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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-26-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,579
Posted By Helios
Thanks for the write-up! I've just started...

Thanks for the write-up!

I've just started researching EVs and have a bunch of questions which may seem pretty elementary to you owners. One springs immediately to mind - if my house loses power,...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 02-16-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,419
Posted By Helios
It was for us. Call me shallow, but it's...

It was for us.

Call me shallow, but it's great to feel leather everywhere you touch.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-12-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,241
Posted By Helios
Reviving this thread...we're due to have this...

Reviving this thread...we're due to have this update. Anyone else had this done?
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-12-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,186
Posted By Helios
Thanks for your feedback. We'll check the...

Thanks for your feedback.

We'll check the sensors.

Ray
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-11-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,186
Posted By Helios
Gary - Issue w/snow tires on E92M3

We have a 2011 M3 Coupe with Competition Package.

We're running Dunlop Wintersport 3D in 235/40/18 front and 255/40/18 rear.

The TPM light stays on constantly and cannot be reset. The...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,359
Posted By Helios
This is an interesting thread. I'll say...

This is an interesting thread.

I'll say this: for daily driving in urban conditions, the 325 has it all over my previous car...a 2003 M3 convertible.

That car, despite its huge power advantage,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-04-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,149
Posted By Helios
Why would he be kidding? Many vehicles have twin...

Why would he be kidding? Many vehicles have twin plug systems, including the Porsche 356 and certain 911s.

He's obviously unfamiliar with the engine.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-22-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Helios
weekend bump

weekend bump
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-20-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Helios
Bump for lower price. Nice wheels, good...

Bump for lower price.

Nice wheels, good tires.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,983
Posted By Helios
52K on my '02 325i sedan. Five speed...

52K on my '02 325i sedan.

Five speed stick...sport package...previous owner only drove it 50 K in eight years. Maintenance records too!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,453
Posted By Helios
Great post, gesoffen. So many BMW hopefuls...

Great post, gesoffen.

So many BMW hopefuls look for cheap older models thinking they're just fancy Hondas...then drop them a few months later when they find out the cost of upkeep.

A budget of...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-25-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Helios
Weekend bump for some nice wheels. Make an...

Weekend bump for some nice wheels.

Make an offer..I want them gone.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-19-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Helios
Bump ^

Bump ^
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-18-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Helios
FS: Two (2) 18" CSL Rep Wheels w/Goodyear Tires

Two 18" Velocity Motoring CSL Reps mounted on Goodyear F1 GS-D3 tires in 245/40/ZR18 size.

No curb rash. Slight de-lamination on one wheel.. Easily fixed.

These wheels/tires came off the front...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,240
Posted By Helios
Does anyone know the range of affected VINs or...

Does anyone know the range of affected VINs or build dates?

Our X5 was built at the tail end of July, 2008. We still haven't received a letter (and have never had fuel pump issues, knock on wood)....
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-11-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,800
Posted By Helios
Fpr those who have ZCP: when you downsized...

Fpr those who have ZCP:

when you downsized from 19" to 18" wheels, did you experience any problems with your TPMs, and did you notice any difference in handling?

Thanks
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-27-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By Helios
Question For Gary re: M3 winter setup

Gary,

We have a 2011 M3 Coupe w/Competition Package. OEM tires are 245/35/19 front, 265/35/19 rear. Wheels are 9 x 19 front, 10 x 19 rear.

We're considering changing wheels to 18" for winter...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-14-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,046
Posted By Helios
Appreciate the advice. We've owned several...

Appreciate the advice.

We've owned several BMWs over the years and I have a very good Indie. I also maintain the car beyond the manufacturer's recommended intervals.

I've had instances where...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-14-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,046
Posted By Helios
Help Please - Maintenance Program Upgrade

We love our 2011 ZCP M3 Coupe, but also know stuff can go wrong on these cars.

We want to keep our car as long as we can...well past 50,000 miles.

I made the mistake of not negotiating the...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 07-09-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,558
Posted By Helios
Bavarian Autosport carries it, and so does Turner...

Bavarian Autosport carries it, and so does Turner Motorsport.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By Helios
Question For Those Of You With Active Steering

We have it on our '08, and while it's great in the city for parking and maneuvering, I'm not so happy with it on the open highway.

It supposedly slows the ratio to allow for high-speed stability,...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-23-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,353
Posted By Helios
Price Check on 2008 E93 M3

Jet Black/Beige Vert loaded with everything....8K miles.

They're asking $60,980. Reasonable? Carfax shows it's been on the lot for six weeks.

Thanks.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By Helios
We're talking about a 5,000-pound SUV here, not a...

We're talking about a 5,000-pound SUV here, not a Z4.

I have Active Steering in my '08 X5, and it's absolutely great for urban driving and parking. Nice and light, but responsive too.

I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-01-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,950
Posted By Helios
When it's time to drive (not cruise), we fire up...

When it's time to drive (not cruise), we fire up the M3!
Good luck!

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-30-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By Helios
I also got Sport Package w/Active Steering, and...

I also got Sport Package w/Active Steering, and I'm happy I did. I think A.S. is a great feature and really makes a difference in tight quarters.
It's a rare option...I don't think many people feel...
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