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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-11-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By firstbimmer
Thanks for the heads up on software info. I will...

Thanks for the heads up on software info. I will definitely bring this up. My SA is always willing to listen to any info I bring in from the board and he also brings the shop foreman in so we can...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-09-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By firstbimmer
Gotta remember part of the cost was 2 runflat...

Gotta remember part of the cost was 2 runflat tires, new bushings that needed replacement, and reworked alignment. (I had them take out some negative camber) Those were outside the problem issues and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-09-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By firstbimmer
Not bought used? Picked up in europe june 2011. ...

Not bought used? Picked up in europe june 2011. Mostly happy carefree ownership. Repairs have been more of a recent trend. Bmw goodwilled almost half of the costs...so yeah it was expensive, but...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-08-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By firstbimmer
Rough Month:(

Was going good with my 2011 335d and then I got close to 90k miles and the car decided to raid my bank account.

First...reduced power light decides to visit off and on. Bad MAF sensor. Replace...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,588
Posted By firstbimmer
I did 627 miles driving I-5 Oregon to California...

I did 627 miles driving I-5 Oregon to California about a year ago. Chickened out and filled up before making it all the way home so could have gone further. I don't have a gentle right foot so I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-02-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 47,131
Posted By firstbimmer
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3300753/EP...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3300753/EPA-says-Volkswagen-models-got-emission-standards-cheating-software.html

As stated above, not just limited to VW cars anymore. If the 3.0 liter...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,700
Posted By firstbimmer
The diesel-gas cost difference around the country...

The diesel-gas cost difference around the country always surprises me no matter how many times I hear it and am given the reasons why. For the life of me, I cannot remember a time when diesel has...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-23-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By firstbimmer
I am guessing Hansel BMW in santa rosa. They...

I am guessing Hansel BMW in santa rosa. They quoted me $7000 when I asked for a price. Drive a little and go somewhere else in the bay area. We have lots of dealers around here. My car never had a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-14-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 127,937
Posted By firstbimmer
Uh oh...can't figure out how to rotate pic?

Uh oh...can't figure out how to rotate pic?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-14-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 127,937
Posted By firstbimmer
Stopped by yosemite...first visit for the bmw:)

Stopped by yosemite...first visit for the bmw:)
Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,584
Posted By firstbimmer
Revived again for person asking about lake garda...

Revived again for person asking about lake garda and verona. Regarding verona, we really like our hotel. Easy to access by car, street parking, and very close to city center for walking. Think it...
Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By firstbimmer
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=553377&highlight=
Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By firstbimmer
Check out my old ed thread from 2011...may have...

Check out my old ed thread from 2011...may have to search through my posts. We stayed in Verona and Sirmione on Lake Garda. I have stayed in Sirmione for each of my deliveries....absolutely love...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By firstbimmer
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-20-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,335
Posted By firstbimmer
If I lived in a non CARB state I would take all...

If I lived in a non CARB state I would take all the emissions junk off and keep it forever. Unfortunately, I live in CA so I will probably keep it until repairs become commonplace. Right now...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-13-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,452
Posted By firstbimmer
I'm not going to try and talk you out of any...

I'm not going to try and talk you out of any buying decision, however, I would suggest a method that I currently entail. I place $200-300 a month in an account that is only around for car...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By firstbimmer
I would buy a 340d but I can't see that happening...

I would buy a 340d but I can't see that happening in the united states market. I test drove a 535d but I really didn't enjoy driving such a large car as my daily driver..to each their own. I also...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-10-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By firstbimmer
I'll keep an eye out on thursdays. Depending on...

I'll keep an eye out on thursdays. Depending on my schedule, sometimes I'm coming from sf and sometimes from Oakland on thursdays. But I definitely stay away from 101 heading south on...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-07-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By firstbimmer
diesels everywhere!

I tend to see a lot of bmw diesels driving 101 through the north bay...whether it be 328d, x5d, 335d, or 535d. They seem to be all over. However, today was a cool experience. Driving 101 through...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By firstbimmer
I went from an n54 335i to an m57 335d, neither...

I went from an n54 335i to an m57 335d, neither engine being one you are looking at. They are very different engines with different pros and cons. The gasser was better sounding on start up and...
Forum: European Delivery 04-19-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By firstbimmer
I have gone through them twice but the salesman...

I have gone through them twice but the salesman no longer works there. I did $500 over euro-invoice each time. Process was smooth.
Forum: European Delivery 04-05-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By firstbimmer
When I went I tried to use only DB atms as they...

When I went I tried to use only DB atms as they are affiliated with Bank of America and avoid fees. The airport has one and there is a thread somewhere in this forum. I had to use the atm at bmw...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-14-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By firstbimmer
If your not in a rush to sell, price on the...

If your not in a rush to sell, price on the higher range and see if you get any nibbles. As someone currently shopping an M3/M4, I can tell you that you are in a very awkward price position due to...
Forum: European Delivery 03-13-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By firstbimmer
I have done both of my deliveries on Saturday. ...

I have done both of my deliveries on Saturday. Always relaxing and never rushed. I have been unable to take a factory tour as they have been closed on Saturdays. Next time I plan on doing the...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-13-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By firstbimmer
I think I remember you being in california? I am...

I think I remember you being in california? I am in North Bay. I'd be interested at 65k. Not color combo I was seeking but would love to see the color in person.
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