Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 155
Search took 1.16 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: martyl
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
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: 753
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: 753
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: 210
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: 513
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: 1,949
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: 5,437
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: 10,363
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: 1,385
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: 350
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: 350
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: 884
Posted By martyl
I've used Meguiars swirl remover. Works great....

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


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-19-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,517
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: 716
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: 565
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: 565
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: 36,929
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: 3,217
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: 1,207
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...
Forum: European Delivery 12-13-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,507
Posted By martyl
M1388Z Picked up on 10/7 Dropped off in...

M1388Z

Picked up on 10/7
Dropped off in Paris 10/11
Arrived in New York 11/15
VPC work order on 11/19 to repair scratch
Released from VPC 12/12
ETA to Dealer12/18

As others have...
Forum: European Delivery 12-06-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,855
Posted By martyl
You may be correct. The BMW site refers to...

You may be correct. The BMW site refers to Germany passing a "ruling" and speaks of being fined in certain circumstances. Either way it sounds like having another option makes a lot of sense.
Forum: European Delivery 12-06-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,855
Posted By martyl
You can't drive with summer tires in the winter...

You can't drive with summer tires in the winter in Germany. It's against the law. You need at least all season tires or you'll have to rent winter tires. Summer tires won't work in cold/snowy weather...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 36,929
Posted By martyl
I dropped my car off in Paris on October 11th. It...

I dropped my car off in Paris on October 11th. It arrived on the Fidelio in New York on November 15th and got to the VPC on the 16th. A work order began on November 19th. I have a scratch that needs...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,524
Posted By martyl
What a great statement. You really have it all in...

What a great statement. You really have it all in perspective. My wife and just did ED for our 30th anniversary. It's ultimately not about the car.
Forum: European Delivery 11-26-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By martyl
Great report. Nice pics of Lake Como. We just...

Great report. Nice pics of Lake Como. We just returned from there. Still my favorite place in Europe. Congrats!
Showing results 1 to 25 of 155

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms