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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-28-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,511
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Have not heard it on the 4 but it does on the 6.

Have not heard it on the 4 but it does on the 6.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-28-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 552
Posted By bear-avhistory
As said above nose in first & start with the door...

As said above nose in first & start with the door open. Don't see any other choice that seems practical. If I can get this one that doesn't even have real mufflers out without major noise issues,
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-27-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,023
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Good for you. I wear jeans, a T-shirt & use my...

Good for you. I wear jeans, a T-shirt & use my phone when I need the time.:) Lots of first world problems floating around in this thread.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By bear-avhistory
Have to wonder how we ever survived when the only...

Have to wonder how we ever survived when the only 4X4's available were jeeps.:rofl:

Somehow managed to muddle through about 28 winters, less out of the country years, driving back & forth from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-23-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,023
Posted By bear-avhistory
Just to throw some fuel onto the fire or food for...

Just to throw some fuel onto the fire or food for though:rofl:

If they pay up a little in there own brand they can get a V6 with a list of options that is very very complete. With the 320 you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-23-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,742
Posted By bear-avhistory
Very nice !

Very nice !
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-21-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,176
Posted By bear-avhistory
435 or 440 if you can wait.

435 or 440 if you can wait.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,197
Posted By bear-avhistory
How long was the test ride? Figure the miles you...

How long was the test ride? Figure the miles you got was their normal run. Divide it into 30, that how many times the jerk had chance to flog the car. Once or twice is not going to kill a car but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-17-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,832
Posted By bear-avhistory
You sound like you really need a BUICK. Nice...

You sound like you really need a BUICK. Nice gentle ride, nice features with whole seat gets hot, very good gas mileage, HUD. Put it in adaptive cruise & motor on down the FLA.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-17-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,197
Posted By bear-avhistory
Who are you going to believe? Some guy who could...

Who are you going to believe? Some guy who could be selling washing machines next week or the guys who designed & built the car. Most people are pretty clueless about break-in & think it all about...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-17-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By bear-avhistory
Weight of the car and the tires load curve are...

Weight of the car and the tires load curve are the variables that determine what PSI a tire should be inflated to. The load curve is the relationship between inflation pressure and the tire's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,756
Posted By bear-avhistory
Nice Wheels. They look very much like the 313's...

Nice Wheels. They look very much like the 313's I had on my 335is Coupe
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-22-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,268
Posted By bear-avhistory
They were labelled "Gastarbeiter"...

They were labelled "Gastarbeiter" (guest workers), and 50 percent of all car assembly line workers in West Germany were immigrants. So was your 328 built by "Germans" or North Africans...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-19-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,268
Posted By bear-avhistory
The 3 is the most important car BMW makes & the...

The 3 is the most important car BMW makes & the USA is its most important market. You really think they are not going to have German techs up the wazoo in that plant?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-19-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,482
Posted By bear-avhistory
I start looking for gas around 1/4 tank. Just a...

I start looking for gas around 1/4 tank. Just a long time habit. Rattled my cage the other day. Had been doing some WOT testing with the Cobra & paying to much attention to my laptop & not the fuel...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,268
Posted By bear-avhistory
Duplicate Sorry

Duplicate Sorry
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,268
Posted By bear-avhistory
Robots don't know what country they are in so...

Robots don't know what country they are in so don't think its a bad move. Be nice to cut a few weeks out of he build/delivery time. Mexico is already the world's eighth largest car, truck,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 24,214
Posted By bear-avhistory
Not sure where you are getting the 505hp from: ...

Not sure where you are getting the 505hp from:

BURGER MOTOR SPORTS BMW 2014 650 DYNO
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=13899&pictureid=54239

But the hard truth is with the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 24,214
Posted By bear-avhistory
Car & Driver 2016 BMW 340i What was good...

Car & Driver
2016 BMW 340i
What was good before is better.
Zero to 60 mph: 4.4-4.9 sec sec.

Varies by transmission & Shazam you just happened to pick the slower trans imagine that.:rofl:
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 24,214
Posted By bear-avhistory
Sorry double entry

Sorry double entry
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 24,214
Posted By bear-avhistory
Personally I like V8's. That said for a forced...

Personally I like V8's. That said for a forced induction package the 650's 4.4T seems pretty soft in a porky car. Definitely nowhere near as strong as my N/A 5.0. Maybe nice for a boulevard GT but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-17-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 24,214
Posted By bear-avhistory
Cars with no screens can kill you just as quick...

Cars with no screens can kill you just as quick if not quicker :bawling: Difference is at least with no screens they can put on your marker "He did it his way". Much nicer than "Nothing can ever go...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-17-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,019
Posted By bear-avhistory
10" stickers are the stock ones. Long version is...

10" stickers are the stock ones. Long version is optional. Like the short ones personally. Not sure if the long one comes in colors to contrast with the car or are all black
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-14-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 24,214
Posted By bear-avhistory
Agree. That said based on where the other side...

Agree. That said based on where the other side of the discussion is coming from a waste of time.

I love to whack back & forth 4 vs 6 vs 8. To me more cylinders are better, but that's just me.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-13-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 24,214
Posted By bear-avhistory
Bob Lutz is correct when he says there is not...

Bob Lutz is correct when he says there is not much to differentiate mass market luxury cars from cars at the average US price of about $34K. All the little things that were once lux only items are...
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