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Forum: Off-Topic 11-11-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By Richard in NC
Corrected. However there are a few"versus" in the...

Corrected. However there are a few"versus" in the threads below too.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-11-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By Richard in NC
A Bimmerfest Fairytale

I don't post here much anymore but I can't get away from reading the OT soap opera.

It seems a good fairytale can be made of all of this. Here goes a start. Apologies to all up front.

Once...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 11-06-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Richard in NC
I was so glad to see McLaren Mercedes knocked out...

I was so glad to see McLaren Mercedes knocked out of the constructors championship. That put BMW 2nd behind Ferrari, not bad at all.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-15-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,351
Posted By Richard in NC
I did a sea kayak experience on St Maarten during...

I did a sea kayak experience on St Maarten during a cruise. A 757 took off right over top of us. I doubt he was more than 200 or so feet in the air. It created quite the waves to paddle through.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-21-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 7,387
Posted By Richard in NC
Citrix is a different beast for a somewhat...

Citrix is a different beast for a somewhat different purpose. Both allow multiple apps to reside on the same box but Citrix is best for front end apps (and a terminal services replacement) where...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-10-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 7,387
Posted By Richard in NC
I was told that the VMWare stock was only...

I was told that the VMWare stock was only available internally or to major investors. Otherwise I would have been interested.
IMHO, VMWare could be a solid investment for some time. I feel they...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By Richard in NC
I've got to chime in here. Torque is the...

I've got to chime in here. Torque is the twisting force available. Horse power is the work that the twisting force can do and is dependent on RPM. The formula is HP = torque*RPM/5250. Therefore...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 08-03-2007, 05:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,923
Posted By Richard in NC
As I recall, Scott didn't kill most of what made...

As I recall, Scott didn't kill most of what made the 6er forum that way. Although, I guess if I wait a day or so, I can get the information I want.

For a while I almost felt sorry for GeneArch...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 07-15-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,748
Posted By Richard in NC
I agree with your statements but disagree with...

I agree with your statements but disagree with the way some are worded. Torque does effect the feel of acceleration but there are other factors depending on how you look at it. One, higher RPMs in...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-04-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Richard in NC
I have the Radio shack iGo charging outfit. You...

I have the Radio shack iGo charging outfit. You buy a kit and individual plugs for your devices. I think they have one for just about every device out there. The deluxe kit contains a wall, car,...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-03-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,699
Posted By Richard in NC
6 Series Sub Forum & Site Feedback Followup

I posted a site feedback question about the 6 Series forum in the site Feedback Subforum. That thread was promptly closed and I was asked to post in the Off Topic forum so here goes.

So site...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-03-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Richard in NC
It does sound like the new BMWs, especially the...

It does sound like the new BMWs, especially the first year of the new 7.
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 07-03-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Richard in NC
What's Up in the 6 Series Forum?

I watched with interest the happrnings last week in the 6er forum. I actually thought Jon and the admins explained their actions satisfactorly even if I didn't agree with them in full. I would not...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,817
Posted By Richard in NC
Hmm. I just read these settings. I don't know...

Hmm. I just read these settings. I don't know why I prefer theater over concert hall. Maybe Concert Hall has too much echo or spaciousness for me. Aside from the 1k and my bass preference, my EQ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,817
Posted By Richard in NC
I think L7 is the best factory stereo I've heard...

I think L7 is the best factory stereo I've heard (at least in the 650i). It sure beats anything in an E39.
I like 70s rock to modern rock but not the new hard stuff. I like lots of good tight bass...
Forum: 6 Series 06-30-2007, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Richard in NC
Waiting for SIB 25

I'm getting SIB 25 to fix the iPod run-on problem and hopefully smooth out the cold start and throttle response issues I'm having. Unfortunately they didn't finish it Friday so I've got an X3 loaner...
Forum: 6 Series 06-30-2007, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,273
Posted By Richard in NC
Do you hit its head on something to cause the...

Do you hit its head on something to cause the amnesia? :)

That's not happened to my 650i yet so I can't help.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-28-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By Richard in NC
But did you account for perspective which will...

But did you account for perspective which will make an equal sized object smaller when in the back ground? The van will be a bit larger than just matching distances in the picture.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,072
Posted By Richard in NC
Here is my 650i on the Tail of the Dragon,...

Here is my 650i on the Tail of the Dragon, pushing it quite hard http://www.photoreflect.com/pr3/OrderPage.aspx?pi=0HH60097000000&po=0&c=. Here is an E46 M3 a few seconds later at the same speed....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,072
Posted By Richard in NC
In the US, Active Roll stabilization comes with...

In the US, Active Roll stabilization comes with the sport package on the 528i, 535i, and 550i. Its not available in either xi model. The 550i sport package is retuned and without RFTs. During a...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-28-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By Richard in NC
Its a shame this place...

Its a shame this place http://www.priceschickencoop.com/ doesn't have a picture of their store front. Every day there is a line out the door of folks wanting to do just that. They are well known in...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-28-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,210
Posted By Richard in NC
Geesh! If Jon were to meet Mals demands,...

Geesh!

If Jon were to meet Mals demands, he'd have to hire a team of lawyers to scrutinize every post. It would take a month to get any post approved for public viewing. The whole concept of a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,410
Posted By Richard in NC
My "assumption" is that both the standard '08...

My "assumption" is that both the standard '08 steptronic and the new sport automatic are the same transmission where the sport auto has the paddles and special software. Both are "new" compared to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,859
Posted By Richard in NC
The 550i I test drove was Space Gray with black...

The 550i I test drove was Space Gray with black perf Nasca leather, bambo trim, and the anthracite headliner. I agree that it looked very nice but I personally would prefer the light poplar to get...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,410
Posted By Richard in NC
Per an article from a post I found somewhere, the...

Per an article from a post I found somewhere, the 335i, new X5, & '08 5 Series have a 2nd gen ZF automatic with a new torque converter and 5 clutch packs. They say it can do any downshift in 200...
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