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Forum: European Delivery 03-30-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,107
Posted By SD Z4MR
Our credit union would not finance my wife's car...

Our credit union would not finance my wife's car for our May 2011 Euro Delivery because they said that they needed to have the car insured before they would release financing. Our insurance company...
Forum: European Delivery 03-30-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By SD Z4MR
I did the Porsche Zuffenhausen, the Mercedes-Benz...

I did the Porsche Zuffenhausen, the Mercedes-Benz Stuttgart (actually Sindelfingen), and the BMW Munich and Dingolfing tours in May 2011. I would agree with Stevarino in order of ranking and it...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-27-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,066
Posted By SD Z4MR
I just replaced the battery in my Z4 M Roadster...

I just replaced the battery in my Z4 M Roadster but I discovered that whoever replaced the previous battery didn't vent it properly and I didn't have one of the required elbows. I had to disconnect...
Forum: European Delivery 03-26-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,671
Posted By SD Z4MR
To answer your original question, once you have a...

To answer your original question, once you have a confirmed delivery date and time from BMW Welt you can go ahead and purchase your tickets. You should have gotten this before your car's production...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-09-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By SD Z4MR
I read all the same stuff everyone here mentioned...

I read all the same stuff everyone here mentioned back when PC West was announced and also knew that BMW has indicated that no deliveries would take place there.

That's why I was asking for...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-09-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By SD Z4MR
Thanks guys! I had the chance to do a lot...

Thanks guys!

I had the chance to do a lot more research on this last night after I posted and found a video of a battery swap on an E46 and saw that I'm just missing the plastic elbow that goes...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-08-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By SD Z4MR
Z4 M Roadster battery vent

I had to replace the battery in my Z4 M and it appears that the battery vent was not attached to the battery. The previous battery was a BMW OEM battery and was most likely replaced by the previous...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-08-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By SD Z4MR
Performance Center West - Thermal deliveries

In this thread, http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=821348, there is a claim that deliveries are available at Performance Center West, despite BMW claiming that no deliveries will be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,033
Posted By SD Z4MR
We purchased an extended warranty earlier this...

We purchased an extended warranty earlier this month for my wife's 335is Coupe with 47,500 miles and a delivery date of 5/12/11.

Things that have already been replaced under the original factory...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 01-20-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By SD Z4MR
I'm a teen driving instructor (post-retirement...

I'm a teen driving instructor (post-retirement part-time job) and we teach our students that they should have their right heel on the floor and their right foot flat on the accelerator pedal. You...
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By SD Z4MR
Congrats on the M4 Euro Delivery! My Euro...

Congrats on the M4 Euro Delivery! My Euro Delivery M4 unfortunately has gotten pushed back from May 2015 to May 2016 (maybe they'll offer a decent blue by then!).

I've heard good recommendations...
Forum: European Delivery 01-19-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By SD Z4MR
Ours took exactly 8 weeks in 2011 but there were...

Ours took exactly 8 weeks in 2011 but there were extenuating circumstances, including a 4-day Customs holiday (Independence Day weekend), a broken sprinkler that shut down the VDC for a day...
Forum: European Delivery 01-09-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,302
Posted By SD Z4MR
Other keywords used to get highlighted, such as...

Other keywords used to get highlighted, such as any reference to tires, which would take you to Tire Rack. (Edit: still does!)

I'm a subscriber but I still see the keyword links. My solution is...
Forum: European Delivery 01-06-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By SD Z4MR
The E92 335is coupes and convertibles were made...

The E92 335is coupes and convertibles were made to a BMW NA spec and one of the things that was specified besides more horsepower, torque, and some different cosmetics, was a louder exhaust, which...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By SD Z4MR
Closest quality independent to Camp Pendleton is...

Closest quality independent to Camp Pendleton is Oceanside Motorsports. Ask for Neil Daly.

Traveling down the coast a little further there's also Charlies Foreign Car in Encinitas. Ask for Nico....
Forum: European Delivery 12-27-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By SD Z4MR
I don't know where you're getting that...

I don't know where you're getting that information, but hundreds of people have detailed their European Delivery trips in the above-mentioned European Delivery forum and I can't recall anyone who has...
Forum: General BMW 12-23-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By SD Z4MR
If you do you use plasti-dip it will require...

If you do you use plasti-dip it will require regular maintenance using a fine artist brush, especially the older it gets. The best looking way would be to replace the badge with a black...
Forum: General BMW 12-23-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By SD Z4MR
I plasti-dipped the 335is badges on the back and...

I plasti-dipped the 335is badges on the back and sides of my wife's 335is Coupe, but only because no one has the "s" in a gloss black emblem.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-23-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By SD Z4MR
Yes, we know Pacific BMW in Glendale, that's...

Yes, we know Pacific BMW in Glendale, that's where we took our car when the upper charge pipe broke while we were on track at Streets of Willow a few weeks ago! (Our SA was a complete jackass and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By SD Z4MR
My wife and are are considering an extended...

My wife and are are considering an extended warranty for her 2011 335is Coupe (N54 engine). Four years is up in May 2015 but she's now only about 3,000 miles away from 50,000 miles. She really...
Forum: European Delivery 12-22-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By SD Z4MR
Following Rick Steves' advice, for our 2011 ED my...

Following Rick Steves' advice, for our 2011 ED my wife and I each took a half an Ambien on the 6:00 PM flight from LAX to MUN (didn't help) and again the next night after we had arrived in Munich...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,477
Posted By SD Z4MR
Since this thread was resurrected, I'll add the...

Since this thread was resurrected, I'll add the experience of a fellow club-member with a silver 335i. He Plastidipped his wheels black. I don't know the style number but they have very wide...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,427
Posted By SD Z4MR
Resurrecting this thread to add to our list of...

Resurrecting this thread to add to our list of items (above) that have been replaced/repaired under warranty:

A couple of weekends ago my wife and I attended a 3-day HPDE put on by the four of the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-08-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By SD Z4MR
I haven't replaced the top on my Z4 MR, but I did...

I haven't replaced the top on my Z4 MR, but I did have the top replaced when my 2000 S2000 was 10 years old. I went to a local auto upholstery shop that had lots of positive reviews for convertible...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-08-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By SD Z4MR
I did this with my '74 Celica GT, probably in the...

I did this with my '74 Celica GT, probably in the early 80s, only this was before film so I painted it flat black. The hood came right down to the grill which was recessed and extended from...
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