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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-28-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By FlyingLow78
If your car sits for long periods without being...

If your car sits for long periods without being driven, the battery can slowly discharge. Using the tender slowly pulses power to it to keep it fresh.

I'm currently deployed and my M3 is sitting...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-05-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By FlyingLow78
Bastiano, unfortunately the free maintenance...

Bastiano, unfortunately the free maintenance doesn't apply overseas. That's a perk offered to cars in America. The warranty is different as well, because when I bought my 2011 M3 in the UK I was...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-11-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By FlyingLow78
I don't know if they *have* to, but they almost...

I don't know if they *have* to, but they almost always will. Whether it's the technician's labour manual that requires it, or the privilege he thinks he earned for working on your car, I'd expect it...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-23-2016, 03:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,598
Posted By FlyingLow78
I'm enlisted and in the military. I'll never...

I'm enlisted and in the military. I'll never become rich doing this, but perhaps can live a little more comfortably in my next career with all of the training I've had over the past 15 years.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-21-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,115
Posted By FlyingLow78
I turned mine off at the earliest opportunity...

I turned mine off at the earliest opportunity because I got tired of the car shouting at me all the time. The droning became rather tiresome on long trips.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-18-2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,640
Posted By FlyingLow78
At least they agree there's a problem!

At least they agree there's a problem!
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-13-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,640
Posted By FlyingLow78
Did you get a copy of the alignment sheet after...

Did you get a copy of the alignment sheet after the dealer finished working on it? I'd post my alignment sheet, but I only have a screenshot of the car's numbers when it was bad.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-11-2016, 04:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,640
Posted By FlyingLow78
Nope! It's not normal. Mine did the same thing...

Nope! It's not normal. Mine did the same thing and a dealer alignment finally fixed it. It drives sooo nice when the alignment is correct.

On your alignment sheet, is anything out of spec? Mine...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-06-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By FlyingLow78
I used to get that a lot in my M3 before it went...

I used to get that a lot in my M3 before it went into storage for the year. It's just wet brakes.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-18-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By FlyingLow78
Any quote you get will be cheaper than what I'll...

Any quote you get will be cheaper than what I'll be paying next year. I haven't had any accidents or tickets in the last 17 years, I'm almost 40, and my M3 will still cost me $4200/year to insure in...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-27-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,630
Posted By FlyingLow78
I wish the fenders on our cars didn't curve...

I wish the fenders on our cars didn't curve inward behind the wheel. My MG has shotgun-blasted the paint a bit and I've had to install clear bra material on the rockers and fenders to keep things...
Forum: General BMW Questions 12-22-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,438
Posted By FlyingLow78
Because there's profit in it for them. :rolleyes:

Because there's profit in it for them. :rolleyes:
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-15-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By FlyingLow78
I was at the minimum on my rears at 16K. I'm...

I was at the minimum on my rears at 16K. I'm sticking with PSSs.
Forum: European Delivery 12-08-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,254
Posted By FlyingLow78
Christ almighty -- that interior is beyond...

Christ almighty -- that interior is beyond spectacular!
Forum: European Delivery 11-24-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,325
Posted By FlyingLow78
I really loved the presentation and your photo...

I really loved the presentation and your photo quality and compositions were quite enjoyable. Thanks for putting that together to share with us!

Have fun on your PCD. You'll be passing just west...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-23-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,614
Posted By FlyingLow78
I get that the photographer may have been going...

I get that the photographer may have been going for something moody with the overcast and everything, but to me every one of those photos looks underexposed.
Forum: Interior 11-21-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By FlyingLow78
It's definitely aluminium blade. My horrible...

It's definitely aluminium blade. My horrible camera phone didn't capture the horizontal lines very well at all. Coincidentally, it's no longer available because I've just moved all of my stuff into...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-17-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,333
Posted By FlyingLow78
I feel like I'm driving the only real sports car...

I feel like I'm driving the only real sports car on the road in a sea of really crappy pickup trucks, Chrysler 200s, and women blabbing on their phones in their giant SUVs. I want to punch the...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-16-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By FlyingLow78
Ordering from GetBMWParts.com is no different...

Ordering from GetBMWParts.com is no different than ordering from any other dealer...the site is run by Tischer BMW in Maryland.

I installed the splitters myself. If you've got the coin to pay a...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-15-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By FlyingLow78
I ordered the front end parts from...

I ordered the front end parts from GetBMWparts.com. They're just up the road from me, so the parts arrive quickly. I also have added the carbon interior trim they offer. They do offer matte black...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-12-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By FlyingLow78
I have carbon intake splitters on my MG F80 and...

I have carbon intake splitters on my MG F80 and they're rather subtle compared to a much lighter color. I'm OK with subtle, though.

I also have the OEM mattle black front lip as well. I like it...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-07-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By FlyingLow78
While electric steering may not have as much...

While electric steering may not have as much feedback or feel as traditional hydraulic steering, it's not without its virtues. I normally leave it in sport mode, although if you want a little more...
Forum: Interior 11-07-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By FlyingLow78
Aluminum Blade interior trim

I recently installed carbon fiber trim on my F80, so I'm selling my aluminum blade trim pieces. I believe they should also fit F3x series cars, but please check before making an offer. I'm also...
Forum: European Delivery 10-18-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By FlyingLow78
Beautiful car, and in the right color! Looks...

Beautiful car, and in the right color! Looks like a fantastic trip. :-)
Forum: European Delivery 09-29-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,139
Posted By FlyingLow78
Right color and everything! Congrats!

Right color and everything! Congrats!
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