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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-26-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By vmpatterson
A little info. My wife drove the 328 xi up into...

A little info. My wife drove the 328 xi up into the Colorado mountains last week and I drove our V79R volvo. In comparing gas mileage I got 26 mpg and she got 26.1. I was quite surprised as she...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-02-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By vmpatterson
PCD and First 2800 mi on 328ix M Sport

Picked up my 2013 328 xi M Sport at PCD Aug 22 and drove around SC, Georgia, Kentucky and home of Colorado. Saw the Florida Highway leave Charleston on 25 Aug after it had dropped off a load of BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-17-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,822
Posted By vmpatterson
Seems reasonable, I had been thinking about water...

Seems reasonable, I had been thinking about water getting into the module which would seem to be a easy fix as well but I suspect that problem should have been eliminated in design. Another worry...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-31-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,822
Posted By vmpatterson
Thanks - that explains it so I can't complain. ...

Thanks - that explains it so I can't complain. ED would have been nice but I have learned that not everything you wish happens and often what does happen is actually better.

Besides today the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-29-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,822
Posted By vmpatterson
Thanks - I order mine I think at the same time, I...

Thanks - I order mine I think at the same time, I think it was the day after the pricing guide came out. The Sales Manager called and got the 11 Sept info the same day. Wonder if they also have a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-29-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,822
Posted By vmpatterson
Nice - What does the MG stand for? I was told I...

Nice - What does the MG stand for? I was told I could not get a MY13 M Sport x drive ED until 11 Sept. Am I missing something here? Otherwise, I am very sad as I would probably be picking mine up...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-28-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,243
Posted By vmpatterson
Well that good news to hear that they have...

Well that good news to hear that they have started or will start testing shortly. Hopefully it won't take to long.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-27-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,243
Posted By vmpatterson
I believe the hold is for all MY 13 cars not yet...

I believe the hold is for all MY 13 cars not yet approved. I know of no MY 13 cars being approved but I have not been checking that so its a large guess. PCD is not giving delivery dates for cars...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-25-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 79,172
Posted By vmpatterson
Heated front seats are a standalone option 494 in...

Heated front seats are a standalone option 494 in the Options section of the build and pricing guides for 2013 for the 328 and 335's. I recommend you download those from this site and use those as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-19-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,233
Posted By vmpatterson
I believe CHSPOA is Charleston. CHS standing for...

I believe CHSPOA is Charleston. CHS standing for Charleston and POA for Port of Arrival.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-17-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 79,172
Posted By vmpatterson
[QUOTE=BruceOmega;6956235]I got the impression...

[QUOTE=BruceOmega;6956235]I got the impression you could choose M Adaptive in lieu of the fixed Sport Suspension, but not concurrent with it. I have read speculation that the M Adaptive Suspension...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-16-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 79,172
Posted By vmpatterson
I agree with Voip-Ninja as the question is the M...

I agree with Voip-Ninja as the question is the M sport body kit lower in the front. That, none of know at this time until one come in country. As far as the suspension goes I understood the reason...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,163
Posted By vmpatterson
It comes down to the more traction you have the...

It comes down to the more traction you have the more control. There are a lot of difference in cars (weight distribution, all wheel drive systems,etc), drivers, and tires within the categories of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,233
Posted By vmpatterson
Point taken, I agree that there should be slot...

Point taken, I agree that there should be slot open. I asked for 20 Aug but could go earlier. I will try to let them know I am pretty flexible as once the dam breaks they might be pretty busy...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,233
Posted By vmpatterson
Was the July PCD date for a 2013? That would...

Was the July PCD date for a 2013? That would seem to be awful quick for a 2013 as the earliest date I saw for completion was 4 Jul and even if on a ship it could be delayed or the car damaged. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,163
Posted By vmpatterson
AWD and good snow tires will get you snow until...

AWD and good snow tires will get you snow until you high point them in deep snow.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,233
Posted By vmpatterson
Wow - the Florida highway. When did it leave...

Wow - the Florida highway. When did it leave Germany? The Independence II was going to leave Germany on the 13th and another WW ship was to leave the 14. Both were going to Charleston also. Would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-13-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,163
Posted By vmpatterson
I believe you can get the adaptive suspension in...

I believe you can get the adaptive suspension in the xdrive sport line. I am getting it in my xdrive M Sport. Check either the buying or pricing guide. I would think the adaptive drive will not be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-11-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,233
Posted By vmpatterson
Do you know when the Toledo will leave port?

Do you know when the Toledo will leave port?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-11-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,233
Posted By vmpatterson
Mine made it to port yesterday and hopefully will...

Mine made it to port yesterday and hopefully will make it onto a ship shortly. I presume that the Talisman will make stops down the east coast as I am trying to get a PCD delivery. No doubt it would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-10-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,243
Posted By vmpatterson
Appreciated the update on EPA/CARB and PCD. I...

Appreciated the update on EPA/CARB and PCD. I may be in the same boat for a 328ix. My car was scheduled to be completed on 5 Jul and I have only seen one MY 13 car that was finished earlier on 4...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-06-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,233
Posted By vmpatterson
I don't understand in your case, its the same...

I don't understand in your case, its the same car. Then it should at worst be a paperwork thing. Government is too big and not accountable. Hopefully maybe one the the other people will have an...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-06-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,233
Posted By vmpatterson
Does anyone know how and where the EPA/CARB...

Does anyone know how and where the EPA/CARB process works? My 328 xi was supposed to be finished yesterday, it was in the paint shop so is getting close and I wouldn't be surprised if its finished. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-03-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,233
Posted By vmpatterson
Great--Yours is the earlier production date I...

Great--Yours is the earlier production date I have seen. Let us know when it completed. Suspect its further along then Body Shop at this point if its scheduled to be completed on the 3rd. It has...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-02-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,233
Posted By vmpatterson
Anybody got a MY13 completion yet? We should be...

Anybody got a MY13 completion yet? We should be getting close. There are a bunch of us scheduled for 5 Jul.
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