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Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-07-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By 3Series
If you threw in an incentive it might help. Why...

If you threw in an incentive it might help. Why would anyone take over a 26 month lease, when they could just get a new car lease for the same amount?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-07-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,745
Posted By 3Series
140NM. The E90 was only 120NM or around 88...

140NM.

The E90 was only 120NM or around 88 ft/lb


Porsche increased the spec from 96 ft/lb to 117 or something like that. They now recommend that even on the 997 models from 2005. Why are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-25-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,049
Posted By 3Series
The Macan and Cayenne are the Porsche bread and...

The Macan and Cayenne are the Porsche bread and butter. Was it the Cayenne that saved Porsche in the 90's or was it the Boxster? Porsche was near bankruptcy because there weren't enough people...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-19-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,049
Posted By 3Series
More like how good there marketing is..... ...

More like how good there marketing is.....

I'm a sucker, I was lucky enough to buy a 911 and paid the premium.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-19-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,049
Posted By 3Series
There are no more real BMW fans. They all died...

There are no more real BMW fans. They all died from heart attacks in 99 when the X5 was introduced. They were still recovering when BMW released a non-M engine in the US for the E30 replacement....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-19-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,049
Posted By 3Series
They also command the highest margin per sale. ...

They also command the highest margin per sale. Lots of Porsche suckers out there! Z06 all the way! Oh, wrong board...LOL
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-19-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,049
Posted By 3Series
Relax, it's all in jest.... I'm a Porsche...

Relax, it's all in jest....

I'm a Porsche guy (Water and Air) and a BMW guy.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-19-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,049
Posted By 3Series
Porsche folks don't think the Macan or...

Porsche folks don't think the Macan or Cayenne/Pepper are Porsche vehicles so a 2L 4 banger makes no difference.
Also, Porsche's cooled by water are not real Porsche's.
And the other Porsche...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By 3Series
I'm looking to get back into a E9X or maybe go...

I'm looking to get back into a E9X or maybe go for a F series. Have prices for E9X's with an updated airbag gone up??

This would be my "beater" car and maybe driven 2-3x a week so I'm not too...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 05-03-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By 3Series
How much? Trade-InPrivate PartyDealer...

How much?


Trade-InPrivate PartyDealer Retail
National Base Price$13,415$15,132$16,716
Optional Equipment$1,470$1,694$1,929
Front and Rear Parking Sensors$181$209$238
Heated Steering...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-07-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By 3Series
Yes

Yes
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-23-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By 3Series
Just read up on the N63. Maybe I'll look for a...

Just read up on the N63. Maybe I'll look for a 535i. The N55 has issues but at least there's more support.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-23-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By 3Series
Used 550i - 2011

I'm looking into 2011 550i's. Is there anything that is common on these cars that have failed/require repair? Any issues with the turbos on the V8's?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By 3Series
Date of purchase. Of course Prod date can vary...

Date of purchase. Of course Prod date can vary and they may be even older, but it's irrelevant. They are at least 7-8 yrs old.

Anyway, I bought a 18in setup from Tire Rack. There is one set...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By 3Series
The 18" cheapest wheels, (black, ugh) and the...

The 18" cheapest wheels, (black, ugh) and the Michelin tires with TPMS and shipping comes to $2,037.64 for me.

The TPMS is a killer. I'd rather not have them and I don't want to live with a low...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By 3Series
Wheels, Tires and TPMS. 2010 Porsche 911 S...

Wheels, Tires and TPMS.

2010 Porsche 911 S

If you think M prices are high, Porsche is even higher.

As I think about this, I bought my M3 wheels/tires used and I don't even know how old...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By 3Series
Old Winter Tires

Do you guys think winters tires that are 7 years old, used from 2007-2010, 3k miles, stored in a cool, dark, dry location ever since they were used are still good to use? The buyers wants half of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-15-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,317
Posted By 3Series
In a majority of cases, it's always less money...

In a majority of cases, it's always less money out of pocket to maintain an old car than it is to acquire a new one. (Equivalent car, it doesn't count going from an old 7series to a Ford Fiesta).
...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 12-15-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,327
Posted By 3Series
I own an E70 X5, but I'm not really into it. ...

I own an E70 X5, but I'm not really into it. It's mainly used for utility. (bad weather conditions, hauling stuff from the home center etc.) The SAV is stock, the only thing I've done was change...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 12-15-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,895
Posted By 3Series
Can you PM me with your contact info? I need a...

Can you PM me with your contact info? I need a battery registered and want to get a quote for doing some suspension work.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By 3Series
Chicago - Register Battery

Is anyone available in Chicagoland to register a battery in an E70 X5? Indie quoted be $50 to register so I'm looking to significantly beat that price.

The new battery is the same specs as the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-06-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,087
Posted By 3Series
The Merc GL is a class size larger than the X5...

The Merc GL is a class size larger than the X5 and weighs a lot more. About 700 pounds.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By 3Series
I chose them over the "Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia"...

I chose them over the "Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia" just becuase they are a newer tire and supposedly "sportier". I just hope they give decent winter traction on plowed streets.....(no need for a winter...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By 3Series
I just installed these from Tirerack. ...

I just installed these from Tirerack. http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Bridgestone&tireModel=Dueler+H%2FP+Sport+AS

The price was right with a rebate, the UTQG for wear seemed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By 3Series
I probably meant .02 since its for a single tire...

I probably meant .02 since its for a single tire and I'm working off memory. I have the specs I want written down at thome. But yeah, the tech said if I come back he'll show me on the lift the...
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