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Old 07-16-2020, 01:29 PM   #21
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LOL. I so remember that on my new then 01 330ci. I had the bmw “fix” by them actually paying for a better feel rack. I still can’t believe they listened to enthusits enough to flit the bill for anyone that wanted it.

That was the old BMW.
Light steering, sticky accelerator, CDV. Also, window regulators, sunroof shades, spontaneously combusting aux fans, etc. Not to mention the subframes...

But, great cars!
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Old 07-16-2020, 02:30 PM   #22
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Light steering, sticky accelerator, CDV. Also, window regulators, sunroof shades, spontaneously combusting aux fans, etc. Not to mention the subframes...

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I had all of those but the subframe issues. Maybe I didn’t keep it long enough. Lol
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Old 07-16-2020, 02:52 PM   #23
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Light steering, sticky accelerator, CDV. Also, window regulators, sunroof shades, spontaneously combusting aux fans, etc. Not to mention the subframes...

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Of those, I only had the sunshade issue on my ZHP, but admittedly it was a late production cycle car ('03).
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Old 07-20-2020, 12:24 PM   #24
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LOL. I so remember that on my new then 01 330ci. I had the bmw “fix” by them actually paying for a better feel rack. I still can’t believe they listened to enthusits enough to flit the bill for anyone that wanted it.

That was the old BMW.
Yeah i was thinking about that the other day. Amazed that they did that. That gesture was partly why I remained a loyal BMW customer for many years.
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Old 07-20-2020, 01:08 PM   #25
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Light steering, sticky accelerator, CDV. Also, window regulators, sunroof shades, spontaneously combusting aux fans, etc. Not to mention the subframes...

But, great cars!

Oh gosh, I forgot about the cooling fan issues.

Back when I was at the dealership, we had a white E46 convertible in the back parking lot for a few months with fire damage when the fan failed, I think BMW did a buy back and just dragged their feet picking it up. Looked like the fire was controlled fairly quickly, so from the outside the only give away was a black mark on the hood. 😂
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