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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 10:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 829
Posted By Mark K
Well, the big end-of-season reveal ... I'm...

Well, the big end-of-season reveal ... I'm actually him and have been pulling your leg all this time :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 07:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 829
Posted By Mark K
Of course you do! Who doesn't? It's a perfect car...

Of course you do! Who doesn't? It's a perfect car :D

On car ADD I'm not sure if I have it or not. I don't actually want to go through process of buying a new car and selling the one I have (I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By Mark K
+1 I was in the same situation - identical,...

+1

I was in the same situation - identical, actually, when my rear went flat during Labor Day weekend. After about 300 milliseconds of deep thought, I bought Michelin PSS and never looked back.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 651
Posted By Mark K
I'm with you. I always wondered whether BMW...

I'm with you. I always wondered whether BMW prints stuff in the manual and on the fueling cap just to appease U.S. customers or they really modify the engine's ECU before shipping to US.
...
Forum: European Delivery 09-27-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By Mark K
That's the spirit! :thumbup: Hint: pasta...

That's the spirit! :thumbup:

Hint: pasta (spaghetti, linguine ...) "alla carbonara" is a typical Roman dish. Order that if you want to ever taste the "real" thing. Besides, who doesn't like jowl...
Forum: European Delivery 09-27-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By Mark K
Yes, there is more than one issue with that. You...

Yes, there is more than one issue with that. You should break it in while in Europe at speeds 130-150 mph, not 100+ mph :D

The second issue is that it will not take you 4 days @100 mph to drive...
Forum: European Delivery 09-27-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Mark K
Sorry to hear that. Hopefully, people at the Welt...

Sorry to hear that. Hopefully, people at the Welt will be able to accommodate you and your original dates. However, if it fails, there is definitely silver lining in that : do your ED in late April...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-27-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,520
Posted By Mark K
Thanks for the testimony. The problem is really...

Thanks for the testimony. The problem is really very simple here (United States):

a) people cannot test drive a diesel as a rental while in Europe that's all you're gonna get as a rental

b)...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-27-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,074
Posted By Mark K
I travel a lot and rent a lot of cars. I don't...

I travel a lot and rent a lot of cars. I don't understand the statement. If I'm looking for a daily driver, a lot of cars on the rental lot could qualify. The reason I don't own them is because all...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-26-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,074
Posted By Mark K
I don't shop brands. I shop cars. When I do,...

I don't shop brands. I shop cars.

When I do, I set not-negotiables, then see what's left in the pot after filters are applied.

Then I add "would be nice"s and see what's left again. Usually, at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-24-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mark K
There's nothing wrong with that comparison and it...

There's nothing wrong with that comparison and it is not in the least bit weird.

From what you said about getting arrested in M235i, I deduce that you have no intentions of taking either car to...
Forum: European Delivery 09-24-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Mark K
Let's just say that your chosen period for a...

Let's just say that your chosen period for a delivery of an ///M3 is a little bit ... er ... unusual. :) What others said ... search this forum for contact info of a place that regularly rents winter...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-23-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 11,709
Posted By Mark K
K-A, I will say something extremely unpopular and...

K-A, I will say something extremely unpopular and I just wanted to make sure it is understood that I'm not talking about you or any other enthusiast. Yes, if you spend even 1/2 hour a day at the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-22-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Mark K
Just do what I did - get a BMW with cloth seats,...

Just do what I did - get a BMW with cloth seats, spare tire and no moonroof! Second car in my signature. You are welcome :D
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-22-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 11,709
Posted By Mark K
This from the article: "Yet in August, the...

This from the article:

"Yet in August, the Macan's 969 U.S. sales nearly matched the 1056-unit total achieved by the Boxster, Cayman, and Panamera combined."

:rolleyes: :tsk:

I guess...
Forum: European Delivery 09-22-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,219
Posted By Mark K
It was great to see how much attention and...

It was great to see how much attention and stories did this thread get. I would like to point out two things if not too late:

1. Not getting into Italian divisions and political spectacle, but you...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-22-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By Mark K
:thumbup: While they are at it, they will...

:thumbup:

While they are at it, they will also offer ///M2 with 75 diesel horsepower for $25 k. That's all the power you will ever need for daily driving in U.S.

Considering how easy it is to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-20-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Mark K
Are you interested in exhaust sound? If not,...

Are you interested in exhaust sound? If not, pass. Spend that money elsewhere. Nice set of Michelin PSS and extra wheel+tire for a spare comes immediately to mind :)

I have N55 engine and manual...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-20-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,272
Posted By Mark K
Nobody is really sure and, as far as I know, BMW...

Nobody is really sure and, as far as I know, BMW isn't talking. You can have some fun with a sticky in E9x forum and read some stories.

The best conjecture I heard is the cavitation problem which...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-19-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By Mark K
OP, disregard. The picture is of his car on the...

OP, disregard. The picture is of his car on the top of the climb. What he never showed us is the picture of how he used a telephone pole to slow down while going downhill.

:D


Sent from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,272
Posted By Mark K
It hasn't failed yet in 1 1/2 years :) I...

It hasn't failed yet in 1 1/2 years :)

I just make sure to lock the car, it primes the pump on unlock.

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-19-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,272
Posted By Mark K
Thanks, very important difference and I would...

Thanks, very important difference and I would like to know it as well.

My 2 cents on this ... I did notice that my car started having longer cranks. Sometimes really long, but that happens maybe...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-18-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,010
Posted By Mark K
This. Plus ... nobody said anything about...

This. Plus ... nobody said anything about run-flat tires and no spare. Those two times when I was happy with BMW service and compiled the questionary, they ask the same question. Guess what was on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-18-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 12,520
Posted By Mark K
What sbalea said. ^ Besides, even 50% diesel...

What sbalea said. ^

Besides, even 50% diesel cars is almost infinitely more than what we have as percentage :)
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-18-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By Mark K
Yeah, man. Last night I met this drop-dead...

Yeah, man. Last night I met this drop-dead gorgeous hooker and just when stuff was about to get interesting she said she doesn't want ever to have any kids. Man, what a drag! Who want to hit that...
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