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Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 02-25-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 967
Posted By Westech
I've dealt with Ocala BMW service department and...

I've dealt with Ocala BMW service department and it was an excellent experience. Ocala BMW had an opportunity to make a fast dollar on us and didn't.
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 02-25-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 967
Posted By Westech
If your BMW if under the factory warranty and...

If your BMW if under the factory warranty and that warranty work is not done to your satisfaction, you can discuss the issue with your SA, Service Manager and the tech who twisted the wrench. Your...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-23-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Westech
Blacklane, Thank you, I'll check that location....

Blacklane,
Thank you, I'll check that location. I'm looking for the engine number (as opposed to the VIN) as it's needed on an auction analyst report.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-22-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Westech
Z-3 Engine Number Location?

Where is the engine number located on a 2000 Z-3 2.3?
Stickies, Google, Bentleys hasn't provided an answer.
Thank you..
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Westech
Stopped at the dealer today to pick up a part and...

Stopped at the dealer today to pick up a part and asked the question posted by the OP. Dealer stated that dealer "ownership" of the car varies from state to state and depends on:
1. Whether or not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By Westech
I've seen this on many CarFax reports and I was...

I've seen this on many CarFax reports and I was told the dealer took ownership of the car for insurance purposes.
Truth??? Don't know but it seems reasonable.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Westech
Have the same problem to a greater degree on our...

Have the same problem to a greater degree on our 2006 325xi. I agree, it's a PITA. The only viable solution I've found is replacement. Check with www.GetBMWParts or www.realOEM.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By Westech
I'd love to ask this guy why he did this to a...

I'd love to ask this guy why he did this to a perfectly innocent BMW....couldn't he go inflict this outrage on a Honda Civic?

All the car needs to complete this bit of "artistic expression" is a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Westech
2006 325xi 124,000 miles Had a problem with...

2006 325xi 124,000 miles Had a problem with rear light bulbs not properly seated. Reseated them and used dialectric (spelling?) grease. Solved the problem. I've read--but have no evidence--that...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 02-16-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 967
Posted By Westech
If you're still looking for an honest...

If you're still looking for an honest :confused:dealership, here are a few with which I've dealt. None are near you unfortunately.
Germain BMW Ft. Myers/Naples
Coggins BMW WPB/Palm Beach area...
Forum: Southeast Regional - AR, AL, GA, FL, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, and TN 02-09-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Westech
Dupont Cars and Coffee Reeves Cars and Coffee ...

Dupont Cars and Coffee
Reeves Cars and Coffee
Ferrari of Tampa Bay Cars and Coffee
St/ Pete Festival of Speed
FSCBMWCCA

Google them.

Cincinnati.....cool. Drove there two years ago to buy a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-01-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,392
Posted By Westech
Get it in writing....that's Comedy Central...

Get it in writing....that's Comedy Central material.

Change the fluid--personal preference Red Line-and enjoy smooooooooooooooother shifting on the way to the dealer to tell him to pound sand.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-24-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,227
Posted By Westech
HikerToo Where did you get your PE. Best price...

HikerToo
Where did you get your PE. Best price I found was $1050. plus shipping.
Thanks.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By Westech
How far are you from Cincinnati? If at all...

How far are you from Cincinnati? If at all possible have Enthusiast Auto Group in Cincinnati do the PPI. These guys know BMW.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 737
Posted By Westech
Had a similar issue with chrome tips. They...

Had a similar issue with chrome tips. They cleaned up very nicely using a cotton wheel with jewelers rouge (a very mild abrasive) on a bench grinder. Took just a few minutes and the outcome was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By Westech
Contact www.tirerack.com. Tell 'em what you told...

Contact www.tirerack.com. Tell 'em what you told us. They tell the truth.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By Westech
Using the remaining time you have available...

Using the remaining time you have available before your water pump croaks, find a good indy shop. You live in SoCal, the BMW center of the universe.
Talk with the indy, establish a relationship,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Westech
I tried everything but voodoo to fix mine on the...

I tried everything but voodoo to fix mine on the cheap, everything short of duct tape & pulling a fuse. Ultimately the solution was the new motor assembly. What worried me was the mirror's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Westech
2006 326xi 121,000 miles. Our drivers side...

2006 326xi 121,000 miles.
Our drivers side mirror's problem started with slow "open/close". Then the mirror would go past the normal "open" setting and move to a point where the mirror surface was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Westech
I'd bet they damaged a wear sensor when they...

I'd bet they damaged a wear sensor when they rotated the tires. Easy to do when you gorilla things around.
Who did the rotation? Dealer? Gas station? Big box tire-schlepper? Lots of places have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Westech
First get the Bentley manual or print out...

First get the Bentley manual or print out instructions from this forum or the web. Then, as Nike says, Just Do It.
The biggest PITA is getting the car up in the air sufficiently high enough to work...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Westech
We've got a 2006 326xi Touring with over 121,000...

We've got a 2006 326xi Touring with over 121,000 as our daily driver. It's also won a Best in Class in our local BMW club "concours" & Best German Car at a countywide charity car show.

Just sold...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Westech
Find another shop....$900. is robbery.

Find another shop....$900. is robbery.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Westech
Replacing a/t fluid and filter on high-mileage...

Replacing a/t fluid and filter on high-mileage cars has been a much-discussed topic as the search feature of the forum will reveal.

Having said that...ya pays your money and ya takes your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Westech
All three tasks easy to do. Consult the forum...

All three tasks easy to do. Consult the forum and google.

Heads up: Power steering unit may require Pentosin rather than "normal" power steering fluid. The two fluids are NOT...
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