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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-22-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By captainaudio
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-22-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,230
Posted By captainaudio
+1

+1
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-20-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By captainaudio
I don't know what Luxury the OP is interested in...

I don't know what Luxury the OP is interested in but IMO a highly optioned M3/4 has a lot of luxury features. The leather is high quality and the interior is far from Spartan. The is a lot of...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-19-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 554
Posted By captainaudio
TV shows that are very unrealistic

I remember watching a Star Trek episode with some friends years ago.
The Klingons had a "Cloaking Device" that made their ship invisible. Enterprise crew members surreptitiously beamed aboard the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-18-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,599
Posted By captainaudio
My 2007 335i with Sport Suspension was horrible...

My 2007 335i with Sport Suspension was horrible on NYC roads as it came from the factory, After I ditched the POS RFTs and installed Koni FSD dampers it was much better.

I have not had any issues...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-18-2016, 04:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,599
Posted By captainaudio
Are Koni FSDs available for the F3x?

Are Koni FSDs available for the F3x?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-15-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,502
Posted By captainaudio
In 1992 I bought a Lexus SC300 which I thought...

In 1992 I bought a Lexus SC300 which I thought was a very attractive car. I also liked the way it drove.
...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-15-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,525
Posted By captainaudio
A Google search found this: I was not...

A Google search found this:



I was not aware that any version of the E46 allowed you to disable ABS.

I never owned an E46 but I know that ABS could not be deactivated on any car I have...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-15-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,525
Posted By captainaudio
An advantage of ABS is that most drivers do not...

An advantage of ABS is that most drivers do not know how to threshold brake. ABS may not stop as fast as a skilled driver threshold braking but ABS will stop faster than an inexperiencet driver...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-15-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,525
Posted By captainaudio
ABS and traction control are two different...

ABS and traction control are two different systems. Tuning off traction control does not deactivate ABS. On most cars in order to deactivate ABS it is necessary to remove either a fuse or a relay. ...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-14-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,525
Posted By captainaudio
Somewhat of a moot point since to the best of my...

Somewhat of a moot point since to the best of my knowledge ABS can not be disabled and I believe that in many (all?) states it is illegal to do so.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-14-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,525
Posted By captainaudio
Trail Brake Rotation

As you are braking while turning (i.e. Trail Braking) the braking will cause a weight rransfer from the rear to the front of the car. This will cause the fromt contact patches to become larger while...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-13-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 87,646
Posted By captainaudio
Another beautiful Jonathan and Darlene Edwards...

Another beautiful Jonathan and Darlene Edwards Classic from the Great American Songbook!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sF8fkTIzngM
Forum: Off-Topic 09-13-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,525
Posted By captainaudio
An expert driver using threshold braking (keeping...

An expert driver using threshold braking (keeping the wheels turning just short of lock up) will stop faster than ABS but for most drivers the best technique is to slam on the brakes and let ABS do...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-13-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,525
Posted By captainaudio
That technique is called "Trail Braking" When...

That technique is called "Trail Braking" When executed correctly it will result in mild oversteer which can be beneficial as it will "rotate" the car or help it turnr.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-13-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,525
Posted By captainaudio
Legenday racer Mark Donohue called it "The...

Legenday racer Mark Donohue called it "The Friction Circle"



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCqPU90Xfuo
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-09-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By captainaudio
I agree. The difference is not night and day. The...

I agree. The difference is not night and day. The 8T is a very good transmission.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-09-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By captainaudio
I have an M4 convertible with DCT and 18" rims. ...

I have an M4 convertible with DCT and 18" rims. If you want a good compromise between performance and comfort go for the M Acaptive suspension,

The 8 speed auto in the 440 is a "conventional"...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-26-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By captainaudio
I've been using a car cover for years but I only...

I've been using a car cover for years but I only put in on after the car has been washed.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-25-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,366
Posted By captainaudio
I got a lot of that "Buy a Lexus" crap when I was...

I got a lot of that "Buy a Lexus" crap when I was complaining about the POS suspension on my 2007 335i.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-25-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By captainaudio
I remember when the "Press any key to continue"...

I remember when the "Press any key to continue" message was replaced by "Press a key to continue" because support was getting calls from people that could not find the "any" key.
At least the had a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-25-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,366
Posted By captainaudio
I had a Lexus SC300 Sport Coupe and it was a very...

I had a Lexus SC300 Sport Coupe and it was a very good driving car. For some reason Lexus seems to have lost its way with regards to driving dynamics. I replaced the Lexus with an E93 335i and...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-24-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,727
Posted By captainaudio
And Sports Drinks ...

And Sports Drinks

http://blog.ub.ac.id/asyari/files/2013/03/pocari-sweat.jpg
Forum: Off-Topic 08-23-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By captainaudio
RIP Toots Thielemans

I was saddened to hear that legendary harmonica player Toots Thielemans passed yesterday.

You may not be familiar with him but I am sure many 'Festers grew up listening to his music as he was the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 14,593
Posted By captainaudio
What is an ordinary vehicle to some people is a...

What is an ordinary vehicle to some people is a status system to others. A number of years ago I was in Montreal visiting family. There was a cousin who I had never met before visiting from...
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