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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-17-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By ebs0712
In theory they will work but 215-60-16's are not...

In theory they will work but 215-60-16's are not in the list of "approved" tires in the Owners Manual which means there may be an issue with the tire loads. 215 may be a little narrow for dry road...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-18-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By ebs0712
BMWFA lease term flexibility?

I am getting a 2017 4 Series Grande Coupe European Delivery in early April which means that I will sign the lease in late March. I plan to lease for the normal term of 3 years, 10K per year, which...
Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By ebs0712
I ordered a 4 Series Grand Coupe for ED back in...

I ordered a 4 Series Grand Coupe for ED back in January for delivery early April. No problem and I knew it was a 2017 model and in fact the car has been built already and is in storage. BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-11-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,631
Posted By ebs0712
Excellent article on winter tires

This forum has had numerous posts on AWD and winter tires. I saw the attached article from Outside Magazine which is an excellent review of the subject. It is not BMW specific but provides a lot...
Forum: European Delivery 01-09-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,607
Posted By ebs0712
Why not scrap the X3 idea and get a better...

Why not scrap the X3 idea and get a better handling and just as functional F31 wagon which is available as an ED?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-08-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By ebs0712
January 2017 MF?

Per this forum the MF was between .00134 and .00174 in December.
Rates in general have been increasing. Has BMWFS set the rates for January?
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-02-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By ebs0712
Thanks much for the clarification. I am looking...

Thanks much for the clarification. I am looking for a standard configuration (standard options on the website) and plan to talk to my CA this week but I wanted to educate myself so I was prepared...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-02-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By ebs0712
Thanks for getting back and supporting...

Thanks for getting back and supporting Bimmerfest!
You emphasized "INDIVIDUAL" orders. Can you explain what they are an how they may differ from other orders.
My concern is I want to order a 4...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-01-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By ebs0712
Production Changeover for 4 Series?

I saw the following in the ED forum:
"BMW cannot schedule any more orders for 4-series with ANY BMW Individual options until MY2018 orders open, probably in January, with 2018 production starting...
Forum: European Delivery 12-29-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,832
Posted By ebs0712
Does anyone know if this applies to the 4 Series...

Does anyone know if this applies to the 4 Series Grande Coupe as well?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,384
Posted By ebs0712
Are you a member of BMW CCA? If not you should...

Are you a member of BMW CCA? If not you should join at www.BMWCCA.org
BMW CCA has ombusman who help solve problems like this. They have better contacts within BMW NA and can get to the right...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-21-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,715
Posted By ebs0712
When I went with Hakkapelitta's I bought 17" and...

When I went with Hakkapelitta's I bought 17" and put them on "take off" 17" BMW wheels. I was able to purchase wheels mounted with all season tires on eBAY with TPMS installed. I installed the new...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-16-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,715
Posted By ebs0712
I went with Hakkapelitta's and had excellent...

I went with Hakkapelitta's and had excellent experience for two winters. They really excel in cornering control.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-08-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By ebs0712
Try...

Try http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=912381
Haven't used them myself but their website is impressive.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-24-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By ebs0712
My F31 came with 18" and I went with 17". The...

My F31 came with 18" and I went with 17". The performance is going to be down with either so I chose to get a little more tolerance for pot holes and 17" tires are usually cheaper than 18" for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-07-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By ebs0712
My F31 came with 18's and I went to 17's for...

My F31 came with 18's and I went to 17's for snows. The snows are going to handle poorly compared to any normal tire so the 17 makes the best choice. The 17 is the base rim on the F3X family so...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,989
Posted By ebs0712
Airbag Recall - Anyone had it done?

I have a 2008 328xi subject to the airbag recall and have received the letter from NA stating such and also saying that I would be notified when parts were available.
Has anyone (nationally) had...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-25-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,448
Posted By ebs0712
1970 2002 4 speed. Kept it for over 100K miles...

1970 2002 4 speed. Kept it for over 100K miles and bought a 320i to replace it.
Sorry I don't have any photos and this was way before digital photography.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-01-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,860
Posted By ebs0712
As most folks have stated their explanation makes...

As most folks have stated their explanation makes not logical sense.
Are you a member of BMW CCA? if so they have an excellent service of providing Ombudsmen who help members resolve this type of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-22-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By ebs0712
My 2014 F32 Wagon had the buzzing / rattle behind...

My 2014 F32 Wagon had the buzzing / rattle behind the steering column. This has been discussed in a few threads already. The fix for me was to remove the panel under the steering column and stuff...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-18-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,426
Posted By ebs0712
Thanks WILT for the technical description. Now...

Thanks WILT for the technical description. Now we have to try to defeat it. I'll try the tin foil idea ...........
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-14-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,426
Posted By ebs0712
My wife is 5' and needs a cushion as well. Does...

My wife is 5' and needs a cushion as well.
Does anyone know what activates or de-activates the switch? It doesn't seem to be weight because using a cushion wouldn't effect the weight.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,715
Posted By ebs0712
It makes no difference. You are buying the...

It makes no difference. You are buying the engineering and technology designed in Germany and it just happens to be assembled in Mexico. Most of the high precision assembly will be done with robots...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-31-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 132,676
Posted By ebs0712
While I was reviewing the most recent news...

While I was reviewing the most recent news article in Bimmerfest regarding the Front Air Bag Recall notice I saw the following Option 2c below.

BMW Recall Campaign No. 16V-071: Driver's...
Forum: European Delivery 04-03-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,515
Posted By ebs0712
2017 2 Series ED Delivery

Does anyone know the EARLIEST date a 2017 2 Series would be available for ED?
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