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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 803
Posted By Mark K
All of you are going down hard on OP, but I...

All of you are going down hard on OP, but I perfectly understand him/her and I have been discussing this on these forums before.

Situation is actually pretty much unacceptable. Giving out loaners...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 01:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,532
Posted By Mark K
Now, THAT is a sports car, no doubt. :thumbup: ...

Now, THAT is a sports car, no doubt. :thumbup:

That said, however, I wasn't posting definition nor requirements, I was actually quite seriously asking OP what is it that for him means "sports car...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-05-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,532
Posted By Mark K
It will be hard to say period. Very few here...

It will be hard to say period. Very few here drove extensively both F30 and F80. In fact, if I am not mistaken, it is exactly one person here that had done so.

But it gets even harder if you don't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,903
Posted By Mark K
Thank you. I guess it is God's blessing that they...

Thank you. I guess it is God's blessing that they are not allowed to put racing slicks with beautiful white-and-blue rectangle saying "Michelin" on the sidewall as a $10,000 option on the car. Very...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,476
Posted By Mark K
I am truly not sure what you are trying to say....

I am truly not sure what you are trying to say. If you are saying something about pedestrians getting hit ... let me tell you this : if my midwest town had density of pedestrians and opportunities to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,903
Posted By Mark K
I laughed hard at this. I have seen my fair share...

I laughed hard at this. I have seen my fair share of doctors running their Porsches on the track, but somehow I doubt this particular Doc is of that sort.

Since the thread went to crapper already...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-03-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,476
Posted By Mark K
I was 100% with you until "That's why these...

I was 100% with you until "That's why these systems are necessary." Wrong. These systems are necessary when you can't pay attention in a 360 degrees environment for not even 20% of the time - that's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,035
Posted By Mark K
OP, he is not being nasty or preachy, he is...

OP, he is not being nasty or preachy, he is actually being VERY nice. So, I will keep it that way and not add anything to it :)

Good luck with your driver's ed!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,903
Posted By Mark K
Thanks! I saw that. My wife didn't....

Thanks!



I saw that. My wife didn't. Threw the magazine away before she could ask to see it. :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,903
Posted By Mark K
I know, I was kidding. I am...

I know, I was kidding.



I am desperately trying to, yes.




That is exactly why I am desperately trying to (maybe a year too early) :) EDIT: Going to 4 cylinder turbo not in 2017, but in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,903
Posted By Mark K
See this? ... This is me not biting....

See this?

...

This is me not biting. :D

Kidding aside, I truly wish BMW went one more with NA engine for M3/4 and M2. An evolution of S65 and S54 respectively would have probably put me...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,598
Posted By Mark K
And we are going to keep piling on it until G20...

And we are going to keep piling on it until G20 arrives :) Kidding. You DO sound like corporate shill, by the way. I understand passion, I also understand that no journalist will ever convey the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,090
Posted By Mark K
Amazing. My experience (born and raised in Europe...

Amazing. My experience (born and raised in Europe myself, by the way, emigrated at 34) is exact photocopy of yours, punctuation included. I still refuse to rent SUVs, though, no matter the provenance...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-29-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,754
Posted By Mark K
Look, I never owned F10, but I think the more...

Look, I never owned F10, but I think the more important factor to consider (other than the one that this is your first BMW) is if you might have another BMW in the future. If that is very uncertain...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,000
Posted By Mark K
I agree with two of them, wagon is by far your...

I agree with two of them, wagon is by far your best choice. You do not need to put bikes on the roof, they will fit perfectly fine on a flat surface you get with rear seats down. You get all dynamics...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,090
Posted By Mark K
You seem to be old enough to understand what...

You seem to be old enough to understand what comparo means in a car magazine, leave dictionary and law books for courts. That was an editorial piece and not a head-to-head comparison.

Just because...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By Mark K
No, I was carrying one, too :) Good, because...

No, I was carrying one, too :)

Good, because I forgot ... everything has to come out of the trunk as well. Not the battery, of course :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,090
Posted By Mark K
If the below mentioned guy wrote it, I would...

If the below mentioned guy wrote it, I would agree 100%. Since Mackenzie wrote it, to me it sounds more like a guy desperately in love with unfaithful woman who had already forgiven unforgivable, but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By Mark K
I didn't know your car was this young :) The very...

I didn't know your car was this young :) The very first event, my car was 5 months old and they just waived me through. I don't think I even opened the hood.

In any case, I always let indy do the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,090
Posted By Mark K
As it usually happens, the lore takes off and the...

As it usually happens, the lore takes off and the original event is completely forgotten in few years. Same thing happens on Internet threads when people don't have will nor time to actually read...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-28-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,642
Posted By Mark K
OP, look at the cars in my signature. My 3 series...

OP, look at the cars in my signature. My 3 series coupe was sold because it was (to me) useless as a daily driver in traffic and not as good as some other offerings as a weekend/racetrack car.

VW...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-27-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By Mark K
Unfortunately, it only makes sense to have 2 on a...

Unfortunately, it only makes sense to have 2 on a FWD platform. I truly want nothing more than to be proven 100% wrong and forced to eat my hat, but fat chance for that happening.

As they (used)...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,418
Posted By Mark K
Thanks. However, the torque doesn't matter. It...

Thanks. However, the torque doesn't matter. It only means that, with 90 lbft Civic from 1995, you will need to start your (planned) maneuver 100 ft sooner so to be at X speed to execute it.

I will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,418
Posted By Mark K
Voip, please do not take this wrong way. You seem...

Voip, please do not take this wrong way. You seem like an OK guy from the posts I read, so it might truly help.

I drive daily a diesel 4 cylinder car with 140 hp. I also travel a lot - not so much...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By Mark K
What he said ^ Don't downplay brake fluid -...

What he said ^

Don't downplay brake fluid - they are VERY anal about it and you will not pass if there is a doubt that the oil is older than 6 months.

If you are buying a helmet, buy a new one....
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