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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By Mark K
I understand what you are saying and why are you...

I understand what you are saying and why are you asking a question. You are overlooking a perfect (and cheapest by far) solution : chains. Easily put on and taken off when not needed. For those iffy...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By Mark K
Now, you DO realize that long lasting tires are...

Now, you DO realize that long lasting tires are somewhat at odds with giving a very good/excellent feedback as to what they are really doing? Not easy to find a lucky one that will do both reasonably...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 12:13 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,241
Posted By Mark K
Mine, too :) In any case, I forgot to add it...

Mine, too :)

In any case, I forgot to add it before ... I daily drive 140 hp diesel car, not 320 hp E92 in signature picture. Second car in my signature. :bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 11:33 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,241
Posted By Mark K
Please don't be offended, but reality check badly...

Please don't be offended, but reality check badly needed here.

a) average European car has displacement at around 1.6 liters (American is probably close to 3.0 liters)
b) average European car is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Mark K
OP, bad news: nobody can answer that with...

OP, bad news: nobody can answer that with certainty. Good news is that any of them will be crap anyway - start planning a replacement. May I recommend tires that go flat when punctured? :)

Sent...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-13-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 912
Posted By Mark K
Thanks. Chris Harris also tested both and,...

Thanks.

Chris Harris also tested both and, in his opinion, Golf R has better chassis than F22. In the end, he voted for M235i by slightest margin because of BMW's inline 6. But otherwise, he...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-13-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,102
Posted By Mark K
Thanks. Now I'm even more glad I left Apple for...

Thanks. Now I'm even more glad I left Apple for Android back in 2010. Apple's customers obviously pay way too much for that product.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Mark K
You'll get much more responses to that question...

You'll get much more responses to that question if you ask in F3x forum. As far as I know, few people here would run on those tires.

If you are willing to go non-RFT, may I strongly suggest...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 912
Posted By Mark K
Guys, he already has a perfect (and better than...

Guys, he already has a perfect (and better than either of the cars listed) driver's car - Golf R.

So, that considered, and considering the fact it will be replacing 5 series, maybe 435i would be a...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-11-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By Mark K
It shouldn't. Know how they "solved" it in my...

It shouldn't. Know how they "solved" it in my area (not just my town)? They installed devices on traffic lights that allow emergency vehicles to change the traffic light to red in all directions...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-11-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By Mark K
Sooo ... from that description above, you were on...

Sooo ... from that description above, you were on the racetrack. Big deal. Stay there. The rest of us would like to be safe while driving, thankyouverymuch






OK, OK ... :bigpimp: JUST...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-11-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By Mark K
To the first paragraph, I usually go there every...

To the first paragraph, I usually go there every 6 months, so I never get really cured and never really forget how it is to drive there.

Second, I didn't say don't get Porsche or don't get BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mark K
Well, yeah, we're saying the same thing. We do it...

Well, yeah, we're saying the same thing. We do it because it is FUN, not because it is necessary (be it just the blip or blip and double-clutch). Exactly as we do with fermented beverages -...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,089
Posted By Mark K
Don't hold your breath, though. Not having...

Don't hold your breath, though.

Not having a spare tire in hyper-populated and developed territory like Germany is a great idea for every reason BMW marketing offers to those who like their...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,615
Posted By Mark K
There hasn't been a "need" to drink fermented...

There hasn't been a "need" to drink fermented beverages for centuries now. Your point is? :)
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-09-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By Mark K
It's not just the superior roads. Here's somebody...

It's not just the superior roads. Here's somebody else's post from another thread I'm participating right now, he said it much better (while discussing slightly different issue) :
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-09-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,754
Posted By Mark K
Thanks. It's very much different...

Thanks.

It's very much different environment. There are usually at least 1 or 2 GTIs in my running group when I go out on the track and they do not lift inside rear like they do in autocross. Here...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-09-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By Mark K
4. Crappy roads. Criminally crappy roads. 3....

4. Crappy roads. Criminally crappy roads.

3. Cops who don't condone driving. Because of point 2.

2. Laws and traffic patterns made to prevent actual driving as much as possible.

1. Other...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-09-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,754
Posted By Mark K
Please guys, for the sake and memory of many who...

Please guys, for the sake and memory of many who died while racing ... let's call things with their proper name.

Racing (of ANY type ... straight line drag race, left turn only, road course, rally...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-09-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By Mark K
I usually like these threads, but I personally...

I usually like these threads, but I personally got burned by not asking the most important question first:

What do I want to do with this car?

If in any instance, even for a millisecond, you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,089
Posted By Mark K
Guys, not this summer, but last one we had 40 or...

Guys, not this summer, but last one we had 40 or 45 days of summer with temps over 90. And it is very humid here.

Regardless, my point was that heated or ventilated seats are not necessary if you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,089
Posted By Mark K
Ventilated seats ... interesting subject. Almost...

Ventilated seats ... interesting subject. Almost necessity. Hmmmm ...

Guys, I've been driving a car with cloth seats every day since July 31st last year. That's almost two summers and one winter....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-08-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 964
Posted By Mark K
And, if he has a hot wife, I'll be doing her for...

And, if he has a hot wife, I'll be doing her for him - a true luxury.

Sorry to be crass, but sometimes that's the only way to shake people from being hypnotized by marketing BS one-liners and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-03-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,154
Posted By Mark K
Not disputing that. I just mentioned how Internet...

Not disputing that. I just mentioned how Internet quarterbacks quickly pull numbers out of their behinds to "prove" how diesel advantage in miles traveled per gallon of fuel are negligible at best.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-03-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,133
Posted By Mark K
Well, I heard rumors that "Start" button is...

Well, I heard rumors that "Start" button is making a comeback in Windows9. Newsweek certainly put a tail between its legs and started bombing with advertisement "We're back in print". They knew how...
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