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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-30-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,160
Posted By pointandgo
Congratulations furby and Dr. furby! ///M is...

Congratulations furby and Dr. furby! ///M is much too close to '///M-rated' anyway. :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By pointandgo
Consider this: Every tire size has a range of...

Consider this: Every tire size has a range of allowable rim widths. In the case of tire size 225/45R17 it can be mounted on wheels with rim widths: 7.0" to a max. of 8.5" What is the rim width of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,827
Posted By pointandgo
Awesome down under!

Awesome down under!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,126
Posted By pointandgo
Bumper scrapes! Meh. Are you going to acquire...

Bumper scrapes! Meh. Are you going to acquire another car from them? When I turned in my E92 lease I had a $800 (front) bumper 'dent' that was 'forgiven' as I negotiated another car with them.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-29-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By pointandgo
According to my information the '09 328xi Coupe...

According to my information the '09 328xi Coupe with Sports package came with a staggered 18" fitment. What's on your car now? Check you driver's side door (tire) placard to confirm the original...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,273
Posted By pointandgo
I'm sure there was deterioration at least six...

I'm sure there was deterioration at least six months ago (2015) or sooner. The BMW hierarchy wants us to replace our (rubber) tires at at least six years due to 'safety reasons.'

And your...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,126
Posted By pointandgo
Again..my BMW Lease-End Inspection form for RF...

Again..my BMW Lease-End Inspection form for RF tires only requires 4/32nd" remaining tread...no damage such as "cuts, bulges or sever curb rash."
Charge per incident: $300.00

It says nothing...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,126
Posted By pointandgo
My (last) Lease-end Inspection Form (for wheels)...

My (last) Lease-end Inspection Form (for wheels) indicates:

Factory wheels free of cracks, structural bends gouges and aftermarket chrome/paint?
Charge per incident: $300.00
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,992
Posted By pointandgo
A BMW dealer may not exactly be a 'high volume'...

A BMW dealer may not exactly be a 'high volume' seller so I'd be cautious about the production dates on the tires they sell.

Remember, BMW wants us to replace our tires at 6 years old.

Do you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,327
Posted By pointandgo
The 2011 3-series, right? CR solicits...

The 2011 3-series, right?

CR solicits opinions from thousands of their subscribers and collates the results.

There's another source for 'quantitative' complaints for your car:
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By pointandgo
Bigrob, First suggestion: If you expect some...

Bigrob,
First suggestion: If you expect some help in here, stop with the mysterious 'acronyms'

I haven't a freakin idea what you're talking about.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By pointandgo
More pictures needed to show the problem that...

More pictures needed to show the problem that other owners can relate to. Now we know that you can post pics!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By pointandgo
The 330i is an awesome car! OK, the 328 has more...

The 330i is an awesome car! OK, the 328 has more 'gizmos' but everytime I see a 330i...I drool. It's a classic. You SHOULD like your car. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 47,258
Posted By pointandgo
What! You don't get a complimentary refill every...

What! You don't get a complimentary refill every time you visit your BMW dealer? Or...just when you drive in when it's empty? Outrageous!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,092
Posted By pointandgo
It wouldn't be so weird in Europe.

It wouldn't be so weird in Europe.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-24-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 456
Posted By pointandgo
255/45 have a (EU tire standard) design diameter...

255/45 have a (EU tire standard) design diameter of 635mm, the 225/45s are 659mm. Get them changed to 225/40.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By pointandgo
Huh? So if you went in for an oil change and...

Huh?
So if you went in for an oil change and they didn't have BMW approved oil they would have installed anything they had in stock???

And that would have made YOU look terrible? Not sure I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By pointandgo
Tire Rack shows plenty of L.I. 94 in size...

Tire Rack shows plenty of L.I. 94 in size 225/45R17. Almost every tire size comes in a 'standard load' or 'reinforced load' as your size does.

If Costco didn't have your particular...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,992
Posted By pointandgo
All tires have 2/32nd" wear bars as required by...

All tires have 2/32nd" wear bars as required by law. BMW (owner's manual) recommends tire replacement at 1/8" - 3mm...sooner than when you would hit the wear bar. You can buy your own tread depth...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By pointandgo
The 225/45R17 is available in the market in both...

The 225/45R17 is available in the market in both 91 and 94 load indexes. Why did they put L.I. 91 on when the OE L.I. was 94? It's their fault.

EU standards diameter difference:

225/45R17: ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By pointandgo
In '09, yes. Either 8.0" width (coupe) or 7.0"...

In '09, yes. Either 8.0" width (coupe) or 7.0" (sedan) non-sport.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By pointandgo
Rear wheel rim width (coupe or sedan) is 8.5"

Rear wheel rim width (coupe or sedan) is 8.5"
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By pointandgo
Costco doesn't need a 'fitment computer' and they...

Costco doesn't need a 'fitment computer' and they have committed an inexcusable safety error IMO. Any knucklehead can read the 'load index' on the tires coming off or consult the owner's manual. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By pointandgo
You might want to mention your vehicle year and...

You might want to mention your vehicle year and model with options, but a 225/45R17 is perfectly fine on rim widths up to 8.5" according to the European tire & rim standards manual (ETRTO).
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By pointandgo
And by the way, Paul...your 'indirect' TPMS is...

And by the way, Paul...your 'indirect' TPMS is very sensitive to the tire's rolling circumference.

A variance from the OE tire's dimensions will result in a warning icon. Seems that you've hit...
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