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      06-03-2012, 11:50 AM   #1
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"Mod-Friendly BMW dealer SOCAL

I have to go in for my one year and oil change, and I'm wondering if anyone knows of a dealership that is a little more lenient on the modification side.

I live in newport beach, ca and know that sterling BMW is for sure not "Mod Friendly"

thanks for the help
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      06-04-2012, 04:24 PM   #2
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Alex Cadiedo @ South Bay BMW...Ive been using him for the past 5+ yrs...as long as you dont have a chip then its no problem
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      06-04-2012, 04:44 PM   #3
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Alex Cadiedo @ South Bay BMW...Ive been using him for the past 5+ yrs...as long as you dont have a chip then its no problem
thanks for the help.

i actually booked it into sterling just before i read this ha. once my downpipe is installed ill go to south bay.
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      06-04-2012, 04:47 PM   #4
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Crevier is pretty mod friendly too
Usually I look for sony
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      06-04-2012, 05:12 PM   #5
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Never had any problem with Sterling.
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      06-29-2012, 06:23 AM   #6
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Anyone know how Glendale pacific bmw, or Alhambra new century bmw is towards mods?
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      06-30-2012, 01:02 AM   #7
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Never had any problem with Sterling.
+1 on Sterling BMW as they are mod friendly
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      06-30-2012, 01:56 PM   #8
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South bay BMW, no problems with them. Like the other guy said, just remove the chip or tune of u have one. My SA is Kim.
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      08-28-2012, 09:24 PM   #9
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+1 on Sterling BMW as they are mod friendly
How mod friendly are we talking? I just picked up my car from there last week... though it's a lease. Kind of sketchy about bringing my car there for service one I start modifying...
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      08-28-2012, 10:57 PM   #10
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Center in Van Nuys is pretty good.
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      08-29-2012, 12:26 AM   #11
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How mod friendly are we talking? I just picked up my car from there last week... though it's a lease. Kind of sketchy about bringing my car there for service one I start modifying...
i brought my car in full bolt on twice for service with no hassle. if i were you i woudn't worry much. my car is way far from stock and again they're cool about it if it's only complimentary service work. anything that involves warranty is a no brainer.
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      09-18-2012, 01:56 PM   #12
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I would definitely say Irvine BMW - last time I was in there the parts guys kept trying to sell me performance mods for my E92.
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who should i go to if i am booking an appointment at sterling? Thanks
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      04-21-2015, 05:18 PM   #14
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I'm 100% mod friendly here at McKenna BMW.
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I'm 100% mod friendly here at McKenna BMW.
+1 for @[Charlie@McKennaBMWService](contact:199095) He went above and beyond to get my car running like a champ! My car is heavily modded as well and had ZERO issue with the dealership...he even fixed an exhaust leak due to a loose clamp on my Meisterschaft
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Stay away from BMW of Monrovia, they aren't even stock friendly.
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Stay away from BMW of Monrovia, they aren't even stock friendly.
Make a trip to McKenna BMW, I'll take care of ya.
Just took my car into McKenna & Charlie took great care of me! I had to replace a molding which was no longer covered under my factory warranty that expired 6 months ago but he managed to get it for me free of charge! That's your SA working for u!
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Stay away from BMW of Monrovia, they aren't even stock friendly.
Make a trip to McKenna BMW, I'll take care of ya.
Awesome, I'm getting a DP, but will need oil change service soon. Could I come see you too?
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Awesome, I'm getting a DP, but will need oil change service soon. Could I come see you too?
Yes sir you sure can.
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Awesome, I'm getting a DP, but will need oil change service soon. Could I come see you too?
Yes sir you sure can.
Awesome making my appointment tomorrow.
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