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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-04-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By Needsdecaf
I had an F10 5 series and I am currently...

I had an F10 5 series and I am currently contemplating an M3. Your situation sounds like the same I went through a while back. The only thing I'd miss is a slight lack in interior lux, but if you...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-04-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,870
Posted By Needsdecaf
I read your review and have a serious question:...

I read your review and have a serious question: why are you considering an M3? It just really doesn't seem like the car for you. From your comments, your worries are more about it being like a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By Needsdecaf
Correct, you will always see it, even turned way...

Correct, you will always see it, even turned way down.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By Needsdecaf
Adaptive drive is the selector switch next to the...

Adaptive drive is the selector switch next to the shifter. It does not require dynamic damper or ARS to have this option.

BMW has changed this option over the years in this car and confused the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-10-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,285
Posted By Needsdecaf
E90 m3.

E90 m3.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,282
Posted By Needsdecaf
Yeah, precisely why I am BMW-less right now. ...

Yeah, precisely why I am BMW-less right now. Every time I jumped in and out of that car, I couldn't believe how much thought I had to give to simply pulling away smoothly from a stop. Totally...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By Needsdecaf
Don't get a 2011. Take advice from a guy who...

Don't get a 2011. Take advice from a guy who owned one. Or if you must, at least make sure it was built after March 2011. Significant upgrades after that.

Better to get a 2012.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-11-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 10,920
Posted By Needsdecaf
Ciaranob, was your car at Vive detailing...

Ciaranob, was your car at Vive detailing recently? I saw a MG M4 cabrio on their FB page the other day.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-11-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,413
Posted By Needsdecaf
I've driven a Cadillac CTS VSport with my...

I've driven a Cadillac CTS VSport with my polarized Costas on. I can barely see the HUD on M3 with these glasses and can see it plain as day in the Caddy. Absolutely ZERO difference between...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-11-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,282
Posted By Needsdecaf
Funny you should have posted this Jim. ...

Funny you should have posted this Jim. Something made me hop back over here to browse and now I see you've jumped ship. Congrats on the new ride! I can understand your decision, I've had several...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,323
Posted By Needsdecaf
Go here: ...

Go here:

http://elliott.org/contacts/bmw-of-north-america/

Email these people. Tell them that customer service is dodging you, will not return your call promptly, and has dodged giving you an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-13-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,830
Posted By Needsdecaf
It is a temp sensor. It is not a button.

It is a temp sensor.

It is not a button.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,056
Posted By Needsdecaf
Nice review, but too much of a mix of info we...

Nice review, but too much of a mix of info we already know and a bit through rose colored glasses. I know it is written in a manner as a stand alone article, but it was long on info we know already...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-04-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,448
Posted By Needsdecaf
In houston! but was running PSS's on my 535 when...

In houston! but was running PSS's on my 535 when I traded it in. LOVED them.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,591
Posted By Needsdecaf
Totally disagree with your conclusion. We have...

Totally disagree with your conclusion. We have owned our Cayenne Diesel for less than a year and have 13k plus on it. We ordered it to suit and picked it up with 3 miles on it.

We love it.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By Needsdecaf
One of the things a I hated about my car. I...

One of the things a I hated about my car. I think it was made out of lava rock or maybe the stuff they line solar panels with. Hot!,


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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 05-14-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By Needsdecaf
Chris Harris, who owned an E92 M3, said "stop...

Chris Harris, who owned an E92 M3, said "stop what you're doing IMMEDIATELY and buy one" after driving it. The man also has owned a GT3 RS 4.0, a 599 and an FF. If he says it's "Ace" and that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-05-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,631
Posted By Needsdecaf
He quoted the single turbo three liter. That is...

He quoted the single turbo three liter. That is the 530d. The 535 is still a twin turbo.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-04-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,631
Posted By Needsdecaf
Our 5,000 lb Cayenne is averaging about 25 MPG...

Our 5,000 lb Cayenne is averaging about 25 MPG right now in a mix of 80 city / 20 highway. Contrast that to my 2014 GS which in similar driving is struggling to get more than 20. And it weighs...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-04-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,631
Posted By Needsdecaf
It's very cool. But I did two drives down here,...

It's very cool. But I did two drives down here, and the one was, literally, around the block. It was terrible.

The other I drove it about 5 miles, which was awesome. I think that the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-04-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,261
Posted By Needsdecaf
And personally I hate it. Driven the MSport 704...

And personally I hate it. Driven the MSport 704 passive suspension, MSport active suspension without ARS and the full monte active suspension and ARS which is what I have.

ARS makes the car feel...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-24-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By Needsdecaf
Guys, this a belt position booster. It moves...

Guys, this a belt position booster. It moves around on its own.

OP, probably no booster would work in the middle well since the seat is somewhat convex there. Britax makes a BPB that has latch...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,779
Posted By Needsdecaf
Basic math was not to provide a payment. It was...

Basic math was not to provide a payment. It was to show the starting point. Finance charge will vary depending on your credit and ability to do MSD's. And taxes vary greatly too. Here in TX, I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,779
Posted By Needsdecaf
Basic math, assuming that the 61% residual is 36...

Basic math, assuming that the 61% residual is 36 month
36 month residual 61%
MSRP about $105k
Sale price: $95k
Residual :$64k
Borrowed: $31k
Base lease rate before financing: $866
Plus...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,399
Posted By Needsdecaf
Sure as hell won't make it more fun to drive. ...

Sure as hell won't make it more fun to drive.


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