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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By VitaminHan
How to do oil change before the 10K scheduled maintenance?

This may have been asked 1 million times... I was at the dealer last week for the 3rd free maintenance. The mechanic told me BMW only covers the maintenance when the car says a maintenance is due....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-02-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By VitaminHan
Thanks everyone! I did not believe much when the...

Thanks everyone! I did not believe much when the Mini salesman told me that because it sounded too good to be true. Now with only $1,600 to go I will just keep driving the BMW until the lease end. I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By VitaminHan
Suggestions needed for pull ahead

The current lease on my 3 series will be expired in early May and I have 4 payments to make after this Friday. In the past 2.5 years I enjoyed the car but with the worst traffic condition on earth...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-06-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,418
Posted By VitaminHan
Climate control question

This may be a dummy question but I could not find the answer on the internet or the owner's manual.

I am trying to figure out how the climate control works. If I can control the temperature with...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-01-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,137
Posted By VitaminHan
I agree buying pre-owned and hold it for a long...

I agree buying pre-owned and hold it for a long time makes most financial sense. If new, regardless lease or buy, depreciation haunts you.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-01-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By VitaminHan
I live in New Jersey and the way that my lease...

I live in New Jersey and the way that my lease tax was calculated = Monthly Payment * 0.06875 * 36 + 0.06875 * (any fee I paid to the dealer + cap cost). I paid the tax upfront so I did not have to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-28-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 990
Posted By VitaminHan
I factory ordered my 320i with 6MT, Sports Pkg,...

I factory ordered my 320i with 6MT, Sports Pkg, driver assist and moonroof. I feel the $1300 sports pkg is really a steal. 4 18" tires along may cost you that much.

I have never been to North...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-25-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 48,396
Posted By VitaminHan
If BMW wants to become German Lexus then I will...

If BMW wants to become German Lexus then I will seriously consider purchasing my 320i when the lease expires... especially if the next 3er won't offer 6MT in the US...

I have 3 years to make the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 48,396
Posted By VitaminHan
That's why there are lot of CRV out there. There...

That's why there are lot of CRV out there. There is nothing wrong with CRV, or 340. You can get a M3 if you like it, somebody can get a CRV if he likes it, that's perfectly fine. But why this post...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,173
Posted By VitaminHan
The 1st MT car was a 2007 Mazda 3. Hated it and...

The 1st MT car was a 2007 Mazda 3. Hated it and sold it after 3 years of rough shifting. Got a a GTI with DSG, started missing the feeling of shifting myself. The paddle was just not the same and I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 48,396
Posted By VitaminHan
I do admit the shortcomings of the 320i and I do...

I do admit the shortcomings of the 320i and I do not suggest always take the cheapest option available. I picked 320i because it fit my needs better so there is no ripoff, not solely based on it is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 48,396
Posted By VitaminHan
It fills my need of not abundant of unused power,...

It fills my need of not abundant of unused power, fits my budget, BMW RWD handling and it is overall a nice car. A 330 or 340 also fills these needs but it is a waste to me.

A Honda can also fill...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 48,396
Posted By VitaminHan
Yes, at the right time with right promotion a...

Yes, at the right time with right promotion a nice equipped 330 can get you 400 or 450, that's why my friend's mom is driving one. But in my case I had unique configuration.

I wanted a manual...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 48,396
Posted By VitaminHan
Because this post is not asking why you want a...

Because this post is not asking why you want a BMW. It says 320 is an ultimate ripoff machine and my post just to say why it is not from my perspective.

Why I want a BMW, not Audi or Lexus? You...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 48,396
Posted By VitaminHan
You are comparing a human to an object... not...

You are comparing a human to an object... not even a valid comparison so I won't answer it lol
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-24-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 48,396
Posted By VitaminHan
I left that out because it was irrelevant. The...

I left that out because it was irrelevant. The Accord did not affect my decision on getting the 320 or 340...

I am not a typical BMW customer because my "payment cap" is relatively low. I am not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-22-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 48,396
Posted By VitaminHan
Honda is paid off and 320 is lease. I was going...

Honda is paid off and 320 is lease. I was going to sell the Honda but my mother's car broke down. We live close so I gave my Honda to her, and since she does not drive much I still can use it if I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-22-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 48,396
Posted By VitaminHan
I have a Honda Accord and leased a 320i. I...

I have a Honda Accord and leased a 320i.

I bought the Accord because it satisfies my needs. Same goes with the 320i. I know it is lack of power and does not have all the goodies that many people...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-21-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By VitaminHan
I read an article on Bimmerpost and yes my music...

I read an article on Bimmerpost and yes my music does not stream through USB because BMW wants me to either get enhanced Bluetooth or purchase a BMW Y cable.

I guess it is another BMW's trick to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By VitaminHan
Yes I just PM him. It is my first BMW and the BMW...

Yes I just PM him. It is my first BMW and the BMW system is so different than Honda's I feel I might have missed something when setting up the phone
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By VitaminHan
I am using a standard USB cable for iPhone. It is...

I am using a standard USB cable for iPhone. It is not the cable came with my phone, I think I bought it from amazon (maybe an Amazon Basic). This cable worked fine on my Honda
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By VitaminHan
Can I use USB to charge the phone and in the...

Can I use USB to charge the phone and in the meantime stream audio through USB (not Bluetooth)? I would think I can but the playback does not work
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By VitaminHan
Sorry I was not clear. I was trying to say the...

Sorry I was not clear. I was trying to say the "music playback" function that is not working on my 320

I read the user manual and it says if I plug my phone the car recognizes and charges the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By VitaminHan
iPod not working

I did a search but could not find the same issue.

My car doesn't have Navigation and Apple CarPlay. The Bluetooth works fine but once I plug the phone to the car, it stops functioning.

The...
Forum: European Delivery 07-17-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,360
Posted By VitaminHan
I spent 45 mins on a Monday morning at one of the...

I spent 45 mins on a Monday morning at one of the TOTAL gas stations near CDG for the required cash wash. I thought on a Monday morning there should be no line but I was surprised to see how many...
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