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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 07:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,446
Posted By HugH
Not if the scent they choose to introduce in the...

Not if the scent they choose to introduce in the USA is that of Bavarian Beer.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By HugH
Geez, at least wait until they come out on a test...

Geez, at least wait until they come out on a test basis…no need to panic yet!
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE Yesterday, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By HugH
Same as now with the mirror full of slush and...

Same as now with the mirror full of slush and dirt? But I read that the cameras are somehow going to be mounted inside. We'll have to wait and see. Already Honda Accord has a camera that shows you...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 04-13-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By HugH
Volkswagen already has an experimental,...

Volkswagen already has an experimental, super-high-mpg car with a prototype of such a camera system. It's the $150,000-plus, 200-mpg diesel-electric hybrid XL 1, sold only in Germany in tiny...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-13-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,689
Posted By HugH
In the 50's and 60's when Hwy 90 was the...

In the 50's and 60's when Hwy 90 was the interconnecting route between the Gulf states (Louisiana to Florida) it was a two lane hwy and as drivers of foreign make encountered each other, they'd wave...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-05-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,723
Posted By HugH
For those of you still undecided, here's a short...

For those of you still undecided, here's a short tv review by Dallas/Ft Worth car guru
Ed Wallace:

Ed Wallace: BMW 320i

http://www.myfoxdfw.com/video?clipId=9970331&autostart=true
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,037
Posted By HugH
Well, since the Buick Regal was mentioned and...

Well, since the Buick Regal was mentioned and very few of us were knowledgeable about this GM car, I found this review of the 2014 Regeal GS.

Interesting. Enjoy!

2014 Buick Regal GS AWD Review...
Forum: General BMW 03-25-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By HugH
I believe Catalytic Converters are covered for 8...

I believe Catalytic Converters are covered for 8 yrs and/or 80,000 miles. The op should check his warranty manual.
Forum: General BMW 03-25-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By HugH
The only time I have ever replaced a fuel pump...

The only time I have ever replaced a fuel pump was on my '62 Chevy II right after the new one year warranty had expired. I had to have it towed to the dealer in Biloxi. The pump + labor set me back...
Forum: General BMW 03-25-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By HugH
335 Driver - Advertising can do a lot of...

335 Driver - Advertising can do a lot of brainwashing.

You've got that right! Best example is Shell. They have by far the best and most "scientific" sounding advertisings. Remember just a couple...
Forum: General BMW 03-25-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By HugH
Nahh, you would never be happy with Costco gas....

Nahh, you would never be happy with Costco gas. Their prices are usually the lowest or next to lowest. On top of it, if you pay with your Costco Amex at the pump, you'll get 2% back of the amount you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-25-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,707
Posted By HugH
pdwi - Car Guru Ed Walace just reviewed the 320i...

pdwi - Car Guru Ed Walace just reviewed the 320i on Dallas TV and here's what he had to say: Ed Wallace: BMW 320i http://www.myfoxdfw.com/video?clipId=9970331&autostart=true
Forum: General BMW 03-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By HugH
Dave, You lost me on this one. In this...

Dave,

You lost me on this one. In this country, Ethanol requirement has nothing to do with brands or Top Tier. It is a Federal Mandate on most metropolis on all gasoline used for over the road...
Forum: General BMW 03-24-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By HugH
Hi Dave, You know, I have yet to hear anyone...

Hi Dave,

You know, I have yet to hear anyone personally tell me that. The whole problem starts with the dealers. My son took his one year old Volvo for the 1 yr service. He "bought" the story...
Forum: General BMW 03-24-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,264
Posted By HugH
We have seen intermittent problems with the fuel...

We have seen intermittent problems with the fuel percentage between gas and ethanol.
Every once in a while a gas station gets too high a percentage of ethanol causing all kinds of problems to fuel...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-20-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,037
Posted By HugH
The fifth generation Buick Regal shares the...

The fifth generation Buick Regal shares the Epsilon II platform of the Opel Insignia and first went into production in Rüsselsheim, Germany, in 2008. Perhaps it's heritage sets it apart from the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-16-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By HugH
Muy bonito!

Muy bonito!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-11-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,478
Posted By HugH
I normally fuel at Costco and they advertise 5...

I normally fuel at Costco and they advertise 5 time more (I think) than...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-11-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,478
Posted By HugH
When I was assigned to Keflavik NAS in Iceland,...

When I was assigned to Keflavik NAS in Iceland, in the middle of the "Cold War" we had access to only one gas station on base. It was a Texaco, but the fuel, just like all fuel in Iceland came from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-05-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,478
Posted By HugH
I've been driving high octane cars since the days...

I've been driving high octane cars since the days when they absolutely needed nothing but the highest octane. These days, with NORMAL driving and the built-in knock sensor in fuel-injections, few...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-05-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,478
Posted By HugH
As we know hp/mpg sells on these type of cars....

As we know hp/mpg sells on these type of cars. Manufacturers are obliged to report the type of gas they used to test the car for homologating purpose and report to the EPA the hp and mpg.

If they...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 03-05-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By HugH
White House: Boost EV, alternative vehicle tax credits to $10,000

White House: Boost EV, alternative vehicle tax credits to $10,000

Washington — The White House is proposing cutting taxes on liquified natural gas to spur the use of the fuel by alternative...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-05-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By HugH
Caliente!!!

Caliente!!!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-05-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,478
Posted By HugH
I've been using mostly 87 octane and the...

I've been using mostly 87 octane and the recommended change of oil routine.

I did the same way back when I purchased a new 2004 3 series. If I ever contemplate tracking the car, for sure I'll...
Forum: General BMW 02-20-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By HugH
The worst part was always getting used to driving...

The worst part was always getting used to driving here in the States. You get used to driving with few rules, few speed restrictions and sometimes you forget, other times you can't stand the way they...
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