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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-29-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By captainaudio
That seems a bit surprising as it is usually the...

That seems a bit surprising as it is usually the higher end and higher performance cars that are dropping manual transmissions.

In any case I hope it isn't true although it has zero effect on me.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-29-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By captainaudio
If that was the intent sampling the sound of the...

If that was the intent sampling the sound of the harmonic vibrations of the differential and sending it through the speakers 180 degrees out of phase would be more effective.

CA
Forum: Off-Topic 08-24-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 16,667
Posted By captainaudio
http://i725.photobucket.com/albums/ww252/Chuck_Ang...

http://i725.photobucket.com/albums/ww252/Chuck_Ange/Grubbies_zpsy2ptzkkz.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-23-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,722
Posted By captainaudio
There are certainly "Badge Whores" but there is...

There are certainly "Badge Whores" but there is also brand recognition and brand respect. BMW has built a reputation for making a quality product and that means a lot to many people.

There are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-23-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,722
Posted By captainaudio
The Baby Boomers are becoming Senior Citizens. ...

The Baby Boomers are becoming Senior Citizens. We grew up in the Sports Car/Muscle Car/Pony Car era. Those of us that were passionate about cars when we were young never lost that passion.

I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-20-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 801
Posted By captainaudio
The fitted luggage is not offered as an accessory...

The fitted luggage is not offered as an accessory for the 428, 435 or M4 convertibles although it fits perfectly as can be seen in the photo. You can find it on bmwusa.com as an accessory for the E93...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-19-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 801
Posted By captainaudio
The main thing is to keep the seals lubricated.

The main thing is to keep the seals lubricated.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-19-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 801
Posted By captainaudio
There is a very good sticky thread about...

There is a very good sticky thread about maintaining the hard top in the E9x forum.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609222
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-19-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 801
Posted By captainaudio
The luggage fit under the wind blocker on the...

The luggage fit under the wind blocker on the 335i and it fits under the wind blocker on the M4.

http://i725.photobucket.com/albums/ww252/Chuck_Ange/L1060509_zpsacbubosy.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-19-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 801
Posted By captainaudio
I had a 2007 335i Convertible which I replaced...

I had a 2007 335i Convertible which I replaced this year with an M4 Convertible. I had no issues with the top on the 335i.
...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-18-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By captainaudio
http://worth1000.s3.amazonaws.com/submissions/2335...

http://worth1000.s3.amazonaws.com/submissions/233500/233982_7a11_1024x2000.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By captainaudio
I have a se of style 196 18" rims that fit an...

I have a se of style 196 18" rims that fit an E9x. They are in perfect condition.

http://i725.photobucket.com/albums/ww252/Chuck_Ange/e93_zpsz27dtfgh.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/REST7i3.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-17-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,683
Posted By captainaudio
Alcohol will evaporate faster than water when it...

Alcohol will evaporate faster than water when it is time to dry the key out and there will be less of a chance of leaving residual moisture trapped. Do not use rubbing alcohol which has lanolin...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-16-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,683
Posted By captainaudio
I would use alcohol.

I would use alcohol.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-11-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,912
Posted By captainaudio
At the end of 2014 I got several quotes of under...

At the end of 2014 I got several quotes of under $1,100/mo including tax for a fully loaded F83 - all options except Carbon Ceramic Brakes - no "individual" selections no money down. The MSRP was...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-11-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 965
Posted By captainaudio
There are a lot of products on the market and...

There are a lot of products on the market and many of them are very good so it is possible to get great results with wide variety of techniques.

I use the Meguiars NXT Generation 2.0 (Synthetic)...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-10-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 965
Posted By captainaudio
I started with Meguiars NXT Generation 2.0...

I started with Meguiars NXT Generation 2.0 applied with a random orbital buffer.
I followed with several coats of Zymol Carbon and then a coat of Meguiars Black. I am very satisfied with the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-10-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,389
Posted By captainaudio
History[edit...

History[edit (https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Retractable_hardtop&action=edit&section=1)]
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-09-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,389
Posted By captainaudio
I had a few classic roadsters including a Bugeye...

I had a few classic roadsters including a Bugeye Sprite.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8YlamVsHHM


Putting the top up and down was a construction project.
I generally left the top down...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-09-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,389
Posted By captainaudio
We had a Jaguar XK8 with a cloth top. It was...

We had a Jaguar XK8 with a cloth top. It was full lined and very well insulated. When it was up from inside the car you were not really aware that it was cloth.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-08-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By captainaudio
Very nice, :thumbup:

Very nice, :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-06-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,912
Posted By captainaudio
The "///Ms" on an M4 are larger than the "///Ms"...

The "///Ms" on an M4 are larger than the "///Ms" on a 435 M Sport.

And there are more of them.

There must be some significance to this. :dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-05-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,912
Posted By captainaudio
You can feel the difference between the M4 and...

You can feel the difference between the M4 and the 435i on normal roads at normal speeds. When you are pushing hard the differences become more apparent. We are comparing two very good cars so going...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-05-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,912
Posted By captainaudio
I get 50 track days a year with the Lime Rock...

I get 50 track days a year with the Lime Rock Drivers Club but generally drive a Apec Miata on the track. The Club allows convertibles that have rollover protection either fixed or pop up. I have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-05-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,912
Posted By captainaudio
Or better still do what I did and spend your...

Or better still do what I did and spend your money on both.

CA
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