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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-29-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By CarlosC
Interesting, I've never heard a beep when there's...

Interesting, I've never heard a beep when there's a new message (just the visual envelope graphic on the top right of the iDrive screen). Is there some settings somewhere for this?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-13-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,783
Posted By CarlosC
Check alignment and wheel balancing.

Check alignment and wheel balancing.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-27-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,072
Posted By CarlosC
Wow, I can't believe what people pay for these...

Wow, I can't believe what people pay for these services at the dealer! If you don't mind getting your hands a bit dirty, changing the brake pads and rotors on an F30 is really not that complicated....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By CarlosC
FCP Euro for sure! :thumbup:

FCP Euro for sure! :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-13-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By CarlosC
Can you change them out yourself? Its not that...

Can you change them out yourself? Its not that difficult...if so, then FCP Euro (www.fcpeuro.com) is the place to go. They carry the exact BMW branded rotors and pads for your car (or you can choose...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-11-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 27,236
Posted By CarlosC
UPDATE: I took my car to the dealer and they...

UPDATE: I took my car to the dealer and they confirmed the coverage is 7yr/70k miles as well. I called BMW back this morning and they told me the same thing. Sounds like I received the wrong...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-29-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 27,236
Posted By CarlosC
FYI: I just called the BMW Owner Reimbursement...

FYI: I just called the BMW Owner Reimbursement center (844-857-0341) and gave them my VIN. I was told the reimbursement coverage for the N20 AND N26 Engine Timing Chain and Oil Pump Drive issue for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-07-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By CarlosC
I bought my 2012 328i with 43k miles on it a few...

I bought my 2012 328i with 43k miles on it a few years ago. I always do the scheduled maintenance on it (more frequently with oil changes), and recently did a transmission fluid change for preventive...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-16-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 50,748
Posted By CarlosC
Any update on North America PREMIUM 17-2? Should...

Any update on North America PREMIUM 17-2? Should be out soon, no?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-09-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By CarlosC
I got my 2012 328i (a Modern line also) a few...

I got my 2012 328i (a Modern line also) a few years ago with 43k miles on it. First thing I did was take it to my local BMW dealer so I could get any maintenance services/updates done on it while it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-07-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,257
Posted By CarlosC
I can confirm this is exactly what I was told...

I can confirm this is exactly what I was told when I contacted Dinan to specifically ask about the warranty issue at a non-Dinan authorized dealer. I had my Dinan springs and bump stops installed for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-01-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,658
Posted By CarlosC
Check out this video: ...

Check out this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWFe5aCHDqg
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-29-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,272
Posted By CarlosC
I had Safelite do mine, but I specifically asked...

I had Safelite do mine, but I specifically asked for the same BMW glass. My total cost was my deductible ($500 in my case). The windshield they installed was the exact same Pilkington part as the one...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-22-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By CarlosC
Alignment was $125 and was done to the exact...

Alignment was $125 and was done to the exact specs that Dinan provides.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-22-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By CarlosC
I installed Dinan springs and supplemental ride...

I installed Dinan springs and supplemental ride kit/bump stops last year at European Auto Source (EAS) in Anaheim, CA. I paid around $395 for the springs and bump stops and $375 for the installation...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-15-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,637
Posted By CarlosC
2012 328i MPG: 31.1 (avg) gas: Shell V-Power...

2012 328i
MPG: 31.1 (avg)
gas: Shell V-Power Nitro+ 91 oct.
mode: 80% comfort, 20% sport
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By CarlosC
Yes, that price still seems high (for the install...

Yes, that price still seems high (for the install labor portion). You can call Dinan directly at 1-800-341-5480 for the warranty info.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By CarlosC
I got my Dinan springs+bump stops installed in...

I got my Dinan springs+bump stops installed in the Los Angeles area for $250 total (about 2.5 hours of labor). The total labor hours that Dinan gives as a guideline for this job are ridiculous which...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By CarlosC
Get this: ...

Get this:
http://www.dinancars.com/product/d100-0910-dinan-performance-spring-set-for-bmw-f30-335i/?series=3-Series&mid=1205/ and the corresponding Ride Quality and Handling Kit.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-10-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,745
Posted By CarlosC
What is all that white stuff??? ;) ...

What is all that white stuff??? ;)


Greetings from sunny San Diego! :D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-14-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,309
Posted By CarlosC
I had the same thing on my 2012 328i a couple of...

I had the same thing on my 2012 328i a couple of months ago. Plugged in a OBD port code reader and determined it was the thermostat (P0597 fault code). Replaced it with the latest BMW thermostat...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-24-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By CarlosC
SOLD :thumbup:

SOLD :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-23-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,234
Posted By CarlosC
Another option (and TPMS safe): ...

Another option (and TPMS safe):
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001DZFZPG/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=18GU5JJ8B2G00&coliid=I9NH875517JHG
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-17-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By CarlosC
FS: Continental Contisport Contact 5P tires - 99.9% tread (San Diego area)

For sale is a set of four Continental Contisport Contact 5P tires, sizes 275/35/19 (rear) and 255/35/19 (front) taken off a 2016 M4 on 11/13/15. They have exactly 231 miles on them and are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-17-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,452
Posted By CarlosC
I use this... ...

I use this...
http://www.zainostore.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=Z&Product_Code=Z-BBFT-3&Category_Code=padstowels
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