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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-16-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 44,973
Posted By skier219
I believe it starts around $650 and goes up with...

I believe it starts around $650 and goes up with options, attachments, etc.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-27-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 44,973
Posted By skier219
ajaxdude, I am in the exact same boat -- I test...

ajaxdude, I am in the exact same boat -- I test drove the 28 and 35 several weeks ago, checkbook in hand. The lack of a hitch was the deal killer -- I just can't go without one, especially during...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-24-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 44,973
Posted By skier219
I am curious, did you need to cut any metal or...

I am curious, did you need to cut any metal or plastic parts of the rear bumper assembly?

I assume you at least have to remove the rear bumper cover, correct?

Thanks.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-20-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,497
Posted By skier219
Yes, let's see some pics you tease! I came...

Yes, let's see some pics you tease!

I came very close to getting the Al-Carbon trim with my M-pkg s30i, and would like to see how it looks. I ended up going for the ivory/athracite interior at...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-20-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,535
Posted By skier219
Yep, my US-spec 2011 Z4 has this indicator too,...

Yep, my US-spec 2011 Z4 has this indicator too, and it's way too conservative for my tastes, to the point of giving poor advice in my opinion. It will be telling me to hit 6th when I have barely...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-18-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,535
Posted By skier219
Congratulations! My Alpine white s30i recently...

Congratulations! My Alpine white s30i recently arrived as well.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-01-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,442
Posted By skier219
That's Kimberly-Clark Evolution 4 fabric (one of...

That's Kimberly-Clark Evolution 4 fabric (one of the best choice for car covers). Whoever you buy the cover from, that's a good fabric to look for. Many companies make covers with this fabric (most...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 12-01-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,442
Posted By skier219
Yeah, it's a pain in the winter (or in wet...

Yeah, it's a pain in the winter (or in wet weather the rest of the year). You need to have plan to deal with a wet/snowy/icy cover when it comes off the car. If the car already has rain/snow/ice on...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-21-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,230
Posted By skier219
I am a mobile software developer, and am very...

I am a mobile software developer, and am very familiar with the current batch of devices. One problem that may dog Android going forward is that there is no standard for hardware connectors or...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-20-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By skier219
Other than the gas cap, have you accidentally...

Other than the gas cap, have you accidentally overfilled it with gas by chance? Kept pumping after the nozzle clicks off? That can possibly throw a CEL since it will screw with the evaporative...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-13-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,792
Posted By skier219
SLK holds no appeal for me at any price range. ...

SLK holds no appeal for me at any price range. The Z4 on the other hand, really sucked me in. The trick, IMHO, is to custom order the car optioned like you want and get a good deal. My S30i with...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-05-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,792
Posted By skier219
I always find it interesting that BMW has more of...

I always find it interesting that BMW has more of a "Chevrolet" image in Germany, whereas it's considered upscale here in the US. I think it all depends on how they market the cars, who they market...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-03-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By skier219
Heh, you should have seen it before I cleaned up!

Heh, you should have seen it before I cleaned up!
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-02-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,273
Posted By skier219
Looks much better without those busy badges on...

Looks much better without those busy badges on the side. I like using dental floss to debadge -- waxed mint works well on cars....
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-02-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,160
Posted By skier219
OK, I'll bite. Rotation between current and...

OK, I'll bite. Rotation between current and incoming cars:

http://www.hrtapps.com/craig/s2k.png

http://www.hrtapps.com/craig/z4.png

Don't mind the icons...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-02-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,792
Posted By skier219
It's hard to factor in economic impacts without a...

It's hard to factor in economic impacts without a lot of data and understanding, and I doubt anybody -- even the experts -- has a perfect handle on it. So I don't even want to hypothesize about...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-25-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,379
Posted By skier219
Normally my wife rolls her eyes at my sports car...

Normally my wife rolls her eyes at my sports car purchases; this is the first time she actually seems to appreciate the car. I went with the ivory napa leather / athracite wood interior, which...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-25-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,379
Posted By skier219
"Done for" says it all. I felt a zap from the...

"Done for" says it all. I felt a zap from the heart to the stomach and it ended in the wallet region where my money caught on fire...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-22-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,379
Posted By skier219
I saw my first E89 ever three weeks ago, and...

I saw my first E89 ever three weeks ago, and almost ran off the road while I was gawking at it. Fast forward three weeks later and I have one on order. How's that for love at first site? What a...
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