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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By SimiClyde
The GT's are, admittedly, very taste specific. ...

The GT's are, admittedly, very taste specific. The G-based GT is rumored to be less bulbous
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By SimiClyde
Downsized to the 3GT (if you can call it that)....

Downsized to the 3GT (if you can call it that). Both GT models have great cargo space, as well as great legroom in the backseat
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By SimiClyde
The 5GT is better than the wagon, I drove one for...

The 5GT is better than the wagon, I drove one for several years....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By SimiClyde
Shouda got a 5er

Shouda got a 5er
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By SimiClyde
My experience is that you need to "mash the gas"...

My experience is that you need to "mash the gas" and let the car shift at high RPM. The horrifying clunks turn into satisfying bumps....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By SimiClyde
Custom order / lease a new 3 series diesel to...

Custom order / lease a new 3 series diesel to your precise specs. Buy it at end of lease, if you still love it....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,158
Posted By SimiClyde
I like the GT a lot... The added room in the...

I like the GT a lot... The added room in the backseat is fantastic. I haven't had a kiddo in a car seat for a few years - would suggest you test fit your car seat in your candidate vehicle.... I...
Forum: European Delivery 02-15-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,106
Posted By SimiClyde
I went over for ED last Fall, fully prepared to...

I went over for ED last Fall, fully prepared to fiddle around and load my music library from a USB stick. However, streaming via Bluetooth from my iPhone met my needs, so I didn't bother. I still...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,665
Posted By SimiClyde
I don't think the fact that it was a loaner is as...

I don't think the fact that it was a loaner is as important as the fact they've been carrying it on the lot for almost 90 days. Idle car equals idle cash, reducing their ROI every day that it sits.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-08-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,665
Posted By SimiClyde
That car has been on the lot for almost 3 months,...

That car has been on the lot for almost 3 months, and KBB suggests the price might be a skosh under $36,500, for CPO.

With that said, the pictures show a really nice, clean car.

There's likely...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,271
Posted By SimiClyde
I think the 3GT is a blast! Ordered one up as a...

I think the 3GT is a blast! Ordered one up as a 335 with M-Sport, and it has far more power than I could ever need...

The tie breaker between the 4GC and the 3GT was the back seat legroom. The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,410
Posted By SimiClyde
Yes. A weird little icon appeared on the screen,...

Yes. A weird little icon appeared on the screen, along with a completion percentage. Took some time but eventually finished. Rather unremarkable...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By SimiClyde
Have the same problems from time-to-time with a...

Have the same problems from time-to-time with a 2016 GT and iOS 9.1. The Solution from the BMW Genii was to:
1. Delete and re-pair the car and phone; then
2. Reboot the phone every time the BT...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2016, 12:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By SimiClyde
Seems to be a known, albeit poorly documented /...

Seems to be a known, albeit poorly documented / communicated issue, apparently related to the transition to the LTE radios in the telematics system. A great shop manager can find the solution, with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-02-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By SimiClyde
The MC seats are great -- the Mrs required them...

The MC seats are great -- the Mrs required them in both previous 5's.

You can order them either standalone, or as part of the Luxury Seating Package. If you order the LSP, you'll enjoy the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-31-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,651
Posted By SimiClyde
Saw the same thing in my 2016 GT earlier this...

Saw the same thing in my 2016 GT earlier this week. I think it's a software defect, probably in the Nav, causing the whole works to reboot...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,754
Posted By SimiClyde
Check out AAA.

Check out AAA.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-24-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,836
Posted By SimiClyde
Bloody Awesome what BMW can do with the implants...

Bloody Awesome what BMW can do with the implants now!!!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-23-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By SimiClyde
Welcome to the N55. They do that. Mine, with...

Welcome to the N55. They do that. Mine, with 4675 miles on the clock, do that just yesterday. My previous N55 did that several times while I had it.... The mechanics never did render a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-23-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By SimiClyde
Yes. The dealer's service department can fix...

Yes. The dealer's service department can fix this. Some service managers are better than others about working with the help desk in NJ to correct the situation...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-23-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By SimiClyde
Music does in fact stream via both BT and USB...

Music does in fact stream via both BT and USB (iPhone 6, iOS 9.1).

You do have to reboot the phone from time to time, which suggests that Apple is picking up bad habits from the gang at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-08-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,046
Posted By SimiClyde
I don't believe LEDs are available yet for the...

I don't believe LEDs are available yet for the 3GT, otherwise I would have likely "checked the box".
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,284
Posted By SimiClyde
I wouldn't even go into it with The Boss. I'd...

I wouldn't even go into it with The Boss. I'd just have it fixed.
Forum: European Delivery 10-31-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By SimiClyde
Blank until delivery. Essentially, the document...

Blank until delivery. Essentially, the document produced is a proof of delivery.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-31-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By SimiClyde
Hmmm... so what condition should the software...

Hmmm... so what condition should the software writers test when the car is equipped with a manual transmission?
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