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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-06-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By Capobranco
Any temp below freezing + car is parked for a...

Any temp below freezing + car is parked for a couple of hours, and my TPMS sensor in my "13 328Xi Sport-line will surely indicate all four tires are low. The recent extreme low temps in DC has...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-05-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,043
Posted By Capobranco
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/image.php?u=59300...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/image.php?u=59300&type=sigpic&dateline=1391390550

Beautiful car - great color!

Congrats - must be nice to open your garage door in the AM and be greeted with...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (Coming spring 2014) 02-04-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,995
Posted By Capobranco
Gorgeous I hope the drive is...

Gorgeous

I hope the drive is compelling.....the e92 M3 is a very hard act to follow.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-04-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,043
Posted By Capobranco
This past week I have been assisting a friend of...

This past week I have been assisting a friend of mine who currently has a very nice Maserati GT to trade his Maserati for a F-Type R Coupe. His build is about $107K - loaded except for ceramic...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-29-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,808
Posted By Capobranco
Gone two years+ but I am still living! I...

Gone two years+ but I am still living!

I bought my 550i GT for my family. Most of my previous cars have been considerably smaller - at the time, I needed a larger car for my family. I remember...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-24-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By Capobranco
Having owned an e93 335i MT, I can attest to the...

Having owned an e93 335i MT, I can attest to the fun factor of a BMW hard top convertible. Even the most mundane tasks was an adventure in my 335i. Furthermore, the joys of open air motoring could...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,108
Posted By Capobranco
Thanks! - from one ///M Fanatic to another - I do...

Thanks! - from one ///M Fanatic to another - I do love BMWs and ///M. Your comment is meaningful and especially appreciated. :beerchug:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-22-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 32,123
Posted By Capobranco
M3s are sublime..... The total cost of an M3...

M3s are sublime.....

The total cost of an M3 is not inexpensive, but compared to its direct competition, an M3 is a real value.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,108
Posted By Capobranco
Face it - you have found "THE ONE". There are...

Face it - you have found "THE ONE". There are always lots of new tempting choices with new tech, improved performance, and fetching styling. The siren song of "THE ONE" cannot be explained in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-20-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,910
Posted By Capobranco
+1 The M3 is a sublime Q ship - it's all...

+1

The M3 is a sublime Q ship - it's all about the communication between man, machine and road. Validation is found in the driving experience not in the opinion of others.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-17-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By Capobranco
+1 Fully loaded - $52,500 - the M235i...

+1

Fully loaded - $52,500 - the M235i rocks! I bet this is going to be a blast to drive. A full blown M version holds huge promise but also presents a potential problem for the M4 a la Cayman S...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-17-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By Capobranco
Our '13 X3 3.5 M Sport over 16K+ miles regularly...

Our '13 X3 3.5 M Sport over 16K+ miles regularly gets 22- 23 in a mix of city suburban driving and 26 - 27 on the highway. The vehicle has been bullet proof and a joy to drive...maybe one of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-17-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 32,123
Posted By Capobranco
+1 My 328xi Sportline is not especially...

+1

My 328xi Sportline is not especially sporty - certainly not very luxurious.... the bones are good but the car needs further development to realize its potential. The car's styling and specs...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,425
Posted By Capobranco
Yes - I see your point. I am certain M will...

Yes - I see your point. I am certain M will vigorously argue that the new M3/M4 is a true and worthy torch bearer of the "M" flame. That being said , it remains to be seen - if the new car is a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-15-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,425
Posted By Capobranco
I agree that the base 991 is a bit tame but I...

I agree that the base 991 is a bit tame but I like it much more than the previous 997. Enhanced Interior- check , improved PDK- check, stiffer and no rattles - check, comfy and better utility -...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-15-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,425
Posted By Capobranco
The M3 has always been a value play - the e93 M3...

The M3 has always been a value play - the e93 M3 was incredibly cheap given what M incorporated into the final product. Given a nicely equipped e92 M3 delivered for around $75K +/- 2 or 3 thousand +...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-15-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Capobranco
Most manufactures source from several tanneries...

Most manufactures source from several tanneries depending on quality of hides and finish, and quantity.

check out - eagle ottawa leathers - they specialize in automotive leathers and list BMW as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-13-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,086
Posted By Capobranco
Very exciting. Black Sapphire is elegant but...

Very exciting. Black Sapphire is elegant but suggests just enough menacing bad ass attitude. I especially like the all leather clad interior including the dash, accented by genuine carbon fiber trim.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-07-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,772
Posted By Capobranco
http://youtu.be/QVr0M7WCBu4 I saw the...

http://youtu.be/QVr0M7WCBu4

I saw the light....well at least a bit lighter....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-07-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 32,123
Posted By Capobranco
No need to make excuses for DCT... DCT is fast...

No need to make excuses for DCT... DCT is fast fun and engaging. It's a learning curve to develop the skill to more fully utilize available performance. DCT can be adjusted to be really sharp and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-07-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,772
Posted By Capobranco
Personally, I am underwhelmed by the F10. F12 and...

Personally, I am underwhelmed by the F10. F12 and F01 - prodigious size and weight really detracts from a spirited connected driving experience. Moreover, the out the door delivered price of the new...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,772
Posted By Capobranco
+1 yep...a really nice BMW that offers cool...

+1 yep...a really nice BMW that offers cool styling, performance, comfort and utility - at a price less than $70K....what's not to like?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-07-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,772
Posted By Capobranco
Disregarding the $5K add-on BS - IMO this is a...

Disregarding the $5K add-on BS - IMO this is a really nice car that I would be excited to own. Back to the real world, I would expect it would be easy to get a 5/6% discount from my dealer in DC for...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-07-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By Capobranco
wow - 27 degrees ....we had -5 this AM - about 25...

wow - 27 degrees ....we had -5 this AM - about 25 miles west of DC. TPMS also mimicked your experience - after about 5 minutes, and several attempts to reset, it reset itself. We have also have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-06-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 32,123
Posted By Capobranco
The key is good schools. Millennials are already...

The key is good schools. Millennials are already conditioned to live an urban lifestyle, however, once they have to confront the lack of quality in many urban school districts, and the cost of...
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