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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-23-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,609
Posted By TheDrivingG
It's BMW that is requesting the car, not CARB (at...

It's BMW that is requesting the car, not CARB (at least directly). I think the car would pass the test, BMW seems to have put a lot of effort to have these cars be as clean as possible. Even after 3...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-20-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,609
Posted By TheDrivingG
Hey Clippernation, Did you end up giving...

Hey Clippernation,

Did you end up giving your car for testing? How did it go? I received a letter asking for my car. They are paying me less than what they offered but keeping the car only for 7...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-01-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,973
Posted By TheDrivingG
The only unscheduled maintenance has been...

The only unscheduled maintenance has been resetting the sunroof operation at the 20,000 mile mark. Opened the sunroof, tried to close it a few seconds later and it just wouldn't. Had to pull in to a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-28-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,681
Posted By TheDrivingG
Update: After many months, I finally got to...

Update:

After many months, I finally got to take the car for a long trip that convinced me that the MPG has not dropped after the software update. I used to get high 30's MPG for ~50 mile freeway...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,100
Posted By TheDrivingG
Wait, what? Sorry to see you go as a mod. I...

Wait, what? Sorry to see you go as a mod.

I hope Annette is not laughing her head off somewhere :eeps:



:rofl:
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 03-25-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 15,865
Posted By TheDrivingG
Here is my $0.01 on everything. I'm not a regular...

Here is my $0.01 on everything. I'm not a regular poster, just a regular reader, know only one person here and with inflation my (neutral) thoughts may not even be worth $0.02 but here it goes...
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-21-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,416
Posted By TheDrivingG
Thanks HACK for the explanations, finally good to...

Thanks HACK for the explanations, finally good to read something more interesting than "my car hood has a dent and why is she mad at me?" :thumbup:



:lmao: :rofl:
Thanks for the laugh DSX,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-06-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 44,904
Posted By TheDrivingG
Why is this thread becoming like a pol-sci thread...

Why is this thread becoming like a pol-sci thread about budget deficits and taxes ? :tsk:

Paid $4.10 for chevron the other day. I've seen one station increase their price twice in one day. More...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-23-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 35,740
Posted By TheDrivingG
:( I know he was a regular here. I don't...

:(

I know he was a regular here. I don't post much here but the few times I did, he was part of the thread, I think I even asked him something specific. He did pull my leg when I posted as a noob....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,252
Posted By TheDrivingG
first popsicle toes and now tyke, can I just know...

first popsicle toes and now tyke, can I just know you as immaculate Nordic kat :eek:
(I had to look up what that meant)
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 02-21-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 58,868
Posted By TheDrivingG
Hi Jonathan, See the above post, best...

Hi Jonathan,

See the above post, best article I found explaining Renault exhaust and picture.

I guess we'll have to wait for two more weeks to see a race :(
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-13-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,042
Posted By TheDrivingG
Assuming you like F1, Senna the movie (when it's...

Assuming you like F1, Senna the movie (when it's out on DVD that is)
Forum: Off-Topic 02-12-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,919
Posted By TheDrivingG
Last night, my kids and i were sitting in the...

Last night, my kids and i were sitting in the living room and I said to them.

"I never want to live in a vegetative state, dependent on a machine and fluids from a bottle. If that ever happens,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-10-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,488
Posted By TheDrivingG
I thought the OP was just asking for the cost of...

I thought the OP was just asking for the cost of fuel per mile :dunno: I threw in the Accord number as an additional data point, since he also compared his Subaru as well. Not necessarily doing an...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-09-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,488
Posted By TheDrivingG
I've been tracking fuel cost over a year and here...

I've been tracking fuel cost over a year and here is the average of my 2 cars:

335d - 9.843 cents per mile
4cyl Accord - 11.265 cents per mile

For a long time, diesel price was similar to 87...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 02-08-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 58,868
Posted By TheDrivingG
:rofl: Yes, good to see some humor. I liked the...

:rofl: Yes, good to see some humor. I liked the warning label near the sidepod air intake "strong suction effect, hold on to something" :rofl:
Interesting nose. Does that cockpit look long to you...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 02-06-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 58,868
Posted By TheDrivingG
:yikes::yikes::jawdrop: I really hope that's...

:yikes::yikes::jawdrop:

I really hope that's not the case, would hate to see that to a really good F1 driver (or to any human)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-02-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,095
Posted By TheDrivingG
I'm guessing they will start having them,...

I'm guessing they will start having them, especially if they start retro fitting older trucks with DEF systems (wouldn't be too surprising in California).Would be nice to have the filling spouts...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 02-02-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 58,868
Posted By TheDrivingG
Here is an article explaining Renault's exhaust...

Here is an article explaining Renault's exhaust system: Linky (http://scarbsf1.wordpress.com/2011/02/01/renault-r31-front-exit-exhausts-fee-explained/).

Very interesting solution! Must be quite an...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-27-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,986
Posted By TheDrivingG
How about some turbulence that makes your canopy...

How about some turbulence that makes your canopy stall just as you are about to start your flaring? Not fun.




Funny thing is that it's so high up there that the fear is different than that of...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-26-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,986
Posted By TheDrivingG
Your signature says, "The danger sensation is...

Your signature says, "The danger sensation is exciting. The challenge is to find new dangers." May be that's the new danger you need :eeps: Your mind will find all sorts of rational reasons NOT to do...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-26-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,986
Posted By TheDrivingG
Go for it! It's an experience you'll never...

Go for it! It's an experience you'll never forget. Don't worry about the first few seconds, your brain will go in to a sensory overload and won't know what to do. You'll enjoy it after that :D I can...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-24-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,985
Posted By TheDrivingG
This is why I don't like having too many...

This is why I don't like having too many electronic systems in our car, something is bound to fail. Even if you have 99.999% system reliability, with so many components, you are bound to hit that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-19-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,654
Posted By TheDrivingG
The choice was between a 328 coupe with MT and a...

The choice was between a 328 coupe with MT and a 335d. It was hard to make a choice because the 2 most important options were mutually exclusive; the transmission and body style.

Why the E92? The...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-17-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,689
Posted By TheDrivingG
Oh Patrick, do not doubt the power of prayer......

Oh Patrick, do not doubt the power of prayer......
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