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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-25-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,891
Posted By robertb_in_dc
Maybe it was the lighting, but I think they're...

Maybe it was the lighting, but I think they're fairly different. Mojave is a grey with a brownish cast particularly in strong light, but looks much greyer in lower light. Sparkling Bronze is always a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-22-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,191
Posted By robertb_in_dc
Problem with the headrest. From the recall...

Problem with the headrest. From the recall notice, the headrest apparently doesn't meet crash requirements if it's fully extended. I'm short and don't fully extend it, so it's not a problem for me,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-21-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,191
Posted By robertb_in_dc
I ordered a new F30 335i this winter from VOB,...

I ordered a new F30 335i this winter from VOB, now Rockville BMW, and got it for $500 over invoice. No haggling, no extra fees. I was blown away! I'd ordered 3 cars previously through VOB and had...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-15-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By robertb_in_dc
They're useless in Louisiana! Their most...

They're useless in Louisiana! Their most important use is to remove built up salt spray from your headlights when driving on wet salted roads. The wet salty water will dry and form an opaque film on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-10-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,882
Posted By robertb_in_dc
I never had a complaint about the routing in my...

I never had a complaint about the routing in my 2006 330i, but the navigation in my 2009 335d is unpredictable. Just the other day when a simple right turn at the next intersection was the right...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-29-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By robertb_in_dc
Washington DC Auto Show - Impressions

Here are some shots from the Washington DC Auto Show. I have a 335i mineral gray/black luxury line on the boat now. When I heard the new 3 was at the show, I couldn't wait the 2 weeks and had to go...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-21-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,992
Posted By robertb_in_dc
vob

vob
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-21-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,992
Posted By robertb_in_dc
I'm waiting on my new 335i that was built last...

I'm waiting on my new 335i that was built last week so I'm not worried. I had a 2002 325i which was the 4th year of the e46 which was its "LCI" or design refresh year. It was a great car....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-20-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,278
Posted By robertb_in_dc
I ordered the luxury line and never considered...

I ordered the luxury line and never considered the modern line due to the turbine wheels and shadowline trim. I don't get the black/oyster interior, but I do like the all oyster interior although it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-20-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By robertb_in_dc
My current 2009 335d build was finished on...

My current 2009 335d build was finished on 1/30/09 and I picked the car up at the dealer in Maryland 22 days later on 2/21/09. My 2012 335i build was finished today so doing the math, that would put...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-17-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By robertb_in_dc
This forum is for the 2012 sedans, not the...

This forum is for the 2012 sedans, not the convertible. There are limits on the m-sport combinations, but there are several metallic choices. Apparently vermillion red isn't one of them.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-17-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,046
Posted By robertb_in_dc
The sport line is available in all colors. As...

The sport line is available in all colors. As proof, I just built a mojave sport line on the configurator...so anything's possible.:eek:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,517
Posted By robertb_in_dc
1. Sport suspension is only available on Sport...

1. Sport suspension is only available on Sport Line.

2. All exterior colors are available on all lines. That said, the limited interior choices on the lines can really limit which exterior colors...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-13-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By robertb_in_dc
I read somewhere that Jet Black starts production...

I read somewhere that Jet Black starts production in March along with Sparkling Bronze, Liquid Blue, and Mineral White.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-06-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By robertb_in_dc
Pricing was out in mid-December. Don't know what...

Pricing was out in mid-December. Don't know what your CA is talking about. I ordered my car a couple of weeks ago with full pricing and got it for $500 over invoice. You can find the full price list...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-02-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,033
Posted By robertb_in_dc
I ordered 335i for $500 over invoice.

I ordered 335i for $500 over invoice.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-15-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,697
Posted By robertb_in_dc
Put deposit down today on 335i, Mineral Grey,...

Put deposit down today on 335i, Mineral Grey, Black Leather, Walnut Inlay, Luxury Line, Premium, Cold Weather, Premium Sound, Technology, Variable Sport Steering, Rear Window Shades, Rear View...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-10-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,620
Posted By robertb_in_dc
Production begins in July for both 328i and 335i...

Production begins in July for both 328i and 335i xdrive models.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-21-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,362
Posted By robertb_in_dc
It's a silvery light blue. I think some people...

It's a silvery light blue. I think some people would call it a "baby blue." I really like the color on some BMWs and would even consider getting it on a 3 series, but I like the darker colors on the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-06-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,906
Posted By robertb_in_dc
I'm not sure what you mean by master seal, but if...

I'm not sure what you mean by master seal, but if the dealership had to disconnect the transmission or drive train in the previous repairs, they may have failed to put all back together properly. If...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-13-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,760
Posted By robertb_in_dc
Demo 28i model at a dealer...

Demo 28i model at a dealer...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-18-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
Posted By robertb_in_dc
I think they will switch to the 4 this fall. They...

I think they will switch to the 4 this fall. They announced switching the 528i to the 4 this fall and it was new this year too.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-05-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,719
Posted By robertb_in_dc
In DC, it's a one time tax of 6% for vehicles...

In DC, it's a one time tax of 6% for vehicles under 3500 pounds, 7% for vehicles up to 4999 pounds, and 8% for vehicles 5000 pounds and over. Only a $75 registration fee per year after that. $125 if...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-11-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 69,005
Posted By robertb_in_dc
Picture of my 2009 335d. 31K miles and no...

Picture of my 2009 335d. 31K miles and no problems yet. Still love this car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-26-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By robertb_in_dc
The BMW site is completely unreliable. My car was...

The BMW site is completely unreliable. My car was first listed with the correct color and wrong equipment, but the site later changed and even got the color wrong. The car however came just as I had...
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