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Forum: European Delivery 09-10-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By SoonerJohn
My first thought: make the dealer replace the...

My first thought: make the dealer replace the bumper! You live in a no front plate state, so it seems reasonable to me that you should be delivered a car with no holes in the front bumper. IMHO,...
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,200
Posted By SoonerJohn
+1

+1
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-07-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By SoonerJohn
lol!!!

lol!!!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-07-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,229
Posted By SoonerJohn
89 is required, but I'm putting 91/93 in mine. I...

89 is required, but I'm putting 91/93 in mine. I calculated that it will only be about $74/year higher to go with the good stuff.
Forum: European Delivery 06-07-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By SoonerJohn
One more thumbs up for Adrian! I used him for my...

One more thumbs up for Adrian! I used him for my F30 ED even though I live in Dallas and he was awesome!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-18-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,051
Posted By SoonerJohn
Square in the US. Assume square in Canada as...

Square in the US. Assume square in Canada as well. It was a circle while in Germany while doing my ED.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-12-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,808
Posted By SoonerJohn
If it wasn't noted on the inspection when you...

If it wasn't noted on the inspection when you dropped the car off at the tint shop, but it was there when you picked the car up, then it's on the tint shop to take care of it. Even if they might not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-12-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,051
Posted By SoonerJohn
Settings --> Heads Up Display --> Displayed...

Settings --> Heads Up Display --> Displayed Information. (I'm not in the car at the moment, so I might not have the phrase exactly right for "displayed information", but that's where it is in iDrive)
Forum: European Delivery 05-05-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By SoonerJohn
My F30 had 6 miles (~9.5 kilometers) on it when I...

My F30 had 6 miles (~9.5 kilometers) on it when I picked up at the Welt. They said that is approximately what the run test at the end of the line puts on, plus it had to be driven a tiny bit to be...
Forum: European Delivery 05-05-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,493
Posted By SoonerJohn
I can't speak to driving in Switzerland, but I...

I can't speak to driving in Switzerland, but I can assure you that they are on the lookout in Austria! On my recent ED trip, I hadn't planned to enter Austria, but wasn't paying close enough...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-29-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,737
Posted By SoonerJohn
+1 - that's exactly why I didn't get it - cameras...

+1 - that's exactly why I didn't get it - cameras seemed like more than enough.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-25-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,935
Posted By SoonerJohn
You were correct on this! They ran all sorts of...

You were correct on this! They ran all sorts of diagnostics on my car, talked to BMW extensively about it, etc. in the end, the word is that my car is now operating as designed after the software...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-25-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,935
Posted By SoonerJohn
I have experienced the problem several times. In...

I have experienced the problem several times. In fact, I can recreate it almost every time by getting in the car on a cool morning, driving 0.7 miles to a stoplight and stopping. It will shut the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-25-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,935
Posted By SoonerJohn
This fix is not a minor 5 minute update that can...

This fix is not a minor 5 minute update that can be sent over the air. It took several hours for them to run the update on mine and it had to completely reprogram and reinitialize the car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-19-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,314
Posted By SoonerJohn
Took mine into BMW of Dallas today. The Service...

Took mine into BMW of Dallas today. The Service Advisor called up one of the head technicians from the shop and it took him about 2 minutes to say "I think I've heard of this already", pull up the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-18-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,314
Posted By SoonerJohn
[QUOTE=ychu;6766877]...I went in there with...

[QUOTE=ychu;6766877]...I went in there with printouts of the Motor Trend article.../QUOTE]

Do you have a link to this Motor Trend article? I haven't been able to locate it and would like to have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-18-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,314
Posted By SoonerJohn
Do you have any details from your dealer or BMW...

Do you have any details from your dealer or BMW of NA to reference that I can provide to my dealer for service? Maybe a service note number or something similar?

Mine is definitely doing this... ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-14-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,563
Posted By SoonerJohn
I've been checking periodically for that BMW one...

I've been checking periodically for that BMW one to come available for the F30, but it isn't yet. Bought a cheap one at Bed Bath & Beyond for $15 for now. It's not very good, but at least protects...
Forum: European Delivery 04-10-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,188
Posted By SoonerJohn
I'm home with the car on the streets of Dallas! ...

I'm home with the car on the streets of Dallas! (Well, actually it's in my garage at the moment, but...) Adrian was kind enough to go in on his day off today to deliver the car to me first thing...
Forum: European Delivery 04-10-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,188
Posted By SoonerJohn
Mine made the process from unloading off the ship...

Mine made the process from unloading off the ship to the dealership extremely quickly. (I got lucky! :D ). I don't know how much of the time was spent in customs versus the VPC versus transport to...
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,188
Posted By SoonerJohn
Finally time for another update on this thread......

Finally time for another update on this thread... Exactly 35 days after dropping off in Munich, I received the image below from Adrian with my car on the lot at BMW of South Atlanta and ready for...
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,685
Posted By SoonerJohn
I have no idea how it got there so quickly! It...

I have no idea how it got there so quickly! It wasn't even off the ship yet this time last Monday and it is there ready to go. I'm sure it helps that it's a very short trip from Brunswick to...
Forum: European Delivery 04-09-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,685
Posted By SoonerJohn
IT'S ON THE DEALER'S LOT!!! Just got a picture...

IT'S ON THE DEALER'S LOT!!! Just got a picture message from Adrian of it sitting on the lot at BMW of South Atlanta! I really don't think I can manage to hold off until Friday now to go get...
Forum: The Travel Forum 04-08-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,329
Posted By SoonerJohn
Keep in mind that this is your shiny new Bimmer...

Keep in mind that this is your shiny new Bimmer that you're putting fuel in. I gladly paid the prices of the Esso / Aral / BP stations to feel more confident that I was getting clean quality...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-08-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,811
Posted By SoonerJohn
+1 - use the forum to answer questions that...

+1 - use the forum to answer questions that aren't easily answered on your own. I was able to fins answers to all those penned question in less than 1 minute on their website with no more than 4...
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