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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By bear-avhistory
This is an early V-Box run by Terry when he was...

This is an early V-Box run by Terry when he was developing the 4 cyl package.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9814&pictureid=44535

See you are from Jersey. Do you run...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 07:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,367
Posted By bear-avhistory
Based on some of his comments did you ever think...

Based on some of his comments did you ever think that BJ is not the $6 million dollar man he claims to be? :dunno: He reads more like an average Joe saying thing he thinks a well off person might...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By bear-avhistory
And I walked 20 miles each way in the snow to...

And I walked 20 miles each way in the snow to school.:rofl: Actually, as opposed to being indigent like BJ's parents my father was a welder & managed Fords, Chevys & a few Pontiacs.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By bear-avhistory
The origami folds don't hide very well although...

The origami folds don't hide very well although the cloned M exhaust pipes are a nice touch.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,367
Posted By bear-avhistory
I wear mostly Tee shirts when not in a suit so...

I wear mostly Tee shirts when not in a suit so you might explain the Polo thing to me. :dunno: Do I need one to drive a BMW? Just noticed I am in a Tee shirt in the Avatar, no more flying I guess.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By bear-avhistory
Nice come back:thumbup:

Nice come back:thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By bear-avhistory
^^^^^ Its a right of passage for specific...

^^^^^

Its a right of passage for specific cars. All the very top world class performance cars make the run at the ring. Its a pretty exclusive club. That said, the car is a pooch in the looks...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 992
Posted By bear-avhistory
My bad was just reading the numbers posted above....

My bad was just reading the numbers posted above. Most recent C&D magazine numbers I just looked up were AT vs AT 13.3@105 vs 14.2@96. Still a pretty good spread. Have no idea what the MPPK on my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By bear-avhistory
Nice looking run, to bad there wasn't a clock on...

Nice looking run, to bad there wasn't a clock on it.:dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By bear-avhistory
Its a functional vent but can't see to point in...

Its a functional vent but can't see to point in highlighting it especially on a black car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,367
Posted By bear-avhistory
No reason to get anyone's knickers in a knot. I...

No reason to get anyone's knickers in a knot. I would think for a lot of people the Buick it a better deal than a 328. It is easy for people here to write off the CR report but as mentioned above the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-28-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 992
Posted By bear-avhistory
The 12 MPH difference in terminal speed is all...

The 12 MPH difference in terminal speed is all you need to see in highlighting the big horsepower spread between these cars.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-27-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,512
Posted By bear-avhistory
Agree, that's what the 335is & 135is were. ...

Agree, that's what the 335is & 135is were. Sport versions, coupes/converts, of the regular 135i/335i line. They had a lot of performance items built into the basic package, more horsepower, 7DCT or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-27-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By bear-avhistory
Not sure what you component prices & install...

Not sure what you component prices & install were, but I installed the rear diffuser in 15 minutes with $390 to Tisher BMW's GetParts.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-27-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,512
Posted By bear-avhistory
^^^^^^ That picture is someone else's car...

^^^^^^
That picture is someone else's car correct? IIRC you don't have one to stick it on.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-27-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,512
Posted By bear-avhistory
They don't use them in the US market because we...

They don't use them in the US market because we account for about 50% of the real M car sales World Wide. No use annoying a big block of your upscale customers. For those putting them on if its not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-27-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,512
Posted By bear-avhistory
Interesting debate. I just find it curious how...

Interesting debate. I just find it curious how high the 328/428 take rate for these ///M stickers is over the 335/435. Wonder if that indicates anything?

No harm in people sticking whatever they...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-27-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 992
Posted By bear-avhistory
Current 335/435 MPPK is rated at 335HP - Canada...

Current 335/435 MPPK is rated at 335HP - Canada BMW lists it at 342HP with the MPE.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-24-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,591
Posted By bear-avhistory
No advantage in "skipping" gears with an MT....

No advantage in "skipping" gears with an MT. Paddles can drop 3 or more gears before you can cycle your clutch.

Might be fun but the MT is a loser in functionality.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-24-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,862
Posted By bear-avhistory
Agree. When my local dealer lost the sale the GM...

Agree. When my local dealer lost the sale the GM called & said he hoped I would continue to do the warranty work through them. Repairs are a profit center & a dealer would be stupid to cut his nose...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-24-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 6,591
Posted By bear-avhistory
Very good post.

Very good post.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-23-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 58,052
Posted By bear-avhistory
http://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90074...

http://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=900740
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,062
Posted By bear-avhistory
Needs an "///M" sticker over the side marker...

Needs an "///M" sticker over the side marker light.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-23-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 58,052
Posted By bear-avhistory
Its moving along should be drivable in go cart...

Its moving along should be drivable in go cart form in a few weeks
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-23-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 58,052
Posted By bear-avhistory
1000+ posts on this subject? People looking to be...

1000+ posts on this subject? People looking to be offended will always find something to be offended about. Think many of you have way to much time on your hands.
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