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Forum: Off-Topic 03-23-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By RadioWave
If you can't find an E36 Hot Wheel, both Revell...

If you can't find an E36 Hot Wheel, both Revell Germany and Tamiya made an E36 model kit but they were ridiculously expensive on e-bay.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-27-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,577
Posted By RadioWave
I definitely recommend taking Jon up on his...

I definitely recommend taking Jon up on his offer. I haven't bought from him personally but after my last experience with Santa Barbara BMW I doubt I will ever buy a car from any other place. They...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-07-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,105
Posted By RadioWave
If you look quickly (around Tues, 3:30pm), it's...

If you look quickly (around Tues, 3:30pm), it's off the coast of Baja California near Tortugas.

http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/default.aspx?centerx=30&centery=25&zoom=2&level1=140Use Go To Ship...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-25-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,430
Posted By RadioWave
2013 Mercedes Benz SL Class...

2013 Mercedes Benz SL Class (http://www.worldcarfans.com/111121339001/2013-mercedes-benz-sl-class-official-images-surface/lowphotos#19)

And Porsches are (mostly) rear engine so they don't have to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-24-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,105
Posted By RadioWave
When it gets to the Caribbean, you can track it...

When it gets to the Caribbean, you can track it live here (http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/default.aspx?centerx=30&centery=25&zoom=2&level1=140). And there are lots of webcams through the Panama...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-08-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By RadioWave
Bring that MG-5...

Bring that MG-5 (http://www.mg.co.uk/the-models/mg5-concept.aspx) here and I'll be glad to boost their monthly numbers by one. That's what the new Scirocco should have looked like.

Regarding...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-07-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,180
Posted By RadioWave
I walk by a new 530 every day and can't say I've...

I walk by a new 530 every day and can't say I've ever noticed the hood line. Sure, I think BMW could have done a better job with it but it's a pretty big "meh" to me.
It's nowhere near as bad as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-07-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,180
Posted By RadioWave
Let's see... Save thousands of pedestrian lives...

Let's see... Save thousands of pedestrian lives per year -or- pretty hood lines... Decisions, decisions.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-06-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,180
Posted By RadioWave
You can read about it here...

You can read about it here (http://www.cardesignonline.com/safety/pedestrian-safety.php). As I understand it, when a car with a low hood line hits a pedestrian, it just whips his legs out from under...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-02-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,000
Posted By RadioWave
Congratulations, that sounds like a fantastic...

Congratulations, that sounds like a fantastic car. I think those 397 wheels will look a lot better on that color than they do on the red model in BMW's official pics. A couple of questions...
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Forum: Off-Topic 11-18-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,557
Posted By RadioWave
Jumping on the bandwagon to say they really are...

Jumping on the bandwagon to say they really are almost silent and rock solid. Also agree that the controls are sometimes difficult to get started and you occasionally end up pushing buttons at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-17-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,430
Posted By RadioWave
Yes, but it also makes it fruitier. Not like a...

Yes, but it also makes it fruitier. Not like a persimmon, more like a banana or kumquat. Seriously though, what does it mean to make a traction control system "fruitier"? Does it heighten or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-14-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,460
Posted By RadioWave
Silly question but I'm curious how you would...

Silly question but I'm curious how you would describe the trunk opening motion. Is it smooth and controlled or more flying-license-plate-of-death-please-stand-back? I ask because the E60 trunk was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-18-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 29,908
Posted By RadioWave
Just noticed this in the official release and,...

Just noticed this in the official release and, wow, does this seem like a bad idea to me. One of the things I like about BMWs is how predictable they are in maneuvering when things get scary. I've...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-18-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,832
Posted By RadioWave
I think it looks good with a euro style license...

I think it looks good with a euro style license plate but if you put a standard California issue plate on the front bumper, it's gonna look like an angry beaver......
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-14-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 36,850
Posted By RadioWave
By that time, you'll be able to land small...

By that time, you'll be able to land small aircraft on the 7-series. In 10 years, they'll have to come out with the (-1) series for people like us.

After driving an E60 for 8 years, I'm okay with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-14-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 36,850
Posted By RadioWave
The dimensions in inches/pounds for the four...

The dimensions in inches/pounds for the four cylinder are:

Size: 182x71.3x56.3
Unladen weight: 3152/3317 lbs (DIN/EU whatever that means)
Consumption: 27.7 mpg urban 45.2 extra urban

E90 is...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-03-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By RadioWave
There's certainly some precedent for it. When...

There's certainly some precedent for it. When Geo shutdown back in 97, several of their cars suddenly became Chevy's. I know the Metro, Prizm and the Tracker did. I agree with you, most Saturns...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2005, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By RadioWave
In case you get confused, Cutter changed its name...

In case you get confused, Cutter changed its name to Santa Barbara in May, 2004. I bought the first BMW under the new management and they definitely treated me right. I worked with Franco (the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-29-2005, 08:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,099
Posted By RadioWave
Don't forget that Road and Track is headquartered...

Don't forget that Road and Track is headquartered in Newport Beach (over by Hoag Hospital) so it wouldn't surprise me if some of these supercars are being driven by staffers writing an article on the...
Forum: General BMW 08-13-2004, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By RadioWave
Yea, even though I bought an E60, I gotta agree...

Yea, even though I bought an E60, I gotta agree that BMW has lost its "soul". They are unbelievably lucky that every other German manufacturer is screwing up at the exact same time. If Lexus or...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-02-2004, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By RadioWave
I'm guessing it could be a Maybach...

I'm guessing it could be a Maybach (http://www.maybachusa.com/microsite/maybach/webroot/main1000.html) since they kind of look like Maseratis and are rare enough not to be instantly recognizable. Is...
Forum: 5 Series 06-29-2004, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,388
Posted By RadioWave
E60 Ground Clearance

Here's a simple question: Does anyone know the ground clearance of an E60 530i with Sport Package? I'm getting a driveway redone and want to do some math to make sure the car will clear a high...
Forum: 5 Series 06-09-2004, 09:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,758
Posted By RadioWave
There is one hill that could be part of the...

There is one hill that could be part of the problem but other than that, this car's got a pretty good life. Flat highways, manual transmission, no AC (yet) and no fun driving during the self imposed...
Forum: 5 Series 06-08-2004, 08:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,758
Posted By RadioWave
Thanks, that's a good thought about the elevation...

Thanks, that's a good thought about the elevation but like the location says, we're about as sea level as you can be without getting your tires wet. I'll see how it goes over the next thousand...
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