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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 05:42 PM
Replies: 309
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Posted By boltjaM3s
Random Thought Of The Day: Dawns on me that...

Random Thought Of The Day:

Dawns on me that if Bimmerfest had an "E9X Over 40" subforum it would be the most popular subforum on the site.

Missed opportunity.

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 167
Posted By boltjaM3s
Just you wait until tomorrow when I have some...

Just you wait until tomorrow when I have some alcohol in me and I'm trapped at not one, not two, but three incredibly boring family Thanksgiving dinners on Long Island.

If Captain Audio likes...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 05:04 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
I'm confused. You never owned an E90 correct? ...

I'm confused. You never owned an E90 correct?

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 167
Posted By boltjaM3s
"We". As in, anyone that drives a BMW 3 Series. ...

"We". As in, anyone that drives a BMW 3 Series.

Or are you saying that because our cars are a 2007 and 2013 and our 2007 and 2013 made the Car and Driver Top 10 list we're not affected by this...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 04:05 PM
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Views: 677
Posted By boltjaM3s
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb279/boltjames...

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb279/boltjames/7eb6d5edc75efd41ea70d8a8306c2876.jpg

You are spot-on regarding RWD in our climate. About 5 days a year when there is snow on the ground, a good...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 03:27 PM
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Views: 167
Posted By boltjaM3s
http://resources3.news.com.au/images/2011/02/07/12...

http://resources3.news.com.au/images/2011/02/07/1226001/749079-just-stalks.jpg

BMW F30 sales are so strong Burled Walnut is now on the endangered list.

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 03:23 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
What, he digs up the 1 positive thread out of...

What, he digs up the 1 positive thread out of 1,000 negative ones?

It's a strange phenomenon.

#alwayshateonthenewerbmw

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 03:12 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
Wow, they sell more F30's in Canada in a month...

Wow, they sell more F30's in Canada in a month than they do 2 Series on the whole continent! BMW has lost its way! When will BMW get back to its roots in building larger, softer luxury cars? ARE...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 03:06 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
Exactly right. That's why we bought it. ...

Exactly right. That's why we bought it.



You don't have to remind me, see when you were a wee lad I lived that moment in time, the used car E46 crowd was just as down on the E90 as you E90...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By boltjaM3s
Don't sweat it my F36 brother. I'm in a...

Don't sweat it my F36 brother.

I'm in a Luxury line right now, I have no Sport suspension, so my point of reference is going to indicate a huge leap in performance by moving to DHP.

You ordered...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 167
Posted By boltjaM3s
Can't be. We're in the Car & Driver Bottom 10...

Can't be. We're in the Car & Driver Bottom 10 dontcha know.

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 955
Posted By boltjaM3s
Face vents?! Face vents!? Plural? Are you...

Face vents?! Face vents!? Plural?

Are you saying I can't adjust them simultaneously?

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By boltjaM3s
Hey SD, great to hear from you too. I...

Hey SD, great to hear from you too.

I accidentally went from investigating the merits of the Gran Coupe six-months before my F30 lease expired to ordering one and preparing to receive it before...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By boltjaM3s
I was trying to say that from BMW's perspective...

I was trying to say that from BMW's perspective the M-Sport line is a good money maker and by watering it down and selling its components a-la carte it would de-value the M-Sport line.

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 10:52 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
Agreed. So perhaps we can wrap this up like...

Agreed. So perhaps we can wrap this up like this:

To an E90 328i driver, the F30 328i is a fantastic upgrade.

To an E90 335i driver, the F30 335i got some things right and some things wrong.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 10:11 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
Don't know why, but every week on the Garden...

Don't know why, but every week on the Garden State Parkway north of Paramus, New Jersey towards the merge to 287 it's the Gran Prix.

Perhaps the reason why is this: It's precisely where all...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 10:06 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
That's a great point of clarification, yes, I am...

That's a great point of clarification, yes, I am solely referring to the 328i.

That said, since 85% of owners are driving 328i's they too would feel the same level of improvement that I would,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 09:18 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
If the world was clamoring for BMW to take its 3...

If the world was clamoring for BMW to take its 3 Series retro to the E46 and "find its soul again" they've got a funny way of showing it. That's the statistic right there. See how many E90 and F30...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
Here you go: The F30 is faster, has more...

Here you go:

The F30 is faster, has more torque, has better launch times, looks better, has more features, and throws you back in your seat.

I have 72,000 miles in E9X 328i product, 36,000...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 09:00 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
Exactly. You're not buying it. Since...

Exactly. You're not buying it.

Since you're quick to judge my car, may I judge yours? What qualifies you to judge the F30 based on what you're driving now? Articles in magazines?

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 08:56 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
"Soul" is a perception. The 3 Series soul as...

"Soul" is a perception.

The 3 Series soul as the Ultimate Driving Machine was built on years of advertising on TV, found its way in the movies, on vinyl, made it into both a performance car and a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 06:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 955
Posted By boltjaM3s
BMW is well aware of the feature and they...

BMW is well aware of the feature and they occasionally enable it and then disable it.

No one forces anyone to buy a car. If it's missing an Earth-shattering feature like a single temperature knob...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 10:16 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
I'm not sure why one has to qualify one's love of...

I'm not sure why one has to qualify one's love of the F30 with some nod to the E90 when the E90 wasn't much good at anything.

I could list a dozen ways in which the F30 is superior to the E90, not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:46 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 8,516
Posted By boltjaM3s
Only if it were a laser designed in 2004 and...

Only if it were a laser designed in 2004 and purchased in 2009 it seems.

BJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By boltjaM3s
No. That would make M-Sporters less...

No.

That would make M-Sporters less special.

BJ
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