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Forum: General BMW 01-23-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Stonehauler
yeah, I am not expecting something on the order...

yeah, I am not expecting something on the order of Detroit, LA, or Chicago. However, what I don't want is something like the Wilmington (Delaware) auto show.

Right now it LOOKS like the DC show...
Forum: General BMW 01-22-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Stonehauler
Philly or Washington show?

Hey all!

My wife is starting the search for a new car and for the first time since her last new car, she wants to go to an auto show. Thing is, the last time we went, it was to the Chicago Auto...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-17-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 31,558
Posted By Stonehauler
My question is...what will be the next thing to...

My question is...what will be the next thing to go wrong?

For example...most of us experience unusual oil consumption compared to almost every other car out there. The last car I had that burned...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 31,558
Posted By Stonehauler
Well, they replaced a few things earlier, then...

Well, they replaced a few things earlier, then they realized they forgot to check the battery, Unfortunately, it needed replacement and when they did it, they found they needed to reprogram the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 31,558
Posted By Stonehauler
Many times, it is the scale of issues that will...

Many times, it is the scale of issues that will bring it to the attention of corporate/national branches. How many N63 engines are there in the US. Now, how many are there in Canada?

If you ONLY...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Stonehauler
additional info. I am looking for 19 inch wheels...

additional info. I am looking for 19 inch wheels for 245/40/R19 tires.

The wheels you mention are not available in a 19 inch size. Thank you for the suggestion though.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Stonehauler
New aftermarket wheels or refurbished BMW wheels for winter set?

I have decided to go with the X-Ice tires for my snows, but after discovering that my first choice in wheels (cheap) was made in China with a lower quality manufacturing technique, I started looking...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 31,558
Posted By Stonehauler
hmm, I wonder if the ford 6.7L diesel (with the...

hmm, I wonder if the ford 6.7L diesel (with the same turbo between the valley design) will have the same issues or if they had a better spec
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 31,558
Posted By Stonehauler
if you have a 2011 550i, you do not have the...

if you have a 2011 550i, you do not have the N63tu engine, you have the N63 engine unless you replaced it yourself. The N63tu was new to BMW in MY 2013 and was not put in the 5 series until MY 2014.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 31,558
Posted By Stonehauler
I love my car. For such a heavy car (let's face...

I love my car. For such a heavy car (let's face it though, no full sized car is "light" these days), it's got great get up and go, some of the best fuel economy numbers in it's class when you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Stonehauler
Alpin, X-Ice or something else?

All,

I am looking for assistance in choosing the "right" winter tire for me.

I have narrowed it down to two choices, the Alpin or X-ice, but these SEEM to be for much different usages.

I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 31,558
Posted By Stonehauler
Car went in today. I was told "plan on it being...

Car went in today. I was told "plan on it being a week" for my car being in the shop. I was then sent down to the "rental" counter where I was given a 328. I asked "don't you have anything better?...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-31-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 31,558
Posted By Stonehauler
I have made my appointment, but I doubt my dealer...

I have made my appointment, but I doubt my dealer will stick with the "same class or better" since they can not guarantee availability of anything...you get what you get.

I was hoping to get a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-25-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,823
Posted By Stonehauler
I did a comparison between the two. Just an...

I did a comparison between the two. Just an average Joe comparison, not one you will get from the auto magazines, etc.

You can look at it here...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-25-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By Stonehauler
As someone already said, take your vehicle to a...

As someone already said, take your vehicle to a fire station to ensure it is installed correctly. They would MUCH rather spend the time with you to make sure things are correct then to come across...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,442
Posted By Stonehauler
To the OP, First off, what kind of car are...

To the OP,

First off, what kind of car are you looking for? Executive sedan that doubles as a long distance cruiser and barn stormer? (What is sounds like when you describe the cars you are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By Stonehauler
Take the backroads instead of I 10. Just watch...

Take the backroads instead of I 10. Just watch out for Buford T Justice...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-06-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,306
Posted By Stonehauler
Who said this was personal? What most of us are...

Who said this was personal? What most of us are saying is this....Europe has different problems and different priorities. Other countries are different from both the US and western europe.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-06-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,306
Posted By Stonehauler
So you prefer a 4.4L twin turbo v-8 over a 4.4L...

So you prefer a 4.4L twin turbo v-8 over a 4.4L twin turbo v-8....am I missing something here?!?

Driving over there is MUCH different than the majority of driving over here. (yes, I have been to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-04-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,048
Posted By Stonehauler
Is your vehicle currently being serviced? If so,...

Is your vehicle currently being serviced? If so, when did you bring it in?
Has the problem been fixed for now at least?
What did they say the problem was?
Are you still experiencing the problem...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,136
Posted By Stonehauler
Have you checked out the CTS-V wagon? Probably...

Have you checked out the CTS-V wagon? Probably won't be here next year, but it's something to consider for now
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,306
Posted By Stonehauler
Ahh, the fog of time....everything was better in...

Ahh, the fog of time....everything was better in the past...Yada, yada, yada....posts like this amuse me...

I am sure it was a great car for its day, but I doubt it would hold up to today's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-02-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,306
Posted By Stonehauler
I drive the 535 and it was nice, but after you...

I drive the 535 and it was nice, but after you have gotten used to power, it's hard to go back

My wife drives an '06 330... Recently, we had a '14 320 as a loaner. Honestly, it was pitiful... ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-31-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,048
Posted By Stonehauler
2013's have the issue as well....unfortunately.

2013's have the issue as well....unfortunately.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-30-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,048
Posted By Stonehauler
heh, wait till you've had 4.... Take it...

heh, wait till you've had 4....

Take it back, tell the service advisor that this is the second time. Ask them to contact BMW engineering (if it's the injectors). Ask them to pull the plugs to...
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