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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-22-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Capobranco
Yep - I agree. I don't see it. As others have...

Yep - I agree. I don't see it. As others have noted, numb steering, squishy brakes and no room in the back seat. Moreover, the styling; the Macan has the mouth of a large mouth bass, coupled with "my...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-19-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 506
Posted By Capobranco
On "probation" Time and setting - 1.5 years...

On "probation"

Time and setting - 1.5 years ago, 2 AM, in rural Western Maryland, speed limit 50 mph

Passing through a small town the speed limit decreased to 30 mph. Once through the town,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-15-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Capobranco
I would not own an X3 without DHP (and M Sport...

I would not own an X3 without DHP (and M Sport for the seats). M Sport with DHP makes for a fun driving experience.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-15-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,149
Posted By Capobranco
This is really the point. Comparing my basic E39...

This is really the point. Comparing my basic E39 525 vs. my F30, my E39 was slower, and had lower dynamic parameters generally. However, the feel of the car was solid, fun, and communicative,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-14-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,298
Posted By Capobranco
MINERAL GREY / SADDLE BROWN DAKOTA is a very...

MINERAL GREY / SADDLE BROWN DAKOTA is a very smart fashionable combination.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-14-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Capobranco
Congrats! Color combo with complementing...

Congrats!

Color combo with complementing wheels and M Sport enhancements, really is striking!:thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-14-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 828
Posted By Capobranco
Lots of striking cars! :thumbup: Coral Red...

Lots of striking cars! :thumbup:

Coral Red interior is also gorgeous!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-14-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,149
Posted By Capobranco
Yep - gotta agree....how dare you ask "The...

Yep - gotta agree....how dare you ask "The Ultimate Driving Machine" to offer an enhanced driving experience after many additional years of development.

Experience has taught me to expect little...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-06-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By Capobranco
I constantly go back and forth, second guessing...

I constantly go back and forth, second guessing on coupe vs. vert.

I owned an e93 vert MT - and it was fun, fun, fun! Although it was not as fast as an e92 coupe, I do not think I ever missed...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-05-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 617
Posted By Capobranco
I think you need to evaluate an on line program...

I think you need to evaluate an on line program on its own merits - worthwhile on-line programs do exist.

My best friend, who is a brilliant talented artist, dropped out of the University of...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-05-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 617
Posted By Capobranco
Johns Hopkins I loved both undergraduate...

Johns Hopkins

I loved both undergraduate and graduate school, right up to and including commencement. I have always felt that commencement was not just a personal celebration, but also a...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-22-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By Capobranco
Captainaudio, Dogguy - thank you for sharing your...

Captainaudio, Dogguy - thank you for sharing your most poignant verses.

I knew when I saw that pup in her anguish, it would be something I'd never forget. That's why I shared the experience in...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-20-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By Capobranco
Yes - a serious bite can happen faster than you...

Yes - a serious bite can happen faster than you can blink....

I understand and appreciate your point of view. The thought of serious injury, definitely crossed my mind. Having trained German...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-20-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By Capobranco
I can only imagine your anguish, especially with...

I can only imagine your anguish, especially with your boys nearby in the car.....and those "Big brown eyes...frighted" ....how poignant - how excruciatingly difficult. However, I salute you for...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-17-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By Capobranco
These are the kindest words expressed to me since...

These are the kindest words expressed to me since I began posting on BF 5 years ago. I am truly humbled. I would like to think of myself as a good person, but I know I frequently stumble.

I...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-16-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By Capobranco
Thank you for your kind words.... This...

Thank you for your kind words....

This happened last night at about 10 PM, so it is still very fresh in my mind.

Yes, very sad, death and dying is usually very sad - I have seen my share....
Forum: Off-Topic 04-16-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By Capobranco
Wounded dog shrieking in pain – what to do……

Setting – 20 miles west of DC – wooded rural road with 50 mph speed limit – dark – no lights – houses spaced far apart on 2 – 10 acre lots.

I drove past...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 04-14-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,768
Posted By Capobranco
Maybe once upon a time, it made sense to have an...

Maybe once upon a time, it made sense to have an association with Tom Cruise, however today, I see a plethora of negatives....
Forum: Off-Topic 04-13-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,548
Posted By Capobranco
No way do you sound like an a-hole. From a...

No way do you sound like an a-hole. From a slightly different perspective maybe consider this...

To the extent you allow the opinion of others to rule, and define who you are, you place yourself...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-09-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Capobranco
X3 Earns 5 Star Safety Ratings

Nice to see - not only does the X3 offer fun and utility, but also safety.
The X3 really is a BMW decathlon champ!
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-31-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Capobranco
A5/S5 is a good design that has withstood the...

A5/S5 is a good design that has withstood the test of time, but car design is also fashion. Fashion usually communicates a sense of immediacy and excitement. The A5/S5 is still handsome but it is no...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-28-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By Capobranco
Brenner Pass/Bolzano to Venice for a day; ...

Brenner Pass/Bolzano to

Venice for a day;

http://yourholidayhomes.com/images/content/thinks/386/orig-basilica-san-marcos.jpg

next - via Bologna - a great medieval university town that many...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-27-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,144
Posted By Capobranco
Ha Ha! Small world! I270/ 355 is a Bitch....I...

Ha Ha! Small world! I270/ 355 is a Bitch....I feel your pain...really!

Below is my actual commute (not my video)...usually pretty stunning...GW Parkway climbs to over 1000 feet and offers awe...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-26-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,144
Posted By Capobranco
No doubt a 435i is a very attractive car, which...

No doubt a 435i is a very attractive car, which posts solid performance numbers. However, focusing solely on numbers creates a false impression that a 435i is an equivalent M substitute. As...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-24-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,144
Posted By Capobranco
I do not think you have had the opportunity of...

I do not think you have had the opportunity of driving an M for an extended period. Yes, it is fun to drive an M quickly, but ultimate speed is not the sine qua non of the M experience. At the heart...
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