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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 34,591
Posted By neapolitan
Awesome, CA and crew! Nice job and happy it...

Awesome, CA and crew! Nice job and happy it didn't get "rained out." I'm in retrospect thankful I didn't attempt, would have been a disaster if I couldn't get back in as flights were cancelled...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-09-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 34,591
Posted By neapolitan
Arrgghh, looks like so much fun. I've been...

Arrgghh, looks like so much fun. I've been simply swamped with work. Busy surgical schedule, research projects, and clinic. Despite priorities with BMW life and pursuits have totally gotten in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 49,663
Posted By neapolitan
Being a member in good standing of the PRDA, I...

Being a member in good standing of the PRDA, I make many foilage runs, not just in the fall.

In fact I go whenever we run out.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-20-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 49,663
Posted By neapolitan
Hmm... indeed I'm sure it would! We could start...

Hmm... indeed I'm sure it would! We could start a bidding war if there are anonymous bids. :)

CA - I'll get one in a few weekends.



I think I got the moose right. It is remarkably...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-19-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 49,663
Posted By neapolitan
Aww, reading this thread, wish I could have gone....

Aww, reading this thread, wish I could have gone. Happy you guys had fun.

I had a good time on call and busy in OR. :bawling: Maybe next year... would have been entertaining to meet more of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-14-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 14,806
Posted By neapolitan
I'll take "No IDrive" please! More buttons =...

I'll take "No IDrive" please!

More buttons = more better. I like to pretend. This model has been discontinued but still sells at quite a premium.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By neapolitan
Well there's your problem! That city is...

Well there's your problem!

That city is tough on cars... I would never consider getting a nice one (well, bringing a nice one anywhere in the city) when I lived there.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-17-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By neapolitan
+1, not available. Keep in mind you can go...

+1, not available.

Keep in mind you can go to "full manual" control of the wipers by single down presses of the stalk. It can be very useful for the really, really fine stuff when you don't need...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-12-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,716
Posted By neapolitan
Insurance companies are notoriously scummy in...

Insurance companies are notoriously scummy in doing this sort of thing. I had one guy crash into a car of mine a long time ago, and I had to spend approximately 10 hours writing, calling, and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-12-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,716
Posted By neapolitan
Sorry to hear about this. Your car will be like...

Sorry to hear about this. Your car will be like new shortly. Agree with others, just have his insurance pay for everything.

Was he texting?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-09-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,435
Posted By neapolitan
Here is the next iteration of that... ...

Here is the next iteration of that...

http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/372679/tomtom-tech-to-set-driver-insurance-premiums
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-08-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,701
Posted By neapolitan
+1. You just can NOT predict what they will do. ...

+1. You just can NOT predict what they will do. Sometimes you could set them up to do the right thing, thinking they will continue crossing the road in the same direction as they have already...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-27-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,511
Posted By neapolitan
Very likely. While we are exaggerating...

Very likely.



While we are exaggerating wildly, then why don't you just run winter tires all year then?

It is kind of scary that I agree with sunny on this - right now, looking out my office...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By neapolitan
I agree. Never would I allow 6.66 gallons, and I...

I agree. Never would I allow 6.66 gallons, and I have a thing for prime numbers so 5287 is definitely out (divisible by 17) but 52.97 would be golden as that is prime. I also like to fill up to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By neapolitan
Sometimes, as the OP noted, you aren't certain it...

Sometimes, as the OP noted, you aren't certain it is full. I've "topped mine off" with another gallon occasionally because it was a premature clickoff. I estimate how much I need to add (typically...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-16-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,983
Posted By neapolitan
+1. On a lot of packed snow the underlying...

+1. On a lot of packed snow the underlying *snow* is often the stuff that will move, so even having the grippiest of tires you will still slide, unless you get really extreme like spikes that can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-14-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By neapolitan
Greetings, pathdoc. Yes - having your front...

Greetings, pathdoc.

Yes - having your front wheels actively steering your car instead of "snowmobiling" really makes a big difference in the handling characteristic. That, and getting up to speed...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,435
Posted By neapolitan
They have a pretty explicit privacy statement: ...

They have a pretty explicit privacy statement:

http://www.progressive.com/auto/snapshot-privacy-statement.aspx
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,435
Posted By neapolitan
You already did it and got it? Your premium for...

You already did it and got it? Your premium for two cars went from 1400 to ~1000?

It's patented, it's proprietary, and a bunch of other big words!
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-07-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,435
Posted By neapolitan
Hmm... I simply doubt they will or could give you...

Hmm... I simply doubt they will or could give you much discount if you have all of those -- I have similar but no multi-car, and higher education. I'm also pretty much in the lowest risk bin, never...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,435
Posted By neapolitan
Well, I think your reasoning is good, but I...

Well, I think your reasoning is good, but I wouldn't do it myself. Also, how could you possibly get a 30% discount on your car??? I would say you should get additional quotes if you are seeing that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,660
Posted By neapolitan
Agreed. You can argue "fault" all the way around...

Agreed. You can argue "fault" all the way around -- the drivers fault he wasn't able to get in the right lane, the tailgaiting driver's fault, etc. Having a car with a known propensity to suddenly...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-05-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,435
Posted By neapolitan
Meh, giving others a "discount" can be exactly...

Meh, giving others a "discount" can be exactly the same as raising the premiums on everybody else when the inflation adjustment standard raises in rate comes about.

I'd also benefit from this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-28-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,636
Posted By neapolitan
I don't think you'd be very amused if you had a...

I don't think you'd be very amused if you had a surgery scheduled, were all set to go, took the day off work yourself, and then you had to have it cancelled at the last minute and rescheduled for 2...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-22-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,612
Posted By neapolitan
Meh, "click bait" article.

Meh, "click bait" article.
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