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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 415
Posted By Sophisto
There are quite some posts to be found on the...

There are quite some posts to be found on the internet on BMW diffs that need replacement.
Some reports about changing the diff oil with various results, but easy and cheap to start with, use the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 415
Posted By Sophisto
So the cc braking is out. My transmission is dead...

So the cc braking is out. My transmission is dead quite still after 90k miles.
If your noise is not coming from the tires and from behind a differential or wheel bearing might be the origin.
Not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 415
Posted By Sophisto
OP for being a DIY enthousiast, I found some...

OP for being a DIY enthousiast, I found some coding info on these forums about the F10 CC.

First for clarification purposes, there are a few types of Cruise Control (CC) systems available:
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Sophisto
My SAT, RWD, non DHP has a settings page in I...

My SAT, RWD, non DHP has a settings page in I drive for the sport setting in which I can choose for the desired set up.
Just browse the I drive menus for it?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By Sophisto
Lucky guy! I mean the dog, not you.

Lucky guy!

I mean the dog, not you.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 01:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 415
Posted By Sophisto
Just do the same slope descent without the car...

Just do the same slope descent without the car set on cruise control, than the brakes will not be applied to hold the cars speed down.
And you should not hear the noise. If so, you know it is your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Sophisto
It is too pricy, too slow and overall...

It is too pricy, too slow and overall nonfunctional.
It is just a piece of the BMW disconnected features.
Fine for marketing, pretty worthless for consumer use.
A very nice car, but this gimmick...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 415
Posted By Sophisto
The way it is described it sounds to me it being...

The way it is described it sounds to me it being the rear brakes helping the car to stay on the desired speed of the cruise control by applying a little braking pressure.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 12:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,173
Posted By Sophisto
That and for engine braking, on a downhill slope...

That and for engine braking, on a downhill slope or before a slow speed bent.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 12:47 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 36,536
Posted By Sophisto
I would speculate that this is a problem caused...

I would speculate that this is a problem caused by heat build up in the V8.
Something not sufficiently tested by the Germans who are taken by surpise by this problem.
The insufficient cooling of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 23,856
Posted By Sophisto
This thread will be alive just untill the new...

This thread will be alive just untill the new Audi 6 will get into the picture, another 9 - 10 months?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,173
Posted By Sophisto
The item no BMW F10 owner has ever used is the...

The item no BMW F10 owner has ever used is the not standard delivered spare wheel.:mad:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,224
Posted By Sophisto
Back in 2010 Needsdecaf contemplated about...

Back in 2010 Needsdecaf contemplated about elfenbeinweis interior in a Sophisto grey F10.
I was greatly affected by his deliberations and got my F11 in Sophisto with an oyster black (so not the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Sophisto
Winter weather; garage or winter tires time

Severe winter weather in the north east US.
Time to put the F10 locked up in the garage for a couple of days.
Or get it on winter tires ASAP, only AWD will not suffice when the storm hits.
If you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,224
Posted By Sophisto
Yes it is the succesor of the Sophisto. I own one...

Yes it is the succesor of the Sophisto. I own one for over 4 years now, like it a lot, drive it as if I have stolen it, no problems to report but for the BMW disconected and the missing spare wheel...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,224
Posted By Sophisto
And that might be a problem caused by high...

And that might be a problem caused by high temperatures common with the N63 in the 550i.
This problem does not exist in the M5, that car uses a different (more expensive) cooling system. So to get...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,224
Posted By Sophisto
Sorry guys, the remaarks about the V8 were not...

Sorry guys, the remaarks about the V8 were not originating from me.
So the V8 is a smoother running engine than one or two linked 4 cylinders, thanks for the explanation!
The former discussion was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,138
Posted By Sophisto
The 528 and 535i are fitted with a ZF 8hp 50...

The 528 and 535i are fitted with a ZF 8hp 50 transmission, the 535d and 550i have the ZF 8hp 70.
The latter is 10 kgs heavier and has a bigger end ratio, so for the same speed the engine is lower on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,767
Posted By Sophisto
Debadged females.... Man, we Europeans are...

Debadged females....
Man, we Europeans are miles behind, we even have not got them badged allready!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Sophisto
You might be interested in the preset...

You might be interested in the preset possibilities of the sport mode choice by the knob, RTFM!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,224
Posted By Sophisto
Somewhere in the dungeons of these forums there...

Somewhere in the dungeons of these forums there exists a long debate about chosing between V8 and inline 6 BMW motorization.
While the modern V8 have lots of power and torque not a lot of owners...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By Sophisto
Do not worry about the lowest price, you'll be...

Do not worry about the lowest price, you'll be hit by depreciation so hard, getting the lowest price is just peanuts compaired to that. Get the best car with a good dealer and enjoy the car! (and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,187
Posted By Sophisto
The GT numbers are low and therefore neglectable,...

The GT numbers are low and therefore neglectable, especially considering all the delution taking place with all the other BMW models being offered nowadays.
No info about 5 series sold specified by ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By Sophisto
There goes 70 litres of diesel in my tank, I can...

There goes 70 litres of diesel in my tank, I can empty that in 650 kms, normally it will last 850 kms, but only doing highways I have done 1100 kms on one tank a number of times. Do the math...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,187
Posted By Sophisto
Any figures about the configuration of the cars...

Any figures about the configuration of the cars sold.
Numbers on motorization for example, how many V8 cars are sold worlwide and in the USA.
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