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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-11-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 994
Posted By rbe
I would not be without HUD. I have it on my...

I would not be without HUD. I have it on my Corvette and my 2012 F30. On the F30 it displays speed limit and actual speed, nav, collision warning and multimedia info. When I had a loaner without HUD,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-17-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By rbe
I find the trunk open in the morning once every...

I find the trunk open in the morning once every few months. I assume I must bump the fob which I keep in my pocket. Fortunately the car is kept in an attached locked garage.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-04-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By rbe
The 320 was the fastest moving 2013 model. The...

The 320 was the fastest moving 2013 model. The cars above it were all 2014 models.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-29-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By rbe
I had that happen to me. I got the warning on...

I had that happen to me. I got the warning on start up, and had no power steering. I drove a short way then stopped the car and restarted it. Everything went back to normal and it hasn't happened...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-22-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By rbe
Thirteen months after ED must be the schedule. I...

Thirteen months after ED must be the schedule. I picked mine up in Munich on May 18, 2012.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-21-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By rbe
BMW sent me a picture!

They sent me a nice matted print of the designer's original drawing of the F-30,
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-23-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,443
Posted By rbe
Nor a center-console/arm-rest between the front...

Nor a center-console/arm-rest between the front seats.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-19-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,443
Posted By rbe
What I noticed when I was in South Korea several...

What I noticed when I was in South Korea several years ago, was the complete absence of Japanese cars. Is it still the same?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-28-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By rbe
I don't know about Australia, but in the U.S....

I don't know about Australia, but in the U.S. BMWs cost nothing to maintain for 4 years or 50,000 miles.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-24-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By rbe
I haven't taken it to the dealer. I plan on...

I haven't taken it to the dealer. I plan on mentioning it when I take it in for its first service.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-24-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By rbe
I had the same problem. I started the car and got...

I had the same problem. I started the car and got a steering failure message which stated the car may be driveable. I drove a mile or so with very heavy steering, then I stoped and restarted the car...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-24-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,312
Posted By rbe
http://www.wheelsamerica.com/Index.php

http://www.wheelsamerica.com/Index.php
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-22-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 9,112
Posted By rbe
You are correct on both points. Combining ED with...

You are correct on both points. Combining ED with a vacation is the way to go. You save money on the car purchase, don't have to pay for a rental and have a nice car to drive. But if something goes...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-18-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 9,112
Posted By rbe
A lot of mis-intimation here. The ED invoice...

A lot of mis-intimation here. The ED invoice price is 7% lower than the U.S price. The invoice price for options is the same as U.S. Delivery. The $895 delivery charge is applied to both. Dealers are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-14-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,021
Posted By rbe
I have had two run flat tires replaced on my...

I have had two run flat tires replaced on my Corvette. Both were repaired at a Goodyear dealer. They listed repair prices for run flat and non-run flat on their price board. Run flats do take a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-12-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By rbe
You can toggle those two windows off and on by...

You can toggle those two windows off and on by pressing on your i-drive knob.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-20-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,337
Posted By rbe
I'm 70 and have driven Corvettes and BMWs for...

I'm 70 and have driven Corvettes and BMWs for years.
Guess us old guys go for Mineral Gray Luxury Liners.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-20-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,481
Posted By rbe
"Currently in the Husband's 10' E500 Mercedes" ...

"Currently in the Husband's 10' E500 Mercedes"

That is one short E500. All the ones I've seen are over 15' long.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-19-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By rbe
There is a Check Control message for you: 1....

There is a Check Control message for you:

1. "Vehicle Info"
2. "Vehicle status"
3. "Check Control"
4. Select the text message.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-11-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,831
Posted By rbe
That day is here for some cars. The manual...

That day is here for some cars. The manual transmission in my Corvette was a $815 option over the standard automatic.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-07-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,831
Posted By rbe
The article says: "Additionally, for the first...

The article says: "Additionally, for the first time since its inception in 1986, there will be no manual gearbox".
Forum: European Delivery 08-04-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,916
Posted By rbe
Dropped our car off in Paris on 5/31, it was...

Dropped our car off in Paris on 5/31, it was loaded on a boat on 6/20, offloaded at Port Hueneme on 7/15 and arrived at the dealer on 7/30.
Forum: European Delivery 07-29-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By rbe
Ours is still not delivered. I think that is...

Ours is still not delivered. I think that is okay. The passenger side wheels got butchered on a curb on a narrow street in France. Looks like the delay means they are replacing the wheels. It's hard...
Forum: European Delivery 07-29-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By rbe
Same here. You just assume they would use the...

Same here. You just assume they would use the latest map. During the trip I was concerned about how well the nav would work in the U.S. based on the European experience.
Forum: European Delivery 07-28-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By rbe
I found the same thing in France. While driving...

I found the same thing in France. While driving on (new?) toll roads our map showed us driving where there were no roads, then at some point we would be connected to roads again. We weren't warned...
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