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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Feb-06-2020, 06:43:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Whose face do you want to punch more?

TBH I haven't seen any of Schmee's videos, but I always see his videos as recommended on youtube and I can't stand the "LoOk gUys its mY nEw cAr!" or the "wHaT sHoUld I buY neXt??" titles with his...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Feb-05-2020, 11:39:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By Gary Powers
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Feb-05-2020, 06:44:47 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,843
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Hey TSLA, hows it goin?

Made $900 with a put on tsla last night. Crazy things going on right now with that stock

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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Jan-23-2020, 05:37:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,557
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Brand new recall - January 2020 - Yet Another Airbag Recall

Thanks for the headsup. I just checked my VIN and it looks like I do indeed need it on my 03 M3.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-22-2020, 07:16:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,519
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: PSA: know what you're getting into before buying a CSL style intake

Why would I want EWS deleted from both? I was thinking it might be easiest to have 2 DME's: my stock MSS54 and the CSL tune on a MSS54HP with EWS delete. I was planning on completely reversing the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Jan-22-2020, 06:13:35 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,519
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: PSA: know what you're getting into before buying a CSL style intake

Personally I find this PSA appropriate. I have an airbox i've been sitting on for two years now because I've been trying to line up a good strategy on exactly how to get it installed and pass...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Jan-14-2020, 09:57:30 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,519
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: PSA: know what you're getting into before buying a CSL style intake

I usually go to sketchy smog stations. Idk if that makes a difference. :taser:
Forum: Pacific Tue, Jan-14-2020, 09:54:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: M Mechanic / Shop in OC?

I would have also given kaiv a shoutout if it wasnt for the "HB/OC area" requirement! PS can you do my rod bearings soon? :lolhit:
Forum: Pacific Mon, Jan-13-2020, 11:50:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: M Mechanic / Shop in OC?

I usually take mine to bullet performance in costa mesa for jobs that are beyond my expertise. I have heard good things about lang racing too.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Jan-13-2020, 09:50:17 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,519
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: PSA: know what you're getting into before buying a CSL style intake

FWIW I have had my car smogged several times in the past few years (including last Friday in Laguna Hills) since they implemented the OBD only smog check and I have never seen the tech even open the...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jan-09-2020, 05:53:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,760
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Who Here is Going to Buy This Prototipo F50

Got you covered

http://i.imgur.com/7ZvSYh2.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jan-07-2020, 10:15:36 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,843
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Hey TSLA, hows it goin?

It's probably a short squeeze

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tesla-short-squeeze-years-making-180524614.html
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jan-07-2020, 12:58:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,823
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: What's up M3Forum? Chevy to Chevy Edition.

Looks awesome! What kind of rubber is it on?
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Dec-19-2019, 11:34:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,007
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: The Lease Specials Thread

Jesus, that's a mortgage payment on a $1+ million dollar home
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Dec-13-2019, 10:09:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,815
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Fun, Family Friendly Sub $40k Sedan

Awesome ride! Enjoy in good health. You definitely picked a winner
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Dec-13-2019, 06:15:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 753
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2021 Chevy Tahoe Z71 unveiled ... WTH?

I'd rock one of these with the turbo diesel for family hauling for sure. Thankfully, I'm about 15 years out from that
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Dec-13-2019, 12:14:12 AM
Replies: 35
Poll: Compact SUV?
Views: 917
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Compact SUV?

Thanks guys. I definitely agree on the looks. I like it even more than the facelifted model. Never thought I would be a MB owner, but here we are. Can't be worse than the caddy...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Dec-12-2019, 10:28:26 PM
Replies: 35
Poll: Compact SUV?
Views: 917
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Compact SUV?

