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Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-03-2008, 09:27 AM
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Views: 534
Posted By plien69
:) It reminds me of "Communist Re-Education...

:) It reminds me of "Communist Re-Education Camp."
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 12-03-2008, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By plien69
Driver Retraining Programs

I have to go to Driver Retraining class. :rolleyes:

My choices are:

1. National traffic Safety Institute
2. A Better Connecticut Driver
3. National Safety Council


Does anyone...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-24-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By plien69
Here are some pics: ...

Here are some pics:
http://flickr.com/photos/lien/3058132670/sizes/l/
http://flickr.com/photos/lien/3058134000/sizes/l/
http://flickr.com/photos/lien/3058135406/sizes/l/...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 11-22-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 594
Posted By plien69
FS: (4) 17" ASA JH3 Wheels for E46 M3

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=327703
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-22-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By plien69
FS: (4) 17" ASA JH3 Wheels for E46 M3

A set of (4) 17"x7.5" ASA JH3 with offsets to fit E46 (2002-2006) M3. 2 wheels are offset ET20, 2 wheels are offset ET40. Used 2 seasons, excellent condition, no curb rash, just needs light cleaning....
Forum: General BMW 11-01-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,945
Posted By plien69
I think the new xDrive (and sDrive) nomenclature...

I think the new xDrive (and sDrive) nomenclature -- e.g. xDrive35, or sDrive50 -- is designed to get away from the traditional displacement-related naming scheme. With BMW moving more into...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 09-23-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,157
Posted By plien69
I'll second a recommendation for Don Doria at...

I'll second a recommendation for Don Doria at Darien. I've bought from him twice, and was a pleasure to deal with both times.

I'll follow up with props to my SA, Jeff Grkinich, who has always...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-13-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,280
Posted By plien69
We give Max, our 4 month old, Tri-Vi-Sol. At...

We give Max, our 4 month old, Tri-Vi-Sol. At first he didn't like it, and would spit it out (or barf it up a short while later). Eventually, I guess he got used to the taste. For Max, one quick...
Forum: General BMW 08-11-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,931
Posted By plien69
The Ferrari 599 uses major suspension components...

The Ferrari 599 uses major suspension components from Delphi, a company spun off from GM 10 years ago.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-09-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By plien69
20-30 years ago, it common for gas stations to...

20-30 years ago, it common for gas stations to charge more when a credit card was used. Then they phased it out as just a cost of doing business.

Now, with the price of gas climbing ever higher,...
Forum: General BMW 07-07-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By plien69
I don't think BMW uses Variable Cylinder...

I don't think BMW uses Variable Cylinder Management in any of their engines.
Forum: General BMW 07-03-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By plien69
Every car for sale in the US has to go through a...

Every car for sale in the US has to go through a complete Federalization program (crash testing, 50-state emissions certification, etc.), which costs major time and money.

It's not as simple as...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-18-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By plien69
I think you answered your own question. :)...

I think you answered your own question. :) :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By plien69
I'm thinking charades. :rofl:

I'm thinking charades. :rofl:
Forum: Off-Topic 06-17-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By plien69
And on Father's Day, no less. It's just...

And on Father's Day, no less. It's just incomprehensible. Hurting a baby goes against every instinct one has as a human being. It is literally inhuman. Every single time I read a story like this, I...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 06-17-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,421
Posted By plien69
Just looking at a map of the 2 stations, the...

Just looking at a map of the 2 stations, the Greenville one is closer to the hotel.

I would call the Greenville Marriott and just ask them if they will do a BMW pick-up from the Greenville Amtrak...
Forum: General BMW 06-16-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By plien69
For the next couple of weeks, it's Tom Purves. ...

For the next couple of weeks, it's Tom Purves.

After July 1, it'll be Jim O'Donnell.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-12-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,017
Posted By plien69
Cornering attitude is quite neutral, turn-in is...

Cornering attitude is quite neutral, turn-in is relatively crisp, and it rotates around quickly.

Where you encounter understeer is at the limits of adhesion. It is mainly due, I believe, to the...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-11-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By plien69
The guy is simply awesome: Oscar winner, race car...

The guy is simply awesome: Oscar winner, race car driver, race team owner, sustainable food restaurant owner, food company (Newman's Own) has donated $200+ million to charity, personal donation of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 06-09-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,671
Posted By plien69
It's not like an automatic transmission at all. ...

It's not like an automatic transmission at all. About the only thing in common with a classic auto is that it does not have a clutch pedal.

Yes, you'll be able to get moving with an SMG, and...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-05-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By plien69
This is what I wrote to someone in a PM,...

This is what I wrote to someone in a PM, comparing the 135i and the E46 M3:
Forum: Off-Topic 06-04-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,267
Posted By plien69
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOMAUjuIKb0 In...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOMAUjuIKb0
In Soviet Russia, stress becomes you!
Forum: General BMW 05-22-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By plien69
I've always thought that BMW design philosophy...

I've always thought that BMW design philosophy included pushing the front wheels as far forward as possible, in order to get as much engine as possible behind the front axle/strut towers.

If you...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 05-19-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,069
Posted By plien69
Economic conditions (credit crunch, $4/gallon...

Economic conditions (credit crunch, $4/gallon gas) are probably having an effect on anticipated vs. actual sales of the E90/92/93 M3s
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 05-19-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,231
Posted By plien69
No arm rest in the back seat. A storage bin sit...

No arm rest in the back seat. A storage bin sit between the 2 rear seats:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lien/2365536354/in/set-72157604262659380/

If you get the Cold Weather Package, the ski bag...
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