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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,327
Posted By m8o
... vs. the Mini Countryman/Paceman.

... vs. the Mini Countryman/Paceman.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-02-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,972
Posted By m8o
... well I tend to think a 'tick' in that sence...

... well I tend to think a 'tick' in that sence == 1 - 9/9
where 1/9 == 0.1111forever , 2/9 == 0.2222forever , ... , 7/9 == 0.7777forever , 8/9 == 0.8888forever and finally 9/9 == 0.9999forever ,...
Forum: General BMW 02-02-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By m8o
A real 'brand ambassador'

Take the case of this incompetent litterer. The passenger opens the door to drop this pizza box in the middle of the road ; and closes the door on it thereby carrying it off with him.

So I'm like...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-02-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,761
Posted By m8o
Anybody know what "based on EU measurements"...

Anybody know what "based on EU measurements" means in "The volume of the trunk is 17 cu-ft (480 liters), based on EU measurements"?

Does that mean they include the space above the rear deck,...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-29-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,972
Posted By m8o
Wow! Thanx for the confirmation.

Wow! Thanx for the confirmation.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,280
Posted By m8o
Some people define "ultimate driving machine"...

Some people define "ultimate driving machine" very differently.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,280
Posted By m8o
This is a 'Troll thread' candidate? Bullcrap. ...

This is a 'Troll thread' candidate? Bullcrap. Just look @ the weight of the 3-series and especially the 5-series GT. ...Simply unconscionable of BMW... f20jojo's got it right. thank goodness...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,684
Posted By m8o
What's a Liter and a Km? :p (hope you know I...

What's a Liter and a Km?

:p (hope you know I kid)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,612
Posted By m8o
Is this BMW's answer to our objection to the...

Is this BMW's answer to our objection to the Lines that so many of us love to hate?
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-28-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By m8o
What's the trunk capacity? It better be sizable...

What's the trunk capacity? It better be sizable else this is a complete waste of time.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-28-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,972
Posted By m8o
Is this a typo? "The 8 speed auto moves the...

Is this a typo? "The 8 speed auto moves the 3300lb 228i 0-60 in a brisk 5.4 seconds. The 6 speed is a tick slower at 6.2 seconds despite being 40lbs lighter."

5.4 + tick != 6.2

Said in another...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-28-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By m8o
Why Y

Why Y
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-11-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,836
Posted By m8o
Some thoughts... Name the N20/26 equipped...

Some thoughts...

Name the N20/26 equipped machines 2020. (I think you wouldn't like me suggesting 2002)

I need compactness, performance, but luggage capacity too. BMW, please let me buy the...
Forum: X4 F26 (On Sale 2014) 12-11-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,838
Posted By m8o
BMW is making this ... but I can't get a F31 in...

BMW is making this ... but I can't get a F31 in 335xi form?! For Shame BMW!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-10-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By m8o
What you describe is the thinking of BMW, the...

What you describe is the thinking of BMW, the manufacturer. No disagreement.

But this is AC Schnitzer, the tuner, here. Even if this is "tuned with safety" are we to assume the AMG is not? And...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-10-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By m8o
Seems to be proof the angular momentum created...

Seems to be proof the angular momentum created when attempting to turn those big heavy rims at ever increasing rotational speed over a time is sapping the performance and the engine's ability to do...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-06-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By m8o
I bet it'll suck gas -- i.e. suck on mpg -- and...

I bet it'll suck gas -- i.e. suck on mpg -- and I'd rather have the F31 335i. But since I can't I have to look past the mpg issue.
Also, the V60 is pretty heavy. Heavy enough that one has to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-03-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,968
Posted By m8o
Well that was rather big and lumbering.

Well that was rather big and lumbering.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-19-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By m8o
Interestingly when the 2.0L of BMW and Caddi...

Interestingly when the 2.0L of BMW and Caddi wheel dyno's are compared, they're nearly identical. Yet the Caddi is 'rated' greater than 30~ish HP more.

Sooo ... I'll take 500 BMW horses over a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-19-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,743
Posted By m8o
In cases like this with staggered directional...

In cases like this with staggered directional tires, I have the tires taken off and flipped on the rim so I can do a left<->right rotation. If the only twisties you have available to you on your...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-18-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,743
Posted By m8o
Thought rotating left<->right, regardless of...

Thought rotating left<->right, regardless of coupling that with front<->back, reduced tire noise?

Isn't the front<->back rotation reducing handling performance due to the way camber wears the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-15-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,093
Posted By m8o
that's pretty amazing. thanx.

that's pretty amazing. thanx.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-13-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,093
Posted By m8o
I'd be interested in knowing your avg. MPG after...

I'd be interested in knowing your avg. MPG after a few thousand miles are on the odo.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-06-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,296
Posted By m8o
I know in most cases most people would want the...

I know in most cases most people would want the add'l rear seat room. But there's only me, my wife, and 3 dogs in my family (one dog on the wife's lap and two in the back seats) so the interior...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 11-05-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,296
Posted By m8o
13.4 cu.ft. trunk?! that's a surprise. A...

13.4 cu.ft. trunk?! that's a surprise. A pleasant one.
(edit: 13.7 or 13.8 actually)
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