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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-06-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,881
Posted By Jspeed
I wish BMW kept the NA inline-6 for the...

I wish BMW kept the NA inline-6 for the ~250HP-class and used the N20 for the ~200HP-class instead.

e.g.
335 - ~300HP, turbo 6
330 - ~250HP, NA 6
325 - ~200HP, turbo 4

This way a bigger...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-06-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,121
Posted By Jspeed
Exactly. If the mirror signal were to be visible...

Exactly. If the mirror signal were to be visible from a vehicle in your blind spot, it would have to extend to the edge of the mirror, which can be distracting to the driver while flashing.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-09-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,011
Posted By Jspeed
Another case of messing with success. The...

Another case of messing with success. The current one looks a lot better.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-09-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,759
Posted By Jspeed
That's what I was thinking!

That's what I was thinking!
Forum: BC, AB, Sask, Man 12-08-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By Jspeed
You might want to give Affordable Auto Parts...

You might want to give Affordable Auto Parts (http://www.affordable-autoparts.com/) a try.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-08-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By Jspeed
I believe the E46 uses group 94.

I believe the E46 uses group 94.
Forum: BC, AB, Sask, Man 12-08-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By Jspeed
Should have done a search. ...

Should have done a search.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=300389

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=209355

Basically CG and Nixon as jboucher has said.
Forum: BC, AB, Sask, Man 12-08-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,339
Posted By Jspeed
Polar Battery (http://www.polarbattery.com/) in...

Polar Battery (http://www.polarbattery.com/) in Burnaby sells direct replacement batteries (with vent port) for the E36 for $60.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Jspeed
E46 battery same as E36?

Does the E46 use the same battery as the E36? Assuming it's a non-convertible 6-cylinder model.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-08-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By Jspeed
E36 battery same as E46?

Does the E36 use the same battery as the E46? Assuming it's a non-convertible 6-cylinder model.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-06-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By Jspeed
just mind-blowing... :yikes:

just mind-blowing... :yikes:
Forum: BC, AB, Sask, Man 07-28-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By Jspeed
You already have the answers. ;)

You already have the answers. ;)
Forum: General BMW 07-02-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Jspeed
To be more specific, it takes more energy to...

To be more specific, it takes more energy to produce a unit of hydrogen than it provides. The efficiency varies, but using electrolysis, it can take two to four units of energy to produce one unit...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-04-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,152
Posted By Jspeed
Step aside, ethanol

Ethanol and bio-diesel are nothing new, but what about bio-gasoline!

Apparently Sapphire Energy (http://www.sapphireenergy.com/) figured out how to obtain gasoline from algae. The complete cycle...
Forum: General BMW 06-04-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,840
Posted By Jspeed
If you take a look at the regional forum for...

If you take a look at the regional forum for Canada you'll find many praises for Nixon (myself included). Thanks for sharing.

Mods, should we move this thread to the Canadian forum?
Forum: BC, AB, Sask, Man 06-02-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,339
Posted By Jspeed
Just for future reference, I had my battery...

Just for future reference, I had my battery replaced at Nixon Automotive (http://www.nixonautomotive.com/) for $195 plus tax.
Forum: General BMW 05-21-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jspeed
Let's try some math... According to the...

Let's try some math...

According to the numbers given, the 328 has 1687 lb over the front axle and 1653 lb over the rear axle. The corresponding figures are 1851 and 1743 for the 335. The 335 is...
Forum: General BMW 04-17-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Jspeed
Your mission, should you decide to accept it...

Your mission, should you decide to accept it...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-24-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,207
Posted By Jspeed
It serves as a good reference for the 7-speed DCT...

It serves as a good reference for the 7-speed DCT when the numbers are released.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 03-23-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,207
Posted By Jspeed
So the new M3 gets 14/20 EPA. Forget the...

So the new M3 gets 14/20 EPA.

Forget the CAGS for a second. The LS3 Corvette w/ 6-speed auto still gets 15/25 MPG.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-22-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By Jspeed
Looking at the telemetry... ...

Looking at the telemetry...

http://www.roadandtrack.com/assets/download/0508_ct_OnTrack.pdf

the GTR has about the same pace as the Z06 & 911T in most parts of the track, as evident by the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 02-28-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By Jspeed
I'm curious how much difference there is in terms...

I'm curious how much difference there is in terms of quality. Is tire manufacturing pretty much automated?
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 02-09-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By Jspeed
Yes, it's a gear-based differential (as opposed...

Yes, it's a gear-based differential (as opposed to clutch-based or fluid-based LSD).
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-20-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,443
Posted By Jspeed
You might want to consider quoting texts that...

You might want to consider quoting texts that you're just copying and pasting onto the board.
Forum: BC, AB, Sask, Man 01-13-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,339
Posted By Jspeed
Replacement Battery in Vancouver Area

Just wondering where people go for replacement batteries in Vancouver. Is Federal Battery (http://www.federalbattery.com/) (in Richmond) any good?
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