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Forum: General BMW 10-15-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By Sanjaygb
Manual Transmission Maintenance

I am considering getting a Manual Transmission BMW 3 Series and am curious about the maintenance overhead for it. I haven't driven a manual transmission for 12 years now and am missing it.

Does...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,794
Posted By Sanjaygb
Completely agree... don't get enamored by the...

Completely agree... don't get enamored by the "Demo car" phrase. This is a used car and you need to negotiate like it is.
Forum: The Detail Department 09-15-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By Sanjaygb
Options to fix a visible, deep scratch

I have an Imperial Blue Metalic 335i. Love the color. I noticed recently that the car got scratched somehow and it has 3 scratches about 2 inches long. They're deep enough to expose the underlying...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-15-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,480
Posted By Sanjaygb
I'd stay away from BMW of Fremont. They just...

I'd stay away from BMW of Fremont. They just want to sell you the car and get you out of the door. Aggressive Sales Managers will call you asking you to come in and discussing pricing, etc.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-14-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,183
Posted By Sanjaygb
+1

+1
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-08-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,330
Posted By Sanjaygb
Totally agreed. IB is just a terrific color.

Totally agreed. IB is just a terrific color.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-07-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,890
Posted By Sanjaygb
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-23-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Sanjaygb
Recommending American Tire in Mountain View. ...

Recommending American Tire in Mountain View. Great prices and service.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Sanjaygb
That's what I assumed too, and it could just be...

That's what I assumed too, and it could just be the fan but the noise is much louder than I would have expected.

sb
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Sanjaygb
2008 E93 - High pitched whining on hot days

my 2008 E93 has about 26k miles. On hot days (about 78 degrees or higher) in the bay area, I hear a high pitched whining noise from the engine. I usually have the A/C on when this happens but I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-03-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,290
Posted By Sanjaygb
I have a 3 series with Saddle brown, and no,...

I have a 3 series with Saddle brown, and no, Cinnamon is different. Saddle Brown is a bit darker than Cinnamon. Both look awesome though. Very unique and classy.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-19-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,502
Posted By Sanjaygb
What gas do you use on your car? I had a similar...

What gas do you use on your car? I had a similar issue, and read recommendations on here to switch to different gas. I switched from Costco gas to Chevron and it has made a world of a difference.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-19-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,454
Posted By Sanjaygb
I switched out my Goodyear RFTs on my 335 2...

I switched out my Goodyear RFTs on my 335 2 months ago, and I really like the DWS tires. Comfortable ride over the past 2 months (about 2k miles).
Forum: The Detail Department 04-27-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 818
Posted By Sanjaygb
Lexol on reflection coated seats in convertible?

I'm planning on using Lexol Cleaner and Conditioner to clean the seats in my convertible. The seats have a reflective coating of some sort to keep them cool.

My question is - will the use of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-27-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,193
Posted By Sanjaygb
I've been using Costco 91 gas in my 335i since...

I've been using Costco 91 gas in my 335i since August and felt the engine getting progressively worse over time. Switched over to Chevron 91 a few days ago... and I'm convinced that it's much...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-18-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,564
Posted By Sanjaygb
Fantastic Car, and superb pictures. Congrats! ...

Fantastic Car, and superb pictures. Congrats! Please post a link to your ED experience write up once it's up here.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,151
Posted By Sanjaygb
Brake change indicator went from 22k miles to 11k miles overnight

I saw a significant change in the OBC today. Up until yesterday, it was telling me that I had 22,000 miles left on my front brakes. Today it dropped to 11,000 miles!

Has anyone seen this before?...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,402
Posted By Sanjaygb
I checked on this with my dealership BTW. This...

I checked on this with my dealership BTW. This free annual oil change is true only for the first 4 years or if you have extended maintenance plan.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-01-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,860
Posted By Sanjaygb
Probably an April 1 thing. sb

Probably an April 1 thing.

sb
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,215
Posted By Sanjaygb
That's it? Seriously? I'm a newbie and curious...

That's it? Seriously? I'm a newbie and curious as to why such low expectations?

Thanks,
sb
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Sanjaygb
Gradual drop in oil level question

I noticed that the oil level indicator on my 2008 335i Convertible shows that the oil level is dropping. The drop is very gradual. We went from about 50% oil to about 30% over 3,000 miles. The car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-21-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 41,547
Posted By Sanjaygb
317813 Navitimer.

317813

Navitimer.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,002
Posted By Sanjaygb
how many miles did your 335 have?

how many miles did your 335 have?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,002
Posted By Sanjaygb
What's pre-LCI boss? I have an 08 conv.

What's pre-LCI boss? I have an 08 conv.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,809
Posted By Sanjaygb
++.

++.
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