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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Jay Arras
And I'd say your car longevity expectations match...

And I'd say your car longevity expectations match your habits. Ever stop to think that maybe if you changed your oil more often, you might achieve 200,000 miles or perhaps even 300,000? It occurs...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-18-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Jay Arras
I hate to say it Jim, but I think the service...

I hate to say it Jim, but I think the service manager is correct in this instance.

In snow, you want the narrowest tire that your vehicle will accommodate and still keep the load rating. This is...
Forum: New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT 12-15-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Jay Arras
Make? Model? But the rest of us want to see...

Make? Model? But the rest of us want to see pictures too! :cry:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-15-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Jay Arras
The link you posted are for wheel covers --- not...

The link you posted are for wheel covers --- not rims.

On two occasions, I picked up 4 OEM wheels in very good condition mounted with snows used only one season for $500 through Craigslist or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By Jay Arras
I've ordered stuff from Hong Kong that took weeks...

I've ordered stuff from Hong Kong that took weeks to arrive. What did the vendor promise? Probably put it on the slow boat from China... (sorry, couldn't resist). Good luck!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Jay Arras
Maybe an even dumber question... Why would you...

Maybe an even dumber question... Why would you want to change the VIN number?
Forum: General BMW 12-11-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Jay Arras
Okay, so we're dying to hear... How did it all...

Okay, so we're dying to hear... How did it all work out? :stickpoke
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By Jay Arras
Yes it would. Yours is 74.1 mm, the 750i one is...

Yes it would. Yours is 74.1 mm, the 750i one is 72.5 mm. If it were the other way around, you may get by with hubcentric rings, but it's not gonna happen here.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-11-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Jay Arras
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=BMW+wall+clock

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=BMW+wall+clock
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By Jay Arras
Grumpy? Who? Us? :mad:

Grumpy? Who? Us? :mad:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-10-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By Jay Arras
Just curious. Which dealer is this? I'm in CT...

Just curious. Which dealer is this? I'm in CT too.

You might try swapping the tires front to back and vice versa, unless you have a staggered setup. Also, if you don't have OEM rims, see if...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Jay Arras
There's a recall on it. What year is your car?

There's a recall on it. What year is your car?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By Jay Arras
I'm curious why you're going to Tire Rack for...

I'm curious why you're going to Tire Rack for brake parts? :dunno:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By Jay Arras
Why in the world would you ever buy a vehicle...

Why in the world would you ever buy a vehicle from a dealer that had issues? I wouldn't even consider it. :dunno:

I echo the advice given above. If the dealer doesn't want to fix it before...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-06-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By Jay Arras
That stuff is TERRIBLE!! It's hard to apply......

That stuff is TERRIBLE!! It's hard to apply... streaks... and is IMPOSSIBLE to remove.

I just flip on the A/C... Clears the window in no time! Just keep your inside windows clean with a simple...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Jay Arras
Nope! That's the classic sign that the bulb is...

Nope! That's the classic sign that the bulb is burning out. It will fail completely eventually. Just replace it and you should be good to go.

Some say you should replace both because the old one...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-05-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Jay Arras
Those two things are often at odds with each...

Those two things are often at odds with each other. Performance tires usually offer a harsher, noisier ride in exchange for excellent grip and cornering. The profile of the tire also dictates ride...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-04-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By Jay Arras
What style?

What style?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Jay Arras
It's not. Read the thread posted above. This...

It's not. Read the thread posted above. This has all been discussed before.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Jay Arras
quick answer

Read this thread: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=699749
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 11-30-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Jay Arras
Have you checked on Tire Rack? They're my go-to...

Have you checked on Tire Rack? They're my go-to place for anything tire.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-30-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,617
Posted By Jay Arras
-1 I beg to differ on that one. I prefer the...

-1

I beg to differ on that one. I prefer the "legacy" exhaust look.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jay Arras
+1 The iDrive just tells you what someone has...

+1
The iDrive just tells you what someone has last set it at. Sometimes the best weather forecast is just poking your head out the window.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-29-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By Jay Arras
Believe it or not, if you breathe through your...

Believe it or not, if you breathe through your mouth, you expel more warm air than if you breathe through your nose. I discovered this by accident when I sighed deeply when the windshield was cold. ...
Forum: General BMW 11-29-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Jay Arras
Amazon has it for $25.59

Amazon has it for $25.59
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