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Forum: Off-Topic 10-16-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 216
Posted By AzNMpower32
I would have been with BYOD since there's no way...

I would have been with BYOD since there's no way for me to access email except on my work laptop. However, the IT people weren't able to get it to work on my Symbian Belle OS so oh well, no big loss...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-10-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By AzNMpower32
+1. As engines become more finely-tuned, fuel...

+1. As engines become more finely-tuned, fuel quality becomes ever more important.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By AzNMpower32
The M54 makes a fantastic engine note and it...

The M54 makes a fantastic engine note and it rumbles with authority without being annoying when idling. I miss it sorely.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-02-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 734
Posted By AzNMpower32
Just haven't seen them carried in the major...

Just haven't seen them carried in the major hardware stores (Lowes, Home Depot). Then again most of the big box hardware stores only carry 3 or 4 brands so I prob just wasn't looking hard enough for...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-02-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 734
Posted By AzNMpower32
I think Bosch got out of the appliances...

I think Bosch got out of the appliances market....have only seen their dishwashers lately. Too bad.

I have a Maytag Bravos which is HE and top loading and have been satisfied thus far. But then...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By AzNMpower32
This is the trend with every new BMW but to be...

This is the trend with every new BMW but to be honest (at the risk of ticking off E70 owners), the E70, heck the X5 in general since the E53, has been just a large SUV designed for the mass American...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-28-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By AzNMpower32
Tire Rack now forcing Road Hazard Coverage on purchases?

I noticed that halfway through this month, the prices for tires went up slightly but now Road Hazard coverage through Tire Rack is now inclusive and seemingly compulsory. Why the change?

Frankly,...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-24-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By AzNMpower32
After 6 weeks....why Germans still engineer a better car.

So the 2014 Mazda 3 hatchback is what replaces the 10-year old E83 X3 I'd been driving for quite awhile. 285k km (177k mls) to be precise. It was overdue for replacement; I'd been planning to replace...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-13-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By AzNMpower32
That may be Southern California, but that does...

That may be Southern California, but that does not represent the whole of the US.

I do not see many of them in the Southeast; the F25 X3 outnumbers it by a ton. They sell well in parts of Canada...
Forum: The Travel Forum 09-13-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By AzNMpower32
Last two summers I have flown the A380...

Last two summers I have flown the A380 trans-Atlantic, once on the upper deck (AF) and this June on the main deck (SQ). It's so quiet......! :thumbup:. AY is supposed to get the A350 next year so I...
Forum: The Travel Forum 09-12-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By AzNMpower32
I don't generally fly trans-continental US and...

I don't generally fly trans-continental US and haven't been to the left coast since 2006. Since CLT is the closest major city (2 hr drive), I usually fly US Airways since they service the cities I...
Forum: The Travel Forum 09-11-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By AzNMpower32
Bonus: Most businesses and many petrol stations...

Bonus: Most businesses and many petrol stations in Canada have switched to the EMV chip cards as well so having one is a bonus even on this side of the Atlantic.

Because 'murica is just behind.
Forum: The Travel Forum 09-11-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By AzNMpower32
As with many things in life, I vote with my...

As with many things in life, I vote with my chequebook- I don't rack up miles or status flying for business anyway so I have my free choice. I stopped flying American carriers overseas 8 years ago....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By AzNMpower32
I was in the minority and used my moonroof all...

I was in the minority and used my moonroof all the time. Never broke after 10 years, although admittedly I was diligent on cleaning out the rails and lubing as needed.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By AzNMpower32
Given how much trouble BMW has selling the X1 in...

Given how much trouble BMW has selling the X1 in the US, it makes no sense to even bring the diesel here.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-10-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,407
Posted By AzNMpower32
The X1 in Auto-Bild's test proved to be fairly...

The X1 in Auto-Bild's test proved to be fairly reliable. These guys put 100k km on a vehicle then disassemble everything, looking for failure or weakness points. It ranked 15th on their overall list...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By AzNMpower32
Get a Ford Fiesta......The E83 is quite thirsty...

Get a Ford Fiesta......The E83 is quite thirsty on fuel and keeping it maintained properly is not something a 18 year old can do without the support of parents.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-25-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By AzNMpower32
My 2 cents would be for the former. Although I am...

My 2 cents would be for the former. Although I am a fan of both brands for their consistent performance, BMWs equipped in the US with the latter have surprisingly long braking distances. Then again,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-24-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By AzNMpower32
They can be driven economically day-to-day, no...

They can be driven economically day-to-day, no need to be a social menace or a c*ck on public roads. Remember, we all are sharing the road. :)

However, I would periodically run it through the...
Forum: General BMW 08-24-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By AzNMpower32
I require my vehicles to meet ECE regulations. I...

I require my vehicles to meet ECE regulations. I ordered the OEM amber tail lights for my mom's E90 off eBay.de. My vehicles must have rear foglights. The parking lights cannot do dual duty as turn...
Forum: General BMW 08-24-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By AzNMpower32
Most cars sold outside Canada and the US now do...

Most cars sold outside Canada and the US now do this automatically under hard braking, including BMWs. However, FMVSS prohibits this so this is reason number 1387612 why our vehicle standards are...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-23-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By AzNMpower32
Generally, narrower tires are better for snow...

Generally, narrower tires are better for snow since they "cut" through deep snow instead of floating on top of them. Would you be buying a separate set of wheels or mounting them on same wheels you...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-19-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By AzNMpower32
FS: 17" Original Style 111 w/Pirelli Ice & Snow tires

I am selling a set of Pirelli Scorpion Ice & Snow winter tires mounted on the original Style 111 17" for a E83 X3. The tires have a lot of life left, as they were used for 2 seasons (in the South,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By AzNMpower32
When I had the X3, I replaced the fuel filter at...

When I had the X3, I replaced the fuel filter at 150k km (93k mls) as a preventative maintenance item...and I also tend to do a lot of freeway driving. Never noticed any stuttering.
Forum: General BMW 08-15-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By AzNMpower32
That's the beauty of ordering a car........you...

That's the beauty of ordering a car........you can specifically request the dealer to NOT affix whatever dealer logo.
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