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Forum: General BMW Questions 04-15-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By Byron Walter
I tried the input screen, selecting 'points of...

I tried the input screen, selecting 'points of interest' and 'key words'. I entered Home Depot via the touch pad and got all the local results listed by proximity. I'm using the NA EVO maps that were...
Forum: General BMW Questions 04-14-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By Byron Walter
I just tried my nav out for Home Depot. I said,...

I just tried my nav out for Home Depot. I said, "navigation, points of interest" and waited for the next voice prompt. I said "Home Depot" and all the local locations in order of distance were...
Forum: General BMW Questions 04-12-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By Byron Walter
That's strange. Mine does show the local points...

That's strange. Mine does show the local points of interest and their distance from me just like my trusty old Garmin unit. For sure something is amiss with your nav.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-05-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,734
Posted By Byron Walter
Quoted for truth. I've been lucky with my last...

Quoted for truth. I've been lucky with my last bunch of cars not burning oil between changes and as mentioned above, I also double up the changes as the cost is trivial in the big picture. Hope you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,734
Posted By Byron Walter
Glad that was helpful. You might also know that...

Glad that was helpful. You might also know that you can link voice commands such as "Split screen on, arrow display", "Navigation, points of interest" and so on. Really helps with avoiding menu...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By Byron Walter
Other than the obvious differences I can't help...

Other than the obvious differences I can't help but I will say that I wish I had ordered the adaptive LEDs rather than the standard LEDS. The horizontal spread on the fixed LEDS seems poor to me and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-01-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,734
Posted By Byron Walter
There are two easy ways to check your oil level....

There are two easy ways to check your oil level. At least there are on my car. Push the talk button on the steering wheel and say "check oil level". Naturally your car will need to be on a level...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,873
Posted By Byron Walter
Really like the color. As with you, the estoril...

Really like the color. As with you, the estoril blue was a last minute change for me. Saw it on another car and really liked it. I moved from a 2014 touring to this 330i F31 and it definitely has an...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-10-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,491
Posted By Byron Walter
Sounds like Garmin might be your next new...

Sounds like Garmin might be your next new friend... if you need nav. I've had several of the better Garmin units and they work nicely. I'd suggest you focus on one with 'free' map updates, voice...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-03-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 12,943
Posted By Byron Walter
Don't be so sure of that :D ...

Don't be so sure of that :D

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/93/BMW_Isetta_-_Flickr_-_mick_-_Lumix.jpg/1280px-BMW_Isetta_-_Flickr_-_mick_-_Lumix.jpg
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 11-08-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,089
Posted By Byron Walter
For sure.:bigpimp:

For sure.:bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-01-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By Byron Walter
As for the Aztec, I wouldn't be making fun of a...

As for the Aztec, I wouldn't be making fun of a car named after a people that ripped the beating hearts out folks.

The Aztec was the pinnacle of western automotive technology. You could carry...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-29-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By Byron Walter
Just got my 2017 f31 and the warranty is still 4...

Just got my 2017 f31 and the warranty is still 4 years/50,000 miles.

However the "free" service had one year knocked off... maybe cause the oil change interval is shorter.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-27-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,138
Posted By Byron Walter
I think I walked into an alternate universe.

I think I walked into an alternate universe.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-25-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,546
Posted By Byron Walter
Try nitrous instead. It might help and is always...

Try nitrous instead. It might help and is always good for a laugh.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-24-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,875
Posted By Byron Walter
Good luck with that. I was lucky in that mine...

Good luck with that. I was lucky in that mine only took 7 weeks to pop into my garage. And there are a bunch of nice interior improvements over my 2014 wagon. Also I'm glad that you are on the other...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-23-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,875
Posted By Byron Walter
And when it does arrive you will have the...

And when it does arrive you will have the automotive equivalent of a unicorn:smokin:

Wagons are so uncommon.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-23-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,875
Posted By Byron Walter
If I manage a pic that doesn't suck, I will......

If I manage a pic that doesn't suck, I will... but we've all seem 'em before:)

Really like the estoril blue paint job.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-23-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,875
Posted By Byron Walter
Ha! I picked mine up yesterday. It's the estoril...

Ha! I picked mine up yesterday. It's the estoril blue, M sport, adaptive suspension and nearly every option. However I went with the beige / black interior in fake leather which works great if one is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-14-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 12,943
Posted By Byron Walter
Nah... swapping out my current '14 for the '17...

Nah... swapping out my current '14 for the '17 and it will be estoril blue with the non-run flat tires.

I'm guessing your bike will be an easy inside carry with the front wheel removed, which...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-14-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 12,943
Posted By Byron Walter
Me too... M-sport with adaptive suspension for my...

Me too... M-sport with adaptive suspension for my second F31. Mine should be arriving in Baltimore next week.

The low roofline with the rail system is great for hauling my 17 foot kayak. Too bad...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-21-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,373
Posted By Byron Walter
Good. Then we get a couple more years of...

Good. Then we get a couple more years of 'endangered species' status for NA.

I will have had my 2014 F31 for 43 months when I switch to my new 2017 F31. During that time my SA has sold only one...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,373
Posted By Byron Walter
What I've read is that the 2017 model year is the...

What I've read is that the 2017 model year is the end of the line for us.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-15-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,153
Posted By Byron Walter
And here is a primary reason why I am wagonized: ...

And here is a primary reason why I am wagonized:

https://g3.img-dpreview.com/5574EFFAEC384077BE6C7D4638E52AF6.jpg

The roof is very low on the F31, which helps greatly with getting my boat on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-14-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,153
Posted By Byron Walter
Of course you would :D

Of course you would :D
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