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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-27-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 402
Posted By innovativeit
For my last step, I pressed the button in the car...

For my last step, I pressed the button in the car three times holding it for approximately two or three seconds each time. For me, it started working on the 3rd press.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-19-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By innovativeit
I originally ordered a Mineral Gray M3 with a...

I originally ordered a Mineral Gray M3 with a production week of 2/23/2015 (week 9); however, I tried to change it to Sakhir Orange on 2/9/2015. BMW suspended SO due to paint adherence problems that...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-18-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,237
Posted By innovativeit
Yes, I've had the same problem all day long while...

Yes, I've had the same problem all day long while out running errands.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-17-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By innovativeit
I know the feeling. I had to have the windshield...

I know the feeling. I had to have the windshield on our M4 replaced after just 300 miles due to a rock thrown up by a truck. My worst incident was when a truck threw off a tire retread that did $11K...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-15-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By innovativeit
Good looking car! Enjoy learning its nuances and...

Good looking car! Enjoy learning its nuances and driving it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-15-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,473
Posted By innovativeit
It may be the nature of the business but I do not...

It may be the nature of the business but I do not have to like spending hundreds of dollars and days of travel to make presentations and prepare detailed proposals only to find out later that the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-14-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,473
Posted By innovativeit
You're absolutely right. The CA in Houston was...

You're absolutely right. The CA in Houston was able to give a customer in which he/she had made virtually no investment of time and who was "out of market" a better deal. It happens all of the time.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-14-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,473
Posted By innovativeit
It's one thing to compete and lose on price with...

It's one thing to compete and lose on price with products that perform similar functions but are from different manufacturers; however, this is identical to the folks that go into Best Buy and use...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-14-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,473
Posted By innovativeit
I have no idea what your experience in learning...

I have no idea what your experience in learning about BMWs entailed; however, after thinking about your comments for the last 30 minutes, I'll take the unpopular position of trying to understand how...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-05-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By innovativeit
Congratulations on your fine, new car. I'm...

Congratulations on your fine, new car. I'm looking forward to your Mineral White pictures.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-04-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,341
Posted By innovativeit
Occhi, If you believe that there were...

Occhi,

If you believe that there were excess miles driven on your car, you should certainly bring that to the attention of your SA. I just don't think it was due to "joy riding". As for the nail...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-04-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,341
Posted By innovativeit
You sound fairly upset. There isn't sufficient...

You sound fairly upset. There isn't sufficient information upon which to offer a full opinion; however, I do have a few comments.


$20 probably buys 6 gallons of premium gas so it should have...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-03-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By innovativeit
Yes, it's amazing how well it looks after it's...

Yes, it's amazing how well it looks after it's completed. As a side note, my step-daughter's Honda got caught in a hail storm and they used paintless dent repair on 40 or 50 "dings". The car looked...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 03-02-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By innovativeit
Yes, I get just as irritated. I park away from...

Yes, I get just as irritated. I park away from other cars and still come out and find a ding. Plus, it costs me $75 for each one with paintless dent repair.
Forum: European Delivery 02-26-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By innovativeit
Joemg, beautiful car! Is that Tanzanite Blue or...

Joemg, beautiful car! Is that Tanzanite Blue or a different color? Thank you.
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 02-23-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By innovativeit
I don't represent a dealer; however, the Service...

I don't represent a dealer; however, the Service Manager at my local BMW store has always been readily available to step into conversations related to customer issues/questions.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By innovativeit
On the cars we have, if I add another destination...

On the cars we have, if I add another destination without ending the previous navigation, the Navigation asks me whether it should replace the previous destination or add the new one as a waypoint. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By innovativeit
Since the 45 in 245/45X19 is a percentage and not...

Since the 45 in 245/45X19 is a percentage and not a height, the difference in sidewall height between the 40 and 45 aspect tires would be approximately 12 mm (1/2") instead of 5 mm.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By innovativeit
We encounter the same situation here in Indiana...

We encounter the same situation here in Indiana with an inordinate number of AWD SUVs slipping off snowy roads but it's usually because the owners don't realize the importance of winter tires and...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-15-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,038
Posted By innovativeit
According to my dealer, the Individual colors...

According to my dealer, the Individual colors available for $1900 on the M3 are: Moonstone Metallic, Ruby Black Metallic, Azurite Black Metallic, and Citrin Black Metallic. Everything else would be a...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-14-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,038
Posted By innovativeit
SO is only showing for M4 and not the M3 when I...

SO is only showing for M4 and not the M3 when I just checked.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-11-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,038
Posted By innovativeit
+1 Yesterday, I tried to change the color on my...

+1 Yesterday, I tried to change the color on my car scheduled to be built starting 2/23/2015 from Mineral Gray to Sakhir Orange. I was told that I could do it but it would push back production to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-07-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By innovativeit
+1 As you can see from the following ratings...

+1 As you can see from the following ratings (straight from the Toyo web site), these tires emphasize tread life and comfort at the expense of dry and wet handling.

2.5 Dry Handling: determines...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-05-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By innovativeit
Over-inflating the rear tires will decrease your...

Over-inflating the rear tires will decrease your traction in snow.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-04-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By innovativeit
The problem you have is that you can only...

The problem you have is that you can only increase the diameter/circumference of the tire by putting a lot more air in the tire, which results in a smaller tire patch on the ground. Unfortunately,...
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