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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 01:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By SimiClyde
I don't think the fact that it was a loaner is as...

I don't think the fact that it was a loaner is as important as the fact they've been carrying it on the lot for almost 90 days. Idle car equals idle cash, reducing their ROI every day that it sits.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By SimiClyde
That car has been on the lot for almost 3 months,...

That car has been on the lot for almost 3 months, and KBB suggests the price might be a skosh under $36,500, for CPO.

With that said, the pictures show a really nice, clean car.

There's likely...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,035
Posted By SimiClyde
I think the 3GT is a blast! Ordered one up as a...

I think the 3GT is a blast! Ordered one up as a 335 with M-Sport, and it has far more power than I could ever need...

The tie breaker between the 4GC and the 3GT was the back seat legroom. The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By SimiClyde
Yes. A weird little icon appeared on the screen,...

Yes. A weird little icon appeared on the screen, along with a completion percentage. Took some time but eventually finished. Rather unremarkable...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2016, 01:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,039
Posted By SimiClyde
Have the same problems from time-to-time with a...

Have the same problems from time-to-time with a 2016 GT and iOS 9.1. The Solution from the BMW Genii was to:
1. Delete and re-pair the car and phone; then
2. Reboot the phone every time the BT...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 887
Posted By SimiClyde
Seems to be a known, albeit poorly documented /...

Seems to be a known, albeit poorly documented / communicated issue, apparently related to the transition to the LTE radios in the telematics system. A great shop manager can find the solution, with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By SimiClyde
The MC seats are great -- the Mrs required them...

The MC seats are great -- the Mrs required them in both previous 5's.

You can order them either standalone, or as part of the Luxury Seating Package. If you order the LSP, you'll enjoy the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-31-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,474
Posted By SimiClyde
Saw the same thing in my 2016 GT earlier this...

Saw the same thing in my 2016 GT earlier this week. I think it's a software defect, probably in the Nav, causing the whole works to reboot...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,933
Posted By SimiClyde
Check out AAA.

Check out AAA.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-24-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,135
Posted By SimiClyde
Bloody Awesome what BMW can do with the implants...

Bloody Awesome what BMW can do with the implants now!!!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-23-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By SimiClyde
Welcome to the N55. They do that. Mine, with...

Welcome to the N55. They do that. Mine, with 4675 miles on the clock, do that just yesterday. My previous N55 did that several times while I had it.... The mechanics never did render a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-23-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By SimiClyde
Yes. The dealer's service department can fix...

Yes. The dealer's service department can fix this. Some service managers are better than others about working with the help desk in NJ to correct the situation...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-23-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By SimiClyde
Music does in fact stream via both BT and USB...

Music does in fact stream via both BT and USB (iPhone 6, iOS 9.1).

You do have to reboot the phone from time to time, which suggests that Apple is picking up bad habits from the gang at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-08-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,351
Posted By SimiClyde
I don't believe LEDs are available yet for the...

I don't believe LEDs are available yet for the 3GT, otherwise I would have likely "checked the box".
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,090
Posted By SimiClyde
I wouldn't even go into it with The Boss. I'd...

I wouldn't even go into it with The Boss. I'd just have it fixed.
Forum: European Delivery 11-01-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By SimiClyde
Blank until delivery. Essentially, the document...

Blank until delivery. Essentially, the document produced is a proof of delivery.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By SimiClyde
Hmmm... so what condition should the software...

Hmmm... so what condition should the software writers test when the car is equipped with a manual transmission?
Forum: European Delivery 10-29-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,475
Posted By SimiClyde
That's great news, you're almost there!

That's great news, you're almost there!
Forum: European Delivery 10-29-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,475
Posted By SimiClyde
At last.... Today was the day! Car arrived...

At last.... Today was the day!

Car arrived at Santa Barbara BMW on Saturday, and I was able to synchronize my schedule with Jon for re-delivery this afternoon.

Here are a few pictures from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-26-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,632
Posted By SimiClyde
Did the pics post? I'd love to see the outcome!

Did the pics post? I'd love to see the outcome!
Forum: General BMW Questions 10-25-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By SimiClyde
+1 These cars are subject to a lot between...

+1

These cars are subject to a lot between the factory and your garage. Might have been damaged in shipping, and the paint guys at the VPC had a bad morning... Speculation could go on.

Ninong...
Forum: European Delivery 10-24-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,475
Posted By SimiClyde
A couple of random thoughts..... You...

A couple of random thoughts.....

You mentioned in another thread that your car was in the VPC. Unless there is a time consuming repair to be performed, I would think it'll be released shortly.
...
Forum: European Delivery 10-24-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,475
Posted By SimiClyde
Hi jj... picked up this link from someone posting...

Hi jj... picked up this link from someone posting in the Hookster's deliver thread on the 3 series forum:

http://www.unitedroad.com/search-by-vin.php

Toying around yesterday and my VIN showed...
Forum: European Delivery 10-24-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,475
Posted By SimiClyde
Inching closer -- received an automated message...

Inching closer -- received an automated message from the trucking company that the car was delivered to the dealership this morning!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-23-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By SimiClyde
You are indeed being generous, as the Compliance...

You are indeed being generous, as the Compliance Deadline on the ED forum is at 12 hours....
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