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Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-12-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By namelessman
To OP, if it is 100% confirmed that it ends up at...

To OP, if it is 100% confirmed that it ends up at bottom of oil pan and not stuck between any moving parts, then it may work to just leave the bolt at the bottom of oil pan(until next oil pan job),...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-10-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By namelessman
Does your paperwork show a part number of the...

Does your paperwork show a part number of the coolant used? Past F30 thermostat recall only replaced about 1L of coolant, so it was not a complete flush.

And does the paperwork show the SIB of...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-09-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By namelessman
Most among my contacts are cash buyers. A few...

Most among my contacts are cash buyers. A few tried lease buyout with great success too. In practice our approaches to cars are mainly prepaid utilities, and negotiating every 3 years to rent...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By namelessman
To OP, local trusted indies said $200 labor per...

To OP, local trusted indies said $200 labor per axle plus parts.

Does your car need both rear and front?

Indies said front usually need rotors + pads + sensor, while rear may be ok pads +...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-02-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By namelessman
To OP, do check with BMWFS to see if there is any...

To OP, do check with BMWFS to see if there is any discount off the balloon, others checked and said no, but it is worth to double check for your case.

E.g. if somehow BMWFS can offer $4k off on...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-31-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,144
Posted By namelessman
1% MSRP monthly (all-inclusive) is close to...

1% MSRP monthly (all-inclusive) is close to mathematically impossible when RV is 55-58%(or even lower), MF translates to 5%(and up) APR, MSRP versus invoice shrink by 2%(on $50k MSRP, that is $1k...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-31-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,154
Posted By namelessman
Mine was replaced with BMW geniune...

Mine was replaced with BMW geniune [email protected], with new rain sensor. The new windshield is quieter than factory one!

As far as genuine parts, even different batches/years can have different...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-31-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,154
Posted By namelessman
A coworker had his passenger window (MY12 F30)...

A coworker had his passenger window (MY12 F30) replaced recently by Safelite. OEM is Fuyao.

The first visit was with aftermarket Fuyao. That glass rubbed(squeaking) against the rubber weather...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-30-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,144
Posted By namelessman
A local dealer once offered extra $2000 off an...

A local dealer once offered extra $2000 off an invoice before incentives deal, as it was 3pm and the dealer had not sold a car yet druing that day. That is the best deal ever in my experience.

In...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-30-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By namelessman
Post#1 article says: "The limit will apply...

Post#1 article says:

"The limit will apply to 8% of stations at all times, and another 9% will have the limitation during periods of times when they are busier."
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-28-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,144
Posted By namelessman
To OP, what is the deal offered by dealer on the...

To OP, what is the deal offered by dealer on the new car? And that is a 2019, correct?

If u wait till end of lease then the new car will be 2020 too.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-27-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By namelessman
How is Genesis I4 turbo and V6 twin-turbo track...

How is Genesis I4 turbo and V6 twin-turbo track records? Are those reliable, with no TC issues like BMW?
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-24-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 128,037
Posted By namelessman
The i3 + extended range street drives at UDE...

The i3 + extended range street drives at UDE events were great, it was just that when extended mechanism kicked in, the car had no zoom going uphill! :mad:

On paper i3 + extended is a great idea,...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-24-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 128,037
Posted By namelessman
Once 2-car setup is accepted, there should be...

Once 2-car setup is accepted, there should be quite an array of options to consider in addition to Tesla EV + BMW ICE. E.g. there is a coworker that drive Sienna as DD and 911 GTS as track.

That...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-23-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,489
Posted By namelessman
Honestly, the greatest myth of a show like this...

Honestly, the greatest myth of a show like this is, really, the dragons.

Just imagine the BTU's needed to annihilate tens of thousands of troops and raze a city.

There will be no need for gas,...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-23-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By namelessman
To OP, it is prudent to go with BMW genuine part...

To OP, it is prudent to go with BMW genuine part given the safety implication of the windshield. Also, if available, go with BMW CCRC staffed by BMW techs, they do perform great repairs, as they...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-23-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 128,037
Posted By namelessman
To be fair, post#3086 says this ".... a sizable...

To be fair, post#3086 says this ".... a sizable shift to EVs of all makes".

"Sizeable" means "big".

"Shift" means, well, "shift", it can be applied to a number of things, e.g. volume,...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-23-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 128,037
Posted By namelessman
CR is not happy withTesla Autopilot Navigate...

CR is not happy withTesla Autopilot Navigate mode, although it appears not to be default mode. One guy at lunch today said the driver should see all those polygons and lines and 0's and 1's that the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-23-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 128,037
Posted By namelessman
Your post#3097 says this: "given the...

Your post#3097 says this:

"given the question of what they'd pick if BMW made an all electric 3 series that drove as well as the Tesla ...."

To be fair, this all electric 3 series is not yet in...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-23-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 128,037
Posted By namelessman
Yes one leans towards Tesla for spacious and...

Yes one leans towards Tesla for spacious and relaxing experience, the other picks Tesla for AP + FSD experience.

For someone (e.g. myself) who is impartial to AP/FSD, and wants a bit more engaging...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-23-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 128,037
Posted By namelessman
Your interpretation is spot on. :thumbup: To...

Your interpretation is spot on. :thumbup:

To quote a fellow fester Mr. Huffman:

"I am responsible for what I write, not for your understanding of it." :)
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-23-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 128,037
Posted By namelessman
The comment in post#3089 says "starting 2020",...

The comment in post#3089 says "starting 2020", given 200-mile range offerings from Mini, Nissan, VW, and others will start to roll out.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-23-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 128,037
Posted By namelessman
This is an review from the same guys on G20...

This is an review from the same guys on G20 versus Model 3 autopark, plus G20's reverse assist. The G20 parked vertically on a parallel spot! :)
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Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-23-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 128,037
Posted By namelessman
This review of G20 versus Model 3 MR is...

This review of G20 versus Model 3 MR is interesting(Part 1 and Part 2). Part [email protected]:20 is their views of how the 2 cars differ, and those views math with most of the experience of the non-track DD...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 05-22-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 128,037
Posted By namelessman
My thinking is that starting 2020 there will be a...

My thinking is that starting 2020 there will be a sizable shift to EVs of all makes, and that momentum may actually help Tesla.
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