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Forum: The Lounge 06-20-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By ravenheart
Though this is tragic, I can think of few better...

Though this is tragic, I can think of few better ways to go than in a flaming supercar :)
Forum: X6 (E71 and E72) Forum 06-20-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,006
Posted By ravenheart
Happened to us during the winter. Had the battery...

Happened to us during the winter. Had the battery checked 3 times and the diagnostic kept returning 'Unfavorable driver profile' or some-such. The service rep told us we did not do enough long drives...
Forum: X6 (E71 and E72) Forum 06-13-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By ravenheart
Did you check if your insurance would have...

Did you check if your insurance would have covered it? It happened once to us and our insurance took care of it with no rate increase. They offered ~$1000 towards having BMW replace it (~$1400) or...
Forum: The Lounge 04-29-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By ravenheart
I would say Best Buy did the right thing. The...

I would say Best Buy did the right thing. The customer got his product repaired but because someone forgot to ask if the customer wanted to pay the charge they screwed up ... ok - so they cancelled...
Forum: The Lounge 04-01-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,690
Posted By ravenheart
That would come in handy when you need to make a...

That would come in handy when you need to make a getaway after landing a helicopter in someones backyard ... ;)
Forum: X6 (E71 and E72) Forum 02-10-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,578
Posted By ravenheart
Good for BMW that they finally offer a bench seat...

Good for BMW that they finally offer a bench seat in the back. However, they must be the 3 smallest people in the world to fit like that :)
Forum: The Lounge 02-06-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By ravenheart
Would make shopping for cars easier - just go for...

Would make shopping for cars easier - just go for the ones that gets a D :)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-21-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,296
Posted By ravenheart
See if you can find a touch free car wash. Around...

See if you can find a touch free car wash. Around here the touch free washes don't have rails at all which means you dont have to worry about it.
Forum: X6 (E71 and E72) Forum 12-21-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,198
Posted By ravenheart
Gratz on the car :) As far as winter packages - I...

Gratz on the car :) As far as winter packages - I would suggest you check your local BMW dealer. Our dealer had a nice looking combo of Vredestein tires on Beyern wheels for our X6. Was kinda pricy...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-12-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 29,119
Posted By ravenheart
Just to muddle this up a little more - in the...

Just to muddle this up a little more - in the December '10 issue of Consumer Reports the V8 X5's have average (~1%) predicted reliablity, while the 6 cylinder are 2nd from the bottom with a full...
Forum: The Lounge 10-08-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By ravenheart
Beautiful pics :)

Beautiful pics :)
Forum: X6 (E71 and E72) Forum 08-31-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,632
Posted By ravenheart
Yeah - its no worse than most other cars when on...

Yeah - its no worse than most other cars when on the move - the size of the mirrors helps a lot for blindspots and if you are not sure you can always just look over your shoulder.

In the X6 the...
Forum: The Lounge 08-04-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,828
Posted By ravenheart
I think you should try using the different...

I think you should try using the different metering modes on your camera.

In your case of having bright lights from the side or shooting into sunlight I would probably just use spot metering if...
Forum: The Lounge 07-26-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By ravenheart
Best ever episode of Top Gear

Hey everyone - just a quick recommendation - watch Top Gear from today (Sunday july 25th - season 15 episode 5). It is without a doubt the best episode of the show so far - amongst other things they...
Forum: The Lounge 06-23-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,037
Posted By ravenheart
Holy crap - the group stage for the US was...

Holy crap - the group stage for the US was intense! Glad they made it :)
Forum: The Lounge 06-03-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 992
Posted By ravenheart
Recently bought a Sigma 150-500 mm and I figured...

Recently bought a Sigma 150-500 mm and I figured it was worth recommending.

When spring hit I started taking pictures of the birds behind our house using the 70-300 mm lens but found myself...
Forum: The Lounge 06-01-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By ravenheart
Beautiful pics MD :)

Beautiful pics MD :)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-23-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,712
Posted By ravenheart
The interior of the Cayenne is definatly better...

The interior of the Cayenne is definatly better than the X's so I can understand why you'd jump ship :) After all - when you are driving you are not looking at the exterior - however - cruising down...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-18-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By ravenheart
Your dealer is right - narrow is considered...

Your dealer is right - narrow is considered better for winter tires.

However - 255's should be plenty narrow so if you are worried about looks you should get what you prefer :) If you are worried...
Forum: X6 (E71 and E72) Forum 05-14-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,756
Posted By ravenheart
Gratz :) Sure you will enjoy it :) I always...

Gratz :) Sure you will enjoy it :)

I always enjoy going behind the scenes at the dealerships and see the shops - so many cool cars usually strung up in unusual poses ;)
Forum: The Lounge 04-13-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By ravenheart
I'd suggest Klipsch - for the money they are hard...

I'd suggest Klipsch - for the money they are hard to beat.

Got our speakers hooked up to a Yamaha HTR as well - worked out very well - especially pleased with the multi ch input which is perfect...
Forum: The Lounge 04-06-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By ravenheart
Forgive my ignorance here ... but I thought the...

Forgive my ignorance here ... but I thought the MPG limit was just for not having to pay the gas gussler tax? IE if porsche cant meet the CAFE standard for a small car they get slapped with extra...
Forum: The Lounge 04-06-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By ravenheart
Drummond Island, MI

Drummond Island, MI
Forum: The Lounge 04-05-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By ravenheart
A little cynical - knowing someone might ensure...

A little cynical - knowing someone might ensure that you hear about the job in the first place and get a first interview but after that its fair game. At least in any decent sized company.
Forum: X6 (E71 and E72) Forum 04-05-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,908
Posted By ravenheart
I use them getting out - makes things a little...

I use them getting out - makes things a little easier not rubbing my pants against the side of the running boards. My wife (5'05) do not use them. So I think its a matter of preference and making a...
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