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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 508
Posted By Mark K
I believe it depends where you drive. Around...

I believe it depends where you drive. Around here, considering how people drive and at what average speeds, even porcelain night pots of yore would have enough grip on asphalt to safely roll from A...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Mark K
Thanks, Michael. I just went throught this for my...

Thanks, Michael. I just went throught this for my other car in 225/45 R17 size and after long back and forth, I went with Michelin Pilot AS3. I can safely recommend that tire to anybody as far as dry...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By Mark K
I don't know where you live, but I found out that...

I don't know where you live, but I found out that even forum sponsors are not jumping to do lease for out-of-state customers. So, for me, in my area, it is not even a question. Nobody here wants to...
Forum: European Delivery 09-03-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,612
Posted By Mark K
This should help your disappointment. You are...

This should help your disappointment. You are welcome :)

"The other headline, of course, is the switch from AMG's epic naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V8 to a theoretically more fuel-efficient...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-31-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,016
Posted By Mark K
Ninong, it is not about biggie, it is about doing...

Ninong, it is not about biggie, it is about doing your job properly.

I understand OP and I am personally sick of teaching people how to do their job while paying for the privilege.

"... and if...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-31-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,673
Posted By Mark K
Well ... only until straights last. You can...

Well ... only until straights last. You can always make sure to embarass them into selling their supercars once you hit corners and pass them in 20 years old Golf firing on 3 cylinders ...

:D
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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-31-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Mark K
Let's see what we've got here ... Long snowy...

Let's see what we've got here ...

Long snowy winters. Daily driver. Converible is set in stone. Not sure about AWD.

OK ... I guess one needs to be Canadian to make sense of it.

:D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,620
Posted By Mark K
Quite seriously, if unexpected and that means you...

Quite seriously, if unexpected and that means you already have optioned the car to budget you had originally, I'd go for a case of Balvenie 15 Yrs single cask.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-27-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,747
Posted By Mark K
Why? Can you elaborate? The only thing we...

Why? Can you elaborate?

The only thing we know for 100% sure from OP's story is that he often breaks speed limit while LEOs are around. I still have no clue about his driving skills ... I only...
Forum: European Delivery 08-27-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Mark K
Last time I did that was admittedly more than 10...

Last time I did that was admittedly more than 10 years ago, but it took me 5 hours to get to Verona from Pero (site of this years' Expo) because I left at 4:30 PM instead of 12 noon as planned. Add...
Forum: European Delivery 08-26-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Mark K
There is hardly worse highway in Italy than A4 in...

There is hardly worse highway in Italy than A4 in Venice-Milan stretch. Unfortunately, avoiding it might add a full day of driving in foothills of Dolomites and around lake Garda.

Here's best...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,747
Posted By Mark K
We all love our bimmers, but you are doing...

We all love our bimmers, but you are doing something wrong, brah.

Many miles on the odo on the car in the picture were driven at more than twice posted speed limit. Tickets? Zero. Warnings? Zero....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-26-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,451
Posted By Mark K
Yeah, but if you have 4 kids, i3 might not get to...

Yeah, but if you have 4 kids, i3 might not get to the 4th school on one charge, let alone strand you in Death Valley without a spare :)

Your DIESEL wagon, on the other hand ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-26-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,451
Posted By Mark K
Got it. I think very large majority of people...

Got it. I think very large majority of people buying a BMW for the first time in the last 10 years have no idea that there is no spare tire. I was curious if that would have swayed your decision had...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-26-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By Mark K
OP, as P&G stated above, BMWCCA does not care...

OP, as P&G stated above, BMWCCA does not care whether the car is leased or not. They DO care that you have a fresh brake fluid in your car (no older than 6 months) and brake pads with more than 50%...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-26-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,451
Posted By Mark K
bMobile, a very serious question now. Be as...

bMobile, a very serious question now. Be as sincere to yourself as you possibly can and tell me if you would have bought BMW if you knew you did not have a spare (regardless of the tires on it)...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-25-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Mark K
Interesting. I remember your woes with 528i ......

Interesting. I remember your woes with 528i ... but this surprises me. Tip-in throttle delay on F10 is well documented, but I truly didn't know that M235i has the same problem.

My E92 with same...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-24-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Mark K
OK, two things ... 1. I hope you are not...

OK, two things ...

1. I hope you are not "stomping" while at 1,300 rpm. Even though you have all the torque available (in theory) at 1,300-1,500 rpm, it will certainly not snap your neck. I hope...
Forum: European Delivery 08-24-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,011
Posted By Mark K
It is really not a problem. I took mine, nice and...

It is really not a problem. I took mine, nice and easy, following the break-in guidelines, down to Tuscany via Innsbruck and back up via Villach/Salzburg. When re-entering Germany, I had a full tank...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,431
Posted By Mark K
Well, that is how you actually drive, kudos to...

Well, that is how you actually drive, kudos to your wife - you are a lucky man. Engine is there to propel the car forward, brakes are there to stop the car (when on public road). Use your engine for...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By Mark K
Incredible experience. Beautiful memories....

Incredible experience. Beautiful memories. Everything that happened in Europe was a big high. The problem with that sky high could be a crash down once you get the car back in U.S. What I mean to say...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-20-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,673
Posted By Mark K
Go to the sticky on the top and download pdf with...

Go to the sticky on the top and download pdf with pricing. There you will find ED MSRP. Multiply that by 0.93 for a good estimate. Or multiply US MSRP by 0.88 for a good estimate.

Or contact forum...
Forum: European Delivery 08-20-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,612
Posted By Mark K
No, I did not. I was only going by ordering guide...

No, I did not. I was only going by ordering guide posted by helpful souls on F22 forum. Do you have a particular/specific contact? If yes, please PM me. Thanks!
Forum: European Delivery 08-20-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,612
Posted By Mark K
I was trying to explain how the chain of not one,...

I was trying to explain how the chain of not one, not two, but about 5 or 6 blunders that BMWNA dumped on customers wanting ED on M235i can (and probably will) push someone to spend anywhere from...
Forum: European Delivery 08-19-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,612
Posted By Mark K
I have to say that my very much particular...

I have to say that my very much particular circumstances almost dictate to get a car (any car) via ED. Meaning, I will fly there anyway from 1 to 4 times each year and never pay for the ticket. So,...
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