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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,436
Posted By Mark K
Interesting ... thanks. Not sure I would...

Interesting ... thanks.

Not sure I would want to disable DSC on the public roads where I fully enjoy DIY rev matching and the only place I would want rev match active would be very hot laps on a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 963
Posted By Mark K
If memory serves ... it affected both the same...

If memory serves ... it affected both the same way.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Mark K
OP, what makes you think navigation software will...

OP, what makes you think navigation software will know what you consider proper roads? Besides, something you frown upon might present no challenge to a person driving an X5. Do you think nav should...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 963
Posted By Mark K
This has been going around for quite a while. I...

This has been going around for quite a while. I remember a big thread in F10 forum with a lot of unhappy people.
Hopefully, BMW will listen and sacrifice some of the mpg rating in EPA tests and give...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,436
Posted By Mark K
Are you guys serious when you say that rev-match...

Are you guys serious when you say that rev-match on LCI will not be defeatable?

My wife's F55 MINI has that and it really detracts from enjoying that MT. Let's hope they will not do this for F3x...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 788
Posted By Mark K
I personally do not see anything wrong with that...

I personally do not see anything wrong with that strategy. After all, drive off amount + 36xNmonthly = total money out. Very easy to compare.

Can you do better than best offer from a local...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mark K
What's with Canadians and convertibles? Man ......

What's with Canadians and convertibles? Man ... not even Russians and vodka, I'm tellin' ya! :)

In any case, at least your husband was smarter than most Canadians - he first fixed the weather,...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-29-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By Mark K
Yeah, what Leslierc said ^, I wouldn't trust it...

Yeah, what Leslierc said ^, I wouldn't trust it past two weeks without any help. Make sure you actually make the car shut down completely (resort to user manual to find shut down procedure).
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-29-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,173
Posted By Mark K
Everybody is trying to be rational and weigh this...

Everybody is trying to be rational and weigh this and that consideration ... but, completely rationally, even with what is on the market RIGHT NOW (not much, admittedly), I do not see a reason to...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-29-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Mark K
:thumbup: Now, not because it is Safelite...

:thumbup:

Now, not because it is Safelite (I'd do it if it went to the dealer, too), take pictures BEFORE you take the car in. Of the rubber weatherstrips around, of the logo on OEM glass and of...
Forum: European Delivery 07-29-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Mark K
OK, I am really trying to say this thing without...

OK, I am really trying to say this thing without bragging ... OK?

I do track weekends 5-6 times a year now. You are encouraged to "taste" as many tracks as possible because you are risking to...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-28-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Mark K
If it can help, BMW dealer isn't the only place...

If it can help, BMW dealer isn't the only place that will install original BMW OEM glass. I had mine replaced at barely 10,000 miles on the car at Safelite with OEM glass. Did you try to ask them by...
Forum: European Delivery 07-28-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,624
Posted By Mark K
You guys are full of it. There is no way in hell...

You guys are full of it. There is no way in hell people (or economy itself, for that matter) can survive without using pickup trucks and SUVs. Yeah, I have seen guys dragging a itty bitty Harbor...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-28-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,155
Posted By Mark K
I don't know. Putting a spare tire there would be...

I don't know. Putting a spare tire there would be a good start. Spare tires don't give a damn if they get wet ...
Forum: European Delivery 07-27-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Mark K
Yes, hype. Bragging rights. Stickers. T-shirts....

Yes, hype. Bragging rights. Stickers. T-shirts. Hats.

Again, "If driving on a racetrack is what you are after ..." was important. Don't get me wrong, I plan on going. I even plan on doing a lap or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-27-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 833
Posted By Mark K
It was linked to oil changes, I believe. Or...

It was linked to oil changes, I believe. Or 100,000 miles? Could be wrong. In any case, I did it at 48,000 miles according to "old school" maintenance intervals.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By Mark K
Who knows? Mistake? Coded wrongly by someone? It...

Who knows? Mistake? Coded wrongly by someone? It obviously IS capable of that ... so why not try it? It takes all of 5 seconds ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By Mark K
If memory serves, mostly cosmetic - the most...

If memory serves, mostly cosmetic - the most obvious one would be 19" wheels standard. Or was that only on 335is? Can't really remember ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By Mark K
I agree with you that $50,000 car should not act...

I agree with you that $50,000 car should not act based on temperature. However, all 3 German cars we owned acted when cold. Never left me stranded when cold, but you can certainly say they did NOT...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-27-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 833
Posted By Mark K
Leaking oil casing gasket : $800 (EDIT: sorry,...

Leaking oil casing gasket : $800 (EDIT: sorry, forgot it was bundled with one injector replacement as well)

Fuel pump and fuel pressure sensor : $1,100

VANOS kablamo: $2,600 (estimate by SA...
Forum: European Delivery 07-27-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Mark K
Hmmmm ... let me see ... one is current FIA...

Hmmmm ... let me see ... one is current FIA approved F1 track (read : top, everything a racetrack should be from asphalt quality to safety on it) the other one is where even brass-balled F1 champs...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By Mark K
Thanks for the nice review. One thing, however, I...

Thanks for the nice review. One thing, however, I must ask :



Being myself one of those snotty drivers ... If you live and drive in Germany, why would you reach for beverage in your car? I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,326
Posted By Mark K
Did you consider using the car you currently...

Did you consider using the car you currently drive (whatever that is, as long as it is not SUV, pickup truck or minivan) and sign up for HPDE? If nothing else, it will make you enjoy PCD a lot more...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 833
Posted By Mark K
You can count on average repair to be in the...

You can count on average repair to be in the neighborhood of $1,500 - $1,700. If you can find 2 years/50,000 miles CPO-like insurance for max $2,000, then I would lean towards getting it. $4,000 you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,017
Posted By Mark K
And where would one go look for such professional...

And where would one go look for such professional service for that purpose?
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