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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-18-2020, 12:25 PM
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Posted By henkinc
front strut bar on two-stud F30 mounts

The earlier F30s have two studs to bolt the strut to the chassis mount. This was revised to 5 studs around 2015 or so. With more than two studs one would simply attach a strut bar to the two of them...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By henkinc
front strut bars in general

Yes, this is after market. Somone attached it and did not torque the nuts down (or there must be new nuts perhaps to have correct fit after any strut job. Does anyone know if this is the case, i.e....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-05-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By henkinc
power from a 335i- my experience

I was fortunate enough to find a Dinan stage 1 kit on eBay for $700; 1/3 the Dinan price. Dinan also sells them reconditioned for $1000- but huge back order.

I am pretty conservative. I wanted...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-03-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By henkinc
tire pressures for NON RF on 335X1/340Xi

My Michelin AS3+ all seasons are great. 225/45 18s. Handling is quite nice with adaptive suspension in sport mode on 2014 335Xi. But I thought the recommended (cold) 32 F/38 R was way too disparate...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-29-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By henkinc
check your headlight covers

If your car is parked in direct sunlight frontally most of the time since new in contrast to your wife's car you might simply have oxidized covers. Kits for polishing the covers are available widely...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-02-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By henkinc
get a quality car cover

My Porsche gets the garage. My 2014 335Xi gets a top line car cover. No sun-related issues on the car.
Charlie
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-02-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By henkinc
rear sway bar upgrade and front strut bar for 335 Xi (AWD)

what are your views on these two options for the 335Xi? I have Michelin non runflats and the car is nice but improvement is always welcome. NOTE- I was pursuing Dinan shockware and Dinan springs for...
Forum: Performance 03-21-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By henkinc
I now have only one of these tires - use as a spare

It is the best one at 10k miles and 8/32 tread. Produced at end of 2017. $50 and you pick it up.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-14-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By henkinc
FS OEM Pirelli P7 run flats- pick up in Arlington

Excellent choice for those nearing end of lease with worn out tires.


$250 or make offer.


These are in excellent condition, 225/45/18s with 10-15 k miles, 7/32-8/32 tread. Buying...
Forum: Performance 03-13-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By henkinc
will accept any offer for these RFTs

They have to go. Michelins are on the way soon. Excellent condition if you want Run Flats. Shame to throw away.
Forum: Performance 02-28-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By henkinc
FS OEM Pirelli P7 run flats- pick up in Arlington

$300 or make offer.


These are in excellent condition, 225/45/18s with 10-15 k miles, 7/32-8/32 tread. Buying Michelin non RFTs. Charlie
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By henkinc
FS OEM Pirelli P7 run flats- pick up in Arlington

These are in excellent condition, 225/45/18s with 10-15 k miles, 7/32-8/32 tread. Buying Michelin non RFTs. Make offer. Charlie (Can't find "ads" button or would have listed there.)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By henkinc
F30 handling mods through Dinan

I am considering precisely this matter for my 2014 335Xi with MT, Adaptive suspension (and Dinan stage 1 power setup). I am not expert in all options for sure but for me the sequence would be:...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-21-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By henkinc
FS Arlington VA OEM F30 225/45/18 Run Flats

Pirelli P7 excellent condition. 10-15 k miles, 7/32 to 8/32 tread, 2-3 years old Buying Michelin Non RFs and these have to go. Pick up in Arlington VA or meet nearby. 275$ or best offer. Coming off...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-03-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By henkinc
$200 from Bimmerzone?

Need4speed said $200 for basic tire/wheel. Bimmerzone web site says $335.
Did I misunderstand?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,193
Posted By henkinc
Dont ignore Dinan shockware for adaptive suspension cars

If yo go to NRFs you may find the comfort setting too soft, as noted ion this thread. In such a case Dinan's product (about $155 and 15 min install) may be right for you. I haven't tried this because...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-26-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By henkinc
recirculation setting

My BMW app says the recirc setting button is indicated on the dash--if on it is lit and if off the car just lets in fresh air without recircing it. This is the far right button for climate control....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-25-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By henkinc
AC lag on turn off

Mine is measured in minutes, albeit this has been over a hot summer when I have noticed it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-25-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By henkinc
Rev limiter gone with Dinan stage 1

pdgene...the Dinan web site says they remove the rev limiter with the Stage 1 product (and I am sure they would do the same with the higher tunes, but haven't bothered to check my memory on that). I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-25-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By henkinc
Thanks for teeing this up. My 2014 335Xi...

Thanks for teeing this up. My 2014 335Xi manifests the same behavior and I thought it might be operator error. Guess not.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By henkinc
Dinan details

Note if you buy a refurb or a used one the Dinan guarantee may not (fully) apply. It is also possible you would have to have a Dinan dealer call Dinan to change the VIN associated with the product if...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By henkinc
Dinan stage 1 plus ER Charge Pipe vs ECU tune

Pdgene knows me and I am about to offer a difficult choice for you based on my chats with him.
I was lucky enough to get a Dinan stage 1 kit (on EBay of all things) to save 2/3 off the Dinan list...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-07-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,750
Posted By henkinc
replies re Dinan

Bear has it right re guarantee and such.
The device is not a reflash but a set of electronics that moderate fuel, ignition , boost and such without affecting any stock features. So Adaptive power...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-06-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,750
Posted By henkinc
Old man solution is a Dinan stage 1 takeoff

Not to intrude on you guys who really know your tuning chips, but I found a Dinan stage 1 kit on EBay which was taken off a car going to CPO. Saved 2/3 Dinan price. Works great on my 335Xi, 2014...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-05-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By henkinc
Bimmer Tech Sirius service

Wow - I am dumbstruck. My Bimmertech install has been flawless for maybe 6 months now. The only problem I had on install was having to turn my Bluetooth off to complete the install using my...
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