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Forum: NY / NJ / CT 06-10-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By S85FTW
Re: where to sell my car in CT

Thanks!

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Forum: NY / NJ / CT 06-07-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By S85FTW
When I sold my E46 I posted on here,...

When I sold my E46 I posted on here, bimmerforums, e46fanatics, ebay and craigslist. The more places you post the better chance you have of selling it. If that doesnt work out try connecticut post or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-04-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,048
Posted By S85FTW
Okay well your are comparing a 3 hr drive to 8...

Okay well your are comparing a 3 hr drive to 8 months of ownership. Circle back when you have had it for a while and start to notice paint erosion on your front end.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-04-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,048
Posted By S85FTW
Glad to see I am not the only one experiencing...

Glad to see I am not the only one experiencing this. In reference to the thinness of the paint, unfortunately this is something BMW has started doing just recently on all their vehicles. You bring up...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-04-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,048
Posted By S85FTW
Yes seriously, if you knew anything about cars...

Yes seriously, if you knew anything about cars you would know that it corrodes the clearcoat and paint if on there for a substantial amount of time. Go troll somewhere else.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-02-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,048
Posted By S85FTW
My E90 was worse than my E46. But my F30 is...

My E90 was worse than my E46. But my F30 is proving to be worse than both. My dealer did detail and I do put extra coats of wax on the problem areas but will try pam to slick the surface even more.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-01-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,048
Posted By S85FTW
Re: After 8 Months of Ownership, a brief review/criticism of our F30 328XI Lux Packag

Thats overkill and even i am ocd about the cleanliness of my cars. My e36, e46, e90 and e60 pale in comparison to the accumulation of the f30.

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-01-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,048
Posted By S85FTW
It is so noticeable because I have owned every 3...

It is so noticeable because I have owned every 3 series since the E36 and never had it nearly as bad as we do now. I do take it to a car wash once in a while when I am not in the mood to wash it,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-31-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,048
Posted By S85FTW
After 8 Months of Ownership, a brief review/criticism of our F30 328XI Lux Package

Excuse my rant here but I need to get this out there.

After owning one for 8 months now, I would have to say that from a performance standpoint, this vehicle better than the E36, E46, and E90. The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-22-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,831
Posted By S85FTW
What they installed is an intercooler on the...

What they installed is an intercooler on the front passenger side. Stock the F30 utilizes an engine to coolant oil heat exchanger located near the airbox in the engine bay.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-12-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By S85FTW
I sold my Zhp in July 2012 for $3000 under blue...

I sold my Zhp in July 2012 for $3000 under blue book value. Although it is a revered enthusiasts car not many enthusiasts are willing to pay the premium associated with owning a Zhp. Think of it this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-07-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,319
Posted By S85FTW
FYI a dealer car that has never been registered...

FYI a dealer car that has never been registered was a loaner car when bmw owner's vehicles were in for service. That is going to be a tough 18k miles that were put on the car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-19-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By S85FTW
Again, I can not compare to the x1 as I have...

Again, I can not compare to the x1 as I have never driven one. But I can tell you that my wife's 2007 328xi sedan was terrible to drive. It was slow as heck, did not get great gas mileage and the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-19-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By S85FTW
It was the x3 mentioned in the article I read...

It was the x3 mentioned in the article I read with the N20 not an x1 now that I look but you can read it on consumer reports. I would add the height difference. The extra 130lbs makes a huge...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-19-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By S85FTW
There was just an article recently that the EPA...

There was just an article recently that the EPA of the x1 and 328 are wrong. They tested a bunch of new turbo 4cylinders and showed that the X1 got lower gas mileage than EPA estimates while the 328...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-19-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By S85FTW
The weight of the x1 vs the weight of the f30 is...

The weight of the x1 vs the weight of the f30 is definitely the culprit for the mpg's. Might as well be the problem for the transmission too. No mpg nor transmission problems to report on the wife's...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,481
Posted By S85FTW
1997 BMW 318ti 5 Spd Montreal blue (owned 99-01) ...

1997 BMW 318ti 5 Spd Montreal blue (owned 99-01)
1999 BMW M3 5 Spd cosmos
(Owned 02-04)
2000 Audi A4 1.8T Quattro 5 Spd Gold
(Owned 05-08)
2004 BMW 330ci Zhp 6spd Tiag
(Owned 08-12)
2007 BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,558
Posted By S85FTW
I don't know what f30 to e90 comparison they are...

I don't know what f30 to e90 comparison they are talking about. My wife's e90 328xi is leaps and bounds faster and better than her e90 328xi ever was. The f30 is a ton faster, has better gas mileage...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 01-18-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By S85FTW
Unfortunately the pads that have less brake dust...

Unfortunately the pads that have less brake dust also have less stopping power. It is a tradeoff you have to make.
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 01-18-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,725
Posted By S85FTW
Funny because I had it done two days ago at an...

Funny because I had it done two days ago at an autozone.
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 01-16-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,394
Posted By S85FTW
I have an 07 M5 and when I bought the car I...

I have an 07 M5 and when I bought the car I noticed the driver side headlight and halo's were rather dim. I put new led bulbs in the halo's and noticed the original halo bulb bowls were burnt. I...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 01-16-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,725
Posted By S85FTW
What codes popped up? That could help narrow down...

What codes popped up? That could help narrow down the problem. You can go to autozone and get them for free. Write them down and report back.
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 01-11-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,254
Posted By S85FTW
Exclamation E60 M5 Custom True Cold Air intake system installed, now a couple of questions.

Hi Everyone, I installed a custom made intake system for my E60 M5 replicating systems out there from the $1500- $3000 Price range. I did not like the parts utilized in those kits so I went ahead and...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-04-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,432
Posted By S85FTW
Trade for 19" style 95s that need to be...

Trade for 19" style 95s that need to be refinished plus cash on my end?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,246
Posted By S85FTW
Obviously there was a price difference between...

Obviously there was a price difference between the E90 and the F30. Long story short, our hands wiped clean of the E90. 5k down and only an 80$/mo increase in payments vs the e90. So yeah my wife...
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