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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Armand
My 2016 435I MSport is in production

My CA confirmed with a VIN#. I'm totally surprised because the build week was for later in July. Anyone else waiting for their 2016 order?

Here are some more details on the order:
Sapphire black...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-16-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Armand
I'm in the same boat but I put in my order a few...

I'm in the same boat but I put in my order a few days ago. Production starts on July 15th so we won't know for some time. Even if you get an early production, the car will probably arrive in late...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-14-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,609
Posted By Armand
Bumping this thread... appreciate it if folks who...

Bumping this thread... appreciate it if folks who have active cruise control on 2015 3ers or 4ers would chime in with their experiences. My main concern is the vehicle requiring too much separation,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-13-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,784
Posted By Armand
I just spent a couple of hours with my CA to...

I just spent a couple of hours with my CA to figure this out. I'm ordering a 2016 M Sport 435i GC with M Sport brakes, Adaptive Suspension and 19" light alloy wheels. BMW has made it more complicated...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Armand
Before investing in tire insurance, review the...

Before investing in tire insurance, review the warranty that came with your existing tires. Most run flats come with some sort of road hazard warranty. I have owned two sets of Michelin run flats...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-02-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,784
Posted By Armand
HK shows as 100% for GC. Does that mean it's...

HK shows as 100% for GC. Does that mean it's included in base price or another option or package? I don't see HK mentioned any where else.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-31-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,784
Posted By Armand
+1 Any speculation on 2016 updates for the 4? I...

+1
Any speculation on 2016 updates for the 4? I know they will be small but I'm sure there will be a Few. How about LEDs for the rear lights?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-31-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,044
Posted By Armand
I deleted the code with a typical OBD reader. CEL...

I deleted the code with a typical OBD reader. CEL went off. I've topped off the tanks. Passive tank took about 3 gallons. Active tank took about a quart. Have been driving the car since and cell is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,044
Posted By Armand
I too would appreciate the campaign code if one...

I too would appreciate the campaign code if one exists. Just hit P203A mod $00 code on my 2010 X535d, 53k miles. I have extended warranty so it's tempting to just Take it to the dealer.it has been...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-22-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By Armand
It's still going on. Go to ...

It's still going on. Go to

https://www.bmwusa.com/secured/content/forms/DFTUSA.aspx


Click on no Id and proceed from there. There are lots of openings in the Bay Area in mid July and later.
...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-20-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Armand
M Sport. Yes. Don't know about any national...

M Sport. Yes. Don't know about any national deals. Keep in mind im including the $1000 from BMW. So technically one could argue that to the dealer it's the same as $500 over invoice.that's why I'm...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-20-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Armand
I'm doing a lease for same MF, 10k miles per...

I'm doing a lease for same MF, 10k miles per year, no money down and max MSD. Price is $500 below invoice as reported by Edmunds. seems like a fair deal. Is there room for further negotiation? I'm...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-16-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By Armand
Doing my due diligence for a new Bimmerfest deal

It's been several years since I was in the market for a new BMW. This time want to try my first lease. I have gone through a number of articles on leases and MSD and such like. I have a couple of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Armand
Thanks for the replies and guidance. Here is a...

Thanks for the replies and guidance. Here is a quick update. I learned that the morning after I towed the car to the shop, the mechanic was able to start the car and drive it into shop even despite...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Armand
Thanks Ard. I did come across this thread but...

Thanks Ard. I did come across this thread but there is no resolution or outcome in that thread and despite the code being mentioned, the scenarios were not that close to mine.

Luckily I bought an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Armand
2010 E70 PE17E9 Mod $04 Error

I tried the forum search without success. Google returns one hit on SIB 24 08 06 but seems unrelated. The car has $51K miles. Everything was fine until this morning. The wife reported the car...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-26-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5,872
Sticky: All BMWs Download Links to Softwares
Views: 326,459
Posted By Armand
Hi Shawn, could you please send me the latest...

Hi Shawn, could you please send me the latest coding download link for 2010 E70?

Regards,
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,482
Posted By Armand
Re: Gas vs diesel issues

A useful tip for finding diesel fuel stations faster is to program one of your preset buttons to search for diesel stations (assuming you have the navigation option). I only use Shell or Chevron....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Armand
Re: X5 35D Cannot Start

The recall fixes battery drain issues which may also lead to overheating and fire. Unless you are experiencing battery drain, the fix does not seem to help your particular situation.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,095
Posted By Armand
Daniel has been helping fellow members for a long...

Daniel has been helping fellow members for a long time and to my experience he is a very honest and fair individual who can only be making very little per contract. I shopped around and talked to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,132
Posted By Armand
The CTEK charger (the one Art mentioned) has a...

The CTEK charger (the one Art mentioned) has a supply mode and you can use it as a power supply.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-25-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,955
Posted By Armand
I don't know but it's easy to spot the water...

I don't know but it's easy to spot the water trail in a number of ways such as if you drive in reverse for a few yards right after starting the engine.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-24-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,955
Posted By Armand
Now that you mention, I had noticed no water...

Now that you mention, I had noticed no water discharge from the car A/C for a short while, perhaps a month or less before I went in and I told my SA about it. Credit goes to my SA too. I've had him...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-24-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,132
Posted By Armand
I appreciate the pointers to charging options in...

I appreciate the pointers to charging options in this thread. I'm also interested in a battery charger mostly for programming. Referring to the manual, Penguin points out that the terminals under the...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-24-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 80,684
Posted By Armand
Decided to go with revtor's profile and forget...

Decided to go with revtor's profile and forget about these other profiles. For E70 owners (mine is a MY2010), I was never able to successfully perform the infamous airbag test (f5 does nothing) but...
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