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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 87
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Posted By jgrgnt
I browsed through some pics on Google images of...

I browsed through some pics on Google images of Tanzanite Blue. It's stunning. It reminds me of what Carbon Black looks like in intense light, except more blue. I would be all over that. I think...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,365
Posted By jgrgnt
Shipping blocks or defective DHP. Maybe it's...

Shipping blocks or defective DHP. Maybe it's "stuck" in its stiffest setting? :dunno:

Comfort mode is downright cushy by BMW standards.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,734
Posted By jgrgnt
I replaced the rear door speakers this afternoon....

I replaced the rear door speakers this afternoon.

Observations for the F36 (Gran Coupe):


Disassembly of the rear doors is identical to the fronts. Two screws are hidden behind the trim. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By jgrgnt
I did the front doors and the center array today....

I did the front doors and the center array today. Tomorrow, I will tackle the rear doors.

My installation observations so far:


First, damn this car has a lot of speakers! (I knew this going...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,987
Posted By jgrgnt
Here's the extra power socket under the dash. ...

Here's the extra power socket under the dash.

(I moved the black plug from the console socket to here.)

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/hykh7cj5gw4ji13/4GC_intUnderSocket.jpg?dl=0
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,987
Posted By jgrgnt
Thanks! Actually, your pics helped me when I was...

Thanks! Actually, your pics helped me when I was deciding on color, so thanks for posting those a while back. Ivory is sharp, and makes a great combination with Carbon Black. I noticed some...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,734
Posted By jgrgnt
Boxes arrived. :D I'm going to tackle my...

Boxes arrived. :D

I'm going to tackle my Stage 1 install in the morning. As there is currently no installation video for the F36, I'll post my findings here.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By jgrgnt
I didn't drive the RC350, but I spent a couple of...

I didn't drive the RC350, but I spent a couple of days in an IS loaner. The performance and the chassis dynamics were impressive. However...

The infotainment system (which is identical in the IS...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-23-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,411
Posted By jgrgnt
I think you made the right decision. :) If I...

I think you made the right decision. :)

If I had a choice...stick all the way.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By jgrgnt
Great choices! You're gonna love Carbon Black....

Great choices! You're gonna love Carbon Black. :)

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/6wcgmyzx0al5axj/4GC_blue01.JPG
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By jgrgnt
Congrats! That is a sharp-looking combo.

Congrats! That is a sharp-looking combo.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By jgrgnt
Your build looks pretty good. Here's my advice: ...

Your build looks pretty good. Here's my advice:

- Coral Red: I'm biased, so I think it's awesome. If not Coral Red, would you be skipping leather entirely?

- 28i/35i: The 4 cylinder is more...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,802
Posted By jgrgnt
Wow, that's too bad about your E93. The seats do...

Wow, that's too bad about your E93. The seats do appear to have held up well. Did you notice any fading?

Sport seats = :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,802
Posted By jgrgnt
D610. I color-adjusted to get it closer to what...

D610. I color-adjusted to get it closer to what I perceive the color to be in real life. It's not a bright red.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,802
Posted By jgrgnt
Azurite would be stunning!

Azurite would be stunning!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,734
Posted By jgrgnt
That's great. I also leave my EQ flat. I'm...

That's great. I also leave my EQ flat.

I'm excited to hear the improvement with this kit.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,734
Posted By jgrgnt
Great review and excellent tips on installation. ...

Great review and excellent tips on installation. Do you find it necessary to adjust any of the tone settings after the upgrade?

(I ordered a Stage 1 kit in December. Just waiting for it to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,802
Posted By jgrgnt
Did you have a chance to see it today?

Did you have a chance to see it today?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,136
Posted By jgrgnt
I agree with BJ. I like the continuity of the...

I agree with BJ. I like the continuity of the red across the cabin.

When driving, all I see in my immediate field of vision is the upper black dash.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-17-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,987
Posted By jgrgnt
Nice! It's a very clean and finished look.

Nice! It's a very clean and finished look.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,802
Posted By jgrgnt
On the 3 series, the dash is all black when...

On the 3 series, the dash is all black when ordering Coral.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,802
Posted By jgrgnt
Mystic Blue was very nice. I would have loved to...

Mystic Blue was very nice. I would have loved to pair Natural Brown leather and Topaz Blue. My E46 was Topaz on Black. Fond memories...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,802
Posted By jgrgnt
Definitely try to see it in person. Here are pics...

Definitely try to see it in person. Here are pics from my 2015:


https://dl.dropbox.com/s/dn9pu3ek6wc7hlc/4GC_int01.jpg?dl=0
https://dl.dropbox.com/s/rw43ix7z334dvhb/4GC_int03.jpg?dl=0...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,987
Posted By jgrgnt
$600/$435 (MSRP/invoice)

$600/$435 (MSRP/invoice)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,013
Posted By jgrgnt
Agreed. It's not terrible but it's far from...

Agreed. It's not terrible but it's far from subtle. I finally turned it off this week.
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