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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-30-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,163
Posted By fahrhaus
Consumer Reports is a generic product rating...

Consumer Reports is a generic product rating magazine, not a true auto enthusiast publication. They rate cars the way they rate PCs or, in the old days, Fax machines.

Reliability is their...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-29-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,180
Posted By fahrhaus
@seer, it truly depends on your use case. ...

@seer, it truly depends on your use case.

Daily driver and/or only car? The 235 will be vastly more livable from a technology perspective (the new iDrive and Bluetooth are far superior to even...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-29-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,180
Posted By fahrhaus
Why on earth does anyone care about less than...

Why on earth does anyone care about less than half second differences in 0-60 times? Aren't those generally irrelevant in day-to-day usage? They certainly don't matter much to me or most people I...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-21-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By fahrhaus
Decisions, decisions

OK fellow Bimmerphiles, I've got an itch for some automotive fickleness, and only six parking spaces, so to add something I have to (sniff) replace something(s). And yes, I realize this is a...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-21-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,708
Posted By fahrhaus
I've heard the third brakelight issue affects the...

I've heard the third brakelight issue affects the 07 and 08 cars more frequently. It is also exacerbated by daily shutting/slamming of the trunk...so daily drivers see it more often. The cracking...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-21-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,708
Posted By fahrhaus
The prices ARE absurd, at least for M cars, in...

The prices ARE absurd, at least for M cars, in the areas in which I live. Orange County, CA, San Fran, and Westchester County, NY are notorious for crazy labour rates at BMW dealers AND specialty...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 06-21-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,606
Posted By fahrhaus
OP: Gorgeous car, gorgeous colour combo...though...

OP: Gorgeous car, gorgeous colour combo...though I'm a touch biased :) I picked up a Hyper Orange package car identical to yours except it's the M Sport package with a slightly different front air...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-11-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,708
Posted By fahrhaus
This is decidedly a serious dilemma! I faced...

This is decidedly a serious dilemma! I faced much of the same myself - I have a half dozen BMWs, one of which is a loaded 07 Z4M Roadster and one of which is a 14 Z4 35i with M Sport and DCT and...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-25-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,916
Posted By fahrhaus
Any 2013 M3s out there?

Greg is this car sold?


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-25-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,674
Posted By fahrhaus
Any worth while lease deals out there

Greg we should chat...please pm me


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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,465
Posted By fahrhaus
The BMW bluetooth system seems to not have...

The BMW bluetooth system seems to not have sufficient noise cancellation technology for a convertible. The system in my M Roadster elicits similar disdain from those on the other end of a phone...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,892
Posted By fahrhaus
looks to me like the plastic shroud for the...

looks to me like the plastic shroud for the convertible top "storage bay" - ie, where the top resides when it is retracted. When you flip up the two levers on either side of the bay (in the trunk)...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,735
Posted By fahrhaus
Is the car a lease or do you own it? If it's the...

Is the car a lease or do you own it? If it's the former, I may have a buyer for it. PM me, please.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,685
Posted By fahrhaus
Buy a Garmin for 150 GBP - it's far superior to...

Buy a Garmin for 150 GBP - it's far superior to the BMW system in EVERY respect, especially the photo-realistic exit and lane guidance, real-time traffic, and lifetime map updates. I just bought a...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-01-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,089
Posted By fahrhaus
I wholeheartedly agree that the 1 series is a...

I wholeheartedly agree that the 1 series is a "throwback" car - it feels a lot like a modern version of my '72 tii - big greenhouse, bulldog stance, great size and turning circle, immensely tossable....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-22-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,309
Posted By fahrhaus
SoCal Dealer - X5 deal?

All -
I'm looking for a great deal on a remaining stock X5 3.5 or 5.0. Have a 2009 X5 Diesel that comes off lease in January (two more payments). Does anyone have a good pull-ahead program AND a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-07-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,512
Posted By fahrhaus
basic laws of physics dictate that a shorter rod...

basic laws of physics dictate that a shorter rod (ie, a bmw performance shifter vs the taller stock piece), when connected to the same joint (the shift linkage) would travel a shorter distance when...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-30-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By fahrhaus
**pending sale**

**pending sale**
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-28-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By fahrhaus
Exclamation FS/FT: 1972 2002tii Polaris/Blue

***PENDING SALE***

Considering selling my '72 tii due to a move to the Left Coast (where a/c and a 5-speed are a must for me)

Numbers-matching engine, transmission, chassis

98k original...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 09-28-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,240
Posted By fahrhaus
Exclamation FS/FT: 1972 2002tii Polaris/Blue

Considering selling my '72 tii due to a move to the Left Coast (where a/c and a 5-speed are a must for me)

Numbers-matching engine, transmission, chassis

98k original miles. Polaris silver...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,308
Posted By fahrhaus
does anyone know which models are currently NOT...

does anyone know which models are currently NOT available for ED? I'm guessing the z4, but what about the 128, 328, and X1?

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Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-28-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) To sell or not
Views: 1,268
Posted By fahrhaus
I may be interested if you're selling...PM me...

I may be interested if you're selling...PM me when convenient!

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-28-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,772
Posted By fahrhaus
wait, you aren't running the same model of Tyre...

wait, you aren't running the same model of Tyre in the front and rear,,???

you may wish to fix that.

did you ever change the wheel bearings? I've found them to often be the culprit in these...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-17-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,111
Posted By fahrhaus
Exclamation FS: 2007 530xi Steptronic in NY/CT- $20,500

Selling a 2007 530xi with 64K miles for a friend.



The car is gorgeous and fully loaded. Located in Westchester County, NY (near Greenwich, CT)

Black/Black Leather

Steptronic
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-14-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By fahrhaus
Agreed...that's why it helps to have an old car,...

Agreed...that's why it helps to have an old car, too :)

See Jamie Kitman's piece on the Slow Car Movement:...
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