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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jul-21-2018, 10:55:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By jph28
Re: Carfection: Audi RS6 Avant vs Mercedes-AMG E63 S Estate

Iíd prefer the Audi but since I assume itís not sold here, the AMG is a fine consolation.


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jul-21-2018, 10:25:40 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 9,588
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

So, all in maybe ~$6k over a comparably optioned 2018? Donít recall my exact MSRP + destination but the M2C is $61k and change for my LBB + exec + Manuela build.

Doesnít seem unreasonable in the...
Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-18-2018, 03:22:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 709
Posted By jph28
Re: CPO Warranty - How does it work?

:drums:


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-16-2018, 11:46:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 709
Posted By jph28
Re: CPO Warranty - How does it work?

Looks good! Congrats


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-16-2018, 12:43:47 AM
Replies: 12,931
Views: 1,009,826
Posted By jph28
Re: F80/F82/F83 M3/M4 thread

Saw a lightly modded AW E90 M3 on the road today... looked quite good.

If I knew I was going to switch to M5 in 2 years then stick with E90. If a good used F80 could be a longer term car then...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-16-2018, 12:32:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,758
Posted By jph28
Re: BMW 1-series sedan revealed

Oh my - not good


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-13-2018, 04:59:08 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,017
Posted By jph28
Re: Audi RS3 sedan Road Test

RS3 Avant would be so tits (with Manuela of course). I assume that is coming to the states soon.


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-13-2018, 12:15:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By jph28
Re: New Benz A-class vs Audi A3 vs BMW 1-series (hatchbacks)

Affordable PCP :hmm:


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-11-2018, 11:04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D: Full sized Luxury Cars ranked from Worst to Best

Another want for the S8 here :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-11-2018, 10:14:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,124
Posted By jph28
Re: Mercedes-Benz X-Class

Thatís one way to spend $50k+...


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-11-2018, 05:27:21 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,729
Posted By jph28
Re: Whoa... "Why I hate ECS tuning FB post."

Oh man :laughhard: :lolhit:


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jul-11-2018, 03:41:56 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,729
Posted By jph28
Re: Whoa... "Why I hate ECS tuning FB post."

^ yea but the chicks dig the scars bro


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jul-10-2018, 11:55:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 709
Posted By jph28
Re: CPO Warranty - How does it work?

This - or a BMW, although theyíve softened the leading program incrementally from what I can tell.

But regardless, something to be said of absolute financial and warranty certainty for teh wifeís...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-09-2018, 07:02:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 709
Posted By jph28
CPO Warranty - How does it work?

^ it should be how that last quote reads, ie up to 5 years / unlimited miles.

Didnít realize it was down to 5 years though (with option to extend 1 additional). Back in the day my E46 M3 was up...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jul-06-2018, 02:57:40 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,748
Posted By jph28
Re: Bring A Trailer Thread

The minty DC2 ITRs on BAT lately :drool:

But $30k and up :cry: (not saying itís not worth it, however)


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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jul-05-2018, 12:21:32 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,406
Posted By jph28
Re: Anyone on a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires yet?

Per your all seasons argument, then whatís the point of driving a car like an M2 on the street? Just get a Corolla on PS2s and be done with it :drool:



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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-02-2018, 03:09:50 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 17,447
Posted By jph28
Re: 2018 (991.2) GT3 thread

The 4.0 in this :drool:

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180702/963124d8663c233274e0cb873a2798d6.jpg


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-02-2018, 03:05:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D Road Test: 2018 Jaguar E-Pace Awwwwwwwwww

My exact first thought.


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jul-02-2018, 12:09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By jph28
Re: All new 2019 BMW X4 unveiled

My one standalone, in-a-vacuum compliment is that a 110 pound weight loss like for like is reasonably impressive.


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-01-2018, 11:44:54 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,729
Posted By jph28
Re: Whoa... "Why I hate ECS tuning FB post."

Ouch. Sounds like a very short-sighted sponsor (as many are) but likely nothing will change unless it starts hurting their bottom line. As long as they can milk it for 4-6 years and flip it to...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-01-2018, 02:42:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By jph28
Re: All new 2019 BMW X4 unveiled

There is no way I believe they sold 200k+ first gen X4s...


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jul-01-2018, 01:42:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 978
Posted By jph28
Re: Motor Trend: Civic Type R vs Focus RS vs Golf R vs WRX STI Type RA

^ well if you love automatic AWD turbos youíre living in a great time :laughhard:


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-30-2018, 08:29:39 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 17,447
Posted By jph28
Re: 2018 (991.2) GT3 thread

0-60 in 3.5 and 11.5 1/4 mile are too slow... I see why PDK is so revered by true performance enthusiasts :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-30-2018, 08:24:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By jph28
Re: Help propchef choose his 530e replacement.

