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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 12:37 PM
Replies: 282
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Guess you are not a car person but a badge buyer....

Guess you are not a car person but a badge buyer. If you could do anything other than brag about your purchase price & 0-60 times (interesting from a guy who just posted a 4.4 0-60brag) you would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,274
Posted By bear-avhistory
[QUOTE=gkr778;9514441]kevin, if you want the...

[QUOTE=gkr778;9514441]kevin, if you want the purest sports car experience in a street legal BMW automobile, skip F3x and F8x cars altogether and get an E30 M3 instead:

Agree they are great fun. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:44 PM
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Personal opinion. A 340 is to a 320 as a M4 is...

Personal opinion. A 340 is to a 320 as a M4 is to a 340. The 340 & M4 are sports sedans.

This is a sports car:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7284/16847452971_b45f669087_o.jpg
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 282
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The $37k base price 2015 Camaro SS 455BHP that...

The $37k base price 2015 Camaro SS 455BHP that does 0-60 in 3.9. Actually your car matches up better in a traffic light Grand Prix with the slower $33K base price Mustang GT 435BHP which is like...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 10,687
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And this gets into the fuel how? BTW Did...

And this gets into the fuel how?

BTW Did some kid in a Camaro blow your 650 into the weeds? You seem to have a very bad case of GM hate.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,576
Posted By bear-avhistory
GM is even putting the mag suspension in light...

GM is even putting the mag suspension in light trucks & SUV now. Expect it will be showing up in the "sporty" versions of all their car lines. That will drive down the unit cost.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,860
Posted By bear-avhistory
Agree, they will only be caught dead in a Toyota...

Agree, they will only be caught dead in a Toyota when a drone says HI! with a Hellfire.:rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 147
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NO you can't. The BMW is considered a luxury...

NO you can't. The BMW is considered a luxury item. A luxury item can never be "justified" because by definition its something nice to have, that is expensive & you don't really need.

You buy a BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 282
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+1. Just to be a continued pain in the butt I...

+1. Just to be a continued pain in the butt I don't think my 435 interior has anything on my on Genesis R-Spec coupe (grandsons DD). Both are black & in the R-Spec anything plastic is soft-touch...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-30-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By bear-avhistory
FFIW mine were not welded on. Swapped them over...

FFIW mine were not welded on. Swapped them over to the MPE when I did the install. Saved a small hunk of change re-using the old tips. They are held in place by 3 internal pieces of spring steel.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 282
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Its the internet & everybody has an opinion. ...

Its the internet & everybody has an opinion.

Mine was about cars performance against another or the articles Mustang GT vs the 340. Was an interesting exercise & can see from the point of a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By bear-avhistory
+1. Did not think it looked weird but nicely...

+1. Did not think it looked weird but nicely intergraded into the panel just less functional. That said between the HUD & tablet style in the new car its easier to see while keeping your head up...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 10,687
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Yeah in a C&D 3 way compear the 335 won every...

Yeah in a C&D 3 way compear the 335 won every measurable item except braking distance which was won by a Caddy IIRC. The Lexus won the whole Comparo on points based on "looks", Interior & some other...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 10,687
Posted By bear-avhistory
Numbers I saw in one test were: Willow...

Numbers I saw in one test were:

Willow Springs Times:

Corvette C7 Z51: 1:33.2 @ 96.6 MPH

Mustang GT350: 1:34.5 @ 95.2 MPH

Did not see the C&D report but they are very close so on another...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 10,687
Posted By bear-avhistory
No surprise about the 350GT 5.2 that would have...

No surprise about the 350GT 5.2 that would have been a slam dunk for FORD. So did the Mustang 5.0 win ?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 10,687
Posted By bear-avhistory
The nerve & absolute hutzpah of that writer...

The nerve & absolute hutzpah of that writer including a car that can't keep up & is less fun to drive than the Camaro SS. :rofl:

If its all nonsense why all the angst & defensiveness about how...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By bear-avhistory
+1. Don't see the issue with the extra digital...

+1. Don't see the issue with the extra digital as long as the main gauges are "real". Of the three choices above to the digital add on think 1 & 2 are fine. On 3 don't see the need to spread them...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By bear-avhistory
Nice in aircraft but I like the classic look of...

Nice in aircraft but I like the classic look of white on black with red pointers analogs "Steam Gauges" in a car. My first exposure to them was a '60 TR3 & the way it worked out always had at least...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,991
Posted By bear-avhistory
OK makes sense now.:) Put 18" Staggered P Zeros...

OK makes sense now.:) Put 18" Staggered P Zeros RFT on the 135is @ $1100.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,991
Posted By bear-avhistory
4 Run Flats? What size wheels are they?

4 Run Flats? What size wheels are they?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,991
Posted By bear-avhistory
There are a few flavors of P7. The BMW version is...

There are a few flavors of P7. The BMW version is about $330 a tire for 18" RFT. The 17" are on special for $238.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 10,687
Posted By bear-avhistory
You keep saying over & over about the wonderful...

You keep saying over & over about the wonderful service experience but have never once quantified it other than coffee & donuts. Exactly what is so superior?

On the "free" maintenance, there...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 10,687
Posted By bear-avhistory
The dealer is at the bottom of my list, price...

The dealer is at the bottom of my list, price drives my choice after I settle on what car I want. If one causes me grief I would go to another. Agree on the donuts, coffee, internet connections,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 10,687
Posted By bear-avhistory
Will raise an opposite point of view on the...

Will raise an opposite point of view on the "dealer experience". Might be blasphemy but to spend a lot more money with the dealer experience as he reason IMHO is crazy. Personally I spend as little...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 10,687
Posted By bear-avhistory
Think the M2 will be the car for people who want...

Think the M2 will be the car for people who want the reality of the image that BMW created in the past. Should be much like my 2004 ZHP but with a lot more muscle. Might be my 435 replacement unless...
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