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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,352
Posted By tsbrown
The Carousel at Mid-Ohio. Ask me how I know. ...

The Carousel at Mid-Ohio. Ask me how I know. (hint: 6-8 mpg in an E90 M3 on the same track in intermediate group)
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-06-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By tsbrown
Depends on your dealer...some won't care, some...

Depends on your dealer...some won't care, some will make it difficult. Best to talk to the service manager at the dealer you would use. My dealer made it easy, even wanted to do my track...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,362
Posted By tsbrown
You could do this at the Nurburgring, most...

You could do this at the Nurburgring, most likely. But why spend 25% more on the M4 than a similarly equipped 440i if you're not going to track it at least once to explore it's capabilities when the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,362
Posted By tsbrown
Do you track something else? If not I think...

Do you track something else? If not I think you're missing out on experiencing the amazing performance of your M4...at least once on the track.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,362
Posted By tsbrown
As a former M3 owner I agree with this. A true...

As a former M3 owner I agree with this. A true enthusiast MUST explore the limits of an M car if you own it and this can only be done on a track. Mine saw several track weekends starting...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,362
Posted By tsbrown
I think this is mostly true. I tried to sell my...

I think this is mostly true. I tried to sell my E90 M3 6MT privately back in November. Offered it about 10% less than what I was seeing for most similar M3's. Am I an enthusiast? Yes. Did I think...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By tsbrown
I live close to this exit as well but don't...

I live close to this exit as well but don't recall there being any transmitters nearby...unless they are related to the new tunnels/Ohio River bridge/Riverlink tolling system. The tunnels leading...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-25-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By tsbrown
So it takes friends in the right places....and...

So it takes friends in the right places....and knowing what to ask for. :thumbup:
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-25-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,919
Posted By tsbrown
This is your actual car in production, correct? ...

This is your actual car in production, correct? If so, how did you get a picture of it from the factory floor 3 weeks before ED...friends in the right places? Drool-worthy color combo with...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-25-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By tsbrown
This. Tracked my E90 M3 several times from 1500...

This. Tracked my E90 M3 several times from 1500 miles through about 55,000, always with track insurance and never had an issue with my dealer denying warranty coverage or scheduled maintenance. In...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-24-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,761
Posted By tsbrown
Exactly. I spent more than $6k over 2.5 years...

Exactly. I spent more than $6k over 2.5 years and 23k miles after my E90 M3 was out of warranty, not including the full cost of throttle actuator failure repair (mostly comped by the dealer) or rod...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,395
Posted By tsbrown
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,395
Posted By tsbrown
I know...I can be a killjoy sometimes. Still...

I know...I can be a killjoy sometimes. Still wouldn't rule it out without seeing/experiencing it first. I hated my E90 M3 electronic dipstick at first but quickly grew to like it. So the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-18-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,091
Posted By tsbrown
OK, so you used an example from 25 years ago for...

OK, so you used an example from 25 years ago for South Carolina...maybe before BMW showed up and invested BILLIONS in the state and brought way too many European suppliers to count with them. But...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-18-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,395
Posted By tsbrown
So this is optional, not standard? You can still...

So this is optional, not standard? You can still get the current instrument cluster if you prefer?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,091
Posted By tsbrown
Not to nitpick, but please explain this...

Not to nitpick, but please explain this statement. I've spent significant time in both South Carolina and in Mexico (the states of Guanajuato, San Luis Potosi and Queretaro), including BMW and other...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-07-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By tsbrown
Non-OEM pads I've used on my last 2 cars for both...

Non-OEM pads I've used on my last 2 cars for both street and track:
Stoptech Street Performance on my '05 E46 330i ZHP sedan that I tracked at least 1x/year. These pads had less dust than the OEM...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-30-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,465
Posted By tsbrown
Member since 1994. Great for driving events,...

Member since 1994. Great for driving events, parts/service discounts, new car rebates, and Roundel magazine. Never been to the annual Oktoberfest gathering but will someday.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-23-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,157
Posted By tsbrown
Acccording to BMW Group Production facilities...

Acccording to BMW Group Production facilities list, the 4 series convertible is produced in Regensburg.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-22-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,512
Posted By tsbrown
If you live where it snows, you should have snow...

If you live where it snows, you should have snow tires anyway...not just Xdrive/AWD with regular tires. In that case, I still prefer RWD with snow tires. So save on the Xdrive and put the money...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-22-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By tsbrown
I'm not a fan of vent-clip holders since they...

I'm not a fan of vent-clip holders since they block cool air from them during the hot/humid summers where I live. But I do like that first clip...if only it could go in another location. That's...
Forum: European Delivery 12-22-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,274
Posted By tsbrown
Wish I'd used that...maybe I will next time. ...

Wish I'd used that...maybe I will next time. Looking forward to sunny FL pics of that spectacular M3.
Forum: European Delivery 12-22-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,274
Posted By tsbrown
Are you getting this detail from the vessel...

Are you getting this detail from the vessel tracking, from your dealer or from somewhere else?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-20-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,157
Posted By tsbrown
Congrats! You are going to LOVE that Tanzanite...

Congrats! You are going to LOVE that Tanzanite Blue in the sun. Ask me how I know. :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-20-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,157
Posted By tsbrown
I believe it is normally 2 weeks from body/paint...

I believe it is normally 2 weeks from body/paint to finished in final assembly. I hadn't considered the Christmas shutdown - if they take it the full week or just days - but that probably does delay...
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