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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,779
Posted By Mark K
Couple of notes on this discussion: 1. Many...

Couple of notes on this discussion:

1. Many people opinionate from the point of view "I can have only one car and no way in hell that would be 320i!" Well, not everyone is restricted that way. See...
Forum: European Delivery 07-23-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By Mark K
My personal opinion is that it will stop when...

My personal opinion is that it will stop when someone decides to use magic. I heard that there is this spell Wizards use that can turn sand into the glass. It seems like there are no Wizards left...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-21-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,619
Posted By Mark K
Yep. Again, never had a problem (touch...

Yep.

Again, never had a problem (touch wood) as long as I kept with my own rule - don't speed where the cops are. I and a track buddy will drive speed limit + 5mph for even 65 miles and then...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-21-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,619
Posted By Mark K
Oh, yeah? And since when "making money" is not...

Oh, yeah? And since when "making money" is not pragmatic?

:D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-21-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,619
Posted By Mark K
OK, brief (sorta :) ) story. What I usually...

OK, brief (sorta :) ) story.

What I usually reply to threads with "Got speeding ticket" is to not speed where cops are. People think I am pulling their leg, but I am being dead serious. Forget my...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,964
Posted By Mark K
I am so sorry to hear that. I am completely with...

I am so sorry to hear that. I am completely with you. Already doing any ED with any BMW is building expectations disproportionately, but showing you your ///M car and pulling away the keys? That...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By Mark K
I thought that was a Midwestern 2,500 sqft family...

I thought that was a Midwestern 2,500 sqft family home on 2 acres right next to your car. :)

Yeah ... too bad, really. Just when you can start thinking about it ... all gone. Oh, yes, I am sure...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By Mark K
Mmmm ... shiny object! :) Man, what would I...

Mmmm ... shiny object! :)

Man, what would I have given for one of those "S" license plates! Maybe next time ... Oh, wait, there will be no next time, NA flat 6 is completely gone out of the range...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By Mark K
Excellent choice! I am still riding on PSS tires...

Excellent choice! I am still riding on PSS tires I used to use on my E92 for track days, they were almost new when I decided to sell the car. They are now on my daily driver Golf TDI and I am still...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,619
Posted By Mark K
Preach, brother. And I am still waiting to...

Preach, brother.

And I am still waiting to hear the answer to my question why do we build the roads ... You know? The Most Expensive Infrastructure society pays for only to put speeds limits...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Mark K
Vibration situation? VIBRATION situation?! You...

Vibration situation? VIBRATION situation?! You know of NO situation like Bonnie situation, brother!

Sorry, couldn't resist :D (very, VERY, not safe for work!)

https://youtu.be/S7yO4e9h5Mg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,619
Posted By Mark K
Thank you for that! Now, when can we have roads ...

Thank you for that! Now, when can we have roads
- without trucks in anything but right lane
- without people dining in their cars
- without people having a petting zoo in their cars
- without...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,619
Posted By Mark K
Because any kid older than 5 with IQ higher than...

Because any kid older than 5 with IQ higher than grade of gasoline his dad pumps in his car can tell you those two are full of $hit. How? Because he can break speed limit while going on his bike,...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-19-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By Mark K
That's interesting. You would never say it is a...

That's interesting. You would never say it is a FWD by just looking at it. Or by reading BMW's press release, for that matter :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By Mark K
Look, I tried to measure, but it is pretty much...

Look, I tried to measure, but it is pretty much impossible to measure it dead on. I did measure best I could center-to-center between closest holes both the spare and Rial Salerno wheels I used for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By Mark K
Thank you so much. I am pretty happy camper right...

Thank you so much. I am pretty happy camper right now. If this didn't pan out, I was dead serious on finding nicely kept 330ci ZHP or S54 M3. M2 is not seriously available and I really didn't need...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By Mark K
Dave, I have a compact spare kit bought from...

Dave, I have a compact spare kit bought from forum sponsor. The wheel is E60 spare and it has compact jack and lug wrench. PM me if interested, I will send you pictures when back home later today....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By Mark K
:) Did you type Mythbusters' episode link...

:)

Did you type Mythbusters' episode link before throwing in the towel and saying "Ah, screw it, not getting paid to educate people on the Internets ..."?

:D
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-11-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Mark K
OK, what happens if you DON'T put it in any gear...

OK, what happens if you DON'T put it in any gear immediately?

When my N55 started having issues culminating with spectacular 3-cylinder misfire on track, it would do this until the engine settled...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-09-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,284
Posted By Mark K
OK, things I really love in Cayman that CAN be...

OK, things I really love in Cayman that CAN be done on 3 series relatively easily. You cannot put engine behind driver's seat, but you cartainly can:

- make possible to completely turn the TV off...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-09-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By Mark K
The car was probably "put in service" in June and...

The car was probably "put in service" in June and you bought it in July. So, the car computer is asking for a yearly, low mileage oil service. Just schedule the appointment and get it done.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 07-09-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By Mark K
Unfortunately, I cannot say anything that would...

Unfortunately, I cannot say anything that would disagree with this. Especially the BMW's execution and programming of that 8 speed ZF transmission. Superb. And it is not even DCT with preloaded...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-08-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,477
Posted By Mark K
I have no idea if you are talking about me or...

I have no idea if you are talking about me or not. In any case, how about you join us on a proper racetrack with corners and drive that car to your limits and then come back and talk trash? You know...
Forum: European Delivery 07-07-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Mark K
Wait a minute there! So now all of a sudden 18...

Wait a minute there! So now all of a sudden 18 holes are not enough to spoil a perfectly nice walk and you need 27 to spoil it? Darn, I really need to get on with the times ...

On the second note,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-07-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,350
Posted By Mark K
All true. Do not lose focus from what started...

All true. Do not lose focus from what started this discussion I stepped into. The point was that people are not stupid enough to all of a sudden start buying Thorium cars if they knew they are...
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