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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 07:31 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 54,858
Posted By captainaudio
I have been driving BMWs in the greater NY area,...

I have been driving BMWs in the greater NY area, New England and all over the Northeast US for the last 7 years and have been treated with nothing but indifference.

CA
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By captainaudio
Better Posessed than Reposessed! :rofl:

Better Posessed than Reposessed! :rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By captainaudio
And your 320i probably meets those criteria...

And your 320i probably meets those criteria perfectly but no car does everything well although some can be rather could compromises.

The Seven Series is a great car for cruising the interstates...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By captainaudio
One does not purchase a 7 Series because one is...

One does not purchase a 7 Series because one is looking for a nimble, tossable car but they are amazingly nimble for a large luxury car.

When I want to drive a nimble, tossable car I drive my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By captainaudio
After my experience with the crappy suspension on...

After my experience with the crappy suspension on my 2007 335i (which I have sorted out - no thanks to BMW) I would have to say that "once bitten, twice shy" would describe my attitude toward BMW in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,964
Posted By captainaudio
In 1992 I decided to replace my 1987 Acura...

In 1992 I decided to replace my 1987 Acura Integra (which I liked a lot) and I crossed shopped Lexus with BMW and concluded that I preferred the SC300 Coupe to the BMW 3 Series of the era.

The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By captainaudio
I like the looks of the red interior but I am not...

I like the looks of the red interior but I am not sure if I could live with it long term. I was planning on getting a 2015 M4 Convertible but am disappointed with the color choices. The only two I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-17-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By captainaudio
Your existing rims will work fine. CA

Your existing rims will work fine.

CA
Forum: General BMW 07-17-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By captainaudio
This T Shirt ...

This T Shirt

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTQzNVgxNDgx/z/CS4AAOxyVVJSCjGj/$(KGrHqRHJEkFH8GnLpRhBSCjGizcYQ~~60_57.JPG
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 935
Posted By captainaudio
IMO chassis rigidity is not an issue. CA

IMO chassis rigidity is not an issue.

CA
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 935
Posted By captainaudio
Koni FSD shock absorbers combine the benefits of...

Koni FSD shock absorbers combine the benefits of performance and comfort into one package. The FSD (Frequency Selective Dampening) shocks are firm for control over long bumps and corners, but soft...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 935
Posted By captainaudio
http://www.e90post.com/forums/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.e90post.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=400727&d=1277398322
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 935
Posted By captainaudio
The idea that the stiffer the suspension the...

The idea that the stiffer the suspension the better the handling is simply not true. An overly stiff suspension can be as detrimental to handling as an overly soft suspension and as the previous link...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 935
Posted By captainaudio
There is some good info here: ...

There is some good info here:

http://www.turnfast.com/tech_handling/handling_springs2
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 935
Posted By captainaudio
What he said Sent from BimmerApp mobile...

What he said


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Forum: General BMW 07-11-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By captainaudio
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee182/captainau...

http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee182/captainaudio/BimmerFest/i8.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-11-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 10,372
Posted By captainaudio
$100K! Chump Change! We're Wealthy...

$100K!

Chump Change!

We're Wealthy BMW Owners!


What's 100K to us?

CA
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By captainaudio
The E92 came standard with the sport suspension. ...

The E92 came standard with the sport suspension. The E93 did not.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-08-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,098
Posted By captainaudio
I was at Watkins Glen two weeks ago for the IMSA...

I was at Watkins Glen two weeks ago for the IMSA races. One of the BMW drivers from Fall Line Racing (I can't recall his name but he was young and from all indications fast) was invited to speak to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-08-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,437
Posted By captainaudio
What's wrong with this picture.

It seems ironic to me that for years I drove thousands of miles (in some cases in some truly awful cars - a 61 Ford Falcon for example) without worrying about getting a flat tire. I did get a few...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-08-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,437
Posted By captainaudio
The car will be fine with non RFTs.

The car will be fine with non RFTs.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By captainaudio
Get rid of the RFTs and replace the OEM shocks...

Get rid of the RFTs and replace the OEM shocks with Koni FSDs and you will get better handling and much better ride quality,

CA


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Forum: Off-Topic 07-04-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By captainaudio
Chicago New York Sent from BimmerApp...

Chicago
New York


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-04-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,461
Posted By captainaudio
Contrary to common belief an overly stiff ride...

Contrary to common belief an overly stiff ride does not equate to better handling and in fact may result in worse handling. Due to the harsh ride the early generation RFTs handled very poorly. The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 995
Posted By captainaudio
My experience with RFTs. They ride rough and...

My experience with RFTs.
They ride rough and handle poorly . Their lack of compliance makes them bounce all over the place and the stiff sidewalls and reduced slip angle make them break traction...
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