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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By Mark K
I would first find out it is a misfire 100%...

I would first find out it is a misfire 100% certain. If it is, do plugs, coils and valve cleaning. It costs way more in labor just to remove all the crap and get to the plugs/coils than to buy 6...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Mark K
Well ... Generally speaking (not just BMW...

Well ... Generally speaking (not just BMW dealerships or even just delaerships), I hate to teach people how to run a business on my dime and, even more important, on my time. Yes, I know BMW paid for...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 02-09-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By Mark K
Short list: 1. Getting on kerbing - do you...

Short list:

1. Getting on kerbing - do you fell anything on your steering wheel.

2. Throttle response ... how good is getting to "maintenance throttle" immediately after braking (precise,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,161
Posted By Mark K
Wow, that really sucks. One thing I would make...

Wow, that really sucks. One thing I would make sure is to keep trail of all communications between you and the dealer - you do not want to be dinged at the lease end for "damage" you didn't do.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,298
Posted By Mark K
I hope the "Columbus" in your location isn't in...

I hope the "Columbus" in your location isn't in Ohio because I was planning to take my eventual BMW to Dayton or Columbus for service if it so happens that I purchase another one. Right now, my plan...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,525
Posted By Mark K
:) Now that made me think of something. We...

:)

Now that made me think of something. We have a customer near Mankato that, let's put it nicely, has needed more help than usual, so I ended up visiting Mankato area roughly once a year since...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,135
Posted By Mark K
Yes, it is, you are very correct. I thought my...

Yes, it is, you are very correct. I thought my car was worth $17,000 (extrapolating from my previous Jetta TDI at same age) but it turns out it is worth only $15,600. Pretty worthless when you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-06-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,135
Posted By Mark K
All of you are going down hard on OP, but I...

All of you are going down hard on OP, but I perfectly understand him/her and I have been discussing this on these forums before.

Situation is actually pretty much unacceptable. Giving out loaners...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-06-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,525
Posted By Mark K
Now, THAT is a sports car, no doubt. :thumbup: ...

Now, THAT is a sports car, no doubt. :thumbup:

That said, however, I wasn't posting definition nor requirements, I was actually quite seriously asking OP what is it that for him means "sports car...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-05-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,525
Posted By Mark K
It will be hard to say period. Very few here...

It will be hard to say period. Very few here drove extensively both F30 and F80. In fact, if I am not mistaken, it is exactly one person here that had done so.

But it gets even harder if you don't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,146
Posted By Mark K
Thank you. I guess it is God's blessing that they...

Thank you. I guess it is God's blessing that they are not allowed to put racing slicks with beautiful white-and-blue rectangle saying "Michelin" on the sidewall as a $10,000 option on the car. Very...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,541
Posted By Mark K
I am truly not sure what you are trying to say....

I am truly not sure what you are trying to say. If you are saying something about pedestrians getting hit ... let me tell you this : if my midwest town had density of pedestrians and opportunities to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,146
Posted By Mark K
I laughed hard at this. I have seen my fair share...

I laughed hard at this. I have seen my fair share of doctors running their Porsches on the track, but somehow I doubt this particular Doc is of that sort.

Since the thread went to crapper already...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-03-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,541
Posted By Mark K
I was 100% with you until "That's why these...

I was 100% with you until "That's why these systems are necessary." Wrong. These systems are necessary when you can't pay attention in a 360 degrees environment for not even 20% of the time - that's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,089
Posted By Mark K
OP, he is not being nasty or preachy, he is...

OP, he is not being nasty or preachy, he is actually being VERY nice. So, I will keep it that way and not add anything to it :)

Good luck with your driver's ed!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,146
Posted By Mark K
Thanks! I saw that. My wife didn't....

Thanks!



I saw that. My wife didn't. Threw the magazine away before she could ask to see it. :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,146
Posted By Mark K
I know, I was kidding. I am...

I know, I was kidding.



I am desperately trying to, yes.




That is exactly why I am desperately trying to (maybe a year too early) :) EDIT: Going to 4 cylinder turbo not in 2017, but in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,146
Posted By Mark K
See this? ... This is me not biting....

See this?

...

This is me not biting. :D

Kidding aside, I truly wish BMW went one more with NA engine for M3/4 and M2. An evolution of S65 and S54 respectively would have probably put me...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,683
Posted By Mark K
And we are going to keep piling on it until G20...

And we are going to keep piling on it until G20 arrives :) Kidding. You DO sound like corporate shill, by the way. I understand passion, I also understand that no journalist will ever convey the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,192
Posted By Mark K
Amazing. My experience (born and raised in Europe...

Amazing. My experience (born and raised in Europe myself, by the way, emigrated at 34) is exact photocopy of yours, punctuation included. I still refuse to rent SUVs, though, no matter the provenance...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-29-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,460
Posted By Mark K
Look, I never owned F10, but I think the more...

Look, I never owned F10, but I think the more important factor to consider (other than the one that this is your first BMW) is if you might have another BMW in the future. If that is very uncertain...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,031
Posted By Mark K
I agree with two of them, wagon is by far your...

I agree with two of them, wagon is by far your best choice. You do not need to put bikes on the roof, they will fit perfectly fine on a flat surface you get with rear seats down. You get all dynamics...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,192
Posted By Mark K
You seem to be old enough to understand what...

You seem to be old enough to understand what comparo means in a car magazine, leave dictionary and law books for courts. That was an editorial piece and not a head-to-head comparison.

Just because...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By Mark K
No, I was carrying one, too :) Good, because...

No, I was carrying one, too :)

Good, because I forgot ... everything has to come out of the trunk as well. Not the battery, of course :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,192
Posted By Mark K
If the below mentioned guy wrote it, I would...

If the below mentioned guy wrote it, I would agree 100%. Since Mackenzie wrote it, to me it sounds more like a guy desperately in love with unfaithful woman who had already forgiven unforgivable, but...
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