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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By pointandgo
I've heard multiple times that only the driver's...

I've heard multiple times that only the driver's door handle will allow exit from the car when the fuses, actuators fail. Is this true in your case...please confirm.

Currently, owner's are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By pointandgo
Seven years old based on what? Date of purchase...

Seven years old based on what? Date of purchase or date of production (DOT)? What is the DOT number on the tires?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-09-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By pointandgo
Are there ANY municipalities in Pa that will...

Are there ANY municipalities in Pa that will reimburse for such damage? Some cities, towns in SOME states do this. It is their responsibility after all, especially if they've had a reasonable time...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-04-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,718
Posted By pointandgo
I wouldn't. You seem perfectly happy with your...

I wouldn't. You seem perfectly happy with your 'sensitive' TPMS and "accurate' air gauge. :tsk:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-04-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,718
Posted By pointandgo
Yes, I know. According to the...

Yes, I know.

According to the statute...FMVSS 138, it is triggered when the door placard pressure falls 25% or more (direct TPMS). There is also a table in the reg. for other type tires (such as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-03-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,718
Posted By pointandgo
And you live in Denver? Don't you think that a...

And you live in Denver? Don't you think that a dash alarm from a 4 psi drop is a little too sensitive (tpms)? Or perhaps your air gauge is reading incorrectly.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-02-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,718
Posted By pointandgo
Well I didn't intend it to be 'snippy'...Sorry...

Well I didn't intend it to be 'snippy'...Sorry it came across that way. No, BMW can't set their TPMS to another setting other than the federally mandated 25% below vehicle placard pressure.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-02-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,718
Posted By pointandgo
In my career, I had the 'privilege' to work...

In my career, I had the 'privilege' to work directly with NHTSA (through a technical/industry group) on many of the TREAD Act statutory proposals (signed into law by Bill Clinton in 2000).

TPMS...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-02-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,718
Posted By pointandgo
bump... Really? Advice from someone...

bump...

Really?

Advice from someone who doesn't have a clue what their talking about.

It's safe to ignore this advice.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-02-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,243
Posted By pointandgo
My current car doesn't have a moon roof! All my...

My current car doesn't have a moon roof! All my previous BMWs did (they were black)...my F30 is white.

A tough decision, but after assessing how many times I actually used the moon roof during...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-02-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,293
Posted By pointandgo
White...no doubt about it.

White...no doubt about it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-02-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By pointandgo
It seems (to be confirmed) that if you select Eco...

It seems (to be confirmed) that if you select Eco Pro S/S will automatically kick in even if S/S was 'so-called' disabled. A long talk with my service adviser to come...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-02-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By pointandgo
Something similar. While at a stop light S/S...

Something similar. While at a stop light S/S 'decided' to shut my car off and put me into 'park'.

Nice.

It was at that point that I brought it to the dealer for 'de-programming' (s/s...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-02-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,554
Posted By pointandgo
BTW...congratulations on your purchase and a...

BTW...congratulations on your purchase and a hearty WELCOME to the BMW community and to Bimmerfest! We hope to hear more from you! Any pics of your new car?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By pointandgo
Very sorry to hear that. Yeah, I suspect that...

Very sorry to hear that. Yeah, I suspect that the bill may be over $166 because this doesn't seem to cover labor.

Call these people...Safelite...and never look back!

http://www.safelite.com/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By pointandgo
BMW is very wary of cars exported by private...

BMW is very wary of cars exported by private individuals from the U.S.

You haven't explained if you are military, government or have a 'legit' business interest. It is NOT a crime to export...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 545
Posted By pointandgo
You choose to give misleading advice to forum...

You choose to give misleading advice to forum members...I chose to correct you.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 545
Posted By pointandgo
Mixing RF and non-RF is simply not a safe...

Mixing RF and non-RF is simply not a safe practice.

Who recommends against it?

- Nearly every car manufacturer that applies RF tires (I can't find any exceptions).
- BMW
Rubber...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 545
Posted By pointandgo
Consider that some warnings and precautionary...

Consider that some warnings and precautionary advice is given to protect unwary consumers from injuring themselves.

RF tires have significantly higher lateral stiffness vs. non-RF tires and should...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 545
Posted By pointandgo
You're not giving good advice based on industry...

You're not giving good advice based on industry accepted standards. The tire industry (Rubber Manufacturer's Assn.) DOES NOT recommend mixing RF and non-RF tires on a car except temporarily in an...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By pointandgo
Ah...if any part of the wheel touches any part of...

Ah...if any part of the wheel touches any part of the brakes, YEAH, they're NOT suitable for the car. THINK 17" or your OE size.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By pointandgo
Good info.

Good info.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 672
Posted By pointandgo
Interesting...I recall a similar 'loose' floor...

Interesting...I recall a similar 'loose' floor mat problem in recent years...

If you call BMW NA about this I'm betting that they'll have you into the local dealer ASAP...new floor mats, a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By pointandgo
Changing the subject...makes you want to put a...

Changing the subject...makes you want to put a waterproof liner in your trunk, doesn't it?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-30-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By pointandgo
Not sure I completely understand your question. ...

Not sure I completely understand your question. If you ruin one RF tire...and it is not repairable (some are), you can temporarily replace it with a non-runflat tire if you are stuck in a remote...
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