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Forum: Off-Topic Today, 07:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 531
Posted By Mark K
The reason there are so many people who do not...

The reason there are so many people who do not know how to drive is that there are just as many people who have no clue what "public place" is, how to use it, what are their rights and what are their...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 731
Posted By Mark K
And what would be the difference between a...

And what would be the difference between a sociopath and a politician? I can't think of any ... :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 06:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 731
Posted By Mark K
Solving your own problems by making it everybody...

Solving your own problems by making it everybody else's problem makes you a sociopath. Pretending that everybody else applauds you for it and adores you for it makes you a psychopath. If you are the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 04:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,377
Posted By Mark K
I thought that was obvious ... "t" on the model...

I thought that was obvious ... "t" on the model decal and "Turbo" on the engine cover looks a ton better than "Kompressor" on the trunk lid :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 04:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By Mark K
True, thanks for clarifying that. I was going...

True, thanks for clarifying that. I was going through options available. It's been a long time here of people moaning why you can't have X-drive with 704 or even just with standard riding height...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-30-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By Mark K
Yes, DHP, X-drive or maybe even standard...

Yes, DHP, X-drive or maybe even standard suspension will all be more compliant than M-Sport. However, only you know what "driving performance" really means to you and, to have both that and ride...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-30-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By Mark K
M235i fitting wheels

Guys, any of you tried to put 17" wheels on M235i? Actually, my question is simply : will 17" wheels clear the brakes on that car?

Why? When you go through two or more sets of tires every year...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-30-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,314
Posted By Mark K
See? You actually answered everything yourself....

See? You actually answered everything yourself. If you know that you live live in a Third World country (quite often going by the names like "Boston", "NYC" or, simply, "NE"), then you can take the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By Mark K
It is not just snow. Here's some consolation for...

It is not just snow. Here's some consolation for you. My wife got rear-ended while stopped at red in her 3-some months old MINI two weeks ago. Brand new car she loves to death. Reason? Some people...
Forum: General BMW 06-29-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Mark K
Honestly, I cannot remember details. However, I...

Honestly, I cannot remember details. However, I do remember that if you DO receive invitation (you cannot register without it IIRC), it tells you more or less everything on it. The rest (cars...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By Mark K
:) You don't need a priest. Nothing that...

:)

You don't need a priest. Nothing that happened to you is in any form exceptional. What you need is to move to a country that is civilized enough to take road transportation seriously. This one...
Forum: General BMW 06-29-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,393
Posted By Mark K
+1 on everything everybody else said above and...

+1 on everything everybody else said above and Carraway below quoted post.

The answer to your question quoted is : because Cincinnati. DO NOT BUY A BMW in Cincinnati. Take time around this site...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,344
Posted By Mark K
Don't. The 2.0 liter turbocharged N20 engine is...

Don't. The 2.0 liter turbocharged N20 engine is the LAST thing you should be concerned with when going from 2010 E90 to a 2016 F30.

If you like how the car drives, how it is put together and how...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,842
Posted By Mark K
You are wrong. Sprinter is a perfect daily driver...

You are wrong. Sprinter is a perfect daily driver for more than 85% of U.S. driving public.

- no performance to speak of, none needed
- 18-wheeler seating height "to better see the road", which...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,031
Posted By Mark K
Your 18s are equivalent of their 19. They went +1...

Your 18s are equivalent of their 19. They went +1 on overall diameter on F3x.
Forum: European Delivery 06-26-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By Mark K
:dunno: But then, the locals just can't wait...

:dunno:

But then, the locals just can't wait to re-enact and celebrate the war they so badly lost. So, I guess, it comes with a territory. Either that or the history hits some real gravitational...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,031
Posted By Mark K
In my case 18 vs 17, but you are completely...

In my case 18 vs 17, but you are completely correct. The only advantage in my case to 18" wheels is how they look (see signature pic).







I believe Tirerack or someone else had...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,031
Posted By Mark K
OP, you touched extremely large area of knowledge...

OP, you touched extremely large area of knowledge with so many parameters to think about that 500 pages book might not cover all of it.

Answer you are seeking will be the one you will not like :...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,909
Posted By Mark K
Yep. Been there, done that. E92 335i gathers dust...

Yep. Been there, done that. E92 335i gathers dust in the garage while Golf TDI is used as a daily driver and long haul trip car.




Ehm ... beg to differ.

There is a Sunday dawn/early...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,909
Posted By Mark K
Good rant. I always feel uncontrolable urge to...

Good rant. I always feel uncontrolable urge to just run like a puppy whose chain has been removed when I finally load the luggage and start a rental car at Venice or Munich airports. The joy of...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 06-22-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,343
Posted By Mark K
Correction! 12 speakers on 135i ... you forgot...

Correction! 12 speakers on 135i ... you forgot the best ones, those on the left side of your rear bumper :)

Between upgraded stereo and upgraded exhaust with a 6 cylinder BMW engine, I'm choosing...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-21-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,760
Posted By Mark K
:) The fastest I went with the car in the...

:)

The fastest I went with the car in the picture was 47-48 mph in the Keyhole at Mid-Ohio. Second fastest was about 88 mph at the apex in the Turn 1 on the same track. Instructor said there was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-20-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,460
Posted By Mark K
:) We landed just about 4 hours ago and my...

:)

We landed just about 4 hours ago and my wife was driving back from the airport. Now, you need to know that she absolutely disapproves driving while in midwest. Well, only about 5-6 miles into...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-20-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,971
Posted By Mark K
Yes, it seems like I am, thanks. I am fully aware...

Yes, it seems like I am, thanks. I am fully aware I started old so I have a lot of time to make up for. That means driving in any occasion on a public road and staying in reasonable limits while...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-20-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,971
Posted By Mark K
Driving at 6/10ths on public roads you know so...

Driving at 6/10ths on public roads you know so well can be both more rewarding AND safer than driving 7/10ths on a track in conditions I described. I never cross 6/10ths on public road.

In my own...
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