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Forum: General BMW 07-15-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By dpritchett
:dunno:What a coincidence ... I just had my RFs...

:dunno:What a coincidence ... I just had my RFs removed last Thursday (7-10) from my 18" BMW alloys ... went with non RFTs ... I went back yesterday, because the tire was losing pressure daily ......
Forum: General BMW 07-15-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By dpritchett
I don't know what a wholesale business license...

I don't know what a wholesale business license costs in CA, but I'm thinking that the cost is going cut into your savings. Also, wholesale pricing is based, at least in part, on buying larger...
Forum: General BMW 07-11-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By dpritchett
Here's my question: do the oil changes referenced...

Here's my question: do the oil changes referenced in the Service and Warranty Information book include annual low mileage changes, or are they based only on CBS interval oil changes?
The warranty...
Forum: General BMW 07-10-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By dpritchett
Included Maintenance Services

I know that things not shown on the CBS are included in the free maintenance - eg. the cabin air filter gets replaced with the brake fluid every two years.

Here's my question: do the oil changes...
Forum: General BMW 07-04-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,229
Posted By dpritchett
For what it's worth, BMW reliability was Average...

For what it's worth, BMW reliability was Average in the 2014 Annual Auto issue of CR. It probably would be higher but for the very poor rating of the 7.




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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-02-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,926
Posted By dpritchett
Thanks. I went back and looked at my receipt from...

Thanks. I went back and looked at my receipt from my two year brake fluid change in May 2013, and see they did the cabin filters then as well. I just didn't pay attention and/or remember that....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-01-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,926
Posted By dpritchett
Is the cabin filter included in the CBS on the...

Is the cabin filter included in the CBS on the F30? It was on my E90, but doesn't show on my F10.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-30-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By dpritchett
Thanks for the post. I went out and checked mine,...

Thanks for the post. I went out and checked mine, and was happy to see fluid at the full mark ... 3 yrs / 28k miles. I'll be checking it over the next 11 months for sure!
Forum: General BMW 06-30-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By dpritchett
I see you are in AZ, so depending on where, you...

I see you are in AZ, so depending on where, you might forego the x drive in favor of an i, which will save you some $$ up front to put towards your performance goals. To do what you want in the E60...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-25-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By dpritchett
I vote for the wool wash mitt and the two bucket...

I vote for the wool wash mitt and the two bucket method. Autopia or Detailed Image have great detailing guides. Here's a video I like:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqdEVtOPKAM

Use a soap...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,126
Posted By dpritchett
So, is it at no charge, or is it 65 euro?

So, is it at no charge, or is it 65 euro?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-12-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By dpritchett
+1. When I picked up my car on my ED, I did not...

+1. When I picked up my car on my ED, I did not like the way it felt on the autobahn ... checked the pressures and they were low, even compared to the normal speed settings. When I set them to the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-12-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By dpritchett
Summers are 18" and winters are 17".

Summers are 18" and winters are 17".
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-11-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By dpritchett
Congrats on the car! I've been running winter...

Congrats on the car! I've been running winter tires Dec-March here in central Virginia because our temps do drop well below 45 degrees, and my job never delays or closes, so on those days we do get...
Forum: European Delivery 06-11-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By dpritchett
+1 There are only so many delivery dates/times...

+1 There are only so many delivery dates/times available, so the longer you wait, the less likely it is that they will be able to honor a specific date. Back in 2011, I placed my order in late...
Forum: European Delivery 06-05-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,096
Posted By dpritchett
3 Year Anniversary

I picked up 3 years ago on June 1st, so I'm being flooded this week with fond nostalgia ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,348
Posted By dpritchett
My 2011 initially showed rear brakes were due at...

My 2011 initially showed rear brakes were due at 9000 miles ... this was a computer glitch. After the correction / reset its been counting down ... I now have 28k miles and the computer shows rear...
Forum: European Delivery 06-03-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By dpritchett
I did the salt mine excursion at Berchesgarten...

I did the salt mine excursion at Berchesgarten with my son when he was ~10 yrs old back when I was stationed Germany ... there is a lake there too with a boat ride out to an island with an old church...
Forum: European Delivery 06-03-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By dpritchett
My understanding is that it has to be less than...

My understanding is that it has to be less than 1/4 tank for shipping ... its not a problem if you drop off with more, they will just drain it.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-30-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,980
Posted By dpritchett
As others have observed, it's not just BMW. We...

As others have observed, it's not just BMW. We just bought a 2014 Honda CRV for my wife and not only did they mention the survey when we were at the dealership, I got the following email a few days...
Forum: General BMW 05-28-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By dpritchett
Same sign on the coffee machine at BMW of...

Same sign on the coffee machine at BMW of Lynchburg
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By dpritchett
The new Driveguard tires show as a grand touring...

The new Driveguard tires show as a grand touring all season tire vs. a high performance or ultra high performance all-season tire.

I ran the Bridgestone 960AS (Ultra High Performance All-Season)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By dpritchett
I believe the 2011 F10 528 is an inline six.... ...

I believe the 2011 F10 528 is an inline six.... YES, it is.

I had a problem with a drive train malfunction on mine, but that does not seem to be limited to first year models. Other than that no...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-24-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By dpritchett
I've used Zaino for years, and lately have been...

I've used Zaino for years, and lately have been trying out Blackfire, and like both. My son has used Wolfgang Polishes and likes them. Meguiar's has a good product line, and that's what I started...
Forum: European Delivery 04-22-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,318
Posted By dpritchett
Serious question here -- how do you go about (re)...

Serious question here -- how do you go about (re) claiming VAT when you leave the EU?
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