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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-27-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By pointandgo
The door lock actuator is a common problem on...

The door lock actuator is a common problem on this model. You can go to 'Safercar.gov' and look up 'complaints' for your year, model to see what other owners have experienced.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-25-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By pointandgo
I've participated in numerous BMWCCA driving...

I've participated in numerous BMWCCA driving schools with my leased cars over the years. Even though it is not racing there is an element of risk involved. My insurer (Farmers) didn't want me on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By pointandgo
Made in China. No thanks.

Made in China. No thanks.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-23-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 798
Posted By pointandgo
indcisv

indcisv
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-23-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,632
Posted By pointandgo
In the spirit of staying off topic in here I've...

In the spirit of staying off topic in here I've come up with a way to 're-purpose' Thunder Dump's dead fob.

He shouldn't just throw it in a drawer.

Frame it in a 'shadow box' with a brief...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 333,726
Posted By pointandgo
Would you settle for this? ...

Would you settle for this?

http://www.goodwp.com/large/201301/27033.jpg

One year remaining on the F30 lease and I'm undecided on the next one although Zooks is a bad (?) influence. :D I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 333,726
Posted By pointandgo
What a trip! I believe the prez was in the...

What a trip! I believe the prez was in the Arctic looking for distressed penguins...he'll be disappointed.

Don't worry about the wine...every Californian is doing his/her part to conserve...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,632
Posted By pointandgo
Great moments in automotive history: ...

Great moments in automotive history:

According to Popular Science March 1964 article on automotive firsts, "Chrysler introduced ignition-key starting" in 1949.

Advantages:
a) Washable
b)...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-14-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,225
Posted By pointandgo
I don't recall seeing a directional tread (OE)...

I don't recall seeing a directional tread (OE) tire on a BMW in recent years.

https://www.kaltire.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/111014-directional-asymmetrical-tread-design.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-14-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,169
Posted By pointandgo
Personally...never past the warranty period. I...

Personally...never past the warranty period. I lease.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,632
Posted By pointandgo
You're opening up Pandora's Box here. Even...

You're opening up Pandora's Box here.

Even with the 'old fashion' keys you darn well know that they always 'walked' at night and ended up beneath the couch or behind the refrigerator...but yes,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By pointandgo
Your tire pressures are set according to the door...

Your tire pressures are set according to the door jam recommendations?

You're getting nowhere with Dorman...what do you want to do now? A TPMS scanning tool can diagnose the problem quickly and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 333,726
Posted By pointandgo
Perhaps we can make a deal: I ship you 10 lbs....

Perhaps we can make a deal: I ship you 10 lbs. of Kim Kardashian signature gourmet guacamole and you return the favor in New England lobster? :dunno: This might go over big in Nashua.

I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,632
Posted By pointandgo
TD's post has given me food for thought. ...

TD's post has given me food for thought.

During my fishing trips to Mammoth lakes, CA I'm four hrs.+ away from a BMW dealer and usually 1hr+ into the wilderness out of cell phone range.

I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-14-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,225
Posted By pointandgo
I believe most OE fitments are asymmetrical not...

I believe most OE fitments are asymmetrical not unidirectional. As such the asy. tires will have molded on one sidewall: 'this side facing out' or something similar.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By pointandgo
I suspect a frequency problem (incompatible with...

I suspect a frequency problem (incompatible with your car). This can easily be diagnosed with a tire dealer, Indy shop, BMW dealer who has a TPMS diagnostic device. Call around and have your new...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 333,726
Posted By pointandgo
Had to rub it in! :mad: After years here I...

Had to rub it in! :mad:

After years here I still struggle with unrecognizable seafood (fish) at the market (except that from Alaska).

No wonder the natives put wine in everything they cook. It...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 333,726
Posted By pointandgo
I just popped in here to take a break from the...

I just popped in here to take a break from the 'what color car should I buy' posts...oil change, and ubiquitous runflat posts. My head is about to explode.

BTW...if bemo and DSX are listening,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By pointandgo
225/45R17 = 634mm OAD (design per ETRTO). ...

225/45R17 = 634mm OAD (design per ETRTO).
235/40R18 = 645mm OAD " " "

11mm difference (less than 2%).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By pointandgo
9.5" is an approved rim with for 235/40R18 per...

9.5" is an approved rim with for 235/40R18 per the ETRTO (E.U. tire/wheel standards) although it is the maximum allowable rim width.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 982
Posted By pointandgo
Voted for you...looks like we can vote again...

Voted for you...looks like we can vote again tomorrow!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-11-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By pointandgo
If a bent wheel, the GSP9700 (road force) machine...

If a bent wheel, the GSP9700 (road force) machine can easily detect excessive lateral and radial runout of the wheel. If excessive it can be visually seen as the tire/wheel ass'y rotates.

A wheel...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-09-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,687
Posted By pointandgo
Try to find one on a SoCal BMW dealer lot (except...

Try to find one on a SoCal BMW dealer lot (except M car). You won't. The last 3-series manual that I saw on a showroom floor (nice car!) was a hanger queen because it was a stick. I know...you can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 737
Posted By pointandgo
The GSP9700 is for all size tires and has been...

The GSP9700 is for all size tires and has been for years. If the shop doesn't have one I guess they can start slinging you know what around.

How confident are you that all your suspension...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-07-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By pointandgo
Looks great!

Looks great!
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