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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-25-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By FastMarkA
BMW's "Black Friday Weekend" is the same as "Happier Holiday," correct?

I logged in to pay my lease and saw "Black Friday" event.

The offers don't seem to have changed from the Happier Holiday program, so I'm assuming they're just jumping on the black Friday...
Forum: European Delivery 11-25-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By FastMarkA
Perillo does ED very well. And if you live in the...

Perillo does ED very well. And if you live in the city, their service is very good.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-23-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,562
Posted By FastMarkA
Me? After I put 100 Euros' worth of gas in the...

Me? After I put 100 Euros' worth of gas in the tank, I stopped for a hefeweizen and a currywurst!

I also did some coding, but that's about the extent of what I want to do with a leased car.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,057
Posted By FastMarkA
You give me hope. There's also the bank...

You give me hope.

There's also the bank account benefit to the 3/4, but that would be rational thinking...and not much of that goes on around here. :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-20-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,057
Posted By FastMarkA
I would love the size of the 3/4 series, but it's...

I would love the size of the 3/4 series, but it's the damned interior that keeps pulling me to the 5!! And considering you see the interior more than the exterior/backseat (well, if you're the driver...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-20-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By FastMarkA
I did some calculations (I like to think I can...

I did some calculations (I like to think I can mathematically compute a car lease, although I lack the slimy talent that dealer finance guys do oh so very well in hiding money in different parts of...
Forum: European Delivery 11-18-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By FastMarkA
If you want to get your kids used to fine dining...

If you want to get your kids used to fine dining at an early age, La Vancelle in the Auberge Frankenbourg was very impressive. I don't have kids, but based on my experiences with those who do, it...
Forum: European Delivery 11-18-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By FastMarkA
Award tickets can be easily refunded (depending...

Award tickets can be easily refunded (depending on status, it could be free). And some business fares are refundable.

Seems like you have plenty of advance notice, but it would really suck if you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-16-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By FastMarkA
Correct me if I'm wrong, but ADA by itself...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but ADA by itself doesn't hit the brakes unless you tap the pedal.

Its sensing ability prepares the brakes to do full force, but you can't just drive full steam towards...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-16-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By FastMarkA
My 2011 with SAT had this, and my 2014 does not,...

My 2011 with SAT had this, and my 2014 does not, and I even tried to code the 2014 but it didn't take.

I hate that they took this feature away because I enjoy the tight steering wheel, but I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-10-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,217
Posted By FastMarkA
I think I was referring to the IKEA founder. That...

I think I was referring to the IKEA founder. That guy is proud to talk about his junky old Volvo and riding in 49F on long haul flights.

I'm glad to know TC flies in F domestically...even if it's...
Forum: European Delivery 11-09-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By FastMarkA
It's an okay plan. Budapest and Vienna are...

It's an okay plan.

Budapest and Vienna are big cities. Since you have a car, try to visit some smaller, off-the-beaten path places.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-09-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,154
Posted By FastMarkA
So I think after reading the various threads on...

So I think after reading the various threads on this topic, if I were to order a car, I'd probably just get multi-contours.

I've used cooled seats in Cadillacs and Lincolns, and those were pretty...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-06-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,863
Posted By FastMarkA
FWIW I have been trying to get the app to work on...

FWIW I have been trying to get the app to work on my car since day one without any success.

Well, today *I* finally figured it out (you're welcome very much, BMW :rolleyes:).

When my dealer and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By FastMarkA
The best use of a Goodyear LS2 is recycling it so...

The best use of a Goodyear LS2 is recycling it so it can grow up and become a Michelin or Bridgestone.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By FastMarkA
I'd have to respectfully disagree -- sound...

I'd have to respectfully disagree -- sound quality from BT has a lot more clarity and depth than what XM/Sirius offers. There's always been that terrible muffled effect on satellite radio.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,217
Posted By FastMarkA
He also flies in coach! :loco:

He also flies in coach! :loco:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By FastMarkA
TPMS in 2015 - pressure values displayed?

Did BMW come to their senses finally for the USA market?

I'm driving a 2015 535 loaner, and the tire pressure display shows the car, with green tires, and psi readings for each.

There is no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,548
Posted By FastMarkA
You could see if contract laws in your state...

You could see if contract laws in your state allow a return. But I'm guessing they don't.

Your next option is the same as the rest of us big kids -- you sell it.

Life is too short to drive a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,217
Posted By FastMarkA
528 or 535d. One could say my 5-series is...

528 or 535d.

One could say my 5-series is better than Tim Cook's 5-series, but I'll STFU about a bank account comparison! :rofl:

He's a pretty cool guy.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By FastMarkA
As others have said, you can get it coded. ...

As others have said, you can get it coded.

You may want to listen to it on another car first -- the sound quality is horrible. That, coupled with its antiquated design (no skip?) and commercials...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-31-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By FastMarkA
So here's the thing: on bmwusa.com, the Luxury...

So here's the thing: on bmwusa.com, the Luxury Seating only adds $50 if you have the M-Sport (which includes the multi-contours).

For $50, I'd definitely get them.

Of course, if it's a bug,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-31-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By FastMarkA
By the same token, never polish or wax a warm...

By the same token, never polish or wax a warm surface, either.

Lots of tips in the Detailing/Car Care forum here.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-29-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,104
Posted By FastMarkA
If anybody with Ivory could post some pics, that...

If anybody with Ivory could post some pics, that would be amazing. Hard to find that color on vehicles sitting in a lot. TIA! :thumbup:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-29-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By FastMarkA
Depending on how much you *need* to drive,...

Depending on how much you *need* to drive, Lyft/Uber is your friend.

Of course, you could see how benevolent your dealer is feeling...
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