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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,016
Posted By gkr778
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-23-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,016
Posted By gkr778
Buying any new car rather than a three year old...

Buying any new car rather than a three year old version of the same model makes little sense in that context. Unless European Delivery and/or Performance Center Delivery is a high priority, the used...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By gkr778
Congratulations on the new Michelin Pilot Super...

Congratulations on the new Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires on your 335i, Snade! As Jerseyal and Mark K mentioned, your tire choice was very wise indeed.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-18-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,355
Posted By gkr778
Congratulations on your new F30 330i, babyboss!...

Congratulations on your new F30 330i, babyboss! :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-18-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By gkr778
Based on the info in this thread, it sounds like...

Based on the info in this thread, it sounds like redrobin1977 and jephwoyo understand that system just fine; the warning indicators are not activating as they should.

redrobin1977 and jephwoyo, it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,704
Posted By gkr778
Motorists should closely examine posted speed...

Motorists should closely examine posted speed limits and other traffic laws and obey them if they wish to avoid a citation. Otherwise it's called ignorance.
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-14-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By gkr778
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By gkr778
Congratulations on your upcoming F33 purchase,...

Congratulations on your upcoming F33 purchase, nph! Refer to the F30/F31/F32/F33 Super Cheat Sheet for a summary of what can be coded: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=788895
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 139
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Posted By gkr778
It has a lot to do with specific cars/brands....

It has a lot to do with specific cars/brands. Both IIHS' and Consumer Reports' evaluation of automotive headlamps show wide variation in performance by make and model, and also by headlamp technology...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 07-14-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,799
Posted By gkr778
Excellent post, acefuture! Many BMW cars and SAVs...

Excellent post, acefuture! Many BMW cars and SAVs have headlights that are aimed improperly at the factory, almost always too low. I don't understand why BMW still hasn't addressed this issue.

My...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,782
Posted By gkr778
I'm not an investor in TSLA, so personally I...

I'm not an investor in TSLA, so personally I don't care what happens to the company. The company's history of unfulfilled or inaccurate predictions, reliance on non GAAP numbers to hide accounting...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-13-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By gkr778
Tesla Motors' entire history is characterized by...

Tesla Motors' entire history is characterized by trouble of some sort. As a company, it's completely FUBAR.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,782
Posted By gkr778
Nothing will help the basket case known as Tesla...

Nothing will help the basket case known as Tesla Motors much at this juncture. The new "top secret Tesla masterplan" might as well be to exit the automobile manufacturing business completely and sell...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By gkr778
Thanks for the info, Michael! It's frustrating...

Thanks for the info, Michael! It's frustrating indeed. Last year, the bmwusa.com site didn't have the MY 2016 F3x BYO tools ready until the end of August (more than a month after SOP), and even then...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-06-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,665
Posted By gkr778
Just like posts #63, #66, and #68 in terms of...

Just like posts #63, #66, and #68 in terms of their relevance to the topic of this thread, which deals with MY 2017 updates to Cadillac ATS. These posts are nothing more than ill informed opinion.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-06-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,665
Posted By gkr778
Chevy Cruze was never involved in that ignition...

Chevy Cruze was never involved in that ignition switch recall, and it's completely irrelevant to this thread's topic in any case.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-05-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By gkr778
Try this link Technic: ...

Try this link Technic:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/pdf/bmw-pricing/2017/2017-BMW-3-Series-Sedan-330i-F30-Ordering-Guide.pdf
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-05-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,665
Posted By gkr778
Excellent point. ATS: ...

Excellent point.

ATS:
http://blog.consumerguide.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2012/08/2013-Cadillac-ATS-rear-seats.jpg

F30:...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-05-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,665
Posted By gkr778
That's cool that Cadillac offered you an extended...

That's cool that Cadillac offered you an extended test drive of ATS. :thumbup:

F30 wheelbase is 34 mm longer than ATS sedan, a relatively minor difference. As Michael Schott mentioned, both ATS...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-05-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,016
Posted By gkr778
Excellent post, Elk! Moderators, could this post...

Excellent post, Elk! Moderators, could this post be "stickied"?


Yes, fabric upholstery is standard on F30 cars in the EU, UK, and some other regions. I particularly like the "Hexagon -...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-04-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,665
Posted By gkr778
F10's wheelbase is 53 mm longer than third gen...

F10's wheelbase is 53 mm longer than third gen CTS. That's not a "big difference regarding size."
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-03-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,665
Posted By gkr778
As with the ATS vs. F30 comparison mentioned...

As with the ATS vs. F30 comparison mentioned earlier in this thread, it's worth emphasizing what Michael Schott noted above: footprint of the third gen CTS is very close to that of F10 (the Cadillac...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-01-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,665
Posted By gkr778
One of the MY 2017 changes listed for Cadillac...

One of the MY 2017 changes listed for Cadillac ATS is:

"Instrument cluster redesigned and graphic appearance enhanced"

I don't have any photos of the new design, though.

Personally, I think...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-01-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,665
Posted By gkr778
+1 GM apparently followed the approach of...

+1
GM apparently followed the approach of another marque that begins with the letter 'L'. Tony Quiroga of Car and Driver said of Cadillac ATS:

" This car is like a Lotus: There are a lot of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-30-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,665
Posted By gkr778
ATS actually has about the same footprint as F30...

ATS actually has about the same footprint as F30 and is notably larger than E46:

ATS
length: 4643 mm
width: 1806 mm
height: 1420 mm

F30
length: 4624 mm
width: 1811 mm
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