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by Red-Eye
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2011)
Topic: Engine oil - Advice
Replies: 12
Views: 423

Re: Engine oil - Advice

Cool, didnt know about the sump drain cover.
by Red-Eye
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: E81, E82, E87, E88 (2004-2011)
Topic: Engine oil - Advice
Replies: 12
Views: 423

Engine oil - Advice

Hi Guys, I looking at changing the engine oil in my car in the next week or two but I've got a couple of questions before I do. On my old cars I would suck the engine oil out using an oil vacuum extractor as it would save removing the under tray and rolling around on the floor, How do people remove ...
by Red-Eye
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Tyres/Wheels
Topic: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?
Replies: 30
Views: 1551

Re: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?

Is that 37-38psi on the fronts or all round ?
First drive today to work, much better ride on the bumpy roads but felt a bit understeary in the corners, might just be down to having softer wall tyres, or the fact that still got the sealant on the surface from manufacture, well see.
by Red-Eye
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Tyres/Wheels
Topic: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?
Replies: 30
Views: 1551

Re: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?

Right, I've taken the plunge MPS4 NRFT fitted ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ Next question is what pressures do people run them at ? I have gone up a size, Front - 225/40/18(88) & Rear - 255/35/18(94) Those front tyres really got a load index of 88 ? Im not familiar with the PS4's but sounds a bit low for an XL tyre. Your rig...
by Red-Eye
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Tyres/Wheels
Topic: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?
Replies: 30
Views: 1551

Re: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?

Right, I've taken the plunge MPS4 NRFT fitted ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ
Next question is what pressures do people run them at ?
I have gone up a size, Front - 225/40/18(88) & Rear - 255/35/18(94)
by Red-Eye
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Tyres/Wheels
Topic: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?
Replies: 30
Views: 1551

Re: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?

Cheers for that, Have phoned insurance and they are happy with going NRFT without a premium rise :)
Any tyre inflator anyone could recommend and where to keep it as I've no room as battery is in the boot ?!
by Red-Eye
Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Tyres/Wheels
Topic: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?
Replies: 30
Views: 1551

Re: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?

Thanks for the reply's, going to take the plunge very soon as slicks/rain is not good !! If I was to go with NRF tyres what do people use as a get me home on roadside fix ? Another question, Do the insurance company need to be contacted to say that I'm switching from RFT to NRFT, I'm with Admiral on...
by Red-Eye
Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Tyres/Wheels
Topic: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?
Replies: 30
Views: 1551

Re: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?

Everyone runs 225/40/18 92Y on the front. On the back you have a few choices, 245/35/18 92Y and 255/35/18 94Y are the most common. Do I need to run spacers if i go with a bigger tyre ? I'm currently running BMW 313 rims with 7.5x18 ET 49 on the front & 8.5x18 ET 52 on the rear. The MPS4 are current...
by Red-Eye
Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Tyres/Wheels
Topic: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?
Replies: 30
Views: 1551

Re: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?

Cheers for the swift replys, all very helpful. What sizes tyres/Rims are you guys running ?
by Red-Eye
Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Tyres/Wheels
Topic: Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?
Replies: 30
Views: 1551

Tyre Advice - RFT or NRFT ?

Hi, I'm new here so be gentle !! I have recently purchased a 120d Coupe and loving it, but the time has come to change the tyres, I have read through the FAQ on tyres and wheels and still would like some more details and what's good and what's not. I am currently running RFT 215/40/18 (front) and 24...

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