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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-11-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,546
Posted By newBMWinLA
Just to add in another experience, I really was...

Just to add in another experience, I really was pissed that BMW didn't offer any alternative to the red stitching on the steering wheel (I got aluminum trim and black high gloss accent, and I got...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-04-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By newBMWinLA
Yeah, it works

I've gone from using the automatic parking as a novelty, to actually relying on it in some pretty tight parallel parking jobs! I'm actually a really good parallel parker (I live in LA and always have...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-16-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,233
Posted By newBMWinLA
I do that all the time- switch into sport mode to...

I do that all the time- switch into sport mode to accelerate quickly as needed. I sure hope it doesn't damage the motor, but from my understanding of the mechanics, it doesn't actually cause any...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,133
Posted By newBMWinLA
I have Everest Gray with Aluminum and no red...

I have Everest Gray with Aluminum and no red stripe- I'll try to get my car in some good light for some photos, although I am not sure how to take care of the white balance stuff. At least I can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-07-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By newBMWinLA
Looking for a Touchless LaserWash in Los Angeles Area

Subject says it all. About to get my new 328 and I want to try out a touchless laserwash to keep it looking new. Does anybody know of any in Greater Los Angeles?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-07-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By newBMWinLA
Golf Clubs in the Trunk

Hi everyone. I was wondering what your experiences have been with golf clubs in the trunk. I just read over a bunch of old threads about various trunk issues and when I test drove an F30 before...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-07-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,092
Posted By newBMWinLA
Earlier, I posted a few, then realized that they...

Earlier, I posted a few, then realized that they had already been posted! Thanks to the OP for posting them. So here are a couple new ones, I'll try to add a few more.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-30-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,485
Posted By newBMWinLA
It is my understanding that, at least in...

It is my understanding that, at least in California, even if your financing includes the vehicle plus the cost of warranty and/or maintenance, insurance on a loss takes into account the value of the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-30-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,485
Posted By newBMWinLA
Two key points: 1) You can buy the extended...

Two key points: 1) You can buy the extended maintenance or warranty policies at any time, and 2) if you buy them now and total or sell your car or it gets stolen, you don't get the money back.
...
Forum: The Travel Forum 07-25-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,347
Posted By newBMWinLA
I definitely second both of your comments. My...

I definitely second both of your comments. My plan was to park in a structure along the eastern side of the city close to public transit, but due to the major earthquake the day before (I was...
Forum: The Travel Forum 07-25-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,347
Posted By newBMWinLA
Have you been to the area in which "The Last...

Have you been to the area in which "The Last Supper" is located in Milan? Nothing is "hard to miss" when you are turning in circles around blind corners and six streets intersect with a large island...
Forum: The Travel Forum 07-23-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,347
Posted By newBMWinLA
I think it is likely that I got one of these...

I think it is likely that I got one of these tickets while in Milan for "the Last Supper" (which, by the way, is in a pedestrian zone or otherwise limited zone of some sort) in May. Have not yet...
Forum: European Delivery 07-22-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By newBMWinLA
Oh, I thought I responded to your PM. I've never...

Oh, I thought I responded to your PM. I've never had a PM, so maybe I screwed it up. But I don't have anything yet to report. I can't track my car on BMW's site, but the shipping site indicates that...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By newBMWinLA
West Coast Deliveries off the Taipan

Hey, West Coasters-- the Taipan offloaded in Port Hueneme on Sunday, 7/15, and i'm just wondering if anybody's heard any status updates on any cars since then. I'm not expecting to hear from my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By newBMWinLA
Isn't the insurance discount already in place if...

Isn't the insurance discount already in place if you have comfort access with the GPS locator? Equivalent to LoJack.

Also, if you get the "BMW Connected App," you can locate the car either through...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-11-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,490
Posted By newBMWinLA
Red Stripe on Sport Line

I just, for fun, fiddled with the BMW Configurator to see what a 2013 equipped the same as my 2012 would cost and whether I would do anything different were I building now. Is it true that you can no...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-10-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By newBMWinLA
Prepping/Maintaining Everest Gray Leather

I just did a search of this and the maintenance forum and wasn't able to find a real answer (that maintenance forum seems to have a lot of people trying to sell products...)

I am awaiting...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-06-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By newBMWinLA
Driving Modes and "DS"-- Reports from festers' use

I am still waiting for my re-delivery from European Delivery in May, but there's still one significant issue that I really wasn't able to work out over my two weeks with the car and reading over...
Forum: European Delivery 06-27-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,454
Posted By newBMWinLA
I am about a month post-ED road trip, and I am...

I am about a month post-ED road trip, and I am just waiting for a few tickets. I saw a flash or two in Switzerland, France, and Italy, drove in Cologne without the green sticker (never put it on at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-26-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,843
Posted By newBMWinLA
I just configured an Active Hybrid with the...

I just configured an Active Hybrid with the M-Sport Package. How can they combine these two totally incongruous items and NOT permit Everest Gray leather in the M-Sport package. Not that I'm in the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-22-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,097
Posted By newBMWinLA
Wow, we did almost the exact same trip and I feel...

Wow, we did almost the exact same trip and I feel exactly the same. I cannot believe those two weeks actually happened. And my nephew thinks I'm the coolest guy in the world for taking on the...
Forum: European Delivery 06-19-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,319
Posted By newBMWinLA
Thanks for the tip-off! I just checked and I'm on...

Thanks for the tip-off! I just checked and I'm on there, too! Phew! At least knowing that, I can try to put the whole thing in the back of my mind and get set for a late July/early August delivery...
Forum: European Delivery 06-15-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By newBMWinLA
For those who want to take Vignettes home

File this away in the "if it's really important to you..."

I wanted to make sure that I got to keep the 4 vignettes I got on my trip as souvenirs, but didn't want to commit to having them on my...
Forum: European Delivery 06-15-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By newBMWinLA
Nurburgring

Just in case anybody didn't know, when you go on the Nurburgring, they do not allow photography or video by drivers and, although I brought my own hero camera and mounting, they seemed pretty strict...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-15-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,309
Posted By newBMWinLA
Color is totally subjective, but I guess I'll...

Color is totally subjective, but I guess I'll throw my opinion into this. I was absolutely set on mineral gray until I saw the cars in person when the dealers each had one from each of the 3 lines,...
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