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Forum: Off-Topic Today, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By captainaudio
Most commercially operated tracks that host...

Most commercially operated tracks that host professional races, such as Laguna Seca, Lime Rock, Watkins Glen, etc. take crowd safety very seriously and spectators are restricted to areas where cars...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 08:30 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 12,967
Posted By captainaudio
I had a Sonata loaner for a few weeks while my M4...

I had a Sonata loaner for a few weeks while my M4 was in the shop after a deer ran into the side of it. It was a surprisingly good car. I was particularly impressed with the suspension which did...
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By captainaudio
This is a video of the 1955 LeMans crash that...

This is a video of the 1955 LeMans crash that killed 83 people including Mercedes driver Pierre Leveigh and injured 120 more. It was the worst disaster in the history of motor racing.

American...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,617
Posted By captainaudio
2017 Kia Sports Sedan targeted at BMW 3 Series drivers

In 1965 who would have thought that BMW, the almost bankrupt maker of the rather Spartan 1600 sedan and previous to that the Isetta micro-car, would surpass Cadillac and Lincoln in the luxury car...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,518
Posted By captainaudio
If you drive a car with the LED lights on a dark...

If you drive a car with the LED lights on a dark country road back to back with a car with the standard lights the difference is very obvious.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,617
Posted By captainaudio
` Lexus became a factor in the Luxury...

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Lexus became a factor in the Luxury market almost immediately and sent BMW and Mercedes scrambling to build competitively priced V8 cars. The LS400 Sedan and SC300/400 Coupes were hugely...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-08-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,518
Posted By captainaudio
My M4 has the adaptive suspension and I don't...

My M4 has the adaptive suspension and I don't find the ride harsh at all and I live in New York City which has some of the worst roads in the country. The M4 is firm but not harsh and an order of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-08-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,617
Posted By captainaudio
Be careful what you wish for! :rofl:

Be careful what you wish for! :rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-07-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,496
Posted By captainaudio
I am very happy with my M4 and consider it a very...

I am very happy with my M4 and consider it a very good car and consider myself fortunate to be in a position in life where I can have one.

If I had to "settle" for a 435, 428 or 320 or a Honda...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-07-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,518
Posted By captainaudio
You don't have to press the button for the...

You don't have to press the button for the adaptive suspension to be in effect. It is an adaptive suspension not merely an adjustable suspension and regardless of what mode it is in the dampers are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-06-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 12,967
Posted By captainaudio
"Better" is totally subjective. Better in what...

"Better" is totally subjective. Better in what respect? Better handling? More fun to drive? Better fit and finish? Faster acceration? We all have our own preferences and criteria and what is "better"...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-06-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,496
Posted By captainaudio
The M4 isn't a track car, it is a GT car that can...

The M4 isn't a track car, it is a GT car that can be a lot of fun for occasional track use. It can't be driven to its full potential on public roads but for that matter the same holds true with a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,669
Posted By captainaudio
I think the Adaptive M Suspension works quite...

I think the Adaptive M Suspension works quite well. My M4 is a much better daily driver on NYCs ravaged roads than my 335i E93 was with RFTs and the OEM shocks. As good as the Adaptive M Suspension...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-04-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 763
Posted By captainaudio
$900 per ticket? Did she sing or just come...

$900 per ticket?

Did she sing or just come on stage and scratch her nails on a blackboard for a few hours? The end result would be about the same. :rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By captainaudio
If it gives you peace of mind, sure. The odds are...

If it gives you peace of mind, sure. The odds are you won't come out ahead money wise.

That's the way insurance works. You spend a certain amount of money to protect you from spending a much...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-03-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,669
Posted By captainaudio
This has been going on here forever: if BMW wins...

This has been going on here forever: if BMW wins a comparo or gets rave reviews it is viewed as The Gospel. If a reviewer even mildly knocks BMW or prefers a competitor he is incompetent, stupid,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-03-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,669
Posted By captainaudio
I think it was a very realistic review and not...

I think it was a very realistic review and not all that negative. I think their complaints were legitimate complaints. By MT's own admission they did not option the car properly. They admit they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By captainaudio
I had an extended warranty on my 2007 335i. I...

I had an extended warranty on my 2007 335i. I sold the car at 8 years old and 50,000 miles. I just about broke even on the warranty.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
Posted By captainaudio
It's too much car for him too. :p You...

It's too much car for him too. :p

You should both attend this event.

http://files.ctctcdn.com/54e2a24b301/9b2d00c4-bd5e-4218-943d-40784c56618d.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
Posted By captainaudio
You can purchase track day insurance from a...

You can purchase track day insurance from a variety of sources,

Here's one.

https://ontrackinsurance.com/
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
Posted By captainaudio
I don't think it is a bad idea at all as long as...

I don't think it is a bad idea at all as long as the OP gets proper training.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,112
Posted By captainaudio
I think a comparison that compares two cars that...

I think a comparison that compares two cars that are similarly priced is legitimate even if one is a heavily optioned version of a less expensive model and the other is s base example of a more...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,112
Posted By captainaudio
Justify a F30 versus Honda. Dollars and cents

I had a car that rode like a brick. It was a 2007 BMW 335i Convertible with sport suspension. It was for all practical purposes undrivesble on poor road surfaces until I ditched the RFTs and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By captainaudio
Dynamic Traction Control (DTC). From the BMW...

Dynamic Traction Control (DTC).

From the BMW Technology Guide
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,112
Posted By captainaudio
I was comparing two particular cars, the rental...

I was comparing two particular cars, the rental Hyundai Sonata, which was a base model, that I had for a few weeks and my fully loaded M4 Convertible. As I stated the Hyundai was a very competent...
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