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      05-15-2019, 08:55 AM   #23
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Yeah, other forums didn't exist prior to this one.
Right, BMW forums are the only ones where people tinker with cars, that's why we have the fastest ones on the street...

All bs aside, I've only ever been part of BMW forums; M3Forum, E46Fanatics, XOutpost, and this one so I have zero basis for comparison for anything else...talk about brand loyalty...or fanboy-ism...whatever.

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I do believe BMW engineers know what they're doing and they incorporated some safety and reliability margin into the components. You wouldn't know it from all plastic parts being used for engine component. I would stay away from M cars as I value reliability over performance. But I would gladly swap out parts that are broken with superior components once the original ones have broken down. (or at least parts that were equipped on a higher optioned car)
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honda pilot fourms are all business. timing belt and egr hysteria. and whose got the most miles.
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Just don't bring up Tesla
When I worked for Tesla I'd frequent their forums.

Total dweeb-fest. Just a bunch of rich nerds.
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honda pilot fourms are all business. timing belt and egr hysteria. and whose got the most miles.
Like THAT doesn't go on around here.

Oil hysteria.
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When I worked for Tesla I'd frequent their forums.

Total dweeb-fest. Just a bunch of rich nerds.
I can see this being the case
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Like THAT doesn't go on around here.

Oil hysteria.
the SCH hysteria is off the charts.
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I can see this being the case
As if dealing with those geeks in person wasn't already enough for me.
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clubtouareg is a good Touareg enthusiasts' site with a wide variety of mostly technical information. Many DIYers but not all.

Mercedes site is mostly not DIYers. Lots of talk about horsepower. Some technical information.

4Runners.com site is great. I'm trying to run our retired family truckster 4Runner for 300k miles. Great site for that.

This site is a good blend of technical and general automotive discussion.

On all forums I read very little that doesn't relate to the brand/model in question.
Also second on the 4Runners forums.
While their "you must post 10 times before you can start a thread" is a little annoying, the site is great for cheap easy DIY info on a car that is simple and easy to inexpensively modify. Plus, lots of people like to show and tell there. Part of the reason I'm looking for a 4Runner to daily now is their forum experience!
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