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Old 02-06-2013, 04:06 PM   #191141
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have to drive to cypress to pick up the lens
meh

but going to downtown LA tonight to shoot with a buddy who also has the 10-22
so hopefully i'll get some cool shots
Perfect. You can get some very nice cityscape shots with the 10-22.
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:08 PM   #191142
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i've been seeing posts about DISA .. but don't know what the heck it does
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so if i don't hear any rattling noise in the engine, i'm okay?
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:09 PM   #191143
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Perfect. You can get some very nice cityscape shots with the 10-22.
be aware of your aperature.
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:10 PM   #191144
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be aware of your aperature.
It's much better closed up a bit.
If he makes it out there for some daytime shots, he should get some decent results.
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:11 PM   #191145
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i've been seeing posts about DISA .. but don't know what the heck it does
http://www.ecstuning.com/News/BMW_M5...M54_DISA_Valve
so if i don't hear any rattling noise in the engine, i'm okay?
Varies the intake runner length.
No worries if it's working normally. Usual sign is rattling. Sometimes will fail quietly and form a vacuum leak.
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it's going to be night time today
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if you get a flat spot at 3000 rpm, it's your disa.
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:13 PM   #191148
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when in doubt f11
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:17 PM   #191149
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yesterday my car was running stronger than usual
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and i don't think it was just in my head

that blinker fluid swap must have done wonders
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:19 PM   #191150
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it's going to be night time today
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1. Take the tripod.
2. Close it up to f/11.
3. ???
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:19 PM   #191151
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when in doubt f11
hmm okay
i tend to open up a lot for most shots
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oh and btw
yesterday my car was running stronger than usual
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and i don't think it was just in my head

that blinker fluid swap must have done wonders
She was just happy that you showed her some love.
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:20 PM   #191153
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Yes, 2.5L. About 400k on it. Cylinder walls smooth as glass. Burned a little oil, leaked a lot more, but still ran like a champ.
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and i don't think it was just in my head

that blinker fluid swap must have done wonders
I bet it...I hear it's good for at least 3WHP per side.
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1. Take the tripod.
2. Close it up to f/11.
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only for long exposure, right?
otherwise too dark
and way too grainy with higher ISO
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:24 PM   #191155
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damn i wish i was closer. i just need the job for experience in that field. what do you get if you have no qualifications? lol
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only for long exposure, right?
otherwise too dark
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depends on the DOF you want.
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oh and btw
yesterday my car was running stronger than usual
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that blinker fluid swap must have done wonders
did you disconnect the battery? it could reset the vanos and adaptive trans.

you can always turn key to acc for 10 sec, turn to off for 10 sec, start engine to reset them also.
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:29 PM   #191159
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did you disconnect the battery? it could reset the vanos and adaptive trans.

you can always turn key to acc for 10 sec, turn to off for 10 sec, start engine to reset them also.
i did not

i really think it's the blinker fluid

i'm going out soon
so i will see if my car still feels peppy
(as much as an automatic 325i can)
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only for long exposure, right?
otherwise too dark
and way too grainy with higher ISO
You'll have to make the exposure longer, but it'll be nice.
At least with the tripod, you can play around with it a little more.
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