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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-21-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,808
Posted By richstacy
You've obviously never driven one. The machine...

You've obviously never driven one. The machine does not choose when or whether to shift. It can do that if you tell it to. I never run it in auto mode, my wife does. I shift it myself every time,...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-21-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,808
Posted By richstacy
All of them were a lot of fun to be sure, but i...

All of them were a lot of fun to be sure, but i am really enjoying the 135i with sports package. Although I do miss shifting a little I really do enjoy the novelty of the unique DCT 7 spd....
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-21-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,808
Posted By richstacy
The DCT is not an automatic transmission in any...

The DCT is not an automatic transmission in any traditional sense at all. It has a gear box and a clutch, two of them actually. Just no clutch pedal. And as good as I am at shifting a manual, the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-17-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,967
Posted By richstacy
Mine are LM-60 (non run flat)

Mine are LM-60 (non run flat)
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-16-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,967
Posted By richstacy
I got Blizzak non run-flats for my 135i. they...

I got Blizzak non run-flats for my 135i. they work VERY well in the snow. I use one of the front performance tires for a spare, and put it in the trunk. It's only for four months, then back to the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-07-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,808
Posted By richstacy
Very thoughtful and extremely accurate post!!

Very thoughtful and extremely accurate post!!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-07-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,808
Posted By richstacy
"Acceleration isn't everything." I didn't say it...

"Acceleration isn't everything." I didn't say it was. I'm just saying that I've had a 2.8 Z3, a and an M Roadster, both manual 5 speeds and a manual 6 speed M3. The 135i is the most fun of any car...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-06-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,808
Posted By richstacy
I have no idea what prorail means, but I have a...

I have no idea what prorail means, but I have a 135i. It is my 4th BMW sports car, including an M Roadster and an e46 M3. Of all of them the 135i with the 7sp DCT transmission is the most fun It...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-25-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,257
Posted By richstacy
Norm, Thanks I really appreciate the...

Norm,
Thanks I really appreciate the info!!:):thumbup:
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-23-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,257
Posted By richstacy
winter tires for the 135i

Last March, I traded my '04 M3 for a 135i Rocket. I love the little car it is actually more fun than the M3. At the time I had a set of four winter wheels/tires for the M3, all 235/40 R18. I was told...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-23-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,763
Posted By richstacy
Well you need to get around a bit then. You...

Well you need to get around a bit then. You can't begin to appreciate today's cars unless you know something about what you refer to as "antiques." :rolleyes::)
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-23-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,419
Posted By richstacy
moved post

moved post
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