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      10-01-2012, 10:37 PM   #1
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Was fun out there. My no line 328i was a blast to drive. Good turn in, good exit. Tires could have been better (I took the all season fun flats). Instructor on here took me for a spin in my own car and it was a whole lot faster.
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Great work today! I got the chance to follow in another student's car and you were doing a great job!!!
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Great work today! I got the chance to follow in another student's car and you were doing a great job!!!
thanks. My goal for next time is smoother braking per my evaluation. And I need to shift next time. The auto 8 in DS mode did quite well shifting on its own. Only downside is that it was in wrong gears on a few turns and the downshift lag/jerk on exit.

Got one of you. hah
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first shot up there was the best one !!

Thanks for the photos... Keep them coming if you have more !
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Great shots! Looks like a total blast. I will not miss the next one.

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first shot up there was the best one !!

Thanks for the photos... Keep them coming if you have more !
you like the 3 wheel motion? this was first pass and I decided to just hit the apex full on. lol....

WE NEED MORE F30's out there. We were the only two. Trust me this soft, body rolling big body car is capable out there. lol.
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these were all basically sequence shots. there were a lot of others out there. hoping to see some pics on the other bimmerpost forums. some very FAST ppl out there. there was also a guy in his 528i and he was running great. us f30 ppl should all roll out together. I need some new tires now.
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you like the 3 wheel motion? this was first pass and I decided to just hit the apex full on. lol....

WE NEED MORE F30's out there. We were the only two. Trust me this soft, body rolling big body car is capable out there. lol.
Nice!

Does your No Line have the standard suspension?

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Does your No Line have the standard suspension?

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standard suspension with all season run flats. instructor ran my car with traction control off and pushed it hard and it still had good grip. anything on top of that would be that much more fun.
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Great looking car; I think I've really come around to thinking that no-line is actually the best looking. The front bumper really looks aggressive without the whiskers. M sport is cool, but a little stale; sport line and luxury have those whiskers; but no line looks just right! Thanks for the great pictures.
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Great looking car; I think I've really come around to thinking that no-line is actually the best looking. The front bumper really looks aggressive without the whiskers. M sport is cool, but a little stale; sport line and luxury have those whiskers; but no line looks just right! Thanks for the great pictures.
Looks great but wheels are crap. I personally love the sport. But I didn't have time to wait on one when I got the car. Mine has comfort premium tech xenon and self parking. So a lot of things for a no line. Thanks for the complements. It drives great though. Gonna get tires and pads for the next session.
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thanks. My goal for next time is smoother braking per my evaluation. And I need to shift next time. The auto 8 in DS mode did quite well shifting on its own. Only downside is that it was in wrong gears on a few turns and the downshift lag/jerk on exit.

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Nice. At least I wasn't looking scared!!!
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Nice work. I personally have a lot more fun driving a car that's not optimal on track than I do one that is. That's when you really hone your abilities and learn the most. It's relatively easy to drive a car with endless grip and stop-the-rotation-of-the-earth brakes. It's not quite as easy with a car that's a bit low on power/grip/braking ability.

That said, everything BMW builds is track worthy right out of the box. Hop in and go. Keep it up!
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Nice work. I personally have a lot more fun driving a car that's not optimal on track than I do one that is. That's when you really hone your abilities and learn the most. It's relatively easy to drive a car with endless grip and stop-the-rotation-of-the-earth brakes. It's not quite as easy with a car that's a bit low on power/grip/braking ability.

That said, everything BMW builds is track worthy right out of the box. Hop in and go. Keep it up!
yep - the car masks the abilities.
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Bingo. I always just shake my head when I get a brand new student with zero seat time who's driving a fully prepared car on slicks. It's easy to do something that's easy!
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Bingo. I always just shake my head when I get a brand new student with zero seat time who's driving a fully prepared car on slicks. It's easy to do something that's easy!
Although there are the exceptions. Fast on straights only. Let me pass! Or I'll just keep pushing.
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Hey, nice to meet you yesterday. I was the guy in the white E92 at the gas station. Those are nice pictures.
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good to meet you too v. was looking through the other forums but haven't seen any pics. want to see the fast guys' pics ha
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I didn't have any pics, and I didn't buy any from CaliPhotography. But I do have video. Hope I'll have time tonight to edit and put it up.
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Yep let me know if you put it up. I need to get a gopro for next time.
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Great shots! Looks like a total blast. I will not miss the next one.

Thanks for posting!
Alpine check this link.

http://www.losangelesbmwcca.org/events-calendar

scroll to november. I'm also wondering when the next hpde session is.
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