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no, to the store. the store would not price match tire rack.

7/24/2013 11:01:36 PM

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"good to know, last time i tried they said they didn't price match tire rack"


It may be an exception, but when I bought Dunlop Direzza Star Spec Z1s back in '10 they were a Tire Rack exclusive. However Discount Tire really wanted my business. So they ordered the tires from Tirerack themselves and charged me the Tire Rack price (plus tax which doesn't apply to online purchases). They tried to charge me more but I was like, um no.

Linda, isn't this an issue that your boyfriend could help you with? (not sarcasm, serious question).

Go to Tirerack.com to at least get a good idea. You enter your vehicle info and then view all tires that apply to your car. You can select which tire type you want and then when you find something you like (with a price that agrees with you) you can read customer reviews.

It doesn't really get any simpler than that.

[Edited on July 25, 2013 at 9:22 AM. Reason : k]

7/25/2013 9:20:48 AM

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"good to know, last time i tried they said they didn't price match tire rack"


I've been price-matching Tire-Rack at Discount Tire for a something like a decade. Sometimes I don't even need to mention Tire Rack as their prices are already cheaper, but sometimes I do.

Obviously they add in shipping, and whatever they charge for mounting/balancing per tire (something like $10-$12 per tire I think)

7/25/2013 12:13:57 PM

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Yeah they match tire rack if you include shipping on tire racks price and any rebates in their price.

7/25/2013 1:37:41 PM

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4 series is out yall!

http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/content/vehicles/2014/4/default.aspx

8/6/2013 9:10:10 AM

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A resounding "meh" can be heard across all of time and space.

8/6/2013 12:01:36 PM

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Well played mr t well played....

8/6/2013 1:29:48 PM

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^^aye

E90 coupe >>> F30 coupe.

8/6/2013 1:34:05 PM

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xXX sedan >>>>> xXX coupe

8/6/2013 1:41:25 PM

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what the fuck is the point of a 4 series....seriously

8/6/2013 2:01:23 PM

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I beg to differ, I absolutely love it. I like the LED DRLs, Interior, NBT based iDrive, plethora of tech options, and the aggressive look

8/6/2013 2:10:45 PM

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That's the thing...for me personally the looks could not be further form aggressive.

In reality I couldn't care less what the non Ms looks like. The M4/M3 are supposed to be revealed in full at the end of the month. I still don't have high hopes. The front end on the new generation just looks so boring.

[Edited on August 6, 2013 at 2:55 PM. Reason : ]

8/6/2013 2:54:11 PM

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^^no offense, but if you're just interested in gizmos then you'd probably be happy with a Lincoln or Lexus more than a BMW.

[Edited on August 6, 2013 at 2:55 PM. Reason : ^^]

8/6/2013 2:54:44 PM

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the new Lincoln drives pretty nice

8/6/2013 3:22:22 PM

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It looks good, and drives well. But it still doesn't stack up great against the foreigners...from everything I've read at least.

8/6/2013 3:26:38 PM

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compared to which foreigners? i think the driving feel alone knocked any Japanese competitors out of the water (particularly the steering feel). Its not quite as good driving feel as German cars, but its pretty good for the cost savings.

8/6/2013 4:04:30 PM

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I haven't driven any vehicles in that class, so i can't really comment directly, just what I've read.

Lexus ES350 may be an inferior drive
Acura TL is better
Infiniti G37 (or new Q50) is better
Lexus GS350 is better
Acura RL is better

8/6/2013 4:37:36 PM

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M4 concept revealed. Should look 95% to what production model, based on how 435i concept vs production look like.

http://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=877602

8/15/2013 8:46:25 PM

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PY looks freakin awesome on this. Also if the concept is accurate...splitter, diffuser, and csl style trunk from the factory?!



[Edited on August 15, 2013 at 9:40 PM. Reason : Apparently this color is being called Aurum Dust.]

8/15/2013 9:26:25 PM

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I wonder if they were actually able to cut out 100-200lbs this time around.

8/16/2013 8:04:06 AM

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Everything still indicates that it will weigh about the same as the E46...which is more than 1-200 lbs weight loss.

We shall see.

8/16/2013 8:26:24 AM

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TKE-Teg: e46? the e46 is a fat pig, wake me up when it weights 1-200 lbs less than the e30.

8/16/2013 8:55:39 AM

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^^that's what I've heard, which is good.

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"TKE-Teg: e46? the e46 is a fat pig, wake me up when it weights 1-200 lbs less than the e30."


seriously man, go troll somewhere else. I made that statement b/c BMW SPECIFICALLY SAID they wanted to drop a lot of weight from the M3.

8/16/2013 12:27:38 PM

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8/16/2013 12:44:21 PM

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"^^no offense, but if you're just interested in gizmos then you'd probably be happy with a Lincoln or Lexus more than a BMW."


I like all of that in addition to the superior handling and performance. If you believe an Acura TL is better, I have nothing to say but go troll somewhere else.

8/16/2013 12:44:55 PM

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Fair enough. Then again half of your statement is replying to something I didn't even say.

