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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-28-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By Scorchpa
Thanks for the input, But being a 335 turbo...

Thanks for the input,

But being a 335 turbo charged engine, it is required to change them every 45k miles an it does say so in the maintenance manual. I have to say there was a noticeable...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By Scorchpa
Talked to the Service Manager.... He has no...

Talked to the Service Manager....

He has no idea why I was told that CBS indicated that spark plugs were due, because apparently the key read out does not say that. He says that CBS shows spark...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By Scorchpa
BMWNA was no help at all. They pulled up the...

BMWNA was no help at all.

They pulled up the warranty book and read through it with me on the phone. Then essentially said it's up to the dealership and I should talk with the service manager!
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By Scorchpa
I haven't paid yet.... they just emailed me the...

I haven't paid yet.... they just emailed me the invoice. They told me that it was due as per the CBS, but it's not covered because its not coinciding with an oil change.

I'm waiting to hear back...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By Scorchpa
Spark Plug change not covered under maintenance!!!

So, I bought a 09 335 CPO back in November of 2011. last year in novemeber I brought it in for a "low Mileage Oil Change". Today is the last day of my free maintenance, original warranty, so I...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 02-20-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 77,923
Posted By Scorchpa
I remember seeing in another thread that the only...

I remember seeing in another thread that the only difference in fsc codes from year to year is the last 2 letters. Is this true, and if so, would someone be willing to share the last 2 letters of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By Scorchpa
45k service before warranty expires

I brought my 2009 335 in for service a couple of months ago, and was told that my 45k service would be due soon, but they can't do it until the computer says it's time. Currently it shows 3900 miles...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-26-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,151
Posted By Scorchpa
Active 3 looks like a good bargain. With an...

Active 3 looks like a good bargain.

With an eco credit of 3500, 1000 holiday cash, and 750 in loyalty. Add on European delivery, and I worked out a monthly payment of about $425 for 36 month on a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-15-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,895
Posted By Scorchpa
I had tried the accelerator trick, and it never...

I had tried the accelerator trick, and it never worked for my car (no real difference before or after). However, I have a Cobb AP and it has the functionality to reset this. There is a definite...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By Scorchpa
I don't even think the deal is that good.... $25k...

I don't even think the deal is that good.... $25k for an 08 with 41k miles. Base model with letherette, no nav..... If it had a clean title, it would be an average deal... with the lemon - PASS
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,711
Posted By Scorchpa
I had the same thing with my Garage door.... I...

I had the same thing with my Garage door.... I would get into my car in the morning and find my garage door open, knowing full well that I had closed it the night before... thinking it was a faulty...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,943
Posted By Scorchpa
One that wasn't reported - That's your biggest...

One that wasn't reported - That's your biggest problem.
It would be next to impossible for you to prove that the car was never in any accident, even if the title is clean. Even harder to prove...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-25-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,943
Posted By Scorchpa
Ummm... No offence, but isn't it the other way...

Ummm... No offence, but isn't it the other way around? You want BMW to prove they are innocent? You are the one making the accusations that the problem with your car was caused due to faulty...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,943
Posted By Scorchpa
I can see the dealers point of view as well.... ...

I can see the dealers point of view as well....

I'm sure with todays manufacturing technology, they would measure the frame to ensure they are within tolerance at some point before the car gets...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-24-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,924
Posted By Scorchpa
Ha Ha - I was thinking the exact same thing ...

Ha Ha - I was thinking the exact same thing

Might want to check out the following online test

http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/9.12/aqtest.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-23-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 122,787
Posted By Scorchpa
Sounds like your code is good... I would...

Sounds like your code is good... I would definitely recommend Verbatim disks. They are the best for this type application
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-23-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,929
Posted By Scorchpa
When I dropped by Rahal BMW late last year, they...

When I dropped by Rahal BMW late last year, they told be that they were stocking up on X-drives since they knew that it would be a while before the f30 X's would arrive. I wonder if that philosophy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,971
Posted By Scorchpa
I guess if the dealership is installing 55W...

I guess if the dealership is installing 55W bulbs, then it's not a problem. I just have visions of this happening

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=677407

(though this was not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,971
Posted By Scorchpa
I would think that it is too hot at 55W (aren't...

I would think that it is too hot at 55W (aren't standard lights only 35W?). I would be worried that it might melt the housing or wires that are in there. Also, doesn't that throw an error code?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,440
Posted By Scorchpa
"Mist" is German for "poop". helps to regulate...

"Mist" is German for "poop". helps to regulate your bowel movements.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By Scorchpa
Won't insurance still charge you a deductible? ...

Won't insurance still charge you a deductible?

Anyways, kids mom needs to teach her kids that they are accountable for their actions. That kids should be mowing your lawn for the next year (maybe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,440
Posted By Scorchpa
You know those black mesh shades you see in...

You know those black mesh shades you see in minivans to protect the kiddos from the sun? Same thing. automatically will come up or down when you press a button on the dash
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,440
Posted By Scorchpa
", the solar sensor ...

", the solar sensor (http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insights/technology/technology_guide/articles/climate_comfort.html)measures the intensity and angle of the sun's rays, and the system automatically...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-18-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,971
Posted By Scorchpa
Search is your friend.... I bought Mtec H8...

Search is your friend....

I bought Mtec H8 bulbs. They are very good and I get lots of compliments. When I bought them I got them $100 cheaper than the Lux H8 bulbs, but it seems like Lux has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By Scorchpa
I have an Automatic Also, when I did this, I...

I have an Automatic

Also, when I did this, I had it in D (not DS), correct me if I'm wrong though, but I think that when you floor it, it's treated the same way based on the fact my car still hit...
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