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Old 03-27-2010, 01:17 PM   #22121
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Was just about to purchase this then it said E36 Except M3 and convertible lol
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I am doing custom stitching on my shift boot in the german flag colors. the lines will be vertical so my question is this, german flag colors are

black
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yellow

in that order. If I change the orientation to vertical is there a correct way to display the colors ie. yellow red black or black red yellow?

I already did the shift boot as I had posted, now I am doing the ebrake and and it occurred to me the threading on the shift boot might be in the wrong orientation for accuracy

I know for the US flag the stars go on the right (at least I thought that was correct) so does the black on the german flag go to the right or left?
A German flag going up and down becomes a Belgian flag...
Is black, red, yellow, black at the TOP.

correction, black, red, GOLD, not yellow.
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Old 03-27-2010, 01:19 PM   #22122
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no, it doesnt have anything to do with it.
However if any of the bends are affecting the smoothness of how the tire bead fits the rim, that could be a problem, that and faulty valvle stem, as well as holes are why tires lose pressure. stretching isnt. im stretch on my back tires and theyre holding pressure just fine.
those two things are what i'm wondering. can valve stems be fixed? i know the bends can.
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Old 03-27-2010, 01:23 PM   #22123
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those two things are what i'm wondering. can valve stems be fixed? i know the bends can.
yeah, just change em, theyre like what, $8 each. when you swap tires, you can request it, or if its included, you can say you want to keep yours. pretty easy to check, water/spit/etc around valve, wiggle it, see if it forms bubbles.

on cars theyre good for a few years, on bikes, not so long.
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A German flag going up and down becomes a Belgian flag...
Is black, red, yellow, black at the TOP.
I know that. My question was if I take the german flag and hang it verticaly instead of horizontally, is there a proper order to the colors...

the stitching in the shift boot is vertical from the drivers seat, so when looking at it, it is going to be either black red yellow, or yellow red black. Is one more correct or does it make no difference?
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Old 03-27-2010, 01:39 PM   #22126
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I know that. My question was if I take the german flag and hang it verticaly instead of horizontally, is there a proper order to the colors...

the stitching in the shift boot is vertical from the drivers seat, so when looking at it, it is going to be either black red yellow, or yellow red black. Is one more correct or does it make no difference?
and i answered that, a German flag upright with vertical stripes becomes a Belgium flag, essentially.
the only difference is the Belgian flag has red on the end and yellow/gold in the middle. SO i guess if you keep the German order, it will be ok.
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Hooters was fun...the after party was even more fun though.

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Sorry man, after I got home I started thinking about going back out with you guys, I knew I had duty today and something told me I'd be hating my life today if I had to come in hung over. I just watched the DUKE game (WOOT BTW) and went to bed.
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whomever said women don't think logically was totally wrong.
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Lets not get carried away now sweets.
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I didn't say ALL the time. Just.... at all.
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A woman thinking logically 1 time is a pretty big accomplisment
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I think you mean "rationally."
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