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      09-15-2013, 02:27 PM   #1
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F30/31 owners: anything you dislike or wasn't worth the ?
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      09-15-2013, 02:32 PM   #2
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Folding mirrors are a bit m'eh. Everything else is bob on.

Still wish I'd got active cruise.
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      09-15-2013, 03:14 PM   #3
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cameras,waste of time unless you can keep the car clean
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      09-15-2013, 03:31 PM   #4
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Folding mirrors are a bit m'eh. Everything else is bob on.

Still wish I'd got active cruise.
I've ordered the mirrors for the parking dip function only. The fact they dim as well is my bonus.

The only thing I regret is not ordering the express delivery option
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      09-15-2013, 03:50 PM   #5
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cameras,waste of time unless you can keep the car clean
By cameras, do you mean surround view?
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      09-15-2013, 04:00 PM   #6
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Adaptive suspension. Don't know what all the fuss is about, can't feel much difference considering its a 'must have' on the X-Drive.

Maybe on a track but under norm driving conditions I feel I could have spent the money more wisely.
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      09-15-2013, 04:40 PM   #7
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I've ordered the mirrors for the parking dip function only. The fact they dim as well is my bonus.

The only thing I regret is not ordering the express delivery option
Near side parking dip is standard on the normal mirrors (if that's what you meant?)
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      09-15-2013, 04:49 PM   #8
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Near side parking dip is standard on the normal mirrors (if that's what you meant?)
Really? Since when - just on the F30?

I have to order specifically on the 1 series and never had it on the E92 (it came with full electric seats only).
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      09-15-2013, 05:07 PM   #9
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Knowing what I know now, I would pass on BMW navi. My iPhone works better. Save
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      09-15-2013, 05:51 PM   #10
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Really? Since when - just on the F30?
I had this on my 2006 E90 330d and have it on my 2011 E90 330d.
I think you only get it with electric folding mirrors.
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      09-15-2013, 06:10 PM   #11
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Really? Since when - just on the F30?

I have to order specifically on the 1 series and never had it on the E92 (it came with full electric seats only).
I dunno when it came in but on 2013 F30 put it into reverse with select switch on driver mirror and passenger side dips. Very useful
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      09-16-2013, 01:50 AM   #12
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Ejector seat. Haven't needed to use it once.
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      09-16-2013, 02:08 AM   #13
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Ejector seat. Haven't needed to use it once.
You have that problem too? I totally told Moneypenny I'd much rather have the missile launcher. MSS I think was the BMW code for it.
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      09-16-2013, 02:21 AM   #14
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Lights pack and memory seats
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      09-16-2013, 02:43 AM   #15
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I dunno when it came in but on 2013 F30 put it into reverse with select switch on driver mirror and passenger side dips. Very useful
It is very useful and helps avoid kerbing without the need for surround view.


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I had this on my 2006 E90 330d and have it on my 2011 E90 330d.
I think you only get it with electric folding mirrors.
That's what I thought, my wife's E88 had it (with full electric memory seats) and we ordered folding mirrors on the F20 specifically to get the function. The dealer went through the cars in the compound to find out which ones did/did not have it and settled on the fact it only came with elec. seats or folding mirrors. I think it'll be the same int he F30.
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      09-16-2013, 03:21 AM   #16
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Ejector seat. Haven't needed to use it once.
Really?
I'd use it at least once a week when the missus is nagging!
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I dunno when it came in but on 2013 F30 put it into reverse with select switch on driver mirror and passenger side dips. Very useful
hmmm, dont think mine works?!
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hmmm, dont think mine works?!
It's selctable based on the position of the electric mirror L/R switch.
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Nothing, pleased with all my options. Glad I didn't spec the auto-foldings mirrors - don't miss them from the E92 one bit. wish I had got the electric seats and extended storage pack. Really miss the part-electric adjustment I had in the E92 and the little drivers side glovebox!
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hmmm, dont think mine works?!
BMW's have had this feature for some time.......
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At this point in time, heated front seats. I got the car in June this year so sort of looking forward to needing them in the winter!

I had worried that I would be regretting the 2k on Professional Navigation but I don't. For me, it all works really well and I love all the tech stuff that comes with it over and above the better navigation.

I would say on balance not to bother with the enhanced bluetooth USB thing (then 350). The only practicable thing it adds for me is the dock (which I use) but a cable would work just as well. It seems without it you get all the useful voice controls and I'm really not that bothered about album covers from the iPhone. I would have swapped that for VSS or put towards HUD.

Edit: Never knew about the dipping mirror so will try that later - thanks.
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Edit: Never knew about the dipping mirror so will try that later - thanks.
Make sure you try the left/right mirror switch in both positions, then put in reverse. The dipping only works on one of them and I cant remember which.
Well thats how it works on my E90, I guess the F30 is the same.
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