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Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By bimmerized
how is the Steptronic relative other automatics?

how is the Steptronic relative other automatics?
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By bimmerized
Great! thanks. I love that feature. without it...

Great! thanks. I love that feature. without it you always need to be in one or the other and and select Manual Mode. Do most cars have this feature? I've only seen ones that require you to select...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By bimmerized
thanks, I'm looking at a 2013 that has it grouped...

thanks, I'm looking at a 2013 that has it grouped with BMW Assist, so it seems option/packages changed often, even in one model year.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By bimmerized
thanks. I'm looking a 2013 that has it grouped...

thanks. I'm looking a 2013 that has it grouped with the BMW Assist. seems options/packages changed constantly even in one model year.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,783
Posted By bimmerized
I can think of 2 options that it doesn't have....

I can think of 2 options that it doesn't have. Heated steering wheel and Active Steering.

Can't believe an Alarm system is not standard!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By bimmerized
when did bluetooth become standard?

I believe all 2013 1 Series Coupes have bluetooth standard. Can anyone confirm?

I know not all 1 Series have them, so what model year did it become standard? In what model years was it an option?...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By bimmerized
Q about Steptronic w shift paddles

Hi, for those of you with an Automatic (Steptronic) transmission with shifter paddle, do the shift paddles work even in D mode, such that they work as if in Manual mode, but temporarily and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-24-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By bimmerized
btw, the tank had a newish 1.4 bar cap, but it...

btw, the tank had a newish 1.4 bar cap, but it was still enough to crack the tank. The entire cooling system had been replaced in the past 30-40K miles. I thought my cooling system was going to be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-24-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By bimmerized
My Euro ET failed after only about 30K miles. I...

My Euro ET failed after only about 30K miles. I concur that they are crap. The tank body itself had a large split down most of the length of the tank. Caused all the fluid to leak out while in...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,461
Posted By bimmerized
As far as the tires, they are that much more...

As far as the tires, they are that much more expensive than conventional tires. They only tell you that so that you buy their insurance. Given the price of the tires, the insurance isn't worth the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-17-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,461
Posted By bimmerized
Even without Nav, both the locking/unlocking...

Even without Nav, both the locking/unlocking chirp (or light flash only if you choose) can be selected in the menu using the lower left stalk. Similarly the DRL can be turned off the same way. No...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-16-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,481
Posted By bimmerized
Perhaps each car is tested, but it seems there...

Perhaps each car is tested, but it seems there may be a waiver if it is for the same engine/transmission/gearing because in theory the dyno trace would be pretty similar. Only thing different could...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-15-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By bimmerized
I have same issue, maybe more serious; car built...

I have same issue, maybe more serious; car built 7/2012. I find that it has nothing to do with the Auto feature. Simply, at times the fan speed buttons do nothing to control the fan speed, in Manual...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-15-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,797
Posted By bimmerized
The M-Sport suspension is only a little stiffer,...

The M-Sport suspension is only a little stiffer, like no more than 15% and no lower. I doubt these translate to better handling performance as the standard X1 suspension is already on the taught...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-13-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,481
Posted By bimmerized
As far as I can tell EPA does not test each car....

As far as I can tell EPA does not test each car. They calculate the MPG based on facts report. That said, I don't think their formula is very accurate. They've published different figures for the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-18-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By bimmerized
my standard leather seats w/ Lumbar control are...

my standard leather seats w/ Lumbar control are comfortable on long trips for me. Much better than the sport seats in the MDX anyway. It just lacks latteral support for spirited driving, but it...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-18-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By bimmerized
Petrol, S28i. Anyone have polished chrome...

Petrol, S28i.

Anyone have polished chrome tips?

I guess I have the matt chrome ones, if that's what they are called. I think they are closer to satin silver than any chrome. Perhaps that how...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-17-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By bimmerized
how much, including shipping to CA? PM me. What...

how much, including shipping to CA? PM me. What brand and model tires? How old are tires? What condition are tires in?
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-17-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By bimmerized
Agreed. Go to a muffler shop to see if they can...

Agreed. Go to a muffler shop to see if they can find it. It's likely one of the connectors to the CAT.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-17-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,461
Posted By bimmerized
Regarding the seats. The vaders look to have been...

Regarding the seats. The vaders look to have been covered in the center section where the M-spripes were. On the original covers, the ribs were more pillowed.

The picture of the OP seats look like...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By bimmerized
Black chrome (Shawdowline) or black from dirt and...

Black chrome (Shawdowline) or black from dirt and soot? Is the tip unfinished steel? What model year is your X1?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,533
Posted By bimmerized
When was the tail light recall? which E46s did...

When was the tail light recall? which E46s did they impact? I never got a letter for that one either...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-16-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,030
Posted By bimmerized
my X1 was built in July 2012, but no letter from...

my X1 was built in July 2012, but no letter from BMW. My guess is that the initial bracket was a little off, but I'll ask about it the next time I bring it in.

Anyone else out there that didn't...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,533
Posted By bimmerized
anyone get the letter yet? I'm wondering if I'll...

anyone get the letter yet? I'm wondering if I'll be contacted given that I'm the second owner.

Anyone have the fix done? how long did it take them?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By bimmerized
not sure what's going on with your car, but that...

not sure what's going on with your car, but that yellow Brake light and the Traction Control light mean that the ABS/DSC and Traction Control are Off. Which isn't necessarily a problem in itself....
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