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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By GTony
[QUOTE=nerushan5;9017457]I usually change my oil...

[QUOTE=nerushan5;9017457]I usually change my oil every 5000kms or 3000 miles. In Canada at Costco they sell Castrol EDGE fully synthetic. Can I use this or do I need to use BMW certified Castrol Oil?...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-07-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By GTony
Thanks Gary, Mine will be on the Wheels/Rims so I...

Thanks Gary, Mine will be on the Wheels/Rims so I will store them as you suggest, lying flat on there sidewalls.
Cheers.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-06-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By GTony
Hi Gary, What would be the best way to store...

Hi Gary,
What would be the best way to store Tires?
Standing up on there tread or
Laying down and putting on top of one another.

I'm thinking of laying down for better Weight Distribution....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-30-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By GTony
Start with your Original Set Up - Specifications...

Start with your Original Set Up - Specifications which would include your ET and Centre Bore.

I notice you mention C/Bores 66.6 or 73.1. If your C/Bore is 72.56 than obviously the 73.1 with Hub...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-29-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By GTony
You originally said 275/35's Rear. Now your...

You originally said 275/35's Rear. Now your saying 275/40's?
Don't surround/confuse yourself here. Ha Ha.

The MIL.$ Q is how wide a Rim and Tire can you go for your Model.
Good Luck.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-25-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By GTony
Hi ctoro99, I cant comment on the experience...

Hi ctoro99,
I cant comment on the experience side and can only offer what Info. I've got from Forums.

8.5" Ideal Tire 235-245. Max.255.
On the Front you have to consider how far can you go...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-16-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By GTony
Hi, I can see by your tire size that you...

Hi,
I can see by your tire size that you have 19" Rims but you left out the important part - How wide are your existing Rear Rims?

275 is the Maximum Recommended for 9.5" Wide Rims.

295...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 03-10-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By GTony
I actually made the same as yours but 1 only and...

I actually made the same as yours but 1 only and a bit fatter at the bottom with a hole to take my bottle hydraulic jack that extends into the hole. Jack fits perfect in the right side hole in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By GTony
I guess from your Garage your talking about a...

I guess from your Garage your talking about a 2008 328i or is it some other Model?

1'st you need to know ALL the original Wheel and Tire Specifications for Your Car.

Any BMW or Wheel and Tire...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,718
Posted By GTony
Good news for the X3érs. Would love one of the...

Good news for the X3érs. Would love one of the next ones to be for the X1's. Please.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-29-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By GTony
Like LMC said need proper info. on your Set Up. ...

Like LMC said need proper info. on your Set Up.
Without knowing your SQ. & STAG. Set Up, here's some Info. I found.

8'' MIN. 215 IDEAL 225 & 235 MAX. 245
8.5 MIN. 225 IDEAL 235 & 245 MAX....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,258
Posted By GTony
On the Diesel side you could also look what...

On the Diesel side you could also look what comments and Types available at.

www.tdi-tuning.co.uk
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-05-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,208
Posted By GTony
My 2 cents. 2 Years here. I do every once...

My 2 cents.

2 Years here.
I do every once a year service.
Have to laugh, typical BMW - AUD$200 for scheduled 2 Year Change and $350 for out of schedule change.

Needless to say I've started...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By GTony
After many inquiries I recently purchased 20...

After many inquiries I recently purchased 20 Ltrs. of Castrol Edge 5W-30 Fully Synthetic Oil, which is Castrol's Strongest Oil. Important is Part No. 3373545.
I'm using this for my X1 2011.5 20d and...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-27-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,591
Posted By GTony
Thanks for most of your specs. You've got it set...

Thanks for most of your specs. You've got it set up nice. Great clear photos and presentation.
Thanks. Enjoy.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-25-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,223
Posted By GTony
ModBargains III, Thanks for your reply. I...

ModBargains III, Thanks for your reply.

I didn't realize the HRE 300 Wheels are for the F80M3 only and that's how they would look on the Stock Standard F80M3 with No Suspension Changes Etc. Etc....
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-23-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,223
Posted By GTony
Looking really good. I wouldn't knock back that...

Looking really good. I wouldn't knock back that style of wheel on my car.

Annoying!! and this happens on a lot of threads, having to ask or try and find/guess, WHAT THE SPECS> ARE??

AGAIN - NO...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,601
Posted By GTony
Ask about going 225/45/18 and 255/40/18. OR...

Ask about going 225/45/18 and 255/40/18.
OR 235/45/18 and 265/40/18.
Both up 1 Profile.

335 Owners say they are using 17'' Rims.
Ask tirerack, 1010tires and other big places around until your...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-18-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By GTony
Hi stonex1, CENTRE CAPS. The Original BMW...

Hi stonex1,
CENTRE CAPS.
The Original BMW C/Caps fitted on my new wheels but protruded a little and in 4 places there was a small gap, enough to let water get inside when washing or put...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-17-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,168
Posted By GTony
Looks Fantastic. Favourite colour. AGAIN No...

Looks Fantastic. Favourite colour.
AGAIN No Technical Details.
I wont ask the obvious questions.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-13-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,366
Posted By GTony
HI bimmr, Shorter bonnet to accommodate 4 cyl....

HI bimmr,
Shorter bonnet to accommodate 4 cyl. only and FWD instead of RWD with AWD option as other choice.
I prefer RWD or AWD.

All the current X1's might look better because of their longer...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-05-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,147
Posted By GTony
Wow, how wide can you go. Looks great being a...

Wow, how wide can you go. Looks great being a wide and fat wheel guy but for even me perhaps a little to much. Although how can you resist that, look out I'll eat you look.
With BMW not giving us...
Forum: General BMW 11-19-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By GTony
If you stick to your mentioned oil change...

If you stick to your mentioned oil change schedule, that would mean, 15,000 divided by 1,000=15=Every 15 years.
BMW apparently lowered their recommendations on oil changes.
My Diesel, BMW I was...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 11-02-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,184
Posted By GTony
Also would love 19's but Country Roads where I am...

Also would love 19's but Country Roads where I am are bad.
In the long run it's wise to bite the bullet and choose what's best for our conditions.
I went with 18's to get a better profile tyre to...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 10-30-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,279
Posted By GTony
Unfortunately wont happen in Australia where we...

Unfortunately wont happen in Australia where we are subjected to greedy Government and Dealer Pricing.
Just one of the Taxes is Luxury Car Tax - For example on an M3 here it is AUD$23,000 and Drive...
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