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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-16-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,247
Posted By RichReg
M-Sport comes with an extra radiator and oil...

M-Sport comes with an extra radiator and oil cooler.
You can do a search for more details. :)


I believe the main radiator is the same size for both.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-14-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 992
Posted By RichReg
Working for me at this point. I just built one....

Working for me at this point. I just built one. :)

BMWUSA gives you this neat little 'warning' first:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-09-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,163
Posted By RichReg
Like the man said, it certainly CAN be painted....

Like the man said, it certainly CAN be painted. And RW's is MUCH less expensive than BMW's.
If I had to do it over, I would go w/RW Carbon's as I've read/heard good things about them.
Just make...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-08-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,163
Posted By RichReg
Yup...been there. :cry: You can always paint...

Yup...been there. :cry:
You can always paint the Carbon Fiber one I've been told....or
order a knock-off from EBay. :eek:
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-02-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,478
Posted By RichReg
I think the really interesting question is what...

I think the really interesting question is what now happens to the 6 Series GC (4GC as well) ;;
... AND does this mean the 3 Series GT becomes the 4 Series GT? :dunno:
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-25-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By RichReg
What's odd is that the US does get a 2017 E400...

What's odd is that the US does get a 2017 E400 Coupe with what appears to be a new engine,
so I don't get what the big restriction is.
Also, the article references the E-Class with a 3.5 liter...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By RichReg
Yeah, I think I over-reacted...I keep forgetting...

Yeah, I think I over-reacted...I keep forgetting we're talking about a 5 Series as opposed to a 3, which now can easily fall into the $70k range.
So 10% or a bit more is not unheard...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By RichReg
Same things happens to pricing when you drive...

Same things happens to pricing when you drive farther North as well....or West I'd presume.



$4,500 credit? Plus only $500 over invoice? WOW...that's like what, $7,500-$7,800 off a brand new 5...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By RichReg
New Spy Video of Next 3 Series

Of course it reminds you of a smaller new 5 Series.
Whadja expect? :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0tiJ28QDWg

Source URL ://youtu.be/B0tiJ28QDWg
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-17-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By RichReg
I've never heard of anyone getting a great deal @...

I've never heard of anyone getting a great deal @ Open Road BMW in Edison.
These guys (as well as Princeton BMW & others in Central Jersey) are the same ones who have told me time without number...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,207
Posted By RichReg
This is why you shouldn't expect that you'll be...

This is why you shouldn't expect that you'll be hiding anything at all unless you order a bumper from overseas without the cutout. Because up close (& since its out of place to begin with), you'll be...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-26-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By RichReg
Of course...why not? :confused: As long as...

Of course...why not? :confused:
As long as you've put in your time...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-15-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,117
Posted By RichReg
Wow...E400 4matic on ca website starts @ $69,400....

Wow...E400 4matic on ca website starts @ $69,400.
Not sure if that's a direct currency translation of $52,900 in U.S. dollars when it gets here but,
...appears to be pretty competitively priced to...
Forum: BMW News 01-10-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By RichReg
Ahh, I missed that ;you are correct. :tsk: I...

Ahh, I missed that ;you are correct. :tsk:

I think for 2017 everyone should brace for the good possibility of inflation..:yikes:
...not bigger breaks (meaning in the U.S., of course).
Forum: BMW News 01-10-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By RichReg
Am I reading the numbers wrong? ...

Am I reading the numbers wrong?
:dunno::dunno::dunno::dunno::dunno::dunno:

..'cause Mercedes is reporting 2,083,888 units sold worldwide & BMW is reporting 2,367,603 :...
Forum: European Delivery 12-22-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,842
Posted By RichReg
Exactly what my father did for several years...

Exactly what my father did for several years after retirement, except with M-Benz.
Who, as mentioned, still retain their 7% discount;PLUS waiver of the destination charge.
All I got to do was pick...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 12-04-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,376
Posted By RichReg
Right...and their website states it'll be...

Right...and their website states it'll be available early 2017 w/upgraded 3.0 l. :)

I think I get it;; MB is slotting the E43 in between the 540 & 550? Performance claims on their website appear...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 12-04-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,376
Posted By RichReg
WOW..:yikes: ...had to double-check MBUSA...

WOW..:yikes:
...had to double-check MBUSA just to see if you were joking.
Hasn't the new E been around for at least 6 months now?
Looking back at the W212, their V6 engine had been available...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-22-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,347
Posted By RichReg
WOW! :wow:...boy was I way off on the F34 sales. ...

WOW! :wow:...boy was I way off on the F34 sales.
Which is weird because I see a lot more of them around here than I do 4GCs.

And it looks like lack of a manual trans isn't hindering much.
Guess...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,347
Posted By RichReg
Wow...looks like a pretty healthy increase in...

Wow...looks like a pretty healthy increase in sales for the F36 in 2015. Wonder about this year...? :)
I'd be curious to know where/how the 3GT fairs in all of this.



Be careful what you wish...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,347
Posted By RichReg
Whichever car(s) survive, if BMW wants a...

Whichever car(s) survive, if BMW wants a 3GT-wheelbase type car they'd have to have some kind of LENGTHENED version of that platform.

New 5 Series has gotten pretty big. Plenty of dissuaded 4GC...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,347
Posted By RichReg
Well, I gathered it'd go at least that long.... ...

Well, I gathered it'd go at least that long....
..question is what happens after the routine 7-year-period. :eek:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,347
Posted By RichReg
I'm with you there but, if I'm not mistaken, BMW...

I'm with you there but, if I'm not mistaken, BMW sells more of those...so combining the 2 does kind of make sense in a way.
Also, I wasn't sure but ...has/is the 6 Series GC going to be dropped or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,347
Posted By RichReg
Some of the other foreign BMW forums are...

Some of the other foreign BMW forums are suggesting that the 4GC and the 3GT will be combined into a single model....most likely, a 4GT. :(
Forum: European Delivery 11-14-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,842
Posted By RichReg
People are forgetting that when BMWAG came up...

People are forgetting that when BMWAG came up with this whole program it was mostly to promote tourism in their homeland; as well as to allow customers a chance to drive their cars as they were built...
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