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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By kyfdx
Where are you driving over 130 MPH? ;-)

Where are you driving over 130 MPH? ;-)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By kyfdx
I think you might have the wrong 18" size on...

I think you might have the wrong 18" size on now... Those are NON- M sizes..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By kyfdx
Was the previous owner the first owner? Has the...

Was the previous owner the first owner? Has the car never been serviced? What year and mileage on the vehicle.

Chances of any damage are very slim.

In the slim chance something engine/oil...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-26-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By kyfdx
It's just a little foam insulation jacket.. ...

It's just a little foam insulation jacket.. No, there is nothing you need to do.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-22-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By kyfdx
Yeah.. but no tax in NH, right? ;-)

Yeah.. but no tax in NH, right? ;-)
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-22-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By kyfdx
Really nice..

Really nice..
Forum: General BMW 05-22-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By kyfdx
The easy answer is to stick with the...

The easy answer is to stick with the all-seasons.. Treadwear is likely to be double what you'd get with summer tires.. It's an AWD SUV. All-season tires are certainly appropriate.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-20-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 793
Posted By kyfdx
It would be expensive it actually were insurance,...

It would be expensive it actually were insurance, but it isn't (even though I used that term).

It's finance charges... and the $2/mo. is negligible.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-19-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 793
Posted By kyfdx
This... If your state collects tax upfront,...

This...

If your state collects tax upfront, roll it into the lease..

The small amount of interest you pay is an insurance policy against having paid all of that tax upfront, and not being able...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-15-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By kyfdx
Sort of off-topic, but if your car comes with 235...

Sort of off-topic, but if your car comes with 235 width tires, Costco will not put 225s on them..

Substituted 225/45-17 for 235/40-17 on the '95 M3. Took the wheels in, off the car... They...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-15-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By kyfdx
If you already have the Sport suspension, the...

If you already have the Sport suspension, the FSDs aren't really going to stiffen up the ride any. They will greatly improve handling and body roll, but maintain the stock ride stiffness. (I have...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-14-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By kyfdx
Almost all BMWs have some sort of lease program. ...

Almost all BMWs have some sort of lease program. Just because they don't show it on the website doesn't mean it isn't available.

As @M4Stig noted, residuals are very solid.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-14-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By kyfdx
Hmm... they always read differently, the next...

Hmm... they always read differently, the next day..

What I meant to say... It wouldn't worry me to re-paint a bumper, as compared to sheet-metal. Plastic always seems to fade at different...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-13-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By kyfdx
Wow.. .that's really cheap, especially...

Wow.. .that's really cheap, especially considering the free shipping.

I'm a big fan of Nokians, but no experience with their summer tires. I hope someone chimes in with real-world experience, but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By kyfdx
The bumper cover is plastic.. It's the one part...

The bumper cover is plastic.. It's the one part of the car that I wouldn't worry about re-painting.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-11-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By kyfdx
It's matte black.. not shiny..

It's matte black.. not shiny..
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By kyfdx
Yup. my vote is for seized brake caliper..

Yup. my vote is for seized brake caliper..
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-30-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By kyfdx
I replaced mine a couple of years ago with Koni...

I replaced mine a couple of years ago with Koni FSDs.

Like you, I don't track the car, and while I like stiff handling, I didn't want to alter the ride quality..

Read up on the FSDs.. I think...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-29-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,804
Posted By kyfdx
I guess I'm questioning the relevance of your...

I guess I'm questioning the relevance of your statement.. So, an old M5 can be had for the same amount? Apple to oranges.. This is a 2011 model car under warranty..

I can buy a 12 year...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By kyfdx
ZHPs are 225/40-18 front and 255/35-18 rear.. ...

ZHPs are 225/40-18 front and 255/35-18 rear..

I'd start with H&R springs.. if they don't rub, then you are done... If they rub, then roll the fenders..

I suggest this solution, because it...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-27-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,804
Posted By kyfdx
Not to comment on the asking price (because forum...

Not to comment on the asking price (because forum rules say not to), but a 2010 M5 with 30K miles has a KBB private party value of around $38K..

So.. not sure where you are coming from.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 04-27-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By kyfdx
If the drivetrain is in good condition, that's...

If the drivetrain is in good condition, that's worth $2500-$4000, all by itself..
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-23-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By kyfdx
Sheww... that's gorgeous..

Sheww... that's gorgeous..
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-22-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By kyfdx
Start with shifter bushings..

Start with shifter bushings..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-16-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By kyfdx
You could fill a book with all the horror stories...

You could fill a book with all the horror stories about 3rd party warranties.

The BMW extended plans don't make a lot of sense, unless you drive 15K/yr or more... If you are at that level, you...
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