now that my 335 is starting to break in, the...

Now that my 335 is starting to break in, the engine feels like it's become more responsive after about 3500 miles. Since I live in a city, I can't drive around in sport mode all the time. It's just...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,407
Posted By martyl
I do all the stuff above and I put a couple of...

I do all the stuff above and I put a couple of coats of Klasse on it. It's been so bad in the Midwest that I've used a reliable car wash. I use some Meguiars swirl remover to touch up any marring....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By martyl
It is intermittent and I have only noticed it...

It is intermittent and I have only noticed it during very cold weather. It was making it today when it was 15 degrees. There is no snow so it's not the tires. It's clearly coming from the wheel....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By martyl
Steering wheel noise in cold weather

I have a 2014 335i and since the very cold weather here in the Midwest, I've noticed the steering wheel is noisy. It makes a kind of rubbing sound as opposed to a squeak. Has anyone else experienced...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-20-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By martyl
I've used Meguiars swirl remover. Works great....

I've used Meguiars swirl remover. Works great. Use high quality microfiber
cloths.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,568
Posted By martyl
+1. We drove all over Europe with a Garmin Navi...

+1. We drove all over Europe with a Garmin Navi and it was great. Doesn't sound like it would be money well spent for you.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-02-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By martyl
I love mine. Mine is 2014 and the steering in...

I love mine. Mine is 2014 and the steering in sport mode is close to my previous e90 so I like it. It's very quick and handles great. I have the standard sport package with 18 in wheels and RWD. I...
Forum: The Detail Department 12-24-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By martyl
Thanks for all the helpful feedback!

Thanks for all the helpful feedback!
Forum: The Detail Department 12-23-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By martyl
Polishing pads and Klasse

I picked up a Black Sapphire 335i and noticed some fine scratches under bright indoor light. I'm getting a DA Porter Cable polisher and want to know a couple of things.

1. For Klasse all in one...
Forum: European Delivery 12-20-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 37,269
Posted By martyl
To complete my information; my car arrived on...

To complete my information; my car arrived on Monday, December 16th. 9 weeks from drop off which included a VPC repair for a scratch and a dent. Not bad all things considered. The work was flawlessly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-19-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,251
Posted By martyl
I have the 335 sport after doing ED in October....

I have the 335 sport after doing ED in October. The car was redelivered two days ago. I think the car is fantastic. I love the engine. Not only because it's powerful but because of the smooth reving...
Forum: European Delivery 12-17-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,220
Posted By martyl
Having done ED twice and driven a lot in Europe,...

Having done ED twice and driven a lot in Europe, I think you're going to be doing a lot of driving and you may find it's too much. Plus, you're going to feel rushed with this schedule. One day in...
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