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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-22-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By dwlink
Yes - I agree its ridiculous. Tesla doesn't do...

Yes - I agree its ridiculous. Tesla doesn't do that to customers who buy their vehicles used. The silver lining in this is that BMW's real time traffic is complete junk. Google maps and Waze are much...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-14-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,406
Posted By dwlink
Congrats on the purchase - based on your list, I...

Congrats on the purchase - based on your list, I think the biggest things you'll miss are the ventilated seats and the active cruise (unless you purchased the option).

The "upgraded" audio...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-13-2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By dwlink
I'm probably biased growing up as a Bulls fan in...

I'm probably biased growing up as a Bulls fan in the Jordan era, but I think the golden age of the NBA back in the 90s and perhaps through the early 2000s is far gone.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-12-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,549
Posted By dwlink
Runs continuously even when the vehicle is off...

Runs continuously even when the vehicle is off and parked?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-04-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By dwlink
regardless of which door is opened on a 4GC, the...

regardless of which door is opened on a 4GC, the windows should always roll down a tiny bit when opening/closing.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-28-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By dwlink
I see it your first post - welcome to BF. I have...

I see it your first post - welcome to BF. I have a single data point for you and its a little murky at best. When I used to live in Philly, my E60 (5 series) was parked outside 24/7. Around the time...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By dwlink
Nope - because people will still lease them...

Nope - because people will still lease them regardless.
Forum: Off-Topic 05-13-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By dwlink
Lots of different buyers with many tastes. New...

Lots of different buyers with many tastes. New carpet and paint will go along ways for their $ - especially if the current carpet stinks and the paint is stained, however stick with neutral colors...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-13-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,534
Posted By dwlink
I am pretty disappointed with my purchase of the...

I am pretty disappointed with my purchase of the newer conti DWS's. They fall under the ultra high performance all season category on tirerack and are fairly highly rated. I drive a spirited 18k per...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,177
Posted By dwlink
+1 Perhaps there is a pattern and it lies...

+1

Perhaps there is a pattern and it lies aftermarket accessories that were wired up to the car that might otherwise void an insurance claim - hence some of those owners may be covering up...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By dwlink
Lease vs Buy has been discussed to death at least...

Lease vs Buy has been discussed to death at least 1 million times.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=lease+vs+buy+bimmerfest
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By dwlink
Probably will fit - have you cross referenced...

Probably will fit - have you cross referenced part numbers between the two models? Don't see why BMW would go through the trouble to design a new cosmetic part that would be 99% similar to its...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-30-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,885
Posted By dwlink
If you value having more power - then yes. By the...

If you value having more power - then yes. By the time you've properly modded a 430 to have similar power of a 440, you'll have spent just as much and it will all be piecemeal after market components...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-26-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By dwlink
I think the only way we'll ever see a factory...

I think the only way we'll ever see a factory produced M4 Gran Coupe is if BMW stops producing the M3 which is now a car with an identity crises of an E39 M5 with too much tech and too little...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-25-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,310
Posted By dwlink
I think we could all argue our unique builds are...

I think we could all argue our unique builds are all rare in the sense that there are over a million different permutations of options, colors, etc. Of course, red interiors are going to be much less...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-25-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By dwlink
I've driven a 340 and there's definitely a...

I've driven a 340 and there's definitely a noticeable power increase over a stock 335/435. Turbo lag also is noticeably less. While I enjoy my car, the engine upgrade even along with the LCI wouldn't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-18-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By dwlink
No issues here - 2.5 years in. Garage kept...

No issues here - 2.5 years in. Garage kept overnight FWIW.
Forum: General BMW Questions 04-16-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,967
Posted By dwlink
BEEmer for 2 wheels and BIMmer for 4 wheels per...

BEEmer for 2 wheels and BIMmer for 4 wheels per my understanding.

Nonetheless, all my friends who aren't in the know ask me what the heck a "BIMmer" is when speaking in reference to my car. So...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-16-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By dwlink
Why not use it to pay down the debt owed on the...

Why not use it to pay down the debt owed on the car? Gets you $2500 closer to no more monthly payment.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-12-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By dwlink
Search is your friend - use magnets.

Search is your friend - use magnets.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-07-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By dwlink
Challenge: In 10 Words Or Less Explain To Me This...

Deleted - moved to the nuclear sub forum
Forum: Off-Topic 04-06-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,589
Posted By dwlink
Too bad it isn't. There are way too many people...

Too bad it isn't. There are way too many people these days are putting absolutely nothing away for retirement - even if there is a company match, which is basically free money.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-04-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By dwlink
Wondering about this too. Seems map 1 is a safe...

Wondering about this too. Seems map 1 is a safe play without any mods, but is something as subtle as MPE enough to make is so map 2 is worry free?

Ultimately, I guess the question is what is the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-01-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,624
Posted By dwlink
Just a heads up to give it a few 100 miles once...

Just a heads up to give it a few 100 miles once you install it. Aside of the cold start, I was pretty underwelmed with how similar it sounded to the stock exhaust at first. After 400-500 miles, it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-30-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,624
Posted By dwlink
MPE can be bought without tips on ebay for $790 ...

MPE can be bought without tips on ebay for $790

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Genuine-BMW-M-Performance-Exhaust-F22-F30-F32-F33-and-F36-18-30-2-354-340-/282243344552?fits=Make%3ABMW

If that is indeed...
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