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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-11-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Orient330iNYC
so the initial hit was from the passenger side...

so the initial hit was from the passenger side rear which would have thrown you towards the passenger side. the car spun into the embankment and the tires dug in, which then threw you towards the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-06-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 619
Posted By Orient330iNYC
unless the trip computer was set to reset after...

unless the trip computer was set to reset after every trip, thats probably aggregate miles since the last time it was reset. which probably happened when the car was PDI'ed at the dealer (sw update,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Orient330iNYC
have you driven the car since charging the...

have you driven the car since charging the battery? dsc errors will only clear after the self test is done at about 20mph
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Orient330iNYC
original battery? could be that on its way out

original battery? could be that on its way out
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By Orient330iNYC
you probably want to post this in the E46 forum ...

you probably want to post this in the E46 forum
F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
The sixth generation BMW 3 Series Sedan F30/F31/F34 and the first first generation 4 Series Coupe...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-11-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,185
Posted By Orient330iNYC
if you are in a pinch, throw a plug in it and get...

if you are in a pinch, throw a plug in it and get it patched asap. even if the plug fails its still a runflat.

ran over something that put a fairly large hole in the sidewall block of a winter...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-07-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Orient330iNYC
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-02-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,146
Posted By Orient330iNYC
probably want to post this in the E9x forum. 2013...

probably want to post this in the E9x forum. 2013 coupe was an E92.

for the F3x platform BMW increased the sidewall height on their cars, across two F3x cars i only had 1 runflat tire destroyed by...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-30-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Orient330iNYC
Tire Size Comparison Specification Sidewall ...

Tire Size Comparison
Specification Sidewall Radius Diameter Circumference Revs/Mile Difference
205/55-17 4.4in 12.9in 25.9in 81.3in 779 0.0%
225/50-17 ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By Orient330iNYC
if you are launching hard, with an open diff,...

if you are launching hard, with an open diff, once the power exceeds the grip of one tire, the excess bleeds off with wheelspin.

when an lsd locks, there's less bleed off and the parts are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-19-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By Orient330iNYC
you do realize an LSD would put more stress on...

you do realize an LSD would put more stress on the half shafts than an open diff, right?
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 11-14-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,342
Posted By Orient330iNYC
just an fyi, your bolt pattern is 5X112 all Gxx...

just an fyi, your bolt pattern is 5X112
all Gxx platform cars are 5X112
All Fxx platform cars and older are 5X120
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-30-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,196
Posted By Orient330iNYC
so if you dont trust the dealer or other shops,...

so if you dont trust the dealer or other shops, your only real option is 5 gallons of petrol and a road flare; there's no real diy fix for this, especially since you dont want to bring it to even a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-17-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Orient330iNYC
abs and DSC will be affected to a degree, the...

abs and DSC will be affected to a degree, the wheel speed sensors at the larger tires will show them turning more slowing, implying locking under braking. traction control (if its awd) will belive...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 10-09-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,608
Posted By Orient330iNYC
not sure if its trucked direct or it goes by rail...

not sure if its trucked direct or it goes by rail then by truck, but in either case, they need to fill the truck/ train with cars heading for your region before it leaves.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-09-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Orient330iNYC
if the F31 crossbars are like the X series...

if the F31 crossbars are like the X series crossbars, and clamp to the roof rails, there will be a little rubber bump on the inside edge of the roof rail. thats the optimal position (but you can move...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 10-08-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,608
Posted By Orient330iNYC
data point, about a year ago, i got 12% off MSRP...

data point, about a year ago, i got 12% off MSRP for a 2019 custom ordered, which is below invoice. deal was 1K under invoice minus incentives. and others were able to get slightly better deals at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-04-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Orient330iNYC
this. that looks like the coating they put on...

this.
that looks like the coating they put on to keep the rotors from rusting in transit is wearing off, that one rotor may have gotten a thicker coat.
bedding the pads will take it all off.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-17-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By Orient330iNYC
imho, i would rather try my luck with a can of...

imho, i would rather try my luck with a can of krylon and a blindfold before using maaco

pdr and a mobile touch up guy can probably fix that up to almost new. and my guess would be for a few...
Forum: X3 G01 (2018 - current) 08-31-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,601
Posted By Orient330iNYC
easiest explanation ...

easiest explanation
https://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15379285&postcount=1

the gps based tuning is something new they added to the G series.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By Orient330iNYC
sales, they sold you a car that has the wrong...

sales, they sold you a car that has the wrong sized tires. your car is now accruing mileage faster than it should, lots of issues there in terms of warranty expiration, federal odometer statements...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-23-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By Orient330iNYC
you can change the display bias with carly. you...

you can change the display bias with carly. you cant change the wheel size calibration. right now the car thinks its both travelling faster and going further than it really is due to the tires being...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-22-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By Orient330iNYC
yes, thats normal. eu regs state that a...

yes, thats normal. eu regs state that a speedometer can NEVER read below actual speed, so bmw and most european automakers add a bias to the speedometer display. the odometer is spot on, but the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-21-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By Orient330iNYC
the tires are the wrong size. thats why the...

the tires are the wrong size. thats why the variance is higher than the normal optimistic reading.

the GT uses tires that are one aspect ratio taller than the reg F3X family, 225/45/19 and...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-10-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By Orient330iNYC
do you live in the same household? if not, the...

do you live in the same household?
if not, the dealer can sell it to your for less that the original leaseholder can at the end of the lease. that would be the cheapest. most expensive is to assume...
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