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Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-21-2016, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By GroupBquattro
Saw the prez and his motorcade navigating the icy...

Saw the prez and his motorcade navigating the icy roads at crawl speeds
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By GroupBquattro
Uninsured, underinsured and hit and run are all...

Uninsured, underinsured and hit and run are all in the same category. The advantage of this is that the deductible is usually lower than the colission coverage. This would be a colission claim, no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By GroupBquattro
There is no question the rear panel will come...

There is no question the rear panel will come out; my E34 was hit way less than yours and they never even considered fixing, they have certain cutting points and they replace the whole thing. The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By GroupBquattro
From the pics, looks mostly cosmetic damage. I...

From the pics, looks mostly cosmetic damage. I assume you already have a police report, if not do it ASAP. You will file a claim under uninsured motorists. Even if the insurance co sends an...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,829
Posted By GroupBquattro
I thought you did a little burnout before taking...

I thought you did a little burnout before taking the picture; anyway, you put a lot of work in all your cars and the results are just amazing, congrats !
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-03-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,829
Posted By GroupBquattro
This E28 is one sweet car, I don't think I...

This E28 is one sweet car, I don't think I could've parted with it. And those tire marks in the parking lot, any idea where they came from ?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By GroupBquattro
Start by checking your wheels and tires, Are they...

Start by checking your wheels and tires, Are they all up the pressure ? Kinda hard to tell with low profile tires. Did you hit anything hard lately to damage the tires and /or the wheels? Any missing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-02-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,864
Posted By GroupBquattro
I cannot speak for CA since I am only licensed to...

I cannot speak for CA since I am only licensed to sell insurance in WA, OR and AZ. In these three states, the insurance companies do not have to report to the state expired policies unless an SR22 is...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,094
Posted By GroupBquattro
Wow, Vladi, I did not realize you have a PhD in...

Wow, Vladi, I did not realize you have a PhD in Physics, how long ago did you graduate ? Must've been long time ago, because you've forgotten the fluid mechanics part.You are writing that the water...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-23-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,094
Posted By GroupBquattro
First of all, skis never glide over powder, they...

First of all, skis never glide over powder, they sink in, you see the skier from his knees up,sometimes you can't see his legs at all. The snow skis can glide over is either heavy wet or frozen. ...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-22-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,094
Posted By GroupBquattro
Precisely, you don't want a car to slide over the...

Precisely, you don't want a car to slide over the snow like skis do; but about the mud-snow similarities, even if you don't ski, have you seen guys ski in one meter deep powder ? Can you do the same...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-22-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,094
Posted By GroupBquattro
You can ski on snow, not so much in the mud,...

You can ski on snow, not so much in the mud, different consistency. In the desert wide tires are needed and due to the extremely low temperatures, the arctic snow is closer to desert sand than to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-22-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 636
Posted By GroupBquattro
http://http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.ph...

http://http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=7387&pictureid=51431
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=7387&pictureid=51431
This is the one I saw this past Summer at...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5,352
Views: 116,544
Posted By GroupBquattro
Tell me about it. It's been four years since I...

Tell me about it. It's been four years since I bought this car and my wife still brings it back every now and then "do you really need four cars, when we have all this debt?" Sure, we could start by...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,864
Posted By GroupBquattro
The uninsured is the same with underinsured and...

The uninsured is the same with underinsured and it's worth having if you do not have collision coverage and medical and trust your driving. In other words I know I will not hit anyone ever, so if I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By GroupBquattro
Congrats, great choice as a first ever BMW !

Congrats, great choice as a first ever BMW !
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,864
Posted By GroupBquattro
Yea, Sears and Walmart have pretty much the same...

Yea, Sears and Walmart have pretty much the same layout, long right turn only with several other entrances, and people assume everyone will use the first entrance for some reason. I also hate those...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,864
Posted By GroupBquattro
[QUOTE=Asbradley21;9343061]There's no way that's...

[QUOTE=Asbradley21;9343061]There's no way that's 11k of damage.

I wish I took a picture ten years ago when someone backed into one of my cars and scratched the platic bumper. A one inch scratch...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-20-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,864
Posted By GroupBquattro
Just curious, was this at the Walmart on 148th ?

Just curious, was this at the Walmart on 148th ?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-19-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,094
Posted By GroupBquattro
If the roads are full of ice and snow, 50mph is...

If the roads are full of ice and snow, 50mph is way too fast, so many youtube videos that show what happens when people go too fast for the conditions
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-19-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,094
Posted By GroupBquattro
Studded tires actually give up snow and dry...

Studded tires actually give up snow and dry pavement performance for ice traction. those areas around the studs do not contribute to grip because they are solid to retain the studs.

On dry...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-17-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,094
Posted By GroupBquattro
If they are legal, there is no substitute for...

If they are legal, there is no substitute for studded tires, especially if you are getting the daily re-freeze. I know, you'll hear a lot of debates on how the newer snow tires have better traction...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-16-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,094
Posted By GroupBquattro
A narrow tire will have a much higher sidewall,...

A narrow tire will have a much higher sidewall, so they will flex more, so yes, handling will suffer some. But you won't be driving the same way you do in summertime. If you have the truck...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-16-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,094
Posted By GroupBquattro
For snow, the narrower the better. Look at rally...

For snow, the narrower the better. Look at rally cars doing snow rallies, all have narrow tires
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By GroupBquattro
Based on the pictures, especially the interior,...

Based on the pictures, especially the interior, the po took really good care of the car. And it obvioulsy made it to 170k. Did he trade it in because he got a Ford GT, or because something is about...
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