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Forum: General BMW Questions 12-24-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By pony_trekker
News flash: The SEC has been prosecuting stuff...

News flash: The SEC has been prosecuting stuff like this since Franklin Delano Rooooosevelt was president.

Anyone who thinks this isn't a good thing is pure fanboy. It is why you are paying...
Forum: General BMW Questions 12-23-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By pony_trekker
But fanboys Ok with buying loaners

https://www.wsj.com/articles/sec-investigating-bmw-over-sales-practices-11577131042?emailToken=68f4f8686838b165f8a30637c687df43Pd9t3I9QrjTjpt2BPJ6WDrxR76iqExmSfbbuKMfpSuGEVy%2Faza2pZ8FT6dY7g939yiF6l0R...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 08-02-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,093
Posted By pony_trekker
Hmm, is the reason: (1) BMW needs to charge to...

Hmm, is the reason: (1) BMW needs to charge to fix software bugs or is it that (2) we charge fan boys $80 for a **** sandwich, call it porterhouse, and they will gladly pay.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-11-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By pony_trekker
That's way more than 17k. This was mine and it...

That's way more than 17k. This was mine and it was 17k though the dealership's dude.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-25-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 30,304
Posted By pony_trekker
Actually less but you get back how? The point is,...

Actually less but you get back how? The point is, in a regular car you have to stop to gas your car true but how long does that take? A minute? 45 seconds? Again for the commuter, it's workable...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-24-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 30,304
Posted By pony_trekker
Whatever, half hour extra built into a two and a...

Whatever, half hour extra built into a two and a half hour trip.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-24-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 30,304
Posted By pony_trekker
If I just drove from home and to work, it'd be a...

If I just drove from home and to work, it'd be a workable concept. Though I doubt Tesla exists as a company in 10 years.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-24-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 30,304
Posted By pony_trekker
Hilarious thread. The Tesla concept is wonderful...

Hilarious thread. The Tesla concept is wonderful but I am not the kind of guy that likes to build in a 4 hour charging stay to a trip NYC to Albany and back.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-24-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,393
Posted By pony_trekker
Was 3 hours into a 5 hour trip when I got the...

Was 3 hours into a 5 hour trip when I got the same. Restarted, started again, and it was fine but on the 5 hour trip home I dropped it right at the dealer. Turned out to be fuel injectors so they...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-31-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By pony_trekker
Estimate?

Estimate?
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 03-30-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,881
Posted By pony_trekker
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thu...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b4/David_Caruso_2008.jpg/440px-David_Caruso_2008.jpg
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-28-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By pony_trekker
My guess: $10-12k in damage. These cars are...

My guess: $10-12k in damage. These cars are wicked expensive in the nose. Every single part is $2k.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-24-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By pony_trekker
If it's any help, I have never had a Dinan and...

If it's any help, I have never had a Dinan and the same message came on mine 4 hours into a 5 hour drive. Restarted the car and it went away but after the drive back drove straight to the dealer. ...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 03-23-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,227
Posted By pony_trekker
Every rental car I have rented over the last year...

Every rental car I have rented over the last year (and that's about 50+) has had Car Play. Ford. Chevy. Toyota.

No way I am shelling out for inferior add-on GPS in a rental = no way I am...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 03-23-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,227
Posted By pony_trekker
Or bail. Just one of the many things that moved...

Or bail. Just one of the many things that moved me to a Volvo S60. That, cost, handling, comfort.

But still coming around here because the Volvo boards are boring and there's no porn on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-17-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By pony_trekker
The only dealer that HAS to take it back is the...

The only dealer that HAS to take it back is the originating dealer. At the others' mercy.
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 03-11-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,093
Posted By pony_trekker
Hmmmn, and I was looking for a new business...

Hmmmn, and I was looking for a new business model. I just bailed on BMW and went to a competitor, but this is a pretty solid analogy.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-04-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By pony_trekker
From some angles it doesn't look like a coupe it...

From some angles it doesn't look like a coupe it was supposed to emulate, it looks more like a Gran Turismo. Blech.


Yes, I know you can adjust the hatch but when it's adjusted to open real...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 03-02-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,093
Posted By pony_trekker
And the pleasure of having fanboys justify...

And the pleasure of having fanboys justify everything from declining residuals, rising money factors, numb steering feel, elimination of pull aheads.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-02-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,623
Posted By pony_trekker
1. I have hit my head on the hatch, probably...

1. I have hit my head on the hatch, probably 11,536 times in 3 years. Also the hatch works only about 8 out of 10 times.
2. Frameless windows suck when it is cold out, they are frozen and also...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,834
Posted By pony_trekker
Why I would never never never never never have a...

Why I would never never never never never have a BMW out of warranty.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,834
Posted By pony_trekker
I had the exact same error message (though it...

I had the exact same error message (though it cleared after a restart) and the dealership replaced all 4 injectors.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-15-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By pony_trekker
In my 16 you could set to unlock all 4 with...

In my 16 you could set to unlock all 4 with keyfob but NOT by touching the doors.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-12-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By pony_trekker
Here's a question -- if the thing sits for more...

Here's a question -- if the thing sits for more than a month, has anyone ever got the to knock a month off the lease? I figure no but worth asking.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-10-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,091
Posted By pony_trekker
This is how it happened. Leased a Volvo wagon...

This is how it happened. Leased a Volvo wagon for the family in 2016 to replace an Outback that died a month before the lease ended. Wound up putting far fewer miles than anticipated so took...
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