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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 05:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,295
Posted By Northcar
At what point do they get installed for European...

At what point do they get installed for European Delivery cars? Obviously they would not be on the vehicle when a customer picks up the car on European Delivery but would they be put in place for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 04:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By Northcar
Thanks for the insight. Is it likely such damage...

Thanks for the insight. Is it likely such damage could have occurred during the service described by the OP? Is the connection itself easily repairable or is it all part of a single unit that will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Northcar
Yes, that was a typo. Going from the 335i vert to...

Yes, that was a typo. Going from the 335i vert to the 435i vert with xDrive and the M Sport package. Again, any estimate on the installation cost and are BMW authorized service centers allowed to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Northcar
Thanks. Very helpful. Any advice when the wiper...

Thanks. Very helpful. Any advice when the wiper blades are frozen to the glass and you can't push the wiper blades up past the resistance point? Is it OK to jar them loose with the ice scraper?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 04:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,295
Posted By Northcar
A nice ending to the story and an even nicer...

A nice ending to the story and an even nicer post. Very classy!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 04:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,295
Posted By Northcar
How ironic that this thread started out as a joke...

How ironic that this thread started out as a joke and ended up as a valuable help. I guess BJ indirectly deserves some of the credit.

OP's original post:

..because I can't stand BJ's incessant...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 04:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,295
Posted By Northcar
Is it easy to put the shipping blocks back on? I...

Is it easy to put the shipping blocks back on? I have noticed that some ramps onto ferries are rather steep and it would be nice to have the option of replacing the shipping blocks to transport by...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Northcar
Cute commercial for a cute car!

Cute commercial for a cute car!
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Northcar
Cuite commercial for a cute car!

Cuite commercial for a cute car!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Northcar
Does that include a xDrive 335i convertible with...

Does that include a xDrive 335i convertible with the M-Sport Package? What type of installation charge should I expect to get it mounted and are there any restrictions on U.S. BMW authorized service...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 692
Posted By Northcar
Thanks for being more specific and clarifying. ...

Thanks for being more specific and clarifying. Admittedly there was a lot of debate about Ethanol's role, but there seemed to be a correlation for many and as noted it was suggested at the time as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By Northcar
I have experienced something similar on other...

I have experienced something similar on other vehicles so it may not have be anything unique to the 428i. Best I could determine is it had something to do with the linkage between the gas pedal and...
Forum: European Delivery 01-26-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By Northcar
Depending on the details of your inquiry I...

Depending on the details of your inquiry I suspect Welt will just respond to have you direct your inquiry through the dealer. As far as refunds, others on these threads have pointed out that in...
Forum: European Delivery 01-26-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By Northcar
Would you recommend the alternative of taking the...

Would you recommend the alternative of taking the Autobahn (as much as possible) between Fussen and Rothenbug? Would it cut driving time in half?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 692
Posted By Northcar
Back in 2007 when the twin turbo was becoming...

Back in 2007 when the twin turbo was becoming popular and turbo failures eventually led to recalls one of the identified culprits was ethanol mixed into the gas. Hopefully today's turbos are less...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By Northcar
Are you able to undo what the car is trying to...

Are you able to undo what the car is trying to do? In other words when you had false alarms and the brakes started to engage were you able to cancel the braking by tapping on the brake pedal?
Forum: The Travel Forum 01-25-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Northcar
Thanks for the blog spot link. Enjoyed...

Thanks for the blog spot link. Enjoyed following your travels and found the added commentary most informative.
Forum: The Travel Forum 01-25-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Northcar
Athens and Crete are the only two locations on...

Athens and Crete are the only two locations on your list that I have visited. In Athens a tour of the Acropolis and adjacent Mars Hill are obligatory. (You can actually stand on Mars Hill where the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 5,680
Posted By Northcar
In some ways cars have gotten dumber. Anyone...

In some ways cars have gotten dumber. Anyone else recall the late 70's Chryslers that would tell you that your door was a jar when you opened it?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,625
Posted By Northcar
5. The Mustang displays an outline of the horse...

5. The Mustang displays an outline of the horse on the ground when you unlock/lock the car. I thought that was pretty clever.

Now that you mention it I vaguely recall a similar feature being...
Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By Northcar
Since this is the off season, curious whether the...

Since this is the off season, curious whether the Night Watchman Tour is being conducted and whether the Museums are open? I note that on at least one website it is suggested that the Night Watchman...
Forum: European Delivery 01-23-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 698
Posted By Northcar
Anyone here know the answer to my questions? If...

Anyone here know the answer to my questions? If not I guess I could direct it to the Ask a Dealer thread as I would expect there must be a dealer who has an equivalent vehicle in stock and they...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 8,812
Posted By Northcar
Actually the Toyota/Lexus trained guys got their...

Actually the Toyota/Lexus trained guys got their training from Datsun crew trainers who had worked furiously to remove the Fairlady badges to replace them with the 240 Z monikers.

(Admittedly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 8,812
Posted By Northcar
+ 1 I know some disagree, but the miniature...

+ 1

I know some disagree, but the miniature side fender M badges have a certain appeal as well. Is it legal though to add the painted reflectors. I had assumed they were there in the first place...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Northcar
You don't say whether the new tires are run...

You don't say whether the new tires are run flats. If not then you want all the warning you can get if tire pressure starts to fall so TPMS is IMHO a must unless you want to buy a spare to fill up...
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