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Old 07-24-2013, 06:47 PM
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Changing jobs... And driving habits

I'm going from 24K miles a year commute to working from home managing a remote team. I figure about 3-4K miles a year.

Any recommendations on service, battery life, etc.?


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Old 07-24-2013, 09:24 PM
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I made a similar change back in April. The BMW maintenance will do the oil change when the car says it's time or once a year. The wife drives her car about 7 - 8 k a year if she's lucky. I found that changing to working from home I still go out for a drive a couple of times a week to run errands of some type as it was not easy to make that change of not commuting every day.
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Old 07-25-2013, 03:39 AM
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Changing jobs... And driving habits

It's going from driving too much of that beauty to not enough...


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2012 650 Coupe - Alpine White / Black Interior / M Package / Premium Sound
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2008 650i Convertible - Monaco Blue / Saddle Brown Pearl Leather / Premium Sound / Sport / Cold / Comfort Access / Lane Departure / HD Radio / Sat Radio
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1995 318i Sedan
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Old 07-28-2013, 04:50 AM
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Changing jobs... And driving habits

I received one piece of advise from my SA yesterday with regard to driving few miles annually - change your oil once a year regardless of what the car says.


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1995 318i Sedan
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