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Forum: Performance Center Delivery 08-05-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Slythex
On the fence about Performance Delivery

It's not so much that I don't want to do a performance delivery, but that I have a new job with a limited number of days off.

My dilemma is this:
I live in Pittsburgh, PA which is about an 8...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Slythex
Thanks for the tip on the PCD sub-forum. Never...

Thanks for the tip on the PCD sub-forum.
Never noticed it, since I'm typically in the F30 thing, and when I searched around, most of what I saw was about the experience, not the paperwork :-)

For...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Slythex
Questions about the logistics of Performance Delivery

Everything I've read about Performance Delivery has indicated that it's a great experience.

That said, I had some questions bout the logistics of it, rather than the actual experience....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-21-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 29,332
Posted By Slythex
Updated offer: Config for 2016 328i close...

Updated offer:


Config for 2016 328i close to fully loaded:
163N Base 328i with Manual Transmission $38,350.00
ZMT Manual Transmission
B45 Color: Estoril Blue Metallic $550.00
LCDJ Saddle...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,604
Posted By Slythex
My proposed 2016 328i build: Negotiating prices...

My proposed 2016 328i build:
Negotiating prices now.

163N Base 328i with Manual Transmission
ZMT Manual Transmission
B45 Color: Estoril Blue Metallic
LCDJ Saddle Brown Leather w/ Leather...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,907
Posted By Slythex
I have a 128GB drive I use for my music. The...

I have a 128GB drive I use for my music.

The catch is, it needs to be formatted in the right version.
If I recall correctly, this needs FAT32 not NTFS, but I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 29,332
Posted By Slythex
At a first stab at getting to a negotiated price,...

At a first stab at getting to a negotiated price, my salesman suggested a 5% discount off MSRP.

Note that truecar.com and edmunds.com don't have the 2016 invoice/fair market/MSRP numbers yet, I'm...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,910
Posted By Slythex
Only works for some models (thus far). I was...

Only works for some models (thus far).
I was able to price a 163Q (340i) but not a 163N (328i RWD ZMT)

And this fit with what we expected from the previously posted buying guide.
Althought dest...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-08-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By Slythex
When will bmwusa.com have the MY 2016 configurator available?

Just trying to see if anyone knows when bmwusa.com's 'build your own' configurator will have 2016 builds available.

Basically, my '13 328i comes out of lease fairly soon, and I was looking at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Slythex
Aw man, really? Crap. Man I feel kind of dumb...

Aw man, really? Crap. Man I feel kind of dumb now.
All this because I bumped the stupid knob.

Thanks.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Slythex
Weird problem with Nav

Wondering if anyone out there has seen this.

So I've got my idrive screen set up in split screen mode: nav on the left, current music on the right.

I set guidance on the nav.
Usually, there's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-05-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,868
Posted By Slythex
I do the same by connecting to a USB cable. I...

I do the same by connecting to a USB cable.
I then usually leave the phone IN the console, or if not, on the flat area behind the idrive knob.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-09-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,797
Posted By Slythex
Yeah I tried the DOS command line for FAT32...

Yeah I tried the DOS command line for FAT32 formatting, and it also fails as being over 32GB. I think you need a utility for that.

That said, like the previous poster, I used NTFS, worked for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,797
Posted By Slythex
Regarding FAT32 on filesystems bigger than 32GB,...

Regarding FAT32 on filesystems bigger than 32GB, you can still do it in DOS:

format /FS:FAT32 X:
(where X: is the USB stick)

I will give NTFS and/or FAT32 a shot when I get home.

Kind of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,797
Posted By Slythex
64GB USB stick not recognized by F30

Hey folks. I've had a lot of success with a small 4GB USB stick in my center console for keeping my music on. So... I figured I'd try a 64GB one with more stuff. When I went to plug it in this...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-04-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,047
Posted By Slythex
Wonder if I win the award for crappiest pre-BMW...

Wonder if I win the award for crappiest pre-BMW car.
I had a 2003 Dodge Stratus R/T, 5MT 6 cyl.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-29-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,688
Posted By Slythex
One consideration. It looks like MT is becoming...

One consideration. It looks like MT is becoming more and more scarce as time goes by. There's no guarantee that a 6MT M3 will even exist in 2015.

Hell, I'm glad I got my RWD with 6MT, and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-29-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,546
Posted By Slythex
'no line' 2013 F30 delivered in August.

'no line' 2013 F30 delivered in August.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-15-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,893
Posted By Slythex
Let me ask a somewhat related question. I got a...

Let me ask a somewhat related question.
I got a RWD because, well, I wanted 6MT.
I kind of figured I'd just drive carefully when it snows.

My concern with swapping tires is the logistics of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-02-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,840
Posted By Slythex
Run Flat Tires - Tire Rotation?

Folks. I have the stock run flat tires on my F30 328i. I didn't see anything about tire rotation in the owners' guide. In my pre-BMW days, I used to change the oil and rotate tires every 3k miles...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By Slythex
Ordered on Apr 2, car showed up early June. But...

Ordered on Apr 2, car showed up early June. But it was configured wrong, so we had to reorder. Got the car on Aug 2. But that's misleading. Seemed to be about 2 months for me, if you use the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,848
Posted By Slythex
Ok, you guys can all make fun of me, but I love...

Ok, you guys can all make fun of me, but I love my F30 no-line steering wheel. Drives just fine, but has a good sound when drumming on the steering wheel :-)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-24-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,497
Posted By Slythex
Few thoughts: I also like www.edmunds.com as...

Few thoughts:
I also like www.edmunds.com as far as a configuration and their target 'fair money value' number. It's not based in terms of invoice (although I think they do actually provide invoice...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-22-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By Slythex
It took me a while to figure out (and I did so...

It took me a while to figure out (and I did so accidentally).
Frogman is exactly right.

Usually to fully turn off the car, you hit the off/on button twice. This only shows up when the car is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-18-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,805
Posted By Slythex
I have never had either the blind spot, lane...

I have never had either the blind spot, lane departure, collision warning or the parking camera type stuff in a car.

I find the lane departure and collision warning aren't that helpful, but the...
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