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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 848
Posted By quackbury
But what Dougie (aka Professor Irwin Corey)...

But what Dougie (aka Professor Irwin Corey) forgot to mention (and this goes to the heart of richpat69's question) is that it's not just about tread pattern and sipes. it's also about tread...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By quackbury
Agreed. And if you don't have the optional spare...

Agreed. And if you don't have the optional spare tire, the one BMW sells fits perfectly. But...

For the first quarter century that you were driving cars, there weren't a whole lot of expensive...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By quackbury
Milk could go bad. You could catch a bad cold. ...

Milk could go bad. You could catch a bad cold. I have a fondness for bad girls. I'm a fan of Bad Santa but not Bad Bunny. People used to say "My bad" but I haven't heard that for a while. My...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-23-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By quackbury
I have a different take. Over miles charges are...

I have a different take. Over miles charges are $0.25 per mile if you make BMWFS bill you for them after you return the car, or $0.23 per mile if you call BMWFS from the dealer's parking lot 60...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By quackbury
What da fook is an Android screen? Do you use it...

What da fook is an Android screen? Do you use it to monitor your flux capacitor? :dunno:
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-22-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,709
Posted By quackbury
So who fills that role in this brave new world...

So who fills that role in this brave new world where a lessee can purchase the vehicle directly from BMWFS?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 848
Posted By quackbury
I thought the bolded section explained our...

I thought the bolded section explained our rationale, but maybe not. BTW those Conti's did really well in the snow ... but they were nowhere near as fun in the summer as the OE summer performance...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-22-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,442
Posted By quackbury
Okay, I will report back in a month. In the...

Okay, I will report back in a month. In the interim.... How are the dealers reacting to this? It appears I can purchase my 428 directly from BMWFS, with zero dealer involvement. On the surface,...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By quackbury
Unless the part has recently changed, the BMW G30...

Unless the part has recently changed, the BMW G30 trunk liner does not fit if you have the factory spare tire. I bought one and returned it, and have been using my prior F10 liner with no issues.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By quackbury
The most obvious difference is that with the 2019...

The most obvious difference is that with the 2019 you are stuck with what the previous owner - or the sales manager at the dealership - ordered. If you like black, gray or white cars configured with...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By quackbury
The most obvious difference is that with the 2019...

The most obvious difference is that with the 2019 you are stuck with what the previous owner - or the sales manager at the dealership - ordered. If you like black, gray or white cars configured with...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-22-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 848
Posted By quackbury
With all due respect: A driver in...

With all due respect:


A driver in Houston is no more qualified to opine about winter tires than a I am qualified to discuss feminine hygiene products;
The roads in Boston are every bit as bad...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-21-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 848
Posted By quackbury
I was a fan of the Finnish Kool-Aid, too, until...

I was a fan of the Finnish Kool-Aid, too, until news of the scandal broke: https://www.reuters.com/article/nokian-tyres-tests/nokian-tyres-admits-use-of-better-quality-tyres-in-tests-idUSL8N1651AB
...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-21-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,442
Posted By quackbury
Well this is infuriating. Our 428 Gran Coupe...

Well this is infuriating.

Our 428 Gran Coupe comes off lease at the end of February. BMWFS is offering me a $4,000 incentive (12% discount) to purchase that vehicle.

My 540i comes off lease...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-21-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By quackbury
Mash the throttle.

Mash the throttle.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-20-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By quackbury
Go on realoem.com and find the OE part numbers. ...

Go on realoem.com and find the OE part numbers. Then order from getBMWparts.com
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-19-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By quackbury
And BMWFS will be happy to let you extend your...

And BMWFS will be happy to let you extend your lease if you have a production number.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-19-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,183
Posted By quackbury
Smells a lot like troll to me.

Smells a lot like troll to me.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-19-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By quackbury
Thanks guys! Please keep the comments coming.

Thanks guys! Please keep the comments coming.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-18-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By quackbury
Thoughts on IAS?

The lease on my current 540 expires in May and I am getting ready to order the replacement. I'm hoping for feedback - pro and con - on Integral Active Steering. It's impossible to find a 540...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-18-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,183
Posted By quackbury
In most states the threshold to lemon a car is X...

In most states the threshold to lemon a car is X visits to repair the same problem or Y days out of service within ZZ months. In IL, it appears to be 4 visits, or out of business for 30 business...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-14-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By quackbury
In order to get "most" incentives, you must...

In order to get "most" incentives, you must either lease or finance through BMWFS. The minimum amount you must finance may be $10,000. or some other number. Nothing prevents you from financing to...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 01-12-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,945
Posted By quackbury
Did I miss something? Why are ant farm owners...

Did I miss something? Why are ant farm owners being held up as the paragon of financial brilliance? On the list of careers to aspire to, I'd put "ant farming" just slightly above "septic tank...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-11-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,919
Posted By quackbury
Have I got this right? The OP purchased a...

Have I got this right? The OP purchased a $50,000 luxury car without doing his due diligence. And after taking delivery, he realized it didn't have a feature they wanted? And this is somehow BMW's...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 01-10-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,315
Posted By quackbury
The car IS designed to shut off the lights after...

The car IS designed to shut off the lights after sitting. Unless:

There is a defect in your car (the G Series are less problematic than the E and F Series, but defects still pop up occasionally)...
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