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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By dwlink
Bought mine at ED invoice + pricing. MSRP was...

Bought mine at ED invoice + pricing. MSRP was just a few 100 shy of 60k. Put down 25% after taxes, title, and registration. Rest is financed over 5 years @ 2.4% with a monthly payment in the high...
Forum: European Delivery Today, 05:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 624
Posted By dwlink
The Elektra was also delayed 1 day - it is now...

The Elektra was also delayed 1 day - it is now arriving in NY (NJ) on the 26th instead of the 25th according to the WW website. Interestingly, marinetraffic.com still shows an estimated arrival time...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-19-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By dwlink
Congrats - just remember that if you're on the...

Congrats - just remember that if you're on the highway, you can generally remedy the blind spot issue simply by using your right foot.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-19-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By dwlink
FS: E60 2004 530i - Silver - ZSP - ZPP - ZCW - and More!

2004 BMW 530i Fully Loaded
Exterior: Titanium Silver Metallic
Interior: Gray Dakota Leather
Mileage: 125k miles
Engine: BMW M54 3.0 Liter Inline 6 Cylinder
Transmission: Automatic 6 speed...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-16-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,352
Posted By dwlink
+100 After driving the autobahn during our...

+100

After driving the autobahn during our recent ED, I now know awesome traffic could move given their near perfect lane etiquette. Of course, the states can't get their money if people can't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-16-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By dwlink
US invoice should be right around 35k flat. Im...

US invoice should be right around 35k flat. Im guessing this car has been on the lot for a little while. Not sure what the incentives are right now (if any) on a 320, but Id say its a pretty good...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-16-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By dwlink
Unless you have a true high-end sound system like...

Unless you have a true high-end sound system like B&O, 99% of people won't be able to tell the difference between MP3 sound quality that's encoded at bitrates greater than 256kbps.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-16-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By dwlink
But but but what if you want to play your...

But but but what if you want to play your favorite CD? Oh right, those are becoming the cassette tapes of the 1990s.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-15-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 419
Posted By dwlink
I guess it somewhat depends on the mechanism used...

I guess it somewhat depends on the mechanism used to generate the fusion reaction, but if you took something simple like highly energetic deuterium particles and collided them together, then if you...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-15-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 419
Posted By dwlink
The next thing you'll hear from environmentalists...

The next thing you'll hear from environmentalists is that oxygen is bad. Fusion, when appropriately scaled with a means of control, would certainly solve all of our energy needs. Problem would be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-15-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By dwlink
I didn't crawl around my car too much while I had...

I didn't crawl around my car too much while I had it in Europe, but if the back of the wheel wells have an open vent connecting to the air ducts, side vents, bimmerangs, etc. Then there should...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-15-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By dwlink
FWIW, I picked up the same day as reamer 9/29.

FWIW, I picked up the same day as reamer 9/29.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-14-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By dwlink
Interesting, I just did an ED also but they put...

Interesting, I just did an ED also but they put in a thumb drive for the Euro maps. I ended up saving the maps to my backup HD and then used the USB drive to hold all of our ED photos and videos....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-14-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By dwlink
Not an M6 either - check the mirrors and the side...

Not an M6 either - check the mirrors and the side vents on the fenders. I'm voting 650 as someone else previously mentioned.
Forum: European Delivery 10-14-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By dwlink
Not that I enjoy talking to myself or anything...

Not that I enjoy talking to myself or anything (seeing that no one else is apparently on this ship), but the Elektra is now underway! Unfortunately, it has a 2 annoying nearby stops before reaching...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-13-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,599
Posted By dwlink
My lease calculator turns out the following (it...

My lease calculator turns out the following (it assumes you only pay taxes on the depreciation rather than the whole amount and that the tax is collected monthly rather than upfront)

I assumed a...
Forum: European Delivery 10-13-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,574
Posted By dwlink
Congrats - awesome delivery! I gotta ask though -...

Congrats - awesome delivery! I gotta ask though - why two M3's instead of an M3 and an M4 perhaps?
Forum: European Delivery 10-13-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By dwlink
All Aboard the Elektra

Who else is tracking their car and happened to make it on the Elektra (leaving tomorrow Oct 14th)? We dropped off our car on the 4th, WW received it on the 12th, and its leaving port tomorrow. Talk...
Forum: European Delivery 10-12-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By dwlink
Congrats and nice selection on the car - we took...

Congrats and nice selection on the car - we took delivery just 1 spot to the left of you where the black 5er is.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-12-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,366
Posted By dwlink
We averaged 25 during our ED trip. Was pretty...

We averaged 25 during our ED trip. Was pretty impressed as that involved a good amount of back roads and mountain passes.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-11-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,599
Posted By dwlink
Seems to be a good deal to me. Is this car off...

Seems to be a good deal to me. Is this car off the lot or custom ordered?


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-11-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By dwlink
The dash of the 3/4 series are for the most part...

The dash of the 3/4 series are for the most part identical. The M's have a very slightly different instrument cluster and the plastic trim around the radio controls on the 4s are gloss black with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-11-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,151
Posted By dwlink
We had this issue too with our 4GC when starting...

We had this issue too with our 4GC when starting our drives in the mornings during ED. A good coat of RainX or something similar should help to bead the rain off.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-11-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By dwlink
Well this was a fun little Saturday morning...

Well this was a fun little Saturday morning exercise. I think I'd stay away from the silver side vents unless you change out the ferric gray wheels for alloy ones. I think one of the easiest and...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-09-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By dwlink
If you're suggesting he was in possession of an...

If you're suggesting he was in possession of an illegal firearm, then clearly we must tighten up our gun laws - its the only solution... :thumbup:
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