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Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-28-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By johnsock
You are correct, the side bolster controls are...

You are correct, the side bolster controls are electric. Also, I failed to mention that they also use bags of air and have their own switch, separate from the lumbar buttons and the seat movement...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-28-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By johnsock
I don't think the problem with sport seats is...

I don't think the problem with sport seats is less cushioning. They are quite comfortable, but have a different shape that is more designed to tightly hug your sides and keep your butt from moving...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-27-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By johnsock
Basically, there are two seat types available on...

Basically, there are two seat types available on the 1 series for that year, the standard seat and the sport seat. The standard seat is more flat on the bottom and back, and doesn't have the...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By johnsock
Adaptive headlights is the feature that aims the...

Adaptive headlights is the feature that aims the headlights as you turn. The light you have shown indicates a malfunction in the Adaptive Headlight Control system. To get more specific info you will...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 05-02-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By johnsock
I have leather in my E82 and Sensatec in my...

I have leather in my E82 and Sensatec in my wife's X1(2014). The Sensatec is not the same crappy vinyl I've seen in the past. It's very comfortable and has a bit of a texture so you don't stick to it...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-18-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By johnsock
Congrats, that's a heck of a find! The 128i with...

Congrats, that's a heck of a find! The 128i with a stick is a fun car to drive, you will enjoy it.
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By johnsock
My 2013 135i with M Sport Package came new off...

My 2013 135i with M Sport Package came new off the truck with black tail pipes.
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,949
Posted By johnsock
One of the best color combinations, the new ride...

One of the best color combinations, the new ride looks great!
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-25-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,678
Posted By johnsock
Some people take them off for whatever reason. I...

Some people take them off for whatever reason. I bought a 325Ci off Craigslist that was like that. You can get replacement emblems online if you want to put it back to original.
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,401
Posted By johnsock
To the average person, the DCT looks, feels, and...

To the average person, the DCT looks, feels, and operates just like a normal AT even though there are significant differences between them from an engineering standpoint. My wife has driven my 135i...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-11-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,705
Posted By johnsock
Did you replace the brake wear sensor when you...

Did you replace the brake wear sensor when you replaced the pads? If not, it will have to be replaced before you can clear the light.

There is a procedure to reset the warning. Here's a link for...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-05-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,734
Posted By johnsock
You are correct. The $90 sales tax is different...

You are correct. The $90 sales tax is different from the tax you are claiming an exemption from on the Lessee's Affidavit of Primarily Non-Income Producing Vehicle Use form. They never even asked for...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-25-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,734
Posted By johnsock
I moved to TX recently and just registered my...

I moved to TX recently and just registered my leased X1 today. I paid the same as I did for my non-leased 135i. The only sales tax paid was the new-resident fee of $90. Total for each vehicle was...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,259
Posted By johnsock
My 135 will play music over bluetooth, but if I...

My 135 will play music over bluetooth, but if I remember correctly I had to go into the bluetooth options (on the car, I have iDrive) and specifically enable music playback. When I originally paired...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By johnsock
Try turning off the Traffic Conditions display in...

Try turning off the Traffic Conditions display in the map view settings.
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,194
Posted By johnsock
You can check to see if your car has option S840A...

You can check to see if your car has option S840A (Hochgeschwindigkeitsabstimmung) to determine if you have the increased top-speed limiter. I used the VIN decoder at bmwarchive.org...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,613
Posted By johnsock
The stage 2 ppk does include the ducting (and...

The stage 2 ppk does include the ducting (and hoses, etc.) needed for the additional radiator. The radiator is mounted behind the bumper on the left side and there is a small air duct mounted with...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,613
Posted By johnsock
The 'is' comes with beefier fan, additional...

The 'is' comes with beefier fan, additional radiator and ECU flash. These items can also be had by adding the PPK. The 'is' also has some some trim/badging differences and comes with the 313 wheels,...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,482
Posted By johnsock
I thought the 128i didn't come out until...

I thought the 128i didn't come out until MY2008...

Hello and welcome, though!
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-27-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,850
Posted By johnsock
Thanks and please let us know what you find out!

Thanks and please let us know what you find out!
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,850
Posted By johnsock
The 2013 135is has the N55, not the N54. I don't...

The 2013 135is has the N55, not the N54. I don't see the difference between that and my 135i (w/ power kit) from an ECU standpoint.
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,850
Posted By johnsock
Will the Cobb V3 work on a 2013 135i (N55)?

Will the Cobb V3 work on a 2013 135i (N55)?
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,076
Posted By johnsock
If you have electric folding mirrors, you can...

If you have electric folding mirrors, you can have the automatic folding/unfolding coded. Mine now works automatically with the fob or with comfort access.
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-27-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,698
Posted By johnsock
Nice looking car! Don't worry about corrosion on...

Nice looking car! Don't worry about corrosion on the rotors, it happens after sitting for a day or so. I would definitely get the PPI done, just to make sure there isn't anything obvious. Is the...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-21-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,984
Posted By johnsock
Did you check CarFax for any info on the wreck?...

Did you check CarFax for any info on the wreck? Sometimes you can get names of dealers/shops from there. I would be concerned about body panels that don't fit together properly. Sometimes this can...
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