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Forum: Off-Topic 12-15-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By awesomeo3000
That's true. You can always find two conflicting...

That's true. You can always find two conflicting study results.
Forum: Off-Topic 12-15-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 594
Posted By awesomeo3000
I will convey your gratitude. I saw a Tesla in...

I will convey your gratitude. I saw a Tesla in California whose license plate was "gas lol"
Forum: Off-Topic 12-15-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 594
Posted By awesomeo3000
There have been studies that evaluate all types...

There have been studies that evaluate all types of conventional and alternative energy sources, and electric cars still apparently get the best bang for the buck and for the environment.
Forum: Off-Topic 12-15-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 594
Posted By awesomeo3000
Yup, the dram does scrape in places that it...

Yup, the dram does scrape in places that it really shouldn't. And he's had the car for almost a year, just had to make his first stop for gas 2 weeks ago!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,030
Posted By awesomeo3000
The overcompensation may have been what happened...

The overcompensation may have been what happened cause it was pulling to the left. And the mechanics didn't seem the best. I'll have to ask the shop for a printout of the alignment results.

But...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-12-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 594
Posted By awesomeo3000
The look is definitely unique. But the specs are...

The look is definitely unique. But the specs are butt ugly too.
Forum: Off-Topic 12-12-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 594
Posted By awesomeo3000
Say what you will about the Volt, but is it just...

Say what you will about the Volt, but is it just me or is the i3 extremely disappointing? It's like they barely tried, but are charging for it like they tried a lot.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-11-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,069
Posted By awesomeo3000
I have a 2012 528xi and sadly am just about at...

I have a 2012 528xi and sadly am just about at the 50k mark already :( Going in for my last free maintenance this Friday, hopefully it'll still cover my breaks! So far I have not done anything...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-11-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,030
Posted By awesomeo3000
Apparently the F10s have some sort of special...

Apparently the F10s have some sort of special thing, and the alignment is more expensive than on the other models.
Forum: Off-Topic 12-10-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 594
Posted By awesomeo3000
Cord Reels for Electric Cars

My friend recently got a Chevy Volt (against my insistent recommendation of a Tesla). Needless to say, it needs to be charged every day because it only has a 36 mile electric range, and he refuses...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,030
Posted By awesomeo3000
Time and time again, the old adage "you get what...

Time and time again, the old adage "you get what you pay for" is proven correct. I'm also due for my last free maintenance before I hit the big 50k, and was considering getting my next paid service...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,030
Posted By awesomeo3000
I know very little about camber. And you're...

I know very little about camber. And you're right, one wheel is worn a lot more on the outside than the other one. Is excessive camber fixed by doing an alignment?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,030
Posted By awesomeo3000
I know parts and labor are always cheaper...

I know parts and labor are always cheaper anywhere but the dealer, but I don't really know the reputation of any of the service shops in the area. I would probably end up going to the Sears Auto...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,030
Posted By awesomeo3000
The dealer told me that they recommend alignments...

The dealer told me that they recommend alignments because tires easily go out of alignment, especially if you go over some bumpy roads. I know I live in the Northeast, but roads here aren't THAT...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-08-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,030
Posted By awesomeo3000
Rotate, Balance and Align Tires

I know BMW supposedly doesn't recommend to rotate RFT or do anything. But my dealer told me that they recommend to replace tires every 40-50k. I have the 528xi with the stock run flats. At around...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-24-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By awesomeo3000
Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina

I'm going to the park at the end of December for only 3 days, and staying in El Calafante. Anybody have any good tips for hiking/sightseeing? I want to do a glacier trek as well as a day cruise...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-03-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By awesomeo3000
For long distances, is a steel frame more...

For long distances, is a steel frame more comfortable than carbon? I know carbon is lighter, but I figured since the I'm sure the roads will be in less than perfect condition, the steel frame would...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-03-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By awesomeo3000
That is loco! Though can't blame him selling the...

That is loco! Though can't blame him selling the jag. Bet if he had a bmw, it wouldn't be collecting dust next to his bikes :P

I'm assuming the terrain will be fairly hilly, but not sure since...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-03-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By awesomeo3000
It's 100 miles per day the first 4 days then like...

It's 100 miles per day the first 4 days then like 30 the last day. This is a supported ride where they take your stuff. And this will probably be all hilly since we're going through 2 mountain...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-02-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By awesomeo3000
Advice on Road Bike purchase

I know this isn't a bicycle forum, but I also know a lot of us are sporty and athletic and know a thing or two about things besides our cars.

So...I'm doing a 430 mile bike ride from Vermont to...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-08-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,189
Posted By awesomeo3000
I believe Northern part is much warmer then...

I believe Northern part is much warmer then Southern part. I was in Queenstown in April, and it was high 30s low 40s at night. But during the day was high 60s. But in Auckland it was in the 70s.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,258
Posted By awesomeo3000
Since we're all 2012 or 2013 F10 owners, has...

Since we're all 2012 or 2013 F10 owners, has anybody looked into our manual to see what the BMW recommended brand is?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,258
Posted By awesomeo3000
So if I have 18k on mine already, but I've been...

So if I have 18k on mine already, but I've been using less than the best gas the entire time, should i have the dealer clean the pipes next time i'm there? I've recently noticed that if i start the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,258
Posted By awesomeo3000
Oooh, that's good info! I've never heard of the...

Oooh, that's good info! I've never heard of the Top Tier supplier list. I wonder if somebody actually certifies that ever station conforms to the standards for a supplier. I'm surprised BP is not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,258
Posted By awesomeo3000
So if everybody has the 10%, or some amount of...

So if everybody has the 10%, or some amount of ethanol, how do you know which brand to use?? Like if I was picking a brand right now, how would I make my decision (not just based on that everybody...
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