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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-29-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,209
Posted By volsfan0911
I did a lot of consulting work in Billings for a...

I did a lot of consulting work in Billings for a year and had to drive out to Miles City a few times (150 miles of nothing but interstate). The speed limit had been set to 85 mph at that point but...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-22-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,681
Posted By volsfan0911
if you do further reading, ironically, Winterkorn...

if you do further reading, ironically, Winterkorn will likely be given das boot tonight or tomorrow (the board moved up its meeting over this) and the successor could very well be Matthias Mueller. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,430
Posted By volsfan0911
Your husband is on the money. A friend of mine...

Your husband is on the money. A friend of mine committed suicide in college and did it by CO poisoning in the garage. It was intentional with an extra hose run from the tailpipe into the interior...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By volsfan0911
:yikes: ouch! I really feel your pain. Looks...

:yikes: ouch! I really feel your pain. Looks like they F'ed up. They owe you a wheel repair and new tire at a minimum. If the wheel can't be fixed to your satisfaction, then make them get you a...
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,858
Posted By volsfan0911
A good friend of mine (who's Swiss) has been...

A good friend of mine (who's Swiss) has been working on me for a while. That, along with practicing on my local German restaurant owner (Bavarian chef who isn't happy unless her strudel is 'thin...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-08-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,714
Posted By volsfan0911
Costco membership for us is $110/year. At least...

Costco membership for us is $110/year. At least for the rest of 2015, a paid membership also covers your Costco AmEx annual fee. 3% cash back on gas plus the "cheaper at the pump price" saved the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-08-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,714
Posted By volsfan0911
:d

:d
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-08-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,714
Posted By volsfan0911
Yep. Plus due to the obscene volume they sell...

Yep. Plus due to the obscene volume they sell (at least at our local Costco) there's no issue with condensation, water, "old" fuel or the like. And they're at least $0.25/gallon cheaper if not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-06-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By volsfan0911
I love my ram x-mount but it's a windshield...

I love my ram x-mount but it's a windshield mount. There are a lot of people who like the night ize steelie phone mounts (at least judging by the number of reviews on Amazon).
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By volsfan0911
:tsk:

:tsk:
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,223
Posted By volsfan0911
Great video, thanks! :D Working on trip right...

Great video, thanks! :D Working on trip right now for next year so I've got a little studying to do between now & then.
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By volsfan0911
Sounds like an awesome trip - congrats. :D I...

Sounds like an awesome trip - congrats. :D I know that next year's trip for me is going to be a similar nightmare in that I'll try and get too much done in way too little time. Oh well...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 05-31-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,959
Posted By volsfan0911
I lived Greenville for years (well, Mauldin). ...

I lived Greenville for years (well, Mauldin). Greenville County was royally pissed at first because the cheapie Z3 employee lease basically screwed the county out of their exorbitant fees (I believe...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-15-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,646
Posted By volsfan0911
I thought I was bad with two replaced! :tsk: At...

I thought I was bad with two replaced! :tsk: At least mine were all covered under warranty.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-29-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,647
Posted By volsfan0911
I'm not far from DC and do just fine with Blizzak...

I'm not far from DC and do just fine with Blizzak WS tires on my GTI. Generally roads are cleared quickly but there's the occasional run to go skiing and I'm fine up to the limits of ground...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-18-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By volsfan0911
Let me know how it goes for you please. I am...

Let me know how it goes for you please. I am just a little outside DC and hopefully doing the same thing (ED and then PCD redelivery). I've read good things about Passport BMW as well but since...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-17-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By volsfan0911
Love me some hatchback! Of course, I'm a little...

Love me some hatchback! Of course, I'm a little GTI biased (current ride) but hatches are just uber practical and I plan on another probably. Mk VII Golf R is just awesome. New Focus RS looks...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-17-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,327
Posted By volsfan0911
I've test driven a S3 very briefly and had the...

I've test driven a S3 very briefly and had the joyous occasion to go drive a new Golf R. Yeah, I know they're the same power train but they couldn't be any more different. I absolutely believe Hans...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-24-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,928
Posted By volsfan0911
If they're in their usual location, then I think...

If they're in their usual location, then I think around 6,000 feet above sea level. Somewhere in CO.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-19-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,200
Posted By volsfan0911
Unfortunately, we still get crap incandescent...

Unfortunately, we still get crap incandescent bulbs and red rear turn signals here in the States. Ridiculous. Part of the reason is our stupid lighting regs which allow non-amber turn signals. And...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-18-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By volsfan0911
If it's the first time you use the brakes in a...

If it's the first time you use the brakes in a day or given time cycle? ABS self calibration probably. Check with the dealer but I've noticed it on my last 2 cars. Nothing to worry about if so.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-01-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,891
Posted By volsfan0911
BJ, the car looks great. I am pretty much sold...

BJ, the car looks great. I am pretty much sold on that color combo as well but in 235i flavor since it's only me 90% of the time with Wife the other 10%.
Forum: European Delivery 12-15-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,440
Posted By volsfan0911
LeLe - congrats on the ED! I'm hoping to follow...

LeLe - congrats on the ED! I'm hoping to follow in your footsteps next year, sans bottes :p

Car looks great. I've done my time on the Beltway, turned down an awesome job in Falls Church 'cause...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-21-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,582
Posted By volsfan0911
dealer neglected to remove shipping wedges out of...

dealer neglected to remove shipping wedges out of my GTI. Went 500 yards out the lot, realized what was going on, turned around and went back. The service adviser looked pretty sheepish :D
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-21-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,815
Posted By volsfan0911
You are correct. I personally can live without a...

You are correct. I personally can live without a heated steering wheel but will not give up heated seats ever! So to each their own.
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