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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-02-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By quackbury
Where do you have your blend wheel set?

Where do you have your blend wheel set?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-02-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By quackbury
This topic has been discussed no less than 10,000...

This topic has been discussed no less than 10,000 times. Search is your friend.

BMW A/C systems are engineered to be turned on 24/7, 365 days a year. Even on the coldest days of a Chicago...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,995
Posted By quackbury
Let me guess: before you retired you worked for...

Let me guess: before you retired you worked for the government, right? For the rest of the world, a $2,500 higher MSRP is a price jump - even though BMW "has always done that." BTW the price jump...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 22,172
Posted By quackbury
You may be surprised to hear this, but we are...

You may be surprised to hear this, but we are actually quite fond of the fact that the Oxford English Dictionary has recognized the term Masshole, and the fact that all the sh*t-kickers from flyover...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,995
Posted By quackbury
I had a really well equipped 428 GC for a loaner...

I had a really well equipped 428 GC for a loaner for a week, while my 535 was in the shop, getting a motor in the Luxury Seating Package (BMW speak for ventilated multi adjustable seats) replaced. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,342
Posted By quackbury
Wow. I wish you had been around to educate me...

Wow. I wish you had been around to educate me back in 2011. Then I never would have suffered through this experience:



What is it with all these new BMW owners? No one seems to understand...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,342
Posted By quackbury
By the way, for those of you who are inclined to...

By the way, for those of you who are inclined to dismiss the tire warranty: The tire warranty on my 2011 535 M Sport (with the dreaded first generation Goodyear LS2's) paid for itself about 4 times...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,342
Posted By quackbury
Let me see if I got this right. The OP didn't...

Let me see if I got this right. The OP didn't read the warranty when he bought it. He almost certainly didn't shop around since he paid at least double what others have paid. He doesn't measure...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-27-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,170
Posted By quackbury
Nice. The guy with an E39 stops by to see what...

Nice. The guy with an E39 stops by to see what modern BMW's are like. If you're looking for the threads on burned out pixels, creaking seats, and exploding water pumps and hoses, you won't find...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-25-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,124
Posted By quackbury
Nah, they will give it to you if you can name a...

Nah, they will give it to you if you can name a classical composer. Or if you know 3 German words. Or if you can show them a photo of your cat. And they'll double it if you show them a photo of...
Forum: General BMW 06-25-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By quackbury
Google what happened to David Beckham with his...

Google what happened to David Beckham with his X5. Or maybe it was 2 X5's. There's your answer. No car thief wants a cx-5, so no need for Mazda to sweat it.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-25-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By quackbury
Fixed. I'd also be more concerned about the...

Fixed. I'd also be more concerned about the defective wiring the lowest-bidder sub-contractor installs burning the house to the ground while you are in Munich, and/or all your new landscaping dying...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-25-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,065
Posted By quackbury
Put 70,000 miles on my X5 35D with Oyster and...

Put 70,000 miles on my X5 35D with Oyster and Multi Contour seats. The X5 was often loaded with teenagers and/or our dogs. Cleaned maybe once a year, if that. A little wear on the adjustable side...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-25-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By quackbury
Like this one? ...

Like this one?

http://www.bavauto.com/assets/imglib500/bm-r.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-21-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,782
Posted By quackbury
^ This. Add to the list of important questions...

^ This. Add to the list of important questions "How much speed can you carry into Turn 3 at NHMS"? And, "How late can you brake going into Big Bend and can you drift and turn it into a single...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-16-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By quackbury
How sad. You bought a car without doing your...

How sad. You bought a car without doing your research, and when you discovered after the fact it has a STANDARD feature you don't like, you have a little hissy fit. In your mind, it's not your fault...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By quackbury
Yes

Yes
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By quackbury
What BMW needs to introduce is ONE key with the...

What BMW needs to introduce is ONE key with the driver's profile, which can be used across multiple vehicles. We have 3 BMW's in our garage now: my 535, my wife's 535 wagon, and an X1 for the kids. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,346
Posted By quackbury
Yes, you can buy an extended warranty. And you...

Yes, you can buy an extended warranty. And you can buy it from any dealer, so you should do some price shopping.

Pay close attention to the car's in service date, though. The 2012's came out in...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-15-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By quackbury
Wait until you move up the model range and get a...

Wait until you move up the model range and get a BMW with HUD. I can hear the whining already.

There are 2 possible solutions:

1. Buy a pair of non-polarized sunglasses for use in the car;
2....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-15-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By quackbury
As someone who's on his 11th BMW, I find this...

As someone who's on his 11th BMW, I find this pretty comical. I've always found it to be a GREAT function. But then I never press down on the buttons without intending to. And most folks I know...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-13-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By quackbury
Way too much coin for a car that will give you...

Way too much coin for a car that will give you buyer's remorse every day that you own it. Order exactly what you want, take European Delivery, and lease it for maximum financial leverage.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-13-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,872
Posted By quackbury
Do your research on the ongoing engine issues...

Do your research on the ongoing engine issues with the 550. Are you prepared for a MAJOR expense 3 months and a day from now?

Lusting for a 550 is good crazy, but falling in love with an...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-13-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By quackbury
Comparing the M3 to a Gran Coupe is a bit like...

Comparing the M3 to a Gran Coupe is a bit like comparing a Porsche to a VW. They share some DNA, but the experience is totally different. If you can afford the M3, go for it. If you don't want to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-13-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,985
Posted By quackbury
The 4 Series Vert and the E93 both had metal...

The 4 Series Vert and the E93 both had metal retractable roofs. Mine was always up when I was blasting anywhere at 80 MPH. Having a roof per se does not make any difference - it's the strength of...
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