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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-16-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By DslDwg
I'd do a wrap just in case she changes her mind...

I'd do a wrap just in case she changes her mind again. I personally like it as you can tell.
Forum: Southwest Regional - AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT 11-16-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By DslDwg
I like using the heated steering wheel and seats...

I like using the heated steering wheel and seats in my Z4 to keep the roof open on a little cooler day.

Don't miss either option in the wifes X3.

I did like having X-Driive in my old 335i...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-07-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By DslDwg
Yep not unexpected in my mind. Hard Top...

Yep not unexpected in my mind. Hard Top convertibles are heavy.

I would expect two things to happen - slightly slower due to additional weight and slightly less sharp handling due to less...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-07-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,106
Posted By DslDwg
No disagreement here - just didn't want to write...

No disagreement here - just didn't want to write a dissertation - was already long winded. lol

Of course the owners are responsible. Without them this industry doesn't exist.

Warranties used...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-07-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,106
Posted By DslDwg
While this may be a small part of it, the real...

While this may be a small part of it, the real issue is BMW's warranty exposure.

They have no idea the ramifications of adding these piggy back devices yet the owners are bringing in failed cars...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-21-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,247
Posted By DslDwg
Of course I was alluding to the large amount of...

Of course I was alluding to the large amount of people on here that go from BMW lease to BMW lease.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-21-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,247
Posted By DslDwg
I didn't see if you said it's a lease or...

I didn't see if you said it's a lease or purchase. Purchase I'd be more concerned - lease not as much. If it is a purchase I'd certainly talking about how much the value of the vehicle has been...
Forum: European Delivery 10-17-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,524
Posted By DslDwg
Trolls be trollin' You must be wearing some...

Trolls be trollin'

You must be wearing some magical rose colored glasses because most of what you mentioned is easily disproved with even some basic research.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-16-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,836
Posted By DslDwg
I guess that would be the difference. Most...

I guess that would be the difference.

Most major markets have no cars/allocations to give away.

Major market dealers are in a great position with these cars to make large profits.

An...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-16-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By DslDwg
You know lap times and 0-60 times do not a car...

You know lap times and 0-60 times do not a car make?

How do you define that the ATS is "better". Because Car and Driver told you?

Honestly you could ask everyone on this forum and each would...
Forum: European Delivery 10-15-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By DslDwg
Excellent looking forward to the full report! ...

Excellent looking forward to the full report!

We're planning #2 for April/May next year. Timing just works out because of lease end. Going a little earlier then last time.
Forum: European Delivery 10-15-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By DslDwg
We went last year in early June - a couple of...

We went last year in early June - a couple of things to think about.

May - the Weather starts getting nice and many of the mountain passes start to open. Also school is getting out all around the...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-14-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By DslDwg
Way oversimplified but the Octane # is an...

Way oversimplified but the Octane # is an indication of a fuels ability to resist detonation. The higher the number the less prone the fuel is to detonating.

Typically if an engine senses...
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 38,259
Posted By DslDwg
Sorry for the stupid question - where is all the...

Sorry for the stupid question - where is all the data from these posts?

Is it tagged somewhere? Been away for a while but planning ED #2 and would like to check it out again.
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 38,259
Posted By DslDwg
Sorry for the stupid question - where is all the...

Sorry for the stupid question - where is all the data from these posts?

Is it tagged somewhere? Been away for a while but planning ED #2 and would like to check it out again.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-14-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By DslDwg
Just out of curiosity why are you interested in...

Just out of curiosity why are you interested in increasing your octane level?

Have you checked the local "go fast" shops for the possibility of using Racing Gas - in other words fuel actually...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-13-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,836
Posted By DslDwg
Love to know all the details behind that deal....

Love to know all the details behind that deal. Most major markets you won't even get close to that deal unless you're related to the sales manager.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-10-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,860
Posted By DslDwg
Just saw a black one at a Houston dealer today....

Just saw a black one at a Houston dealer today. Beautiful car for sure - door sills look crazy high. No way to get in and out gracefully (Not what it's about I guess).

Dealer said they should get...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-09-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By DslDwg
Don't forget you've got an adder for money rate...

Don't forget you've got an adder for money rate on ED because they will waive Payment #2. Assuming a .00129 money rate and max msd's your money rate should be .00110.

I'm sure each vehicle varies...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-03-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By DslDwg
As I said educated guess. Based on years as a...

As I said educated guess. Based on years as a technician and working with multiple industrial engine manufacturers.

I'm not saying I'm right, but simple visual cues on production lines are used...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-02-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By DslDwg
How about an educated guess? Whether just...

How about an educated guess?

Whether just torquing a fastener to a spec. or using a Torque angle it would give the technician a quick visual way of telling that the fastener had indeed been...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-02-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,732
Posted By DslDwg
Yes please! 2016 ED here I come!

Yes please!

2016 ED here I come!
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By DslDwg
I also saw these seats in a 118d M-Sport at the...

I also saw these seats in a 118d M-Sport at the Welt - love them.

I love the alcantara inserts in my Z. I would definitely choose again if available in future purchases.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By DslDwg
Yep understand what you're saying. The issue with...

Yep understand what you're saying. The issue with higher displacement N/A engines is that they are not as efficient either fuel economy or emissions wise. Thus the trend.

The ticking on the 2.0L...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By DslDwg
I do stand corrected. I should have known...

I do stand corrected.

I should have known better as I can even state the PV=nRT relationship.

So I did some more reading as to why race car guys use it and it is really based on rate of...
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