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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-10-2016, 03:33 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By whazzup
Bike rack question

2 years ago I purchased a BMW Touring Bicycle Roof Rack (BMW part # 82-71-2-166-924) which I think is made by Thule, and looks very much like the Criterium 598. It attaches to the BMW factory rack in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By whazzup
I am not sure what to expect. Without a frame of...

I am not sure what to expect. Without a frame of reference, I can say it's not quiet. That's my biggest disappointment. But the price was right and it is easy to put on and take off.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By whazzup
I second the base rack. I use it extensively with...

I second the base rack. I use it extensively with my bicycle and my kayak. If I bought the car then I would consider the hidden hitch. It would not carry a kayak, however. Here are some pics of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-31-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By whazzup
My car was shimmying and they replaced one wheel....

My car was shimmying and they replaced one wheel. It's still not right and they said 2 others were bent but remained within spec. So it's not just air but they have some required deviation to replace...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-14-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,276
Posted By whazzup
I use my GC just like a wagon at times. I had the...

I use my GC just like a wagon at times. I had the 3GT as a loaner and the GC is a sportier ride, more composed

I have the roof rack and I can take kids in the back, put bike on top, etc. really a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-29-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By whazzup
The aesthetics and the noise leave something to...

The aesthetics and the noise leave something to be desired. But it has never really hampered my driving experience. I just close the moonroof and the moonroof shade and I don't worry about it. The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-29-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By whazzup
I Like mine. I have the base system and the bike...

I Like mine. I have the base system and the bike rack. It is secure and only takes a few minutes to install/uninstall once you get the hang of it. I've driven too fast with no issues. The rack does...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-02-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,458
Posted By whazzup
No question. The reduced torque makes this an...

No question. The reduced torque makes this an ideal snow mode. I used it extensively on unplowed and under plowed roads when I had to get to work. Combined with DTC and xDrive I had no issues.
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-26-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,208
Posted By whazzup
Back to the earlier posts. I had so much fun at...

Back to the earlier posts. I had so much fun at the UDE last year I want to do more autocross.

So I had the same question about warranties and insurance with using your own car for autocross. Is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-06-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,128
Posted By whazzup
Agree. It worked for me with my 2010 535. That...

Agree. It worked for me with my 2010 535. That car had awful brake dust and this stuff helped. My 2012 335 cab and my current 428GC aren't as bad. But I think this AA stuff was great. Just spray it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-06-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By whazzup
No issues here in near zero degrees. Must have...

No issues here in near zero degrees. Must have been a fluke. Would get it checked if it happens again
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-06-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,377
Posted By whazzup
I drove through the 8 inches of snow with no...

I drove through the 8 inches of snow with no issues yesterday. xDrive and factory all seasons. I used a combination of comfort mode, with and without DTC, and Eco pro. Eco pro has the advantage of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-03-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By whazzup
I had 335 mSport cabriolet in past and ordered...

I had 335 mSport cabriolet in past and ordered 17's from tire rack. They can walk you through. My contact was Gary through Bimmerfest.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,129
Posted By whazzup
Thanks. I think it helps. I tightened the frame...

Thanks. I think it helps. I tightened the frame point pretty good and locked it. It seemed to be OK. The manual says not to exceed something like 60-65 mph, and I just bicycle locally so I should be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,129
Posted By whazzup
I just got the BMW rook rack and I have a couple...

I just got the BMW rook rack and I have a couple of questions. First of all, I thought there was a rubber foot that went between the rack and the rail where it installs. This has no rubber foot, but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-11-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,690
Posted By whazzup
Do all BMW have negative camber in the rear? That...

Do all BMW have negative camber in the rear? That would make it difficult to rotate as the tires wear differently
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-05-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 9,799
Posted By whazzup
When one is in a position to pay cash for a car...

When one is in a position to pay cash for a car and instead takes out a loan in order to preserve that cash to invest in the market, then this is speculation. If you are "investing" in the market...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-28-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,314
Posted By whazzup
Ditto. I had HK in my last car and this one was...

Ditto. I had HK in my last car and this one was off the lot and didn't have it. Big disappointment in comparison.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-17-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,215
Posted By whazzup
Good deal -- great vehicle. Congrats!! I just got...

Good deal -- great vehicle. Congrats!! I just got the same car, but with Xdrive and 18" wheels. I got the wheel and tire because it was not expensive and run flats are EXPENSIVE... and NJ has bad...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-10-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By whazzup
That is hundreds of dollars more than I paid for...

That is hundreds of dollars more than I paid for my Tire Rack set. They came balanced. I have a hard time believing that they will charge for balancing at that price.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-09-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 990
Posted By whazzup
I just got mine with sport line but no DHP. Very...

I just got mine with sport line but no DHP. Very happy so far but if I were to build I would change that. I also did not get the upgraded stereo. That is essential. Finally I agree with getting Nav...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-03-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,836
Posted By whazzup
I just took delivery of a 428i xDrive GC sport...

I just took delivery of a 428i xDrive GC sport line.

I got driver assistance and nav -- no regrets, money well spent. I got premium because comfort access is awesome. I regret not getting DHP and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-02-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,036
Posted By whazzup
I got the rebate, too. My last car had 18" run...

I got the rebate, too. My last car had 18" run flats and all 4 tires had a bubble at some point. I had 3 changed at one time for a single deductible because I inspected my tires and found the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-30-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,798
Posted By whazzup
Excellent. I just got mine yesterday. I went for...

Excellent. I just got mine yesterday. I went for the Sport Line since the mechanicals are mostly the same. Really enjoying it so far. The quietness compared to convertible is outstanding. The xDrive...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-29-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,616
Posted By whazzup
got this deal today. It's real. But it gas to be...

got this deal today. It's real. But it gas to be the BMW wheel and tire package.
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