^^I'm really curious to find out information about the powertrain. Since it's a turbo I wonder if BMW finally figured out how to make them reliable.

8/16/2013 3:05:16 PM

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"I'm really curious to find out information about the powertrain. Since it's a turbo I wonder if BMW finally figured out how to make them reliable."


I as well. Alot of these things are going to be flashed to 500hp the day they roll of the lot. If the torque numbers are where they rumored to be it better be well sorted.

8/16/2013 4:37:24 PM

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I can't believe those exhaust tips omg, poor car.

Also, that's a pretty hot M5 Coupe. It's... HUGE.

8/17/2013 9:40:54 PM

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8/18/2013 4:49:23 PM

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[Edited on August 23, 2013 at 12:52 PM. Reason : hopefully false info]

8/23/2013 12:38:32 PM

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^ I don't know what you posted...my guess is that M4 and next gen M3 will not be offered in a MT...

If it was that...bimmerpost pretty much already debunked it. They have options sheets that show DCT as an upgrade. Also a spy shot inside a window of a next gen M with a 6MT.

8/23/2013 2:15:00 PM

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my run group had a 335i and a 135i. they had no heat/limp mode issues after changing their intercoolers and charge pipes and the older (<'09 I'm told) changed his oil cooler. they were both running stock maps

8/28/2013 8:56:40 AM

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^^yeah exactly. -1 point credibility AutoBlog!

^good to know. When I head to VIR in Nov my brother is bringing his stock '09 335i. Hopefully won't run into any issues.

8/28/2013 9:32:32 AM

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http://www.worldcarfans.com/113083062202/2014-bmw-x5-m50d-launched

That engine needs to make its way into the 3-series! A 5-series model does exist, M550d, but is Europe only. And please sell models with that engine in the US, BMW.

3 liter diesel
Triturbo
381 hp
546 lb-ft
35 mpg

What's there not to like?!

8/30/2013 11:10:12 AM

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what's not to like? diesel.

8/30/2013 11:39:42 AM

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Chris Harris on Alpina B3 F30

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=881670

8/30/2013 12:51:53 PM

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i8 configurator is here

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/newvehicles/i/i8/2013/showroom/visualizer.html

9/10/2013 1:56:32 PM

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M3 specs revealed

http://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=892746

Weight: under 3300 lb

[Edited on September 24, 2013 at 7:58 PM. Reason : f]

9/24/2013 7:34:43 PM

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Very impressive all around!

But if those are official stats why are a lot of figures approximations?

9/25/2013 10:22:37 AM

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I would really like to see a line calling out.

"Adequate cooling to prevent car from going into limp mode on a track day"

9/25/2013 10:40:39 AM

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hahaha, very true.

9/25/2013 10:57:07 AM

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additional details

http://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=892746

Quote :
"ENGINE
3.0L inline 6 cylinder engine (S55) with two mono-scroll turbochargers
3,027 cc (compare to 2,979 cc of N55)
89.6mm over-square bore / 80mm stroke (compare to 89.6mm / 84mm of N55)
Derived from N55 engine
Direct Injection
VALVETRONIC
Double-VANOS
closed-decked crankcase (4.4 lbs / 2kg lighter)
twin-wire arc-spray coating (instead of liners) in cylinder bores reduce engine weight
20 lbs lighter than V8 S65 engine (from E90/E92 M3)
430 HP (approximately) from around 5000-7300 RPM
"far beyond" 369+ LB-FT (500 Nm) from under 2000 RPM to over 5000 RPM
See Dyno Chart
Slightly above 7500 RPM redline

TURBOS
Two Mitsubishi mono-scroll turbochargers
18.1 PSI / 1.25 BAR max peak
Pre-tensioned in Sport and Sport+ modes (keep spinning at a high rate of speed even after throttle lift-off, for ultra quick response - more details)
Impulse charging for optimized responsiveness
Flow-enhanced manifolds
Electric wastegate actuator

COOLING
Double-flow oil recirculation pumps
Turbocharger suction system
Main radiator plus additional radiators for the high- and low-temperature circuits, turbocharger and transmission
Large indirect intercooler (sits atop engine, necessitating hood bulge)
Low-weight magnesium oil sump (2.2 lbs / 1kg lighter)
Temperature-stabilizing electric water pump

WEIGHT
Under 3,306 lb (1500kg) weight
this figure is without driver and with 90% fuel
BMW clarifies that "the new model is now around 80 kilograms [176 lbs] lighter than a comparably equipped predecessor model"
compare to E46 M3 at ~3,400 lb curb weight
compare to E92 M3 at ~3,600 lb curb weight
compare to C63 AMG at ~3,900 lb curb weight
compare to RS5 at ~4,000 lb curb weight
~ 7.68 lb/hp power to weight
compare to E92 M3 at 8.7
compare to C63 AMG at 8.7
compare to RS5 at 9.0
compare to E46 M3 at 10.25
Fuel consumption and emissions reduction of 25%

