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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,806
Posted By RJ
My dealer is great. They will do pick up as...

My dealer is great. They will do pick up as well.:)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By RJ
Cooling system

I came across this today while browsing for something else - a metal expansion tank.

https://www.mishimoto.com/bmw-e46-coolant-expansion-tank-1999-2006.html?gclid=COvB5Mewq9ECFQOewAodVnUFQw
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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-28-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By RJ
I have them on my car. They are essential here...

I have them on my car. They are essential here with the amount of snow and very useful for the car following you. :)

They are BMW branded and were installed by the dealer..
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-18-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By RJ
The first car in this gallery (X5) is my car in...

The first car in this gallery (X5) is my car in Mineral Silver. I like the colour as I am not a fan of darker colours as they would easily show imperfections such as swirls marks.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-18-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,521
Posted By RJ
I would recommend that you do a search on Dilawri...

I would recommend that you do a search on Dilawri and read the reviews. I do not know about them. It surprises me that why Modern get so many vehicles from Calgary to fix. :dunno:

I am not sure...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-14-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By RJ
Thanks for the info. The tire shop had said...

Thanks for the info.

The tire shop had said 88 Lbs. when I got them to install the winters last year.

I will go with your advice and tighten them to 103.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,521
Posted By RJ
How far away are you from Edmonton? The...

How far away are you from Edmonton?

The best (I have good experience with them) BMW certified shop is Modern Auto Body. They get cars from Calgary all the time. Because there are no certified...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By RJ
Not a good idea as you will over-tighten. Torque...

Not a good idea as you will over-tighten. Torque wrenches are not that expensive as you will be using them at least twice a year. They are well worth it.

For the 3 series I believe it is 88 Lbs....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-16-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,757
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: 1,026
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: 822
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: 297
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: 2,424
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: 1,532
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: 1,409
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: 1,303
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: 791
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: 1,658
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: 633
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: 1,658
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: 791
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: 2,589
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: 1,387
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: 1,250
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: 1,996
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...
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