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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-31-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,408
Posted By Ripred
Girls, girls, you're getting offtopic again with...

Girls, girls, you're getting offtopic again with all your reduntant jewelry chitchat :D
Forum: Off-Topic 01-31-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 38,293
Posted By Ripred
No point in replying to this copypasta bot - I...

No point in replying to this copypasta bot - I don't think the bot's script is able to respond to replies ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,981
Posted By Ripred
That's true in general, but high-powered LEDs are...

That's true in general, but high-powered LEDs are still somewhat inefficient and very sensitive to high temperatures so they still require a lot of heat-dissipating hardware (heatsinks and even fans,...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-31-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 38,293
Posted By Ripred
^^^ :D :thumbup:

^^^ :D :thumbup:
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-31-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By Ripred
The weight decrease is a good thing, however...

The weight decrease is a good thing, however that't not the only thing that makes driving more "enjoyable" (and I believe the primary reason for that was the new CAFE standards set by EPA). I would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,053
Posted By Ripred
You're talking about V1? You need to buy a...

You're talking about V1? You need to buy a "Savvy" dongle which plugs into your car's OBD port (to monitor your speed) and which interacts with your V1:
http://www.valentine1.com/savvy/
Very crude,...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-30-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 162,512
Posted By Ripred
Yea, guys, don't forget that this is a USA-based...

Yea, guys, don't forget that this is a USA-based forum, so... "poor children might be scarred for life or become murderers after seeing a piece of skin", "naked women are the devil's minions" and so...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-30-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,479
Posted By Ripred
B.t.w, watch out for 6.1 update... I foolishly...

B.t.w, watch out for 6.1 update... I foolishly updated my iPhone 4S model with it and now I'm getting frequent disconnects from my home's WiFi network (the other devices don't have such problem...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,053
Posted By Ripred
The "Savvy" dongle doesn't do anything useful...

The "Savvy" dongle doesn't do anything useful except lowering the volume at low speeds... It doesn't prevent radar detector from reacting to "false" signals, it won't show you red light/speed camera...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,053
Posted By Ripred
This is offtopic, but V1 is a garbage radar...

This is offtopic, but V1 is a garbage radar detector :p Too many false positives, especially if you live in lare city. I prefer Escort 9500ix - it is less "sensitive", but it has awesome GPS-based...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,053
Posted By Ripred
Maybe it's the only nav version they had in...

Maybe it's the only nav version they had in stock?:confused:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-29-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 18,734
Posted By Ripred
Yeap, still looks awful with that pinched Audi...

Yeap, still looks awful with that pinched Audi grille and those hideous tail lights. But hey, for younger buyers (especially wapanese/weeaboos ;)) it may still look "sick" and "phat" (whatever word...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,053
Posted By Ripred
The latest is 2013 "year". If the dealer will...

The latest is 2013 "year". If the dealer will update for free -it's fine, but if he will ask $200 or more for it - don't do it ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,053
Posted By Ripred
That means the navigation map data was never...

That means the navigation map data was never updated since your new car came out of factory ;) It has map database for 2009 "year".
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By Ripred
Check the tire pressure... If they are...

Check the tire pressure... If they are underinflated, the car will consume more gas. And yea, stock Bridgestone RFT's suck - they become very noisy when they start to wear out, and they wear out...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,053
Posted By Ripred
Go into navigation options menu, there should be...

Go into navigation options menu, there should be an option somewhere that shows the "Navigation system version" (can't remember right now where it was)... And yes, you should be able to see 3D...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-29-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,156
Posted By Ripred
Eh, the whole car looks like an incoherent mix of...

Eh, the whole car looks like an incoherent mix of Ferrari, GT-R and Camaro. I was hoping for more aesthetically pleasing design, but GM is being a GM again...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-28-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ripred
Where's the fun in that? ;)

Where's the fun in that? ;)
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-28-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ripred
Thanks! I have few more topic ideas for this...

Thanks! I have few more topic ideas for this forum section, like "Cadillac ATS's CUE vs. BMW F30's iDrive" and such, just waiting for the right time to create these topics ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,981
Posted By Ripred
Most truthful reason: LED headlights are trendy...

Most truthful reason: LED headlights are trendy nowadays ;) Audi "forced" this trend, now other manufacturers simply add in this "me too" feature in order to not leave Audi with something "unique" to...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-28-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ripred
You people are not fun!:(;) ATS is a direct...

You people are not fun!:(;) ATS is a direct competitor to F30 (just like Mercedes CLA) so this model's discussion is technically relevant to this forum section, tim330i himself made a ATS-related...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-28-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ripred
Wink Cadillac ATS average driver's age?

Since this is an unofficial Cadillac ATS subforum now, I thought this topic would be interesting to discuss :D Some sample data (pretty small, but hey, at least it's something):...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-26-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,676
Posted By Ripred
Yea, **** that. I already have a proper tablet...

Yea, **** that. I already have a proper tablet (iPad 2) for large screen needs, no need for a smartphone which I won't be able to comfortably use with a single hand. Hopefully next iPhone won't have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,053
Posted By Ripred
That's the "amazing" BMW navigation for you......

That's the "amazing" BMW navigation for you... Overpriced, with expensive and rare map updates (compared to Garmin's lifetime map updates which can be legally bought for a single payment of $40 and...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-23-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,742
Posted By Ripred
Investigators probe Boeing 787 battery maker: ...

Investigators probe Boeing 787 battery maker:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/21/us-boeing-dreamliner-japan-investigation-idUSBRE90K01J20130121

Looks like the primary issue is the quality...
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