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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-15-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,164
Posted By SNye45
4,5 years of ownership and still very reliable. ...

4,5 years of ownership and still very reliable. Only one small scare of a "low oil" warning light coming on. Adding a quart of oil fixed that. The local BMW service rep assured me nothing was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-28-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By SNye45
Deacq I have the same car, a 2014 328xi. I...

Deacq

I have the same car, a 2014 328xi. I had just completed a trip up to Tacoma WA. On the way back a warning came up of "Low Oil Level" - add a quart of oil within the next 150 miles". I...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-17-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By SNye45
Thank you for the answers and suggestions. My...

Thank you for the answers and suggestions. My car has 30.000 on it so far. Some things have been mentioned things that I had not thought about
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-17-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By SNye45
To Service now or later?

My 2014 328xi has finished its warranty, and now I am responsible for getting oil changes from now on.

I usually had the complementary service in August, but am now retired and only drive the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-04-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,528
Posted By SNye45
Always go by this: Required or recommended. ...

Always go by this: Required or recommended.

If a higher octane is required then use that octane. If not, and just recommended, its your choice to save a few cents on refills, or feel better...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-03-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,313
Posted By SNye45
Just got new tires myself. I bought them from...

Just got new tires myself. I bought them from Les Schwab for $1120 I knew that was pricey, but it saved me the hassle of ordering them (from a cheaper place) lugging them to Les Schwab where they...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-23-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By SNye45
Thank you:)

Thank you:)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-22-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By SNye45
Iphone 8-Seeing Text messages on iDrive

Just recently upgraded to iPhone 8 from an android. On my android (HTC M8)I could see my e-mails easily
Please can someone tell me how to view incoming text messages on the iDrive from the iPhone 8....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,201
Posted By SNye45
I have it coded that if you have comfort access...

I have it coded that if you have comfort access all it takes is a slightly longer press on the door handle for the mirrors to fold in. They automatically unfold when the car is unlocked and the door...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-10-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,767
Posted By SNye45
As regards when to shift. Turn the radio or...

As regards when to shift. Turn the radio or music down and listen to the engine. You will soon realize when to shift. It all comes with practice :)
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-26-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,098
Posted By SNye45
Carly App

I am thinking of doing more coding to my BMW. Last time I coded (with the cable) I had tremendous trouble making sure the files were not corrupted.

Now I see online that there is an phone app...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-01-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By SNye45
As regards your mirrors folding inwards: This can...

As regards your mirrors folding inwards: This can be accomplished by coding. I coded it myself so that (with Comfort Access) a longer press on the door handle folds the mirrors in. They return to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-19-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,055
Posted By SNye45
There are always the 2 R's Recommended or...

There are always the 2 R's

Recommended or required - If you want to feel better inside yourself then put in premium gas. If you want to save a few bucks, then put the octane level of the minimum...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-12-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,598
Posted By SNye45
I love the lighting Package. We live in a...

I love the lighting Package. We live in a sparsely populated area with no ambient lighting, and so the brighter lights are a must on the country roads. That is one package I never regret getting.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-19-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,028
Posted By SNye45
I normally fill up when I get the warning light...

I normally fill up when I get the warning light with 50 miles to go.

20 yrs ago I ran out of gas and it took me 3 hours of walking to find a gas can to buy and fill up with gas. Never ever again...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-26-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,273
Posted By SNye45
More info on the HUD, like the rev counter and...

More info on the HUD, like the rev counter and indicators.

Better Base Stereo

Extendable sun visors
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-12-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,122
Posted By SNye45
I'm 55. For the last 30 years I have admired...

I'm 55. For the last 30 years I have admired BMW cars. I remember as a child, being in the back seat of a 528i driven by a friends dad (a dentist- who else could afford a BMW in those days) and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-25-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,599
Posted By SNye45
Just completed a round trip of 500 miles. Of...

Just completed a round trip of 500 miles. Of mixed highway, freeway and mountain passes.

overall consumption indicated as 32.8 mpg

2014 328xi
Not bad
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-27-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By SNye45
Use your ears as well. You will be able to tell...

Use your ears as well. You will be able to tell when to shift up or down, by the noise of the engine. Driving quickly I always turn the radio or music off so I can listen to what the engine is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-19-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By SNye45
I had similar damage top the same area when a car...

I had similar damage top the same area when a car backed into me in a Costco parking lot. I insisted that the repairs be done by a shop of my choosing (they did a good job), after all was done it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-02-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,853
Posted By SNye45
I feel the exact same way. I would of bought a...

I feel the exact same way. I would of bought a 6 MT but just in case something happens to me she needs to be able to drive my car. On the few occasions that she has driven it she drives with a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-29-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,616
Posted By SNye45
About 20 years ago I ordered a car without a...

About 20 years ago I ordered a car without a sunroof (the majority of that model trim came with them) and the dealer said that he had located one 180 miles away.

I insisted that the car be "flat...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-22-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,677
Posted By SNye45
When I picked up my car. my CA spent about 1/2...

When I picked up my car. my CA spent about 1/2 hour in the passenger seat explaining how everything worked. It was helpful in some points, but mainly confirmed what I already knew as I had done my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-08-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,471
Posted By SNye45
+1 lighting package

+1 lighting package
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,469
Posted By SNye45
Tim 635, It was the first time driving this...

Tim 635,

It was the first time driving this route. My wife and I were going to a friend's son's wedding in American Fork (south of Salt Lake City). Since we had driven all this way east, and...
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