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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By dwlink
I would hold off until you've completed the break...

I would hold off until you've completed the break in period at the very least. Unless you really want to reach those high speeds noticeably quicker, it won't make much of a difference as the 228 is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 665
Posted By dwlink
Most likely will as long as you use it as your...

Most likely will as long as you use it as your daily. Pads are a condition based item rather than a fixed interval (time or mileage). I don't know what the exact minimum thickness is, but the pads...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By dwlink
Sweet car - make sure to keep it away from that...

Sweet car - make sure to keep it away from that crooked pine tree!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 665
Posted By dwlink
My bad - it's $1300 for a new set of brake discs...

My bad - it's $1300 for a new set of brake discs (rotors). Check the link in the OP's post and it has them listed as $800 for front discs and $500 for rears. That will make it easily over $2k for a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 665
Posted By dwlink
$1300 for a complete set of pads?!? Glad I stayed...

$1300 for a complete set of pads?!? Glad I stayed away from this option. The calipers look cool, but thats an ugly maintenance figure if you an to keep the car for a while and don't track it often...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By dwlink
Perhaps one of the weights flew off one of the...

Perhaps one of the weights flew off one of the tires. Have they been road force balanced?


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-24-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 736
Posted By dwlink
Haven't really used the nav enough in loaners to...

Haven't really used the nav enough in loaners to strongly argue for or against it. Seems alot better than the nav in my wife's RX. In both her RX and my soon to be 4GC, the nav option also...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-24-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By dwlink
I've noticed that when I lived on the east coast,...

I've noticed that when I lived on the east coast, more people there tended to use their fog lights unnecessarily when compared to the midwest. I only use mine in the fog or very heavy rain. Even...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-23-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 736
Posted By dwlink
To the OP - $36.5 seems like a so-so deal. I...

To the OP - $36.5 seems like a so-so deal. I wouldn't say its a good deal, but its not bad either. Check out the car I found below - similar specs except it has black leather and is selling for 1.5k...
Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback Forum 08-23-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By dwlink
Wow - they send you defective lights, lowball you...

Wow - they send you defective lights, lowball you on a settlement, and then make you pay shipping on one of their failed products that is still under warranty?!? Talk about retailer of the year!
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-23-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By dwlink
Xenon headlights = LED angel eyes & 1900's bulb...

Xenon headlights = LED angel eyes & 1900's bulb for turn signal

LED headlights = Everything is LED

Unfortunately, the tail lights are the same in all configurations and they have ancient turn...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-23-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By dwlink
Fog lights as well as the little M badges on the...

Fog lights as well as the little M badges on the fenders are on European configs only. Instead we get shiny yellow reflectors in front of the wheels thanks to US regulations :thumbdwn:
Forum: Off-Topic 08-23-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By dwlink
Morton's old barrel aged manhattan (the newer one...

Morton's old barrel aged manhattan (the newer one is tastes too much like scotch).

1 part Hudson manhattan rye whiskey
5/8ths part Carpano Antica sweet vermouth
few dashes of Fee Brother's peach...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 731
Posted By dwlink
I agree on 1,2 and 5. 1,2. A luxury car...

I agree on 1,2 and 5.


1,2. A luxury car should come standard with an alarm or at the very least, use the horn for acoustic feedback or the panic button.

5. I was really disappointed in this...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-22-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 616
Posted By dwlink
In an ideal world this would be true and there...

In an ideal world this would be true and there would also be no such thing as money. Income inequality is the US higher than it ever was before, and the people who work the hardest and have the least...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By dwlink
Ahh...Right 525 with a n53 engine. No DISA. I had...

Ahh...Right 525 with a n53 engine. No DISA. I had similar symptoms and mine was a DISA which is a fairly common problem with the M54s
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,455
Posted By dwlink
The 4k is a cash item - it is reflected in lease...

The 4k is a cash item - it is reflected in lease PV after being discounted back over 9 years (granted at a measly risk free 1%). Keep in mind too that all of the posts arguing in favor of the lease...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By dwlink
I wonder if its just a matter of running another...

I wonder if its just a matter of running another cable into the computer that controls the HUD.
I can't imagine the actual HUD part numbers are any different between M and non-M. Same thing with the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By dwlink
DISA valve

DISA valve
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-21-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By dwlink
Love the non-PDC bumpers. I assume those wheels...

Love the non-PDC bumpers. I assume those wheels are 20s?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-21-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By dwlink
Technically that sticker adds weight to the...

Technically that sticker adds weight to the vehicle so you should actually realize an MPG savings by removing it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-21-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,455
Posted By dwlink
All very good points. However I was trying to...

All very good points. However I was trying to keep the numbers as simple as possible by minimizing any stochastic events over the 9 year period. Think risk/reward - you receive a cost savings premium...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-20-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,455
Posted By dwlink
Agreed. However, let's just ignore any buyout...

Agreed. However, let's just ignore any buyout here - at the end of 9 years you are without a car in both scenarios (sell if purchased, dispose if leased). It wouldn't be fair to do a lease buyout at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-20-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,455
Posted By dwlink
I'm going to strongly disagree that leasing in...

I'm going to strongly disagree that leasing in the long term is more cost effective. I ran a few numbers and used a 1% discount rate to express things in terms of present values.

Over 9 years you...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-20-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 794
Posted By dwlink
+1 It's all about what you make of yourself....

+1

It's all about what you make of yourself. Graduating from a top school doesn't mean anything if you didn't take the opportunity to network while you were there and learn something applicable...
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