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Forum: General BMW 02-27-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
^ Yep. There are those of us who bought an...

^
Yep. There are those of us who bought an 'older' BMW back when it was brand-new, and have loved it to this very day, and have seen no reason to replace it as of yet. :dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-27-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Thanks. Yeah, that's kinda what I had heard/read...

Thanks. Yeah, that's kinda what I had heard/read about clutches starting to go, and I don't think I'm seeing this with mine yet.

Is it possible though, that before it gets to that stage, that the...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-26-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
You see... this is one of the many reasons the...

You see... this is one of the many reasons the wife and I chose not to have kids. :D

Congrats again on the new car! :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-26-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Just curious: 1. How many miles on the vehicle?...

Just curious:
1. How many miles on the vehicle?
2. How did the car start acting that made you realize it needed the clutch?

I'm asking because I have 104k miles on mine, and I figure the clutch...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Me too! :bigpimp: I have tried to prepare...

Me too! :bigpimp:

I have tried to prepare her for the fact that within our lifetimes there very well may come a time when manuals are simply no longer offered. Her response is we need to save up...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
ah... it was just the quickest example I could...

ah... it was just the quickest example I could think of to try to make a point. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Do you ever use a calculator, or do you prefer to...

Do you ever use a calculator, or do you prefer to work all the equations out with long division? :stickpoke

Edit:
I do get your point (see below that both my cars are manual), but Ed makes a...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-19-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 840
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Not sure I've ever agreed with both of you in one...

Not sure I've ever agreed with both of you in one thread! :D
Forum: General BMW 02-17-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
It's going to take a while, but it's doable. ...

It's going to take a while, but it's doable. Easier if you're OK with automatic, harder if you're going to want a manual.
Forum: General BMW 02-14-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
No, I've not driven an e46 330i. I think I may...

No, I've not driven an e46 330i. I think I may have once driven an e90 (or was it F10?) 335 dealer loaner, but that's a whole different car.

I think it largely depends on if you're looking at a...
Forum: General BMW 02-14-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
I've owned a 2003 325i for 12 years, now at 104k...

I've owned a 2003 325i for 12 years, now at 104k miles, and have had very little trouble with it.

I just plan that every couple years it's going to need $1000 or so for some type of repair and/or...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-13-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Thanks guys! I don't mind putting up with...

Thanks guys!

I don't mind putting up with the bumps as a driver or passenger (wife is just as aggressive a driver :D), but I'm planning to keep this car a long time and was worried about inducing...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-12-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
So, this has raised a question for me: ...

So, this has raised a question for me:

Since the car and suspension are stiff, that obviously means that crappy/bumpy roads will bounce you all over the place. I slow down, of course, and am...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-12-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
I think southern California's climate counts as...

I think southern California's climate counts as Boxster weather too. :D
Forum: Off-Topic 02-11-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,627
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Yep. Zero balance is the only way to go. ...

Yep. Zero balance is the only way to go.

Although I will admit that the wife and I ran up some credit card debt during med school. We paid it off quickly during our internship and residency. ...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-11-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Hey! Cool story! :D I've never driven a...

Hey! Cool story! :D

I've never driven a Cayman, but have driven a 981 Boxster with automatic (rental for a week in California) and now our 987 Boxster S. I can't imagine driving something even...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-26-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Probably so. I've admittedly never purchased...

Probably so.

I've admittedly never purchased anything from Craigslist, or even eBay.
Forum: Off-Topic 01-26-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
We have hired a number of employees from ads we...

We have hired a number of employees from ads we placed on Craigslist, and that's turned out well. :dunno:
Forum: Off-Topic 10-30-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,654
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Did not know that. Thanks! :)

Did not know that. Thanks! :)
Forum: Off-Topic 10-16-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 519
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-06-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
E90/E91/E92/E93 2010 328i xDrive 6sp in SF
Views: 201
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
I can vouch for the seller. He's my younger...

I can vouch for the seller. He's my younger brother ;)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 18,358
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Thanks! I'll give them a call. :)

Thanks! I'll give them a call. :)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-03-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 18,358
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Anybody had there's fixed yet? I just got my...

Anybody had there's fixed yet?

I just got my letter this week. Sure would be nice to know approximately when my car will be 'safe' to drive with a passenger again.

Oh, and as I'm in AZ, I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
Probably jinxing myself here, but I've had very...

Probably jinxing myself here, but I've had very little trouble with mine. It's about to turn 12 years old, and now at 101,000 miles.

I had an air-conditioner issue last year, and have had to have...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-19-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 670
Posted By Rob325_in_AZ
If the builder is truly a good guy with a good...

If the builder is truly a good guy with a good rep, then I'd probably take him at his word that circumstances led to this delay.

Ultimately what will matter is how good a job he does, and how...
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