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      04-22-2012, 05:54 PM   #177
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Optimus prime....pssss I held my trunk release for 5 mins and the car turned into the g1 starscream null ray and all. And then when pressed and held my auto off on button he transformed into his f15.
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      04-23-2012, 02:13 AM   #178
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Just heard the radiator fan come on today after the engine was switched off..didnt know it did that..
Any car with an electric fan does this and the fan is usually cut off at highway speed to reduce drag.

The most useless I the 10 is the hand holds to close the trunk. Why could they not have had a indent at the edge.
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      04-23-2012, 03:27 AM   #179
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they dont flash they have a second higher intensity so get brighter on full braking.
They do flash!

On Euro cars stages of brake light:

Normal Brake lights.
Brake force display - adds in fog lights.
Brake force display 2 - flashes lights.
Adds in Hazard lights.

One of these I don't know what it does:

FD2_AKTIV
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      04-23-2012, 02:05 PM   #180
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if you push the right hand pedal down,the car will move forward real fast!
just got the car,who knew.really impressed w/how quick this thing is.

here's a serious one.if you push the odometer reset button in when the ignition's off,the time and temperature will display.
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      04-24-2012, 05:33 AM   #181
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      04-24-2012, 08:43 AM   #182
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if you push the right hand pedal down,the car will move forward real fast!
just got the car,who knew.really impressed w/how quick this thing is.

here's a serious one.if you push the odometer reset button in when the ignition's off,the time and temperature will display.
Didn't know that one, gonna have to try and see if the odo is also visible.
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      04-24-2012, 08:47 AM   #183
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They do flash!

On Euro cars stages of brake light:

Normal Brake lights.
Brake force display - adds in fog lights.
Brake force display 2 - flashes lights.
Adds in Hazard lights.

One of these I don't know what it does:

FD2_AKTIV
nicht_aktiv
BFD2_BFD
nicht_aktiv
BFD2_BL
nicht_aktiv
BFD2_BL_M
blinkend
BFD2_BLINKEN
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Interesting. When I see Euro M3 track videos, I always notice the flash, and wondered about that.
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      04-24-2012, 09:47 AM   #184
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It is possible to get a dead body into the trunk of the E93 with the roof down.


Maybe you should look into those anger management courses mentioned earlier.
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      04-24-2012, 11:10 AM   #185
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Didnt know I can fit 2 fully loaded golf bags in my trunk, plus a 12 pack of silver bulletts
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      04-24-2012, 05:53 PM   #186
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Maybe you should look into those anger management courses mentioned earlier.
Anger management issues were solved as soon as I confirmed the trunk capacity.
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      04-24-2012, 07:00 PM   #187
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Anger management issues were solved as soon as I confirmed the trunk capacity.
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Anger management issues were solved as soon as I confirmed the trunk capacity.
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      05-21-2012, 05:11 PM   #189
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Cool And there is a whole lot more...

Hope you have found a few more surprises about your M3. It's a kid in candy store with so much options to choose from. Enjoy
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      05-21-2012, 06:36 PM   #190
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Didnt know I can fit 2 fully loaded golf bags in my trunk, plus a 12 pack of silver bulletts
I fit 3 golf bags, 1 was a light weight one but had all the clubs. I couldn't believe it. And we were not late for our tee time.
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      05-21-2012, 06:37 PM   #191
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      05-21-2012, 06:52 PM   #192
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- I can fit the trunk lid of an Evo X GSR in the trunk of my E92 with the seats folded down... easily.

- The excitement of getting springs and new wheels installed will cause you to forget your keys (that you normally just leave in your pocket without thought thanks to CA) in the shop... causing you to momentarily freak out wondering why the hell your newly sexified beast won't start.

- This newly sexified beast will finally get you noticed by that GT-R you've seen a few times around town, as he will follow you home to show his son riding shotgun your sexified beast
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      05-21-2012, 08:05 PM   #193
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or that side gills serve no real function
Sure they do! Along with the cover for the sat nav antennae, they make for a rather realistic "I'm a shark!" display. Jeremy Clarkson loves that in a car. It must have been his personal suggestion.
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      05-21-2012, 08:09 PM   #194
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It is possible to get a dead body into the trunk of the E93 with the roof down.
I do believe that it's time for a new Albania special?
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      05-21-2012, 10:53 PM   #195
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Headlights in auto mode = turn lamp engaged and swivel headlights in turns
Manual mode = none of that nonsense

Also in manual/off = no halos upon unlock with fob.
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      05-22-2012, 08:26 AM   #196
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I fit 3 golf bags, 1 was a light weight one but had all the clubs. I couldn't believe it. And we were not late for our tee time.
Two weeks ago, was quite pleased that I could fit three full-sized 19" wheels and tires into the back seat of the vert, and one into the trunk!

Now, to get a floor-jack, torque wrench, and air compressor, and I'm ready for the next Track Day.



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Noticed, upon backing up in reverse yesterday, over the distance of a few parking spaces, that the orange-display " v = xx " indicated I was driving "1" mile per hour -- in reverse!

Haven not yet tested:
a) how high this number will go
b) whether the odometer # decreases (might be a challenge to drive in reverse for a tenth of a mile to find out. If I do that in a big parking lot, someone might call the County Health Dept to investigate.)

Does anyone else know?



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      06-06-2012, 09:16 PM   #198
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So today my buddy with his '11 E90 DCT opens his glove compartment and asks what appears to be a levelling knob of some sort is. I said I didn't know as all I have in my '08 E90 is what appears to be a trunk lock/unlock button (I'm assuming for valet mode)

Any ideas as to what that is? It looks to be a manual headlight leveling system but what do I know... I drive an '08.
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