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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-29-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,227
Posted By pcbrew
I bought the Slime unit from Amazon as insurance...

I bought the Slime unit from Amazon as insurance for the drive home from PCD. Stopped in Memphis for the night and a couple of the tires were low and had a helluva time getting the hose to screw on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-26-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,117
Posted By pcbrew
See my sig for 2+ year average in 335i 6MT for...

See my sig for 2+ year average in 335i 6MT for mixed suburban & highway, highway is usually somewhat congested.

This is roughly 30% Sport and 70% comfort.
I essentially never use Eco Pro -...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-20-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By pcbrew
Check the mirror adjustment switch. If switched...

Check the mirror adjustment switch. If switched to adjust the aiming of the passenger mirror, then it will not tilt in reverse. Switch it so driver mirror adjustment is selected for tilt to work.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-13-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,383
Posted By pcbrew
I would consider it but depends on pricing...

I would consider it but depends on pricing relative to the 328i or 330i model.
When is this slated to be released? LCI comes out in July 2015, but previous reports are that this hybrid model was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-21-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,945
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, 08:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,945
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, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
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, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
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, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
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, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
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, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 820
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, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,892
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, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,892
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, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
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, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
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, 10:00 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 19,330
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, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
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, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
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, 07:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,578
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, 10:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,239
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, 01:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,264
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, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
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, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
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, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
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, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
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...
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