E90Post
 


GTB Performance
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General BMW News and Cars Discussion > This has to be BS: right? (M5 driving around on a military runway)



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-09-2008, 10:13 PM   #1
Motor She Wrote
Private First Class
 
Drives: 2010 135i
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: LA, CA

Posts: 118
iTrader: (0)

This has to be BS: right? (M5 driving around on a military runway)

Came across this on the M5board. I figure this has to be BS. Nobody is this stupid, right?

http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39...photoshop.html
Motor She Wrote is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-09-2008, 10:33 PM   #2
BoostedCosta
SUPERMAN
 
BoostedCosta's Avatar
 
Drives: AW e90 335i M-Sport
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: nj

Posts: 3,174
iTrader: (6)

Send a message via AIM to BoostedCosta
wow thats crazy lol
BoostedCosta is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-09-2008, 10:41 PM   #3
JoosyJoos
Major
 
JoosyJoos's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 335i Coupe
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Johns Creek, GA

Posts: 1,292
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2008 BMW 335i  [0.00]
Send a message via AIM to JoosyJoos
Those glowing brakes are awesome... betcha he coulda melted marshmellows afterward!
__________________

1998 M3 Vert
1995 M3 Track Car
2008 335i - Retired
JoosyJoos is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-09-2008, 11:01 PM   #4
skierman64
Brigadier General
 
skierman64's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 E92 Space Gray M3 & E36M3
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Greater St Louis Metro area

Posts: 3,068
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
1998 M3 Coupe  [0.00]
2008 M3 Coupe  [0.00]
Send a message via Yahoo to skierman64
Quote:
Originally Posted by Motor She Wrote View Post
Came across this on the M5board. I figure this has to be BS. Nobody is this stupid, right?

http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39...photoshop.html
Hmmm...trespassing on Federal property and get off with a warning. Doubtful.

It looks to me as if the runway was a closed runway, in one pic you can see a fence right beside the runway, which is a no-no on a active military runway.

I'd need to know more details before I would believe that story. If he already got away with it, then why not fess up with more details.
__________________
Get a professional motorsports full featured stopwatch app for your Blackberry here: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/19464
Invest Wisely...The best mod for your money?? BMWCCA high performance driver's school. The mod that lasts a lifetime and improves the performance of any car you drive
skierman64 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 03:28 AM   #5
Deda
Major General
 
Deda's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW X6 35d
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Croatia

Posts: 6,490
iTrader: (0)

woow,that is something cool!
Deda is offline   Croatia
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 11:13 AM   #6
FStop7
I like cars
 
FStop7's Avatar
 
Drives: M6
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Newbury Park, CA

Posts: 5,059
iTrader: (3)

BS
FStop7 is offline   Vatican City State
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 12:00 PM   #7
MJC///M3
Colonel
 
MJC///M3's Avatar
 
Drives: 09 SSII E92 M3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Bronx, NYC

Posts: 2,327
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by FStop7 View Post
BS
+1
__________________
"You will get there, but it is up to you and you alone. It is what you are willing to do, and how you are willing to get there. You must be relentless, you must be tireless, you must pursue at all costs, so that you are ready, when the time is right." -Dad
MJC///M3 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 12:38 PM   #8
Blake
Banned
 
Drives: Chevy Aveo
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Parent's Basement

Posts: 4,651
iTrader: (7)

i'm going to have to raise the flag too
Blake is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 12:56 PM   #9
kronzprinz
Second Lieutenant
 
kronzprinz's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 M3
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: EASTCOAST

Posts: 286
iTrader: (0)

BS!!! his daddy probably is a big shot and that's a closed area of the airfield... even the pictures would've been taking away from that ass wipe if it his story was real...
kronzprinz is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 01:00 PM   #10
MJC///M3
Colonel
 
MJC///M3's Avatar
 
Drives: 09 SSII E92 M3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Bronx, NYC

Posts: 2,327
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by kronzprinz View Post
BS!!! his daddy probably is a big shot and that's a closed area of the airfield... even the pictures would've been taking away from that ass wipe if it his story was real...
lol
__________________
"You will get there, but it is up to you and you alone. It is what you are willing to do, and how you are willing to get there. You must be relentless, you must be tireless, you must pursue at all costs, so that you are ready, when the time is right." -Dad
MJC///M3 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 01:16 PM   #11
NewSong
Just another jerk in a hat...
 
