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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,297
Posted By AndDown
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: popcorn:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By AndDown
1. Whistling sound may be coming from the front...

1. Whistling sound may be coming from the front windshield trim. The tech was able to finally locate the sound by temporarily taping the trim to the windshield - read his diagnosis and process of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By AndDown
Blame it on the lawyers! Litigation liability for...

Blame it on the lawyers! Litigation liability for getting kids heads, hands, etc caught while the windows are rolling up automatically.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,203
Posted By AndDown
Still love driving my E46 as a daily, but I can't...

Still love driving my E46 as a daily, but I can't help breaking into a smile when I floor our F30 getting onto the freeway. My daughter's first bimmer was an E30 and I still have fond memories of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By AndDown
Yes, mine was done under the 4 yr/50k mile...

Yes, mine was done under the 4 yr/50k mile warranty.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By AndDown
Similar experience with my driver's side...

Similar experience with my driver's side headlight lens housing. I noticed it while polishing my car and it definitely didn't have any stone hit marks. I suspect it was over-torqued or forced when...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-08-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By AndDown
Ahhh, yes if his friend's car was a 4 GC and not...

Ahhh, yes if his friend's car was a 4 GC and not a 3, but the OP didn't specify which.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-07-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By AndDown
It's also possible his was produced in South...

It's also possible his was produced in South Africa which adds another 3-4 weeks to the normal 7-8 weeks for a car produced in Germany. If I recall, my 2003 E46 produced in the South African plant...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-03-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By AndDown
Let me know if you want to sell it! :bigpimp:

Let me know if you want to sell it! :bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-03-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By AndDown
Have the service dept look at it again. Some...

Have the service dept look at it again. Some techs might be novices, things happen, etc. I had my dealer replace a headlamp cover (under warranty) and when I got home, noticed that the front fascia...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-30-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,065
Posted By AndDown
BMW also had their beginnings manufacturing...

BMW also had their beginnings manufacturing aircraft engines prior to and during WWI and also produced engines for the Luftwaffe during WWII, which is why their logo known as the "Roundel" is a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-24-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 958
Posted By AndDown
It was a Saturday and there was no harbor...

It was a Saturday and there was no harbor activity, but I think the crane is used to off-load the containers from the ships for customs inspection.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-24-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 958
Posted By AndDown
Click on this YouTube link showing the...

Click on this YouTube link showing the loading/off-loading of Wallenius' Faust car carrier:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bbPJhS0byw
:thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-23-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 958
Posted By AndDown
Some pictures I took on a visit to the Port...

Some pictures I took on a visit to the Port Hueneme off-loading site. Cars had recently been off-loaded and were waiting to be cleared through customs before delivery to the Oxnard VDC:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-05-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By AndDown
Our 2013 had an occasional "buzz" coming from...

Our 2013 had an occasional "buzz" coming from around the shifter area when new. I could get the buzz to stop by pushing on the plastic area around the shifter but have not had the buzz now for the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-04-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By AndDown
It's at the VPC/VDC (Vehicle Prep/Delivery...

It's at the VPC/VDC (Vehicle Prep/Delivery Center) getting finishing touches like putting on required warning decals, checking for blemishes, having minor body work done (hopefully not needed with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-02-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,363
Posted By AndDown
That's great! Now just have to convince my wife...

That's great! Now just have to convince my wife we need to trade in our 2013 F30 for a 2016 F36!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-02-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,363
Posted By AndDown
Interesting about the limit to 2014 and 2015...

Interesting about the limit to 2014 and 2015 models. Wonder if BMWNA will change that to 2015 and 2016 models for the UDE that's to be held in Los Angeles in August seeing that the 2016 models will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-04-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By AndDown
I would, more for peace of mind than anything...

I would, more for peace of mind than anything knowing it's not a major problem developing.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By AndDown
Our 2013 F30 had a similar slight drift to the...

Our 2013 F30 had a similar slight drift to the right which I thought was due to the crown of the road. I finally brought it to our local alignment specialist (who also does the city's firetrucks)...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-17-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By AndDown
You are correct that in sport mode with the...

You are correct that in sport mode with the shifter to the left tightens the steering, with the ability to manually shift up to the 8th gear. In normal shifter position with sport mode, the top gear...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By AndDown
Put on the Michi AS3 about 2 months ago on my DD...

Put on the Michi AS3 about 2 months ago on my DD (2003 E46) and they are significantly quieter on the road as well as more sticky on the curves. Seems though that they are less forgiving as far as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-21-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,027
Posted By AndDown
All cars that come through Port Hueneme in Oxnard...

All cars that come through Port Hueneme in Oxnard will have an extra 2+ miles or so which is from the cars being driven from the port to the Oxnard VDC. There was a video done 2002 or so showing BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-05-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By AndDown
I ave two sets of this for my E46 and F30, both...

I ave two sets of this for my E46 and F30, both work great and have Apple certification:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00H89LFBO/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By AndDown
I've been driving a loaner 328i GT for the past...

I've been driving a loaner 328i GT for the past few days while our 328i is getting a replacement headlight lens assembly. It's a M Sport, tech pack, driver assist, premium pack, Estorial Blue, etc. I...
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