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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 07-02-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By johnsock
My 2013 135i with M Sport Package came new off...

My 2013 135i with M Sport Package came new off the truck with black tail pipes.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-28-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,425
Posted By johnsock
One of the best color combinations, the new ride...

One of the best color combinations, the new ride looks great!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-25-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,030
Posted By johnsock
Some people take them off for whatever reason. I...

Some people take them off for whatever reason. I bought a 325Ci off Craigslist that was like that. You can get replacement emblems online if you want to put it back to original.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,225
Posted By johnsock
To the average person, the DCT looks, feels, and...

To the average person, the DCT looks, feels, and operates just like a normal AT even though there are significant differences between them from an engineering standpoint. My wife has driven my 135i...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-11-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,481
Posted By johnsock
Did you replace the brake wear sensor when you...

Did you replace the brake wear sensor when you replaced the pads? If not, it will have to be replaced before you can clear the light.

There is a procedure to reset the warning. Here's a link for...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-05-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,551
Posted By johnsock
You are correct. The $90 sales tax is different...

You are correct. The $90 sales tax is different from the tax you are claiming an exemption from on the Lessee's Affidavit of Primarily Non-Income Producing Vehicle Use form. They never even asked for...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-25-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,551
Posted By johnsock
I moved to TX recently and just registered my...

I moved to TX recently and just registered my leased X1 today. I paid the same as I did for my non-leased 135i. The only sales tax paid was the new-resident fee of $90. Total for each vehicle was...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,548
Posted By johnsock
My 135 will play music over bluetooth, but if I...

My 135 will play music over bluetooth, but if I remember correctly I had to go into the bluetooth options (on the car, I have iDrive) and specifically enable music playback. When I originally paired...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By johnsock
Try turning off the Traffic Conditions display in...

Try turning off the Traffic Conditions display in the map view settings.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By johnsock
You can check to see if your car has option S840A...

You can check to see if your car has option S840A (Hochgeschwindigkeitsabstimmung) to determine if you have the increased top-speed limiter. I used the VIN decoder at bmwarchive.org...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By johnsock
The stage 2 ppk does include the ducting (and...

The stage 2 ppk does include the ducting (and hoses, etc.) needed for the additional radiator. The radiator is mounted behind the bumper on the left side and there is a small air duct mounted with...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By johnsock
The 'is' comes with beefier fan, additional...

The 'is' comes with beefier fan, additional radiator and ECU flash. These items can also be had by adding the PPK. The 'is' also has some some trim/badging differences and comes with the 313 wheels,...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By johnsock
I thought the 128i didn't come out until...

I thought the 128i didn't come out until MY2008...

Hello and welcome, though!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-27-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,992
Posted By johnsock
Thanks and please let us know what you find out!

Thanks and please let us know what you find out!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,992
Posted By johnsock
The 2013 135is has the N55, not the N54. I don't...

The 2013 135is has the N55, not the N54. I don't see the difference between that and my 135i (w/ power kit) from an ECU standpoint.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,992
Posted By johnsock
Will the Cobb V3 work on a 2013 135i (N55)?

Will the Cobb V3 work on a 2013 135i (N55)?
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,822
Posted By johnsock
If you have electric folding mirrors, you can...

If you have electric folding mirrors, you can have the automatic folding/unfolding coded. Mine now works automatically with the fob or with comfort access.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-27-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,503
Posted By johnsock
Nice looking car! Don't worry about corrosion on...

Nice looking car! Don't worry about corrosion on the rotors, it happens after sitting for a day or so. I would definitely get the PPI done, just to make sure there isn't anything obvious. Is the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-21-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,782
Posted By johnsock
Did you check CarFax for any info on the wreck?...

Did you check CarFax for any info on the wreck? Sometimes you can get names of dealers/shops from there. I would be concerned about body panels that don't fit together properly. Sometimes this can...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-21-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,782
Posted By johnsock
BMW warranty will apply, but may not cover...

BMW warranty will apply, but may not cover anything replaced during repairs after the accident. I would find out where the repairs were done and the extent of the damage. You will need that info...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-16-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,629
Posted By johnsock
I don't know about 1974, but I know what it has...

I don't know about 1974, but I know what it has in common with my 1978 Corolla...


RWD!
Forum: General BMW 11-12-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 43,118
Posted By johnsock
Updates complete on my 2013 135i. I used the DVD...

Updates complete on my 2013 135i. I used the DVD method since I have a ton of blank discs but only one (unreliable) USB stick. Worked with no problems, although the process is pretty slow. I'm sure...
Forum: General BMW 11-10-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 43,118
Posted By johnsock
I'm interested in map updates for my 2013 135i....

I'm interested in map updates for my 2013 135i. Does that require the PREMIUM or NBT maps? please PM regarding the FSC code as well.
Thanks!
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 09-11-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By johnsock
@Technic: Can you please tell me which module and...

@Technic: Can you please tell me which module and coding parameters are needed to enable use of smartphone hotspot?

Thanks!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-08-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,533
Posted By johnsock
I'd also be interested in seeing the pictures and...

I'd also be interested in seeing the pictures and hearing any useful tips you might have regarding the installation.
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