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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By solarbmw
Right now I have Eagle LS 245/45R18 100V RFTs....

Right now I have Eagle LS 245/45R18 100V RFTs. These are the original tires from when I bought it new. They are quoting me $1456 plus tax for installation/balancing, and an additional $299 for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By solarbmw
Hey XMen, I drive about 21000 miles per year give...

Hey XMen, I drive about 21000 miles per year give or take a few.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By solarbmw
I was thinking of buying RFTs based on recs here,...

I was thinking of buying RFTs based on recs here, from tirerack or someplace similar, and having them installed at Firestone/Pepboys etc. I did something similar with the wifey's RX350 and it worked...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By solarbmw
Danny a spare is going to cost you trunk space. ...

Danny a spare is going to cost you trunk space.

Luigi, thank you. I love the car/sporty aggressive look, but yes, I drive it conservatively. Fast, but no hard braking, fast starts, etc. Luckily my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By solarbmw
Thanks for the replies. I am leaning towards...

Thanks for the replies. I am leaning towards sticking with run flats for simplicity sake. I don't know which brand/model the dealer's quote was for. I should have asked. I'll find out. I'm looking...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By solarbmw
Time to make the donuts... err.. replace the tires

Thanks in advance all for your experienced advice and input. I've got a 2013 528xi M-sport 18 inch wheels. The dealer just told me today that my tires are 4 mm front and 3 mm tread for the rear and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By solarbmw
Driving in the snow

Got a 528xi msport. This is my first BMW. I remember way back when in the days of oldsmobile that in the snow, i would downshift to increase control. How do you guys/gals drive in the snow when its...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,945
Posted By solarbmw
Good news: As y'all predicted the brake...

Good news: As y'all predicted the brake replacement at 27000 miles was computer error. Brakes ok. They reset computer and re calibrated.

Bad news: all my coding is gone. :(


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,945
Posted By solarbmw
I remember that with an older car (non bmw) that...

I remember that with an older car (non bmw) that reAr brakes go first when you do most highway driving for some reason. Regardless the dealer did say they are covered. I'm hoping they are honest and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,945
Posted By solarbmw
Replace brakes already?

I'm at 27000 miles after a year and a half and the computer says my rear brakes need to be replaced. Could that be true? Is that covered by 4 year maintenance contract? If not how much does it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-02-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By solarbmw
Spoiler installation

Ok, sounds like the 3m tape is good enough. Will go ahead with that.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-01-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,377
Posted By solarbmw
Over 20 Tires So Far, Help

Can one buy tire insurance after the first day assuming nothing has happened yet?


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-01-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By solarbmw
Spoiler installation

Any advice on attaching one of those m5 spoilers other than using that two sided scotch tape? Isn't there some special auto industrial glue the dealers use? Anyone's spoiler come off after...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By solarbmw
You can pm him at dreamcar. Also search for his...

You can pm him at dreamcar. Also search for his posts on the detailing thread as shawnsheridan mentioned above. Enjoy!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By solarbmw
Code for 2013 535 m/package

Dreamcar did mine. Very nice guy and highly recommended. Central nj area.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,226
Posted By solarbmw
Tint

I totally get what you are saying, but I don't want it so dark that I can't see well out the car in the winter or at night. Plus, I don't want differential tinting between front and back. 50 percent...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By solarbmw
i've got a carbon black 5er and thinking 50% all...

i've got a carbon black 5er and thinking 50% all around except windshield. i've got a light interior (oyster/black) so hoping i won't get bugged by the cops. i heard LLumar ATR has issues with GPS...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,226
Posted By solarbmw
thinking about tinting

thinking about tinting my carbon black 5er. heard something about LLumar ATR causing signal dropouts and screwing up GPS? Anyone hear of that? I'm thinking 50% allaround except nothing on...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-12-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By solarbmw
Thanks. Anyone know if Lee Berbs has an email...

Thanks. Anyone know if Lee Berbs has an email address? I saw the FB page already. Muchas Gracias.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-09-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By solarbmw
detailer in central nj

can anyone recommend a reputable detailer in central nj? someone with personal experience? ty.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,166
Posted By solarbmw
Ty!

Ty!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,166
Posted By solarbmw
ok... so in that case, anyone have a...

ok... so in that case, anyone have a recommendation for a reputable detailer in central jersey?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,600
Posted By solarbmw
Can u pm me price as well? TY

Can u pm me price as well? TY
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,213
Posted By solarbmw
Does lee have an email or website? Need opinions...

Does lee have an email or website? Need opinions on tinting my carbon black 528xi msport. Prob 50% all around but I didn't know there were colors other than black. Llumar? Wincos? 3m?? Who knows....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,166
Posted By solarbmw
Ok now I'm getting worried. I've been avoiding...

Ok now I'm getting worried. I've been avoiding the usual car washes thinking I'm Getting the car "detailed". This place is called prospect auto spa. Hope the don't screw up the carbon black.
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