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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By Desertnate
This isn't very current, but you asked... I...

This isn't very current, but you asked...

I bought my E46 from them in 1999. It was a stereotypical car dealership experience...Fast talking salesment that knew little about their product and...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-07-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By Desertnate
Agreed. While I haven't taken the plunge with...

Agreed. While I haven't taken the plunge with the polisher, I'll be there in the next week or so. From all the reading and video watching I've done it's almost impossible to mess up with a dual...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-06-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By Desertnate
Despite what many products say about being used...

Despite what many products say about being used by hand, I've come to the realization that it's going to take power tools to do any real corrective work.

I've been trying things on my daughter's...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-05-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Desertnate
Will dealers trade CPO vehicles?

After a long break, I'm looking into owning another BMW. Unfortunately, this time I won't be able buy new and order the vehicle exactly as I want. This puts me squarely in the CPO/used market.
...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-03-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By Desertnate
My thought is the Zaino didn't have a chance to...

My thought is the Zaino didn't have a chance to cure enough. Doesn't that stuff typically take 24 hours or so to properly harden?

I've seen pictures of folks putting a good carnuba wax over Zaino...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-03-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 54,340
Posted By Desertnate
I'm wearing this Steinhart Vintage Diver ...

I'm wearing this Steinhart Vintage Diver (http://www.steinhartwatches.de/en/OCEAN-vintage-Military-,477.html) most days.

I've found as I've grown older, my tastes are shifting to more simple...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-29-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Desertnate
I think this is one of the biggest hurdles for...

I think this is one of the biggest hurdles for Microsoft or BlackBerry to get over.

The vast majority of users are heavily invested in their ecosystem of choice these days and would be hard...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-29-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,417
Posted By Desertnate
I've been away for too long. After many...

I've been away for too long.

After many years out of the BMW community I returned to OT looking for names I still recongnized. I found this thread and further searching lead me to other details. ...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-26-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,020
Posted By Desertnate
The only people I know who have had problems with...

The only people I know who have had problems with Vista were the ones who upgeaded machines running other Windows OS's.

I have a Toshiba laptop running windows and have had 0 problems with the...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-12-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,306
Posted By Desertnate
My votes are based on experience only... ...

My votes are based on experience only...

Foreign: Seoul S. Korea

Domestic: Oklahoma City

OKC is so bad that the first thing any military person does when they ove there is get a half hour...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-27-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,449
Posted By Desertnate
To me the driving experience between manual and...

To me the driving experience between manual and automatic was night and day. Ihave driven pre-Steptronic 3-series cars and Steptronic cars. Frankly, I find the automatics very dissapointing. The...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-24-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By Desertnate
Who ever told you that BMW's are not good winter...

Who ever told you that BMW's are not good winter cars hasn't a clue...

My '99 323i was the finest car I ever drove in bad weather. In fact, I found it more controlable and stable in snow/ice...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-21-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By Desertnate
Its not a matter of offensive vs defensive...

Its not a matter of offensive vs defensive weapons capability. It is how the AF designates its planes (maybe the Navy too:dunno:) Unless you are smashing bugs at 250 kts and spreading hot lead and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-19-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,922
Posted By Desertnate
I think this goes back to Nick's question...do...

I think this goes back to Nick's question...do you want the weird xenon poser blue lights or a high quality halogen bulb that puts out the brightest, whitest light possible.

If you don't go the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,922
Posted By Desertnate
Agree... From discussions here a while back,...

Agree...

From discussions here a while back, 6-months seemed to be the max lifespan of a PIAA bulb. :thumbdwn:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-17-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,922
Posted By Desertnate
I ran a set of Syvania SilverStars in my E46 323i...

I ran a set of Syvania SilverStars in my E46 323i for quite some time and was VERY happy with the illumination they provided.

They were bright, had the same beam pattern as the OEM bulbs, and...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-26-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
Posted By Desertnate
Thanks for all the well wishes everyone! ...

Thanks for all the well wishes everyone!

apar330i: I hadn't see dice.com...I check it out and look into those other companies too. Thanks!

Rizzo: I had all the steps I need career wise to...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-26-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
Posted By Desertnate
LMC: You are spot on regarding the repayment of...

LMC: You are spot on regarding the repayment of the seperation pay if I retired in the Guard or Reserves. Due to my time in service, I'll get a bit more than $40K and oh-by-the-way, they deduct the...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-26-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
Posted By Desertnate
I don't know if I'm THAT hard core.... For...

I don't know if I'm THAT hard core....

For my rank, the transition isn't a given like it is for Capt and Lt's. Besides, I see what they are doing to their people and the damage it does to their...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-26-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
Posted By Desertnate
Glad to hear she made it. They took a pretty big...

Glad to hear she made it. They took a pretty big divit out of the '96 year group. In my AFSC they would have axed ALL of the eligables if it wasn't for the 30% rule put in place by the Secretary of...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-26-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
Posted By Desertnate
Thanks Melissa, Wow, I just noticed your...

Thanks Melissa,

Wow, I just noticed your working on baby #2!!! I have been away for a while...how the times change. :) Congrats!

I have hit up some former subordinates who have retired and...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-26-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
Posted By Desertnate
Im actually in HI right now and am looking...

Im actually in HI right now and am looking anywhere on the mainland. I prefer the western US but will go where the work is.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-26-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
Posted By Desertnate
I'm an active duty military officer, so I do have...

I'm an active duty military officer, so I do have access to the USAjobs site. Through a center on base I will also have access to several other listing services as well. There was a really...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-26-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
Posted By Desertnate
Unhappy Hmmm...You can get laid off in the military...

Yes, boys and girls it true...it just happened to me.:thumbdwn:

When a branch of a military has a significant portion of its budget and maning transfered to another service combined with record...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-23-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Desertnate
I think some of the madness was to be a part of...

I think some of the madness was to be a part of the event itself...not to be the first to get a copy.

My wife and oldest daughter attend an event at the Navy Exchange at Pearl Harbor and had a...
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