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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-03-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,808
Posted By SamS
Now I have this same problem. I have no idea how...

Now I have this same problem. I have no idea how to correct?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-12-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By SamS
I predict the MY2015 F30 will get a different...

I predict the MY2015 F30 will get a different instrument panel, more like the 2013+ F25. And maybe integration of Apple's CarPlay feature.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-11-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,243
Posted By SamS
Midnight Blue is not available on the 435i...

Midnight Blue is not available on the 435i M-sport. And Imperial Blue is not available on the F36, at all.

So, it must be Carbon Black. Or there is a slight chance it is Tanzanite Blue.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-09-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,243
Posted By SamS
Consensus seems to be Carbon Black. The similar...

Consensus seems to be Carbon Black. The similar Tanzanite Blue Metallic will be available, but would seem to have a more blue hue than the car in Geneva.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,361
Posted By SamS
Has nothing to do with the mode of iPhone. OP has...

Has nothing to do with the mode of iPhone. OP has wrong options/features in his car to do what he expects.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,361
Posted By SamS
Funny, I reach the opposite conclusion. I...

Funny, I reach the opposite conclusion.

I have an iPhone, and marvel at the way some of the tech integrates with my car. I use the OEM lightning cable to USB in the glovebox.

Just yesterday I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-08-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,509
Posted By SamS
WITH FOOT ON BRAKE With ignition on: Hold top...

WITH FOOT ON BRAKE
With ignition on:
Hold top (release) button on the gear stick while doing
- put gear stick one step forwards and hold 2 seconds,
- then one step back again
- then one step...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,349
Posted By SamS
Yep. And the hatch adds great flexibility, IMO.

Yep. And the hatch adds great flexibility, IMO.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,349
Posted By SamS
The better (IMO) front/rear styling of the coupe,...

The better (IMO) front/rear styling of the coupe, including the option for full LED headlights, the option for Individual paint/interior available for the 4er line.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-25-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Posted By SamS
Yep, 24mpg mixed driving/mainly city is what I've...

Yep, 24mpg mixed driving/mainly city is what I've experienced. I've had mine for exactly one year. Never needed service, knock wood.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-18-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By SamS
Better drive them both. 528i is a big, slow boat,...

Better drive them both. 528i is a big, slow boat, compared to AH3.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-08-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,540
Posted By SamS
Hard to say. Not sure if any kind of tune would...

Hard to say. Not sure if any kind of tune would reduce turbo lag. Just make sure you extensively drive the stock car, first. An Eco credit/lower price would make decisions easier.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-29-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 110,693
Posted By SamS
Do you buy your suits at Goodwill? This is not a...

Do you buy your suits at Goodwill? This is not a personal attack. Just trying to point out that buying used is not for everyone. It's not "saving" money if I don't get the same satisfaction from a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-28-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 110,693
Posted By SamS
I'm no germaphobe... just against the idea of...

I'm no germaphobe... just against the idea of paying $30 large for a car that someone has used up the best part of.. that fresh new-car-feeling! :)

When you pay $10 to eat at the salad bar,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-28-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 110,693
Posted By SamS
Even better, buy the car outright, and...

Even better, buy the car outright, and sell/trade-in any day you damn well please. Not some arbitrary date that your lease is up :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-28-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 110,693
Posted By SamS
I'd rather pay the $10k premium than pay $30k (or...

I'd rather pay the $10k premium than pay $30k (or whatever) to own a car that someone else farted in for 400+ days.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By SamS
Do you have the sport/paddle transmission or the...

Do you have the sport/paddle transmission or the standard version?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-26-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By SamS
Based on anecdotal evidence from the forums, I...

Based on anecdotal evidence from the forums, I think this behavior is somewhat normal. The AH3 uses heavy-duty ZF 8HP70 transmission, that is rated to handle 700nm (516lb-ft) of torque. The same...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-23-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,669
Posted By SamS
I have that exact same Recaro Pro ride behind my...

I have that exact same Recaro Pro ride behind my drivers seat. There is not much room, at all. Even worse, I have a second one behind the passenger seat that is rear facing (for my 1-yr old) and just...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-20-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,540
Posted By SamS
Agreed. I think your definition of...

Agreed.



I think your definition of adequate and mine, are different. And I can totally relate to the "fun" of skipping a few fill-ups... I do enjoy my AH3 for that reason ;) I do also agree...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-19-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,540
Posted By SamS
I didn't expect the 328d to be a performance...

I didn't expect the 328d to be a performance model. However, I also didn't expect 280lb/ft of torque to feel so darn weak.

Why shouldn't it be compared to the AH3? Both are marketed as having...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-19-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,540
Posted By SamS
Yes, I understand it is really a 320d. I'd be...

Yes, I understand it is really a 320d. I'd be very interested in a real 330d. A 328d/320d is about as exciting to drive as my old Honda Accord.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-19-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,540
Posted By SamS
I drove a 328 too, and I was surprised. Just not...

I drove a 328 too, and I was surprised. Just not pleasantly. I'll copy my post from another board, if you don't mind. I don't mean to crap on GTitis2013's thread, so if this is inappropriate,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-02-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,428
Posted By SamS
This. I'll never buy another car without HUD. ...

This. I'll never buy another car without HUD.

Another feature that I've come to love is Speed Limit Info in the HUD display. No more taking my eyes off the road looking for a speed limit sign. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,386
Posted By SamS
It's definitely in place in the 2014s, but no...

It's definitely in place in the 2014s, but no mention of it making it to older NBT cars via software update.
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