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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-25-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By radari216
I am not an engineer but oil in a sealed...

I am not an engineer but oil in a sealed container does not have a shelf life. Opened containers such as brake fluids (which absorb moisture) should be discarded.


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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-08-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,957
Posted By radari216
I just bought a 2015 335i because I wanted the...

I just bought a 2015 335i because I wanted the proven N55 engine over the first year of the B58. The refined N55 has enough power for me and I can get the MPPK if I want a little more Umph. Not a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-03-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By radari216
I would take a look at Mike Miller's Lifetime...

I would take a look at Mike Miller's Lifetime Maintenance schedule if you want to see what needs to be maintained on a BMW. Mike is the technical writer for Roundel magazine.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-03-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By radari216
There is no place I have been able to find where...

There is no place I have been able to find where I can actually look at a vehicle with a leather dash.

Not wanting to buy something I can't put my hands on along with my concerns on how well it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-02-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By radari216
Just bought the last N55

Well, not really but I did just order a new 2015 BMW 335i xDrive through BMWs military purchase program. I am happy to buy a 2015 model as the LSI due out in 2016 uses the new BMW B58 engine. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 05-16-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By radari216
You should be getting the entire hood covered.

You should be getting the entire hood covered.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-15-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By radari216
I have been working with a CA from Superior...

I have been working with a CA from Superior Motors MSP for the past year while I was deployed.

The biggest purchase decision is what options to put on the car. This will be my first "retirement"...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-15-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By radari216
I will also be ordering a new 2015 model 335ix...

I will also be ordering a new 2015 model 335ix through BMWs Military Purchase Program. My CA informed me prices and options for 2015 models will be available no later than May 2014 for the 2015...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-08-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,574
Posted By radari216
The owners manual doesn't say why it's bad to...

The owners manual doesn't say why it's bad to warm up the car. I wonder if it's more to do with emissions or wasting fuel that is the reason and not because it will be harmful to the vehicle.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-24-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By radari216
Drive the car. Its easier to get used to...

Drive the car.

Its easier to get used to winter driving on the expressways as they are plowed before side streets. You have AWD. Stay in plowed lanes and if you need to change lanes do so...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-17-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By radari216
In the Sport Line, the leaher seats have...

In the Sport Line, the leaher seats have highlighted stitching in them. For example, the black leather seats in the Sport Line have red stitching highlights in them. In the M Sport Line, black...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-08-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,587
Posted By radari216
Useless in the Winter.

Useless in the Winter.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-05-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,779
Posted By radari216
The Weathertech floor mat sets do NOT cover the...

The Weathertech floor mat sets do NOT cover the rear hump in the vehicle. However, the digital floor liner sets DO cover the rear hump in the vehicle according to the pictures on their web site.
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-05-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,479
Posted By radari216
Ugly beyond belief!

Ugly beyond belief!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-04-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,189
Posted By radari216
Look on the www.weathertech.com site. They have...

Look on the www.weathertech.com site. They have floorliners in beige as well as floor mats.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-29-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,561
Posted By radari216
America is getting fatter, haven't you heard! ...

America is getting fatter, haven't you heard! More room required. :ouch:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-27-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,430
Posted By radari216
The differences between OE, OEM, and OES parts ...

The differences between OE, OEM, and OES parts

OE: Original Equipment: This part is either made by the car manufacture or is made by an automotive part supplier and is branded with the car...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-25-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,365
Posted By radari216
I read an article recently in Bloomberg that said...

I read an article recently in Bloomberg that said 50% of BMW sales were xDrive and 80% in the northeast. There is a reason for that and its called snow and ice. If you are leasing the car, the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-14-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 47,236
Posted By radari216
How would you describe and compare interior cabin...

How would you describe and compare interior cabin noise between the two vehicles?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-10-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,509
Posted By radari216
There are a lot of conflicting reports on this...

There are a lot of conflicting reports on this issue but my money is on the new hardware including the larger hard drive and faster processor coming with the 2014 models for all F30 builds for the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-09-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By radari216
Unfourtunately, I can't do that. I am a...

Unfourtunately, I can't do that. I am a contractor and have to fly back to the US through Kuwait. I just started communicating with my CA in Germany and it looks like the new Navigation...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-08-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By radari216
Buy a 2013 Military Purchase or 2014 ED?

I am in a quandry. I am currently a contractor deployed in sand land but will likely be leaving theter in December but not actually returning to the good old USA until the first week in March 2013....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-24-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,509
Posted By radari216
Angry I have been corresponding with a military sales...

I have been corresponding with a military sales representative regarding purchasing a new 335i and have received information which indicates the new iDrive will not be coming to the 3 series sedan...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-17-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,897
Posted By radari216
I agree that you should perform a break-in...

I agree that you should perform a break-in service for the engine oil and differential between 1,200 and 1,500 miles. I cite as my authority on this Mr. Mike Miller, Roundels' Technical writer.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-13-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By radari216
No way I would go through all this to carry a...

No way I would go through all this to carry a bicycle. Either get a roof rack or a bike carrier that sits on your trunk lid such as Thule. Or, put the rear seat backs down, take off the front wheel...
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