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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-18-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Ausgang
If it were your tires the sound should stay the...

If it were your tires the sound should stay the same with or without the clutch in.

If you can imitate the sound ---- call in to Click & Clack on NPR (USA) and ask them. :angel:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By Ausgang
I've used two 1-1/2in X 1-1/2in pieces of velcro...

I've used two 1-1/2in X 1-1/2in pieces of velcro to secure my front tags for ages in NYC without a problem.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-16-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Ausgang
Place contents in a corning wear container. ...

Place contents in a corning wear container. Cover with a damp paper towel. Press "defrost" button and make a cup of coffee or tea while you wait. Stir contents when done and let sit for a few...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-16-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By Ausgang
In your region I would think all-season tires...

In your region I would think all-season tires might be a waste. I have no love for the OEM run-flats and switched over to standard tires after 3 defects in the first 2000 miles with run-flats and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By Ausgang
You are quite right in noting a major flaw in the...

You are quite right in noting a major flaw in the study.

They neglect all other factors and focus on the one they 'want' to be the answer.

Perhaps around campus in northern CA the 'jerks'...
Forum: European Delivery 05-03-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,431
Posted By Ausgang
The wait to be reunited has got to be the worst. ...

The wait to be reunited has got to be the worst. Weeks of seperation after such a fun initial journey....
Forum: European Delivery 04-20-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,431
Posted By Ausgang
Dang, you have me officially jealous. I laugh...

Dang, you have me officially jealous. I laugh when you say your M3 will never look cleaner. Hah! You, the King of the Garage Princess. Looking forward to hearing more about your adventures. Safe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,417
Posted By Ausgang
Dumped the RFs on my 335 for Dunlop Direzzas. ...

Dumped the RFs on my 335 for Dunlop Direzzas. Totally happy ever since. Don't use my car in winter conditions.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,761
Posted By Ausgang
They sure wouldn't do it to a cold engine.

They sure wouldn't do it to a cold engine.
Forum: E30 (1982 - 1993) 09-16-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By Ausgang
It sounds like you are on a comparitively tight...

It sounds like you are on a comparitively tight budget, and that is fine. I would suggest that you limit your search to vehicles for sale by BMW CCA members. The probability of finding a well...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-09-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Ausgang
A few more pictures in remembrance. (1)...

A few more pictures in remembrance.

(1) Steel worker cutting out a cross for Father Carlo, a Priest in West New York, NJ.

(2) Mike Kelly of the Bergen Record taking notes next to a destroyed...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-08-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Ausgang
10th Anniversary of 9/11 & the BMW Community

Fellow 'Festers',

Imagine a time prior to Bimmerfest. Yes, 'back in the day' we were all on bimmer.org. On 9-11-01 I happened to notice a plane flying 'low and fast' over my office in Lower...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 07-10-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 915
Posted By Ausgang
A few pictures from ALMS Limerock Park Race

Here are a few pictures from Saturday's ALMS race at Limerock Park in CT.

33s is #55 from the end that faired better
36s is #25 'Batmobile'
42s and 43s of 'others'
74s is my kids taking a 15...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,388
Posted By Ausgang
Ah, but the real question would be How hard would...

Ah, but the real question would be How hard would it have to rain or snow before you would shut the moonroof?.

At highway speeds I've been known to keep the roof open for anything less than heavy...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,016
Posted By Ausgang
After only 1,200 miles on my 08 335, (under...

After only 1,200 miles on my 08 335, (under mostly smooth NJ Turnpike conditions), I had two blemished tires that were supposedly durable runflats. I chose to replace all four tires with UHP summers...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-08-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 12,538
Posted By Ausgang
A thread like this winds a few dedicated people...

A thread like this winds a few dedicated people up, but offers little to change minds. Debating Audi vs. BMW in certain segments is rather like asking someone whether they like their kids more from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-23-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,481
Posted By Ausgang
I was thinking the same thing about the partial...

I was thinking the same thing about the partial distortion of the driver's face. Also, why bother blocking out the manufacturer license plate? It's not like someone's private vehicle.

Looks...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-23-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By Ausgang
See if there's a shopping cart stuck under there....

See if there's a shopping cart stuck under there. ;)

Did the rotors get any attention? Just throwing new pads on rotors with deep grooves isn't a good idea. Surprised you needed both front and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 877
Posted By Ausgang
I 2nd the motion. 1) F1 is always...

I 2nd the motion.

1) F1 is always interesting ... if too political or nationalistic,
2) WRC is just plain amazing...a shame that the transition from Speedvision to Speed has meant the loss of...
Forum: Automotive / Photography 07-22-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By Ausgang
A pic or two from an old D100

I used my workhorse D100 to snap a few pics of my car this weekend. I have had this camera since they first came out, and I've used it mostly for work --- which means I've got thousand of pictures...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,869
Posted By Ausgang
Here's black w/alum interior. Took these...

Here's black w/alum interior.

Took these shots of my '08 335i at the NJ VPC while there to document the process for an upcoming piece for Roundel.

You can note the toe hooks are in for the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-29-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,869
Posted By Ausgang
Came out of a Topaz Blue E46. Would have...

Came out of a Topaz Blue E46. Would have preferred Topaz Blue or LeMans Blue, but am completely happy with the choice now. Looks even better with CF rear deck spoiler.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-06-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,832
Posted By Ausgang
The CA should have covered this during delivery...

The CA should have covered this during delivery as well. I think during the nearly 7 years I owned a 330i I had the tranny out of sport mode perhaps three times.

My problem is that I find it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Ausgang
Thanks for the complements. Yours is not a dumb...

Thanks for the complements. Yours is not a dumb question. The M-aero tech package is a dealer option that is installed at the VDC after your car is unloaded from the ship and before it is sent to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-08-2007, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Ausgang
Diggin' the new ride fellow festers....

Rather be one of those fellas who posts about taking delivery and how much fun they have ---- then forgetting to post pictures ..... well old Aus' won't let you guys down like that!

This past...
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