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Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By dwlink
correction - less work...

correction - less work...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 156
Posted By dwlink
+1 on the RPI GT exhaust. I have a 530 instead of...

+1 on the RPI GT exhaust. I have a 530 instead of a 545, but it still sounds great. Especially given that you can have it ordered, shipped, and installed for just under $1k.

As for the performance...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By dwlink
In case you forgot, there's this thing called the...

In case you forgot, there's this thing called the internet that has answers to many of your very commonly asked questions. Please make an effort to use the search functionality. You're blowing up...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,237
Posted By dwlink
and a Buick is re-badged GM. Neither are by...

and a Buick is re-badged GM.

Neither are by any means a performance automaker (F-sport LOL), however I'd take the Toyota in a fancy suit any day over the GM in a fancy suit who can't recall where...
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By dwlink
Neither did the guys at NASA with regards to the...

Neither did the guys at NASA with regards to the shuttle O-rings... Different compounds of rubber will react much differently to impact at different temperatures. Simply put, the rubber compound in...
Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By dwlink
I had our ED time moved earlier in the day for...

I had our ED time moved earlier in the day for the exact reason of having to arrive early to get a place in a tent. Our delivery is at 10:50 AM (check in at 9:20). I don't know how long the delivery...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By dwlink
I'd start with a hair dryer and dental floss. A...

I'd start with a hair dryer and dental floss. A heat gun will be unforgiving on your paint if you hold it still for too long. Use the adhesive remover to clean up any remaining junk once the trim is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By dwlink
False (at least in my experience). I've yet to...

False (at least in my experience). I've yet to have a single repair associated with the electronics in my car. The cooling system, various gaskets on the M54, and the transmission mechatronics sleeve...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By dwlink
If you replaced them with LEDs, you might...

If you replaced them with LEDs, you might consider unplugging and flipping the connector on each side. The polarity needs to be correctly matched with those otherwise they won't work.

If they are...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-27-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By dwlink
4K TVs are still way over priced for the...

4K TVs are still way over priced for the availability of 4K content. Also the current HDMI protocol (HDMI 2.0) can only support 4K at 60 FPS - so if you go that route, be prepared to be re-introduced...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-27-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By dwlink
In the US, car manufacturers are not allowed to...

In the US, car manufacturers are not allowed to have the key fob close windows - elsewhere this is no problem. It's a major liability given the abundance of forgetful parents...

I'm sure if you...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-26-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By dwlink
Try a TRX - you'll get a much better workout...

Try a TRX - you'll get a much better workout using that thing (with proper form) than you will from any standard 3-5 set workout with weights.

For starters, work up to the 40/40 challenge....
Forum: Off-Topic 07-25-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By dwlink
Chrysler's American Delivery

http://taketheoutsideline.blogspot.com/2014/05/chrysler-to-offer-american-delivery.html

Contrary to ED in which the customer's discount on the car is offset by trip expenses. Chrysler offers...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By dwlink
The market asking price for an averagely-equipped...

The market asking price for an averagely-equipped version of your car (2004 545 w/ 58k miles) in St. Louis is right around $16,000. So I figure your deal was around $500-$1000 off asking price after...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-25-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By dwlink
Neither - coral red is too much "pop" for me and...

Neither - coral red is too much "pop" for me and because I plan to hang on to my cars for 8-10 years, ivory becomes too much maintenance as it is prone to staining.

If I had to choose I'd flip a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-25-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,861
Posted By dwlink
$498 is absurd for a documentation fee. Even if...

$498 is absurd for a documentation fee. Even if that included titling and registration, he's profiting easily $300 from that worst case.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-24-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 347
Posted By dwlink
You should have said... For those that...

You should have said...

For those that really didn't get my joke: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_number
Forum: European Delivery 07-24-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By dwlink
Wow 3 weeks is a nice vacation! Make sure you up...

Wow 3 weeks is a nice vacation! Make sure you up the ED insurance to 30 days.

We are only staying a week as neither of us can get away from our jobs at the moment. We pickup our 435GC on the 29th...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By dwlink
You might consider using the search functionality...

You might consider using the search functionality before starting so many threads on commonly answered questions. As for your other post about the M5 wheels, check out the classified sub-forums. If...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-23-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 347
Posted By dwlink
Bonus problem: Find the 2 complex solutions to...

Bonus problem: Find the 2 complex solutions to f(x)

Solution (in white text below):
(1.5^(1/3))/2 +/- sqrt(3)*(1.5^(1/3))/2*i
Forum: European Delivery 07-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By dwlink
Shoot! Another near miss - we get in on the 28th...

Shoot! Another near miss - we get in on the 28th and are staying in Munich until late morning on the 30th.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By dwlink
If its a lease don't waste your money on mods....

If its a lease don't waste your money on mods. You'll have to undo them by the end of the lease and you'll hardly get any resale value out of them.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,861
Posted By dwlink
I dont see anything wrong with your offer at all....

I dont see anything wrong with your offer at all. If they aren't willing to play ball then don't waste your time with them as the don't deserve any more of that or your money.

Just try not to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By dwlink
He means they don't appear very bright in...

He means they don't appear very bright in daylight. You can tell they are on, but not nearly as much so when its darker out.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-21-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By dwlink
While you might still be stuck with comcast for...

While you might still be stuck with comcast for the internet, you can always pull the plug on TV and use Netflix. I really don't follow sports too closely other than football and now that sunday...
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