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Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 02-15-2019, 08:17 PM
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Views: 949
Posted By CoupeGuy
Well, maybe "markedly" is more hope than reality....

Well, maybe "markedly" is more hope than reality. According to the article I linked, a BMW spokesman (from Australia) said that it would make sense that BMW is moving the 4 series further away from...
Forum: G20 (2019 - Current) 02-12-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By CoupeGuy
Anybody else interested in the G20 4 series?

I know I'm excited about learning about the new 4 series, especially with the news that it will markedly different from the 3 series, distancing itself from that "3 series coupe" place it has in its...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-30-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By CoupeGuy
No it's not. That's why I load my CD quality flac...

No it's not. That's why I load my CD quality flac files onto an SD card to the USB. Great integration with the iDrive like searching and playlists, all without having to take your eyes off the road....
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-30-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By CoupeGuy
True, Tidal sounds great, they have uncompressed...

True, Tidal sounds great, they have uncompressed flac files for most of their catalog. My only problem with Tidal is that it isn't a supported app in Connected Drive and doesn't integrate with my...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-30-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By CoupeGuy
I really don't notice all that much difference in...

I really don't notice all that much difference in Spotify either plugged in through USB or over bluetooth. If you have a large data plan with your cell network, by all means toggle Spotify to the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-07-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,442
Posted By CoupeGuy
So asking a salesman to give us a quote on a car...

So asking a salesman to give us a quote on a car that is sitting on their lot and then deciding the car is not the right one after all is wrong? Is that not what their job is by definition?

By...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-05-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,442
Posted By CoupeGuy
It was only a day or two. I flew in to L.A. to...

It was only a day or two. I flew in to L.A. to pick up my car, so I planned a week in advance and getting the car I really wanted caused no delay at all. I will always recommend that you give Greg at...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-04-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,442
Posted By CoupeGuy
Interesting thread. I know my car was a dealer...

Interesting thread. I know my car was a dealer swap. I saw what I wanted (or so I thought) in a 430i at Pacific BMW and got a price from them. At the last minute I changed my mind and canceled the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics by BAVSOUND 11-16-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 626
Posted By CoupeGuy
Playlist Order on USB Stick

Hello Everybody, I'm wondering if anyone else had this problem and solved it.

I driving a 2017 430i with all the current software.

I like using a USB flash drive for my music, it's much cheaper...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics by BAVSOUND 07-20-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 691
Posted By CoupeGuy
Just a guess, but I'm not sure it's a hardware...

Just a guess, but I'm not sure it's a hardware issue - do you have a all-access or comparable subscription that includes all the channels? If you have gotten a "deal" from Sirius, like many of us...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,116
Posted By CoupeGuy
That does surprise me. I'm going to a little more...

That does surprise me. I'm going to a little more research on this. I swear the iPod sounded better than the USB, but I might be fooling myself with a bias toward that in the first place.

I do...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,116
Posted By CoupeGuy
Just to be clear - I am talking about the DAC...

Just to be clear - I am talking about the DAC that is built into the device, not a separate unit (although that is possible but beyond my scope).

The iPod classic 5th generation I own is from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,116
Posted By CoupeGuy
OK, I can guarantee it is not an iPod hard drive...

OK, I can guarantee it is not an iPod hard drive problem. I had this same unit with the SSD drive in the Mustang I just sold last month, with an Alpine head unit. The iPod worked flawlessly for about...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,116
Posted By CoupeGuy
That's a good choice Shiftylee! I love the...

That's a good choice Shiftylee!

I love the iPod Classic 5.5 sound quality over the USB, but I bought one that was refurbished to have a 500gb solid state drive. That gives me enough room to load...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,116
Posted By CoupeGuy
Way to bring this thread back to life! A...

Way to bring this thread back to life!

A couple of points I've noticed with my Harmon Kardon system. I use uncompressed music to get the best quality I can, generally ripping WAV files or Flac...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-07-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By CoupeGuy
The shop foreman was saying that on the X5 the...

The shop foreman was saying that on the X5 the leaking was bad, and that it would leak out onto the doors which would cause the paint problem. I imagine that if it sits long enough on the paint it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-06-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By CoupeGuy
Yep, that's the stuff - cosmoline! The tech said...

Yep, that's the stuff - cosmoline! The tech said it was a big problem on the X5 and was causing paint problems. For the small painted area on the hood that was stained I used HD Speed (recommended on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-06-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By CoupeGuy
Here's an update for anybody in the hot weather...

Here's an update for anybody in the hot weather climates like mine here in Vegas. The mark you see on the headlight was actually on the OUTSIDE, even though I tried cleaning it.

I took the car in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-06-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By CoupeGuy
Hard for me to give an answer on the built in...

Hard for me to give an answer on the built in hard drive, however if the hard drive works like any computer drive, this issue is in the naming of files. Music manager programs like Media Monkey and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-06-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By CoupeGuy
I would recommend using a usb flash drive, and...

I would recommend using a usb flash drive, and plugging it into the center armrest. You could use a program like Media Monkey (the one I use) to burn all the songs to the drive. You can organize into...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-27-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By CoupeGuy
Really, WD40? Never even thought of that, I'll...

Really, WD40? Never even thought of that, I'll check that out.

Don't think it's a tree, not a lot of those types where I park. I'm leaning more and more to human caused accident.

Thanks for...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-26-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By CoupeGuy
Cleaning spots on paint

I just washed my one month old 4 series yesterday and noticed that something had fallen onto the edge of my hood and top of the headlight housing. It didn't look like bird dropping because it was...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By CoupeGuy
So Much For Sealed Headlights

Well it only took about a month to have an issue, but it's a small one.

Washed my car yesterday and noticed that something had dropped onto the edge of my hood and the top of the headlight. Not...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,026
Posted By CoupeGuy
This is one of the things I am finding I like...

This is one of the things I am finding I like most about our cars. They can be a heck of a lot of fun in Sport mode or using the transmission manually - and can be quite comfortable with power at the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-18-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By CoupeGuy
This is interesting. From what I can see with a...

This is interesting. From what I can see with a cursory Google search, there is an in-cabin temperature sensor in the dash panel as well as a sunload sensor in the top of the dashboard. I guess they...
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