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Forum: Off-Topic Today, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
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It wasn't demographics where I lived that was the...

It wasn't demographics where I lived that was the problem. Blacks, Whites, Asians, Hispanics, Arabs were all living peacefully together. The problem was my drug dealing neighbor and the and drug...
Forum: Off-Topic Today, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By Autoputzer
The problem wasn't demographics were I lived, it...

The problem wasn't demographics were I lived, it was drug dealers and drug addicts. Having my cars messed with was also an issue.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-11-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 763
Posted By Autoputzer
They've all come and gone more than once. I make...

They've all come and gone more than once. I make a point to exercise them frequently. The driver's window in the important one. It was out for months, then back on for almost two years, now back...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-11-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 763
Posted By Autoputzer
The left-rear power window started working again,...

The left-rear power window started working again, yesterday. Before that, the right-front was the only one working, and all four motors have already been replaced once before.
Forum: X2 F39 (2017 - current) 10-10-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,441
Posted By Autoputzer
Actually, that's pretty common to not offer...

Actually, that's pretty common to not offer winter tires in the larger wheel diameters.

There's a 18", all-season, non-run-flat option on the 28i X2 models.

Look on ShopBMWUSA.com. They sell...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-10-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 763
Posted By Autoputzer
Yeah, but then I'd have to hear him bitching...

Yeah, but then I'd have to hear him bitching about all the things he have had to do to the car. Also, I always want a Plan B in place... in case he backs out, dies, wins Power Ball, etc.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-10-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 763
Posted By Autoputzer
I'll have everything knocked off by the end of...

I'll have everything knocked off by the end of the year. The car will be almost 100% when I sell it in March or April... except for the then six year old tires. Even all fixed up, it's worth...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018) 10-10-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Autoputzer
The problem with an older car is getting trim...

The problem with an older car is getting trim parts. BMW's pretty good about that, though. They usually build up a stockpile of spare parts while the car is still in production. Then, when they're...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-10-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 763
Posted By Autoputzer
Make that 15: 1. Wax application, upper 2....

Make that 15:

1. Wax application, upper
2. Rotate tires
3. Replace turn signal stalk
4. Replace vent cover (below windshield wipers)
5. Replace steering wheel
6. Replace driver's and both...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-09-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By Autoputzer
I had my trouble when I lived in one of the...

I had my trouble when I lived in one of the nicest apartment complexes in my area. The problem was that lesser apartment complexes nearby went "Section 8," accepting welfare recipients as residents...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-09-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 763
Posted By Autoputzer
Yeah, that's about where I am. My 2007...

Yeah, that's about where I am.

My 2007 Cobalt now has 123k miles on it, and it has 14 outstanding maintenance issues. My plan was to unload it at 100k miles. But, I had a puncture repair fail...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-09-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 763
Posted By Autoputzer
You bet'cha! I have actual data for my 2002...

You bet'cha!

I have actual data for my 2002 M3, which I kept 12.3 years and 115k miles. My M3's maintenance and deprecation took a little bit of an uptick between 95k and 103k miles. But it was...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 10-09-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By Autoputzer
KBB.com or Edmunds.com. It helps to have a BMW...

KBB.com or Edmunds.com. It helps to have a BMW ordering guide. It tells what options must go together, what options can't go together, what options are bundled into what packages, etc. Google...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-09-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 763
Posted By Autoputzer
That monkeyazzduck…. he so funny. He's...

That monkeyazzduck…. he so funny.

He's right about my obsession with spreadsheets, though. Right after we got married, somebody asked Frau Putzer what my hobbies were. …. golf? ...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-08-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 844
Posted By Autoputzer
I dig your rap, zod. I much prefer...

I dig your rap, zod.

I much prefer driving. It's partially a control thing. When I'm driving, I'm on control. When I'm on an air liner, somebody else is in control. When I'm on those trains...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-08-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 763
Posted By Autoputzer
Despite what BMW salesmen say, a BMW out of...

Despite what BMW salesmen say, a BMW out of warranty is not the end of the world. BMW's are better now than they were 20 years ago. Your car has the generally reliable N55. Have the belts and...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 10-08-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By Autoputzer
Make sure to get your insurance straight before...

Make sure to get your insurance straight before heading to PCD, especially if you finance or lease your new BMW. A knucklehead friend of mine didn't, and it took him hours to get it straight before...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-08-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 844
Posted By Autoputzer
A friend of a friend worked at Lockheed-Martin...

A friend of a friend worked at Lockheed-Martin outside of Atlanta years ago, maybe 30 years ago, at their airplane factory They had an auto hobby shop. It takes a place with well over 1000...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 10-07-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By Autoputzer
Oh, heck yeah. For the initial M School, there...

Oh, heck yeah. For the initial M School, there are one and two day schools. The second day is much more exciting than the first. Also, when you consider travel time and cost, the two day events...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 10-07-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Autoputzer
That was from the chief and witchdoctor...

That was from the chief and witchdoctor perspectives.
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 10-07-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Autoputzer
Our X3 came with them last year. I bought a bag...

Our X3 came with them last year. I bought a bag of gray ones on the Interwebs. The tires might be filled with N2 at the factory. My dealer didn't charge anything for it.

N2 in tires is sort of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,534
Posted By Autoputzer
That's all the more reason to do the 1/3 87 AKI...

That's all the more reason to do the 1/3 87 AKI and 2/3's 93 AKI blend.

I've got a Sam's Club MasterCard that gives 5% rebates on gasoline. But, for three months, my Sears MasterCard offered...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-07-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 844
Posted By Autoputzer
Frau Putzer's 2018 X3 has wheels made in China. ...

Frau Putzer's 2018 X3 has wheels made in China. The wheels on my 2014 535i were made in Italy. BMW's also assembling G01 X3's in China now. I expect that means that a lot more of the parts on...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-07-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 844
Posted By Autoputzer
You've done the analysis. All my analysis is...

You've done the analysis. All my analysis is just arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

My back, knees, eyes, and brain are deteriorating with age. My current garage...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-06-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 844
Posted By Autoputzer
You have expensive "furniture." My 2007...

You have expensive "furniture."

My 2007 Cobalt is becoming furniture more and more. Three of the four power window motors are broken (all four have already been replaced once), and a headlight...
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