E90Post
 


GT Haus
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > UK > Winter Offer



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-04-2006, 12:22 PM   #1
SoYank
0
Major General
 
SoYank's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E90 335i MT
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Brighton, Colorado

Posts: 7,503
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Send a message via Yahoo to SoYank Send a message via Skype™ to SoYank
Winter Offer

I had to take my 330 in to get the iDrive fixed today and while in the showroom the displayed 320d had a placard on it as shown in this photograph (don't know if it will be readable). It is an offer for blacklines, installed for £150. Does anyone think this is a good deal (for the UK)? While the placard states it's normally £223.75, the accessories catalog has them for £165. Don't know if this includes VAT (pity if it didn't).

For the U.S. readers, the current rate of exchange at my bank broke the $2/£1 barrier Friday so this price translates to $300 installed.

The write-up is interesting to read with the construction information that it is "harmonious":
Personalise Your New 3 Series
Saloon or Touring

Rear Darkline Light Kit

Black casing
Function areas are in vapour-deposited aluminium
Grey lens on indicator and reverse light
Especially harmonious with certain exterior colours
Sporty and elegant
Kit consists of all 4 tail lights.
Maybe I should just wait until next summer and get them in the states.
__________________
2009 E90 335i Montego Blue · Black Leather · Burl Walnut · 6MT · US Spec
SatNav • ZPP • ZCW • 6FL • TPMS • iDrive • PDC • HWS • Xenons • BMW Assist • Power Rear Sunshade • Logic 7
European Taillights • Rear Foglamp • OEM Alarm • PicoTray • DataToys XM-DVR • Multi-view Processor
Quaife ATB LSD • Short Shift Knob • Hartge Anti-Roll Bars • AP Racing Front Brakes • 19" Style 269

Last edited by SoYank; 08-12-2007 at 03:37 AM.
SoYank is offline   United_States
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-04-2006, 01:57 PM   #2
Chris33
0
Second Lieutenant
 
Chris33's Avatar
 
Drives: 320d M Sport
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Oxfordshire

Posts: 270
iTrader: (0)

Thats a good deal. Lights on the own are £165 inc vat, so lights and labour for £150 is very good.
__________________
Le Mans blue/ black leather with Aluminum trim/ privacy glass/ xenon's/ black line rear lights/ OEM 18inch M Sport wheel upgrade/ PDC/ blue tooth/ Hi-Fi speaker system/ heated front seats/ storage pack/ auto lights+wipers/ green sun strip/ OEM boot spoiler/
external mirror package.
Chris33 is offline   United Kingdom
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-04-2006, 05:07 PM   #3
mjh93sa
0
Major General
 
mjh93sa's Avatar
 
Drives: M135i
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Gloucestershire

Posts: 5,079
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
... if only I had an E90
__________________

Gone: Fiesta - Focus - E46 320dSE - E91 330dMSport - E82 135iMSport - R55 JCW Clubman
Now: M135i with lots of toys
mjh93sa is offline   England
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-04-2006, 09:47 PM   #4
- Paul -
0
Major General
 
- Paul -'s Avatar
 
Drives: see above.
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Yorkshire, UK

Posts: 7,273
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2005 320D SE  [5.00]
2005 645  [4.50]
Its a good price for the UK as already said but from what I've seen they are cheaper in the US.
__________________
- Paul - is offline   England
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-05-2006, 04:28 AM   #5
booforty
0
Major General
 
booforty's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: London, UK

Posts: 8,813
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 E92 M3  [0.00]
Buy buy buy!! Join the club!

Modfather
booforty is offline   United Kingdom
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-05-2006, 05:00 AM   #6
2GPP
0
Private First Class
 
Drives: E91 335i M Sport
Join Date: May 2006
Location: South, UK

Posts: 197
iTrader: (0)

Seems a good deal - who is the dealer?
__________________
E91 335i M Sport
2GPP is offline   United Kingdom
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-05-2006, 06:59 AM   #7
SoYank
0
Major General
 
SoYank's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E90 335i MT
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Brighton, Colorado

