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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 10:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,565
Posted By dunderhi
The most expensive car that I can afford is the...

The most expensive car that I can afford is the one that I will enjoy driving, yet is still cheap enough to keep the Mrs. happy. :whip:

For next go around in '18, my current top two contenders...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-14-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By dunderhi
I just installed it last weekend, but I haven't...

I just installed it last weekend, but I haven't had time to do some 0-60 runs to see if there is a measurable difference. The settings are basically +1, +2,+3,+4 psi, but there's some sort of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-14-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,104
Posted By dunderhi
They are cast wheels, which is the cheapest form...

They are cast wheels, which is the cheapest form of manufacturing of wheels. They are comparable to your OEM wheels and at $599 are the right price. On the plus side, they carry TUV, JWL, and DOT...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,445
Posted By dunderhi
Wow, it will probably cost more to insure than...

Wow, it will probably cost more to insure than lease the car. :eek:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,445
Posted By dunderhi
Yes, the Quadrifoglio has Ferrari 488 GTB engine...

Yes, the Quadrifoglio has Ferrari 488 GTB engine with 2 cylinders removed to save weight and improve balance. ;)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By dunderhi
Mrs D has started wondering about which car will...

Mrs D has started wondering about which car will replace her 328dxt and I suggested a European Delivery of the V90. We checked out a S90 T6 Inscription as a surrogate. Although the interior was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,445
Posted By dunderhi
One of the advantages of living in the...

One of the advantages of living in the Baltimore/DC area is an abundance of foreign car dealerships to choose from. I have five Alfa dealers from which to choose. For comparison sake, there are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,445
Posted By dunderhi
The point was that I, like many others, have an...

The point was that I, like many others, have an appreciation for Alfa's of old, so naturally we are excited that Alfa has returned the the U.S. I have very fond memories of driving that Spider.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,445
Posted By dunderhi
Hmm, so should I take that everyone didn't learn...

Hmm, so should I take that everyone didn't learn how to drive a stick in one of these?

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That's a real shame. ;)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-11-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,202
Posted By dunderhi
As I mentioned previously, go to your local BMW...

As I mentioned previously, go to your local BMW dealer and talk to your mechanics. They have different levels of experience and certification. If you look a traditional tradesmen hierarchy, the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-11-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By dunderhi
Ouch! That sucks. Did your air bags activate? ...

Ouch! That sucks. Did your air bags activate?

Below was the outcome a near miss of a head-one collision in December that kept my car in the shop for almost 8 weeks. Convertibles take longer if...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-10-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,445
Posted By dunderhi
I'm not particularly fond of the F30's interior,...

I'm not particularly fond of the F30's interior, but Alfa's use of MB's-like circular A/C vents on the ends and BMW's-like rectangular A/C vents in the center just looks like Alpha slapped it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-10-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,445
Posted By dunderhi
Exterior: Alfa wins. Interior: BMW wins.

Exterior: Alfa wins.
Interior: BMW wins.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 25,205
Posted By dunderhi
Adding M badges to the fenders can be made in the...

Adding M badges to the fenders can be made in the name of authenticity, but then calling a car an M428 is blatantly disingenuous, especially since BMW has actual MXXX model designations and M428...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 25,205
Posted By dunderhi
Hey, I still can't get over that some BMW drivers...

Hey, I still can't get over that some BMW drivers will let their Bimmers be seen in public without BBS wheels. Like when did it become acceptable to have heavy low pressure cast wheels made in a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,406
Posted By dunderhi
Oops, yes I forgot the installation cost for the...

Oops, yes I forgot the installation cost for the lease.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,406
Posted By dunderhi
The $500 comes from the resale value of the...

The $500 comes from the resale value of the option at this time of turn in.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,406
Posted By dunderhi
If I do the math, a $3000 option costs BMW maybe...

If I do the math, a $3000 option costs BMW maybe a $1000 to install. The option profits nets $1700 (.91X$3000=~$2700-$1000=$1700) for a sale. Now if someone leases a '17, that option nets $1700...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 25,205
Posted By dunderhi
He needs to fire his investment banker. : puke: ...

He needs to fire his investment banker. : puke:

I had a 430ci loaner car yesterday, which was an MSport. I wasn't sure if it was an MSport due to the lack of ///M Badges: very small badges on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By dunderhi
Real forged wheels and Michelin PSS is the way to...

Real forged wheels and Michelin PSS is the way to go. You will feel the improvement.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-05-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 17,790
Posted By dunderhi
If you keep mentioning what your father said,...

If you keep mentioning what your father said, then it does sound suspiciously like he is speaking through you. Now that you have gotten your first BMW at a younger age than your father, it's time...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 17,790
Posted By dunderhi
Classic!!! :rofl:

Classic!!! :rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 17,790
Posted By dunderhi
Hmm, I wonder how this logic applies to my...

Hmm, I wonder how this logic applies to my debadged M6. :Rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 17,790
Posted By dunderhi
Looks great, but one little tiny suggestion:...

Looks great, but one little tiny suggestion: consider ditching the dealer's license plate frame for a body color frame.

Post 153 has an pic of M6 with a alpine white frame and below is a pic of my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,202
Posted By dunderhi
Based on this post, I will start the wrap up my...

Based on this post, I will start the wrap up my case by saying you should spend more time at BMW and BMW/Dinan dealerships talking to the mechanics, because ///M certified mechanics do exist and they...
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