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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,997
Posted By m8o
Yep, joined because I had every intention of...

Yep, joined because I had every intention of driving a BMW by now. I bought into the AMG scene when it was new; but a few years later I'd wished I'd started with BMW and I spent a small fortune...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,997
Posted By m8o
57 Nomad ... Ya... It's what made me fall in-love...

57 Nomad ... Ya... It's what made me fall in-love with hot-rod wagons.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,997
Posted By m8o
Kief, we met on Swedespeed. Dunno if you saw...

Kief, we met on Swedespeed. Dunno if you saw this thread of mine on the topic too but here it is. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=778233

I'm firmly in the camp had it not been...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-03-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,715
Posted By m8o
Update... the V60 Polestar is on order. My...

Update... the V60 Polestar is on order. My suffering from bimmer-envy is over.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-18-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,018
Posted By m8o
What a weird assortment of vehicles...

What a weird assortment of vehicles...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-18-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,359
Posted By m8o
May I ask in what state in our failing Divided...

May I ask in what state in our failing Divided States of America do you live? ... so I know to be sure to stay clear. ;)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-18-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,359
Posted By m8o
Whelp, if you care why... If they [BMW] had...

Whelp, if you care why... If they [BMW] had called it what it is, a 320d, or gave us a level of performance warranting a '328' name [which would have been my preference] I would not feel obliged to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,715
Posted By m8o
By that logic Audi & Subaru would both be...

By that logic Audi & Subaru would both be notorious for never winning a race. And ... um ... :rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-17-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,715
Posted By m8o
I said I'd rather own a BMW. But what you say...

I said I'd rather own a BMW. But what you say sounds like FUD.

It seems factually from a few of the graphs I find on goole the near past Volvo sports a 3 - 4% of the 'luxury' market (sure they're...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-17-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,715
Posted By m8o
The name is an invention of a race team not Volvo...

The name is an invention of a race team not Volvo after all.
:eeps:
I must be the only one that instead of immediately going somewhere skanky when 1st hearing "Polestar" :lmao:, and thought instead...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-17-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,715
Posted By m8o
Nice, no, I hadn't seen that. Minus the...

Nice, no, I hadn't seen that.

Minus the "Chassis" rating, the V60 was ahead. I have a vehicle with dual adjustable Penske 8100 dampers and know 1st hand what that type of suspension does for a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-17-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,715
Posted By m8o
I certainly am one who thinks someone driving by...

I certainly am one who thinks someone driving by in an F31 looks a hellofa lot kewlr than someone driving by in one of those GT monstrosities or one of those X-coupe wannabes! :tsk: Federalization...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-16-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,715
Posted By m8o
Why is BMW making me buy a Volvo?!

V60 Polestar specifically, for its suspension and other factory backed upgrades. But the T6 R-design would do nicely for anyone not looking for that level of kit but wanting more meat on the bone.
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-28-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,826
Posted By m8o
My order will be for black ;)

My order will be for black ;)
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-28-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,826
Posted By m8o
you're not wrong. Interestingly enough tho,...

you're not wrong. Interestingly enough tho, those same rules and implied costs to certify the same car multiple times with different drivetrains apply to Volvo, yet they're fine with the expense so...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-28-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,826
Posted By m8o
This thread should be a stickie .... or at least...

This thread should be a stickie .... or at least the 1st post alone.

I just don't get why BMW limits our selection of engines in models as they do in light of the fact they are available...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-23-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,007
Posted By m8o
I don't think anyone was talking about that...

I don't think anyone was talking about that pigish diesel in this thread; which greatly factors into driver satisfaction.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-22-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,007
Posted By m8o
I am, right now. Tho in my case it's a V60...

I am, right now. Tho in my case it's a V60 Polestar if it's a Volvo or nothing. And if I'm in that price category, I need to also be considering other cars (4-serice Grand Coupe for example). But...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,567
Posted By m8o
Or, you're the only poster here who doesn't get...

Or, you're the only poster here who doesn't get nowhere fast and somewhere slow, and you don't take 30-60 seconds to get to 60mph, and actually pass people with some frequency and haste. I'd...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-22-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,823
Posted By m8o
Only 'fail' about the whole thing is BMW isn't...

Only 'fail' about the whole thing is BMW isn't opening the thing up, let alone showing the trunk and "the hatch".

I was at the show. In-part to see this car, trunk size, and hatch.

A) I was...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,817
Posted By m8o
... vs. the Mini Countryman/Paceman.

... vs. the Mini Countryman/Paceman.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-02-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,533
Posted By m8o
... well I tend to think a 'tick' in that sence...

... well I tend to think a 'tick' in that sence == 1 - 9/9
where 1/9 == 0.1111forever , 2/9 == 0.2222forever , ... , 7/9 == 0.7777forever , 8/9 == 0.8888forever and finally 9/9 == 0.9999forever ,...
Forum: General BMW 02-02-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By m8o
A real 'brand ambassador'

Take the case of this incompetent litterer. The passenger opens the door to drop this pizza box in the middle of the road ; and closes the door on it thereby carrying it off with him.

So I'm like...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-02-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,821
Posted By m8o
Anybody know what "based on EU measurements"...

Anybody know what "based on EU measurements" means in "The volume of the trunk is 17 cu-ft (480 liters), based on EU measurements"?

Does that mean they include the space above the rear deck,...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-29-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,533
Posted By m8o
Wow! Thanx for the confirmation.

Wow! Thanx for the confirmation.
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