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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By vmpatterson
I have used the Nokian Hakkapeliitta's (various...

I have used the Nokian Hakkapeliitta's (various models) and have found them the best. Years ago I used Blizzak's but because I change over summer performance tire the fact that after 40% wear they...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-25-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By vmpatterson
Thanks for the photos. I was not able to see the...

Thanks for the photos. I was not able to see the 441's at the dealer but choose them for the 2015 328ix sport wagon M Sport I just ordered. After looking at the photos I like my choice. I have a ...
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 06-13-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,677
Posted By vmpatterson
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: BMW News Articles and Announcements 06-12-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,677
Posted By vmpatterson
Today the BMW Genius said the proactive drive...

Today the BMW Genius said the proactive drive system was not available for BMWs as was stated in would be above.
Forum: General BMW 06-10-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,184
Posted By vmpatterson
Obviously, most of you people have ever seen a...

Obviously, most of you people have ever seen a CV4 or even one of those Ponitac's SUVs a few years ago. Look up CV4 on the web.

A lot of bias showing here - I don't see BMW's as anything that...
Forum: General BMW 06-10-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 116,901
Posted By vmpatterson
If you like to drive I would strongly recommend...

If you like to drive I would strongly recommend the sports package or DHP. We ordered a 328xi M Sport with the DHP in 2013. Its my wife's car. One of her 90+ year old friends comments on how nice...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-08-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By vmpatterson
Fresh paint can be a problem, especially if waxed...

Fresh paint can be a problem, especially if waxed to soon as it doesn't hardened properly. I got a used year old Porsche that the dealer had repainted the bumper to cover the rock chips. When we...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-08-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By vmpatterson
Often the dealers will do a quick paint job on...

Often the dealers will do a quick paint job on the bumpers to cover rock chips on demo or used cars. If it was a bad job I would expect you would see pieces coming off. Also I would expect you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-26-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
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: 886
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: 9,767
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: 9,767
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: 9,767
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: 9,767
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: 3,373
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: 3,373
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: 91
Views: 89,705
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: 29,192
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: 91
Views: 89,705
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: 91
Views: 89,705
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: 7,536
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: 29,192
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: 29,192
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: 7,536
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: 29,192
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...
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