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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 70
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Agree, that's what the 335is & 135is were. ...

Agree, that's what the 335is & 135is were. Sport versions, coupes/converts, of the regular 135i/335i line. They had a lot of performance items built into the basic package, more horsepower, 7DCT or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By bear-avhistory
Not sure what you component prices & install...

Not sure what you component prices & install were, but I installed the rear diffuser in 15 minutes with $390 to Tisher BMW's GetParts.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 70
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^^^^^^ That picture is someone else's car...

^^^^^^
That picture is someone else's car correct? IIRC you don't have one to stick it on.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,237
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They don't use them in the US market because we...

They don't use them in the US market because we account for about 50% of the real M car sales World Wide. No use annoying a big block of your upscale customers. For those putting them on if its not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 05:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,237
Posted By bear-avhistory
Interesting debate. I just find it curious how...

Interesting debate. I just find it curious how high the 328/428 take rate for these ///M stickers is over the 335/435. Wonder if that indicates anything?

No harm in people sticking whatever they...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By bear-avhistory
Current 335/435 MPPK is rated at 335HP - Canada...

Current 335/435 MPPK is rated at 335HP - Canada BMW lists it at 342HP with the MPE.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-24-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,359
Posted By bear-avhistory
No advantage in "skipping" gears with an MT....

No advantage in "skipping" gears with an MT. Paddles can drop 3 or more gears before you can cycle your clutch.

Might be fun but the MT is a loser in functionality.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-24-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,789
Posted By bear-avhistory
Agree. When my local dealer lost the sale the GM...

Agree. When my local dealer lost the sale the GM called & said he hoped I would continue to do the warranty work through them. Repairs are a profit center & a dealer would be stupid to cut his nose...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-24-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,359
Posted By bear-avhistory
Very good post.

Very good post.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-23-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 57,846
Posted By bear-avhistory
http://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=90074...

http://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=900740
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,026
Posted By bear-avhistory
Needs an "///M" sticker over the side marker...

Needs an "///M" sticker over the side marker light.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-23-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 57,846
Posted By bear-avhistory
Its moving along should be drivable in go cart...

Its moving along should be drivable in go cart form in a few weeks
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-23-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 57,846
Posted By bear-avhistory
1000+ posts on this subject? People looking to be...

1000+ posts on this subject? People looking to be offended will always find something to be offended about. Think many of you have way to much time on your hands.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,789
Posted By bear-avhistory
Live in NC ordered mine through an Oregon dealer...

Live in NC ordered mine through an Oregon dealer & had it delivered from Germany to the PCD site in Greer SC.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,026
Posted By bear-avhistory
TT has it pegged, the 3/4 is a good premium...

TT has it pegged, the 3/4 is a good premium compact car, but few clicks short of a true luxury car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By bear-avhistory
They are an aftermarket replacement. Had black...

They are an aftermarket replacement. Had black chrome tips stock on my 335is & liked them so I made the change on the new car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By bear-avhistory
Back Sapphire metallic Diffuser is Matt Black ...

Back Sapphire metallic
Diffuser is Matt Black
Stock Exhaust with Black Chrome tips
$390 from Get Parts
About 15 minutes install.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-21-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By bear-avhistory
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?album...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9814&pictureid=43912
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-19-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By bear-avhistory
There are two levels. Some seat are just...

There are two levels. Some seat are just ventilated they use the ambient air in the car. Cooled seats actually chill the air passing through the seats.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-19-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By bear-avhistory
My 2009 Ford Expedition has A/C & heated seats -...

My 2009 Ford Expedition has A/C & heated seats - big miss by BMW. Funny thing is so does my son in laws F-150.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-15-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By bear-avhistory
Mine is matte black as it comes out of the box....

Mine is matte black as it comes out of the box. Will not be painting it. My 335is diffuser was also matte from the factory
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-15-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By bear-avhistory
Have Maui Jim's with variable darkening lenses. ...

Have Maui Jim's with variable darkening lenses. Good to go with both HUD & NAV & aircraft instruments
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-15-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By bear-avhistory
Don't go in for wheel bearings, half shafts, half...

Don't go in for wheel bearings, half shafts, half shaft u-joints or anything similar. Spacers have no real performance value on a street car so I would not get with them. At 1/2" why bother, most...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-15-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By bear-avhistory
They are all mate black. Be sure to order the...

They are all mate black. Be sure to order the correct one depending on your factory trim. Mine is for the M-Sport series.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-15-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By bear-avhistory
I expect its for looks especially at DD speeds. ...

I expect its for looks especially at DD speeds. Part goes from side to side & you have some mesh to glue into the end vents. Install is about 15 minutes with a wrench to take out some bolts along...
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