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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By floydarogers
Check with Dinan - after all they're only down in...

Check with Dinan - after all they're only down in Morgan Hill, an hour? from San Mateo (at least some times.)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-24-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,304
Posted By floydarogers
This is a typical statement of the semi-religious...

This is a typical statement of the semi-religious belief in many posters here (and on other forums) that a BMW without sport package is undrivable and is not a "BMW". Guess what: the reason that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By floydarogers
Mostly engine program - modified for better...

Mostly engine program - modified for better mileage mostly. The major mechanical difference is that the pistons are different.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,078
Posted By floydarogers
Angle eyes are NOT the reason to buy the lighting...

Angle eyes are NOT the reason to buy the lighting package. The reason is the Xenon and adaptive fixtures that follow the road curve (following steering inputs.)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By floydarogers
It is not. Please read the manual where it talks...

It is not. Please read the manual where it talks about BMW not recommending tire rotation, even on non-staggared setups.



"no longer" is a mis-statement. The manuals for our '77 320i and '77...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,078
Posted By floydarogers
Consider Xenon lighting, cold weather, and...

Consider Xenon lighting, cold weather, and enhanced USB/BT if you want to listen to music from your phone. (IMO, the lighting package is mandatory.)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-23-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By floydarogers
All 'xi cars come with only one suspension -...

All 'xi cars come with only one suspension - sports package doesn't change anything. The taller suspension is a bit stiffer than the non-sport to help keep roll motions down.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By floydarogers
You should be perfectly fine down there in the...

You should be perfectly fine down there in the Valley. Same tires that are on my wife's here in Seattle that she will be using this winter.

Welcome.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 600
Posted By floydarogers
Nothing gives. BMW believes their testing, and...

Nothing gives. BMW believes their testing, and the special factory fill, support this maintenance regime, and detail oil testing that supports longer intervals (with synthetic oil).

You can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-23-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By floydarogers
Those are the specs for the 18" staggered size...

Those are the specs for the 18" staggered size for the sport package. They will definitely fit.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-23-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By floydarogers
What model car does she have? 330xi or 325xi? ...

What model car does she have? 330xi or 325xi? If 325xi, go to a 16" wheel, 205/55R16 tire. If 330xi, make sure it's a 205/50R17 (most 16" won't fit on front, if you can find one then use above...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-22-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,304
Posted By floydarogers
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=739048&highlight=chip
Most of them get 40 hp and 40 ft-lbs to go to 220hp and 330 ft-lbs. BMW offers a PPK in the rest of the world, but not here...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-22-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By floydarogers
My son is 6'4" and fits fine in his '07 335i...

My son is 6'4" and fits fine in his '07 335i Coupe, or in my 2010 335d sedan. I've sat in an X3 and there is more room because of the upright seating position. The Coupe's lower roofline is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-22-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,304
Posted By floydarogers
Examples: 1) Fuel pumps. Although there have...

Examples:
1) Fuel pumps. Although there have been problems (mostly on VW) with fuel pumps used on the diesels, they are far more robust than those used on the DI N53/N54/N55/N20 engines, have been...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-22-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,777
Posted By floydarogers
Well, first of all you don't say what the mileage...

Well, first of all you don't say what the mileage is - if it's a 15 gallon tank and that's about what you used it works out to ~23 mpg. If that's true, you're on the low end of suburban driving...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-21-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By floydarogers
Looks like May 1 of this year. Bad DEF...

Looks like May 1 of this year. Bad DEF temperature sensor requires SCR tank changeout. Wonder which years/dates...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-21-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,304
Posted By floydarogers
Exactly. Your spec (park distance, Xenon,...

Exactly. Your spec (park distance, Xenon, leather) is similar to what my wife wanted, so the extra $1500 for diesel is pretty marginal in the whole scheme of things.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-21-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,063
Posted By floydarogers
Don't you mean Conti DWS?

Don't you mean Conti DWS?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By floydarogers
There's an old story (30+ years ago?) that had...

There's an old story (30+ years ago?) that had some engineers over to the US for testing and customer feedback kind of stuff, somewhere in TX/NM/AZ/NV. The German engineers were continually...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 820
Posted By floydarogers
Car did it's job - looks like the doors still...

Car did it's job - looks like the doors still open.

Good tip on diminished value - gotta get something for the depreciation if it's written off.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,623
Posted By floydarogers
Cliff is the best SA there, by far. Love his...

Cliff is the best SA there, by far. Love his piercings and grooming, too.:thumbup: (although it's totally not me.)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 881
Posted By floydarogers
I saw one other post regarding the problems a...

I saw one other post regarding the problems a couple people have had with a DIY on an xDrive car; might have been on E90post, not sure. I believe that someone advocated loosening the rear...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-20-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By floydarogers
http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/202482677...

http://seattletimes.com/html/nationworld/2024826778_apxairbagrecall.html

Still taking place; evidently lots of people ignored the notice, or never got one.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-20-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,063
Posted By floydarogers
I might have to drive my wife's 328d xDrive a few...

I might have to drive my wife's 328d xDrive a few times this summer. :D
I have a dedicated set of wheels/tires for my 335d, but there have been a couple times I've wanted awd the last couple years. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-20-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By floydarogers
It means anything but northern Europe,...

It means anything but northern Europe, essentially. All US cars are hot climate. Bigger radiators, condensors, fans I believe.
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