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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 06:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,540
Posted By Michael Schott
You are making the fatal mistake of equating an...

You are making the fatal mistake of equating an enthusiast BMW with the car a huge majority of it's market wants. BMW obviously knows what it's doing as it sells well over 300K cars in the US, 40%...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 03:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 872
Posted By Michael Schott
Thank you. I really appreciate your point of view.

Thank you. I really appreciate your point of view.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 872
Posted By Michael Schott
The MSport suspension is the 704 as in the Sport...

The MSport suspension is the 704 as in the Sport Line. Both are dropped 10mm on RWD cars. They are identical.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 872
Posted By Michael Schott
Aside from the suspension control, how did you...

Aside from the suspension control, how did you feel about the steering feel? I have become used to the Sport setting in the F30 but still pine for the feel of the E90 HPS. Perhaps it's just nostalgia.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By Michael Schott
I think the solid feel has to do with how the...

I think the solid feel has to do with how the doors close and a general feeling of being in a vault. This is what I've read of course as I don't have personal experience. I will say that I don't get...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,047
Posted By Michael Schott
I agree. My 328i Sport Line F30 was just over...

I agree. My 328i Sport Line F30 was just over $43K and is certainly not well equipped, lacking nav, HK, any cameras, sunroof, Xenon's etc. It does however have what I consider the vital option, the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By Michael Schott
I've never driven a Mercedes but my impressions...

I've never driven a Mercedes but my impressions from reading many reviews (lets not discuss AMG models) is they are as solid as a rock, very Germanic and becoming increasingly luxurious rather than...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,752
Posted By Michael Schott
One more time: The Sport Line and MSport have the...

One more time: The Sport Line and MSport have the same seats.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 597
Posted By Michael Schott
No doubt cars in general are getting more...

No doubt cars in general are getting more expensive. Not just BMW. Price a C400 with a few packages to get a decently equipped car with a sport package. $50K. A well optioned Accord is well over...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Michael Schott
The dealer doesn't know what they are talking...

The dealer doesn't know what they are talking about or doesn't care. Of course the 5C is supported. It's the same phone as the 5 but in a cheaper case. I have one and have no issues with my car. Tell...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By Michael Schott
That looks great! The customer is a very skilled...

That looks great! The customer is a very skilled photographer and is good with Photoshop as well.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 983
Posted By Michael Schott
The reality is that a BMW is a luxury car...

The reality is that a BMW is a luxury car (despite what some here think). It's a luxury to own a German sport sedan when a Camry or Accord will perform the same general function with many more...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,752
Posted By Michael Schott
They are the same.

They are the same.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 925
Posted By Michael Schott
The issue is the cost of these policies has gone...

The issue is the cost of these policies has gone through the roof. In late 2007 when I leased a 2008 3 series, I bought the insurance for $500.00. I declined in 2010 on my 2011 E90 as it was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 925
Posted By Michael Schott
Thread title fixed.

Thread title fixed.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-24-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,560
Posted By Michael Schott
BMW now sees their cars as appealing to the...

BMW now sees their cars as appealing to the average Joe who can afford them. In the northern states xDrive is all you can find on the dealer lots. They drive softly and are comfortable. BMW sees...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-24-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,047
Posted By Michael Schott
To each his own. The problem with the EPS has...

To each his own. The problem with the EPS has nothing to do with the ratio. It's the system itself. While I've become used to the EPS in Sport Mode due to the increased heft, the feel from the EPS...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-23-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Michael Schott
My apologies. Did not notice that.

My apologies. Did not notice that.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-23-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Michael Schott
The N20 engine pulls hard to about 6500 rpm. It...

The N20 engine pulls hard to about 6500 rpm. It makes max torque from 1750 rpm and barely drops off at redline while making peak hp at about 5300 rpm.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-23-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,047
Posted By Michael Schott
It's hard to take you seriously when you say DHP...

It's hard to take you seriously when you say DHP improves steering feel. It doesn't. It's the same system with a variable rack. The only practical difference is effort in low speed scenarios.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Michael Schott
Still not helpful. Few dealers are going to do as...

Still not helpful. Few dealers are going to do as yours did. They must have included some BMWNA incentives. Can you elaborate?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Michael Schott
It would be more help if you can give details of...

It would be more help if you can give details of how you got this deal.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Michael Schott
You can't add things via coding that aren't in...

You can't add things via coding that aren't in the controller. If revs are not part of the system, possibly in another market, there is no way to enable that.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By Michael Schott
If I need to leave my car for service, I need to...

If I need to leave my car for service, I need to make the appointment at least 2 weeks ahead of time to get a loaner. But for an oil change (which I will have done this coming Tuesday) I just wait....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By Michael Schott
Considering 7% off of MSRP is roughly Invoice,...

Considering 7% off of MSRP is roughly Invoice, this seems unlikely. Maybe if you have incentives and some other discounts you can get close but no dealer will go 15% off.
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