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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,512
Posted By eljefe68
As a fellow Houston driver, I feel your pain. I...

As a fellow Houston driver, I feel your pain. I am sick of seeing the Constables hanging out on the Beltway at Briar Forest or just after Westpark. All they are doing is messing up traffic, as once...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By eljefe68
I think the show did get better as it went on,...

I think the show did get better as it went on, and then the news dropped last week that Chris Evans stepped down. Matt LeBlanc with head the next series.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,268
Posted By eljefe68
Like one other, please, oh, please BMW, continue...

Like one other, please, oh, please BMW, continue to offer 3 pedals and a proper manual transmission. Electric power steering is not going away, but given that Porsche has seemed to make it work,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-11-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,215
Posted By eljefe68
Congratulations on finding the configuration you...

Congratulations on finding the configuration you wanted. Great looking car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-11-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,509
Posted By eljefe68
Even with a manual, the difference between Sport...

Even with a manual, the difference between Sport and Comfort is startling. In Comfort, my car feels lethargic, but in Sport, it feels like a BMW.

Like others, 99.9% of the time, I am in Sport...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-08-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By eljefe68
Great job! Looks fabulous.

Great job! Looks fabulous.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-01-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By eljefe68
1) IMHO - Sport Line/M-Sport, Premium 2) Since...

1) IMHO - Sport Line/M-Sport, Premium
2) Since you work at a dealer and have discounts, have the car done while you work.
3) The dealer has a scanner for your key fob that will tell them what your...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-01-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By eljefe68
Greets. I bought my car with 35K miles on it...

Greets. I bought my car with 35K miles on it back in April. Three months in it has been good, and I even got a whole one service in BMW. I did buy a 6 year 100K warranty.

Minor niggles for me -...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,797
Posted By eljefe68
We have had some big rains here in Texas, but no...

We have had some big rains here in Texas, but no creaks or groans in my car.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By eljefe68
Nice update. For your climate control and auto...

Nice update. For your climate control and auto wipers, BMW has some great videos on their site that concisely show you the features. You have access to them once you create your BMW log-in.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-07-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,656
Posted By eljefe68
Amen. My little flat tire adventure two Sundays...

Amen. My little flat tire adventure two Sundays ago cost me 4 hours from the time of the puncture to waiting for the tow truck, then travel time in the tow truck, and waiting at the tire shop.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-07-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By eljefe68
Hi there: Bimmer-Tech has solutions to...

Hi there:

Bimmer-Tech has solutions to upgrade your iDrive. I am looking at getting their review camera kit.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-07-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,810
Posted By eljefe68
One more thing: Of course, my 2013 doesn't have...

One more thing: Of course, my 2013 doesn't have the updated iDrive system, so I cannot control streaming apps within iDrive. My wife's '13 Accord has built in Pandora compatibility, so you can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-07-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,810
Posted By eljefe68
I steam sports radio from my native San Francisco...

I steam sports radio from my native San Francisco Bay Area via iHeartRadio each morning, and I have had zero problems doing it. My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S4, which paired to iDrive easily and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-07-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By eljefe68
Yeah, the price looks on the big side, but it was...

Yeah, the price looks on the big side, but it was better than the $600+ for other vendors a la cart kits.

The other factor in me doing this is living in Houston. No zoning in this town mean you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-06-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By eljefe68
Hi Ron: The sequence went very quick, from...

Hi Ron:

The sequence went very quick, from the first "whump, whumps" to TPMS warning was just a couple of minutes. I can't know what the previous owner did on the sensors, but the Firestone guy...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-03-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,091
Posted By eljefe68
When I saw the "from Hell" title, I thought you...

When I saw the "from Hell" title, I thought you had a bunch of issues. Very nice car, nice mods, and hey, if it was worth it to you, then that's what matters.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-03-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By eljefe68
Flat Tire and Solution

When I got my 328, I noticed that the previous owner had ditched the run flats for some all season Michelins. Of course, she didn't get a spare tire, so I figured I would roll the dice.

Early...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-26-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,695
Posted By eljefe68
Better base stereo, memory for vehicle settings...

Better base stereo, memory for vehicle settings like auto stop start and drive mode.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-18-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,363
Posted By eljefe68
+1 Looks Great!

+1 Looks Great!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-16-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By eljefe68
Yep, my 328 has its own "unique" sound on start...

Yep, my 328 has its own "unique" sound on start up. Watched a YouTube video on changing the spark plugs, and there is a substantial piece of sound deadening foam on top of the head and underneath the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-12-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By eljefe68
Greets, I also have a recent new to me 2013 328i...

Greets, I also have a recent new to me 2013 328i with the HiFi system. My search on Bavsound has only produced the Stage 1 speaker kit for my car, which with sound deadening and the free tool kit,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,003
Posted By eljefe68
This sounds like fodder for a Top Gear-style race.

This sounds like fodder for a Top Gear-style race.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-09-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By eljefe68
Owning a Bimmer has been a dream since I was boy,...

Owning a Bimmer has been a dream since I was boy, so, yeah, somebody "pinch me" too. BTW, both of you, sweet rides. Love the freshly washed 328xi pic, coons29k, and wantafastone, that is what you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-09-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By eljefe68
The M-Sport look is a nice one, to be sure. I...

The M-Sport look is a nice one, to be sure. I like the understated look of Sportline, so I am good with putting my upgrade $ into Bavsound or Dinan.
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