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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By EdCT
Perhaps you'd be better suited to a new Corvette,...

Perhaps you'd be better suited to a new Corvette, or one of the Chrysler "Hellcats" models at 700HP plus.

Those cars are designed with baboonish levels of HP right out of the gate. Neither a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,956
Posted By EdCT
So the F series is the "gold standard' when the...

So the F series is the "gold standard' when the "hacks" tell you what you want to hear, but are "hacks" when they don't ....

Read what you've written.

Imo, you should never make judgements...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,956
Posted By EdCT
All mass-produced cars are built essentially the...

All mass-produced cars are built essentially the same way - it's a uni-body with subframes and bits attached. Everyone uses the same CAD programs and by now, have figured out the ideal structure in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-27-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,956
Posted By EdCT
The irony is BMW's are becoming more Buick-like...

The irony is BMW's are becoming more Buick-like .... ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-27-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 834
Posted By EdCT
Computers, the double-edged sword: The...

Computers, the double-edged sword:

The advent of seriously powerful computers have revolutionized the entertainment industry, you can make a movie, write and record the score and market the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
I'm not stretching anything, when you let off the...

I'm not stretching anything, when you let off the throttle, you transfer weight to the front wheels, pretty quickly - it's how you can spin a front drive car in a split second.

If you're driving...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
What you're overlooking is if you disengage the...

What you're overlooking is if you disengage the clutch, you transfer weight forward to the front wheels, which lightens the rear and can cause a spin or make a bad situation where a spin is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
Looks like you zzzzzz'd through basic car control...

Looks like you zzzzzz'd through basic car control class - no driving instructor would ever advocate this; the only time you're to "disengage" the clutch is to follow the old axiom "when in a spin,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
Yes, but the player-piano analogy doesn't work,...

Yes, but the player-piano analogy doesn't work, because cars that shift themselves still have to be driven. They don't "self drive".

Think of it this way, you can sit across the room and listen to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
Let's go back to the original meme of this...

Let's go back to the original meme of this thread, where the OP fears this new-fangled device, the automatic transmission (invented in 1921, first installed in mass production in 1938) might be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
Cars with automatics don't drive themselves ...

Cars with automatics don't drive themselves ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
I do this for a living, so: Les Paul through...

I do this for a living, so:

Les Paul through a variety of Fender amps; 72 Silverface Twin, 65 Blackface Princeton, 70 SF Champ.

DR Z Maz Jr for that Vox/Marshall vibe.

... and tons of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
Well, I'm a Les Paul man myself ;)

Well, I'm a Les Paul man myself ;)
Forum: The Detail Department 02-21-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By EdCT
... and humidity.

... and humidity.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
I'm in the middle of a nap right now, and I'm...

I'm in the middle of a nap right now, and I'm still winning ... :rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
Proof positive you didn't read my posts, at least...

Proof positive you didn't read my posts, at least not carefully enough.

Unfortunately, not listening is not uncommon when one thinks his opinions are "facts".

Since he won't say it, I'll say...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-21-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,329
Posted By EdCT
The new 700HP-plus Chrysler "Hellcat" twins ought...

The new 700HP-plus Chrysler "Hellcat" twins ought to provide us with entertaining videos for years to come - let's hope no one gets hurt ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
You're not making many friends ;)

You're not making many friends ;)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
Duplicate

Duplicate
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
I'm not sure which nerve you believe you've...

I'm not sure which nerve you believe you've struck, but it is not I who posted the self-righteous, self-aggrandizing, my-opinion-is-a-known-fact OP.

I'm merely giving it right back to you.

I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
That sums it up pretty well - my ZHP convertible...

That sums it up pretty well - my ZHP convertible is simply awesome with its very basic 6 speed manual - top down on a summer night it's automotive nirvana, even if, by today's baboonish standards, it...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-21-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,813
Posted By EdCT
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-21-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,329
Posted By EdCT
You don't need to attend a driving school to...

You don't need to attend a driving school to avoid that sort of thing, instead, just exercise good judgement and common sense.

FWIW, cars like this in the hands of men (and face it guys, we're...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
I don't disagree with you, but you act as if this...

I don't disagree with you, but you act as if this is some kind of new phenomenon, as if the automatic transmission just popped up 5 years ago and is killing the market ... :confused:

Cars were...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,801
Posted By EdCT
:rofl:

:rofl:
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