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  1. Z4 reliability

    E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    I read somewhere that the Z4 family is noteworthy for it's quality and low repair record. This, of course, does not reflect the issue of the top motor. I wonder what everyone thinks about this. I have a 2.5 in Florida and a 3.0 in Maine. Both have been well maintained and have required only...
  2. CarPlay audio quality superior to Bluetooth

    G30 (2017 - Current)
    Hello. I have a 2017 540ix, and HiFi audio and a CarPlay support. Until recently I've not been using the CarPlay but when Google Maps became available yesterday I've given it a try. I am 100% sure that CarPlay music playback quality is superior to Bluetooth one. Logically, CarPlay transmits...
  3. Beautiful Garage Kept 03 E46 M3 F/S

    E46 M3 (2001-2006)
    $20k OBO --- Immaculate 2003.5 BMW E46 M3 Exterior/Interior: SILBERGRAU METALLIC // TEILLEDER W.N./GRAU (Silver/Gray) Transmission: Manual Drivetrain: RWD Miles: 98,000 Engine: 3.2L DOHC 24-valve I6 engine --- ADJUSTABLE SEATS W/LUMBAR SUPPORT MSRP:$500.00 BMW...
  4. 2011 X5 35i Ride Quality

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    The ride quality of our X5 is very rough and jerky depending on pavement quality. The run flats are like riding on hard rubber tires (no give). I'm thinking that a major switch to the best Michelin non-run flats will greatly improve the ride quality but I don't want to spend that much money if...
  5. Terrible experience with Umnitza

    Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum
    So I just picked up a 2013 535i but my project vehicle is a 2007 Corvette. I've changed all body panels over the ZR1 panels installed custom wheels and huge tires but my headlights looked old and cracked and worn. So I found a place online that claimed they could replace the old lenses and at...
  6. Quality Parts

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I need a new front bumper and am looking to get an m5 one to replace my current m5 bumper for my 540i. I was just wondering, because you can get the replica ones and such, if the ones on ebay are just as fine as the ones from ecs for a replica since they are like $100 cheaper and you can get...
  7. Question - I am considering a 2014 328i - How is the mechanical quality of the F30?

    F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hey there Bimmerfest. I have owned a 2001 330i for the past 12 years and have racked up 120,000 miles. I am considering getting a new 2014 328i. However, given some challenges with quality with my model over the last 12 years, I am re-entering the BMW market cautiously. So, what is the...
  8. How can we help BMW USA/AG make a better car...

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Gang, These problems with tranny, and engine fluid leaks remind me of the crappy quality Harley Davidson motorcycles had back when AMF owned the company. All the cost cutting under AMF reduced the quality of the H-D brand. It was joke if you had a H-D motorcycle that didn't leak oil or other...
  9. E39 Audio problems

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hey everyone Just have a few questions about my e39 5 Series. :) With the audio, the radio is great quality, but when playing a CD it is crackly and very bad quality even at low volumes. (it does have the cd stacker) Does anyone know what the problem might be? We bought a Dice Duo module to...
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    E34 (1989 - 1995)
  11. What speakers are good???

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hey guys, Im planning to change my speakers with tweeters. I wanna get high quality sound. I need help to choose that fit perfectly, 2003 530I sport, seems like I have 6 tweeters and for speakers. Theres a huge discussion about that some speakers dont match with factory units, decibels, ohms...
  12. Now i finally understand the meaning behind the "blood, sweat and tears" saying..

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Now i finally understand the meaning behind the "blood, sweat and tears" saying.. We finally got our little 3 series painted... It has been a painstaking two weeks to get her done. This has got to be the hardest jobs I ever did on a car before. I am sorry if the story is somewhat long and...
  13. !!! BMW Quality !!!

    X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi all, Really need your honest opinion here. I used to have a 1994 740i (bought it 1997), and it was great, must say its one of the best cars I ever driven (probably still is). However, it broken down, problem with transmission 2 years after i had it. Dealer quote to fix back then was 8k...
  14. BMW Mechanic in Mississauga

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Any suggestions as to who would be good and inexpensive BMW mechanics in Mississauga, Ontario. I want someone that will take care of my 528i as well as I try to.