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Forum: Off-Topic 05-21-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 656
Posted By AzNMpower32
I look forward to them. My company has had a test...

I look forward to them. My company has had a test mule out there for a long time now. I actually saw it in person at the North American HQ workshop.

I love driving but 90% of the time it is like...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-21-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By AzNMpower32
I think there is enough demand versus limited...

I think there is enough demand versus limited supply for the Golf R that dealers don't feel compelled to let people test drive one.

I was mildly pissed that years ago, the Ford dealer did a credit...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By AzNMpower32
The two vents next to the centre fill speaker (if...

The two vents next to the centre fill speaker (if equipped, plastic plate if not) are essentially secondary "face level" vents that work in conjunction with the centre vents on the dash.

The...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,546
Posted By AzNMpower32
Actually, the valve cover gaskets on our prior...

Actually, the valve cover gaskets on our prior Japanese cars lasted about the same length of time as the BMWs, roughly 150k km. And for the two BMWs we have had, the plastic parts/gaskets lasted into...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-15-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By AzNMpower32
Oh, we shuttle trails for DH, basically a...

Oh, we shuttle trails for DH, basically a combination of leaving/moving cars/people at the bottom or the top and driving another car to get that person back with the group. Lift access is preferred...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-14-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By AzNMpower32
Guys, the only choice for me is the 2016 Golf...

Guys, the only choice for me is the 2016 Golf GTI, provided I don't manage to stay in Germany beyond the 6 months (crossing my fingers, hopefully I will be able to transfer there long-term). My car...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-13-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By AzNMpower32
I wish I could afford a Golf R......:yummy:

I wish I could afford a Golf R......:yummy:
Forum: Off-Topic 05-13-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 775
Posted By AzNMpower32
Actually was impressed MTL got this car...

Actually was impressed MTL got this car considering they were on the brink of elimination after the first couple games.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By AzNMpower32
I'm also thinking wheel speed sensor.

I'm also thinking wheel speed sensor.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By AzNMpower32
The battery light on the dash only indicates a...

The battery light on the dash only indicates a fault with the alternator, not low voltage.

How many years/km does the battery have? What is your driving profile? If you have 103k mls (160k km) on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By AzNMpower32
Manual transmission vehicles do not have the gear...

Manual transmission vehicles do not have the gear display.

Not to sound like a smarta*s, but as a manual transmission driver, you should know what gear you are in.....
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-07-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By AzNMpower32
I decided I'll do it. Sell the Mazda before I go...

I decided I'll do it. Sell the Mazda before I go overseas, have a few months to wait it out without any car expenses and a refund of registration and taxes.

I'm not big into tuning because I don't...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-05-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By AzNMpower32
Yes, I did, especially after my surprisingly...

Yes, I did, especially after my surprisingly positive 3-day rental experience with the base Mini Cooper 1,5 litre 3-door in Montréal during the frigid month of February. Man, that car was fun in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-05-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By AzNMpower32
I would remove the wheel. You also have to get...

I would remove the wheel. You also have to get your way thru routing the wear sensor cable to the plug point. Not too hard though, assuming you have a floor jack (who doesn't?)
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By AzNMpower32
You really need to have all 4 tires replaced at...

You really need to have all 4 tires replaced at the same time. The xDrive and wheel speed sensors are quite sensitive to variations and diameter.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-05-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By AzNMpower32
This good to hear. I went from a BMW to the...

This good to hear. I went from a BMW to the Mazda3 BM last August and since then I'm progressively disliked the Mazda more and more. I'd done everything possible to ensure a happy experience: planned...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-04-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By AzNMpower32
Any BMW owners go to a VW GTI?

If anyone's gone from a BMW to a late (Mk6 or 7) VW GTI......what are your impressions? Is it a step one can make?

I went from our BMWs to a Mazda3; have concluded that was a mistake. Wondering if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By AzNMpower32
Agree with many of the points. The E46 represents...

Agree with many of the points. The E46 represents to me the essence of BMW.

When I had the E83 X3 and the E90 325i, there was a distinct difference. Although the earliest X3s were derided, I loved...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-01-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 775
Posted By AzNMpower32
Allez les canadiens!!!

Allez les canadiens!!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By AzNMpower32
Car parts wear out over time and reach their...

Car parts wear out over time and reach their lifespan, as mentioned above. Each car is different but there's usually a year where it all happens at once. Once you get beyond that, things get better....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By AzNMpower32
The Euro NCAP doesnt really require active...

The Euro NCAP doesnt really require active headrests in the same way they don't really require an active bonnet/hood. However, it's a way to improve the head restraint rating, which in itself has to...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-26-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 775
Posted By AzNMpower32
Canadiens for the win !!

Canadiens for the win !!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-20-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By AzNMpower32
For both our BMWs, the rears have worn out faster...

For both our BMWs, the rears have worn out faster than the front set.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-19-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,582
Posted By AzNMpower32
I actually like the steering in the F56 better...

I actually like the steering in the F56 better than the one in my Mazda 3 (BM, 2014). Both have good feel, the one in the Mini has better heft. But I will admit the one in my Mazda is not bad.

But...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By AzNMpower32
Stick with the OEM. Not sure why people think...

Stick with the OEM. Not sure why people think aftermarket is better......

Also got something around 150k km (about 93k mls) out of the rear pads; front still has a fair amount of life left. The...
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