S5 sportback looks pretty good :notbad:

If he needs something more reliable than the 530e, Iíd recommend a high mileage E60 M5 :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-30-2018, 07:41:15 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 9,588
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

Wow, must be a lot more options in SA versus US! Just judging by options total as % of base price


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-30-2018, 04:27:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 978
Posted By jph28
Re: Motor Trend: Civic Type R vs Focus RS vs Golf R vs WRX STI Type RA

I can understand the FWD aversion, but after owning a DC2 ITR I can say it was an incredibly fun car to drive (more so than stock E46 M3) and Iíd imagine this CTR is pretty incredible with another 20...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-30-2018, 01:21:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 825
Posted By jph28
Re: What's up m3f? 2jz kiddo edition

Wow great choice! Safe reliable and not too fast (until you overnight parts from Japan)




Wrenching in Domís garage obvi



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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-25-2018, 05:12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By jph28
Re: E30 M3 Buyer's Guide

^ would love to have the M3 some day, but agree. Targeting a nice but ďdriverĒ 325i Ďvert :drool: as a fun around town car (replacing the 900T drop top I sold in 2012).


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-25-2018, 02:05:24 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,267
Posted By jph28
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

x2 :agree:

My stock at the time Ď88 9000T was borderline irresponsible for me, and that was 160hp and did the 1/4 mile at ~90mph iirc :laughhard:


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Forum: Off Topic Thu, Jun-21-2018, 02:21:53 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,748
Posted By jph28
Re: Bring A Trailer Thread

33k miles is pretty low for a regular 15-yr old car though? That said I too donít get spending a lot on a garage queen ďnormalĒ car thatís value will plummet if used like a normal car. Same reason I...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jun-19-2018, 06:25:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,132
Posted By jph28
Re: 2018 Ford Mustang Thread (For Dust)

Soon weíll be approximating CVTs :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jun-19-2018, 06:23:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,748
Posted By jph28
Re: Which looks better to you? Ferrari 812 Superfast or Lambo Aventador S LP740-4

Mother of effing god. :jawdrop:




:lolhit: this



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Forum: Off Topic Tue, Jun-19-2018, 03:36:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,479
Posted By jph28
Re: $200K and Under Question (RWD Super Car Coupe Edition)

Wood non-touring GT3 Manuela


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-18-2018, 09:01:37 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,406
Posted By jph28
Re: Anyone on a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires yet?

PSS was out of stock when my dad replaced the stock Pirellis on his R8... tire rack recommended S04s and they have barely been an improvement (on a very low bar to start with).


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-18-2018, 04:39:04 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 9,588
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

^ any sense as to potential dealer markup, wait times, etc? Not interested in an allocation, just interested in general.

I think Iíd rather spend the extra $$$ on a CF roof, exhaust, coilovers on...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-18-2018, 03:23:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By jph28
Re: CAR: RS6 vs Panamera Sport Turismo Turbo vs M5 vs E63 S

Saw a new M5 in the wild for the first time this morning in some sort of silver gray color. Looked really, really good :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-18-2018, 01:41:04 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,406
Posted By jph28
Re: Anyone on a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires yet?

Howís longevity of PS4S looking versus the PSS so far? In addition to the incredible grip of the PSS I was also blown away by how much longer it lasted compared to the previous PS1/2 tires.


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-17-2018, 03:28:31 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,406
Posted By jph28
Anyone on a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires yet?

There are some actual manufacturer test data for PSS vs PS2 here (lower lap times, shorter stopping distances, etc)

But the definitive ďfinger nail testĒ isnít referenced so it may not hold water...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-16-2018, 06:55:36 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 10,406
Posted By jph28
Re: Anyone on a set of Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires yet?

Mfíer I want these. Hogzís car came with PSS I remember the whatís up pics. Which 7-8 (?) Yearís after intro is still a very, very good tire. The CSC3s on my car havenít been ďthat badĒ but they ride...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-16-2018, 03:59:13 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 9,588
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

But those M3CS wheels :drool:

Agree the comp wheels look awful on this car and frankly the standard M2/3/4 wheels arenít my favorite either.


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-15-2018, 05:20:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,860
Posted By jph28
Re: M4GTS is a bad car. When would you jump in?

Crazy. Thatís optioned up comp package money I think.


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-15-2018, 03:02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By jph28
Changing vehicles

If itís not #1 or #2 then you drive the Chariot for lyfe.

