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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-31-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By tarheel11
Smile Concerned About Oil Change Interval

Yes, had the oil changed at 1,200 miles. Sent email to Mike Miller requesting info. Thanks for your early and informative response.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-31-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By tarheel11
Concerned About Oil Change Interval

I own a 2012 M3 with about 8,000 miles on the clock. My service advisor is telling me I won't be due for an oil change until March 2013. That seems a bit excessive to me. The car is generally driven...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-28-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,161
Posted By tarheel11
Oil Change Interval

I'm a little surprised too. Thanks for taking the time to respond to my question. My gut tells me your recommendation makes good sense.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-28-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,161
Posted By tarheel11
Oil Change Interval

As a relatively new M3 owner (2012), I would like experienced owners to weigh in on recommended oil change intervals. Do I go by BMW guidelines or should the oil be changed sooner? I'd like to know...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-24-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,151
Posted By tarheel11
BMW OEM M3 Logo License Plate Frame

I have a brand new black M3 logo frame which I don't need. I'll let it go for 35 bucks and free shipping to a fellow M3 owner. This frame is in mint condition and comes in the original packaging...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-03-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,070
Posted By tarheel11
No Music from USB Drive

I can't figure out how to use the USB drive in the glove box of my 2012 M3. The USB function is always grayed out and showing not connected. I know the thumb drive is good, connected properly and has...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 04-06-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,642
Posted By tarheel11
Using Google Maps to Send Messages

Your M3 looks just like my 2012 Jerez Black, Silver Novillo. What kind a tires are you running? Mine came with Pirellis. Thanks for the info on Google Maps.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-24-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,336
Posted By tarheel11
What do you think? Can I install a grill badge...

What do you think? Can I install a grill badge without taking the grill out? Is there enough room to get my hand in there to tighten the small bolts on the badges?
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-24-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Edc
Views: 980
Posted By tarheel11
Oops! Didn't realize supplemental was in the...

Oops! Didn't realize supplemental was in the packet. My bad!
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-24-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Edc
Views: 980
Posted By tarheel11
Edc

I can't find anything in the owner's manual (just got the car) on the electronic damping control. The button has two lights. Which one is the comfort setting? Is there a default setting which is set...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-23-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,336
Posted By tarheel11
Yes, that's exactly what I am talking about. I...

Yes, that's exactly what I am talking about. I think they are called grill badges as shown with the BMW CCA example. Here's another example - 318215
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-23-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,336
Posted By tarheel11
How to mount grill medallions on M3

I just picked up my new M3 (Jerez Black Metallic/Silver Novillo/Competition Package) at BMW's PC in Spartanburg, SC, yesterday. Wow, I''m already saying "Wow" and I've only put 50 miles on the car!...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-23-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,642
Posted By tarheel11
That did the trick. Works like a charm, I think....

That did the trick. Works like a charm, I think. It said the message was sent to the car. I haven't been in the car yet to check. Thanks very much for your quick response to my question.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-23-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By tarheel11
My guy at the PC told me to try it for awhile. He...

My guy at the PC told me to try it for awhile. He says it's a good feature and once you get used to it, you won't even notice it. I just couldn't remember whether it was light on activated or...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-23-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,642
Posted By tarheel11
Using Google Maps to Send Messages

I just picked up my M3 yesterday at BMW's Performance Center in SC. They demonstrated how to use Google Maps to send messages to my vehicle. Truthfully, I had personal message overload by the time...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-23-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By tarheel11
M3 Auto Stop/Start Feature

Is the auto start/stop feature activated when the light on the button is on or off? I couldn't find anything about it in my initial scan of the manual for my 2012 M3 coupe. Thanks.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-19-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,548
Posted By tarheel11
Guess it depends on how much you are having...

Guess it depends on how much you are having covered and the experience and speed of the installer. My guy tells me to expect about six hours for the job.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-18-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 964
Posted By tarheel11
BMW Tire & Wheel Insurance - Worth steep price?

My dealer quoted me a price of $1740 for five year coverage on my new M3 which I pickup next week. Is this coverage worth the steep price? I wonder.

If it is, please tell me why and let me know...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-18-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,548
Posted By tarheel11
Pickup M3 this Thursday and have scheduled job...

Pickup M3 this Thursday and have scheduled job with Extreme Color in Greenville, SC, on March 27.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-18-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By tarheel11
Tire & Wheel insurance

I'm picking up my 2012 M3 at BMW Performance Center in four days. Dealer talked me into BMW-backed T & W insurance at $1740 for five years. Two questions: is this coverage worth the steep cost? If...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-26-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,548
Posted By tarheel11
Paint Cure Time/3M Paint Protection Film

Thanks. That's helpful. Do you have any pictures of the M3? Did you by any chance get the bikini coverage on the hood? I thought possibly the film line would be more visible on a black car. I was...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-19-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,548
Posted By tarheel11
Paint Cure Time/3M Paint Protection Film

No, actually the product I was trying to think of is Xpel. Extreme Colors uses Xpel for all their patterns. Thanks for responding to my request. Still looking for someone, anyone, who has had their...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-16-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,548
Posted By tarheel11
Paint Cure Time/3M Paint Protection Film

Thanks for all responses thus far. All have been helpful in different ways.
I don't know about Extreme Colors response time by email but I spoke to the owner shortly after leaving a voice mail on...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-15-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,548
Posted By tarheel11
Paint Cure Time/3M Paint Protection Film

My new M3 (Jerez Black Metallic/Silver Novillo/Competition Package is set for Performance Center delivery on March 22. Am I excited or what? Here's my question (actually several questions): I am...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-17-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,892
Posted By tarheel11
How to Track Progress of My Order

Thanks to all. Received my production number today. Now the long wait begins.:)
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