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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By soledoc
I really want them. What do you mean I can...

I really want them. What do you mean I can customize it myself? You mean aftermarket? No way I'm doing that
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By soledoc
crap! I was afraid of that. I've always like...

crap! I was afraid of that. I've always like cloth/non leather seats. That pick of the alcantara seats was gorgeous.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By soledoc
Alcantara seats

How can you get these? I saw a pic on youtube of an estoril blue 428i coupe. That is what I want!!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By soledoc
AWD is a dog then. That's why I get RWD. It's...

AWD is a dog then. That's why I get RWD. It's that much of a difference. My 530xi is but that's a wagon. I've had 2 3 series RWD manual transmissions and never noticed this. I hope the 428i in a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By soledoc
Very good point. I never put 93 octane in a...

Very good point. I never put 93 octane in a loaner but always do in my own cars!:thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By soledoc
loaner 428 x drive vs. current 328i

So I actually have my '07 530xi wagon in for service and asked for a 4 series loaner which I got. It's a 428 x drive with paddle shifters. So I drove it in sport mode and sport shifting and even in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By soledoc
So my independent repair shop couldn't fix this. ...

So my independent repair shop couldn't fix this. I ended up buying a new key. It starts the car but STILL the remote doesn't work:mad:
Now I have to make an appt. with the dealership. They think it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By soledoc
thanks..I'll try this and report back. Looks like...

thanks..I'll try this and report back. Looks like a trip to the dealership is in order. I even called my independent shop who works on this car and he said he can't do it and he's a very smart guy...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By soledoc
This is good advice.

This is good advice.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By soledoc
I'm not sure which one is mine. It pulls apart...

I'm not sure which one is mine. It pulls apart and then has the actual steel "key" that I stick in the door right now to physically unlock the door. I can stick the 2nd piece without the steel key...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By soledoc
OH sorry...thought you saw my signature...the car...

OH sorry...thought you saw my signature...the car is a 2007 530xi wagon
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By soledoc
remote key battery

My remote doesn't work. My question is can an independent fix this, can I just got to batteries plus and get it or do I need to go to the dealership?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-11-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By soledoc
that's fine...I can wait. That's a sweet...

that's fine...I can wait.

That's a sweet looking ride. Is that the coral red interior?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-11-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By soledoc
Anyone have a 428i coupe MT, estoril blue, M sport

I'd love to hear from anyone who has this combo. This is what I'm really interested in now. My current lease on the 328i sedan, sport, MT ends with the final payment in April 2015 but I'm thinking if...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-11-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By soledoc
My USB is in the center armrest. I like the...

My USB is in the center armrest. I like the location of your. I'll have to check the door side pockets to see how well they hold drinks.

I did find an old iphone that had my old playlists on them...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-10-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By soledoc
Perfect solution...although we should not have to...

Perfect solution...although we should not have to use 2 apple devices for what we need...really? Come on BMW you should have a better solution. So for now I'll go dig around for some of my old...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By soledoc
I don't want to turn bluetooth on and off...but I...

I don't want to turn bluetooth on and off...but I do use it plus I don't have the package for bluetooth to work for music just phone. Anyway there has got to be a storage mechanism that could put it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-08-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By soledoc
Anybody have a good place to store phone

I've got the Y cable with lightning converter white cord about 8" long and keep my phone out of the center arm rest but it always falls down and I'm looking for a good solution to keep it in place....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-08-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 17,767
Posted By soledoc
:thumbup: I agree with you. I've had my previous...

:thumbup: I agree with you. I've had my previous and current cars which are 328i sedan, manual transmission, sport line and they are fantastic sport oriented driving cars. It's perfect for me. I'll...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-08-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By soledoc
I don't like the lines as much on the 4 series...

I don't like the lines as much on the 4 series gran coupe...plus it doesn't come in a stick so that's out. Plus I have an '07 535xi wagon so I've got a car for hauling stuff.
The 428 coupe would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-08-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,590
Posted By soledoc
I would like all season tires with the M sport...

I would like all season tires with the M sport brakes but that doesn't seem possible. I may get the M sport brakes and take the high performance tires, use them for a while then get a/s tires (or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-07-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By soledoc
Ok but what about the 428 vs. A5?

Ok but what about the 428 vs. A5?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-04-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By soledoc
This is good to know....why do you say it's a...

This is good to know....why do you say it's a step up? How's the handling and acceleration compare? Is there a bit more room in the driver's seat? How are the rear seats for say a 5'10" average male?...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-04-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By soledoc
Any 3 series drivers switch to the 4 series?

I'm starting my search to get my next car. I've had my past 2 cars which were 328i sport with manual transmission (2009,2012). I was thinking about going to the 535i with a manual but it would have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By soledoc
'07 535xi wagon on spring break in SC

This was my first year with this car (purchased in Dec. last year) and it was a dream to drive 769 miles door to door from Zionsville, IN to Isle of Palms, SC. Love this place and Charleston is a...
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