NewSong's Avatar
 
Drives: 2005 Ford Focus
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Irvine

Posts: 1,468
iTrader: (0)

Thumbs down

Work.
__________________
He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

And he hath put a new song in my mouth.
NewSong is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 01:37 PM   #12
kyleb350
Brigadier General
 
kyleb350's Avatar
 
Drives: F30 335i M-Sport
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: LoMbard, IL

Posts: 4,154
iTrader: (6)

m5board? If you search youtube, they do a TON of comparison races with exotics, so the runway has to be rented out or something.
kyleb350 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 02:02 PM   #13
daixloxbmw
Lieutenant
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: USA

Posts: 561
iTrader: (0)

BS!!!

the glowing brakes are photoshopped. i can do that easily.

consider this: the first side-view shot of the car, fifth shot overall (without glowing rotors) clearly shows a prominent crack on the floor directly behind the front wheel.

then the next few shots (with the glowing rotors) have the same exact crack in the same exact location. what are the odds you can do a 170-0 mph hard brake and end up at the same spot???

also, in the last couple close-up shots of the rotor, you can clearly see glowing rotor but yet the inside of the rim is pitch dark. if the rotors were really glowing red hot, wouldnt that light reflect off of the perfectly shiny rims? especially with the suspisciously clean (no brake dust) rims after a series of hard brakes.

then, the M5 (like all bmws) have vented rotors, yet you do not see the holes on the side of the rotors. even with it glowing red hot, you should still be able to see the holes in a slighly duller glow.

finally, as good as the M5's brakes are, i'm fairly sure the brakes (super heated brake fluid) would fail long before the rotors glowed like that.
daixloxbmw is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 02:19 PM   #14
Seminole
Colonel
 
Seminole's Avatar
 
Drives: Red Flyer
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: 38.8977 N, 77.0366 W

Posts: 2,028
iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2008 E90 328i  [3.50]
The military isn't a bunch of morons. I think they would have noticed a jackoff driving his car up and down their runway and stopping to take pictures.
__________________
Seminole is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 02:28 PM   #15
Davin
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Davin's Avatar
 
Drives: 08 335xi - 92 MB 300E
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Trinidad & Tobago / NYC

Posts: 1,700
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Blake View Post
i'm going to have to raise the flag too
+1
Davin is offline   Trinidad_and_tobago
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 02:46 PM   #16
OO---OO
Nekid Bandit
 
OO---OO's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: USA

Posts: 292
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Motor She Wrote View Post
Came across this on the M5board. I figure this has to be BS. Nobody is this stupid, right?

http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39...photoshop.html
photoshop is even in the link, lol.
Y'RLY
OO---OO is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 08:14 PM   #17
TK-421
Registered Sex Offender
 
Drives: E46 M3 | 1JZ S13
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Tampa, FL

Posts: 4,765
iTrader: (0)

__________________
Stop putting stuff like painted reflectors and premium package in your signature. You're embarrassing.
TK-421 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 09:01 PM   #18
BillLee
Major General
 
BillLee's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: HTX

Posts: 5,223
iTrader: (21)

Garage List
09 E92 M3  [0.00]
08 E90 335i  [4.65]
Quote:
Originally Posted by OO---OO View Post
photoshop is even in the link, lol.
Y'RLY
lolz. if you read the whole link it says "http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39-m5-e52-z8-discussion/129380-madness-m5-pics-no-they-not-photoshop.html"
BillLee is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-10-2008, 09:31 PM   #19
Scorpion
Major
 
Drives: Nothing
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Nowhere

Posts: 1,215
iTrader: (0)

Not a PS expert but didn't look to real to me :S.
Scorpion is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
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 03:03 PM.




e90post
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