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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,567
Posted By hotrod2448
That guy definitely gambled and lost. I'm...

That guy definitely gambled and lost.

I'm kind of surprised fire fighters don't keep a set of go jacks on the trucks just for expediting dealing with this type of crap....
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 04-09-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By hotrod2448
I don't get E9 as much as weird combination of...

I don't get E9 as much as weird combination of modern dodge Challenger had a kid with a 2002.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,863
Posted By hotrod2448
On the flip side of that you also have to assume...

On the flip side of that you also have to assume that the engineers leave a pretty considerable safety margin with the parts they design. Based on my company's engineering practices I would think...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 02-23-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,934
Posted By hotrod2448
Seems more like marketing putting a positive spin...

Seems more like marketing putting a positive spin on a way for them to simultaneously cut overhead through less staff and vehicles and decrease aggressive discounting of vehicles in dealer stock than...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-07-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,634
Posted By hotrod2448
I think that is just the angle of the picture,...

I think that is just the angle of the picture, The LCI photo is taken from a lower vantage point.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-06-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,259
Posted By hotrod2448
No Alpina Xd3 in US= I'm still not buying an X3.

No Alpina Xd3 in US= I'm still not buying an X3.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-04-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,734
Posted By hotrod2448
Looking at them here the 4GC definitely look...

Looking at them here the 4GC definitely look better but, really makes me ask "Why is the 4GC not the standard 3 sedan?" They look similar enough that it just seems like they phoned it in on the 3er...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-03-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,734
Posted By hotrod2448
If it has suicide doors, I'm totally in.

If it has suicide doors, I'm totally in.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-03-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,734
Posted By hotrod2448
BMW's new naming convention is making perfect...

BMW's new naming convention is making perfect sense now...
Coupes even, Sedans odd... except for you X6...
and you 6 Gran Coupe...
And now you 4 Gran Coupe...
and I'm not even sure what to say...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-27-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By hotrod2448
True enthusiasts will recognize the d by the urea...

True enthusiasts will recognize the d by the urea port in the side of the back bumper. :rofl:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-26-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By hotrod2448
You may try contacting Bosch Motosport (different...

You may try contacting Bosch Motosport (different than just Bosch) and see if they have or could create an option. If not you may consider having the head machined to accept an injector that can...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-10-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,513
Posted By hotrod2448
I haven't got to check out the F15 yet ( I am...

I haven't got to check out the F15 yet ( I am tomorrow) but, I've had F10 loaners with the B&O and there is personally no way I could justify the price. I can justify the cost of the HK over the base...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-30-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,159
Posted By hotrod2448
Just when I thought I didn't like the way BMW was...

Just when I thought I didn't like the way BMW was integrating the nav screen, M-B goes one better and makes the screen look like a giant Garmin mounted to the dash face.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,863
Posted By hotrod2448
Have you put your car on a dyno to get before and...

Have you put your car on a dyno to get before and after numbers?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-11-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,819
Posted By hotrod2448
What unit of measure is a "torques"?

What unit of measure is a "torques"?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-05-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By hotrod2448
I agree with Keyser, they are just being lazy. My...

I agree with Keyser, they are just being lazy. My dealership asked us to give it 2K miles before they would code it to remember last setting which seems fair enough.

I'd ask to speak to the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-28-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,789
Posted By hotrod2448
I don't know that comparing the M235i to the...

I don't know that comparing the M235i to the standard A3 is really a valid comparison.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,323
Posted By hotrod2448
I agree, the seat looks bad in that photo. Really...

I agree, the seat looks bad in that photo. Really lumpy and the piping isn't straight. Hopefully it's just from someone sitting in it recently.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-18-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,804
Posted By hotrod2448
I wasn't really pointing that comment at anyone....

I wasn't really pointing that comment at anyone. I guess I should have said don't expect a clear answer as to the best method.

I'm not really worried about what others are doing, more just sharing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-18-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,804
Posted By hotrod2448
The break in debate is just like the warm up...

The break in debate is just like the warm up debate. Lots of opinions little actual facts to back them up hence there will not be a clear winner.

My personal take is to give the engine a medium...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-18-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By hotrod2448
Because the gear is selected via electronics...

Because the gear is selected via electronics instead of a direct mechanical linkage. The car's ECU can then determine if what you have requested it to do is valid or not.

It's the same if you try...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-07-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,788
Posted By hotrod2448
I'm obviously in the minority here but, the LED...

I'm obviously in the minority here but, the LED headlights just don't have that much of a visual impact on me. I don't notice it nearly as much as say standard 5er versus Msport. I would be more...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-04-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,188
Posted By hotrod2448
I get what you are getting at but, it's not that...

I get what you are getting at but, it's not that simple. If you were comparing cars of a similar price point it might be but, you aren't.

We were asked to prioritize the the 3 points. The ratio of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-03-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,188
Posted By hotrod2448
Is that opinion or fact?

Is that opinion or fact?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-03-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,188
Posted By hotrod2448
I would classify it as category 3. It doesn't...

I would classify it as category 3. It doesn't effect driving dynamics nor my comfort level. It is purely cosmetic and looks bad.

As far as what is important goes, all 3 are important to me. I...
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