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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-16-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,113
Posted By O2Drift
I have an IB 328i on order. Interior is saddle...

I have an IB 328i on order. Interior is saddle brown with anthracite trim. I really like that color combination.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By O2Drift
Thanks for the info golovko. Appreciate it.

Thanks for the info golovko. Appreciate it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-23-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By O2Drift
? Long Wait for SA build on F30

I placed an order last week for an F30 328i. I had been hoping for a German build but my dealer could not find an open allocation and informed me that they had SA build spots available. I placed the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-14-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By O2Drift
xmen, raleedy and LousyShot, thanks very much for...

xmen, raleedy and LousyShot, thanks very much for your helpful replies. Sounds like reliability should not be a major factor in deciding on the Tech package. I appreciate your input. I will look into...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-14-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By O2Drift
Technic, thanks for your reply. Appreciate it.

Technic, thanks for your reply. Appreciate it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-13-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By O2Drift
?Reliability of Tech package electronics

I am considering adding the Tech package to the build of my F30 328i. My customary habit is to buy cars outright and keep them for a relatively long while. I generally move on when the cost of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-13-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,374
Posted By O2Drift
Thanks for your replies. I don't mind waiting a...

Thanks for your replies. I don't mind waiting a bit longer for the German build however I am a bit leery of getting in to an open-ended situation where the dealership does not have a clear idea when...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-12-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,374
Posted By O2Drift
? Increasing shift in F30 production from Germany to SA

I ordered an F30 one week ago and requested a German build. My CA informed me that they had SA build spots readily available but no German build spots. He told me that the dealership would look to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-11-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,625
Posted By O2Drift
Very sharp car Windsor. Congratulations! I had...

Very sharp car Windsor. Congratulations! I had reservations about the red accents when I saw them in other cars but I think they look great in the colors you have chosen. Of course the real payoff is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-11-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,712
Posted By O2Drift
I recently did test drives of about an hour and a...

I recently did test drives of about an hour and a half in an F30 with the standard audio and one with HK. I listened to the sound systems for a good portion of each of those drives (turning them off...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-10-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,003
Posted By O2Drift
Hi BJ, truth be told I'm mulling it over. I have...

Hi BJ, truth be told I'm mulling it over. I have at least several days during which I can easily modify my build. I have no problem seeing the attractiveness of the Tech package. One of my concerns...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-08-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,041
Posted By O2Drift
BJ, I believe that that the M adaptive suspension...

BJ, I believe that that the M adaptive suspension was not available as an option on the Luxury Line in 2012 as you suggested.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-08-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,003
Posted By O2Drift
Thanks very much for the input. I appreciate it....

Thanks very much for the input. I appreciate it. In response to your question BJ I much prefer a candid opinion. I passed on the Tech package because I have no real need for the Nav which is a big...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-07-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,003
Posted By O2Drift
Hi BJ, after consideration I decided to forego...

Hi BJ, after consideration I decided to forego the Tech Package. I hope I don't regret it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-07-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,003
Posted By O2Drift
The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

A short while ago I posted a thread on configuring an F 30 that both my wife and I could enjoy. I appreciate the helpful input from the members of this Forum. In the interest of closure here is the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-07-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,041
Posted By O2Drift
My reading also indicates that the M adaptive...

My reading also indicates that the M adaptive suspension replaces the sports suspension if ordered in the Sport Line. If you configure a Sport Line at the bmw site and check M adaptive suspension it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-04-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,041
Posted By O2Drift
BJ and E36toF30 thanks for your comments. Hoping...

BJ and E36toF30 thanks for your comments. Hoping to meet with my CA on Saturday to get the ball rolling on the order. Hope the wait is not too long. BJ you're right it will be a nice Christmas...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-04-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,041
Posted By O2Drift
windsor 027 and boltja M3s thanks very much for...

windsor 027 and boltja M3s thanks very much for your reply. BJ like your choice of mineral gray and saddle. That is a combo we considered as well. Sharp.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-04-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,041
Posted By O2Drift
Luxury with m adaptive suspension vs. sport with m adaptive

I am in the process of configuring an F30 328i that I will share with my wife. Today I test drove a Luxury Line with standard suspension and a Sport Line equipped with M adaptive suspension. I drove...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,972
Posted By O2Drift
Very glad that I sought advice from this forum....

Very glad that I sought advice from this forum. doc_maverick and boltjaM3s those are two very informative posts and go to the crux of my decision. I very much appreciate the valuable input. This is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-29-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,972
Posted By O2Drift
Very helpful discussion. I will line up a back...

Very helpful discussion. I will line up a back to back comparison for my wife and myself with a Luxury Line and a Sport Line. I briefly drove a Sport Line on local streets and found the ride to be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,972
Posted By O2Drift
Thanks windsor027. Happy to find there is a...

Thanks windsor027. Happy to find there is a consensus regarding DHP. I will definitely add it to the build. Now to have the wife try out a Sport Line.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,972
Posted By O2Drift
Thanks jlukja,bmwf30 and rclarke. I appreciate...

Thanks jlukja,bmwf30 and rclarke. I appreciate your comments. Glad to hear that the variable ratio steering does not appear to pose a problem. I will definitely add DHP to the eventual build.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,972
Posted By O2Drift
CE750Jockey and Chief Brody, thanks very much for...

CE750Jockey and Chief Brody, thanks very much for the input. I appreciate it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-28-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,972
Posted By O2Drift
Configuring F30 to share with spouse advice sought

Hi folks, I am currently faced with the pleasant task of configuring an F30 that I will share with my wife. I enjoying driving for sport...the wife not so much. She is an able driver, just not...
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