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      09-29-2012, 03:24 AM   #1
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What is the first thing you will do?

Lets have a less frustrating , non shipping or tracking discussion

For me.. Turn those DLR's on!
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      09-29-2012, 07:18 AM   #2
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Tune in my DAB+ radio & listen to some nice music for a change, rather than the same repeats from mainstream FM stations.

Then organise my HUD's display. Then setup my iDrive screen display. Then whatever comes next. Lots of work to do!!!
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      09-29-2012, 08:26 AM   #3
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do a donut in the dealers parking lot, then drive to the window tint shop.
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      09-29-2012, 08:46 AM   #4
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Try and learn to drive my first auto!
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      09-29-2012, 05:52 PM   #5
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Make a flip cover for the ejector seat button.
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      09-30-2012, 02:43 AM   #6
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Check that my steering doesn't vibrate or I'm turning around and giving back the car. If all good it goes in the garage till the opticoat goes on.
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      09-30-2012, 03:06 AM   #7
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Check that my steering doesn't vibrate or I'm turning around and giving back the car. If all good it goes in the garage till the opticoat goes on.
+1


David: Do elaborate on these settings you speak of =)
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      10-01-2012, 06:49 AM   #8
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Drive slow for the first thousand or so kilometres
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      10-01-2012, 06:57 AM   #9
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Check that my steering doesn't vibrate or I'm turning around and giving back the car.
+1 and also check the seats for rust
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      10-01-2012, 05:44 PM   #10
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Oh yes the rust on the seat hinges and underneath them, I remember when I picked up my Z4 they forgot to put the Australian maps on it, the nav was showing nothing
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      10-07-2012, 09:29 PM   #11
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Do we really need a break in period?
Thoughts?

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showpo...1&postcount=16

I'd just be too excited!
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      10-07-2012, 11:16 PM   #12
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Do we really need a break in period?
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I'd just be too excited!


First tank of fuel will do it.
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      10-07-2012, 11:25 PM   #13
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Follow the owner's manual. I know some people say flog the guts out of it right from the word go, but I'd take more notice of what BMW recommends for its own cars.
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Do we really need a break in period?
Thoughts?

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I'd just be too excited!
Manual says 2000km's RPM not above 4 as a breakin period
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      10-08-2012, 03:49 AM   #15
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Manual says 2000km's RPM not above 4 as a breakin period
Not above 4000RPM? that's going to be hard...
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- Check odometer
-Adjust lateral/thigh support
- Test locking from outside whilst ignition is on
- Set ambient lighting to max
- Test sound system
- Check Bluetooth streaming/calling/office
- Try out navigation
- Set unlocking to all 4 doors
- Testing opening/closing windows with key fob
- Check auto-leveling system
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If mine ever gets here, I'll install the ZHP M shifter I ordered a month before my car was delivered
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- Testing opening/closing windows with key fob
- Check auto-leveling system

What is this ?!
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- Testing opening/closing windows with key fob
- Check auto-leveling system

What is this ?!
Testing opening/closing windows with key fob =
Press and hold lock on the fob, should close all windows
Press and hold unlock on fob, should open all windows

Check auto-leveling system =
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Testing opening/closing windows with key fob =
Press and hold lock on the fob, should close all windows
Press and hold unlock on fob, should open all windows
And sunroof for those who have it.

It does all the above on my E90.
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      10-10-2012, 10:28 PM   #21
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Testing opening/closing windows with key fob =
Press and hold lock on the fob, should close all windows
Press and hold unlock on fob, should open all windows

Check auto-leveling system =
ROFL i never they had this

Auto Leveling = Try to take a corner hard and hopes that it doesnt tip over?
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Auto Leveling = Try to take a corner hard and hopes that it doesnt tip over?
Or potentially tip it over and the car may right itself?

I wouldn't try that one though
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