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      01-13-2012, 05:44 PM   #1
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Can't get enough of F30 3 series info and material after configuring your F30 online today?
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      01-13-2012, 05:52 PM   #2
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Perfect timing....I was just about to hit the can!
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      01-13-2012, 06:25 PM   #3
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Fantastic! I am gonna be busy on my kindle over the weekend
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      01-13-2012, 07:08 PM   #4
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There is a typo on page 276 in Coolant section, it talks about adding coolant but subsection paragraph states Adding Engine Oil
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      01-13-2012, 07:28 PM   #5
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Wow! Great! Just what people like me with orders pending are dying for: the authoritative description of features.

Thank you!
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      01-13-2012, 08:28 PM   #6
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So I wonder what can be configured about Sport mode?
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      01-13-2012, 10:27 PM   #7
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Residual heat function (REST button) is not mentioned, so probably not available. Pity.
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      01-14-2012, 03:28 AM   #9
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Page 39: Open the trunk with a karate kick to the bumper! Mr. Miyagi style
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      01-14-2012, 04:47 AM   #10
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Residual heat function (REST button) is not mentioned, so probably not available. Pity.
Was already canceled on LCI E90 models. Was a great feature.
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      01-14-2012, 09:12 AM   #11
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Was already canceled on LCI E90 models. Was a great feature.
What was the purpose of this button?
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      01-14-2012, 09:45 AM   #12
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Just another button.
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Was already canceled on LCI E90 models. Was a great feature.
What was the purpose of this button?
REST kept the cabin warm for ~30 mins while engine is off. great in the winter if you are waiting in the car while your wife is in the convenience store.
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Now that the 3 has stop start, I wonder what sort of systems run the AC and heat while at a traffic light. I would imagine an electric AC compressor and circulation of heating water with the existing electric water pump.
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      01-14-2012, 02:08 PM   #15
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thank you. I am really very very impressed with the very high quality of this forum.
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i love REST
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Anyone read the hood opening procedure. It states that you have to pul the lever twice to open the hood. The first pull releases the "engine" and the second pull allows the hood to be opened. Never seen this before on any other vehicle
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      01-16-2012, 12:32 AM   #18
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Now that the 3 has stop start, I wonder what sort of systems run the AC and heat while at a traffic light. I would imagine an electric AC compressor and circulation of heating water with the existing electric water pump.
Not sure what type, but in the manual in page 60 it says air flow is reduced....
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      01-16-2012, 12:33 AM   #19
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Just read the manual...not much new. I guess that is BMW's way, subtle, small changes...
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Saw several pages (starting from pg 109) devoted to "Active Cruise Control" which I thought was not available in the F30? Does anyone know more about this?
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I am really very very impressed
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