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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-07-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,760
Posted By kkapdolee
So how do I know when the coolant temperature...

So how do I know when the coolant temperature reached normal operating temperature?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-02-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,282
Posted By kkapdolee
Yeah, I got mine from him and I live in Houston!

Yeah, I got mine from him and I live in Houston!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-02-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,282
Posted By kkapdolee
Pacific BMW! Greg Poland?

Pacific BMW! Greg Poland?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,098
Posted By kkapdolee
Thanks for your suggestion on a cheaper...

Thanks for your suggestion on a cheaper alternative: Bridgestone Potenza S-04. I will definitely look into that.

Btw, what do people mean when they say things like 5/10ths? What does that mean?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,098
Posted By kkapdolee
Thanks again for the detailed explanation. I...

Thanks again for the detailed explanation.
I did not know about your point b) BMW recommends to NOT rotate tires. That, along with not much prospects of cost savings, should about end it for me...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,098
Posted By kkapdolee
I see. So here's what I understand so far. ...

I see. So here's what I understand so far.
Staggered setup "looks good" and adds a little more friction for a slightly faster straight line speed but hurts the cornering with excessive understeer....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,098
Posted By kkapdolee
BMW offered two tire setups one that is staggered...

BMW offered two tire setups one that is staggered with summer tires and another that is square with all season tires. I chose the former but heard there isn't much advantage to it so thinking of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,098
Posted By kkapdolee
Thanks for your detailed explanation. I'm not...

Thanks for your detailed explanation. I'm not very familiar with performance cars and tires. Are you somewhat exaggerating or do tires really become crappy after 1 year? What about the warranty...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-26-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,098
Posted By kkapdolee
Staggered to Non-Staggered: Wheel and Tire recommendations?

I have a 2013 328i M Sport with summer tires and staggered wheels set up.

I heard there is little to no advantage of a staggered setup and non-staggered setup will save tire costs as one can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-25-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By kkapdolee
Thanks. Corrected the typo. It looks like Gran...

Thanks. Corrected the typo. It looks like Gran Turismos and Gran Tourings don't have "d"s either.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-25-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By kkapdolee
Is this the F31? ...

Is this the F31?
http://www.bmw.com/com/en/newvehicles/3series/touring/2012/showroom/index.html#id=start

Isn't this the F34? ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-25-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By kkapdolee
So many different Chassis Codes

There are so many different BMW 3/4 series chassis codes these days and I just wanted to get this straight. I'm writing this off the top of my head. Is the following information correct?

1st Gen...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-23-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By kkapdolee
Reprogramming ASS update firmware?

Is the service of reprogramming of ASS to last user setting still provided by the dealers for free? I heard it once was but haven't heard anything about it recently.

If I recall correctly, when...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-23-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By kkapdolee
Is this the harness or something else? ...

Is this the harness or something else?

02 Bracket, contr.unit, Active Sound Design 1 07/2013 65159313776
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-22-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By kkapdolee
I don't recall paying a separate installation...

I don't recall paying a separate installation cost for MPE. Maybe it's because I got it installed at the port before delivery or maybe I'm remembering wrong.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By kkapdolee
I heard there is a break in period after which it...

I heard there is a break in period after which it gets a little louder. I couldn't really tell the difference on mine though.

What I do notice for certain is that the start up noise is much much...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-20-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By kkapdolee
Thanks for the info! But I actually don't...

Thanks for the info!

But I actually don't want to watch videos while driving. I just wanted to play that one video in my car while parked.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-20-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By kkapdolee
[EDIT: Corrected some info on my post] Ok, I...

[EDIT: Corrected some info on my post]

Ok, I figured it out and I'm posting instructions for anyone wondering later on.

I'm not positive that the cradle is required but I have my iPhone plugged...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-20-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By kkapdolee
Active Sound part number?

I heard Active Sound requires a small hardware and a software update.

Does anyone know the part number for the small piece of hardware that is added on MY2014 3/4 series onwards that enables...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-19-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By kkapdolee
Thanks. By snap-in, do you mean putting in an...

Thanks. By snap-in, do you mean putting in an iPod or iPhone with the cradle instead of connecting via USB? I have the cradle in my car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-19-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By kkapdolee
Is it possible to play videos in 2013 328i?

While parked or driving, is it possible to play videos in 2013 328i on the NAV screen?

If so, how? Via USB or iPhone on the cradle?

Thanks.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By kkapdolee
Thanks for your replies everyone. I think...

Thanks for your replies everyone.

I think I've also seen 5 series referred to as 5er. Can this also be explained in German?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By kkapdolee
3er?

I sometimes see a 3 series referred to as 3er. Is er just short for series? How do you pronounce the word 3er?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-07-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,261
Posted By kkapdolee
Yeah, and check out the reviews here for Pacific...

Yeah, and check out the reviews here for Pacific BMW.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/bmw-dealers/pacific-bmw.329/

Every single person talks about Greg Poland.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-07-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,261
Posted By kkapdolee
I live in Houston, TX and I went with Greg Poland...

I live in Houston, TX and I went with Greg Poland at Pacific BMW in Cali so I'd be a perfect example for your question.

A lot of the time, Greg responded to my emails almost instantly (less than 5...
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