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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-03-2015, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Polite Canuck
As everybody has already said, there are no...

As everybody has already said, there are no issues with 17". I have a 328 xDrive Sports Line with the 19" summers as well and my winter setup is 17", which I used for an entire season without any...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-29-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,605
Posted By Polite Canuck
I do not have any experience with this wheel, but...

I do not have any experience with this wheel, but it does look great and I'd love to see some pics once you've done the install. I didn't do it myself because it deletes the steering wheel heating...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-29-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,294
Posted By Polite Canuck
pheerix is bang on with his comment - you should...

pheerix is bang on with his comment - you should be considering clear film. Unfortunately, a lot of folks out there have started claiming that OptiCoat also protects against rock chips, etc. So,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-29-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,294
Posted By Polite Canuck
I had OptiCoat Pro applied to my car and in all...

I had OptiCoat Pro applied to my car and in all honesty I would not recommend it. It cost me close to $600 without the wheels and it's just not good value for what it is. Perhaps it is unfair to be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-28-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,545
Posted By Polite Canuck
What do you mean by "noise level"? Unless...

What do you mean by "noise level"? Unless something is broken or worn down, your suspension should not be making any noise. What you seem to be describing with the "rough concrete roads" is likely...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,883
Posted By Polite Canuck
You managed to get that much off MSRP here in...

You managed to get that much off MSRP here in Canada? That too on a limited model/colour? You banging the dealership's owner's daughter or what?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By Polite Canuck
No, don't need to take it in for that. I...

No, don't need to take it in for that.

I don't claim to be an expert in interpreting CALWATERBOY DUE, but seeing as how soot is carbon resulting from incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons, he's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,962
Posted By Polite Canuck
Easy? I think you're forgetting the threads that...

Easy? I think you're forgetting the threads that go up every few weeks complaining that BMW forces you to pay extra for BT streaming when 'cheap, throw-away' cars like Honda/Toyota offer it for free.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-16-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,962
Posted By Polite Canuck
If that happens I bet there will still be a...

If that happens I bet there will still be a 5-page (and counting) thread about people complaining that the IR sensor does not take into account the temperature of their crotch.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,835
Posted By Polite Canuck
You're right of course, a difference of ~14% is...

You're right of course, a difference of ~14% is significant, though I deliberately left out Crystalline because I didn't think the OP wanted to go darker than 45% - her State's limit. If you look at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,835
Posted By Polite Canuck
Depending on which of Johnson's tint lines was...

Depending on which of Johnson's tint lines was applied to your car, you are getting around 43% heat rejection right now. Ceramic films in the 45% range will give you around 46% heat rejection -...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,998
Posted By Polite Canuck
The question is, if there is no access to the...

The question is, if there is no access to the left side of the tank, how in the world did BMW (or its manufacturer) get the sensor in there in the first place? It doesn't make to put the sensor in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By Polite Canuck
I think they're still called diapers, but I'll be...

I think they're still called diapers, but I'll be sure to let you know when I start using them.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-15-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,998
Posted By Polite Canuck
Thanks for the clarification. I know the guide...

Thanks for the clarification. I know the guide talks about the one "service opening" on the right, but there has to be a second service opening above the other fuel sensor. In fact, if you look at...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By Polite Canuck
I don't get it. If you've seen other people's...

I don't get it. If you've seen other people's before/after pics, why still the question about the drop?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,998
Posted By Polite Canuck
I just took another look at the guide and you are...

I just took another look at the guide and you are correct in that there are two "lever" [sic] sensors labelled G. But the diagram seems to indicate that Both these sensors are inside the tank, as is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,998
Posted By Polite Canuck
I'm assuming the "fuel bump" you replaced is the...

I'm assuming the "fuel bump" you replaced is the Electronic Fuel Pump Control (EKPS)?

The fuel level sensor is in fact in the fuel tank on the left-hand side.

Look at the following technical...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-14-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By Polite Canuck
15 defects per hundred cars at Rosslyn vs. 21...

15 defects per hundred cars at Rosslyn vs. 21 defects per hundred at Dingolfing in one study. Significant? Perhaps. But consider this - Rosslyn makes just the F30, so just the 3-series sedan (as far...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By Polite Canuck
I thought the OP almost soiled him/herself...

I thought the OP almost soiled him/herself because of the "...little accident in the 420d" instead of "...little accident with the 420d".
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By Polite Canuck
Oh? And this belief is based on...?

Oh? And this belief is based on...?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,962
Posted By Polite Canuck
Well then, if you haven't found it yet, try the...

Well then, if you haven't found it yet, try the following link which has the full set of F30 Technical Training Guides Documents (http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=858575), including...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-10-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,962
Posted By Polite Canuck
You'd all be interested in the following (page 71...

You'd all be interested in the following (page 71 onwards)

F30 General Vehicle Electronics (http://www.bimmerpost.com/goodiesforyou/docs/04_F30_General_Vehicle_Electronics1.pdf)

Those too lazy...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-09-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,962
Posted By Polite Canuck
My 2004 Mazda 3 would turn on the compressor,...

My 2004 Mazda 3 would turn on the compressor, without the A/C light coming on, whenever it sensed humidity levels were elevated, irrespective of A/C switch being on/off. A guy actually went nuts and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-09-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,962
Posted By Polite Canuck
+1. Most other cars turn on the fan speed to max...

+1. Most other cars turn on the fan speed to max within seconds of the car starting. It is tolerable, barely, in the summer but imagine getting a face full of freezing air in the middle of winter....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-08-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,962
Posted By Polite Canuck
NO! I want my center console as flush as...

NO! I want my center console as flush as possible, without these knobs projecting outwards like polyps in an old person's colon. Three is too many as it is.

Say no to knobs!
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