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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By pointandgo
How is it that the original tires are not...

How is it that the original tires are not available in your area? These are a popular BMW staggered fitment. 1010tires should certainly carry them in Canada.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-12-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,032
Posted By pointandgo
First of all, lemon laws are specific by state...

First of all, lemon laws are specific by state and usually trigger according to how many days the car was in the shop. There are other stipulations that you can certainly find online. BMW has...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-11-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,238
Posted By pointandgo
Some of us want comfort mode...or sport...or...

Some of us want comfort mode...or sport...or EcoPro mode, but on long, boring trips I would recommend hitting the EcoPro button.

In my recent 800+ mile r/t drive to the mountains from L.A. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-11-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By pointandgo
Are you serious? You don't know where to put the...

Are you serious? You don't know where to put the key fob and you have to post this to seek advice? :rolleyes:
Forum: Off-Topic 09-09-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By pointandgo
I've had my vocal cords examined more than once...

I've had my vocal cords examined more than once (UCI Med.) using only local anesthesia. The scope was inserted through my nose with min. discomfort.

I have no idea why JR had to be put...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By pointandgo
'13 F30 - No protection to Intercooler, radiator

With previous BMWs, my front grille, bumper usually had at least a plastic mesh to prevent road debris from getting to the fans or radiator.

During a recent long trip to the mountains my driving...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By pointandgo
Yes, non-runflats will fit on the OE wheels even...

Yes, non-runflats will fit on the OE wheels even though the OE wheels have an 'extended safety hump' to prevent tire 'roll off' under deflation.
Forum: Off-Topic 09-09-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By pointandgo
Nobody should die from a simple throat...

Nobody should die from a simple throat examination.

She was one of the few celebrities that I have run across in L.A....and she was always very approachable with her fans.

RIP.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By pointandgo
Battery replacement is easy and inexpensive...but...

Battery replacement is easy and inexpensive...but we also have two fobs, right? Also easy to switch to a 'working' fob until the battery can be replaced in the other one.

My battery lasted about...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By pointandgo
If the tires/wheels balance correctly, have you...

If the tires/wheels balance correctly, have you checked that the hub centric diameters are the same for the E90 and M5? I don't have a reference chart to compare.

EDIT: I found a reference...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 931
Posted By pointandgo
Sorry to rub it in but my N20 engine combined...

Sorry to rub it in but my N20 engine combined with the EcoPro feature just gave me 39.9 mpg on a trip from the L.A. area to Mammoth Lakes. A new record for any of my BMWs.

Is it OK if I round...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By pointandgo
Looks quite classy and I love the coral color.

Looks quite classy and I love the coral color.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-07-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By pointandgo
Yes, I registered 42 mpg on my trip from Palos...

Yes, I registered 42 mpg on my trip from Palos Verdes to Irvine, CA (a 40 - 45 min drive)...prior to my recent Mammoth, CA trip. Longer distances are really required to get a realistic reading under...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-07-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By pointandgo
Not sure what you're talking about here. I...

Not sure what you're talking about here.

I was in EcoPro...had to pass a slow moving truck and simply 'stepped on it'...no need to 'switch' to Sport mode. I passed the truck quite nicely and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-07-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By pointandgo
My own EcoPro Comparison - Impressive

I've just returned from my 2nd trip to Mammoth Lakes, CA...the 2nd trip in two months (from the L.A. area). Elevation change is about 65' to 8,000+ feet.
Other:
- My '2013 F30 now has less than...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-03-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By pointandgo
Summer tires (as a category) are quieter than all...

Summer tires (as a category) are quieter than all season tires. The fewer sipes and tread 'slits' the better for reducing pattern noise.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-01-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,005
Posted By pointandgo
I close my mirrors all the time when I park...and...

I close my mirrors all the time when I park...and I have no alarm. Why would anyone think that a potential thief would be deterred by this? :dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-01-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,856
Posted By pointandgo
There's no reason to out-guess 80 BMW chassis...

There's no reason to out-guess 80 BMW chassis engineers. The door jam PSI already takes into consideration a FULLY LOADED vehicle...its passenger capacity (how many seat belts does it have), and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-01-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 896
Posted By pointandgo
I've had both. My E39 and E46 M3 were jet black....

I've had both. My E39 and E46 M3 were jet black. They were always hand washed and I used 3M products to eliminate swirls on the paint. They were professionally detailed at least twice per year. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-01-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By pointandgo
Congratulations and welcome to the forum. Glad...

Congratulations and welcome to the forum. Glad your enjoying your new BMW!

I've nothing against Audi in particular and admit to seriously considering one (on more than one occasion)...but as you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-30-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By pointandgo
Let them show the evidence of better performance...

Let them show the evidence of better performance with no rotation. I say it's BS.

BMW has saved untold (hundreds of thousands) of service man hours under their "free maintenance" program by...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-30-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,005
Posted By pointandgo
Up until my E90, all my BMWs had factory alarms. ...

Up until my E90, all my BMWs had factory alarms. The 'clown nose' has been dark on my last two cars and I'm not entirely comfortable with this. An indication that the car has no alarm.

On the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-30-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,484
Posted By pointandgo
Another example is the fuel quality. Use fuel...

Another example is the fuel quality. Use fuel not recommended by BMW...ruin the engine...it's not covered under warranty.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-30-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By pointandgo
There's always someone who thinks they know...

There's always someone who thinks they know better than 80 BMW engineers. The door placard pressures already take into account a fully loaded vehicle - both passengers and luggage. Additional...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By pointandgo
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