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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 352
Posted By captainaudio
Thanks Mark, I'll see how it does in the...

Thanks Mark,

I'll see how it does in the cold when I get back to NYC. I won't be back till the end of Feb so the OEM tires are going to stay on for a while as winter will be almost over. The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 352
Posted By captainaudio
At Climb to the Clouds in June of 2012 there was...

At Climb to the Clouds in June of 2012 there was snow, ice and slush forming when we came down the Mount Washington Auto Road. The cars with summer tires were sliding all over the place. I was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 352
Posted By captainaudio
I think that is a good suggestion. My new...

I think that is a good suggestion.

My new car came with mixed performance tires and I am concerned about how they will drive in cold weather. I am thinking about my alternatives. I don't need...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By captainaudio
I would put it in sport.

I would put it in sport.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By captainaudio
Unless you are a very experienced driver who has...

Unless you are a very experienced driver who has recovered from a lot of slides I would not recommend turning off all of the nannies.

CA
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,726
Posted By captainaudio
I considered an MT but after reading all of the...

I considered an MT but after reading all of the MT vs AT threads here on Bimmderfest I realized that learning how to drive an MT is incredibly difficult and requires power and abilities far beyond...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 7,287
Posted By captainaudio
I live in NYC and to keep a car pristine you have...

I live in NYC and to keep a car pristine you have to be OCD.
I always park at the far end of the lot and if possible in the far right spot in the row so there is no drivers door next to me. In the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 7,287
Posted By captainaudio
Cars like that Cadillac used to be called Two...

Cars like that Cadillac used to be called Two Door Hardtops.

CA
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,726
Posted By captainaudio
When we were staying n Naples FL last month I...

When we were staying n Naples FL last month I went to the local Jaguar dealer. They had an F-Type on the lot that I was very interested in. The salesperson was very nice but told she could not sell...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,726
Posted By captainaudio
The Jaguar Web Site has some lease deals that...

The Jaguar Web Site has some lease deals that look quite competitive.

http://www.jaguarusa.com/special-offers/2015-offers/index.html
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,726
Posted By captainaudio
It's also a great driving car. I hope I won't...

It's also a great driving car.
I hope I won't regret not buying one.

CA
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-29-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,616
Posted By captainaudio
Actually judging from some of the posts I see in...

Actually judging from some of the posts I see in these forums it is surprising how many people apparently don't know how to drive an AT or a DCT in anything but the most rudimentary manner but I do...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-29-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,616
Posted By captainaudio
It's even harder to sell something that is harder...

It's even harder to sell something that is harder when it offers no particular benefit other than being harder. And as far as being hard to master I have taught many people to drive an MT and it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,726
Posted By captainaudio
The take rate in MTs is probably so low at this...

The take rate in MTs is probably so low at this point that the number of sales that Jaguar loses by not offering one may not be significant. In any case Jaguar has announced that they will be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,726
Posted By captainaudio
Years ago I had a Mark 9 and an XK120. Wish I...

Years ago I had a Mark 9 and an XK120. Wish I still had them.

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/uploads/cars/jaguar/2734535.jpg

...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,726
Posted By captainaudio
Jaguar has been building reliable cars since Ford...

Jaguar has been building reliable cars since Ford took them over in 1990. I have had several including XJs and an XKR and had no issues with any of them. My BMW 335i was reliable as well but it was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 7,287
Posted By captainaudio
Not that I want to continue to harp on this but...

Not that I want to continue to harp on this but is fortunate that the BMW brass worked in unison with JBflat to develop this product. It will have several modes so that it will be usable on both...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,726
Posted By captainaudio
Very good point and I am sure that Jaguar is...

Very good point and I am sure that Jaguar is aware of this.

CA
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,726
Posted By captainaudio
They probably wont hurt the 5/7 Series sales and...

They probably wont hurt the 5/7 Series sales and I doubt that they expect to but they don't have to in order to succeed as the entire segment is expanding rapidly. I think they will capture some...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,726
Posted By captainaudio
From Forbes Jaguar has always been a...

From Forbes



Jaguar has always been a boutique brand and will probably remain so. With Tata behind them they are very well funded and they have top engineers and perhaps the best designer in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 7,287
Posted By captainaudio
The JB flat is an electronic tune and is...

The JB flat is an electronic tune and is primarily composed of semi conductors. It is very well integrated with the Baby Grand Coupe because the engineers who developed it engineers worked in close...
Forum: General BMW 01-28-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By captainaudio
I had a very positive experience with AAA...

I had a very positive experience with AAA Autoguard. I put in several claims and they paid all of them.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By captainaudio
DSX will have pics as soon as he finds a place...

DSX will have pics as soon as he finds a place that can develop and print film from an 8x10 view camera.

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

CA
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-28-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,616
Posted By captainaudio
Very realistic post. I go from DCT cars to...

Very realistic post.

I go from DCT cars to MT cars and AT cars on a regular basis. Some are more enjoyable to drive than others and it is not dependent on on the type of transmission.

I like...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 7,287
Posted By captainaudio
The JBflat is about to be released. Should be...

The JBflat is about to be released. Should be ideal for the Baby Grand Coupe.

It will be available in both major and minor versions depending on how much power you wish to add,

...
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