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New Member Introductions

Welcome to Bimmerfest! Whether you are a current BMW owner, shopping for a new or used BMW or just interested in cars, we hope you enjoy your visit. Take a moment to introduce yourself and post a picture of your BMW for the rest of the Bimmerfest BMW community to see.
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General BMW Questions

Use this forum to ask general question about the BMW ownership and keep up on the latest BMW news. Direct all model specific questions to model specific forums below.
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BMW News

Get the latest BMW headlines, news, and rumors and discuss the future of BMW with other BMW enthusiasts!
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3 Series & 4 Series

The BMW 3 Series and 4 Series Forum. If you would like to see all new posts in all the forums, click here.
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5 Series

Ask questions and discuss the 5 Series here. If you would like to see all new posts in all the forums, click here.
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Classic Bimmers

Discussions pertaining to vintage and classic BMW models here...
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BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition

Have an interest in BMW motorcycles or just motorcycles in general? Discuss the line of BMW motorcycles and how they may compare to the rest of the competition in this forum!
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BMW Buyers Guide - Dealers, Resources & Pricing


Talk to our team of BMW Client Advisors from supporting BMW dealerships. Get all of your BMW pricing, ordering, buying, financing, and leasing questions answered here!
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European Delivery

The place to share your experiences and tips related to "ED"... View the ED Wiki -- View the Pick-Up Date Calendar -- Add Your Pick-Up Date to the Calendar
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Performance Center Delivery

Are you interested in picking up your new BMW at the Performance Delivery Center in beautiful South Carolina? Get all your questions about picking up your car answered here by staff from the Performance Delivery Center and other members who have already had the experience! ... View the PDC Wiki -- View the Delivery Date Calendar -- Add Your Delivery Date to the Calendar
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BMW Dealer Ratings and Feedback Forum

Want to know which BMW dealerships to shop at or avoid? Have you had an exceptionally good or bad experience with your BMW dealership? Post your stories and comments here. Be sure to rate your BMW dealership in our new BMW dealer rater system
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The Best of Bimmerfest!

Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys

Looking to get some great BMW parts for your car? Get the latest info on sponsor group buys, new products or simply ask a site sponsor a question here!
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Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension

Discuss everything about wheels, tires, suspension and brakes for your BMW.
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BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts

Do you own a diesel powered BMW? Maybe a 335d or a BMW x35d? Come and talk about what makes your car great!
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BMW Coding and Programming

Discuss coding options and features on your BMW here.
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The Detail Department

Detailing tips, tricks to keep your bimmer in showroom condition.
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Motorsports, Racing & Track

From Formula One to Auto-X, discuss everything related to going fast here...
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Do-It-Yourself H.Q.

Share your DIY projects that have helped you keep your BMW running. For questions about how to fix your BMW use the model specific forums. All BMW DIY tips, tales, and projects discussed inside. Learn to work on your car and know the right BMW parts you will need!
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Forced Induction

Aftermarket superchargers & turbos as well as tuning for stock BMW turbos (N54 motor - 135i / 335i / 535i). Force-fed discussion to make your car go faster
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Automotive / Photography

Camera and photography discussions here...
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Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics

BMW navigation, audio upgrades, XM Radio, Sirius, Bluetooth, and Radar Detector discussions here!
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The MINI Board

The Mini Cooper Forum
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Z Series

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X Series

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M Models

M Models
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Other Information

Other Information
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Bimmerfest West 2020

Bimmerfest West makes up the largest gathering of BMWs and their owners with over 20,000 attendees. No other car show event series will provide a better opportunity to reach that core BMW enthusiast, new BMW owners and potential BMW owners. Bimmerfest West Events: Battle of the Bimmers judged car show Bimmerfest Track Days Featured Car Corral Heritage Corral AutoCross Dyno Runs Parade Lap on Track Food Truck Festival and Biergarten Vendor Alley with 70+ BMW Related Companies
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Vendor Member Section

Vendor Deals

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Bimmer America

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Galleria BMW

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MSS Kits

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Community Help Section

Community Help

Please post your comments, ideas, or suggestions here.
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Everything Else

General Automotive Forum

All non-BMW car talk goes here...
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Everything not about BMWs. Posts must be "primetime safe" and in good taste. No personal attacks allowed. **Note** - Political posting is not allowed (or welcome) at Bimmerfest.
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  1. Hello new world of BMW. I have just purchased a 545i 2005. I am in the UK so the car is euro spec. My first question about the car is what's its ideal idle, mine sits just below 500rpm. For me this seems very low, it drives well except reverse on a hill. It lurches backwards I do beleave this is...
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    After some strange behaviour on my Air Suspension, I decided to post my findings here. After replacing air springs, DIY here, my leaks were definitely gone (suspension would stay up for weeks rather than deflate after ~1 day). However, the suspension continued to act strangely – could release...
  3. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    About a week ago I noticed my car was sitting crooked like it had a flat tire. One rear corner was low and the opposite front corner was high. The tires were fine though. The ride is normal. Yesterday I noticed it again in my driveway, but today after driving it's sitting perfectly level. I have...
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