But itís a good question. I started post college life with a DC2 ITR that was eventually stolen... then bought a new (Ď06) WRX, which...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-15-2018, 02:13:02 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,723
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

Are they both front-facing? Then yes. But you need a pretty low profile car seat for it to be backwards (and a short person in front of it). Granted in our F31 (obvi same as F80) a bulky rear facing...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-15-2018, 01:22:21 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,723
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

I personally like the F80 M3 and am very happy itís offered in 6MT. I actually think itís a really great car - if not easily the best in its segment - and would strongly considering getting one or...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-11-2018, 06:54:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By jph28
Re: Oh you know just a Mustang video...

Lolíd


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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-11-2018, 03:27:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,723
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

I can see this point of view after initially driving the R8 V10 6MT. Itís so ****ing fast and the revs drop so quickly that driving it well takes a good couple hours even for a gods-gift-to-earth...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-11-2018, 03:18:27 AM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 268,418
Posted By jph28
Re: Official BMW M2 thread

Hard to imagine that 76% 3-yr value but I hope theyíre right!


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-10-2018, 03:06:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,723
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

Never said manual shift *is* driving, itís just a feature that *some* people prefer.

Itís like arguing blue is a better color than red... subjective.

But whatís interesting in these...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-10-2018, 04:10:53 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,723
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

Sure some people disagree - itís an opinion, not a fact. Manufacturers would love to simply offer only one transmission for design / cost reasons... plus MT leaves a significant part of the...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-10-2018, 03:38:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,723
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

Right and if youíre buying your $175k GT3RS to win HPDEs then you should get PDK.

No issue with that. But the option for Manuela is nice for those that prefer it and think itís more enjoyable....
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-10-2018, 12:05:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,723
Posted By jph28
Re: Best explanation of why manual is desirable to some that Iíve seen

Whether itís a DC2 ITR, M2/3, or GT3 Iíd be buying a car to have FUN and if fun to you is shifting yourself then no other opinion or statistic matters. Folks that lament an ďobjectively inferiorĒ...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-09-2018, 06:45:15 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,748
Posted By jph28
Re: Bring A Trailer Thread

A buddy of mine just listed his Z4M

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2006-bmw-z4-m-coupe-7/

Curious to see what these things go for... I think Iíd personally go Z3M over this but a special car...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-08-2018, 05:10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By jph28
Re: Oh you know just a Mustang video...

Well that escalated quickly


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-08-2018, 05:00:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 827
Posted By jph28
Re: 2019 Audi Q8 unveiled (BMW X6 and Mercedes GLE Coupe Competitor)

100% agree - I actually respected Audi for staying out of it but I suppose they could only resist this lucrative segment for so long!


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-08-2018, 03:15:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 827
Posted By jph28
Re: 2019 Audi Q8 unveiled (BMW X6 and Mercedes GLE Coupe Competitor)

The one thing we needed is another vehicle in this segment :agree:


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jun-06-2018, 08:49:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,048
Posted By jph28
Re: $50k car suggestions, one car to do it all

Mint AP1 S2k and lots o cash left over.


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, Jun-06-2018, 02:31:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,925
Posted By jph28
Re: 2019 BMW X5 (G05).... First Official Photos

Hard to say itís not a visual downgrade from the F15. But Iím sure in 2 years we will think it looks good while reminiscing about E36 owners thinking the E46 M3 was bloated, overpriced, had horrible...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-04-2018, 09:57:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 633
Posted By jph28
Re: 2019 g63 vs 2019 cayenne turbo?

But when the Cayenne driver leaves his nomex at home itís a pretty decent status symbol as well...



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Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-04-2018, 03:21:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By jph28
Re: Motor Trend: 2017 BMW 530I Long Term Verdict

^ interesting, thanks. Academic for me right now, but it still seems like a decent compromise for size/safety/reliability of a ďnewer carĒ vs still driving fairly well without a big mod list and...
Forum: Off Topic Mon, Jun-04-2018, 12:51:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 633
Posted By jph28
Re: 2019 g63 vs 2019 cayenne turbo?

Thanks for the background color... would go TV X5M thx


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-03-2018, 11:08:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 977
Posted By jph28
Re: Remember when the German car models were easily distinguishable from one another

Except that both the M2 and M3 have flared front and rear fenders and the obligatory front labia, quad pipes, big wheels/brakes, etc. I think itís easy to argue they are some of the *most*...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-03-2018, 09:55:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 977
Posted By jph28
Remember when the German car models were easily distinguishable from one another

Really? Iíd say an M3 or M2 are extremely easy to differentiate from the regular model :clueless: and M5 has always been more of a sleeper.

