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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 09:44 AM
Replies: 46
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Posted By sunny5280
That will help a little bit when it comes to...

That will help a little bit when it comes to vehicle insurance.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 03:43 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,035
Posted By sunny5280
Volume production doesn't make a vehicle more or...

Volume production doesn't make a vehicle more or less reliable. I'm also not sure what relevance loan length has on reliability. Perhaps you could clarify what you're trying to say?

Yes, I am...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,037
Posted By sunny5280
I don't believe I've seen anyone other than you...

I don't believe I've seen anyone other than you make this claim.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 46
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Posted By sunny5280
It all depends on a dealers policy. It's fairly...

It all depends on a dealers policy. It's fairly common for insurance companies to consider anyone under the age of 25 a high risk driver and raise premiums accordingly. A dealer may determine that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,037
Posted By sunny5280
No, but statistically speaking a 19 year old is...

No, but statistically speaking a 19 year old is much more likely to be involved in an accident than a 30 year old. As such insurance companies routinely state they are unwilling to insure someone...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,037
Posted By sunny5280
You can sign whatever documentation you want...

You can sign whatever documentation you want holding the dealer harmless in the event of an accident. That won't apply to an injured party who will sue the dealer.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,035
Posted By sunny5280
I do not question whether there are BMWs with...

I do not question whether there are BMWs with high mileage. However they're, relatively speaking, lower in numbers than Hondas and Toyotas. In fact I doubt you would find a thread in a Honda or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:45 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,035
Posted By sunny5280
IME experience it doesn't appear BMW provides...

IME experience it doesn't appear BMW provides better designed / quality replacements for parts that are known issues. A prime example is the window regulators of older generation BMWs.

As for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 17,035
Posted By sunny5280
This may be true but it doesn't address his...

This may be true but it doesn't address his bewilderment about BMW reliability.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By sunny5280
I can't speak to any specific issues (I haven't...

I can't speak to any specific issues (I haven't read of any major trouble areas with this generation). Just make sure you obtain a pre-purchase inspection (PPI) from a qualified, independent BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-18-2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,159
Posted By sunny5280
By charging devices does that refer to devices...

By charging devices does that refer to devices which are designed to charge the vehicles battery? My Pro-Logix battery charger included a cigarette lighter adapter which I assume is intended to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-18-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 704
Posted By sunny5280
What is your reported average speed?

What is your reported average speed?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,700
Posted By sunny5280
I wouldn't lump Kia in with Chevy or Ford. IMO,...

I wouldn't lump Kia in with Chevy or Ford. IMO, when it comes to quality, Kia is above both of them. Maybe even above BMW.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,700
Posted By sunny5280
Lighten up. I took it as good fun joking.

Lighten up. I took it as good fun joking.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,700
Posted By sunny5280
Does this mean delivery of custom ordered...

Does this mean delivery of custom ordered vehicles built in Mexico will be faster to the US?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By sunny5280
I had a 1999 328i that I purchased new in...

I had a 1999 328i that I purchased new in December of 1998. I sold that car in the summer of 2010 with 35K miles. It sat in the garage for many months at a time (primarily the winter months) without...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,159
Posted By sunny5280
I'm surprised we're still calling it a cigarette...

I'm surprised we're still calling it a cigarette lighter these days as it's used for much more than lighting cigarettes. The owners manual specifically states other electrical devices can be plugged...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,916
Posted By sunny5280
My read of post number 22 leads me to believe the...

My read of post number 22 leads me to believe the insurance company made the error in not transferring his rental coverage to the new vehicle. Given he previously had it and, I assume, requested the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,916
Posted By sunny5280
I'm not sure this is as absolute as you think it...

I'm not sure this is as absolute as you think it is.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By sunny5280
There seems to be confusion regarding what you...

There seems to be confusion regarding what you mean by maintenance package. There are two types of coverage available:


Warranty - This will cover repairs
Maintenance - This will cover normal...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,435
Posted By sunny5280
Make certain to swap out your all season air for...

Make certain to swap out your all season air for winter air too :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,435
Posted By sunny5280
It's interesting to hear you say this as my...

It's interesting to hear you say this as my (limited) experience gave me the impression is does the equivalent to engine braking. Given this I haven't really used it outside of this limited "Let's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,435
Posted By sunny5280
I have not. My parents driveway has a very steep...

I have not. My parents driveway has a very steep section (I don't know the angle). In the winter I come down that driveway many times...very slowly. I tested HDC down this incline and didn't notice...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,435
Posted By sunny5280
Can you expand upon this? I've tried hill descent...

Can you expand upon this? I've tried hill descent and didn't see any benefit to it over just using a slow speed and braking. I'd be interested in use cases where it offers benefit.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,435
Posted By sunny5280
This is the situation we have here in the Denver...

This is the situation we have here in the Denver metro area. Last week one of the days started off at -3 degrees and reached a high in the upper teens. We also had approximately 5" of snow (the depth...
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