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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By ddeliber
I was basing my comment on demanding a...

I was basing my comment on demanding a compression tests because in the first post the OP indicated that they replaced the head gasket. After looking at the work order details it appears that they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By ddeliber
The one thing I am curious about is if they...

The one thing I am curious about is if they didn't have the bolts to do the recall what is holding your Vanos in now?

BTW, the recall is an unfortunate BMW issue that they seem to be handling...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-16-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By ddeliber
If you are going to go through all of the trouble...

If you are going to go through all of the trouble to take the calipers off why not replace the pads? What do they cost $50-$75? Regardless, I agree with hondo this should be covered under either...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,505
Posted By ddeliber
Just so you know, that modified quote is only...

Just so you know, that modified quote is only effective when used with a hard French accent!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-12-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,679
Posted By ddeliber
What many people don't realize (and not just the...

What many people don't realize (and not just the general public here) is that BMWs are surprisingly reasonable to lease. I am not saying cheap, but for their MSRP leases are often less expensive...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-12-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,679
Posted By ddeliber
they need to fix the cigarette lighter though. :)

they need to fix the cigarette lighter though. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By ddeliber
To clarify a bit: The 2010 and early 2011 'base...

To clarify a bit: The 2010 and early 2011 'base stereo' is sonically inferior to that of a cheap bedside clock radio shoved in the glove compartment.

You can tell easily if this is what is...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-08-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By ddeliber
Thanks, now I am going to have nightmares about a...

Thanks, now I am going to have nightmares about a giant nose hovering over/chasing my car!
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-08-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By ddeliber
While I can appreciate many of the benefits of a...

While I can appreciate many of the benefits of a new car, dried snot isn't one of them in my book. A microfiber towel and some leather cleaner is worth $20,000 (and 20k ish miles, although the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-08-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By ddeliber
I have a set of these. No issues, very smooth. ...

I have a set of these. No issues, very smooth. Plus, believe it or not, they are actually less expensive than the non-run flat versions at TireRack ($137 each vs $175ish). This actually concerns...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-08-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By ddeliber
I am curious to know if you would feel the same...

I am curious to know if you would feel the same if you took a job outside the industry? Not trying to be a jerk here, just looking for your honest opinion and why. Also, would you consider a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-06-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 22,307
Posted By ddeliber
just about as much as a 7series. :D

just about as much as a 7series. :D
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-04-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,115
Posted By ddeliber
Exactly it just doesn't seem to make sense. Are...

Exactly it just doesn't seem to make sense. Are we missing something?

Anyone can let BMW hold about $5k (rough number for MSDs) for 3ish years for a savings of .00049 on the MF - afterwards they...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-03-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 21,380
Posted By ddeliber
Yea, what is with those $699 and $799 dealer...

Yea, what is with those $699 and $799 dealer "fees" down there? Pretty crazy if you ask me.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-02-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,695
Posted By ddeliber
What is more likely: a) The French govt. will...

What is more likely:
a) The French govt. will outlaw their most popular by far automotive propulsion system because they were too stupid to manage their own emissions regulations (SCR systems with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-30-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,664
Posted By ddeliber
One thing I did notice from this animation is...

One thing I did notice from this animation is that there is no rear bumper cover seam visible on the GC. Is it somewhere else or is the whole rear quarter plastic (or bumper cover metal)?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-29-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,664
Posted By ddeliber
The coupe and the GC are similar yes, but they...

The coupe and the GC are similar yes, but they are not identical. That seam that you mention extends into the window and is 4x as thick as on the coupe AND it is placed in FRONT of the seatbacks of...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-24-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By ddeliber
OP is entitled to full replacement cost including...

OP is entitled to full replacement cost including sales tax for not wholesale or auction prices. ard is right as usual, value is dependent on the ability to justify/prove, but that can be a total...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-23-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,946
Posted By ddeliber
Oooo that S Class coupe. Talk about an awesome...

Oooo that S Class coupe. Talk about an awesome looking backside, to go along with that interior! Haven't driven one, but I sure like the looks.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-23-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,946
Posted By ddeliber
I like the Macan a lot, I just don't like their...

I like the Macan a lot, I just don't like their pricing strategy. Based on what you are saying, the new C-class seems to be a potential match. - C400 probably with airmatic lines up pretty well. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-22-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,946
Posted By ddeliber
Right. The intent of my post was to get opinions...

Right. The intent of my post was to get opinions on the first question, keeping in mind the follow on questions/points.

I have modified my post to more accurately represent things according to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-22-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,946
Posted By ddeliber
Here is a question... What if the M235 was...

Here is a question... What if the M235 was delayed a year for some reason. Does some F3x make the list this year?

Is it BMW gets one slot or are they comparing all cars equally? IMO if a new...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-22-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,946
Posted By ddeliber
That and the economic situation in 2008+. Not...

That and the economic situation in 2008+. Not the greatest environment to sell cars.

I wonder what the E9x sales would have looked like had the market not tanked.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-22-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,946
Posted By ddeliber
I know it is not clear from the title of the...

I know it is not clear from the title of the first chart, but these charts show all 3 and 4 series sales (E9x pre 2012 / F3x). They are combined into one number.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-22-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,946
Posted By ddeliber
A little more detail.... All F3x sales by month:...

A little more detail.... All F3x sales by month:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=477362&stc=1&d=1416674412

This shows the improvement since 2012 pretty well and it...
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