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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:48 AM
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Wheels - Although you can order 19" that are...

Wheels - Although you can order 19" that are different on the TP.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,861
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Just a thought. if you have a 3 year least & want...

Just a thought. if you have a 3 year least & want Michelin PSS or Conti DW's non run flats. Run the car for 1200 miles on the RFT then swap on a pair of good tires & store the RTF's for turn in. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2017, 02:34 PM
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Its an 1943 AT-6 Texan, similar tandem 2 seat...

Its an 1943 AT-6 Texan, similar tandem 2 seat cockpit. When the rear cockpit is set up with a defensive machine gun looks very similar to the Dauntless. One of the few planes that flew in 3 US...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,865
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The 440 is my second adaptive suspension car. ...

The 440 is my second adaptive suspension car. Not a nanny fan, my home built has none, but the comfort mode setting suits my wife when I am driving her around. In our family make the 435/440 good...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-18-2017, 02:38 PM
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Views: 654
Posted By bear-avhistory
My outgoing 2014 435 has ambient lighting with...

My outgoing 2014 435 has ambient lighting with driver selected classic & current light color choices.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-18-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,865
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Expect because 99% of them are ordered & the...

Expect because 99% of them are ordered & the salesman want you to take a car off the lot now. Issue is you will not see many if any on the lot. That makes them a limited production item for people...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-18-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,191
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Typically if you have to ask the question you...

Typically if you have to ask the question you will never understand the answer.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-15-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,710
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Have no idea what weight has to do with it....

Have no idea what weight has to do with it. Ferrari 488 is 3404lbs & a Bentley Coupe is 5050lbs

Both are luxury items.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-12-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,710
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Just two quick points: I don't think you...

Just two quick points:

I don't think you want to talk about BMW in 2010 as a paragon of reliability. Short take - They were forced to offer an additional warranty extension of 10 years 100K miles...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-11-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,710
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Agree My 440 is a good sports coupe but not...

Agree My 440 is a good sports coupe but not really a luxury car. Mine is optioned up but do believe I could get just about all the extras in an Accord.

Thing is my old 2009 FORD Expedition has...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-11-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,710
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Maybe you should look at automotive history & how...

Maybe you should look at automotive history & how vertical product lines were developed by GM, FORD & Chrysler when BMW was still making aircraft engines.

GM Chairman Sloan and his team...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-11-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,710
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As a conglomerate like the very old GM with a...

As a conglomerate like the very old GM with a vertical product line.

It sells entry level cars 1-2 that can also perform welllike a Chevy did, moves up through nicer performance/semi-lux 3/4like...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-11-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,710
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Sport brand into the 5 series then luxury. Some...

Sport brand into the 5 series then luxury. Some overlap but generally you need to spend $85/90K before you get anything special. Also a lot of entry level stuff that are a nice starting point for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,319
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Most important thing to me is reports of speed...

Most important thing to me is reports of speed traps & moving radar cars. Next is junk in the road, traffic blockage etc. Then alternate routing on the fly
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By bear-avhistory
I see a lot of threads on this subject. What is...

I see a lot of threads on this subject. What is the reason to lower the car?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-09-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,319
Posted By bear-avhistory
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-07-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By bear-avhistory
Still missing the point of this.

Still missing the point of this.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-04-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By bear-avhistory
The packages generally don't bother me. But I was...

The packages generally don't bother me. But I was not a happy camper with the 25H wheels not being available with M-Sport & Track. Had to take 19" 25W like C Hawk. Don't think I bought anything...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-04-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,058
Posted By bear-avhistory
Steven, Lighten up. Two Porsche's in the...

Steven,

Lighten up. Two Porsche's in the family & no explosions, blown engines or other major issues. On the OP's topic both cars can be very appealing, but don't think they fit the same roll.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-03-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By bear-avhistory
Its a quick removal. Expect I will take it off...

Its a quick removal. Expect I will take it off when the new one comes in. Looking at the pictures the seem looked to be in the same place.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By bear-avhistory
435 diffuser to 440

Have a 2018 440 on order & was thinking of swapping the diffuser I have on the 435 to it.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9814&pictureid=44342

Anyone know if it will fit?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,678
Posted By bear-avhistory
Just don't get green or purple wheels. If the...

Just don't get green or purple wheels. If the wheels look like they belong on a BMW they should not hurt selling it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,869
Posted By bear-avhistory
Congrats!!! What does the hood scoop connect...

Congrats!!! What does the hood scoop connect to, have always wondered if it was an intercooler or intake.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,246
Posted By bear-avhistory
Problem is with all the shifts in rated...

Problem is with all the shifts in rated manufactures by BMW it would appear the marketing department is calling the shots based on advertising & promotional deals with the oil vendors.

As for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 10,869
Posted By bear-avhistory
GM & Chrysler would have opened for business the...

GM & Chrysler would have opened for business the next day under a new corporate charters with busted union contracts without the bailout. Beside you have been telling us how wonderful the all...
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