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Forum: General BMW Yesterday, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By Mark K
Sorry, man, I completely missed your point.

Sorry, man, I completely missed your point.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) Yesterday, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Mark K
+1 on everything Leslierc said above. Two more...

+1 on everything Leslierc said above. Two more ...

1. If you have carbon brakes option on your car, either drive it as you would on racetrack (braking, not outright speed) or sell the car. They...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,327
Posted By Mark K
I had similar problem caught way before it got as...

I had similar problem caught way before it got as far as yours. In my case, it was not releasing properly the handbrake release. It seems similar because it is only on one side on the rear wheel....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 991
Posted By Mark K
The only problem I had with 2015 rented V6...

The only problem I had with 2015 rented V6 Mustang was pain while entering the car after 5 days of daily driver-type use. Nothing that some yoga classes couldn't fix :) I hope you will not have any...
Forum: General BMW Yesterday, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By Mark K
There is no logical inconsistency here: 1....

There is no logical inconsistency here:

1. People driving in metro areas do not need spare tires. Plenty of tire shops around. Tow trucks aplenty. Not even run flat required, just portable...
Forum: General BMW Yesterday, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Mark K
I'm not that lucky. I got off with a warning only...

I'm not that lucky. I got off with a warning only once - not in a BMW, with my wife in the car and in my town (local taxpayer).

That's why not getting stopped by cops is of uttermost importance in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-16-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 935
Posted By Mark K
Whoa! Wait a dang minute here! So you guys are...

Whoa! Wait a dang minute here! So you guys are telling me that the BEST looking and BEST performing brakes are useless on the street.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is BMW drinking? What? M what? Dude, I...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-15-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By Mark K
Cannot agree, sorry. This might, just might, be...

Cannot agree, sorry. This might, just might, be true on a dragstrip. However, my opinion is that, if you buy any of the two for dragstrip exercises, you made a BIG mistake. No horsepower will...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-15-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By Mark K
Ehm ... guys ... not to rain on anybody's parade...

Ehm ... guys ... not to rain on anybody's parade but you forgot probably the numer one cause why people write opinions like sapphirexae above.

Boxster S MT - 2900 lb

Z4 35i MT - 3500 lb
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-14-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mark K
Because BMWs have quite a few very good things...

Because BMWs have quite a few very good things going for them. Too bad that:

A) BMWNA decisions quite often negate them (best engines for US driving are left in Europe, for just one example)

B)...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-13-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mark K
Are you serious? They got trashed for first AND...

Are you serious? They got trashed for first AND second gen run flat tech they forced customers to use (since designing spare tire well in the trunk is incredibly risky and complicated engineering...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-12-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,109
Posted By Mark K
OK, BJ, we know it is you, you can drop the act...

OK, BJ, we know it is you, you can drop the act now.

That said, I am no money - meaning I have none, old or new. Even so, black wheels to me scream ghetto more than chrome wheels. It's just my...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-12-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,684
Posted By Mark K
Right ... and 17,000 rpm redline. Send me...

Right ... and 17,000 rpm redline.

Send me PM with your pusher/dealer number. Whatever you are smoking, it's a good stuff and I want some of it. ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By Mark K
Not my experience. Yes, wide and low profile...

Not my experience. Yes, wide and low profile tires are ALL susceptible to pulling the steering wheel out of your hand. However, while Potenzas RE050 did it all the time, Michelin PSS tires do it only...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-11-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,568
Posted By Mark K
OP, I don't have kids so I cannot suggest...

OP, I don't have kids so I cannot suggest anything one way or another. However, in two posts you made in this thread (#1 and #32) you are not making much sense.

What's wrong with F30 with 2 child...
Forum: European Delivery 04-10-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,121
Posted By Mark K
My wife (U.S. citizen with U.S. passport) never...

My wife (U.S. citizen with U.S. passport) never needed a visa to enter Croatia nor any other EU country we visited, do not worry about that if you are traveling on U.S. passport.




My...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-10-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By Mark K
Beden1 and others not sure if worth the trip ......

Beden1 and others not sure if worth the trip ... DO IT!

I'm typing this at CLT which I used a lot in the last 12 months. So, I hit Asheville area 3 times only so I can drive local roads. Well, my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-10-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 980
Posted By Mark K
My Golf TDI has both cooled and heated seats. I...

My Golf TDI has both cooled and heated seats. I have cloth seats which are perfectly comfortable at 100 F and at -10 F :D

Seriously, never used seat heater that is standard on that car.
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,121
Posted By Mark K
Croatia is not in Schengen agreement, that is the...

Croatia is not in Schengen agreement, that is the whole issue of almost being guaranteed to be stopped by cops in Slovenija with zoll plates.

Slovenija border cops will religously stamp your...
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,121
Posted By Mark K
No problem, glad that it helped. It is no fun to...

No problem, glad that it helped. It is no fun to get into situation like that and keep going back to rethink what actually happened.

They (Slovenija cops and Border Police) can have what looks...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-09-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,877
Posted By Mark K
I know this story, heard it quite a few times...

I know this story, heard it quite a few times from my European friends visiting here.

Even if you regularly visit U.S. maybe even once a year (but do not live here), you are a tourist wherever you...
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,121
Posted By Mark K
Sorry to hear your experience. However, consider...

Sorry to hear your experience. However, consider this ...

The only time I got pulled over during my ED was ... yep, Slovenija. However, this was a uniformed cop.

Now, couple of things to help...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-08-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,748
Posted By Mark K
Don't think so. Try one more thing ... it...

Don't think so.

Try one more thing ... it works (barely) for me - 6' 3" with long torso.

Move the seat all the way down. Full. No seat bottom tilt.

Get your legs where you are comfortable....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-08-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By Mark K
Both of the tturedrider's posts are spot-on. ...

Both of the tturedrider's posts are spot-on.

I will only add two things:

1. Sitting with a straight seat back might be weird at first but it is by far the most comfortable position I found if...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-08-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,742
Posted By Mark K
I love how these discussions always go the way of...

I love how these discussions always go the way of 911 is faster than M4 is faster than 335i is faster than 328i is faster than Town & Country.

First, original poster didn't say anything about...
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