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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-16-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By listerone
It's my understanding that one can get a lemon...

It's my understanding that one can get a lemon from just about any of the world's major car makers.I'm on my second BMW,and third German made car (all diesels) after three Japanese cars.It must be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-13-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By listerone
It would be interesting to see how other...

It would be interesting to see how other manufacturers fare on the "spontaneous combustion" front.IIRC the story I just saw suggested that there have been around 40 cases with BMW.If...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-04-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,685
Posted By listerone
Aftermarket rims on a high end vehicle like BMW...

Aftermarket rims on a high end vehicle like BMW are very much "low rent".It would lower what I might be willing to offer,that's for sure.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,324
Posted By listerone
Despite living in coastal New England I...

Despite living in coastal New England I intentionally opted for RWD for a number of reasons.Better mileage,less maintenance and chance for malfunction,lower price being foremost.I'm a very...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-28-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,769
Posted By listerone
My 335d featured 425 ft-lbs of torque and it was...

My 335d featured 425 ft-lbs of torque and it was a blast to drive...560 ft-lbs sounds like...YIKES!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 04-27-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By listerone
Hard to imagine this model reaching the US.

Hard to imagine this model reaching the US.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 04-22-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,391
Posted By listerone
The 540d is my next ride...if it ever makes it to...

The 540d is my next ride...if it ever makes it to these shores.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-14-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,620
Posted By listerone
Hard to imagine you ever driving that car...

Hard to imagine you ever driving that car again,In fact,it's hard to imagine *anyone* driving it again.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-13-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,151
Posted By listerone
I'm not certain but I think they can.Look in the...

I'm not certain but I think they can.Look in the glove box and you'll see a switch...can't recall what it's called.If you engage it and then lock the glovebox the keyfob won't open the trunk.And IIRC...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-12-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By listerone
My hunch is that it's a malfunction rather than...

My hunch is that it's a malfunction rather than what you suggest.I've always assumed that start/stop being non-functional in cold weather is courtesy of BMW's legal department...as in "if the car's...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-08-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,855
Posted By listerone
I saw something the other day in one of the...

I saw something the other day in one of the British papers saying that their Parliament is gonna debate banning diesels from the country on health grounds.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-06-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,477
Posted By listerone
No diesel = no interest from me.

No diesel = no interest from me.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,956
Posted By listerone
You're correct to suggest that Bill Gates...

You're correct to suggest that Bill Gates probably isn't driving a Bimmer.But OTOH it's unlikely that many people on Bimmerfest qualify for food stamps...if ya catch my drift.Until my Orthopedic...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,956
Posted By listerone
Those photos look very much like mine did before...

Those photos look very much like mine did before the dealer replaces them under the "free maintenance" plan. My guess is that what you're seeing is nothing to worry about.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,256
Posted By listerone
Most of my miles at at a steady 65 mph.Although...

Most of my miles at at a steady 65 mph.Although I've never done detailed calculations I've established that on long Interstate trips my "d" gets 53 mpg in "eco pro" mode.I've never made the same...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-14-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,499
Posted By listerone
Hmmm,that never occurred to me.I haven't owned a...

Hmmm,that never occurred to me.I haven't owned a car that's been out of warranty in over 10 years.It kind of makes sense for a dealer to charge under those circumstances...it's always been my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-14-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,499
Posted By listerone
My dealer (Connecticut) is good with...

My dealer (Connecticut) is good with loaners....never charged me a nickel.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-13-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By listerone
Interesting.I saw a Veyron Vitesse in Dubai last...

Interesting.I saw a Veyron Vitesse in Dubai last year.Pretty damn impressive! :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,366
Posted By listerone
Funny you should say that.A few years ago I...

Funny you should say that.A few years ago I totaled my Bluetec in Canada (-25F,black ice,rear ended a guy at a light).For some reason when I went up there to get some stuff from the car I decided to...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-13-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,078
Posted By listerone
I hope that "Dieselgate" doesn't kill diesel in...

I hope that "Dieselgate" doesn't kill diesel in this country.
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-09-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,757
Posted By listerone
save for later

save for later
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By listerone
I got an e-mail (directly from BMW IIRC) saying...

I got an e-mail (directly from BMW IIRC) saying that the BMW app would stop working soon.As of a week or so ago mine still worked for locking the doors.Haven't tried it in the last few days though.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 19,343
Posted By listerone
No,I've always liked to proudly display the small...

No,I've always liked to proudly display the small "d" on my two Bimmers as well as "Bluetec" on my MB.Occasionally I get comments/questions from other drivers.I think I might have even converted one...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,751
Posted By listerone
save for later

save for later
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By listerone
I'm no expert on the general subject but I *can*...

I'm no expert on the general subject but I *can* assure you that the world famous hospital I worked for for 30+ years is bursting at the seams with equipment,instruments,etc made in...
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