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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 07:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jim E.
The restriction runs through September and is...

The restriction runs through September and is already affecting orders in October production.

Factory closing for two weeks is unlikely to play that big a role in the delay.

OP wanted a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 05:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jim E.
So I have a specific question for you. Did they...

So I have a specific question for you. Did they get back to you with a price for your custom order and you approved it and just waiting to hear back from BMW NA? Or are you still waiting for a quote?...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-23-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 499
Posted By Jim E.
Did your SA show you the emails which of course...

Did your SA show you the emails which of course he can redact so as not to disclose anyone's identity? Just curious.

Not really sure why it wouldn't be available on a 2017 order.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-23-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 499
Posted By Jim E.
What model are you ordering specifically? It...

What model are you ordering specifically? It makes a difference how it's ordered for MY 2017.

4M5 requires Dakota for example and will not give you the rest of the lower dash in leather. That...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jim E.
Sorry I missed that as I was in 3-series mode....

Sorry I missed that as I was in 3-series mode. That's great news.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-18-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jim E.
XT1 is an individual upholstery code and has...

XT1 is an individual upholstery code and has nothing to do with individual paints and needs to be specifically ordered.

I would highly recommend you ask how much it is because leather dash...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-18-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jim E.
Yes these are available for the 3-series in the...

Yes these are available for the 3-series in the U.S.

And the code is "A rainbow cow wants to DRIVE my car." Yes BMW's are to "die for" but not in the cow dying in my car kind of way. ;)

On a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-18-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jim E.
Any other special request besides Amaro Brown?

Any other special request besides Amaro Brown?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-02-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jim E.
"Full Leather is an exaggeration in content. The...

"Full Leather is an exaggeration in content. The whole dash and the top of doors will be covered in Nappa leather (the seats still will be Merino).No center console, no back of front seats in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-01-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jim E.
Yes though it's a little hard to read that pic. ...

Yes though it's a little hard to read that pic.

The individual stuff for that car is as follows:

XE7 IND.INTERIEUR T.PIANO FINISH, BLACK
XL3 BMW INDIVIDUAL LEATHER STEERING WHE
XT1 IND....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-01-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By Jim E.
For the diesel side of things you can get help...

For the diesel side of things you can get help here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=154

And other diesel specific subsections of other forums.

Most of the stuff you want to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-01-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jim E.
If you're going to get Merino it would be a shame...

If you're going to get Merino it would be a shame not to get option XT1 Individual leather dash. If you order your car a certain way you can get the rear panels of the front seat backs and pockets in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-20-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 12,023
Posted By Jim E.
Very sad indeed. I have never owned a wagon nor...

Very sad indeed. I have never owned a wagon nor am I some kind of wagon fanatic but have to admit that when I first saw the F31, I thought it was one the most striking wagons I have ever seen.

So...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-17-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By Jim E.
About 1.5 hours installation time. At least you...

About 1.5 hours installation time. At least you have something on paper in case they come up with a 5 hour install estimate. ;)

Happy reading. It's not a rocket science type of installation.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-04-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Jim E.
The installation will require some time but if...

The installation will require some time but if you organize yourself you can do it.

I'm going to assume you want the detachable trailer hitch. If you want the one that electrically swivels I can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-29-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Jim E.
yes I already know it's approved for the 3 series...

yes I already know it's approved for the 3 series especially since I have an F31 on order. I was merely wondering if there was someone on the forums that had one and when BMW gave the 3 series the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-29-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Jim E.
Thanks for the links. I did see one of those 4...

Thanks for the links. I did see one of those 4 series when i searched but was actually looking to see if there was in fact an F30 in merino or even an F31 here in the US.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-28-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Jim E.
Couldn't find it. Do you have a link by chance?

Couldn't find it. Do you have a link by chance?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-07-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By Jim E.
Not an uncommon problem especially for X5's with...

Not an uncommon problem especially for X5's with ARS because those sway bar end links take a beating.

I had mine replaced too.

It's a relatively inexpensive part and is easily replaced.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-09-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By Jim E.
Have you tried resetting the transmission...

Have you tried resetting the transmission adaptation?

Insert key. Press start to turn on electronics only. Push accelerator pedal all the way to the floor for about 30 seconds.

Just a thought.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,502
Posted By Jim E.
2011 X5. Personal experience and BMW...

2011 X5.

Personal experience and BMW documentation.

What are you driving?

Is your car/SAV still under warranty?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,562
Posted By Jim E.
For those of you who have a usb port in the...

For those of you who have a usb port in the center storage compartment (option 6FL?), why don't you get an external hard drive and just use that to play your music?

In my X5, I use a 1 TB drive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,449
Posted By Jim E.
No. I mean all of your measurements. Wrong Toe...

No. I mean all of your measurements. Wrong Toe can cause more problems. What did your alignment shop say? No recommendations? You're only giving part of the picture.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,449
Posted By Jim E.
What are all the results of the alignment?

What are all the results of the alignment?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-12-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 28,962
Posted By Jim E.
There was a Technical Service Bulletin for the...

There was a Technical Service Bulletin for the E70 issued on February of 2012 (SI B16 01 12) for vehicles produced between 1/08-8/09.

SUBJECT
Service Action: Replace the SCR Active Tank (M57Y)
...
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