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Forum: Off-Topic 02-23-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 434
Posted By Kamdog
Spending February in Florida, so, no. Did my...

Spending February in Florida, so, no.

Did my daughters simple return in late January, and the check was in her account in less than two weeks.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-21-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 349
Posted By Kamdog
Nope. Not accurate. The states with the...

Nope. Not accurate.

The states with the highest number of EVs are also states with lowest coal use. Washington State, Cali, NY, all have a low percentage of coal use for electric, and a higher...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By Kamdog
Folks who prefer a twin scroll?

Folks who prefer a twin scroll?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-13-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Kamdog
14.41 KG is about 32 pounds, and the Euros us a...

14.41 KG is about 32 pounds, and the Euros us a comma instead of a period. Note the 8,5 wheels.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-12-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,738
Posted By Kamdog
Many argue that no, it doesn't, you simply buy...

Many argue that no, it doesn't, you simply buy more miles.


As someone who used to commute to work, let me say that you are paying for those extra miles in your BMW whether you lease or buy. ...
Forum: General BMW 02-12-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Kamdog
No doubt it will get better.

No doubt it will get better.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-12-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,738
Posted By Kamdog
The 2010 is the E60, which is essentially the...

The 2010 is the E60, which is essentially the same car with a better iDrive. If, however, you end up getting the 2011 F10 model in 2010, then the 2013 F10 is the same car.

The thing with leases...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-12-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,738
Posted By Kamdog
I was just being illustrative. Having done the...

I was just being illustrative. Having done the math, after you start the third lease, a few month's in, you have generally outlaid the purchase price (also, not at MSRP) of the first car, which will...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-11-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Kamdog
Once you start putting all that unnecessary stuff...

Once you start putting all that unnecessary stuff in your car, it becomes necessary in your next car. :eeps:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-11-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,738
Posted By Kamdog
If you lose 40% in the first 3 years with a...

If you lose 40% in the first 3 years with a lease, that means you have depreciated another 40% for the next 3 year lease. That first car will definitely be worth more than 20% after 6 years.......
Forum: Off-Topic 02-11-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,557
Posted By Kamdog
What Scott said is true, you MUST zero out every...

What Scott said is true, you MUST zero out every month, which we do.

I feel fortunate that my spending habits were formed before the days of plastic, and you could never spend more than the cash...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-11-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,557
Posted By Kamdog
I like the higher limit because I never have to...

I like the higher limit because I never have to keep track of it. We are on a month's-long sojourn in Florida, getting out of the NY winter. Everything goes on the Amex (I use the Cap One card in...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-10-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Kamdog
That is why I use the tax software. That, and I...

That is why I use the tax software. That, and I am just no used to handwriting stuff anymore. Also, it is easy to play "what if" with the software.

I have had to do two amended returns in the...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-10-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 781
Posted By Kamdog
My condolences.

My condolences.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-10-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,557
Posted By Kamdog
I have been usinf Fidelity Amex for years. It...

I have been usinf Fidelity Amex for years. It carries no fee, and deposits 2% in my Fidelity account any month where there is $50 in rewards accrued. Which only happened to me once. Not hitting...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-08-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 923
Posted By Kamdog
You can usually do a simple return on the web for...

You can usually do a simple return on the web for free.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-08-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 10,798
Posted By Kamdog
The bad news is the note says: "Hi. I just...

The bad news is the note says:

"Hi. I just hit your car and lots of people saw me. I am writing this note so they will think I am giving you my information so my insurance company can fix your...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,412
Posted By Kamdog
I actually liked Gateway. It was my first PC,...

I actually liked Gateway. It was my first PC, and about 4 or so months in, I realized that the computer's video capability sucked terribly. So, research told me I needed a decent video card. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,412
Posted By Kamdog
You are, as you obviously realize, far better off...

You are, as you obviously realize, far better off without her.

However, Mercedes Benz had nothing to do at all with that, so maybe you should consider forgiving them, and not letting your ex have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-06-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Kamdog
328 over 320. Nav is a must (IMO) in 5s and...

328 over 320. Nav is a must (IMO) in 5s and above, but only nice to have in a 3. A garmin, or even a large cellphone with a data plan will get the job done. The 328 has 60 more horses, and that is...
Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By Kamdog
If you like Michelangelo sculptures, make sure...

If you like Michelangelo sculptures, make sure get your tickets for David in Florence ahead of time. Also, in Rome, go the church of St. Peter in chains (San Pietro in Vincoli, I think) and you can...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-05-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 921
Posted By Kamdog
The way it works is the Congress passes a bill,...

The way it works is the Congress passes a bill, and if the president signs it, it becomes the law. If he vetoes it, it does not become the law unless the veto is overturned.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-04-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 921
Posted By Kamdog
Just to keep the facts right, NHTSA was started...

Just to keep the facts right, NHTSA was started during a Republican presidency. :dunno:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-03-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,760
Posted By Kamdog
You cannot do a lease vs. Buy math comparison...

You cannot do a lease vs. Buy math comparison without using, you know, actual math.

I once did the comparison for when my car turned 6, using the original lease deal (which meant that the lease...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,777
Posted By Kamdog
I quit smoking in 1977. "They" said I should...

I quit smoking in 1977. "They" said I should have saved a fortune by now because of not spending money on cigarettes. So where is my fortune? "They" must have kept that fortune, because I sure...
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