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Have we just taken possession of the last Z4’s

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Post by Ole gits rule » Sun Oct 03, 2021 12:11 pm

ronk wrote: Sun Oct 03, 2021 11:45 am I bet they find the chips to control the speed limiting devices they are to be fitting next year!

From what I’ve read, the speed sign reading tech is to be linked to the speed limiter system on the car.
Think that can be switched off though but wonder how long it will be before the first prosecution for switching it off :(
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Post by ronk » Sun Oct 03, 2021 12:37 pm

Our 335 has the limit button on the steering wheel but even with the device set, a good jab of the accelerator it’s overridden.

In its current form it’s quite acceptable but I don’t fancy big brother taking command :thumbsdown:
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Post by Obs-Com » Sun Oct 03, 2021 3:09 pm

Roadster_Surrey wrote: Sun Oct 03, 2021 6:45 am
Obs-Com wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 8:30 pm The First Editions come with Adaptive LEDs and probably wouldn’t have specked it myself TBH. Having had it though, I will probably look to have it every time if possible from now on. The transformation in available light is amazing as it not so much the lights moving around when cornering, its more about different parts of each light turning on off as they adapt to their surroundings.

I drove home at night from Eurotunnel recently and the illumination of the road really helped a lot. The way the main beam stay on on one side whilst off on the other, switch off when approaching cars from behind and cut out one element at a time is brilliant. Very clever and not once was I flashed by any other cars.
I had Audi Matrix lights in two cars and I was flashed on Autobahn by lorry drivers in Germany. When they were too far away, lights didn't switch off, but they could see me already and then flashed at me. Now have standard led lights on two cars and they are ok. Today, is my first drive through the night in Z4, so will see how it goes.
Was that in a UK RHD car driving on the right in Europe? If so, the LEDs my not have been configured correctly. There’s a setting in one of the menus on my G29 that configures the Adaptive LEDs for driving on the right or on the left. I set mine up for driving on the right when I arrived in France and had no issues at night or in tunnels.
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Post by ori » Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:52 pm

FFS. I’m worried now. Went on bmw live chat and they have now changed their stance and no longer give estimated delivery time until car enters production.
My car is scheduled for this week, but they won’t even confirm that anymore. I got a bad feeling now. :(

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Post by blaster1956 » Tue Oct 05, 2021 6:28 am

ori wrote: Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:52 pm FFS. I’m worried now. Went on bmw live chat and they have now changed their stance and no longer give estimated delivery time until car enters production.
My car is scheduled for this week, but they won’t even confirm that anymore. I got a bad feeling now. :(
Fingers crossed that it’s just a glitch in their system Ori :thumbsup:
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Post by Roadster_Surrey » Tue Oct 05, 2021 10:37 am

Obs-Com wrote: Sun Oct 03, 2021 3:09 pm Was that in a UK RHD car driving on the right in Europe? If so, the LEDs my not have been configured correctly. There’s a setting in one of the menus on my G29 that configures the Adaptive LEDs for driving on the right or on the left. I set mine up for driving on the right when I arrived in France and had no issues at night or in tunnels.
Audi was changing lights automatically, based on location. You could of course go to menu to change it manualy, but it would be changed by car anyway. I did 1000 miles in Z4 through Europe on Sunday night and hardly used full beam.
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Post by ori » Tue Oct 05, 2021 1:36 pm

And as expected. My car has been delayed a week. Let’s see if that holds or it gets delayed again. :(

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Post by sars » Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:41 pm

ori wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 1:36 pm And as expected. My car has been delayed a week. Let’s see if that holds or it gets delayed again. :(
Wonder if mine is too :(

It’s so close I can almost taste it :headbang:
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Post by ronk » Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:48 pm

sars wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:41 pm
ori wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 1:36 pm And as expected. My car has been delayed a week. Let’s see if that holds or it gets delayed again. :(
Wonder if mine is too :(

It’s so close I can almost taste it :headbang:
This is the scenario that worries me about committing to a new one.
At my age, a few months delay is a huge chunk of my time!
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Post by Argyll Andy » Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:17 pm

sars wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:41 pm
ori wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 1:36 pm And as expected. My car has been delayed a week. Let’s see if that holds or it gets delayed again. :(
Wonder if mine is too :(

It’s so close I can almost taste it :headbang:
Give you another week to think about and mull over possible last minute changes :wink:
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    Post by Sludgepump » Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:41 pm

    ronk wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:48 pm
    sars wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:41 pm
    ori wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 1:36 pm And as expected. My car has been delayed a week. Let’s see if that holds or it gets delayed again. :(
    Wonder if mine is too :(

    It’s so close I can almost taste it :headbang:
    This is the scenario that worries me about committing to a new one.
    At my age, a few months delay is a huge chunk of my time!

    At my age I don't even buy green bananas any more!
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    Post by ori » Tue Oct 05, 2021 5:11 pm

    sars wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 3:41 pm
    ori wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 1:36 pm And as expected. My car has been delayed a week. Let’s see if that holds or it gets delayed again. :(
    Wonder if mine is too :(

    It’s so close I can almost taste it :headbang:
    Hahaha. Every time I see one I get pangs.
    I feel like I’m wishing my life away wanting time to go by!

    So my dealer just emailed me to say car has gone into production and delivery has been pushed back to week 44 which is 1st nov. Obviously that can be anytime that week.

    SARS, have you gone on the live chat, given your order number? Your car might be in production already?

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    Post by ronk » Tue Oct 05, 2021 5:30 pm

    Sludgepump wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:41 pm This is the scenario that worries me about committing to a new one.
    At my age, a few months delay is a huge chunk of my time!

    At my age I don't even buy green bananas any more!
    [/quote]

    I‘m going to use that line! :rofl:
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    Post by ori » Tue Oct 05, 2021 6:18 pm

    ronk wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 5:30 pm
    Sludgepump wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 4:41 pm This is the scenario that worries me about committing to a new one.
    At my age, a few months delay is a huge chunk of my time!

    At my age I don't even buy green bananas any more!
    I‘m going to use that line! :rofl:
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    So am I! ;)

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    Post by Roadster_Surrey » Tue Oct 05, 2021 8:33 pm

    ronk wrote: Sun Oct 03, 2021 11:45 am I bet they find the chips to control the speed limiting devices they are to be fitting next year!

    From what I’ve read, the speed sign reading tech is to be linked to the speed limiter system on the car.
    You can use signs to manage ACC on VAG cars, but right now it's very buggy and reason for rejections. I wouldn't trust it, considering random readings from time to time. They want zombies on the road, who don't think and don't take any decisions.
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