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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-02-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By luigi524td
Check the pdf posted here:...

Check the pdf posted here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=833290

Looks like Aug 2015 for the start of production. Arrival at dealers should be anytime after that date. A...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,496
Posted By luigi524td
If it's just for a few hours / same day it's no...

If it's just for a few hours / same day it's no big deal what I get to use and I even like to drop down to a 3'er to see how they've changed. Any time my dealer has needed to keep my car for a couple...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,650
Posted By luigi524td
Interesting data you're collecting! Front to...

Interesting data you're collecting! Front to rear wear may be a factor of how you drive (maybe exploiting the massive torque of the diesel?). As for the fronts' inner and outer tread wear - may be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,650
Posted By luigi524td
Smile Feedback on feedback - Keep 'er pointed straight down the road :-)

I'm sorry you disagree with the experience I've had with my BMWs over the past nearly 30 years. I guess some of us are "luckier" than most. I've been able to detect unusual tire wear quickly enough...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-30-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By luigi524td
Welcome to the forum and good luck with your new...

Welcome to the forum and good luck with your new to you 550xDrive GT. Wheel damage is common, especially with our crappy roads and low profile tires. However, replacement may not be your only...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,650
Posted By luigi524td
In my experience tire rotation may help even out...

In my experience tire rotation may help even out tire wear. If your tires seem to be wearing evenly I wouldn't bother. Same with wheel alignment ... Unless you're feeling pulling or seeing unusual...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-29-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By luigi524td
I've had wood trim on my current and on previous...

I've had wood trim on my current and on previous BMWs. Maybe I'm gentle but have NEVER scratched any trim ... my regular care is to blow the dust off with either a car of compressed air or my air...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-29-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,348
Posted By luigi524td
Got GAS?!?

You must remove air from your tires and refill with nitrogen FIRST. Failing to do so will cause immediate failure of the WorldWideWeb :dunno:

:rofl:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-29-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By luigi524td
BE an EDUCATED consumer OR wind up a disappointed customer!

Don't feel abused by some responses on this forum - they are often pushing you to be a smarter consumer! That greatly reduces the possibility that you next posts will be WTF have I gotten myself...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-27-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 466
Posted By luigi524td
I don't know if I'd finance a depreciating item...

I don't know if I'd finance a depreciating item for that long a term but if your credit history is sound try DCU:

https://www.dcu.org/loans/auto-choices.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By luigi524td
Your dealer will NOT patch your RFT. No reputable...

Your dealer will NOT patch your RFT. No reputable tire shop will patch IF the tire was run at "0" / low inflation pressure. Inflate to the recommended pressure and go to a REPUTABLE tire dealer that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By luigi524td
Reconfirm your oil level while parked on level...

Reconfirm your oil level while parked on level pavement. If it's still registering one quart low you could have someone help you top off with a quart of the appropriate grade Mobil 1. (Check your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-26-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,339
Posted By luigi524td
Am I the only guy out here who who finds the OEM...

Am I the only guy out here who who finds the OEM Conti RFTs on my '13 535xDrive quiet and secure handling tires?? Only 25K miles so far but they are wearing evenly, probably have 40%+ tread left, and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-26-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,620
Posted By luigi524td
You can buy any BMW extended warranty or service...

You can buy any BMW extended warranty or service program while your current coverages are in effect. If there's an outside chance you might not keep your car you'll never recoup the cost of any...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By luigi524td
Enter your Dad's car VIN in RealOEM to match up...

Enter your Dad's car VIN in RealOEM to match up the mirror that will be needed.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-25-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By luigi524td
I'm sure someone on the forum in your local area...

I'm sure someone on the forum in your local area will offer recommendations for professional wheel refinishing services. Some DIY's just aren't worth messing with! Let a professional refinish all...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-25-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 767
Posted By luigi524td
That is a very adventurous project and you are to...

That is a very adventurous project and you are to be applauded for the execution. The sum will certainly exceed the parts!!
Looking forward to pictures once you car's interior is completely...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 04-24-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By luigi524td
Exclamation NJ Sirius Consumer Complaint Settlement

Consumers in NJ Seeking Restitution from Sirius Must File Complaints

IF you have you been slammed by their fees and automatic renewal tactics? Here's your recourse!!

"The settlement,...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-23-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By luigi524td
I'll have to follow this thread to read about...

I'll have to follow this thread to read about your experience with the TESLA. I've toyed with the idea too ... since my 200+ mile trips are sometimes 8-10 times a year Supercharger locations are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By luigi524td
Happened to my '13 535xDrive early on (1/14);...

Happened to my '13 535xDrive early on (1/14); diagnosis was faulty instrument cluster. Replaced under warranty - no further issues.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By luigi524td
Yikes

Did you remember to take the key fob out of your pocket?!?!

:rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-23-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By luigi524td
Exclamation Gas / fuel tank gauge reading - reserve light alert

For the past many many years I've made it a habit to learn the accuracy of my cars' gas / fuel gauges. Since it was very common for me to drive 200-800 miles a day, stopping to gas up at 1/2 or 1/4...
Forum: General BMW 04-23-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By luigi524td
If you like your dealer and they are fair with...

If you like your dealer and they are fair with you ... I'd stick with them. Even if standard services are a few $$'s more than at an INDY the relationship might earn you some flexibility should more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By luigi524td
Exclamation SIgn WHAT - Pay WHAT ... NO LOOKIE?!?!?!

NEVER COMMIT AND EXCHANGE MONEY BEFORE YOU HAVE MADE AN ADEQUATE & INFORMED REVIEW OF ANY / EVERY CONTRACT.

Any business practicing in this fashion should be reported IMMEDIATELY to your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-21-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By luigi524td
Check out the tire decision guides on TireRack ...

Check out the tire decision guides on TireRack http://www.tirerack.com/tires/dg/MenuServlet?search=tdg

Not every expensive tire is PERFECT for you ... nor is every inexpensive tire the wrong one!...
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