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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) Today, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,242
Posted By Capobranco
I have not had the opportunity to drive the new...

I have not had the opportunity to drive the new M3/M4. Aesthetically, I find both the M3 and the M4 just about perfect both convey a sense of speed and BMW purposefulness. Dynamically, I...
Forum: Off-Topic Today, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 222
Posted By Capobranco
10 years with GEICO - I have had a few issues...

10 years with GEICO - I have had a few issues with GEICO which required going up the management chain, but once I got to the right person, GEICO always has come through for me. Yeah, I might save a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By Capobranco
My e93 335i MT was a blast to drive - fast solid...

My e93 335i MT was a blast to drive - fast solid communicative - and just as faithful as my German shepherd dog. As evidenced by the numerous threads here regarding the "BMWness" of the F30 - options...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Capobranco
My 328xi Sport-Line has an annoying intermittent...

My 328xi Sport-Line has an annoying intermittent squeak in the dash that developed shortly after delivery on the right side. I read a while back in C&D or R&T that they also experienced the same...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,292
Posted By Capobranco
I have long considered one of the coolest aspects...

I have long considered one of the coolest aspects of an M3 is its "Q Ship" factor. Most people perceive an M to be just another BMW 3 series. In the wild Ms are largely ignored. If you are looking...
Forum: X4 F26 (On Sale 2014) 07-30-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Capobranco
Thank you - I have been very interested in the...

Thank you - I have been very interested in the Macan but have not been able to test drive it.
In general, I find it especially interesting that both you and Theatermax picked the BMW over the...
Forum: X4 F26 (On Sale 2014) 07-30-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Capobranco
Did you drive a Macan S?, if so, what is your...

Did you drive a Macan S?, if so, what is your opinion?
Forum: Off-Topic 07-30-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 286
Posted By Capobranco
I sought out Shell 93 because I understood it was...

I sought out Shell 93 because I understood it was ethanol free but every station in the Mid-Atlantic I have visited says "contains 10% ethanol". I have come to regard ethanol free Shell 93 as an...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-30-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 72,756
Posted By Capobranco
http://youtu.be/DKL4X0PZz7M Beautiful voices...

http://youtu.be/DKL4X0PZz7M

Beautiful voices - poignant lyrics

"Gotta keep on going, looking straight out on the road
Can't worry 'bout what's behind you or what's coming for you further up...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-30-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Capobranco
If you are doing swap-a-lease you should think...

If you are doing swap-a-lease you should think about putting some cash up front as an incentive. I am offering my 328xi Sport-Line with a $4K cash incentive.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-30-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,292
Posted By Capobranco
As I might have mentioned in the past, I grew up...

As I might have mentioned in the past, I grew up in a family that worshiped Porsches, and I still have a romantic attachment to them. However, remembering my "challenging" Porsche sales and service...
Forum: X4 F26 (On Sale 2014) 07-29-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By Capobranco
Very interesting perspective and I am surprised...

Very interesting perspective and I am surprised by your conclusions. I have been intrigued by the new Macan, thinking maybe this is the 'perfect" everyday Porsche - lots of performance and utility...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-29-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By Capobranco
It's not your imagination and you are not going...

It's not your imagination and you are not going blind - standard OEM lights are miserable.
I posted a thread a year ago with recommendations (Phillip Extreme Performance Replacement Bulbs). They...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-29-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,731
Posted By Capobranco
My 328xi Sport-Line may be a mediocre BMW but in...

My 328xi Sport-Line may be a mediocre BMW but in its favor is the BMW "experience". My dealer offers a great buying experience and excellent service after the sale, and always provides me with a nice...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-29-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By Capobranco
Different strokes for different folks..... I...

Different strokes for different folks.....

I appreciate the enhanced luxury fittings of the new generation M3/M4 - but ultimately they are just nice amenities and not essential. As to exclusivity...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-29-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By Capobranco
I owned a 2007 X3 3.0si - and in no way - build...

I owned a 2007 X3 3.0si - and in no way - build quality, performance, comfort - does it compare to my 2013 X3 M Sport 3.5. My 2013 with over 28K miles has been a solid - rattle free - totally bullet...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-29-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By Capobranco
If you have to ask the question, you should not...

If you have to ask the question, you should not be driving an M.

In an M, you will be paying for expensive engineering that you will not see, but feel, especially when driving in a "spirited"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,292
Posted By Capobranco
Unfortunately I don't think you can get an M5...

Unfortunately I don't think you can get an M5 with a CF roof nor can you do a delete moonroof - maybe someone else here can confirm.....as regards M3/M4 - fits me perfectly - I am HWP at 210-215 lbs...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,292
Posted By Capobranco
Being 6'3"+ - I have the same problem. 6GC is...

Being 6'3"+ - I have the same problem. 6GC is gorgeous but uncomfortable - yes my head grazes the roof. Believe it or not the most comfy - accommodating my preferred laid back/ arms out/legs barely...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,292
Posted By Capobranco
If a Porsche is in your blood - you should...

If a Porsche is in your blood - you should definitely Knock yourself out and go for a Porsche - carpe diem!
After 3 years - betcha you will have many fond memories, but also reservations regarding...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,292
Posted By Capobranco
Nice post - I too find the Macan very alluring -...

Nice post - I too find the Macan very alluring - Porsche sport with utility, however, on closer inspection - cargo capacity (it is an suv) is restricted and although you can configure a Macan for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,292
Posted By Capobranco
In my neighborhood - Rovers and big Mercedes GLs...

In my neighborhood - Rovers and big Mercedes GLs are the prefered big SUVs - I care for neither.....

BMW in video looks very good.......
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,292
Posted By Capobranco
Amen.

Amen.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,292
Posted By Capobranco
http://topautomag.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/2...

http://topautomag.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/2014-BMW-X5-M-Sport-White1.jpg

IMO - definitely sharp - Blacked out grilles would give that "take no prisoners" nasty attitude. I would rethink...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,292
Posted By Capobranco
Yeah...I empathize..... If I were you I...

Yeah...I empathize.....

If I were you I would NOT do a GT - I owned a 550iGT for a year and drove it 18K miles. Great performance, best back seat BMW makes but in the end neither fish nor...
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