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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,176
Posted By namelessman
My current F30 is serviced at different dealer...

My current F30 is serviced at different dealer from the one it was purchased(both are local). The service people did joke about the other dealer being overbooked, other than that the service has...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,644
Posted By namelessman
The F80 M3 has the spirits of E39 M5, with 400+lb...

The F80 M3 has the spirits of E39 M5, with 400+lb reduction in weight. It is one nice M-car.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By namelessman
Thanks for the info. I occasionally wipe the...

Thanks for the info. I occasionally wipe the hoses with Vinylex, which probably is more a cleaner than a sealant.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-22-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 56,994
Posted By namelessman
BMW are very common in our locales and no one...

BMW are very common in our locales and no one cares too much.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-21-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By namelessman
On a frequent route of 180-mile round trip, the...

On a frequent route of 180-mile round trip, the N26 consistently burns 4 gallons of AKI 91, or 45mpg.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By namelessman
What brand of engine dressing do you use to...

What brand of engine dressing do you use to protect the hoses and rubber bits?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-20-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By namelessman
Do note that there are 2 "orders" here, one is...

Do note that there are 2 "orders" here, one is dealer's order that AG officially accepts, and the second is the customer's order(e.g. your order), that is tied to an accepted allocation. Dealers...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-19-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By namelessman
My car got "engine coolant low" message once,...

My car got "engine coolant low" message once, when the car was stationary with ignition on and engine off. I was actually scrolling around IDrive when the message popped up. I checked the coolant...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-19-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By namelessman
In my specific car the first 2 status codes were...

In my specific car the first 2 status codes were 097(order sent to AG), and 111(order accepted to AG). My understanding is that dealer is told what allocation(s) they will get in a specific...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-19-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By namelessman
Once the allocation is approved a production week...

Once the allocation is approved a production week is also assigned. When a customer places an order the dealer puts the customer's name on an approved allocation. As a customer you can pick which...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-19-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By namelessman
Once the dealer has approved allocations from AG,...

Once the dealer has approved allocations from AG, those allocations will appear on the dealer's inventory list. Just ask the dealer to show you the inventory list and see which is the earliest date...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-19-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By namelessman
When dealer refers to specific car, they probably...

When dealer refers to specific car, they probably are referring to a model code, e.g. 153O for Munich build MY15 328i SULEV. If the dealer has 2 allocations for 153O, the production week will be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-19-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By namelessman
My SA said the 1-year low mileage oil change...

My SA said the 1-year low mileage oil change starts from the last CBS oil change, so with the above dates the next eligible low mileage will be 02/2015.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-19-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By namelessman
When my F30 was ordered, the sales manager put my...

When my F30 was ordered, the sales manager put my name on an allocation which was one week from start of production, and changed it from priority 3 to 1. The sale manager did say priority 1(sold...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-18-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By namelessman
Would software upgrades wipe out the coding? My...

Would software upgrades wipe out the coding? My car is MY13 F30 and there has been at least 2 major software upgrades.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By namelessman
My car said 15k CBS oil change when brand new,...

My car said 15k CBS oil change when brand new, and that dropped to 13k by the time the CBS oil change was done. The dealer also did a 1-year oil change at 10k(no CBS reset).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-18-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By namelessman
My old E39 had oil change interval at exactly...

My old E39 had oil change interval at exactly 2375 liters of gasoline, my MY13 328i seems to be around 500 US gallons(the CBS oil change mileage was 13k, and the average mpg was 26).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-18-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By namelessman
What is described is the variable light feature...

What is described is the variable light feature which is not approved by DOT, so there should be a 8S4 variable light decode(disable) option on US cars with adaptive xenon.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-17-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By namelessman
Rubbing alcohol usually works for me to rid of ...

Rubbing alcohol usually works for me to rid of similar lines(provided the glass is not pitted).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-17-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By namelessman
PS A/S 3 does have 225/50/17 93V which fits OEM...

PS A/S 3 does have 225/50/17 93V which fits OEM 17-inch rim.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By namelessman
You are correct, realoem shows that 328i and...

You are correct, realoem shows that 328i and 328ix have different part# for front stabilizer and front strut.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,094
Posted By namelessman
One other thing to note is under the hood the F30...

One other thing to note is under the hood the F30 engine bay, esp. the N20/N26, has more space than E39 I6. Many components look to be relatively easy to access. This may have something to do with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,094
Posted By namelessman
One of the pesky repairs on E39 is the AC...

One of the pesky repairs on E39 is the AC evaporator, it is housed behind the dashboard(same for E46, and probably E90 too). The F30 evaporator appears to sit in the engine bay, so there is no need...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-14-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By namelessman
My car is MY13 328i no-line(same suspension as...

My car is MY13 328i no-line(same suspension as XDrive). sport/M-sport 704 sport suspension comes with different springs, shocks, and sway bars. My understanding is DHP only swaps out the springs...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-14-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By namelessman
Some festers did report the board sponsors...

Some festers did report the board sponsors handling their July 2014 ED delivery on MY14 are able to credit the difference between build out cash and option credit back to customers, so it appears the...
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