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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-21-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By Sportstick
Oh well, then you wouldn't have spent the hours...

Oh well, then you wouldn't have spent the hours and dollars to go the other way as I just did!:);)

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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-18-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,904
Posted By Sportstick
I was given a 2 series convertible as a dealer...

I was given a 2 series convertible as a dealer loaner once. I asked them to never do that again. Claustrophic, loss of sight line with lower header at the front, noisy. The only way to enjoy this...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-08-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,314
Posted By Sportstick
...not even that, keeping in mind Toyota brand...

...not even that, keeping in mind Toyota brand fans are born at "50"!:rofl:
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-07-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By Sportstick
In your environment, you do not need it, and it...

In your environment, you do not need it, and it has costs, financial and performance. But, if you love driving the car as is, don't worry about it other than following the maintenance schedule. When...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-07-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By Sportstick
I hope it doesn't "break" any wheels...don't want...

I hope it doesn't "break" any wheels...don't want to have to get broken wheels repaired! ;)

XDrive or any all wheel drive system merely sends power to additional wheels. Any function of individual...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-06-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,314
Posted By Sportstick
https://www.bmwblog.com/2019/10/29/will-the-next-g...

https://www.bmwblog.com/2019/10/29/will-the-next-generation-2021-bmw-2-series-be-built-in-mexico/

BTW, my source is independent of this article.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-06-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,314
Posted By Sportstick
This speculation is incorrect. The plans are in...

This speculation is incorrect. The plans are in process for the G42/G87 2 Series Coupe to launch at San Luis Potosi in Mexico on August 2, 2021. The convertible is dropped. This is the same plant now...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-05-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,314
Posted By Sportstick
My 2015 is now past 5 years in service from the...

My 2015 is now past 5 years in service from the 2014 delivery date. Early on, the dealer fixed a rattle. That has been it. RWD, 6 MT, Track Handling Package.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-23-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By Sportstick
Your thread title suggests the 2 Series is being...

Your thread title suggests the 2 Series is being canceled. It is not. However, the convertible is being dropped for the next generation. Likely that manual transmissions will be limited to M2 coupe.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-26-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By Sportstick
There are folks here of all ages and with all...

There are folks here of all ages and with all sorts of experience (or lack thereof). The point of being here is to share information. I am looking past the sarcasm to appreciate your thanks that...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-26-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,787
Posted By Sportstick
...or not! :D ...

...or not! :D

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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-26-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By Sportstick
That's all fine. You value aesthetics over the...

That's all fine. You value aesthetics over the small but directional changes to reduce acceleration, fuel economy, increase stopping distance, and reduce ride quality, all due to a higher rotating...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-26-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By Sportstick
It's not an "upgrade"...it is just a size...

It's not an "upgrade"...it is just a size increase with pros and cons. If there are more pros for you, that's great, but some actually go the other way...from 18" to 17" for other reasons...and...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-26-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,812
Posted By Sportstick
Perhaps part of the appeal? Not just another...

Perhaps part of the appeal?

Not just another grey or black BMW coming at you everywhere.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-13-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,812
Posted By Sportstick
I have two BMWs now, 2 Series with Oyster and my...

I have two BMWs now, 2 Series with Oyster and my 3 Series has Venetian Beige. Side by side, Oyster is a lighter, more pale tan, but it is definitely not white.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-12-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,812
Posted By Sportstick
Definitely Oyster, but it is not white. It is...

Definitely Oyster, but it is not white. It is light tan/beige, and mine looks great after five years with reasonable care.
...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-24-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Sportstick
Try the combination as we have. Ask Safelite to...

Try the combination as we have. Ask Safelite to quote genuine BMW glass.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-16-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,518
Posted By Sportstick
Everyone's welcome! :beerchug:

Everyone's welcome! :beerchug:
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-16-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,518
Posted By Sportstick
Always glad to be a source of entertainment! ...

Always glad to be a source of entertainment!

F/R weight distribution shifts approximately 2%, which can be felt. Electronic steering is a wash for both models, one with less weight on the front...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-26-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,518
Posted By Sportstick
The difference is felt in the steering. Having...

The difference is felt in the steering. Having A/B'd rear wheel versus Xdrive, some of us can feel the additional 100+lbs directly on the front wheels. It feels heavier, more ponderous, and less...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-12-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,518
Posted By Sportstick
I think there is no question that the same...

I think there is no question that the same vehicle on the same dedicated winter tires will be more capable on snow/ice with XDrive. Many people judge the value of XDrive by this single attribute and...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-25-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,518
Posted By Sportstick
I believe you are absolutely correct about being...

I believe you are absolutely correct about being able to have less effective winter tires with XDrive and still get the vehicle going, which is convenient. However, when it comes to stopping/turning,...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-25-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,518
Posted By Sportstick
Exclamation Duller steering feel, more tendency to...

Duller steering feel, more tendency to understeer, both from the additional weight specifically over the front.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-16-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By Sportstick
Varies by model and options. Simply read the tire...

Varies by model and options. Simply read the tire sizes on the sidewall to determine if all four are the same or not.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-14-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By Sportstick
Based on asking the question, the items you...

Based on asking the question, the items you bemoan, and your preference for the 2013 Chrysler content, I suspect this brand is a significant mismatch for you. If the powertrain and chassis dynamic...
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