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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension Today, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Jay Arras
I'd look for someone selling OEM wheels on...

I'd look for someone selling OEM wheels on Kijiji. You might even be able to score them with winter tires already mounted. Just make sure they're a 5 x 120 bolt pattern and 72.5 mm center bore.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Today, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By Jay Arras
Might be interesting to know why he is selling it...

Might be interesting to know why he is selling it so soon.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Today, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Jay Arras
Care to elaborate?

Care to elaborate?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 05:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Jay Arras
I'd go with 17's. They'll permit a narrower tire...

I'd go with 17's. They'll permit a narrower tire and will cost less too.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By Jay Arras
Another unicorn up for sale!

For those of you who may be looking, a unicorn just went up for sale in Canada.
http://5series.net/forums/complete-car-sales-35/%2Arare%2A-e61-6-speed-2007-bmw-530xit-wagon-145756/
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Jay Arras
Interesting, because there is a very active...

Interesting, because there is a very active thread here right now of people who are not so thrilled with them.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=918041
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-27-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Jay Arras
If the tires are new, see how they work out. I...

If the tires are new, see how they work out. I had all-seasons for the first winter with my xi and they did great. After that, I picked up some 17" rims and dressed them with Blizzaks. Now I'm like...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-27-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Jay Arras
Do a forum search on "tire recommendations" and...

Do a forum search on "tire recommendations" and go to the Tire Rack site and read reviews. There's just too many variables.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Jay Arras
You're really talking apples vs. oranges here....

You're really talking apples vs. oranges here. They're really different cars. 6 vs. 8 cylinders, sedan vs. wagon. I'd say you have to ask yourself what you're really looking for in a car. Do you...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-27-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By Jay Arras
Pics would help your sale.

Pics would help your sale.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-27-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Jay Arras
Just ask your dealer what the offsets of those...

Just ask your dealer what the offsets of those 403M wheels are. Then contact Tire Rack and ask them if they have any 18" rims with those offsets.



Are those run-flats?



Aren't you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Jay Arras
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=427928&highlight=scan+tool
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-26-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 462
Posted By Jay Arras
Lexol for the leather seats.

Lexol for the leather seats.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By Jay Arras
Good for you! Congratulations! :thumbup:

Good for you! Congratulations! :thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Jay Arras
Invaluable resource. Have fun!

Invaluable resource. Have fun!
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 09-25-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,609
Posted By Jay Arras
Is that the best you could do? :rolleyes:

Is that the best you could do? :rolleyes:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By Jay Arras
Grab it quick before it's gone! :drive:

Grab it quick before it's gone! :drive:
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-22-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Jay Arras
I answered "Other" because I replace when they no...

I answered "Other" because I replace when they no longer seem to be holding their grip, regardless of other factors.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-19-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Jay Arras
There's mixed views on the rotation of tires. But...

There's mixed views on the rotation of tires. But on BMWs, even with same size tires on every corner, the suspension set up creates unique wear patterns for each tire. And, it is generally...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-18-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By Jay Arras
If you're good to go until 2020, I'd say nix the...

If you're good to go until 2020, I'd say nix the warranty. You may not even have the car that long.
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 09-17-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Jay Arras
Why would that throw a warning?

Why would that throw a warning?
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 09-17-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Jay Arras
Ahhh, you had said the arrows were going left TO...

Ahhh, you had said the arrows were going left TO right. You meant left AND right.
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 09-17-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Jay Arras
Like these?

Like these?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-14-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By Jay Arras
Actually, if you're comfortable using rubbing...

Actually, if you're comfortable using rubbing compound, a 1500 grit sandpaper is just the next step up. You wet sand it, constantly spraying water with a spray bottle. The hard part is making sure...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-14-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By Jay Arras
You can do the nailpolish brush touchup method or...

You can do the nailpolish brush touchup method or get a professional looking job by sanding down and then respraying. If you do it right, there should be no blobs.
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