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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-18-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 75,596
Posted By firstbimmer
sonoma-napa tour/scavenger hunt!

Had to represent for the diesels during the Amazing Silver Rabbit Mystery Tour event for BMWCCA golden gate chapter. Awesome day...the M5 kept the diesel from taking first place but 2nd was good...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-15-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By firstbimmer
Sounds like a great trip!

Sounds like a great trip!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-14-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By firstbimmer
The 101 drive from golden gate to newport, oregon...

The 101 drive from golden gate to newport, oregon is gorgeous but SLOW and LONG! Those small town cops dont kid around with their speedtraps when 101 hits the Oregon coast. When heading to Newport...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-06-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By firstbimmer
Mine is 6/2011. Picked up via ED on 6/25/2011. ...

Mine is 6/2011. Picked up via ED on 6/25/2011. 70k miles and no issues. After lemon lawing my 2007 e92 335i n54, I was really trying to find a reliable bmw. By 2011, the m57 engine was rock...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,649
Posted By firstbimmer
Wow...thats kind of insulting. How does my...

Wow...thats kind of insulting. How does my trigger for happy memories signify anything about my style of dress? When I go to court I wear a suit. When I sit in my office I wear jeans. When I hang...
Forum: European Delivery 10-03-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,649
Posted By firstbimmer
Oh yeah...I also like seeing the volvo zoll...

Oh yeah...I also like seeing the volvo zoll plates as well. It makes me wonder what it would be like to visit the nordic countries on a euro delivery.
Forum: European Delivery 10-03-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,649
Posted By firstbimmer
I have my CA plate over my zoll plate on the back...

I have my CA plate over my zoll plate on the back and no plates on the front. I also left the munich emission sticker and Austria toll sticker on the window. I love it! It makes me smile with...
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,485
Posted By firstbimmer
Well said. This mimics my driving experience in...

Well said. This mimics my driving experience in the SF Bay Area to a T!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-17-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,817
Posted By firstbimmer
Crazy...so car goes in today and technician...

Crazy...so car goes in today and technician diagnosis is that both tanks are full of def and thus that is why I cant add fluid.

This is confusing since I hadnt filled def in 14000 miles and work...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,817
Posted By firstbimmer
SA is being very helpful. Appt is thurs morning....

SA is being very helpful. Appt is thurs morning. He agrees that tank and metering valve are covered under 7/70 warranty. He says even if that isnt the problem (and thus not covered under warranty)...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-06-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,817
Posted By firstbimmer
Thanks. I have a call in to my SA. I did not...

Thanks. I have a call in to my SA. I did not understand that the scr reagent was a reference to def.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-31-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,107
Posted By firstbimmer
Was deciding betweem 335i and 335d in 2011 after...

Was deciding betweem 335i and 335d in 2011 after having 2007 335i n54 bought back by bmw. Went with m57 over n55 engine because it had proven track record and because of my bad experience with n54. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-31-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,817
Posted By firstbimmer
7\70 emissions warranty?

The vent is clogged on my def tank so that I cannot refill my passive tank. I am out of 4/50 warranty but still covered under the 7\70 emission warranty. I will get the passive tank fixed IF it is...
Forum: European Delivery 12-27-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,399
Posted By firstbimmer
Dead thread finds second life years later! ...

Dead thread finds second life years later!

This happened over two years ago and I never posted again after my initial venting that morning. I really was more pissed at the amount of my time...
Forum: European Delivery 11-27-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By firstbimmer
For a three car purchase, $500 over invoice...

For a three car purchase, $500 over invoice should more than fair on each car. The dealer will get additonal sales with no loss of allocation and minimal hassle due to all cash sale. Yes, there is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-26-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By firstbimmer
Check euro delivery forum once you know which 3...

Check euro delivery forum once you know which 3 cars you all may be interested in. You will get a straight answer about whether they do or dont come out of allocation. It is model specific and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-25-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By firstbimmer
Go to euro delivery forum and spend some time...

Go to euro delivery forum and spend some time researching proper method for calculating fair purchase price. With euro delivery you should be looking at 14% off US msrp plus 500-1000 dealer profit...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-25-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,574
Posted By firstbimmer
2011 msport. 56,000 miles. 5\11 build. June...

2011 msport. 56,000 miles. 5\11 build. June 2011 euro delivery. Egr recplacement before recall was official. No other issues

Put it up for sale local at 50k miles for $32k when my commute...
Forum: European Delivery 10-05-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,740
Posted By firstbimmer
OP...you should not be paying above $28,920 plus...

OP...you should not be paying above $28,920 plus $500 dealer profit for that car you quoted. Additional options should be added to price at US invoice rates. If there are any incentives, remember...
Forum: European Delivery 10-05-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,740
Posted By firstbimmer
Haha...some people can't be helped. If OP takes...

Haha...some people can't be helped. If OP takes ktula's advice and pays $500 over US invoice its his own fault when he realizes he overpaid by 7%. But profit margin like that keeps the dealers...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,614
Posted By firstbimmer
Yes..both are great. They are VERY different. ...

Yes..both are great. They are VERY different. You probably already know which one your wife will enjoy more based on her personality. Como is a little to formal and crowded for us. I find lake...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,740
Posted By firstbimmer
Norm37 and ktula must be dealers since they have...

Norm37 and ktula must be dealers since they have no issues regurgitating bmw website quotes that will only result in forum members overpaying with dealers getting additional profit. Please people,...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,614
Posted By firstbimmer
I dont want the word to get out but every time I...

I dont want the word to get out but every time I visit Italy on vacation I make time to visit lake garda. Just love it. And love sirmione.
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,740
Posted By firstbimmer
Ktula... We are only trying to help but you are...

Ktula...
We are only trying to help but you are repeating bad information. 7% is not off euro invoice NOR is it off us msrp as you state. Yes, bmw website will gladly say 7% off us msrp and...
Forum: European Delivery 10-04-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,614
Posted By firstbimmer
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=553377&highlight=

Here is me and wifeys trip report :thumbup:
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