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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 898
Posted By ynguldyn
Buy RWD if you can. Buy AWD if you must.

Buy RWD if you can.
Buy AWD if you must.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By ynguldyn
2016 has sport seats by default. You have to...

2016 has sport seats by default. You have to explicitly specify ZNS when ordering (no cost option) to get the regular seats.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-04-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,444
Posted By ynguldyn
ETK 06/2015 has F30N/F31N. etk.cc has already...

ETK 06/2015 has F30N/F31N. etk.cc has already been updated.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-02-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,561
Posted By ynguldyn
2016 X1 is brand new. Not just the model - the...

2016 X1 is brand new. Not just the model - the whole platform it's based on. It's the same FWD setup as the new Mini Cooper and Euro-only 2AT. The only thing in common with the old model is the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-01-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,561
Posted By ynguldyn
The outgoing X1 is a great car to drive, but it's...

The outgoing X1 is a great car to drive, but it's interior is plain (putting it mildly), and the rear passengers will hate you.

The recently unveiled new F48 X1 is much bigger, but it's the FWD...
Forum: General BMW 06-30-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By ynguldyn
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-30-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By ynguldyn
You need to specify the colors for both.

You need to specify the colors for both.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-30-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 22,810
Posted By ynguldyn
It's actually much simpler than that: ZMP is...

It's actually much simpler than that:

ZMP is the great steering wheel plus fancy plastic bits. ZTR is the actual better handling stuff.

You don't get to choose wheels with ZTR. Whether or not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-30-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 22,810
Posted By ynguldyn
It's actually much simpler than that: ZMP is...

It's actually much simpler than that:

ZMP is the great steering wheel plus fancy plastic bits. ZTR is the actual better handling stuff.

You don't have a wheel choice with ZTR. Whether or not...
Forum: European Delivery 06-29-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 718
Posted By ynguldyn
Get a GoPro, since it can take time lapse photos...

Get a GoPro, since it can take time lapse photos and then automatically stitch them into a video with no user effort.

Personally, I'm trying to do something slightly better: a distance lapse...
Forum: General BMW 06-29-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By ynguldyn
From my personal experience, if you can apply the...

From my personal experience, if you can apply the word "militate" to the software project, that project will go absolutely nowhere.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 22,810
Posted By ynguldyn
I did steering wheel swaps. Even with the airbag,...

I did steering wheel swaps. Even with the airbag, it's easier than changing your oil - by an order of magnitude. It's two screws, a bolt, and a connector. There's literally no place for an...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 22,810
Posted By ynguldyn
Well, my point is, you're actually _saving_ the...

Well, my point is, you're actually _saving_ the money by going the ebay route. And you could keep the original steering wheel and put it back when turning the car back in - and then sell the M Sport...
Forum: General BMW 06-28-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By ynguldyn
Wow. The last time I encountered this level of...

Wow. The last time I encountered this level of fanaticism was when I spent an hour with RMS many years ago. I tried to stick to small talk, knowing how rigid he was in his views. Still, our...
Forum: General BMW 06-28-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By ynguldyn
You could reverse engineer the protocols (there...

You could reverse engineer the protocols (there are at least three you'll need to cover, and with the appearance of S15A there's now four) and write something that would emulate the behavior of BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 22,810
Posted By ynguldyn
Or to pay $600-700 to someone on eBay, then sell...

Or to pay $600-700 to someone on eBay, then sell your old one for $200 or so.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 22,810
Posted By ynguldyn
So true!

So true!
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 954
Posted By ynguldyn
Nope. Most of that is the completely arbitrary...

Nope. Most of that is the completely arbitrary fuel surcharge, which is imposed by the airline. It is better for them to charge YQ (as it's coded on the ticket) than add that amount into the base...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 22,810
Posted By ynguldyn
I strongly believe that any person making a $50K+...

I strongly believe that any person making a $50K+ purchase should do proper homework first.

My forum status is more of an artifact of the forum setup that doesn't have the exact match for my role...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By ynguldyn
Yes, it will.

Yes, it will.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 22,810
Posted By ynguldyn
I find it really difficult to understand how a...

I find it really difficult to understand how a question like this can be posted in the thread with the first post containing the actual ordering guide, which clearly shows that the color is not...
Forum: General BMW 06-23-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By ynguldyn
Don't expect full ED treatment until at least 6...

Don't expect full ED treatment until at least 6 months after production start. Initial production will go into dealer allocation even for ED, which means your negotiations are not going to be much...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-22-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 771
Posted By ynguldyn
I have a mineral grey Touring with ZTR on order....

I have a mineral grey Touring with ZTR on order. It works. Maybe a tad more aggressive look than I'd like to have, but nothing outrageous. The only thing that doesn't match that look is the chrome...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-19-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 22,810
Posted By ynguldyn
Everywhere I looked, the LCI suspension has the...

Everywhere I looked, the LCI suspension has the same general design as before, with no hints of any air components. No air shocks, no compressor, no hoses. My current best guess is that it's a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 22,810
Posted By ynguldyn
If you're buying xDrive and care about handling...

If you're buying xDrive and care about handling enough to ask this question, the answer is always yes.

Your wife is a wise woman btw.
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