S3 and A3 sure, arenít the ďSĒ models basically...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-03-2018, 08:40:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By jph28
Re: Worst new BMW purchase

Completely agreed. At some point they should just let the district managerís daughter drive it to high school or something. Canít imagine anyone is buying at this point.


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Forum: Off Topic Sun, Jun-03-2018, 06:46:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By jph28
Re: Worst new BMW purchase

Lol... I wonder what the residual is on that for a lease... could probably get it for about the same and then just lease it for finance charges :lolhit:


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-02-2018, 06:02:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,042
Posted By jph28
Re: 25 Cars Worth Waiting For..... Discuss

^ Iíd be happy with a ďbaseĒ model with ~500hp NA V8, 6MT, RWD, < 3400lbs (is that even remotely likely?) and not a heck of a lot else :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Sat, Jun-02-2018, 02:47:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 560
Posted By jph28
Re: go ride your motorcycle they said. it will be fun they said.

Holy eff - canít believe he was ďfineĒ... no thanks.




JFC this



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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-01-2018, 11:50:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,184
Posted By jph28
Swaplease: Anyone Done This?

^ nice shift knob choice - depending on the conditions itís either soft or very firm.


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-01-2018, 11:49:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,017
Posted By jph28
Re: Audi RS3 sedan Road Test

I donít know - I donít think Iíd ever really own something like an E46 M3 and an RS3 or M2 at the same time. M2 at least is way too close a car... and the RS3 is similarly sized and purposed /...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-01-2018, 08:59:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By jph28
Re: Motor Trend: 2017 BMW 530I Long Term Verdict

Meh maybe - and I agree the runflats are awful and would immediately replace - but itís just really cool. I remember looking at a CPO alpine on red back in 2012 and I still kick myself for not buying...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-01-2018, 08:17:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By jph28
Re: Motor Trend: 2017 BMW 530I Long Term Verdict

I bet the new 3 (F90?) will be nearly the same size as an E39 (our 31 is a bit smaller), which is a plenty useful size.

That said Iíd prefer the wagon w/Manuela and the real sport suspension...
Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-01-2018, 07:51:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,017
Posted By jph28
Re: Audi RS3 sedan Road Test

Itís only poor ride quality if you think it is :D


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, Jun-01-2018, 04:10:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,184
Posted By jph28
Re: Swaplease: Anyone Done This?

But the hassle could be worth it if youíre trying to get out of a 3-yr lease really early (like OP) versus being stuck with the car for the rest of the term.

Even 3 payments away from our lease...
Forum: Off Topic Thu, May-31-2018, 09:14:29 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,267
Posted By jph28
Re: BMW is NOT playin games with the F90 m5.

100% this. I remember getting to occasionally drive my dadís then-new E39 M5 when I was ~19 and it was not a responsible scenario :D

And now thatís about the pace of your average 6-cyl 5-series......
Forum: Off Topic Thu, May-31-2018, 04:02:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,042
Posted By jph28
25 Cars Worth Waiting For..... Discuss

For sure - thatís like 22% of all cars with a manual... I imagine thatís in the upper range (if not defining it) for any new car model these days.

Edit - maybe the M2 :parrot:


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, May-30-2018, 04:00:42 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,264
Posted By jph28
Re: Audi US pricing: S8 Plus at $115k, RS7 Performance at $129k

Thatís fair - he seems like the Chris Harris of pseudo-preposterous video titles, interior features, and egregious pronunciation of certain words.


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, May-30-2018, 03:39:34 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,264
Posted By jph28
Re: Audi US pricing: S8 Plus at $115k, RS7 Performance at $129k

Oh man Iíve never actually watched one of his videos before... :facepalm:


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, May-30-2018, 01:51:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,313
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D Road Test: 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Autobahn Manual

Lotta bad hombres in here


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-29-2018, 08:03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D Road Test: 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo

AMG appears to be a much better ďwagonĒ and is just much more appealing to me.


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-29-2018, 07:40:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,606
Posted By jph28
Re: Upcoming BMW M3

More power, less weight, still RWD and optional 6MT... but surely will be killed by the ďpuristsĒ on le internet :D


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-29-2018, 05:10:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,606
Posted By jph28
Re: Upcoming BMW M3

This. The unreliability is much more endearing in an older sports car you take out on the weekend once in a while and can wrench on yourself at your convenience in your spare time.

