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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By gkr778
Correct. Page 2 of the W205 Dealer Order Guide...

Correct. Page 2 of the W205 Dealer Order Guide for U.S. market (http://www.mbofbrooklyn.com/UploadData/Ordering%20Guides/2015%20C-Class%20Sedan%20odering%20guide.pdf)confirms this.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-26-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 675
Posted By gkr778
Even though their ACSI scores decreased this year...

Even though their ACSI scores decreased this year compared to last, automotive as an industry actually rates highly:

http://home.comcast.net/~troy805/acsi2014.PNG
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-26-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By gkr778
Must.. get.. educated Start by reading this...

Must.. get.. educated

Start by reading this article by automotive lighting expert Daniel Stern: What's the Scoop on "Extra White" Bulbs From Reputable Manufacturers?...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-26-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,929
Posted By gkr778
:thumbup: many times over! Mr. Ramsey is not...

:thumbup: many times over!
Mr. Ramsey is not only very astute when it comes to personal finance, he has mentioned repeatedly that:


The common sense advice he provides isn't original (i.e.,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,000
Posted By gkr778
Another :thumbup: for Continental Extreme Contact...

Another :thumbup: for Continental Extreme Contact DW. One of my BMW CCA buddies has these tires on his F30. Along with Michelin Pilot Super Sport, the Extreme Contact DW is one of my top choices for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By gkr778
:thumbup::thumbup: As I've mentioned in other...

:thumbup::thumbup:
As I've mentioned in other Bimmerfest forums threads, the F30's halogen headlamps perform just fine once they are aimed properly. No need to specify expensive HID or LED headlamps...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 977
Posted By gkr778
:yikes: Wow! How hard did the F&I manager try...

:yikes:
Wow! How hard did the F&I manager try to hold back his laughter? :rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-24-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,578
Posted By gkr778
Very well stated, WillInDenver. :thumbup:

Very well stated, WillInDenver. :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-23-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 874
Posted By gkr778
Praxair ...

Praxair
(http://www.praxair.com/gases/*****nitrogen-dioxide-gas)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By gkr778
I took the advice of experienced Bimmerfest and...

I took the advice of experienced Bimmerfest and BMW CCA members as well as Jalopnik when I specified the Sport Package and manual transmission on my 320i (ZSP + ZMT). :)

My experience driving a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,621
Posted By gkr778
Congratulations Dave 20T! :roundel:

Congratulations Dave 20T! :roundel:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By gkr778
Rear headroom increases by 0.2" - 0.6" (depending...

Rear headroom increases by 0.2" - 0.6" (depending on trim level) in the MY 2015 Sonata compared to the 2014 model. Cars.com said of the former, "The car's sleek roofline doesn't diminish backseat...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By gkr778
Negative. That should NOT be the case if the low...

Negative. That should NOT be the case if the low beams are adjusted properly. Those on my 320i were aimed too low at the factory; I had to turn the adjuster a full 360 to get the light pattern...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-22-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By gkr778
I suppose this depends on what one's priorities...

I suppose this depends on what one's priorities are. The 2015 Sonata I rented for work this week in the Chicago area was very satisfying, and the Sonata's impressively simple, intuitive displays and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-20-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,481
Posted By gkr778
Then fix the iDrive system! Fix the damage from...

Then fix the iDrive system! Fix the damage from the minor traffic accident!

That guy who owns and maintains a nine year old BMW automobile that he bought used without financing sees in the mirror...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-20-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By gkr778
mrrrkva reported success with aiming the...

mrrrkva reported success with aiming the headlamps higher:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=678605
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-18-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,904
Posted By gkr778
1. 2014 320i 2. 47; Bowie, Maryland...

1. 2014 320i
2. 47; Bowie, Maryland (Washington, DC metropolitan area)
3. GEICO
4. Single, relatively new driver. Obtained first driver's license January 2010 at age 43. No recent credit score as...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-17-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,078
Posted By gkr778
:thumbup::thumbup: I understand Irv Robinson...

:thumbup::thumbup:
I understand Irv Robinson did quite well serving out of state customers as a Bimmerfest sponsor, thanks in part to Chicago's central location and extensive transportation network....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-16-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By gkr778
pony_trekker's and captainaudio's experiences...

pony_trekker's and captainaudio's experiences with the Westchester BMW test drive event are rather unusual. I think Westchester BMW completely mucked things up. My experience with similar test drive...
Forum: General BMW 08-15-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By gkr778
Unfortunately, Ultimate Drive incentives from...

Unfortunately, Ultimate Drive incentives from attending multiple events cannot be combined for the same individual or household. At least that's what one of the representatives at the Chicagoland UDE...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-15-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,078
Posted By gkr778
Doh, I missed you tturedraider - I went to UDE at...

Doh, I missed you tturedraider - I went to UDE at Arlington Park on Saturday, August 2.

As shown by your ardor for the ZSP + ZMT F30 320i, the amount of time you devoted to your UDE events ;), and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-15-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,078
Posted By gkr778
tturedraider becoming an active Bimmerfest...

tturedraider becoming an active Bimmerfest sponsor CA would be a :thumbup: all around.

Who knows, I may have even run into him at the Chicagoland UDE event held at Arlington Park earlier this...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-15-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By gkr778
+1 At this juncture, liability and insurance...

+1
At this juncture, liability and insurance issues present a greater constraint on the market for autonomous cars than technological ones.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-15-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By gkr778
BMWTurboDzl's home locale of "SE United States"...

BMWTurboDzl's home locale of "SE United States" should help matters in that context, as Virginia is the only southeastern state that requires mounting front (U.S.) license plates on passenger cars:
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-15-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,499
Posted By gkr778
The risk is very low. The main thing to keep in...

The risk is very low. The main thing to keep in mind is that "Coding is not really a programming; it is another name for re-configuring the software of your car", as mentioned in the Coding Made...
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