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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,564
Posted By gkr778
Wow, these wheels look sharp! They are my...

Wow, these wheels look sharp! They are my favorite design among the various OE wheels available for F3x cars.

As I mentioned earlier, black colored Style 398 wheels would be better still!...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,564
Posted By gkr778
How did you get black OE wheels with ZTR? The...

How did you get black OE wheels with ZTR? The only wheel options I see with this package are:


18" Style 398
19" Style 442M
19" Style 407


...all in some shade of gray. I particularly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By gkr778
I hadn't thought about that, but this makes...

I hadn't thought about that, but this makes perfect sense. Thanks for the tip, Zeichen311! I'll ask about this at the next BMW CCA National Capital Chapter get together.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-27-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By gkr778
It's a moot point actually, as no standard car...

It's a moot point actually, as no standard car insurance policy I'm aware of covers damage incurred in a timed event held at a race course. Most policies will not provide coverage for any HPDE, even...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-27-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By gkr778
+1 A retrofit LED "bulb", installed in an...

+1
A retrofit LED "bulb", installed in an existing headlamp housing like the product linked in the original post is certainly illegal. It will produce an improper low beam hotspot and cutoff,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-27-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By gkr778
It seems that BMW AG used a different team...

It seems that BMW AG used a different team (whether in-house or third party) to develop their vehicle build and price website compared to BMW of North America.

The BMW configurator for German...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-26-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,102
Posted By gkr778
I wonder if the plaintiffs had excess CO in their...

I wonder if the plaintiffs had excess CO in their system when they filed the complaint. :tsk:

This is a frivolous lawsuit if there ever was one.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-26-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By gkr778
Sadly, there's some truth to this. It's very...

Sadly, there's some truth to this. It's very disconcerting that undertaking the effort to become a better driver by participating in HPDE prompts some auto insurers to cancel policies.

"Don't...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-26-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By gkr778
You're welcome DDPS. As I see it, the 326,...

You're welcome DDPS. As I see it, the 326, arguably more than any other BMW automobile in the pre-WWII era, established BMW as a credible player in the luxury car market.

As drrpm mentioned,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-26-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By gkr778
+1 to what pointandgo and Mark K said. :thumbup: ...

+1 to what pointandgo and Mark K said. :thumbup:

For HPDE events using my 320i, I obtain an insurance policy from Lockton Affinity (http://locktonmotorsports.com/product/hpde-insurance). You can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-26-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,254
Posted By gkr778
+1 In any case, most BMW cars and SAVs of...

+1
In any case, most BMW cars and SAVs of recent vintage (MY 2013 and newer) have demonstrated average or above average scores in quality and reliability surveys from Consumer Reports, J.D. Power,...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-26-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By gkr778
When: 1936, when BMW produced its first 4-door...

When: 1936, when BMW produced its first 4-door sedan (Limousine), the 326.

http://www.bmwdrives.com/gallery/BMWcars/326/326_6.jpg

How: From the BMW Group Archives: "In order to satisfy customer...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-25-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,127
Posted By gkr778
You can input details for your BMW automobile at...

You can input details for your BMW automobile at the link below, and it will list the 'BMW approved' OE runflat tires for that model:

http://www.shopbmwusa.com/ACCESSORIES/TIRES/RUN-FLAT

...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-20-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 690
Posted By gkr778
Did the bomb attached to the Prius detonate (with...

Did the bomb attached to the Prius detonate (with or without the fob)?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-20-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,710
Posted By gkr778
What web browser and operating system did you use...

What web browser and operating system did you use with the demo3 Build & Price tool? I used Google Chrome 44 on Ubuntu, and the 'Total MSRP as Built' was updated properly for 320i (code 16TI).
Forum: European Delivery 08-20-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,008
Posted By gkr778
The European Delivery forum is what prompted me...

The European Delivery forum is what prompted me to join Bimmerfest in 2013. Bimmerfest sets the standard for comprehensive, useful information about European Delivery for U.S. customers not only of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-20-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 41,239
Posted By gkr778
Do you know if BMW updated seat covering and...

Do you know if BMW updated seat covering and cushions for the F30 LCI compared to MY 2012-2015 F30?

When I test drove various 320i and 328i models in calendar year 2013 (prior to European Delivery...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-19-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,710
Posted By gkr778
If the transition from MY 2014 to MY 2015 last...

If the transition from MY 2014 to MY 2015 last year is any indication, the build and price tools for F30 LCI should be on bmwusa.com within the next two weeks.

I don't know what the hang up is....
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-19-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,548
Posted By gkr778
+1 The manual seats also weigh less.

+1
The manual seats also weigh less.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-19-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By gkr778
Thanks for the details, iconoclast! Do you know...

Thanks for the details, iconoclast! Do you know if BMW uses RDS on FM radio for the TMC?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-19-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By gkr778
+1 for getbmwparts.com (BMW of Silver Spring)....

+1 for getbmwparts.com (BMW of Silver Spring). They are a Bimmerfest sponsor and provide top notch service. :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 08-19-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By gkr778
Very true! It makes BMW enthusiasts sad, too...

Very true! It makes BMW enthusiasts sad, too (both the double parking and the key scratching).

https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/1312962769550635844.jpg
Forum: European Delivery 08-19-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By gkr778
Congratulations on your new car, HtownBMW85, and...

Congratulations on your new car, HtownBMW85, and enjoy your journey in Europe!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-19-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By gkr778
+1 A good starting point is the BMW Dealer...

+1
A good starting point is the BMW Dealer Ratings and Review page here on Bimmerfest: http://www.bimmerfest.com/bmw-dealers/

If the dealership has an entry on dealerrater.com, provide details...
Forum: European Delivery 08-19-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,612
Posted By gkr778
PM sent!

PM sent!
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