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Forum: European Delivery 12-02-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By ebs0712
When we did our recent (April '17) ED we worked...

When we did our recent (April '17) ED we worked with the dealer who was very knowable about ED and signed the lease contract a few days before we flew to Munich. The shorter the time between signing...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-02-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By ebs0712
The recommended snow tire size is 225-50-17 for a...

The recommended snow tire size is 225-50-17 for a F30. 17" rims are the default size for the family but many cars were upsized to the 225 45 18's.
The BMW OEM 17" rims are available on eBay at a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-02-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By ebs0712
Check out Bimmershops.com or bimrs.org . They...

Check out Bimmershops.com or bimrs.org . They has lists of independent BMW shops throughout the country.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-13-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By ebs0712
That would be an E91 3 Series Wagon which was...

That would be an E91 3 Series Wagon which was from 2005 to 2012.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-30-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 19,920
Posted By ebs0712
I think the new X2 will be another offering that...

I think the new X2 will be another offering that will seal the fate of the Sport Wagon to the USA! It's a sort of SUV but is lower and sportier than other BMW SUV's. It's one downfall is that it is...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 10-27-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By ebs0712
Are you a member of BMW CCA? If not you should...

Are you a member of BMW CCA? If not you should join. They have excellent technical experts that can consult and help you through this mess.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-26-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By ebs0712
Check out the Battery Tender brand. I have one...

Check out the Battery Tender brand. I have one and it has worked perfectly for years. They are also recommended by the BMW CCA technical experts.
The Battery Tender® Junior 12V 750mA Battery...
Forum: European Delivery 10-25-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By ebs0712
On your drive from Zurich to Lyon you will pass...

On your drive from Zurich to Lyon you will pass very close to the Olympic Museum in Lausanne. It's a nice museum to all things Olympics. This is also a good midway stop for the drive.
When in /...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-18-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By ebs0712
Guys ... Thanks much for all of the information. ...

Guys ... Thanks much for all of the information. My F31 Sports Wagon was manufactured in July '13 so I have the "old" HUF TPMS. I have confirmed this with the photos.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-17-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By ebs0712
TPMS Compatibility

During 2014 BMW changed the TPMS sensors. Early 2014 the part number was 36106874830 and later and now the part number is 36106881890. They are both 433 mhz devices.
I have been told they are not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-17-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By ebs0712
Where I live I really like the Heated Seats. Of...

Where I live I really like the Heated Seats. Of course it can be order as an independent option (494). You could also added Heated Rear Seats for the family (496). The Heated Steering Wheel is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-11-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By ebs0712
The correct set up for 17" wheels is 225 / 50 /...

The correct set up for 17" wheels is 225 / 50 / 17. Your owner's manual will give you the correct pressures and winter tire specifications. 17" rims from the F30 family will fit except if have the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-11-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By ebs0712
Congrats and welcome to the exclusive F31...

Congrats and welcome to the exclusive F31 sub-club. Enjoy your beautiful new toy!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-05-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By ebs0712
I have a 3 Series Wagon (F31) and have driven it...

I have a 3 Series Wagon (F31) and have driven it 3 years in the mountains of UT where as you know we get lots of snow. I installed Nokian Hakkapelitta R2 Snows and never got stuck or had any...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-28-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By ebs0712
I totally agree with the above ..... in addition...

I totally agree with the above ..... in addition if they don't sell it to you then they will have to remove the tint for the next buyer to pass inspection.

Are you a member of BMW CCA? If not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-20-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
Posted By ebs0712
Did any of you guys see the article in Car &...

Did any of you guys see the article in Car & Driver "Why you should be driving a station wagon?". Excellent and it laid out all of the reasons we love our F31's. They also tested a MB E-400 Wagon vs...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-06-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By ebs0712
I use the "old style" Thule Square Load Bars with...

I use the "old style" Thule Square Load Bars with the 460 Foot Pack on my F31. I mount a Thule cargo box with no clearance issues with the sunroof.
I assume the Thule AeroBlade Edge has the same...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-06-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By ebs0712
17" snows will fit. You didn't mention what...

17" snows will fit. You didn't mention what wheels they are mounted on? Make sure you have the correct offset. The ones I use for my snows are 2013 / 14 BMW "standard" rims which are marked 7 1/2...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-02-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By ebs0712
Both of my BMW's came with 18" wheels but I use...

Both of my BMW's came with 18" wheels but I use 225 50 17 snows. Besides the issue of fit you have to worry about load rating. Per the BMW Owners Manuel no 16" tires are listed as "recommended". ...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-02-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By ebs0712
The nav maps on my 2017 430i GC are excellent and...

The nav maps on my 2017 430i GC are excellent and the nav system itself is much improved over the one in my 2014 328 Wagon.
In my opinion the maps are just as accurate as Google maps on my iPhone.:)
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-16-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By ebs0712
BMW "speak" ... production start is lining up...

BMW "speak" ... production start is lining up all the parts for just in time delivery. The actual build of the car is 1 to 2 weeks or less.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-16-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By ebs0712
Welcome to the wagon family. My opinion the best...

Welcome to the wagon family. My opinion the best looking 3 Series in the family. My 2014 F31 has been perfect!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-04-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,493
Posted By ebs0712
You should be good to go as far as waxing is...

You should be good to go as far as waxing is concerned. I have always used the two step Zymol process. The first step is a polish and the second is the wax. It comes out beautifully and removes...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By ebs0712
If you choose to downsize rims you should...

If you choose to downsize rims you should consider going down to 17". The tire size is 225 / 50 / 17. There is a good selection of Run-Flat snows at this size and they will be cheaper than 18"...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-02-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By ebs0712
Depending upon the original delivery date of this...

Depending upon the original delivery date of this wagon it still may have some BMW warranty left on it. The original warranty and maintenance was 4 years / 50,000 miles.
Check it out.
Good luck!
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