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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,415
Posted By energetik9
Not sure if I would put too much weight behind...

Not sure if I would put too much weight behind these quotes. It's marketing material straight from BMW.

Anecdotally, my 911 is still under warranty. Porsche has the same 4 year warranty period...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-10-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,917
Posted By energetik9
to the OP, I think you'll find the answer is a...

to the OP, I think you'll find the answer is a mix. Personally, I always buy.

I keep my cars longer and I just feel I've had better success when I bought them. I also never liked the rules...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By energetik9
I'm not entirely sure, but I believe it does not...

I'm not entirely sure, but I believe it does not charge when the power is off. More specifically, when the accessories are off.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,735
Posted By energetik9
I would look for invoice pricing lists on BMWs. ...

I would look for invoice pricing lists on BMWs. When I bought my last new BMW, I used that list as a start point. I added in invoice prices on all the options I wanted, added in delivery cost and...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-04-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,300
Posted By energetik9
Estoril blue is a fantastic color. It was on my...

Estoril blue is a fantastic color. It was on my M roadster. Just my opinion, but red is a good color, Estoril Blue was traditionally an M color.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-03-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,949
Posted By energetik9
You realize that it will go from a car that...

You realize that it will go from a car that people know to a car nomenclature that will mean nothing. Most BMW owers won't even know what it means.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By energetik9
I have weathertech in my SUV. I don't like them,...

I have weathertech in my SUV. I don't like them, but Chicago winters force me to use them. I put the stock mats in as soon as the snow melts.

Other than that, I have always preferred stock...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By energetik9
I don't but my neighbor does. I guess it's...

I don't but my neighbor does. I guess it's maintenance free, but he restores cars and is always doing work.

I've owned 4 BMWs. All except one I've owned past warranty. My X5 I kept for 6 years...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-01-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,949
Posted By energetik9
I'd say don't do it. I don't even drive an M...

I'd say don't do it.

I don't even drive an M anymore. When I did, it portrayed an image to a real M driver and every BMW enthusiast out there that you just don't want. You ordered a good...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By energetik9
Paying someone else to do the work might have...

Paying someone else to do the work might have been a mistake. I imagine BMW would prefer a factory authorized dealer perform the work whihc makes the billing easier.

My only suggestion is to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-10-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By energetik9
There is no normal price range. As referenced...

There is no normal price range. As referenced above, the market decides if any "hit" is taken. This is compounded by the fact that this is an M3, which is going to hold more value relative to other...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-09-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 696
Posted By energetik9
I'm military and I purchased my car on the east...

I'm military and I purchased my car on the east coast and I maintain residence in Oregon, so I am alway buying cars out of State. Took me 3 months when I titled my 335 coupe. Mostly because the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-09-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By energetik9
I found the RC to be tight also. I also can't...

I found the RC to be tight also. I also can't get past the grill and the fake vertical slats behind the rear wheels. Once I started to read the reviews seem to generally say it's missing the upper...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-27-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,456
Posted By energetik9
I wouldn't debadge. If I saw it on the road, the...

I wouldn't debadge. If I saw it on the road, the first thing I would assume is that it's a lower model.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By energetik9
It looks like basic services. Services may very...

It looks like basic services. Services may very well have been done by someone else.

Honestly, you might be better off to take it to a local independent BMW shop and have them do a pre-purchase...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-15-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 758
Posted By energetik9
My e92 had the sunshade and I liked it. It's...

My e92 had the sunshade and I liked it. It's like $350, right? That's nothing. Just check the box and be done with it.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,323
Posted By energetik9
Not to come across as crass, but just have it...

Not to come across as crass, but just have it checked out. A technician will have to look at it. The obvious answer is that it is low on coolant or a possible leak.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-06-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,672
Posted By energetik9
The only "worth" that matters is to you. The...

The only "worth" that matters is to you. The question as others have said is how long are you keeping it. I rarely keep cars past 4 years, so I would not do it. I'm not sure the service plan is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-05-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 727
Posted By energetik9
I would color match. Much cleaner and estoril...

I would color match. Much cleaner and estoril blue is a great color.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-05-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By energetik9
Just my opinon. Big spoiler...no. Unless you...

Just my opinon. Big spoiler...no. Unless you want to look like a civic with a coffee can exhaust.

I had a very small spolier on the back of my 335. The same color matched stock spolier that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-02-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,169
Posted By energetik9
I get it, but I'm not really worreid about it. ...

I get it, but I'm not really worreid about it. For my almost 9 yrd old Pilot, Honda sends me notification of map updates every year. It's $100 and a no brainer for me. I spend more on coffee a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,784
Posted By energetik9
You might want to read this. ...

You might want to read this. http://www.autoblog.com/2014/08/02/figuring-out-exactly-how-much-it-costs-to-charge-tesla-model-s/

According to the autoblog article, 2400 monthly miles equated to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,169
Posted By energetik9
This is your opinion and your money, so this is...

This is your opinion and your money, so this is not personal. But, I just don't agree with this logic anymore. My third car is a 2008 Honda Pilot. It' a POS (not a Honda fan at all), but it's paid...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,169
Posted By energetik9
I skimmed through the 6 pages of posts, so...

I skimmed through the 6 pages of posts, so apologize if this has been said before. Personally, I will never order or buy a car again without integrated nav. Just too many benefits to me to not do...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-28-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 992
Posted By energetik9
First off, a crack can form and you easily may...

First off, a crack can form and you easily may not have noticed. Never go to the dealer for a windshield replacement. As far as your insurance, I have no ida why they are telling you this. I have...
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