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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,165
Posted By beden1
Not going out-of-business. They don't have their...

Not going out-of-business. They don't have their act together and the **** is hitting the fan.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,165
Posted By beden1
I was fortunate to have a very good Chevy dealer...

I was fortunate to have a very good Chevy dealer who took care of talking with GM, especially when my valve assemblies needed to be replaced under warranty. But, I think there is more going on with...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 329
Posted By beden1
Our '11 E90 M3 does not have rattles. I'm very...

Our '11 E90 M3 does not have rattles. I'm very impressed by this, actually. My '11 E93 335is is also rattle free. My '12 Prosche Carrera GTS cab has/had rattles that drive me absolutely crazy. Most...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,165
Posted By beden1
Probably a design flaw like I had in my '09 Z06...

Probably a design flaw like I had in my '09 Z06 with the LT7 engine. I've read the posts too, and I have not seen where anyone has a handle on the root cause. If it becomes anything like the...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-16-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 315
Posted By beden1
Pretty much the same thing. I bought the Meguiars...

Pretty much the same thing. I bought the Meguiars machine because they spent a couple of hours with me at a car auction teaching me how to properly use one. I learned a lot that day. Plus, they are...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-16-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 315
Posted By beden1
It's the etching damage into the clear coat...

It's the etching damage into the clear coat caused by the acid in the bird crap that is the problem.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 315
Posted By beden1
Yes. I use the Meguiars polisher. With this...

Yes. I use the Meguiars polisher. With this machine, I'd use a yellow pad with Meguiars white compound on a setting of 4.5-5. That should get the bird crap etching out unless it's real bad (if it is,...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-16-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 329
Posted By beden1
Check out the passenger seatbelt to see if it's...

Check out the passenger seatbelt to see if it's causing the noise. Sometimes the buckle hits the pillar. Check it by fastening the passenger seatbelt (if you're driving alone) to see if the noise...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-15-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By beden1
Not normal. BMW should replace it under warranty....

Not normal. BMW should replace it under warranty. Auto car washes can damage the trim, however.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-15-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By beden1
What wax/sealant are you using?

What wax/sealant are you using?
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-15-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,103
Posted By beden1
I love the new carbon fiber interior inserts....

I love the new carbon fiber interior inserts. Better than what was in the E Series M3s.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-15-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By beden1
F-That x3

F-That x3
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-14-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 792
Posted By beden1
The black grills look considerably larger than...

The black grills look considerably larger than the chrome grills?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-14-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,799
Posted By beden1
Good luck with your new career opportunity...

Good luck with your new career opportunity Jameson. :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By beden1
My daughter's car, an Audi, was in an accident a...

My daughter's car, an Audi, was in an accident a couple of years ago. I gained experience learning about a certified Audi body shop. At the time, there were only 7 in the US, and fortunately, one was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,327
Posted By beden1
It rivals the Honda Odyssey as one of the ugliest...

It rivals the Honda Odyssey as one of the ugliest vehicles on the planet. Sorry, but :dunno: what BMW was thinking?
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-08-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,165
Posted By beden1
As an example, I had been looking to replace one...

As an example, I had been looking to replace one of our SUVs this year, a Chevy Suburban. I looked at Chevy, GMC, Mercedes (which we got), Land Rover, etc. Before the 2015 GMC Yukon Denali (new model...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-08-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,106
Posted By beden1
Jaguar announced they are coming out with a...

Jaguar announced they are coming out with a manual transmission for the F-Type. I would think they will for this one as well.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-08-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By beden1
I really like the G Wagon too, but unfortunately,...

I really like the G Wagon too, but unfortunately, the leg room for the driver is too tight for me. Plus, the AMG version is really pricey. I'm not sure that I could ever justify one, but I love how...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,165
Posted By beden1
A number of C7 owners have had engine...

A number of C7 owners have had engine replacements as well, along with paint & fitment issues. I would just never buy a first year car from anyone, and when it comes to Corvettes, you're better off...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-08-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By beden1
Porsche Carrera GTS Cabriolet (I really love my...

Porsche Carrera GTS Cabriolet (I really love my car)
Audi R8 Spyder
Bentley Continental GT3-R
Land Rover long wheelbase
GMC Yukon Denali (hauler & for parking in stadium parking lots, etc.)

I...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-08-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,165
Posted By beden1
My problem(s) with getting another Corvette (I've...

My problem(s) with getting another Corvette (I've had three) is that I was stung with my '09 Z06 (valve replacements due to a faulty engine design). The other problem I have is that I absolutely love...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,106
Posted By beden1
The new Jaguar looks like a winner. The car is...

The new Jaguar looks like a winner. The car is also great looking inside and out. I bet if this was BMW's design when the new F Series was announced, Bimmerfesters would be drooling while counting...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-08-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,165
Posted By beden1
I did see the new C7 Z06 at the Barrtett-Jackson...

I did see the new C7 Z06 at the Barrtett-Jackson auction in Palm Beach, FL last Spring, and I agree with your impressions about how it looks like something out of a Transformer movie. I owned a C6...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-07-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,165
Posted By beden1
Cars like a 911 Porsche are best for driving on...

Cars like a 911 Porsche are best for driving on back country and mountain roads where one can really enjoy how these cars handle and perform. Flat and straight roads like in Ohio and Florida, and...
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