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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 41
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Hotel is good. There is a shuttle bus provided by...

Hotel is good. There is a shuttle bus provided by BMW. You can follow it to the center.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 754
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Could be a change, but they were talking about it...

Could be a change, but they were talking about it opening in CA at Spartanburg when I was last their.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:30 AM
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I left my M-diffuser as delivered in satin black....

I left my M-diffuser as delivered in satin black. Agree body color should be considered some look good painted some look better black.
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 754
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http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/Explore/Exp...

http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/Explore/Experience/PDS/
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
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Had this happen on the DS of my 335is. Was a...

Had this happen on the DS of my 335is. Was a quick connect in one of the coolant hoses that was leaking. Fixed under warranty.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 754
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Never was able to get a real good discount at...

Never was able to get a real good discount at Leith, did OK on one at Performance BMW (owned by Hendricks) in Chapel Hill. Funny thing is last time out used the dealer in Portland OR (PCD) delivery....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 854
Posted By bear-avhistory
Look at it this way you have a date certain...

Look at it this way you have a date certain others just know where it is now. You will enjoy the PCD, the extra ten days are worth it. Then there is the fun ride home.:thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
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Looks good. You earned it so wear it:) Had...

Looks good. You earned it so wear it:) Had Burger Motorsports decals in the same spot on my 335is.

Quite a few guys here are running the same style VIR decal.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
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Personally I skipped Driver Assistance & Driver...

Personally I skipped Driver Assistance & Driver Assistance Plus. Might be included in something else, have not looked at the 2016 profiles but M-Brakes is a good option. Aren't LED lights standard...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,332
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The TL is as American as you can get & more...

The TL is as American as you can get & more American than some GM & Ford cars built in Canada & Mexico. Its designed in California, built in Ohio with engines built in Ohio & transmissions license...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
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Some very high end cars are already using this....

Some very high end cars are already using this. Saw one tested on one of the TV car shows last year. Was pretty slick.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-22-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By bear-avhistory
Buy the MPE at best discount you can get without...

Buy the MPE at best discount you can get without tips. Install it yourself (20 Minutes start to finish) with 1 wrench. Don't even need to jack up the car. Swap the chrome tips off you stock muffler....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,567
Posted By bear-avhistory
Have no issues with the VSS steering. If Al Gore...

Have no issues with the VSS steering. If Al Gore was a grownup back then & had invented the internet sooner the same posts would have been made about power steering & power brakes, when they were...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,678
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Yes it is. Very much OK for someone who lived in...

Yes it is. Very much OK for someone who lived in the projects till high school.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,678
Posted By bear-avhistory
Not a big fan of for a few $K more you could get...

Not a big fan of for a few $K more you could get an M4. In my case the spread would be about @13000K. You have to accept that many features in the M4 will be nicer or higher performing (DCT vs ZF8)...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-19-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,678
Posted By bear-avhistory
^^^^^^ That some kind of NYC parking license...

^^^^^^

That some kind of NYC parking license plate frame?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-18-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,132
Posted By bear-avhistory
Its not your till you sign the delivery papers at...

Its not your till you sign the delivery papers at PCD
Forum: Off-Topic 07-18-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,678
Posted By bear-avhistory
Would not sacrifice anything to buy a car.

Would not sacrifice anything to buy a car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-17-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,927
Posted By bear-avhistory
My bad, they are aftermarket now. They are...

My bad, they are aftermarket now. They are supposed to be on the 2016 MT's.

I had one in my TL 6MT along with Brembo brakes, HD suspension & 255X18 square. Was competitive on the road with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-17-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,927
Posted By bear-avhistory
You can get the Honda for $30,000 with not much...

You can get the Honda for $30,000 with not much work with $3000 left over for suspension mods. Already has the LSD which is about $2400 on the BMW so you have a nice head start. That said you can't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,927
Posted By bear-avhistory
Did you buy the 320 base @$33K or go over budget...

Did you buy the 320 base @$33K or go over budget with options?



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Earth to the world I am not trashing the 320. What I said many times I don't think the 320 base car is a good choice if you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,927
Posted By bear-avhistory
No problem enjoy the give & take. I don't really...

No problem enjoy the give & take. I don't really prioritize straight line performance. Ran Triumph TR-3A & B, Morgan+4SS & an occasional Corvette BP, not mine, in production races back in the 60's....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,927
Posted By bear-avhistory
Note its a Coupe not a sedan. Smart a** answer...

Note its a Coupe not a sedan. Smart a** answer "because I can" Why do people buy M5's, why do people buy Lamborghinis & Ferrari's ? Most likely because they want one.

Quick answer it goes to VIR...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,927
Posted By bear-avhistory
I don't believe they sell them here but we did...

I don't believe they sell them here but we did provide the 316 - 318 as a first level choice on the company car list for our supervisor level managers when I lived in England. Was a road tax thing...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,927
Posted By bear-avhistory
I was not locked into a $33K budget & its what I...

I was not locked into a $33K budget & its what I wanted to buy, did not take any food off the table so no justification necessary. Same reason I spent quite a bit of money for a car that came in 31...
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