F30POST
F30POST
2012-2015 BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum (F30 / F32) | F30POST > 2012-2019 BMW 3 and 4-Series Forums > Photo, Video, Media Gallery, Journals > F30 Drift!!!
MINHS Auto Care Center
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-25-2012, 01:09 AM   #1
francis_william
Private First Class
2
Rep
159
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 328i sport
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hong Kong

iTrader: (0)

F30 Drift!!!




Found this Video on the web! so exciting!
F30 328i rocks!
Appreciate 0
      04-25-2012, 09:57 AM   #2
SomeRandomer123
Colonel
SomeRandomer123's Avatar
England
90
Rep
2,572
Posts

 
Drives: F30 328i Luxury - Sport Auto
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Lancashire, North West England, UK

iTrader: (0)

Nice! I'm assuming manual transmission?
__________________

Gone: 2006 BMW E60 520d SE 6MT
Gone: 2009 BMW E90-LCI 330d SE 6MT
Current: 2012 F30 328i Luxury 8AT
My 328i initial thoughts + media!http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=712673
Appreciate 0
      04-25-2012, 10:06 AM   #3
Shuttlegoose
First Lieutenant
9
Rep
311
Posts

 
Drives: Evolution
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Philly

iTrader: (0)

assumed that as well, looking good!
Appreciate 0
      04-25-2012, 11:16 AM   #4
dextoy
NEWBIE
dextoy's Avatar
Canada
0
Rep
30
Posts

 
Drives: F30 Jet Black 328i Sport
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Toronto

iTrader: (0)

Like👍
__________________
Appreciate 0
      04-25-2012, 04:14 PM   #5
Rich@GTBPerformance
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
Rich@GTBPerformance's Avatar
229
Rep
4,410
Posts


 
Drives: 2011 E92 JZB M3, 2000 750iL
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: North New Jersey

iTrader: (20)

Me Gusta!
__________________
Email : rich@gtbperformance.com | Web : www.gtbperformance.com | Tel : 973 429 2839



GTB Performance is a supporting member of Bimmerpost and the BMW Car Club of America, NJ Chapter
Appreciate 0
      04-25-2012, 06:38 PM   #6
Alexc360
Private
Alexc360's Avatar
United_States
2
Rep
82
Posts

 
Drives: F30 328i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Miami

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2014 F30 328i  [5.00]
Makes me want mine even more!
__________________
DELIVERED: 2012 F30 328i Sportline, 6MT, BSM, Black Dakota Leather/Red Highlight, Coral Red matte trim, Black Highgloss trim, Prem. Sound Package, Tech. Package
Appreciate 0
      04-25-2012, 08:14 PM   #7
biga27110
New Member
1
Rep
17
Posts

 
Drives: m3
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Orange County

iTrader: (0)

He should have already been in the drift before the turn noobs.
Appreciate 0
      04-25-2012, 10:11 PM   #8
francis_william
Private First Class
2
Rep
159
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 328i sport
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hong Kong

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by biga27110 View Post
He should have already been in the drift before the turn noobs.
?can you show us how this should be done in the correct way?
Appreciate 0
      04-25-2012, 10:13 PM   #9
francis_william
Private First Class
2
Rep
159
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 328i sport
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hong Kong

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Alexc360 View Post
Makes me want mine even more!
haha still waiting for mine to arrive around june!
I've got the 8sp auto.... can we do that in manual mode??
Appreciate 0
      04-25-2012, 11:21 PM   #10
Alexc360
Private
Alexc360's Avatar
United_States
2
Rep
82
Posts

 
Drives: F30 328i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Miami

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2014 F30 328i  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by francis_william View Post
haha still waiting for mine to arrive around june!
I've got the 8sp auto.... can we do that in manual mode??
You can do it with an auto. Just keep it in a lower gear when you're in sport mode. 2nd is usually the gear you wan't to be in. I've drifted autos before, and you have to turn in hard and floor it to initiate a drift. Since you're not working the clutch, the only thing you have to deal with is throttle control. You won't be able to take it really wide because you'll be losing too much power to be able to sustain the drift. You can't clutch kick to keep the wheels spinning, so your best bet is to take narrow turns and try not to go too wide.

I would advise practicing in an open space away from any other vehicles or people so you can find the car's limitations as well as your own. Safety first.
__________________
DELIVERED: 2012 F30 328i Sportline, 6MT, BSM, Black Dakota Leather/Red Highlight, Coral Red matte trim, Black Highgloss trim, Prem. Sound Package, Tech. Package
Appreciate 0
      04-26-2012, 12:09 AM   #11
francis_william
Private First Class
2
Rep
159
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 328i sport
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hong Kong

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Alexc360 View Post
You can do it with an auto. Just keep it in a lower gear when you're in sport mode. 2nd is usually the gear you wan't to be in. I've drifted autos before, and you have to turn in hard and floor it to initiate a drift. Since you're not working the clutch, the only thing you have to deal with is throttle control. You won't be able to take it really wide because you'll be losing too much power to be able to sustain the drift. You can't clutch kick to keep the wheels spinning, so your best bet is to take narrow turns and try not to go too wide.

I would advise practicing in an open space away from any other vehicles or people so you can find the car's limitations as well as your own. Safety first.
I've owned a 350GT..AKA G35 before, with the V6 and auto....all I can do is...spun it
Appreciate 0
      04-26-2012, 12:32 AM   #12
Alexc360
Private
Alexc360's Avatar
United_States
2
Rep
82
Posts

 
Drives: F30 328i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Miami

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2014 F30 328i  [5.00]
It can be hard to do, I know I've done my share of skidding and swerving trying to drift in an auto, but it is possible.
__________________
DELIVERED: 2012 F30 328i Sportline, 6MT, BSM, Black Dakota Leather/Red Highlight, Coral Red matte trim, Black Highgloss trim, Prem. Sound Package, Tech. Package
Appreciate 0
      04-26-2012, 01:18 AM   #13
biga27110
New Member
1
Rep
17
Posts

 
Drives: m3
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Orange County

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by francis_william View Post
?can you show us how this should be done in the correct way?
Yes I can.
Appreciate 0
      04-26-2012, 02:27 AM   #14
francis_william
Private First Class
2
Rep
159
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 328i sport
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hong Kong

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by biga27110 View Post
Yes I can.
show us then! I've tried but still not yet figure out how to do so>.<
I think many members here will benefit from your contribution
Appreciate 0
      04-26-2012, 04:28 AM   #15
Number
Number's Avatar
32
Rep
1,235
Posts

 
Drives: ✚
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: ✚ ✚

iTrader: (1)

Drifting?
Appreciate 0
      04-26-2012, 05:50 AM   #16
Robin_NL
S0THPAW
Robin_NL's Avatar
Netherlands
82
Rep
4,696
Posts

 
Drives: AW 1M , Assetto Corsa
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: The Netherlands, Europe

iTrader: (0)

^At first I was bored, then I lol'd.

Or this one.
Appreciate 0
      04-26-2012, 03:14 PM   #17
Number
Number's Avatar
32
Rep
1,235
Posts

 
Drives: ✚
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: ✚ ✚

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Robin_NL View Post
^At first I was bored, then I lol'd.

Or this one.
My bad. Fast Fwd to the 1:00 mark.

Here's another take.

Last edited by Number; 04-26-2012 at 03:20 PM.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:23 AM.




f30post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST