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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-21-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By LMC
You are not providing enough information to allow...

You are not providing enough information to allow an intelligent recommendation. Unless I'm mistaken, your '08 came from the factory with 17- or 18-inch wheels and tires. I think you need to provide...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-18-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,266
Posted By LMC
Those looking for a taller sidewall in a 17-inch...

Those looking for a taller sidewall in a 17-inch fitment, could do minus zero sizing: In the case of an E9x, 205/50R-17 or 215/50R-17 should be fine.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-13-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By LMC
Planet-9 is the best site for the Boxster/Cayman...

Planet-9 is the best site for the Boxster/Cayman in my opinion. Keep trying.

That said, I'm not sure I have seen another forum for ANY brand that provides the insight available here at bimmerfest.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 03-05-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By LMC
www.nada.com www.kbb.com ...

www.nada.com

www.kbb.com

www.edmunds.com

all have pricing info for Porsche.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-27-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By LMC
Based on a low-speed rear hit on a BMW years ago,...

Based on a low-speed rear hit on a BMW years ago, I advise you to make no assumptions of minor damage. My inexperienced eye saw perhaps a hundred dollars of slight paint rub etc. and then the body...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-25-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,512
Posted By LMC
I'm with the above posters. "Sucked some water...

I'm with the above posters. "Sucked some water into air intake and seized engine" could also be termed "flood survivor vehicle with salvage title." If the water was high enough to get into the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-22-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By LMC
In my opinion, it is more than this; there is...

In my opinion, it is more than this; there is also the issue of the driver having good visibility around the car, particularly in the dark.

:dunno:
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 02-22-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By LMC
A couple of answers: 1. No performance...

A couple of answers:

1. No performance impact for wheels, Hypothetically speaking, if you were to fit a set of extraordinarily light or heavy(cast iron? unobtanium?) wheels, you would impact ride...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-21-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By LMC
Well if "remove tint and redo" is not allowed as...

Well if "remove tint and redo" is not allowed as an answer, how about "get the law changed."?

:tsk:
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 02-13-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By LMC
You're asking a couple of questions here, right?...

You're asking a couple of questions here, right? One, will wheels from a 5er fit the M4 and two, if the winter tires from the 5er will swap over to the M4.

On the wheels, it appears to me that...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-11-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 842
Posted By LMC
Very sorry to hear of this and condolences. I'm...

Very sorry to hear of this and condolences. I'm glad to hear that she passed away at home surrounded by loved ones.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,228
Posted By LMC
My guess: Grey-market car in China. :dunno:

My guess: Grey-market car in China. :dunno:
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-04-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,050
Posted By LMC
U. S. price to be announced. Lots of talk of 85K...

U. S. price to be announced. Lots of talk of 85K list on Porsche forums -- I thought that was wishful thinking, but a quick visit to the configurator in Germany shows a base price 12K euros more than...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 02-02-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By LMC
Your pictures are not showing up for me. And I'd...

Your pictures are not showing up for me. And I'd be curious as to which tire you have. Michelin Pilot is a group of performance-oriented tires and there are several all-season offerings in that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-30-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,747
Posted By LMC
Most discussions about negotiating strategy...

Most discussions about negotiating strategy include the advice that you MUST be willing to walk away if you are not satisfied with the deal offered. Good advice and I think many/most salesman will...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-29-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By LMC
You haven't given us detailed info (which wheels?...

You haven't given us detailed info (which wheels? which model of Blizzak?) but here's what I think is going on:
-- Your car has OE BMW 8" wide wheels in front and the rears are 8.5" wide.
-- Your...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-24-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By LMC
On a related issue, I would like to withdraw...

On a related issue, I would like to withdraw $350,000 from a bank where I do not have an account. Can somebody -- preferably somebody with a legal/financial background -- explain how to do this...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-12-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By LMC
Easy to buy the older style: dealership parts...

Easy to buy the older style: dealership parts dept. Oh, wait... you said for a good price...in that case you need to find somebody who took theirs off to replace them with something...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-10-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,055
Posted By LMC
Sorry to see this. My WAG...18.5K

Sorry to see this. My WAG...18.5K
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-28-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By LMC
I like pie.

I like pie.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-22-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By LMC
I can't help OP, but I would like to say that...

I can't help OP, but I would like to say that ard's posts in this thread are some of the most useful advice I've ever seen on bimmerfest.
:thumbup:
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-22-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By LMC
Goods news! Although I suppose the OP has given...

Goods news! Although I suppose the OP has given up, sold the wheels or car, etc.

According to
http://felgenkatalog.auto-treff.com
the weight of the 8 x 17 style 119 wheel is 10.49 kg

My...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-11-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By LMC
I've had a set on my 2014 X3 for a few months....

I've had a set on my 2014 X3 for a few months. Much more comfortable ride that the factory-fitted runflats. I like 'em.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-07-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,126
Posted By LMC
And the word is also going around that German car...

And the word is also going around that German car mag auto motor und sport is reporting that the mid-life update 991s will also go to turbos for smaller displacement engines. It appears that turbos...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-05-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,005
Posted By LMC
Welcome to bimmerfest! Tire Rack's web site...

Welcome to bimmerfest!

Tire Rack's web site says that there are some aftermarket (not OE BMW) 17-inch fitments for the F25 X3 35i, and so I think the wheels will fit. Note that our newer X3s use a...
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