The tech editor is opinionated and tends to present anecdotal stuff as
He does have a lot of knowledge, but loses credibility with his sweeping
I'm also tired of his explaining that he doesn't have access to BMW
TSR's anymore the subscription costs a loot of $$. Hell, look at the
financials of BMWCCA, and ask yourself why they don't buy a subscription
to the damn things.
| GLitwinski wrote:
| > If you own a BMW or ever think you may ever buy one, you should get
| > a membership in the BMW Car Club of America. There are several
| > the best part is that you get a subscription to the club magazine,
| > Roundel. This has to be the best, highest quality car club magazine
| > existence. Production quality is as good as Road and Track or Car &
| > with great feature stories, a big letters section and a big
| > column written by a BMW mechanic who is not shy about telling you
| > does something wrong in the design of their cars. For example,
| > had a person asking if he should keep a high miles E36 or trade on
| > The technical editor provided a long list of screw-ups BMW made in
| > design/manufacture of the E36 and said he would not own one for that
| > (E46's are better.)
| > You have to love a single-manqu้ club magazine that is not afraid to
| > their object of affection when it deserves it (and judging by some
| > letters Roundel gets, BMW deserves it a lot).
| > Just join, it's well worth it. You even get a fat discount on BMW's
| > being in a year.
| > - nopcbs
| I agree 100%.....if you own a BMW and spend money on parts, labor and
| maintenance (which we all do), that $40 in annual dues is paid back
| quickly by all of the discounts that BMW vendors give you. For no
| reason than the discounts, everyone should join.
| Check out the information about BMWCCA's Gateway Tech happening in
| of 2006 in St. Louis.
| Tom Allen
| St. Louis BMW Club