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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-02-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Thanks for the heads up! I was starting to look...

Thanks for the heads up! I was starting to look for a good backup to the BMW dealership just in case I run into a maintenance task that I can't tackle.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-02-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,744
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
These are interesting points. I think this...

These are interesting points. I think this discussion is more complicated than the cars weight distribution though it does play an important factor. How a given cars suspension is set up is very...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-02-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,744
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Hi ship4u! I also live in Cleveland and can tell...

Hi ship4u! I also live in Cleveland and can tell you that my 335i paired with Michelin X-Ice has allowed me to drive in all the worst the NE-Ohio can dish out for the last 3 winters. If you are never...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-27-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
OP. If you downsize to 18's I know you can run...

OP. If you downsize to 18's I know you can run 245x40's no problem. I race with RE71's on a square set of 18 x ET35's. Zero rub.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-27-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Hi OP! I can't speak to the B58 reliability...

Hi OP!

I can't speak to the B58 reliability as I have an N55 however I will make one recommendation. I would look for a lower mileage model. There are 340's out there with less than 20,000 miles...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-19-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,430
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
This is awesome! You did an amazing job my...

This is awesome! You did an amazing job my friend. You must follow SamCrac on Youtube.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-19-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Depending on what brake package you have you...

Depending on what brake package you have you would upgrade to two piece Stop Tech or ECS Tuning rotors. Honestly though the stock rotor has nothing wrong with it. Unless you are going to do 3+ laps...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-19-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Cool. You know who else didnt have a used...

Cool.

You know who else didnt have a used M3 with the potential to accumulate high mileage? Sounds like you, stranger from the internet. Leasing a car that was 100% under factory warranty is a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-18-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
The M3 does make an awesome noise. But as a...

The M3 does make an awesome noise. But as a daily? Not a chance. Worst financial decision you could make with a car.

How many miles per year do you drive Dean? If is more than 5,000 per year Id...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-17-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
As a daily you want the 335i all day long. I've...

As a daily you want the 335i all day long. I've put 97,000 miles on my 335i and it has been flawless.

If you are going to autoX frequently or track then get the M3. The M3's front camber,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-10-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
You need to take it to the shop. BTW your wheel...

You need to take it to the shop. BTW your wheel may be showing a sign of impact. There's a gnarly little chunk bent back next to curb rash in your photo.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Have the X-ICE setup and love em! Check out my...

Have the X-ICE setup and love em! Check out my tread below:

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=956477
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-03-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,896
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
For what is worth I've owned both a 2013 328xi...

For what is worth I've owned both a 2013 328xi 8-speed and 2013 335i 6-speed manual. I've tracked 43,000+ miles on each car using Fuelly.

328XI = 29.3mpg avg. 33.7mpg best. Tracked 43,901 miles....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-26-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Thats no fun..... Good news is the M Laptimer app...

Thats no fun..... Good news is the M Laptimer app has retained its limited gopro controllability. I used it last weekend and it was very effective at starting and stopping recording.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-26-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
1. Plug your iphone into the USB port in the...

1. Plug your iphone into the USB port in the armrest.
2. Open the gopro app on your phone and leave it open.
3. Wait for the BMW/GoPro app logo to appear.
4. Open the "connected drive" menu and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-26-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
The 2018 AutoX Season Is On!!!

First autoX of the year with ASCC. I took the #1 spot in ASP!!! For a car with completely stock suspension I'm so thrilled! 1st in ASP, 2nd in my heat, and 17th overall out of 127!

If anyone in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-10-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Replace transmission at 65,000 miles under...

Replace transmission at 65,000 miles under warranty. The transmission development an issue of grinding under high load and high RPM when going from first to second. This is my third manual BMW and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-09-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Yep. Happened to my 2013 CPO 335i. My...

Yep. Happened to my 2013 CPO 335i. My recommendation is to try and avoid lightning fast shifts from 1st to 2nd.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-06-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,292
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
If you want the best bang for your buck go with...

If you want the best bang for your buck go with the Continental Extreme Sport Contact
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,879
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Brake ware does seem high. Good news is you have...

Brake ware does seem high. Good news is you have the maintenance plan. Once that expires upgrade to a better pad.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,879
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
The factory tire option should be theres which...

The factory tire option should be theres which are 280tw.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,879
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Remember that Continental SSR RUNNFLATS are...

Remember that Continental SSR RUNNFLATS are summer performance tires. They don't have the best lifespan to begin with. New tread depth is only 7mm.

9,000 miles of hard driving makes would shave...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Keep in mind that the temperature gauge in the...

Keep in mind that the temperature gauge in the cluster is not coolant temp. It's actually oil temp.

What rpm are you flooring it at?

What gear were you in?

Were you using 93 octane fuel or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-19-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,091
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Good advice! I agree BMWs out of warranty are...

Good advice! I agree BMWs out of warranty are more expensive than the average car to maintain. That said BMW has solutions like the CPO warranty and extended maintenance plans to mitigate that risk....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-18-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,091
Posted By ClevelandBeemer
Owned one for three years and have several BMW's...

Owned one for three years and have several BMW's in the family using the N20. As long as you keep the engine stock(relatively) you should have a good reliable car. I had several weird issues all of...
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