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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-16-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By tsbrown
one other thing to consider is that it's brake...

one other thing to consider is that it's brake pad deposits on the rotors, not actually warped rotors. If you go through a brake pad bedding procedure you may be able to remove the deposits and find...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-11-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By tsbrown
The ///M engineers agree with you. My old E90 M3...

The ///M engineers agree with you. My old E90 M3 6MT - and all manual M cars as far as I know - do not have the CDV. I learned to shift that car pretty smoothly but occasionally had rough 1-2...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-30-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By tsbrown
One of my HPDE instructors a couple years ago had...

One of my HPDE instructors a couple years ago had an Aston Martin Vantage with very light tan leather. He would not allow anyone in the car with jeans because he said the owners manual specifically...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By tsbrown
Comfort mode can't be configured...it's always...

Comfort mode can't be configured...it's always the softer suspension, muted throttle response and closed exhaust valve. One thing I'm trying now is to duplicate my driver profile....driver 1 and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By tsbrown
I experienced dye-transfer (from denim jeans?) on...

I experienced dye-transfer (from denim jeans?) on my 3-month old Dakota Saddle Brown leather and used Swissvax leather cleaner...removed all traces and returned it to like-new. This is the same...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-26-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By tsbrown
I had an E46 330i ZHP sedan that came standard...

I had an E46 330i ZHP sedan that came standard with the alcantara wheel. It was replaced under warranty with a leather M3 wheel because the alcantara deteriorated so badly under normal use. I would...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-19-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By tsbrown
Beautiful Speedy Pro...definitely not a toy! ...

Beautiful Speedy Pro...definitely not a toy! Love mine. Wear it in good health.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-12-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,817
Posted By tsbrown
Few people on here know the Individual order...

Few people on here know the Individual order process better than Technic. I have a '17 F30 340i in Tanzanite Blue Metallic Individual that he was kind enough to provide guidance when I needed it. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-05-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,160
Posted By tsbrown
I have a 340i 6MT and have had only manual...

I have a 340i 6MT and have had only manual transmissions in 35 years of driving (other than 18 months of the E39 528iA). This is the first car I seriously considered the auto. I tried to change my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,261
Posted By tsbrown
The Carousel at Mid-Ohio. Ask me how I know. ...

The Carousel at Mid-Ohio. Ask me how I know. (hint: 6-8 mpg in an E90 M3 on the same track in intermediate group)
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-06-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By tsbrown
Depends on your dealer...some won't care, some...

Depends on your dealer...some won't care, some will make it difficult. Best to talk to the service manager at the dealer you would use. My dealer made it easy, even wanted to do my track...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,977
Posted By tsbrown
You could do this at the Nurburgring, most...

You could do this at the Nurburgring, most likely. But why spend 25% more on the M4 than a similarly equipped 440i if you're not going to track it at least once to explore it's capabilities when the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,977
Posted By tsbrown
Do you track something else? If not I think...

Do you track something else? If not I think you're missing out on experiencing the amazing performance of your M4...at least once on the track.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,977
Posted By tsbrown
As a former M3 owner I agree with this. A true...

As a former M3 owner I agree with this. A true enthusiast MUST explore the limits of an M car if you own it and this can only be done on a track. Mine saw several track weekends starting...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,977
Posted By tsbrown
I think this is mostly true. I tried to sell my...

I think this is mostly true. I tried to sell my E90 M3 6MT privately back in November. Offered it about 10% less than what I was seeing for most similar M3's. Am I an enthusiast? Yes. Did I think...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,363
Posted By tsbrown
I live close to this exit as well but don't...

I live close to this exit as well but don't recall there being any transmitters nearby...unless they are related to the new tunnels/Ohio River bridge/Riverlink tolling system. The tunnels leading...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-25-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,899
Posted By tsbrown
So it takes friends in the right places....and...

So it takes friends in the right places....and knowing what to ask for. :thumbup:
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-25-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,899
Posted By tsbrown
This is your actual car in production, correct? ...

This is your actual car in production, correct? If so, how did you get a picture of it from the factory floor 3 weeks before ED...friends in the right places? Drool-worthy color combo with...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-25-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By tsbrown
This. Tracked my E90 M3 several times from 1500...

This. Tracked my E90 M3 several times from 1500 miles through about 55,000, always with track insurance and never had an issue with my dealer denying warranty coverage or scheduled maintenance. In...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-24-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,443
Posted By tsbrown
Exactly. I spent more than $6k over 2.5 years...

Exactly. I spent more than $6k over 2.5 years and 23k miles after my E90 M3 was out of warranty, not including the full cost of throttle actuator failure repair (mostly comped by the dealer) or rod...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,958
Posted By tsbrown
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,958
Posted By tsbrown
I know...I can be a killjoy sometimes. Still...

I know...I can be a killjoy sometimes. Still wouldn't rule it out without seeing/experiencing it first. I hated my E90 M3 electronic dipstick at first but quickly grew to like it. So the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-18-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,086
Posted By tsbrown
OK, so you used an example from 25 years ago for...

OK, so you used an example from 25 years ago for South Carolina...maybe before BMW showed up and invested BILLIONS in the state and brought way too many European suppliers to count with them. But...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-18-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,958
Posted By tsbrown
So this is optional, not standard? You can still...

So this is optional, not standard? You can still get the current instrument cluster if you prefer?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,086
Posted By tsbrown
Not to nitpick, but please explain this...

Not to nitpick, but please explain this statement. I've spent significant time in both South Carolina and in Mexico (the states of Guanajuato, San Luis Potosi and Queretaro), including BMW and other...
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