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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-27-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,008
Posted By mbcoops
I saw someone on 1addicts with regular perf....

I saw someone on 1addicts with regular perf. grilles on his iS, so they work.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-20-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,008
Posted By mbcoops
Agree 100%

Agree 100%
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-17-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,008
Posted By mbcoops
No prob. Where does it say whether a rim...

No prob. Where does it say whether a rim requires the centering rings? I don't want to deal with that, either.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-14-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,008
Posted By mbcoops
I saw a ton of wheel options for the 17 inch...

I saw a ton of wheel options for the 17 inch option. You don't have to worry about swapping out a winter wheel/tire with a summer wheel/tire diameter-wise because they have to be essentially the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-13-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,008
Posted By mbcoops
I don't see why anything that would fit the...

I don't see why anything that would fit the m-sport wouldn't fit the IS since I'm not aware of any brake/suspension changes. I could be wrong. My IS is scheduled to get here around turkey day time,...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-12-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,769
Posted By mbcoops
Order placed and prod # in hand. 135is ...

Order placed and prod # in hand.

135is
Space gray
Coral red
6 speed
Heated seats

Used usaa car buying svc plus old fashioned negotiation for a price below invoice.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-30-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,037
Posted By mbcoops
Yes, tailpipe length aside, the sound is...

Yes, tailpipe length aside, the sound is absolutely intoxicating. It was surprisingly loud when they first started it up, but it's got great sound all around. I'm new to the 1 scene and read...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-30-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,769
Posted By mbcoops
Thanks! Placing order soon. Only question -...

Thanks! Placing order soon. Only question - Space or Titanium? Leaning towards Space.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-30-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,322
Posted By mbcoops
I'm about to order a 135is. Doesn't make any...

I'm about to order a 135is. Doesn't make any sense to order a regular M-sport after all discounts because the price difference ends up (for me) only being about 2 grand. The IS comes with the PPK,...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-23-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,037
Posted By mbcoops
Drove one yesterday. Fun ride, and a quick car....

Drove one yesterday. Fun ride, and a quick car. Exhaust sticking out bothers me but other than that I love it. Trying to find the right price.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-20-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,656
Posted By mbcoops
Having to add the premium package ($3,600) and...

Having to add the premium package ($3,600) and then still pay the $900 for the xenons will keep me away from looking any more seriously into this car at this time. Hopefully this will change as I'm...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-11-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By mbcoops
Yahoo for Roundel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats...

Yahoo for Roundel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congrats to those of you who got pics/blurbs in the mag.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,327
Posted By mbcoops
I think this is the piece Barry is referring to: ...

I think this is the piece Barry is referring to:

http://www.trademotion.com/partlocator/index.cfm?action=MorePartInfo&PartID=873627&siteid=214672&catalogid=4462

Looks like a great option. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-06-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By mbcoops
Same story for both of my cars. Was driving a...

Same story for both of my cars. Was driving a 325 (1986) which provided lots of smiles. Test-drove the Cooper S (in '05) and grinned ear to ear. Logic and reason flew out the window and I ordered...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-23-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,597
Posted By mbcoops
Not defending the ad, but BMW has an "oil and...

Not defending the ad, but BMW has an "oil and safety" service that I believe is the $400 item they're advertising. It's BS, obviously, but I think it includes more than what's listed there. Enough...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-20-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,439
Posted By mbcoops
People modding and chipping their cars have...

People modding and chipping their cars have different reliability/manufacture standards and BMW does. While it probably handles the power, perhaps BMW found that it wouldn't do so for the life of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,864
Posted By mbcoops
I know I/R wasn't available on any other E46...

I know I/R wasn't available on any other E46 (besides M), but is it in fact I/R that I see on some X5 4.4is's?

First time I saw that it pissed me right off.

mb
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,864
Posted By mbcoops
I love both colors and TiAg as well. All things...

I love both colors and TiAg as well. All things being equal (exact same car, same price, etc...), I'd choose IR since I'm more of a red guy than a silver guy. That being said, I probably wouldn't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By mbcoops
For whatever reason, most ZHPs I see are driven...

For whatever reason, most ZHPs I see are driven by women. I crossed paths with an IR sedan one day, and the woman looked at me as if I'd stolen her car. hahaha. Matter of fact, I've only seen two...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,880
Posted By mbcoops
Awesome car! I'll be lookin' for you on the...

Awesome car! I'll be lookin' for you on the streets of NJ...

mb
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,069
Posted By mbcoops
:lmao: Grammar humor makes me so happy when...

:lmao:

Grammar humor makes me so happy when it's done this well.

mb
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,517
Posted By mbcoops
I was sold in 1986 when my dad brought home a...

I was sold in 1986 when my dad brought home a fresh hound's tooth cloth interior on his brand-spankin' new 325. So I suppose leather never really had a chance...haha

mb
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,517
Posted By mbcoops
Yep, there are a million threads on the...

Yep, there are a million threads on the alcantara/cloth vs. leather. Comes down to preference, one is not better than another on any objective terms. I will say this, though: people who love the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-29-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,755
Posted By mbcoops
Yea I'm trying to purchase a set of VB3s with the...

Yea I'm trying to purchase a set of VB3s with the Kooks on them over on fanatics. I figure if I can get a set of rims (my 135s aren't in great condition) and tires for around the price of a lot of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,755
Posted By mbcoops
I'm searching for tires for the ZHP, too. Last...

I'm searching for tires for the ZHP, too. Last time in for service, Tim at Circle (gentleman, scholar, car-guy, and CCA member) said while gritting his teeth, "Aaaaaand I have to tell you that you...
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