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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By quackbury
There you go. I bet the air conditioning in...

There you go.

I bet the air conditioning in a Lexus is damn near perfect. But I would kill myself if I had to sacrifice driving pleasure for flawless A/C. I assume that every manufacturer has to...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,859
Posted By quackbury
But why in the world would it piss ANYONE off to...

But why in the world would it piss ANYONE off to have a car manufacturer say "Hey, we built heating elements into your seats FOR FREE and have given you the ability to turn them on or off whenever...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,241
Posted By quackbury
Fair enough. If you are calling me out, please...

Fair enough. If you are calling me out, please copy and paste the relevant sections from the Owner's Manual to back up those assertions. That's what I've done.

Every reference I have found to...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,241
Posted By quackbury
You're welcome, snowflake. Sorry if I triggered...

You're welcome, snowflake. Sorry if I triggered you.:angel:
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By quackbury
The basic structure of the 2017 vs. 2020 is...

The basic structure of the 2017 vs. 2020 is exactly the same. But you make no mention of which suspension you specified on each car. There will be a difference between the base suspension, the 704...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By quackbury
Oh, I'm sure they have. Like every other design...

Oh, I'm sure they have. Like every other design decision, I'm sure the door seals were a compromise. The cabin of my G30 stayed utterly quiet for 59,000 miles, till the door seals needed...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,132
Posted By quackbury
My SA had hundreds of calls until they patched...

My SA had hundreds of calls until they patched the software. Very few since then. He could truthfully say "they all do that" until BMW provided the fix.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 11:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,859
Posted By quackbury
I completely agree. But who said they would...

I completely agree. But who said they would double charge like that? Why are so many here jumping to that conclusion?



If you were Putzer, I'd ask you to share the spreadsheets supporting...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,132
Posted By quackbury
There's your problem. The blend needs to be set...

There's your problem. The blend needs to be set mid-point, not to cold. No idea why, but trust me on this. (My recollection is that the Auto dumps hot air into the footwells if it senses the...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-06-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,859
Posted By quackbury
But BMW already DOES build features into cars...

But BMW already DOES build features into cars which are not automatically unlocked. I have the Adaptive LED's in my car, but the anti-dazzle feature has been disabled. I can enable it by coding. I...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-06-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,241
Posted By quackbury
My manual specifically states the system is...

My manual specifically states the system is limited when a car swerves into your lane, which is what the OP stated happened to him. I don't see any disconnect between my observations and yours.
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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-06-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,241
Posted By quackbury
My "speculatory (sic) and unfounded criticisms"...

My "speculatory (sic) and unfounded criticisms" are lifted directly from the owner's manual. Of course, you can choose to believe that the system works differently. But in my mind, the limitations...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-06-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By quackbury
If your 535 was an xDrive, it had hydraulic power...

If your 535 was an xDrive, it had hydraulic power steering. Your M550 has electric power steering. Your M550 likely also has a more complicated, over-engineered system, allowing for electronic...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-06-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,859
Posted By quackbury
And there are plenty of options for "cutting the...

And there are plenty of options for "cutting the cord", including going old school with a 30 foot metal antenna.

Imagine you were building a new home back in 1990. Your contractor told you "I can...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-06-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,859
Posted By quackbury
As I read the horrified responses, I'm struck...

As I read the horrified responses, I'm struck with this: Folks think the full cost of the option will be added to the sticker, and then they will pay AGAIN to use the option. I don't see this...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-05-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,469
Posted By quackbury
Look at us geezers talking about Columbo. While...

Look at us geezers talking about Columbo. While all the Millennials shake their heads and ask "WTF does yogurt have to do with leasing a BMW?"

We deserve the "Okay Boomers" on this thread.....
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-05-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,241
Posted By quackbury
I stand by my comments. There have been numerous...

I stand by my comments. There have been numerous fatalities in Teslas when folks were watching movies, getting road head, or otherwise distracted while behind the wheel. Last year, the Boston Globe...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-05-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,553
Posted By quackbury
There is no "negotiating". 60 to 90 days before...

There is no "negotiating". 60 to 90 days before your lease ends, BMWFS will offer you a buy-out price on the My BMW site. It will likely be $2,000 to $8,000 less than the residual value in your...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-05-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,859
Posted By quackbury
I disagree about the future of subscription...

I disagree about the future of subscription services.

When I was a kid, we had a big old metal antenna on our roof, so we could watch 6 or 7 channels of broadcast TV. So did all our neighbors. ...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-04-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,778
Posted By quackbury
I leased my 2020 on June 1st. I received my...

I leased my 2020 on June 1st. I received my $1,000 BMWCCA Rebate check on June 17th. Before we throw the entire program under the bus, let's at least admit that it works perfectly well in a...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-04-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,241
Posted By quackbury
Wow. Instead of being grateful for a system that...

Wow. Instead of being grateful for a system that might save your bacon some day, we're now at the point where we expect those systems to work flawlessly, 100% of the time, even if dirt, salt or road...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-04-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By quackbury
What's the Brit word for tool?

What's the Brit word for tool?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 07-04-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,859
Posted By quackbury
Fixed that for you, Nancy.

Fixed that for you, Nancy.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-03-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By quackbury
Your best bet is to purchase your current car. ...

Your best bet is to purchase your current car. With the state of the used car market (which will only get worse as Hertz and competitors flood the market with used rental cars) BMWFS will be happy...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-03-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,469
Posted By quackbury
Why would you allow them to throw any extras into...

Why would you allow them to throw any extras into the cap cost? The only ones which are mandatory are the lease acquisition fee, plates, and the dealership's document fee. (Plus in some states, the...
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