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      04-27-2011, 02:08 AM   #177
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i have a set of four 225/45R17 run flats bridgestone turanza that i'll sell....plenty of tread left....I'd say at least 80%
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For you Dom, the painted reflectors in place (forgive the crappy phone pic):

Next on your list of things to buy .... A REAL CAMERA!!!

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I have one of those. Used it to take the pic in Munich. What I don't have is time to drive and take / upload / edit dSLR photo's. So I drive!!!
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Also tint and clear bra went on today!
Now I'm face with installing the front plate.
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Also tint and clear bra went on today!
Now I'm face with installing the front plate.
Where did you get your tint and clear bra done in Ottawa?? Did it only take a day??
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Question Th3e clunking insanity

For those who drive manual transmissions.....
Does any of you experience "the clunking noise" when shifting from neutral to Reverse or from neutral to 1st gear [from a parking/stand still position]?
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      04-27-2011, 08:50 PM   #185
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Also tint and clear bra went on today!
Now I'm face with installing the front plate.
Where did you get your tint and clear bra done in Ottawa?? Did it only take a day??
As I planned and had arranged ahead of time I had shades (shadesone.com) do both my tint and clear bra today. Not cheap, but as I had experienced in the past excellent work.

I should have my car at the meet if you want to check out the results.
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For those who drive manual transmissions.....
Does any of you experience "the clunking noise" when shifting from neutral to Reverse or from neutral to 1st gear [from a parking/stand still position]?
Never experienced it. Although I grind third more than I should since I got this ZHP knob. I'm not sure why people love it so much. Seems too short.
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      04-28-2011, 07:54 AM   #187
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On May 14 Meet;
Can I get the feel of your manual transmissions [to determine if my clunking noise is indeed normal ---> per dealer's diagnostic]? I promise I will not do any WTO, etc, etc.
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Never experienced it. Although I grind third more than I should since I got this ZHP knob. I'm not sure why people love it so much. Seems too short.
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For those who drive manual transmissions.....
Does any of you experience "the clunking noise" when shifting from neutral to Reverse or from neutral to 1st gear [from a parking/stand still position]?
yes I have this too; xi 6mt

probably normal.
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Anyone else??? I'll be at ease if 3 more people confirm their clunking noises.

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yes I have this too; xi 6mt

probably normal.
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Anyone else??? I'll be at ease if 3 more people confirm their clunking noises.
Go bigger, ask on the Canadian or general forum.
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Somebody else did and the thread died.
I'll try again. Thanks folks.
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Where are people getting their winter/summer tires swapped?

Hi guys,
Just wondering if there is a decent place to swap winter/summer tires on an E92. Just want to make sure they torque it right. Stealership wants $95 for the swap.

I'm also looking to do tint this spring, anyone know if there are shops that use the Pinnacle F1?

Thanks.
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Somebody else did and the thread died.
I'll try again. Thanks folks.
Good advice from ns2000x
I am not sure that this thread, (different forum) would be of any assistance.
http://forums.bimmerforums.com/forum....php?t=1645532

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Hi guys,
Just wondering if there is a decent place to swap winter/summer tires on an E92. Just want to make sure they torque it right. Stealership wants $95 for the swap.

I'm also looking to do tint this spring, anyone know if there are shops that use the Pinnacle F1?

Thanks.
Unable to answer on the Pinnacle F1.

Not sure about their prices, but you can check out these places for "swap winter/summer tires"
http://www.autovation.ca/
http://www.ottawatiresdirect.com/ (Great local source for wheel/tire packages)
http://www.talontire.com/bmw_promo.html (Experts in high performance tires with years of experience outfitting enthusiasts with street and track rubber. A great local source for tires and wheels about 1.5 hours drive from Ottawa)
http://dussbrothers.ca (some BMW owners think they are expensive)
Hope that helps
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      04-30-2011, 12:01 PM   #195
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For those who drive manual transmissions.....
Does any of you experience "the clunking noise" when shifting from neutral to Reverse or from neutral to 1st gear [from a parking/stand still position]?
I'm driving a 328i, never experienced this. How loud is this clunking noise exactly?
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      04-30-2011, 05:44 PM   #196
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Hi guys,
Just wondering if there is a decent place to swap winter/summer tires on an E92. Just want to make sure they torque it right. Stealership wants $95 for the swap.

I'm also looking to do tint this spring, anyone know if there are shops that use the Pinnacle F1?

Thanks.
Are they already mounted? Elite did it for $54 for me. I was already getting other service done, so the extra $10 vs a regular place was worth the one appointment convenience.
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When did you have elite swap the tires? For that price I don't mind having them do it. I called Otto so I wonder if they misunderstood that I needed to have the tires not on rims?? I'll call elite to check on Monday. Thanks.

P.s. Anyone doing tint this spring? Maybe we can get a group deal
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Are they already mounted? Elite did it for $54 for me. I was already getting other service done, so the extra $10 vs a regular place was worth the one appointment convenience.
HOnestly...jack and torque wrench


Doing it yourself is much easier...don't have to put dirty wheels in your car either.

But I think any place can install your wheels, find the cheapest place!
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