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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By captainaudio
Doesn't hold a candle to the phony exhaust note...

Doesn't hold a candle to the phony exhaust note on an M3/4.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 256
Posted By captainaudio
There is certainly no harm in filling the tires...

There is certainly no harm in filling the tires with nitrogen but there may not be any benefit. Theoretically nitrogen will prevent the inside of the tires from oxidizing but in reality they will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By captainaudio
I had 18s with Conti DWS non Run Flats on the...

I had 18s with Conti DWS non Run Flats on the 335i.

Based on my experience with the 355i with OEM shocks and RFTs I ordered my M4 with 18s and M Adaptive Suspension. So far I am very pleased...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 05:07 PM
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Views: 99
Posted By captainaudio
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By captainaudio
Koni FSDs compared to the OEM sport dampers. ...

Koni FSDs compared to the OEM sport dampers.

FSD stands for Frequency Selective Damprer. There are two oil paths, one for low frequency (i.e. body roll) and one for high frequency (i.e. road...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By captainaudio
If you get a 335i with sport suspension I would...

If you get a 335i with sport suspension I would seriously consider Koni FSD shocks. They make a huge difference.

I had BMW 196 Rims and Continental DWS tires on my E93.
I have a set of staggered...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 06:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,783
Posted By captainaudio
No regrets. I think the DCT is a very good match...

No regrets. I think the DCT is a very good match for this car. If it was a sports car like a Miata or a Cayman I would have gone with an MT.

Here is a review of it that EDCt posted on another...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 06:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,783
Posted By captainaudio
It goes like a bat out of hell. Even when...

It goes like a bat out of hell. Even when everything is set to the softest and least aggressive modes (which is the way I leave it most of the time) there is plenty of power available for passing,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 05:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By captainaudio
Suspension on 335i with sport package, 335i with...

Suspension on 335i with sport package, 335i with M-Sport and 335is are identical assuming you are comparing cars of the same model year. In later model years the overly stiff sport shocks of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 04:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By captainaudio
I purchased a 2007 335i with sport suspension and...

I purchased a 2007 335i with sport suspension and 18s in South Florida and kept it there a few months before shipping it to NYC. The way the car rides in South Florida is completely irrelevant to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By captainaudio
The difference between the performance of the two...

The difference between the performance of the two transmission is noticeable but not major.

The 6 Speed ZF is an excellent transmission and gives the DCT a run for the money. IMO a lot of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 04:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,559
Posted By captainaudio
IMO whatever BMW "Engineer" tuned the suspension...

IMO whatever BMW "Engineer" tuned the suspension for RFTs couldn't engineer his way out of a wet paper bag if he had a chainsaw.

I have never heard anyone that replaced the RFTs (and many here...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,783
Posted By captainaudio
I now have 1200 miles on the car. 1. The...

I now have 1200 miles on the car.

1. The iDrive is an improvement over the one in the E93 but the interface is still "User Antagonistic". BMW really needs to hire someone that knows how to design...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 705
Posted By captainaudio
I left my BMW parked when I went on a 12 day...

I left my BMW parked when I went on a 12 day vacation and this is what I found when I got back.

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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By captainaudio
I like the design of the wheels but I think that...

I like the design of the wheels but I think that they are way too big and look ridiculous.
They would last about 50 nanoseconds in NYC and I would suspect the ride quality and handling would suffer...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-27-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,538
Posted By captainaudio
I never liked the sound of any Bose product with...

I never liked the sound of any Bose product with the possible exception of the Wave Radio.
I remember when the company fist came to prominence with the model 901 speaker. That speaker showed that...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 05-27-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By captainaudio
If I got them for ED I would have the two side...

If I got them for ED I would have the two side bags shipped back with the car and take the two trolley bags on the plane.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 05-27-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By captainaudio
I have never used it on an airplane as I have...

I have never used it on an airplane as I have other luggage for that but the two trolley bags are two big to carry on. The side bags could be used as carry on but due to their unusual shape I don't...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 05-26-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By captainaudio
Fitted luggage for F83

I was pleasantly surprised to find that the BMW fitted luggage set that I purchased for my E93 fits the F83 perfectly. I don't believe BMW still sells it.

Here it is with the E93
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,597
Posted By captainaudio
If you are a real baller you don't get a BMW to...

If you are a real baller you don't get a BMW to get women you get women to get you BMWs. [emoji83]
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-25-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By captainaudio
What is it made out of?

What is it made out of?
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-25-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By captainaudio
I would avoid the SMG transmission.

I would avoid the SMG transmission.
Forum: Off-Topic 05-25-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By captainaudio
I'm Moving On

Now I know why fish eat their young.
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,597
Posted By captainaudio
I'll have to take your word for it.

I'll have to take your word for it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-25-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By captainaudio
To you mean the dead pedal where you rest your...

To you mean the dead pedal where you rest your left foot?
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