Time to update this thread, after test driving a 2018 Q5, X3 (4 banger), and GLC300, wife liked the GLC the most. I really liked the X3 but the Glc is definitely growing on me. It's got an awesome...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Dec-12-2019, 05:36:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Thees 20 Vehicles have been Discontinued for 2020

Only one Im sad about is the TT. The TT-RS was a cool mini R8. That I5 sounded great
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Tue, Dec-10-2019, 11:49:13 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 120,865
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

Wait, you're actually doing the 15,000 mile oil change interval? I'm pretty certain that everyone on here will tell you that you should do it at least twice as often and that BMW made it that long...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Dec-10-2019, 11:00:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2019 Consumer Reports and JD Power Dependability Results

I honestly give up on these reliability ratings. How are the JD power and consumer reports on Chevrolet, Dodge, and Mazda at completely opposite ends in each report?
Forum: Member Journals Tue, Dec-10-2019, 06:05:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,064
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Malloy's SGM 6MT Sunroof Delete Journal

Gorgeous car. I love the euro front bumper w/o a lip or splitters or anything. It's highly underrated but I'm biased as I run the same bumper on mine.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Dec-10-2019, 04:14:39 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,193
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: G20 BMW 3-series Road Test Thread

:lolhit: My MIL has one and it is surprisingly fun to drive. And it's also an awesome car to be passenger in. Very comfortable and expensive feeling. It would be a good complement to the e46.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Dec-09-2019, 11:35:44 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,193
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: G20 BMW 3-series Road Test Thread

Depending on how frequently I need to drive people around I would consider a lexus es350. They start at $40k IIRC
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Dec-09-2019, 11:08:41 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,193
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: G20 BMW 3-series Road Test Thread

^ Only reason I'm not looking yet is because I live across the street from the office so I walk to work. But I'll be moving in a year or two, so I'll start looking then
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-09-2019, 05:02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: For those running the APE e85 kit, what’s the max recommended ethanol blend you’v

I'm still amazed that its even possible to get that much power out of a NA 3.2. You are basically in GT3 territory, with a higher specific output. :drool:
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Dec-09-2019, 04:46:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,193
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: G20 BMW 3-series Road Test Thread

I will be looking for a certified m340 for my DD in a couple years without a doubt. The car is a rocket with great gas mileage to boot. Crazy that its such a porker at 3800 lbs though. I thought the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Mon, Dec-09-2019, 04:35:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: For those running the APE e85 kit, what’s the max recommended ethanol blend you’v

Just saw your insta post that you are almost at 400whp. Incredible.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Dec-06-2019, 07:32:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Section 1: Resonator vs. Muffler

I'd like to see someone try something new. It would be awesome if someone was able to fit something like this in the section 1:
...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Dec-06-2019, 04:39:37 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,815
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Fun, Family Friendly Sub $40k Sedan

If you want something newer, I'd go with the S4. Older, e39 m5 all day.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Dec-05-2019, 08:38:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Hive mind, mini legal question

This is right down my alley. I specialize in construction law in CA. I don't know Georgia law, but typically arbitration is only waived IF the GC has filed a legal action to perfect the lien, not...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Dec-04-2019, 09:36:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 684
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: BMW X8 Thread

I just will never understand the SUV coupe thing. People who own these: why?
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-27-2019, 10:53:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 538
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Toughest $300K Question Poll Thread

Definitely between the 430 scud and the 991 gt2 for me. Gotta go with the scud because of that awesome ferrari NA v8 and how rare it is.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-27-2019, 04:16:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,732
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Choose your New sporty car: $30K Manually Transmission Edition

One of my buds had the ND miata and it was mind-blowingly good. Such an incredible canyon blaster.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Nov-25-2019, 10:29:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 726
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Choose your new Performance Car: $70K Manual Transmission edition

Probably would have picked the ZL1 a few months ago, but after owning a GM car for less than a year, I just can't see myself ever justifying getting another. M2 for me. Or sell plasma until I can...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Nov-22-2019, 04:47:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,675
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Tesla Cybertruck

Does anyone have CFD software that could estimate the drag coefficient of this thing? It should take no more than 5 minutes given it's a triangle on wheels
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Nov-22-2019, 04:45:35 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,675
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Tesla Cybertruck

Also: it was supposed to have indestructible glass and it shattered twice during their demo. Short tesla?
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Nov-22-2019, 04:44:07 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,675
Posted By Gary Powers
Tesla Cybertruck

Can't believe there isn't a thread on this. Tesla revealed their new truck tonight. $39k starting price. 0-60 in 2.9s for $69k model
...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Nov-21-2019, 04:29:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,086
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Passed the CA fkn Bar exam

Construction litigation. We typically represent general contractors, subcontractors, and owners of construction jobs for the various types of disputes that are common in construction. We also do more...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-20-2019, 11:08:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,086
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Passed the CA fkn Bar exam

Soon you'll be able to relate[/QUOTE]

