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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By pointandgo
Yes, any BMW dealer or well equipped tire shop...

Yes, any BMW dealer or well equipped tire shop should have a TPMS diagnostic tool. The OP's car is only 3 years old and TPMS batteries should last much longer...5 - 7+ years depending on annual...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By pointandgo
I've had the opportunity to compare the level of...

I've had the opportunity to compare the level of ASS 'vibration' in my car with the (same year) 535i (loaner). The 5-series was much quieter and had much less vibration.

Mine seems to be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By pointandgo
True, but the owner's manual also contains a...

True, but the owner's manual also contains a statement about additional wear & tear on certain components as a result of this feature.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-18-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,167
Posted By pointandgo
Bump... So called 'affordability' is one...

Bump...

So called 'affordability' is one thing. I'll relate my experience...

I never 'promised' BMW that I would buy their cars forever and each BMW lease-end I did shop other brands,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-18-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 882
Posted By pointandgo
I wouldn't worry about a 1 psi differential. ...

I wouldn't worry about a 1 psi differential. Just sitting in the sun for an hour while parked could create that difference! Many (cheap) air guages aren't that accurate.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-17-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By pointandgo
Great pics! :thumbup:

Great pics! :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-17-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,323
Posted By pointandgo
As they 'balance' the new tires with their Hunter...

As they 'balance' the new tires with their Hunter 'road force' machine, insist that they record these two pieces of information that this machine provides (and give it to you):

1. "Total...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-17-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,323
Posted By pointandgo
What size 18" came off and what size 17" went on?...

What size 18" came off and what size 17" went on?

Does your owner's manual show a 17" option for your car? If so, what is the psi recommendation. Seems that you're 'winging it' for the correct...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-17-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,323
Posted By pointandgo
It has happened before, but a slim chance IMO. ...

It has happened before, but a slim chance IMO. Best pic that I could find (yellow area):
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 723
Posted By pointandgo
You are sure that they replaced the Vanos bolts...

You are sure that they replaced the Vanos bolts subject to recall? Have to reviewed the recall documents and part numbers? They all of a sudden came up with the 'backordered' parts? :dunno:

That...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,349
Posted By pointandgo
Assuming that your tire sizes and tread patterns...

Assuming that your tire sizes and tread patterns allow rotation (in some arrangement), of course you'll have to re-set your air pressures after the rotation. Since your front to back psi isn't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-09-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,687
Posted By pointandgo
I'm now Alpine white (F30)...but haven't changed...

I'm now Alpine white (F30)...but haven't changed my posting pic yet. Sorry! I'm working on it. :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-09-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 44,278
Posted By pointandgo
Not sure that I agree. I have a '13 F30 and...

Not sure that I agree. I have a '13 F30 and experienced a DTM @ 86 miles. In the shop for a week...but I got an awesome, loaded 5-series loaner. :thumbup:

At that point I started keeping a 'log'...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-09-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 44,278
Posted By pointandgo
Quite true even after I requested my dealer to...

Quite true even after I requested my dealer to 'disable' ASS...and they said they would.
I simply don't need it for short trips around town.

I did use EcoPro for a long trip to the mountains...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-28-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,079
Posted By pointandgo
It's not as simple as that. Computer simulation...

It's not as simple as that. Computer simulation software (vehicle data input (multiple factors), tire and suspension date input), combined with on-track confirmation testing.

There's not enough...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-26-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,079
Posted By pointandgo
And you don't really know what alignment settings...

And you don't really know what alignment settings or mechanical changes were changed for either tire options do you? Or other considerations. I've several decades of experience with OE tire...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-26-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,079
Posted By pointandgo
Without having read the other comments, you...

Without having read the other comments, you should realize that BMWs tire/wheel set-up (staggered) is specifically designed to impart a certain amount of understeer and handling to your car. '

80...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-23-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By pointandgo
Bump... If you live in Florida and never...

Bump...

If you live in Florida and never intend to travel to an area where ice and snow may occur, your A/S Pirelli tires could be exchanged for a 'pure' summer tire...quieter than an A/S tire. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-23-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,969
Posted By pointandgo
Having attended numerous BMW CCA track events...

Having attended numerous BMW CCA track events over the years, I will have to take issue with this. The M3 was common to see of course, but no just the M-series.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-22-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,969
Posted By pointandgo
That's one (cynical) way of looking at it. ...

That's one (cynical) way of looking at it. Yesterday a Hyundai Genesis parked next to me (same color) and I noticed that the body panel gaps were much 'smaller' than mine...very precise. A great...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By pointandgo
I've heard multiple times that only the driver's...

I've heard multiple times that only the driver's door handle will allow exit from the car when the fuses, actuators fail. Is this true in your case...please confirm.

Currently, owner's are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By pointandgo
Seven years old based on what? Date of purchase...

Seven years old based on what? Date of purchase or date of production (DOT)? What is the DOT number on the tires?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-09-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By pointandgo
Are there ANY municipalities in Pa that will...

Are there ANY municipalities in Pa that will reimburse for such damage? Some cities, towns in SOME states do this. It is their responsibility after all, especially if they've had a reasonable time...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,772
Posted By pointandgo
I wouldn't. You seem perfectly happy with your...

I wouldn't. You seem perfectly happy with your 'sensitive' TPMS and "accurate' air gauge. :tsk:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,772
Posted By pointandgo
Yes, I know. According to the...

Yes, I know.

According to the statute...FMVSS 138, it is triggered when the door placard pressure falls 25% or more (direct TPMS). There is also a table in the reg. for other type tires (such as...
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