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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-08-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By kpgray
Did you try all the Detroit area dealers? Late...

Did you try all the Detroit area dealers? Late September early October arrival is only 10-12 weeks. I do not think that M-sport is allocated, just the 435i & 335i's. When I ordered my 328i, the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-08-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By kpgray
My Son-in-law has a 13 335i x-drive Sport. It is...

My Son-in-law has a 13 335i x-drive Sport. It is not feminine at all. He put the Black rear spoiler, Black Kidney Grills and put ceramic window tint on the car and it looks very nice! I do not have a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-29-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,507
Posted By kpgray
The N20 Turbocharged engine is stronger than the...

The N20 Turbocharged engine is stronger than the N53 normally aspirated engine it replaces (240 HP vs. 210 HP). As an owner of the N20 engine, it seemed rather tame during the first couple thousand...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-18-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By kpgray
It depends on the colors you want. Do you want a...

It depends on the colors you want. Do you want a M-Sport specific color? If the exterior color is available for both, then what color interior do you want? For myself, I wanted a darker blue and a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-10-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By kpgray
You may be better getting a roof rack. The roof...

You may be better getting a roof rack. The roof on you BMW has the slots already on the roof for it. The BMW roof rack is top quality, after you set it up the first time, it is very easy to install....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-10-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,255
Posted By kpgray
I stand corrected, the xDrive is 10mm higher than...

I stand corrected, the xDrive is 10mm higher than standard, however, the Sport and M-Sport RWD is 10mm lower than standard. Therefore a xDrive Sport or M-Sport is 20mm higher than a RWD Sport or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-09-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By kpgray
The 428i xDrive is so new that not many...

The 428i xDrive is so new that not many incentives for that vehicle right now. A goal has been to purchase for $500-1,000 over invoice but that may be difficult at this time with the new release....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-09-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,506
Posted By kpgray
NO WORRIES! :D I came from an Acura TL and...

NO WORRIES! :D

I came from an Acura TL and had a Honda Accord before that. Trust me, you will not regret the decision in any way! The 328i outperforms, out-handles, is quieter, more responsive and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-04-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,475
Posted By kpgray
I see the 428i is rated at 5.7 seconds 0-60! That...

I see the 428i is rated at 5.7 seconds 0-60! That is very quick for a 4 cylinder!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-04-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,255
Posted By kpgray
+1 The xDrive is 20MM higher than the RWD...

+1

The xDrive is 20MM higher than the RWD (about 3/4") Also, the xDrive has the softest suspension of all the 3/4 series BMWs. With RWD you can get the Sport or M-Sport version for the stiffer...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-03-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,275
Posted By kpgray
My biggest peeve is the sun visors. They have a...

My biggest peeve is the sun visors. They have a very cheap feel and they do not extend for the side window. When I try to cover the side window, the visor does not cover to the pillar. A 2 inch gap...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-26-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By kpgray
Seat Options Coupe / Convertible

I just noticed that the M-Sport package in the convertible offers Black Leather with Blue Trim on the seats. This appears to be the same as the Red Trim offered on the Sport Trim package Black...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-18-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By kpgray
There are many posts here on how to negotiate the...

There are many posts here on how to negotiate the best offer. It is not how much below MSRP, but the goal is to get to $500 over invoice or less before incentives. always better to negotiate up from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-04-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,614
Posted By kpgray
First off welcome to the forum. From the picture,...

First off welcome to the forum. From the picture, you have a Sport Line RWD. this means you have the stiffer sport suspension, sport seats, 18" sport wheels and the sport trim, big plus! I would have...
Forum: X4 F26 (On Sale 2014) 03-30-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,351
Posted By kpgray
Personally I think the new X4 is very nice! It...

Personally I think the new X4 is very nice! It has the SAV features with a stylish cool sloped back! Takes me back to some outstanding fastback designs of the past...from the first tail-finned...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-20-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,897
Posted By kpgray
I personally like the 1953 Buick Skylark, cost...

I personally like the 1953 Buick Skylark, cost more than a 1953 Cadillac Eldorado at the time! The mere fact that Buick can get close is impressive. What will BMW do to keep it's edge? Competition...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-15-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By kpgray
The beam splitting is programmable (described in...

The beam splitting is programmable (described in another thread), but you have to have the LED lighting package, not the xenons, with the automatic high beams....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-15-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,319
Posted By kpgray
I have seen many pros/cons on the xDrive. I...

I have seen many pros/cons on the xDrive. I personally ordered the xDrive and have been very pleased overall. I notice the AWD has an additional 10 MM height and wanted to know if you found any...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-09-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,695
Posted By kpgray
What is the purpose of Top Tier gas? As quoted on...

What is the purpose of Top Tier gas? As quoted on their website:

"The intention of the TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline standards is to create a winning situation for gasoline retailers, auto...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-21-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By kpgray
It is run it till something breaks then...

It is run it till something breaks then re-engineer the weak part and do it again!



The reliability gap has closed. Honda and Toyota specked the components better from their suppliers years...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-21-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 4,783
Posted By kpgray
a strait 6 with 5% more HP, 25% better economy...

a strait 6 with 5% more HP, 25% better economy and weight savings to boot! :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-15-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,261
Posted By kpgray
I have a 2013 328i xDrive with the Continental...

I have a 2013 328i xDrive with the Continental Conti Pro Contact SSR all season run flats. I have had zero issues. I have owned AWD SUVs (Blazer, Suburban) and Pickups (GMC) in the past but this is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-11-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By kpgray
No line with Premium Package (Leather, Comfort...

No line with Premium Package (Leather, Comfort access, sunroof and satilite radio), Cold Weather Package (Heated Front, Rear seats, heated steering wheel and headlight washers), enhanced blue tooth...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-10-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,352
Posted By kpgray
It is not how fast in terms of when you hit the...

It is not how fast in terms of when you hit the paddle to how quick it reacts. It is the firmness of the shift. It is referred to as "sport automatic transmission with shift paddles" (2TB). Download...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-10-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,352
Posted By kpgray
The Sport Transmission (2TB) can only be ordered...

The Sport Transmission (2TB) can only be ordered on the Sport or M-Sport lines. It includes:

Paddle Shifter on Steering Wheel
Ergonomic Shifter Handle
Quicker Shifting

Not bad for $500 USD...
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