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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-16-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,721
Posted By Canada1867
Not that my opinion counts for squat: but I take...

Not that my opinion counts for squat: but I take offense to you're using George's photo.:thumbdwn: He was a true one of a kind - with too many wannabes that aren't even in the same multi-verse. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-16-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
Lucky no, amazing yes. I forwarded the contents...

Lucky no, amazing yes. I forwarded the contents of your posts to the BMW body shop manager that I'd gotten to know over the last 4ish months (stand up guy) and his comment was that even if he had the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-12-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
Cross your fingers, you could be lucky. From...

Cross your fingers, you could be lucky.
From firsthand experience and everything I've been able to gather and been told, the parts availability problem is very inconsistent, and your situation will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-10-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
Novel idea - try actually reading the post.... ...

Novel idea - try actually reading the post....

First, BMW has a global parts distribution network. So whether you are in Canada, Indonesia. or hillbilly land, it won't matter unless it's a part...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-10-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
Curious, any update on your car? You problem...

Curious, any update on your car? You problem pre-dates mine by about week.

BTW: count yourself lucky it was a deer. I saw a transport truck with the cab decapitated by a moose.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-10-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
Good news --- after little over 14 weeks, and...

Good news --- after little over 14 weeks, and some extra effort from dealer's staff, I finally got my car back. Not 100% nor 100% new parts (yet), but these are minor and non-critical parts which...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
:D No worries...

:D No worries...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
I canít debate the topic. All I can do is share...

I canít debate the topic. All I can do is share with you what Iíve learnt whilst trying to understand and resolve my own problem. Donít shoot the messenger! In fact, I only came to the forum to find...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,947
Posted By Canada1867
Would you expect otherwise from a nearly new...

Would you expect otherwise from a nearly new $50,000 car?!

I agree with a couple of earlier posts that BMW is likely mid-pack in overall reliability, and that the newer the tech and more...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 5,947
Posted By Canada1867
While I can't attest to the long term reliability...

While I can't attest to the long term reliability of my 2013 328, I can tell you that for the 6 months I've owed the car, the last 3 months have had it sitting in the dealer's lot waiting for a long...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,293
Posted By Canada1867
Interestingly, Iíve observed that BMWís seem to...

Interestingly, Iíve observed that BMWís seem to attract an inordinate amount of rude behaviour. Almost as if other drivers interpret actions based on the car you drive.
On the other hand, when I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
Does not apply to the F30; mainly to 2007 through...

Does not apply to the F30; mainly to 2007 through 2011 model year 3 series (plus a few other models).
However, I'm curious whether the details were available on this forum much earlier? I'm certian...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
And you have a nice day too.:D

And you have a nice day too.:D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
Wow, I would have thought rims would be one of...

Wow, I would have thought rims would be one of the well stocked items. My wife's cracked 2 rims on her Audi over the last couple of years (country road potholes), but at least she had her spare and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-18-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
Exactly what my parts manager said, after telling...

Exactly what my parts manager said, after telling me that he's got a "boat load" of people like myself that he can't even guess at the date when there part will be available. I don't know which parts...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-17-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
Dear Orient330iNYC, Please don't take what I...

Dear Orient330iNYC,
Please don't take what I wrote out of context or exaggerate the problem. The replacement parts availability situation has nothing what-so-ever to do with a specific part, a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-17-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,894
Posted By Canada1867
Warning: Serious Parts Availability Problem for F30

Warning: most important repair parts for 2012/13 F30 are on back-order, with the situation unlikely to change, at least in the near future.
As described to me by senior BMW insiders, this is a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-24-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,360
Posted By Canada1867
Thank Terry, good to know others have braved the...

Thank Terry, good to know others have braved the trail; as I am looking to ungrade my 2013 328ix's N20 motor. Your numbers sound attractive and realistic, but if you don't mind, I do have a couple of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-22-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,360
Posted By Canada1867
Thx Jamesonsviggen - exactly the kind of feedback...

Thx Jamesonsviggen - exactly the kind of feedback I was hoping for.

I'd love for this to become a sticky thread.

I'm sure there are lot like me in this forum, who want to tune our cars, but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-21-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,360
Posted By Canada1867
[QUOTE=Jamesonsviggen;7207731][QUOTE=Canada1867;72...

[QUOTE=Jamesonsviggen;7207731][QUOTE=Canada1867;7207290]

The gains I saw with the exhaust were in person and on the same dyno. I am confident in the reliability of those numbers.

I trully...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-21-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,360
Posted By Canada1867
[QUOTE=Jamesonsviggen;7207160]How would I know...

[QUOTE=Jamesonsviggen;7207160]How would I know lol.

290's at the crank Would indicate about a 15whp gain from the tune. That is on the low side of an expected gain.[/QUOT

Other than having...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-21-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,360
Posted By Canada1867
On 91 octane?!?!

On 91 octane?!?!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-21-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,360
Posted By Canada1867
Any tests on the power gains? Would actually...

Any tests on the power gains? Would actually prefer to retain stock black tips though.

Very funny, but true statement about the stock sound - probably the least attractive aspect of the N20. Even...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-21-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,360
Posted By Canada1867
Thank guys - some good info. I have to wonder...

Thank guys - some good info.
I have to wonder though why Dinan hasn't stepped in, but I just checked AC Schnitzer site and they seem to have a N20 tune that take it to ~294. But not sure if that's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-21-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,377
Posted By Canada1867
Love my car, but do not trust dealer (s) service....

Love my car, but do not trust dealer (s) service. They actually told me it would take 4 hours to install carbon fibre spoiler, that I paid for on order, but didn't arrive until almost 2 months later....
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