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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Stevarino
Thanks for your reply and I know you have it...

Thanks for your reply and I know you have it right.

Discussion came up today with a Ford GT owner.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Stevarino
Lichtbogendrahtspritzen (LDS) cylinder liner

This is a "third base off the wall question" but does anyone know if it is correct to say that the new B-58, B-48 engines do not have to be "broken in" because of the new technology cylinder liners?...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By Stevarino
Is there a "new" kind of WD-40 that is better for...

Is there a "new" kind of WD-40 that is better for the top hinges than the Wurth spray?

Last time I used white lithium spray which seemed to go on pretty well.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Stevarino
I will not be buying winter tires for a 335i wirh...

I will not be buying winter tires for a 335i wirh Super Sports that goes about 250 miles from December until March.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Stevarino
I have Micheline Pilot Super Sport tires on a...

I have Micheline Pilot Super Sport tires on a 335i that does not go out much in winter. I bought an infra-red thermometer (FLUKE 62) to measure tire temps. I don't go out unless the outside temp is...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-13-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Stevarino
Most recent was a 2017 440i ED picked up Sept. 1,...

Most recent was a 2017 440i ED picked up Sept. 1, 2017 and financed with BMW.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-12-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Stevarino
OK. It is a deal offered by BMW Financial and...

OK. It is a deal offered by BMW Financial and not the dealer. It is a "loyalty" gift.

So I traded the "One Day Car Control School" (which I have done) in for the "One Day M School". I paid the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-09-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Stevarino
The e-mail told me to contact 1-866-744-4BMW. ...

The e-mail told me to contact 1-866-744-4BMW.

The e-mail indicates that the "One Day Car Control School" is worth $775 and that I can use the credit toward another school. Since I have already...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-09-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Stevarino
When I got the e-mail, I called the dealership...

When I got the e-mail, I called the dealership and talked to the CA that I bought the most recent car from. He had no knowledge of the specifics.

It must be from BMW NA.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-09-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Stevarino
Free Car Control School

Just got an e-mail from BMW telling me I qualify for a free car control school because I have purchased 5 new BMWs and have an active BMW Financial contract. Is this something new or has this been...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-11-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 209,372
Posted By Stevarino
Gummi spreader

I have had good luck using the brushes in this link to apply Gummi Pflege. 25 brushes for less than 5 bucks.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000W5IACS/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Stevarino
When I get a new car and bring it in for the...

When I get a new car and bring it in for the "free" oil change, the next oil change is done by me in 6 months. I usally throw away the drain plug and put a new one on because the dealer will have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Stevarino
25 Newton Meters which comes out to 18.43...

25 Newton Meters which comes out to 18.43 Ft./lbs. for most BMW drain plugs.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 209,372
Posted By Stevarino
Heads up on need for Gummi Pflege

Does a new convertible need Gummi Pflege? YES!

On Saturday, I lubed and Gummi Pfleged my 2008 335i to get the convertible top in the mood for winter storage. Then, I wondered, should my new 2017...
Forum: European Delivery 11-17-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,661
Posted By Stevarino
Fantastic photography! Great lokking car and you...

Fantastic photography! Great lokking car and you saw a lot of Europe.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-08-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By Stevarino
Me too. The Alaska population of convertibles has...

Me too. The Alaska population of convertibles has to be just a few hundred. Must come in handy for 4th of July parades.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Stevarino
How does your serpintine belt look?

How does your serpintine belt look?
Forum: European Delivery 10-26-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,788
Posted By Stevarino
Motch, sorry you had so many difficulties. My...

Motch, sorry you had so many difficulties. My guess is that you will either buy your next car off the lot or order a car for dealer delivery, whatever brand of car it is.

I keep trying to tell...
Forum: European Delivery 10-26-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,788
Posted By Stevarino
Mission is complete. Just got home from...

Mission is complete. Just got home from Spartanburg. PCD was well worth the extra wait and hurricane angst. The car was delivered without a scratch on it and I went over it with a fine tooth comb...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-14-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,958
Posted By Stevarino
Another reason to do your own oil change/routine...

Another reason to do your own oil change/routine maintenance. Took my 2014 X-3 in last month for the "free" oil change.

Today, I was pumping up the tire pressures on my two BMW cars so they...
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,788
Posted By Stevarino
OK. I went to the sticky and filled out the boxes...

OK. I went to the sticky and filled out the boxes and submitted it. Don't know if I did it right since I don't see the results anyplace.
Forum: European Delivery 10-11-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,788
Posted By Stevarino
Holy mackerel! Just got the word that the car has...

Holy mackerel! Just got the word that the car has been released to the carrier to truck it up to the PDC for re-delivery on Oct. 24.

That is a lot better than my worst fears. Which were having...
Forum: European Delivery 10-10-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,788
Posted By Stevarino
Just called. Car is still in Brunswick, GA with...

Just called. Car is still in Brunswick, GA with an indefinite delay.
Forum: European Delivery 10-07-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,788
Posted By Stevarino
Just got the word that my car is still on the...

Just got the word that my car is still on the dock in Brunswick, GA and all shipping has been suspended until further notice.

This is an ideal situation to conduct some real-life testing of the...
Forum: European Delivery 10-06-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,788
Posted By Stevarino
I would rather have my car on a ship right now. ...

I would rather have my car on a ship right now. The ship can avoid the storm by as many miles as it takes. Your car is cinched down real tight and the ship will not have parts of trees, broken...
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