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Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By CliffJumper
One other benefit in the past (other can correct...

One other benefit in the past (other can correct me if it no longer applies), but for many models, an ED car is a "bonus" car for dealers and does not come out of their normal allocation. This means...
Forum: Interior 11-01-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By CliffJumper
BMW F10 M5 Shift Knob - NEW (#25 11 2 284 205) - No Longer Available

BMW F10 M5 Shift Knob - NEW (#25 11 2 284 205)...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 10-25-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By CliffJumper
Thanks for your input. I'd decided that enough...

Thanks for your input. I'd decided that enough people have convinced me of small flying rubber pieces being an eye hazard that I wanted to go with a full face helmet this time. However, since I...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 09-26-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By CliffJumper
Cool thanks! That looks like a pretty good list.

Cool thanks! That looks like a pretty good list.
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 09-26-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By CliffJumper
Helmet Recommendations?

I've never had to buy a new helmet before. I bought my first helmet used from a guy in a local auto club. My 2nd helmet came from the BMW Performance school (gave it to "Advanced" class...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 08-08-2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By CliffJumper
Where can I find diagram of track maps online?

While I don't get to drive on tracks often (perhaps 1-2 times year), I've been fortunate to have driven on a wide variety of tracks. I'm looking to create a collection of track maps that I can print...
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,185
Posted By CliffJumper
Museum is good if you appreciate the beauty of...

Museum is good if you appreciate the beauty of older cars and/or you understand the historical significance of a particular vehicle.

I personally preferred large robots, sparks flying and...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,801
Posted By CliffJumper
This varies by car and by year. Highly in-demand...

This varies by car and by year. Highly in-demand cars, regardless of model may have to come out of dealer's allocation. However, once the initial demand is covered, that could change. An example...
Forum: European Delivery 05-16-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By CliffJumper
Anyone else have a car on PRIME ACE?

Slightly ahead of schedule, but the wait is still killing me.... Really wish they'd skip the Panama canal and truck it over from the east coast!
Forum: European Delivery 04-25-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,830
Posted By CliffJumper
Just went Dubln for work and picked up my car in...

Just went Dubln for work and picked up my car in Stuttgart last week... I didn't die!
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-21-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,628
Posted By CliffJumper
I think you're stressing out too much about this....

I think you're stressing out too much about this. Just try not to set the cruise control at 65 for the entire drive. Just do a few aggressive passes or back roads for a part of it.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-21-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,628
Posted By CliffJumper
Well, in addition to changing speeds, I recommend...

Well, in addition to changing speeds, I recommend you follow the suggestion of keeping your speed constant, but changing gears, which will force your RPMs to change.

Isn't maintenance (like oil...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-21-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,596
Posted By CliffJumper
I respectfully disagree with all but C. I think...

I respectfully disagree with all but C. I think this must be a regional thing. Some people view using a fun car as something that is a special event only weekends. I prefer to have fun every...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-21-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By CliffJumper
Sorry to hear that! This has been my standard...

Sorry to hear that! This has been my standard route for selling cars, and it seems to work.

Step 1: Figure out what your bottom price is. To do this:

Call or visit 1 or 2 BMW dealerships to...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 04-21-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,648
Posted By CliffJumper
Possibly. The car was extremely capable. I...

Possibly. The car was extremely capable. I think for me, there was a difference between capability and feel/fun. Throttle response was excellent when pushing it hard, but was vague when trying to...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 04-21-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,648
Posted By CliffJumper
Funny, I feel the exact opposite, except I was...

Funny, I feel the exact opposite, except I was biased toward the M3/M4. I rented an M4 convertible for a weekend and I really, really wanted it to be as awesome as my E90 M3. Unfortunately, I...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 04-16-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By CliffJumper
Easy - Greg Poland @ Pacific BMW. He's a forum...

Easy - Greg Poland @ Pacific BMW. He's a forum sponsor and is very easy to deal with over email.
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By CliffJumper
I haven't had any great experiences with Bay Area...

I haven't had any great experiences with Bay Area dealers for any brand. It's always mediocre to poor.

I highly recommend checking out Greg Poland and Jon Shaffer. You can do everything over the...
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,849
Posted By CliffJumper
Adrian Avila in Atlanta Greg Poland at Pacific...

Adrian Avila in Atlanta
Greg Poland at Pacific BMW in SoCal
Forum: European Delivery 04-13-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By CliffJumper
I'm not an expert, but I think your finance...

I'm not an expert, but I think your finance calculation may be off. The rates you quoted are money factors, so 0.00135-0.00049=0.00086

0.00086MF= 2.064% annual = 0.172% monthly

This results in...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 04-06-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,068
Posted By CliffJumper
I just copy/pasted something I wrote in another...

I just copy/pasted something I wrote in another thread:

My wife had a 2008 335i (RWD) and I had a 2009 M3 at the same time, so I had quite a bit of time to do back to back comparisons. I'd say...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 04-06-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By CliffJumper
I'd tell them exactly what you told us, and that...

I'd tell them exactly what you told us, and that you want your car inspected. Should be straightforward for them.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 04-06-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By CliffJumper
Unless something's changed, I don't think you can...

Unless something's changed, I don't think you can use wheels from a 335 on an M3. That certainly was not the case for a 2008 335 (similar to 2011) to a 2009 M3 (similar to 2013). I believe the...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 04-06-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By CliffJumper
And yes, gas mileage was terrible. In fact, it...

And yes, gas mileage was terrible. In fact, it was my sole pet peeve. I didn't care so much that the mileage itself was bad, but combined with a 16 gallon tank, I felt like I was constantly at the...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 04-06-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By CliffJumper
My wife had a 2008 335i (RWD) and I had a 2009 M3...

My wife had a 2008 335i (RWD) and I had a 2009 M3 at the same time, so I had quite a bit of time to do back to back comparisons. I'd say the real difference depends on which characteristics are...
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