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Forum: General BMW Questions Today, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Dave 20T
Locked box, either a home safe or a metal key...

Locked box, either a home safe or a metal key box. Also teaching the child responsibility, self control, and honesty helps.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,069
Posted By Dave 20T
On one route, there are a lot of long stop...

On one route, there are a lot of long stop lights, often a minute. I use auto start stop there. Otherwise, I don't. I don't like the car's engine to shut off for less than 20 seconds because wear and...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-16-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By Dave 20T
You can buy gas but have to prepay at the window....

You can buy gas but have to prepay at the window. Buy $9 worth of gas.
Forum: European Delivery 02-07-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Dave 20T
Many Canadians believe they are constantly being...

Many Canadians believe they are constantly being ripped off. They cite better prices in the U.S. European Delivery is only one example. That's why there's so much cross border shopping even with the...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-07-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Dave 20T
I missed the last half thinking, like in the...

I missed the last half thinking, like in the November election, that NE can't win but then was so surprised that they did.
Forum: European Delivery 02-07-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By Dave 20T
My initial impression is that you are not getting...

My initial impression is that you are not getting cheated but good negotiators can do quite a bit better. Sounds like you are paying full European Delivery MSRP. Some dealers are firm but some are...
Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2017, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By Dave 20T
Great photos including the car at the Etoile...

Great photos including the car at the Etoile (arch).
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By Dave 20T
Not possible lah. Someone tried to get German for...

Not possible lah. Someone tried to get German for their US car but not possible.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-05-2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,911
Posted By Dave 20T
The fact that it is a European Delivery car means...

The fact that it is a European Delivery car means the there's no justice if the other driver doesn't get prison time.

Try to get a part off the car as a souvenir. Definitely get the license plate...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-03-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By Dave 20T
It is white during the day and orange at night or...

It is white during the day and orange at night or when overcast or in a parking garage.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-03-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,000
Posted By Dave 20T
I wouldn't recommend key replacement insurance...

I wouldn't recommend key replacement insurance but if you have only one key now, get another key ASAP.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,082
Posted By Dave 20T
Most probably know this but a V6 has two banks of...

Most probably know this but a V6 has two banks of 3 cylinders, each bank angled like half of a V. An inline 6 has one row of 6

****** , 6 cylinders inline

***
*** , V6 looking down.

Public...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-29-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Dave 20T
Possibly that the 5 Series has grown in size to a...

Possibly that the 5 Series has grown in size to a 7 series. The 3 Series (F30) is about the same size as the 5 Series in the mid-1980's.
Forum: Off-Topic 01-28-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Dave 20T
How to choose an attorney?

How should one choose an attorney?

Here's a start, but comments requested....

1. experience in the field. For example, if you have a trust and estate problem, don't select a criminal defense...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,153
Posted By Dave 20T
Would anyone replace their F30 with a 2017 just...

Would anyone replace their F30 with a 2017 just because of the new and better crash results? It crossed my mind but I decided against it. I didn't carefully consider the question, though.

What I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By Dave 20T
Probably, you will receive an oil and oil filter...

Probably, you will receive an oil and oil filter change and several things inspected, including brakes.

I believe that a brake fluid change is every 2 years for the 2014 model year but I know...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-27-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By Dave 20T
Ask the California DMV what to do or maybe the...

Ask the California DMV what to do or maybe the Washington state DMV. About California sending you the title, make sure the dealer isn't confused not remembering that you are not a California resident...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,532
Posted By Dave 20T
I've thought of it more and decided if the next...

I've thought of it more and decided if the next 320i doesn't come in a manual, I will keep my car much longer until approximately 2027. That would be skipping a generation. I've driven manuals nearly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By Dave 20T
The allowance is no duty if $800/person. The free...

The allowance is no duty if $800/person. The free baggage allowance varies with the airline. I have checked in a tire before.

The tire of interest is the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3. I used...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By Dave 20T
Germany has high labor costs which possibly makes...

Germany has high labor costs which possibly makes a tire more expensive. I am not seeking to buy a tire specifically because it is made in Germany. In fact, US made is better because then the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By Dave 20T
Would you ever buy a tire from Germany?

I think not. Too hard to buy a replacement should you need a 5th tire.It would be like in Libya where people go to another country (Italy) to buy parts for the car.

I was thinking of getting a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,158
Posted By Dave 20T
Design is very important. Chrysler built tanks...

Design is very important. Chrysler built tanks used to have a filter sometimes installed backwards in the field so there was a change in detail to, as they said, make it GI proof. The filter could go...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,158
Posted By Dave 20T
Several possibilities 1. 35% tariff is not...

Several possibilities

1. 35% tariff is not passed by Congress. Mexican 3 Series made.
2. Much smaller tariff.
3. Held up in litigation at the WTO for years
4. 3 Series made in Germany for...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-19-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Dave 20T
What's wrong with using 2 different tires on a RWD?

What wrong with using 2 different tires on a RWD, such as 3 tires of one model and 1 tire on the front of another model?

The tire dealer says the tread is the same but actually they are different....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-18-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,449
Posted By Dave 20T
A fancy display doesn't appeal to me. All I want...

A fancy display doesn't appeal to me. All I want is an oil pressure gauge and tachometer in addition to the basics.
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