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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-01-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 868
Posted By eljefe68
Check Kies Motorsports' video jacking an X-Drive...

Check Kies Motorsports' video jacking an X-Drive car up. The X-Drive cars have a metal boss that sticks down and is visible underneath the car - that is the front jack point. On a RWD car like...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 868
Posted By eljefe68
When I searched, albeit a while ago, yes there...

When I searched, albeit a while ago, yes there are jack point videos, but many of them were on X-Drive cars. I didn't find any for RWD F30.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,368
Posted By eljefe68
Wow, I am impressed with the records keeping in...

Wow, I am impressed with the records keeping in this post. Since I just passed 100K in my 2013, I will have to go through my records.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 868
Posted By eljefe68
To find that indentation, it helps have a...

To find that indentation, it helps have a flashlight. I move the flashlight up and down, shining the beam along the under tray, and you can see the indention. It helps too to see where the oil drain...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By eljefe68
Your Questions

Good morning, SloF32:

Like you, I previously drove Japanese cars (Honda, Acura) so BMW maintenance and reliability were a concern to me as well.

To your questions:

1) I wouldn't worry...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 868
Posted By eljefe68
Jack Points

Greets, Rebound:

I take it your F33 is RWD. My F30 is also RWD, and let me assure you, there is a front jack point.

Please see the attached pic. That indentation in the under tray is where...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By eljefe68
Greetings. I have had the Bimmer Tech camera kit...

Greetings. I have had the Bimmer Tech camera kit in my car for a few years now. Mine is the MMI integration version. Overall, it works great.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By eljefe68
Or the better options, which I do, is order the...

Or the better options, which I do, is order the 5W-40 LiquiMoly Kit from FCP euro and do the job yourself.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By eljefe68
Send that one you got back, got to Bimmer Tech...

Send that one you got back, got to Bimmer Tech and get their screen upgrade.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By eljefe68
Brave New World

What is this Brave New World? Owning a BMW out of warranty.

As the picture shows, last week Mein Drei passed 100,000 miles. In nearly 4 years of my ownership, I can claim 65,000 of those miles. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 486
Posted By eljefe68
Nice write up. I too have the BimmerTech camera...

Nice write up. I too have the BimmerTech camera and have been very pleased with it. The YouTube videos were my constant companion during install :-).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By eljefe68
Like your car, mine didn't have a backup camera...

Like your car, mine didn't have a backup camera either. I went with the BimmerTech camera and installed it myself following the install videos by Kies Motorsports. He even just posted an updated...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By eljefe68
I did my own brakes a year ago. At the time, my...

I did my own brakes a year ago. At the time, my local dealership had quoted me $1,600 for both axles.

The kit I purchased included Zimmerman rotors with Textar pads, along with grease, new...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-20-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 30,194
Posted By eljefe68
I purchased my car preowned with 35K miles on it...

I purchased my car preowned with 35K miles on it in 2016, and I am now at 81K. I had just a couple of issues early on while I was still under the BMW warranty. First was a bad fuel injector that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-20-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,962
Posted By eljefe68
I have the ECS kit and have been very pleased...

I have the ECS kit and have been very pleased with it. I even had to use it recently. With all it includes, if you do an apples to apples comparison, at its current $499 price, it is just $23 more...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-20-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By eljefe68
Since you need to replace them, you could take...

Since you need to replace them, you could take this opportunity to upgrade to M3 control arms for better handling. Check out Keis Motorsports channel, as he has show how to do the job.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,024
Posted By eljefe68
In my decision-making process, it came down to a...

In my decision-making process, it came down to a question of future mods. JB4 is great if one is looking to upgrade an intercooler and/or add a downpipe. I am not planning those mods, so I went...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By eljefe68
Save up your money and get the BimmerTech camera....

Save up your money and get the BimmerTech camera. Usually around the holidays there is discount, which is how I bought mine. They do accept PayPal as well.

The integration with Bimmer Tech is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,173
Posted By eljefe68
Greets, Hoya. Like others here, I would go with...

Greets, Hoya. Like others here, I would go with the 2017. The B48 engine is physically stronger than the N20 should you ever wish to mod it. Otherwise, for reliability, just keep up on your...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-03-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By eljefe68
Thumbs up Burger Stage 1 Installed

I have been considering adding a tune to my 328i for quite a while. From these boards, I knew Burger Motorsports is held in high regard. Dinan is way overpriced. BootMod3 is intriguing since it is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-09-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,952
Posted By eljefe68
On the type of discs, you will never see a race...

On the type of discs, you will never see a race car with drilled rotors. If anything, they will have slotted rotors. Check out Engineering Explained on YouTube - he did a video on this very subject.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-03-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,784
Posted By eljefe68
Bravo to you, John, for holding to your MT guns. ...

Bravo to you, John, for holding to your MT guns. Beautiful car, and you will continue to enjoy the smooth shifting 6 speed. I know I have.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-02-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 53,690
Posted By eljefe68
No chance to post Saturday or yesterday, so here...

No chance to post Saturday or yesterday, so here is my update:

Saturday, washed her, vacuumed inside. Then used Lexol Cleaner and Lexol Conditioner on my M-Sport steering wheel and shift knob. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-02-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 53,690
Posted By eljefe68
No chance to post Saturday or yesterday, so here...

No chance to post Saturday or yesterday, so here is my update:

Saturday, washed her, vacuumed inside. Then used Lexol Cleaner and Lexol Conditioner on my M-Sport steering wheel and shift knob. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-14-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,099
Posted By eljefe68
Got here for the solution I chose: ...

Got here for the solution I chose:

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=915702
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