This was savage
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-20-2019, 11:07:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,086
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Passed the CA fkn Bar exam

I give up trying to host the image. Here's us on our honeymoon.
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-20-2019, 06:39:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 992
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Audi RS Q8 Unveiled

It's nice. I'd take it over a Urus. But I would still take a glc63 (suv not coupe) over this.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Nov-19-2019, 07:12:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 997
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Looking for opinions on my 911 (again)

^ Those are absolute tits.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Nov-19-2019, 06:18:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 997
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Looking for opinions on my 911 (again)

This is my favorite color. I think it would look incredible on some bbs e88s. Just a clean, classic look. And I wouldn't worry about too much lip. It's pretty common to see 911s with a much larger...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Nov-19-2019, 06:08:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,086
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Passed the CA fkn Bar exam

I practice mostly in construction litigation. Nothing super exciting, but I know the industry well and it's actually a very active area.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Nov-19-2019, 04:43:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,086
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Passed the CA fkn Bar exam

I've been on here for a long time. Not super active, but I usually lurk most threads. And yes, the e92 needs to go. Should we update it with a 530i?

And I cannot figure out how to post pics...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Nov-19-2019, 12:13:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,086
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Passed the CA fkn Bar exam

^ Thanks everyone. I'll post a pic of me and the wifey after work ya sik fuks.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Nov-18-2019, 07:36:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,086
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Passed the CA fkn Bar exam

Thank you all! Probably going to swing through bevmo and grab some of that scotch tonight. Found a new (but 2018 MY) x3 m40i selling for $10k off msrp. Think I might go test drive it this weekend.
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Nov-18-2019, 07:11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E unveiled

It looks pretty good. Personally, I think I'd take the escape with the 2 liter ecoboost over this if I were to buy a Ford crossover/suv. But if I were to get a crossover EV, it would probably be this...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Nov-18-2019, 06:32:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,086
Posted By Gary Powers
Passed the CA fkn Bar exam

Both my wife and I passed the California Bar exam! We took it in July and found out on Friday and proceeded to get blackout drunk w/ law school friends who also passed. Wife is gonna splurge and get...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-13-2019, 12:13:00 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,684
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 Corvette Stingray Unveiled

That dyno from motortrend was miscalculated. Operator error. :facepalm:

https://www.motortrend.com/news/2020-chevrolet-c8-corvette-dyno-results-followup
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Nov-08-2019, 11:29:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,109
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: E46 BMW M3 cs

I remember people used to swap the rack with the 330 and z3 for a faster ratio. Idk if that's still a thing
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Nov-07-2019, 04:55:12 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,994
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: BMW M2 CS unveiled

So you’re telling me if money was no option, you’d keep your e36 over an m2 comp?
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Nov-06-2019, 06:56:33 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,994
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: BMW M2 CS unveiled

It looks like a great package. Any news on what the weight will be? It would be cool if they were able to shed a few hundred pounds from the base model like they used to do in the past. Doubt that's...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Oct-31-2019, 10:55:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,841
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 gt500?

Personally, I'd take one of these (non-R) over the C8 z51. But realistically, I will be holding out for a gt3 like almost every other member on here...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Thu, Oct-24-2019, 10:09:26 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 120,865
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

Here are my results. 120k miles, daily driven on original bearings. Looks like I am due for a bearing job.

https://i.imgsafe.org/21/21272b20dc.png
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Oct-23-2019, 04:40:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,867
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: The dumb bastards actually did it

Tragic. I'd probably take an m340i over that.
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Oct-18-2019, 10:31:07 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,272
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: C&D Road Test: 2018 BMW X3 M40i

Certified models are starting to go in the mid-40s: :parrot:

https://i.imgsafe.org/a2/a2f4d968c9.png
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Oct-17-2019, 04:24:32 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,684
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 Corvette Stingray Unveiled

Just watched the one take. Farah seems to love it. Not sure how he puts up with the constant understeer.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-16-2019, 08:49:34 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 120,865
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: The Official E46 M3 Oil Analysis Results Thread

I have 121k miles and waiting on my oil results from my last sample. What type of driving did you do/how often would you drive hard? I'm kind of impressed that your bearings were able to last so long.
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Oct-15-2019, 04:52:03 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,684
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 Corvette Stingray Unveiled

So it's got a 39-61 weight distribution and questionable handling at the limit? Seems to me like the camarbro is still the better choice if you want a driver's car. I really don't like that it's...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Oct-14-2019, 05:38:20 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,684
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 Corvette Stingray Unveiled

That's possible. But I also feel like car design is more constrained by aerodynamics now, and the result is uglier–but better performing cars.





