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Forum: Off-Topic 08-22-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By LMC
Agree. The cure can be as drastic as disassembly...

Agree. The cure can be as drastic as disassembly and thorough cleaning of HVAC system ($$$) but you should try DIY first -- a spray can sold at auto parts places that you spray into the intake of the...
Forum: General BMW 08-22-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,030
Posted By LMC
1994 E36 325is -- First BMW; In a way, the best...

1994 E36 325is -- First BMW; In a way, the best as it was such a step up from the Acura Legend I had previously. Then...
1998 E36 M3 -- Even better, but the seats were killing my back. Then,,,...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-20-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By LMC
Oooooh -- the 330GTC is likewise my "certainly...

Oooooh -- the 330GTC is likewise my "certainly more attainable than a GTO" dream car. I would, however, "settle" for an even more pedestrian (can that term be applied to a Ferrari?) 330GT 2+2.
...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-17-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By LMC
If memory serves, a 250GTO was offered for sale...

If memory serves, a 250GTO was offered for sale in the classifieds of Road & Track magazine in the late 60s for $6,500. I might have been able to scrape together $65 cash at the time, but would've...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-07-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By LMC
That looks like it was pretty much a "cost no...

That looks like it was pretty much a "cost no object" car when spec'd. Spectacular.

I ordered my 981 before the first ones arrived, so did not have as much info as I would've liked. I did spec...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-05-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 868
Posted By LMC
That is a terrific paint scheme you've got there!...

That is a terrific paint scheme you've got there! Glad you're back on the road!

And regarding MatWiz's question, maybe if you pull down the awning and set up a projector, you [B]could [B] show...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-05-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By LMC
:yikes: Want pics!

:yikes: Want pics!
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-04-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By LMC
Flawless since delivery, if you are asking me....

Flawless since delivery, if you are asking me. Two years and just 13,000 miles.

Mine is a manual. My sense is that, just like BMW, the manual transmission is getting much rarer on Porsches. The...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-02-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By LMC
I think you will find that fitting heated seats...

I think you will find that fitting heated seats will be a very expensive proposition. Maybe a couple of thousand for the fronts with OE materials and labor?
Forum: General BMW 08-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By LMC
Welcome to bimmerfest! BMW ute, huh? You...

Welcome to bimmerfest!

BMW ute, huh? You from Maryland, huh?

:confused:

Is that Maryland, Queensland or Maryland, NSW?

:bigpimp:
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-31-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By LMC
[QUOTE=jimbo409;8496601]I am looking to buy a set...

[QUOTE=jimbo409;8496601]I am looking to buy a set of used rims.I have a 2001 325ci convertible.My question is how do you find the offst and what is backspacing /QUOTE]


For the basics of tires...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-27-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By LMC
I sold two cars -- 2009 Miata and 23005 M3 -- to...

I sold two cars -- 2009 Miata and 23005 M3 -- to buy my 2013 Boxster S two years ago. Yes, the 981s are wonderful -- superb handling and surprisingly practical.

I still miss my E46 M3... :(
Forum: General BMW 07-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By LMC
Very nice! Love that color! :thumbup:

Very nice! Love that color!

:thumbup:
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-24-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By LMC
I have exactly this situation going on myself. My...

I have exactly this situation going on myself. My 2004 Sprinter with 17,000 miles on it is now over 10 years old and has the OE Michelins on it still -- and probably has something like 80% of the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-22-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By LMC
The offset of original equipment BMW wheels is on...

The offset of original equipment BMW wheels is on the wheel itself -- the back near the hub. The seller looks at the back of the wheel and copies down the info.

Style 71 wheels, assuming these are...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-22-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,369
Posted By LMC
Understand, but apparently only available for use...

Understand, but apparently only available for use with the M bumper..
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-21-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,369
Posted By LMC
The Zeta is shown on a non-M bumper, so you...

The Zeta is shown on a non-M bumper, so you should be good to go with that one.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-12-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By LMC
This all depends on how well you want to go in...

This all depends on how well you want to go in winter conditions. A set of dedicated winter tires no doubt will do better than all-seasons. Do you live or work in an area where the roads are not...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-30-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By LMC
Sure about those numbers? 17-inch fronts and...

Sure about those numbers? 17-inch fronts and 18-inch rears? Also those offsets are pretty high for BMWs...

:dunno:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-07-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,205
Posted By LMC
Very odd indeed. My cousin's friend has a black...

Very odd indeed. My cousin's friend has a black X3 with black interior and it never seems to get hot. I wonder if the fact that he lives in northern Norway and only drives it in the winter could be a...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-07-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By LMC
No -- Mojave was discontinued for MY2015; you...

No -- Mojave was discontinued for MY2015; you will only see it on leftover 2014s or used X3s.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,369
Posted By LMC
Just for clarity to those reading this thread, we...

Just for clarity to those reading this thread, we have two different bumper protectors being discussed. Hopmac has found a couple of others, although I don't believe anyone has installed one yet.
...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-04-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,369
Posted By LMC
Got my rear bumper protector from NGP yesterday...

Got my rear bumper protector from NGP yesterday and installed it today. Great!

I was a little worried about language on their web site that they collect enough retail orders to make it worthwhile...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-04-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By LMC
They should fit fine -- the 225/45R-17 front and...

They should fit fine -- the 225/45R-17 front and 245/40R-17 rear fitment was the stock setup from the factory on the E36 M3.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-04-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By LMC
Yes, and I had it on my 2011 E91. Very nice...

Yes, and I had it on my 2011 E91. Very nice color. I obviously spend too much time looking at the German-language info :D -- in German the color is Rotbraun (Red-brown.)

Usually the translation of...
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