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Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 867
Posted By hotrod2448
I agree. I don't think there is anything wrong...

I agree. I don't think there is anything wrong with having provisions and skills to take care of you and yours for a little while in the event of a natural disaster. I personally don't really...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-15-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 3,675
Posted By hotrod2448
Actually the main thing that steers a sprint car...

Actually the main thing that steers a sprint car left is the 14"+/- inches of rear stagger. Those cars don't have limited slip diffs, they are spools meaning both tires turn 1:1 and that giant RR...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-14-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 3,675
Posted By hotrod2448
I found this to be a pretty fair and balanced...

I found this to be a pretty fair and balanced write up. Robin Miller usually gets it right and actually understands the sport which is more than most of the people commenting on it can say....
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 06-23-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,166
Posted By hotrod2448
I too would love to know the criteria for this...

I too would love to know the criteria for this list. If it is truly devoid of segmentation I call BS. You mean to tell me someone honestly judged the interior of a Kia Soul or 200C to be better...
Forum: General BMW 06-20-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By hotrod2448
Soon we are going to have either choose our...

Soon we are going to have either choose our phones based on what we drive or vice versa. I guess it's too much to ask that automakers provide functionality for both or for both OS providers to use a...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 05-07-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,814
Posted By hotrod2448
I'm not sure how I feel about buying direct vs...

I'm not sure how I feel about buying direct vs dealer. The optimist in me hopes that by cutting out the middle man and his profit margin they would be able to offer better pricing to the end user....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,523
Posted By hotrod2448
That guy definitely gambled and lost. I'm...

That guy definitely gambled and lost.

I'm kind of surprised fire fighters don't keep a set of go jacks on the trucks just for expediting dealing with this type of crap....
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 04-09-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,826
Posted By hotrod2448
I don't get E9 as much as weird combination of...

I don't get E9 as much as weird combination of modern dodge Challenger had a kid with a 2002.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,195
Posted By hotrod2448
On the flip side of that you also have to assume...

On the flip side of that you also have to assume that the engineers leave a pretty considerable safety margin with the parts they design. Based on my company's engineering practices I would think...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 02-23-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,369
Posted By hotrod2448
Seems more like marketing putting a positive spin...

Seems more like marketing putting a positive spin on a way for them to simultaneously cut overhead through less staff and vehicles and decrease aggressive discounting of vehicles in dealer stock than...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-07-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,077
Posted By hotrod2448
I think that is just the angle of the picture,...

I think that is just the angle of the picture, The LCI photo is taken from a lower vantage point.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-06-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,993
Posted By hotrod2448
No Alpina Xd3 in US= I'm still not buying an X3.

No Alpina Xd3 in US= I'm still not buying an X3.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-04-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,409
Posted By hotrod2448
Looking at them here the 4GC definitely look...

Looking at them here the 4GC definitely look better but, really makes me ask "Why is the 4GC not the standard 3 sedan?" They look similar enough that it just seems like they phoned it in on the 3er...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-03-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,409
Posted By hotrod2448
If it has suicide doors, I'm totally in.

If it has suicide doors, I'm totally in.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-03-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,409
Posted By hotrod2448
BMW's new naming convention is making perfect...

BMW's new naming convention is making perfect sense now...
Coupes even, Sedans odd... except for you X6...
and you 6 Gran Coupe...
And now you 4 Gran Coupe...
and I'm not even sure what to say...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-27-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By hotrod2448
True enthusiasts will recognize the d by the urea...

True enthusiasts will recognize the d by the urea port in the side of the back bumper. :rofl:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-26-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By hotrod2448
You may try contacting Bosch Motosport (different...

You may try contacting Bosch Motosport (different than just Bosch) and see if they have or could create an option. If not you may consider having the head machined to accept an injector that can...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-10-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,858
Posted By hotrod2448
I haven't got to check out the F15 yet ( I am...

I haven't got to check out the F15 yet ( I am tomorrow) but, I've had F10 loaners with the B&O and there is personally no way I could justify the price. I can justify the cost of the HK over the base...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-30-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,381
Posted By hotrod2448
Just when I thought I didn't like the way BMW was...

Just when I thought I didn't like the way BMW was integrating the nav screen, M-B goes one better and makes the screen look like a giant Garmin mounted to the dash face.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,195
Posted By hotrod2448
Have you put your car on a dyno to get before and...

Have you put your car on a dyno to get before and after numbers?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-11-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,402
Posted By hotrod2448
What unit of measure is a "torques"?

What unit of measure is a "torques"?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-05-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By hotrod2448
I agree with Keyser, they are just being lazy. My...

I agree with Keyser, they are just being lazy. My dealership asked us to give it 2K miles before they would code it to remember last setting which seems fair enough.

I'd ask to speak to the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-28-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,592
Posted By hotrod2448
I don't know that comparing the M235i to the...

I don't know that comparing the M235i to the standard A3 is really a valid comparison.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,537
Posted By hotrod2448
I agree, the seat looks bad in that photo. Really...

I agree, the seat looks bad in that photo. Really lumpy and the piping isn't straight. Hopefully it's just from someone sitting in it recently.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-18-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,143
Posted By hotrod2448
I wasn't really pointing that comment at anyone....

I wasn't really pointing that comment at anyone. I guess I should have said don't expect a clear answer as to the best method.

I'm not really worried about what others are doing, more just sharing...
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