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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By MSgtMel
Mmm, ok, but actually thought that ended with the...

Mmm, ok, but actually thought that ended with the E series and everything changed with the Fseries. Can be quite confusing during series change at times.

Cheers.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By MSgtMel
Uh, you might to get to a reliable shop on this. ...

Uh, you might to get to a reliable shop on this. If memory serves the turbos on all BMW engines are oil cooled from the lube system, and if there is green there and who knows where else? $$$$$...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By MSgtMel
Two things in my mind give it away that that is...

Two things in my mind give it away that that is not what it is claimed to be. First the factory badge says "528i" - that is not a 6cyl; second, that is not a factory suspension even for an M the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-03-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By MSgtMel
FS: Winter tire and wheel set for F10

Have replaced my F10 and no longer have use for these items, the wheels are TSW Donnington style-without stripe (tow.com/alloy_wheels.php), mounted with Michelin Alpin PA4, 245/45 R 18 100V. They...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-28-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,581
Posted By MSgtMel
FWIW All the comments about the paint match etc....

FWIW All the comments about the paint match etc. are valid but to me I look at your photos and see that there has been some structural damage to the cover. That in my book automatically requires a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-28-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,124
Posted By MSgtMel
Most definitely agree with Markl and MunichMark! ...

Most definitely agree with Markl and MunichMark! In fact - as recently experienced in my F10 - if your temp gauge is reading 250 and your not getting overheating warnings and going into limp mode,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-27-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By MSgtMel
PM me about a set.

PM me about a set.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-26-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By MSgtMel
Dang, sounds like your in the place I worked for...

Dang, sounds like your in the place I worked for the State back in Y2K, known also as Tally-Harrass-Me.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-25-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By MSgtMel
4 Sale items and the intermediary

Entered my now extraneous winter tire and wheel set for sale in the "for sale" forum. Got intercepted by the intermediary, filled out the form etc., received the notice that it is active. But I'll...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-21-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By MSgtMel
IMO if BMW wants to give their 4cyl engines a...

IMO if BMW wants to give their 4cyl engines a decent sounding exhaust note they need to either get lessons from or reverse engineer the Italian cars, specifically Alfa Romeo or Fiat. Now that is...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-21-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,453
Posted By MSgtMel
Have the same problem of the smokers package in...

Have the same problem of the smokers package in mine as well, however instead of paying the outrageous P&H for the mat I went by my dealer and asked how much? They said about $9. Well long story...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-09-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,894
Posted By MSgtMel
Since your having data problems with the...

Since your having data problems with the appropriate port I would suggest that take to your TRUSTED dealer. The OM was very clear that these ports are for data exchange, either loading music on the...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-08-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,894
Posted By MSgtMel
Now that I've had the time to get through the OM,...

Now that I've had the time to get through the OM, on page 151 it specifically says:
>Do not connect devices such as fans or lights to the USB interface.
>Do not connect USB hard drives.
>Do not...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-07-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By MSgtMel
Ooops, sorry, skimmed too fast and missed the bit...

Ooops, sorry, skimmed too fast and missed the bit about the "active cruise control". The ASS is a lot different than "Stop & Go assist".
My apologies. :(
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-07-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By MSgtMel
Hey! It's a vert, what do you expect. ...

Hey! It's a vert, what do you expect. Convertibles are inherently more flexible than any sedan, therefore there will be some noises that the hard body sedan/coupe crowd don't get. If it gets...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-07-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,894
Posted By MSgtMel
Just got an 2016 M235Xi vert. The BMW Genius...

Just got an 2016 M235Xi vert. The BMW Genius volunteered that the console USB connection charge capability was only for maintenance not charge to full. Must use longer cord form any other DC source...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-05-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 208,319
Posted By MSgtMel
F10 gone

Shawn,

Need to know if I need to upgrade the SW.
The F10 is gone and replaced by a 2016 F23 M235xi vert. w/convenience access
Current SW is: Esys 3.26.1, EDIABAS_7.3.0, PSdZData v.56.1

If a...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-05-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By MSgtMel
Good point. As all have noticed there are very...

Good point.
As all have noticed there are very few paint jobs that look nice these days. IMO the largest source of all the problems are as you pointed out, plant/water based systems. Would be...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-03-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By MSgtMel
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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-03-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By MSgtMel
One other possibility (to me the most likely)...

One other possibility (to me the most likely) there is three years of wear on the one car. There will be a difference in shading in the same color no matter what hue or code. Three years of UV,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-20-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,679
Posted By MSgtMel
FWIW this feature only works in the larger...

FWIW this feature only works in the larger megopolis areas. Not so good -if even- in the rust belt, SW OH-HO, fugedaboudit!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-04-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By MSgtMel
Your symptoms look to be exactly what I had back...

Your symptoms look to be exactly what I had back in the spring with my F10. RPM not going over 1500, in drive could not exceed 15mph, less if going upgrade, bucking and rough idle.

It was first...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-03-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By MSgtMel
Had something similar - maybe even have had a...

Had something similar - maybe even have had a squeak at low speeds over curbs etc.

The symptom I was experiencing was a nasty vibration at light to moderate braking at highway speeds...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-03-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By MSgtMel
That control arm, is it the one that BMW calls...

That control arm, is it the one that BMW calls the thrust control arm?

If so then there is another, different symptom that may show there is a problem. The symptom I was experiencing was a nasty...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-17-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By MSgtMel
I'm sure others can give more details but if...

I'm sure others can give more details but if memory serves from when I did this same thing the 17" should fit only as long as you don't have the sport package on. I had to go with 18" but have found...
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