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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Today, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By bear-avhistory
No downside feature it was silly to drop it.

No downside feature it was silly to drop it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By bear-avhistory
They run pretty well but if real performance is...

They run pretty well but if real performance is what you are looking for the JB4 is a very good ticket to ride. Personally I am keeping mine factory stock with just the MPPK/MPE.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-23-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 942
Posted By bear-avhistory
Mine is bigger than the 3 & has a blue insert. ...

Mine is bigger than the 3 & has a blue insert. Think its fat enough without adding the cover.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-20-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By bear-avhistory
Who told you black is easy to match?

Who told you black is easy to match?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-20-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 7,678
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To me the only difference in steering wheel feel...

To me the only difference in steering wheel feel is my 435 has heat & the 335is did not.:) Like/dislike the 335is on wheel button placement was more user friendly to me, but the 435's rollers are a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-19-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 7,678
Posted By bear-avhistory
The 2 fits the template much better than the 3/4...

The 2 fits the template much better than the 3/4 & should get the pick.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-17-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,642
Posted By bear-avhistory
Back to the Future, we are now back to the first...

Back to the Future, we are now back to the first silly post in this thread. OP has a major chip on his shoulder that seems to have gotten bigger over the last 4 days.

BTW if BMW calls it a sedan...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-16-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,642
Posted By bear-avhistory
Agree: Lots of us old farts use 2 door cars most...

Agree: Lots of us old farts use 2 door cars most of the time. :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-15-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,642
Posted By bear-avhistory
Bottom line is if you do a vehicle compare on the...

Bottom line is if you do a vehicle compare on the BMWUSA site between the 435 Coupe & 435 Grand Coupe under body style BMW lists the Grand Coupe as a "SEDAN". Oh the humanity!! Best think about a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-15-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,642
Posted By bear-avhistory
A 5 door replacing a true coupe, REALLY? No Way ...

A 5 door replacing a true coupe, REALLY? No Way

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9814&pictureid=43749

First coupe/hardtop in my family was a 110hp V8 - 3 on the tree 1952...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-14-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,642
Posted By bear-avhistory
Actually the Corvette is known as a hatchback &...

Actually the Corvette is known as a hatchback & the lift up section is called a hatch. I had one of the last Stingrays known as a "coupe" the 1967. The next generation went to the T top & the 1982...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-13-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,642
Posted By bear-avhistory
^^^^^^ Some people just need approval &...

^^^^^^

Some people just need approval & validation on their car purchases. Maybe its about the contradiction of calling a 5 door car a Coupe.:rofl:

Since the 19th century a coupé or coupe...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-08-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 760
Posted By bear-avhistory
Driver error. Had it happen a few times.

Driver error. Had it happen a few times.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-03-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,251
Posted By bear-avhistory
Agree with trcb777 its a very quick unplug replug...

Agree with trcb777 its a very quick unplug replug install. Even the normal JB4 install is about 35/40 minutes for a first timer. A lot of systems are installed in Jersey you might even be able to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-03-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,251
Posted By bear-avhistory
Give a thought about upgrading to the full system...

Give a thought about upgrading to the full system before you install it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-03-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By bear-avhistory
No difference, had both on mine.

No difference, had both on mine.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-02-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,947
Posted By bear-avhistory
Yes!!

Yes!!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By bear-avhistory
There are two versions one for the 4 cyl &...

There are two versions one for the 4 cyl & another for the 6 cyl.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=9814&pictureid=43912

Look here
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-28-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By bear-avhistory
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-21-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,022
Posted By bear-avhistory
No. Stage 1 will not generate enough boost to...

No. Stage 1 will not generate enough boost to require a charge pipe. Had one on my 335is, stock pipe would uncouple from the throttle body @ 18.5psi. Do not have one on the 135is.

About Driver...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-20-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,022
Posted By bear-avhistory
They had an issue with California not the Feds. ...

They had an issue with California not the Feds. Was easier for a small company to put up the notice than go to the expense of qualifying the unit. FWIW I have had no problems with the NC state...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-20-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,311
Posted By bear-avhistory
Interesting point. During the short track session...

Interesting point. During the short track session at the PCD I pulled 3/4 of a lap on a 228 within 3 laps. Had no trouble running away from him. Was a younger guy mid 30's or so & he was as surprised...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-20-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,022
Posted By bear-avhistory
Look to "getbmwparts.com" for good pricing. Trick...

Look to "getbmwparts.com" for good pricing. Trick is negotiating a good install price from a local dealer.

You can do the Air cleaner yourself but you can't install the software.

Optial...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-19-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,022
Posted By bear-avhistory
The base kit is pretty mild & will give you a...

The base kit is pretty mild & will give you a nice gain, you can actually feel, with very little risk or extra expense. It can be removed for service. I expect most of the 10K+ units floating around...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-17-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,150
Posted By bear-avhistory
^^^^^^^^ Agree!

^^^^^^^^

Agree!
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