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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-19-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By pharding
I paid $1,650 at my dealership. BMW insurance has...

I paid $1,650 at my dealership. BMW insurance has a list of $2100 to $2300 as I recall, Your price is unbelievably expensive.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-19-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,016
Posted By pharding
BMW showed the full digital display at US auto...

BMW showed the full digital display at US auto shows and in the media. I own the G30 and as others have stated the US display is this crummy Frankenstein that does belong on an expensive luxury car....
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-19-2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,278
Posted By pharding
540 without IAS -- complaints at highway speeds

The car may be out of alignment after hitting something on the road.


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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-19-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By pharding
And kept the AARP money factor rate reduction for...

And kept the AARP money factor rate reduction for themselves, if you lease.


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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-18-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,625
Posted By pharding
I leave for Saudi Arabia tomorrow morning or else...

I leave for Saudi Arabia tomorrow morning or else I would post photos. I hit a pot hole on occasion here in Chicago. I am concerned how well the 20's would hold up. The 19s look great on my 540i x...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-18-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,541
Posted By pharding
I use the following settings in hot weather: Auto...

I use the following settings in hot weather: Auto mode for both sides, center vents at maximum cool, temperature set at 68 or 69 degrees. When using Auto mode you can't change the fan speed without...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-17-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,541
Posted By pharding
It was 88 degrees here in Chicago today and the...

It was 88 degrees here in Chicago today and the AC worked just fine. I set the temp to 68 and it was very comfortable and cool. The center vents when set to maximum cool do not produce the maximum...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-17-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By pharding
It looks like carbon black.

It looks like carbon black.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-16-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By pharding
My suggestion is to just tell them that you...

My suggestion is to just tell them that you appreciate their professionalism and you want to get the car from them, however you need to get the BMW Buy rate just like everyone else on Bimmerfest. If...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-16-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By pharding
In my F10 550i last December, I hit a stalled car...

In my F10 550i last December, I hit a stalled car car that someone left in the middle lane of a 5 lane Chicago Expressway. The car in front of me juked to the left at the last minute. All of the self...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-16-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By pharding
True, but everything about the G30 is...

True, but everything about the G30 is dramatically better. The next generation 5 GT will become the 6 Gt. My son has the 3 GT and it is a great value. If I were him I would wait untill December and...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-16-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By pharding
I got BMW Loyalty, $500 Auto Show Cash and AARP...

I got BMW Loyalty, $500 Auto Show Cash and AARP incentive and AARP Money Factor Reduction. Plus I got the car at Knauz BMW, the finest BMW dealer in the Chicago area.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-16-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,686
Posted By pharding
In general the list of improvements is quite...

In general the list of improvements is quite lengthy. Everything is noticeably better. Absolutely everything.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-16-2017, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By pharding
The improvements in the G30 are dramatic. If you...

The improvements in the G30 are dramatic. If you buy the old one you are wasting money on old technology.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-15-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,541
Posted By pharding
My AC works fine. I have the center dash vents...

My AC works fine. I have the center dash vents set to maximum cold.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-15-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By pharding
My $75,500 540 ix ordered on March 5 has a lease...

My $75,500 540 ix ordered on March 5 has a lease payment of $757 per month with 10,000 miles per year.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-15-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,016
Posted By pharding
You don't want to do that. Taking the dash apart...

You don't want to do that. Taking the dash apart and putting it back together is next to impossible without inducing rattles.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-15-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,016
Posted By pharding
We have been heard! Off record BMW NA staff...

We have been heard! Off record BMW NA staff stated they have seen the comments and the feedback from dealers. BMW will go to the all digital instrumentation on the G30 in a timely manner without...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-15-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,944
Posted By pharding
I agree. On a prior X3 I had issues with the car...

I agree. On a prior X3 I had issues with the car not cooling properly and I asked them to top off the refrigerant. That worked like a charm.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-15-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By pharding
If many people do that it only gives the car a...

If many people do that it only gives the car a bad reputation. My suggestion is if you an issue like that write BMW and they will address it. They always do that.
Forum: European Delivery 05-14-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By pharding
I suggest seeing the Huertgen Forest if you enjoy...

I suggest seeing the Huertgen Forest if you enjoy military history after you read the book. Museum 'Hürtgenwald 1944 und im Frieden' is very interesting but it is open on an irregular basis. I made...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-14-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By pharding
I thought that it was approximately $500 to $600...

I thought that it was approximately $500 to $600 4 years ago.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-14-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,944
Posted By pharding
I had AC concerns till I realize that the AC...

I had AC concerns till I realize that the AC wasn't on. I turned on AC by pressing the button and now it works fine.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-14-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 689
Posted By pharding
it depends on what you value. From 2004 to 2017 I...

it depends on what you value. From 2004 to 2017 I drove V8 5ers. At the beginning of may i started driving the 2017 540ix. Below 65 my 540ix is quicker than my f10 550i which was plenty quick. When...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-14-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By pharding
That is a great price.

That is a great price.
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