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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-25-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,852
Posted By mrich1353
I am not leaser because of high miles (25K a...

I am not leaser because of high miles (25K a year).
I finally gave up as a buyer because it seems like BMW is subsidizing the lease programs at the expense of us who must purchase. The reality is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-18-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,191
Posted By mrich1353
Obviously your definition of enthusiast must be...

Obviously your definition of enthusiast must be the correct one:rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-18-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,191
Posted By mrich1353
Different world; daily driver used for business...

Different world; daily driver used for business putting 25K miles a year on vehicle in Pennsylvania winters does not drive an M car. My other car which is my pure enthusiast big horsepower RWD...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-18-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,191
Posted By mrich1353
The run flat issue seems more BMW corporate...

The run flat issue seems more BMW corporate arrogance. The ride quality and noise of run flats shorten true life span quickly. It is OK if you are leasing and returning the car with low miles and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,090
Posted By mrich1353
You can easily paint the rusty brake rotors to...

You can easily paint the rusty brake rotors to look like new with caliber brake. Any over spray on the brake surface quickly goes away. A great trick to improve your look.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,454
Posted By mrich1353
Red face Another to drive and check-out is the Genesis G80...

Another to drive and check-out is the Genesis G80 AWD. I am in the market to replace my 335I (fourth BMW) and it is an impressive vehicle. I've always thought of myself as a BMW purest - equipping my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By mrich1353
Agree on the Tesla statement; I knew someone...

Agree on the Tesla statement; I knew someone would mention this.
Next year I'll travel to Philadelphia for sure. Almost went over the weekend, then thought Baltimore will closer:mad:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By mrich1353
For those in region, don't waste money going to...

For those in region, don't waste money going to the Baltimore Auto Show. Took a half day off work and drove down today, $12 to get in, $27 to park!
BMW display was joke, no 5 Series - tried to say...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By mrich1353
For 2013, you want to find one with Dynamic...

For 2013, you want to find one with Dynamic Handling Package if concerned about steering. This gives you variable steering and adaptive suspension. This changes the dynamic of the car significantly,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-06-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By mrich1353
From my window sticker (late 2013 model year...

From my window sticker (late 2013 model year build)
Technology Package - $3100
- Navigation System
- Head-Up Display
- Smartphone Integration
- BMW Assist w/enhanced BT & USB
= BMW Apps
Real...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-15-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,685
Posted By mrich1353
I had the same reaction about the exhaust tips. I...

I had the same reaction about the exhaust tips. I think they are trying to look like Mercedes Benz - not a fan at all.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-15-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,705
Posted By mrich1353
I am a BMW enthusiast because of the driving...

I am a BMW enthusiast because of the driving experience. Too many comparisons try to compare comfort features; A "properly" equipped BMW is a performance sedan with luxury features; most competing...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-14-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,705
Posted By mrich1353
I've got both a 335I x-drive and an IS250AWD in...

I've got both a 335I x-drive and an IS250AWD in the garage. I don't even like to drive the IS; it is smaller and more of a luxury compact versus a drivers car. My 335I is well equipped including...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-01-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,555
Posted By mrich1353
For purchase, incentives in October were actually...

For purchase, incentives in October were actually better with .09 finance to 72 months and $1000 incentive on 2017; $1500 on 2016s is still in place.
We are also approaching end of F30 production,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-02-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,015
Posted By mrich1353
Agree and love PenFed. Current car financed...

Agree and love PenFed. Current car financed through them. The .9 money helped make my deal work to where i want to be. I suspect BMW will be coming around again, may prefer waiting more toward spring...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-02-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,015
Posted By mrich1353
The .9 money was short lived - just changed my...

The .9 money was short lived - just changed my plans! The .9 money (I drive a lot of miles - lease not feasible) had me wrestling between a loaded 340I x-drive and a 440I x-drive... oh well, I still...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-21-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,724
Posted By mrich1353
As I contemplate replacing my 2013 335I x-drive...

As I contemplate replacing my 2013 335I x-drive M-sport with DHP and PPK, I was not overwhelmed when I drove a 2016 340i x-drive m-sport this week (both 18" square set-up). The 340i did not have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-22-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,501
Posted By mrich1353
I don't have M-Sport brakes, but have regular...

I don't have M-Sport brakes, but have regular squeaking which is normal according to BMW also. Very frustrating and embarrassing that BMW doesn't seem to care.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-24-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,727
Posted By mrich1353
Check with Joe L at Apple BMW in York, PA. They...

Check with Joe L at Apple BMW in York, PA. They sell a lot of cars to folks in the region. Great to deal with and they can deliver...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-19-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By mrich1353
You being more cynical than me! Exactly what I...

You being more cynical than me! Exactly what I was thinking. No change in driving pattern, I put a lot of highway miles on her. :thumbdwn:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-19-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,047
Posted By mrich1353
Oil Change Frequency

Anybody else have a similar experience? While under 50k miles and under BMW maintenance, my oil change frequency was about every 15k miles; there changes in 45k miles. Just had oil change service due...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-13-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By mrich1353
Not a 340I x-drive, but 335I x-drive and PPK - ...

Not a 340I x-drive, but 335I x-drive and PPK -
My driving is mostly highway, but can be stop and go. I average almost 25 overall, pure highway, set before an open road trip, will be 29-30 range.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-23-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By mrich1353
Look at current local market to see asking prices...

Look at current local market to see asking prices of comparable vehicles, $34,500 even certified, sounds high. The market is flooded with 328s
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-10-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By mrich1353
Space Grey is great color too! Wish it was...

Space Grey is great color too! Wish it was offered in F30
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-28-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By mrich1353
Not sure the way it is listed; any experts out...

Not sure the way it is listed; any experts out there?
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