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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Slythex
That was a stock picture I found somewhere with a...

That was a stock picture I found somewhere with a good graphic. That said, I typically set mine up similarly with map in the left, then hit option to get split screen, and put entertainment in the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Slythex
Song Track in map info box?

On my 2013 328i, while playing music from an external device (USB), the track would show up in the info box in the map (the box that shows the time)
(See attached file)

On my 2016, I can't seem...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-13-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,289
Posted By Slythex
Wound up being about 2100 or so. I was trying...

Wound up being about 2100 or so. I was trying for 1500, but the scheduling didn't work out.

Again, I know, not NECESSARY, but it can't hurt, so... why not.
Plus, used it as an excuse to get the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-10-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,289
Posted By Slythex
I know, update after no activity for a while. ...

I know, update after no activity for a while.

When I took my car in for the break-in period oil change, I had them look at this.
Their answer was 'there's nothing configurable here, and we're not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-10-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Slythex
Folded Map icon in the 'Upper Status Field' on the Nav screen

Anyone ever see this before? And no, I don't mean the Iron Maiden album cover.

I couldn't find it in the manual, couldn't find this in the Driver's Guide app. Couldn't find it searching online...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-20-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By Slythex
If you add to a USB stick, but use the same...

If you add to a USB stick, but use the same stick, it will update. It takes a while for the metadata to load if you are loading a whole lot of stuff though.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-15-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,289
Posted By Slythex
Problem with Active Blind Spot Detection?

So, I've had my 2016 328i less than a month, and I'm wondering if I'm having a malfunction with the Active Blind Spot Detection on my driver's side.

What I'm seeing, somewhat intermittently, and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-05-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,257
Posted By Slythex
My wife never drove my '13 328i. She's not...

My wife never drove my '13 328i. She's not exactly annoyed about it, and just chalks it up to me being weird. That said, I will probably have her drive the '16 just to get it out of the way.

For...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-05-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By Slythex
It does have start/stop, and no, I turn that off....

It does have start/stop, and no, I turn that off. I tried it out of curiosity on the '13 for a while, but I hated it. It kept causing me to think I stalled and/or something was broke with the car. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-05-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By Slythex
Picked up my 2016 328i 6MT about 2 weeks ago. ...

Picked up my 2016 328i 6MT about 2 weeks ago.
It's very similar to my 2013 328i 6MT that I traded in (lease ended).

Both the '13 and the '16 are awesome transmissions, very smooth. The '16 feels...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-02-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,878
Posted By Slythex
Owners Manual vs Users Manual (Nav, Ent, and Communication)

So I picked up my 2016 328i last Friday. Basically, a replacement for my 2013 with an expiring lease.

I faithfully read the owners manual to see what new features are in the '16 vs the '13...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 08-05-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,267
Posted By Slythex
On the fence about Performance Delivery

It's not so much that I don't want to do a performance delivery, but that I have a new job with a limited number of days off.

My dilemma is this:
I live in Pittsburgh, PA which is about an 8...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Slythex
Thanks for the tip on the PCD sub-forum. Never...

Thanks for the tip on the PCD sub-forum.
Never noticed it, since I'm typically in the F30 thing, and when I searched around, most of what I saw was about the experience, not the paperwork :-)

For...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Slythex
Questions about the logistics of Performance Delivery

Everything I've read about Performance Delivery has indicated that it's a great experience.

That said, I had some questions bout the logistics of it, rather than the actual experience....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-21-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 128,979
Posted By Slythex
Updated offer: Config for 2016 328i close...

Updated offer:


Config for 2016 328i close to fully loaded:
163N Base 328i with Manual Transmission $38,350.00
ZMT Manual Transmission
B45 Color: Estoril Blue Metallic $550.00
LCDJ Saddle...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,222
Posted By Slythex
My proposed 2016 328i build: Negotiating prices...

My proposed 2016 328i build:
Negotiating prices now.

163N Base 328i with Manual Transmission
ZMT Manual Transmission
B45 Color: Estoril Blue Metallic
LCDJ Saddle Brown Leather w/ Leather...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,843
Posted By Slythex
I have a 128GB drive I use for my music. The...

I have a 128GB drive I use for my music.

The catch is, it needs to be formatted in the right version.
If I recall correctly, this needs FAT32 not NTFS, but I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 128,979
Posted By Slythex
At a first stab at getting to a negotiated price,...

At a first stab at getting to a negotiated price, my salesman suggested a 5% discount off MSRP.

Note that truecar.com and edmunds.com don't have the 2016 invoice/fair market/MSRP numbers yet, I'm...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 22,021
Posted By Slythex
Only works for some models (thus far). I was...

Only works for some models (thus far).
I was able to price a 163Q (340i) but not a 163N (328i RWD ZMT)

And this fit with what we expected from the previously posted buying guide.
Althought dest...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-08-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Slythex
When will bmwusa.com have the MY 2016 configurator available?

Just trying to see if anyone knows when bmwusa.com's 'build your own' configurator will have 2016 builds available.

Basically, my '13 328i comes out of lease fairly soon, and I was looking at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Slythex
Aw man, really? Crap. Man I feel kind of dumb...

Aw man, really? Crap. Man I feel kind of dumb now.
All this because I bumped the stupid knob.

Thanks.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-12-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Slythex
Weird problem with Nav

Wondering if anyone out there has seen this.

So I've got my idrive screen set up in split screen mode: nav on the left, current music on the right.

I set guidance on the nav.
Usually, there's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-05-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,143
Posted By Slythex
I do the same by connecting to a USB cable. I...

I do the same by connecting to a USB cable.
I then usually leave the phone IN the console, or if not, on the flat area behind the idrive knob.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-09-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,731
Posted By Slythex
Yeah I tried the DOS command line for FAT32...

Yeah I tried the DOS command line for FAT32 formatting, and it also fails as being over 32GB. I think you need a utility for that.

That said, like the previous poster, I used NTFS, worked for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-08-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,731
Posted By Slythex
Regarding FAT32 on filesystems bigger than 32GB,...

Regarding FAT32 on filesystems bigger than 32GB, you can still do it in DOS:

format /FS:FAT32 X:
(where X: is the USB stick)

I will give NTFS and/or FAT32 a shot when I get home.

Kind of...
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