Posts: 7,503
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Send a message via Yahoo to SoYank Send a message via Skype™ to SoYank
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2GPP
Seems a good deal - who is the dealer?
Victoria BMW, Harrogate.
__________________
2009 E90 335i Montego Blue · Black Leather · Burl Walnut · 6MT · US Spec
SatNav • ZPP • ZCW • 6FL • TPMS • iDrive • PDC • HWS • Xenons • BMW Assist • Power Rear Sunshade • Logic 7
European Taillights • Rear Foglamp • OEM Alarm • PicoTray • DataToys XM-DVR • Multi-view Processor
Quaife ATB LSD • Short Shift Knob • Hartge Anti-Roll Bars • AP Racing Front Brakes • 19" Style 269
SoYank is offline   United_States
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-05-2006, 07:03 AM   #8
SoYank
0
Major General
 
SoYank's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E90 335i MT
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Brighton, Colorado

Posts: 7,503
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Send a message via Yahoo to SoYank Send a message via Skype™ to SoYank
Quote:
Originally Posted by 1stnewcar
Its a good price for the UK as already said but from what I've seen they are cheaper in the US.
I looked yesterday and found them in New Jersey for $207 plus shipping. But they don't ship overseas. I"ve had the car for ten months, I guess I can wait another six or seven to get the lights.

Should I get the blacklines I'd have the Euro taillights available as well as the original U.S. reds. Don't know if anyone would be interested in buying the reds unless they have a damaged one and need a replacement.
__________________
2009 E90 335i Montego Blue · Black Leather · Burl Walnut · 6MT · US Spec
SatNav • ZPP • ZCW • 6FL • TPMS • iDrive • PDC • HWS • Xenons • BMW Assist • Power Rear Sunshade • Logic 7
European Taillights • Rear Foglamp • OEM Alarm • PicoTray • DataToys XM-DVR • Multi-view Processor
Quaife ATB LSD • Short Shift Knob • Hartge Anti-Roll Bars • AP Racing Front Brakes • 19" Style 269
SoYank is offline   United_States
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-05-2006, 10:50 AM   #9
NFS
0
Major General
 
NFS's Avatar
 
Drives: 335i m-sport LCI
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 9,216
iTrader: (0)

I still have the ones I bought from Chris in the box - haven't got round to fitting them yet.

I'm a bit off the car cause I have a dent in the door (my fault) and a stone chip on the windscreen (not my fault). Haven't washed it for weeks because of the winter conditions and the fact that the door is smashed in.

:mad:
__________________
NFS is offline   United Kingdom
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-05-2006, 01:28 PM   #10
SoYank
0
Major General
 
SoYank's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E90 335i MT
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Brighton, Colorado

Posts: 7,503
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Send a message via Yahoo to SoYank Send a message via Skype™ to SoYank
Quote:
Originally Posted by needforspeed
I still have the ones I bought from Chris in the box - haven't got round to fitting them yet.

I'm a bit off the car cause I have a dent in the door (my fault) and a stone chip on the windscreen (not my fault). Haven't washed it for weeks because of the winter conditions and the fact that the door is smashed in.

:mad:
Bummer with the Beemer. How'd you smash in the door?

I have to take my car back in a few days apparently for a software update and I'm leaning very heavily on taking this blacklines offer. Just did the math and it looks rather favorable, er, favourable.
__________________
2009 E90 335i Montego Blue · Black Leather · Burl Walnut · 6MT · US Spec
SatNav • ZPP • ZCW • 6FL • TPMS • iDrive • PDC • HWS • Xenons • BMW Assist • Power Rear Sunshade • Logic 7
European Taillights • Rear Foglamp • OEM Alarm • PicoTray • DataToys XM-DVR • Multi-view Processor
Quaife ATB LSD • Short Shift Knob • Hartge Anti-Roll Bars • AP Racing Front Brakes • 19" Style 269
SoYank is offline   United_States
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-06-2006, 08:36 AM   #11
isleaiw
0
Private
 
Drives: 330d SE, silver with black lea
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: UK - Derbyshire

Posts: 66
iTrader: (0)

I also have the stone chip in windscreen - no dents in doors yet but I do have a badly kerbed near side front wheel (white van mans fault - had to take evasive action!). I know what you mean about outting you off - I deliberately park so I can't see it!

Ian
isleaiw is offline  
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-06-2006, 12:29 PM   #12
Touringman
0
Private
 
Drives: Silver 335i MSport
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: UK - North Yorks

Posts: 57
iTrader: (0)

SoYank

Interesting that Victoria Harrogate have this offer (my last BMW came from them and I nearly bough a used M3 from them before deciding on a new 335) - gonna try to get Castle in York to match - My new 335 is on order from Castle but won't be here this side of Dec 31st - do you think these will look good on a silver M sport?

