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Forum: Off-Topic 08-03-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
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: 158
Posted By dwlink
Following

Following
Forum: Off-Topic 07-24-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
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: 1,450
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: 512
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: 533
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: 327
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: 698
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: 603
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: 2,017
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: 393
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: 393
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: 10
Views: 738
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: 597
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: 1,445
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: 784
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: 1,207
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: 600
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: 7,771
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: 2,674
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: 5,709
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: 1,092
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...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-28-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By dwlink
Just about all loans are mechanized so that the...

Just about all loans are mechanized so that the payment occurs at the end of the period - meaning if you open a loan on day 0, your first payment wouldn't be until day 30 so all the interest is front...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-17-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,694
Posted By dwlink
Aside of some initial warranty work to fix a...

Aside of some initial warranty work to fix a pinched seal that was making some noise around the passenger side mirror, I've only had 2 minor issues which have cost me just under $100.

At around...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-01-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By dwlink
More importantly - did you make a window between...

More importantly - did you make a window between the inside of your house and garage and stuff an aquarium in the opening?!?!?
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