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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-28-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By gkr778
Sounds like the i Flexible Mobility program for...

Sounds like the i Flexible Mobility program for BMW i3 owners. This was launched in the USA (http://bmwi3.blogspot.com/2014/11/bmw-i-flexible-mobility-program.html) back in October 2014. However,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-27-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By gkr778
+1 At least one test drive at night is in order...

+1
At least one test drive at night is in order to evaluate headlamp performance. Also, Consumer Reports rates headlamps on every car and truck they purchase for road tests. Most recent BMW cars...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-27-2015, 12:03 PM
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Views: 879
Posted By gkr778
24k miles of usable tread life isn't unusual for...

24k miles of usable tread life isn't unusual for summer ultra high performance tires, especially for staggered fitments which don't permit tire rotation from front to back and vice versa.

I'll...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-27-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By gkr778
Yes and no to the first question, no to the...

Yes and no to the first question, no to the second.

Low-beam headlamps on many F3x cars are aimed too low at the factory, resulting in insufficient forward seeing distance. This applies to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-24-2015, 11:35 AM
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Posted By gkr778
+1 VCuomo, to his/her credit, did mention that...

+1
VCuomo, to his/her credit, did mention that oil change intervals in the 3,500 - 5,000 mile range represent an opinion and not a commandment.

For me, it's a moot point anyway as I only have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-24-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By gkr778
i3's styling is distinctively BMW. :thumbup:

i3's styling is distinctively BMW. :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-24-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,309
Posted By gkr778
Greater Los Angeles has some of the most...

Greater Los Angeles has some of the most extensive public EV charging infrastructure in North America, including numerous SAE Combo DC fast charging locations.

LA area shopping malls that have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,309
Posted By gkr778
The E68 Hydrogen 7? It had a very limited...

The E68 Hydrogen 7? It had a very limited production run between 2005 and 2007. As these cars represented an early testbed for bivalent gasoline-liquid hydrogen powertrains, BMW has no plans to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,309
Posted By gkr778
Thanks for posting the video, crashnbrn5. I did...

Thanks for posting the video, crashnbrn5. I did an extended test drive of i3 without Range Extender last autumn and was very impressed. I would consider this car as a replacement for my F30. My main...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By gkr778
I think you'll be very impressed at how fuel...

I think you'll be very impressed at how fuel efficient the N20 engine is, even with spirited driving. Here are the numbers from the trip computer of my 320i after about 5,200 mi., with approximately...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By gkr778
pikix19, you'll probably get better responses if...

pikix19, you'll probably get better responses if you post your question in the BMW Coding and Programming (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=175) section of Bimmerfest forums. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-21-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By gkr778
Welcome to Bimmerfest evdok, and congratulations...

Welcome to Bimmerfest evdok, and congratulations on your new F30 330d! The Smoky Topaz Metallic paint is beautiful. :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-21-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By gkr778
BMW Natural Care Polish and Wax are indeed top...

BMW Natural Care Polish and Wax are indeed top notch. I used gift certificates from a BMW test drive event to purchase both, and have been very satisfied with them. I shared these products with my...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-21-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By gkr778
As aardvark mentioned, American Automobile...

As aardvark mentioned, American Automobile Labeling Act information indicates that Germany is the country of origin for engines in all U.S. market 228i. I presume the same holds true for Canada. The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-21-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By gkr778
I've driven F3x cars encompassing all...

I've driven F3x cars encompassing all combinations above, and my favorite is N20 + 6MT. N20 because it imparts a more even weight distribution to the car and feels better balanced than an N55...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-21-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,314
Posted By gkr778
Looks fantastic, soledoc! Wishing you many...

Looks fantastic, soledoc! Wishing you many enjoyable drives in your new 428i on U.S. soil. :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-21-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By gkr778
Thumbs up all around on your new 328i,...

Thumbs up all around on your new 328i, justinnum1! It looks fantastic.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-20-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By gkr778
:thumbup: For me, it's become a habit to set...

:thumbup:
For me, it's become a habit to set SPORT mode in DDC before pulling out of my garage. I don't see any reason to use Comfort or ECO PRO modes. As Nordique mentioned, practice executing...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-17-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,014
Posted By gkr778
What help are you seeking? Instructions on how to...

What help are you seeking? Instructions on how to remove the logos? Referrals to local psychiatrists?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-17-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 34,317
Posted By gkr778
Thank you for sharing details for U.S. market LCI...

Thank you for sharing details for U.S. market LCI F30, -=Hot|Ice=-. :thumbup:

I don't know why the information you shared is so controversial with certain Bimmerfest members either. :dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-17-2015, 12:54 PM
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Views: 34,317
Posted By gkr778
...which unmistakably may not apply to U.S....

...which unmistakably may not apply to U.S. market cars.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-16-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,042
Posted By gkr778
MY 2015 F30 includes Bluetooth Audio Streaming as...

MY 2015 F30 includes Bluetooth Audio Streaming as a standard feature (with 6NH). You do not have to specify the "Enhanced USB and Bluetooth plus Smartphone Integration" option (6NS) simply to stream...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,042
Posted By gkr778
1.) Silver Matte is slightly less glossy than...

1.) Silver Matte is slightly less glossy than Brushed Aluminum trim (4AD) but otherwise looks similar. Brushed Aluminum trim costs $300 more. As such, I'd recommend Silver Matte.
2.) Mixed...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-16-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,631
Posted By gkr778
F22 228i with Track Handling Package is a...

F22 228i with Track Handling Package is a fantastic car, arguably the current BMW automobile that exemplifies the driving experience BMW used to be known for better than any other.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-15-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,631
Posted By gkr778
+1 A 320i so equipped is the sweet spot in the...

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A 320i so equipped is the sweet spot in the U.S. market F30 lineup. No other manufacturer manages to offer each and every one of those items AND rear wheel drive, which is why I own a 320i ZSP +...
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