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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-21-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By jgrgnt
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-01-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,511
Posted By jgrgnt
1. Call wife 2. Navigate home 3. Navigate...

1. Call wife
2. Navigate home
3. Navigate to work
4. Configure driving modes
5. Split screen on/off
6. iDrive display on/off
7. HUD on/off
8. Messages

When driving at night and I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-26-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 605
Posted By jgrgnt
I'm having issues with my 2015 F36. I've got a...

I'm having issues with my 2015 F36. I've got a rolling-code opener with the "learn" button and while I'm able to program additional handheld remotes, I can't seem to get the car to take.

Will try...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-12-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,121
Posted By jgrgnt
Agreed. They're essentially the M Performance...

Agreed. They're essentially the M Performance Brakes minus the drilled rotors. Parts are even interchangeable between the two.

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/t-brakes-F30-Brake-Differences.aspx
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-12-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,121
Posted By jgrgnt
Drivers Assistance, cameras, and parking...

Drivers Assistance, cameras, and parking assistant. All potentially useful, but once you step into another car, would one forget how to do all that stuff manually? :p I skipped all of these.

The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-11-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,121
Posted By jgrgnt
M Performance parts have a much higher profit...

M Performance parts have a much higher profit margin, therefore multiplying the MSRP by .91 is not accurate.

For example, at the time I ordered my GC, these were the prices:

(MSRP / invoice /...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-20-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,747
Posted By jgrgnt
Sounds like a good decision. Better to wait and...

Sounds like a good decision. Better to wait and get exactly what you want.

Plus, we're about halfway through the model year. Time to start thinking about those '16s.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,747
Posted By jgrgnt
Doh! Sorry, I forgot that you were ordering a...

Doh! Sorry, I forgot that you were ordering a 'vert.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,747
Posted By jgrgnt
:D ...

:D

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/bhfjclv5syjq0zz/4GC_dream.png

Sorry, couldn't resist.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,747
Posted By jgrgnt
It seems like Carbon Black and Oyster would be...

It seems like Carbon Black and Oyster would be the factory combination closest to what you originally settled on.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By jgrgnt
Here are the 19" Orbit Gray 442Ms on Carbon...

Here are the 19" Orbit Gray 442Ms on Carbon Black.

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/m8tatx4f4k96yjj/4GC_blue02.JPG
https://dl.dropbox.com/s/5n5ebrwq5a45k4t/4GC_blue03.JPG...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,466
Posted By jgrgnt
Reminds me of when I was a teenager. The local...

Reminds me of when I was a teenager. The local Toyota dealer had so many wheel "take-offs" that they started advertising them in the weekly paper. I scored a set of four 15" alloy wheels for just...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,466
Posted By jgrgnt
I appreciate the compliments. Dark colors are...

I appreciate the compliments. Dark colors are definitely tough to keep clean, and Carbon Black is no exception.

But when it's clean, oh man... :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,466
Posted By jgrgnt
No problem, I sent you a PM. :) It's a lease.

No problem, I sent you a PM. :)

It's a lease.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-11-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,159
Posted By jgrgnt
iPhone 6 Plus, AT&T, latest iOS, NBT in a 2015....

iPhone 6 Plus, AT&T, latest iOS, NBT in a 2015. Text messages come through fine. Technic's instructions worked for me.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-10-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,642
Posted By jgrgnt
As of today, there are still no instructions for...

As of today, there are still no instructions for the F36, so I think it's wise to wait for a bit longer. The installation process for the doors and center channel is straightforward enough, but the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,747
Posted By jgrgnt
I browsed through some pics on Google images of...

I browsed through some pics on Google images of Tanzanite Blue. It's stunning. It reminds me of what Carbon Black looks like in intense light, except more blue. I would be all over that. I think...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,167
Posted By jgrgnt
Shipping blocks or defective DHP. Maybe it's...

Shipping blocks or defective DHP. Maybe it's "stuck" in its stiffest setting? :dunno:

Comfort mode is downright cushy by BMW standards.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,932
Posted By jgrgnt
I replaced the rear door speakers this afternoon....

I replaced the rear door speakers this afternoon.

Observations for the F36 (Gran Coupe):


Disassembly of the rear doors is identical to the fronts. Two screws are hidden behind the trim. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,932
Posted By jgrgnt
I did the front doors and the center array today....

I did the front doors and the center array today. Tomorrow, I will tackle the rear doors.

My installation observations so far:


First, damn this car has a lot of speakers! (I knew this going...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,466
Posted By jgrgnt
Here's the extra power socket under the dash. ...

Here's the extra power socket under the dash.

(I moved the black plug from the console socket to here.)

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/hykh7cj5gw4ji13/4GC_intUnderSocket.jpg?dl=0
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-24-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,466
Posted By jgrgnt
Thanks! Actually, your pics helped me when I was...

Thanks! Actually, your pics helped me when I was deciding on color, so thanks for posting those a while back. Ivory is sharp, and makes a great combination with Carbon Black. I noticed some...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,932
Posted By jgrgnt
Boxes arrived. :D I'm going to tackle my...

Boxes arrived. :D

I'm going to tackle my Stage 1 install in the morning. As there is currently no installation video for the F36, I'll post my findings here.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-23-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By jgrgnt
I didn't drive the RC350, but I spent a couple of...

I didn't drive the RC350, but I spent a couple of days in an IS loaner. The performance and the chassis dynamics were impressive. However...

The infotainment system (which is identical in the IS...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-23-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,603
Posted By jgrgnt
I think you made the right decision. :) If I...

I think you made the right decision. :)

If I had a choice...stick all the way.
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