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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,698
Posted By VDPHB
voip-ninja - Good point on Active Steering. It...

voip-ninja - Good point on Active Steering. It was a very dramatic ratio shift through the speed range and I imagine given what I've read about VSS mechanically, it only affects turns at higher...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,698
Posted By VDPHB
dwlink & voip-ninja - Thank you both for your...

dwlink & voip-ninja - Thank you both for your thoughts, it does help. I'm definitely ordering the Adaptive M Suspension, but am on the fence about VSS primarily because it's part of the Track...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-08-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,698
Posted By VDPHB
Thanks for the elaboration, that does help!

Thanks for the elaboration, that does help!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-08-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,698
Posted By VDPHB
Thank you for sharing your experience, would you...

Thank you for sharing your experience, would you say the feel/tactility is any different than the non-VSS equipped F30 or is the steering just more responsive due to the ratio change?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-07-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,698
Posted By VDPHB
Question Opinions on VSS (Variable Sport Steering) for 2016 F30 order?

Hello everyone,

First time posting here on the F30 forum and going to pull the trigger on a 340i order this week, so I'd like to ask your opinions from personal experience with VSS and without.
...
Forum: European Delivery 06-02-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By VDPHB
Hi GerWil - I'm ready to place a ED order for a...

Hi GerWil - I'm ready to place a ED order for a 340i as well and my CA informed me they're waiting for a production number before submitting a request for dates with my build. Have you already gone...
Forum: European Delivery 06-02-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By VDPHB
I've been speaking with my longtime CA about an...

I've been speaking with my longtime CA about an ED 340i and we've agreed on a price, but I can't order/put in a date for delivery until they get a production number apparently.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-02-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By VDPHB
I also would suggest Independent Motorcars off...

I also would suggest Independent Motorcars off Miramar and the 805. Chris and the techs there came from La Jolla Independent.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-02-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By VDPHB
Agreed, I've been lucky and "only" gone through...

Agreed, I've been lucky and "only" gone through three fuel injectors and one HPFP on my N54. I'm curious how the "new" GM's reliability and longevity would hold up. I'm fairly confident in the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-02-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By VDPHB
Long story of how it happened, but I just spent 5...

Long story of how it happened, but I just spent 5 days with an ATS4 (AWD) Performance 2.0T, loaded with everything except for a sunroof. I put over 800 miles on it and have driven the F30 328i and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,107
Posted By VDPHB
This is an interesting blog post from my mechanic...

This is an interesting blog post from my mechanic about battery replacement:

http://sandiegobmw.wordpress.com/2010/03/29/bmw-with-a-dead-battery-stop-tow-save-tons-of-dough/
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-08-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By VDPHB
Hertz & Enterprise occasionally have 328i...

Hertz & Enterprise occasionally have 328i rentals.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-20-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,685
Posted By VDPHB
Good and valid point. Thanks for the perspective!

Good and valid point. Thanks for the perspective!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-18-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,685
Posted By VDPHB
My water pump blew out (which is why coolant was...

My water pump blew out (which is why coolant was everywhere). They replaced the water pump under warranty and I'm still on the second one at 75,000 miles. Hopefully that's your problem too. It seems...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-24-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,391
Posted By VDPHB
Owning an E90 and having driven and F30 328 and...

Owning an E90 and having driven and F30 328 and 335 extensively, I'd say the F30 is slightly louder from a road noise standpoint (I have Pilot Super Sports on my car, which are noisier than both...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-09-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,745
Posted By VDPHB
Having owned both on prior BMWs, it comes down to...

Having owned both on prior BMWs, it comes down to your priorities. Leatherette is almost zero maintenance, but it sits "warmer" because it doesn't breathe as well and it doesn't smell anywhere near...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By VDPHB
I haven't used them since I moved to San Diego,...

I haven't used them since I moved to San Diego, but Bullet in Costa Mesa was great and my friends still use them.

http://www.bulletmotorworks.com/
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-08-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 23,315
Posted By VDPHB
I was at BMW of SD at 1:30 PM today. I was able...

I was at BMW of SD at 1:30 PM today. I was able to take the "long" route that puts you on the 163N to 52 E to Santo Rd. and back to the dealer. This route was scheduled to 3:30 PM then I'm assuming a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-26-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,595
Posted By VDPHB
My pump in my 2008 335i blew on the highway at...

My pump in my 2008 335i blew on the highway at 45k miles too. Same warnings, but didn't go into limp mode since I pulled over right away. Towed and replaced under warranty. Fun times...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 42,557
Posted By VDPHB
Hey Mike, I've owned an E46 328i and am in...

Hey Mike,

I've owned an E46 328i and am in an E90 335i. I'd love if you could share your opinion on the following:

N20 Engine - I know the performance specs are there, but how's the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-26-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,276
Posted By VDPHB
I have a 2008 E90 335i with 61K miles and I...

I have a 2008 E90 335i with 61K miles and I purchased new at the end of 2007 and the only offering was the Original Owner Protection Plan (Basically the CPO warranty). Just yesterday I had the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-10-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,918
Posted By VDPHB
Adding fuel to the fire here, but my friends just...

Adding fuel to the fire here, but my friends just purchased a 2012 Jaguar XF and the trunk has the articulated 4-way hinge (a la E90). When I popped the trunk, I noticed that it opened up on it's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By VDPHB
2008's also had iPod/USB integration available,...

2008's also had iPod/USB integration available, an iPod holder in the center armrest lid, and the BMW "gong" instead of a "beep" for start up sounds. No flashlight holder either in the glovebox.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-30-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,724
Posted By VDPHB
I've had the Pilot Super Sports on my 335i with...

I've had the Pilot Super Sports on my 335i with 18" rims for about 1000 miles. For reference, I had two sets of Bridgestone RE050 RFTs and Pirelli PZero Nero Summer tires on my car. The Pirelli's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By VDPHB
Wow, thanks for sharing Jon. That's an...

Wow, thanks for sharing Jon. That's an incredible price and deal from BMWNA.

On a side note, it's awesome to see you in this form Jon! It's been how many years since the very first Bimmerfest at...
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