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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-09-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,493
Posted By slyfox51
Similar question as above but I want to stay with...

Similar question as above but I want to stay with the 18' wheels for my F30 sportline. I want to go wider for autocross and the stock is 225/40/18. I believe I can go up to 245 all around?
Forum: New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT 08-11-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By slyfox51
Can you post the winners for the awards? I...

Can you post the winners for the awards? I couldn't stay around for the presentations.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-20-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By slyfox51
I think is the one of many threads out here of...

I think is the one of many threads out here of people who get a 320 then bitch about it. If you can't afford a at least 328i then maybe BMW isn't the brand for you. The 320 is basically a ford Taurus...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-20-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By slyfox51
Absolutely correct. I had a bunch of bird...

Absolutely correct. I had a bunch of bird dropping stains on my dark metallic blue and they all came out once I clayed and DA polished.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,415
Posted By slyfox51
Yes a full size adult can still sit behind me...

Yes a full size adult can still sit behind me fine if I move up the seat maybe 20% (I like it all the way back). But for the car seat I probably bring it up 40-50%. I got the Bri-tax marathon car...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-17-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,415
Posted By slyfox51
I have my 16 month old in the rear facing...

I have my 16 month old in the rear facing position in my F30 on the passenger side since I have to move up the front seats halfway to fit him in. No way could I put the car seat behind me. (I am 6...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-16-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By slyfox51
Agreed $35K is a little high for only the premium...

Agreed $35K is a little high for only the premium package. Save your money and lease for now. You can probably lease for about $400/month with same packages with new off the lot. Especially since it...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-11-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By slyfox51
Agree on the polisher. Try to find a friend who...

Agree on the polisher. Try to find a friend who has a good one and try it out. Don't ruin your paint on a $30 polisher. My set of polisher pads are $60 themselves.

Try www.autogeek.net ....
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 05-12-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 451
Posted By slyfox51
Vibration noise when A/C on? 2013 F30

Just starting to hear a humming noise when the A/C fan is on high. Sounds like the shroud is rattling on the passenger side. No noise when defrost is on. Before I leave the car for a day with the...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-30-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By slyfox51
From someone who owned Ford's and just did turtle...

From someone who owned Ford's and just did turtle wax before getting my first BMW last year, detailing a BMW is a lot of research and money.

I recommend spending a lot of time on Autogeek.net....
Forum: European Delivery 10-07-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By slyfox51
Oct 12 ED

Quick tip, make sure to take a better camera than your iPhone. The pics look great on the phone, but the grains come out when you print them out. At least we have the BMW official photo to remember. ...
Forum: European Delivery 09-25-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By slyfox51
paris dropoff

All cars from the drop off points go to Bremmerhaven. Usually it's a 5 to 10 day wait to get to port


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Forum: European Delivery 09-18-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By slyfox51
Wrong tires

Had the reverse problem with my delivery. Ordered all seasons and got summers. Not a good idea in Boston. Thankfully the dealer resolved the issue after re delivery.


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Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By slyfox51
Itinerary review

For some reason the cleanest Burger King I ever saw is right down the street from the Dachau concentration camp. Harley Davidson themed also.


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Forum: European Delivery 07-31-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By slyfox51
Lufthansa air deal

Don't bother with this deal. Even when it was in play they only discounted the "fare" not the taxes which is 50% of the ticket. It sounds great as a marketing ploy, but economically your better off...
Forum: European Delivery 07-29-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By slyfox51
upcoming ED in Sep...helps needed

We did the 10:30 slot last year and we were rushed. The delivery may not start exactly at 10:30, but they definitely want you downstairs ready for the tour at 11:20am. With the kids give yourself...
Forum: European Delivery 07-12-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By slyfox51
M3 Convertible ED Pickup Tomorrow - July 8th!

Does anyone which car has the top limiter across all of BMW? I would imagine it would be the M6?


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Forum: European Delivery 07-12-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,115
Posted By slyfox51
Language Skills for the FUTURE?

French is the most widely spoken language in the world. Plus for traveling the French tend to be the least bilingual. In Germany everyone under 30 speaks English.


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Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By slyfox51
M3 Convertible ED Pickup Tomorrow - July 8th!

I noticed the speedometer tips out at 200mph. When does the limiter kick in?


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-05-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,958
Posted By slyfox51
rwd or awd x drive

Just my two cents I live in Boston and got a 2013 328i rwd and got summer tires by accident when I picked up last November. (I just found out last week they werent the ZAS I ordered) Actually...
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By slyfox51
ED itinerary

Agreed to all. Actually Paris is way easier on the metro than by car. CDG is a good 45 minute train ride to Paris. The TT drop off is convenient to flying out since they have a shuttle can that drops...
Forum: European Delivery 05-28-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By slyfox51
Curb rash on the rim, will it be fixed at the VPC

My rear rim was scratched with a minor crease and was replaced. My front passenger rim was more a cosmetic little road rash and was not replaced. I noted both at drop off in Paris. Don't worry too...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,372
Posted By slyfox51
Just have a backup plan in case he doesn't show....

Just have a backup plan in case he doesn't show. A lot of us got left behind last September when he was sick. Plan to take a taxi to your hotel, the U Bahn train is nice, but a pain when your jet...
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By slyfox51
If you read the fine print the 2 for 1 was just...

If you read the fine print the 2 for 1 was just the fare portion of the ticket. 50%-70% of most euro tickets are taxes which don't get discounted. Just book on your own, you'll find a better deal
Forum: European Delivery 03-18-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By slyfox51
Don't stress too much about the music as I...

Don't stress too much about the music as I learned to appreciate listening to what European stations have to offer. There is a Armed Services radio signal in most places in Germany.
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