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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,388
Posted By Saintor
Show me one case. I meant detonation that leads...

Show me one case. I meant detonation that leads to destruction; it no longer happens specially in direct injected engines.

In the meantime, Ford's 3.5/2.0T ecoboost are ok to run on 87. As old...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-28-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,388
Posted By Saintor
Why double-guess the BMW recommendation? It...

Why double-guess the BMW recommendation? It would not be smart doing so for a car under warranty.

IIRC the minimum requirement for the N52 is 89 of octane which is not your regular 87.

Having...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-23-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Saintor
The revenge of Microsoft

Their preferred weapon? The tablet Surface 3 Pro.

All our salesmen or people on the road all want it. The i7 / 512Gb version of course. It is incredible, given the 1500-2000$ price tag,
...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-20-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 440
Posted By Saintor
Mix of Germany / France. Strasbourg ... why...

Mix of Germany / France.

Strasbourg ... why not... but the Cote d'Azur is the real thing.

In Germany not too far from Strasbourg, Technik Museum Speyer. It was a thirill to climb in a...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-18-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Saintor
Tesla creates a dealer here. Just saying. ...

Tesla creates a dealer here. Just saying.

http://roulezelectrique.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Tesla-Mtl-3dec2014-a-pp.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-11-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,669
Posted By Saintor
64-67K$... no way. Better get a M3 that has...

64-67K$... no way.

Better get a M3 that has more chance to keep its value longer.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-10-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,104
Posted By Saintor
I love this color combo. Nothing new I saw Audi...

I love this color combo. Nothing new I saw Audi A4 15+ yrs ago with the very same arrangement.

Doesn't strike me as flashy. But it still works A1. :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-10-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Saintor
So the diesel bad trip is gone. Just...

So the diesel bad trip is gone.

Just another.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-09-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,025
Posted By Saintor
E30 are POS compared to more modern BMWs,...

E30 are POS compared to more modern BMWs, specially the E46/E90.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-09-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,025
Posted By Saintor
... and was quickly replaced with an I6. ...

... and was quickly replaced with an I6.

There is no substitute for displacement.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-07-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Saintor
I had a great experience with our 26 yo Whirpool....

I had a great experience with our 26 yo Whirpool. Just replaced it with another el cheapo Whirpool. It does it job very well for a 349$ device....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-07-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,593
Posted By Saintor
They certainly did. My 626 Turbo was the...

They certainly did.

My 626 Turbo was the only of the three turbo-engine cars I owned that was convincing.

Their V6 that came in the Mazda6 was a gem (initially their own, but also Ford's). ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-07-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,593
Posted By Saintor
... even stitches on the dash. The Mazda6...

... even stitches on the dash.

The Mazda6 2016 is already on Canadian site
http://www.mazda.ca/MciWeb/displayPage.action?pageParameter=modelsMain&vehicleCode=M6G&modelYear=2016&locale=en

It is...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-28-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 517
Posted By Saintor
Be prepared. Tesla Q4/2014 results are terrible...

Be prepared. Tesla Q4/2014 results are terrible and they keep making fantasist projections.
http://www.wsj.com/articles/teslas-loss-widens-as-spending-increases-1423695065

N-O-R-T-E-L.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-28-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 492
Posted By Saintor
This is bad faith from the insurer. I can...

This is bad faith from the insurer. I can understand that they want some examples here and thereof what happens in case of fraudulent declaration.

I don't think that the insurer position would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-24-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,260
Posted By Saintor
Unimpressed. Many car reviewers are CR...

Unimpressed.

Many car reviewers are CR are simply incompetent and easily biased.

This car is overweight and with a poor/thirsty powerplant. Its interior is very good, though.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By Saintor
No, waiting for my daughter university tax...

No, waiting for my daughter university tax receipt not yet issued. If it wasn't for this, it would be already done.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-22-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Saintor
It all looks like shown performance are NET of...

It all looks like shown performance are NET of these fees as I originally thought. I feel better now.

Why do people like John Bogle (Vanguard) make such a big deal of these fees if these guys...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-22-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Saintor
Question on average management expense ratios (MER) of mutual funds

Can I assume that by default and unless otherwise stated, all advertised performance figures are BEFORE those fees? I was always under the impression that what was published was net, AFTER those...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-22-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,542
Posted By Saintor
I am not against giving to organisms in need but...

I am not against giving to organisms in need but I would be more "strategic".

I would keep 100K$ (why are you a BMW site BTW, just kidding!), I would set up a fund with 150K$ for which interests...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Saintor
Most people who get to 150 000 miles ...

Most people who get to 150 000 miles whatever-the-car never change it. I don't see the purpose.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By Saintor
I absolutely hate that new design. The same...

I absolutely hate that new design. The same general pattern as the one my boss' 2014 M5. Feels cheesey , I agree. The rest of the F30 cockpit is an improvement IMO.

I would prefer a...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-21-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 517
Posted By Saintor
They should wait as Tesla is going to collapse...

They should wait as Tesla is going to collapse within a few years.

Nortel-style.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By Saintor
This is what you need. I had one before the...

This is what you need. I had one before the dealer had to troubleshoot my car and wouldn't touch it with this thing.

It made a tremendous difference as these cars have too much throttle lag.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-15-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By Saintor
Because you have another family car, I would be...

Because you have another family car, I would be leaning toward a M235i as well. If it was our main car, the 435i would have more consideration. There is still a fun-to-drive gap between these...
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