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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-21-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,776
Posted By pcbrew
What about B48/330i? ~250 horses & ~275 lbs ft?...

What about B48/330i?
~250 horses & ~275 lbs ft? (from 240 / 260)

Hopefully the F30 application gets a boost over Active Tourer:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_B48
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,776
Posted By pcbrew
What kind of power/torque boost is expected? ...

What kind of power/torque boost is expected?

Looks like fairly minor changes compared to E46 and E90 LCI. Both of those models had much improved headlight & taillight appearance with LCI, but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-25-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By pcbrew
You need this option for suspension to change...

You need this option for suspension to change stiffness in sport mode:
S2VFA ADAPTIVES M FAHRWERK Adaptive M suspension
With passive suspension sport mode is just affecting steering feel and more...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-24-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By pcbrew
It would help if you could post options details...

It would help if you could post options details from a site like bmwvin.com.

We could tell if you have adaptive suspension and BMW Assist that is required to receive map addresses from the cloud....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-19-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By pcbrew
I have brushed aluminum w/black trim and might be...

I have brushed aluminum w/black trim and might be interested in a trade for hex w/black. You didn't state what model, though. I have F30 (sedan).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-19-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By pcbrew
What! Have they stopped providing EU maps for ED...

What! Have they stopped providing EU maps for ED now?
Where did you get the EU maps and activation code?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-19-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By pcbrew
335i with 6MT is decent and better than my E46...

335i with 6MT is decent and better than my E46 330i 5MT.

I get ~33 on the highway and you can see in sig averaging 26.8 over 24K miles so far.
My daily driving is mixed suburban and crowded...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-14-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By pcbrew
I was trying to gauge the differences from what I...

I was trying to gauge the differences from what I have now, and picking up on Dinan language it indicates:

the "Normal" setting is now tuned to be the "Sport" setting.
The big change is when...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-14-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By pcbrew
Based on this blurb from the Dinan site...

Based on this blurb from the Dinan site (http://dinancars.com/product/d906-3001-dinan-shockware-suspension-tuning-for-bmw-f30-335i-edc/?series=&mid=/), it sounds like they made the factory Sport...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-20-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By pcbrew
Yes, I see microfilters were replaced as well. ...

Yes, I see microfilters were replaced as well.
Brake fluid was the only thing reported by the connected drive screen as due for service.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-20-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By pcbrew
Yes! Mine just rolled over 2 years since...

Yes!

Mine just rolled over 2 years since ED (@23,500 mi) and indicated service was due and the only item listed was brake fluid. Took it in and they did a couple of recalls and:
PERFORM BRAKE...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-18-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,243
Posted By pcbrew
Kafka - taking this back to the thread title, how...

Kafka - taking this back to the thread title, how did you find the performance of the 320i before the BMW tune?

You can see from my sig I have 335i/6MT. I have always driven MT because they...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-15-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By pcbrew
Haven't used it but this looks interesting. You...

Haven't used it but this looks interesting.
You can order based on paint code.

http://www.drcolorchip.com/
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-13-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By pcbrew
Just checked mine and it was grayed out when I...

Just checked mine and it was grayed out when I switched ignition on and still gray after starting the engine. When I stopped the engine, it was highlighted and could be selected.

I believe the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-12-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,433
Posted By pcbrew
Supposedly top-tier gas is better long term for...

Supposedly top-tier gas is better long term for modern engines:
http://blogs.motortrend.com/1403_all_fuels_are_not_created_equal_technologue.html

All grades at a top-tier brand have to meet...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-09-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,702
Posted By pcbrew
Wow, one F30 per year! I guess you are still...

Wow, one F30 per year!

I guess you are still in Europe on your ED so still in honeymoon phase but how do you like the 328d(320d in RoW) compared to the other models you have had?
Were you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-02-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,138
Posted By pcbrew
Read this recent article from Motor Trend on why...

Read this recent article from Motor Trend on why you want Top Tier gas with new DI engines.
http://blogs.motortrend.com/1403_all_fuels_are_not_created_equal_technologue.html

I used to put...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By pcbrew
This was a problem w/my old E46 5MT - parking...

This was a problem w/my old E46 5MT - parking brake engaged and squeak on exit when the car rebounds. No parking brake = no squeak.

But, I have not noticed this on my F30 6MT.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-21-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By pcbrew
Nope. Get a list of options on your VIN...

Nope.

Get a list of options on your VIN here: http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-21-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By pcbrew
AFAIK, you need: 6NR - BMW Apps - 6NR will...

AFAIK, you need:

6NR - BMW Apps
- 6NR will add 6NF (Smartphone Integration) to the order
- 6NR requires ordering 6NL and ZTP (Tech Pkg) or 609 (Nav)

- 6NL - BMW Assist with enhanced Bluetooth...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-21-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By pcbrew
Do you have DHP (including adaptive suspension)? ...

Do you have DHP (including adaptive suspension)?

If not, you will not be able to change suspension stiffness at all as it will only be a passive system.

Also, without DHP, I do not think you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-27-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By pcbrew
Can you share a picture?

Can you share a picture?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-24-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By pcbrew
I am at about 21K now and averaging > 26 with...

I am at about 21K now and averaging > 26 with roughly 50/50 city highway.
But the "city" is mostly suburbs and highway is often erratic rush hour traffic.
Excluding the long road trip home from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-12-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By pcbrew
I don't think any of the hybrids will have manual...

I don't think any of the hybrids will have manual option. The ZF 8AT is designed with an option to replace the torque converter with an electric motor....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-11-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By pcbrew
I have seen your model/engine data posted a lot...

I have seen your model/engine data posted a lot of places now.

But, in the other forum, the reports are that 4cyl engine in the hybrid is ~171 hp, and will come as 320E and not 328E (similar to...
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