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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,367
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: 86
Views: 2,137
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: 611
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: 1,235
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: 457
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: 617
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: 4,361
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: 308
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: 297
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: 258
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: 632
Posted By BobBNY
Ditto BB

Ditto

BB
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
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: 1,069
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: 1,040
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...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-22-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 985
Posted By BobBNY
In my recollection in trips to EU most BMWs...

In my recollection in trips to EU most BMWs either come debadged or the owners request no badges.... all of them. It was rare to see 525, 535, 530 or Xi badges on many of the cars.

BB
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-22-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,039
Posted By BobBNY
Life is short. Get the 335i and take the...

Life is short. Get the 335i and take the vacations. The car will be long gone but you will remember the vacations.

BB
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-17-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By BobBNY
They are delighted with a strong dollar for all...

They are delighted with a strong dollar for all German or EU made cars exported to US. We should see an uptick in profits in the next quarter from US sales. That maybe one reason the residuals are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-16-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,556
Posted By BobBNY
I was nervous enough about run flats that I...

I was nervous enough about run flats that I decided against a BMW in 2008. In 2011 I decided to go for it. In my 2011 328 I drove from MN to NY, NY to Houston, TX twice, through deep south Alabama...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-14-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By BobBNY
Try getting approved directly with BMW Finance...

Try getting approved directly with BMW Finance on-line and bypass the dealer. The credit approval is good for 90 days if I recall. This way you know where you stand before you deal. Sounds like the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-08-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By BobBNY
My delivery time was close to four months as...

My delivery time was close to four months as well. Ordered early July delivered mid October. Built 2nd week in September. I think I remember the "d" versions have different allocations due to low...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-06-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By BobBNY
All cars gas and diesel lose mpg during the cold...

All cars gas and diesel lose mpg during the cold months of winter. Part of it is winter fuel blends, part of it is reduced inefficiency while the car is warming up and part is the fact that every...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-06-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By BobBNY
I had a similar situation last year, Moving from...

I had a similar situation last year, Moving from NY to CA. Needed car by August but wanted to order 2015. Placed order with CA dealer in late June and used address of my office in CA. Once I got my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-21-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,023
Posted By BobBNY
No price delta between the gas vs. diesel...

No price delta between the gas vs. diesel versions can be a lot of things. Are the cars optioned the same, mileage. Another factor is that used diesels don't sell that fast. So the car may be priced...
Forum: General BMW 02-21-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By BobBNY
Not sure about 2016, but production for the 2015...

Not sure about 2016, but production for the 2015 5 series began in mid July. I ordered in late June and had to wait a few weeks to get the order entered and a production slot.

BB
Forum: General BMW 02-21-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By BobBNY
I thought it was funny. Most ads these days...

I thought it was funny. Most ads these days don't directly sell the product they represent.

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