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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:01 PM
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Posted By namelessman
Looks great! It looks like drilling is needed,...

Looks great! It looks like drilling is needed, will that void the warranty? :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:46 PM
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Posted By namelessman
The front views of those 2 cars are quite...

The front views of those 2 cars are quite different, e.g. the headlight assembly will quickly distinguish E93 versus F82.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 140
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Posted By namelessman
It is unclear if it is a photo-shopped picture or...

It is unclear if it is a photo-shopped picture or real prototype, but nonetheless ingenious indeed. :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 140
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Posted By namelessman
Was the 335i with NJ plates? That was at Bay...

Was the 335i with NJ plates? That was at Bay Area driving event too. How did you like 335i+MPPK? That should be comparable HP/lb-ft with 340i. My feeling was that the moment of inertia of 335i...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:44 AM
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Posted By namelessman
Does your CBS indicate one year mark for oil...

Does your CBS indicate one year mark for oil change? Mine does not.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2015, 07:38 PM
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Posted By namelessman
My old E39 was sold at 12-year old and 100k for...

My old E39 was sold at 12-year old and 100k for $7k private sale, which was between NADA clean trade and clean retail prices. The dealer selling my F30 offered $5.5k.

For high-mileage and/or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 140
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Posted By namelessman
It is hard to fault ingenuity isn't it? :0)

It is hard to fault ingenuity isn't it? :0)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 140
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Posted By namelessman
So gears being manually shifted with a switch is...

So gears being manually shifted with a switch is an established concept of manual transmission, maybe MT enthusiasts can accept 8AT manual mode as semi MT too. :) Hey how cool is that the clutch can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 140
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Posted By namelessman
At 400+HP/lb-ft the auto rev match can come in...

At 400+HP/lb-ft the auto rev match can come in handy, for one it may save BMW some tranny warranty work.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 140
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Posted By namelessman
The 8AT manual mode also has manually operated...

The 8AT manual mode also has manually operated clutch plates, plus the lockup torque converter(which has a mechanical clutch, albeit not manually operated). So 8AT is a semi manual transmission too,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
What is the fun of manual clutch with auto rev...

What is the fun of manual clutch with auto rev match? :dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By namelessman
To OP, at least to me the M3/M4 are readily...

To OP, at least to me the M3/M4 are readily distinguishable from 335i/435i mainly from the widened stances.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
The MT enthusiasts should encourage BMWAG to...

The MT enthusiasts should encourage BMWAG to shift to that(not punt intended). :thumbup: Or would MT enthusiasts refuse to accept anything other than a manual clutch, as that's the ultimate...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
In this specifc case, the inspiration was...

In this specifc case, the inspiration was probably from Cruise control rather than MT. :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
Let's see how much fun can ZF 8AT be: 1....

Let's see how much fun can ZF 8AT be:

1. those equipped with shift paddles can be shifted with ring fingers
2. turn signals operated with left pinky
3. left thumb on cruise control(right...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 140
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Posted By namelessman
Because the left foot is needed on the brake...

Because the left foot is needed on the brake pedal. :p

The 8AT manual mode is a flick of the 8AT shifter to the left, the motion is similar to MT downshift to 2nd. Mine has no pedals so the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
The manual mode of 8AT can achieve the same.

The manual mode of 8AT can achieve the same.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
But is that giving up control that MT drivers...

But is that giving up control that MT drivers treasure? In those infrequent long drives with MT my habit is usually to still occasionally shift around(e.g. between 5th and 4th, or 6th and 5th) to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
My cruise control was used twice in last 30k mile...

My cruise control was used twice in last 30k mile with current F30, but it sounds like an interesting idea on descents. My experience is that if at the right gear(MT or 8AT manual mode) the speed is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-01-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
US-spec 3-series and 5-series(e.g. E46, E39) used...

US-spec 3-series and 5-series(e.g. E46, E39) used to charge $1500 for AT. That started to change in E60(probably same for E90) when steptronic AT became no-cost option(and the cost being embedded in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-01-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
Should a crash box be sliding mesh? Constant...

Should a crash box be sliding mesh? Constant mesh with dog clutch is a step up from sliding mesh.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,350
Posted By namelessman
To me the E60 drives like 5 while the F10 drives...

To me the E60 drives like 5 while the F10 drives like a mini-7.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
Posters on mini F56 forum said disabling DSC will...

Posters on mini F56 forum said disabling DSC will also disable auto rev match.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
Non-synchronized gearbox builds leg and arm...

Non-synchronized gearbox builds leg and arm muscles, driving skills, and characters too. :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-31-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,690
Posted By namelessman
And it sucks that one has to wait 2 seconds...

And it sucks that one has to wait 2 seconds before rocking the 6MT on an incline(and also cannot be disabled). :p
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