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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 598
Posted By pointandgo
Forum assistance might require the...

Forum assistance might require the year/model/trim of your BMW. How do we know that the TPMS installed were correct?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By pointandgo
Most 3-series have been 88 ft/lbs for years...

Most 3-series have been 88 ft/lbs for years according to my data.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By pointandgo
You can ask them what torque they applied to the...

You can ask them what torque they applied to the lug bolts (if they indeed used an impact wrench which is quite possible).

If the answer isn't 88 ft/lbs. they screwed up.

You should consider...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-13-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By pointandgo
Ask the Tire Rack if they are sure that they...

Ask the Tire Rack if they are sure that they shipped RDE008 (Huf) or equivalent. What does your invoice show?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-13-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By pointandgo
Basically all of them are 433 MHz. According to...

Basically all of them are 433 MHz. According to my chart the original Beru/Huf TPMS installation for 2007 E92 (coupe) would have been: RDE008 (marked on the unit).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,216
Posted By pointandgo
2016 BMW Owner's Manual for F-30: "Tires can...

2016 BMW Owner's Manual for F-30:

"Tires can be rotated between the axles to achieve even wear."

(except staggered fitments)

Pg. 208
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By pointandgo
I'm betting that it varies from dealer to dealer...

I'm betting that it varies from dealer to dealer or if you have the car serviced at the dealership where you bought the car.

My E46 M3 had minimum mods: Eisenmann (cat back) exhaust, Eibach...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-03-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,136
Posted By pointandgo
Noted. Was the black background intentional?

Noted. Was the black background intentional?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-03-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,136
Posted By pointandgo
Awesome car but our ad agency was right...black...

Awesome car but our ad agency was right...black cars don't photograph well. :cry:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-03-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By pointandgo
Every tire size has an allowable range of rim...

Every tire size has an allowable range of rim widths per international standards for example:

255/35R18 = 8.5" thru 10.0"

Generally speaking the wider the rim width the more vulnerable the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By pointandgo
You can send more detailed pictures if you wish.

You can send more detailed pictures if you wish.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By pointandgo
Your son is correct...the system is a Federal...

Your son is correct...the system is a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) and cannot be legally disabled by a dealership.

Getting it 'fixed' might not be expensive or difficult...read...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-02-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By pointandgo
I agree that the damage is an external cut based...

I agree that the damage is an external cut based on the photo (and 30+ years experience working for a tire manufacturer including product liability litigation).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-30-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By pointandgo
The map updates in my portable Garmin are free. ...

The map updates in my portable Garmin are free. I stopped paying for BMW's over priced nav a long time ago.

Did I mention that I can also bring my Garmin on trips and use it in rental cars?...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-30-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,664
Posted By pointandgo
Ned, With 3+ hr. TSA delays at JFK security...

Ned,
With 3+ hr. TSA delays at JFK security you can take more than 15 minutes...:bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-24-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By pointandgo
Time to call BMW NA since your dealership is...

Time to call BMW NA since your dealership is unresponsive.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-24-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 12,643
Posted By pointandgo
Never.

Never.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,195
Posted By pointandgo
Bump... First my deepest empathy to the OP. ...

Bump...

First my deepest empathy to the OP. I suspect cell phone use as I've been hit twice by 'texters' or non-blue tooth users chatting away.

I agree with the dash cam and have just...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,592
Posted By pointandgo
Can you bundle your car insurance with other...

Can you bundle your car insurance with other insurance needs? I finally got fed up with my auto insurance cost through Farmers even with homeowners tied in with it.

I recently called my health...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By pointandgo
The European standards (European Tyre and Rim...

The European standards (European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation - ETRTO) allow the following rim width fitments for your tire sizes: w

245/35R19: 8.0" thru 9.5" rim width
275/30R19: 9.0"...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,165
Posted By pointandgo
Ah! The conspiracy theories. To answer...

Ah! The conspiracy theories.

To answer your question, yes I've had the unfortunate experience of having to 'testify' (as an expert witness) in multiple product liability cases (fatalities)...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,165
Posted By pointandgo
Good decision considering the... U.S. Rubber...

Good decision considering the...

U.S. Rubber Manufacturers Assn. (RMA) rejects plugs (all major tire manufacturers)
AAA (road side assistance)
The Tire Rack
BMW NA
ADAC of Germany (similar to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,326
Posted By pointandgo
Actual scenario BEFORE I signed the lease: ...

Actual scenario BEFORE I signed the lease:

The client adviser really screwed up IMO.

He mentioned that I 'might' be on the hook for $750 charges due to my 'late' oil change.

HE really...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,165
Posted By pointandgo
Yeah...every major tire manufacturer...and the...

Yeah...every major tire manufacturer...and the organization that represents all the tire retailers in the U.S. might be wrong. :eek:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,165
Posted By pointandgo
You...of course, can do whatever you want to do,...

You...of course, can do whatever you want to do, but don't advise others to take a less-than-safe course of action unless you have appropriate 'credentials.'

I have a policy of not arguing with...
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