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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By Mark K
If there was any doubt, this thread proved that...

If there was any doubt, this thread proved that AT should be banned by law and available only to those with less than 4 functioning limbs

:D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Mark K
You could spend 10 days in a 3,000 souls...

You could spend 10 days in a 3,000 souls town/village and still have learned nothing about it.

Don't sweat it. Take your time is number 1.

Number 2 is to possibly stay away from large cities so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By Mark K
OP, I wish you the best with your new tires. ...

OP, I wish you the best with your new tires.

Just remember this when shopping next time. When the main criteria on decision for things we (pretty much erroneously) consider "commodity" and decide...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By Mark K
There IS one more aspect of this even when the...

There IS one more aspect of this even when the owner does not want to DIY. If BMW really wants to reply to any of the questions with "Visit your local BMW center, they have all the answers you look...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 624
Posted By Mark K
Thanks, I stopped using it when we went to...

Thanks, I stopped using it when we went to Verona, KY listed station only to find out clerk who had no clue what are we talking about and, after a phone call to the owner, tell us that all gas has...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 850
Posted By Mark K
They do not really need to define anything if the...

They do not really need to define anything if the claim that it is more fun (to them). They would be in a very hot water if they were exclaiming "faster" or just "better".

Back to other point I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,358
Posted By Mark K
Capo, I just spent 4 days in your backyard -...

Capo, I just spent 4 days in your backyard - commuting between Gaithersburg and Rockville twice a day, just like if I were living here. I used both I-270 as well as MD 355 either way interchangeably...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-26-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,817
Posted By Mark K
If not 2 series, then what? 1. Car in the...

If not 2 series, then what?

1. Car in the singature picture

2. Cayman

Everything else is either

a) too heavy
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-26-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 850
Posted By Mark K
Of course not, Zooks - but you are describing...

Of course not, Zooks - but you are describing typical use of a daily driver. I can assure you I would know the difference even with nannies on and am willing to take a serious bet on it, but not in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 624
Posted By Mark K
In laymans terms, in Germany (possibly the rest...

In laymans terms, in Germany (possibly the rest of EU) you cannot buy less that 91 octane AKI (our octane measurement). In Germany you can find 91, 93 and 96 (all AKI of course) and none of them...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Mark K
Thanks for update. Please let us know how it went...

Thanks for update. Please let us know how it went and what was final diagnosis/solution.

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 820
Posted By Mark K
Well, none of those listed above are OPTIMAL for...

Well, none of those listed above are OPTIMAL for a track use (but then, neither are you or I :D ) but they are perfectly fit for 20-25 min of 8/10ths driving, no problem.

Or you can wait a bit and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-25-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By Mark K
Yeah. Those were all Individual colors and all of...

Yeah. Those were all Individual colors and all of them damn gorgeous. Individual pricing starts at $5 k and goes up from there.

Dang it ... now I have to hope that Individual will not be available...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-25-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 850
Posted By Mark K
I was trying to find original ways to be...

I was trying to find original ways to be sarcastic, but failed.

So, Makman ... your country is half or more inside Arctic Circle, you have polar night in the winter, most car companies (BMW for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-25-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,358
Posted By Mark K
? No daily driving. I have a daily driver. ...

?

No daily driving. I have a daily driver.

Toy car is for fun driving. Either with no other "drivers" on a public road (7 AM on Sundays in spring/summer is pretty much post-apocalyptic empty)...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 820
Posted By Mark K
Man, nothing better than getting to your parking...

Man, nothing better than getting to your parking spot, stopping, removing the helmet, wiping the sweat off and checking the clock ... 9.3 mpg for this stint! Hell, YEAH! :D

499429
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,018
Posted By Mark K
Good luck with everything! Hopefully, all will be...

Good luck with everything! Hopefully, all will be OK and you will have the best spring and summer since you were 18 or so :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Mark K
Same here, I thought maybe the different video...

Same here, I thought maybe the different video was linked :)

OP, are you serious and that is the sound it makes all by itself when you unlock the door? If yes (and together with running horribly),...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-24-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,358
Posted By Mark K
You are correct, I have not. I'm making what is...

You are correct, I have not. I'm making what is known as "Parametric Estimate". If my rental Impala induces 0-2 aggravation points in daily driving, my Golf TDI 6MT induces 4-5 aggravation points in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-24-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Mark K
The more inline 6 engines there are in the world,...

The more inline 6 engines there are in the world, the better place the world will be. Doesn't matter what brand name/badge is on that engine :)

Now, that said, I have absolutely nothing against...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-24-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,358
Posted By Mark K
Calling BS. Where do you live? Death Valley?...

Calling BS. Where do you live? Death Valley? Mojave Desert? :D

(and even Death Valley might have way too many vehicles around to fully enjoy an ///M)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-22-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By Mark K
OP, if you need to talk to your broker while...

OP, if you need to talk to your broker while watching the ticker, I suggest you don't skimp and get both. After all, money you will make doing this will pay for it multiple times. Who has time for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-20-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,601
Posted By Mark K
They had a $595 Christmas special in 2011 for...

They had a $595 Christmas special in 2011 for cars that already had aux oil cooler added (ZSP, ZMM) so only software was necessary, $800 out of the door with labor and tax.

At low rpm range (1,600...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-20-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,523
Posted By Mark K
Wait ... what?! Did BJ get banned again? What...

Wait ... what?! Did BJ get banned again? What for?

OP, at last count (IIRC) there are about 10 ///M badges on an M-Sport F30 that came on the car from the factory. Not enough?

Sent from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-20-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,766
Posted By Mark K
Now imagine all of that in a car that weighs...

Now imagine all of that in a car that weighs 2,600 lb and doesn't need power steering ... I'd call that progress squared, if not cubed :)

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