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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By kssod
Why Doesn't the 540 M sport package include a...

Why Doesn't the 540 M sport package include a unique style wheel like the F10. There is no difference in looks between a luxury and M.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-20-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By kssod
Would love to find a 15 or 16 with a SG with...

Would love to find a 15 or 16 with a SG with brown interior. Everything out there is black on black.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-19-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,634
Posted By kssod
Sat in a 2018 Audi sport back A5. Power hatch...

Sat in a 2018 Audi sport back A5. Power hatch standard. Has the same buttons to close or close and lock as my F10. The close and lock is my favorite feature
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-19-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,285
Posted By kssod
Spent some time in an 20118 Audi Sportback with...

Spent some time in an 20118 Audi Sportback with the full digital dash. Gotta tell ya, it is pretty cool to see google maps in the dash, toggle between large or small dials for speed, and any...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-18-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,734
Posted By kssod
My polarized Maui Jims allow me to see my...

My polarized Maui Jims allow me to see my Corvette C6 HUD data although slightly dimmed, without tilting my head etc. My F10 is unreadable with the same sunglasses.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-12-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,285
Posted By kssod
to me the issue is the bezel ring on the g30...

to me the issue is the bezel ring on the g30 looks so much higher than the digital part of the bezel even though the gauges are more informative. On my F10 the integration looks much better. Also,...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-11-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By kssod
Also, looking to buy soon. Pricing out a new 540...

Also, looking to buy soon. Pricing out a new 540 xdrive is around 72k, trade my 2012 535 xdrive which stickered for 71k with 75k miles. Need to be near 40k before tax. I don't think it's possible....
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-10-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By kssod
Driver assistance

Why does it cost 10% of msrp for the 3 packages. I would much prefer a small increase in base price and BMW make them standard. It would be just as profitable to BMW in that all assembly would be...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-09-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,654
Posted By kssod
It would be so helpful if there actually was...

It would be so helpful if there actually was someone at dealer, BMWNA etc that was knowledgeable on this matter. The build site does not clearly state the M suspension is deleted. How is a consumer...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-01-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 934
Posted By kssod
What about the new S5 Sportback? Now there is a...

What about the new S5 Sportback? Now there is a dash!
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-01-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,600
Posted By kssod
No differentiation between the M Sport rims and...

No differentiation between the M Sport rims and the standard 18". They all look the same.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-28-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By kssod
Page 10, the maintenance is all based on CBS. ...

Page 10, the maintenance is all based on CBS. Thus,, no set interval, and no way of checking without taking to dealer for $125 service check. Also, not helpful if CBS is not working properly.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-28-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By kssod
Service intervals

Is there a guide for service intervals? Filters, spark plugs, fluids etc. The vehicle status indicator in my vehicle is constantly in error. It has been reset by the dealer multiple times, and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-23-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By kssod
Anybody use a local mechanic and NAPA parts to...

Anybody use a local mechanic and NAPA parts to replace brakes?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-20-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By kssod
Trade value

I have a 2012 535 xdrive M Sport with 74k miles, and 6 mo remaining on CPO. SG over cinnamon , and virtually every option, msrp was 71k.

Looking at new g30, and trade value on kbb, edmunds etc is...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-17-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,291
Posted By kssod
Spent 30 minutes walking around and sitting in a...

Spent 30 minutes walking around and sitting in a 549. The gauge cluster is ok, but really strange that there is no glass over them. The dial rings are raised. The hood lacks the character creases...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-13-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By kssod
Interesting, I decided to wait on a new MDX...

Interesting, I decided to wait on a new MDX hybrid, specifically because it lacks CarPlay
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-09-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,063
Posted By kssod
Bluestone and cognac is the closest to my Space...

Bluestone and cognac is the closest to my Space gray and Cinamon Brown F10.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-08-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,313
Posted By kssod
If I join AARP today can $2500 be applied to a...

If I join AARP today can $2500 be applied to a purchase tomorrow?

Is there a loyalty discount(2k) for April?

I have a car show discount also, are all 3 applicable on top of best negotiated deal?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-07-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By kssod
Since the LEDs do not generate heat, hopefully...

Since the LEDs do not generate heat, hopefully they will stay free of snow and slush in winter. I really like the cleaners on my F10, blast some of the salt and grime off that is thrown up by cars...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-06-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,913
Posted By kssod
AutoGeek is excellent for instructional videos...

AutoGeek is excellent for instructional videos and recommendations. I've used a Griot DA, with Wolfgang swirl and a orange pad, followed by Wolfgang polish and white, and top with sealant and blue. ...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-04-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By kssod
When building a 540 Xdrive there is an option for...

When building a 540 Xdrive there is an option for DDC (700) and a option for M Suspension

Is the M suspension standard on an M Sport or does one need to order?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-04-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By kssod
Yes you can change the mode via button, comfort...

Yes you can change the mode via button, comfort Sport etc. This changes the steering effort, transmission and throttle. The question is does it change the damper, suspension on a M suspension, or...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-04-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,242
Posted By kssod
On the F10 the grills just pulled out and were...

On the F10 the grills just pulled out and were strictly cosmetic. The G30 has active grills based on cooling demand. I wonder if they are as easily replaced?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-02-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,913
Posted By kssod
I agree. I also wish the M wheels were more...

I agree.

I also wish the M wheels were more distinct than the standard 18"
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