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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-14-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
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: 209
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: 1,150
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: 423
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: 1,150
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: 5,129
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: 321
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...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 08-03-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By GTony
My 17'' BMW Original Rims have a 68mm Centre Cap....

My 17'' BMW Original Rims have a 68mm Centre Cap.
I got different Brand 4x18" Rims and even though my above 68mm Caps fitted, there was a small gap you could put a screwdriver in and flick off. Not...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-29-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,150
Posted By GTony
I like the idea that you wouldn't have to drive...

I like the idea that you wouldn't have to drive at 50mph for only 50 miles. Of course if the RFT couldn't be repaired you would still have to buy new RFT if you intended having a spare. In some rare...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-27-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,150
Posted By GTony
You haven't mentioned what Year/Model X1 you have...

You haven't mentioned what Year/Model X1 you have and it's Wheel/Tyre size.
Is your backup the same as your original ones?
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-27-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By GTony
If it was OK before you put it in for warranty...

If it was OK before you put it in for warranty work, they are responsible.
Is it a BMW Dealer and still under Warranty?
Me not being mechanical minded noticed that most cars idle at around 800 rmp....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-21-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,747
Posted By GTony
I should have also made the following comment in...

I should have also made the following comment in my first reply.
You should be able to negotiate any car you see at a Dealer with any other Dealer.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-21-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,747
Posted By GTony
Hi SportsActivist, It's a shame you couldn't...

Hi SportsActivist,
It's a shame you couldn't act quickly and get the Deal printed out before that arrogant Sales Manager came over.
You don't pay for bad treatment or their/somebody elses ...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-17-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By GTony
You mention Soot which could relate to Diesel and...

You mention Soot which could relate to Diesel and Tips which could relate to petrol.
What Model X1 do you have?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-16-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,633
Posted By GTony
Would like to know original wheel specifications,...

Would like to know original wheel specifications, Offset, Tyre Size etc. and the new Specs.
How does the front get in and out of the fenders.
Also looks lowered to me. As per Wolves comment.
Most...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-12-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By GTony
Like I said on your other thread I prefer -...

Like I said on your other thread I prefer - 1010tyres -.
Key in your original tyre size then select bigger/other tyre sizes. They allow you to select 3 or 4 different combinations at once.
You can...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-11-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By GTony
Even though I like the ones in Irattner's photo...

Even though I like the ones in Irattner's photo for a few reasons, I couldn't agree more with everything you have said.:thumbup:
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 06-11-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By GTony
First you need to know all the Specs. of your...

First you need to know all the Specs. of your original set up.
Then try tirerack. Also I prefer 1010tyres, check their Tyre Size Calculator and Offset Calculator.
My Original on 2011.5 X1 is...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-19-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,784
Posted By GTony
Sickening feeling to look at that USD$33,025...

Sickening feeling to look at that USD$33,025 compared to our Aust. Sept.14 release of AUD$64,400 without Track Handling Package.
At one stage it was not considered for release in Aust.
This looks a...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-20-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By GTony
A lot of the bigger W/screen places have mobile...

A lot of the bigger W/screen places have mobile repairs depending where you are.
Mine was a big chip and they did a good job plugging it. That's why I didn't use insurance, saving it for complete...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-18-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By GTony
HI Canhouter, Get it repaired ASAP. On way to...

HI Canhouter,
Get it repaired ASAP.
On way to Service a Truck threw stones up chipping bonnet and put bad crack in windscreen.
I had BMW repair while they were servicing. They got outside repairer...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-14-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By GTony
Sorry for throwing in an Aust. product but at...

Sorry for throwing in an Aust. product but at least the following comments might help.
I use a product called Bowdens own. They make their own cleaning products. Sell/distribute to Automotive...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-07-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By GTony
Hi HotRodW, Thanks for info. Have sent email...

Hi HotRodW,
Thanks for info. Have sent email off to Turnermotorsports as your link shows they have spacer/adaptor with 72.5/74.0mm measurements which match my original 72.5 hub c/bore and OEM wheel...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 04-06-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By GTony
Hi HotRodW, What I,m trying to say in my 1st...

Hi HotRodW,
What I,m trying to say in my 1st line is, do spacers have the same centrebore as your original hub c/bore.
Does the wheel rest on the spacers c/bore or is only supported by the bolts....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 03-27-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By GTony
Sorry put both B/stones and Pirelli on the front....

Sorry put both B/stones and Pirelli on the front. Should have said your B/stones on the front and your Pirellis on the Back.
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