Quite the collection, love that you got...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Oct-14-2019, 04:01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Was At The Porsche Dealer Today

I've seen that grey gt3 on autotrader. That spec is drool-inspiring for sure.
...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Oct-11-2019, 05:30:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Car & Driver: Lightning Lap 2019

Jeebus that amg gt63 is an absolute porker. 4600 lbs is almost s63 heavy... Blows my mind that its 5 seconds faster than the m5 being 400 lbs heavier. That power output has to be underrated
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Oct-10-2019, 10:02:50 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 13,894
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: G80/G82 M3 & M4 Thread

That's incredible E. Honestly, that's an improvement.
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Oct-10-2019, 08:20:02 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 13,894
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: G80/G82 M3 & M4 Thread

Just when I started to like bmw's new design language they had to go and start whoring out the kidney grille
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Oct-10-2019, 06:26:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 710
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe unveiled

I'd take the f90 m5 over this all day everyday. Still don't understand who pays the premium for these "gran coupe" versions that just have less headroom and one less seat in the back than the sedan...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Oct-10-2019, 12:21:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 819
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Shelby GT350 vs. Porsche 911: Which is the Better All-Around Sports Car?

100% agree. After looking through the pics, its absolutely laguna seca. 11 second difference = typo
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Oct-09-2019, 10:36:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 819
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Shelby GT350 vs. Porsche 911: Which is the Better All-Around Sports Car?

Yeah, we need to talk about this. 11 seconds difference for a 90 second lap is either a typo or the 992 is mind-blowingly quick
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Oct-09-2019, 05:30:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: C&D Road Test: 2019 Mercedes-Benz G550 & G63

I wonder how delightfully humble and down to earth the owner of this vehicle is

https://i.imgsafe.org/e0/e0a78ad2e9.png
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Oct-09-2019, 05:01:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,094
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 BMW M8 unveiled

I was highly dubious of that claim at the time.

https://i.imgsafe.org/e0/e03ac413a4.png

I don't think it's even close in a straight line either. This is motortrend's test of the 2017 turbo s
...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Oct-09-2019, 04:33:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,094
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 BMW M8 unveiled

I am so confused by what the M badge even means anymore. I thought BMW's engineers were saying that the M8 was going to give the 911 turbo a run for its money. I'm not even sure this would give a 911...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Oct-09-2019, 04:22:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,094
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 BMW M8 unveiled

It sounds like it drives pretty similar to the M850i, no?
Forum: Parts for Sale/Wanted Wed, Oct-09-2019, 04:05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Gary Powers
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Oct-08-2019, 11:03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,778
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Real talk: Retirement Advisor/Financial Manager standards

All depends on the goals of the particular portfolio IMO. A long term, safer portfolio (like a retirement portfolio) likely shouldn't be beating out the S&P. A shorter term, high-risk portfolio...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Oct-08-2019, 04:19:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: C&D Road Test: 2019 Mercedes-Benz G550 & G63

*heavy breathing in LA housewife*
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Oct-07-2019, 04:51:47 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 15,684
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 Corvette Stingray Unveiled

I will admit that it's not the best mid-engined design out there. Better than previous corvettes. But you have to also acknowledge that its competitors don't look that great either. Look at the...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Oct-07-2019, 04:07:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By Gary Powers
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Oct-03-2019, 04:26:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,502
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Autotrader/Cars.com FOTD Thread

No chance in hell she would ever step foot in a dodge journey
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-02-2019, 07:15:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,092
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: MCS Street Settings

I'm not disputing that magneride is superior. It just seems like the tractive kit is the only available option for e46 owners wanting to add active suspension to their cars. The DSC Sport kit makes...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-02-2019, 06:07:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,092
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: MCS Street Settings

It's active suspension. Magneride is a type of active suspension, so I don't think it's that much of a stretch...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Wed, Oct-02-2019, 05:12:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,092
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: MCS Street Settings

I've looked into it and this was what I found. Anyone want to bite the bullet and give this a try?

