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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-16-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,283
Posted By RJ
Are you sure the problem with the knee is due to...

Are you sure the problem with the knee is due to the car seat?

They say that if you are right-handed then you will normally walk by putting the right foot forward, which with age will wear out...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-10-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By RJ
Agreed with what everyone has said so far. I...

Agreed with what everyone has said so far.

I have been rear ended three times. The first two times it was close to $5K and on the last one the damage looked superficial but the estimate was $12K....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-07-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By RJ
I am thinking how did that happen in the first...

I am thinking how did that happen in the first place?

After I was rear ended, this is what it looked liked but less severe - almost hardly noticeable -but once the bumper was removed, the full...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-06-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By RJ
I looked for the information for the wheels in...

I looked for the information for the wheels in the handbook for the F30 and could not see it. On my other car it is clearly stated in the handbook.

Where did you get this values from?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-20-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,983
Posted By RJ
My guess is that it will be totalled Once the...

My guess is that it will be totalled Once the bumper is removed it will show a significant amount of damage. The decision will be based on the age and value of the vehicle and the cost of repairs by...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-06-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,286
Posted By RJ
Like other have said, get a set of Replica rims...

Like other have said, get a set of Replica rims for the winter tires. I have a set with Bridgestone Blizaak since 2010 and still using it for our long winters. We normally put our winters on in late...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-24-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,123
Posted By RJ
How easy or difficult it is to remove the grills?...

How easy or difficult it is to remove the grills? Does it come off from the back or the front? Any tips?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-21-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,029
Posted By RJ
That is what hit my wife's X5 - a piece of metal...

That is what hit my wife's X5 - a piece of metal hit her car's left rear passenger door resulting in a 3 inch long indentation and chipped paint. Repair estimate is $2800 because of the amount of...
Forum: BC, AB, Sask, Man 03-14-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By RJ
Hi: I drive both vehicles in the winter with...

Hi:

I drive both vehicles in the winter with winter tires (Bridgestone Blizaks). Works well for me without any issues.

RJ
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-26-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,450
Posted By RJ
Open the trunk and lift up the carpet. You will...

Open the trunk and lift up the carpet. You will see that the floor pan is buckled.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-25-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By RJ
Ask for another new vehicle. I would never take...

Ask for another new vehicle. I would never take delivery of a damaged vehicle. The repair or fix will always stay on your mind as long as you own the vehicle.

Insist on a loner while they order a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-25-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,450
Posted By RJ
Have been rear ended three times. On the last...

Have been rear ended three times. On the last occasion (2002 325i) the insurance company wrote off the car as the damage was $12,000. It looked minor but once the bumper was removed, there was a lot...
Forum: BC, AB, Sask, Man 02-19-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By RJ
Yep, I visit Bimmerfest on a daily basis to check...

Yep, I visit Bimmerfest on a daily basis to check on what is happening on the two Bimmers I own.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,174
Posted By RJ
Never below getting to 1/2 tank. The reason is in...

Never below getting to 1/2 tank. The reason is in our climate, moisture can accumulate in the empty part of the tank and you can end up getting frozen fuel line. The other reason is that any...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By RJ
Are you using regular gas in this car? I...

Are you using regular gas in this car?

I thought all BMW's need premium. May void the warranty.:dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By RJ
I know we are talking about the beep sound but on...

I know we are talking about the beep sound but on my previous E46, (which did not have the car alarm), the dealer had activated the clown nose. It gave the warning as if it was alarmed. Also the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,511
Posted By RJ
That is the most popular item in Canada in the...

That is the most popular item in Canada in the winter for drivers. It does not seem to do any damage if you are careful.

As to the frozen snow and ice on the paintwork, the best is to head to the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-06-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By RJ
It always amazes me that the service department...

It always amazes me that the service department will try and "recreate" the issue. Why do they not just accept what the customer is telling them and look at possible causes - something as simple as a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-24-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By RJ
Wheel torque setting

I have checked through the owners manual and the torque numbers do not seem to be listed. Did they forget to include this or is it intentional?

Anyone know what they should be?

On my previous...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-24-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,208
Posted By RJ
The mineral white is in my opinion a very sharp...

The mineral white is in my opinion a very sharp looking colour. It is more of a pearl finish. On my latest vehicle I opted for the mineral white although I had a alpine white available. I had the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-23-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By RJ
I also found that the wipers could not be folded...

I also found that the wipers could not be folded back the first time I washed the car and wanted to wipe the windshield. This is different than my previous E46 and the current and past X5s which can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-22-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,061
Posted By RJ
Spoiler for F30

Check out the following non-carbon fiber one from BMW.

Genuine BMW part# 51192349678

About $200 from ECS Tuning.

Has anyone installed this paintable spoiler?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-15-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By RJ
The wheel lock key may look the same but each one...

The wheel lock key may look the same but each one is slightly different. I had to get a new key for my car recently and as I did not have the # for the key, it was a trial and error method. If you go...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-25-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By RJ
They only gave me the book value of the vehicle...

They only gave me the book value of the vehicle which went towards the purchase of the new vehicle. Nothing more than that.

Here we can purchase insurance (for first five years only for additional...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-20-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By RJ
Thank you all for your responses. T make it...

Thank you all for your responses.

T make it clear the insurance company did give me some money for the car but I think "to me" it was worth a lot more. Earlier in the spring I had new springs, new...
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