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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-28-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,183
Posted By khovik
There's plenty of i3/Leaf/eGolf comparisons in...

There's plenty of i3/Leaf/eGolf comparisons in European magazines these days. i3 and eGolf seem to win 50/50, and Leaf is left in the dust.

We picked up our new eGolf roughly a month ago (live in...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-29-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By khovik
I've relocated twice across the Atlantic...

I've relocated twice across the Atlantic (corporate handled), and used Graebel both times. Very few items broken, none missing, and excellent packaging. I think their US domestic brand is...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-22-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 10,997
Posted By khovik
$2500/month, included taxes. They allow servers,...

$2500/month, included taxes. They allow servers, so not a bad deal of you plan on starting the next youtube out of your garage.
Forum: Off-Topic 05-22-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 10,997
Posted By khovik
Live in rural part of Norway, but got fiber...

Live in rural part of Norway, but got fiber @home. ISP has options of up to 10/10Gbps, but 60/60Mbps has been sufficient so far.

http://www.speedtest.net/result/3515947566.png
Forum: Off-Topic 09-12-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By khovik
Use rsync on site A, and push changes to site B....

Use rsync on site A, and push changes to site B. Supports multiple protocols, compression, etc. rsync can use ctime and/or checksum to check for changes.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-13-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,803
Posted By khovik
11,2gb last month, using a 35GB plan. Use the...

11,2gb last month, using a 35GB plan. Use the phone as wifi hotspot med traveling for work, or @summer house. Have a 60mbit full duplex fiber Connection at home, and no idea how much we use it.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-31-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By khovik
It's because you've got balls. Seriously, it's...

It's because you've got balls. Seriously, it's their fault.

Men with higher levels of testosterone tend to loose their hair. If you want a full set of hair, take a hormone treatment, and loose...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-06-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By khovik
Stay away. I've been playing SimCity since I got...

Stay away. I've been playing SimCity since I got it for my Amiga500, but this latest version is a useless toy compared to even the first version.

Get SimCity4, and enjoy it.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-18-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,298
Posted By khovik
He visited my home town a couple of years ago in...

He visited my home town a couple of years ago in his old boat, and it caused quite a stir. Small Norwegian town, during winter, is not a typical distination....
Forum: European Delivery 02-14-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By khovik
I remember being there at ~12yo, and the Eiffel...

I remember being there at ~12yo, and the Eiffel tower, Notre dame and Versailles gave the strongest positive impressions. If she has any interest in history, Paris is an awesome place, even for a kid.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-14-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,168
Posted By khovik
In my experience, just ask them. People are...

In my experience, just ask them. People are pretty much honest about when when it's customary to receive tips and not.

God tur til Vegas.
Forum: Off-Topic 01-18-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,187
Posted By khovik
Not all full HD is created equal. The...

Not all full HD is created equal. The distribution networks often distribute the different channels at different bit rates depending on their popularity (esp. on cable or OTA where bandwidth is...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-17-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,187
Posted By khovik
Comcats is probably as good as cable gets (when...

Comcats is probably as good as cable gets (when it works). We had fiber in our old house, and it was superior to the Comcast offering. Comcast image quality is mediocre, and internet connection is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-15-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By khovik
All seasons works fine for Seattle weather. I...

All seasons works fine for Seattle weather. I drive my 335 using summer performance all year long. On the handful of snowy days we have, I use my other car with all seasons instead. No issues so far,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-15-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,979
Posted By khovik
I'm amazed at how poorly utility companies are...

I'm amazed at how poorly utility companies are regulated, and how poorly they perform in the US. Power grids are poorly maintained ( trees are not cleared or cut down often enough, or at all,...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-08-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By khovik
Tax credit for eletric cars

Relatively new to the US, and US tax rules, I'm wondering how the tax credits for electric cars work.

- Is it possible to claim multiple credits (buy multiple cars) per year ? (does it depend on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,419
Posted By khovik
Are you looking for this ?...

Are you looking for this ? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll_(automobile)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-07-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,332
Posted By khovik
To quote the latest issue of Car&Driver, We're...

To quote the latest issue of Car&Driver, We're convinced that the E90 would handily win a comparison test against the F30
Forum: Off-Topic 08-02-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,790
Posted By khovik
Are you living under a rock ? It's a PKD...

Are you living under a rock ? It's a PKD adaptation, they're all classic. Agree with your conclusion, though. Why mess with a classic.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-13-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,024
Posted By khovik
I was 31 when I escaped socialism, 150% import...

I was 31 when I escaped socialism, 150% import tax on cars, and got my first Bmw (current 335i). As a socialist, I preferred Volvos, and jap sports cars.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By khovik
A few buckets of fried chicken duct taped to the...

A few buckets of fried chicken duct taped to the roof ought to do the job.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,113
Posted By khovik
Don't put a 18 month old in a front facing car...

Don't put a 18 month old in a front facing car seat. Please read this , http://www.carseat.se/rearfacing/rear-facing-basics/ and do some research yourself.

If possible, you should keep your kid...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,658
Posted By khovik
It's still not stellar. Other common issues: -...

It's still not stellar. Other common issues:
- Mechatronic sleeve
- Solenoid sensors
- Passenger side view mirror
- Wastegate issues ( only early models though )

These and probably other...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,955
Posted By khovik
+1, been complaining about it before. Anyone know...

+1, been complaining about it before. Anyone know if the new 3 series has the same flaw.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-01-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,113
Posted By khovik
There's some useful info on this site :...

There's some useful info on this site : http://www.carseat.se/ . US infant seats are pretty good(RF), but once your kid gets older, consider a Scandinavian seat. Car make branded seats (with possible...
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