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02-27-2015, 01:30 PM
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Posted By omgomg

A major issue with Skyline Drive (I drove a bit...

A major issue with Skyline Drive (I drove a bit on it on my trip, as my uncle lives very close to a part of it, and I grew up near it) is that the speed limit is very low, and they are very strict...
02-24-2015, 01:59 PM
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Posted By omgomg

And now back home. Going to drink bourbon and...

And now back home.
Going to drink bourbon and watch Netflix/DVR.

~15379 miles and no accidents, no tickets.
Car says "62mph avg and 26.7mpg" but not sure how accurate that is.

Will go through...
02-21-2015, 10:04 PM
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Posted By omgomg

In Memphis for the night. 40-E (I assume W...

In Memphis for the night.

40-E (I assume W as well) has really super bad potholes in AR and TN right now.
Big chunks of AR on 40-E looked like they were flooded and multiple flipped over tractor...
02-18-2015, 09:08 PM
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Posted By omgomg

Tuscon AZ to Ozona TX today, 600+ miles. Will...

Tuscon AZ to Ozona TX today, 600+ miles.
Will hit Houston tomorrow and meet up with a friend, and then Dallas the next day.
Then head up to NC and hopefully the path through the mountains is okay -...
02-17-2015, 10:43 PM
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Posted By omgomg

Sorry for not posting - hotel internet is very...

Sorry for not posting - hotel internet is very hit or miss - finally on something that appears to work.

John was super nice - thank you so much. I felt bad just standing there while he scrubbed it...
02-11-2015, 10:47 PM
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Posted By omgomg

I have no clue on flat - I never pay attention to...

I have no clue on flat - I never pay attention to that - will try to notice next time.
But it seems odd that literally every single pump in WV and CA would "not be flat" and no other issues (I am...
02-10-2015, 10:36 PM
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Posted By omgomg

I am in Walla Walla for the night - will try to...

I am in Walla Walla for the night - will try to get some RainX in the morning at WalMart and apply in the parking lot - assuming it isn't raining in the morning.

Got pulled over today coming off...
02-09-2015, 01:02 AM
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Posted By omgomg

In OR for the night, and then Seattle by rush...

In OR for the night, and then Seattle by rush hour tomorrow - keeping in line with my accidental "hit every large city at rush hour" theme of this trip.

Was in crazy torrential downpours the past...
02-06-2015, 11:36 PM
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Views: 12,142
Posted By omgomg

None of the pumps in WV worked on the Ftype and...

None of the pumps in WV worked on the Ftype and none of the CA ones seem to work either. It pumps maybe one gallon and then cuts off. Over and over and over. I am nervous of ignoring it and pumping...
02-06-2015, 12:22 AM
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Posted By omgomg

I am in Bakersfield CA now - will hit Monterey...

I am in Bakersfield CA now - will hit Monterey and SF tomorrow.
I cut out two parts of this part of the trip.

BUT, I also decided that due to weather I will likely do the "smile" route, so will...
02-02-2015, 11:01 PM
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Posted By omgomg

In Provo UT now - originally had planned on going...

In Provo UT now - originally had planned on going north from CO out to WY, then over to UT, and then down - but decided instead to shoot through the Colorado Rockies on 70 - that was fantastic...
02-01-2015, 02:17 PM
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Views: 12,142
Posted By omgomg

My internet connection here is better, so I might...

My internet connection here is better, so I might be able to do more videos before the game. Here was yesterday's Santa Fe to Fort Collins:
443 miles in 1 min 46 seconds: Santa Fe, NM to Fort...
01-30-2015, 11:13 PM
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Posted By omgomg

Here is a timelapse from today: YouTube

Here is a timelapse from today:
YouTube
01-30-2015, 08:54 PM
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Views: 12,142
Posted By omgomg

In Santa Fe NM now. It snowed 3-4" here and they...

In Santa Fe NM now. It snowed 3-4" here and they will get a bit more tonight. I had one mildly terrifying incident leaving a parking lot that was unplowed. It was in a bowl shape that you drive down...
01-29-2015, 10:32 PM
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Posted By omgomg

I am in El Paso TX now - just short of 8k miles...

I am in El Paso TX now - just short of 8k miles on the odometer (started with just over 2700).
Was in a downpour going through Georgia and Alabama, which I thought would clean it a bit - and it did....
01-21-2015, 03:49 PM
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Posted By omgomg

In NC and not driving. Yesterday did 650+ miles. ...

In NC and not driving. Yesterday did 650+ miles.

Cherohala Skyway to Tail of the Dragon.
Think I actually preferred Cherohala Skyway (even though it had snow in some parts), because it was...
01-19-2015, 08:42 PM
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Posted By omgomg

I'm in Lexington KY now. Leaving in the morning...

I'm in Lexington KY now. Leaving in the morning to do Lexington -> Knoxville -> Cherohala Skyway -> Tail of the Dragon -> Asheville -> Charlotte -> Cary

First day went Boston -> Newport -> Mystic...
01-14-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,142
Posted By omgomg

Just stating what the guy told me. Wasn't even an...

Just stating what the guy told me. Wasn't even an official quote - he was telling me not to bother, as they were expensive for something so minor, and said that.
01-14-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,142
Posted By omgomg

Got car back from detail, opticoat, and tinting....

Got car back from detail, opticoat, and tinting. Forgot to take any pics outside.
Next day (today) took it to the dealer after calling and explaining the trip, asking if they thought I should get it...
01-14-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,364
Posted By omgomg

One thing that people ran into with the Audi R8...

One thing that people ran into with the Audi R8 was that the body/chassis is nearly all aluminum - but things that interfaced with the aluminum (the chem reaction of aluminum and non-aluminum parts...
01-14-2015, 12:33 PM
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Views: 19,364
Posted By omgomg

I'm about to do a 15k+ mile cross country and...

I'm about to do a 15k+ mile cross country and back trip in mine (with winter tires), so can add more data there. (start this weekend)

Seems totally fine in Boston otherwise, with the usual caveats...
01-05-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,951
Posted By omgomg

I guess this has the owner in there and more...

I guess this has the owner in there and more details:
http://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1075458&page=3

Hmm, not loading - anyway, it was on Jalopnik, and someone pasted in the...
01-05-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,951
Posted By omgomg

Curious how much damage that did. Would have...

Curious how much damage that did. Would have expected at least a flat tire.
01-05-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By omgomg

They ran it aground on purpose: ...

They ran it aground on purpose:
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/8393c00e-9431-11e4-82c7-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3NxtNrpPt

The stuff is insured for this sort of thing - so more just a supply issue.
01-05-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,042
Posted By omgomg

Just following up on this, in case anyone else...

Just following up on this, in case anyone else cares...

I bought the device that powers itself off and a Google tablet and Torque.
Had it for months and never tried it in the car until this...
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