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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-16-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Tanning machine
Yeah - that's my take. If you can use your phone...

Yeah - that's my take. If you can use your phone to create a hotspot for the kids' iPads (or whatever) that's going to be less expensive.

BTW, the device mentioned by marius, like any other...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-14-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,869
Posted By Tanning machine
Maybe I'm misunderstanding pharding's original...

Maybe I'm misunderstanding pharding's original post, but it sounds like a loyalty discount isn't available to someone based on their previous purchase of a BMW through the ED program - i.e., someone...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-24-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,545
Posted By Tanning machine
Another plausible explanation is that the thieves...

Another plausible explanation is that the thieves were in the garage and captured the signal when the people locked their car, and then used it to unlock the car.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-23-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,545
Posted By Tanning machine
300 feet from the car or the key?

300 feet from the car or the key?
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-12-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,545
Posted By Tanning machine
To the extent there is risk, it seems most likely...

To the extent there is risk, it seems most likely to be when at home and your key is left on, say, a table with your car in the driveway/street nearby. If you're in a mall or an office building it's...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 12-01-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By Tanning machine
:thumbdwn::thumbdwn::thumbdwn: to BMW

:thumbdwn::thumbdwn::thumbdwn: to BMW
Forum: European Delivery 11-14-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By Tanning machine
Don't forget the storage costs as well . . .

Don't forget the storage costs as well . . .
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-04-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,580
Posted By Tanning machine
FYI (well, not USA-RET's): ...

FYI (well, not USA-RET's):

http://www.caranddriver.com/features/how-to-adjust-your-mirrors-to-avoid-blind-spots
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-10-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,010
Posted By Tanning machine
Actually, they might increase as people replace...

Actually, they might increase as people replace gas guzzling cars with something more fuel efficient.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-05-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,521
Posted By Tanning machine
Hard to turn over when BMW doesn't have a...

Hard to turn over when BMW doesn't have a comparable replacement model! (Plus the various gaps in production when a new 5er model is rolled out).

I think the basic problem is that US consumers...
Forum: European Delivery 09-26-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,305
Posted By Tanning machine
Well, not impossible if you register it in a...

Well, not impossible if you register it in a state with no sales tax . . .
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-13-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By Tanning machine
Those are some really nice installs!

Those are some really nice installs!
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-08-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By Tanning machine
All good ideas, but I think you'll be fine with...

All good ideas, but I think you'll be fine with it parked outside, preferably away from a plow route that kicks up salt. I'd try to drive it every few days, weather permitting, just to keep things...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-29-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,942
Posted By Tanning machine
Wasn't the F07 based more upon the 7 series at...

Wasn't the F07 based more upon the 7 series at the time?

Of course, that may lead to the same conclusion given the new 7er was released last year.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 08-29-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By Tanning machine
Doesn't BMW typically release the standard...

Doesn't BMW typically release the standard version (sedan) earlier than other variants (e.g., coupe, cabrio for 3/4 and touring)?

I'm not optimistic touring will come to US, but I sure would...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-29-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,430
Posted By Tanning machine
Or the larger engined variant of either the 4...

Or the larger engined variant of either the 4 cabrio or 2 cabrio.
Forum: European Delivery 08-10-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,863
Posted By Tanning machine
+1. Whenever I talk about it, I mention the...

+1.

Whenever I talk about it, I mention the discount. Sort of the opposite of richy-rich. Unless you're talking about getting rich by not wasting money.

Disappointed the discount is getting...
Forum: European Delivery 08-10-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,863
Posted By Tanning machine
Thanks for summary - comments.

Thanks for summary - comments.
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 08-08-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,501
Posted By Tanning machine
Flog it, of course! :D

Flog it, of course! :D
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-08-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,430
Posted By Tanning machine
I think this is the answer. Only about 10% of...

I think this is the answer. Only about 10% of cars are sold with an MT (or maybe that's even the BMW stat). Most 230 cabrios are likely sold to people who just want to get into a convertible to...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-28-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By Tanning machine
This is the best way to assess. Go to the dealer...

This is the best way to assess. Go to the dealer and put your daughter in rear seat. Figure out how far back front seat can go so she's not screaming. Then sit in front seat. How comfortable is...
Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By Tanning machine
None of those - go east, drive over the...

None of those - go east, drive over the Grossglockner, and then go from the south end to Brixen.

Google Maps says it's 6 hours vs. 3 hours. Why not see something stunning and have fun driving...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-18-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By Tanning machine
Not true - when the 3 series came with a softtop,...

Not true - when the 3 series came with a softtop, a removable hard top was an option. About $2000.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-27-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By Tanning machine
You might try posting this in the E36 forum . . .

You might try posting this in the E36 forum . . .
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-08-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,443
Posted By Tanning machine
Another weigh-in on convertibles. If that's what...

Another weigh-in on convertibles. If that's what you want, don't let the cloth top be a deterrent. I've had two over almost 30 years. First one needed a new top after about 8 years, because the...
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