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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 10:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,709
Posted By Robert A
I don't think the makeup of the average BMW...

I don't think the makeup of the average BMW driver has changed in the past 30 years. The vast majority of car buyers are not enthusiasts, they just ordinary people who like to drive nice cars.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-28-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,547
Posted By Robert A
We're spoiled with free maintenance. I'd rather...

We're spoiled with free maintenance. I'd rather they cut the maintenance than the warranty anyway.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Robert A
$420 including the bike rack or just the hitch?

$420 including the bike rack or just the hitch?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,961
Posted By Robert A
That 325i engine had a wonderful sound too. ...

That 325i engine had a wonderful sound too. 169hp was considered abundant at the time.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,961
Posted By Robert A
Point well taken, but the difference back then...

Point well taken, but the difference back then was that our cars were modified for American tastes, weighted down with heavier, longer bumpers, slowed by different emission systems, and limited as to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By Robert A
How much does the hitch cost, including...

How much does the hitch cost, including installation?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,961
Posted By Robert A
I owned a 325e and a 318i, both from 1984 and I...

I owned a 325e and a 318i, both from 1984 and I know for certain this was the first year for the E30 is the US. The 325e had soft, mushy suspension but had a motor that was smooth and refined,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,961
Posted By Robert A
The first year of the 325e was actually 1984 and...

The first year of the 325e was actually 1984 and the current 320i is a vastly superior car. The 325e was sluggish, slow and hard to shift. Yes, it had better steering, but the handling was nowhere...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-23-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,547
Posted By Robert A
I believe it's beige, but I'm not certain....

I believe it's beige, but I'm not certain. Hopefully someone can confirm.

I'm curious if the 330i has upgrades to ancillary equipment such as A/C, brakes, M/T, etc.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-20-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 47,231
Posted By Robert A
After agreeing to pay $15bn, did anyone really...

After agreeing to pay $15bn, did anyone really believe that VW would sell diesels in the US again?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Robert A
I put them on my E60 530i and it made a...

I put them on my E60 530i and it made a noticeable difference in ride and handling.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,961
Posted By Robert A
Please explain this setup in the context of...

Please explain this setup in the context of xDrive (specifically the F31).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By Robert A
I don't believe you are correct about this.

I don't believe you are correct about this.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-18-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,961
Posted By Robert A
Does the M Adaptive lower the car?

Does the M Adaptive lower the car?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-17-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By Robert A
You would be very fortunate indeed to unload your...

You would be very fortunate indeed to unload your car with only a $2,500 loss.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By Robert A
To my knowledge, Sport + has no effect on...

To my knowledge, Sport + has no effect on shifting, but I could be mistaken.
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics by BAVSOUND 07-13-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By Robert A
Ghost podcast folders on iDrive

When I pull up Apple Podcasts through the iDrive menu interface, I'm seeing "ghost" folders that I cannot see directly on my phone. For example, I see multiple, empty folders for NPR's Left Right...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Robert A
I think they generally update their website only...

I think they generally update their website only after cars are on dealer lots.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-05-2016, 12:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,841
Posted By Robert A
Is that after interest and depreciation?

Is that after interest and depreciation?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-04-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,841
Posted By Robert A
I've often wondered what motivates dealers,...

I've often wondered what motivates dealers, regardless of brand, to put so much time, money and capital into the new car sales process. I'll walk into a dealership and see the gleaming showroom with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-04-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By Robert A
Have you considered possibly not replacing your...

Have you considered possibly not replacing your rotors?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-29-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 985
Posted By Robert A
Here's what I really want. I want a car that's...

Here's what I really want. I want a car that's halfway between 3 and 7. That's what we had with the E60 and the E39. The F10 is basically a 7.

To me, this is far more important than nearly...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-28-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 985
Posted By Robert A
How about 500 fewer pounds and more driving...

How about 500 fewer pounds and more driving character?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-28-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 47,231
Posted By Robert A
I would be rather bummed if our car was valued at...

I would be rather bummed if our car was valued at trade-in value. It should be retail value instead since the funds should be sufficient to replace the car with something of similar age.

"Owners...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 12,078
Posted By Robert A
I drive a 535d. I would have seriously...

I drive a 535d. I would have seriously considered the F31 but they were leasing for close to the same price as the F10. I also didn't want the weight (and cost) of AWD. If they'd bring in the RWD...
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