Cheers
__________________
Tim
E90 335i Msport
Mini Cooper S Sold: Z4 3.0si sport ordered!
R1150 GS - for sale
Touringman is offline  
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-06-2006, 12:40 PM   #13
MarkA
0
Resident Nόrburgring Junkie
 
Drives: 320Si
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: The Netherlands

Posts: 195
iTrader: (0)

Hi,

Here they are on mine :



__________________
2006 320Si 6MT, Titansilber, M-Sport Pack, 18'' Si Wheels, Anthracite headlining, Blue shadow Alcantara, Shadowline Exterior Trim, Si Alum Interior Trim, PDC, Voice Control, Pro Nav, iDrive, Blacklines, Light/Rain Sensor, Auto Aircon, iPod Integration, Bluetooth integration, BMW Alarm.
MarkA is offline   Scotland
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-06-2006, 05:27 PM   #14
- Paul -
0
Major General
 
- Paul -'s Avatar
 
Drives: see above.
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Yorkshire, UK

Posts: 7,273
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2005 320D SE  [5.00]
2005 645  [4.50]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Touringman
SoYank

Interesting that Victoria Harrogate have this offer (my last BMW came from them and I nearly bough a used M3 from them before deciding on a new 335) - gonna try to get Castle in York to match - My new 335 is on order from Castle but won't be here this side of Dec 31st - do you think these will look good on a silver M sport?

Cheers
From what I understand - Harrogate and York are the same dealer - I bought mine from York but they nicked a build date from Harrogate to fit me in.
__________________
- Paul - is offline   England
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-06-2006, 08:04 PM   #15
poldim
0
Vroom Vrrooooom
 
poldim's Avatar
 
Drives: 330i
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Bay Area, CA

Posts: 3,134
iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2006 330i Sedan  [0.00]
2003 GSX-R 600  [0.00]
Send a message via AIM to poldim
Quote:
Originally Posted by MarkA
Hi,

Here they are on mine :

What are the dark (black) marks on the inner parts close to the red.
__________________
-Dmitriy
06' BMW 330i & 03' Suzuki GSX-R600

SG | Beige Dakota | Poplar || iDrive w/MP3 | PP | SP | CWP | PDC | Comfort | Shades || 40% Tint
| Rogue Engineering 12MM Spacers | Black Line Tail Lights
poldim is offline   Russian Federation
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-07-2006, 01:29 AM   #16
MarkA
0
Resident Nόrburgring Junkie
 
Drives: 320Si
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: The Netherlands

Posts: 195
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by poldim
What are the dark (black) marks on the inner parts close to the red.
Shadows and reflections.
__________________
2006 320Si 6MT, Titansilber, M-Sport Pack, 18'' Si Wheels, Anthracite headlining, Blue shadow Alcantara, Shadowline Exterior Trim, Si Alum Interior Trim, PDC, Voice Control, Pro Nav, iDrive, Blacklines, Light/Rain Sensor, Auto Aircon, iPod Integration, Bluetooth integration, BMW Alarm.
MarkA is offline   Scotland
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-07-2006, 04:55 AM   #17
NFS
0
Major General
 
NFS's Avatar
 
Drives: 335i m-sport LCI
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 9,216
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SoYank
Bummer with the Beemer. How'd you smash in the door?

I have to take my car back in a few days apparently for a software update and I'm leaning very heavily on taking this blacklines offer. Just did the math and it looks rather favorable, er, favourable.
Let's just say it was my fault I picked a fight with a low level brick wall and lost.

What was up with the i-drive by the way ? Mines had a few mental moments, but always sorts itself out. The most interesting ones so far are:

1. The street names in the assistance window (arrow view) turned to odd ASCI symbols, but dissapeared when I re-calculated my route.

2. All of the park distance control lights lit up at once (include the front - which I don't have installed !)

Black-lines do look nice though - just need to get em fitted. On that basis the dealer option looks good - since they will at least be on the car - not in the box like mine.
__________________
NFS is offline   United Kingdom
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-07-2006, 09:27 AM   #18
Touringman
0
Private
 
Drives: Silver 335i MSport
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: UK - North Yorks

Posts: 57
iTrader: (0)

Castle York and Victoria Harrogate are not currently part of the same group but sometimes accomodate each others clients for mutual benefit.

