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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-02-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By droidfan
Well, I can tall you that my 2013 M5 was burning...

Well, I can tall you that my 2013 M5 was burning engine oil like hell.

It was ok until the break-in (no oil visibly burnt) then after it there was some kind of a concern even if I was driving very...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-02-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By droidfan
Nice indeed. I was debating to get this exact...

Nice indeed. I was debating to get this exact same color for mine.

Could you explain what specifically needs to be done on such "frozen" colors ?
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-02-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By droidfan
They are quite famous as far as I know. Some...

They are quite famous as far as I know. Some coworker used them for their GTR and was quite happy. I have also been to their office and there were tons of expensive cars over there. So it should be...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-01-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,556
Posted By droidfan
I just go the BMW Drivers Guide App for Android...

I just go the BMW Drivers Guide App for Android and plugged my VIN for my M4. There is something strange with that electronic manual: for example the "engine oil" section is giving some slightly...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-01-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,289
Posted By droidfan
I just go the App for Android and plugged my VIN...

I just go the App for Android and plugged my VIN for my M4. There is something strange with that electronic manual: for example the "engine oil" section is giving some slightly different infos about...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-30-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By droidfan
Sounds great. What your odometer is reading...

Sounds great.

What your odometer is reading now ? Have you done the break-in ?

Also could you explain why you dont use the iDrive info ? Is it notoriously wrong ?
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-30-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By droidfan
Have any of you experienced the "dashboard...

Have any of you experienced the "dashboard reboot" I got last week ?
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-29-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,022
Posted By droidfan
Yep, I can really relate your feedback except on...

Yep, I can really relate your feedback except on the luxury part. I can see some little differences here and there but the M4 is very good too (especially with the carbon fiber) and way better than...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-29-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By droidfan
Oh yeah. I would qualify mine on the M5 as a...

Oh yeah. I would qualify mine on the M5 as a knock too but I think that it would be a different issue.

What you said makes perfect sense. Have you tried to talk to your dealer to see what they can...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-29-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By droidfan
I dont have such issue AFAIK but yours reminds a...

I dont have such issue AFAIK but yours reminds a weird click coming from the DCT / transmission when going from 1st to 2nd gear on my 2013 M5. That click was low pitch / frequency.

How would you...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-29-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By droidfan
LOL but you are actually wrong: this is QNX based...

LOL but you are actually wrong: this is QNX based as far as I checked some time ago and thus BlackBerry OS based :-)
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-28-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By droidfan
This loss of control on the M4 for a few seconds...

This loss of control on the M4 for a few seconds seems VERY scary.

I would suggest to bring the car to the Service Dpt of your dealer and let them check and get the corresponding data.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-28-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By droidfan
M4 software glitches

Hello,

I am really enjoying my M4 since about 2 weeks now but I need also to report that I got several software glitches:

#1 one full reboot of the dashboard system after checking my phone...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,022
Posted By droidfan
I was having a 2013 M5 for 18 months and I...

I was having a 2013 M5 for 18 months and I exchanged it for a M4 about 2 weeks ago. I also used to have a 335IS before the M5.

There is no comparison you can really make as those cars are way too...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-27-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By droidfan
As I said in my previous post, "cohiba brown" is...

As I said in my previous post, "cohiba brown" is a color from BMW Individual. You can select this color when you buy that option.

You can also also select any color you want for the car body and...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-27-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,004
Posted By droidfan
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-27-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By droidfan
Fully agree. You need real contrast between...

Fully agree. You need real contrast between exterior and interior colors otherwise it will looks very boring. Also personally I dont like the light interior colors (beige and silverstone - I have...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-27-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,706
Posted By droidfan
Yes, I debated quite some time on this point...

Yes, I debated quite some time on this point because I would lose the CF roof and its associated look. But the convenience of the sunroof got me again (in SF South Bay cars can be quite hot after a...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-27-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,706
Posted By droidfan
Sorry I dont know DF. Could you tell us more? ...

Sorry I dont know DF. Could you tell us more?

My 335IS was loaded with Bridgestone run-flat IIRC and I was quite happy about them. The only annoyance I got was the fact that there was no real...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-27-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,064
Posted By droidfan
I ordered my M4 without any test drive. I told...

I ordered my M4 without any test drive. I told the dealer that I would test drive it the day it would arrive at the dealership and would confirm my purchase or cancel it at that exact time.

I...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-27-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,706
Posted By droidfan
Common, if run-flats are good for a Nissan GTR...

Common, if run-flats are good for a Nissan GTR there is no real technical reason not to use them too for a daily driving. Of course, if it is for a track race, then you would select some other non...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-27-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,556
Posted By droidfan
Dont want to be rude guys, but can we stick to...

Dont want to be rude guys, but can we stick to the initial questions of this specific thread ???

The photo I have published is coming from the M4 User Manual.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-26-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,706
Posted By droidfan
Nope they are "regular ones". I was lucky to get...

Nope they are "regular ones". I was lucky to get the Michelin Pilot Super Sport instead of any other brand (this is kind of a lottery ... ).

Looking at America's Tire web site I have seen that...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-26-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,706
Posted By droidfan
I suppose you mean glass tint, correct ? I will...

I suppose you mean glass tint, correct ? I will probably not do it as I like it the way it is.

I may try to find some roof film for having back the carbon fiber look for the roof. Any suggestion...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-26-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,556
Posted By droidfan
What is the correct engine oil for the M4 ?

Hello,

As I am expecting to reach the break-in at 1250 miles quite soon, I have checked the printed User Manual and to my surprise I could read that the recommended engine oil is the SAE 0W30 with...
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