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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-30-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 36,750
Posted By BruceOmega
-=Hot|Ice=- I appreciate the information you...

-=Hot|Ice=-

I appreciate the information you provided prior to the release of the pricing and ordering guides and the knowledge you have of the LCI F30.

I was wondering if you can answer the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-04-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,079
Posted By BruceOmega
Do you have 245/45-19's? Are you looking at...

Do you have 245/45-19's?

Are you looking at the W speed rated version of the Primacy MXM4? It is not a run flat and its load rating is 98, less than OEM tires.

There is also an H speed rated...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-24-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By BruceOmega
Our experience with the LS-2's is a fading...

Our experience with the LS-2's is a fading memory. The Michelins are good all around. They are not noisy. Have not pushed the car in the rain to test their limits but have not had any issues in...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-20-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By BruceOmega
Just checked Tirerack to make sure, did not...

Just checked Tirerack to make sure, did not realize there are two versions of the MXM4.

I have the H speed rated run flat version with a 102 load rating.

Noticed the W speed rated version of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-20-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By BruceOmega
We replaced the 245-45/19 OEM Goodyears on our X3...

We replaced the 245-45/19 OEM Goodyears on our X3 with Michelin Primacy MXM4 ZPs (run flats). We have been very pleased with them.

I was originally thinking about Potenza RE960 run flats in that...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-23-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By BruceOmega
FWIW, We have the 19" wheels and 245/45-19 tires...

FWIW, We have the 19" wheels and 245/45-19 tires on our X3. Replaced the OEM Goodyears with Michelin Primacy MXM4 ZP (run flats) and have not had any issues with them. Ride quality is good. ...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-02-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By BruceOmega
imtjm, I agree that the current run flat...

imtjm,

I agree that the current run flat tires, combined with what I assume are refinements in BMW suspension design, provide for a good ride quality. We have the Michelin Primacy MXM4 ZP's on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-26-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By BruceOmega
Don't know if xDrive is a factor, but in the 6...

Don't know if xDrive is a factor, but in the 6 series an xDrive can be had with the same sport suspension as a RWD 6 series. In the 4 series, xDrive does not offer the same sport suspension as a RWD...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-23-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,081
Posted By BruceOmega
Not sure where you got those prices. From the...

Not sure where you got those prices. From the BMW USA web site MSRP for xDrive X3 35i with no options is $45,500. MSRP for the X5 35i xDrive, no options, is $56,200.

Bruce
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-19-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By BruceOmega
I bought Michelin Primacy MXM4 ZP, size...

I bought Michelin Primacy MXM4 ZP, size 245/45-19, which are run flats. I wanted to stay with run flats for peace of mind.

I had a bad experience with run flats on my 2006 330Xi, but have had no...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-18-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By BruceOmega
Believe resetting the variable steering is part...

Believe resetting the variable steering is part of a 4 wheel alignment rather than a separate process.

I bought new tires from Tirerack and had them installed on our 2011 X3 with DHP by one of...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-06-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,510
Posted By BruceOmega
In the 3 / 4 series, xDrive cars do not offer the...

In the 3 / 4 series, xDrive cars do not offer the same sport suspension as for RWD. You can get DHP with xDrive, but its not the sport suspension.

Haven't followed the 228i, but for the M235i the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-29-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By BruceOmega
I use a Craftsman digital gauge:...

I use a Craftsman digital gauge:...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-28-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By BruceOmega
We have 245/45-19 square setup and I had been...

We have 245/45-19 square setup and I had been running the tires at 34 F and 40 R, 2 psi over the BMW door jamb values. Lately I've been running them at 34 F and 39 R.

The OEM Goodyear LS-2's...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-22-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,079
Posted By BruceOmega
We have the 245/45-19 square setup on our 2011 X3...

We have the 245/45-19 square setup on our 2011 X3 35i Sportline. When I replaced the OEM Goodyear LS-2's, I wanted to stay with RFTs and All Seasons.

I initially looked at the 960 A/S RFTs but...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-13-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,763
Posted By BruceOmega
Can you comment on headroom in the rear seat...

Can you comment on headroom in the rear seat without versus with the moonroof?

Thanks
Bruce
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-13-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By BruceOmega
I put a set of Bridgestone RE960A/S RFTs on my...

I put a set of Bridgestone RE960A/S RFTs on my F30. Had to go to 245/40-18 size but had no issues with that.

Bruce
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,665
Posted By BruceOmega
Its my understanding the M235i is the same case...

Its my understanding the M235i is the same case as the 6 series- xDrive has the same sport suspension as RWD.

Bruce
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-06-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,986
Posted By BruceOmega
From what I have seen, xDrive and its driving...

From what I have seen, xDrive and its driving characteristics will vary with the model and year of the car. Don't think you can typecast it.

From Car & Driver,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-02-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By BruceOmega
+ 1

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-25-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,831
Posted By BruceOmega
If you are asking me, yes, I paid list price for...

If you are asking me, yes, I paid list price for the Shockware, $399. I paid for 0.5 hours labor to install, which was $67.50, plus shop charges and tax.

FWIW-

I had this done at a BMW dealer...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-24-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,831
Posted By BruceOmega
Have not done the combo, but I did have Shockware...

Have not done the combo, but I did have Shockware installed on my 2013 F30 335i xDrive with DHP.

Handling and responsiveness are improved. Ride is slightly firmer in Comfort, a bit more firm in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-18-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By BruceOmega
I had similar type of damage on my previous BMW,...

I had similar type of damage on my previous BMW, 2008 535Xi. Based on previous experience with non BMW cars, I took it to East Coast Collision in Alexandria, http://www.eastcoastcollision.com/ and...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-06-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,351
Posted By BruceOmega
Can anyone comment on the difference in head room...

Can anyone comment on the difference in head room in the rear seat between moon-roof and no moon-roof?

I understand front seat headroom is greater without the moon-roof, but I am curious about...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-02-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By BruceOmega
BMW is starting to change. For the M235i: -...

BMW is starting to change. For the M235i:

- I believe the xDrive has the same sport suspension as the RWD. The MY2015 pricing guide lists 2VF, Adaptive M Suspension, as standard for both RWD and...
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