Mark - thanks for the pic - look good on your car. I will get these sorted when the car comes in and is waiting for PDI/ reg number etc

Now - what about a rear spoiler - yes or no? good taste or bad? I know its just aestetics (no practicle reason) but I thought the m sport would have just a little spoiler (e46 style).

Does adding as a dealer fit accessory mark you out as a potential Chav!!

Decisions decisions

Cheers
__________________
Tim
E90 335i Msport
Mini Cooper S Sold: Z4 3.0si sport ordered!
R1150 GS - for sale
Touringman is offline  
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-07-2006, 12:16 PM   #19
SoYank
0
Major General
 
SoYank's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E90 335i MT
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Brighton, Colorado

Posts: 7,503
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Send a message via Yahoo to SoYank Send a message via Skype™ to SoYank
Quote:
Originally Posted by needforspeed
Let's just say it was my fault I picked a fight with a low level brick wall and lost.
Sounds like a sledgehammer moment is in the works.

Quote:
Originally Posted by needforspeed
What was up with the i-drive by the way ? Mines had a few mental moments, but always sorts itself out. The most interesting ones so far are:

1. The street names in the assistance window (arrow view) turned to odd ASCI symbols, but dissapeared when I re-calculated my route.

2. All of the park distance control lights lit up at once (include the front - which I don't have installed !)
The service advisor didn't elaborate too much this evening but said it needs a new part and recoding. At the moment the whole iDrive is kaput, no display, no sound, and I can't eject either the CD or the DVD. I asked if it would be possible to get the software to allow me to roll my windows up, close the sunroof, and fold the mirrors via the remote ala European style. He said he would look into it for me.

Quote:
Originally Posted by needforspeed
Black-lines do look nice though - just need to get em fitted. On that basis the dealer option looks good - since they will at least be on the car - not in the box like mine.
I really would be a fool to pass this offer up. If you'd ever taken notice of my signature it had them down as a Future Mod but that's getting moved next Wednesday. I need to take a picture of the car this weekend for the proverbial before-and-after shot. Of course, that means I have to wash it...in the cold and wind.
__________________
2009 E90 335i Montego Blue · Black Leather · Burl Walnut · 6MT · US Spec
SatNav • ZPP • ZCW • 6FL • TPMS • iDrive • PDC • HWS • Xenons • BMW Assist • Power Rear Sunshade • Logic 7
European Taillights • Rear Foglamp • OEM Alarm • PicoTray • DataToys XM-DVR • Multi-view Processor
Quaife ATB LSD • Short Shift Knob • Hartge Anti-Roll Bars • AP Racing Front Brakes • 19" Style 269
SoYank is offline   United_States
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-07-2006, 12:18 PM   #20
SoYank
0
Major General
 
SoYank's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 E90 335i MT
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Brighton, Colorado

Posts: 7,503
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Send a message via Yahoo to SoYank Send a message via Skype™ to SoYank
Quote:
Originally Posted by Touringman
Now - what about a rear spoiler - yes or no? good taste or bad? I know its just aestetics (no practicle reason) but I thought the m sport would have just a little spoiler (e46 style).
IMHO, a spoiler does just that...it spoils the wonderful looks of a fine machine. Or is that "fine looks of a wonderful machine"?. Either way, it's anti-aesthetical.
__________________
2009 E90 335i Montego Blue · Black Leather · Burl Walnut · 6MT · US Spec
SatNav • ZPP • ZCW • 6FL • TPMS • iDrive • PDC • HWS • Xenons • BMW Assist • Power Rear Sunshade • Logic 7
European Taillights • Rear Foglamp • OEM Alarm • PicoTray • DataToys XM-DVR • Multi-view Processor
Quaife ATB LSD • Short Shift Knob • Hartge Anti-Roll Bars • AP Racing Front Brakes • 19" Style 269
SoYank is offline   United_States
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-08-2006, 08:36 AM   #21
NFS
0
Major General
 
NFS's Avatar
 
Drives: 335i m-sport LCI
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 9,216
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SoYank
Sounds like a sledgehammer moment is in the works.
You are quite right .... that wall won't be doing that again in a hurry
__________________
NFS is offline   United Kingdom
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
      12-11-2006, 05:45 AM   #22
Gumph
0
New Member
 
Gumph's Avatar
 
Drives: 320d M Sport Tourer
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Derby

Posts: 9
iTrader: (0)

Has anyone got a pic of these on a Sapphire black car?

cheers
G
Gumph is offline  
Appreciate 0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:54 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST