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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-27-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 257,265
Posted By Rock36
I think I'm in the same boat. I joined a bit to...

I think I'm in the same boat. I joined a bit to late to be a regular or to have any meaningful participation in the E9X generation. Though I will say this forum is better overall than a lot of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,338
Posted By Rock36
Yep and I already can see the debates sparking up...

Yep and I already can see the debates sparking up about why should I spend an extra $5k on a F30 335i when I can tune a F30 328i to be as fast for only a few hundred dollars. Ha ha ha
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-14-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By Rock36
I agree...some writer said it best when one of...

I agree...some writer said it best when one of the big magazines did a review of the new mustang vs. camaro. They wrote something to the effect of a highly-developed and sorted-out live axle is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,315
Posted By Rock36
A road atlas is about 15-20 bucks, and the cost...

A road atlas is about 15-20 bucks, and the cost of consulting maps.google prior to any road trip into the unknown is negligible... But I suspect that isn't the point for buying tech toys (Garmins...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,338
Posted By Rock36
Who? If the VANOS thing is true, I would...

Who? If the VANOS thing is true, I would actually consider a tune if it bought me that much hp, and I am in Germany...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,559
Posted By Rock36
Actually, since the ambers are safer and easier...

Actually, since the ambers are safer and easier to see according to the study, wouldn't the amber lights be the "dumbing-down" quality the thread title refers too? You know, to make it easier for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,496
Posted By Rock36
Totally understand, like I said I'm just curious...

Totally understand, like I said I'm just curious about the full justification why BMW doesn't offer a sports suspension on a sports package. Clearance and ride-height likely isn't the only reason.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 257,265
Posted By Rock36
Hey another scorpio here, my bday was the 27th.

Hey another scorpio here, my bday was the 27th.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,496
Posted By Rock36
Yeah I went with the sport package anyway with my...

Yeah I went with the sport package anyway with my xDrive, and I'm still happy. I like the seats, the styling, the steering wheel (one of the best steering wheels I've ever used), shifter, all of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,496
Posted By Rock36
Yeah I don't know what is up with the suspension...

Yeah I don't know what is up with the suspension setups. No one can give me a good reason why xDrive sports packages don't get the sports suspension... there has to be more to it than just necessary...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,496
Posted By Rock36
Counting the same one over and over doesn't...

Counting the same one over and over doesn't count. :rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-25-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,381
Posted By Rock36
Well I didn't specifically address a vert I...

Well I didn't specifically address a vert I suppose, but I did reference my xdrive wagon; which weighs about the same as a vert. And I personally get to juxtapose that 230 hp with 505 hp, and I'm...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,858
Posted By Rock36
Or you can have my car that can still snap...

Or you can have my car that can still snap oversteer if the active Handling is turned off, and I have 325s in the back ha ha.... But yeah not fun.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,858
Posted By Rock36
Since most everybody hit the high points already...

Since most everybody hit the high points already regarding staggered tires vs. Square, the only thing I would bring up are the actual wheel weights.

If those M6 replicas are significantly heavier...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,381
Posted By Rock36
Actually, plenty of old muscle cars pulled of...

Actually, plenty of old muscle cars pulled of 0-60 times in the 5 second range, as evidenced in articles dating back to the period. Actually I have an article from January 1969 handily bookmarked...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-22-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,297
Posted By Rock36
Did you get some PMs? FWIW I never took your...

Did you get some PMs? FWIW I never took your posts the wrong way.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,876
Posted By Rock36
I agree and disagree. I think BMW had more than...

I agree and disagree. I think BMW had more than enough ability to squeeze out at least 10-15 hp and 10-15 ft-lbs out of the N54 or detuned a different Euro engine for the NA maket without creeping...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,805
Posted By Rock36
Good numbers :thumbup:... interesting graph...

Good numbers :thumbup:... interesting graph though


Typically dyno readings are plotted against engine RPM on the X-axis. Your chart is plotted against time. That could be influencing the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 257,265
Posted By Rock36
How long did it take you to find just the right...

How long did it take you to find just the right picture of oars for this post? It's actually a nice picture.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
Posted By Rock36
I was going to add the shift fork issue. I had a...

I was going to add the shift fork issue. I had a Mitsubishi Eclipse many many years ago :eek:, at any rate, the drivers manual specifically mentioned not resting your hand on the shifter as it could...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 257,265
Posted By Rock36
And now for something completely different: ...

And now for something completely different:

http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/pml/cto/2619410616.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By Rock36
zing!

zing!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,876
Posted By Rock36
I'm interested in them too but at the same time I...

I'm interested in them too but at the same time I feel like I already know what they will say. Just take any 2005 article for the E90, update the stats and pictures, and keep most of the same...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-18-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By Rock36
You should become the gritty reboot of BJ

You should become the gritty reboot of BJ
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-17-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,876
Posted By Rock36
The outgoing generation is always the last "real"...

The outgoing generation is always the last "real" BMW... the next generation will never be the "drivers" BMW the last one was. :D
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