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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By gkr778
The work instructions, tips, and tricks contained...

The work instructions, tips, and tricks contained in the Bimmerfest Coding and Programming forums are superb. A complete novice (or even someone "retarded" :rofl:) can use these resources along with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-10-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By gkr778
:thumbup: Bimmerfest's BMW Coding and...

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Bimmerfest's BMW Coding and Programming (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=175) forum is a fantastic resource for DIY and for enlisting and/or providing coding help at no...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By gkr778
Hookster57 may be referring to the entire extent...

Hookster57 may be referring to the entire extent of VO and FDL coding done to his vehicle, not just the KOMBI module. There are well over 35 items that can be VO or FDL coded on an F3x car in modules...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-08-2016, 03:43 PM
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Views: 1,297
Posted By gkr778
+1 Another possibility for high quality...

+1
Another possibility for high quality pre-owned BMW automobiles is the BMW CCA Classifieds (https://www.bmwcca.org/classifieds). The cars for sale are generally well maintained and cost less than...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-06-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By gkr778
Congratulations on your F30 328i, chriscav55! You...

Congratulations on your F30 328i, chriscav55! You are not missing anything. What you described about audio system volume reverting to a lower value after each shutdown/startup cycle is just one of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-05-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,536
Posted By gkr778
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: That's a bona fide...

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
That's a bona fide sports car in every respect. Great job bear-avhistory!

drk.kevin, if you want the purest sports car experience in a street legal BMW automobile,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By gkr778
Well done, Blackjp4dr!

Well done, Blackjp4dr!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By gkr778
Congratulations Engineer68 on your new F30, and...

Congratulations Engineer68 on your new F30, and thank you for doing your part to "save the manuals"! 6MT + RWD is definitely the way to go. :drive:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2016, 06:17 PM
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Views: 57,272
Posted By gkr778
Others don't see any point in "owning" a new...

Others don't see any point in "owning" a new automobile only during its period of greatest depreciation, and then doing the same thing again on another new vehicle. That's exactly what leasing is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,248
Posted By gkr778
That seems to be a BMW of NA and BMW Canada...

That seems to be a BMW of NA and BMW Canada idiosyncrasy, but then again it isn't the first time these two BMW sales organizations did something peculiar. 420i is offered in Europe, Australia, Asia,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,248
Posted By gkr778
LED taillights have been standard on 4-Series...

LED taillights have been standard on 4-Series (F32/F33/F36) since introduction in 2013.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,591
Posted By gkr778
F30 320i can also do it quicker than 7 seconds: ...

F30 320i can also do it quicker than 7 seconds:
http://media.caranddriver.com/files/2013-bmw-320i-test-review-car-and-driver2013-bmw-320i.pdf
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By gkr778
1.) Excellent! It would indeed be prudent to get...

1.) Excellent! It would indeed be prudent to get enough coverage to pay off the lease on your F30. If you use Lockton Affinity, the application will ask you for the following details:

Date and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,591
Posted By gkr778
If the only criterion for comparing those three...

If the only criterion for comparing those three F30 variants is quarter mile time for a stock, unmodified car, I agree.

Otherwise, that statement is not true. You already mentioned price, which...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,591
Posted By gkr778
How is it impossible? Nearly all of the...

How is it impossible? Nearly all of the improvements noted by the OP transitioning to a MY 2016 F30 are a result of the LCI itself or to the revised feature set he specified for the new car. If the...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-25-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,271
Posted By gkr778
To Car and Driver's credit, this article points...

To Car and Driver's credit, this article points out that diesel powered F01/F02 is labeled incorrectly in the U.S. market. Based on the "virtual displacement" naming convention, 740d should be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,591
Posted By gkr778
You summed it up nicely, LegendsNeverDie. Though...

You summed it up nicely, LegendsNeverDie. Though I surmise that if OP got an LCI 320i with a similar feature set as his new LCI 328i, he would be just as satisfied.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By gkr778
Great news, dkmcclelland! I've done a couple HPDE...

Great news, dkmcclelland! I've done a couple HPDE schools sponsored by BMW CCA National Capital Chapter at Summit Point Raceway. As tturedraider mentioned, it will be a fantastic experience. Here are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,175
Posted By gkr778
As Nordique noted, the rental and loaner car...

As Nordique noted, the rental and loaner car experience in the U.S. typically entails vehicles with automatic transmission. What this thread is all about in a nutshell is that at least one U.S. BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,175
Posted By gkr778
If your local Costco store location offers a...

If your local Costco store location offers a filling station, it may be worth getting fuel for your car there (assuming it's gasoline powered). Costco's Kirkland Signature gasoline meets Top Tier...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-22-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 902
Posted By gkr778
Just like Reddi-Wip, the words light and creamy...

Just like Reddi-Wip, the words light and creamy describe clutch take-up on F30 cars. ;)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,175
Posted By gkr778
Doing a dance while driving, on the other hand,...

Doing a dance while driving, on the other hand, is something BMW even encourages ;)
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,175
Posted By gkr778
YES!! I thought the instructor mentioned an...

YES!! I thought the instructor mentioned an abbreviation during that discussion and that was it!

I really appreciated how the instructor injected some humility into the class via that statement...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,175
Posted By gkr778
I agree! I have a lot of practicing to do in all...

I agree! I have a lot of practicing to do in all of those areas for sure!

I'll meet my HPDE driving instructors at BMW CCA National Capital Chapter at its Annual Meeting on January 30. I know...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,175
Posted By gkr778
In my first HPDE class, the instructor made a...

In my first HPDE class, the instructor made a statement almost identical to yours, except "manual transmissions" was replaced with "his or her ability to drive fast".
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