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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 08:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,752
Posted By captainaudio
And the distinction between conventional...

And the distinction between conventional planetary geared ATs and DCTs is starting to get somewhat vague as there are now ATs with a multi-plate clutch rather than a torque converter and DCTs with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,164
Posted By captainaudio
Overall win and three class wins at the Daytona...

Overall win and three class wins at the Daytona 24 Hour today by American cars, Ford/Riley won overall and Corvette and Viper won their classes.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,210
Posted By captainaudio
We are at the Boca Raton Resort and Club every...

We are at the Boca Raton Resort and Club every year during November and December and go back to NYC after the first of the year. This year we decided to stay in Florida and after Boca we rented a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,210
Posted By captainaudio
Snow tires! We don't need no stinkin' snow...

Snow tires!

We don't need no stinkin' snow tires!

http://images.topix.com/gallery/up-T1OU52MNJ41MJ6RT.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,501
Posted By captainaudio
If you Google Alpina B6 or Alpina B7 and click...

If you Google Alpina B6 or Alpina B7 and click images you will see that they are available in a variety of colors.

Since I had a 750Lix I was not surprised by the size. I have never driven a B7...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,501
Posted By captainaudio
In that case probably saw it but at the time it...

In that case probably saw it but at the time it was not on my radar screen.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,501
Posted By captainaudio
It is an Alpina B6 biturbo ...

It is an Alpina B6 biturbo

http://www.alpina-automobiles.com/en/all-models/b6-biturbo/highlights/
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 05:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,501
Posted By captainaudio
A friend of mine has a B7 Alpina. Here it...

A friend of mine has a B7 Alpina.

Here it is parked next to my 335i,

http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee182/captainaudio/BimmerFest/Alpina.jpg

CA
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,501
Posted By captainaudio
Anyone seen one of these in the flesh? I...

Anyone seen one of these in the flesh?

I was interested in checking one out but Ms. Audio wanted another convertible.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,164
Posted By captainaudio
I don't report to the accounting department. ...

I don't report to the accounting department.

The accounting department reports to me. :bigpimp:

http://www.brookslyn.com/print/books/Parish_J/ItsGoodToBeTheKing.jpg



CA
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 04:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,164
Posted By captainaudio
I have a Hertz #1 Club Gold membership and I am...

I have a Hertz #1 Club Gold membership and I am able to reserve a specific model.
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 222
Posted By captainaudio
I am their age and generation and I am fully...

I am their age and generation and I am fully aware of the problems with Craigslist. I would never buy or sell anything on Craigslist or even log into it. A few years back a young employee of mine...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,164
Posted By captainaudio
Hertz rents AMG Mercedes, Jaguars, BMW 650i and...

Hertz rents AMG Mercedes, Jaguars, BMW 650i and M5, Jaguars, Porsches and Corvettes.

CA
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 10:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,501
Posted By captainaudio
Ice? What's Ice? ...

Ice?

What's Ice?

http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee182/captainaudio/BimmerFest/CaptivaSunsetBirds.jpg

Oh yeah, that stuff you put in the blender to make Frozen Margaritas.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,501
Posted By captainaudio
Does your vehicle allow you to carry 6 rooms...

Does your vehicle allow you to carry 6 rooms worth of furniture, sleep two, and have a shower and a kitchenette.

Didn't think so.
...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,752
Posted By captainaudio
Similar debates occurred when "purists" insisted...

Similar debates occurred when "purists" insisted that real sports cars did not have power steering or power brakes.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,752
Posted By captainaudio
I think knowing how to drive a manual is a very...

I think knowing how to drive a manual is a very go thing. Knowing how to drive one well is an even better thing.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,752
Posted By captainaudio
Having never done the comparison I honestly don't...

Having never done the comparison I honestly don't know but I do know that when I buy a car and choose the transmission type fuel economy is not even a blip on the radar screen.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,752
Posted By captainaudio
Except that a lot of people, myself included, do...

Except that a lot of people, myself included, do have the skill and have been driving MTs for many years. Many of the best drivers I know are perfectly fine with AT and DCT transmissions.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,752
Posted By captainaudio
And some of us who have ATs and DCTs in our BMW...

And some of us who have ATs and DCTs in our BMW drive other cars with manual.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,752
Posted By captainaudio
I think sticks are fun and I don't mind driving...

I think sticks are fun and I don't mind driving them in traffic.

I also enjoy driving cars with ATs and DCTs.

My preferences are far more based on the car rather than the type of transmission.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,752
Posted By captainaudio
The level of insistence on the superiority of...

The level of insistence on the superiority of manual transmissions tends to be inversely proportional to the level of skill at driving one. :D
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,752
Posted By captainaudio
And those are idealized numbers for the MT, In...

And those are idealized numbers for the MT, In reality the vast majority of MT drivers are very often not in the optimum gear,

CA
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,164
Posted By captainaudio
The new Mustang is a very nice car. I have not...

The new Mustang is a very nice car. I have not driven one but from all indications it is very much a drivers car and the Shelby versions should be even more impressive,

As has always been the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 8,633
Posted By captainaudio
More than 250 posts in a "Thread about nothing"/ ...

More than 250 posts in a "Thread about nothing"/

BJ,

When I get back to NYC we should do lunch.
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http://www.thetravelingpenguin.com/New%20York%20-%20Toms%20Restaurant.jpg
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