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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By pointandgo
Not one tire manufacturer, nor the professional...

Not one tire manufacturer, nor the professional tire retailers assn. recommends that new tires (when only two new tires are fitted) be mounted on the front of a vehicle. This is an unsafe practice....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 06:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,394
Posted By pointandgo
The BMW owner's manual has a specific warning...

The BMW owner's manual has a specific warning about 'engine function and damage that can occur' if the indicated cruising range falls below 30 miles.

This may act as an 'exclusion' to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By pointandgo
Your Roundel is now on eBay along with many...

Your Roundel is now on eBay along with many others. :bawling:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By pointandgo
Why not? Then you can get 5" exhaust tips and...

Why not? Then you can get 5" exhaust tips and call yourself a 'boy racer'...oh...then there's the huge wild rear aero 'wing'...not offered on the BMW (so far at least).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By pointandgo
Geezus, True Coat sounds great. I might have...

Geezus, True Coat sounds great. I might have fallen for it. :bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,233
Posted By pointandgo
Nice of you to help your (VW) friend look for a...

Nice of you to help your (VW) friend look for a BMW...interesting commentary.

Several observations:

1. Yes, several Honda owners in my complex think that I'm paying a fortune for my car also...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By pointandgo
Current model vehicle owner's manuals WARN about...

Current model vehicle owner's manuals WARN about driving after the cruising range reaches 30 miles as "engine functions are not ensured and damage can occur."

Personally, I will never risk...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By pointandgo
We can call this the 'evolution' of car delivery...

We can call this the 'evolution' of car delivery 'add on' scams.

There may be a few in here who recall the showroom 'fights' about 'undercoating' costs for their new car...many years ago. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 484
Posted By pointandgo
Once again, DSX has nailed it. Our ubiquitous...

Once again, DSX has nailed it. Our ubiquitous federal regs call for a 'bulb check' when the key is turned...and they all soon extinguish.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-22-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By pointandgo
This does seem unusual and I'm wondering if any...

This does seem unusual and I'm wondering if any BMW dealer would bother to inspect an indy repair job for potentially defective parts or just blow it off. Have you previously bought cars from this...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 754
Posted By pointandgo
To some extent it may depend on the dealer that...

To some extent it may depend on the dealer that examines your car...and if you are in negotiations with them for a new lease. I've had two different experiences:

1. My 335i had bumper damage...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 862
Posted By pointandgo
IMO it's very tastefully done, well designed and...

IMO it's very tastefully done, well designed and looks great. I presume the decals are high quality.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-16-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 35,244
Posted By pointandgo
Unbelievable inconvenience. I truly empathize. ...

Unbelievable inconvenience. I truly empathize. Let us know what the 3rd 'incident' involves.
My '13 328i experienced the dreaded DTM at 86 miles and ended up in the shop for a week. It was vanos...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By pointandgo
Great pics and an indication of how vulnerable...

Great pics and an indication of how vulnerable the TPMS is to galvanic corrosion. An inventive solution...but what is DSX's hourly shop rate?

I would think he'd need another branch in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-06-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 552
Posted By pointandgo
Safelite was very reliable for me. I'd use them...

Safelite was very reliable for me. I'd use them again...and I think Orient makes a very valid point about their experience v. a typical BMW dealer.

I once had my windshield (E46 M3) replaced a a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-06-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,776
Posted By pointandgo
Aside from that, car lighting is covered by...

Aside from that, car lighting is covered by NHTSA's FMVSS 108...with very specific requirements for lamp color and luminosity. It is one of the most complex FMVSS of all of them.

It would...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,107
Posted By pointandgo
Wash...as with WATER! :eek: You have water? ...

Wash...as with WATER! :eek: You have water? Send us some.

We have a severe drought here in CA...many water restrictions. I'm waiting from my BMW dealer to stop the 'comp' washes.

Before...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,869
Posted By pointandgo
You could be right...or a contributing cause...

You could be right...or a contributing cause could be that 'great deal' that someone saw on ebay for a 'genuine' BMW part:

http://www.darkfibrecommunications.com/photos/filter.jpg
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,869
Posted By pointandgo
An apparent failure of the aftermarket 'Zheng...

An apparent failure of the aftermarket 'Zheng Bao' oil filter (but they're 'approved' in China). :D
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,869
Posted By pointandgo
Non-BMW spec? What could possibly go wrong?...

Non-BMW spec? What could possibly go wrong? :dunno:

http://www.alliedoil.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/BMW-oil-sludge.jpg
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-27-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By pointandgo
Then 80 BMW engineers must have been wrong. :tsk:

Then 80 BMW engineers must have been wrong. :tsk:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-24-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By pointandgo
My 'modus operandi' with the E39 and E46 M3 was...

My 'modus operandi' with the E39 and E46 M3 was to do all scheduled maintenance, wash and wax them regularly...and beat the hell out of them at frequent BMW CCA driving schools. :D

All this while...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By pointandgo
As we've seen in here, putting liquids in your...

As we've seen in here, putting liquids in your trunk that may spill (electronics beneath the trunk floor boards) is NOT a good idea. You won't get any sympathy from BMW and it may cost thousands of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 59,207
Posted By pointandgo
Budget? What's that? But I tend to agree...my...

Budget? What's that? But I tend to agree...my goal was that each successive BMW...the last four cars... would have to cost less than the last one. I've achieved that goal although it's going to be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By pointandgo
That's what I do. :dunno:

That's what I do. :dunno:
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