https://www.dscsport.com/product/stand-alone-kit/
...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Oct-02-2019, 04:24:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,502
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Autotrader/Cars.com FOTD Thread

09 c63 with 17k miles for $25k. How do I convince the wife to get this over an SUV?

https://i.imgsafe.org/4c/4c0ce95b8a.png
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Oct-02-2019, 04:09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 BMW X5M Competition Unveiled

Still not diggin hexagonal leather...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, Sep-26-2019, 05:02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 886
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: 2020 Audi RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback Unveiled

I like the hexagonal design for bathroom tiles, for leather seats and grilles... not so much
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-25-2019, 11:32:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Wardrobe Thread

Interestingly enough, dressing like a bum is now "cool" and very expensive

https://i.imgsafe.org/be/bea7de153a.jpeg

This dudes outfit is probably $1000
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-25-2019, 11:26:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,269
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Wardrobe Thread

I mean you cant really go wrong with a button down and jeans/khakis
https://i.imgsafe.org/be/be6f4c45f5.png
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-25-2019, 10:32:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,039
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Porsche Taycan First Drive/Road Test Thread

Good point. I keep forgetting that these EVs have dual motors. But it looks like the higher gear in the rear is the same as the front, so it doesn't lose any power, its just that the rear has more...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-25-2019, 06:13:08 PM
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Views: 3,039
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Porsche Taycan First Drive/Road Test Thread

I assumed it was because the fwd is unnecessary at higher speeds where acceleration is limited by drag as opposed to tire traction
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-25-2019, 05:09:19 PM
Replies: 35
Poll: Compact SUV?
Views: 917
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Compact SUV?

That's a pretty high price for a lemoned glc43. I'd rather spend a little more for one that's certified.
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What exactly goes wrong with a car that it ends...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-25-2019, 04:38:50 PM
Replies: 35
Poll: Compact SUV?
Views: 917
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Compact SUV?

At least that is a part that's necessary to the healthy running of the engine. The blend door is a completely useless piece of technology that exists solely because of the arms race in "features"...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-25-2019, 04:21:21 AM
Replies: 35
Poll: Compact SUV?
Views: 917
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Compact SUV?

Love that E added the Q5 to the poll. I think its 2 votes for the X3, 2 for the Q5, and 2 for Lexus so far
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Sep-25-2019, 12:14:40 AM
Replies: 35
Poll: Compact SUV?
Views: 917
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Compact SUV?

Yeah, I've toyed around with the idea of leasing something cheaper in the meantime and then just jumping on one of those when the lease is up. By that time the market is probably going to be flooded...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Sep-24-2019, 11:58:08 PM
Replies: 35
Poll: Compact SUV?
Views: 917
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Compact SUV?

Will do. It's really tempting to just say **** it and get a glc 63. The fact that you can get a twin turbo v8 in a compact SUV is absolutely incredible. Unfortunately, we really want to be able to...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Sep-24-2019, 11:51:00 PM
Replies: 35
Poll: Compact SUV?
Views: 917
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Compact SUV?

We will look into those! Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Sep-24-2019, 11:37:06 PM
Replies: 35
Poll: Compact SUV?
Views: 917
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Compact SUV?

If she would quit the spin classes, we could afford that :facepalm:
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Sep-24-2019, 11:31:11 PM
Replies: 35
Poll: Compact SUV?
Views: 917
Posted By Gary Powers
Compact SUV?

So if you guys remember, I bought my wife a Cadillac ATS a few months back. Well, as fate would have it, we are now looking to potentially get rid of it after only 8 months and 2 thousand miles....
Forum: Test Forum Tue, Sep-24-2019, 11:15:04 PM
Replies: 0
Poll: test poll
Views: 274
Posted By Gary Powers
test poll

how does make poll
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Sep-23-2019, 04:38:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 718
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: Only 20% of Americans will own a car in 15 years, new study finds

Most Americans are going to ditch their cars in the next ten years? Has the writer of this article ever been outside of San Francisco? Also what an asinine statistic about cars sitting parking 95% of...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) Fri, Sep-20-2019, 04:32:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,845
Posted By Gary Powers
Re: E46 M3 on Wheeler Dealers Motor Trend TV

This is a show about flipping cars for a profit I presume. Unfortunately doing all of that work to an E46 M3 will not raise the market value that much.
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