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Post by RedUn » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:03 pm

I know we have the other marques but could we also have a generic BMW section?

A lot of people on here have or have had other BMWs and it seems a shame to put them under other marques?

Just an idea :lol:

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Post by Mr Tidy » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:16 pm

That sounds like a good idea. :thumbsup:

Maybe we could have "Other BMW" and "Other Marques".

"Other BMW" may provide some useful input for Z4 owners - after all many 3 Series share engines with Z4s! :) (Both of mine did).
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Post by buzyg » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:32 pm

Tis indeed worth a thought. :thumbsup:
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Post by Wondermike » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:49 pm

The thing the mods do most on here after toasting spammers is move topics into the correct forum (which makes browsing them and searching them much easier), so personally I wouldn't want any more.

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Post by RedUn » Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:49 am

Maybe we can introduce a rule that if you post a Fiat thread in the BMW section you get toasted also!? :fuelfire:
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Post by RedUn » Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:50 am

Or just have more mods to look after specific sections :thumbsup:
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Post by kis » Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:15 pm

Don’t see a point personally, there’s dedicated e46 forum etc. While it’s not the same as this one, that’s where the bulk of info is, and where people would look...
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Post by RedUn » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:23 pm

I'm not talking pure Z4 related BMWs, a lot of people have other BMWs and it's nice to talk about them and see them! If not no problem, just feel it would be a nice addition :)
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Post by Mr Tidy » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:48 pm

kis wrote:
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:15 pm
Don’t see a point personally, there’s dedicated e46 forum etc. While it’s not the same as this one, that’s where the bulk of info is, and where people would look...
Yes, I joined that and an E9* forum and have barely used either of them - this forum is a much better place in terms of the general attitude and helpfulness of the members!

My E46 325ti had plenty in common with a pre-facelift E85 and my current E91 325i has plenty in common with a facelift 2.5Si (or 23i E89), but I can understand the Mods' position too.

Still, it was a good idea RedUn. :thumbsup:
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Post by kis » Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:44 pm

Yeah totally agree, this community is brilliant!

It's also a great idea, but feel it would just be a bit much. We can always start a thread in the Other Marques? It's tagged as "Discussion of other cars non-Z4" so kind of already exists even if it's not BMW specific? Just create a post saying show us your other BMW's or something? :)
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Post by IAmOrion » Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:33 pm

I'd love to see a generic "Electronics" section, but I think it's most likely too niche haha. I already made a post in The Lounge as I've been playing with a few iDrive controllers, connected to a home-made can-bus shield and an Adafruit Feather Bluefruit 32u4..... For those that just see gibberish, I'm making a "Bluetooth Mouse and Keyboard" with the iDrive :lol:

Could be of interest to others who have tablet installs and stuff. Also under this section, we could discuss can-bus sniffing and can / k-can / d-can / ibus codes and tools / sniffers etc.

Could also be used to talk about Tablet setups and other custom stuff people have done that doesn't have to be Z4 model specific.
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