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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-05-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Rubber Ducky
M3 is louder, not a problem. Piped in exhaust no...

M3 is louder, not a problem. Piped in exhaust no prob either.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-04-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Rubber Ducky
2500 mile report - short

Mostly city and between-city driving, some freeways. Now running 23.6 mpg. Use DCT in manual at all times. Settings: throttle sport; suspension comfort; steering comfort. DriveLogic: 2 bars....
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-18-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By Rubber Ducky
Have owned a 318ti, 330 ZHP, 2007 335i vert, and...

Have owned a 318ti, 330 ZHP, 2007 335i vert, and 2012 335i ... so have much experience with 3-series leading up to M3. Use pretty much as you describe. My M3 is the best 3-series I've owned.
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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-08-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,278
Posted By Rubber Ducky
I put the Dinan tune in my 2007 335i 'vert and...

I put the Dinan tune in my 2007 335i 'vert and then my 2010 Z4. Dinan comes with (or did then and assume still does) a 4-year warranty to back up BMW in case a BMW claim is denied. From my experience...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 11-03-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By Rubber Ducky
I had a 335i sedan (launch car). I'd bet a hat my...

I had a 335i sedan (launch car). I'd bet a hat my M3's trunk is precisely the same size.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 10-13-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Rubber Ducky
Squeezing mileage

About 800 miles on M3 DCT. Reset average mileage as I left the dealer and haven't reset since (12 miles on odometer). Mixed city and inter-city driving, a 300 mile round trip on interstate in...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-29-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By Rubber Ducky
I stand corrected. It's a lot easier in a real...

I stand corrected. It's a lot easier in a real car. And real men never read manuals...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-29-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By Rubber Ducky
Wrong. And do know... MDM stands for M...

Wrong. And do know...

MDM stands for M Dynamic Mode. Three settings. Pushbutton center console just aft the shifter toggles between the three. One bar = laziest DCT shift (and, as I found, lowest...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-29-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By Rubber Ducky
Two add-ons... MDM-1 lowers the shift point...

Two add-ons...

MDM-1 lowers the shift point from MDM-2, so if you're cruising for mileage below the 7th gear speed in MDM-2, can move DCT into higher gear with switch to MDM-1. Had not known that....
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-28-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 966
Posted By Rubber Ducky
Naw. I'm aware of no quality-driven business that...

Naw. I'm aware of no quality-driven business that differentiates between customers and venues in the level of QA it gives its products. It's a silly idea. Do-it-right-all-the-time is the standard and...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-27-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By Rubber Ducky
I think you'll be most pleased. In person the...

I think you'll be most pleased. In person the color has a richness and a metallic depth that just doesn't come through in pics. Enjoy...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-27-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By Rubber Ducky
This flic has the truest SO colors I've found....

This flic has the truest SO colors I've found. Good review too, and he has a follow-up as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_MfJElYmlg
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-27-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By Rubber Ducky
http://www.techfloor.com. PM me if you get...

http://www.techfloor.com. PM me if you get serious about installing this and I'll give you some thoughts that worked for me.

Easy install, measuring is tricky but system is super flexible.

As...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-27-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By Rubber Ducky
M3 - initial impressions

SO, cloth, DCT, adaptive suspension, exec pkg.

morin49 asked for initial impressions...

Randy-

Awesome. Incredible step forward from my 2012 E9X 335i. Totally different experience, yet still...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-21-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Rubber Ducky
WILCO, Randy.

WILCO, Randy.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-21-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Rubber Ducky
Victory!. Logging out and back in did the trick....

Victory!. Logging out and back in did the trick. Thanks to all. Car is in 'Finishing Touches' stage in the US.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-19-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Rubber Ducky
Did so. It added the correct vehicle ... but...

Did so. It added the correct vehicle ... but nothing to allow tracking.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-19-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Rubber Ducky
You can put in the VIN at Add/Remove Vehicle ......

You can put in the VIN at Add/Remove Vehicle ... but it then asks for info not available until after delivery (e.g., delivery date) and no way around it.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-19-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Rubber Ducky
Yup

Yup
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-19-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Rubber Ducky
How track inbound car with new website?

Lots of old instructions on how to track a new BMW in route your dealer. All require a VIN (got one) or production number. Then they direct you to MyBMW and to the button there that says Track My...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-18-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Rubber Ducky
Yay! New M3! Thank you.

Yay! New M3! Thank you.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-18-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Rubber Ducky
"Status: At Final Processing Center" ???

Is that over there or over here, Germany or US? Tks.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-18-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,249
Posted By Rubber Ducky
1. Implication. 2. SM has to do with a ton...

1. Implication.

2. SM has to do with a ton of hard miles on a large sample of C7s ... if they don't break there, they don't break.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-18-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,249
Posted By Rubber Ducky
1. The production halt is unrelated to engine...

1. The production halt is unrelated to engine failures.

2. The fleet of 70 Stingrays at Spring Mountain are thrashed every day beyond anything experienced in normal driving. No failures to my...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-18-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,249
Posted By Rubber Ducky
One should be careful passing on urban myths...

One should be careful passing on urban myths...
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