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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-04-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,290
Posted By jplev
My clubs fit in the trunk laying the bag left to...

My clubs fit in the trunk laying the bag left to right with the bottom of the bag on the left tucked into the indentation behind the wheel well. I am able to put my folded push cart behind it in the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-25-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By jplev
I went through a similar decision process as I...

I went through a similar decision process as I too was intrigued by the 328d (although I was looking at xDrive models). First, you should drive both to feel the difference yourself. I liked the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-20-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By jplev
Got it. So probably about a 10% improvement in...

Got it. So probably about a 10% improvement in mpg assuming say 25 mpg without this device and about 28 mpg with it.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-20-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By jplev
It says "Up to 1l/100 km fuel saving". From the...

It says "Up to 1l/100 km fuel saving". From the conversion I did online, that equates to 235 mpg savings (which obviously cannot be right). Am I reading that incorrectly?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-08-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By jplev
It can be coded (doubt a dealer would code it for...

It can be coded (doubt a dealer would code it for you though).
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-30-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
F30/F31/F32/F33 Apple related coding
Views: 352
Posted By jplev
Apple related coding

In doing some coding today, I noticed 2 instances where Apple was mentioned as follows:

HU_NBT>3000 HMI>APPLE_ENHANCEMENTS
HU_NBT>3003 TELEFON_TELEMATIK_ONLINE, 96>API_APPLE_AUTH_CHIP_ON_OFF
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-30-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,301
Posted By jplev
This is a mount I built to sit in the cup holder....

This is a mount I built to sit in the cup holder. The holder from the iPhone is from ProClip. It is connected to 2 pieces of PVC pipe joined with a connector with caps on each end painted black and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-27-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,858
Posted By jplev
I just took my car out to see if there is a...

I just took my car out to see if there is a steering difference between Comfort and Sport modes and there is definitely a difference. The Sport mode steering is stiffer, I guess as if there is less...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-27-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,858
Posted By jplev
Just went to the dealer...evidently the software...

Just went to the dealer...evidently the software update is not available for a 2014 which he assumed thought meant that my vehicle already had the latest software version from the factory. They said...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-26-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By jplev
For whatever reason, if I turn sharing off...

For whatever reason, if I turn sharing off completely, it works. I then just connect the external drive containing the EsysData folder directly to Windows instead of via Mac and sharing. Seems like...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-26-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By jplev
To make sure I remove the correct folder, do you...

To make sure I remove the correct folder, do you mean the one named "E-Sys" to remove (full path C:\EC-Apps\ESG\E-Sys)? Although the error message refers to a folder called ESys as you stated. I...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-25-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By jplev
I am getting the same error as the OP. I used an...

I am getting the same error as the OP. I used an external USB hard drive for all of the files pertaining to coding including installation of Esys (shown as the E: drive). Not sure why the software...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-19-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By jplev
I will be curious to see what the C-class will...

I will be curious to see what the C-class will look like in person. I find the F30 looks better in person than in pictures, quite likely the new C-class will as well.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-19-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,511
Posted By jplev
For me, getting the sport seats was the biggest...

For me, getting the sport seats was the biggest factor in deciding to go with the the sport line. You should try sitting in the seats of a base and sport line to determine if it is important to you....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-17-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By jplev
I placed an order for a 328i xDrive on August...

I placed an order for a 328i xDrive on August 11th and it arrived at my dealer around October 4th. There are so many variables though, so hard to really gauge. I think my timing was probably...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-16-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,858
Posted By jplev
The earlier post mentioned an update for...

The earlier post mentioned an update for steering. You are referring to an update with regards to Auto-Start-Stop. Are there separate updates for each or one software update that tackles both?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-15-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,858
Posted By jplev
I have a 2014 328i that I took delivery of about...

I have a 2014 328i that I took delivery of about 2 months ago, so assume I do not have this update (although I must admit I don't think the steering is that bad, so perhaps I do have the update?). ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-12-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By jplev
I think you're right...at a minimum, I will go...

I think you're right...at a minimum, I will go through the winter first.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-12-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By jplev
Thanks...I'll check with the dealer next time I'm...

Thanks...I'll check with the dealer next time I'm there. While the picture is blown up and makes it look bad, at normal distance, it is hard to see it unless you know to look for it. So I'm not in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-12-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By jplev
About 2000 miles.

About 2000 miles.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-11-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By jplev
Very fine scratch on wheel surface

I have a 2014 F30 xDrive Sport Line. I was cleaning my wheels and noticed one very fine scratch on the surface of one of the wheels. If you were not looking for it, you would be hard pressed to see...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-17-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,383
Posted By jplev
I liked the 328d as well, would very likely have...

I liked the 328d as well, would very likely have gone with it instead of the 328i if there wasn't the pricing premium. With diesel in my area usually being at the same price or a bit higher than 93...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-14-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,621
Posted By jplev
iOS 7.0.4 came out today...may want to try...

iOS 7.0.4 came out today...may want to try upgrading and seeing if you have better luck then.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-30-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 771
Posted By jplev
Agreed...my 2011 E90 would get terrible dust. My...

Agreed...my 2011 E90 would get terrible dust. My 2014 F30 seems to produce very little and what dust there is seems to be less noticeable. I have the sport line and I don't know if it is just me,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-29-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,685
Posted By jplev
The "mistake" made was as a direct result of the...

The "mistake" made was as a direct result of the BMW website being inaccurate. You don't seem to acknowledge that. So if a website posts a disclaimer, how am I to know which parts of it are correct...
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