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      10-14-2019, 11:29 AM   #23
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Would this be an option to purchase afterwards and for an m40?
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So it's a no-cost option in regards to the stock alu brace?

For a moment I thought the whole strut came as a no-cost option.

So no big deal really.
What makes this "precision"?
Three Germans made it after drinking heavily the night before.

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      10-14-2019, 11:46 AM   #25
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So it's a no-cost option in regards to the stock alu brace?

For a moment I thought the whole strut came as a no-cost option.

So no big deal really.
What makes this "precision"?
Three Germans made it after drinking heavily the night before.



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      10-14-2019, 12:36 PM   #26
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Why not just make it standard? And yes retrofits should be free how much does it cost to add later? How much did they originally charge?
It wasn't originally available at any price. That's the point. It has appeared in the configurator, shortly after the car was launched (only 1 month after launch in Europe), as a no-cost option.
I suspect most (all?) early adopters would probably have picked it if it had been an option and we'd had the choice. I guess BMW are running low on carbon!

The Carbon Exterior Package was also supposed to be available in August too, but is now due for release in December... Clearly that won't be a no-cost option when it appears though! And that is probably an easy retro-fit at the dealer...
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      10-14-2019, 12:48 PM   #27
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Dang, surprised they did not have this already when making the X3M/X4M.
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I see the Carbon Precision Strut is now a no-cost option on the configurator for new F97 and F98 Competitions...



Nice for new customers. Not so great for us early adopters...
Wonder how loud they will laugh if I ask for a free retrofit

Boooo BMW. Boooooo.
Why not just make it standard? And yes retrofits should be free how much does it cost to add later? How much did they originally charge?
Part is around 860£
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why not just make it standard? And yes retrofits should be free how much does it cost to add later? How much did they originally charge?
it wasn't originally available at any price. That's the point. It has appeared in the configurator, shortly after the car was launched (only 1 month after launch in europe), as a no-cost option.
I suspect most (all?) early adopters would probably have picked it if it had been an option and we'd had the choice. I guess bmw are running low on carbon!

The carbon exterior package was also supposed to be available in august too, but is now due for release in december... Clearly that won't be a no-cost option when it appears though! And that is probably an easy retro-fit at the dealer...
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What makes this "precision"?
You lost me here.
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      10-15-2019, 12:36 AM   #31
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As a no cost option, I would have selected it for kicks as a nice touch. If I had to pay for it, probably not. To go and do it now... If anyone has $1,000 just burning a hole in their pocket and wants to get rid of it, just Venmo me. I can come up with many better uses!
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Any confirmation that it's available in the US now?
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      10-16-2019, 10:57 AM   #33
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Any confirmation that it's available in the US now?
We have a few coming from Germany, BMW's list price is $1373.00
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The website is no bible.

The real question is will it show up like that for the stores ordering system.
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It's a $500 standalone option here in Canada.
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      10-16-2019, 08:11 PM   #36
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It's a $500 standalone option here in Canada.
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$500CAD doesn't seem right if IND paid $1373USD...
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$1400 is a heavy price. Would really wish BMW would do us a solid and give us early adopters a retrofit. I'd quite bad enough that they were missing a number of parts/options on release.

I wonder how many X3/4M sold vehicles out there would eligible for a retrofit if BMW would grant it.
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Would this be an option to purchase afterwards and for an m40?
No. Two different engine setups.

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$500CAD doesn't seem right if IND paid $1373USD...
Off the shelf part pricing and added at factory pricing are two very different things.
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Would this be an option to purchase afterwards and for an m40?
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No. Two different engine setups.
Here is an image showing both engine bays.
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$500CAD doesn't seem right if IND paid $1373USD...
Check the BMW Canada Retail Pricing Guide. IND is probably buying it from the parts dept and not adding it to a factory build.

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Pricing Guide X3 M & X4 M
Model Year 2020 Effective June 1, 2019
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Check the BMW Canada Retail Pricing Guide. IND is probably buying it from the parts dept and not adding it to a factory build.

BMW Canada, Inc.
Pricing Guide X3 M & X4 M
Model Year 2020 Effective June 1, 2019
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1MP M Carbon Precision Strut

Noted. Thanks
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$1400 is a heavy price. Would really wish BMW would do us a solid and give us early adopters a retrofit.
Never happen.
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$1400 is a heavy price. Would really wish BMW would do us a solid and give us early adopters a retrofit.
Never happen.
If it was offered as a free retrofit, I don't think I'd even bother due to the hassle of a dealer visit...
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