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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,377
Posted By Elk
Nor did I write that you did. :) No more...

Nor did I write that you did. :)


No more so than other manufacturers. It just happens you resonate with the decisions BMW chose to make. BMW put great effort into pushing your buttons and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By Elk
As already noted, warm up is different from...

As already noted, warm up is different from breaking in. Break in is covered in the manual.

As far as warm up, start the car, give it 5-10 seconds for oil pressure to come up (you can hear the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,134
Posted By Elk
All Complaints are easy to file. A class action...

All Complaints are easy to file. A class action is expensive both to pursue and to defend.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,377
Posted By Elk
Every automobile manufacturer engages in this...

Every automobile manufacturer engages in this exercise. As well as determine whether controls can be comfortably operated by women with long fingernails, careful tuning of induction and exhaust...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-13-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By Elk
Start the car. Wait a few moments for oil...

Start the car. Wait a few moments for oil pressure to build. Drive.

The most wear occurs when the engine is cold. Driving off warms the car as quickly as possible. Do not use WOT or high RPMs...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-05-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,365
Posted By Elk
The Most Outlandish Thing a BMW CA told me: ...

The Most Outlandish Thing a BMW CA told me:

"It handles like a sports car."
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-24-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By Elk
More interesting is the S1000RR. BMW clearly...

More interesting is the S1000RR.

BMW clearly paid a lot for product placement.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-15-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Elk
It sounds silly, but the design of the washer...

It sounds silly, but the design of the washer reservoir is poor; when filling it bubbles up giving the impression it is full. My dealer has messed this up as well.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-14-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By Elk
$0 glass deductible is generally an an available...

$0 glass deductible is generally an an available option. Some offer it as standard. I believe Auto Owners is one.

And, no, the current carrier is not responsible for the bad chip repair or for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-12-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By Elk
And the answers to the other questions are . . . ?

And the answers to the other questions are . . . ?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-12-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By Elk
I am child-free, but appreciate the shade for...

I am child-free, but appreciate the shade for cutting down on a bright, low sun, high beams at night, etc. And the car stays cooler. I leave the side shades up all the time and put the rear shade...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,640
Posted By Elk
The Tupperware like trunk liner is nice.

The Tupperware like trunk liner is nice.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By Elk
I suspect the little kick is merely the springs...

I suspect the little kick is merely the springs pulling on the latch. I do not think you can do anything else other than moving the mounting hole further (if there is room) or using a stronger...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,640
Posted By Elk
^^^ +1 Do not bother; they do little to...

^^^
+1

Do not bother; they do little to keep a thief from your wheels. They are easily defeated. But they are great for slowing down the owner's working on the car.

My dealer gave me locks. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-02-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By Elk
This should do the job nicely.

This should do the job nicely.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,330
Posted By Elk
The rule was created for the sole purpose of...

The rule was created for the sole purpose of enabling the rulemaker to lecture others on their financial decisions.

And wholly irrelevant to the OP's question.

The BMW Nav system is vastly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-25-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,170
Posted By Elk
Exactly. Facts are irrelevant. And if the...

Exactly. Facts are irrelevant.

And if the Buick was rebranded a BMW, the majority would be falling over themselves, declaring how wonderful it is.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-25-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,330
Posted By Elk
BMW's navigation system is poor, at best. A...

BMW's navigation system is poor, at best. A basic Garmin is vastly superior.

The screen which comes with the Nav does look better and some find the integration with the car very important. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-08-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,618
Posted By Elk
Does the leather used on the dash look and feel...

Does the leather used on the dash look and feel like actual leather, or is it heavily plastic coated and looks and feels like vinyl akin to the Dakota leather seats?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,766
Posted By Elk
BMW's approved oils: Castrol Syntec...

BMW's approved oils:

Castrol Syntec European Formula SAE 0W-30

Mobil 1 SAE 0W-40

Pennzoil Platinum European Formula Ultra SAE 5W-30

Valvoline SynPower SAE 5W-30
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,842
Posted By Elk
A little big to store in the little plastic flip...

A little big to store in the little plastic flip down driver's side storage compartment.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,842
Posted By Elk
But it is important! The average BMW driver...

But it is important! The average BMW driver spends a lot of time in very bad neighborhoods. :rolleyes:

It always amuses me how so many with carry permits have absolutely no need for them.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,842
Posted By Elk
Nothing.

Nothing.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-20-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,558
Posted By Elk
And, amusingly, is a tagline used only in certain...

And, amusingly, is a tagline used only in certain locations such as in the States.

It is not used in Germany - where it would be a source of great mirth.

Put me done as another not intimidated...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,474
Posted By Elk
One's license plate is far from private; it is,...

One's license plate is far from private; it is, oddly enough, readily visible to everyone when your car is out of the garage.

Do you cover your plate when you take the car out? :)

Failure to...
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