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E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
The E9X is the 4th evolution of the BMW 3 series including a highly tuned twin turbo 335i variant pushing out 300hp and 300 ft. lbs. of torque. BMW continues to show that it sets the bar for true driving performance! -- View the E9X Wiki

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Old 06-17-2013, 04:39 PM
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Obama be eyein' YOU

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Good news indeed, 3 driver! To combat government peeping & snooping, we now offer image recognition defeat hardware. From camera disabling bright LED head gear to image recognition facial mods, do not overlook this issue!!

Here's a San Francisco resident, cleverly disguised, his appearance so subtly modified that he looks normal, yet whole body recognition software is totally unable to ID this person!



But if a detailed face shot can be obtained, even that won't help. Here's what facial recognition software looks for:

  • Distance between the eyes
  • Width of the nose
  • Depth of the eye sockets
  • The shape of the cheekbones
  • The length of the jaw line

You must change one or more parameters - but when you're traveling in your 3, so what? Principles apply.

Change the distance between your headlights by adding inflatable faux lamps. Mounted inside each kidney grill, inflating in 0.245 sec, you are suddenly unrecognized!

Add flare to your fenders with inflatable bladders color matched to your ride. You go in , say, a parking garage as a tracked vehicle, come out unknown, not the droid they're looking for!

Plates? Much available from other vendors, nothing new there.

You get the idea. These are the very next things - we have what you need! Prepayment directions may be obtained by PM.


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Old 06-17-2013, 05:11 PM
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Cal, .... you've made one step forward and two back here ......
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Cal, .... you've made one step forward and two back here ......

I know....but the pic was just too choice to pass up....and the issue is very real....
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Cal, .... you've made one step forward and two back here ......
Yes, indeed.

Cal, I'm begging you, please don't make me ask you to write a hundred times on the virtual chalkboard,.....

"I will not post totally deranged threads in the E9X forum."
"I will not post totally deranged threads in the E9X forum."
"I will not post totally deranged threads in the E9X forum."


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I know....but the pic was just too choice to pass up....and the issue is very real....
okay, make it more real to the E9X and less cryptic.
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okay, make it more real to the E9X and less cryptic.
That was akin to asking H. L. Mencken to be more satirical and less dead.
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Food for thought: If your 3 is stolen, another ride's plate[s] may be duplicated from a photo; quickly installed. Find a 3 that matches yours; snap a plate pic. Makerbot. Prints current sticker[s] too. 0.1mm resolution. Can do today - it's already here. Word to the wise: LoJack-like 3rd party install - thieves know about SOS.

A good test to see if all plates are realtime tracked where you are. Easily defeated by stopping both vehicles? Denial of service - print 30+ plates and sprinkle 'round town, adhesive backed.

Go ahead, call me nuts, but I say this will change the world, and radically change manufacturing, indeed everyone's life, as machines will be able to repair themselves. Cook? No. Print....anything.

And here's the kicker: Price in the link above is $800 less than what I paid for my first laser printer - back in '87.
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Calling all cosmetic modders....no worries sourcing parts.... Need to replace front reflectors with body color matched ABS parts? No problem. Want those ground effect panels? Yours for the cost of a print! Custom mount for, say, your Escort? Design and execute. M3 bumper? Yo! This is going nowhere but UP.

Oh, and facial disguise pieces will be made on demand. This is bigger than the desktop PC - already can print with live cells. Research proceding on printing individual cells that will be alive when complete.

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That was akin to asking H. L. Mencken to be more satirical and less dead.
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I see a butterfly!

Snooping "could" be good, as if your car gets stolen, you get to find it sooner than later.

As for 3D printing, entire industries will disappear, and new ones emerge. BWM, and other manufacturers, already use this technology. Lots of jobs will come back as it will be cheaper to print, distribute, sell, not print, import, distribute and sell!

Last but not least, imagine the car enthusiast's garage of the future, need an HPFP? No problem, print. Can't find your spark plug socket wrench? Print.

I can't wait!!
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I see a butterfly!

Snooping "could" be good, as if your car gets stolen, you get to find it sooner than later.

As for 3D printing, entire industries will disappear, and new ones emerge. BWM, and other manufacturers, already use this technology. Lots of jobs will come back as it will be cheaper to print, distribute, sell, not print, import, distribute and sell!

Last but not least, imagine the car enthusiast's garage of the future, need an HPFP? No problem, print. Can't find your spark plug socket wrench? Print.

I can't wait!!
Need a new car? Print
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Need a new car? Print

Interesting fact: Makerbot 3D Printer is able to print spare parts for itself.

See? It's happening....the evolution of machine intelligence and products thereof. There will come a critical mass at which time humans will be a disadvantage.

Enjoy your 3 while it still serves you.

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