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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-25-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,769
Posted By MauiSteve
I ordered the spare. The whole thing comes out...

I ordered the spare. The whole thing comes out so easy and the lid for the spare kit becomes the floor of the trunk over the electrics. It's very well designed and so totally worth the $150. Spare...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-25-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,756
Posted By MauiSteve
For the sake of the OP I hope his insurance would...

For the sake of the OP I hope his insurance would pick up on this. I have had a very bad experience with scumbag insurance companies like State Farm. They often seem to find a way to weasel out on...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-25-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,756
Posted By MauiSteve
WOW... simply wow... 26 grand parts and labor!!! ...

WOW... simply wow... 26 grand parts and labor!!! You have my sympathy. Hope you can shop that repair at a qualified indy though. If something like that ever happened to me I'd go back to driving...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-24-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,008
Posted By MauiSteve
Hi Quack, Do you happen to have a link to where...

Hi Quack, Do you happen to have a link to where Jon said that? I scanned the Ask-A-Dealer section but could not find it.

I basically echo sentiment from above that if I'm spending ~76K MSRP on...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-22-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,400
Posted By MauiSteve
Avoid the black on black build especially if it...

Avoid the black on black build especially if it has the base sport seats. You will be so much happier with Med Blue, and the Ivory interior will make tha car seem larger. Luxury seating package is...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-14-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By MauiSteve
USA market vehicle? If so, had you previously...

USA market vehicle? If so, had you previously used the Bimmercode app to alter any vehicle settings?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-09-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By MauiSteve
I'm always keeping an eye to the future though...

I'm always keeping an eye to the future though quite happy in my 2020 for 4 months now, and hope to avoid any similar mishaps such as suffered by BickUW89. I built Alpine white over Mocha, but...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-08-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By MauiSteve
OMG you're right! Major suck :bawling: ... I...

OMG you're right! Major suck :bawling: ... I really liked that Tartufo leather color.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-08-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,553
Posted By MauiSteve
Thumbs down So... based on the 2021 ordering guide, what can't you get anymore on a 540i / 540ix?

Wow, this LCI is looking to be a fair bit of a let down for the B58 fans...

Gone from the option menu:

Rhodonite Silver
Ceramic Controls
Leather Dash
Bowers & Wilkins
Integral Active...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-05-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,008
Posted By MauiSteve
Wow... that would be a total bummer not to have...

Wow... that would be a total bummer not to have softclose doors optionable. That's one of my favorite features.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-30-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,883
Posted By MauiSteve
BMW of Maui only has 48 new BMW's in inventory-...

BMW of Maui only has 48 new BMW's in inventory- be sure to look under the location tab filter otherwise the total vehicle inventory between Oahu and the Big Isle dealerships will be observed. They...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-29-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,883
Posted By MauiSteve
New 48-Volt mild hybrid system for the 2021 540i and 540i xDrive Sedans

I was just wondering if anyone else had concerns about the addition of the new 48-Volt mild hybrid system for the MY2021 540i and 540i xDrive Sedans potentially making this already fantastic B58...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-23-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,204
Posted By MauiSteve
Meh... I built a heavily optioned car with a...

Meh... I built a heavily optioned car with a sport suspension to drive myself. I never use cruise control. The $1700 Driving Assistance Plus Package was one of the few things deliberately left off...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-23-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,495
Posted By MauiSteve
I've kind of been researching this myself, as I...

I've kind of been researching this myself, as I don't want anything obnoxious sounding, just a bit more aggressive. Based on my readings, I would get a bit more sound with a high flow (200 cell)...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-12-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,500
Posted By MauiSteve
New exterior color options for 2021 G30 LCI

A BMW client advisor has stated that new color options for the 2021 LCI may include:

- Phytonic Blue Metallic

- Bernina Grey Amber Effect

- Aventurin Red Metallic


Also, Android Auto...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-01-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,792
Posted By MauiSteve
Well, look at it this way... the Bowers & Wilkins...

Well, look at it this way... the Bowers & Wilkins is $4200 of which on a lease you pay roughly 40% so $1680. In the end it costs maybe $50 a month for a feature that you will probably use and really...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-28-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,792
Posted By MauiSteve
Zero regrets with my optioned Bowers & Wilkins. ...

Zero regrets with my optioned Bowers & Wilkins. Would do it again as my highest priority option- worth every extra penny even for a leased car. And now even more enjoyable with video in motion...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-28-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,354
Posted By MauiSteve
I think the thinner looking head and tail lights...

I think the thinner looking head and tail lights give the 5 a more modern and sleek look. I like the connected front grille too. The current grille looks strange with that lump of unpainted plastic...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-26-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 17,690
Posted By MauiSteve
Well gents, I seem to have solved my own issue...

Well gents, I seem to have solved my own issue through a little YouTube research. Basically since the Bimmercode coding was fine, I needed to complete the speed lock unlocking. So, from the main...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-26-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 17,690
Posted By MauiSteve
No luck with Bimmercode for video in motion.

Dear G30 coding experts-

Situation: VIM desired on 2020 (iDrive 7 lite) 540i using Bimmercode, iPhone, and ethernet cable.

I successfully used Bimmercode - iPhone - ethernet cable connection...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 03-22-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,073
Posted By MauiSteve
When I sat in an X3 at the stealership I found...

When I sat in an X3 at the stealership I found that it seemed to be a fair bit tighter at shoulder height. Although I kind of liked the height of the X3 for easy ingress/egress, as a broad...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-28-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By MauiSteve
I always go with a white exterior as well. I...

I always go with a white exterior as well. I wanted ventilated seats due to my warm climate which required Nappa or Merino. I was not going to build white on white, but I don't like a dark interior...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-23-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 73,285
Posted By MauiSteve
I'd say not a snowball's chance in hell, at least...

I'd say not a snowball's chance in hell, at least IMHO. I believe you will get the standard 0.00005 MF reduction per deposit.

:)
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-23-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 73,285
Posted By MauiSteve
I believe somewhere between 9 and 11% effective...

I believe somewhere between 9 and 11% effective return based on cost savings. Beats the hell out of being in the market right now unless you're short. Seen the Dow futures this evening?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-23-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 73,285
Posted By MauiSteve
I just did 7 MSD's at a Hawaii dealership 3 weeks...

I just did 7 MSD's at a Hawaii dealership 3 weeks ago. Might possibly be a Regional thing, but most likely you're gonna be fine. The money factor buy rate has been creeping up a bit, so good you...
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