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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-16-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 106
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Posted By kpgray
The upgrade from a Ford to a BMW is pleasant, but...

The upgrade from a Ford to a BMW is pleasant, but the downgrade from a BMW to a Ford is dreadful! :thumbdwn: You do not notice the upgrade as much as the downgrade. Maybe a better alternative is a 3...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-29-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By kpgray
I presently own 2013 Sport Line xDrive for 2...

I presently own 2013 Sport Line xDrive for 2 years and 41,000 miles. The ONLY issue I have had has been with my radio controls at 31K miles. The radio to HUD and the steering wheel scroll stopped...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By kpgray
YES in RWD only. AWD all have base suspensions.

YES in RWD only.
AWD all have base suspensions.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,194
Posted By kpgray
I was evaluating a European delivery for a 2016...

I was evaluating a European delivery for a 2016 435i next year. Are you saying that if I get the Lighting package, the "Anti Dazzle High Beam Assistant" is programmed and ready to use? Additionally,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-14-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By kpgray
I agree the front face of the M-sport and the...

I agree the front face of the M-sport and the steering wheel are nicer, however, I prefer the Red highlights available on the Sport dash and the 18" sport line wheels are nicer than the 18" M-sport...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-11-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,577
Posted By kpgray
The leather dash is beautiful! I am curious, does...

The leather dash is beautiful! I am curious, does the leather dash come with the line matched stitching? So if you get the Sport Line, do you get red threading to match the steering wheel?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-07-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By kpgray
I do not see the 433 wheels in any of the lines...

I do not see the 433 wheels in any of the lines or as an optional extra wheel selection, where have you seen the 433 wheel? :dunno:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By kpgray
I believe ALL the E60 interiors are the same...

I believe ALL the E60 interiors are the same size. Colors, Options, positioning of steering wheel. seat, etc. can make the interior feel smaller. Example, the M-sport packages have a darker headliner...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By kpgray
I have used the Power bushings in a Saab that I...

I have used the Power bushings in a Saab that I bought for my daughter a few years back. They significantly helped remove the softness of the Saab FWD but I also had the addition of new springs and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-18-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By kpgray
I also drove the 435i for the un4gettable drive...

I also drove the 435i for the un4gettable drive event. The coupe was to showcase the various accessory options and was loaded with exterior, interior and drivetrain options. It had the M-Performance...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-04-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,528
Posted By kpgray
I just drove a 435I M-Sport coupe RWD for the...

I just drove a 435I M-Sport coupe RWD for the Un4gettable drive event. The 435I I drove had the BMW Tuning Package and the BMW M exhaust installed. It was very responsive and had a very nice tone...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-08-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By kpgray
Did you try all the Detroit area dealers? Late...

Did you try all the Detroit area dealers? Late September early October arrival is only 10-12 weeks. I do not think that M-sport is allocated, just the 435i & 335i's. When I ordered my 328i, the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-08-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By kpgray
My Son-in-law has a 13 335i x-drive Sport. It is...

My Son-in-law has a 13 335i x-drive Sport. It is not feminine at all. He put the Black rear spoiler, Black Kidney Grills and put ceramic window tint on the car and it looks very nice! I do not have a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-29-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,968
Posted By kpgray
The N20 Turbocharged engine is stronger than the...

The N20 Turbocharged engine is stronger than the N53 normally aspirated engine it replaces (240 HP vs. 210 HP). As an owner of the N20 engine, it seemed rather tame during the first couple thousand...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By kpgray
It depends on the colors you want. Do you want a...

It depends on the colors you want. Do you want a M-Sport specific color? If the exterior color is available for both, then what color interior do you want? For myself, I wanted a darker blue and a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By kpgray
You may be better getting a roof rack. The roof...

You may be better getting a roof rack. The roof on you BMW has the slots already on the roof for it. The BMW roof rack is top quality, after you set it up the first time, it is very easy to install....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-10-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By kpgray
I stand corrected, the xDrive is 10mm higher than...

I stand corrected, the xDrive is 10mm higher than standard, however, the Sport and M-Sport RWD is 10mm lower than standard. Therefore a xDrive Sport or M-Sport is 20mm higher than a RWD Sport or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-09-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By kpgray
The 428i xDrive is so new that not many...

The 428i xDrive is so new that not many incentives for that vehicle right now. A goal has been to purchase for $500-1,000 over invoice but that may be difficult at this time with the new release....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-09-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,791
Posted By kpgray
NO WORRIES! :D I came from an Acura TL and...

NO WORRIES! :D

I came from an Acura TL and had a Honda Accord before that. Trust me, you will not regret the decision in any way! The 328i outperforms, out-handles, is quieter, more responsive and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-04-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,997
Posted By kpgray
I see the 428i is rated at 5.7 seconds 0-60! That...

I see the 428i is rated at 5.7 seconds 0-60! That is very quick for a 4 cylinder!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-04-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By kpgray
+1 The xDrive is 20MM higher than the RWD...

+1

The xDrive is 20MM higher than the RWD (about 3/4") Also, the xDrive has the softest suspension of all the 3/4 series BMWs. With RWD you can get the Sport or M-Sport version for the stiffer...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-03-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,482
Posted By kpgray
My biggest peeve is the sun visors. They have a...

My biggest peeve is the sun visors. They have a very cheap feel and they do not extend for the side window. When I try to cover the side window, the visor does not cover to the pillar. A 2 inch gap...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-26-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By kpgray
Seat Options Coupe / Convertible

I just noticed that the M-Sport package in the convertible offers Black Leather with Blue Trim on the seats. This appears to be the same as the Red Trim offered on the Sport Trim package Black...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-18-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By kpgray
There are many posts here on how to negotiate the...

There are many posts here on how to negotiate the best offer. It is not how much below MSRP, but the goal is to get to $500 over invoice or less before incentives. always better to negotiate up from...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-04-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By kpgray
First off welcome to the forum. From the picture,...

First off welcome to the forum. From the picture, you have a Sport Line RWD. this means you have the stiffer sport suspension, sport seats, 18" sport wheels and the sport trim, big plus! I would have...
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