CARBON FIBER CONSTRUCTION / BODY
CFRP drive shaft (tested for speeds up to 205 MPH)
40% weight savings over previous M3
increased stiffness
reduced rotating mass for better acceleration and throttle response
CFRP roof for both M3 and M4
saves 11 pounds (5kg) on M3
saves more than 13.2 pounds (6kg) on M4
CFRP roof bow
Carbon fiber trunk for M4 (11 pounds (5kg) weight savings)
CFRP front strut brace standard (weighs just 3.3 pounds (1.5 kg))
Front fenders and hood made from aluminum

TRANSMISSION
Standard 6 speed manual transmission
automatic throttle blips on downshift
more compact and quieter than predecessor E90/E92 M3 6 speed
26.4 pounds (12kg) lighter
carbon fiber friction linings in synchroniser rings
dry sump lubrication
Optional 7 speed M DCT (double clutch transmission) with launch control
Active M Differential with constantly variable locking (a la M5/M6), from 0 to 100 percent
Forged crankshaft

STEERING
Entirely new electric power steering (EPS) unit, built by ZF
Specially tuned for M3/M4
Servotronic function electronically adjusts the level of steering assistance
Three modes: Comfort, Sport, Sport+
Will not compensate for understeer, oversteer, coarse road surface. Motor will not help unwind the steering wheel and it will self-center by by natural forces

SUSPENSION / CHASSIS
Optional EDC Adaptive M suspension (with Comfort, Sport, Sport+ modes)
CFRP front strut brace
Double-joint spring strut front axle (saves 11 pounds)
New five-link rear axle made from forged aluminum (saves 6.6 pounds)
Aluminum suspension
Aluminium stiffening plate
Rear axle subframe fixed directly to body (bolted joints between the axle subframe and the body sills, without use of elastic rubber elements).

WHEELS / BRAKES
18 and 19 inch options will be available
Lightweight forged wheels standard
Staggered tire sizes - 255/35 ZR front and 275/35 ZR rear
Prototypes fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport tires, but other tire brands will be certified as well
M compound brakes standard (in blue)
four piston front / two piston rear
M carbon ceramic brakes optional (in gold)
six piston front / four piston rear

EXHAUST
Exhaust features electrically controlled flaps just before rear silencer to minimize exhaust back-pressure as well as giving precise feedback on engine load.
When closed, flow is forced into and laterally across the silencer; when open, flow is more directly through the narrow part of the silencer.
Catalysts with metal substrate (less restrictive than ceramic)
Exhaust always exits all four tail pipes

AERO
50:50 weight distribution
Air Curtain
M gills with integrated Air Breather behind front wheels

MISC
The M3/M4 standalone components amounts to roughly 50 per cent. This includes body, chassis and powertrain components.
Llithium-ion starter battery under consideration.
M3 and M4 to be introduced together (at Detroit NAIAS 2014 in January).
M3 and M4 developed with help of BMW race car drivers Bruno Spengler and Timo Glock's participation in extensive testing and set- up runs on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit, focusing on assessment of the cars’ suspension, tyres and all elements of the powertrain"

9/25/2013 4:02:18 PM

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"89.6mm over-square bore / 80mm stroke (compare to 89.6mm / 84mm of N55)"


This line makes me lose all hope of a credible source

Bigger engine has same bore and less stroke.... Uhh nope

9/25/2013 8:30:19 PM

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good catch

9/26/2013 8:50:51 AM

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M3 and M4 first ride!

http://www.autoblog.com/2013/09/25/2015-bmw-m3-and-m4-first-ride-review/

9/26/2013 9:51:17 AM

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torque and HP numbers are still estimates...

9/26/2013 12:06:07 PM

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so, what is the point of the M4?

is there still an M3 coupe? or just a sedan version now?

9/26/2013 12:50:09 PM

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Come on dude, we are all in our 30s now, this ain't rocket science!

It is just a rebadging, not some new car or segment.

All sedans will have the original odd number; 1, 3, 5, 7

All coupes will now be even numbers; 2xx/M2 (coupe of 1), 4xx/M4 (coupe of 3), and 6xx/M6 from before

Sedan-ized versions of coupes, called as GranCoupes (aka "4-door coupes") will retain the even number badging,
with "GranCoupe" in front of it to differentiate from the coupe; 6xx/M6 GranCoupe, and the soon to be released 4xx GranCoupe.

EDIT: About the 1 series coupe, it will be renamed to 2xx when the new one comes out soon. Europe also has 1-series 3 and 5 door hatchbacks,
and afaik, they will retain the 1xx designation. A proper 1 series sedan will come out in a couple of years.


[Edited on September 26, 2013 at 1:22 PM. Reason : ]

9/26/2013 1:00:17 PM

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"Bigger engine has same bore and less stroke.... Uhh nope"

The replacement for displacement is b00st!!!1

9/26/2013 4:45:13 PM

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↑ truth... Ultimately rods are the weak link in any engine with boost is cr octane and rod strength CID doesn't make a lick of difference other than spool.

Else boost the shit outta it!!

9/26/2013 6:49:59 PM

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