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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 760
Posted By pointandgo
Nobody wants to recommend using EcoPro on longer...

Nobody wants to recommend using EcoPro on longer trips? I received 39.9 mpg on my trip from LA to Mammoth Lakes late last year and expect to beat that next week.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 752
Posted By pointandgo
VERY glad to hear this. I've been concerned...

VERY glad to hear this. I've been concerned about our Texas 'festers after watching the devastating floods in parts of Texas.

Wish ya'll could send some of that water our way! :bawling:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-26-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 315,103
Posted By pointandgo
Outstanding cleanup job...she's a beauty...I'm...

Outstanding cleanup job...she's a beauty...I'm envious. As Kat mentioned, what's with the center arm rest? Only a minor issue compared to the 'killer car' that you've acquired. Want to sell it to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-24-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 916
Posted By pointandgo
What is the door placard pressure? RF's already...

What is the door placard pressure? RF's already 'ride like a rock' and your door placard pressure (by federal regulation) is established to accommodate the GAWR (gross axle weight rating) of your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 916
Posted By pointandgo
I seem to have touched a sensitive nerve. You...

I seem to have touched a sensitive nerve. You apparently have no technical/engineering credentials...and I'm retired, not seeking any so-called 'consulting' fees. I happen to have both the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By pointandgo
Geez, I wonder why they 'engineered' that...

Geez, I wonder why they 'engineered' that improvement? :dunno::angel:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By pointandgo
You have THREE keys? Reported.

You have THREE keys? Reported.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 916
Posted By pointandgo
Dude, Yes, any tire can be affected by road...

Dude,

Yes, any tire can be affected by road irregularities such as ruts. You've already admitted that even new tires can experience this (not necessarily with 'miles')...they don't have to have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,266
Posted By pointandgo
I've seen no charging stations at my local malls...

I've seen no charging stations at my local malls and yes, I'm surprised.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 916
Posted By pointandgo
For all the tire wear speculation, wizardry and...

For all the tire wear speculation, wizardry and nonsense...let's review this post again. :tsk:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By pointandgo
They are required (IIRC) to have the country of...

They are required (IIRC) to have the country of origin stamped on them: "made in China" for example.

If you took pics of the stamping marks on the wheels and submitted them I could probably tell...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,591
Posted By pointandgo
+1 In constant stop-and-go traffic, a...

+1

In constant stop-and-go traffic, a 'stick' can get quite 'weary.' If this is not a problem or issue, I'd get the stick...it's much more fun. On the other hand a 'manual' is more difficult to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,591
Posted By pointandgo
+1 :rofl:

+1
:rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-23-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By pointandgo
BMW, Munich's 'Key Vault' ;) The armed...

BMW, Munich's 'Key Vault' ;)

The armed guards are not visible in this pic. :tsk:

http://c2.thejournal.ie/media/2011/05/05b-390x285.jpg

Why on earth would BMW be hesitant to allow you to have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,266
Posted By pointandgo
Exactly. I do a lot of local commuting,...

Exactly.

I do a lot of local commuting, errands of short duration but this doesn't justify another car. I'll be heading up to Mammoth Lakes, CA in a week or so for some fly fishing and this is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By pointandgo
My 2013 F30 has fold down rear seats as standard...

My 2013 F30 has fold down rear seats as standard equipment
My 2011 E90 fold down rear seats were NOT standard.
My 2008 E92 had fold down rear seats as standard equipment...

As a 'base line'...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By pointandgo
- By quieter do you also mean less vibration? ...

- By quieter do you also mean less vibration?
- What! Folding rear seats are gone again as a standard feature? BMW seems to do this about every other model year. :tsk:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,842
Posted By pointandgo
Bump... Congratulations...welcome to the...

Bump...

Congratulations...welcome to the forum...gorgeous car! :thumbup:

Hope to hear more from you in here in the future!

BTW...I have good friends in Dana Point and used to sail into the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 916
Posted By pointandgo
1. I'm somewhat familiar with 'tramlining.' ...

1. I'm somewhat familiar with 'tramlining.' Actually more than familiar.
2. Yes, I bet the alignment, worn parts caused the tire wear.
3. See DSX's post.
4. Geez, I've reached 5,790 posts!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,104
Posted By pointandgo
Bump... Oh come on. The BMW experience is...

Bump...

Oh come on. The BMW experience is much more than horsepower. :tsk: Obviously the BMW is more fun to drive. Anymore questions?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 916
Posted By pointandgo
You're talking about the I-5 highway 'rutting' ...

You're talking about the I-5 highway 'rutting' and a few others?

This may not resolve our Australian friend's situation, but some years ago I testified before a special Oregon legislative...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By pointandgo
This is highly unusual. The 'bright color' at...

This is highly unusual. The 'bright color' at the broken end leads me to believe that it's aluminum...but the rest of the 'shank' doesn't seem to have been actually 'screwed into' anything for its...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By pointandgo
Looks like we have a consensus. :thumbup:

Looks like we have a consensus. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-22-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By pointandgo
Does everyone know where to search for recalls...

Does everyone know where to search for recalls (official government site)? Savercar.gov
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-21-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 916
Posted By pointandgo
Dab, What do you mean by 'uneven' road...

Dab,
What do you mean by 'uneven' road surfaces? I'm inclined to agree with DSX on this issue (alignment, worn parts).

If you disagree, please explain how worn tires with 'worn outer...
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