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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-18-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By todd92
The deciding factor is whether you have driven on...

The deciding factor is whether you have driven on the tire with no air. If you have a leak and the tire still has air in it, you can fix it. If you have driven with no air, with just the sidewall...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-17-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By todd92
So much misinformation. Pure N2 changes pressure...

So much misinformation. Pure N2 changes pressure EXACTLY them same as air with changes in temperature. PV=nRT applies the same.

Dry air has all the same advantages as N2. Moisture in air can...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-13-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By todd92
We had it on a 530i and found it to be a useless...

We had it on a 530i and found it to be a useless gimmick and left it off. Would never pay for it again.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By todd92
You don't have a problem, the OCI is based on...

You don't have a problem, the OCI is based on more than just mileage, it starts at 15,000 and can go up or down from there based on how the car is driven.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-03-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By todd92
If ride is the primary concern, you should be...

If ride is the primary concern, you should be looking at a RX350.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-01-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,525
Posted By todd92
Tread pattern as a style. :rofl:

Tread pattern as a style. :rofl:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-31-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,054
Posted By todd92
The run-flat apologist is relentless. For...

The run-flat apologist is relentless.

For the X3 (this is the F25 X3 forum, no?), from Tire Rack:

245/50/18

Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Run Flat $339 each
Pirelli Cinturato P7 All...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-22-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By todd92
Same as any other turbo. There is nothing about...

Same as any other turbo. There is nothing about a twin scroll turbo that would make it behave any differently then a single scroll turbo as altitude increases.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-22-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By todd92
What's an 'intake type turbo'? All turbos,...

What's an 'intake type turbo'? All turbos, including BMW's, extract energy from the exhaust and use it to compress the intake.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-21-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By todd92
It's sad that JC Whitney/Rice appears on late...

It's sad that JC Whitney/Rice appears on late model BMW's.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-21-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By todd92
What's the point of changing the the color...

What's the point of changing the the color temperature of halogen bulbs to imitate HID's? It won't improve your vision and will scatter the beam and blind oncoming traffic.

As for matching fog...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-20-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By todd92
Hideous.

Hideous.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-18-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By todd92
Since the oldest F25's are just 4 years old, and...

Since the oldest F25's are just 4 years old, and 4 years of maintenance is included, there isn't much DYI discussion.

The OCI is mileage OR time based, with your duty cycle, it will be once a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-20-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,054
Posted By todd92
But what about the women and children?

But what about the women and children?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 688
Posted By todd92
Nonsense.

Nonsense.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-17-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By todd92
The configurator is obviously still showing 2014....

The configurator is obviously still showing 2014. Should not be confusing.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-16-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By todd92
Aftermarket batteries are fine, including having...

Aftermarket batteries are fine, including having a place to connect the vent hose.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-12-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,054
Posted By todd92
I have not mentioned WEAR or COST once, even...

I have not mentioned WEAR or COST once, even though they do wear faster and cost 30-50% more.

The RIDE and HANDLING are not psychological, it's pure physics, easily quantifiable and it's very...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-12-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,054
Posted By todd92
The ride will be more compliant (softer as you...

The ride will be more compliant (softer as you say, but not really), however the turn-in will not be affected. The ride compliance will come from the reduction in unsprung weight and will have no...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-12-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,054
Posted By todd92
Driving dynamics include ride quality, something...

Driving dynamics include ride quality, something that has nothing to do with pushing a car to its limits. You would think ride quality would then be of utmost importance to X3 owners, given the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-12-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,054
Posted By todd92
It's about priorities. You are willing to drive...

It's about priorities. You are willing to drive your vehicle with diminished dynamics (that are anything but 'subtle' as you claim) every day, for the life of the vehicle, in exchange for a sense of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-11-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,054
Posted By todd92
Wow, so the entirety of your automotive knowledge...

Wow, so the entirety of your automotive knowledge is from an MSN Auto editorial from 2004. Here is the entire story you quoted:

MSN Incorrectly Predicts Run Flats To Become Standard 2004...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-11-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,054
Posted By todd92
There is nothing to discuss. Unsprung weight and...

There is nothing to discuss. Unsprung weight and rotating mass are critically important to vehicle dynamics. 10 lbs per wheel is a huge difference.

If they are the technology of tomorrow, why...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-11-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,054
Posted By todd92
10 lbs

10 lbs
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-11-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,054
Posted By todd92
Everyone that ditches RFT's and replaces them...

Everyone that ditches RFT's and replaces them with regular tires raves about the ride/handling improvement. EVERYONE. How do you explain that? Mass hysteria?

So you buy in to the security...
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