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Forum: The Exhibit Hall 03-30-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,710
Posted By rkw
Great video, but what a strange and apocalyptic...

Great video, but what a strange and apocalyptic place!
Forum: The Paddocks 07-31-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,809
Posted By rkw
In all fairness, at least they've actually gone...

In all fairness, at least they've actually gone through the effort of trying to collect comparative data. Where else would you recommend for the average consumer?
Forum: The Paddocks 07-07-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,324
Posted By rkw
I think they are rear fogs. Anyway, they light...

I think they are rear fogs. Anyway, they light up.

https://youtu.be/NJQE40FNCak?t=255 (4:15)
Forum: The Paddocks 07-01-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,324
Posted By rkw
We may have a somewhat distorted view in the US...

We may have a somewhat distorted view in the US because we don't get the MINI One or lower spec BMW models. The MINI One sells well, something like 20% of total MINI sales worldwide. MINI USA and BMW...
Forum: The Paddocks 06-25-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,324
Posted By rkw
Pricing is up on the MINI UK site. You can get a...

Pricing is up on the MINI UK site. You can get a feel for the prices relative to other models.

UK base price of Cooper and S models:

F56 3-door
15,485 Cooper
18,840 S

F55 5-door
...
Forum: The Paddocks 05-19-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,520
Posted By rkw
In the bigger picture, the sports cars market has...

In the bigger picture, the sports cars market has become a shrinking zero-sum game.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-11-11/bmw-sees-sports-car-heyday-over-as-super-rich-eyes-wander
Forum: The Paddocks 09-05-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,051
Posted By rkw
They are barely moving off the lot as it is....

They are barely moving off the lot as it is. Mazda must be commended for sticking with the Miata even while sales had fallen so low.
...
Forum: The Parts Bin 06-28-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,122
Posted By rkw
The start button isn't that cool, because you...

The start button isn't that cool, because you still have to insert the key and turn it first. Starting the car actually takes an extra step.

http://motoringfile.com/howto/start_button.pdf (see the...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 06-27-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By rkw
Someone on NAM did a successful Navigation...

Someone on NAM did a successful Navigation retrofit: http://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/navigation-and-audio/221676-oem-navigation-upgrade-hopefully-a-how-to-guide.html. This was for 2011+...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,604
Posted By rkw
I'm not a graphics professional. Here's my...

I'm not a graphics professional. Here's my amateur attempt.

http://www.motoringunderground.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=7342&stc=1&d=1400804142
...
Forum: The Paddocks 05-04-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By rkw
They've been doing i8 press events in SoCal....

They've been doing i8 press events in SoCal. Here's the report from Chris Harris:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5I6xuhNgVg
Forum: The Paddocks 04-20-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,023
Posted By rkw
Have you seen this? ...

Have you seen this?

http://www.motoringunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?p=797040#post797040 (post #578)

http://www.motoringunderground.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=7306&d=1398018178
Forum: Accelerating 04-17-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,274
Posted By rkw
There will be a variety of choices in the not too...

There will be a variety of choices in the not too distant future. Are you very anxious to change it out immediately?
Forum: The Paddocks 03-28-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,023
Posted By rkw
I have a rear view camera on my R52, and I love...

I have a rear view camera on my R52, and I love it so much that I want one on every car I own from this point on. I have to parallel park into very tight spaces in San Francisco, and it allows me to...
Forum: The Paddocks 02-24-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By rkw
But the Pintos had to be hit from behind. These...

But the Pintos had to be hit from behind. These Porsches are catching fire all by themselves.
Forum: The Exhibit Hall 01-26-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,585
Posted By rkw
For personal use or do you hope to work in this...

For personal use or do you hope to work in this field? Adobe products are entrenched in the commercial world and if you want a job you need to be at least familiar with how to use them. However, for...
Forum: OTLounge 01-09-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By rkw
Dish has been fine for me too, for the past 12+...

Dish has been fine for me too, for the past 12+ years since moving into my current house. For me, it's been a generic utility without any customer or technical issues, and it's the lowest cost option...
Forum: The Paddocks 01-04-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By rkw
There is a good review from Gabe of MotoringFile,...

There is a good review from Gabe of MotoringFile, on his other site BimmerFile:
http://www.bimmerfile.com/2013/11/29/bf-review-the-2014-bmw-i3/

The i3 can be charged from a regular 120V or 220V...
Forum: OTLounge 12-28-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 65,986
Posted By rkw
Use Google for both of your questions: ...

Use Google for both of your questions:

http://www.google.com/search?q=imessage+android
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/blogs/2013/11/28/switching-from-iphone-to-android-switch-off-imessage/...
Forum: OTLounge 11-04-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By rkw
Absolutely. An SSD will speed up your system so...

Absolutely. An SSD will speed up your system so much that you'll stop thinking about upgrading the computer. A 256 GB SSD is less than $200 and will make it feel like a new machine.
Forum: OTLounge 11-04-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By rkw
That didn't occur to me, but you have a point....

That didn't occur to me, but you have a point. I'm not aware of a Windows system warning for "imminent hard disk failure". You can look the system event logs and see if any hard disk errors were...
Forum: OTLounge 10-30-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By rkw
Run Activity Monitor (Applications ==> Utilities...

Run Activity Monitor (Applications ==> Utilities ==> Activity Monitor.app) to see what is running that is using CPU or disk and bogging down the system. You might have loaded some things on your...
Forum: OTLounge 08-28-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 33,348
Posted By rkw
Awesome, as usual. You're able to do what others...

Awesome, as usual. You're able to do what others might want to do as a hobby. It must be very satisfying.

Any videos of your machines in action?
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 08-22-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,500
Posted By rkw
Mine broke several years ago. The thought of...

Mine broke several years ago. The thought of spending over $200 to replace a $2 part has kept me from fixing it. I posted pictures and documented the problem on NAM:...
Forum: The Lineup 08-03-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,775
Posted By rkw
So, what are your driving impressions of the IQ...

So, what are your driving impressions of the IQ so far?
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