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Forum: General BMW Questions Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By BobBNY
Just go into this with eyes wide open and realize...

Just go into this with eyes wide open and realize that it won't be cheap. Seek out professionals who have worked on Bimmers before. The people at Crutchfield have been doing this for a long time....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-10-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,304
Posted By BobBNY
What everyone else said.:thumbup: I have 15k on a...

What everyone else said.:thumbup: I have 15k on a 2015 535d.No issues at all. ~28mpg city/suburban and ~35-38 hi-way at 80mph. I did get 44mpg on a short leg from San Jose to Carmel when we were...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-28-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 977
Posted By BobBNY
More rear seat legroom. Barely more than a 3...

More rear seat legroom. Barely more than a 3 series. I am sure they can spare a few inches somewhere.

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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-11-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,625
Posted By BobBNY
Two words - range anxiety. I love the tech,...

Two words - range anxiety.

I love the tech, you can't beat the straight-line performance of the 90D but I don't need another thing to think about before I plan my drives and trip. I like to get up...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-11-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By BobBNY
Former Hudson Valley resident here. Tons of great...

Former Hudson Valley resident here. Tons of great roads along with interesting attractions, restaurants, galleries... you name it.

Take 9W north from Bear Mountain to Rte 218 past West Point and...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-27-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 47,127
Posted By BobBNY
The ones that look like the old Corona? They are...

The ones that look like the old Corona? They are actually new... or sort of new... and made specifically for the taxi market. Remember the Checker? They have the same car in Hong Kong. I like them. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-27-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By BobBNY
:yikes: I'll bet someone gets an override service...

:yikes: I'll bet someone gets an override service order!

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Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-21-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,540
Posted By BobBNY
Great looking car! Tasty! Also great pictures. I...

Great looking car! Tasty! Also great pictures. I like how you picked up The HUD in the one interior shot.

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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-20-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,903
Posted By BobBNY
I like mine! One of the least expensive of the...

I like mine! One of the least expensive of the BMW options too.

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-15-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By BobBNY
LOL. :rofl: I wish my rush hour commute was...

LOL. :rofl: I wish my rush hour commute was 60mph....... try 20 in South Bay, CA. 10 mi in 45 min sometimes.:cry:

I get ~28mpg commuting suburban/city 10-12 mi each way.

Highway - leisurely...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-15-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,191
Posted By BobBNY
+1 Do the above or walk away. Life is too short...

+1 Do the above or walk away. Life is too short to be saddled with something that doesn't match your expectations and specs. Continue looking up to NY and down to Atlanta, places you can get to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-29-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,053
Posted By BobBNY
Agreed, my thoughts as well. I like mine. Get the...

Agreed, my thoughts as well. I like mine. Get the M-Sport suspension. While a big car it has poise. I am very surprised at how well it handles when pushed hard in sports mode on the twisties. This is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-28-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By BobBNY
+1. I didn't do a lot of miles on my 2011 328iX....

+1. I didn't do a lot of miles on my 2011 328iX. No problem getting the 1 year oil change.

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Forum: General BMW Questions 03-22-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By BobBNY
In his best George Constanza voice: "You mean...

In his best George Constanza voice:
"You mean there is something wrong with that?"

I am sure someone at social service said it was OK.

:rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-20-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By BobBNY
Could come from a variety of sources. I got...

Could come from a variety of sources.

I got something similar to the first picture on another car from branches that scared the car in a long narrow driveway with untrimmed bushes. It could also...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-17-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By BobBNY
You don't want to use a solvent since when you...

You don't want to use a solvent since when you find one that will take the paint off it will also damage and maybe take off your original paint. I would suggest using a very fine polishing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-12-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,075
Posted By BobBNY
Stunning. Enjoy the car and the shakedown...

Stunning. Enjoy the car and the shakedown cruise.

Dogs and blue jeans always steered me away from very light interiors. Exquisite color combo.

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Forum: General BMW Questions 02-27-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By BobBNY
If it was just the engine replaced with a factory...

If it was just the engine replaced with a factory new engine by a reputable dealer then I would say yes your car would be as good as new. However the water would have to be pretty deep and more than...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-21-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By BobBNY
I did this trip this past summer. Upstate NY to...

I did this trip this past summer. Upstate NY to San Jose after we sold our house in NY. We took I-80 all the way across. No issues with weather of course.

It's been a cold winter down south so...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-14-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By BobBNY
I was told when I asked BMW Finance this question...

I was told when I asked BMW Finance this question two years ago that they would extend the lease until the newly ordered car arrived. All they needed to see was a validated production number. I'd...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-24-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,797
Posted By BobBNY
What Barney would drive. I wonder who made that...

What Barney would drive. I wonder who made that decision to add this color?:dunno:

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-17-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By BobBNY
It is my understanding the BMW Finance does not...

It is my understanding the BMW Finance does not negotiate on the residual. I think there is a way that you can get the dealer to buy the car from BMW and resell. Not sure how common or easy that is...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-17-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By BobBNY
Your local state sales tax + registration. You...

Your local state sales tax + registration. You can calculate registration fee on CA DMV.com

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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-18-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By BobBNY
While I leased my car from Santa Barbara BMW. I...

While I leased my car from Santa Barbara BMW. I had my first service done at Mountain View BMW after recommendations from folks here. I liked the dealership and the service folks were attentive,...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-18-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,279
Posted By BobBNY
Absolutely, I purchased my car from Jon...

Absolutely,

I purchased my car from Jon Shafer at Santa Barbara BMW all through e-mail. At the time I lived in NY and was commuting back and forth to Bay area while relocating. I do business in...
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