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Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 08-18-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
It goes without saying that many car dealerships...

It goes without saying that many car dealerships regard customers as targets without any intention of fostering a long-term base of satisfied repeat customers.

The word 'deliberately' was used,...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-03-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
Cool Apparently United BMW's tone & knowledge of...

Apparently United BMW's tone & knowledge of Performance Suspensions depends upon whether the discussion takes place before a sale, or after installing half of the Performance Suspension components:
...
Forum: Automotive / Photography 04-20-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,182
Posted By JejuneLegume
The Canon PowerShot Elphs are excellent P&S...

The Canon PowerShot Elphs are excellent P&S cameras. The DIGIC manages to produce an excellent picture for almost every shot.

Many Canon cameras can use CHDK firmware...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 02-13-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By JejuneLegume
United BMW Discloses Customers' Personal Information to 3rd Party Marketing Companies

For the past several months I've been getting unsolicited sales calls from United BMW's service dept that I'd let go to voice mail. The purpose of the sales call is to tout a free thirty point...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-12-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,895
Posted By JejuneLegume
Sorry for the confusion. Glad it does arrive...

Sorry for the confusion. Glad it does arrive oiled because I drove around for a day or two before getting a K&N clean/oil kit.

When you say blue oil, you're referring to an aFe cleaning kit like...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-07-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,251
Posted By JejuneLegume
Yes, exactly. The pulsations got more...

Yes, exactly.

The pulsations got more intense with more spirited driving, but would subside as the brakes cooled down.

Got to the point it was downright scary.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-07-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,226
Posted By JejuneLegume
Question Repeated snowflake warnings are so annoying...

Repeated snowflake warnings are so annoying because you instinctively think the gong is warning you of something more serious.

Is there anyway to disable the snowflake?

Usually I'm aware it is...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-07-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,895
Posted By JejuneLegume
Thumbs up I've had this filter bolted on for a few weeks. ...

I've had this filter bolted on for a few weeks.

Was concerned that the filter would make too intake noise, but it is really very subtle. Just a little more sonorous on full throttle. There also...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-07-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,251
Posted By JejuneLegume
All four rotors on my 135 had to be replaced in...

All four rotors on my 135 had to be replaced in under 5,000 miles because they were warped.

Brakes are a weak link on the 135.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-07-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,569
Posted By JejuneLegume
I got a MadDad cat-back muffler...

I got a MadDad cat-back muffler (http://www.daddysscp.com/BMW_135i_Exhaust_p/wsp135ab.htm). A local performance muffler shop bolted it up in twenty minutes.

Total cost about $800. Couldn't be...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-23-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 624
Posted By JejuneLegume
Thumbs up 17x9 square set up on a 135; Dramatic handling improvement

Didn't find many examples of a square set-up using 17x9 wheels on the forum, so thought I'd share info & impressions.

Wheels: Beyern Bavaria S40...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-03-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
Please allow me to bounce off your comments a...

Please allow me to bounce off your comments a little. Maybe the scope of the matter isn't coming across.

For what did United apologize? A "poor experience" that happened to have "went sour"?
...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-03-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
@Stealth.Pilot and mere13: Yep, some shops I...

@Stealth.Pilot and mere13: Yep, some shops I have visited have voiced grave doubts about United BMW based upon similar customer experiences.

Please take a moment to share your experiences on...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-20-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 902
Posted By JejuneLegume
2011 135 Msport w/Nitto NT05's, Eibach Suspension, & Wheel Spacers

Just to add to the library of fitments, here are some pics of Nitto NTO5's mounted on a 2011 135 MSport with Eibach suspension.

Front: 225/40R18 and 12 mm wheel spacers;

Rear: 235/40R18 and...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 05-14-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
@Wihelm, thanks for your viewpoints. I'm not...

@Wihelm, thanks for your viewpoints.

I'm not real happy with 1addicts.com, but to be fair, the admin didn't have much of a choice but to delete the post.

In the 1addicts post, United BMW's...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 05-13-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
The salesman that sold me my 135 at United BMW of...

The salesman that sold me my 135 at United BMW of Roswell described how there has been many thefts from customer cars stored on United BMW of Roswell lot . . . Rims, stereos, etc. . . .
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 05-13-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
Please pardon the suggestion this isn't the time...

Please pardon the suggestion this isn't the time or place for such an apology.

Perhaps a better time would have been six months ago when I was required to invest a very, very large amount of time...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 02-28-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
A professional apology

Got a call from United BMW of Roswell's general manager.

Seems United BMW has noticed that I have been sharing my performance suspension install experience on the Internet.

The general manager...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 12-27-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
The Eibach kit was sourced and installed by...

The Eibach kit was sourced and installed by Butler Tire (http://www.butlertire.com/contact.asp) in John's Creek. I have been getting tires there for almost fifteen years. Always a positive,...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 12-17-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
Got the Eibach suspension kit installed. Very...

Got the Eibach suspension kit installed. Very happy with the Eibach kit. Was worried about ride quality, but to my experience there is no significant ride quality degradation. I'd highly recommend...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 11-07-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
Yes, there are a couple updates . . . Most...

Yes, there are a couple updates . . .

Most notably, this matter was also posted to the 1Addicts.com forum which sparked several pages of active discussion. 1Addicts.com deleted the post and...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-24-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,511
Posted By JejuneLegume
United BMW Intentionally Screws Up Suspension Upgrade *AND* Screws Up Wheel Alignment

As described in a previous post (http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=585306), United BMW intentionally failed to install major components of a suspension upgrade, then demanded another...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-10-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By JejuneLegume
Exclamation All four rotors warped after a few thousand miles

After a few thousand miles began experiencing vibrations when braking.

According to the dealer all four rotors needed replacement because they were warped (the rotors).

Not real confidence...
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