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Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-08-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Saintor
Prove it. I remember how diesels were biased...

Prove it.

I remember how diesels were biased in the Lemans races but never heard anything of that nature in the Speed Challenge.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-06-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Saintor
And even FWD TSX and Mazda6 fared well against...

And even FWD TSX and Mazda6 fared well against RWD 3-series in the Speed Challenge.

I just find awesome that they observed that AWD was no more the gold for everything. I hate this AWD madness. ...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-05-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Saintor
Acura “ready to attack” after rear-wheel drive switch

http://cdn-4.motorsport.com/images/amp/YBjqkeKY/s6/pwc-acura-tlx-gt-testing-2016-2016-acura-tlx-gt.jpg


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-31-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,177
Posted By Saintor
You want to keep it 10 yrs? As per my very own...

You want to keep it 10 yrs? As per my very own experience, prepare yourself for a lot of aggravation. YMMV. :bigpimp:

Why not have a BMW 3-yrs lease? In USA they make a lot of sense.

Th...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-22-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Saintor
Would do it again in an heartbeat. :D ...

Would do it again in an heartbeat. :D



They even sell out of North America, including Middle East, China and Russia. In other markets, some models are simply sold as Honda (why not), like the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
Ok I did put here in general non-BMW section; ...

Ok I did put here in general non-BMW section;
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9489421#post9489421

Might be a good idea to lock this present thread.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-21-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Saintor
My overdue 2016 TLX V6 SH-AWD review

After two Bimmers, I went to the dark route (non BMW) and here are my impressions after one month.... and 500 miles.

+++

Transmission is mechanically great - all smooth operator.
Although...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-17-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By Saintor
Well I was alone with him in a waiting room back...

Well I was alone with him in a waiting room back in 1996.

I had my then new 1996 Accord have a remote starter installed at Vitro-Plus (Laval, Qc) while he had his Benz S600 windows tinted. I was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-12-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,746
Posted By Saintor
:( Likely, it will make it feel like a larger...

:( Likely, it will make it feel like a larger car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-11-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
Lol. Well tell this to Toyota, Nissan and...

Lol. Well tell this to Toyota, Nissan and Honda, not to mention Chrysler or even the tiny Subaru/Mitsu companies - they don't believe it.

Now in 2016, we realize that all this CAFE stuff was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-11-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
Yeah... didn't read that one, launch control...

Yeah... didn't read that one, launch control cheating 0-60 and 1/4 mile for fanboys. :thumbup:

Still 21mpg observed, on premium. http://www.vwvortex.com/Anthony/Smilies/facepalm.gif Take...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-11-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
Some folks just refuse to own a 6 and will...

Some folks just refuse to own a 6 and will actually choose an inferior FI 4 over a superior DI NA 6 based on "trendier is better" thinking.

There are so many evidences that supports that. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-10-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
Want to play tough guy Mr Subaru? :p J/K BTW,...

Want to play tough guy Mr Subaru? :p J/K BTW, you are a bit late in the game and I know what I did bargain for....
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-10-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,164
Posted By Saintor
There are many other options. Audi is...

There are many other options.



Audi is surprising very aggressive in research as well.
http://time.com/3837814/audi-environmental-protection-green-energy-climate-change-cars/...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
No it is not. Be more specific if you want to be...

No it is not. Be more specific if you want to be absolutely that annoying with no cause. :bigpimp: :tsk:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
The 1st generation x3 with the 6 speed gm...

The 1st generation x3 with the 6 speed gm automatic had issues due to poor programming. GM didn't change a thing, BMW did.

Funny that you bring the 2015 TLX 9-sp. as it has an updated ZF...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
I don't know about the 8-sp., but the 6HP 6-sp....

I don't know about the 8-sp., but the 6HP 6-sp. are notorious for leak$ and it is quite common....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
In 85K miles I have only good things to report...

In 85K miles I have only good things to report regarding my GM 6-sp. It gave shifts as crisp as the ZF and was more reliable. Problem was not the transmission at all, it was about the throttle...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-07-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
In a country dominated by large pick-ups, CAFE is...

In a country dominated by large pick-ups, CAFE is not that important. Compared to what was announced 4-5 years ago regarding more stringent rules, they look like a joke now and nobody cares. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-07-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
3mpg difference is less than $150/yr on...

3mpg difference is less than $150/yr on premium....no big deal. That's one reason that I took that V6.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-06-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
No f*-way.:bigpimp:

No f*-way.:bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-06-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
Its interior is two folds Functionally its...

Its interior is two folds

Functionally its dash is driver-oriented and works better than my E90/F30.

Aesthetically, Honda needed to be spanked, no discussion. And so they did; as soon as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-06-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
You couldn't have hit worse! We also own a...

You couldn't have hit worse!

We also own a Civic DX 2012 manual. No matter its softness and the CR drama-queens, this is a car that I enjoy driving, in a guilty pleasure manner. I can't explain...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-06-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
Your criteria is very low. It looks like you...

Your criteria is very low. It looks like you have never driven the old M54 and its enticing low-rpm growl. No way that the POS N20 is as satisfying.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-06-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,858
Posted By Saintor
So you think that CR has more credibility than...

So you think that CR has more credibility than C&D? Ok. :dunno:

I don't think that I have bashed that much the F30 I6, At the same time nobody is saying that the F30 is the ultimate non-M...
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