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Forum: Exterior 09-08-2019, 01:53 PM
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Views: 481
Posted By jtmat
Still here taking up space. Price drop to $50. ...

Still here taking up space. Price drop to $50.

Need to get this out my house...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,111
Posted By jtmat
Exactly. :rofl: But it is still just car...

Exactly. :rofl:

But it is still just car wax. Just look at the clouds on my car... really nice wax... wait, those are not clouds.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,111
Posted By jtmat
Why would you feed the troll? Gee... :rofl: ...

Why would you feed the troll? Gee... :rofl:

Because trolls take away from productive work, the ideal response is to starve the troll of attention by ignoring it and going about your usual...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,111
Posted By jtmat
I use Turtle wax "wax and dry". Works just fine...

I use Turtle wax "wax and dry". Works just fine between real waxes.

I can probably get better results from other products, I'll admit, but this one is very fast since I don't have to dry the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-09-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By jtmat
Hopefully this helps... ...

Hopefully this helps...

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f33-435i-cab/

Specific URL: https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f33-435i-cab/repair-manuals/54-slide-tilt-sunroof-soft-top/

Better...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-25-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,089
Posted By jtmat
I use the hooks... the "straps" are actually...

I use the hooks... the "straps" are actually motorcycle tie downs. Almost like...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-20-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By jtmat
18.5 certainly won't work.... you are at 16 or 16...

18.5 certainly won't work.... you are at 16 or 16 1/2.

But then, due to the mechanics of the top, would you really want to "stuff" it? I don't...

You can always put the rear seat down and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-19-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By jtmat
Here is a thread I put a bunch of pics of the...

Here is a thread I put a bunch of pics of the trunk.... https://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24424069

Width:
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-19-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,896
Posted By jtmat
Yes... my last car did not have the option to...

Yes... my last car did not have the option to "turn off" the muffler "noise".

I love having that option. When I come in late at night or leave early in the morning, I don't have to be a bad...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-09-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,006
Posted By jtmat
LOL... this is my FIRST bmw... I had a couple of...

LOL... this is my FIRST bmw... I had a couple of accords that I took to 200k. I have known a couple of people with hi-miles on BMWs/mercs and no/small issues. I've also known people who purchased...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-04-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,006
Posted By jtmat
I'd understand if you said 150,000 miles... or...

I'd understand if you said 150,000 miles... or even 250,000 miles.

50k is still new if you have it maintained by the dealer at the intervals recommended. I've take a couple of cars to 200k. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-04-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,092
Posted By jtmat
Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06 If you...

Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

If you care about your life and the life of those around you... buy DWS 06. It is clear.

Just kidding... but I did buy these for my car... great tires if you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-26-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By jtmat
I caught a day in January... and Feb... and...

I caught a day in January... and Feb... and Mar...

Honestly, if it is above freezing and I want to drop it, I will. Very, very seldom drop it below 55 degrees though.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-25-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,089
Posted By jtmat
I had the same issue after I purchased the spare...

I had the same issue after I purchased the spare tire. I'm presuming you want to travel and lower the top at the same time. I can show/tell what worked for me and hopefully it helps. I definitely...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-24-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 38,577
Posted By jtmat
I would buy a new accord before doing this... non...

I would buy a new accord before doing this... non CPO are sometimes beat up cars BWM would not take or auction cars.

I know, I purchased one.... luckily the dealership I got it from had a return...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-24-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By jtmat
I don't use them either... a guy with a vet...

I don't use them either... a guy with a vet parked in my old apartment complex.. had different set of wheel locks. His car STILL ended up on blocks. He had some very expensive rims though... it was...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 02-25-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,106
Posted By jtmat
Apple car play looked like crap the last time I...

Apple car play looked like crap the last time I saw it. Not sure why anyone would pay for it. Heck, I paid for the bmw navigation when I got the car and it is terrible! Honestly, I'll never update...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By jtmat
Thank you.... at first I did not like it, but it...

Thank you.... at first I did not like it, but it was the only rear-wheel drive CPO BMW 435 within 100 miles (strange enough) when I needed to purchase. I did not want xdrive.

It has grown on...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-19-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By jtmat
You don't need anyone... no letters, no companies...

You don't need anyone... no letters, no companies (they are scams), no BS.

You only need something that is free (and you can't get away from): time.

Start paying your bills on time.. never...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By jtmat
I'm in DC and drive mine year round. Snow? Sure...

I'm in DC and drive mine year round. Snow? Sure it snows but the roads are cleared quickly. Even if not, I'd drive the car...

I had a soft top before this car and dumped that for the hard top....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,952
Posted By jtmat
Never heard of this before... no way it could...

Never heard of this before... no way it could work in DC. Even our parking reads like: BMW, Merc, BMW, BMW, range rover, BMW, BMW....

Back in the 80s/90s we would do this with motorcycles...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 01-07-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,204
Posted By jtmat
I had a soft top vert for three years before...

I had a soft top vert for three years before buying the hard top.

The new soft tops are very good in cold weather (well, DC "cold"). They also allow for tons of trunk space...

I went with a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-06-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By jtmat
Not sure if this will help... you can go to the...

Not sure if this will help... you can go to the main page for your specific model.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-05-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,073
Posted By jtmat
I take a spare when the trip is 50 miles or more...

I take a spare when the trip is 50 miles or more from home...

I have a vert so that means bags in the back seat if there are two of us going out of town. Not a biggie.

If I had kids, I'd...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-05-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,904
Posted By jtmat
I use the jack from my 2015 mustang... fits...

I use the jack from my 2015 mustang... fits perfectly in the hole on one side... it is not ideal but perfect for emergencies. I've had it up and it works fine.
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