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Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-19-2015, 08:33 AM
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Forum: Cars - Private Party 03-11-2015, 07:38 AM
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Views: 323
Posted By arktctr
LEASE ASSUMPTION - 2014 328d M-Sport

2014 328d Sedan
Mineral Gray / Coral Red
Burl Walnut Wood Trim

M SPORT LINE
Sport Automatic Transmission
Dynamic Handling Package (Adaptive Dampers / VSS)
Technology Package (Heads Up/Nav)...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-27-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By arktctr
UPDATE: Well something is still wrong. Tire...

UPDATE: Well something is still wrong. Tire light came back on this afternoon...back to square one
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-23-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By arktctr
Total cost from original tire shop and BMW Dealer...

Total cost from original tire shop and BMW Dealer was $0 for this repair. A bit inconvenient, yes, but problem appears to be solved so far so I'm walking away happy.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-20-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By arktctr
Tire keeps going flat without obvious cause...

It is what it is...they also did my first service (1500 miles early) and I got to play with a new 428iGC for the day so didn't bother me one bit...I just hope that solves it!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-20-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By arktctr
Final verdict...Loose Valve Stem Will have...

Final verdict...Loose Valve Stem

Will have to keep an eye on it to see if the air holds over the next week. Thanks again for everyones input.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By arktctr
Just to clear things up: -Tire shop...

Just to clear things up:

-Tire shop completely dismounted wheel and tire from each other after soap test didn't yield anything
-No damage to tire obvious once tire was separated and no damage to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By arktctr
The SA mentioned cracked rim possibly over the...

The SA mentioned cracked rim possibly over the phone as well but there is no sign of damage from what I can see and I never hit potholes/curbs in my area so unless it's a manufacturing defect that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By arktctr
Thanks for the quick replys! I have made an...

Thanks for the quick replys! I have made an appointment with the Dealer to have it looked at to figure out what is going on.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By arktctr
The leak was going on prior to having the shop...

The leak was going on prior to having the shop pull the tire and is still ocurring despite their not being able to track any source down. Guess I need to take it in to have the dealer look at it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By arktctr
Tire keeps going flat without obvious cause...

Has anyone had any issues with a tire that leaks air despite being unsucessfully checked for conventional causes (i.e. punctures)? I had the local tire shop (America's Tire) remove the tire and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-20-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,153
Posted By arktctr
Diesel has been on steady decline near...

Diesel has been on steady decline near me...filled up last week for 2.65/gallon, this week the same station is down to 2.55. Diesel often tracks with Premium but now it is at or below regular in...
Forum: European Delivery 12-26-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 988
Posted By arktctr
I'm sure it's one of the things they specifically...

I'm sure it's one of the things they specifically look for on ED cars passing through.
Forum: European Delivery 12-23-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 988
Posted By arktctr
Simple screw driver from vehicles tool kit was...

Simple screw driver from vehicles tool kit was all it took on my May 2014 ED in a F30.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-29-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By arktctr
As I only use my sunroof for light, I mounted my...

As I only use my sunroof for light, I mounted my toll transponder and work garage transponder on the inside face of the sunroof glass. It Has been working 99% of the time for me and I don't have to...
Forum: European Delivery 10-06-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,777
Posted By arktctr
I removed my triangle and mounts prior to drop...

I removed my triangle and mounts prior to drop off to be safe. The mounts were installed with a simple phillips screwdriver (tool kit in trunk worked perfectly).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-30-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By arktctr
This is not true actually...there are two...

This is not true actually...there are two components to the F30 Blind Spot Warning System...the illumninated "triangle" on the side of the mirrors and the vibrating steering wheel. The illuminated...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-16-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 16,312
Posted By arktctr
That seems more like it...I have had both 2012...

That seems more like it...I have had both 2012 328i and 2014 328d and my overall average for the same driving style/commute was:

2012 328i 23mpg
2014 328d 35mpg

Yes, the 328i would win at a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-04-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,391
Posted By arktctr
Same here...2014 328d M Sport and brake dust is...

Same here...2014 328d M Sport and brake dust is minimal (doesn't get dirty between washings)...hell, after 1000 miles during my ED back in May they were still perfectly clean at drop off...love it!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-02-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,813
Posted By arktctr
I started with a 328i, then picked up an...

I started with a 328i, then picked up an Activehybrid3 and am now on a 328d. The diesel is my favorite yet! Yes, its good on fuel of course but it is quite fun to drive and I don't feel...
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,950
Posted By arktctr
Same here...received my rebate check before my...

Same here...received my rebate check before my car was back in the US.
Forum: European Delivery 07-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,752
Posted By arktctr
I used them as well and it worked out great...I...

I used them as well and it worked out great...I purchased the Swiss and Austrian toll vignettes ahead of time and installed them on the delivery floor at the Welt before driving off.
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,482
Posted By arktctr
Mine had 5 additional miles from dropoff in...

Mine had 5 additional miles from dropoff in Munich to pickup in California.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-11-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,272
Posted By arktctr
I've found Diesel handle cleanliness is hit or...

I've found Diesel handle cleanliness is hit or miss...I keep some disposable nitrile gloves in the trunk just in case...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-11-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,783
Posted By arktctr
I'm going to second that suspicion that the 328d...

I'm going to second that suspicion that the 328d gets a different spec pad as my 328d M-Sport barely gets dirty at all. While doing my ED the wheels where very clean after just under a 1000 miles...
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