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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-04-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,361
Posted By kpgray
First off welcome to the forum. From the picture,...

First off welcome to the forum. From the picture, you have a Sport Line RWD. this means you have the stiffer sport suspension, sport seats, 18" sport wheels and the sport trim, big plus! I would have...
Forum: X4 F26 (On Sale 2014) 03-30-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,862
Posted By kpgray
Personally I think the new X4 is very nice! It...

Personally I think the new X4 is very nice! It has the SAV features with a stylish cool sloped back! Takes me back to some outstanding fastback designs of the past...from the first tail-finned...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-20-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,031
Posted By kpgray
I personally like the 1953 Buick Skylark, cost...

I personally like the 1953 Buick Skylark, cost more than a 1953 Cadillac Eldorado at the time! The mere fact that Buick can get close is impressive. What will BMW do to keep it's edge? Competition...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-15-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By kpgray
The beam splitting is programmable (described in...

The beam splitting is programmable (described in another thread), but you have to have the LED lighting package, not the xenons, with the automatic high beams....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-15-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,718
Posted By kpgray
I have seen many pros/cons on the xDrive. I...

I have seen many pros/cons on the xDrive. I personally ordered the xDrive and have been very pleased overall. I notice the AWD has an additional 10 MM height and wanted to know if you found any...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-09-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,476
Posted By kpgray
What is the purpose of Top Tier gas? As quoted on...

What is the purpose of Top Tier gas? As quoted on their website:

"The intention of the TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline standards is to create a winning situation for gasoline retailers, auto...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-21-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By kpgray
It is run it till something breaks then...

It is run it till something breaks then re-engineer the weak part and do it again!



The reliability gap has closed. Honda and Toyota specked the components better from their suppliers years...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-21-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 4,451
Posted By kpgray
a strait 6 with 5% more HP, 25% better economy...

a strait 6 with 5% more HP, 25% better economy and weight savings to boot! :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-15-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,055
Posted By kpgray
I have a 2013 328i xDrive with the Continental...

I have a 2013 328i xDrive with the Continental Conti Pro Contact SSR all season run flats. I have had zero issues. I have owned AWD SUVs (Blazer, Suburban) and Pickups (GMC) in the past but this is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-11-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By kpgray
No line with Premium Package (Leather, Comfort...

No line with Premium Package (Leather, Comfort access, sunroof and satilite radio), Cold Weather Package (Heated Front, Rear seats, heated steering wheel and headlight washers), enhanced blue tooth...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-10-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By kpgray
It is not how fast in terms of when you hit the...

It is not how fast in terms of when you hit the paddle to how quick it reacts. It is the firmness of the shift. It is referred to as "sport automatic transmission with shift paddles" (2TB). Download...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-10-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By kpgray
The Sport Transmission (2TB) can only be ordered...

The Sport Transmission (2TB) can only be ordered on the Sport or M-Sport lines. It includes:

Paddle Shifter on Steering Wheel
Ergonomic Shifter Handle
Quicker Shifting

Not bad for $500 USD...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-09-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By kpgray
The 2012 F30 RWD sedan started selling in spring...

The 2012 F30 RWD sedan started selling in spring of 2012. The 2012 x-drive sedan stayed the old E9x until 2013 model. The F32 Coupe started as a 2014 model. The E9x Coupe was through 2013. So, to add...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-09-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By kpgray
1. What is the main difference in reliability...

1. What is the main difference in reliability between the 2012 335 and 328. Performance wise I think they are close (obviously 335 a bit faster but has a lot worst mileage comparing with the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-09-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,718
Posted By kpgray
The Pricing Guide says that the ZDH (a.k.a. as...

The Pricing Guide says that the ZDH (a.k.a. as DHP) comes with:

2VF Adaptive M Suspension
2VL Variable Sport Steering (a.k.a. VSS)
ZDH and ZMM will delete 704 from the order
ZDH and ZSL...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-09-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,349
Posted By kpgray
+1 I remember when a tune up was an annual...

+1

I remember when a tune up was an annual chore (every 12K miles, plugs, rotors, cap and those hard to set points (or if you had to set the high performance dual point set up with a small feeler...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-08-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,718
Posted By kpgray
So the variants of suspensions: RWD - Luxury...

So the variants of suspensions:

RWD - Luxury and No-Line Standard
RWD - Sport and M-Sport stiffer 704 w/10 mm drop from standard
AWD - Luxury, No-Line, Sport and M-Sport Soft w/10 mm rise from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-08-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,718
Posted By kpgray
The unanswered question: What springs come with...

The unanswered question:
What springs come with DHP? Does the DHP on a RWD Sport or M-sport differ from the DHP on a RWD Luxury or DHP on an AWD 3-series? In other words, do you get the stiffer 704...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-03-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By kpgray
+1 If I was on a budget, I would choose the...

+1

If I was on a budget, I would choose the Tech Package over the Premium Package. If you want good handling, choose the Sport or M-sport for the 704 sport suspension, it lowers the car 10 MM...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-03-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By kpgray
That is a very loaded question. You must be more...

That is a very loaded question. You must be more specific for help:

Are you on a budget?
What is most important, the handling or the comfort?
Do you want AWD or RWD?
Are you considering a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-01-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By kpgray
+1 I have owned a 2001 Honda V6 (which my...

+1

I have owned a 2001 Honda V6 (which my son still drives) and a 2005 Acura TL and trust me, the performance of the N20 4 cylinder is quite impressive! Although it is rated at 240 HP, it is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-01-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,180
Posted By kpgray
I too wanted a stick, but my Wife insisted I get...

I too wanted a stick, but my Wife insisted I get an Automatic in case she needed to drive. In over a year and over 20K miles, she has only driven once around the block just to try it out. :rolleyes:...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-26-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,737
Posted By kpgray
Glad to hear you are safe! :) Glad you were in a...

Glad to hear you are safe! :) Glad you were in a BMW! :thumbup: Out of curiosity, if you are going to get another F30, what will you do different on your option package? :dunno: Any options you would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-26-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By kpgray
A Saddle with Black threading. :thumbup: Even the...

A Saddle with Black threading. :thumbup: Even the Black interior with Blue Threading and highlights in blue as the Sport Model has red! :thumbup: Or if BMW was bold enough, offer a Blue Leather for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-25-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By kpgray
Rarely have I noticed a purple hue. It may appear...

Rarely have I noticed a purple hue. It may appear at times when the sun reflects off it at certain angles in the morning or evening but I find it very Blue mid day. At night it looks black with a...
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