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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-11-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,586
Posted By AndDown
I replaced my CDV with a dummy CDV in my 2003 E46...

I replaced my CDV with a dummy CDV in my 2003 E46 and also added a clutch stop (http://www.burgertuning.com/clutch_stop_BMW.html). That helped with a smoother shorter engagement. Unfortunately, BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-12-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By AndDown
The view out the rear is more limited in the GC...

The view out the rear is more limited in the GC and that was my only concern when we sold our F30 for the GC. However, I've gotten used to the narrower rear view in the GC, and it's not been a rear...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-03-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By AndDown
This was an issue with some of the early model...

This was an issue with some of the early model years:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=616482&highlight=start+stop+issue
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-20-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,192
Posted By AndDown
They were in eco mode, lol

They were in eco mode, lol
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-15-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By AndDown
Normal, at least for Bimmers - my 2001 and 2003...

Normal, at least for Bimmers - my 2001 and 2003 do it as well. I think it's to caution drivers about possible black ice on the road.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-14-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By AndDown
I find the tapping sound is much less noticeable...

I find the tapping sound is much less noticeable in our 2016 428i GC as compared with our previous 2013 328i. Improved sound proofing might have something to do with it, but even with the hood open,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-14-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By AndDown
Owner's manual is your friend! This hasn't been...

Owner's manual is your friend! This hasn't been an issue for me as I can get enough clearance lifting the wiper off the windshield to clean that area without having to do the ignition method.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-10-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,703
Posted By AndDown
@Bernie, it would be interesting to do an...

@Bernie, it would be interesting to do an exterior side-by-side comparison of the F36 GC and the Giulia.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By AndDown
If your car hasn't been loaded yet, then it's...

If your car hasn't been loaded yet, then it's still at Bremerhaven and will be on the next ship leaving Feb 1 on the Boheme, arriving Feb 14 at Halifax
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By AndDown
If your car is on the WW Faust, MarineTraffic.com...

If your car is on the WW Faust, MarineTraffic.com shows the ship is currently moored in Zeebrugge Belgium. So either WW information is wrong or you are on another ship.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By AndDown
One of my tires was losing 3-4 psi per week -...

One of my tires was losing 3-4 psi per week - dealer found that the valve stem was not fully tightened. No problems after that, so you might want to snug down the valve stems.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-13-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By AndDown
Have you tried retracting the shade for several...

Have you tried retracting the shade for several days and see if the battery continues to drain abnormally? If so, then it's something else other than the shades. Also, how are the shades moving when...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-05-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By AndDown
It seems like BMWNA was giving quite a few...

It seems like BMWNA was giving quite a few incentives in 2015 to purchase a new Bimmer. We received a $1000 rebate for attending the Ultimate Driving Event, and then during December there was a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-05-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,681
Posted By AndDown
Live and learn! Our prior F30 didn't have a rear...

Live and learn! Our prior F30 didn't have a rear camera (was trying to go minimal, haha) and when we got our F36, there was no question about checking that option. If I had to do it again, I would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-04-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,681
Posted By AndDown
The limited rear visibility was the only concern...

The limited rear visibility was the only concern I had coming from the F30, but I adjusted to the rear view visibility without any problem. With the exterior rear view mirrors adjusted to the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-22-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,986
Posted By AndDown
Haha, are you finally relaxing now that your baby...

Haha, are you finally relaxing now that your baby is finally on its way again?!! Congrats and as you know, the anticipation is agony but not unlike waiting for Christmas morning when I was a kid.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-22-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By AndDown
A friend who is a master BMW tech said to replace...

A friend who is a master BMW tech said to replace the plugs at around 90K miles - he recently replaced the plugs in my E46 which has 98K miles on it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-19-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,392
Posted By AndDown
OP, I drive a 2016 428i GC which I find to be...

OP, I drive a 2016 428i GC which I find to be much quieter in both road noise (tire noise) as well as engine noise than our previous 2013 F30.

I am driving a 2017 X3 loaner today while my car is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-17-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By AndDown
Just FYI, there's also no battery in the engine...

Just FYI, there's also no battery in the engine compartment, lol :bigpimp:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-17-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,520
Posted By AndDown
I still have a 2001 X5 and compared to our...

I still have a 2001 X5 and compared to our current 428iGC, that X5's steering almost feels like there's no power steering, it takes more effort when parking. With that said, once under way,...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-14-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By AndDown
Wrong forum. You need to go to the E36 forum for...

Wrong forum. You need to go to the E36 forum for answers.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-13-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,986
Posted By AndDown
How are you tracking the delivery schedule? Best...

How are you tracking the delivery schedule? Best is to call BMWNA (do a search for the number) as the online tracking is never correct. There are also a couple of threads about tracking the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-12-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By AndDown
Agreed - I've had to adjust the vertical upwards...

Agreed - I've had to adjust the vertical upwards a notch or two with all my bimmers. Once I had the dealer do it and it came back too high, was getting a lot of high beam flashing from oncoming cars....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-20-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,493
Posted By AndDown
Hope BMW does not discontinue this line as I love...

Hope BMW does not discontinue this line as I love the looks and functionality of the GC. It's still a 4-door access although not as much headroom in the rear (only occasionally have rear passengers)...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-18-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By AndDown
This got me curious and I looked under my 428 GC...

This got me curious and I looked under my 428 GC and didn't see any kind of "air-deflecting" flap. There was a kind-of deflector just in front of both the rear wheels but not in the middle where...
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