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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-23-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,209
Posted By dwlink
My plan is to keep my car for around 10 years or...

My plan is to keep my car for around 10 years or until the maintenance becomes too encumbering. Five years in approaching 80k miles, she is still quite strong. Next up on the list of preventative...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-16-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 666
Posted By dwlink
While a little bit more complicated, our setup on...

While a little bit more complicated, our setup on our main floor TV utilizes an Amazon Firestick to accomplish 70% of what you are looking for and a Network Attach Storage device (NAS) to do the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-06-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,224
Posted By dwlink
Can you see what parts were replaced from the...

Can you see what parts were replaced from the maintenance records? My suspicion is that only the body work was done and that perhaps the lift gate motor or an electronic unit that acts as a position...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-03-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By dwlink
Whether your father paid taxes on the stock he...

Whether your father paid taxes on the stock he sold should not matter unless the IRS is auditing his tax returns and seeking an adjustment.

My grandmother in-law passed away several years ago and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-29-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By dwlink
Following

Following
Forum: Off-Topic 07-24-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By dwlink
And for those who seek the full 200 hour...

And for those who seek the full 200 hour experience, this is quite impressive...

https://apolloinrealtime.org/11/
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,606
Posted By dwlink
I've got 80k on mine which will be 5 this...

I've got 80k on mine which will be 5 this September. Just DIY'd the brakes only to find I still had around 30% life despite iDrive estimating 4-5k miles for the front and rears, respectively.
...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By dwlink
In a similar boat right now - looking to replace...

In a similar boat right now - looking to replace the wife's SUV soonish. Just curious, what drove you away from the Rover Sport? Coming from an RX350 we are currently on the opposite end of the...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By dwlink
Looks awesome - the wife just topped up my setup...

Looks awesome - the wife just topped up my setup for father's day with a weber summit. The big joe is just too much charcoal and warm up time unless we are entertaining as it's just us and a 2 year...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-11-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By dwlink
Just did all 4 corners on my car - new pads and...

Just did all 4 corners on my car - new pads and rotors and saved a ton over what the dealership wanted (approx $1600). I was able to get all OEM parts for just over $500 and spent about $100 in tools...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By dwlink
In the US, this is most commonly caused by Camry...

In the US, this is most commonly caused by Camry drivers on their cell phones in the left lane.
Forum: Off-Topic 05-18-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By dwlink
Typically you will hook up the 2 reds to the...

Typically you will hook up the 2 reds to the black and the red from your 3 wire (plus ground) cable. If the dimmer switch is the first switch on the branch from the panel the black wire on the dimmer...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-02-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,305
Posted By dwlink
Don't really know what everyone is complaining...

Don't really know what everyone is complaining about in regards to S8E3 - was everything more than I expected.


----MASSIVE SPOILER BELOW HIGHLIGHT AT YOUR OWN RISK-----

My prediction - the...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-25-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By dwlink
Claims to be 5G - though I don't live in St....

Claims to be 5G - though I don't live in St. Louis. A bit west in the burbs.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-18-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By dwlink
AT&T 5G Internet

They just put up an antenna on one of our streetlights so it looks like our neighborhood will be getting 5G service soon. Right now our only real internet option is a cable company named Charter who...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-15-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,376
Posted By dwlink
Figure about $100 per oil change (5), $400 for...

Figure about $100 per oil change (5), $400 for the plugs, $70 for each engine air filter (3), $120 for the cabin air filter, and brake fluid at $200 and I get a total of $1430.

$2000 should...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By dwlink
Impossible to tell the extent of the damage until...

Impossible to tell the extent of the damage until you get things opened up. For starters, the front bumper cover, fender, and wheel well liner needs to come off.

As another poster mentioned, that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-27-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,535
Posted By dwlink
1. Limited rear window visibility as others have...

1. Limited rear window visibility as others have alluded to - though the powered hatch is well worth it in my opinion.

2. Even though I don't find myself in the back seat very often, it would be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By dwlink
Welcome to America where its shameful to not...

Welcome to America where its shameful to not supersize yourself into the most expensive trim of any car. Heck, I cover my 435 badge with duct tape because I'm ashamed I didn't buy an M4 and...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-19-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By dwlink
At first, I was really impressed with that...

At first, I was really impressed with that kitchen layout because I thought the steps on the detailed floor plan lead into the garage which would imply the window above the sink looked into the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By dwlink
Why is the dent on the passenger side?

Why is the dent on the passenger side?
Forum: Off-Topic 02-13-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,104
Posted By dwlink
Meanwhile in 2019.... ...

Meanwhile in 2019....

https://www.wsj.com/articles/airbus-will-stop-building-its-a380-superjumbo-jet-11550121699
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-11-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,852
Posted By dwlink
All for the speech recognition, but it needs to...

All for the speech recognition, but it needs to mature to recognize commands in a natural speaking voice. Some of the demos I've seen of the recognition in the new 3/4 series look promising compared...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-04-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,769
Posted By dwlink
To give some addition perspective after having a...

To give some addition perspective after having a 4GC for a little over 4 years now. I'll never go back to a traditional sedan. The utility of a hatchback even with a sloped roof line offers superior...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-29-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By dwlink
Ultimately, when you look at the numbers, the...

Ultimately, when you look at the numbers, the total interest over the life of the loan amounts to around 1 of your monthly payments. I see you are in Canada, but here in the US, just about all loans...
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