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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By FreqMan
The brake fluid interval changed to 3 years in MY...

The brake fluid interval changed to 3 years in MY 2014. Makes no sense to me either but that is what happened.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-13-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 28,935
Posted By FreqMan
:rofl:Yep - gotta be 100% Oxygen in those premium...

:rofl:Yep - gotta be 100% Oxygen in those premium brand tires. A cut above what we breath.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By FreqMan
Waiting until the last minute to order makes a...

Waiting until the last minute to order makes a lot of sense. There are normally incentives in August and September to clear out the existing model year to make room for the next model year. If the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,605
Posted By FreqMan
With DHP I am now in the habit of changing the...

With DHP I am now in the habit of changing the suspension settings multiple times on my commute. Going through rough rodes downtown DC? I set it at comfort or Eco Pro. Getting ready to hit a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By FreqMan
+1. I have a BMW leather cleaner. However,...

+1. I have a BMW leather cleaner. However, this cleaner is no longer listed on the BMW website. Too bad; the former BMW leather cleaner had a leather smell which helps restore the new car smell. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-08-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By FreqMan
I went through the same decision for my winter...

I went through the same decision for my winter tire set. Based on other internet boards, Enkei is an OEM manufacturer for Honda and Toyota. A lot of positive comments in general for Enkei if you do...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-05-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,156
Posted By FreqMan
$56,000. Sanity brought to bear with invoice...

$56,000. Sanity brought to bear with invoice pricing, holiday incentives and USAA rebate.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-02-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,089
Posted By FreqMan
When I drove a 2012 528i, I used Eco Pro once; ...

When I drove a 2012 528i, I used Eco Pro once; frustrated from the lack of throttle response. With the 328d there is no problem in Eco Pro - lots of low end torque even with the throttle...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,157
Posted By FreqMan
On my previous 528i, I found the different engine...

On my previous 528i, I found the different engine timing diminished fuel economy when running 89 octane. In the area of Maryland where I work, 93 octane is close enough to the cost of 89 octane so...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By FreqMan
Just make sure you know your priorities. I went...

Just make sure you know your priorities. I went from an F10 to an F30 because I wanted a sportier driving experience. Yes - I accepted less luxury in the interior of the F30.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-18-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By FreqMan
These OEM all weather floormats cover the carpet...

These OEM all weather floormats cover the carpet well and extend up the sides of the footwell.

http://www.shopbmwusa.com/PRODUCT/3890/BMW-ALL-WEATHER-FLOOR-LINERS

Part Numbers
82112317868...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-16-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,144
Posted By FreqMan
When I tried mid-grade on a 2012 528i (same...

When I tried mid-grade on a 2012 528i (same engine) I previously owned, I noticed reduced fuel economy; likely result of the diminished timing, not the fuel itself. Do a comparison and judge for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-14-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,425
Posted By FreqMan
Sounds like you are an ideal candidate for a 328d

Sounds like you are an ideal candidate for a 328d
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-12-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,573
Posted By FreqMan
I was in the same situation - I am 6' 4". I...

I was in the same situation - I am 6' 4". I drove a 2012 528i for over 2-years before replacing it with the 328d. You need to drive both. Both are very different vehicles. You need to decide...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-07-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By FreqMan
First I've heard of someone seeing a difference...

First I've heard of someone seeing a difference in drive train performance between moving the shifter the left vs using the sport button. I am using the DHP settings in sport to only affect...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-06-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By FreqMan
In mid-2012 the dealer wanted around $2500 to do...

In mid-2012 the dealer wanted around $2500 to do the CPO - included shop time for the inspection and the cost of the warranty.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-04-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By FreqMan
My dealer was Passport (great dealer). Mine was...

My dealer was Passport (great dealer). Mine was delivered in 7 weeks. My salesman was up front - told me that my build had an allocation and provided the production number without delay.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By FreqMan
I took delivery on Friday of a special order that...

I took delivery on Friday of a special order that was made during the December incentive period. The dealer was able to lock in the holiday incentives until the end of this month to allow me to use...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By FreqMan
Didn't compare to Truecar. If you have a number...

Didn't compare to Truecar. If you have a number from Truecar, you can always ask them to beat it
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By FreqMan
Good suggestion. Done.

Good suggestion. Done.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-28-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By FreqMan
Great buying experience at Passport BMW - DC Area

Just took delivery of my 328d yesterday.

Passport does invoice plus pricing and internet negotiation very well.

Got the deal I wanted via phone; sent my build to Passport via email and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By FreqMan
Great buying experience at Passport BMW - DC Area

Just took delivery of my 328d yesterday.

Passport does invoice plus pricing and internet negotiation very well.

Got the deal I wanted via phone; sent my build to Passport via email and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-21-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By FreqMan
Enkei is an OEM supplier to Japanese brands. ...

Enkei is an OEM supplier to Japanese brands. Their lower priced models are manufactured in Thailand and China. Move up the price scale and they are made in Japan. If you can spend 500 per wheel...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,381
Posted By FreqMan
It happens in any make. My Porsche Cayenne had ...

It happens in any make. My Porsche Cayenne had a piece of fabric trim sticking out from a seam area where two pieces of trim were joined. Dealer fixed it under warranty without question.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,834
Posted By FreqMan
Lots of thoughtful discussion here. Thanks! ...

Lots of thoughtful discussion here. Thanks!

I decided to get a set of winter tires with wheels. I want performance so all seasons will not work for me.
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