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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 07:50 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 6,768
Posted By mr_clueless
The question always is, if not the F30, then what...

The question always is, if not the F30, then what else if one were to buy a new car today? I don't think there are any alternatives that are better.

If you are buying used, there are a ton of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-24-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By mr_clueless
The sedan is only part of 2 groups in the first...

The sedan is only part of 2 groups in the first link -- E46 and E90. The overlap is because in 2006 there was still an E46 coupe along with the E90 sedan, and this list doesn't break that out for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-24-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By mr_clueless
I noticed that the auto mode doesn't work too...

I noticed that the auto mode doesn't work too well at dusk and also in inclement weather (raining esp). So I tend to just leave mine in the "On" position. "On" works fine except you don't get the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-24-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 905
Posted By mr_clueless
These guys say you should avoid toxic stuff like...

These guys say you should avoid toxic stuff like moth balls and dryer sheets.
http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Keep-Mice-Out-Of-Your-Car/

This is an interesting proposal for a shield around...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-24-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 905
Posted By mr_clueless
Because of this discussion I've been searching...

Because of this discussion I've been searching the net to see if there are good solutions, but it sounds like moth balls (and other such things) may or may not work. Some folks say that the only way...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-24-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By mr_clueless
Here's a better one: ...

Here's a better one:
http://burgertuning.com/BMW_chassis_codes.html

(Found it by Googling "what is the chassis code for a 2003 325i?")

Also...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-24-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By mr_clueless
This might be the sticky you're looking for. ...

This might be the sticky you're looking for.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/

Just look for the year/model of your car.

Edit: Although this gets you close, I guess this won't get you down to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-24-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,477
Posted By mr_clueless
My Liquid Blue car used to get compliments from...

My Liquid Blue car used to get compliments from (usually older) women. My Alpine White car gets NOTHING. But I'm a lot happier with the Alpine White.

This thread is about Estoril Blue. I think...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-24-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 905
Posted By mr_clueless
I've heard about mice doing damage to stuff in...

I've heard about mice doing damage to stuff in the engine bay, but this is the first I'm hearing of mice getting inside a locked car. Worrisome!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-22-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,229
Posted By mr_clueless
That strategy won't work if one is parking in a...

That strategy won't work if one is parking in a spot for compact cars that is sandwiched between spots for regular cars. Quite common where I live.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-21-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,229
Posted By mr_clueless
The parking sensors do help detect the parking...

The parking sensors do help detect the parking blocks. But you have to remember to enable it and when it starts beeping, you know you have maybe 6 inches or so to go (because it will stop beeping as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-20-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 6,768
Posted By mr_clueless
S-line = M-sport line. M235 is something...

S-line = M-sport line.

M235 is something between M-sport line and a true M car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-19-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 6,768
Posted By mr_clueless
It might just be that the competition has gotten...

It might just be that the competition has gotten better.

The F3x 3/4 was on the list last year.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-19-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 6,768
Posted By mr_clueless
F30 did not make the C&D 10 Best list this year

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=477905&stc=1&d=1416925658

After 23 years of making Car & Drivers '10 Best Cars' list, BMW's iconic 3 Series missed the mark for 2015....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-18-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,080
Posted By mr_clueless
My old car was a manual and it did not have any...

My old car was a manual and it did not have any trouble with power till redline. The couple of times that I went beyond redline I could feel the rev limiter cut off kick in.

My current car is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-17-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By mr_clueless
Menu -> Settings -> Doors/Key -> Flash When...

Menu -> Settings -> Doors/Key -> Flash When Lock/Unlock (check this box)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-07-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,227
Posted By mr_clueless
Actually, I think what you mean to say is that...

Actually, I think what you mean to say is that you're a fan of the way the car drives, not a fan of the badge. In other words, if you found something that drove & felt similar/better with a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-07-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,227
Posted By mr_clueless
That's a dead giveaway that you're a fanboi. You...

That's a dead giveaway that you're a fanboi. You can't hide no more!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-06-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,249
Posted By mr_clueless
Just a cleaner look. (Plus some people might...

Just a cleaner look. (Plus some people might think I have an M3. Just kidding.)

Yes they can remove it even after. People change those badges to put different colored ones (e.g. black) all the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-06-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,249
Posted By mr_clueless
The 328i on the trunk.

The 328i on the trunk.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-06-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,249
Posted By mr_clueless
In my case the problem first showed up at ~9K...

In my case the problem first showed up at ~9K miles. The buy back happened at 18K+ miles. I only had to pay for the ~9K miles of use. So one only pays for the "trouble free" portion of the usage. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-06-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,249
Posted By mr_clueless
I did have IIRC 6 trips to the dealer (one of...

I did have IIRC 6 trips to the dealer (one of them back-to-back, in other words, picked up the car and the problem happened again within 30 miles) for these problems.

Just today while getting the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-06-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,249
Posted By mr_clueless
Your math is correct (other than that it should...

Your math is correct (other than that it should be 42c per mile, not 47c).

I'm just relieved it's all behind me now. I had communicated with someone else who had gone through a similar buyback...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-06-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,249
Posted By mr_clueless
I don't know. In my case, they bought it back...

I don't know. In my case, they bought it back under lemon law, so I still had to pay cost of miles until the problem first happened.

Purchase price x (multiplied by) [miles driven by buyer at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,249
Posted By mr_clueless
Yes, I am much relieved. Even though I had been...

Yes, I am much relieved. Even though I had been told it would go through, my worrying nature caused me a lot of grief the last few days.

Now, on to the next thing to worry about... :D (hopefully...
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