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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-09-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,138
Posted By kpgray
My Wife drives a 2010 SRX Sport Model, it was a...

My Wife drives a 2010 SRX Sport Model, it was a departure from the previous bland models the put out and I think it was well done by Cadillac. It certainly did not drive like an Audi or BMW but is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-07-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,138
Posted By kpgray
Hate to see you leave the BMW family, the 3...

Hate to see you leave the BMW family, the 3 series is a great car, I put 60K trouble free miles on my 2013 328i xDrive before I replaced with the 335i.

Funny thing, my Wife drives a 2010 Cadillac...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-30-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,171
Posted By kpgray
Get the RWD version with M-Sport for the sport...

Get the RWD version with M-Sport for the sport suspension or the Track Handling Package. That will get rid of the softer xDrive springs. Use $2K saving from AWD for set of winter tires.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-24-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By kpgray
I would think 20% is about as good as you can get...

I would think 20% is about as good as you can get ($1,399 MSRP - 20% = $1,120). That would be with the dealer you bought from. they may only offer deal if you have them install. Dinan rarely offers...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-23-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,203
Posted By kpgray
57 - long story short: When searching for a...

57 - long story short: When searching for a smaller SUV for daughter in my 40's, we test drove a pre-owned X3. It was the ONLY SUV that put a smile on my face and the only SUV I had ever driven that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-22-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By kpgray
The BMW MPE is a safe bet. It utilizes the...

The BMW MPE is a safe bet. It utilizes the exhaust valve to keep it quiet during start up and opens up when warm, full acceleration or in sport mode (unless you get the new 340i MPE, no valve). This...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-17-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,303
Posted By kpgray
1. +1 - It is a BMW, it should say BMW when you...

1. +1 - It is a BMW, it should say BMW when you see the car
2. +1 - At least offer some reasonably priced option to upgrade with out a $900 steering retrofit.



+1 I have popped teh hood more...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-17-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,731
Posted By kpgray
+1 - Wife hates it, funny though is she loves the...

+1 - Wife hates it, funny though is she loves the blue in the BMW Roundel, go figure :dunno:

You know, the 4 Series Grand Coupe offers Carbon Black...just a thought?!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-15-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,731
Posted By kpgray
I have the Sapphire Black and like it very much....

I have the Sapphire Black and like it very much. The Metallic helps hide some of the dirt a little better over the Jet Black. However since you live in Tucson, AZ I would think the color would be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-15-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,880
Posted By kpgray
That is a long drive at 55, glad you did not fall...

That is a long drive at 55, glad you did not fall asleep, as Sammy Hagar says "I CAN'T DRIVE 55" but my best mileage in my 2013 328i xDrive was 37.5 with cruise control going 70 from Detroit to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-09-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By kpgray
I am considering the same thing...The BMW MPE...

I am considering the same thing...The BMW MPE (M-Performance Exhaust) seems to get the best reviews consistently but it is quiet for some tastes. Advantage is the exhaust valve that keeps it quiet at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-07-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,965
Posted By kpgray
My wife's SRX has factory privacy window tint,...

My wife's SRX has factory privacy window tint, her vehicle is where I want to be but cannot find what the original tint is. How can one figure that out?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-06-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By kpgray
So many brands: Huber Optik 3M ...

So many brands:


Huber Optik
3M
SunTech
LLumar
Solar Guard
Hanita Coatings
Flex Film
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-05-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By kpgray
+1 on Roundel magazine, 4 year member.

+1 on Roundel magazine, 4 year member.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-04-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,965
Posted By kpgray
I would agree to do them all. I have coupe of...

I would agree to do them all. I have coupe of questions and answers:

I have been told not to use metallic tint as it can affect the reception of cell phones etc. in car.
What brand is a good...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-30-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,010
Posted By kpgray
do you have the EWG turbo (Post-7/2013) or the...

do you have the EWG turbo (Post-7/2013) or the MWG turbo (Pre-4/2013)? If this is a EWG (35HP gain), that is a good price, who is selling for $1K?
Forum: Performance 03-26-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By kpgray
A 2011 has an MWG (Manual Waste Gate) turbo, the...

A 2011 has an MWG (Manual Waste Gate) turbo, the EWG (Electronic Waste Gate) started from 7/2013 (2014 models and newer). The MPPK is a 35 HP gain with the EWG vs. 20 HP with the MWG.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-26-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,142
Posted By kpgray
The Everest Gray interior was an option in...

The Everest Gray interior was an option in 2012-2014 but dropped due to low numbers and replaced with the oyster I believe. A Gray interior is available with the M3/M4. As for colors, the Beige...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-06-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,591
Posted By kpgray
Do not forget to add some port options as MPPK,...

Do not forget to add some port options as MPPK, MPE or other items. These get added for cost (no labor) and can be negotiated too! 20% off is a starting point.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-06-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By kpgray
YES :yikes: My speedo reads 30, but is actual is...

YES :yikes: My speedo reads 30, but is actual is 28... my speedo reads 75, but actual is 72. This seems fairly consistent based on the self-reading radars signs posted in various locations throughout...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-28-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By kpgray
Smart not to be pushed. If going with a 335i,...

Smart not to be pushed. If going with a 335i, same advice, Sport Suspension with RWD, get DHP with xDrive. Good luck!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-27-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By kpgray
I had a 2013 328i xDrive with 59,000 trouble free...

I had a 2013 328i xDrive with 59,000 trouble free miles. It was a very good car for me. First, welcome to the forum. You must first drive the vehicle, you will notice the steering much different than...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By kpgray
Congrats, I did the same thing, sold my 328i...

Congrats, I did the same thing, sold my 328i xDrive (59,000 trouble free miles) and picked up a 2014 335i RWD M-Sport. "Yeah, its got a I6" :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By kpgray
There are so many different selections......

There are so many different selections... different thicknesses and different levels of adhesion! I do not want permanent as I want to be able to get this apart without breaking in the future (like...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-13-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By kpgray
Adhesive for F30 CF Gear Shifter Cover

I just picked up an OEM Carbon Fiber Gear Shift Cover for the F30 Sport Trans (used) and the adhesive is no longer tacky. Before I take the stock cover off to replace, I would like to have the proper...
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