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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-28-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Leslierc
Thanks! Sorry, no before pics. Trust me, there...

Thanks! Sorry, no before pics. Trust me, there were about four nicks that are no more.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-28-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,244
Posted By Leslierc
Nice! Wish mine was an MT. For what's it's...

Nice! Wish mine was an MT. For what's it's worth you've got the one to have!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-28-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Leslierc
Autoweek's first drive of the new 7

Here...

http://autoweek.com/article/car-reviews/2016-bmw-7-series-first-drive?utm_source=DailyDrive20150828&utm_medium=enewsletter&utm_term=image-top&utm_content=body&utm_campaign=awdailydrive
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-28-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Leslierc
Damaged wheel fix

So, I took the M235i to the dealer because I noticed what appeared to be oil around the edges of the hood. Turns out, it was grease from the inside of the hood, which is two pieces of metal fused...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,268
Posted By Leslierc
I don't see the responses to the OP as...

I don't see the responses to the OP as harsh...perhaps there was banter, as there always is in a public forum, among responders; but that wasn't necessarily directed at the OP.

To your other...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,268
Posted By Leslierc
When I think of "bad design", the placement of...

When I think of "bad design", the placement of the fuel tank in the FORD Pinto between the rear axle and rear bumper comes to mind. Plcement of the battery and electrical components under the trunk...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,268
Posted By Leslierc
That's a very slippery slope you're trying to...

That's a very slippery slope you're trying to create. Warranties do not supplant common sense.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,268
Posted By Leslierc
OP, this is not a BMW warranty issue plain and...

OP, this is not a BMW warranty issue plain and simple. I see your only avenues of recourse being yourself or your insurance company. I'd call them right away. You might want to explain that the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,635
Posted By Leslierc
Agree!

Agree!
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,635
Posted By Leslierc
OP, as for your comment that the M235i is not a...

OP, as for your comment that the M235i is not a full on BMW, I disagree. Having owned my share of performance BMWs, including an M6 and a 135i, this car holds it's own with those in my opinion. My...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,635
Posted By Leslierc
Thanks for the intel. I knew that MD sets their...

Thanks for the intel. I knew that MD sets their at 10mph over, figured that DC was the same, but wasn't certain. For the record, I generally stick to the speed limits in town...safer that way and...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Leslierc
Agree. I'm paying less than that per month for...

Agree. I'm paying less than that per month for my `15 M235i convertible lease. As for the non-refundable $1K, I was quoted that at Silver Spring BMW back when I was shopping for my 7 Series. Have...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,635
Posted By Leslierc
Like I said, fast is relative. Here, in the...

Like I said, fast is relative.

Here, in the DMV, doing 80-85 will get you pulled over...not to mention jailed in Virginia. Doing 70-75 on the Beltway is generally OK, but you need to be smart and...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-26-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Leslierc
Thanks. Got it on my birthday a few weeks ago. ...

Thanks. Got it on my birthday a few weeks ago. Everything about the GTS is intoxicating. Even detailing it (a lot because it's black) is fun!
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,635
Posted By Leslierc
OP, not judging, but I have to tell you that 15...

OP, not judging, but I have to tell you that 15 speeding stops is more than I've had in my lifetime thus far...I'm 62. My work used to take me to Dallas a lot and I can attest that people drive much...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Leslierc
Nicely done! Normally, I'd say with a car like...

Nicely done! Normally, I'd say with a car like this you would want to have a good relationship with the local PD...but you've already addressed that one!:)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-26-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,656
Posted By Leslierc
Hey Deutsch! Haven't seen you around here in a...

Hey Deutsch! Haven't seen you around here in a while. How you doing?
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-25-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Leslierc
Lower lip or apron.

Lower lip or apron.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-25-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Leslierc
Something happened. Could be that the person...

Something happened. Could be that the person changed their mind after driving the car in Europe and unwound the deal when they got back to the U.S. Maybe, they "traded" on another vehicle in the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-25-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Leslierc
I don't believe touch-up will work for that...

I don't believe touch-up will work for that scratch. It will look like a touch-up job. Contact your insurance company to let them know what's going on. This should fall under the comprehensive...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-25-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Leslierc
It is indeed!:)

It is indeed!:)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-25-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By Leslierc
Depending on driving style, tires can last up to...

Depending on driving style, tires can last up to as much as 3 years or more. The difference between a set of run-flats and standard tires can be as much as 50 percent; that still could mean about...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-25-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Leslierc
Congratulations Bobdaxx! You got a really sweet...

Congratulations Bobdaxx! You got a really sweet deal on your car...and, trust me, you WANT the free maintenance. There's nothing like owning a vehicle and all you need do is fill the tank and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-24-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,806
Posted By Leslierc
...and electronics meant the battery, ignition,...

...and electronics meant the battery, ignition, alternator, and radio. Oh yes, and cars were things you kept for a while.:)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-24-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,806
Posted By Leslierc
That's why leasing these cars makes good sense...

That's why leasing these cars makes good sense for many people. Good luck with your plan nonetheless.
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