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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-23-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,651
Posted By AK
I'm not sure "fulfillment" is the appropriate...

I'm not sure "fulfillment" is the appropriate word to describe how one feels when driving a car. I tend to think of fulfillment as something one experiences after completing a large project at work...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-23-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,665
Posted By AK
My eyesight is finally starting to fail me at the...

My eyesight is finally starting to fail me at the ripe age of 41. I just had to get glasses for computer use :( Other than that, things rock. I'm still in great health / reasonably fit and unlike...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-26-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,506
Posted By AK
Prior to buying my 2010 C2S I was all over the...

Prior to buying my 2010 C2S I was all over the map.. I was considering an F10 5er at one point. I called my insurance company to get a quote and I was pleasantly surprised to find out it actually...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-26-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,506
Posted By AK
Holy thread resurrection... I must admit,...

Holy thread resurrection...

I must admit, this is the progression I took (and yes, I occasionally use it to carry the bike).

I wonder where Hans Delbruck went? :)
...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-15-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 830
Posted By AK
I'm still rolling my HTC One M7. It's getting...

I'm still rolling my HTC One M7. It's getting tired; the LED used for flash and flashlight flickers, the camera has completely splotchy color bands in low light and the BoomSound speakers are barely...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,761
Posted By AK
Recent used 911 buyer here... You can drive...

Recent used 911 buyer here...

You can drive a P-car every day if you want. You *cannot* drive an F-car every day, however.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,600
Posted By AK
Just saw this thread... Sorry to hear about your...

Just saw this thread... Sorry to hear about your situation. I would love to know more about the history of the car and what behavior(s), if any, led to the engine suffering this type of failure.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,564
Posted By AK
If your car is an automatic: I've posted...

If your car is an automatic:

I've posted this before, take it FWIW - I had a JB4 installed on my 2007 335i for a few years. 99%+ of the time, I had it in bypass mode and didn't use it. When it...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-03-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By AK
I test drove a 2014 Chevrolet SS within an hour...

I test drove a 2014 Chevrolet SS within an hour of test driving a 2014 535d, both of which were equipped with a HUD. When wearing my polarized Ray-Bans, I could barely see the BMW's HUD at all...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-02-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By AK
Perhaps then you could explain how the HUD that...

Perhaps then you could explain how the HUD that comes on other cars (ie, Corvette, Chevrolet SS) is perfectly visible when wearing polarized specs?

BMW needs to get with it on this one.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-13-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,248
Posted By AK
I actually taco'd a wheel on my previous 335i up...

I actually taco'd a wheel on my previous 335i up in LA (Hollywood) after I whacked a pothole. The road conditions there are scary. But to say every F30 is inappropriate for the country as a whole...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-13-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,248
Posted By AK
Have you considered going an entirely different...

Have you considered going an entirely different direction and getting a 4x4 for your weekend toy? I highly recommend a Wrangler Rubicon. No worries about poor road quality :)
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-13-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,248
Posted By AK
I can't directly answer your questions but for...

I can't directly answer your questions but for certain, my 997 has a much firmer ride than my E90 w/ Sport had along with a lot more tire noise. "Raw" is a good way to put it; there's not much...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-12-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,248
Posted By AK
I do have PDK and Sport Chrono. I've been too...

I do have PDK and Sport Chrono. I've been too afraid to try Launch Control :)

I can say that if you just stomp on it in Sport mode from a dead stop the acceleration is eye opening, even without...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-08-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,705
Posted By AK
I have to admit, that sound sucks.

I have to admit, that sound sucks.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-08-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,095
Posted By AK
I put a JB4 on my old 335i. I waited until after...

I put a JB4 on my old 335i. I waited until after the warranty expired to do so. Even so, I rarely used it: I kept it in bypass mode 99% of the time. The JB4 didn't reprogram/recalibrate the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-06-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,248
Posted By AK
Welp, rumor has it that within a year or two...

Welp, rumor has it that within a year or two you'll be getting a turbocharged flat-4 in the Cayman and Boxster. They'll sound like Subarus but should have pretty good scoot up there at elevation. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,909
Posted By AK
No, you shouldn't! Drive the doors off the car...

No, you shouldn't! Drive the doors off the car and enjoy it. If you're a worry wart, your local Toyota dealer would be happy to sell you a Camry.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 5,705
Posted By AK
I think you should test drive a Hellcat...

I think you should test drive a Hellcat Challenger when they come out. No issues there with lack of acceleration or wimpy engine sound. :)

Does the new heads-up display finally work with...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,909
Posted By AK
Bah... My '07 335i did not disintegrate after I...

Bah... My '07 335i did not disintegrate after I passed 50K miles. Sure, it suffered the water pump/t-stat problem but very little else went wrong with the car up until 92K when I sold it.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-31-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,350
Posted By AK
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9XAC-BvUyo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9XAC-BvUyo

:rofl:
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-31-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,125
Posted By AK
European Delivery invoice (base price) is harder...

European Delivery invoice (base price) is harder to find than it used to be but it's basically 7% off US Invoice. You can get US Invoice off sites like Edmunds.com, so take that number, multiply by...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-22-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By AK
My company supports Good for Enterprise and I've...

My company supports Good for Enterprise and I've been using it on Android for the past few years. Prior to that I was on a Blackberry (BES). In all cases it's been BYOD; the company gives us a...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-11-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,248
Posted By AK
I just joined you on the dark side. After...

I just joined you on the dark side.

After nearly 8 years of happy life with my 335i sedan I managed to get myself into a 997.2 C2S. 2010, PDK, Sport Chrono, all the "must have" goodies... Took it...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-07-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By AK
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