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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-27-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,634
Posted By mark_m5
Same here. :thumbup: I once saw a guy in...

Same here. :thumbup:

I once saw a guy in freeway traffic with a newspaper open over the steering wheel. :mad:

And let's not forget the 50% of people texting or talking on their non-hands-free...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-27-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By mark_m5
Their "swords"... :rolleyes:

Their "swords"... :rolleyes:
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-27-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,634
Posted By mark_m5
I called AAA (Southern California) to check to...

I called AAA (Southern California) to check to see if they use credit score. The answer:

California does not use credit report as a factor. Texas does.
Forum: Forced Induction 08-26-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By mark_m5
How does the oil look? Does it burn a lot of oil?...

How does the oil look? Does it burn a lot of oil? White smoke usually means oil. Something about this sounds to me like crank case pressure.

Something they do with old Ferraris is a leak-down...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,634
Posted By mark_m5
I think credit score isn't used. They only look...

I think credit score isn't used.
They only look at the last few years for accidents and tickets.

Our insurance on the wife's 228i is $947/year and she has no chargeable accidents and no tickets...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-26-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,287
Posted By mark_m5
We call the wife's car "Blue"

We call the wife's car "Blue"
Forum: Off-Topic 08-26-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By mark_m5
Fortunately, we have lots of bathrooms at work,...

Fortunately, we have lots of bathrooms at work, and they have vent fans.
Unfortunately, the guys who work here are pigs who were raised without any concern for the damage they do.
We have regular...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-26-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By mark_m5
Is the nerd's boss oblivious? If I had people...

Is the nerd's boss oblivious? If I had people taking the rest of the day off, I'd probably fire them within a couple of weeks.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-26-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By mark_m5
Talk about revenge!

Talk about revenge!
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,634
Posted By mark_m5
Though Road & Track apparently agrees with your...

Though Road & Track apparently agrees with your dismissal of the M235i as a "real M car" (RT article...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-26-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 809
Posted By mark_m5
So it looks like the shooter was black, and the...

So it looks like the shooter was black, and the victims were white.
Seems like we need a hashtag #WhiteLivesMatter
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-26-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By mark_m5
Congrats! They're great fun, and people love the...

Congrats! They're great fun, and people love the looks.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-26-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By mark_m5
Have you thought about Subaru WRX?

Have you thought about Subaru WRX?
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,634
Posted By mark_m5
On color: I actually heard a couple years back...

On color: I actually heard a couple years back that (statistically) WHITE is the most pulled over/ticketed color. White stands out. Blue blends in and becomes almost invisible. To the point that my...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-20-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) I wanna be a ricer...
Views: 1,365
Posted By mark_m5
The beauty of the Varex is that it's like having...

The beauty of the Varex is that it's like having built-in cutout pipes. You can have a straight-pipe effect or stock, with a push of a button.
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-19-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Z3 Roadster (E36/7) I wanna be a ricer...
Views: 1,365
Posted By mark_m5
https://youtu.be/vlhPnGk68vE Someone did...

https://youtu.be/vlhPnGk68vE

Someone did it...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-18-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By mark_m5
Nice! We're planning a trip up to the PNW...

Nice!

We're planning a trip up to the PNW soon too.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-18-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By mark_m5
:rofl: My wife and I are house hunting up...

:rofl:

My wife and I are house hunting up there for our retirement escape from Cali. Maybe we'll be neighbors some day!
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-18-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,076
Posted By mark_m5
I had a 1992 Nissan Maxima SE with a stick shift....

I had a 1992 Nissan Maxima SE with a stick shift. 200hp.

Would I go back? No. From this I went to a 540i M-Sport

Pic from the interwebs:
http://zombdrive.com/images/1992-nissan-maxima-7.jpg
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-18-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,241
Posted By mark_m5
Can you use 85 octane gas in a BMW? Maybe. Can...

Can you use 85 octane gas in a BMW? Maybe.
Can you shop at WalMart wearing a pink leotard and leg warmers? Maybe.

I think either requires that you don't have any f^&ks to give.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-18-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By mark_m5
The question you have to ask yourself is, would...

The question you have to ask yourself is, would it make your wife happy?

If she appreciates your use of your wood, then it's all good.
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 08-18-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By mark_m5
Not sure anyone will want to trade you their...

Not sure anyone will want to trade you their better parts, pay the labor, and throw in money on top of that, but good luck!


You can get stock front struts from realoem:...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-13-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,859
Posted By mark_m5
As I said, it happened to me once - in an Audi...

As I said, it happened to me once - in an Audi Allroad. ...Because the floor mat was pressing on the throttle.

I would encourage anyone who experiences an unintended throttle issue to take out...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-13-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,859
Posted By mark_m5
I have a problem when people say things that...

I have a problem when people say things that aren't backed up by logic and ask us to believe a story that doesn't make sense.

When someone says that their car accelerates when the brake is all...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-13-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,859
Posted By mark_m5
Where do you get this idea? There's no testing...

Where do you get this idea? There's no testing supporting it.
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