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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-18-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By dwlink
No issues here - 2.5 years in. Garage kept...

No issues here - 2.5 years in. Garage kept overnight FWIW.
Forum: General BMW Questions 04-16-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,293
Posted By dwlink
BEEmer for 2 wheels and BIMmer for 4 wheels per...

BEEmer for 2 wheels and BIMmer for 4 wheels per my understanding.

Nonetheless, all my friends who aren't in the know ask me what the heck a "BIMmer" is when speaking in reference to my car. So...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-16-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By dwlink
Why not use it to pay down the debt owed on the...

Why not use it to pay down the debt owed on the car? Gets you $2500 closer to no more monthly payment.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-12-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,043
Posted By dwlink
Search is your friend - use magnets.

Search is your friend - use magnets.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-07-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By dwlink
Challenge: In 10 Words Or Less Explain To Me This...

Deleted - moved to the nuclear sub forum
Forum: Off-Topic 04-06-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,613
Posted By dwlink
Too bad it isn't. There are way too many people...

Too bad it isn't. There are way too many people these days are putting absolutely nothing away for retirement - even if there is a company match, which is basically free money.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-04-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,108
Posted By dwlink
Wondering about this too. Seems map 1 is a safe...

Wondering about this too. Seems map 1 is a safe play without any mods, but is something as subtle as MPE enough to make is so map 2 is worry free?

Ultimately, I guess the question is what is the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-01-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,306
Posted By dwlink
Just a heads up to give it a few 100 miles once...

Just a heads up to give it a few 100 miles once you install it. Aside of the cold start, I was pretty underwelmed with how similar it sounded to the stock exhaust at first. After 400-500 miles, it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-30-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,306
Posted By dwlink
MPE can be bought without tips on ebay for $790 ...

MPE can be bought without tips on ebay for $790

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Genuine-BMW-M-Performance-Exhaust-F22-F30-F32-F33-and-F36-18-30-2-354-340-/282243344552?fits=Make%3ABMW

If that is indeed...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-29-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 706
Posted By dwlink
The MSRP for a base 440 gran coupe in Germany is...

The MSRP for a base 440 gran coupe in Germany is the equivalent of $59,200 while in the US its $48,300. Sure there may be some option differences wrapped up in the base between the different specs...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,304
Posted By dwlink
Sorry you're having so many issues, however...

Sorry you're having so many issues, however haven't they all been fixed at no cost (other than inconvenience)? To that extent, Your aren't owed anything - you can sell your car at market value seeing...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-23-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,514
Posted By dwlink
Exactly why there's no hurry to go electric. Let...

Exactly why there's no hurry to go electric. Let the other folks build up the infrastructure and test the market before investing heavily to jump in with some real electric cars.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-22-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,514
Posted By dwlink
See my edited post - I just read the wrong line...

See my edited post - I just read the wrong line off the paper work. It's even worse - $36k!!!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-22-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,514
Posted By dwlink
The MSRP on my 435GC was $59,400. With Euro...

The MSRP on my 435GC was $59,400. With Euro delivery I ended up paying around $52k. I bought the car back in September of 2014 and got a bill on excise tax just this past January which may have been...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-22-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,628
Posted By dwlink
Really bad advice and just false information....

Really bad advice and just false information. Fake News!!!!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-22-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By dwlink
As far as I know, a black roof was never a...

As far as I know, a black roof was never a factory option on US spec 4 series unless the rest of the car was black. Very likely a wrap unless someone spent extra to have it painted.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-19-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,628
Posted By dwlink
First of all - what is your deductible? If the...

First of all - what is your deductible? If the damage is $1200 and your deductible is $1000 its probably not even worth it.

Collision or UIM should cover the damages as comprehensive is really...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-16-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By dwlink
Perhaps it just the air moisture in the car...

Perhaps it just the air moisture in the car bringing out the smells. When's the last time you did a good cleaning of the interior - especially the floor mats?
Forum: Off-Topic 03-16-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,017
Posted By dwlink
You're thinking way too logically and would make...

You're thinking way too logically and would make a terrible lawyer! ;)

Headline: "Walmart P's on loyal customer, faces $100M lawsuit"
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-15-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By dwlink
+1. Both with my wife's car and mine, I went...

+1. Both with my wife's car and mine, I went through the whole "protect your investment" schpeal. No I don't need the $2000 nanocoating, $500 carpet protection application, $1000 tire and wheel...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-15-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,017
Posted By dwlink
Sadly, bet he would collect on it too - not to...

Sadly, bet he would collect on it too - not to mention the medical bill.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-10-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By dwlink
26.5 @ 85/15 HWY/City

26.5 @ 85/15 HWY/City
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-05-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,310
Posted By dwlink
Ballpark figure based on owning my old E60 (5...

Ballpark figure based on owning my old E60 (5 series) was that maintenance averaged around $2000-$3000 per year. That includes regular wear items such as tires and also unexpected repairs (starter...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-04-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,085
Posted By dwlink
Flush em out and then throw an aerator on the end...

Flush em out and then throw an aerator on the end of the faucet with a mesh filter. Unless you have a leak somewhere in your supply lines or faucet itself, they shouldn't be able to get back in.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By dwlink
+1. Probably more trouble than it is worth. Sell...

+1. Probably more trouble than it is worth. Sell his bumper, collect the ///M tax, and go buy an exhaust specifically for your car.
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