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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 09-18-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
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, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
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, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
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, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,009
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, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By raleedy
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-04-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
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, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
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, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
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, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
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, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
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, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
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, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
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, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
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, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
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, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
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, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
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, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
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, 07:56 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 51,930
Posted By raleedy
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: European Delivery 08-17-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 51,930
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.
Forum: European Delivery 08-17-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 51,930
Posted By raleedy
ED June 15, 2016 Drop off Munich June 28 ...

ED June 15, 2016
Drop off Munich June 28
Depart Bremerhaven July 9 on THALATTA
Arrive Oxnard August 5
Redelivered in Salem, OR August 17
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-16-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By raleedy
Reading all of the above certainly doesn't make...

Reading all of the above certainly doesn't make ME want one of the convertibles, but of course that's irrelevant. The last one I had was a 1986 325i (E30). It had a single-layer, manually operated...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-15-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By raleedy
Call your insurance company. Your high...

Call your insurance company. Your high deductible may well apply only to collision coverage, not to what is called "comprehensive", the coverage that applies to broken glass, dents from flying...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-15-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By raleedy
Marketing is my supposition. M-Sport cars are...

Marketing is my supposition. M-Sport cars are supposed to look sporty, so gold exterior with beige inside is a no-go, for example. That doesn't explain Valencia Orange, though.

Many other...
Forum: Pacific Northwest Region - AK, HI, ID, OR, and WA 08-15-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By raleedy
Off season wheel storage

Anybody know a dealer or tire store in the Portland area that will store the off-season wheel set?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By raleedy
Maybe you should trade the car for something less...

Maybe you should trade the car for something less complex. A new battery should be registered in the car's computer network. Failing to have this done may impair the car's functioning and battery...
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