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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,689
Posted By Rick955
Been using Escort 9500ix since I got the car....

Been using Escort 9500ix since I got the car. Nothing fancy, mounted low on the windshield, plugged into the lighter plug forward of the shifter. Works great.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-05-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,347
Posted By Rick955
Careful... someone will bitch about that too!!...

Careful... someone will bitch about that too!!...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-05-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,347
Posted By Rick955
Good lord, guys... I'd hardly classify adding an...

Good lord, guys... I'd hardly classify adding an M badge, (which was not even put next to the 3 or meant to to be associated with a '3'), anywhere even close to taking off a c250 and replacing it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-05-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,347
Posted By Rick955
Simple, just search it out on eBay. Do not go for...

Simple, just search it out on eBay. Do not go for the ones from China or Hong Kong... limit your search parameters to North America only. Here's an example:...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-04-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,347
Posted By Rick955
I originally wanted to do that but when I got it,...

I originally wanted to do that but when I got it, it just does not fit correctly.. would not look right... hence I placed it above the xDrive.

Well, given the :thumbdwn: response here, I may just...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-04-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,347
Posted By Rick955
To each his own. If I were to have put M3 then I...

To each his own. If I were to have put M3 then I agree, it have been an issue. BMW sees fit to put the SAME logo on the kick-plate, the steering wheel, the rims, and the M exhaust, and even in the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-04-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,347
Posted By Rick955
Go for it! Not sure about "M powered", I just put...

Go for it! Not sure about "M powered", I just put the same BWM standard 'M' logo seen on the steering wheel, and kick plate. Dealer even liked it. lol

As for the ASS, this is done by the dealer,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-30-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By Rick955
For the ASS programming? Don't... it's a one time...

For the ASS programming? Don't... it's a one time free programming to turn it off from BMW.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-20-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,249
Posted By Rick955
If they pull your credit report, it will count...

If they pull your credit report, it will count against your score. And before extending that kind of credit, that is what they most likely will do...at least get your score from one of the big three,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-20-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,249
Posted By Rick955
You can certainly do it online... but I would...

You can certainly do it online... but I would wait until you are sure you are ready to buy. My dealer just sent me the app, I sent it back, and nothing more about it was discussed until I picked up...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 11-13-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,335
Posted By Rick955
Thumbs up BMW of North Haven, CT - TOP MARKS!

I can highly recommend this dealership for your BMW purchase. I've purchased three BMW's from the dealership, and in particular, my Sales Advisor, Basel Saad. My current car I was going to order, but...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-13-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,137
Posted By Rick955
Compared to the 335? Yeah, I'd say a bit...

Compared to the 335? Yeah, I'd say a bit underwhelming indeed! But I guess I could have a mini-van or something really dreadful vs. a brand new X3, so I guess I can't complain too much!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-13-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,137
Posted By Rick955
Ok, so the final update, looks like they got the...

Ok, so the final update, looks like they got the new software and it's all good to go. BMW was giving me $500 for the trouble, but the SM remembered me asking about price on the M Performance...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-09-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,137
Posted By Rick955
I just hate the feel of the car shutting down......

I just hate the feel of the car shutting down... I mean if I am in bumper to bumper traffic, or, if I turn on EcoPro mode, fine.. I'm sure I can find times where it would be beneficial, but this is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-09-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,137
Posted By Rick955
It's a big dealership. Both Mercedes and BMW. But...

It's a big dealership. Both Mercedes and BMW. But the car was so new, the software they had was older than what was already in the car. So, they had to obtain the new software from BMW, which they...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-09-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,137
Posted By Rick955
Bricked!!

So my car went in to have the ASS disabled (remember last setting) and in the process, they bricked the programming. SM called to let me know the BMW engineers are trying to figure it out but I won't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-08-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,984
Posted By Rick955
Nice review... you and I are in the exact same...

Nice review... you and I are in the exact same situation.. got mine on the 31st too, and I don't even have 200 miles on it yet The builds are quite similar except mine is an M-Sport. I've added...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-07-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,315
Posted By Rick955
These are some rough settings... but to each...

These are some rough settings... but to each his/her own... to me this is terribly mid-rangy sounding almost piercing/metal box like. Way too extreme from an EQ standpoint... again, no disrespect...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-05-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By Rick955
Mine arrived at the port on PORGY, Thursday the...

Mine arrived at the port on PORGY, Thursday the 25th too... it somehow managed to get to Connecticut only two days later, on Saturday the 27th. I was lucky. Another car, also off the same ship did...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-04-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,315
Posted By Rick955
Only got the car last week and I think the HK...

Only got the car last week and I think the HK sounds excellent! I've had two Infiniti's with Bose, a Dodge with Alpine, and my nephew currently has a G37, also with Bose... this HK blows them all...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-02-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 27,829
Posted By Rick955
Will do. Still have to take pics of the car......

Will do. Still have to take pics of the car... only had it a few days and with all the post-Sandy showers and crap, have yet to clean it up nice and take some pics. Not sure when the winters will go...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-01-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 27,829
Posted By Rick955
Well, i wanted wheels similar in appearance to...

Well, i wanted wheels similar in appearance to the 403's, but not at the BMW OEM price... it's for winter after all! These are Elbrus 108's... inexpensive, look great, and they can accept the BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-01-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 27,829
Posted By Rick955
Tirerack, everything, including TPM, and the BWM...

Tirerack, everything, including TPM, and the BWM caps for the wheels, mounted and balanced, $1750 total w/tax. Because Tirerack's warehouse is right here in my town, I saved the $100 shipping cost...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-01-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,222
Posted By Rick955
BMW of North Haven. Was really surprised it got...

BMW of North Haven. Was really surprised it got there in only 2 days. But I finally just picked it up yesterday with the dealership having lost power too. But the car is fabulous... except the darn...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-01-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 27,829
Posted By Rick955
Honker, how does the car feel on the Sottozeros?...

Honker, how does the car feel on the Sottozeros? Mine came with the 19" Potenza S000's and I love em... but I bought a set of Sottozero's on 18" rims and will soon be swapping them over. I got these...
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