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Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-23-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By LMC
Perhaps you might get help with this issue on a...

Perhaps you might get help with this issue on a Mercedes forum?
Forum: Off-Topic 04-11-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By LMC
It appears that Justin T has done it....

It appears that Justin T has done it. Congratulations! You win a free bimmerfest membership renewal and a pony. Contact OP for details on getting your pony.

Also, where is the nuclear sub forum?
Forum: Off-Topic 04-10-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By LMC
Umm, 14 words... try again.

Umm, 14 words... try again.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 04-10-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By LMC
No. F15 wheels use the 5x120mm pattern that BMW...

No. F15 wheels use the 5x120mm pattern that BMW has used for years. I suspect that all BMWs will transition to the new 5x112 over the next few years.
Forum: General BMW Questions 03-29-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By LMC
I'm also a wagon/touring lover. BMWNA has taken...

I'm also a wagon/touring lover. BMWNA has taken careful steps to minimize wagon sales, and then cites poor sales as a rationale for dropping the models in the USA. I would much prefer a wagon.
...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-27-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By LMC
Nope -- the rear wheel drive and all wheel drive...

Nope -- the rear wheel drive and all wheel drive 320i's have the same wheel & tire specs.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-26-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By LMC
I think you should get 18s if that what you want....

I think you should get 18s if that what you want. The line about 18s being bad is incorrect, providing that you get 18s with the proper specs.

18-inch wheels and tires are optional from the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-24-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By LMC
Michelin Pilot Super Sport if you will not be...

Michelin Pilot Super Sport if you will not be driving in temps below 40F. The new Super Sport replacement, the Pilot Sport 4S, is not yet available in 17" sizes.

If you will drive in cold temps,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-24-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By LMC
The UK one (made by RGM if memory serves) is...

The UK one (made by RGM if memory serves) is great. Available for US customers from www.ngpracing.com and you might check that out for Canadian sales. Several old threads on this issue -- try...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-15-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By LMC
Not a definitive answer but I checked the German...

Not a definitive answer but I checked the German F30 price list for 2016. The German price lists have winter wheel & tire sets listed in the back along with accessories available at the dealer parts...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-15-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By LMC
Don't know how long you're leasing for and how...

Don't know how long you're leasing for and how many miles you drive, etc. but here is a possible thought: Swap out the tires for something better but keep the original tires and have them put back on...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-15-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By LMC
I decided I would be willing to give up a little...

I decided I would be willing to give up a little summer grip in return for all-year usage here in Oregon where we get freezing temps in winter. So I swapped out the OE summer rubber for Michelin...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-15-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,923
Posted By LMC
Well, OP, I see that your attempt to limit the...

Well, OP, I see that your attempt to limit the discussion went just about as well as expected...:bigpimp:

As a confirmed lover of spares, I just thought I would add that for your $150, you get...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 03-15-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,087
Posted By LMC
Interesting! Some comments: -- M sport...

Interesting!

Some comments:
-- M sport suspension standard with the X3 M40i. In the past, AWD models have not been offered in the USA with the sport suspension, forcing buyers to spec the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-15-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By LMC
You would need to consult the tire mfr's...

You would need to consult the tire mfr's recommended rim widths for their particular tire. For instance, Michelin says that the allowable rim width for the Pilot Super Sport is 8.5 to 10", so your...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-12-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By LMC
All the run-flat tires in the stock size for your...

All the run-flat tires in the stock size for your X5 are summer tires. There is at least one excellent choice in a non-run-flat all-season tire (Continental DWS06.)
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-06-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By LMC
Which model X3 do you have? Or are you posting in...

Which model X3 do you have? Or are you posting in the wrong forum about your 5 series?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-06-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,635
Posted By LMC
I've always considered you to be fairly old for...

I've always considered you to be fairly old for your age...

:eeps:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 03-06-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By LMC
No. No spare is available from the factory. You...

No. No spare is available from the factory. You can purchase a compact spare (donut) or full-size spare and put it in the cargo area. You'll also need to buy a jack, etc.

There are some BMWs that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-28-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By LMC
Guessing that what the OP meant was "Will a set...

Guessing that what the OP meant was "Will a set of winter wheels and tires that came off a 2011 X3 35i fit my 2016 X3 35i?"

If that is the question, the answer is that they will, assuming that the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-26-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By LMC
When you replace the tires, I'd go with...

When you replace the tires, I'd go with 245/50R-18 -- the 245/45s are a couple of sizes too small.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-25-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By LMC
Very nice! My '13 981S (manual trans) is now 4...

Very nice! My '13 981S (manual trans) is now 4 1/2 years old and I enjoy it every bit as much as when it was new.

I do regret getting the standard (as you say, reflective) trim -- sounds like...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-16-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,381
Posted By LMC
The problem is that the OP is in the UK; the M...

The problem is that the OP is in the UK; the M sport there will have a sport suspension, I believe, whereas the USA-spec M sport comes with the standard suspension unless you pay for the optional...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-15-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By LMC
And, since they've been replaced by the Pilot...

And, since they've been replaced by the Pilot Sport A/S3+, they will be increasingly difficult to find. On the other hand, Michelin says the A/S3+ is similar overall but with improved snow...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 01-06-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,819
Posted By LMC
I see you've started another thread in the tire...

I see you've started another thread in the tire forum.

I replaced my LS2s almost immediately after delivery with PS A/S3s with the 98Y load rating and had no regrets -- two years of much improved...
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