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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-19-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
When I shook his hand he apologized for having...

When I shook his hand he apologized for having disposable rubber gloves on because he was in the middle of painting something. Still likes to be hands on in the garage which is cool. I saw the gold...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 01-18-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,055
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
I wouldn't expect to many Corvette fans on a BMW...

I wouldn't expect to many Corvette fans on a BMW site but you have to admit they do some things very well. My brand new F30 is out in the driveway and my C5 6 speed convertible is safely tucked in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-18-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
I like Wheeler Dealers too but Edd China's shop...

I like Wheeler Dealers too but Edd China's shop is to far away.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-18-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
My F30 at F40

Don't know how many of you follow the show on The Velocity Channel called Chasing Classic Cars but I was in Conneticut on business and had some time to stop by F40 Motorsports and met Wayne Carini....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-08-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,872
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
Thanks, just checked it out. now I'm not sure if...

Thanks, just checked it out. now I'm not sure if I like it:dunno:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-08-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,872
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
Monkeycmonkeydo, you did an awesome job on your...

Monkeycmonkeydo, you did an awesome job on your mods. Very cool.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-08-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,872
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
I'm leaning towards red even though my car is...

I'm leaning towards red even though my car is estoril blue. I think the splash of color would be cool. Was hoping someone else on here has already done this so I could see a pic on a blue car. Mark
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-06-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,872
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
Painted calipers

Anyone here painted their brake calipers? Thinking about doing it but not sure if I want to go with blue or red and also not sure if I should just paint the caliper itself or do the surrounding...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-05-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,529
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
Went to the dealer today to take care of a paper...

Went to the dealer today to take care of a paper work issue and my CA asked how I liked the car so far and I said I can't wait until I get past the break in period. He said "there is no break in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-01-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,529
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
Well, I'm up to about 500 miles and getting a...

Well, I'm up to about 500 miles and getting a little impatient. I find myself shifting it manually so I can get on it a little bit and shift before it hits 4500. If you leave it in automatic it will...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-25-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,882
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
My first test drive was a 6mt and I loved it but...

My first test drive was a 6mt and I loved it but wasn't sure f I wanted to shift full time so before I placed my order I went back to the dealer to drive both. Drove the 6mt and immediately decided I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-25-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,529
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
I drove it pretty hard the first two times and...

I drove it pretty hard the first two times and then I found out about the break in period so I'm taking it easy now. 4500 RPM is where the fun starts.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-23-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,581
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
The biggest difference between what I wanted and...

The biggest difference between what I wanted and what I got was the x drive option but my wife is the reason I bought this car. We never really considered an x drive because we have a Yukon to drive...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-23-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,581
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
I had the choice and could have got a car shipped...

I had the choice and could have got a car shipped up from the south that was almost exactly what I ordered but decided to take this one. Nobody had a gun to my head and they weren't pushy about it at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-23-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,581
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
Thank you, glad to be here. Mark

Thank you, glad to be here. Mark
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-22-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,581
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
Went to the dealer today to look into getting a...

Went to the dealer today to look into getting a car shipped up from South Carolina that was pretty close to the specs of the car I ordered and left there with this:

328i X drive
M sport
Estoril...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-22-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,581
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
BMW of Turnersville

BMW of Turnersville
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-22-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,581
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
I really appreciate the advice. I guess I wasn't...

I really appreciate the advice. I guess I wasn't expecting a battle. Just wish I had more time.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-21-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,581
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
Just found out my car is on the Primrose Ace due...

Just found out my car is on the Primrose Ace due to arrive on 1/14. I told my ca I can't wait beyond the end of the year and I located two other cars within 500 miles of me and asked if he could get...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-19-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,581
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
I'm in the same boat.....actually not on a boat....

I'm in the same boat.....actually not on a boat. My car is at the port in SA and won't be here by the end of the year. I need to purchase by the end of the year so I can depreciate it and save a good...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-15-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
I can understand them giving me an optimistic...

I can understand them giving me an optimistic time frame to help get the sale but the reality is that they don't have the sale until the car is here. I probably wouldn't have ordered it if they said...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-15-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
I wasn't aware of the allocation system or I...

I wasn't aware of the allocation system or I would have pushed for a better slot. I just thought that 6 - 8 weeks meant 6 - 8 weeks. I was never told the time frame was guarenteed but my CA is the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-14-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
I really appreciate the feedback but the info is...

I really appreciate the feedback but the info is verifying my concerns of not getting the car until next year. I was planning to depreciate it this year and save a nice pile of tax money but i guess...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-13-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
Stuck in South Africa

I ordered my car on 10/24 and production was completed around 11/28. Still waiting to get on a ship. My CA called tonight to let me know I can still get the year end incentives if the car doesn't get...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-01-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,265
Posted By Sea Ray Mark
Good point on the vehicle insurance. I would...

Good point on the vehicle insurance. I would think the wheels would be covered but maybe not the tires. Never had to make a claim like that so I don't really know for sure. Mark
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