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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-21-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By MoldCAD
Decision made; some questions re: wheel size

OK guys - so after long deliberation between the 435i and the M235i, a decision has been made and I have a rather fully loaded M235i on Order. Will not explain my cons and pros, as I'm afraid doing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By MoldCAD
Cornering capabilities of different tire widths on same rim size

Been looking around but found nothing on the following subject:

- given 2 wheels with the same rim widths and tire profiles, but slightly different tire widths (like an 8Jx18" with a 225/40 tvs....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By MoldCAD
Dunderhi my friend - if I kept the F10 or could...

Dunderhi my friend - if I kept the F10 or could afford even bigger/more powerful machines like yours, I'd never even think of dropping AWD. Heck - even if I go for the 435, it would probably be 435xd...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By MoldCAD
Thanks, I'll certainly will keep visiting this...

Thanks, I'll certainly will keep visiting this forum as a place of lots of good info and nice people :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-08-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By MoldCAD
Why xDrive? Please elaborate :) For me, if I...

Why xDrive? Please elaborate :)

For me, if I went for the M235i "classic" I wouldn't want the additional weight and vibrations xDrvie inevitably brings to any BMW... LSD, if any add-on at all -...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-07-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By MoldCAD
I think the disconnected one (on the second pci)...

I think the disconnected one (on the second pci) is right one, you have to insert the fitting the connectors marked as MAF, and the original engine connecter should fir the other one of the same...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-07-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By MoldCAD
Sorry can't help you with the 550i; in my 528i it...

Sorry can't help you with the 550i; in my 528i it was pretty straightforward. Do you have 3 color straps attached to each cable, and the printed chart of which goes where?

Anyway, the MAP sensor...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By MoldCAD
New gasoline engines on the horizon; how about diesels?

With the imminent B48/B58 gasoline engines coming next year, any rumour yet of new diesels? Or are the twin-turbo 35d and triple-turbo 50d (EU spec) to stay for longer?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-02-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,903
Posted By MoldCAD
My Golf R also has PDC active all the time and I...

My Golf R also has PDC active all the time and I like it that parking with the front close to an obstacle, I don't need to remember to turn it on. On my F10, PDC only turns on automatically when I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-01-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By MoldCAD
Yeah, Polish economy is indeed growing faster...

Yeah, Polish economy is indeed growing faster than the EU average - but the same EU regulations will prevent my country to stay a "cheap fuel" island surrounded by all other countries (like Germany...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-01-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By MoldCAD
OK, so I'm leaning towards the 4 series -...

OK, so I'm leaning towards the 4 series - especially that I already do have a little powerful hooligan - the Golf R, so the M235i which I also consider might be redundant.

However - also with the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-26-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By MoldCAD
Thanks for wishing me well, @RDL53 - but I'm in...

Thanks for wishing me well, @RDL53 - but I'm in no financial position to even think of this car :(
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By MoldCAD
They should... But are they going to? Well,...

They should... But are they going to?

Well, I wasn't happy with my F10 so I'm swapping it - end of story. No tales of how comfortable it can be on a 2000 miles trip are going to change my mind; a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By MoldCAD
I'll most certainly do, thanks!

I'll most certainly do, thanks!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By MoldCAD
Of course I recognize the building :) Been to...

Of course I recognize the building :) Been to Warsaw youself?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By MoldCAD
Good point, what I'm counting on is BMW's claim...

Good point, what I'm counting on is BMW's claim the bumpers in F10 can absorb the energy of hitting a concrete wall with speeds of up to 5 km/h without any damage to the structural elements of the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By MoldCAD
Bye F10, welcome...well, still debating!

Dear fellow F10 owners, some of you may remember how - during the 2 years of ownership - I couldn't come to terms with my car only having the smallish N20 engine. I tried some tuning boxes, but...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By MoldCAD
I'll go to inspect the taillight gaps tomorrow...

I'll go to inspect the taillight gaps tomorrow (not enough light in my garage), but if that is OK I must say I was lucky, after all. The light is untouched, the trunk lid closes and opens just like...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By MoldCAD
You mean the gap between the lights and the...

You mean the gap between the lights and the fenders (i.e. "real" bodywork, not add-on plastics), right?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By MoldCAD
A moron stealer employee crashed my F10's rear

Yeah, I know, **** can happen to anyone so I may take that "moron" part back. But I'm frustrated none the less.

The guy reversed from the shop box and - even though I do have rear-view camera -...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-23-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By MoldCAD
Besides, EU specs of xDrive with M-Sport is...

Besides, EU specs of xDrive with M-Sport is actually staggered (both 18" and 19")
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-16-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By MoldCAD
435i with M-PPk, or 435xd (EU specs)?

I'm planning to replace my F10 528xi with a more powerful but smaller car. In the meantime, I purchased Golf R whose power and handling is just insane, so now my goal is a bit biased towards fuel...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By MoldCAD
Oil Service Due...

My 528xi doesn't want new fresh and tasty oil...

What can be a reason for the OBC to "elongate" the mileage before oil service is due? It was saying 1600 km several weeks ago, and it still does...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-29-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,053
Posted By MoldCAD
True, but somehow I never had to add any oil in...

True, but somehow I never had to add any oil in my 25,000 miles 528xi, and I only drive very fast, long routes. I think the manufacturing tolerances are much relaxed now compared to what true bimmers...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-28-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 791
Posted By MoldCAD
Of course I meant "Chassis Sport Mode" which...

Of course I meant "Chassis Sport Mode" which affects steering and (in some cars - with DHP or EDC) suspension.
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