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Forum: Automotive / Photography 05-24-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,694
Posted By EdCT
Thanks Andrew, I had the ZHP 9 years and counting!

Thanks Andrew, I had the ZHP 9 years and counting!
Forum: Automotive / Photography 05-19-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,694
Posted By EdCT
My E46 ZHP Convertible :)

Some shots from today - I had the car detailed and new tires put on - then took an awesome drive!

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5343/17852230326_0056a092c4_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/tcxm7A)BMW open...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-12-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6,234
Views: 1,087,161
Posted By EdCT
She turned 9 in March - this is the longest I've...

She turned 9 in March - this is the longest I've ever kept the snow tires on - they come off next Monday:

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7669/17513507946_df2e8a745a_z.jpg...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By EdCT
I had been interested in moving down from my...

I had been interested in moving down from my standard ZHP 18's to the same 17 inch size I use for winter for summer as well - the roads have gotten that bad here in the NYC metro area.

For the OP,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By EdCT
Not if you can't drive it ... :D Seriously,...

Not if you can't drive it ... :D

Seriously, though, the ZHP is about the largest car I'd consider with a manual (mine's a manual, too), after that, it's autos for me - my wife's midsize Infiniti...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-16-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By EdCT
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: General BMW 04-13-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By EdCT
Generally speaking, FWD provides better straight...

Generally speaking, FWD provides better straight line stability on the highway, though ...

FWD also wins in the packaging department, but RWD gives you terrific weight distribution.

As in...
Forum: General BMW 04-13-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By EdCT
Well, "better" is subjective, but I've had a...

Well, "better" is subjective, but I've had a couple of F30's as loaners - one I liked greatly, the other, not so much. Both had the same packages.

Having said that, it's likely one of the first...
Forum: General BMW 04-12-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By EdCT
Usually this happens:...

Usually this happens: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post-purchase_rationalization

Still, I'm glad he likes his car :)
Forum: General BMW 04-12-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By EdCT
The OP is exercising "expectation bias"...

The OP is exercising "expectation bias" ;)
Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-09-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By EdCT
NY auto show - observations

Wednesday night, my buddy and I attended the New York International Car Show at the Javits center - some observations follow:

Wednesday night was a good time to go, crowds were relatively light...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By EdCT
I thought the Honda HRV was surprisingly nicely...

I thought the Honda HRV was surprisingly nicely finished - better looking inside than the Pilot or CRV.

Mustangs were nice.

No Z4???

The Corvette is by far the best value proposition of any...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-05-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Posted By EdCT
When you work at home, there's only so much...

When you work at home, there's only so much driving you can do - you'd be surprised at how much not commuting shaves off your bill ;)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Posted By EdCT
Nope, car is babied and driven gently ... only...

Nope, car is babied and driven gently ... only 54k over 8 full years.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-04-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 783
Posted By EdCT
I'm into the 9th year with mine - I just replaced...

I'm into the 9th year with mine - I just replaced the front control arm bushings and brake rotors all around - at only 54k miles, I was a bit disappointed.

Otherwise, it's been smooth sailing!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-30-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,095
Posted By EdCT
I've had 18s for years now, and though I've never...

I've had 18s for years now, and though I've never broken a wheel or sustained a flat, my next car will definitely NOT have 18's nor will it likely have a sport package - you and I live in the NE,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-28-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By EdCT
I'm in my 9th year with my ZHP vert, it's rare...

I'm in my 9th year with my ZHP vert, it's rare for me to keep a car that long, but I've enjoyed it that much.

The quality of this car has been nothing short of stellar - everything still feels as...
Forum: General BMW 03-26-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,959
Posted By EdCT
Unfortunately, too many BMW owners fall into the...

Unfortunately, too many BMW owners fall into the worst category - the "aggressive". :thumbdwn:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By EdCT
Me too :)

Me too :)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,207
Posted By EdCT
From all outward signs and appearances, Mmy guess...

From all outward signs and appearances, Mmy guess is Clarkson's a raging alcoholic, he's not coming back anytime soon - he needs to take a fast trip to rehab, perhaps in one of his fast cars ;)
Forum: Off-Topic 03-10-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,097
Posted By EdCT
I was there already, next week.

I was there already, next week.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-09-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4,076
Views: 314,624
Posted By EdCT
Dead battery for the alarm system? At our...

Dead battery for the alarm system?

At our house, the alarm system has a battery back-up for power failures, when the battery dies, or gets very low, we get an audible warning somewhat like what...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 03-02-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By EdCT
Perhaps you'd be better suited to a new Corvette,...

Perhaps you'd be better suited to a new Corvette, or one of the Chrysler "Hellcats" models at 700HP plus.

Those cars are designed with baboonish levels of HP right out of the gate. Neither a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,810
Posted By EdCT
So the F series is the "gold standard' when the...

So the F series is the "gold standard' when the "hacks" tell you what you want to hear, but are "hacks" when they don't ....

Read what you've written.

Imo, you should never make judgements...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,810
Posted By EdCT
All mass-produced cars are built essentially the...

All mass-produced cars are built essentially the same way - it's a uni-body with subframes and bits attached. Everyone uses the same CAD programs and by now, have figured out the ideal structure in...
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