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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Jay Arras
Like I referenced earlier, the "Road legally...

Like I referenced earlier, the "Road legally closed" signs are an effort on the part of municipalities to cover their arses and make it more difficult for people to file claims for damages or to sue....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-20-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Jay Arras
Just as an aside to this conversation,...

Just as an aside to this conversation, municipalities are responsible for damage caused by potholes and road anomalies caused by road construction, etc. That's why you sometimes see big orange signs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Jay Arras
Good point, but not generally an issue for short...

Good point, but not generally an issue for short distances. You really don't want a doughnut on your car for very long. How embarrassing! :tsk:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-19-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Jay Arras
Obviously, the lower the profile tire you use,...

Obviously, the lower the profile tire you use, the more likelihood that you will have blowouts due to potholes. Yeah, 17" tires suck in the looks department, but you'll get an extra measure of wheel...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Jay Arras
I'm not a big fan of spacers. According to the...

I'm not a big fan of spacers. According to the BMWStyleWheels site (http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/bmw/135), the ZHP wheels are 47/50 front/back, while the E60 "i" spec for those wheels is 20 all...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Jay Arras
Where are you finding these old posts?? Post it...

Where are you finding these old posts?? Post it in the classified section.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By Jay Arras
Dude, that last post is over 2 and a half years...

Dude, that last post is over 2 and a half years old! :rofl:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Jay Arras
There may be no way to know that, as BMW uses...

There may be no way to know that, as BMW uses both interchangeably.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Jay Arras
What is it that you're trying to do? You can use...

What is it that you're trying to do? You can use either AGM or FLA as long as you match the CCA and group size and get the battery registered.

You're a newbie, so I suggest you read what has...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-10-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By Jay Arras
True that, but when considering buying a salvage...

True that, but when considering buying a salvage vehicle, it boils down to what was repaired, how well was it repaired and am I concerned about the resale value? If you're confident that the repairs...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Jay Arras
That's too bad...:cry: but I'm sure another gem...

That's too bad...:cry: but I'm sure another gem will appear soon. Keep the faith!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Jay Arras
You are looking at what I've got and I can say...

You are looking at what I've got and I can say for the most part, my car has been trouble-free. :thumbup: I purchased CPO at about 72,000 miles and it now has 114,000.

Get the VIN number and see...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By Jay Arras
+1 on the Akebono pads. NO brake dust! Nada. ...

+1 on the Akebono pads. NO brake dust! Nada.

There was quite a discussion recently on the Armour All product:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=830623&highlight=wheel+protectant
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By Jay Arras
They should fit offset-wise but just calculate...

They should fit offset-wise but just calculate the rolling circumference to make sure all the tires are rotating the same distance. That's what screws up xDrive cars with staggered setups.

Wider...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By Jay Arras
You'd probably do better here if you posted some...

You'd probably do better here if you posted some pics or a link to an outside listing with pics.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Jay Arras
What's this, 20 questions?? :yawn:

What's this, 20 questions?? :yawn:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Jay Arras
15 feet is rather close. Try parking farther...

15 feet is rather close. Try parking farther away. I've had mine go off on the street from the vibrations of trucks rumbling by.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-05-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jay Arras
Just like conversations in the real world. How...

Just like conversations in the real world. How many times have you ever gotten off-track conversing with someone and had to ask, "...so what were we talking about?" :)
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-02-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Jay Arras
Like I said, ask them! I'd be curious to know...

Like I said, ask them! I'd be curious to know too.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-02-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Jay Arras
If you think about it, there should be no reason...

If you think about it, there should be no reason why winter tires would be any different. The only thing I can think of is that maybe cosmetically, the rims weren't in good shape, so maybe someone...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Jay Arras
Ahem! To get back on-topic, I'm not sure you can...

Ahem! To get back on-topic, I'm not sure you can put a quad exhaust on an xi car. The gas tank is in the way, isn't it? At least it's that way on pre-LCI cars...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-30-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jay Arras
I guess I did, lol! I've been driving BMWs for...

I guess I did, lol! I've been driving BMWs for 15 years and I have never heard anyone pronounce my ride any other way than "beemer". There's a hell of a lot more BMW cars than there are BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-30-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jay Arras
To be clear, both are pronounced the same, just...

To be clear, both are pronounced the same, just spelled differently.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-30-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jay Arras
Re: your post title... compare the spelling with...

Re: your post title... compare the spelling with the forum name. Jus' sayin'
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Jay Arras
I just replaced mine yesterday! It's commonly...

I just replaced mine yesterday! It's commonly referred to as a "C921" bulb. AutoZone had a package of two for $7.40. You can get them online at bulbtown.com for $1.25, but then with shipping,...
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