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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,395
Posted By roninnotroamin
I second that, but I would be keeping it as a boy...

I second that, but I would be keeping it as a boy racer that I could beat, not because it is a beautiful piece of sheet metal. Style-wise it is just another rice buggy.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,395
Posted By roninnotroamin
You really think that is nice looking, or are you...

You really think that is nice looking, or are you being sarcastic?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2006, 04:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,395
Posted By roninnotroamin
The car begs to be driven hard. My wife asked me...

The car begs to be driven hard. My wife asked me why I shift so aggressively. Maybe I should let her drive my car so she doesn't ask such questions.

G35s? I don't drag race, I leave that to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2006, 10:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,023
Posted By roninnotroamin
Excellent Post! If you buy from a private...

Excellent Post!

If you buy from a private party, it's yours with little recourse. In this case the OP has acknowledged that he noted the repair before buying the car, so he can't even argue that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2006, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By roninnotroamin
I think we are describing the same thing. I am...

I think we are describing the same thing. I am referring to "cushy" as Lexus cushy. snow/all weather tires will definitely give you less road feel (i.e., less jarring on bumps). My wife and I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2006, 06:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,462
Posted By roninnotroamin
There is one aspect of owning a ZHP you might not...

There is one aspect of owning a ZHP you might not like. It can get VEERY frustrating behind an average car, especially when starting from a traffic light. The average car doesn't accelerate very...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2006, 05:59 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,435
Posted By roninnotroamin
I'm getting around 21mpg with a ZHP convertible...

I'm getting around 21mpg with a ZHP convertible in mixed driving. Pretty good, considering my heavy foot. Trade for a Prius? Not today, thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-13-2006, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By roninnotroamin
You are not going to get that cushy feeling by...

You are not going to get that cushy feeling by changing tires. The ride will still be stiff. Non-performance tires will just take SOME of the bone crunching out of hitting pot holes and other road...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2006, 11:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,858
Posted By roninnotroamin
"part-time pimp" from "Compton?" You guys...

"part-time pimp" from "Compton?"

You guys need to lighten up. Someone's laughing their ass off right now, and I hope I don't have to tell you who is the joke.:tsk:
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-12-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,696
Posted By roninnotroamin
That really sucks. You are right, you do have to...

That really sucks. You are right, you do have to mitigate, but what that really means is that you can not hold the dealer liable for losses due to your procrastination, including further...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2006, 03:40 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,435
Posted By roninnotroamin
Why would you buy a car with an EPA of less than...

Why would you buy a car with an EPA of less than 30mi/gal, then whine it isn't "green" enough? It was NEVER going to be green!

I don't know why the OP is getting such poor gas mileage, but the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2006, 03:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,858
Posted By roninnotroamin
I don't like them. As for being rude on...

I don't like them.


As for being rude on BB's, it is sort of the culture. You can post ghetto with impunity and anonymously. In return, others can be blunt (and sometimes humorous) with their...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2006, 03:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,165
Posted By roninnotroamin
Greed. Not in short supply. Especially among...

Greed. Not in short supply. Especially among car dealers. They are there trying to leverage their product for maximum profit. Most see each sale as a one off, not repeat business. So they show...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2006, 02:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,165
Posted By roninnotroamin
"They may be BMW salesmen and know more about the...

"They may be BMW salesmen and know more about the product than Chevy salesmen"

Don't bet on it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By roninnotroamin
My dealer experience: They have no clue when to...

My dealer experience: They have no clue when to stop lying. When one lie doesn't work, they try another. Ocassionally they will lie and when it doesn't work they will do what they previously said...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2006, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By roninnotroamin
Don't know the difference in money factors or...

Don't know the difference in money factors or residuals, but I got a much more expensive car on a 30 month/15k lease for nothing down and $733 a month. I woul call my deal ok, but certainly not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,971
Posted By roninnotroamin
Same reason I don't own a riding lawn mower. I...

Same reason I don't own a riding lawn mower. I don't think going around in circles on a Saturday afternoon is fun. I think rallying is blast tho, and much more suited to the BMW than a track. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-10-2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,462
Posted By roninnotroamin
That's too bad. For street driving the ZHP is so...

That's too bad. For street driving the ZHP is so much nicer.

Wouldn't a penis enlarger be cheaper?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2006, 06:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,971
Posted By roninnotroamin
Well, I am actually an advocate of $4/gal gas. ...

Well, I am actually an advocate of $4/gal gas. Think of all the Po' white trash driving SUVs while talking on cell phones who will have to park it.

I agree with mscamp. It should be about the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2006, 04:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,971
Posted By roninnotroamin
Good post and all valid points, but where is the...

Good post and all valid points, but where is the fun in having 300hp and keeping your foot off the gas?

The new engines are more efficient but as you suggest, there has to be a change of focus...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2006, 03:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,387
Posted By roninnotroamin
Yep. I tried to make the same point earlier, but...

Yep. I tried to make the same point earlier, but either I wasn't clear or people just can't get a grasp on it.

BOTH turbos and superchargers are less than 100% efficient. There are a lot of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2006, 03:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,971
Posted By roninnotroamin
I'm with you to an extent, but would more HP over...

I'm with you to an extent, but would more HP over 235 really make my ZHP more fun? Doubt it, unless I take it to the track, which I don't and probably never will.

There is a point where extra HP...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2006, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By roninnotroamin
Until the "new" edges pop up and start collecting...

Until the "new" edges pop up and start collecting dirt and the installer needs to trim them. Then the "neew" edges pop up and start collecting dirt and the installer needs to trim them. Then the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-09-2006, 07:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,387
Posted By roninnotroamin
From what I have read, you are absolutely...

From what I have read, you are absolutely correct. The turbos on the new BMWs are almost invisible and provide additional torque at all rpms. They have been getting rave reviews. It sounds like a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2006, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By roninnotroamin
Look at the E30 M3 car chase. A 240hp BMW with a...

Look at the E30 M3 car chase. A 240hp BMW with a 15 yr old at the wheel smokes a Camaro Cop car with an enhanced L1.
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