F30POST
F30POST
2012-2015 BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum (F30 / F32) | F30POST > Technical Forums > Cosmetic and Lighting Modifications (exterior & interior) > Alternative to EBII Trim??
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-09-2013, 04:40 PM   #1
mcalc55
Private First Class
United_States
2
Rep
186
Posts

Drives: '13 F30 328xi BSM M Sport
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: NC

iTrader: (0)

Alternative to EBII Trim??

Hey guys - I believe i originally ordered my car with only black trim for the MSPORT since I went with BSM and the blue would seem totally out of place in my opinion.

I'm about to pick up on the 25th and it looks like the bmwusa config specs show that it has EBII trim now...did i miss something?

do all msports have to have ebii trim??
Appreciate 0
      09-09-2013, 05:16 PM   #2
Vervain
Colonel
No_Country
64
Rep
2,141
Posts

Drives: Mineral/Glacier White
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: -

iTrader: (0)

I just checked the configurator on the BMW SA website, and it allows you to get either the blue accent trim, black high-gloss trim or pearl chrome highlight trim.

So, you can get the following on the msport in these configurations only:

Fine-wood Trim Burled Walnut with the pearl chrome trim

Aluminium Hexagon with blue accent line or black high gloss trim

Aluminium finely brushed lengthwise with black high gloss trim
Appreciate 0
      09-09-2013, 05:19 PM   #3
mcalc55
Private First Class
United_States
2
Rep
186
Posts

Drives: '13 F30 328xi BSM M Sport
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: NC

iTrader: (0)

Right that's what I thought too and apologies for not including that in my OP - I check there as well. Looks like my CA messed up the order.......I have the original spec sheet we agreed on too and it's just listing black.

I assume I can use this as leverage right? I'm really not a fan of EBII trim on a BSM car but I could live I guess, but I'd like to have some compensation since I custom ordered for a reason..what do you think is reasonable to ask for? I'm obviously not rebuilding the car because of it..
Appreciate 0
      09-09-2013, 05:36 PM   #4
Vervain
Colonel
No_Country
64
Rep
2,141
Posts

Drives: Mineral/Glacier White
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: -

iTrader: (0)

If you have black trim listed on your original spec sheet then you should expect nothing less than that on your car, especially since your CA messed up the order. If it's going to be a long process to have it replaced and you're not prepared to wait, you should demand some form of compensation....You can pull the whole incompetence card if your CA gives you problemsb (which they should not!) and I'm sure they'll cave lol..

For your sake, I hope that the car turns up with the black trim!
Appreciate 0
      09-09-2013, 05:52 PM   #5
Jamesons Viggen
Brigadier General
United_States
64
Rep
3,683
Posts

Drives: '98 M Roadster stg 2+ S/C
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Rochester Hills MI

iTrader: (3)

The trim kits are easy to swap out. I swapped in Hex over black in place of the wood trim. I am sure they can do the same for you to make the situation right.
__________________

'98 Dinan/RMS stage 2+(VAC cams, CES Cutring etc)
'11 Saab 9-3 XWD tuned(wife)
'06 Saab 9-5 Combi 5mt tuned(Aero interior/Konis etc)
Appreciate 0
      09-09-2013, 05:54 PM   #6
mcalc55
Private First Class
United_States
2
Rep
186
Posts

Drives: '13 F30 328xi BSM M Sport
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: NC

iTrader: (0)

yeah I'm picking up for PCD and using Adrian in ATL but I'm in charlotte so we're a decent distance apart. I'll see what they can do, he's going to get back to me to see which is more accurate (the final build spec sheet or bmw.com)...noone really knows what color it will be til i pick up i suppose
Appreciate 0
      09-12-2013, 12:16 PM   #7
mcalc55
Private First Class
United_States
2
Rep
186
Posts

Drives: '13 F30 328xi BSM M Sport
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: NC

iTrader: (0)

Just an update to keep Adrian's reputation intact - he assured me it won't be blue no matter what bmws website says. Good enough for me. Even if he has to swap it out.
__________________
'13 328xi M-Sport

Black Sapphire Metallic, M Sport, Technology, Lighting Package, DHP, Harmon Kardon, Sport Auto, Heated Front Seats
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:02 AM.




f30post
f30post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST