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Forum: European Delivery 07-25-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By ebs0712
Go for the 3 Series Wagon (F31)! It is basically...

Go for the 3 Series Wagon (F31)! It is basically the same size as the previous generation 5 Series Wagon.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 04-04-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By ebs0712
Wink BMW does not make this easy. According to the...

BMW does not make this easy. According to the Ordering Guide (for both the 2 and 3 Series) this is what I found:
For the 328xi you can get get 2VF which is the "Adaptive M Suspension" as part of...
Forum: European Delivery 03-31-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By ebs0712
Your first day is nuts! You are going to take an...

Your first day is nuts! You are going to take an overnight flight, go directly to Welt, take the tour, get your new toy and then drive 8 hours. You are going to be one tired puppy! I would suggest...
Forum: European Delivery 03-31-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,907
Posted By ebs0712
I agree with Trinitony above. Take the flight...

I agree with Trinitony above. Take the flight the day before. That's what we did and it worked out great. You'll enjoy the shorter flight and you won't be suffering from jet lag and lack of sleep...
Forum: European Delivery 03-31-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By ebs0712
Post ED delivery @ Performance Center West?

I know that re-delivery is possible at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg.
Is it possible to take post ED delivery at the new Performance Center West near Palm Springs?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-26-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By ebs0712
I got my windshield replaced by a local auto...

I got my windshield replaced by a local auto glass company in SLC and they were able to get the windshield that was identical to the damaged one but without the BMW logo on it. It even had the same...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-19-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By ebs0712
I agree with you and that is why I asked hoping...

I agree with you and that is why I asked hoping to find an owner. In my area there are NO 2 Series to test drive. All are sold upon arrival via preorder. Thanks for your response anyhow!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-18-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,608
Posted By ebs0712
I got BMW rubber mats for winter from a dealer...

I got BMW rubber mats for winter from a dealer using eBay as his storefront. The BMW rubber mats fit great and have survived their first winter well. Shop on eBay and you will probably get a better...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-18-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By ebs0712
Handling of 228i vs 228i xDrive

Can anyone comment on the handling of 228i vs 228i xDrive with the normal suspension option (i.e. no sports package or track package). In the 3 Series (F30) the xDrive is softer than the non-xDrive...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-18-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,567
Posted By ebs0712
I run the Nokian run-flat Hakka R2 (225/50-17) on...

I run the Nokian run-flat Hakka R2 (225/50-17) on my 328xi Wagon. So far the winter performance has been great. Dry road seems as good as the all-seasons except for slightly higher noise and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-30-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By ebs0712
Welcome to the forum ....... I live in the...

Welcome to the forum .......
I live in the mountains so I run Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 on my F31 wagon. They are the best snow tires available IMHO. They come in 225/50/17 run flat which is what I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-30-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By ebs0712
I have a 2008 328xi and the TPMS batteries are...

I have a 2008 328xi and the TPMS batteries are still going strong so that is almost 7 years. 3 to 5 years seems short to me.
WALLYDC .... anytime you change a tire or a monitor or rotate your...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By ebs0712
I moved from a X3 to a F31 and couldn't be...

I moved from a X3 to a F31 and couldn't be happier. I prefer the lower driving position, better ride, better handling, and much improved gas mileage. It is particularly nice for longer road trips. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-07-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,358
Posted By ebs0712
Thanks for sharing. I agree completely with your...

Thanks for sharing. I agree completely with your evaluation! I particularly agree that the combination of the N20 and the 8 speed makes the 335 unnecessary. The 4 cylinder turbo has plenty of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By ebs0712
Are you sure it is not coming from the steering...

Are you sure it is not coming from the steering column? There are numerous reports of steering column "rattle / noise" over rough road surfaces. Fix is to remove the column panels and pack with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,149
Posted By ebs0712
Suggestion if you life in colder climates ..........

Suggestion if you life in colder climates ....... In the fall check the tire pressure with a good tire gauge (cold tires) and leave your car outside on a cold night. In the morning reset the TPMS...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By ebs0712
You are right that the 17" wheel will save you...

You are right that the 17" wheel will save you some bucks (provided you don't have the M-sport brakes - as mentioned above). But, I am not sure I would go with the 215/55/17 tires. I chose...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-19-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By ebs0712
I had the same issue and the dealer fixed it by...

I had the same issue and the dealer fixed it by removing the panels and stuffing some type of insulation in the area. It was fixed on the first try and hasn't returned.
Take a copy of this thread...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-06-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By ebs0712
BMW changed the TMPS monitors (mounted in the...

BMW changed the TMPS monitors (mounted in the wheels) between the E90 and the F30 models. Make sure you have the right monitors and you will be fine. If you buy used wheels and tires from an E90...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-06-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By ebs0712
Resetting the TMPS is something you can do...

Resetting the TMPS is something you can do yourself once the tire / wheels with the TMPS sensors have been installed on the car. Follow the instructions in the owner's manual:
Carry out reset...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-06-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By ebs0712
I found a very good deal for "official" BMW mud...

I found a very good deal for "official" BMW mud and snow mats on eBay. Check it out.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-05-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By ebs0712
Anyone Tried H&R's Sway Bars on a xDrive?

Has anyone tried H&R's bigger Sway Bars on a 328 xDrive sedan or wagon? I am particularly interested in the difference in handling with the stock xDrive suspension.
The following is the link...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By ebs0712
Compare the noise that the F31 makes in Sport or...

Compare the noise that the F31 makes in Sport or Sport+ mode vs the 428xi in all modes. My guess is that they will be similar.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-15-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,356
Posted By ebs0712
HAVE FUN AND ENJOY!!! Don't get too tied up with...

HAVE FUN AND ENJOY!!! Don't get too tied up with the bells and whistles..... You'll learn them as you go!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-26-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 16,226
Posted By ebs0712
I've had mine since November. No problems what...

I've had mine since November. No problems what so ever and really enjoying the space and performance. Performance in the mountains is much better than my 328xi (6sp) and so is the gas mileage. I do...
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