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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-17-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By AndDown
You are correct that in sport mode with the...

You are correct that in sport mode with the shifter to the left tightens the steering, with the ability to manually shift up to the 8th gear. In normal shifter position with sport mode, the top gear...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 953
Posted By AndDown
Put on the Michi AS3 about 2 months ago on my DD...

Put on the Michi AS3 about 2 months ago on my DD (2003 E46) and they are significantly quieter on the road as well as more sticky on the curves. Seems though that they are less forgiving as far as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-21-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,871
Posted By AndDown
All cars that come through Port Hueneme in Oxnard...

All cars that come through Port Hueneme in Oxnard will have an extra 2+ miles or so which is from the cars being driven from the port to the Oxnard VDC. There was a video done 2002 or so showing BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-05-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By AndDown
I ave two sets of this for my E46 and F30, both...

I ave two sets of this for my E46 and F30, both work great and have Apple certification:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00H89LFBO/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By AndDown
I've been driving a loaner 328i GT for the past...

I've been driving a loaner 328i GT for the past few days while our 328i is getting a replacement headlight lens assembly. It's a M Sport, tech pack, driver assist, premium pack, Estorial Blue, etc. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-19-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,659
Posted By AndDown
What's interesting/annoying is how the top of the...

What's interesting/annoying is how the top of the rear bumper and the back of the trunk lid gets dirty much faster than the rest of the car. I figure it has to do with the air flow vortex. This...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-15-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,010
Posted By AndDown
One of the features I ordered that makes me grin,...

One of the features I ordered that makes me grin, especially when I'm driving alone with the volume turned up - the bass is just tight, not boomy. Definitely get the HK upgrade.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-11-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,404
Posted By AndDown
Enjoy the SAG (silly ass grin) every time you...

Enjoy the SAG (silly ass grin) every time you push that pedal to the metal!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-11-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,573
Posted By AndDown
My wife uses her F30 as a DD, drives to work...

My wife uses her F30 as a DD, drives to work about 5 miles each way. Stop signs at every block intersection and she's averaging 22.5 mpg which is pretty close to the estimate for city driving. We...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-10-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,922
Posted By AndDown
I like the halo DRL's that indicate a bimmer from...

I like the halo DRL's that indicate a bimmer from the rest of the crowd of curvy-linear DRL's of the other makes. Too bad that it is not standard on the 3's.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-01-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By AndDown
Oops, my bad...getting senile here. It was...

Oops, my bad...getting senile here. It was actually my 2003 E46 which was manufactured in SA. Took close to 6 weeks to get here after it was assembled. I'm still driving it as my daily drive....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-01-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By AndDown
I recall a Bimmerfest thread 13 years ago about...

I recall a Bimmerfest thread 13 years ago about the factory inflating pressures to 50 psi and the reason (at that time) was to compensate for some loss of pressure during the long journey over to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-31-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By AndDown
Only if the tires expanded like a balloon, lol

Only if the tires expanded like a balloon, lol
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By AndDown
It's interesting why BMW lowered their...

It's interesting why BMW lowered their recommended oil change interval from 15K to 10K (but still kept the 1 year for low annual mileage). I might have missed the thread on why this change, but I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,755
Posted By AndDown
Looks like DashBoardSymbols.com needs to update...

Looks like DashBoardSymbols.com needs to update their website to include oil temperature which as tturedraider indicated in the previous post - temperature symbol above oil can = oil temperature. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By AndDown
I recall reading somewhere/sometime, that the...

I recall reading somewhere/sometime, that the synthetic oil actually does a better job of protecting the engine after it's aged a certain mileage, can't recall the exact mileage but think it was 5-6K...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,343
Posted By AndDown
(9 p.m. PST, 1 day later) was able to finally...

(9 p.m. PST, 1 day later) was able to finally register for a time slot. Hope the dealer also has a 2 series to test drive as well while I'm there doing the ultimate drive.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By AndDown
My 2013 was still at 100% full at the first oil...

My 2013 was still at 100% full at the first oil change service. Some posters have complained about alot of black soot on their tail pipes, but mine seems to be pretty clean.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By AndDown
1. I had ours re-programmed to "remember last...

1. I had ours re-programmed to "remember last used" so it is usually off. Unless it's in eco-pro when it switches to "on".

2. I will re-press the "unlock" and then "lock"again if I'm not sure if...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By AndDown
I have a 2013 328i without the upgraded...

I have a 2013 328i without the upgraded Bluetooth/navigation and a Y-cable was included with the owner package. It works well, no problems with the connection. I also had a Y-cable purchased from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By AndDown
They will still change your oil under warranty at...

They will still change your oil under warranty at 10K. They shouldn't change the indicator at your 5K oil change.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-21-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,343
Posted By AndDown
Tried to register via the link to BMWUSA, but...

Tried to register via the link to BMWUSA, but having difficulty registering for a test drive end of August. Have tried different times but it keeps saying ""Web service runtime error: Time-slot has...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By AndDown
Wow, I was thinking it was more of a separate...

Wow, I was thinking it was more of a separate cover that could be switched out. This would definitely be more involved and serious if moisture condensation builds up within the assembly. Thanks for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By AndDown
If this was caused by a stone chip, the fracture...

If this was caused by a stone chip, the fracture lines would typically be radiating outwards from the stone impact. This fracture, however, is more linear from top to bottom, more akin to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-19-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By AndDown
The OP is from Canada...is BMW of Canada under...

The OP is from Canada...is BMW of Canada under the umbrella of BMWNA? I believe that the warranty coverage is different in Canada than it is in the US. I know, geographically, Canada is considered...
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