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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 302
Posted By dwlink
I'd start with a hair dryer and dental floss. A...

I'd start with a hair dryer and dental floss. A heat gun will be unforgiving on your paint if you hold it still for too long. Use the adhesive remover to clean up any remaining junk once the trim is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By dwlink
False (at least in my experience). I've yet to...

False (at least in my experience). I've yet to have a single repair associated with the electronics in my car. The cooling system, various gaskets on the M54, and the transmission mechatronics sleeve...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By dwlink
If you replaced them with LEDs, you might...

If you replaced them with LEDs, you might consider unplugging and flipping the connector on each side. The polarity needs to be correctly matched with those otherwise they won't work.

If they are...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-27-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By dwlink
4K TVs are still way over priced for the...

4K TVs are still way over priced for the availability of 4K content. Also the current HDMI protocol (HDMI 2.0) can only support 4K at 60 FPS - so if you go that route, be prepared to be re-introduced...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-27-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By dwlink
In the US, car manufacturers are not allowed to...

In the US, car manufacturers are not allowed to have the key fob close windows - elsewhere this is no problem. It's a major liability given the abundance of forgetful parents...

I'm sure if you...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-26-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By dwlink
Try a TRX - you'll get a much better workout...

Try a TRX - you'll get a much better workout using that thing (with proper form) than you will from any standard 3-5 set workout with weights.

For starters, work up to the 40/40 challenge....
Forum: Off-Topic 07-25-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By dwlink
Chrysler's American Delivery

http://taketheoutsideline.blogspot.com/2014/05/chrysler-to-offer-american-delivery.html

Contrary to ED in which the customer's discount on the car is offset by trip expenses. Chrysler offers...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By dwlink
The market asking price for an averagely-equipped...

The market asking price for an averagely-equipped version of your car (2004 545 w/ 58k miles) in St. Louis is right around $16,000. So I figure your deal was around $500-$1000 off asking price after...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-25-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 646
Posted By dwlink
Neither - coral red is too much "pop" for me and...

Neither - coral red is too much "pop" for me and because I plan to hang on to my cars for 8-10 years, ivory becomes too much maintenance as it is prone to staining.

If I had to choose I'd flip a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-25-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,848
Posted By dwlink
$498 is absurd for a documentation fee. Even if...

$498 is absurd for a documentation fee. Even if that included titling and registration, he's profiting easily $300 from that worst case.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-24-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 337
Posted By dwlink
You should have said... For those that...

You should have said...

For those that really didn't get my joke: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_number
Forum: European Delivery 07-24-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By dwlink
Wow 3 weeks is a nice vacation! Make sure you up...

Wow 3 weeks is a nice vacation! Make sure you up the ED insurance to 30 days.

We are only staying a week as neither of us can get away from our jobs at the moment. We pickup our 435GC on the 29th...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 387
Posted By dwlink
You might consider using the search functionality...

You might consider using the search functionality before starting so many threads on commonly answered questions. As for your other post about the M5 wheels, check out the classified sub-forums. If...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-23-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 337
Posted By dwlink
Bonus problem: Find the 2 complex solutions to...

Bonus problem: Find the 2 complex solutions to f(x)

Solution (in white text below):
(1.5^(1/3))/2 +/- sqrt(3)*(1.5^(1/3))/2*i
Forum: European Delivery 07-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By dwlink
Shoot! Another near miss - we get in on the 28th...

Shoot! Another near miss - we get in on the 28th and are staying in Munich until late morning on the 30th.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By dwlink
If its a lease don't waste your money on mods....

If its a lease don't waste your money on mods. You'll have to undo them by the end of the lease and you'll hardly get any resale value out of them.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,848
Posted By dwlink
I dont see anything wrong with your offer at all....

I dont see anything wrong with your offer at all. If they aren't willing to play ball then don't waste your time with them as the don't deserve any more of that or your money.

Just try not to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By dwlink
He means they don't appear very bright in...

He means they don't appear very bright in daylight. You can tell they are on, but not nearly as much so when its darker out.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-21-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By dwlink
While you might still be stuck with comcast for...

While you might still be stuck with comcast for the internet, you can always pull the plug on TV and use Netflix. I really don't follow sports too closely other than football and now that sunday...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-21-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By dwlink
Why not just an M4? Sent from BimmerApp...

Why not just an M4?


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By dwlink
Also BT streaming is NOT standard. You need the...

Also BT streaming is NOT standard. You need the tech package.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-20-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By dwlink
Careful about muddying the waters here... A...

Careful about muddying the waters here...

A higher down payment will lower the amount of interest paid because you are paying for the depreciation upfront. It will not lower the interest rate.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-20-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By dwlink
Whats your build? Without the invoice price you...

Whats your build? Without the invoice price you are negotiating blind.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By dwlink
Pictorial DIY Upper Front Windshield Trim

For those of you who recognize me from the 3/4 series or the European delivery forums, you already know that my 530i is terminally ill with a case of 435GC ED. As such, I'll be selling this car in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By dwlink
New car is easy. If you're buying it off...

New car is easy.

If you're buying it off the dealer's lot:
Invoice = 0.93 * BasePrice + 0.91 * Sum of all options + 950 D&H

Add in a modest dealer profit of $500-$1000 and then subtract off...
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