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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-27-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,560
Posted By emtrey
depends on the mode. Downshifts are more abrupt...

depends on the mode. Downshifts are more abrupt in sport or sport plus mode. Fairly smooth in comfort.

Likely nothing wrong with your car unless the downshift are severe.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-17-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By emtrey
I have test driven the new 991 P cars and even...

I have test driven the new 991 P cars and even had a few track laps.. EPS is better than BMWs but the hydraulic steering in my 997 is decidedly better. That alone would stop me from buying a new 911...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-29-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By emtrey
I keep mine in chassis only. I don't care for...

I keep mine in chassis only. I don't care for the jerky throttle setting chassis and drivetrain provides. If I want a bit more oomph, I just flip the 8AT lever over to sport and it raises the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-29-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By emtrey
If you go in to configure sport mode (if you...

If you go in to configure sport mode (if you have dhp )you can choose one of 2different setups. It will remember your choice and use it when sport button is pressed to sport or sport plus
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-29-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By emtrey
It will default to comfort each time you start...

It will default to comfort each time you start the car BUT will remember your sport mode setup (chassis only or chassis and drivetrain )
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-27-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,811
Posted By emtrey
Agree...it works 100% of the time for me. Quick...

Agree...it works 100% of the time for me. Quick up and back foot movement. Stand right behind the license plate.

The voice recognition certainly could be better. I stopped trying.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-10-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,654
Posted By emtrey
What you may be feeling after a reflash for any...

What you may be feeling after a reflash for any reason is the car "ignoring" any of your driving habits it has "adapted to" over time. I have felt the same thing you are percieving but I find this...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-10-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,654
Posted By emtrey
NO WAY..your mechanic must be snorting bratwurst...

NO WAY..your mechanic must be snorting bratwurst in his spare time.

Even if that were true, do you really think this would be undiscovered at this point in time. I have owned 7 BMWs and 2 MINIS...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-03-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,872
Posted By emtrey
Sorry to report you CA is right. Can't be retro...

Sorry to report you CA is right. Can't be retro fitted. BMW will not support the changeover. I was willing to pay the full price (with new airbag around 2K) but they said NO.

Some kind of BS about...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-03-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,303
Posted By emtrey
I have seen those on e-bay. Dealer told me...

I have seen those on e-bay. Dealer told me programming is also required. If I knew for sure all functions would work (or if anyone has already tried this upgrade, please advise), I will buy it next...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-03-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,303
Posted By emtrey
I attempted to purchase the M sport wheel as an...

I attempted to purchase the M sport wheel as an aftermaket part from BMW parts at my selling dealership Cost was ridiculous but I really wanted it so was willing to bite the bullet.

I was told...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-14-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 42,557
Posted By emtrey
This is disgusting. They will offer the M sport...

This is disgusting. They will offer the M sport steering wheel on this "entry level" car BUT won't even sell me one for my 335 sportline ( I have tried). I have owned 9 BMWs and never been so...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-13-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,499
Posted By emtrey
Vehicle Details: 2013 335i RWD sportline ...

Vehicle Details: 2013 335i RWD sportline

Tire Brand and Type Being Reviewed: Michelin Ice Xi3

Tire Size: 225/50/R17

Is this tire a "Run Flat" model: Non-Runflat

Approximate Miles...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-25-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By emtrey
Most BMW steering wheels cost around $850. w/o...

Most BMW steering wheels cost around $850. w/o airbags.

Too bad you don't like the red stiching. I may have a sport line wheel available soon.

Working on upgrading to M sport wheel....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-11-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,113
Posted By emtrey
I had my mirror caps painted by dealer's body...

I had my mirror caps painted by dealer's body shop (AW sport line)..cost $200. I would not have been able to tolerate the black mirror caps on the white car.

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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-04-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 32,838
Posted By emtrey
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-06-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By emtrey
Radio voulme question

When I turn off my car with the radio set at a given volume, the radio does not retain that volume and comes back on at a much lower volume.

Is there a setting that controls the radio volume...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-02-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,807
Posted By emtrey
error--not incl. must opt for $1000. dhpto get M...

error--not incl. must opt for $1000. dhpto get M adaptive..well worth it, IMHO
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-20-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,068
Posted By emtrey
I had a crimson red 135i and it was beautiful BUT...

I had a crimson red 135i and it was beautiful BUT it was time for a change. Love the white.
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,254
Posted By emtrey
steering wheel is black on all M sports.

steering wheel is black on all M sports.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,250
Posted By emtrey
go to center of trunk area right under license...

go to center of trunk area right under license plate..stand back a bit from bumper and wave foot under bumper and pull foot straight back..in a couple seconds trunk will pop up
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-09-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,254
Posted By emtrey
[I like the red deviated stitching. Its one oif...

[I like the red deviated stitching. Its one oif the reasons I went with sportline vs M sport Also do not care for that fake wood trim of the modern line. How about a luxury line with M adaptive...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-07-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By emtrey
may handle a bit better do to less weight over...

may handle a bit better do to less weight over the front wheels. A little slower ?? ..don't just look at the numbers. Drive them back to back--see for yourself. I think you will find the difference...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-06-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,333
Posted By emtrey
the N55 may not be quite as explosive ( in a good...

the N55 may not be quite as explosive ( in a good way) as the N54 but its very smooth and works seamlessly with the the 8AT ( I have the sport version). Just press on it a bit and whoosh away. (all...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-06-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,333
Posted By emtrey
oct 18-20 is more realistic unless you hit ever...

oct 18-20 is more realistic unless you hit ever pickup and delivery point perfectly. My car was completed 7/27 and delivered 9/3. I will qualify that by saying the 335s did get delayed a bit in port...
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