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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-30-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By LMC
Sounds good, but watch that typo: 225/45R-17!

Sounds good, but watch that typo: 225/45R-17!
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-30-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By LMC
I have no such problem in my 2013, but certainly...

I have no such problem in my 2013, but certainly not everybody fits in the 981s/718s.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-30-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By LMC
225/45R-17s fit perfectly on 17 x 8. Some folks...

225/45R-17s fit perfectly on 17 x 8. Some folks like the appearance of a wider tire in the rear and 255/40R-17 is about the same diameter as the 225/45R-17. The staggered fitment (narrower in front...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-29-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By LMC
Revised Porsche Boxster

The next-gen Boxster info has been released by Porsche. As usual, the updates follow the 911 updates by six months or so.

This one is more than a face lift: the Boxster (and later the Cayman) will...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 01-25-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By LMC
As DjD-X5 says, they look like style 67Ms from an...

As DjD-X5 says, they look like style 67Ms from an E46 M3. Actually, I think it would be more accurate to say that they look kind of like 67Ms -- but not identical in appearance and in 17 inch. ...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-09-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By LMC
2014 35i M sport with 19" LS2s as original...

2014 35i M sport with 19" LS2s as original equipment.

Replaced with Michelin Pilot Sport A/S3 high-perf all-season non-runflats soon after taking delivery. Great tire with much improved grip and...
Forum: General BMW Questions 12-22-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By LMC
There are, but the names vary a lot over the...

There are, but the names vary a lot over the years. For current BMWs, Dakota leather seems to be the standard grade, with Merino or Nappa used for the higher grade. Whether more expensive leathers...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-15-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By LMC
Offset 47mm. BMW style 44 wheel from E46 3...

Offset 47mm. BMW style 44 wheel from E46 3 series. I believe cast, not forged, unless I missed something on one of the photos...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-13-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By LMC
Yes. They come in only one flavor. You should be...

Yes. They come in only one flavor. You should be good to go!
Forum: General BMW Questions 11-09-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,512
Posted By LMC
On my 8th in 21 years. It looks like I'm in for...

On my 8th in 21 years. It looks like I'm in for the duration...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-08-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By LMC
My guess is that this policy of not releasing...

My guess is that this policy of not releasing service history is a BMWNA thing. To me it sounds like the usual USA "too many lawyers, too many lawsuits" theme...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-05-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By LMC
Yes, it would be that simple. The rear tire...

Yes, it would be that simple.

The rear tire would be 255/40R-18, though.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-04-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By LMC
You can't make this stuff up... Classic! ...

You can't make this stuff up... Classic!

Boss spammer to our Sri Lankan buddy: "OK, find golf forums or threads on the internet and post in 'em advertising the Thai golf course customers. I'll pay...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 10-02-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,882
Posted By LMC
Me, too. I looked all over Canada for a place...

Me, too. I looked all over Canada for a place called "Naples, FL" to no avail... :bigpimp:

Then I figured out that I had misunderstood: The OP lives in the Whistler area of Naples, Fl. Photo...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-30-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,428
Posted By LMC
No.

No.
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-26-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By LMC
Join BMW Car Club of America and sign up for...

Join BMW Car Club of America and sign up for driving school and take it from there.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-23-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By LMC
Yes -- on bimmerfest. But look down the page at...

Yes -- on bimmerfest. But look down the page at the free classifieds section: private party cars for sale.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-16-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,882
Posted By LMC
The dealership never figures in my wheel and tire...

The dealership never figures in my wheel and tire plans. With few exceptions, way overpriced.

A great place to start would be Tire Rack: www.tirerack.com which will give you a good idea of the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-15-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,525
Posted By LMC
If the F30 LCI 3 series is any guide, Xenon...

If the F30 LCI 3 series is any guide, Xenon headlights will not be around too much longer on BMWs. Halogen standard for the less expensive models and the upgrade will be to LED. While MY2016 X3...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 09-09-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By LMC
2016 Porsche 911

Info on the facelifted (LCI) Porsche 911 -- the 991.2 in Porschespeak -- has been released; the Carrera and Carrera S models will be 3.0 liter sixes with turbos replacing naturally-aspirated 3.4 and...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-07-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By LMC
LOL. I think he meant "sit idle" rather than...

LOL. I think he meant "sit idle" rather than sitting there with the engine idling...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-31-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,854
Posted By LMC
In order to make intelligent suggestions, we...

In order to make intelligent suggestions, we would need some input from you as to your priorities: Low noise? Long tread life? Sporty handling? Need to go in the snow? Low price? Every tire is a...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-30-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By LMC
I'm not seeing the part number on the two links...

I'm not seeing the part number on the two links you provided, but when I go to Michelin, I see that two PSS in that size are available: One (p/n 99872) is the standard tire and the other (p/n 71226)...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-28-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By LMC
http://felgenkatalog.auto-treff.com is a bit out...

http://felgenkatalog.auto-treff.com is a bit out of date but should allow you to compare offsets.

Oh, and it's in German, but fiddle around and I think you can figure it out.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-22-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By LMC
Yes, 18-inchers of the proper offset etc. fit...

Yes, 18-inchers of the proper offset etc. fit with no problems. Nothing is different on the car itself.
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