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NZ BMW last won the day on February 23

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  1. NZ BMW

    Google Home

    I don’t watch CNN or Fox but I was over in the US recently and put CNN on one evening in my hotel. How that can be called news is beyond me. It’s show after show of editorial/commentary talk show. BBC or nothing for me.
  2. NZ BMW

    My new SS Commodore... in a sharp german suit

    Do ceramic pads wear the rotors faster? There’s so much conjecture out there. I’d be interested to hear your impressions @Olaf.
  3. No, that’s not how it works at all. Dealers are on the hook for repairs and cannot have the owner use the warranty, even if they offer to pay the excess.
  4. Given what these can be picked up for these days in good condition I don’t know why you would want to tackle this job.
  5. NZ BMW

    Reverse camera for CIC iDrive

    The OEM camera on the pre-facelift E70 is useless at night, it’s actuslly pretty embarrassing that something like that ended up in such an expensive car. Its bizarre that in spite of the rear camera quality the one fitted to my wing mirror to find the curb is very chrisp and clear. The US forums are full of people complaining about it.
  6. NZ BMW

    The importance of Full Cover Insurance

    Makes sense, it wouldn’t have changed anything in this case except being better for the guy who had no insurance...
  7. NZ BMW

    The importance of Full Cover Insurance

    That sucks, sorry to hear it.
  8. NZ BMW

    X315 XJL Jag 5.0

    Nice, I have been eyeing these up - I love the interior.
  9. NZ BMW

    Deja Vu - NZ Health System

    You need to find a good GP you can trust and have health insurance. I had cancer a couple of years ago and was referred to a top specialist very quickly and I honestly think that either saved my life or at the very least made my recovery much quicker and easier. it was certainly a wake up call for me as if never really given what my exact coverage was much thought and always assumed that all doctors were created equal. Another one for people to check on their health insurance is to make sure it covered non-Pharmac drugs. Pharmac is a great system but it can’t find everything people may need. The more I see of health and the like, the more I think it’s like any other profession, with good and bad and most somewhere in between.
  10. I had my navigation changed over to NZ - bit of a waste of time IMO, the interface on the early iDrive whist impressive 12 years ago is pretty primitive by iPhone standards today.
  11. NZ BMW

    Just bought an e34 540i

    Always amazed me how they got such little power out of some of those engines. Still, guess they were quite tuneable if you wanted to pump them up.
  12. NZ BMW

    Break out the Brie and Champagne

    Yeah, I thought tradition was that the losing side ransacked a city...
  13. NZ BMW

    RIP - 2019 1 Series

    In silver or black this will look the business. Besides, it competes with the Golf and that’s a FWD platform, RWD was wasted on people buying a 116i to pop to the shops in.
  14. NZ BMW

    1999 E38 750i Individual

    The lesson here is make sure you get a reasonable piece of the company, rather than working your guts out for years and leaving with nothing like this guy did.
  15. NZ BMW

    E70 30d Dollar Reserve