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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 11:34 AM
Replies: 259
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And this gets into the fuel how? BTW Did...

And this gets into the fuel how?

BTW Did some kid in a Camaro blow your 650 into the weeds? You seem to have a very bad case of GM hate.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,533
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GM is even putting the mag suspension in light...

GM is even putting the mag suspension in light trucks & SUV now. Expect it will be showing up in the "sporty" versions of all their car lines. That will drive down the unit cost.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 147
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Agree, they will only be caught dead in a Toyota...

Agree, they will only be caught dead in a Toyota when a drone says HI! with a Hellfire.:rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 147
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NO you can't. The BMW is considered a luxury...

NO you can't. The BMW is considered a luxury item. A luxury item can never be "justified" because by definition its something nice to have, that is expensive & you don't really need.

You buy a BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
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+1. Just to be a continued pain in the butt I...

+1. Just to be a continued pain in the butt I don't think my 435 interior has anything on my on Genesis R-Spec coupe (grandsons DD). Both are black & in the R-Spec anything plastic is soft-touch...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-30-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By bear-avhistory
FFIW mine were not welded on. Swapped them over...

FFIW mine were not welded on. Swapped them over to the MPE when I did the install. Saved a small hunk of change re-using the old tips. They are held in place by 3 internal pieces of spring steel.
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 259
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Its the internet & everybody has an opinion. ...

Its the internet & everybody has an opinion.

Mine was about cars performance against another or the articles Mustang GT vs the 340. Was an interesting exercise & can see from the point of a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 09:33 AM
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Posted By bear-avhistory
+1. Did not think it looked weird but nicely...

+1. Did not think it looked weird but nicely intergraded into the panel just less functional. That said between the HUD & tablet style in the new car its easier to see while keeping your head up...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
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Yeah in a C&D 3 way compear the 335 won every...

Yeah in a C&D 3 way compear the 335 won every measurable item except braking distance which was won by a Caddy IIRC. The Lexus won the whole Comparo on points based on "looks", Interior & some other...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
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Numbers I saw in one test were: Willow...

Numbers I saw in one test were:

Willow Springs Times:

Corvette C7 Z51: 1:33.2 @ 96.6 MPH

Mustang GT350: 1:34.5 @ 95.2 MPH

Did not see the C&D report but they are very close so on another...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
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No surprise about the 350GT 5.2 that would have...

No surprise about the 350GT 5.2 that would have been a slam dunk for FORD. So did the Mustang 5.0 win ?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
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The nerve & absolute hutzpah of that writer...

The nerve & absolute hutzpah of that writer including a car that can't keep up & is less fun to drive than the Camaro SS. :rofl:

If its all nonsense why all the angst & defensiveness about how...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 869
Posted By bear-avhistory
+1. Don't see the issue with the extra digital...

+1. Don't see the issue with the extra digital as long as the main gauges are "real". Of the three choices above to the digital add on think 1 & 2 are fine. On 3 don't see the need to spread them...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 869
Posted By bear-avhistory
Nice in aircraft but I like the classic look of...

Nice in aircraft but I like the classic look of white on black with red pointers analogs "Steam Gauges" in a car. My first exposure to them was a '60 TR3 & the way it worked out always had at least...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,990
Posted By bear-avhistory
OK makes sense now.:) Put 18" Staggered P Zeros...

OK makes sense now.:) Put 18" Staggered P Zeros RFT on the 135is @ $1100.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,990
Posted By bear-avhistory
4 Run Flats? What size wheels are they?

4 Run Flats? What size wheels are they?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,990
Posted By bear-avhistory
There are a few flavors of P7. The BMW version is...

There are a few flavors of P7. The BMW version is about $330 a tire for 18" RFT. The 17" are on special for $238.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
Posted By bear-avhistory
You keep saying over & over about the wonderful...

You keep saying over & over about the wonderful service experience but have never once quantified it other than coffee & donuts. Exactly what is so superior?

On the "free" maintenance, there...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
Posted By bear-avhistory
The dealer is at the bottom of my list, price...

The dealer is at the bottom of my list, price drives my choice after I settle on what car I want. If one causes me grief I would go to another. Agree on the donuts, coffee, internet connections,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
Posted By bear-avhistory
Will raise an opposite point of view on the...

Will raise an opposite point of view on the "dealer experience". Might be blasphemy but to spend a lot more money with the dealer experience as he reason IMHO is crazy. Personally I spend as little...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
Posted By bear-avhistory
Think the M2 will be the car for people who want...

Think the M2 will be the car for people who want the reality of the image that BMW created in the past. Should be much like my 2004 ZHP but with a lot more muscle. Might be my 435 replacement unless...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
Posted By bear-avhistory
Just thought the Accord would be less unfair...

Just thought the Accord would be less unfair because its a 4 door with a big trunk & all just like the 328.:dunno:

Is it just unfair because the BMW'S don't run uber alles?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
Posted By bear-avhistory
Give me a break. BMW advertises the "ultimate...

Give me a break. BMW advertises the "ultimate driving machine". This is a challenge to that claim by what is considered a lesser car.

The SS will out drive the BMW, sorry if that makes some butt...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
Posted By bear-avhistory
You guys defending the BMW are bringing in a...

You guys defending the BMW are bringing in a whole bunch of other items 90% of which have no relevance to the article quoted. It about comparing the two for fun not for grocery capacity. The fact...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 9,903
Posted By bear-avhistory
Its about real world performance not engineering...

Its about real world performance not engineering exercises.

Its all tune related. 6.2 in the Z06 is 650 HP 105 HP per Liter 15/22MPG. Point here is regardless of the HP per Liter the Z06 will...
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