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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-27-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 816
Posted By BobBNY
My comment in four words. price/value ...

My comment in four words.

price/value
Range anxiety

I like the car and see a boat load of them in the South Bay area. Stop by the store in Santana Row when I am there. But other than a curious...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,438
Posted By BobBNY
I think the $1000 deductible is a choice, BB

I think the $1000 deductible is a choice,

BB
Forum: General BMW 06-27-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,347
Posted By BobBNY
Sorry your quest ended early. Fortunately for you...

Sorry your quest ended early. Fortunately for you can work your way out of a bad credit issue though it may take time. To get into your first BMW I would lower your sights and buy a good used 3...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,501
Posted By BobBNY
Narrow power band? Not sure I agree. I suppose a...

Narrow power band? Not sure I agree. I suppose a lower red line qualifies for narrow but the huge torque of this engine compensates very well IMO. I thought the drivability of the 535d was better...
Forum: General BMW 06-19-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By BobBNY
Time marches on and so does stuff. In the realm...

Time marches on and so does stuff. In the realm of where automotive stuff is today IMO BMW still stands out. I like my F10d.

BB
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,289
Posted By BobBNY
Yes. The 5. Same issue with sheep on the 5. Folks...

Yes. The 5. Same issue with sheep on the 5. Folks will run for miles in left lane right next to another car in the right lane without consideration for people trying to pass so Like you there are...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-06-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,289
Posted By BobBNY
Another reference: San Jose to Simi Valley and...

Another reference:
San Jose to Simi Valley and back - 535d, avg 80 mph, even up and down grapevine. 38 mpg up and ~36 mpg back with some miles much faster than 80.

Super trip for the car. Boring...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-25-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Posted By BobBNY
If you like performance get the 535i. The payment...

If you like performance get the 535i. The payment delta is only $61.

BB
Forum: General BMW 05-08-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By BobBNY
Sorry but hard chrome or hexavalent chrome can...

Sorry but hard chrome or hexavalent chrome can not be anodized. You need an active surface like aluminum. However one option could be a tinted clear electrophoretic hard acrylic coating. These are...
Forum: General BMW 05-04-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By BobBNY
Love it. Thanks for sharing. BB

Love it. Thanks for sharing.

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-30-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,188
Posted By BobBNY
Wow. What a great looking car. I love the...

Wow. What a great looking car. I love the interior. Enjoy!

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,865
Posted By BobBNY
Very nice. It's the color I wanted but not...

Very nice. It's the color I wanted but not available when I got my car. Imperial Blue was too dark for me. I like my Space Gray though.

Next time!

BB
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-20-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,346
Posted By BobBNY
Regret buying a diesel - NO. Reserve Power for...

Regret buying a diesel - NO.
Reserve Power for hill/altitude climbing - YES.

There are a lot of reasons to buy or not buy a diesel. You need to rank what you want in a car. For me the "D" was IMO...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-20-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By BobBNY
CC companies are watching more closely now,...

CC companies are watching more closely now, especially if you use a card on a random basis. When you update your card get a chip enabled one, they are rolling out now. Most merchants in the US don't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-18-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,423
Posted By BobBNY
Your build is almost exactly like mine for the...

Your build is almost exactly like mine for the 535D. Do get the ZDA. When I ordered it I thought it would be a novelty but it is now a critical part of my daily driving experience. I got the cold...
Forum: General BMW 04-08-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By BobBNY
It depends. Is there a dog hanging out the...

It depends. Is there a dog hanging out the window. I think that's a key variable that missing.

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-07-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By BobBNY
Very nice. Congratulations. Enjoy BB

Very nice. Congratulations. Enjoy

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-07-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,644
Posted By BobBNY
I'm might be wrong but I remember learning that...

I'm might be wrong but I remember learning that Dakota leather actually has a thin urethane polymer coating on it. One of the reasons the "hand" so to speak is so stiff. I had that in my 3 series and...
Forum: General BMW 04-07-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By BobBNY
Congratulations! That's a lot of years in a great...

Congratulations! That's a lot of years in a great car. Great club as well. I'm only on 5 right now.

BB
Forum: General BMW 04-04-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By BobBNY
Read this post. ...

Read this post.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=836201

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-02-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By BobBNY
Well I'm not sure. I can tell you that half the...

Well I'm not sure. I can tell you that half the time the nav unit mispronounced the street names. Maybe when it can't pronounce the name it skips it? :dunno:

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-02-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By BobBNY
Ditto BB

Ditto

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By BobBNY
For all intents and purposes suburban driving is...

For all intents and purposes suburban driving is not far off from city driving. And yes you need to get the car broken in. I would take it out on the highway this weekend and measure your mileage....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,222
Posted By BobBNY
I don't get it. I have the diesel and I have dual...

I don't get it. I have the diesel and I have dual pipes.... they just happen to be on the same side! ;)

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-22-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,153
Posted By BobBNY
Sounds like you have all the option boxes...

Sounds like you have all the option boxes checked. I have no opinion on those because each one has their own needs and desires. I ordered mostly the stuff that enhanced driving. I skipped the light...
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