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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 46
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Why not? You are driving a car going on 10 years...

Why not? You are driving a car going on 10 years old so you might have been in the market for a new one & had sticker shock.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 46
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Its more of an example of how links are ignored...

Its more of an example of how links are ignored unless there is a compelling reason to spend time on them. In this case it looked to be someone whining about pricing.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:43 AM
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A car is still considered "new" because it has...

A car is still considered "new" because it has never been titled to an individual. Mileage has little to do with whether a dealer describes a car as "new." It's more of a legal term stating the car...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,145
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Yeah that was me, rowing the TKO 5 speed.:) I...

Yeah that was me, rowing the TKO 5 speed.:) I live in a subdivision off Honeycutt toward the Possum Track/SixForks end. Was up & down Honeycutt a few times today doing Honey-Do's. Depending on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 48
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Only real issue is the days are numbered in...

Only real issue is the days are numbered in decades & I will be buying another car in a year or so.:rofl: Till then the DCT, ZF will do just fine.

Daughter who has driven stick, learned on a 427...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,145
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You might prefer it but the manual is dead in any...

You might prefer it but the manual is dead in any kind of racing except NASCAR which just discovered this thing called fuel injection. :rofl:

DCT is king of the hill, ZF's are close behind then...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-25-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
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Population here is about 1,300,000 but we did not...

Population here is about 1,300,000 but we did not make the Top 20 crappy roads.

That said my commuting years were Jersey Shore to Jersey City. PATH train to the World Trade Center. Had very good...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-25-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,110
Posted By bear-avhistory
If you are going to run better/larger RFT or get...

If you are going to run better/larger RFT or get flat tires on the car why not do it right away? Drive with the better tire for most of the lease. Especially true from a cost perspective if you are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-24-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,110
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The plan with a lease is to pull the tires right...

The plan with a lease is to pull the tires right away, they typically will not make 3 years. Get really good tires to enjoy while you have the car. The week before you do your turn in inspection swap...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-24-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 53
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Posted By bear-avhistory
Open the windows

Open the windows
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-23-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,683
Posted By bear-avhistory
Think the whole numerical age thing is silly. ...

Think the whole numerical age thing is silly.

I still fly aerobatics a few times a year & only stopped regular martial arts sparing, knees wearing out, a while back. Question should be about...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-22-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,683
Posted By bear-avhistory
I hand built this one for me (73). ...

I hand built this one for me (73).

http://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/850x566/80-yb3_7a025e7903579baa5f5bfb1fcb4633fb57f5146b.jpg

The wife (72) likes the 435 MPPK/MPE a lot....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-22-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By bear-avhistory
You can shop price nationally & get your dealer...

You can shop price nationally & get your dealer to match it. On a lease it blended into the deal. No Charge for the install. They do a whole lot of them so no issues with a low volume dealers service...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-21-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By bear-avhistory
20 or 35 horsepower. There is a change over date...

20 or 35 horsepower. There is a change over date on the MPPK. If you have the old ECU its 20hp & 35hp with the newer one. Think the change over date is around early 2014. They list the ECU numbers in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-18-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By bear-avhistory
Without seeing them side by side it can be...

Without seeing them side by side it can be difficult. Trying to remember where the part numbers is on it, that would be the easiest way. Outside of the sound which builds over time
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-16-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By bear-avhistory
Fuel injectors?

Fuel injectors?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-16-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By bear-avhistory
What are the lights in the picture telling us?

What are the lights in the picture telling us?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-15-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By bear-avhistory
Did you ever check with another dealer & why did...

Did you ever check with another dealer & why did you put down a deposit like that? I have yet to put a deposit down on a BMW & all have been ordered.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-15-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By bear-avhistory
Stock tips will fit the MPE. Am running the...

Stock tips will fit the MPE. Am running the polished ones I took off the original muffler
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-14-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,484
Posted By bear-avhistory
Been driving for more years than most here have...

Been driving for more years than most here have been alive. First sanctioned competitive event was in 1960. This is not an unheard of problem. Sneakers with Lugged soles or hiking boots are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-14-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,115
Posted By bear-avhistory
Performance BMW Chapel Hill NC does. That said I...

Performance BMW Chapel Hill NC does. That said I have also purchased cars from them so don't know if that counts.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,160
Posted By bear-avhistory
Usually 4 or 5 years. Did keep the 2004 330 ZHP...

Usually 4 or 5 years. Did keep the 2004 330 ZHP convert for 10 with 125,000 miles on it. Not counting tires had about $1200/$1300 out of pocket expenses. Did all my own work after the warranty ran...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By bear-avhistory
Beige/Champagne/Sandstone/Cashmere are for boring...

Beige/Champagne/Sandstone/Cashmere are for boring old farts who can't decide on a real color.:rofl: Never get behind a beige car if you can help it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,316
Posted By bear-avhistory
Had Coral Red in a Space Gray 335is. Really...

Had Coral Red in a Space Gray 335is. Really liked the combo. Went to the dark side with the 435 black & black. First black car I have ever owned & am not having any real issues with keeping it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,484
Posted By bear-avhistory
My comments were based on the issue & had nothing...

My comments were based on the issue & had nothing to do with your character or motivation.

When you are here for a while, hope you stay, you will find a group that always finds evil intentions...
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