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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-10-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By TomF30
Inclusion in paint

OK to be fair let me start by saying I'm a bit anal about my cars.

Having said that I've bee agonizing over a pimple sized inclusion in the paint in the middle of the hood on my new 335i. For...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-04-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By TomF30
Infiniti G35 coupe Needed a four door, and...

Infiniti G35 coupe

Needed a four door, and got tired of having my car always come-in 2nd (to BMW). It's a bucket list thing.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-26-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,555
Posted By TomF30
It appears to be a general CYA statement. But...

It appears to be a general CYA statement. But certainly gives BMW a way out if you do ANYTHING to your car. Not the best photo but you should be able to read it if you click on the thumbnail:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-25-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,555
Posted By TomF30
Radar detectors

So one thing I've definitely discovered over the last 3 months with my 2103 335i is that it's way too easy to exceed the speed limit!

So gonna have to invest in a new radar detector (probably a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-02-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,768
Posted By TomF30
Yes, it is hard to get a good photo of the Coral...

Yes, it is hard to get a good photo of the Coral Red interior. Here's the best one I've been able to get so far (BTW: exterior is Glacier Silver Metallic).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-21-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,528
Posted By TomF30
Crevier in Santa Ana

Crevier in Santa Ana
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-20-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,528
Posted By TomF30
Thank you FrogmanF30 - This is perfect. A simple...

Thank you FrogmanF30 - This is perfect. A simple fix too! :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-20-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,528
Posted By TomF30
Headrest will not go down???

So I finally picked-up my 335i last Thursday afternoon and took it back to the dealership on Wednesday this week (6 days later).

Primary reason was a misalighment of the trunk lid (below the rear...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-20-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,558
Posted By TomF30
I took delivery of my 335i Last Thursday. I had...

I took delivery of my 335i Last Thursday. I had asked my CA to have this programming change loaded at the VPC - it was NOT done. So I took it back to the dealership on Wednesday this week because it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-16-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By TomF30
Hmmm, food for thought. Thanks for your response....

Hmmm, food for thought. Thanks for your response.

While I agree that engine design and manufacturing methods have improved significantly in recent years, and while I have no issues with longer...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-16-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By TomF30
Anyone done an oil change yet (335i)?

I'm not there yet (had her for just 2 1/2 days) but thinking I'm going to want to flush-out the metal filings WAAAY sooner than the indicated first oil change interval of 15,000 miles.

So I'm...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-15-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,081
Posted By TomF30
Still need to do better, but here's a couple more:

Still need to do better, but here's a couple more:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-15-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,302
Posted By TomF30
Do you know how close you had to get for it to...

Do you know how close you had to get for it to start blinking? I have always assumed you had to be right at the door. However I know that the locking feature will work from maybe 25 or 30 ft away....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-15-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,302
Posted By TomF30
Great minds think alike. I did that last night....

Great minds think alike. I did that last night. And..... the doors would not open. I agree this would seem to disprove, or at least verify that 10 feet away the key fob is not communicating with the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-15-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,302
Posted By TomF30
Question Comfort Access - battery drain issue?

So I picked-up my 335i the day before yesterday. During my orientation my CA told me that if I park my car in my garage and hang the key fob on a hook just inside my house that I should first make...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-14-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,558
Posted By TomF30
Hmmm, no. Just picked-up my 2013 335 yesterday. I...

Hmmm, no. Just picked-up my 2013 335 yesterday. I had asked my CA to look into a software upgrade that would put the ASS system into a "last state" condition, meaning it would stay off if I switched...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-14-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,015
Posted By TomF30
One more nugget I'll share with y'all. It's a...

One more nugget I'll share with y'all. It's a good idea to NOT do every part of your transaction thru the dealer.

Example: I was planninng to trade my 2003 Infiniti G 35 Coupe with 78,000 miles in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-14-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,015
Posted By TomF30
Everything is negotiable. The rate offered by the...

Everything is negotiable. The rate offered by the Finance Manager he said is from Bank of America (which is were I have my accounts anyway). He said (and I pretty much believe him) that I would not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-14-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,081
Posted By TomF30
Sorry for the slight delay. These are just...

Sorry for the slight delay. These are just quickie shots I took the night I brought her home (last evening), I'll get some better shots this weekend.
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-14-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,015
Posted By TomF30
I picked-up my 335i yesterday. Haven't yet...

I picked-up my 335i yesterday. Haven't yet confirmed how exactly I will pay for it. The dealer first offered 3.25% financing, I said no thanks I can use my HELOC @ 2.99%. When I got to the finance...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,951
Posted By TomF30
Jon, Thanks for the photos of the interior....

Jon,

Thanks for the photos of the interior. I've been fretting over my last minute decision to change my interior from Everest Grey to Coral Red. I did it because I picked Glacier Silver Metallic...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By TomF30
I was pretty impressed with the 328 when I drove...

I was pretty impressed with the 328 when I drove it home for an overnight test drive. However I returned it to the dealer the next day and said "I'm in LIKE - I'm not in LOVE." I then drove a 335 for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-08-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,435
Posted By TomF30
Looks like you'll be driving yours before I'll be...

Looks like you'll be driving yours before I'll be driving mine (but only by a day or so). Congratulations!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-07-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,435
Posted By TomF30
VLing, Thanks for the photo. Could not quite...

VLing,

Thanks for the photo. Could not quite spot my car, maybe it was yet to be off loaded when the photo was taken.

I'm a little bummed that I can no longer "track" the car:eek: But my CA...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-04-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,435
Posted By TomF30
No, it took 8 days to get from Munich to...

No, it took 8 days to get from Munich to Bremerhaven, then 7 days to get on a ship. On board the Oberon on the 13th of Aug. due in Port Hueneme tomorrow Sept 5th. So 23 days is what it took for the...
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