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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Orient330iNYC
its only been an option for 4 model years (i...

its only been an option for 4 model years (i believe it was avail on the 2012) so long term durability may not have a sample size to predict, but fwiw

i've driven mine for almost 3 years now on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Orient330iNYC
this is orange peel (right panel, left panel has...

this is orange peel (right panel, left panel has been wetsanded)
http://www.glossycar.com/afterbefore-big.jpg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-30-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Orient330iNYC
paddle shifters are standard on the gran coupe...

paddle shifters are standard on the gran coupe (part of standard sport auto)
leather is a stand alone option
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-27-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,487
Posted By Orient330iNYC
labor is more expensive here. i was rear ended...

labor is more expensive here. i was rear ended and the total bill for just a new cover and the paint/labor was 2100.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,487
Posted By Orient330iNYC
a new bumper cover with paint and labor will run...

a new bumper cover with paint and labor will run you about 2k in the nyc area. a respray will cost just under 1k, if that dent can be pdr'ed out, thats going to cost about 300
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-21-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,740
Posted By Orient330iNYC
at first glance, that looks like a really high...

at first glance, that looks like a really high payment on a GT with that much down. its the equivalent of a 750 per month payment with 0 down
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-21-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 652
Posted By Orient330iNYC
in NYS the tax is due when the car is first...

in NYS the tax is due when the car is first registered-- look at your first registration card you got, it will have a fee in the thousands.
if you dont pay the tax up front, bmwfs pays it for you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By Orient330iNYC
perhaps they were concerned about battery drain--...

perhaps they were concerned about battery drain-- charge state of a low mileage car plus having all the systems running while programming a new cell phone...

the drain with all the equipment on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Orient330iNYC
is the airbag controller in the E60 compatible...

is the airbag controller in the E60 compatible with the F30 airbag? depending on what year E60 you're looking at up to an 11 year delta, many changes.

even within the E60, the airbag has been...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-16-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Orient330iNYC
assuming its an F30 ( 2012 or newer sedan), it...

assuming its an F30 ( 2012 or newer sedan), it has a ZF8 transmission
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-12-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,986
Posted By Orient330iNYC
people buy seatbelt "extenders" ...

people buy seatbelt "extenders"
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,384
Posted By Orient330iNYC
the passengers were ejected from the car-- not...

the passengers were ejected from the car-- not wearing seatbelts

and i suspect the 'vert got launched into the air quite a bit before landing on its roof:...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-07-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Orient330iNYC
centerbore and bolt pattern are different. they...

centerbore and bolt pattern are different. they wont fit, at least not easily if at all
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-07-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Orient330iNYC
post up a pic, but it sounds like you may have...

post up a pic, but it sounds like you may have snapped something inside the light. from your description it sounds like you popped the reflector off. you needed to bend the clips back before...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-02-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By Orient330iNYC
you'll need to find out what you can trade or...

you'll need to find out what you can trade or sell your car for.
if trading, the dealer would take the car and pay off the loan, if you have equity (car is worth more than you owe) that would be...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 05-31-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By Orient330iNYC
a strut is a structural component. a shock is...

a strut is a structural component. a shock is not.

ex, in most rear suspensions, the shock only supplies damping for the suspension, its not part of the load bearing structure.
struts are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-31-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By Orient330iNYC
you will need coding to get rid of the flicker. i...

you will need coding to get rid of the flicker. i installed amber LED turn signals in the rear, and it would flicker every few minutes untill i coded the warm checks to be off
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-31-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Orient330iNYC
the GT LCI will be next year, MY 2017 F34 was...

the GT LCI will be next year, MY 2017
F34 was released later than the F30 and F31 and will not be part of the refresh. it will continue on with the N55 engine as well

i imagine that the only...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By Orient330iNYC
stop and go city driving is a killer. all that...

stop and go city driving is a killer. all that time sitting at a red light you are getting 0mpg and 0mph, which will drag down both.
in NYC your average speed is very likely 10mph. my dad's RX350 is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By Orient330iNYC
i suspect his average speed of 10mph has...

i suspect his average speed of 10mph has something to do with 11mpg....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-29-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By Orient330iNYC
i dont believe the euro cars have a reflector in...

i dont believe the euro cars have a reflector in them (no cutout) so you'll need to either get painted reflectors or aftermarket clear ones.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-28-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Orient330iNYC
a repair like that will be less than 100. most...

a repair like that will be less than 100. most insurance companies will cover the repair fully as it saves them from having to pay for a replacement.
im fairly certain the dealership wont repair,...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-21-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,320
Posted By Orient330iNYC
most dealerships have the doc fee printed on...

most dealerships have the doc fee printed on their forms, its built in profit to every deal. i would adjust my offer accordingly, 500 is high. in the tristate, its about 370 last i checked
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-20-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By Orient330iNYC
was the guy a ny dealer that cant do multiple...

was the guy a ny dealer that cant do multiple security deposits?:rofl: of course he's going to tell you its a bad idea-- because he cant do them.


think about it-- if you incur damages beyond...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-20-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By Orient330iNYC
you can do MSDs with a NJ dealer. i've done this...

you can do MSDs with a NJ dealer. i've done this many times myself and with family and friends. NY dealers will tell you that you cant.

check out mike wendroff at morristown bmw. he's a bimmerfest...
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