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Forum: General E46 Forum 11-01-2004, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,616
Posted By okwiater
Since you are leasing the car and it will be...

Since you are leasing the car and it will be under warranty for the duration of the lease, it's up to you whether or not you want to pursue them for a new car. Frankly, I agree with everyone about...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-27-2004, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By okwiater
I haven't been a BMW owner long, but my roommate...

I haven't been a BMW owner long, but my roommate has been. If you get a new or low-mileage BMW, you have to consider that the purchase price INCLUDES a good chunk of maintenance services that...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2004, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By okwiater
^ Agreed

^ Agreed
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-26-2004, 10:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,535
Posted By okwiater
I prefer the more conservative approach to...

I prefer the more conservative approach to styling of the E46, but I will agree that this looks more sporty and aggressive, and probably better than the current 3-series sedan. However, I'll take the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-25-2004, 10:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,753
Posted By okwiater
If you buy a Honda or Toyota (Acura or Lexus),...

If you buy a Honda or Toyota (Acura or Lexus), you might be raising your odds a bit when it comes to reliability, but in the end it all comes down to which car you got off the production line.

My...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2004, 10:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,753
Posted By okwiater
What kinds of problems are you having? How many...

What kinds of problems are you having? How many miles? Did you buy it new or used?
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-24-2004, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 768
Posted By okwiater
I had the dealer leave off my front plate holder...

I had the dealer leave off my front plate holder even though it's illegal in this state to drive without a front plate. It looks WAY better, and I've never been hassled for it.
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 10-24-2004, 10:24 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 77,044
Posted By okwiater
I've been reading this thread top to bottom and I...

I've been reading this thread top to bottom and I couldn't agree more. I saw no antagonism in any of your original posts with which BMDoubleU2k4 took issue. I'm not sure I would have showed as much...
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 10-23-2004, 10:11 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 77,044
Posted By okwiater
Dude, you are the one that sounds like an idiot...

Dude, you are the one that sounds like an idiot here.
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-23-2004, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,701
Posted By okwiater
Hmmm... why stop at the SL55 AMG? Go for the 65!!

Hmmm... why stop at the SL55 AMG? Go for the 65!!
Forum: Polls & Surveys - Please Participate! 10-23-2004, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,436
Posted By okwiater
When I first got my license, I had to borrow my...

When I first got my license, I had to borrow my parents' cars for 2 years before I was even allowed to get my own car. When I graduated from HS, I bought my first car, a Lexus IS. Held on to it for 2...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-21-2004, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By okwiater
1. No, I haven't owned any BMWs before my M3. ...

1. No, I haven't owned any BMWs before my M3.
2. I had one problem so far -- a bad fuel pressure regulator. Caused problems starting first thing in the morning. Fixed for free.
3. Planning on...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-20-2004, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,205
Posted By okwiater
Posted about that exact problem in my new 04 M3....

Posted about that exact problem in my new 04 M3. Took it to the dealer, they found the fuel pressure regulator to be at fault. Replaced it, and since then as good as new!
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2004, 12:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,086
Posted By okwiater
I would DEFINITELY point out to both BMW and to...

I would DEFINITELY point out to both BMW and to your dealer that your "new" car has been in your possession for less than 50k miles before having this problem. If you bought the car as new, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-19-2004, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By okwiater
It's my first BMW as well, but I do know that it...

It's my first BMW as well, but I do know that it is not normal for any car, BMW or not, to fail to start in the mornings! Have your dealer check the fuel pressure regulator.

My dealer pointed out...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2004, 06:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,086
Posted By okwiater
This was my first question when reading through...

This was my first question when reading through this thread... if the car was sold to you as new with 4700 miles on it (I assume you bought a demo car?), then I believe the manufacturer's warranty...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2004, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By okwiater
Um, did you even read my post? I am talking about...

Um, did you even read my post? I am talking about a possible fix for people whose 3-ers stall in the mornings...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-18-2004, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By okwiater
Does your 3-series or M3 stall in the mornings?

Shortly after I bought my car, it began to have problems starting. I spent some time searching the forum for people with similar problems, and it looks like the general consensus is something could...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2004, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By okwiater
First of all, I called and set up my appointment...

First of all, I called and set up my appointment almost 2 weeks in advance. I gave them plenty of notice that I was not 21 for them to have requested a better class of car from Enterprise than an...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-12-2004, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By okwiater
You misunderstood me. I'm not looking for a...

You misunderstood me. I'm not looking for a reason to be offended and cry discrimination. I simply made my comment about "age discrimination" to draw a parallel to gender discrimination, which is...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2004, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By okwiater
Really?? How do I get them to do this? They...

Really?? How do I get them to do this? They didn't even offer me a loaner car. My daddy didn't buy me this car. My name is the only name on the registration, and I'm the one making the monthly...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2004, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By okwiater
I understand what you're saying about my age, but...

I understand what you're saying about my age, but here's the thing. All insurance companies can insure drivers younger than 21. What it boils down to is simply how much the policy costs, right?

In...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-11-2004, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By okwiater
Brand New M3 Won't Start :( Pt. 2

For Part 1: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=201061

So I took the M3 to the dealer this morning. At first they thought it might be a software issue, but since my production date is so...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2004, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By okwiater
Alright guys, thanks so much for all the input. I...

Alright guys, thanks so much for all the input. I only use 93 octane gas or higher from reputable companies, and I shut the gas lid completely. I think the fact that this behavior started with the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 10-07-2004, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By okwiater
New M3 Won't Start :(

Hey guys...

I took delivery of my new M3 about two weeks ago. Never owned a BMW before and I was very excited! First tank of gas was the best driving experience I ever had. But ever since I...
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