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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-05-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,106
Posted By Elk
The Most Outlandish Thing a BMW CA told me: ...

The Most Outlandish Thing a BMW CA told me:

"It handles like a sports car."
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-24-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By Elk
More interesting is the S1000RR. BMW clearly...

More interesting is the S1000RR.

BMW clearly paid a lot for product placement.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-15-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By Elk
It sounds silly, but the design of the washer...

It sounds silly, but the design of the washer reservoir is poor; when filling it bubbles up giving the impression it is full. My dealer has messed this up as well.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-14-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By Elk
$0 glass deductible is generally an an available...

$0 glass deductible is generally an an available option. Some offer it as standard. I believe Auto Owners is one.

And, no, the current carrier is not responsible for the bad chip repair or for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-12-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By Elk
And the answers to the other questions are . . . ?

And the answers to the other questions are . . . ?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-12-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 727
Posted By Elk
I am child-free, but appreciate the shade for...

I am child-free, but appreciate the shade for cutting down on a bright, low sun, high beams at night, etc. And the car stays cooler. I leave the side shades up all the time and put the rear shade...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,485
Posted By Elk
The Tupperware like trunk liner is nice.

The Tupperware like trunk liner is nice.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By Elk
I suspect the little kick is merely the springs...

I suspect the little kick is merely the springs pulling on the latch. I do not think you can do anything else other than moving the mounting hole further (if there is room) or using a stronger...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,485
Posted By Elk
^^^ +1 Do not bother; they do little to...

^^^
+1

Do not bother; they do little to keep a thief from your wheels. They are easily defeated. But they are great for slowing down the owner's working on the car.

My dealer gave me locks. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-02-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By Elk
This should do the job nicely.

This should do the job nicely.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,938
Posted By Elk
The rule was created for the sole purpose of...

The rule was created for the sole purpose of enabling the rulemaker to lecture others on their financial decisions.

And wholly irrelevant to the OP's question.

The BMW Nav system is vastly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-25-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,834
Posted By Elk
Exactly. Facts are irrelevant. And if the...

Exactly. Facts are irrelevant.

And if the Buick was rebranded a BMW, the majority would be falling over themselves, declaring how wonderful it is.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-25-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,938
Posted By Elk
BMW's navigation system is poor, at best. A...

BMW's navigation system is poor, at best. A basic Garmin is vastly superior.

The screen which comes with the Nav does look better and some find the integration with the car very important. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-08-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,371
Posted By Elk
Does the leather used on the dash look and feel...

Does the leather used on the dash look and feel like actual leather, or is it heavily plastic coated and looks and feels like vinyl akin to the Dakota leather seats?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,552
Posted By Elk
BMW's approved oils: Castrol Syntec...

BMW's approved oils:

Castrol Syntec European Formula SAE 0W-30

Mobil 1 SAE 0W-40

Pennzoil Platinum European Formula Ultra SAE 5W-30

Valvoline SynPower SAE 5W-30
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,364
Posted By Elk
A little big to store in the little plastic flip...

A little big to store in the little plastic flip down driver's side storage compartment.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,364
Posted By Elk
But it is important! The average BMW driver...

But it is important! The average BMW driver spends a lot of time in very bad neighborhoods. :rolleyes:

It always amuses me how so many with carry permits have absolutely no need for them.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,364
Posted By Elk
Nothing.

Nothing.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-20-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,363
Posted By Elk
And, amusingly, is a tagline used only in certain...

And, amusingly, is a tagline used only in certain locations such as in the States.

It is not used in Germany - where it would be a source of great mirth.

Put me done as another not intimidated...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,403
Posted By Elk
One's license plate is far from private; it is,...

One's license plate is far from private; it is, oddly enough, readily visible to everyone when your car is out of the garage.

Do you cover your plate when you take the car out? :)

Failure to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By Elk
That may well be. I am one of the 1%. I...

That may well be.

I am one of the 1%. I despise cup holders, find them an ugly waste of cabin real estate, and am delighted there is at least a cover.

Perhaps one of the 99% will be so kind...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,403
Posted By Elk
Nothing which cannot just as easily be done after...

Nothing which cannot just as easily be done after seeing the car on the road.

It is an odd expression of over-blown paranoia.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-26-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,701
Posted By Elk
Indeed. And some prefer styling which makes...

Indeed.

And some prefer styling which makes a statement over BMW's conservative staid looks.

Cadillac has additionally enjoyed much higher reliability than BMW in the recent past as well.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-25-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,701
Posted By Elk
It will. By the way, Ferrari uses GM's shock...

It will.

By the way, Ferrari uses GM's shock technology.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-16-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,595
Posted By Elk
It is not located in an obvious place. ...

It is not located in an obvious place. Fortunately, once you get used to the location, it becomes very easy to find the switch.
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