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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,606
Posted By bmwombat
Excellent! What's the website address mate so I...

Excellent! What's the website address mate so I can go have a look?

DOH!!! What kind of dummy am I? Forget my silly question - it's pretty bloody obvious if I actually read the thread.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,018
Posted By bmwombat
Gee...lucky to make it to the dealer on that...

Gee...lucky to make it to the dealer on that tyre. 1 of my front RFTs bubbled (see pic) after 1600kms & I had to wear the cost of replacement except there was only 1 tyre in OZ & BMW wanted $A1,000...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By bmwombat
All gr8 choices, but I would kill to be able to...

All gr8 choices, but I would kill to be able to get the 312 Ferric Grey on my Carbon Black MSport 535d but they cost over $A5,000 (without tyres) here in OZ & I haven't yet found anywhere in the US...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-05-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,121
Posted By bmwombat
It's a $A5,000 option here in OZ - which was the...

It's a $A5,000 option here in OZ - which was the 2nd reason I didn't order it!!!!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By bmwombat
Here in OZ they are all separate options - the...

Here in OZ they are all separate options - the only base option you had to have here was 456 Comfort Seats (which I wanted anyway). The astonishing thing was that when my car was delivered to me, the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By bmwombat
I bought mine with BOTH the heated & cooled seats...

I bought mine with BOTH the heated & cooled seats options & have used them both. They're excellent & they certainly provide good heat or cold as needed. I doidnt buy the Active Seat option (it's just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-02-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By bmwombat
Thanks...looks gr8! :)

Thanks...looks gr8! :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-01-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By bmwombat
Thanks - got any pix of what yours look like now...

Thanks - got any pix of what yours look like now they're fitted?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-31-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By bmwombat
Buying Avant Garde M355s + Michelin PSSs - Anyone Got Any Thoughts

Hi all,

About to bite the bullet & ditch the RFLs (sorta being forced on me because 1 of the RFLs has a huge bulge after only 1600 kms - sigh!).

Am currently running stock M351 rims:
Front...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,744
Views: 215,012
Posted By bmwombat
This (Dunlop SP Sport Maxx GT) is the exact tyre...

This (Dunlop SP Sport Maxx GT) is the exact tyre that has just developed a huge bump in the front driver's side tyre after only 1600 kms - a replacement cost of $A990 - I am so p***ed off about this!...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By bmwombat
Have only driven it 1600 kms so still breaking it...

Have only driven it 1600 kms so still breaking it in somewhat but it IS an effprtless drive. I can putter around town in Comfort+ or Comfort drive (or even Eco-Pro mode if I really want to laze...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By bmwombat
Yes thanks for that. I have already checked thru...

Yes thanks for that. I have already checked thru both BMW & 2 other major tyre dealers here & they all say it'll be at least 6 weeks before stock is in country, so it looks as though I'm up for 2 new...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By bmwombat
Now Looking at Pirelli P0's

I have now confirmed that Michelin do not import ANY tyre combo into OZ that suits my ride (apart from their Primacy RFL - which I obviously don't want). It Turns out that since I put this 1st post...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By bmwombat
Need Advice re Pirelli P0's

Hi all,

MY brand new car (1650 kms) has developed a huge bubble on the driver's side front tyre (Dunlop RFLs of course) - I have no recollection of hitting that tyre on anything. Because the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-13-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,232
Posted By bmwombat
Hi, Here in OZ the 535 suspension options...

Hi,

Here in OZ the 535 suspension options are:


M-Sport - $5,500 option here.
Dynamic Damper Control (DDC adapts the shock absorber characteristics to the driving situation, adding Comfort+...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-13-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By bmwombat
Anyone Retrofitted the Power Socket in the Boot?

Hi folks - looking for some help from the forum. Now I think in NA you all have a rear power socket in your boot, but in OZ it is a separate option (which I forgot to order) & am now looking to try...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-11-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,957
Posted By bmwombat
Awesome looking car...but then, I am biased!...

Awesome looking car...but then, I am biased! ;););)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-11-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By bmwombat
Hi - have had my new 535d for just on a month now...

Hi - have had my new 535d for just on a month now (I will eventually get around to putting up more pix & a writeup of my impressions etc.) but I think I can give you some input here...my last 4 cars...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,099
Posted By bmwombat
No I was referring to steering (however now that...

No I was referring to steering (however now that u ask...suspension is, of course, similarly tighter in those modes as wld be expected).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,099
Posted By bmwombat
Yes I agree. Mine is the same - mSport/Sport+ are...

Yes I agree. Mine is the same - mSport/Sport+ are much 'tighter' & seem much more connected to the road.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By bmwombat
Yep...I got them to do that as part on the...

Yep...I got them to do that as part on the pre-delivery on mine. haven't regretted it; I still play around with ASS from time to time but it's usually off.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-28-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,412
Posted By bmwombat
Yep...have to agree. Took me a few days to get it...

Yep...have to agree. Took me a few days to get it right. also you don't need to keep your foot under the bumper; just a quick in & out will do.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,437
Posted By bmwombat
Couldn't agree more. Just got back from around 10...

Couldn't agree more. Just got back from around 10 days of city & highway/country road cruising. had a gr8 mix of windy roads, hills, straight (& windy) expressways, fog, rain, sun - god, it was fun....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,563
Posted By bmwombat
Yep. That's how it works for me. I've got IAS,...

Yep. That's how it works for me. I've got IAS, DDC, SAT.

Only had it for 2 weeks but mostly highway driving &, although I'm still experimenting, am finding I'm using Comfort or Comfort+ round town...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-14-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By bmwombat
Sounds like you get just what we get here in OZ....

Sounds like you get just what we get here in OZ. my new 535d only comes with Internet (which I run via my iPhones hotspot feature) & yes, all I have under the Office menu is the ability to...
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