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Forum: Off-Topic 10-21-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By captainaudio
I agree with this post. The nannies are...

I agree with this post.

The nannies are there to protect you from yourself if you foolishly or accidentally push the car too close to the limits. If you push the car beyond the limits the nannies...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-21-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By captainaudio
My point is that if ANY car breaks loose the...

My point is that if ANY car breaks loose the skills required to bring it back are beyond those typically found in most that buy the cars. One major difference is that the typical buyer of a so...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By captainaudio
Supercars may be faster than more generic cars...

Supercars may be faster than more generic cars but generally nowhere close to 30 to 40 MPH around a curve than a good sport sedan. In order to get extreme cornering forces a car is going to have a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-20-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 766
Posted By captainaudio
This time of year the weather can be crazy in the...

This time of year the weather can be crazy in the Northeast. I was in Vermont last week and the temperature was in the mid to high 70s. It is not unheard of to have snow in Vermont in the middle of...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-20-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By captainaudio
Cars like Ferrari's can be relatively easy to...

Cars like Ferrari's can be relatively easy to drive fast and in many cases are easier to drive fast than many more pedestrian cars. I have seen many instances of serious and fatal crashes involving...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-19-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 483
Posted By captainaudio
And JFK is also in Queens.

And JFK is also in Queens.
Forum: Automotive / Photography 10-19-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 90,799
Posted By captainaudio
Full Moon over Lake George

http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee182/captainaudio/MoonoverLakeGeorge.jpg
Forum: Off-Topic 10-19-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 483
Posted By captainaudio
There aren't? :dunno:

There aren't? :dunno:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By captainaudio
The road to the summit of Mount Equinox. ...

The road to the summit of Mount Equinox.


http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee182/captainaudio/BimmerFest/L1040880.jpg
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Forum: Off-Topic 10-18-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 483
Posted By captainaudio
New York State has a reciprocal agreement with...

New York State has a reciprocal agreement with Ontario and Quebec.





http://newyorkspeedingfines.com/canadian-drivers/
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-18-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By captainaudio
You can do both, I attended Skip Barber and am...

You can do both, I attended Skip Barber and am also a member of the BMWCCA as are many other Skip Barber Alumni. I have worked as a track steward at BMWCCA events and they are certainly not a bad...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By captainaudio
Took my E93 to Off Road Driving School

I took my 335i to Land Rover Off Road Driving School.

Once I got there I parked the BMW in the parking lot, got into a Range Rover with an instructor and we went on the off road course,. The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-18-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By captainaudio
It is the Team O'Neil driving school in New...

It is the Team O'Neil driving school in New Hampshire. Tim O'Neil was one of our Guests of Honor at Climb To The Clouds Six and he gave us a tour of the facility and hot laps around the trails with a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 828
Posted By captainaudio
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee182/captainau...

http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee182/captainaudio/DSC02219.jpg

http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee182/captainaudio/BMWPlane2.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,199
Posted By captainaudio
I was driving on the NYS Northway this week and...

I was driving on the NYS Northway this week and saw these signs:

http://www.i95coalition.org/i95/Portals/0/images/5mile.jpg

There were also signs that said you will lose your license for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By captainaudio
Service Engine Soon warning on 335i

The car made it from The Berkshires to Croton Falls and back home to Manhattan. It was running rough and did not have full power but was easily able to climb hills, enter the highway and keep up...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,199
Posted By captainaudio
Everybody Sues Somebody Sometime

Chop,

We never met but I consider you a friend. Sorry to hear the news but I am glad you and your wife escaped relatively unscathed considering how serious it could have been.

As has been...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By captainaudio
Does your E93 have the sport suspension? ...

Does your E93 have the sport suspension?


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By captainaudio
Service Engine Soon warning on 335i

Roly.

I have been on the road with the E93 and was on my way back from Laker George NT, and Manchester, Vt and a few hundred miles from home when the light came on so taking another car wasn't an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By captainaudio
Service Engine Soon warning on 335i

Thank you for the kind thoughts
I loved my sister but her death could have been avoided. She ignored a lump on her beast for 10 years and by the time she saw a doctor she had stage 4 cancer and it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By captainaudio
Service Engine Soon warning on 335i

Warming suddenly appeared earlier today and the car started running rough with noticeably reduced power.
I have an appointment at BMW Manhattan Monday AM but am 60 miles from home and I was going...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-14-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,967
Posted By captainaudio
335i M Performance v. M3

My drivers club has access to a skid pad and a dedicated autocross course that is actually a short track not cones in a parking lot. The autocross and skid pad both have sprinkler systems that can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-14-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,967
Posted By captainaudio
I do not think that a driver should intentionally...

I do not think that a driver should intentionally pass their limits on track days either as the results can be devastating. That is what skid pads and car control clinics are for.

The point is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-11-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,967
Posted By captainaudio
335i M Performance v. M3

The fact that many modern cars are easy yo drive fast is in a sense what makes them dangerous for inexperienced drivers as it can make them over confident. As they gain more and more confidence they...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-10-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 13,599
Posted By captainaudio
Apparently you can indict a ham sandwich but not...

Apparently you can indict a ham sandwich but not a Stewart sandwich

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