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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-22-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By AndDown
IMHO, a good deal is more appealing to me - a...

IMHO, a good deal is more appealing to me - a GREAT deal makes me wonder if there's something questionable about it that they are willing to let it go at that price. Just saying...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-18-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,236
Posted By AndDown
I installed the optional alarm myself on the E46...

I installed the optional alarm myself on the E46 I still use as my daily driver. Only had to bring it into the dealer for them to code the keys to activate the alarm system which they charged me $50...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-17-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,236
Posted By AndDown
Our 2016 428iGC came standard with the beeping...

Our 2016 428iGC came standard with the beeping alarm; the base model starting MY 2016 for the 428i GC is the Sport package, don't know if it makes a diff. with the alarm system. It's possible the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By AndDown
It just disables the rear window buttons, not the...

It just disables the rear window buttons, not the doors. If you look at the disable button, the icon shows a window with an X through it. BTW, noticed that the ignition switch had to be activated...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By AndDown
Our previous 2013 328i (no line) did not have...

Our previous 2013 328i (no line) did not have that option. It was an iDrive option on the Sport and MSport lines (not sure about the Luxury and Modern lines). Our current 2016 428i GC has that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-12-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 901
Posted By AndDown
for our 2016 428i GC, xenons came standard: ...

for our 2016 428i GC, xenons came standard:

Xenon Adaptive Headlights with dynamic auto-leveling, Corona headlight-rings, and LED accent lights

The lighting package for the 2016 428i included...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-09-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 962
Posted By AndDown
From MY 2016 on, the base 4 series is a sport...

From MY 2016 on, the base 4 series is a sport line which comes with the sport seats that allow for adjusting the seat back bolsters and also has an extendable thigh support. It gives a snugger fit...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-30-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 782
Posted By AndDown
The iPod shuts down when the USB powers off and...

The iPod shuts down when the USB powers off and automatically powers on again when I either open the car door or turn on the ignition button. You can check this out yourself: plug in the iPod, leave...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 782
Posted By AndDown
I just leave my old iPod nano gen 6 plugged into...

I just leave my old iPod nano gen 6 plugged into the center armrest USB all the time. The USB turns on when I open the car door or turn on the on-off button and shuts off after a minute or so when I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,309
Posted By AndDown
...2 kicks under the rear bumper to open the...

...2 kicks under the rear bumper to open the trunk :bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By AndDown
shifting the lever to the M/S position basically...

shifting the lever to the M/S position basically moves the shift points - this is typically what I'll do when accelerating the freeway on-ramp, it doesn't alter the steering effort. So, essentially,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By AndDown
@dc33, does your car have the Sport+ mode? In...

@dc33, does your car have the Sport+ mode? In iDrive, I've programmed the Sport mode to adjust for chassis only (stiffens the steering feel) without affecting the transmission. When I want both the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-25-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By AndDown
Not sure about what iDrive options are with your...

Not sure about what iDrive options are with your 2015 MY, but with my 2016 428i, I have the option in iDrive to select Sport mode for chassis only, leaving the transmission at comfort mode level.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-24-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,309
Posted By AndDown
It's just something different to get used to; I...

It's just something different to get used to; I oftentimes will turn off the engine but continue to fiddle with adjusting something in iDrive so I need to have the accessories turned on. There are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-22-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By AndDown
My 2001 X5 and 2003 325i both have the...

My 2001 X5 and 2003 325i both have the leatherette and are looking really good. It's possible that the quality has gone down in trying to make it have a more leather- look. The earlier leatherettes...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-07-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,214
Posted By AndDown
My 2016 428iGC manual says the same (page 195)....

My 2016 428iGC manual says the same (page 195). Appears that BMW is reversing their recommendation and leaving it up to the owner's decision to rotate wheels. What is the recommendation from other...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-24-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,572
Posted By AndDown
Congrats! What a cutie!

Congrats! What a cutie!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-21-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,193
Posted By AndDown
I have a suspicion she was texting while driving...

I have a suspicion she was texting while driving and her car started to drift into your lane. Since the damage was to your passenger side, you definitely were not in her blind spot. I see a lot of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-15-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,268
Posted By AndDown
The viscosity under the hood of my 428i GC...

The viscosity under the hood of my 428i GC recommends 0w-20 which I assume was changed after the owners manuals were made. Interesting to know that the Mobile 1 0w-40 did not pass BMW's testing for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-09-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By AndDown
Well, if he really enjoys driving the E46, the...

Well, if he really enjoys driving the E46, the 65K mileage isn't bad at all. Keep the car, refresh the cooling system (at least replace the expansion tank). I have 95K on my 2003 E46 and I just did a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-09-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By AndDown
+1 this...when that hatch opens up, it just...

+1 this...when that hatch opens up, it just "seems" to have more trunk space although I think both the F30 and F36 have similar trunk dimensions with the seats in the up position. The trunk sill on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-08-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By AndDown
I've been using an earlier generation iPod (Gen....

I've been using an earlier generation iPod (Gen. 6?) and it works nicely. It shows on the iDrive screen my playlists as well as individual artists and albums. Plus, the album cover design also shows...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,161
Posted By AndDown
I'd pull it out and see if there's an actual...

I'd pull it out and see if there's an actual leak. If you're lucky, maybe the nail shank was short enough that it didn't penetrate through the tire thread - this happened to me once, it was a nail...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-02-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,607
Posted By AndDown
Welcome to the Bimmer family! Be sure you join...

Welcome to the Bimmer family! Be sure you join the BMW Car Club of America (BMWCCA.org) for a number of perks like the monthly Roundel magazine, track events, rebate on future Bimmers purchased,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-28-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By AndDown
I used a Y cable to connect my iPod in our 2013...

I used a Y cable to connect my iPod in our 2013 328i. Connect the 3.5mm into audio-in and the USB into the USB plug-in found in the armrest. Do a search in Amazon for the right cable that will fit...
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