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      11-29-2011, 01:31 AM   #1739
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Do you guys do most of your own modding? Or do ya'll recommend any shops in Houston?
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      11-29-2011, 09:33 AM   #1740
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      11-29-2011, 01:20 PM   #1741
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      12-04-2011, 08:56 PM   #1742
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      12-06-2011, 01:01 PM   #1743
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just a head's up for the guys out of warranty/maint. plan. advantage bmw midtown has the best price for oil changes in houston. $105.00

most other dealers in houston are in the $160+ range
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      12-06-2011, 04:26 PM   #1744
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Do you guys do most of your own modding? Or do ya'll recommend any shops in Houston?
What do you want done?
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      12-06-2011, 09:39 PM   #1745
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Soon to be e92 owner...

Just wanted to say hi to all the Houston BMW owners. I've been in contact with Irv for BMW MotorWerks for an ED 2012 e92 so hopefully I'll be part of the family soon In the meantime, here are the specifications I've laid out - any suggestions on what I'm missing or what I don't really need?

2012 335i Coupe (Manual Transmission)
Mineral White Metallic
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      12-07-2011, 08:43 AM   #1746
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^with those options, i'd rather get the 335iS. its got a better engine. n54 > n55
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      12-07-2011, 09:39 AM   #1747
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So my warranty is ending 1/3/2012 and seriously considering buying the extended one (not talking about the maintenance warranty). Anyone have any leads or basically just call around the local dealers?
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      12-07-2011, 12:03 PM   #1748
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Hmm... I didn't even consider the 335is. Looks like I've got some more research to do.

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^with those options, i'd rather get the 335iS. its got a better engine. n54 > n55
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      12-07-2011, 05:21 PM   #1749
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^yea man, anytime i see people interested in the 2011-12 e92 w/ msport package, it makes no sense why they just don't get the 335iS. it's a limited production car, will definitely hold value better than the n55 engine cars, plus it's got more power from the factory
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      12-07-2011, 06:26 PM   #1750
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Points well taken. Just sent off a request to Adrian Avila in ATL for a quote too. Geez, I'm excited.


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^yea man, anytime i see people interested in the 2011-12 e92 w/ msport package, it makes no sense why they just don't get the 335iS. it's a limited production car, will definitely hold value better than the n55 engine cars, plus it's got more power from the factory
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      12-07-2011, 08:08 PM   #1751
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sweet! i'm considering trading up to an iS myself. post pics of you european delivery
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      12-09-2011, 10:21 AM   #1752
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just a head's up for the guys out of warranty/maint. plan. advantage bmw midtown has the best price for oil changes in houston. $105.00

most other dealers in houston are in the $160+ range
That is actually a great price! That's the final price??
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      12-09-2011, 02:00 PM   #1753
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That is actually a great price! That's the final price??
yes, $104.86 or so after tax. i thought it was a great price, too. i had used bavarian machine off allen parkway for a while, but it's hard to do sometimes because they're not open on saturday.
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      12-09-2011, 03:50 PM   #1754
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yes, $104.86 or so after tax. i thought it was a great price, too. i had used bavarian machine off allen parkway for a while, but it's hard to do sometimes because they're not open on saturday.
I've been paying about $120

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      12-09-2011, 03:52 PM   #1755
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I pay $75 at Houston Automotive Center on Las Palmas. It's very convenient since it 500 feet from my house but they're not open on Saturday.

They took care of Ryan's e93 as well.
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      12-09-2011, 04:27 PM   #1756
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So my warranty is ending 1/3/2012 and seriously considering buying the extended one (not talking about the maintenance warranty). Anyone have any leads or basically just call around the local dealers?
Hey just a heads up, I purchased my extended warranty from BMW North and found that they had the best deal out of the dealerships in Houston. I spoke with the finance dept. director (think her name was Athena?) and she gave me a great deal (can't remember the exact dollar amount now). I would recommend just making some calls and price shopping it since the price is negotiable.
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      12-09-2011, 04:43 PM   #1757
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that's a good price, brent


in regards to advantage in midtown, they didn't say anything negative about my mods (catless dp's, intercooler, dci, procede, 19" rims, lowered suspension, various exterior bits). the service manager actually commented that he liked what i've done to the car. overall, they're a great dealership to get routine service done at
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      12-09-2011, 04:45 PM   #1758
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that's a good price, brent


in regards to advantage in midtown, they didn't say anything negative about my mods (catless dp's, intercooler, dci, procede, 19" rims, lowered suspension, various exterior bits). the service manager actually commented that he liked what i've done to the car. overall, they're a great dealership to get routine service done at
Let's see some pics!!!
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      12-09-2011, 08:17 PM   #1759
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yes, $104.86 or so after tax. i thought it was a great price, too. i had used bavarian machine off allen parkway for a while, but it's hard to do sometimes because they're not open on saturday.
Thank you sir for the great find!
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