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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-08-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,453
Posted By raleedy
I have a 2016 228i RWD MT. It has MSport, Track,...

I have a 2016 228i RWD MT. It has MSport, Track, Premium, Tech, Driver and Driver 2 packages plus enhanced BT. Ambient lighting is in there somewhere -- in the Premium package I think. May 2016...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-08-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,453
Posted By raleedy
I see that you have the good fortune to be in...

I see that you have the good fortune to be in Canada. Did you sort the repossess for different markets? It seems to me that there are a great many differences in standard equipment between the US...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 02-08-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By raleedy
Ignition off: press and release. Ignition on,...

Ignition off: press and release.
Ignition on, seat belt on: press and hold.

RTFM p 55*

* Like most BMW owner manual explanations, this one is somewhat opaque, but I think it is pretty clear...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 10-23-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,475
Posted By raleedy
tl;dr

tl;dr
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-28-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,279
Posted By raleedy
+1

+1
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-28-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By raleedy
There is some after market stuff, especially for...

There is some after market stuff, especially for the HUD if that is all you really want. I would like to have the stuff that requires the side cameras, which the 2 does not offer. By responding to...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-18-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By raleedy
Sell the car. Buy a 3-series with the stuff you...

Sell the car. Buy a 3-series with the stuff you want. Seriously, adding these things can't be cheap or easy, especially since many of them require hardware the F22 lacks.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-06-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,277
Posted By raleedy
Instead of getting run flats, why not throw one...

Instead of getting run flats, why not throw one of your OEM wheels in the trunk as a spare? Of course you also need a jack and a lug wrench. Or a phone.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-05-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By raleedy
Yes. Option 704 is the M-Sport passive...

Yes. Option 704 is the M-Sport passive suspension. The Track Handling Package deletes this in favor of the M-Adaptive suspension (two settings for the shock absorbers), which is standard on the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-05-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By raleedy
Don't scrap your wheels! You can have curb rash...

Don't scrap your wheels! You can have curb rash repaired.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-04-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By raleedy
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By raleedy
Some years ago I had symptoms pretty much the...

Some years ago I had symptoms pretty much the same as those in my E39 530i (2001 model year). It turned out there was a failed camshaft position sensor.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-04-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,277
Posted By raleedy
This is where I get lost. I would think the...

This is where I get lost. I would think the wider tires would produce a wider-shaped contact patch and thereby increase the friction toward the side -- that is, orthogonal to the car's long axis. ...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-03-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,277
Posted By raleedy
I probably just don't understand the point of...

I probably just don't understand the point of having bigger tires on the back. It seems to me the purpose is to put power down more securely with less traction loss. If that is right, AWD...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-02-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,277
Posted By raleedy
I am probably missing something but I don't quite...

I am probably missing something but I don't quite see the point of staggered sizes on an AWD car.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-28-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By raleedy
For the NBTevo? Not from my dealer. Or the...

For the NBTevo? Not from my dealer. Or the factory or the Welt, for that matter.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-24-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By raleedy
Not much extra metal on those rotors to remove...

Not much extra metal on those rotors to remove runout. You're better off replacing them if they are no longer true.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-24-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By raleedy
Consumer Reports had insufficient data for a...

Consumer Reports had insufficient data for a reliability rating for the 2014, as I recall, but they consider the 2015 and 2016 models to be the most reliable sporty cars. Their assessments are based...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-24-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By raleedy
That depends on how much you weigh.

That depends on how much you weigh.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-22-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By raleedy
My personal favorite is the many references to...

My personal favorite is the many references to the non-existent separate manual for Navigation, Communication and Entertainment.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-21-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By raleedy
Do an online search for the dedicated manual for...

Do an online search for the dedicated manual for the NBT Nav, Comm and Entertainment from 2014 and read it. It's not great but everything you'd want to know is in there in some form. Also search...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-18-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By raleedy
OK, here's what I got from page 114 of my owner's...

OK, here's what I got from page 114 of my owner's manual:

Automatic program change
The system may automatically switch to COMFORT in the following situations:
Failure of Dynamic Damping...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-18-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By raleedy
The car is under warranty. You can choose...

The car is under warranty. You can choose between having a dealer's service department repair it for free, or getting DIY repair advice from some anonymous person on the web. Good luck!
Forum: European Delivery 08-17-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 62,359
Posted By raleedy
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: European Delivery 08-17-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 62,359
Posted By raleedy
For those of you who could use BMW Remote app to...

For those of you who could use BMW Remote app to track your car before redelivery please give details of how that was set up.
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