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Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 09:10 PM
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Posted By dwlink
Yes, that is until they change the acronym again.

Yes, that is until they change the acronym again.
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 313
Posted By dwlink
Unfortunately no direct military experience for...

Unfortunately no direct military experience for either my wife or I. 8 years of work designing flight control systems on the Chinook and F-15 though - even a blind folded baby could fly those things...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By dwlink
As long as your don't mind a firmer ride or have...

As long as your don't mind a firmer ride or have decent roads near you, the only thing you're missing out on in the variable sport steering. It provides a little bit more steering sensitivity at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By dwlink
If I had a 435 when I was 18 I'd either be (1)...

If I had a 435 when I was 18 I'd either be (1) dead today or (2) living in a crap hole with 4 roommates as I'd have no concept of money. Its probably a good thing my first car was a 15 year old Jeep....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By dwlink
.0013 is currently base MF which is 3.12% APR....

.0013 is currently base MF which is 3.12% APR. Add some MSDs to get that to a more reasonable interest rate
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 757
Posted By dwlink
None, go with a 4GC. 428 has plenty of pep and...

None, go with a 4GC. 428 has plenty of pep and you could probably get it fully optioned for less than 60k.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-27-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 313
Posted By dwlink
Right so the goal to minimize Home + Auto +...

Right so the goal to minimize Home + Auto + Wife's Jewelry + Inconvenience, becomes a very tedious problem given the stochastic pricing models you mention.

Seeing as the personal articles will...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-27-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 313
Posted By dwlink
Good note about the potential gated community...

Good note about the potential gated community discount, however Erie doesn't serve St. Louis - they primarily stick to the east coast. I was hoping to narrow the list down to another 1 or 2 companies...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-27-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 313
Posted By dwlink
Homeowners Insurance

Who does everyone here use for their homeowners insurance?

We are building a house right now that is scheduled to be finished at the end of April or early May - thus I've been shopping around.
...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-27-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 409
Posted By dwlink
This should be cut and dry. If the dog did not...

This should be cut and dry. If the dog did not start or directly contribute to the fire in any reasonable way, the insurance company should be liable for payment.

Might as well put a no dryers...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-26-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,349
Posted By dwlink
The Buick is way too chromed out - especially the...

The Buick is way too chromed out - especially the exhaust finishers. I mean come on...really?
Drop the chrome, add some more lines to the car to make it look less plain, lose the trim strip on the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-26-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By dwlink
Lots of major differences: 1. The 6 is...

Lots of major differences:

1. The 6 is substantially larger and heavier than the 4 (+500 lbs when comparing 640 to 435)
2. The 6 has a standard trunk opening while the 4 has a powered tailgate...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-25-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By dwlink
Need Your Help - Lease Taxes

So I'm in the process of putting together a nice spreadsheet for everyone to use that will give you all the details about about your particular purchase/lease and provide some metrics so that you can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-25-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 743
Posted By dwlink
Now that is cool! Almost as cool as MR fluid in...

Now that is cool! Almost as cool as MR fluid in other automakers' adaptive suspensions.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-25-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,014
Posted By dwlink
We really need a sticky thread or something on...

We really need a sticky thread or something on lease deals. This thread now has a lease deal within a lease deal.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-25-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 743
Posted By dwlink
Yeah it's not as easy as every other oil change...

Yeah it's not as easy as every other oil change with a 10k interval, though if I were entitled to a free oil change every 10k, the only service I'd ever pay for out of pocket would be the 7.5k and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-25-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 743
Posted By dwlink
Definitely in it for the long haul, planning on...

Definitely in it for the long haul, planning on keeping this car for 10 years.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-24-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 743
Posted By dwlink
If so my car's computer is not doing the math...

If so my car's computer is not doing the math right.

I have roughly 6700 on the ODO and the service menu shows 4800 which makes it 11500.

We drove around 700 miles during our Euro Delivery, but...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-24-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 480
Posted By dwlink
Absolutely! It wouldn't be fair to give...

Absolutely! It wouldn't be fair to give successful people a tax break even though they may have incurred great expenses to get at where they are today...

Not sure of your marital status, but the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-24-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,014
Posted By dwlink
Nice! that extra $600 basically puts you at the...

Nice! that extra $600 basically puts you at the original sales price with fair value on the acquisition fee and $200 for paperwork. Pretty smart for them to structure it into the vehicle price so...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-24-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 743
Posted By dwlink
Oil Change Interval N55

So BMW dropped its oil change interval from 15k to 12k on the MY2015 vehicles. Is this really a "good" interval for having oil changes performed with this engine?

With my E60 530, I changed it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-24-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,024
Posted By dwlink
So then what is the SAT other than paddle...

So then what is the SAT other than paddle shifters and a different shift knob? It comes standard with the 435GC so I never even had the option of ordering it separately.

Given the choice, it seems...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-24-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 771
Posted By dwlink
You don't want a steering wheel with perforations...

You don't want a steering wheel with perforations unless you're leasing. Over time all those little holes will fill up with dead skin cells which makes the wheel look pretty shabby. It is not fun...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By dwlink
I believe the fuses for the 12V receptacles are...

I believe the fuses for the 12V receptacles are rated at 20 amps so you should be good. Double check your fuse diagram.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-24-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By dwlink
Convenient how that works out when streaming at...

Convenient how that works out when streaming at that bit rate - thanks this is an easy rule of thumb to remember.
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