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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-03-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By Adumbration
I recall when BMW first embraced RFT tires, there...

I recall when BMW first embraced RFT tires, there were some problems with 19" rims cracking from pot holes, likely due to the added stress put on the rims from the stiff RFT sidewalls.

Is this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-03-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Adumbration
$100 for 3 years of tire coverage doesn't sound...

$100 for 3 years of tire coverage doesn't sound that bad at all. Just keep in mind that GoodYear is a for-profit company. Even though their tire protection plan is only $25 per tire, that still...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Adumbration
I honestly don't know what percentage of folks...

I honestly don't know what percentage of folks here buy tire and wheel insurance, but most of the folks I know do not. That is because they realize it's a product with a heavy mark up. The average...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Adumbration
Why do you think you need a protection plan? ...

Why do you think you need a protection plan?

What problem do you think this protection plan is solving for you?

In general, if you can afford to self-insure, you will save more money over your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Adumbration
What problem do you think you're solving by...

What problem do you think you're solving by buying wheel and tire insurance?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,630
Posted By Adumbration
Can we agree that tire insurance is a gamble? And...

Can we agree that tire insurance is a gamble? And that just because you won the last 2 out of 3 doesn't mean it's a wise investment in most circumstances?

Or do you believe that most people...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Adumbration
I think the problem is that I do a lot of rock...

I think the problem is that I do a lot of rock climbing, and my lats are wider than average from basically doing a ton of pull-ups.

Ironically I have a chubby friend that fits quite comfortably in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,630
Posted By Adumbration
Do you think the average person paying for tire...

Do you think the average person paying for tire insurance will actually make more money back from the policy than they paid for it?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,630
Posted By Adumbration
Do you believe over your lifetime your tire...

Do you believe over your lifetime your tire insurance will pay you more money out than you pay into the policies?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Adumbration
I simply didn't bother to ask when I was at the...

I simply didn't bother to ask when I was at the dealership yesterday. They typically don't know the answers to my questions and they have to look them up. Don't really blame them. It's hard to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Adumbration
Thank you, gkr. I'll work with an SA to decipher...

Thank you, gkr. I'll work with an SA to decipher this, but sounds like I have to get the Luxury Package and then perhaps the "no sport seats" (or something) option.

It's unfortunate the sport...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Adumbration
One might think so, but here's what they display...

One might think so, but here's what they display when you hover, and there's no mention of seats :dunno:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=516506&stc=1&d=1435409111
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Adumbration
What options/configuration leads to sport seats?

I'm specifically interested in the 3-series. Not sure if the answer is the same for the 4-series.

I'm curious what options/configuration leads to sports seats so I can avoid them. The bmwusa...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,630
Posted By Adumbration
Unless you know something the dealership doesn't...

Unless you know something the dealership doesn't (like you happen to live in an area with lots of new construction and nails scattered across the roads), it doesn't make much sense to buy tire...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-25-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 958
Posted By Adumbration
If you lived in a conservative building, then...

If you lived in a conservative building, then you'd be able to just see how thick it was because it would be made of glass :)
Forum: Off-Topic 12-17-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,946
Posted By Adumbration
I believe you can edit the thread title yourself.

I believe you can edit the thread title yourself.
Forum: Off-Topic 12-17-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,946
Posted By Adumbration
A sad loss. RIP.

A sad loss. RIP.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By Adumbration
This must be an LCI feature. I like it.

This must be an LCI feature. I like it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By Adumbration
One button to rule them all

From a design perspective, there's a lot of things I like about my e60. But there's always room for improvement, and I've noticed there's one kind of design element that BMW used that I hope they...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-02-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By Adumbration
A Maryland Elementary School Runs To Fitness

Don't give me grief about posting this story here. I like it, and I think you will, too.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-26-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,318
Posted By Adumbration
I'm just not sure what your point is. There...

I'm just not sure what your point is.

There are sex offenders in every occupation. But only certain organizations have been shown to protect them and create an atmosphere where they can continue...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-25-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,318
Posted By Adumbration
Not sure. Looks like the guy left his job before...

Not sure. Looks like the guy left his job before the employer knew what was happening. Employer is cooperating with police.

Sad to hear about this kind of thing happening, but sounds like the...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-25-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,318
Posted By Adumbration
Whatcha referring to?

Whatcha referring to?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By Adumbration
I have the rear fold down seat option in my car....

I have the rear fold down seat option in my car. I did some research into this back in 2007 when I purchased my car. I love the rear fold down seat option, but I was concerned that adding it would...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,953
Posted By Adumbration
Thanks, but I don't understand. I'm doing the...

Thanks, but I don't understand. I'm doing the best I can given the way the data is presented, and sometimes I have to guess a little, but here's what you said:

"My previous car 2007 525i non sport...
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