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      10-06-2012, 04:26 AM   #1
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Finally..Msport 328!

After many months of waiting and back and forth both me and my dealer were really happy we reached the end of our journey. As weather was bad in Melbourne.. I was not able to produce great photos not much sun out. More pictures to come.. gotto get to the waxing now!
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      10-06-2012, 04:27 AM   #2
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Errr why does it swap my pictures side ways, looks fine on my PC.
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      10-06-2012, 04:33 AM   #3
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Congratulations mate! The car looks fantastic. I'm sure it will bring you much driving pleasure. I'm so jealous....still no news on mine being any earlier than the 15 Oct.

Any hints of steering vibration or rust on the seat? First driving thoughts?
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      10-06-2012, 05:50 AM   #4
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Finally an aussie m sport! Looks good J1n, congrats!
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      10-06-2012, 06:23 AM   #5
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looks great....congratulations .... I am sure you will love it.
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grats, J1n

Now off to Philip Island with you for a track day to run it in.
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      10-06-2012, 07:16 AM   #7
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Why wax a brand new car?
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      10-06-2012, 07:24 AM   #8
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Congratulations on your M-Sport. Hope you had a great day driving it around, showing it off to family & friends - or not. How long did the dealer spend with you on the delivery?

Was thinking about you and your new F30 M-Sport today. I told my dealer you received yours today and his face went quite sad. I think he thought he was going to be the first dealer in Melbourne to deliver an F30 M-Sport. Well, still might be - in Estoril Blue!!!

Anyway, I like the sideways pictures in Chadstone car park.

So how does the car drive?

My car is scheduled for bond release on 8th Oct (Monday) so all being well, it will be my turn to pick up the car next Saturday - or maybe earlier.

Hey Mike, sorry to read about your car's delay. Any reason for it?
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Congrat J1n~!!! very jealous but very happy we now have an M-sport in Aus ... finally
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Why wax a brand new car?
My detailer told me to ask BMW not to glaze the car before I take delivery of it. It is a 'coverup' of flaws that are in pretty much most new cars' paintwork.

I'm having my F30 (hoping to take delivery of it by 13th October) detailed early November and he will polish it first, smoothing out the flaws and seal it afterwards for a really top finish.
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Wow! 20kms when you collected it.
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congrats!! you are making me jealous now!!
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Congrats! I was at the same dealership today and saw your car! I was there at 10:30 and it was proudly displayed in the delivery bay next to a white 328i sportsline which was being delivered at that time!

I had a good look (hope you don't mind!) and you should be very happy! (Was picking up a boot liner).

Enjoy!
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      10-06-2012, 10:21 AM   #14
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LOL Battler I was having coffee there waiting for an hour for the dealer to get to me, he squeeze me in today as I'll be busy whole of next week.

Thanks everyone for helping me get through the long wait! As few of you know I've been waiting for roughly 7 months. I do love it alot.. it actually felt more powerful than I remembered. I had to go easy on the pedal compared to the F10 and there were times I thought I was in sport mode, but I was actually using comfort all the while.

As for issues.. I went in with a check list so I knew all the problems I was looking for.

Example:
-went through all my accessories
-check to see if all seals were good and none assembled the wrong way.
-any interior errors in fittings
-vibrations (SPED down to Chadstone going 140 no vibrations DAM RIGHT)

I only spent like 15 mins with the dealer coz I told him I had a check list and I'd wanted to get outa there and drive.. But they usually allocate like roughly 1.5 hours or so for delivery. Help you set up blue tooth the lightings.. and HUD. They do a pretty decent job going through the iDrive with you but I was like "SKIP I Know that.. next.. next.."


He also said it's the very first one they delivered , we high 5'ed lol

I just completed a whole 6 hour detail.. I'm hoping for some sun tomorrow I'll get some non horizontal shots. SWISSVAX owns.. if anyone is into Canuaba wax.. I highly recommend it.. the deep gloss is amazing.

David: Wasn't 20kms I drove to Chaddy and around the city to pick the Mrs Up. So thats about right =)

PS- I love the HUD and Nav combination it's AWESOME.. I'll nvr go without HUD again, its so much safer. Mrs was speechless. I do regret not getting extended blue tooth connectivity tho. Normal USB cable didnt work for me, unless I'm missing something. Seems I need the Y cable to get my iphone to work with it. HK is great even with non digital FM.. u guys who ordered DAB will be so pleased. I'll need to do some googling for good HK settings.

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      10-06-2012, 12:25 PM   #15
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Hey Mike, sorry to read about your car's delay. Any reason for it?
No reason given. They initially said 15 October but will contact me as soon as the car arrives that the dealer car warehouse because I said I wanted to see the car. I plan to call them on Monday to see whats going on.
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I'll need to do some googling for good HK settings.
As a start, try the eq as a "V" shape on the display. Higher bottom & high ends with slightly lower mids. That is how my E90 hk eq has been set and it has been fine that way for the 7 years I have had it.

Mind you, different car, different acoustics, different noise levels etc. In addition, your settings will depend on the type of music you tare playing - probably THE most important criteria for setting the eq.
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Glad we don't have those silly front bumper orange reflectors.
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Off to the detailing forums for you.

http://www.f30post.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=427

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As a start, try the eq as a "V" shape on the display. Higher bottom & high ends with slightly lower mids. That is how my E90 hk eq has been set and it has been fine that way for the 7 years I have had it.

Mind you, different car, different acoustics, different noise levels etc. In addition, your settings will depend on the type of music you tare playing - probably THE most important criteria for setting the eq.

I've never been good at setting this audio stuff will give it a go mate Thanks for the tip.

And yes thank god no yellow reflectors!! +1,000,000
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And yes thank god no yellow reflectors!! +1,000,000
That is very good news haha, looks silly with them.

Also, when you get a chance J1n, can you take and post an ass shot of your new beauty
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I'm no audiophile, but my experience with HK is lower bottom ends are needed to eliminate bass distortion. There's a few threads around with people's settings.

Any more pics post swisswax?
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Hmm so far i got one good shot today. Check out the reflection of the sky! (Swissvax FTW)
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