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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-20-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 942
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, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
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, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
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, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
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, 10:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,026
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, 01:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
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, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
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, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
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, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
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, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
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, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
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) 12-23-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
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, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 758
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, 10:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,118
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, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
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, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
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, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
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...
Forum: European Delivery 12-05-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By SD Z4MR
Make sure that you take a tire pressure gauge so...

Make sure that you take a tire pressure gauge so that you can check if the tires are inflated to the correct pressure for autobahn driving (>over 100 MPH). The correct pressure will be on the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,217
Posted By SD Z4MR
I did a quick Google search and came up with a...

I did a quick Google search and came up with a couple of old reviews, this one from BMWBLOG on 11/14/2010:

"To withstand the extra heat developed in overboost mode, the 335is has a standard oil...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,217
Posted By SD Z4MR
Water cooler. BMW had already added an...

Water cooler. BMW had already added an additional oil cooler on 335i models with the M Sport option, which is behind one of the large intake ports in the M Sport bumper (I don't recall which side)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,217
Posted By SD Z4MR
I have to take issue with the bolded portion of...

I have to take issue with the bolded portion of your statement above.

The 335is is completely IDENTICAL to a standard 335i with the exception of a factory tune on the S54 engine which adds 20 HP...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By SD Z4MR
My wife's '11 335is Coupe has been doing this for...

My wife's '11 335is Coupe has been doing this for a few months. It was mentioned the last time it was taken in for an oil change, but nothing was done. Sunday she changed the oil (which we do every...
Forum: European Delivery 10-28-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By SD Z4MR
BMW Museum's "Night of the White Gloves" November 7, 2014

For those BMW CCA members taking Euro Delivery and who will be in/near Munich on the night of November 7, the BMW Museum is holding their popular "Night of the White Gloves". Best of all, admission...
Forum: European Delivery 10-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,450
Posted By SD Z4MR
Sorry to hear about your flat tire experience, it...

Sorry to hear about your flat tire experience, it was like deja vu all over again! Also sorry I didn't see this earlier but we were out of state for five days and I didn't take my laptop plus we...
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,598
Posted By SD Z4MR
You'd both be most welcome. We could drink some...

You'd both be most welcome. We could drink some wine, critique my restoration project, and if the 4 Series is off the boat, go drive Palomar Mountain.

Anyone else? Tom?[/QUOTE]

I'll have to...
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