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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,390
Posted By stewartfan
sounds not too bad, when I get one, it's gonna...

sounds not too bad, when I get one, it's gonna have to have good maintenance records. I'm currently reading up on some other threads about 528s, and I assume most of what's said on there applies to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-02-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,390
Posted By stewartfan
540i High Mileage Reliability, Common Probs?

looking into a 2001-03 post refresh 540, just doing some research, and used ones tend to be very cheap, considering the mileage (~60000mls). How well do these hold up with that kind of mileage? It'd...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-15-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By stewartfan
Well, turns out that link that I mentioned above...

Well, turns out that link that I mentioned above actually was an extremely accurate rendering! Here's the real thing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCeNgYoHnzw and the one in the thread I mentioned...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-13-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By stewartfan
that sounds good! I was never too interested in...

that sounds good! I was never too interested in the current X3 until recently, as I don't care too much for the exterior looks of the one they have out now. But what I do love, absolutely, is the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-10-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By stewartfan
Well yes, I understand that; I just wanted to...

Well yes, I understand that; I just wanted to know why you said that about the pics I posted
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-07-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 975
Posted By stewartfan
523i in US??

I live in Bishop, CA, which is the perfect place for BMW to do heat testing in Death Valley just East of here, and altitude testing in the mountains just west of here. They're here for their annual...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-07-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By stewartfan
ahaha what makes you say that?

ahaha what makes you say that?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-07-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By stewartfan
So, another trip there proved nothing more than...

So, another trip there proved nothing more than what I'd seen before. This time, though, 4 of them were under the hood of one of the Mini Clubmans (Clubmen...?) and I said "how's it going?" they said...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-07-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By stewartfan
I definitely would only take one if someone gave...

I definitely would only take one if someone gave it to me, I wouldn't buy one myself.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-07-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By stewartfan
sadly, now that I think about it, the ones I saw...

sadly, now that I think about it, the ones I saw may have been X1s...I guess I'll have to see...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-07-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By stewartfan
Ok, so I went today, and there were no X3s, they...

Ok, so I went today, and there were no X3s, they were all actually leaving when I got there. But I did get pics of the Mini crossover and other fairly new Bimmers; I plan on going to check later. And...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By stewartfan
Well, I didn't want to take pics because they...

Well, I didn't want to take pics because they obviously wouldn't like it if I did, but if they still have their fleet there tomorrow morning, I'll gladly take my camera. There was one thing I found...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By stewartfan
we went by to see them again, and there were less...

we went by to see them again, and there were less vehicles there; only 1 Z4, a 335d, an unbadged F10 5 Series that I mistook for a 7 earlier, and 2 un-Camouflaged x3s along with 1 camouflaged one....
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-06-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By stewartfan
New X3 and other testing vehicles!!

I live in Bishop, CA which is probably the closest fully accommodated town near Death Valley, and BMW rented out a large church for a few days to be a "base camp" for their mules...this facility is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-15-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By stewartfan
I plan on doing as much tint as is legal in CA,...

I plan on doing as much tint as is legal in CA, but the tint is very restricted here, no tint on windshield or front driver/passenger windows...
Also, thanks for the replies, I will definitely get...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-15-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By stewartfan
Dakota leather in an e90 330

I really like the 06 330i, and I've been looking to buy one for a while now. My requirement for the leather is black dakota, because in my mind, black is definitely the best looking, and most classy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,656
Posted By stewartfan
I like to thoroughly research, haha. And I'll see...

I like to thoroughly research, haha. And I'll see what I can do, I understand that there may be a shortage of low mileage 330's, but I'm willing to go higher for a great deal, especially if it's very...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,656
Posted By stewartfan
Yeah, it should be worth at least that much in...

Yeah, it should be worth at least that much in the summer, but I'm looking at even a little later than that, buying mine. Plus, I'd probably buy mine from CA when I do, since it's a lot easier to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-13-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,656
Posted By stewartfan
It sounds like this car is the right one. You're...

It sounds like this car is the right one. You're right, I haven't test drove one, but the nearest dealership is a good 300+ miles away through mountains. When the time comes to buy one, I will test...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,656
Posted By stewartfan
Also, one thing I forgot was the cold weather...

Also, one thing I forgot was the cold weather package. How is he heated steering wheel? It seems like a bit much, but you never know! And the heated seats, is the only part that heats up the "butt"...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,656
Posted By stewartfan
Yeah, what I meant about the insurance was that...

Yeah, what I meant about the insurance was that the 05 gave the $70 price and the 06 was $300+. Why is the difference so substantial? I know that the e90 was more expensive, but not 200%+ more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,656
Posted By stewartfan
Thanks for the quick reply, I'm aware of the...

Thanks for the quick reply, I'm aware of the maintenance costs, but I believe the car's awesome drivability outweighs the costs. That's also why I chose t o go with the 330 instead of a 335, since...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,656
Posted By stewartfan
06 330i owners?

I am loving all of the features of the 330i, from the quicker engine, to the awesome sound system, to the better rims on the sport package. If I were to buy one, I would need the following items on...
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