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Forum: General BMW 09-09-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Yes, I have heard the BSA origin of "beemer" for...

Yes, I have heard the BSA origin of "beemer" for BMW motorcycles. Which war? I have never seen "beamer" used in any official or unofficial manner, especially by enthusiasts. Do you have any...
Forum: General BMW 09-08-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Bimmer = cars Beemer = motorcycles If...

Bimmer = cars

Beemer = motorcycles

If you think it's "beamer", look for a BMW motorcycle business or vendor that uses "beamer", e.g., beemerboneyard.com.


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-03-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Yes, Torsen differentials do not need LSD...

Yes, Torsen differentials do not need LSD ADDITIVES. However, some gear oils already have the LSD additives in them (e.g., Mobil 1) and it does no harm to use these LSD oils in a Torsen. No reason...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-03-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Well, it should not be too difficult to figure...

Well, it should not be too difficult to figure out who owns the towers.

1. A quick trip to the local courthouse will tell you who owns the land on which the tower sits.

2. A quick call to the...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-30-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 561
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Hmmm, not sure why. My wife is a native Spanish...

Hmmm, not sure why. My wife is a native Spanish speaker from Chile. She does not speak or write English with redundant pronouns.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-28-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 561
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Redundant pronoun. Sent from BimmerApp...

Redundant pronoun.


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Forum: Off-Topic 08-12-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Dash plaque on a TR3: "Sex is a Triumph in any...

Dash plaque on a TR3: "Sex is a Triumph in any sports car". :D
Forum: Off-Topic 08-08-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,873
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
^ This.

^ This.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-07-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,834
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Yes, you probably will. But still funny! :rofl:

Yes, you probably will. But still funny! :rofl:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-04-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Did you put anti-squeek paste on the back of the...

Did you put anti-squeek paste on the back of the pads?
Forum: Off-Topic 08-04-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,337
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Higher octane does not make your engine run...

Higher octane does not make your engine run better or smoother. Octane prevents your engine from knocking. Paying for any more octane than your engine "needs" to avoid knocking (or, in modern cars...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-04-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,337
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
It's not that 91 octane at 5,000 feet is the same...

It's not that 91 octane at 5,000 feet is the same as 93 octane at sea level, but rather if your car needs 93 octane at sea level, then it only needs 91 octane at 5,000 feet. Higher elevation => less...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-04-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 923
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Simple. If your pants have belt loops, wear a...

Simple. If your pants have belt loops, wear a belt . . . unless your pants also have suspenders/braces buttons inside the waistband, then you can wear suspenders/braces instead. No clip-on...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-30-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,337
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
I think it's a state-by-state thing. I am on my...

I think it's a state-by-state thing. I am on my way back from the BMW MOA rally in St. Paul, and in MN and IA I found several stations (BP, Casey's, Kum-and-Go) where the premium I used specifically...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 07-30-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
itzme - Glad I could help you with your problem. ...

itzme - Glad I could help you with your problem. You're welcome. :rolleyes:
Forum: Off-Topic 07-29-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 768
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Share Your 1 rep max for the following: Deadlifts, Benchpress and Squats

Farthest distance ridden on a BMW motorcycle in 24 hours - 1,115 miles. :)


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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-18-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
I'd go the Porsche GT3 route before I'd go the...

I'd go the Porsche GT3 route before I'd go the Ferrari route. :angel:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-16-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Is "Let me buy the Mini GP" one of the options? ...

Is "Let me buy the Mini GP" one of the options? :angel:
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-14-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,030
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Z3 Subwoofer replacement

It only appears to require a little grinding to make it slip into place. The mounting holes seem to line up. The frame of the Pyle and the frame of the OEM speaker have a different outside shape...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-14-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
So the guy really should be excited and grateful...

So the guy really should be excited and grateful when the cheerleader takes him back. Go Cleveland! :rofl:
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 07-13-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
1. Unlock and remove the rear half of the seat. ...

1. Unlock and remove the rear half of the seat.
2. The front half of the seat goes into one of three slots at the front and back of seat to adjust the height.
3. Slide the front half of the seat...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-13-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,030
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
My Pyle PLPW6D just arrived. A test fit...

My Pyle PLPW6D just arrived. A test fit indicates that I will have to grind down the sides of the speaker's metal frame a little to allow it to fit between the two chambers on the speaker box. It...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
I'm not criticizing LeBron for anything . . . ...

I'm not criticizing LeBron for anything . . .


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Forum: Off-Topic 07-12-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
OK, I get that, but why are folks in Cleveland...

OK, I get that, but why are folks in Cleveland excited and grateful? This sort of has the flavor of the high school cheerleader dumping a guy to leave with another guy who has a cooler/faster car. ...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-12-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By BeemerMikeTX
Why are folks in Cleveland apparently excited and...

Why are folks in Cleveland apparently excited and grateful that LeBron has decided to bless them with his presence again?


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