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Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 10-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By mark_m5
I was going to say that too, but car thieves...

I was going to say that too, but car thieves don't know how to drive stick :)

Maybe find a convenient cliff to roll it off? But seems like a waste, and there's that whole risk of insurance fraud...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 10-23-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By mark_m5
I'd take it to a BMW shop.

I'd take it to a BMW shop.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-23-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By mark_m5
The driver was an idiot, going faster on a...

The driver was an idiot, going faster on a residential street than he should have. I feel sorry for the passenger, along for the ride, now dead because the driver wanted to show off how his F-car...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 10-23-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By mark_m5
Not sure you can sell the car for $9k with a...

Not sure you can sell the car for $9k with a blown engine, unless you can find a BMW tech who can rebuild it himself and wants a project car. If it's in good shape otherwise, that might be one route....
Forum: Off-Topic 10-23-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By mark_m5
We have them still. I like that you can wait for...

We have them still. I like that you can wait for TV shows to run their course, then go to Netflix, then watch them commercial free through the whole season in one or two sittings.

Also, we have a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,133
Posted By mark_m5
I agree to all of the above. I'm reading through...

I agree to all of the above. I'm reading through the second proof of my first book, scouting for any grammar mistakes. My goal is 95k words with zero errors.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,133
Posted By mark_m5
Can't let this one go - s/b themselves. I...

Can't let this one go - s/b themselves.

I usally check location before mentioning grammar. If it's a US location, I figure they should benefit from pointing out a mistake so they don't do the...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-23-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 883
Posted By mark_m5
You can also change pages on Paperwhite just by...

You can also change pages on Paperwhite just by tapping the screen on the right side...
Forum: General BMW 10-21-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,140
Posted By mark_m5
And this can be tested X5dieselowner. On an...

And this can be tested X5dieselowner.

On an open road, with nobody around, hit the gas and the brake at the same time. Apply slowly until you floor them both.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-21-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,020
Posted By mark_m5
Turns out that the air bag light being on and...

Turns out that the air bag light being on and dim, and the recent replacement of tensioner and receiver, pointed to a faulty airbag control module. Looks like about $1000 for that puppy, with taking...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 10-10-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,020
Posted By mark_m5
This month's headache: The airbag light came on....

This month's headache: The airbag light came on. Took it to my mechanic, he said it was a part failure. The BMW dealer nearby had supplied the part, so I took it to them and got a warranty fix...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-10-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 13,755
Posted By mark_m5
I say, "Interesting, casts doubt that justice was...

I say, "Interesting, casts doubt that justice was done."

You say:


I bet you're one of those guys who ignores all the signals a girl throws out that she wants something, unless she comes...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-09-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 13,755
Posted By mark_m5
It's an interesting data point, that thanks to...

It's an interesting data point, that thanks to placement here also conveniently helps cast doubt that justice was done.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-08-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,282
Posted By mark_m5
The article says the Deputy doesn't have Ebola,...

The article says the Deputy doesn't have Ebola, but he's under watch just in case.

If it's the same people that told the first guy he didn't have Ebola, I'd ask for a second opinion.

I think...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-08-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 13,755
Posted By mark_m5
This supposed depression (while he was probably...

This supposed depression (while he was probably popping champagne and calling in the hookers) might have influenced the Grand Jury too.


Because I'm guessing a smart prosecutor wouldn't only...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-08-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 13,755
Posted By mark_m5
True enough, no one has said that. ... [/QUOTE] ...

True enough, no one has said that. ... [/QUOTE]
Actually, I think I said it.
And FIA just did too...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 10-08-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By mark_m5
Additional Tricks: mechanical

Mechanical things can also effect gas mileage. Make sure you do regular maintenance, especially on hoses and filters that might clog.


Oil Separator Hoses...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-07-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 13,755
Posted By mark_m5
Agreed, but convincing these guys is like trying...

Agreed, but convincing these guys is like trying to teach a pig to fly.
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 10-07-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By mark_m5
Tricks for high MPG in your E39 M5

Just drove to LAX last Friday, 32 miles from fill up, saw 31.1 MPG average. So, took me 1 gallon of gas to get to the airport. I've made getting the maximum possible gas mileage into a game in the...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-07-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,282
Posted By mark_m5
I want to change my vote on the poll now...

I want to change my vote on the poll now...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-07-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 13,755
Posted By mark_m5
Yep. Tony did the world a favor! We should...

Yep. Tony did the world a favor!

We should let him get off scott free!
:guitar::banana::fruit::sabrina::brent:
Forum: Off-Topic 10-07-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 13,755
Posted By mark_m5
They required 12 in this case. Here's how a...

They required 12 in this case.

Here's how a grand jury works:
http://criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-procedure/how-does-a-grand-jury-work.html



There were 23 members of the Grand Jury, 16...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-07-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 13,755
Posted By mark_m5
Fixed! :thumbup:

Fixed! :thumbup:
Forum: Off-Topic 10-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,282
Posted By mark_m5
From what the video says, the 2010 study found...

From what the video says, the 2010 study found 15% of people have an immunity to Ebola not in a local (to the current outbreak) population, but in Gabon, so the south. "Even though there's no record...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-04-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,282
Posted By mark_m5
http://youtu.be/TGyFhwdtCMk

http://youtu.be/TGyFhwdtCMk
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