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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-12-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By NordicBob
I received an e-mail from BMW USA the other day...

I received an e-mail from BMW USA the other day with the same price for the 2014 Nav update
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-17-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 23,257
Posted By NordicBob
I just got my third JDP survey for our F30 today....

I just got my third JDP survey for our F30 today. They seem to be most anxious.

How many people buy BMWs for their reliability history? :dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-03-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 23,257
Posted By NordicBob
What option is the "704 SS" for the F30 series?...

What option is the "704 SS" for the F30 series? M-Sport suspension, DHP, etc? Has it been available since the beginning of the F30 run?

When you state that "(it's not!)", does that mean that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-28-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,475
Posted By NordicBob
As an FYI: The F30 335i N55 MPPK has been...

As an FYI: The F30 335i N55 MPPK has been backordered; at least for build dates earlier than 11-2012.

I had my September 2012 build 2013 F30 at my dealer to have the MPPK installed. The kit that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,074
Posted By NordicBob
I noticed it shortly after buying our F30 while I...

I noticed it shortly after buying our F30 while I was in the passenger's seat. At first, I thought that a window was slightly open. I hear it both on the driver and passenger sides, but it appears...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-09-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,456
Posted By NordicBob
I too want the BMW warranty. My dealer is...

I too want the BMW warranty. My dealer is going to get back to me about pricing , etc. once BMW gets back to them. At least now I know that it can be done to a pre November 2012 build. If I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-08-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,456
Posted By NordicBob
Thanks For the heads up. I'll check over there...

Thanks For the heads up. I'll check over there again. I just found out about the MPPK a few days ago. Sounded like a slam dunk until I learned about my build date. :mad:Not sure if it is worth it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-08-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,456
Posted By NordicBob
M Performance Power Kit to F30 335i?

My 335i F30 335i is a September 2012 build. According to BMW USA, the BMW M Performance Kit is only available on November 2012 or later build 335i F30s as it does not include the newer DME which is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-22-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,395
Posted By NordicBob
Thanks to the OP for his impressions of non-RFTs....

Thanks to the OP for his impressions of non-RFTs.

While I really love my 335 M-Sport in just about every way over my 2001 330ci, I am dissapointed in the handling in comparison.:thumbdwn: I have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-09-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,074
Posted By NordicBob
This is exactly where I hear the wind noise on my...

This is exactly where I hear the wind noise on my 2013 335 M-Sport. It is either getting worse or bothering me more now since I bought it in late 2012. In comparison to my 2005 Infiniti, the wind...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-29-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,792
Posted By NordicBob
Great idea. I am going to try the BMW Apps For...

Great idea. I am going to try the BMW Apps For music. Right now I have unlimited data on my iPhone:)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-29-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,792
Posted By NordicBob
So it isn't just me that has to turn it off due...

So it isn't just me that has to turn it off due to the highly compressed sound? Great to see this thread. I certainly will not renew my sub when the one year freebie is finished. I had not checked...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-23-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 8,910
Posted By NordicBob
Before we bought our F30, we took a test drive in...

Before we bought our F30, we took a test drive in a new 2013 F30 328i Sport sedan and a 3 year old E90 335i coupe back to back. Both had automatic transmissions. The salesperson first lead us in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-07-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By NordicBob
Out of curiosity, which F30 model do you own?

Out of curiosity, which F30 model do you own?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-05-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,482
Posted By NordicBob
Exactly what I thought when I heard the fan noise...

Exactly what I thought when I heard the fan noise when I stopped at a stop light. I looked around for a big truck near me, but soon realized that it was our F30 making the noise.

We always turn...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-05-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,482
Posted By NordicBob
Update: Fan noise: Our dealer replaced...

Update: Fan noise:

Our dealer replaced "the cooling fan" last week as they found a fault code even though our F30 never made the fan noise again. A couple of days after picking our car up from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-17-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By NordicBob
Thanks for your update. Out of curiosity,...

Thanks for your update.

Out of curiosity, which models did these people drive that felt no difference: Sport Line, M-Sport?

Since the person at the dealership could not "tell the difference"...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-14-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By NordicBob
Take you car on a stretch of a winding road in...

Take you car on a stretch of a winding road in your area, preferably with hills and when traffic is light and try it on the different modes and then see if you can feel the difference.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-14-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By NordicBob
Good point! I have been guilty about doing that...

Good point! I have been guilty about doing that too in comparing the steering of our last E46 to our F30.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-13-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By NordicBob
When my wife was driving our 335, I switched...

When my wife was driving our 335, I switched between the various modes on her. The difference blew her away even though she is not normally into these kind of things.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-13-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By NordicBob
Great idea, but not everyone wants a MT. Been...

Great idea, but not everyone wants a MT. Been there, done that with several MT cars for many years during my 1+ hour daily logjam-commute with stop and traffic in a large metropolitan area. During...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-13-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By NordicBob
It's quite obvious on Sport and Sport +. I have...

It's quite obvious on Sport and Sport +. I have just approached the 1200 mile break-in and starting to appreciate the differences now.

I found something on another thread which I find helps to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-11-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By NordicBob
Yes, for sure as I own one. As much as I loved...

Yes, for sure as I own one. As much as I loved my former E46 and current Infiniti G35 , neither can hold a candle in handling to our new F30 335 M Sport with DHP in my humble opinion. Just mt 2...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-10-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By NordicBob
And how would VSS F30 compare to an E46? When I...

And how would VSS F30 compare to an E46? When I traded my beloved 2001 330ci for my F30 335 M Sport with VSS, it was that last bit of road feel that I missed at first, but I got used to it pretty...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-10-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By NordicBob
+1 here too, and this is coming from a previous...

+1 here too, and this is coming from a previous E46 coupe owner. I absolutely love it for versitility in my driving habits and where I drive. I wouldn't be without it. However before you decide,...
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