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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-20-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By m6pwr
I've tried them all and Dr Colorchip is far and...

I've tried them all and Dr Colorchip is far and away the best. Depending on the paint color, it gives better color matching than the factory touch-up paint. Figure that one out. Unless the chip is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-17-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By m6pwr
The MPPK includes a modified intake -...

The MPPK includes a modified intake - https://www.getbmwparts.com/partlocator/index.cfm?action=AccessoryCatalog&siteid=214672&catalogid=4462&categoryid=183174&subcat1=183175&startrow=26.

Don't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-15-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By m6pwr
Just curious - what is a good source for a fix on...

Just curious - what is a good source for a fix on the wholesale price the dealer would pay to BMWFS?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By m6pwr
Yes, I said '14 (2014) f30's. The dealers are...

Yes, I said '14 (2014) f30's. The dealers are getting "money in the trunk" to help them discount the leftovers and the buyers get a healthy incentive from BMW NA (see bmwusa.com, click on Shopping...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By m6pwr
FWIW, I had a 328d and it's a great BMW on so...

FWIW, I had a 328d and it's a great BMW on so many levels. Sometimes wish I never sold it. If you can find a '14 328d optioned the way you like it, I think you should be able to get around 15% off...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-04-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By m6pwr
I got about 14% off sticker a couple months ago...

I got about 14% off sticker a couple months ago on my '14 335. The incentives are even better now. Your dealer is being greedy. All the dealers are getting "trunk money" (unpublished rebates from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-02-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By m6pwr
Depends. Have you figured in the incentives...

Depends. Have you figured in the incentives listed on the BMW web site, bmwusa.com, click on Sales and Programs ($2000 build out cash? What about USAA member discount $500 lease/$1000 finance off)....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-30-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,272
Posted By m6pwr
I believe BMW shortened the U.S. oil change...

I believe BMW shortened the U.S. oil change interval to 10k mi in the U.S. in belated recognition of the lower gas quality here in the U.S. - - specifically, the sulfur content which has a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-28-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,272
Posted By m6pwr
Couple of thoughts - "The M car 1200 mi...

Couple of thoughts -

"The M car 1200 mi drain as certain proof that the first 1200 mi drain should be done on all BMW's - - to wash out excessive wear metals, of course". On the TWS 10w60 M's,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-24-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By m6pwr
Try Robert Grace, Internet Mgr at Valencia BMW in...

Try Robert Grace, Internet Mgr at Valencia BMW in L.A., tele 661-288-7166. With dealer discount and BMW to customer incentives, I got over $7800 off sticker a couple months ago on a 2014 335 M Sport...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-01-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By m6pwr
The oil change interval is 10k miles or one year...

The oil change interval is 10k miles or one year which ever comes first. Which do you think will come first in your case? The iDrive gives not only mileage but date due for the next oil service.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,053
Posted By m6pwr
Well, lets see . . . Dave Farnsworth, a...

Well, lets see . . .

Dave Farnsworth, a columnist in the ROUNDEL, seems to grasp what eludes some here when he says, "Driving an excellent but slower car quickly is a hoot, something you can enjoy...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-21-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,053
Posted By m6pwr
Well said N2UF. I think the 328d may be the most...

Well said N2UF. I think the 328d may be the most under appreciated BMW ever, except for maybe the famous "eta" engined three and five series back in the eighties - but the 328d is much, much better...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By m6pwr
Thanks. I was close. Your explanation covers it.

Thanks. I was close. Your explanation covers it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-17-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,637
Posted By m6pwr
Also check with Robert Grass, Internet Mgr at...

Also check with Robert Grass, Internet Mgr at Valencia BMW. Valencia has a huge inventory (around 500 cars at any one time). Call don't email; tele: 661-288-7166. He's quick and up front. No...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-16-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By m6pwr
The oil pump is electric not chain driven as in...

The oil pump is electric not chain driven as in times past when its output or cooling was based purely on engine rpm's, and in that sense "reactive" and often playing catch-up to the cooling needs of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,352
Posted By m6pwr
Read this confessional from an ASE certified...

Read this confessional from an ASE certified mechanic - http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/3091836/1. My personal experience has been that techs know a lot about wrenching -...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,352
Posted By m6pwr
You're absolutely right. I don't know why I get...

You're absolutely right. I don't know why I get involved in these discussions. Like waking up from a bad dream at the Flat Earth Society. Myth, superstition, hearsay = oil threads.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-13-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,352
Posted By m6pwr
[QUOTE=beden1;8461029]It doesn't look like you've...

[QUOTE=beden1;8461029]It doesn't look like you've kept a car long enough to even change the oil?

That's the truth. Of late anyway. But I have done extended oci's on non BMW daily drivers, some...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,352
Posted By m6pwr
More anecdotes; ...

More anecdotes;

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1143203&fpart=1
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-13-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,352
Posted By m6pwr
There are no proven benefits (where's the data?)...

There are no proven benefits (where's the data?) - other than peace of mind. Credible data, not anecdotes. Credible data that shows more frequent oil changes than spec'd by the oem will prolong the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-13-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,352
Posted By m6pwr
Congratulations! You just increased the wear in...

Congratulations! You just increased the wear in your engine for the next 2 or 3 thousand miles.

Consider the following -

The Ford/Conoco-Phillips study: " As in the previous study, the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-11-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,352
Posted By m6pwr
I had a e92 M3. I did a uoa on the 1200 mi drain...

I had a e92 M3. I did a uoa on the 1200 mi drain and was quite surprised to find it significantly different from the TWS 10w60 service fill. It was a somewhat thin 30 weight, with a very modest...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-07-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,352
Posted By m6pwr
If you insist on doing the completely...

If you insist on doing the completely unnecessary, be sure to use an oil that is BMW approved LL01 (it will show on the back of the bottle). May I suggest, Monsieur, Pennzoil Ultra Euro 5w40, the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-07-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,352
Posted By m6pwr
10k oci is long? :rofl: ha,ha,ha,...

10k oci is long? :rofl: ha,ha,ha, -http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=894011

You are perhaps coming from a brand of car that uses cretinous conventional dino oil?

In the U.S.,...
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