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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 13,302
Posted By IndyMike
Early in the E46 generation there was such a...

Early in the E46 generation there was such a color called Tanin red. I like Coral red and think it's the best combo with either black, white, or mineral gray, but it still doesn't have quite the pop...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By IndyMike
Looks like a gem..........and with a 6 speed...

Looks like a gem..........and with a 6 speed manual to boot.......a rare find these days.

As far as history goes you'd be better served to inquire at the 1 addicts site here...
Forum: E82 1M Coupe (2011 - 2012) 12-18-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By IndyMike
Four Years Later

they are still writing (http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&f=23&t=1469393&mid=0&nmt=RE%3A+BMW+1+Series+M+Coupe%3A+PH+Heroes) about this "dumpy.............pint sized hot rod".
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-06-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,926
Posted By IndyMike
Thought they might take a hint from the F2# and...

Thought they might take a hint from the F2# and separate the lights from the grill, but at least you can say it's a point of distinction from the other different length same sausages lineup.

More...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-28-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 11,051
Posted By IndyMike
The last loaner was a '14 328xd that I had to...

The last loaner was a '14 328xd that I had to live with for 3 days while the 328iT was in the shop awaiting parts in July.

Not only did that model like to wander while you chased the wheel to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 10,378
Posted By IndyMike
Agreed. Until the comparo's come in it's...

Agreed. Until the comparo's come in it's definitely on the Jag-ged edge for now. :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 11,051
Posted By IndyMike
The E30 I had was a '91 318is and the E36 was a...

The E30 I had was a '91 318is and the E36 was a '92 325. I never noticed a disparity between the two racks.

I'm a self admitted steering snob, and I've heard from other aficionados that late...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-26-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 11,051
Posted By IndyMike
As someone who has owned E30, E36, E46 and E91 my...

As someone who has owned E30, E36, E46 and E91 my perfect 3er would consist of the E46 body with code ZHP, and in Imola red skin with Michelin Pilot Sport go-flat rubber. Interior would be Natural...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-01-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By IndyMike
And when something like this happens they are no...

And when something like this happens they are no different than go-flats. :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-18-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,957
Posted By IndyMike
CA, how about the F-Type vert? I had a friendly...

CA, how about the F-Type vert? I had a friendly encounter the other day with one in Firesand metallic like below. I was not only attracted by the color, but the exhaust note was even sweeter. Not...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 05-17-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,903
Posted By IndyMike
In both plain and M guise I'm quite satisfied...

In both plain and M guise I'm quite satisfied with the 1er E82 appearance and the performance aspects don't reek either.

Not a fan of the current cookie cutter.............same...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,698
Posted By IndyMike
Here...

Here (http://www.2addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=959074) are pics of three blue wurstchens of different length.
Forum: General BMW 02-09-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,141
Posted By IndyMike
I meant that I'm not one who would apply fake...

I meant that I'm not one who would apply fake paint effect to my vehicle.

Wraps generally will not have the same shine or snap as the factory metallic paint.

The pros are it protects the paint...
Forum: General BMW 02-08-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,141
Posted By IndyMike
Here's a Sapphire black metallic 1 Series M...

Here's a Sapphire black metallic 1 Series M wrapped in a vinyl close to Valencia orange.

Not my style, but otherwise unless you peer real close most people probably wouldn't notice the difference....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 10,640
Posted By IndyMike
That this design rendering is a whole lot better...

That this design rendering is a whole lot better than the final one.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=296637&d=1318296589
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,304
Posted By IndyMike
I suppose you're right. The only thing missing...

I suppose you're right. The only thing missing is a 3 Gran Sedan for those that prefer the design and look of the 3 series, but really only want two doors. :angel:
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-02-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,286
Posted By IndyMike
LOL. Baby 1er's got back! :) I think...

LOL. Baby 1er's got back! :)


I think their short-term slant is probably to pit the 320 against the A3 and CLA, and long-term the future 1/2 series variant.

The problem with the former is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,304
Posted By IndyMike
Great, another land barge added to the fleet. I...

Great, another land barge added to the fleet. I knew something was surely missing. Unfortunately, no stick.......no sail. :)
Forum: General BMW 02-02-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 779
Posted By IndyMike
Thank you for the compliment, mness. :) ...

Thank you for the compliment, mness. :)


Oh, just noticed that VO is the only color with some snap to it for the X1.

If it were me if it's not VO I'd opt for either Le Mans blue or Mineral...
Forum: General BMW 02-01-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 779
Posted By IndyMike
Yes, you will definitely want to scope it out...

Yes, you will definitely want to scope it out before committing to it.

Since you live up in the Pacific Northwest and you guys see about 65 days of sunshine a year it will more likely look burnt...
Forum: General BMW 02-01-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 779
Posted By IndyMike
It may appear in photos as red at times like the...

It may appear in photos as red at times like the first pic, but it is pretty much a vibrant orange in the sunshine and a bit more burnt looking in overcast conditions.

It's not as in-your-face as...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-30-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,286
Posted By IndyMike
According to this...

According to this (http://www.worldcarfans.com/114012969474/bmw-exec-downplays-entry-level-sedan-says-jointly-developed) article the 2GC is possibly off again.

So they apparently are willing to...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-29-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,570
Posted By IndyMike
According to this...

According to this (http://www.2addicts.com/forums/showpost.php?p=14871947&postcount=405) mid to late 2015. Supposedly there will be a Concept car displayed to gauge the interest, so I would think it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 10,807
Posted By IndyMike
Here are some other models whose proportions were...

Here are some other models whose proportions were "off" and in some ways quirky. But they all are some of the best examples of the racing roots of the marque during each ones era.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-20-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 10,807
Posted By IndyMike
This...

This (http://www.2addicts.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15300777&postcount=3) post from deuce addicts this morning.
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