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Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 09-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By GTony
Pretty hard to beat the BMW 6 Cylinder Engine in...

Pretty hard to beat the BMW 6 Cylinder Engine in Petrol or Diesel and it's development/versatility.
My Favourite is the M3.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-16-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By GTony
`Your concerns can only be determined by...

`Your concerns can only be determined by asking/communicating with your Dealer along with any other accessories, warranty issues you have made a list of before you go there.
My 17"RFT's still have a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By GTony
You would have to ask BMW and the Tyre Places in...

You would have to ask BMW and the Tyre Places in your area.
Don't forget if purchasing Tyres to make sure the Load Index and Speed Symbol are the same as your Original Tyres or preferably better.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By GTony
Don't know how Wide your Wheels are. Look up -...

Don't know how Wide your Wheels are.
Look up - 1010tyres - They have an Offset Calculator so you can compare the differences between your original set up and any changes your thinking of making.
Forum: General BMW 09-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By GTony
The start of things to come. FWD will be priced...

The start of things to come. FWD will be priced to sell, which in turn will probably see a good price increase in RWD.
Depending on the Engines I would consider 1 Series Sedan BUT No Way in FWD....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,313
Posted By GTony
Hi Fsarc, Even if a new, all 4 wheels and tyres...

Hi Fsarc,
Even if a new, all 4 wheels and tyres are a bit different than your original set up, I can agree with Nikolas comment to keep the front and rear diameters less than 1% difference.
I use...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By GTony
What Brand are the Tyres on your car?. I have...

What Brand are the Tyres on your car?.
I have commented on the 245 and 275 widths. Would be interested to know what tyre places say, especially front clearance.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By GTony
Not necessarily but spacers might come into play...

Not necessarily but spacers might come into play for clearance issues.
I was going to suggest and ask did you check 235/35 Front and 265/30 Rear but - riviera1969 - beat me to it and already has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-11-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By GTony
Hi Junkyarddogg, Tyre Sizes for Rim Widths. ...

Hi Junkyarddogg,
Tyre Sizes for Rim Widths.
RIM IDEAL TYRE MAX TYRE
8'' 225 - 235 245
9'' 245 - 255 265
MAX TYRE - 245 size probably wont suit the front and might be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By GTony
Hi remgitano, Sorry everyone this isn't all on...

Hi remgitano,
Sorry everyone this isn't all on the original subject but answers your comments +.
Your 328d is the same as our 320d but with a bit more Brake Horse Power=bhp.
320d is AUD$68,000...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By GTony
Hi remgitano, I can relate that you have to...

Hi remgitano,
I can relate that you have to accept what they offer when it comes to Fuel Companies and Governments.
I agree and fully understand your frustrations with BMW. With a massive...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By GTony
While I can understand peoples frustrations with...

While I can understand peoples frustrations with BMW and their Dealers.
Shouldn't you be asking the Fuel Companies and the Government - What they are doing to improve the Standard of Diesel Fuel....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-08-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By GTony
Diesel X Models in Aust.

Hi People,
X1 = 18d and 20d.
X3 = 20d and 6 cylinder 30d has plenty of power, 0-100km/h 6.2s - 190kw and 560Nm Torque, Fuel Combined 6L/100km. Would love 30d in X1.
X4 = 20d and 30d.
X5 = 25d, 4...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-08-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,346
Posted By GTony
For the time being I just taped mine to the top....

For the time being I just taped mine to the top. Not so annoying now when I open BUT it still takes up to much in the console.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-05-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By GTony
Hi srivkin78, You didn't mention your car year....

Hi srivkin78,
You didn't mention your car year. However you could try - tdi-tuning.co.uk -.
They mention 328d US Spec 2013 onwards and seem to better explain, warrant and offer back up for their...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-31-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,309
Posted By GTony
Hope this is for all the 2 Series. Everything...

Hope this is for all the 2 Series. Everything looks great and complements the style.
When will we get some pricing and sizes etc.
Guess we ask AC Schnitzer for those.
Looking good.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-30-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By GTony
My 2011 X1 has 225/50/17's with Bridgestone run...

My 2011 X1 has 225/50/17's with Bridgestone run flats, now done 35000 Km's.
I was told when picked up new forget what book, side door say and run 40 PSI all round.
They are all evenly worn, 2 have...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-25-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,155
Posted By GTony
Love this style of Wheel. Would it hurt to let...

Love this style of Wheel.
Would it hurt to let us know what size these are? ALSO What sizes they come in, Colours and Offsets.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-14-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,862
Posted By GTony
Looks good. Wonder what brand and size tyres they...

Looks good. Wonder what brand and size tyres they are?
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By GTony
The new wheels I got had the offset on the back....

The new wheels I got had the offset on the back. You would probably have to clean older wheels to find it.
You could try that. Look at the back of one of your wheels.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-10-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,297
Posted By GTony
Firstly I'm, a not mechanically minded old guy. ...

Firstly I'm, a not mechanically minded old guy.
What I said is actually true and was quoted to the word from my Owners Hand Book.
You mention tyre pressure and speed differences. Isn't that what I...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-10-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By GTony
I picked up mine new, December 2011 with...

I picked up mine new, December 2011 with 225/50/17 all round. Rear wheel drive.
Was told to forget the recommended pressures and to run 40 psi on all 4 tyres.
Have 35,000 Kms on them and 2 are...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-07-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,297
Posted By GTony
My system must be INITIALISED on the screen...

My system must be INITIALISED on the screen control display after you inflate all your tyres with the correct pressure. These current tyre pressures are stored as a reference for detection of a flat...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-06-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,530
Posted By GTony
I will eventually get rid of the cradle thanks to...

I will eventually get rid of the cradle thanks to the HOW TO on this thread as BMW wont remove here. Just another case of them not interested in going outside the Square.
Having the suitable 4s, I'm...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-05-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By GTony
Hi stonex1, Those Caps you found look good. Are...

Hi stonex1,
Those Caps you found look good. Are the dimensions 58mm front and 55mm rear the same as your DAI ones?
I noticed in picture 2 of the 4 emblems that the bottom left cap shows a side view...
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