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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-26-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By dwlink
I originally coded my mirrors to fold with lock...

I originally coded my mirrors to fold with lock either via key fob or comfort access, but found it annoying. However, then I discovered that you can program in a delay for the mirror folding. Now, my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-25-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By dwlink
They probably already saw there was a loan out on...

They probably already saw there was a loan out on the car so they simply denied the application. Same applies for houses which can make it a little inconvenient when shopping multiple lenders as...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-24-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 65,696
Posted By dwlink
Be patient with that buying trigger as there's...

Be patient with that buying trigger as there's plenty more room for things to fall. Lots of fear still lingers in the market regarding interest rates and tapering QE.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-21-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,189
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Posted By dwlink
Well done.

Well done.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-20-2015, 08:17 PM
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Views: 65,696
Posted By dwlink
Im not touching US anything at the moment,...

Im not touching US anything at the moment, nothing but lots of volatility. If I were to enter a position, I'd short small cap equity indices and cover with cash secured short puts given the vix at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-20-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 797
Posted By dwlink
Just think of the trunk as a 5th door and then...

Just think of the trunk as a 5th door and then the locking/unlocking logic makes alot more sense.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-20-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By dwlink
Yeah it amazes me that some of the techs dont...

Yeah it amazes me that some of the techs dont even know what E-Sys is. They certainly have the ability to update software, but apparently have no knowledge about how to customize simple settings.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-19-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 65,696
Posted By dwlink
Or just go long an inverse ETF like YANG. That...

Or just go long an inverse ETF like YANG. That being said, I closed my position on that today after 3 straight days of incredibly solid gains. Possibly seems to be on a bubble, but I could be wrong....
Forum: Off-Topic 08-19-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 65,696
Posted By dwlink
Short China

Short China
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-18-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,114
Posted By dwlink
For those with comfort access, you can easily...

For those with comfort access, you can easily circumvent this simply by using the touch feature on the door handles and foot swipe underneath the trunk.
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains Regions 08-17-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,282
Posted By dwlink
Yes, a 4GC. The 6GC is a super luxury cruiser, if...

Yes, a 4GC. The 6GC is a super luxury cruiser, if it was 40k less, 400 lbs lighter, and didn't need an N63 time bomb for it to feel at all sporty, then count me in.
Forum: Great Plains & Rocky Mountains Regions 08-17-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,282
Posted By dwlink
I live out in O Fallon and coded what you see in...

I live out in O Fallon and coded what you see in the attachment. Aside of getting all the software setup the first time, its incredibly easy to do yourself.

My favorites are the Euro-spec adaptive...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-14-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By dwlink
Loaner policy varies among dealerships. I bought...

Loaner policy varies among dealerships. I bought my E60 (previous car) in Chicago while living in Philly and then moved to St. Louis - had no problems getting a loaner every time I went in for...
Forum: European Delivery 08-09-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By dwlink
We stayed in the Leonardo Royal as well, the welt...

We stayed in the Leonardo Royal as well, the welt is just 1 or 2 stops on the U-bahn. Give yourself 15-20 mins from the time you leave the hotel to the time you'd arrive at the Welt - assuming a 5...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-07-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 27,192
Posted By dwlink
Smart money never over-pays. You comments in this...

Smart money never over-pays. You comments in this thread seem somewhat brash and very short sighted. $700 is $700 whether it be on a $60k purchase or a $600k purchase. Being an engineer, an...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-07-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 27,192
Posted By dwlink
Hard to tell exactly - lease or purchase? What is...

Hard to tell exactly - lease or purchase? What is invoice and how much did you pay over it? Were there any dealer incentives? Paperwork fees? MF and residual or interest rate?

Ultimately if you're...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-07-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 27,192
Posted By dwlink
Well, then you have to ask yourself if its worth...

Well, then you have to ask yourself if its worth dealing locally. Plenty of forum sponsors and the like who will give you much better than 4% off MSRP. If not let the dumb money over pay.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-06-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 27,192
Posted By dwlink
4% off MSRP is crap deal, walk.

4% off MSRP is crap deal, walk.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-06-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,551
Posted By dwlink
Our computer is on its last legs so I figured I'd...

Our computer is on its last legs so I figured I'd put it on this PC so that when we get a new one this fall I know if it worth going with 10 or not. Short answer, upgrade if you have 8, run if you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-05-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,119
Posted By dwlink
Call your insurance company regarding their...

Call your insurance company regarding their windshield replacement policies - it will vary from company to company. Make sure you stick with OEM glass if you go that route.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-05-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 27,192
Posted By dwlink
The ultimate check your BMW 3 Series F30 deal thread

Can't attest to your own calculations, but if selling price is true ED invoice + $500 then you've got a great price assuming there aren't any incentives.

If its a purchase make sure the paperwork...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-04-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By dwlink
+100 - might look good in something like a scion

+100 - might look good in something like a scion
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-04-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By dwlink
I'd drop driver's assistance+. Unless you...

I'd drop driver's assistance+. Unless you regularly park in confined areas where the side view cameras are useful, I think the $1900 will be better utilized sitting in your wallet. The other big...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,749
Posted By dwlink
+1 on the width. There's an F80 M3 I park nearby...

+1 on the width. There's an F80 M3 I park nearby at work and the flared fenders and power dome really make it look much more aggressive. The bumper cover itself is only slightly more aggressive on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By dwlink
Right - also be aware of the increase in the...

Right - also be aware of the increase in the lease disposition fee. Use the spreadsheet I put together in the Ultimate Check Your Deal thread. $380ish a month on a 428GC lease sounds a little...
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