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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 11-09-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By luigi524td
Welcome!

It's a holiday weekend here in the USA - welcome to the forum! But drop in with any questions or comments about your G30! :thumbup:
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-07-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,482
Posted By luigi524td
The upcoming [USA release very soon] X3 Hybrid is...

The upcoming [USA release very soon] X3 Hybrid is interesting to me/us from a size perspective.
BUT for the low EV range [~20 miles]; as a result, the upcoming X5 hybrid, though larger than we need...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-04-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By luigi524td
X3 Hybrid on the way!

Sooner than expected but I was anticipating longer EV range for the X3 Hybrid. ...

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/bmw-x3-plug-in-hybrid-features-gas-mileage/
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 11-03-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By luigi524td
+1 Pirelli P7 A/S RFTS are covered by the tire...

+1 Pirelli P7 A/S RFTS are covered by the tire manufacturer's road hazard warranty IF they meet the company's time in service and tread depth. The warranty may cover remounting and balancing too. It...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 11-03-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By luigi524td
Might have something to do with this version of...

Might have something to do with this version of the X1 [F48] being loosely based on the Mini? With our '13 X1 3.5 MSport [E84] at 44,000+ miles the front pads were inspected at the recent oil...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By luigi524td
Exclamation Staggered wheel/tires on BMW models

Not at all unusual ... the rolling radius/diameter is maintained by having differences in tire cross section and aspect ratio. That's the dimension a BMW xDrive is concerned about:

e.g. a ...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 10-31-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By luigi524td
One of our BMWs is an e84 3.5 MSport [2013 -...

One of our BMWs is an e84 3.5 MSport [2013 - 44,000 mi] .

It's been trouble free for the most part. With the 19" staggered RFTs the ride is a bit harsh but on the flip side it handles well. It is...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 10-30-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,758
Posted By luigi524td
X5 45e for USA

Inside source wrote that "Summer 2020" as a MY '21 for those of us here in the USA. Reason for delay = Awaiting "Certification" to meet (emissions) standards for California." :dunno:
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 10-28-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By luigi524td
Using technology to reduce traffic violations

The "limitations" you've noted seem to introduce more reasons not to be over-reliant on technology to avoid scrapes with the law. For me, personally, I find that being an attentive, considerate, and...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 10-28-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By luigi524td
I have "speed limit" reported in the HUD of...

I have "speed limit" reported in the HUD of myG30. This is supposed to detect "signs" where the speed limit is posted as well as "map data". I DO NOT HAVE the adaptive speed limit feature on this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By luigi524td
They're Xenon ... impact might have broken the...

They're Xenon ... impact might have broken the filaments in the bulbs. After checking to see if fuses haven't blown a physical inspection of the bulbs would be a good second step.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-22-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By luigi524td
Exclamation G30 Rear camera issue

:thumbup:

That's good advice SteveinArizona - I do that often ... as well as document incidental issues with a quick picture. Topview - I did check on the recall but it doesn't seem that my G30 is...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-22-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By luigi524td
Question Rear Camera "low light" image is very grainy

Lately, when backing up under "low light" (evening - no overhead lighting etc) the rear camera image is very grainy. It's mostly in circumstances like backing into my driveway at night and before the...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-20-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By luigi524td
Exclamation Intermittent problem

Intermittent errors/alerts are the hardest to diagnose!! Many "codes" are no stored in the vehicle or fob.

Since it may function properly when your dealer get the car I STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-18-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By luigi524td
Winter Set-up for X5

+1 ... wider selection of winter tires at lower prices. Check out TireRack for complete packages ready to roll (including proper TPMS). :thumbup:
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 10-18-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,796
Posted By luigi524td
The shut-down time might seem long (it is longer...

The shut-down time might seem long (it is longer than in days past) but most of the visible signs you've referred to are LEDs and their drain on the car's battery (or batteries) is minimal. It also...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-18-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By luigi524td
Have you looked here >> ...

Have you looked here >>
https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=91
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-16-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By luigi524td
Enjoy ... when I moved from my F10 535 to my G30...

Enjoy ... when I moved from my F10 535 to my G30 540 I was very pleasantly pleased at the drivetrain responsiveness (much improved) and the better iDrive.
Forum: General BMW Questions 10-14-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By luigi524td
Many (most?) BMW dealers will NOT install any...

Many (most?) BMW dealers will NOT install any equipment purchased outside of their dealership. I recommend you use one of the TireRack recommended indy's to handle your installation and then have...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 10-10-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By luigi524td
Most LED replacements for conventional bulbs...

Most LED replacements for conventional bulbs produce light that appears "whiter" BUT because the LED elements typically aren't positioned to take full advantage of the lamp's "reflector" the light...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-10-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,166
Posted By luigi524td
Rain

Mainly on the plain?!? :eek::yikes::rolleyes:
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-10-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By luigi524td
When a version that was applicable was available...

When a version that was applicable was available I used the USB port up near the cup holders / wireless charging pad ('2017 540xDrive).
AFAIK the most current version available is UPD09042 ... You...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 10-06-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,421
Posted By luigi524td
Cool Tire retire YIKES

YIKES

That's horrible !! :yikes:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 10-06-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By luigi524td
I have OEM Pirelli P7s RFTs on 2 of our BMWs -...

I have OEM Pirelli P7s RFTs on 2 of our BMWs - they are good 4-Season Tires and can handle moderate snow but they are NOT WINTER TIRES. That said, with careful driving your X3 should be fine with...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 10-06-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,421
Posted By luigi524td
Tire retire time

I've stuck with the RFTs on my BMWs and have had them since my early '20s 7-series. I also run them @ +3psi over recommended pressures so the ride (ESPECIALLY ON OUR CRAPPY ROADS) is not boulevard...
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