Both of those...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, May-27-2018, 03:12:32 PM
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Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

Looks like this was already answered - but Iíd add that the HK sounds very good to me. Iím by no means an audiophile but appreciate having a decent stereo, which the non-HK in our wagon is *not* and...
Forum: Off Topic Sat, May-26-2018, 03:46:41 PM
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Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

Agreed not bad at all - basically the price of the comp package (if not less) on the M3!

Of course I would rather add the carbon roof to my plebe edition M2 for the same price :hmm:


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Forum: Off Topic Fri, May-25-2018, 11:50:40 PM
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Posted By jph28
Re: C&amp;D Road Test: 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Autobahn Manual

This. Plus the rest of the poasts are in Spanish.

But I would go either no frills with plaid or full-boat R... definitely not a $35k non-R.



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Forum: Off Topic Fri, May-25-2018, 12:40:57 AM
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Views: 3,908
Posted By jph28
Re: Mods On The M2

Dat e46 :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Thu, May-24-2018, 04:24:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,454
Posted By jph28
Re: BMW's facelifted 4-series is "simply genius"

The same engineers / designers that would much rather sell us DCT-only because they think we want ďdriving experienceĒ delivered to us on an effortless platter :facepalm:


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Forum: Off Topic Thu, May-24-2018, 12:03:05 AM
Replies: 106
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Posted By jph28
Re: Mods On The M2

Looks great! Definite improvement over the silver version imo, really nice


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Forum: Off Topic Wed, May-23-2018, 12:19:16 AM
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Posted By jph28
Re: F80/F82/F83 M3/M4 thread

Looks fantastic in that blue - thankfully no Manuela or it would be tempting (although pricey AF).


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-22-2018, 09:39:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By jph28
Re: The Top 70 Porsches in the last 70 years

Top 70 is actually pretty exclusive considering that in any one year there are 25+ models of the 911 alone :drool:


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-22-2018, 09:37:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,103
Posted By jph28
Re: C&D Road Test: 2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range

I always read this car as the Tesla Model 3 Long Cat

:lolhit:


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Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-22-2018, 08:55:09 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 9,588
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

Well power is what matters but the real question is does it have a bespoke cabin air filter?? :drool: :drool:



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Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-22-2018, 08:50:46 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 5,153
Posted By jph28
Re: Best M3's... In order

Correct, but the comment was with ďtodayís carsĒ itís a lot easier to recreate the ďtop tierĒ model by modifying the ďbaseĒ car.

I assumed the comment was to mean that today you can just turn up...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-22-2018, 08:16:57 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 5,153
Posted By jph28
Re: Best M3's... In order

I actually tried to find their claim for current gen cars and couldnít find any number, 7% or 50%.

That said, Iím honestly curious to hear your thoughts on the last part of my post re: it being...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-22-2018, 06:57:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By jph28
Re: New set of sticky tires, where to test?

This. Then you and the mad scientist have to rip apart the block...



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Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-22-2018, 02:25:28 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 5,153
Posted By jph28
Re: Best M3's... In order

Do you have apples to apples sources (like BMW) stating those parts sharing numbers? Very hard for me to believe there is such a difference since the S55 and N55 technically probably share like zero...
Forum: Off Topic Tue, May-22-2018, 03:49:12 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 9,588
Posted By jph28
Re: M2 Competition

Lol ok, I sure hope a Carrera GTS is far superior to an M2... the cheapest 3+ year old versions I see on AT are $100k :laughhard:

Would it be nice if the M2 was lighter? Of course. But brand new...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, May-20-2018, 09:24:31 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 5,831
Posted By jph28
Re: SERIOUSly this bike lane shit is getting out of control

Srs question - if so many people are homeless there because of the jacked up housing prices, why not offer bus fares to much cheaper places or at least places with better weather for living outside?...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, May-20-2018, 07:41:42 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 5,153
Posted By jph28
Re: Best M3's... In order

^ in your estimation how many acceptably bespoke engines are there in reasonably affordable sports cars / sedans in the market right now?

Seems like every manufacturer has engines with same...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, May-20-2018, 06:40:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,673
Posted By jph28
F**k ur GT3: 700hp RUF CTR redux

Wait so for $800k they can make a cool car?? [emoji3]

That said those angel eye headlights need to DIAF.

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Forum: Off Topic Sun, May-20-2018, 04:05:16 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 5,153
Posted By jph28
Best M3's... In order

Assumed you meant N55... but sure that may be so - I donít really derive my enjoyment of cars from the prevailing market price :clueless: some of my favorite cars have been old Saab turbos that are...
Forum: Off Topic Sun, May-20-2018, 03:13:36 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 5,153
Posted By jph28
Re: Best M3's... In order

^ definitely looked down upon by magazine racers :roll:


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