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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,129
Posted By lewes2
Capt, that winter autox looks like sooo much fun....

Capt, that winter autox looks like sooo much fun.

I seem to recall one of the BMWCCA chapters in the northeast had a winter driving event. Always wanted to participate but . . . You know how...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,129
Posted By lewes2
Most here have mention and/or touted X drive and...

Most here have mention and/or touted X drive and snow tires but I believe the most important factor for winter driving is driver skill and experience. Snow tires are great as is X drive but without...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-12-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By lewes2
Green Colored Water Under Rear

OK, a puzzler! Lately, after a car wash or heavy rain, and our 335 is drip drying ing the garage, one of the puddles under the rear of the car is green. Touching and smelling seems to indicate it's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-06-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,730
Posted By lewes2
We love the Luxury line wheels on our red 335 ...

We love the Luxury line wheels on our red 335

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=705245&highlight=

Very distinctive and different from the various five spoke wheels.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-20-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,542
Posted By lewes2
We'll, if BMW doesn't change the fluid at some...

We'll, if BMW doesn't change the fluid at some point near two years, this is something I would pay to have done by my independent mechanic. I have not heard that BMW has solved the moisture build up...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-18-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,148
Posted By lewes2
In addition to the lighting package, I've had our...

In addition to the lighting package, I've had our car programmed so the fog lights come on when hitting the open on the remote. Great for dark rural settings.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-10-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,514
Posted By lewes2
We named our our two cars for convenience since...

We named our our two cars for convenience since both of us drive both, e.g., I'm taking Blue today.

Melbourne Red f30 is simply "Red" and the blue (forgot the official color name) e46 ragtop is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-05-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,711
Posted By lewes2
<lol> yeah, at 70, I qualify as one of the older...

<lol> yeah, at 70, I qualify as one of the older generation who likes our lux line's 335 brightwork. Years ago I too thought totally blacked out bimmers and Porsches were cool but no longer. Tastes...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,472
Posted By lewes2
For all the old farts out there having problems...

For all the old farts out there having problems opening the trunk (and rugby fans everywhere), think drop kick! Works every time. :bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By lewes2
I agree with Mark and the OP, HOWEVER our 335...

I agree with Mark and the OP, HOWEVER our 335 gets tossed around more on travelled, unplowed road running Michelin x3 winter tires (17 inch) compared to our e46 with snows. It feels like the tires...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-14-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By lewes2
Well, my apologies to ToyDog (backward). You are...

Well, my apologies to ToyDog (backward). You are correct, but only partially. It appears that a "plug-patch" is an acceptable repair under certain conditions, e.g., small object in the center of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By lewes2
I had the tire temp and pressures, mirrors fold...

I had the tire temp and pressures, mirrors fold up with remote (comfort access), fog lights on with comfort access unlock, disable idrive accept screen, disable idrive intro screens when shifting...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By lewes2
Dear Toyboy (backwards) - I am also amazed that...

Dear Toyboy (backwards) - I am also amazed that you would spout off before getting your facts straight!

Re plugging the tire, at no time did the tire become flat. The lowest pressure reached...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By lewes2
Yes, I did. Not worth the time and risk...

Yes, I did.

Not worth the time and risk (turning the car into a brick) to do it myself. Besides, my brain is full and there was no room for learning this esoteric skill which I would use...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-12-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By lewes2
I frankly cannot remember but I believe the...

I frankly cannot remember but I believe the display showed an image of the axles and the four tires with a notation next to each that they were ok. No data was provided. If the low pressure alarm...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-12-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 917
Posted By lewes2
It sounds to me like the OP is not a driver, a...

It sounds to me like the OP is not a driver, a DRIVER! She is looking for a nice ride, a mode of transportation as it were to get her to from Point A to Point B as a decent price. Doesn't really...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-12-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By lewes2
Recoding Possibly Helped Save a Tire

When I had our f30 iDrive codes modified, one of changes was to have tire temps and pressures shown on the tire screen.

So yesterday, I'm driving to work and on a whim, I pull up the tire screen...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-13-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,003
Posted By lewes2
One of my fondest memories from my drivers Ed...

One of my fondest memories from my drivers Ed days from the mid 2000s in my old 1983 Porsche 911sc was being on the track with a miata which was wearing r1 tires. We both had decent car skills and we...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-31-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,535
Posted By lewes2
Speaking of Delaware State Police, my wife makes...

Speaking of Delaware State Police, my wife makes shopping runs from Lewes (near Rehoboth Beach) to Costco in the Christiana Mall area, about 80 miles. On her last trip, she took the f30 and on the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-07-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By lewes2
Indeed congrats! Another Luxoliner. We...

Indeed congrats! Another Luxoliner. We absolutely love ours. That dark blue will set off the chrome beautifully. The model 416 wheels (if you selected the 18 inch size) also look beautiful....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-07-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,718
Posted By lewes2
Curious to know why the OP thought his spark...

Curious to know why the OP thought his spark plugs needed to be changed? Mileage?

Or was this just a fun exercise to just try it?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-01-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 20,378
Posted By lewes2
hmmmm, I guess you are not in my circle of...

hmmmm, I guess you are not in my circle of friends, fortunately.

I too am a Director of IT but for a non-profit with 10 employees. Birds of a feather . . . . :rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 20,378
Posted By lewes2
Well, having his own Bimmerfest thread is...

Well, having his own Bimmerfest thread is certainly a signicant accomplishment along life's road, but the absolute pinnacle is having that thread made a STICKY! :bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 20,378
Posted By lewes2
All the "high powered" executives I know do NOT...

All the "high powered" executives I know do NOT drive 328 nor even 335s. Nosiree. They are in to the M5, M6 or the seven series models, if they drive a bimmer. More likely, they are driving Astons...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-28-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By lewes2
Well . . . . . . ours is the 335i Luxoliner. We...

Well . . . . . . ours is the 335i Luxoliner. We did not order anything M related. We just wanted a fast, safe and comfortable highway touring car. We got it. We have the 2002 330i rag top with...
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