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Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By albtsang
Yark BMW

I bought mine from Steve Kizewic at Yark BMW. I used to live in Canton, MI. At that time, I bought mine from him because NONE of the SE MI dealers were willing to go below MSRP. He gave me the ED...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2006, 09:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,031
Posted By albtsang
Actually, if you pry it open it is a windshield...

Actually, if you pry it open it is a windshield shade for when you are parked that you can pull across. Unfortunately they don't self-retract. So sometimes they are a little difficult to stuff back...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2006, 06:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,031
Posted By albtsang
If you get in a head-on accident at a decent...

If you get in a head-on accident at a decent speed, you'll figure out what they are.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-20-2006, 01:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,031
Posted By albtsang
Your trunk lights are just broken... They are...

Your trunk lights are just broken... They are not supposed to work like buttons. They are supposed to be on any time the trunk is open. My 2004 330Ci had the same problem, so they replaced the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2005, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By albtsang
Depending on where in Michigan you live will...

Depending on where in Michigan you live will determine exactly how far the dealership is from you. I lived in SE Michigan and went with Yark BMW in Toledo, OH. I paid $1500 over ED invoice. ...
Forum: General BMW 04-29-2004, 10:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,793
Posted By albtsang
Got a 2004 330Ci with bixenon adaptive headlights...

Got a 2004 330Ci with bixenon adaptive headlights built in April 2003 and it has the green light.
Forum: General BMW 04-24-2004, 07:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,793
Posted By albtsang
There is a green LED that comes on when the...

There is a green LED that comes on when the switch is in the Auto setting and lights are on. The LED is located next to the automatic lights symbol.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 03-16-2004, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By albtsang
This question has been addressed so many times. ...

This question has been addressed so many times. Try doing a search...

But to help you out... Front M-tech bumper and all necessary parts/accesssories is about $550 shipped to Michigan from...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 03-14-2004, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,608
Posted By albtsang
I actually do know what wetsanding is all about. ...

I actually do know what wetsanding is all about. You use very find sand paper 2000+ grit and then sand down the imperfections (orange peel), followed by a polish to get the sanding marks out, which...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 03-14-2004, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,608
Posted By albtsang
To put it bluntly... It look horrendous. I...

To put it bluntly... It look horrendous. I would take it back and see what they can do to remedy the situation. If they wanted to sand it down and repaint it, you would end up with 3 layers of...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 03-13-2004, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,952
Posted By albtsang
Here's a second picture of the car all cleaned up...

Here's a second picture of the car all cleaned up and the bumper polished a little with Meguiars #9 Swirl Mark Remover. I had to get rid of some bodyshop installed scuff/swirls. I just ordered $200...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 03-09-2004, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,952
Posted By albtsang
330Ci M-Tech Front Bumper Installed!!!

So you may have read about my unfortunate incident with an idiot in a red 1994 Escort. If not, you can see the results here: Front Ended (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52834). ...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 03-08-2004, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By albtsang
The hook is actually the handle and you clip it...

The hook is actually the handle and you clip it onto the drip edge on the front of the trunk opening.
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 03-08-2004, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By albtsang
From what I understand, the whole part needs to...

From what I understand, the whole part needs to be replaced. They were $70.50 from Pacific BMW. Parts 63-17-7-894-017 (Left) or 63-17-7-894-018 (Right).

After about 4 weeks of a damaged front...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 02-19-2004, 06:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,190
Posted By albtsang
When I wanted to quiet down rattles caused by...

When I wanted to quiet down rattles caused by wiring, I just got some self-adhesive felt at the local arts and crafts shop. Then I cut it into strips and wrapped it around the wiring. I wrapped it...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 02-19-2004, 06:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,014
Posted By albtsang
I haven't used the normal BMW halogens, but the...

I haven't used the normal BMW halogens, but the BMW Bi-Xenon Adaptives are great. You can really light up the road with them. Being in Michigan, the seat warmers are also indispensible. Of course,...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 02-18-2004, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By albtsang
So here's the story... I'm getting the car...

So here's the story...

I'm getting the car repaired at Autometric Collision in Pontiac Michigan. All they service are high-end cars (my 330Ci was among the cheapest there). They had tons of...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 02-16-2004, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By albtsang
Well the police report was done and the cop was...

Well the police report was done and the cop was actually pretty cool about things. He basically said it was his fault, but given that there is "no fault" on private property he can't exactly write...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 02-15-2004, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By albtsang
The other guys response was "I didn't see you"......

The other guys response was "I didn't see you"... Well no ****... You didn't look. I was pissed, but didn't say much. All I was thinking was how could this guy do this. The car is new and only...
Forum: General BMW 02-15-2004, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,208
Posted By albtsang
3900 Miles

Took delivery on June 25, 2003 and only have 3900 miles on it. It is my nice weather car, so I've been driving my winter beater (1993 Probe GT) during the Michigan winter. Figure that one of the...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 02-15-2004, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By albtsang
It's actually not too bad, just some scrapes and...

It's actually not too bad, just some scrapes and a whole lot of paint transfer. I've already made my claim with AAA and have made a preliminary choice to go to Autometric Collision in Royal Oak, MI....
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 02-15-2004, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By albtsang
Angry Front ended...

Well my 2004 330Ci with less than 3800 miles in about 8 months just got in it's first accident. Normally I would drive my 1993 Ford Probe GT, but it was a nice Sunny day in Michigan. So I decided I...
Forum: European Delivery 01-25-2004, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By albtsang
I too live in Michigan. In my case, I got mine...

I too live in Michigan. In my case, I got mine via ED, but delivered straight to the states because of fear of terrorist. The price ended up being the same, it just didn't require me to be...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 12-20-2003, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By albtsang
It's too cold for me to go outside and have a...

It's too cold for me to go outside and have a look. But isn't the battery compartment in that area??? That is the battery compartment if our batteries weren't in the trunk.
Forum: European Delivery 11-17-2003, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By albtsang
I titled and registered my ED 330ci myself. ...

I titled and registered my ED 330ci myself. Basically, all I did was go down to the Michigan Secretary of State with my Certificate of Origin and Odometer Reading and they did the rest. Only took...
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