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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-17-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By rmorin49
What pressures were you running? Treadwear in...

What pressures were you running? Treadwear in the center is often a sign of over-inflation. I was not aware that the treadwear rating is halved if the tires are staggered. This is the case on my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-17-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By rmorin49
Buy a lottery ticket. You are a lucky guy!

Buy a lottery ticket. You are a lucky guy!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-17-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By rmorin49
I have removed the RFTs from every BMW I have...

I have removed the RFTs from every BMW I have purchased. As long as you are in warranty, just call BMW for a tow. After that, join AAA or add roadside assistance to your insurance policy or buy it...
Forum: European Delivery 11-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By rmorin49
I also will be staying in Paris for a few days...

I also will be staying in Paris for a few days after touring Normandy next spring. I'll be in a rental but really don't want to deal with driving in Paris so I'm also interested in staying outside...
Forum: E34 M5 (1988-1995) 11-16-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,684
Posted By rmorin49
Yes, you should slightly loosen the bolts, lower...

Yes, you should slightly loosen the bolts, lower the car so that the entire weight of the car is resting on the wheels and then tighten the bolts. I just did this job on my E24 M635. It was a bear...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 11-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By rmorin49
The genuine BMW covers are really not any better...

The genuine BMW covers are really not any better than a quality cover sold by Covercraft or the other companies that use quality materials like Noah or Evolution. Be sure to buy a cover that...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-16-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By rmorin49
I think you will be pleased with the Hankooks. I...

I think you will be pleased with the Hankooks. I have been very pleased with the set on my M635. I will probably put a set on my Z4 in a few weeks. Good wishes for your relocation to NM.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-12-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By rmorin49
Hmmm. I guess I'll see as I am about to put them...

Hmmm. I guess I'll see as I am about to put them on my Z4. It doesn't see a lot of miles, only 17K in 5 years.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 11-12-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By rmorin49
Very nice. Good choice on color.

Very nice. Good choice on color.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-11-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By rmorin49
There is a test comparison on tirerack.com now...

There is a test comparison on tirerack.com now that includes the Hankook. They finished first among the tires tested.

I'm now considering a set for my Z4 but am also considering the Conti DWS and...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By rmorin49
Thanks for the feedback. A set of the Michelins...

Thanks for the feedback. A set of the Michelins for my Z4 is going to run about $1000 installed. I recently bought a set of Hankook Ventus S1noble2 tires for my M635 and I love them. I can get a...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-11-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By rmorin49
Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 Feedback

Anyone running these tires? I need to replace the tires on my Z4 and am seriously considering these Michelins.
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-11-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By rmorin49
A well designed modern diesel engine should not...

A well designed modern diesel engine should not need a through "cleaning" at less than 100K miles. This is either a design failure or the engine was not engineered to run on diesel sold in the US. ...
Forum: European Delivery 11-07-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 860
Posted By rmorin49
+1 Gluhwein. IMHO you can get a nice hotel or...

+1 Gluhwein. IMHO you can get a nice hotel or B&B for $100/night, eat and drink with the locals and spend the savings on visiting the myriad of historical all over Europe.
Forum: European Delivery 11-05-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By rmorin49
Where will u be living in NC?

Where will u be living in NC?
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-05-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,018
Posted By rmorin49
Good luck. Don't think this is likely to happen....

Good luck. Don't think this is likely to happen. Might be able to arrange a weekly rental.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-05-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By rmorin49
Another thread confirming the ignorance of many...

Another thread confirming the ignorance of many service departments concerning their knowledge of diesel engines. IMHO BMWNA has done a poor job in preparing their dealer network to service and...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-01-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By rmorin49
Read the fine print. Some of these warranties...

Read the fine print. Some of these warranties have limitations on what they will cover.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-31-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By rmorin49
Rear pads on the E89 are problematic due to the...

Rear pads on the E89 are problematic due to the electric parking brake.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-30-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By rmorin49
Good advice but after taking a long test drive, I...

Good advice but after taking a long test drive, I have decided to cross shop a few other cars. Car just didn't feel right for some reason.
Forum: European Delivery 10-30-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,072
Posted By rmorin49
I also had a good experience with Adrian. ...

I also had a good experience with Adrian.

OK, so he or someone made a mistake. Big deal. They are doing what they can to make it right. Not sure why they can't "ship" the car to the PCD instead...
Forum: European Delivery 10-30-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By rmorin49
Lots of choices for day trips from Munich but if...

Lots of choices for day trips from Munich but if the weather is bad like it was for my Jan ED, just buy a multi day pass for the transportation system and you can travel by streetcar, subway, bus and...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By rmorin49
My 2 cents: Owning a roadster is enhanced...

My 2 cents:

Owning a roadster is enhanced with a manual tranny unless you have to drive it in heavy traffic. I love the inline 6 non-turbo engine, this is what BMWs used to be known for. I agree...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-30-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By rmorin49
Sticking with xdrive as I make regular trips year...

Sticking with xdrive as I make regular trips year round to western PA to visit relatives. Still considering other cars including the Golf R and Audi S3.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-30-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By rmorin49
These are the exact numbers from the dealer. MF...

These are the exact numbers from the dealer. MF is wrong, should be .00110. Payment is: $745.86.
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M235ixdrive coupe
Estoril Blue/Oyster/Wood trim
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