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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-03-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By DslDwg
As I said educated guess. Based on years as a...

As I said educated guess. Based on years as a technician and working with multiple industrial engine manufacturers.

I'm not saying I'm right, but simple visual cues on production lines are used...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-02-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By DslDwg
How about an educated guess? Whether just...

How about an educated guess?

Whether just torquing a fastener to a spec. or using a Torque angle it would give the technician a quick visual way of telling that the fastener had indeed been...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-02-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,059
Posted By DslDwg
Yes please! 2016 ED here I come!

Yes please!

2016 ED here I come!
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-17-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By DslDwg
I also saw these seats in a 118d M-Sport at the...

I also saw these seats in a 118d M-Sport at the Welt - love them.

I love the alcantara inserts in my Z. I would definitely choose again if available in future purchases.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By DslDwg
Yep understand what you're saying. The issue with...

Yep understand what you're saying. The issue with higher displacement N/A engines is that they are not as efficient either fuel economy or emissions wise. Thus the trend.

The ticking on the 2.0L...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By DslDwg
I do stand corrected. I should have known...

I do stand corrected.

I should have known better as I can even state the PV=nRT relationship.

So I did some more reading as to why race car guys use it and it is really based on rate of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By DslDwg
Yep weird thing to want in a family SAV? ...

Yep weird thing to want in a family SAV?

One thing on a race track where the driver is wearing a helmet and earplugs. Having to listen constantly to an open blow-off valve on a street car would...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By DslDwg
I don't believe it's snake oil but it's sort of...

I don't believe it's snake oil but it's sort of one of those diminishing return type of things if you have to pay.

Go fast guys have been using Nitrogen for years because it keeps tire pressures...
Forum: European Delivery 03-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By DslDwg
There are also lockers behind the lounge where...

There are also lockers behind the lounge where you can lock your coats or back-packs when you're taking the tour - museum etc.

Everybody at the Welt is super accommodating, I can't imagine they...
Forum: European Delivery 03-20-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By DslDwg
We really enjoyed this place in Innsbruck. Kind...

We really enjoyed this place in Innsbruck. Kind of typical European family run bed and breakfast. Clean and efficient and right in the heart of Innsbruck.

Parking is maybe 1/2 mile a way in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-03-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By DslDwg
Wow we're just all over the place here ...

Wow we're just all over the place here

http://www.bmwblog.com/2013/09/29/bmw-recall-2012-14-models-n20-n26-engine/

"The solution involves inserting a locking ring onto the camshaft so the oil...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-16-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,948
Posted By DslDwg
I love a diesel engine - but I'm a gear head. ...

I love a diesel engine - but I'm a gear head.

It's hard to get most Americans excited about diesels in cars because of the perception of noise and smoke. Of course neither is true anymore.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-29-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By DslDwg
Considering where the X3 is in it's design cycle...

Considering where the X3 is in it's design cycle I wouldn't pay more than $500 over invoice. I would go in with this in mind if I was ordering or buying off the lot.
Forum: European Delivery 11-26-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By DslDwg
Dealer put plates in the trunk. Austria was...

Dealer put plates in the trunk.

Austria was still on but they had to pull Switzerland as it was sitting right where Texas registration tag sits.

Ultimately I had to pull Austria as it was...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-16-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By DslDwg
Same color combo as my wifes X3 - I love it think...

Same color combo as my wifes X3 - I love it think it looks fantastic. Enjoy!
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-08-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,948
Posted By DslDwg
I would rock the hell out of a 118d three door -...

I would rock the hell out of a 118d three door - M sport.

My favorite car I saw while at the Welt.

http://i380.photobucket.com/albums/oo244/angelgef/IMG_0120_zpsdc60edc7.jpg...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-08-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By DslDwg
No offense taken here either. It is an...

No offense taken here either.

It is an argument I've seen before but rarely supported with a logical points.

If you like the 135is better or the 135 vert better then grab one.

The way I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-07-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By DslDwg
I just don't understand the Z4 is too expensive...

I just don't understand the Z4 is too expensive discussions.

If you think it's too expensive - move on, simple.

Seems like a lot of us are happy with our purchases, in fact I see a lot of...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-04-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,451
Posted By DslDwg
I just did some quick math on the car I...

I just did some quick math on the car I purchased. Not sure of all of your calculations but something seems off.

On my car I used US invoice vs. ED invoice just for comparison of the ED bump on...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-19-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,546
Posted By DslDwg
You're 100% right even though I bought an "is" ...

You're 100% right even though I bought an "is"

The difference is not everyone is willing/interested to use aftermarket tunings or components on their car.

If you are then grab an "i" and save...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-18-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,546
Posted By DslDwg
I almost pulled the trigger on Black Sapphire...

I almost pulled the trigger on Black Sapphire with hyper orange before I went with VO.

Looks good in silver.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-18-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,546
Posted By DslDwg
That came out nice. :thumbup: Would like to...

That came out nice. :thumbup:

Would like to see someone do a silver roof on blue or black, I think would look great also.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-18-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,401
Posted By DslDwg
I would have your car checked out, I personally...

I would have your car checked out, I personally find none of this to be true.

In comfort mode my wife's 28i pulls great from almost an idle with no delay.

In sport mode the car will snap your...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-17-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,545
Posted By DslDwg
It's so easy to say that this car is...

It's so easy to say that this car is "price-point" challenged to it's competitors.

I'm not sure anybody has really proved that yet?

According to my quick look at the Mercedes, Porsche or...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-17-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,546
Posted By DslDwg
Badass can't wait to see some more pictures of...

Badass can't wait to see some more pictures of this car!
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